Written by Cheryl Cottrell-Smith (Spoilers ahead!) If you’re a fan of Fullmetal Alchemist, you’ve undoubtedly had the “Which is better?” conversation when it comes to the anime series. With two adaptations of one story, Fullmetal Alchemist fandom tends to be … Continue reading FMA vs. Brotherhood
Written by Cheryl Cottrell-Smith For those about to cosplay, Animethon 21 is just around the corner. The 21st annual anime-themed festival will be held at its usual stomping grounds of MacEwan University from August 8th to 10th, 2014. This year’s … Continue reading Animethon turns 21—kanpai!
I had never read a comic like Grant Morrison’s Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth. It was the first to justify the term “graphic novel” for me, because the scope of the narrative, visual expression, and deft understanding … Continue reading What to Read: the work of Naoki Urasawa
Once upon a time, I didn’t know a thing about manga. I had no idea that such things existed. I didn’t know they required reading from right to left, like reading a book by starting at the end. I scoffed … Continue reading The merits of manga