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Kiyohiko Azuma’s ‘Yotsuba&!’ Is Returning To Paperback For The First Time In Almost Three Years (In Japan)

Yotsuba&! by Kiyohiko Azuma

If you're like me, then every now and then, you'll look wistfully over at your bookshelf and wonder when, when the next volume of Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&! will finally be released. It is, after all, one of the most charming comics of all time, the story of a wide-eyed young girl who moves to a new town and manages to find adventure around every corner with her neighbors and her dad --- and, y'know, occasionally pretends to be an assassin sent to kill them with a water pistol.

But now, after almost three years, it looks like our nightmare might be over: Yotsuba&! vol. 13 finally has a release date. The only problem is that it's for the Japanese version.

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Best Cosplay Ever (This Week): Spider-Man, Spider-Gwen, Sailor Scouts and More!


In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

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Holiday Gift Guide: ‘Yotsuba&!’ Manga

Yotsuba&! volume 12, Kiyohiko Azuma

When it comes to the holiday gift-giving season, comic book readers are notoriously difficult to shop for. I mean, most of us are down at the shop buying our favorite stuff every single week, so when the time comes for people who like us to get us something we want, well, a lot of times we already have it. That’s why we’re stepping in with a public service, bringing you comics-related items sure to make the season brighter, whether you’re browsing for a gift or just looking for something to drop hints about so that you don’t get stuck with a random assortment of back issues again.

If you're looking for pretty much anyone who enjoys comics as a medium, then you might want to just go ahead and get them the best possible comic: Kiyohiko Azuma's Yotsuba&!

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Link Ink: Louie And Yotsuba, ‘Naruto’ Ninjas On And Loki Charms


TV: Louie CK can't keep his hand off volumes of Yotsuba&! in a recent episode of Louie. We don't know why, but we approve!

Manga: Although he's decided on an ending, Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto told Japan's Otona Fami magazine that he can't foretell how much longer the series will continue, meaning fans should probably brace their shelves for plenty more volumes.


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Link Ink: ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’ Returns, a 3-D Printer gets Kinect-ed and NYC Movies Come Alive


Musicals: Watch out now, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark reopens to previews on May 12. Never has the term "reimagined" been so welcomed by so many.

Digital: Yen Press is bringing Yotsuba&! to its iPad app... ...

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Link Ink: ‘Batman: Arkham City’ Coming October 18, More M.O.D.O.K. Mashup Tees and Surreal Animated Spider-Man Moments


Gaming: Batman: Arkham City now has an official release date. Get excited about punching clowns come October 18.

Creators: Following last week's earthquake and resulting tsunami in Japan, manga and anime creators update fans on their status...

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Link Ink: Kracklefest, Animated Pearls and Yotsuba&! Beheaded


Music: Tickets are now on sale for KRACKLEFEST, featuring Kirby Krackle, Adam WarRock and H2Awesome! at Seattle's Hard Rock Cafe on March 5.

Webcomics: Ben Towle has begun posting pages from his upcoming graphic novel Oyster War on a designated Tumblr...

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Yotsuba&!: The Cure for Depression


For people not in the know, the manga "Yotsuba&!" -- the story of a young girl and her endlessly patient, endlessly suffering adoptive father after their move into a new town-- is probably the most hilarious and joyful comic on the stands. Yo...

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