My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Psyren vol. 1 – October 2011 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Psyren Vol. 1 YEAR: October 2011 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story and Art by Toshiaki Iwashiro Bad-ass!  Words to describe Toshiaki Iwashiro’s manga series “Psyren” which will be released by Viz Media in Oct. 2011 and was featured in Japan on Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine (as well as the American edition). Reminiscent of manga such as “Yu Yu Hakusho” and even “Bleach”, “Psyren” is one of those stories […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: I’ll Give It My All…Tomorrow vol. 1 – May 2010 (Viz Media)

TITLE: I’ll Give It My All…Tomorrow volume 1 RELEASE: May 2010 (U.S. Release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story & Art by Shunju Aono Once in a while, I get the opportunity to read a manga that comes out of nowhere and just surprises the hell out of me. A storyline that relies on no supernatural storyline, nor the characters being the top of their class, very rich or very beautiful or […]

Naoki Urasawa’s 20th CENTURY BOYS vol. 01 – February 2009 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Naoki Urasawa’s 20th CENTURY BOYS vol. 01 YEAR: February 2009 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story and Art by Naoki Urasawa Naoki Urasawa is well-known in the manga industry.  Having created excellent titles such as “Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl”, “Pineapple ARMY”, “Master Keaton” and “Monster”, his manga series “20th CENTURY BOYS” was the winner of the 2001 Kodansha Manga Award, Winner of the 2003 Shogakukan Manga Award and […]