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Manga Monday #17: Invisible Roommate

When you start really getting into foreign comics and you're able to see a favorite work go from a fan translation to being officially picked up by an English distributor--that's the coolest thing ever. This recently happened with a Korean series that I actually have already read in its entirety, but that didn't stop me… Continue reading Manga Monday #17: Invisible Roommate

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Manga Monday #16: My Giant Nerd Boyfriend

I haven't been reading digital comics for very long.  I think I've only been reading webtoons for about two years now?  Considering that I've been reading print comics, including manga, since I was at least ten--so seventeen years now, wow--the two years of digital I have under my belt is pretty meager in comparison.  Still, I… Continue reading Manga Monday #16: My Giant Nerd Boyfriend

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Manga Monday #15: Zombie Boys and Human Girls

The countdown to, oh, you know, the best holiday ever, continues!  To serve up some holiday spirit (Halloween spirit, that is), this week's Manga Monday is highlighting a web comic with some grisly fair--ZOMBIES. Zombie Boys and Human Girls Boyfriend of the Dead Ushio 30 episodes (ongoing) Zombies are a unique horror fixture.  Rather than being… Continue reading Manga Monday #15: Zombie Boys and Human Girls

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Manga Monday #14: How to Choose a Manga

There's a lot of manga out there.  Finding a good manga to read, it's not much different than finding something new to binge on Hulu or Netflix, or shuffling through the many and varied book trilogies out there. We all have our own combinations of what requirements a show/book/manga/movie has to meet to get us to… Continue reading Manga Monday #14: How to Choose a Manga

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Manga Monday #12: Body Positivity in Comics

What's so wrong about loving yourself exactly how you are? In the 1960s, second-wave feminism gave rise to what we now know as body positivity, the idea that everyone has a right to feel comfortable in their body.  Things like weight, size, height, skin color, or any other physical attribute shouldn't have the ability to… Continue reading Manga Monday #12: Body Positivity in Comics