2017/7/27 Thursday

Paul Gravett: Top 28 Graphic Novels, Comics & Manga: August 2017

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I Hear the Sunspot takes a spot as a top GN of August 2017.

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Because of a hearing disability, Kohei is often misunderstood and has trouble integrating into life on campus, so he learns to keep his distance. That is until he meets the outspoken and cheerful Taichi. He tells Kohei that his hearing loss is not his fault. Taichi's words cut through Kohei's usual defense mechanisms and open his heart. More than friends, less than lovers, their relationship changes Kohei forever.

2017/7/21 Friday

Crayon Shinchan Volume 1 now available as an ebook!

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Crayon Shinchan features a pint-sized terror who is a rude little dude that stands back-to-back with such contemporaries as the kids of South Park. So be warned, this hilarious romp isn't for children; instead, Crayon Shinchan is an adult, tongue-in-cheek poke at modern domestic life. Crayon Shinchan is an international cultural phenomenon and one of the best-selling Japanese manga franchises of all time. The animated version previously aired on Adult Swim and is back in print! Now readers can enjoy it from the beginning in a new, consolidated format made up of three volumes.

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2017/6/22 Thursday

Kotaku introduces the art of Riana Møller!

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Riana Møller is an artist from Denmark who in addition to working in games has also written and illustrated her own comic book.

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2017/6/14 Wednesday

Comics Cross Over | Genre Spotlight: Graphic Novels

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Continuing to fuel today's pop culture landscape, graphic novels have become the lifeblood of new and innovative work. This year, we see more genres blending and mutating into fresh forms of storytelling, emerging voices are finding their earliest expressions, and creative teams large and small (some comprised of only a single creator) are forging truly fantastic material for every occasion, every mood, and every reader.

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2017/5/18 Thursday

Anime News Network broke the news a while back, but here it is!

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North American publisher One Peace Books confirmed with ANN on Thursday that it will release the first volumes of Last Note's Mikagura School Suite (Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku) light novel series and its manga adaptation. Mikagura School Suite, Vol.1: Stride after School is slated to ship on August 29 while Mikagura School Suite Vol. 1: The Manga Companion is slated to ship on September 12.

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2017/3/9 Thursday

SF Book Review for Kid Crazy and the Kilowatt King

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There's nothing like a journey into the big city to test your mettle, so Kid Crazy sets his sights on a distant metropolis. Along the way, he meets a glowing top-hatted robot named Denunzio, who tries to warn him of the dangers of the city, especially the menacing, demanding, and very rude Kilowatt King. Denunzio joins Kid Crazy on his adventure through the strange hinterlands around the city before they both confront the Kilowatt King on this throne.

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2017/2/9 Thursday

Story Time: Claudio Sanchez

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Claudio Sanchez had a great story time last Saturday at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn! Thank you Greenlight! Thank you Claudio! And thank you to everyone who attended!


2017/1/12 Thursday


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Chances are if you are a longtime Haute Macabre reader, you require no introduction to the charmingly spooky, gothic art of Abigail Larson. Her eerie illustrations, reminiscent of the gorgeously ghoulish story books and fairy tales that little gothling you never actually had on your shelf as a child (thanks, mom), have no doubt haunted you for years–and ever since you discovered her work, you have been frantically, feverishly devouring it to make up for lost time.

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2016/12/15 Thursday

SoCal Kids

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A Fantastical Lesson About the Power of the Word Please.
Rocker and New York Times best-selling graphic novelist Claudio Sanchez pens his first children's book.

Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez, already a New York Times best-selling comic book creator, ventures into new territory with his first children's book, Kid Crazy and the Kilowatt King.

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2016/12/8 Thursday

Seattle Met

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YOU MAY EXPECT—given her resume, which includes recipe development for John Sundstrom's Lark: Cooking Against the Grain and serving as chef de cuisine at Café Juanita—Lauren Thompson to write as her first cookbook a locavore manifesto overflowing with gorgeous natural photos and pitch-perfect preparations of coveted seasonal ingredients.

Instead she wrote a comic book—which makes sense once you learn that Thompson has also taught culinary school. Cooking Comics! Simple Skills, Fantastic Food, which arrives December 6, is aimed squarely at the rote beginner, that person eager to learn scratch cooking but intimidated by the whole affair, with its constant French terminology (what, you don't lavish your pan-roasted halibut with a buttery arroser?) and necessary vagueness (cook 5-10 minutes, or until done).

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