Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken Series Review: One Frame at a Time

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken

From as far back as she can remember, Midori Asakusa has loved animation and is an avid student of how visual storytellers convey meaning through camera shots, movement, designs, setting, and music. If there is one thing Midori wants to do, it’s be a filmmaker. Therefore, Midori and her friends Sayaka Kanamori and Tsubame Mizusaki decide to try their hand at animation brilliance, and they form their school’s newest club, the Eizouken.


The Flash: Fastest Man Alive #3: Science Nerds

What’s a lighthearted superhero romp is derailed by woefully inconsistent art in Flash: Fastest Man Alive #3 (Simone, Henry, Maiolo). Probably not spectacular enough to lure new readers in, and too basic to be of much interest to seasoned vets: this comic lands frustratingly in the middle, resting in the limbo of comics you forget almost as soon as you’re done reading them.


Somali and the Forest Spirit Series Review: Journey of Father and Daughter

Somali and the Forest Spirti

Forest guardians are silent observers who watch over the land but never get involved with the natural order. One such sentinel, who we will call Gollum, is near the end of his function when he runs into a creature even rarer than himself, a young human girl. In this world, humans have been hunted to near extinction, and this small child is lost and alone. Therefore, Gollum names the girl Somali, and together, they set off to travel the land, meeting an endless parade of unique individuals.