Black Cat Volume 10: Big Changes

bc10Black Cat Volume 10: Big Changes 
Story and Art: Kentaro Yabuki
Release Date: 9th October 2002
Covers Chapters 85 – 93
Shonen Jump Advanced /Viz Media

The last battle led to some big changes in Creed’s motley crew. Doubts, abandoners and a few missing limbs. It’s a tough life holding together an evil organisation.  Continue reading


Black Cat Volume 9: Showdown At The Old Castle

bc9Black Cat Volume 9: Showdown At The Old Castle 
Story and Art: Kentaro Yabuki
Release Date: 7th August 2002
Covers Chapters 76-84
Shonen Jump Advanced /Viz Media

When it comes to showdowns, you got to have it somewhere with that foreboding sense of atmosphere. Ghost towns, wastelands, old castles… you just got to do it. So here we have an old castle. Who’s old castle? Who cares, it’s just there for the showdown!  Continue reading

Fullmetal Alchemist Volume 10

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Story and Art: Hiromu Arakawa
Release Date: 11th March 2005
Covers Chapters 38-41
Shonen Gangan/Viz Media

As Roy Mustang’s unit counter against the Homunculus, they start to realise that fighting your sins is harder than it would first appear. Can’t kill your gluttony.  Continue reading

One Piece Volume 64: 100,000 VS. 10

op64One Piece Volume 64: 100,000 Vs. 10
Story and Art: Eiichiro Oda
Release Date: 4th November 2011
Covers Chapters 627-636
Shonen Jump/Viz Media

100,000 versus 10?! You got to feel sorry for those 100,000 when they realise the ten happen to be the Straw Hat Pirates. Not even a million can stop that rowdy crew. Unless they are an army of beautiful female swordsmen carrying meat.  Continue reading

Bleach Volume 38: Fear For Fight

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Bleach Volume 38: Fear For Fight
Story and Art: Tite Kubo
Release Date: 3rd April 2009
Covers Chapters 323-331
Shonen Jump /Viz Media

Have a fear for fight? Best avoid volume 38,as that’s all there is. Swords clash, and the story skedaddles. How battles are.  Continue reading

South Park The Scripts: Book One


South Park The Scripts: Book One 
Trey Parker And Matt Stone
Release Date: 1999
4 Books, Comedy Central 

It’s been a while since I’ve tackled a script of my own, not since university times (So around May then), but they forever remain on my forever long writing to do list. While I wait for forever to arrive, books like this help push it a little higher up the list. The power of scripts with fart jokes.  Continue reading

About A Boy

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About A Boy
Author: Nick Hornby 
Release Date: 1998

When I saw the film adaptation of About A Boy, I always thought a life like Will Freeman would be the perfect one. Lots of money without having to do anything, a nice flat and being Hugh Grant (I could live with that, he’s a Pirate Captain these days!), even when the people you meet are a bit crazy. After reading the book adaptation I kinda still think this, even if I wouldn’t be Hugh Grant anymore.  Continue reading