Kurt Cobain: When I Was an Alien

Kurt Cobain: When I Was an Alien

There are few roads more well-worn than the music biography: the formation of the band, their rise to fame, and an inevitable descent into drugs and debauchery, possibly ending with an early death or dissolution. The story of Kurt Cobain and…

Golemchik

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There are lots of stories and, surprisingly, a number of comics predicated on the golem mythology, which is perhaps best described as a predecessor to Frankenstein’s monster. There’s are even a small handful of poorly differentiated Marvel characters called the…

Teen Titans Go! vols. 1-5

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The Teen Titans can’t catch a break! In The Beast Boy Who Cried Wolf, alien bounty hunters come looking for Earth specimens for a client’s intergalactic zoo. Beast Boy tries to alert the Teen Titans, but he’s played one too…

Good Luck Girl!: The Complete Series

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I’m thoroughly convinced that Good Luck Girl! is the anime equivalent of Animaniacs, a spin-off from Tiny Toon Adventures full of slapstick and non sequitur gags. Animaniacs flourished when the jokes were unpredictable and relentless, something that Good Luck Girl!…

Dragon Ball (3-in-1 Edition), vol. 1

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Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball series, which ran in Japan from 1984–1995, remains one of the most iconic manga series throughout the world. In part, Dragon Ball is based on the adventures of the Monkey King in the epic Chinese mythological novel Journey to…

Space Dandy, Season 1

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Good times are ahead with Shinichiro Watanabe at the helm. The director of the critically-acclaimed Cowboy Bebop returns with a series that is the antithesis of that musically-infused sci-fi noir action drama. Space Dandy is raucous and nonsensical, nonlinear and absurd, unhesitatingly breaking the…