Author Archive for Alison Kotin

Descendants of Darkness, vol. 7

Young girls are being murdered in the basement of Osaka University, and the Summons Department of the Ministry of Hades is picking up unusual disturbances in the realm’s psychic defenses. Something is seriously wrong in Osaka, and as usual it’s…

Sentinel, vol. 1: Salvage

Nothing in life has come easy for Juston Seyfert, and in fact if you asked him he might tell you that nothing much has ever come his way, period. Life is hard on the world’s junior-high geeks and dorks, budding…

Age of Bronze, vol. 2: Sacrifice

Paris returns to Troy from his visit to Sparta in triumph, beautiful Helen at his side, expecting accolades from King Priam and his princely brothers. Instead, Paris’ theft of Menelaus’ bride shocks the Trojan royal house who see his exploit…

Tom Strong, Book Two

The second Tom Strong book doesn’t follow Book 1 chronologically but instead explores various plot threads that are only hinted at in the previous volume. In one episode a young Dhalua waits on Attabar Teru dreaming of Tom until she…

Cheeky Angel, vol. 1

In elementary school Megumi Amatsuka was a young hoodlum whose only ambition was to become “the manliest man on earth.” When he ran afoul of a sorcerer and relied on his martial arts skills to get him out of a…

Tom Strong, Book One

Sometime in the early years of the 20th century inventor Sinclair Strong and his wife Susan land on the island of Attabar Teru. The Strongs have come to the island to bring up their son Tomas as the perfect human…

How Loathsome

“We were beautiful monsters, the kind this city thrives on, allows to flourish, and greedily destroys. Alone we felt like outcast aliens. Together we were perfect: too unusual and awful for anyone else.” So begins Ted Naifeh’s strange and haunting…

Here is Greenwood, vol. 1

Pity the lovelorn teenager! His older brother has married the girl Kazuya Hasukawa has a crush on, dooming him to a lonely life of angst and schoolwork at prestigious Ryokuto Academy. Rather than being allowed to mope in peace over…

Dolls, vol. 1

What makes a doll different from a beautiful human girl? Maybe not as much as you think. Somewhere in a big city, behind an unprepossessing storefront, a mysterious man sells “plant dolls,” living organisms that look just enough like real…

Zendra 1.0: Collection

The Katellan year is 12544: the year the human race was destroyed by an intergalactic warlord and Earth’s time ceased to have any meaning. Abathor thought he had eradicated every trace of life from Earth, but Dr. Forcilla of the…

From Far Away, vol. 1

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to live on an alien world? Have you ever dreamed you were somewhere else, in a place where all the plants, people, and animals looked different? What if one day you…

Garlands of Moonlight

All is not well on the tiny Malaysian island where our story takes place. Maybe something bad happened here long ago… or maybe the near future holds a dark fate for the villagers under the protection of Marsiti, the local…

Even More Secret Origins

Jumping jets! It’s Kid Flash, and he’s about to subdue a zoo full of angry circus animals! Yes, the year is 1962 and DC Comics has just published the shocking story of how The Flash accidentally ended up with a…

Kabuki, vol. 1: Circle of Blood

Kyoto, Japan: the calm of a rainy night in the not-too-distant future is punctuated by a brutal murder inside one of the city’s most notorious nightclubs. As the words Target:Confirmed:Terminate play across our vision, a masked figure carrying two sickle-shaped…