My Comic Book Journey

A Blog About Rediscovering My Comic Book Collection

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: All You Need is Kill Omnibus – November 2014 (Viz Media)

TITLE: All You Need is Kill Omnibus YEAR: November 2014 COMPANY: Viz Media Writer: Hiroshi Sakurazaka Artist: Takeshi Obata Storyboards: Ryosuke Takeuchi Original Illustrations: Yoshitoshi ABe In 2004, Hiroshi Sakurazaka and Yoshitoshi ABe would create the Japanese military science fiction light novel “Oru Yu Nido Izu Kiru”. The light novel earned critical praise and the light novel would receive a live film adaptation titled “Edge of Tomorrow” directed by Doug […]

Bakuman vol. 1 – August 2010 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Bakuman vol. 01 YEAR: August 2010 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story by Tsugumi Ohba  Art by Takeshi Obata For writer Tsugumi Ohba and illustrator Takeshi Obata (“Hikaru no Go”, “Blue Dragon”, “Castlevania Judgment”), both are known for their collaboration and their work on the popular series “Death Note”. While Obata is known to collaborate with other writers, after the success of “Death Note”, it’s no surprise that many […]