Due to time constraints, I'll update this post tomorrow G.W.
9 - 12 - 09
Okay. The Raikage's all talk, all muscle and Sasuke will surprise him. I think the Uchiha boy will beat him though not kill the Raikage. I also reckon Masashi Kishimoto (Naruto's author / artist) will not put him in deeper mess than he is already now.
The New York Times Manga Best Seller List (Aug. 30 - Sept 5) puts Bleach Issue #28 on top while Naruto issue # 45 is third. Manga (Japanese comic) has attained enough popularity to have its own list separated from Graphic Novel and other art forms category.