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Manga Review: “The Case Study of Vanitas” – Steampunk Vampires in Paris

Vampires, airships, beautiful Paris, and a book sought after by many, The Case Study of Vanitas will have you debating on whom to cheer, the vampires, or the humans. Creator Jun Mochizuki crafts a world in which the vampires are unlike traditional vampires that can’t walk among the humans in daylight. The vampires of The Case Study of Vanitas react

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Review: “The Electric Black” – an Intoxicating and Addicting Horror Series (Scout Comics)

Scout Comics’ The Electric Black is a horror anthology series by Joseph Schmalke and Rich Woodall. The book centers around a dark, devious, and sinister antique shop – The Electric Black – that feeds off the wants and desires of its customers, all of whom come face to face with all manner of dark evils. The shop’s proprietor, Julius Black,

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Manga – Reminiscing For the Oldies

As January rolled in, my thought and reflection took me back into the past- reminiscing of all the oldies but goodies in everything… from movies to music, to classic books, and of course, manga. I was craving to rediscover the past by reading some of these oldies, so I grabbed my Sherlock Holmes, Jane Austin, and Mighty Atom (a.k.a. Astro

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The haunting beauty of Xia Da’s “Fairytale of Winter” (Jolly Jinglings Special)

Fairy Tale Of Winter by Chinese artist Xia Da is about a snow princess that is brought to life by the power of magical fairies and can only stay alive with the love of a human. But, will something stand in the way of her accomplishing that goal?   A young boy plays in the first snowfall with his animal

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Doppelgängers causing chaos in all worlds – especially in manga

Doppelgängers have been around for decades – often thought of as the evil double or the evil twin. Scientists say that the doppelgänger phenomenon is becoming more noticeable, that we all have at least one person out there in the world that looks like us. Some have two or three. There are plenty of stories where doppelgängers have messed with

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