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Strip Talk #21: Don’t let outside opinion sway your film loves

Lis­ten, there comes a time in the enter­tain­ment busi­ness that things (i.e. songs, movies, art) will be remade. And we will have to live with it. Just because some­thing is a clas­sic, that doesn’t mean it’s sacred and off lim­its. … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #20: When obnoxious behavior leaks into comic books

I’ve read quite a bit in the past sev­eral months about this ridicu­lous­ness where women in comics and games are harassed by men in the same indus­try, and I have but one word to that effect: Stop. No one deserves … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Robotech Remastered Vol. 2

Robot­ech Remas­tered Vol. 2 con­tin­ues clas­sic trend Wel­come back to another install­ment of Otaku Cor­ner. Instead of manga reviews this time, we’re going to the movies to relax with another review of the space anime series Robot­ech. Robot­ech is con­sid­ered by … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Death Note Vol. 7

Death Note Vol. 7 digs deeper with shock­ing results Wel­come to Otaku Cor­ner, the spot of The Strip where we bring you the finest manga and anime. I’m con­tin­u­ing my review of the series “Death Note,” the mystery/supernatural manga of … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #19: Sometimes it’s OK to reserve judgment

Before we even get started, let’s not even ques­tion my TMNT legit­i­macy, OK? I am what you would call a super­fan. Check my cre­den­tials: I have most of the 1987 car­toon sea­sons on DVD, have had the theme song of … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #18: Days of Future Past isn’t a reality fast enough

  It’s no secret that I favor Mar­vel over DC in the grand scheme of comic book things. I always have: I began watch­ing X-Men: The Ani­mated Series almost as soon as the show began air­ing, and I’m far more … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Onimusha: Night of Genesis

Cap­com manga con­tin­ues Onimusha saga Wel­come back to Otaku Cor­ner, where we bring you the finest anime and manga this side of the North­ern Hemi­sphere. Pre­vi­ously, I reviewed the first install­ment of Capcom’s samu­rai adven­ture series Onimusha. It did not … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #17: When the X-Men ruled the weekend

I grew up in a house­hold where Sat­ur­days were prized affairs of lazi­ness and doing absolutely as lit­tle as pos­si­ble. Mostly, we sat around read­ing romance nov­els (my mom), play­ing cards or board games or doing a lit­tle house­work well … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #16: Too many villains plague some comic films

Nearly every year that I’ve been alive and con­scious enough to know what’s going on in the world, there’s been a comic book movie released. And I take great pride in hav­ing seen the major­ity of the offer­ings out there. … Con­tinue read­ing

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Strip Talk #15: I’ve learned a few lessons from cosplaying

I had a rea­son to cos­play once again. I usu­ally only have the urge to dress up and take on dif­fer­ent char­ac­ters once a year, and that’s because I’m going to NashiCon. My first and only anime con­ven­tion to date, … Con­tinue read­ing

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