Bento Bako Bonus: March 2012 Previews Manga Highlights

Greetings, manga fans! It’s March! I think. Is it still March? The last couple of days have been a total blur. The Reapers are hitting hard, and not just on Earth. Every species in the galaxy is struggling against this im...
by Kristin
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Prince Valiant, KOF and Twilight of the Cockroaches

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays Column No. 79 ” Back In 2012…With Vengeance!” And 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Thunderbirds go! And all-age comics goodness is back for this new year! Welcome back with vengeance, readers!...
by Drew
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Bento Bako Bonus: Wandering Son volume 2

Title: Wandering Son Author: Shimura Takako Publisher: Fantagraphics Volume: Volume 2, $19.99 (HC) Vintage: 2004 by Enterbrain, January 2012 by Fantagraphics Genre: Drama, slice-of-life, LGBT issues [Volume 1 review.] Volume tw...
by Kristin
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Fantagraphics Review: The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec Vol.1

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec, Vol.1 Publisher: Fantagraphics Story and Art: Jacques Tardi French artist Tardi has been doing comics for years, and as clean and simplified as his art can look from time to ti...
by Drew
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Ink Stains 33: Fantastic Fanzine 13

As you know by now, Gary Groth’s Fantastic Fanzine was one of the best of its kind. Issue 13 is no exception, featuring art by Dave Cockrum, Berni Wrightson, Don Newton, and more! Fantastic Fanzine 13: 1971 Publisher and ...
by kenmeyerjr
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Gil Jordan, Monster, Malinky Robot and Iron Man!

This column is pretty big this week. I had a friend in high school who’d say instantly to something like this, “How big was it?!?!?!” and I would yell out, “This big!” and do a hand measurement. Ho...
by Drew
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Sibyl-Anne Contest From Fantagraphics and ComicAttack.net!

Hey Readers! We have a cool contest for you today! We fell in love with the book Sibyl-Anne vs. Ratticus by Macherot over in our From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays column a few weeks back. Now Fantagraphics (Sibyl-Anne’s ...
by Drew
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Bento Bako Weekly: August 2011 Previews Highlights

It’s August, and I’m another year older. Old enough to stop telling people how old I am. But I’m comforted by the awesome manga that is coming out in August, and by the good selection of books listed in August...
by Kristin
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Sibyl-Anne vs. Ratticus, Conan vs. Bieber, Ninja vs. Monster.

We’ve got a busy week this week here in the old column, so cue the music, roll the film, focus the lights, strike something, and let’s just get down to the world’s coolest all-ages column published today, From...
by Drew
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Bento Bako Weekly: Wandering Son volume 1

Title: Wandering Son Author: Shimura Takako Publisher: Fantagraphics Books Volume: Volume 1 (ongoing), $19.99 (HC) Vintage: 2002 by Enterbrain in Japan, June 2011 by Fantagraphics Genre: Drama, slice-of-life, LGBT issues Nitori...
by Kristin
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Classic Disney, Myth Adventure Muses and The Freedom Force!

You know, if we could open with a jingle we would have this whole cool weekly episode vibe to our column. I don’t have one, but if you have one reader and want to submit it to us, shoot me an e-mail and I will open the ne...
by Drew
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ComicAttack.net’s Top 10 Kids Titles of 2010!

Welcome to our final installment of Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays until the first week of January 2011. I’m going on a little winter break here, heading down to Florida and away from snowy Buffalo until next year. Its be...
by Drew
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