Author Archive for Nic Willcox

Puella Magi Homura Tamura, vol. 1

106-cover

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…

The Mutts Winter Diaries

103-cover

Mooch the cat and Earl the dog are back! In The Mutts Winter Diaries, they and their human and animal buddies enjoy—well, tolerate—winter. (They do some of each.) Fans of the Mutts newspaper comics or the other book collections will…

Wandering Son, vols. 1-7

100-cover

Wandering Son is an important manga series, much celebrated for the sensitive treatment of its two young transgender protagonists. It offers nuanced portrayals of these two middle schoolers, their friends, and their families. The tone is sweet, gentle, and hopeful,…

Crystal Cadets, vol. 1

101-cover

Zoe has just started at a new school, and bullies have singled her out already. A trio of bold, confident girls stand up for Zoe, but then they start acting weird and rush off, not even talking to her. Things…

Karneval, vol. 1

99-cover

Things are not going well for Nai. Karoku, his only family, has disappeared, and without him, Nai has no idea what to do. Around twelve years old but remarkably naïve and ignorant for his age, Nai’s only goal is to see Karoku again.…

Arpeggio of Blue Steel, vols. 1-2

98-cover

Seventeen years ago, strange, ghostly ships and submarines appeared all over the world, quickly decimating the navies of every country on Earth. Dubbed the Fleet of Fog, these ships are nearly indestructible. They rule the waves, shooting down aircraft and…

Pandora Hearts: Odds and Ends

94-cover

Rejoice Pandora Hearts fans! The manga’s writer/illustrator, Jun Mochizuki, now has an art book that spotlights Pandora Hearts, as well as her lesser known one-shot manga, Crimson-Shell. Pandora Hearts: Odds and Ends features over one hundred pages of full-color images,…

Log Horizon, vol. 1

96-cover

Shiroe has a high-level character in the popular MMORPG Elder Tales, but when the twelfth expansion pack comes out, something goes wrong. Thirty thousand players all over Japan are suddenly stuck in the bodies of their characters in the online world of Elder…

Vermonia, vols. 1-8

90-cover

The planet Vermonia is no more, destroyed in a battle between two brothers: Uro, bent on darkness and destruction, and Boros, Vermonia’s staunchest defender. At the last moment, Vermonia’s queen sent her four most trusted and powerful ministers on a mission…

Teen Titans Go! vols. 1-5

93-cover

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…

World War Blue, vols. 1-4

86-cover

Consume is a continent at war. The Ninteldo empire has nearly crushed the smaller nation of Segua and other countries are scrabbling for territory. But the tide may soon be turning: a Seguan boy named Gear could change the fate of the war…