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2015 Publishing Retrospective: Before Mako Came Yoko: Comparative Study of Pacific Rim and Yoko Tsuno

One of the aspects of independent publishing I like most is how I can publish different formats and lengths. This flexibility is a gift as I enjoy to write different kinds of fiction and non fiction.

Last year, I started publishing essays in Kindle format. So far I have published two, and have a third one lined up for later this year. Down the road, I will probably gather several of them and add some bonus ones to make a collection that will be in both digital and print formats. This is a long-term project though!

The first of these essays I published for Kindle last year was Before Mako Came Yoko: Comparative Study of Pacific Rim and Yoko Tsuno.

In 2013, Mako Mori, from Guillermo Del Toro’s Science Fiction movie ‘Pacific Rim’, provoked extensive fan engagement. Much praise was given to the character because of her personality and her unique narrative. Yet, a character very similar to Mako emerged decades prior to her: Yoko Tsuno, the main character from the eponymous comic book series created by Belgian author Roger Leloup. Mako and Yoko having much in common, including their Japanese and scientific background, as well as their composite close circles.

Cover Mako Yoko - Small Version

BEFORE MAKO CAME YOKO – Free #Kindle Days (July 1-2, 2015)

Free Kindle Days Before Mako Do you like Science Fiction? Did you enjoy Pacific Rim? Are complex female characters important to you? Then, you don’t want to miss out on the free Kindle days for Before Mako Came Yoko: Comparative Study of Pacific Rim and Yoko Tsuno. You can get it for free on Amazon, today and tomorrow! Enjoy

In 2013, Mako Mori, from Guillermo Del Toro’s Science Fiction movie ‘Pacific Rim’, provoked extensive fan engagement. Much praise was given to the character because of her personality and her unique narrative. Yet, a character very similar to Mako emerged decades prior to her: Yoko Tsuno, the main character from the eponymous comic book series created by Belgian author Roger Leloup. Mako and Yoko having much in common, including their Japanese and scientific background, as well as their composite close circles.

Next Week on the Blog

June has been a  wonderful month for this blog and there is still more in store for the rest of the summer! See what is going to happen next week:

On Tuesday, Johnamarie Macias returns with the third and last installation of her series Connecting Through Star Wars.

On Wednesday and Thursday, Before Mako Came Yoko: Comparative Study of Pacific Rim and Yoko Tsuno, will be available for free on Kindle.

On Thursday, The Digital Quill Answers returns!

And if you missed it earlier this week, I wrote about Star Wars: The Old Republic on Comparative Geeks.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Photo Credit: Caspe Sparsoe.

Photo Credit: Caspe Sparsoe.

Announcing Free Kindle Days (July 1-2, 2015) for BEFORE MAKO CAME YOKO

Free Kindle Days Before MakoDo you like Science Fiction? Did you enjoy Pacific Rim? Are complex female characters important to you? Then, you won’t want to miss out on the free Kindle days for Before Mako Came Yoko: Comparative Study of Pacific Rim and Yoko Tsuno.

On July 1 and 2, this short nonfiction read will be available for free on Amazon.

In 2013, Mako Mori, from Guillermo Del Toro’s Science Fiction movie ‘Pacific Rim’, provoked extensive fan engagement. Much praise was given to the character because of her personality and her unique narrative. Yet, a character very similar to Mako emerged decades prior to her: Yoko Tsuno, the main character from the eponymous comic book series created by Belgian author Roger Leloup.

Mako and Yoko having much in common, including their Japanese and scientific background, as well as their composite close circles.

Recent Guest Posts

ID-10048468 - Book On Wooden Floor Stock Image - Kookkai_nakThis week has been another one where I have showed up here and there across the blogosphere! I am very happy to be able to contribute to so many interesting blogs. Thank you to all owners for inviting me to write for you!

Have a good weekend!

Book Release – Before Mako Came Yoko: Comparative Study of Pacific Rim and Yoko Tsuno

Cover Mako Yoko - Small Version

Title: Before Mako Came Yoko: Comparative Study of Pacific Rim and Yoko Tsuno

Genre: nonfiction, media studies, gender studies

Synopsis: In 2013, Mako Mori, from Guillermo Del Toro’s Science Fiction movie Pacific Rim, provoked extensive fan engagement. Much praise was given to the character because of her personality and her unique narrative. Yet, a character very similar to Mako emerged decades prior to her: Yoko Tsuno, the main character from the eponymous comic book series created by Belgian author Roger Leloup.

Amazon Links: US, Canada, Australia, UK.

Goodreads: Book Page.

I am happy to announce the release of my latest nonfiction title Before Mako Came Yoko: Comparative Study of Pacific Rim and Yoko Tsuno. If you enjoy either franchise or are curious about media representation of female characters, I especially recommend it. Happy reading!

Upcoming Book Release – Before Mako Came Yoko: Comparative Study of Pacific Rim and Yoko Tsuno (nonfiction eBook)

Cover Mako Yoko - Small VersionOn May 20th, I am releasing a new nonfiction eBook (is e-booklet a word?) focusing on a movie I love (Pacific Rim) and my all time favorite comic book series (Yoko Tsuno). I wrote the original version of this paper a while ago but decided to move forward with publishing it as a short Kindle Read. This eBook is available for pre-order on all Amazon sites! I hope you will enjoy it.

Title: Before Mako Came Yoko: Comparative Study of Pacific Rim and Yoko Tsuno

Genre: nonfiction, media studies, gender studies

Synopsis: In 2013, Mako Mori, from Guillermo Del Toro’s Science Fiction movie Pacific Rim, provoked extensive fan engagement. Much praise was given to the character because of her personality and her unique narrative. Yet, a character very similar to Mako emerged decades prior to her: Yoko Tsuno, the main character from the eponymous comic book series created by Belgian author Roger Leloup.

Amazon Links: US, Canada, Australia, UK.