Monthly Archives: November 2016

Princess Jellyfish named one of “50 Best Books for Teens” by NY Public Library

UPDATE (November 28): Princess of 2016! More kudos from the worlds of officialdom for Akiko Higashimura's rollicking saga of fangirls taking on Tokyo!  Princess Jellyfish has been named one of 2016's "50 BEST BOOKS FOR TEENS" by the New York Public Library. Explaining the pick, Chantelle Uzan, an NYPL librarian, called Princess Jellyfish a “great introduction to manga, and […]

Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Part 1: For Your Favorite Geek Girl

The Kodansha Comics Gift Guide Are you looking for the perfect gift for your manga loving friends and family? It can be hard to choose in a sea of series, but this year we’ve got you covered with curated selections for everyone on your list! Part I: For Your Favorite Geek Girl Girls and women […]

Vote Vertical: digital editions on sale up to 25% through 11/22

click on the above image to go to comiXology's sale page We're making a host of Vertical Comics titles available for first time digitally: the list (below, with Chapter 1 previews at the links) includes Ryo Hanada's best-selling vampires-among-us epic Devils' Line, MAYBE's Civil War-monster-fantasy To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts, and Riichi Ueshiba's drool-inducing romantic comedy Mysterious Girlfriend X.  The […]

VIDEO: Tomer Hanuka- Artist of “Memory Maze” in Attack on Titan Anthology

NY Times best selling artist Tomer Hanuka has been illustrating for magazines, film studios, ad agencies and book publishers. He illustrated covers for The New Yorker, The New York Times, Newsweek and many others. Hanuka won multiple industry awards, including Gold medals from The Society of Illustrators and The Society of Publication Designers. A monograph of his […]

Creator Interview: Hitoshi Iwaaki on Parasyte

Interview by Misaki C. Kido Parasyte is one of the most acclaimed manga in history—among readers and even other manga creators. It’s even been called the perfect manga. Really? Is it the creep factor of grotesque creatures that resemble but ultimately distort and derange human beings? Or maybe it has to do with timeless themes about […]