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Book Review: Metal Slug: The Ultimate History

Rocket Launcher! The folks at Bitmap Books love the NEOGEO. Hell, back in 2017, they published the HUMONGOUS NEOGEO: A Visual History that I still haven’t finished, and I’ve been chipping away at it for a few months now! That book is over 400 pages long and chock full…
persona 5 manga review

Persona 5 Vol. 1 Review

Take your time. The gaming world can’t seem to get enough of Persona 5 — the 2016/17 video game about teen vigilantes reforming their corrupt society is getting revamped in Persona 5: Royal (March 31st!), a Musou spin-off in Persona 5: Scramble: The Phantom Strikers, and, as we observe…

Book Review: ARTCADE – The Book of Classic Arcade Game Art (Extended Edition)

Hey, wanna hit the arcade? Throughout my thousands of trips to the arcade in my lifetime, I can recall three major sticking points from each visit – the eardrum piercing music, the vibrant glow of the monitors, and the eye-catching artwork displayed on the arcade cabinet marquees. Oh wait,…
star wars the legends of luke skywalker review

Star Wars: The Legends of Luke Skywalker—The Manga Review

A long time ago, in a galaxy….well, you get the picture. Luke Skywalker — the man, the myth, the farm boy-turned-Jedi revered among starry-eyed nerds the world over. Star Wars may be the American poster child of sci-fi epics, but true to the galaxy-binding Force, its universal appeal transcends…
jujutsu kaisen volume 1 review

Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 1 Review

Just a warning: I’m gonna talk about fingers. A lot. I begin my first manga review of the new year with a confession: I’m reviewing this fledgling Shonen Jump series entirely to admit I was wrong. See, I wrote off Jujutsu Kaisen’s 2018 debut as one destined for Jump’s…
the promised neverland volume 12 review

The Promised Neverland Volume 12 Review

The secret’s out. With Goldy Pond’s destruction, our ragtag group of escapee children — the stars of of Kaiu Shirai/Posuku Demizu’s The Promised Neverland, if you’re only just now catching up — are left pondering their next move. While Mr. Minerva’s shelter is gradually revamped into a loving new…

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