Author Archive for Emma Weiler

Black Butler: Season 1, Part 2

Part two of Black Butler sees the series hurtling towards a resolution for Ciel and Sebastian. Bound together by a dark ritual (hinted at but never shown), Sebastian must serve Ciel until they find who murdered Ciel’s parents and get…

Atlas

For too long The Glutton has been overlooked. Shunned and reviled, people turned away from him in disgust – even other superheroes. If he can’t he a hero, he will be a villain! Just because he has a black hole…

Amulet, vol. 4: The Last Council

Through a portal to another world lies the realm of the Stonekeepers. Emily, a young Stonekeeper, has been traveling through this world, first to find her mother then to discover why she was chosen to become a Stonekeeper and all…

My Bride is a Mermaid

I was immediately interested to watch this anime because it has such a fun premise. Nagasumi, on vacation with his family, is saved from drowning by Sun, a mermaid. Mermaid law says the secret of mermaid existence cannot be revealed.…

Tegami Bachi, vol. 7

My first piece of advice is to read this series! My second piece of advice is to start with volume one. I started with this volume (#7) and definitely felt a little behind in the story. Lag and Zazie are…

Moby Dick

Moby Dick by Herman Melville is a classic in western literature. At over 900 pages long it is also a large commitment to take on. Campfire Graphics has condensed this to a mere 88 richly illustrated pages. And done quite…

Dawn Land

“When the Owner-Creator made the world, he made the mountains, the trees, and the animal people. Something was missing. The Earth was not complete. He decided it was time to make the human beings. He looked around for something to…

RIP, M.D.

Ripley I. Plimpt is your average eleven-year-old kid who loves monster movies. He doesn’t just love them, he is an expert. He’s watched them all. “From Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari, directed by Robert Weine in 1920, right up to…

Che Guevara: A Manga Biography

In 1952, Che Guevara was forever changed after he took a motorcycle trip around South America. Born in Argentina in 1928, the oldest of five children, he had an unremarkable childhood. He was plagued with asthma, something he would struggle…

The Prisoner of Zenda

Rudolf Rassendyll, brother of Lord Burlesdon, is classic Brittish nobility — he can ride, hunt, sword fight, and be polite to monarchs. He also has a bit of a questionable past. There is a story told in the family that,…

Star Trek Countdown

This graphic novel was released as a prequel to Star Trek (the 2009 movie remake) to explain the back story of how all the Star Trek characters we love and know are now re-booted in a different time line. Nero…