Sean Gaffney looks ahead to this week’s new releases.
At Heart of Manga, Laura posts the transcript of what sounds like a very lively panel featuring Arina Tanemura at Animefest 2012.
Erica Friedman has the latest Yuri Network News at Okazu.
Kate Dacey looks at an historical oddity, an unauthorized Astro Boy comic published by Gold Key that bears very little resemblance to Tezuka’s creation.
Speaking of Tezuka, Kate is giving away a copy of Message to Adolf at The Manga Critic; drop by and tell her your favorite Tezuka manga for a chance to win.
John Rose on vol. 12 of 13th Boy (The Fandom Post)
Ash Brown on vol. 13 of Blade of the Immortal (Experiments in Manga)
Lissa Pattillo on vols. 46 and 47 of Bleach (Kuriousity)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 47 of Bleach (The Comic Book Bin)
Erica Friedman on the September issue of Comic Yuri Hime (Okazu)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 6 of Cross Game (Comics Worth Reading)
TSOTE on Disappearance Diary (Three Steps Over Japan)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 7 of Dorohedoro (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Kate O’Neil on vol. 7 of Dorohedoro (The Fandom Post)
Alexander Hoffman on vol. 4 of House of Five Leaves (Manga Village)
Ken Haley on Hush a Bye Baby (Sequential Ink)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 8 of Library Wars: Love and War (The Comic Book Bin)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 64 of One Piece (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 10 of Oresama Teacher (The Comic Book Bin)
Lissa Pattillo on vol. 13 of Otomen (Kuriousity)
Lissa Pattillo on vol. 6 of Sailor Moon (Kuriousity)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 7 of Sailor Moon (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Lori Henderson on vols. 1-5 of St. Dragon Girl (Manga Xanadu)
John Rose on vol. 1 of Soul Eater NOT! (The Fandom Post)
Lori Henderson on vol. 1 of Young Miss Holmes (Manga Xanadu)