Tag: Kodansha Comics

Episode 258: Our Fifth Annual Thanksgiving Show

Pass the Pie Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and the folks at The Comics Alternative all gather around the virtual table to share what they are thankful for in terms of comics and comics culture. Pulling up a seat this year are Gwen,

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Manga: A Discussion of Horror Manga 2017

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:03:10 – Setting up this year’s manga horror show 00:06:52 – Domu: A Child’s Dream 00:31:12 – Panorama of Hell 00:56:25 – Mail 01:12:42 – Dissolving Classroom 01:32:47 – H.P. Lovecraft’s The Hound and Other Stories

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Manga: Reviews of Uncomfortably Happily and Appleseed Alpha

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:26 – Getting back in the manga saddle 00:05:37 – Uncomfortably Happily 00:44:42 – Appleseed Alpha 01:22:55 – Wrap up 01:24:37 – Contact us Questions of Memoir and Representation The monthly manga series is back, and on

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Manga: Reviews of Scumbag Loser and Sweetness and Lightning

Time Codes: 00:00:27 – Introduction 00:02:21 – Listener mail! 00:04:28 – Comments on the 2017 Eisner Award nominations 00:09:26 – Scumbag Loser 00:52:10 – Sweetness and Lightning 01:21:25 – Wrap up 01:22:14 – Contact us Sweet and Sour For the month of May, Shea and

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Manga: Reviews of Happiness and My Brother’s Husband

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:03:19 – Listener mail! 00:09:41 – Happiness 00:48:25 – My Brother’s Husband 01:15:40 – Wrap up 01:16:43 – Contact us Marginalized Figures On the April manga episode, Shea and Derek discuss two very different series. They begin with Shuzo

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Manga: Reviews of Ichi-F: A Worker’s Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant and Platinum End

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:03:29 – Listener mail! 00:07:21 – Follow up on Revolutionary Girl Utena 00:08:40 – Ichi-F: A Worker’s Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant 00:33:42 – Platinum End 01:10:43 – Wrap up 01:12:16 – Contact us Japanese Adam

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Manga: Reviews of Revolutionary Girl Utena Complete Deluxe Box Set and Ghost in the Shell Deluxe Edition

Time Codes: 00:00:30 – Introduction 00:02:43 – Apologies 00:04:14 – Revolutionary Girl Utena Complete Deluxe Box Set 00:51:13 – Ghost in the Shell Deluxe Edition 01:21:23 – Wrap up 01:24:26 – Contact us A Deluxe Show! On this episode of the manga series —

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Manga: Reviews of A Distant Neighborhood: Complete Edition and Attack on Titan Anthology

Time Codes: 00:00:28 – Introduction 00:02:25 – Catching up after Thanksgiving 00:05:18 – A Distant Neighborhood: Complete Edition 00:54:48 – Attack on Titan Anthology 01:46:53 – Wrap up 01:47:44 – Contact us Attack on Time  For the month of November, Shea and Derek

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Manga: Reviews of Various Horror Manga

Time Codes: 00:00:58 – Introduction 00:03:22 – Set up of episode 00:07:25 – Hell Baby 00:33:27 – Fragments of Horror 01:08:53 – Lychee Light Club 01:31:52 – Portus 01:48:16 – Black Museum: The Ghost and the Lady, Book 1 02:07:46 – Neo Parasyte F 02:25:55 –

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Manga: Reviews of Queen Emeraldas, Vol. 1 and Otherworld Barbara, Vol. 1

Time Codes: 00:00:28 – Introduction 00:03:51 – Queen Emeraldas, Vol. 1 00:32:13 – Otherworld Barbara, Vol. 1 01:04:54 – Wrap up 01:07:00 – Contact us Outer Space and Dream Space  It’s the end of the month, so that must mean it’s time for Shea

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Manga: Reviews of Inuyashiki and Wandering Island

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:03:39 – Listener mail 00:08:26 – Inuyashiki 00:54:21 – Wandering Island 01:22:21 – Wrap up 01:23:13 – Contact us Shirtless For the August manga episode, Shea and Derek go topless…at least that’s a common condition that they sense

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Manga: Reviews of A Silent Voice and What Is Obscenity?

Pussy Riot This month Shea and Derek look at two tonally different works of manga. They begin with Yoshitoki Oima’s series, A Silent Voice, the final (seventh) volume of which was released from Kodansha Comics at the end of May. It’s the

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