New comics and a gift guide for grownups

Brad Rice and David Welsh check out this week’s new manga releases.

Sadie Mattox posts a brief gift guide to manga erotica at Extremely Graphic.

nightheadgenesis1If you liked ES: Eternal Sabbath (I did!) then David Welsh thinks you may like Night Head Genesis as well.

Vol. 1 of Mega Man Megamix isn’t due out until January, but Udon has kindly put a preview up now.

Danielle Leigh has more recommendations in her Manga Before Flowers column.

It looks like D&Q has another Yoshihiro Tatsumi manga, Black Blizzard, in the works.

Bummer! Laura got a dud copy of vol. 8 of Vampire Knight.

News from Japan: Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama has a new series in the works. Thai creator Jakraphan Huaypetch won the first place award in the third international manga awards sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


Lori Henderson on vols. 1-5 of 20th Century Boys (Manga Xanadu)
Julie on vol. 3 of B.O.D.Y. (Manga Maniac Cafe)
Kate O’Neil on vol. 1 of Cat Paradise (
Sheena McNeil on vol. 2 of Detroit Metal City (Sequential Tart)
Danielle Leigh on vol. 2 of Dogs: Bullets and Carnage and vol. 3 of Ikigami (Comics Should Be Good)
Sheena McNeil on .hack//Legend of the Twilight – The Complete Edition (Sequential Tart)
Lissa Pattillo on Love Skit (Kuriousity)
Lorena Nava Ruggero on vol. 2 of My Heavenly Hockey Club (i heart manga)
Lori Henderson on vols. 1 and 2 of Sarasah (Comics Village)
Clive Owen on vol. 8 of Shaman Warrior (Animanga Nation)
Holly von Winckel on vol. 5 of St. Dragon Girl (Sequential Tart)
Tangognat on vols. 10 and 11 of Swan (Tangognat)
Sakura Eries on vol. 2 of Tsubasa Character Guide (

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