Nick Simmons’s and Radical’s Incarnate Halted Over Allegations of Plagiarism

Radical Publishing has halted production and distribution of Nick Simmons’s Incarnate comic book.  Fans have accused Simmons of copying several popular manga, specifically Tite Kubo’s Bleach, and also One Piece, He...
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Bento Bako Lite: Genkaku Picasso volume 3

Title: Genkaku Picasso Author: Usamaru Furuya Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump) Volume: Volume 3 (final volume), $9.99 Vintage: 2010 by Shueisha in Japan, May 2011 (out now) by Viz Media Genre: Drama, psychological, art [Volum...
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Bento Bako Bonus: Otodama: Voice From the Dead volume 1

Title: Otodama: Voice From the Dead Author: Youka Nitta Publisher: Digital Manga Publishing (Doki Doki) Volume: Volume 1 (of 3), $12.95 Vintage: 2007 by Shinshokan in Japan, February 2010 by DMP Genre: Mystery, psychological Ka...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Rosario + Vampire S2 vol 9, Claymore vol 20

Title: Rosario + Vampire Season II Author: Akihisa Ikeda Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump Advanced) Volume: Volume 9 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage: 2011 by Shueisha, July 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural, romantic comedy, hare...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Angel Cage: The Art of Angel Sanctuary

Title: The Art of Angel Sanctuary: Angel Cage Artist: Kaori Yuki Publisher: Viz Media Vintage: Originally published in Japan by Hakusensha (Hana to Yume‘s publisher) in 1997, and in America by Viz Media in 2005. Price: $1...
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Bento Bako Lite: Black Butler volumes 9-10

Title: Black Butler Author: Yana Toboso Publisher: Yen Press Volume: Volumes 9-10 Vintage: 2010 by Square Enix, April 2012 and July 2012 by Yen Press Genre: Victorian, black comedy, drama, supernatural [Previous Black Butler re...
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Bento Bako Bonus: No Touching At All

Title: No Touching at All Author: Kou Yoneda Publisher: Digital Manga Publishing (Juné) Volume: One-shot, $12.95 Vintage: 2008 by Taiyoh Tosho Publishing Co. in Japan, October 2010 by DMP Genre: Yaoi (18+), drama, romance, off...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Blue Exorcist 3, Black Bird 12

Title: Blue Exorcist Author: Kazue Kato Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump Advanced) Volume: Volume 3 (ongoing), $9.99 Vintage: 2009 by Shueisha, August 2011 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural, action, comedy [Volume 2 review.] As...
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Bento Bako Weekly: Bunny Drop volumes 1 & 2

Title: Bunny Drop Author: Yumi Unita Publisher: Yen Press Volume: Volumes 1 and 2 (of 9), $12.99 each Vintage: 2006 and 2007 by Shodensha Publishing Co. in Japan, 2010 by Yen Press Genre: Josei, drama, comedy, slice-of-life Thi...
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Sailor V and The Bermuda Depths!

Hey you, you lucky reader, you! Welcome the heck back to the best source for all-ages comics for ya on the interwebs: From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! Before we get down to it this Friday morning, I just want to take a momen...
by Drew
 

 
 
 

Bento Bako Bonus: Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney 1-2

Title: Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Author: Kenji Kuroda, with art by Kazuo Maekawa Publisher: Kodansha Comics Volume: Volumes 1 and 2 (ongoing), $10.99 each Vintage: 2007 by Kodansha Ltd., June 2011 and August 2011 by Kodansha ...
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Bento Bako Lite: Bokurano: Ours volume 5

Title: Bokurano: Ours Author: Mohiro Kitoh Publisher: Viz Media (Sig IKKI) Volume: Volume 5 (of 11), $12.99 Vintage: 2006 by Shogakukan in Japan, January 2012 by Viz Media Genre: Science fiction, drama, action [Volumes 3-4 revi...
by Kristin