Melinda Beasi and Michelle Smith discuss Sweet Blue Flowers, Bunny Drop, and Thermae Romae in their latest Off the Shelf column at Manga Bookshelf.
Erica Friedman brings us up to date on all things yuri in her latest edition of Yuri Network News at Okazu.
Fist of the North Star manga-ka Buronson talked a bit about his creative process at a library in Tottori, Japan, recently.
Matt Blind calculates the past week’s manga best-sellers (online sales).
Derek Bown’s latest Combat Commentary comes from chapters 91 and 92 of Fullmetal Alchemist.
News from Japan: The Four Immigrants manga, first published in the U.S. and Japan in 1931 and arguably the first ever OEL manga, is back in print—in Japan. Kôji Kumeta, creator of Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, is working on a one-shot manga to appear in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen magazine, out December 26.
Reviews: Angela Eastman contrasts the novel and manga versions of Clockwork Angel at Manga Bookshelf.
Lexie on Anything and Something (Poisoned Rationality)
Kate O’Neil on vol. 3 of Attack on Titan (The Fandom Post)
Johanna Draper Carlson on vol. 17 of Bakuman (Comics Worth Reading)
Carlo Santos on vols. 50 and 51 of Bleach (ANN)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 53 of Bleach (The Comic Book Bin)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 6 of A Devil and Her Love Song (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Rebecca Silverman on vol. 6 of Cage of Eden (ANN)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 1 of Demon Love Spell (I Reads You)
Rebecca Silverman on vol. 10 of Dengeki Daisy (ANN)
Ash Brown on vol. 2 of Dororo (Experiments in Manga)
Erica Friedman on Fujiyuu Sekai (Okazu)
Jessi Silver on vol. 1 of Hot Gimmick (omnibus edition)
Erica Friedman on Lemonade (Okazu)
Lesley Aeschliman on vol. 7 of Pokemon Black and White (Blogcritics)
Jocelyne Allen on vol. 1 of Shirokuma Cafe (Brain Vs. Book)
Lesley Aeschliman on vol. 1 of Shoulder-a-Coffin Kuro (Blogcritics)
Leroy Doouresseaux on vol. 25 of Slam Dunk (The Comic Book Bin)
Lesley Aeschliman on vol. 1 of The Story of Saiunkoku (Blogcritics)
Chris Beveridge on vol. 1 of Thermae Romae (The Fandom Post)
AstroNerdBoy on vol. 5 of Toradora! (AstroNerdboy’s Anime and Manga Blog)
Sean Gaffney on vol. 13 of Toriko (A Case Suitable for Treatment)
Victoria Martin on vol. 15 of Vampire Knight (Kuriousity)