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Dragon Puncher

Dragon Puncher is fierce and fearless and ferocious and he has no time for the small, furry, annoying Spoony-E. But Spoony-E has a secret weapon: his spoony! With it he can help Dragon Puncher defeat the stinky, vile dragon. Kochalka’s…

On the Case with Holmes and Watson

Lerner’s Graphic Universe imprint moves into mysteries with their retellings of some of Sherlock Holmes’ famous cases. The books are short but decent adaptations that should pique the interest of young mystery fans, as long as they are careful readers…

History’s Kid Heroes

Lerner has a new series coming out from its Graphic Universe imprint. The series–called History’s Kid Heroes–tries to bring “…historical fiction into the graphic novel format using strong characters and exciting storylines” but only partially succeeds. On the one hand,…

Networked: Carabella on the Run

Carabella, a blue-skinned alien hiding on Earth, is shocked when her new boyfriend’s shoe design sets off a chain-reaction of privacy invasions–leading to a real invasion from people from her world! Comics publisher NBM has paired with PrivacyActivism, a non-profit…

Dengeki Daisy, vol. 1

Teru’s older brother died, leaving her an orphan. But he didn’t leave her alone. Before his death, he arranged for a friend of his–the mysterious man called “Daisy”–to be on call through Teru’s cell phone. Teru tries not to worry…

Neko Ramen, vol. 1

When Tanaka-san wanders into a new ramen restaurant in town, he’s stunned to see that the restaurant is owned and operated by a talking cat. But Taisho’s ramen skills leave something to be desired–namely taste and texture! He’s determined to…

Shrek Forever After: the Prequel

If you’ve seen the new Shrek Forever After movie, then you might be wondering why Rumpelstiltskin was so mad at our favorite green ogre at the beginning of the movie. Well, all your answers are here in Shrek Forever After:…

Junjo Romantica: Season 1

Junjo Romantica the anime is a softer, gentler version of the stories in Shungiku Nakamura’s manga series (vol. 1-12 available now from Blu). The anime creators took all of the rough edges in Nakamura’s work — any harsh language, the…

Little Adventures in Oz, vol. 1

Dorothy’s adventures in Oz continue in this collection of comics which have all the heart and soul of those penned by creator L. Frank Baum. First Dorothy and the Scarecrow encounter a mysterious castle while out on a walk. It…

Hollow Fields Omnibus

Lucy Snow makes a wrong turn while traveling to her new boarding school and finds herself at Miss Weaver’s Academy for the Scientifically Gifted and Ethically Unfettered, a.k.a. Hollow Fields. Before she knows it, she’s enrolled and bound by contract…

Bride of the Water God, vol. 1-5

A village desperate to break a drought decides to sacrifice a beautiful maiden, Soah, to Habaek the Water God. Soah goes to her death expecting to meet a monster, but not only does Habaek save her life, he is only…

The Wizard’s Tale

Bafflerog Rumplewhisker is an evil wizard, or rather he’s supposed to be one. The problem is that his spells don’t quite cause evil and he doesn’t really have the heart to fix them. But still, it’s in his blood to…

City of Spies

In 1942, ten-year-old Evelyn is shipped off to New York City to spend the summer with her avant-garde Aunt Lia while her father gets married yet again. Though Evelyn is rich, she’s never been to the city and isn’t sure…