Where is Kodansha?

Kate Dacey checks out this week’s new releases at The Manga Critic.

Melinda Beasi rounds up the Korean comics scene in her latest Manhwa Monday post.

Twilight was the best-selling manga in comics stores last month, according to Diamond’s sales figures.

Hey, remember Kodansha USA? Where are they? Matt Blind digs around a bit and doesn’t find much—still no website—but he does learn that the release dates of the upcoming volumes of Ghost in the Shell and Akira have been pushed back—and KUSA does’t seem to have anything else in the hopper.

David Welsh posts the entries in his mixed emotions competition at The Manga Curmudgeon.

Vote for your favorite manga publisher at Manga Views!

The Center for Book Arts is hosting a garo manga exhibit beginning next week. (No city is indicated, but I’m guessing it’s New York.)

Ken Haley and Sam Kusek file part 1 of their Anime Boston con report at Manga Recon.

Reviews: The Manga Recon team posts another set of Manga Minis for your reading pleasure. Dave Ferraro posts some short reviews as well. If you read French, check out Jessie Bi’s review of Shigero Mizuki’s Mon copain le kappa at du9. Even if you don’t, it’s worth clicking over to get a peek at Mizuki’s art.

Jessica Severs on vols. 1 and 2 of Alice in the Country of Hearts (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Eric Robinson on vol. 4 of Black God (Manga Jouhou)
Erica Friedman on vol. 2 of Comic Lily (Okazu)
Carlo Santos on vol. 10 of Fairy Tail (ANN)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 7 of The Magic Touch (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Kristin on vol. 1 of Maria Holic (Comic Attack)
Tangognat on Mugen Spiral (Tangognat)
Connie on vol. 6 of You’re So Cool (Slightly Biased Manga)

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