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Bizarro Back Issues: Eat-Man Eats, Is A Man (1997)
Back in the dim and distant times before the manga boom at the turn of the century, if you wanted anything that looked even remotely like Japanese comics you had to hunt through long boxes and hope that you could track down a whole story.

But like a lot of inconvenient things from the '90s ---…
Takekuma & Nozawa's 'Super Mario Adventures' Returns To Print
The Super Mario Adventures comics from Kentaro Takekuma and Charlie Nozawa that ran in the pages of Nintendo Power from 1992 to 1993 are coming back into print. Next month, Viz is releasing a collection of Super Mario Adventures --- and celebrating by giving you the chance to meet Mario and Luigi in…
Brave The Toxic Jungle In 'Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind'
Most anime is adapted from manga, often produced by the manga publisher to raise awareness and sell it overseas. But what about the anime shows or films that go the other way, adapted from the screen to the page? How do those works hold up, and what changes or stays the same? That’s what Scre…
A Hero For Fun: The Best One-Punch Man Fan Art Ever!
If you haven’t read the manga or seen the anime based on it, you’re really missing out, because One-Punch Man is absolutely amazing! The premise is pretty easy to explain: a young man named Saitama decides to become a hero, for fun, and after an intensely rigorous training regimen (100…
Ichigo Kurosaki's Last Stand: On The End of 'Bleach'
This past Monday, August 22nd, saw the end of one of the Big Three shonen manga of the 2000s (alongside One Piece and Naruto), and what was at one time one of the most popular shonen titles in the world. Tite Kubo's Bleach published its 686th and final chapter, "Death and Strawberry,"…
Happy To Serve: Should You Be Reading 'Food Wars'?
There are so many great comics series to choose from that it’s sometimes difficult to know what to read next. With Should I Be Reading… ?, ComicsAlliance offers a guide to some of the best original ongoing comics being published today.

Have you ever watched an episode of Top Chef or M…
'One-Punch Man' Anime Is A Knockout Adaptation
Pretty much ever since the original webcomic by ONE premiered in 2009, fans of the superhero spoof One-Punch Man have been aching for an anime adaptation. Last fall, Madhouse --- the geniuses behind Summer Wars and Death Note, among other things --- granted their wish with a 12-episode anime based o…
'Haikyu!!' Is The Manga That May Make You Love Volleyball
Sports are at once great and hard to depict in comics. On the one hand, an artist skilled at drawing both athleticism and action (which are not always the same thing) can take a football match and turn it into something really exciting and fun to read. This applies whether you're doing a sports…
Valiant Dominates 2016 Harvey Awards Nominees
The Nominees for the 2016 Harvey Awards have been announced, and Valiant Entertainment is definitely well-represented this year. The publisher dominates the fields with 50 total nominations. In the categories of Special Award for Humor, Best Graphic Album Previous Published, Special Award for Excell…

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