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March 25, 2018

The End of Akagi

Akagi: Yami ni Oritatta Tensai Takeshobo, 1991-2018 Writer: Nobuyuki Fukumoto Akagi: Yami ni Oritatta Tensai (Japanese: アカギ 〜闇に降り立った天才〜, in English, “Akagi: The Genius Who Descended into Darkness”) ended in February 2018 after a twenty-seven year print run. Set in the shady world of gambling in mahjong parlours, Akagi told the story of a very young

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The popularity of Asterix – “Asterix et la Transitalique “

The popularity of Asterix – “Asterix et la Transitalique“ Orion Children’s Books, 2017 Writer: Jean-Yves Ferri We have previously written about the historical inaccuracy of Asterix. But we have not addressed the question: why is a story about two Gauls fighting Romans two millennia ago so popular? Thus far Asterix has spawned seven French language

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Ack #1-3 (review)

Ack #1-3 Independently published, 2013-2018 Writers: Maxwell Yezpitelok, Felipe Choque The superhero genre can rarely be accused of not taking itself seriously enough. A man in a cape posturing under a flag, perched on a gargoyle, or flying amidst the clouds on some random but altruistic patrol are images ingrained into the global consciousness. The

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Infinity Countdown #1 (Review)

Infinity Countdown #1 Marvel Comics, March 2018 Writer: Gerry Duggan Infinity Countdown is a new cross-promotional comic book series from American publisher Marvel Comics, written by comic book scribe Gerry Duggan. It features several dozen superhero characters drawn from the publisher’s various mainstream publications, in a story that revolves around six cosmic artifacts called the

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