August Shojo Manga Recap

My August shojo haul was intense, y’all. So many good installments in some of my favorite series, the ending of one series, and great reprints of some classics. Check out the shojo manga volumes I read that cam... Read More...

Food Wars Volume 13 Review

Food Wars Volume 13 Story by Yuto Tsukuda Art by Shun Saeki Review by Mara Wood I made the mistake of reading this volume of Food Wars while hungry. Generally, that's a mistake for any installment in ... Read More...

My Hero Academia Volume 5 Review

My Hero Academia Volume 5 Story and Art by Kohei Horikoshi Review by Mara Wood Ah, the inevitable sports festival in Japanese manga. High school students banding together as a class to forge deeper bonds... Read More...

July Shojo Manga Recap

It's no secret that I'm a fan of the romance, drama, fantasy, and friendship that comes with a shojo title. Frankly, I read a lot of new shojo volumes this month. So, as a summer treat, here is a recap of a few... Read More...

Manga Monday: Library Wars

On Talking Comics episode #231, I talked briefly about a manga series from Viz that recently completed. Library Wars: Love & War, written and illustrated by Kiiro Yumi, is a manga series based off of Hiro A... Read More...

The Pull List 2 December 2015

I’ve always been of the opinion that there’s a great comic book out there for everyone. I love making recommendations to folks – especially new readers – and helping them grow a love for one of America’s unique... Read More...

Manga Monday: Strobe Edge

Manga Monday: Strobe Edge Story and Art by Io Sakisaka Article by Mara Wood   Long time, no manga! Thanks to the demands of graduate school and kicking off Talking Shojo, I’ve slacked on bringi... 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: 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...