Otaku Poem

Anime Poems

This family reunion of sorts,
costumed kin
in the thousands,
pours us upon unsuspecting cities
like a deluge of long-stoppered nerd-dom.

This wonderment uncorked
on these
metropolitan inns
manifests a family fostered on forums
and figured of passionate anime fans.

Urban avenues are rivulets for
our annual outlet of ardor,
our fanaticism and friendships,
family formed of the fandoms,
parading in rainbows of fantasy and fabric.

The Best of the Web: Webcomics


The Internet is the birthplace of innovation in our modern era and nowhere is this more true than in the cultural realm. Comics are no exception and have experienced exponential change and development since the first comics began to hit the Web. This article will focus on five of the best comics currently being produced. In Order:

5. Starslip, by Kris Straub – Starslip, previously Starslip Crisis, is a comic set in a far future where Earth is greatly changed (for example, Japan has left the planet and is now a planet of its own). Following the epic story of MemnonVanderbeam, formerly the curator of an art museum (set aboard a spaceship) and now the captain of the fleet’s greatest ship, we follow the crew on their quirky adventures. Vanderbeam is pretentious and snooty, yet lovable all the same. The art is a bit questionable, but the comic is still a top 5.






Most Popular Comic Books


Every month hundreds of comic books hit the shelves. It seems like new titles appear every month. With all of these comics to choose from, here you can check few most popular comics, check it out.

 Astonishing X-Men

 Astonishing X-Men has been a fan favorite for decades. To many, the X-men represent the oppressed underdog. This comic book consistently shows a creative team at the top of their game. While the series has been going for years, story arcs usually last around six issues allowing new readers places to jump in.  

 Justice League Of America

 Various comic book series featuring the Justice League have remained generally popular with fans since inception and, in most incarnations, its roster includes DC’s most popular characters. The Justice League concept has also been adapted into various other entertainment media, including various forms of television from the classic Saturday morning.

 New Avengers

 Brian Michael Bendis changed the Avengers forever. He relaunched the title with a brand new team of heroes adding fan favorite characters Spider-Man and Wolverine to the mix. With artists like Francis Leinil Yu on the New Avengers and Frank Cho on the upcoming Mighty Avengers, Bendis has taken the Avengers to new heights of popularity.


 Wolverine is arguably one of the top characters in the Marvel universe. The title has seen many great creators associated with it, and it continues to sell well. The latest creative team of Jeph Loeb and Simone Bianchi will surely send Wolverine’s popularity even further forward.


Teen Titans

 The Teen Titans have seen a huge rise in popularity with the help of a smash hit cartoon series, as well as some great writing and art. Writer Geoff Johns has taken the Titans to new ground that would make the classic team of Perez and Wolfman proud.