Doubt, vol. 2

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Warning: this review contains spoilers. A good mystery has to end on a high note. Ideally, all the clues scattered throughout the narrative should come together to form a plausible finale. Unfortunately, Doubt leaves a great deal to be desired as its chaotic and…

Doubt, vol. 1

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Doubt, vol. 1 is a lengthy whodunit that pits six teenagers against each other in a life-or-death situation modeled after a popular cell phone game. The manga calls to mind character-driven thrillers like Saw, building an intricate mystery and connecting the victims beyond…

24-Hour History: D-Day, June 6, 1944

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2014 marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied France which marked the beginning of the end for World War II in Europe, and refocused the historical spotlight on this key event in Western history. With this…

Jellaby: The Lost Monster

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If the name Jellaby sounds familiar, then you might have had the pleasure of coming across him/her in other stories before. Jellaby has had a storied and award-winning life. Our friend has been published as an online webcomic (nominated for…

The Big Break Detectives Casebook

The Big Break Detectives Casebook

Welcome to the journal of Little Tom Conway: student, TV aficionado, and Big Break Detective. At the urging of his sister, Kate, he started this log of the Big Break Detectives cases, chronicling the adventures of Kate, Little Tom, and…

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Highlights from the past week, with commentary from the NFNT gang:   Above the Dreamless Dead: World War I in Poetry and Comics (First Second, 9781626720657) Jennifer W: I would personally like to read Above the Dreamless Dead. It’s not…