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Sequential Wednesdays #17 – Comic-Con: A Recounting

Another year, another Comic-Con touches down in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp district and billows the hell around and makes a metric ton of people really excited.  I love being one of those people and for as long as Comic-Con remains in the beautiful marina of San Diego’s downtown area, I will continue attending; no matter […]

Sequential Wednesdays #16 – San Diego Comic-Con 2013

It’s finally here!  I’ve attended San Diego Comic-Con in mid-July for about the past 11 years and it’s never been stale.  Sure, there are lines out to Tijuana and back, but there’s really nothing wrong with that – I’ve met some friends in these lines!  Sure, it’s overwhelming, but I love being completely subsumed into […]

East vs. West: Comic Book Showdown

Though my position here, such as it is, is that of “anime blogger,” I think that my real interest in media from the Land of the Rising Sun is comic books, otherwise known as manga.  Despite being exposed to Western comics fairly early on in my life, it wasn’t until I started reading manga that […]

Anime As An Art Form

One of the greatest things that anime ever did for me was give me the desire to create.  I was a really bookish kid, and the idea of writing had always been pretty appealing to me.  Anime – and later on, manga as well – introduced me to the idea that I could not only […]