Ryan Thomason

Comics Your Crave: Comic Book Releases for February 23rd, 2016

Comics Your Crave: Comic Book Releases for February 23rd, 2016

COMIC BUUUUUHKS! Here are your comic book releases for DATE! (AR= Ask Retailer) Forgot to check last week? See what you missed here. More Info at BOOM! Studios: WEBSITE AND TWITTER Buy These Comics at Things From Another World to be delivered to your doorstep! Adventure Time Enchiridion Edition Volume 4 HC, $49.99 Adventure Time […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

New Manga Releases for the Week of February 23, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of February 23, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from Kodansha Comics, Seven Seas Entertainment, Vertical Comics, and Yen Press. My “Pick of the Week” goes to Yen Press’ release of Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Volume 2. Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Volume 2 by Izumi Tsubaki Yen Press – MSRP: $12.99 Get it for $9.53 on Amazon! Umetarou Nozaki, a […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

Manga Review: Ultraman Volume 3

Manga Review: Ultraman Volume 3

Ultraman Volume 3 focuses on a young man named Shinjiro Hayata, whose father was Ultraman years earlier. Shinjiro has learned his father’s secret and must now become the new Ultraman. Ultraman Volume 3 Written by: Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi Publisher: HERO’S INC. English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: February 16, 2016 Volume 3 sees […]

 Ryan Thomason

Geek Dad Report – Finley Flowers Book Series and Author Interview!

Geek Dad Report – Finley Flowers Book Series and Author Interview!

What happens when you find a book series called Finley Flowers for your five year old daughter, and she shares the same name of the main character? Well, you get what we’ve been reading every night since Christmas. The Finley Flowers series of books are written by Jessica Young, from from publisher Capstone starring none […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

Manga Review: Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5

Manga Review: Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5

Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5 focuses on Ken Kaneki, a college student who becomes a Ghoul after receiving organs from Rize Kamishiro during an emergency transplant. Ken now finds himself navigating the world as a human and Ghoul hybrid. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5 Written by: Sui Ishida Publisher: Shueisha English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: February […]

 Ryan Thomason

Comics Your Crave: Comic Book Releases for February 17th, 2016

Comics Your Crave: Comic Book Releases for February 17th, 2016

COMIC BUUUUUHKS! Here are your comic book releases for February 17th, 2016! (AR= Ask Retailer) Forgot to check last week? See what you missed here. More Info at BOOM! Studios: WEBSITE AND TWITTER Buy These Comics at Things From Another World to be delivered to your doorstep! Adventure Time Ice King #2 (Of 6)(Cover A […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

New Manga Releases for the Week of February 16, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of February 16, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from Dark Horse Comics, Seven Seas Entertainment, and VIZ Media. My “Pick of the Week” goes to VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5 by Sui Ishida VIZ Media – MSRP: $12.99 Get it on Amazon for $7.76! Kaneki, Nishio, and Touka struggle to […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

VIZ Media Launches the Shuriken and Pleats Manga Series

VIZ Media Launches the Shuriken and Pleats Manga Series

VIZ Media announces the launch of Matsuri Hino’s new manga series, Shuriken and Pleats, on Mar. 1, 2016. Shuriken and Pleats, the story of a schoolgirl who’s also a ninja in modern-day Japan, is the latest title from Hino, who created the Vampire Knight shojo series. Shuriken and Pleats is rated “T” for Teens and will be published […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

Manga Review: Deadman Wonderland Volume 13

Manga Review: Deadman Wonderland Volume 13

Deadman Wonderland Volume 13 is the final volume of the series, and it focuses on Ganta Igarashi and Shiro. Deadman Wonderland Volume 13 Written by: Jinsei Kataoka Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: February 9, 2016 Volume 13 opens by continuing the major fight Igarashi and the other Deadmen are having with […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

Manga Review: Magi Volume 16

Manga Review: Magi Volume 16

Magi Volume 16 focuses on Aladdin, a young man who is a Magi and has the ability to gather the Magoi of Rukh. Magi Volume 16 Written by: Shinobu Ohtaka Publisher: Shogakukan English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: February 9, 2016 Volume 16 focuses exclusively on Aladdin and his time at the Magnoshutatt Academy. While […]

 Matt Johnson

Gutter Magic (2 of 4) – Comic Review

Gutter Magic (2 of 4) – Comic Review

More adventure ensues in Gutter Magic’s future steam-punk world.  The heroes are again imperiled!  Did I end up taking a shine to the series?  Read on to find my take on Gutter Magic #2. See my Gutter Magic #1 review here.   Title: Gutter Magic (2 of 4) Writer: Rich Douek Artist: Brett Barkley Cover […]

 Matt Johnson

Alabaster: The Good, The Bad, And The Bird (3 of 5) – Comic Review

Alabaster: The Good, The Bad, And The Bird (3 of 5) – Comic Review

Alabaster: TGTBTB continues to bring this heavy, weird, pastoral tale toward it’s likely unhappy conclusion.  All the pieces are nearly in place now.  Hang on tight for the rest of the ride. See my previous Alabaster review here.   Alabaster:  The Good, the Bad, And the Bird (3 of 5) Writer: Caitlin R. Kiernan Artist: […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

Manga Review: Maid-sama! Omnibus Volumes 5-6

Manga Review: Maid-sama! Omnibus Volumes 5-6

Maid-sama! Omnibus Volumes 5-6 collects two volumes of Maid-sama! into one release. In the series, 16-year-old Misaki Ayuzawa is the student council president at a formerly all-boys’ high school and has to deal with a lot of the boys resenting her. Misaki’s family doesn’t have much money, so she secretly works at a maid café […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

Manga Review: So Cute It Hurts!! Volume 5

Manga Review: So Cute It Hurts!! Volume 5

So Cute It Hurts!! Volume 5 focuses on twins named Megumu and Mitsuru Kobayashi. They had cross-dressed as each other for a week to attend the other’s school, and both found themselves falling in love with a student at their sibling’s school. So Cute It Hurts!! Volume 5 Written by: Go Ikeyamada Publisher: Shogakukan English […]

 Ryan Thomason

Comics Your Crave: Comic Book Releases for February 10th, 2016

Comics Your Crave: Comic Book Releases for February 10th, 2016

COMIC BUUUUUHKS! Here are your comic book releases for February 10th, 2016! (AR= Ask Retailer) Forgot to check last week? See what you missed here. More Info at BOOM! Studios: WEBSITE AND TWITTER Buy These Comics at Things From Another World to be delivered to your doorstep! Adventure Time #49 (Cover A Asia Kendrick-Horton), $3.99 […]