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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Shiver – December 2017 (Viz Signature)

TITLE: Shiver YEAR: December 2017 (US Release Date) COMPANY: Viz Signature Written and Art by Junji Ito For those not familiar with Junji Ito’s work, his work such as “Tomie”, “Umuzaki” and “Gyo” are horror manga that no doubt gives you the goose bumps. From creepy plots to hair-raising expressions of characters, Ito is appreciated by manga readers for his terrifying manga stories. And now a collection of short stories […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Terra Formars vol. 1 – July 2014 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Terra Formars vol. 1 YEAR: July 2014 (USA release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story by Yu Sasuga Art by Ken-Ichi Tachibana In 2011, writer Yu Sasuga and artist Kenichi Tachibana would create “Terra Formars”, a manga series that would become a major hit in Japan. First serialized in Shueisha’s “Weekly Young Jump” and an OVA and anime series slated later this year, “Terra Formars” was ranked #1 in the 2013 […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Golden Kamuy Vol. 2 – September 2017 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Golden Kamuy vol. 2 YEAR: September 2017 (USA Release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story & Art by Satoru Noda From Satoru Noda comes his award winning manga series “Golden Kamuy”. Written and art by Satoru Noda, the mangaka also worked with Yu Nakagawa in ensure authenticity of the Ainu language. The manga series won the 9th Manga Taisho award and with ten volumes currently printed in Japan, the first volume […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Sunny vol. 1 – May 2013 (Viz Media)

TITLE: Sunny vol. 1 RELEASE: May 2013 (U.S. Release) COMPANY: Viz Media Story & Art by Taiyo Matsumoto From mangaka Taiyo Matsumoto comes his manga series “Sunny”.  Matsumoto is well known for his work in manga series such as “Tekkonkinkreet”, “GoGo Monster”, “Ping Pong” and “Number Five”. For the orphans of the Star Kids Home, the children who dream about having a family after being abandoned by their own parents […]