Manga Monday: GYO

Welcome back to Manga Monday, Talking Comics' column that introduces new manga readers to different manga series.  We're taking a look at a short horror series - GYO by Junji Ito. GYO was published in early ... Read More...

Manga Monday: Whispered Words

Manga Monday: Whispered Words Story and Art by Takashi Ikeda Article by Mara Wood Confessing your love is hard.  Confessing your love to your best friend is even harder.  Confessing your love when soci... Read More...

Manga Monday: Nisekoi

Manga Monday: Nisekoi Story and art by Naoishi Komi Article by Mara Wood Nisekoi, oh Nisekoi, how do I love thee Nisekoi?  Let me count the ways. There's Chitoge Kirisaki.  And Kosaki Onodera.  ... Read More...

Manga Monday: Star Wars

Manga Monday: Star Wars Story and Art by Hisao Tamaki Article by Mara Wood I don't know who you are--or where you came from, but from now on, you do as I tell you.  Ok? What do you get when you mix ... Read More...

Manga Monday: Blue Spring Ride

Manga Monday: Blue Spring Ride Story and Art by Io Sakisaka Article by Mara Wood My introduction to Blue Spring Ride occurred when Crunchyroll debuted the anime.  From the opening credits scene, I was ... Read More...

Manga Monday: Monster

Manga Monday: Monster Story and Art by Naoki Urasawa Article by Mara Wood  When it comes to classic manga series, Monster immediately comes to mind. This psychological thriller from the 90s embodies th... Read More...

Manga Monday: Henshin

Manga Monday: Henshin Story and Art by Ken Niimura Article by Mara Wood If you’ve read any of my reviews of GEN manga titles Alive, Anomal, and Android Angels, you know I’m a fan of short story col... Read More...

Manga Monday: Vampire Knight

Manga Monday: Vampire Knight Story and Art by Matsuri Hino Article by Mara Wood I know, I know. We talked last week about how the vampire trope is overplayed in media. But we have to talk about Vam... Read More...