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Here are the August 2016 Top 10 San Diego Manga titles sold at Rising Sun Comics in Mission Valley. This month only two Manga publishers had Manga titles in the Top 10. Viz dominated with seven titles while Kodansha had three titles on the list. Ranking Title...read more
World Of Tanks Roll Out #1 by Dark Horse Comics and video game developer Wargaming is here! Writer Garth Ennis (Preacher, War Stories, The Punisher), the absolute master of comic war stories teams up with legendary artist Carlos Ezquerra (Judge Dredd, Strontium Dog,...read more
Looking for a great all ages read? Then look no further than “The Lunch Witch” by Deb Lucke and published by Papercutz.read more
At San Diego Comic-Con, you’ll likely see a Spider-Man (and Spider-Gwen) or two, Daleks trying to EXTERMINATE, and Pokemon brought to life. Time to play Comic-Con Bingo, then!read more
Comics have always been a little odd. But what are the top 5 WTF comics of 2016? They range from mental-patient anti-heroes to punk rock bad-asses, to insanely-violent little girls. And post-apocalyptic hellspace racers in pink spandex.read more
As New Comic Book Day (also known as “Wednesday”) rolls around, have you thought about reading Doctor Strange from Marvel comics? Let the team of Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo, and Tim Townsend convince you to take a look.read more
What should you read this Wednesday? What about “I Hate Fairyland” by Skottie Young? It’s got a killer 6-year-old girl on a cute quest!read more
Marvel Comics is on a roll: There is a huge roster of female-friendly comics being published. Let's take a look at five you should be reading. 5. The Mighty Thor The grandmother of the current collection of female-friendly titles at Marvel. It was first announced in...read more
It's Wednesday. What are you reading? Have you thought about the Paper Girls TPB from Image Comics, by Brian K. Vaugh, Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson, and Jared K. Fletcher? Let's find out why it might be a good read. The first thing to stand out about this series are the...read more
Double-page spread from "Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?" © 2008 DC Comics. Is the comic industry in trouble? Absolutely not. And I can prove it! Today as I was having my morning coffee and perusing one of my favorite industry blogs The Beat (Highly...read more