Manga Mavericks EP. 31: “My Hero Academia Q&A Extravaganza!!”

Manga Mavericks EP. 31: “My Hero Academia Q&A Extravaganza!!”

Rounding off our My Hero Academia podcast trilogy is this long-awaited Q&A special! We received so many questions for our Manga Fight we couldn’t possibly use them all, so we organized…

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Volume 1

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Volume 1

The sympathetic characters on both sides of the conflict help make for a mature look at how war is equally damaging to everyone involved

A Centaur’s Life Volume 11

A Centaur’s Life Volume 11

This volume juggles dozens of characters and somehow manages to provide each of them character development, or at the very least moments that inform their characters in meaningful ways

Case Closed Volume 61

Case Closed Volume 61

While these cases are inconsequential to the overall plot, they’re entertaining enough that it doesn’t matter much

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Volumes 1 & 2

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Volumes 1 & 2

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid is great escapist entertainment with multi-faceted appeal

Interviews with Monster Girls Volume 1

Interviews with Monster Girls Volume 1

[Interviews With Monster Girls] uses its premise for observant social commentary about minority rights and fuses it with relevant, positive messages of acceptance and empathy

Bloom into You Volume 1

Bloom into You Volume 1

Bloom in You is rooted in fertile ideas about love and relationships rarely explored in yuri or romance manga to this level of depth

After the Jump: 2017, Bonus Issue 05/01

After the Jump: 2017, Bonus Issue 05/01

Hey, it’s been a while! In case you didn’t know, I used to write a series of Weekly Shonen Jump issue reviews over on Animation Revelation called After the Jump. I’ve wanted to resume…

Manga Mavericks EP. 30: “Great Teacher Onizuka (FEAT. Nick Rowe)”

Manga Mavericks EP. 30: “Great Teacher Onizuka (FEAT. Nick Rowe)”

Who’s the greatest teacher in manga? Korosensei? Zetsubou Sensei? The Ultimate Otaku Teacher? Ha! Posers, all of them! They pale in comparison to the original gangsta, the one and only…

Manga Fights EP. 05: “My Hero Academia”

Manga Fights EP. 05: “My Hero Academia”

It’s time for another episode of All-Comic Presents: Manga Mavericks Presents: Manga Fights sponsored by Geoff Martin Art Sales (not really)! Operating in the same fashion as Screen Junkies’ Movie…

Anonymous Noise Volume 1

Anonymous Noise Volume 1

Despite its gimmicks, however, at heart it’s a rather standard shojo love triangle melodrama

Pokemon Adventures: Black 2 & White 2 Volume 1

Pokemon Adventures: Black 2 & White 2 Volume 1

A Lupin-esque school life mystery is a refreshing take on the story of the games. It’s a premise the manga hasn’t attempted before, making it fertile ground for fresh ideas to take root and grow