Manga Recon Show #006
These reviews are also posted (in text form) on my "Manga Recon" column on Popcultureshock.com
Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life, Volumes 1 & 2 (& 3)
by Bryan Lee O'Malley
Published by Oni Press
Who Would Like This Book: Fans of Love Roma and American indy comics lovers who think that most indy comics are too depressing.
Who Would Hate This Book: Hardcore hipster haters - but even then they might like it.
Robot: Super Color Comic
works selected by Range Murata
Digital Manga Publishing
Who Would Like This Book: Otaku who are not overly concerned with narrative.
Who Would Hate This Book: Your parents, so don't leave it laying around the house.
Ultra Cute, Volume 1
by Nami Akimoto
Who Would Like This Book: 4th-6th grade girls.
Who Would Hate This Book: Boys, and also me.
Dokebi Bride, Volume 1
Published by NETCOMICS
Who Would Like This Book: Anyone interested in reading manhwa that is really Korean in nature, and not just a pale imitation of Japanese fantasy manga.
Who Would Hate This Book: Really harsh art critics.
This entry is cross-posted on the mangacast.
Music: "Check it Out" Music video from Reading Rainbow, c. 1983
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