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David Welsh takes a look at this week’s new comics at Precocious Curmudgeon.
At The Eastern Edge, Gottsu-Iiyan argues that American readers of manga and American comics need to break out of their boxes and learn to get along. And to remind us what it’s all about, he posts a bunch of Naoki Urasawa stuff.
Alex Hoffman has more thoughts on Marvel-manga crossovers at Manga Widget.
Yamila Abraham has an interesting revelation about yaoi: An extreme power imbalance, like rape, can be sexy when it’s two men, not so much when it’s a man and a woman.
Connie on vol. 16 of Basara (Slightly Biased Manga)
Isaac Hale on A Capable Man (Manga Recon)
Connie on vol. 14 of Claymore (Slightly Biased Manga)
Charles Tan on vol. 24 of Eyeshield 21 (Comics Village)
Kristy Valenti on Ghostbusters: Ghost Busted (comiXology)
AstroNerdBoy on vol. 10 of Hayate the Combat Butler (AstroNerdBoy’s Anime and Manga Blog)
Erica Friedman on Hello Goodbye, a Maria-sama ga Miteru light novel (Okazu)
Julie on vol. 15 of Nana (Manga Maniac Cafe)
Emily on NG Boy x Paradise (Emily’s Random Shoujo Manga Blog)
Connie on vol. 4 of Nora: The Last Chronicles of Devildom (Slightly Biased Manga)
Billy Aguiar on vol. 1 of Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei (Prospero’s Manga)
Greg McElhatton on vol. 20 of Tsubasa (Read About Comics)
Kris on Voices of Love (Manic About Manga)