The Nameless City, vol. 1

The Nameless City

Canadian cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks’ first foray into historical fiction, begins quietly enough: Kaidu, a young Dao boy, has just arrived at The Nameless City, so called because it is routinely conquered by surrounding nations, every one of whom give…

Midas Flesh, vol. 2

MIdas Flesh 2

Midas Flesh, vol. 2 picks right up with chapter five with no explanation of what occurred previously, so it’s a little unclear what is going on. Reading the blurb on the back, we learn that “Joey and her space crew have…

Puella Magi Homura Tamura, vol. 1

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Homura Akemi is having one frustrating month… over and over again. As a superpowered, witch-fighting “magical girl,” Homura has a special ability: she can stop time. She can also jump back in time to a specific moment: when fourteen-year-old Homura…

Yowamushi Pedal, vol. 1

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Sakamichi Onoda loves anime and going to Akihabara to buy anime merchandise. He loves it so much that in order to save money, he rides his so-called “mommy bike”—a bicycle with a little basket in front that is not intended…

Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-Kun, vol. 1

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Umetarou Nozaki is a big, blunt, insensitive, muscular guy with a sharp gaze who occasionally shows up at school in a temper and covered with bandages. His classmate Chiyo Sakura, a tiny girly-girl with ribbons in her long hair, has a…

A Glance Backward

A Glance Backward

“Yeah….an 11 year old’s imagination can be a real work of art…” Joey, a boy with a vivid imagination, finds himself trapped; wandering through his wonderings as he rides the bus home every day from school. As his real life…