Because my anticipation was not yet eager enough, Greg McElhatton reviews Eiji Otsuka and Housui Yamazaki’s Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service (Dark Horse). Update: The weekly e-mail from the local comic shop says this will arrive next Wednesday. Huzzah!
At Completely Futile, Adam Stephanides looks at Risa Itoh’s Konnan de ikka, a four-panel gag strip that features, among other things, shinigami disguised as kittens. Why can’t I buy this right now?
At MangaCast, Jarred Pine peruses on-line previews of some Dark Horse titles including Seiho Takizawa’s Who Fighter with Heart of Darkness, Kim Young-Oh’s Banya: The Explosive Delivery Man, Hiroshi Hirata’s Satsuma Gishiden, and Hiroaki Samura’s Ohikkoshi.
At Comics Worth Reading, Johanna Draper Carlson is impressed with Tania del Rio’s Sabrina the Teenaged Witch #78 (Archie Comics).
And while this has been up since Saturday, I’ve been meaning to mention the latest offering from Jeff Lester at Savage Critics, which includes comments on a goodly number of recent volumes of manga titles such as Beck, Death Note, Dragon Head, Golgo 13, and Monster, and debuts Abandon the Old in Tokyo and The Drifting Classroom.
Updated to add a couple of reviews from Dave Ferraro’s Comics-and-More. Ferraro and Patrick offer Double Take reviews of two excellent books, Kazuo Umezi’s The Drifting Classroom (Viz – Signature) and the seventh volume (the craziest yet) of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s Death Note (Viz – Shonen Jump Advanced).