Fairy Tail Volume 7 by Hiro Mashima
The Phantom Lord Guild steps up its attack on Fairy Tail in three ways. First, their very guild hall transforms into a walking giant and comes to attack Fairy Tail's wizards at their guild hall. Second, the Phantom Lord Guild has a massive magical cannon which will destroy not only Fairy Tail but also half of the town of Magnolia. Finally, readers are introduced to the Elemental Four, Phantom Lord's most powerful wizard team. With Fairy Tail's master wizard already out of the picture for the foreseeable future, what chance do they have? Fairy Tail does have the reputation as the most destructive guild ever, so maybe they do have a chance.
The action is almost non-stop in this issue. There's a little breathing room when Makarov, the guildmaster for Fairy Tail, is taken off to convalesce, but otherwise it's battle after battle, with occasional motivational or explanatory speeches woven in to fill in details and back story. I enjoyed this one a lot, except for the cliffhanger ending. I can't wait for what comes next (except I already saw this in the anime version, so I do know what happens next).