The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham 978-0812967128 Modern Library Edition 256 pages I didn't like this. That's the only statement I really want to make. But, since this is supposed to be a blog, I'll elaborate. I finished reading the book last night, and it was such a slog to get through. I … Continue reading Book Review: The Day of the Triffids / by John Wyndham
I'm back from a long hiatus. I was hoping to be consistently writing reviews on my blog, but... life. Let's get back into this...shall we!? Pumpkinheads story by Rainbow Rowell art by Faith Erin Hicks published by First Second 224 pages 978-1626721623 I recently picked up "Pumpkinheads" from my public library. I was super excited to … Continue reading Graphic Novel Review: Pumpkinheads / by Faith Erin Hicks and Rainbow Rowell
A Proper Wife by Chikae Ide My rating: 2 of 5 stars I loved Chikae Ide's artwork. There were so many large splash pages that are just begging to be coloured... even though this is obviously not a colouring book. Everything is so crisp and clear! Plus, I am so pleased with the constant barrage … Continue reading Quick Thoughts On: A Proper Wife by Chikae Ide
Red River Resistance by Katherena VermetteMy rating: 3 of 5 starsThis title is an absolute must for any school library or public library in Canada. With the 150th anniversary of the Red River resistance occurring in 2019, and the major focus of the Canadian government on reconciliation, this comic couldn't have come at a better … Continue reading Quick Thoughts On: A Girl Called Echo, volume 2 by Katherena Vermette
100 Manga Artists / by Amano Masanao ; edited by Julius Wiedemann. Köln : Taschen GmbH,  ©2017 9783836526470 Original edition published as: Manga Design. Amano, Masanao. Köln : Taschen, c2004. Before you get too far into this review, know that this is effectively the WORST book I've read on anime/manga... and I've read … Continue reading Review/Rant: 100 Manga Artists by Amano Masanao
I've often had the question on my YouTube channel of "how many manga do you own" and "how did you collect so many". Here is a little history of how I've collected such a huge collection of manga, with tips on how you could do the same... (Think before you decide to collect a huge … Continue reading MY COLLECTING HISTORY + tips on growing a massive collection
I've been thinking of this list for a while now. I was originally going to film a video, but then I saw DynamicDylan film a tag which he titled 50 otaku facts. 50 facts is a lot to share in a single video, so I've been debating what to do about it. I've even filmed … Continue reading 25 Otaku Facts About Me!
Language IS Art. And Art IS Language.
Collectors fall into two camps: Type A and Type B. Which kind are you?
Platinum Garden, volumes 1-6 / by Maki Fujita Translated from the Japanese by Egan Loo. English Adaptation by Sarah Dyer. Published in English by Tokyopop, 2006 First published in Japanese by Akita Publishing Co., 2001 1598163612 (volume 1) Rated: 2.5/5 Stars From GoodReads: When Kazura is sent to live in Mizuki's house, she learns that … Continue reading Manga Review: Platinum Garden (vol. 1-6) / by Maki Fujita