Moresukine reviewed in Daily Yomiuri

January 21, 2009 by  
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The Daily Yomiuri, an English-language Japanese paper ran a long well-illustrated review of Dirk Schwieger’s Moresukine calling it “Highly Entertaining. Amusing look at many aspects of life in Japan.” It goes on to describe quite a few of Schwieger’s ‘exploits’ under the command of internet readers.

Library Journal on Moresukine

January 16, 2009 by  
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“Throughout, Schwieger shows both funky humor and affectionate awe toward this alien culture immersing him. As popular anthropology, this title will have strongest appeal in collections where manga is hot.” Says Martha Cornog of Moresukine in an issue of LJ out earlier this month. She reviews graphic novels regularly for Library Journal and other Library publications

Miss Don’t Touch Me gets a star from Booklist

January 14, 2009 by  
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Miss Don’t Touch Me, which has just hit store shelves is starting off its press with nothing less than a starred review from the highly-regarded Booklist, a magazine for Libraries: “It’s hard to imagine a sequential art story better than this in terms of character development, plotting, realization of settings, and interconnection between visual and […]

Comic Book Resources on Why I Killed Peter

January 13, 2009 by  
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CBR adds its rave for this book: “This is an excellent work. Recommended.”

Why I Killed Peter gets rave attention

January 12, 2009 by  
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Reviews for this book are rolling in at quite a clip! “Highly successful both as literature and visual art, this is a book to recommend to abuse survivors as well as readers who appreciate exploring life’s difficult realities.” Booklist “touching story of trust and betrayal.” Litmob “It’s a strong and important book, and above all, […]

Happy Hooligan, Moresukine and more, reviewed…

January 12, 2009 by  
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Time Out NY says of Moresukine: “Hilarious, sharply observed” RC Harvey (his site needs token subscription) the noted historian and rant and raver says about Geary’s Lindbergh Child: “Reading one of Geary’s books is always a delight. He methodically researches and then displays the facts of whatever crime he is exploring, deploying a hypnotic drawing style […]

Reviews: Dungeon Monstres and Ordinary Victories

January 6, 2009 by  
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Ordinary Victories volume 2 “What is Precious” was placed in Comic Book Resources top 100 at #36: “[The two volumes] taken together offer a glimpse of the world that is not heavy handed or soft pedaled, but in its greatest moments, like any great work of art, it is possible to hold the pages up and […]