Today we’re joined by Casey Covel as we kick off a final series of Throwback Thursday posts to run through the end of 2020 and celebrating our 10th anniversary! Enjoy her temporary return to “Between the Panels,” and continue to stay tuned as other former and current writers revisit their own past columns in the… Read More Between the Panels: Dying to Lies and Redeeming Gifts in Twilight Princess Vol. 1
Disclaimer: COLOSSAL SPOILERS BELOW! (See what I did there?) If you have only watched the Attack on Titan anime and are not caught up to the current manga, please turn away now and save yourself some suffering.
Last week, while I was at Megacon, I met Vic Mignogna for the first time. People started lining up an hour in advance for his panel, and by the time the doors opened that line had snaked down the entire hall. The moment he bounced on-stage, I understood why: Vic is certainly famous for his… Read More Between the Panels: Simple Good, Subtle Evil
I’ve been on a Fate kick recently. I originally thought the franchise to be contained to a few anime adaptations and visuals novels. Boy, was I wrong. Weeks later, I’m still wading through light novels, manga, and video games and starting to realize that the anime is a (very budget-backed) drop in the proverbial bucket… Read More Between the Panels: Sewing Seeds, Saving Shinji
At first glance, the uncanny merging of Christianity with Trigun’s western/sci-fi antics seems as unlikely as Vash and Wolfwood’s apprehensive friendship. But the implausible combination ultimately works as irony—one that reflects the protagonist Vash’s many apparent contradictions: pacifist/gun-slinger, wanted criminal/savior, demon/angel. Try justifying those personas within a single person, and you have the enigma that… Read More Between the Panels: Salvation According to Trigun
Imagine a re-telling of Death Note where Light has a conscience, Ryuk is cute, and those “lucky” few with Shinigami angels over their shoulders participate in the Holy Grail War, a la Fate Stay Night. Imagine no further. It’s a thing. Platinum End, dream duo Tsugumi Ohba’s and Takeshi Obata’s latest brainchild, hit the Jump… Read More Between the Panels: A Reason to Live (Ch. 1)
What’s your New Year’s resolution? There’s plenty of great ones out there: lose weight, eat better, exercise more, spend more time with family, master a new hobby… Or maybe you’re like me and didn’t make one. My ability to uphold New Year’s resolutions has been less than successful in the past, so I prefer to… Read More Between the Panels: Smiling, Sora-Style