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Anime Fest 2014: The Cosplay

Well, I promised you some cosplay pictures, so even though I’m a little late with them, here are your cosplay pictures! This isn’t all the cosplay I saw or photographed, just my favorites. You can find a full album ...
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Indie Reviews: Rift by Carey Pietsch

Title: Rift (A Keepsakes Story) Author: Carey Pietsch Publisher: Self published Genre: All-ages, fantasy This self published comic is one of many comics debuting at the Small Press Expo, September 13-14, in North Bethesda, MD....
by Kristin
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PR: Viz Media to Deliver Same Day as Japan Digital Premieres of Shonen Jump Manga

    VIZ MEDIA’S “JUMP START” INITIATIVE TO DELIVER ENGLISH DIGITAL PREMIERES OF BRAND NEW WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP MANGA SERIES ON THE SAME DAY OF JAPANESE DEBUT Digital Publishing Campaign Eliminates Time And Distanc...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Time Killers

Title: Time Killers Author: Kazue Kato (Blue Exorcist) Publisher: Viz Media (Shonen Jump Advanced) Volume: One-shot (short story collection), $14.99 Vintage: 2011 by Shueisha, September 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Supernatural, ac...
by Kristin
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Anime Fest 2014: Part 2: Interviews and Videos

Time for another round of Anime Fest 2014 coverage! If you joined me previously, I provided a run down of the event in general, along with photos from around the convention floor. Now it’s time for some interviews and vid...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: In Clothes Called Fat

Title: In Clothes Called Fat Author: Moyoco Anno Publisher: Vertical Inc. Volume: One-shot, $16.95 Vintage: 2002 by Shodensha, 2014 by Vertical Genre: Drama, josei Just a note here: this book is about a woman struggling with bo...
by Kristin
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Anime Fest 2014: Part 1: The Con

Another Anime Fest has come and gone. What’s that? Did you miss it? Well, it did change dates this year. For years the convention has been held over Labor Day weekend, but this year it was moved to mid-August, the 15-18. ...
by Kristin
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GHI: Twindom Printed Figures

You may have seen them at a local convention. A booth set up to take a 3D scan of cosplayers, to be later printed out as a detailed figurine. One of these companies, Twindom, makes the rounds in California and Texas, and was pr...
by Kristin
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DCC Fan Appreciation Day: Cosplay

On August 9, 2014, Dallas Comic Con hosted a free event at the Irving Convention Center called Fan Appreciation Day. A handful of local guests attended (including actor Peter Mayhew, screen writer Tim McCanlies, voice actor Mi...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Midnight Secretary volume 7

Title: Midnight Secretary Author: Tomu Ohmi Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 7 (final), $9.99 Vintage: 2009 by Shogakukan, September 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Romance, supernatural [Volumes 4-6 review.] [Editor's...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Spell of Desire volume 1

Title: Spell of Desire Author: Tomu Ohmi (Midnight Secretary) Publisher: Viz Media (Shojo Beat) Volume: Volume 1 (of 5), $9.99 Vintage: 2012 by Shogakukan, August 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Romance, supernatural (witches, magic) ...
by Kristin
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Bento Bako Weekly: Terra Formars volume 1

Title: Terra Formars Author: Yu Sasuga (story), Ken-ichi Tachibana (art) Publisher: Viz Media (Viz Signature) Volume: Volume 1, $12.99 Vintage: 2011 by Shueisha, July 2014 by Viz Media Genre: Science fiction, horror Originally ...
by Kristin
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