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“Read a Damn Book – 125: Bleach Volume 2”

I reviewed the first volume of Bleach back in July (2018) but suddenly felt the urge to continue reading the story, so here we go with Volume 2 of Tite Kubo’s weird, metaphysical monster tale! Tite Kubo – Bleach Volume … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 119: Museum of Terror – Tomie 1”

It’s officially Halloween season, so I thought it was time to review one of my favorite horror comics of all time! Junji Ito’s Museum of Terror!!! Junji Ito – Museum of Terror – Tomie 1 (2002 / 2006) [Trans. Naomi … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 108: Bleach Volume 1”

I can’t remember where I first ran into Bleach, but I THINK it was in the pages of Shonen Jump, a manga anthology magazine that I used to subscribe to. Bleach was fairly popular at one time. I remember seeing … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 105: Ranma ½ Volume 4”

Rumiko Takahashi – Ranma ½ Volume 4 (1988/2003) I know I JUST reviewed a Ranma book, but Takahashi is so much fun, I wanted to read another one! Plus, I read Vol. 4 BEFORE I read Vol. 3 because I … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 104: Ranma ½ Volume 3”

When I’m down and just not feeling SUPER, there are a few things that I can do to pick myself up: listen to Adam & The Ants; watch an old 80’s comedy, like Ghostbusters or Top Secret; or I can … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 068: Ranma ½ Volume 2”

I’ve been reading a lot of American comics lately, superhero tales and horror stories, primarily, but it’s important to remember that Americans aren’t the only people who do comics—and I thought I needed a pallet cleanser from all the super-heroics, … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 052: Ranma ½ Volume 1”

I’ve been at this book review gig for about eight months now, and it’s an absurd crime that I haven’t reviewed a single transgender martial arts comedy comic yet… Slacking. That’s the only thing I can call it… Rumiko Takahashi … Continue reading

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