Manga: Aurora launches

Catrching up on the manga news of the week, a new publisher made their intentions known, Aurora, a subsidiary of Japanese publisher Ohzora which specializes in josei — women’s manga. Josei manga is the long-lost “missing link” between “Harlequin romance comics” and “Sex in the CIty comics” for women. Understandably, the genre has had little […]

Girlamatic’s Fourth!

GirlAmatic is celebrating their fourth anniversary with some good natured fooling around: With our tongues in our cheeks and our eyes on the stars, GirlAMatic is proud to announce its fourth anniversary! This year’s April foolish extravaganza will be as BIFF! BAM! SOCK-O! as any dyed-in-the-wool (or rather, spandex) comics fan could possibly wish for! […]

Pirate garb “Disruptive”

Shiver me timbers! A high school student in North Buncombe, NC has been suspended for a day for dressing like a pirate and coming to school wearing an eyebpatch and brandishing an inflatable cutlass: The sophomore spent Wednesday at home after an administrator took issue with his accessories. Buncombe County Schools says the eye patch […]