Food and monsters

Just in time for Halloween, Deb Aoki talks to Matt Alt and Hiroko Yoda about their book Yokai Attack! The Japanese Monster Survival Guide.

Derik Badman will be cooking dishes from Viz’s foodie series Oishinbo all week at Graphic Novel Review. Here’s his first post.

Queenie Chan posts the trailer for her latest book: She did a number of short comics for The Boy’s Book of Positive Quotations.

At The Eastern Edge, gottsu-iiyan shares another glimpse of Hayao Miyazaki’s comic Kaze Tachinu.

News from Japan: Honey Bitter, by Kodocha creator Miho Obana, is back after a one-year hiatus.

Reviews: David Welsh rounds up manga bloggers’ favorite horror manga for his latest Flipped column. Carlo Santos casts a critical eye on some new releases in his Right Turn Only!! column at ANN. Other reviews of note:

Dave Ferraro on vol. 1 of 10 Beautiful Assassins (Comics-and-More)
Michael Buntag on vol. 3 of 20th Century Boys (NonSensical Words)
Lissa Pattillo on vol. 5 of 20th Century Boys (Kuriousity)
Casey Briena on vols. 1-3 of Andromeda Stories (ANN)
Tiamat’s Disciple on vol. 6 of Croquis Pop (Tiamat’s Manga Reviews)
Julie on vol. 1 of Deka Kyoshi (Manga Maniac Cafe)
Scott VonSchilling on vol. 1 of Deka Kyoshi (The Anime Almanac)
Lorena Nava Ruggero on vol. 1 of Fire Investigator Nanase (i heart manga)
John Thomas on vol. 1 of Four-Eyed Prince (Comics Village)
Connie on vol. 16 of Monster (Slightly Biased Manga)
Kate Holden on Much Ado About Nothing (Comic Mole)
Lori Henderson on vol. 1 of NG Life (Good Comics for Kids)
Matthew J. Brady on vol. 5 of Pluto (Warren Peace Sings the Blues)
Michael C. Lorah on Red Snow (Blog@Newsarama)
Connie on Sake Jock (Slightly Biased Manga)
Snow Wildsmith on Sense and Sexuality (Fujoshi Librarian)
Melinda Beasi on vol. 2 of Sugarholic (Manga Bookshelf)
Michelle Smith on Tokyo Zombie (Soliloquy in Blue)
Kris on Utahime – The Songstress (Manic About Manga)
Danielle Leigh on vols. 1 and 2 of What a Wonderful World (Comics Should Be Good)

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