My Top Obsessions for this Month: January 2020

Another month has ended and Oh God! is it already February!? Well then, it’s been an interesting month for me with a lot of craziness going on post-holidays and work-wise, but I tried to make some time for some new obsessions which I now present to you below. Podcasts, books, comics, more podcasts, have filled … More My Top Obsessions for this Month: January 2020

Sabrina the Teenage Witch Comic Miniseries Issues #1-5 Review

Sabrina the Teenage Witch has been a staple show in American culture since the TV show premiered on ABC in the late 90’s, adapting the story from the ever popular Archie series of comics. Now we have a resurgence of this iconic series with the recent adaptation of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina that premiered … More Sabrina the Teenage Witch Comic Miniseries Issues #1-5 Review

My Top Obsessions From This Month: September 2019

Welcome to a new series for the blog: “My Top Obsessions from this Month” (title still under construction). This came about after some consideration on the nature of my blog and what I really want to talk about. I love having a blog specifically dedicated to Romance and all the anime, manga, and comics that … More My Top Obsessions From This Month: September 2019

Waxing Philosophical: What We Can Learn from even the Trashiest of Romances

Valentine’s Day is behind us but I think it’s important to continue thinking about romance and the kind of impact these kinds of stories have on readers. It’s one of the reasons I created this blog and continue to return to romance series. Reading romance books and manga were majorly important to me when I … More Waxing Philosophical: What We Can Learn from even the Trashiest of Romances

Comics as Literature Part 2: Literary Graphic Novel Canon

What would be your response if someone inexperienced with reading graphic novels and comics came up to you for advice on where to start? What kind of titles would you recommend? I bet I can name a few of the ones you just thought of. Maus, right? The Watchmen? It’s easy enough to pull these … More Comics as Literature Part 2: Literary Graphic Novel Canon

Waxing Philosophical: Current Opinions on Comics as Literature, Part 1

Just this past week, the late and great Stan Lee passed away, one of the founders of the US comic book industry. He was and forever will be a cultural icon so many in the industry hold dear, and his passing reverberated across comics media and into the mainstream media. Unfortunately, the news reached the … More Waxing Philosophical: Current Opinions on Comics as Literature, Part 1

October Mythology Special: Gashadokuro, the Hungriest of Ghosts

Japan is known for its hungry ghosts, yurei who come back to haunt those who have wronged them or come back to fulfill some unfulfilled purpose before they can move on. In the last post, we had the Manekute no Yurie or the beckoning hand that appears sticking out of empty rooms, and will only … More October Mythology Special: Gashadokuro, the Hungriest of Ghosts