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January 23, 2019

Humor

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

Sakamoto Desu Ga? (“Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto”) (Review)

Sakamoto Desu Ga?/Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto Enterbrain/Seven Seas Entertainment, 2012-2015 Writer: Nami Sano “Sakamoto Desu Ga?” is a four-volume, “slice of life” genre manga from Japanese publisher Enterbrain. The manga ran from 2012 April to December 2015. While it did not achieve the levels of commercial success that shonen franchises otherwise tend to achieve

Henry the Cantankerous Hamster #1 (Review)

Henry the Cantankerous Hamster #1 Rising Sun Comics, October 2015 Writer: Ryan Salazar If the basis of absurdity is surprise, then the muddling of anthropomorphic characters with stoner swearing should startle an adult audience into laughter. “Henry the Cantankerous Hamster” #1 was published in October 2015, and so would normally trigger our refusal to review

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