I am still out of the office so this’ll be a quick one!
Today’s featured review comes from Rob at Panel Patter, where he discusses the first volume of Mi-Kyung Yun’s Bride of the Water God (Dark Horse).
Having just begun to delve into manhwa, Rob says, “Bride is by far the best manhwa I’ve read so far, combining the detailed and intricate line work that I like so much in Tarot Cafe with a storyline that is both compelling and well-plotted.” Even as a “story-first, art second style of reader” he is especially taken by the series’ artwork, and talks about going back to linger over it after his first read.
“It’s going to be really hard to wait for the library to bring me volume two,” Rob says at the end of his review,” In fact, I wonder if the library gods would accept a sacrifice…” Click here for more!
Just a couple of news items this week: First off, Goo Hye Sun’s popular novel Tango is being adapted into a manhwa. On the flip side, Park So Hee’s popular manhwa, Goong (published in English by Yen Press) is being adapted into a musical!
The reviews: Julie Opipari takes a look at volume 8 of Shaman Warrior (Dark Horse) and volume 5 of Comic (Yen Press), at Manga Maniac Cafe and Mania.com, respectively. Guest reviewer Andre reviews volume 2 of Sugarholic (Yen Press) at Kuriousity. Haru at NYAAAAAH checks out 9 Faces of Love (NETCOMICS), and at MLS Teen Anime Club, Kyosha S. looks at Rebirth (Tokyopop).
That’s all for now!
Is there something I’ve missed? Leave your manhwa-related links in comments!