...if you already haven't. Two webzines, one known to most of you and one perhaps not, that offer quite a bit to those of us attempting to navigate these 21st century waters, convinced that our 1st century ship is the best mode of transport, after all:
and this one: Mercatornet, which flings the net a bit more widely, and is updated more frequently than Godspy. Much good stuff, including an interesting article by Mathew Mehan on manga - the good, the bad, and the ugly.
For good or ill, manga is making and impact outside of Japan. Extremely kiddie manga aside, as kids are dealing with more emotional trauma and difficulty at earlier and earlier ages, market indicators show they are turning more and more to the emotionally complex, generally less heroic and more tragic plot lines of manga serial comics. The attraction to manga is not so simply explained when one considers the incredible variety of content in manga: what is it about manga that has it attracting more and more readers?