Quick news roundup

At Robot 6, I rounded up reactions to yesterday’s announcement that Japanese and U.S. publishers are uniting to fight rampant copyright infringement by scan sites.

Reviews: Carlo Santos looks over a handful of recent releases in his latest Right Turn Only!! column. And if you want to take a break from all the scanlation news, check out Erin Finnegan’s review of all 15 volumes of Swan.

Kate Dacey on vols. 1-4 of 13th Boy (The Manga Critic)
Shawn O’Rourke on Black Blizzard (PopMatters)
Lori Henderson on vol. 4 of Cirque du Freak (Comics Village)
Connie on vol. 16 of Claymore (Slightly Biased Manga)
Ed Sizemore on vols. 1 and 2 of Deadman Wonderland (Comics Worth Reading)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 5 of Detroit Metal City (The Comic Book Bin)
Connie on vol. 11 of Elemental Gelade (Slightly Biased Manga)
Connie on vol. 8 of Gentlemen’s Alliance+ (Slightly Biased Manga)
Erica Friedman on vol. 3 of Jormungand (Okazu)
D.M. Evans on vol. 2 of Nightschool (Manga Jouhou)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 50 of One Piece (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Connie on vol. 18 of Saint Seiya (Slightly Biased Manga)
Zack Davisson on vol. 1 of Toriko (Manga Life)

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