If you’re headed to San Diego Comic-Con this week, make MTV Geek your first stop. I’ve compiled a list of all the major manga events, as well as a list of the manga publishers that will be exhibiting on the show floor. Planning to attend on Saturday? Be sure to check out The Best and Worst Manga of 2012 session, in which an all-star panel of manga pundits will discuss the year’s most memorable titles.
Tokyopop has been asking fans, via Twitter, if they would like to see more OEL manga. Sean Kleefeld has some thoughts on that, and on what might have been.
David Brothers looks at a particularly good example of Kiyohiko Azuma’s use of body language in Yotsuba&!.
At 2Chan, Shii translates a discussion of changes to an end-note from Osamu Tezuka’s early manga Magic House.
Reviews: Ash Brown takes us through a week of manga at Experiments in Manga.
Dave Ferraro on 5 Centimeters Per Second (Comics-and-More)
Kristin on 5 Centimeters Per Second (Comic Attack)
Leroy Douresseaux on vol. 5 of Bleach (The Comic Book Bin)
Kate Dacey on vol. 2 of The Flowers of Evil (The Manga Critic)
Rob McMonigal on issue 5 of GEN (Panel Patter)
Johanna Draper Carlson on The Manga Guide to Linear Algebra (Comics Worth Reading)
Michael Buntag on vol. 2 of Sailor Moon (NonSensical Words)
Erica Friedman on vol. 18 of Tsubomi (Okazu)