Crossover time: Stan Lee and shoujo X-Men

Kate Dacey, David Welsh and Brad Rice look at this week’s new comics.

Danica Davidson talks to Stan Lee about Ultimo, the manga he co-authored, at Comic Book Resources.

Chris Sims counts down the seven most shoujo moments in X-Men: Misfits. It’s an affectionate take on the material; too bad there was so much negativity in the comments.

At PWCW, Calvin Reid and Heidi MacDonald survey comics publishers, including Viz’s Gonzalo Ferreyra, on their plans for the iPad.

Make your own gaming comic and you may win a copy of King of RPGs, Jason Thompson’s new graphic novel.

The Ninja Consultants present part 2 of their Black Lagoon podcast.

Del Rey editor extraordinaire Dallas Middaugh is teaching a course in the graphic novel at NYU, starting this weekend.

Not manga, but possibly of interest: I interviewed Phil Foglio, creator of Girl Genius, for Robot 6.

Reviews: Noah Berlatsky finds not one but three untruths in the title of The Mammoth Book of Best New Manga at The Hooded Utilitarian.

Laura on vol. 3 of Black Bird (Heart of Manga)
Matthew Brady on vol. 1 of Black Jack (Warren Peace Sings the Blues)
Julie on vol. 5 of Dance in the Vampire Bund (Manga Maniac Cafe)
Danica Davidson on The Devil’s Trill (Graphic Novel Reporter)
Danica Davidson on vols. 4-7 of La Esperanca (Graphic Novel Reporter)
AstroNerdBoy on vol. 13 of Hayate the Combat Butler (AstroNerdBoy’s Anime and Manga Blog)
Russell Philllips on vol. 1 of Ichigeki Sacchu!! Hoihoi-San (Manga Jouhou)
Emily on Kokoro Button (Emily’s Random Shoujo Manga Page)
Billy Aguiar on vol. 1 of The Lizard Prince (Prospero’s Manga)
Lori Henderson on vol. 1 of The Lizard Prince (Manga Xanadu)
Connie on vol. 2 of Ludwig II (Slightly Biased Manga)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 3 of Maid-Sama (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Todd Douglass on Natsume’s Book of Friends (Anime Maki)
Justin Colussy-Estes on not simple (Comics Village)
Ken Haley on not simple (Manga Recon)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 5 of Otomen (Comics Worth Reading)
Danielle Leigh on Our Kingdom: Arabian Nights (Comics Should Be Good)
Connie on vol. 4 of Rasetsu (Slightly Biased Manga)
Lissa Pattillo on vol. 1 of Yellow 2 (Kuriousity)
Erica Friedman on vol. 10 of Yuri Hime S (Okazu)

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