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“Downfall”: Inio Asano’s Portrait of the Manga Artist As a Creepy Burnout [Review]

“Downfall”: Inio Asano’s Portrait of the Manga Artist As a Creepy Burnout [Review]

What happens when you’re no longer the wunderkind comic creator whose bestselling manga series was the toast of the industry? That’s what Downfall is about. And it’s not pretty. Well, the artwork is pretty and naturalistic without exaggerated cartoon eyes and faces. That only makes it even darker and more depressing. Kaoru Fukazawa is the […]


Viz Media Releases April Manga Titles

Viz Media Releases April Manga Socilitation Titles

It’s that time of the month again. Viz Media has released their April titles for pre-order and it’s a big list. There must be something you fancy in here. Shonen Jump We Never Learn, Vol. 9 By Taishi Tsutsui  Some people are bad at cooking, but Mafuyu Kirisu is bad on a whole new level! It takes […]




Viz Media Announces March 2020 Manga Titles

Viz Media Announces March 2020 Manga Titles

Happy New Year, Manga fans! Viz Media just released their list of titles coming out in March. Have at it! Shonen Jump Samurai 8, Vol. 1 By Masashi Kishimoto, Art by Akira Okubo Becoming a samurai seems like an impossible dream for Hachimaru, a boy who can’t even survive without the help of his father. […]

Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

Here you go folks, in full, the Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition. Every year, Bleeding Cool runs its Top 100 Power List of members of the English-speaking comic book industry, weighted towards the direct market. It is judged by all manner of attributes, the ability to influence what comics exist and sell, […]

The 100 Most-Read Stories Of 2019 On Bleeding Cool

The 100 Most-Read Stories Of 2019 On Bleeding Cool

I normally wait until the New Year is a little closer. Or even been. But I’m taking the kids ice skating today, and then going to a carol service, so you’ll have to behave. Here are the top 100 most-read stories on Bleeding Cool over the past year. Some may be surprising. Others less so. […]






All The Items Offered Today on Local Comic Shop Day 2019

Today is Local Comic Shop Day, when local comic shops (bricks and mortar only) get special deliveries of special items with variant covers, exclusive formats or early releases of certain items. See what is waiting for you in your local comic shop – if they are participating, that is. Here are a few doing even […]




“Levius” is a Lavish, Gorgeous and Violent Steampunk MMA Manga [Review]

“Levius” is a Lavish, Gorgeous and Violent Steampunk MMA Manga [Review]

Haruhisa Nakata’s manga Levius is both derivative and unique. It’s a beautifully-drawn epic of Steampunk martial arts fighters. Levius Cromwell is a sullen teenager who fights in MMA areas, dishing and receiving pain in an endless ritual of atonement and martyrdom. If you just stuck with that, you’d have an MMA manga, but this story […]

Viz Media Releases November 2019 Manga and Art Book Titles

Viz Media Releases November 2019 Manga and Art Book Titles

Viz Media released their November list of upcoming manga and art books this week. Look over their dizzying array of genres, ranges and stories. There’s bound to be something for everyone. Shonen Jump   Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 9 By Koyoharu Gotouge Tanjiro and his friends accompany the Hashira Tengen Uzui to an entertainment […]