The Manga Bookshelf bloggers discuss their choices for Pick of the Week.
Thomas Zoth has an account of the Arina Tanemura panel at Anime Fest.
News from Japan: Ken Akamatsu’s J-Comi website just completed a successful crowdfunding drive that offered limited-edition e-books, such as a complete set of Love Hina, plus autographed postcards, to sponsors. The e-books sold out in about 20 minutes. Kazuhiro Kumagai (Samurai Gun) will launch a new manga adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo in the October 24 issue of Shueisha’s Grand Jump Premium. Author’s Pet creator Deathco Cotorino will draw a 4-koma manga based on the Brothers Conflict novel.
Sean Gaffney on Barbara (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Johanna Draper Carlson on The Drops of God: New World (Comics Worth Reading)
Bill Sherman on In These Words (Blogcritics)
A Day Without You on vol. 1 of The Lizzie Newton Mysteries (Gar Gar Stegosaurus)
Raymond Herrera on vol. 1 of Paradise Kiss (Examiner.com)
Lesley Aeschliman on vol. 28 of Ranma 1/2 (Blogcritics)
Kristin on vols. 4 and 5 of Saturn Apartments (Comic Attack)