Review of Michael Avon Oeming’s “Victories” No. 1

Oeming, Michael Avon.  Victories, no. 1.  Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Comics, Inc., August 2012.  22pp.  $3.50.  Minor spoilers. Oeming paints a portrait of a dystopian future where the hero takes upon himself a simultaneous attempt to redeem himself and his city.  The...
Looking at Tokyopop (Again?)

Looking at Tokyopop (Again?)

The following article originally appeared at Mangapunk.com on 31 August 2006. I was reading an interview of Stuart Levy, CEO of Tokyopop, over at Publishersweekly.com and found some interesting and telling comments in the interview amidst the positive PR speak....
More Manga for Your Money?

More Manga for Your Money?

The following article originally appeared on MangaPunk.com on 15 August 2006. One argument on why some people prefer imported Japanese comics (i.e. manga) over American comics is that it’s more cost effective to purchase manga because you get more content for your...