Books Received–April 17 (or, “I’m a little manga girl!”)

Jeff VanderMeer • April 17th, 2008 @ 6:14 pm • Book Reviews

7 Responses to “Books Received–April 17 (or, “I’m a little manga girl!”)”

  1. Larry says:

    You so need some Hello Kitty books to review, it seems.

  2. Charles Tan says:

    At least there’s no yaoi stuff. I think.

  3. Jeff VanderMeer says:

    Well, I do plan on blogging about manga on Amazon. Tokyopop is good about sending copies.

    That Card volume could kill a steel cockroach!


  4. Charles Tan says:

    I wonder if the Card volume will survive a ballistics test… (

    Oh, and I recommend the Viz titles, but if they’re not sending you review copies…

  5. Larry says:

    It’s only a shade over 650 pages. Looks like it should be well over 1000, though. I wonder how it’d do as a bedpost prop.

  6. Mark Parsons says:

    You MUST check out Azuma’s “Yotsuba & !” which can be superficially invoked/summed up as follows; Miyazaki meets Calvin & Hobbes.

  7. Elf M. Sternberg says:

    神無月の巫女 (Kannazuki no Miko)? Really? All that terrific angst and anguish for a single panel you know is coming half a book away? No accounting for taste. (I loved it, but I think my taste is questionable.)

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