Author Archive for Nic Wilcox

Sonic the Hedgehog: Legacy, book 1

Sonic the Hedgehog is an iconic video game and cartoon character, and the comics included in this collection – #0-3 of the original Sonic the Hedgehog miniseries and #1-16 of the ongoing series – embrace that. The Legacy series begins…

9th Sleep

Luke has it rough. He was the result of a Maria possession — an immaculate conception — and his mom has been on the sickly side ever since. At just fifteen, Luke works to support them both. Still, he stays pretty positive…

Gakuen Alice, season one

33-cover

Ten-year-old Mikan is living the good life with her best friend Hotaru when disaster strikes: their small-town school is being closed down! Mikan, emotional and quick to take action, circulates a petition. Hotaru, typically, appears not to care. But when…

Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, vol. 1

Yuma is determined to take on any challenge, no matter how impossible. He even has a catch-phrase he uses to describe doing his best at a tough challenge: jetting. As in, “I’m going to jet!” (If the idea of reading…

Avengers: the Origin

29-Cover

I’m a newcomer to the world of Avengers comics. Like approximately every other person alive, I loved the recent Avengers movie; I also enjoyed the individual heroes’ movies leading up to it. Aaand that’s all the background knowledge I brought…

Amazing Agent Luna, vol. 1-7

26-Cover

For most people, prepping to start high school might mean picking up some new notebooks. For Luna Collins, it means acquiring a family. Genetically engineered by the Agency, a secret government organization, Luna is a super-strong and super-skilled sixteen-year-old, designed…

Amazing Agent Jennifer, vol. 1-2

Jennifer Kajiwara is starting college with a plan. Well, two plans, really. And neither of them is actually hers. Jennifer’s father wants her to study all things economics, the better to run the family business one day. Her mother wants…

The Girl Who Owned a City

Lisa is everything you’d hope for in a fellow survivor of the apocalypse: resourceful, reasonable, brave. Well, almost everything. She can also be selfish, proud, and stubborn. Still, she keeps herself and her seven-year-old brother, Todd, alive after a virus…

Fluffy, Fluffy Cinnamoroll, vol. 1

Cinnamoroll is a cute, good-natured puppy with a very unusual background. His mother is the sky, his father is the sun, and all of his brothers and sisters are clouds – chatty, mischievous clouds who can’t understand why Cinnamoroll doesn’t…

Dawn of the Arcana, vol. 2

Princess Nakaba is confused. (This is a major plotline of this volume.) Prince Caesar, her husband by a marriage of politics, has gone from cruel to seemingly kind. Her attendant Loki doesn’t care – he wants Caesar dead for what…

Opera Manga

This book, created by Vancouver Opera, contains short retellings of fourteen operas in comic form. A note at the beginning explains that these comics were originally printed in Japanese and put out in Japanese newspapers to promote the opera to…