Top Ten: Favorite Anime/Manga Series

Last month, I did a list of my ten favorite indie comic books of all time, and I really wrestled with something as I made the list... "Should I include manga series in this?" Ultimately, I decided against it. For me--and this is weird--for me, manga and comics are different. It's hard to say exactly... Continue Reading →

Stew’s Reviews: Death Note

Netflix released a live action version of Death Note not too long ago. It was… not ideal. It was one of those “Any resemblance to the actual source material is purely coincidental” situations, and while I know they had to change a fair amount to turn a manga of several volumes into a two-hour-or-so movie… man. They... Continue Reading →

Stew’s Reviews: Love Hina

It’s M8nga Week, edition three! I haven’t forgotten yet, which is mildly surprising to me. I usually have the attention span of… something that wouldn’t remember to do something three times in a row, that’s for sure. That said, I really need to get more manga if I’m going to keep this up! I have... Continue Reading →

Stew’s Reviews: Azumanga Daoih

Hey, it’s a volume of Stew's Reviews that ends in the number eight, so it must be time to review a manga series! It’s Manga Week! Ma… me… M8nga Week! No? No, I don’t think that works either. Actually, I think is just a happy accident. It was volume eight when I covered Dragon Ball,... Continue Reading →

Stew’s Reviews: Dragon Ball

This week is a little out of left field, perhaps, but is it really any more so than, say, The Life And Times of Scrooge McDuck, which was also initially printed in a foreign language and whose characters are a bit more famous as cartoons than comics? So I hope you hang with me here and... Continue Reading →

Heroes Of Manga

Previously, I had discussed the recent disdain I have found for both Marvel and DC; a disdain which led to my culling all of the titles from each publisher from my current pull list at my comic shop. I went on and into what I see as the inevitable future of the industry--an online-only model... Continue Reading →

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