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August 2016 Top 10 San Diego Manga

August 2016 Top 10 San Diego Manga

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...

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San Diego Comic-Con Bingo

San Diego Comic-Con Bingo

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!

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The Top 5 WTF Comics of 2016

The Top 5 WTF Comics of 2016

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.

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Should I Read Paper Girls?

Should I Read Paper Girls?

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...

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