Days on Fes, Vol. 1

Like many Gen-Xers, I cut my musical teeth at rock concerts. I didn’t have much experience going to festivals—they were…

Downfall

Downfall is the story of Karou Fukazawa, a deeply flawed, forty-something manga artist whose career has stalled, marriage has soured, and…

King of Eden, Vol. 1

Is it too soon to enjoy a pandemic-themed manga? That question was foremost in my mind as I read King…

The Girl with the Sanpaku Eyes, Vol. 1

Google the term sanpaku, and you’ll quickly discover why the word resists easy translation. In its most basic sense, sanpaku means “three whites,”…