It’s been a whirlwind year for manga fans.
SPX (Small Press Expo) is this weekend! I’m on a bus to SPX right this minute! SO excited – maybe because I’ve had the equivalent of five cups of canned coffee in the last four hours. There is too much wonderful going on at SPX to encapsulate in a single post, but you can see […]
You’re probably as sick of San Diego Comic-Con as we are, but in case you missed any of our podcasts from the show, here’s the definitive guide! First, Brigid Alverson, Deb Aoki and The Beat Herself reunited for “Three Women in a Hotel Room” – a sorta daily podcast of our impressions of the show, […]
Well, we’ve made if through TCAF and like the seasoned campaigners they are, Brigid Alverson and Erica Friedman decamped for home before dawn even broke, leaving Deb Aoki and Heidi MacDonald to eat the last croissants and ketchup potato chips and perhaps enjoy an impromptu mimosa with the leftover bottle of rose. As we wrap things […]
Recorded live and uncensored, girls gone wild style in hotel room at TCAF! The podcast has gained TWO special guests! Librarian superstars Robin Brenner and Eva Volin join Brigid Alverson, Erica Friedman, Deb Aoki and Heidi MacDonald we talk about all our doings at TCAF during the day including the importance of the queer themes […]
Welcome back to episode 2 of Four Women in a Hotel Rooms At TCAF starring myself, Erica Friedman, Deb Aoki and Brigid Alverson. After some confusion over our differing bedtimes, we got up bright and early this morning and assembled our thoughts. In this episode: Brigid talks about the panels on the infrastructure of […]
Welcome to Four Women in a Hotel Room, what may or may not be a daily podcast report from TCAF. I’m Heidi MacDonald and I’m sharing a room with journalists Brigid Alverson and Deb Aoki and manga writer Erica Friedman and we all love to blab so at the end of each day we’ll be […]
The other day we reported on DMP’s new Kickstarter which hopes to publish some untranslated works by Osamu Tezuka but as a pretty hefty price: $360,000 to put out 20 books, and stretch goals that go all the way up to $589,000 for all 31 volumes. Understandably, a lot of manga observers have questioned this amount and the reward tiers— for instance, when this all started the lowest amount you could pledge to actually get a book was $150!