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Husbands: The Comic

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Husbands: The Comic has a lot of very strong selling points. It’s co-written by Jane Espenson, a name familiar to genre fans from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Battlestar Galactica, and more. It has an introduction by Neil Gaiman and an…

Blacklung

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What on earth is going on in Blacklung? Why do these characters have faces that look like they were all constructed from the castoff remains of the faces of pugilists, who were also prolific knife-fighters? What about their grotesque hairstyles?…

Bubbles & Gondola

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Bubbles & Gondola is unmistakably about writer’s block. Charlie the mouse lives alone. He works alone. He is alone all the time. And, he’s an artist! Oh boy! What could possibly cause him any trouble in his lovely, little life?…

Tintin: The Art of Hergé

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Abrams has a long history as one of the best art book publishers in the country. Their ComicArts endeavor continues the tradition of excellence with many stunning reprints of obscure collections (the Horror! the Horror!) as well as original graphic…

Lost Planet: First Colony

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Crashed on the surface of a hostile frozen planet, Captain June and her crew can be sure of nothing, even survival. As the only uninjured crew members make their way into the wilderness, they find themselves beset by both alien…

Tomorrowland

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Tomorrowland is the brainchild of Paul Jenkins, Titan Comics, and an actual music festival that corresponds to the one that provides the backdrop for most of the book. Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike are real-life brothers who perform together as…

Captain Midnight, vol. 1: On the Run

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When a modern Navy ship stumbles across a legendary World War II superhero named Captain Midnight, they aren’t sure how to react, especially when he escapes custody! Meanwhile, Captain Midnight wastes no time tracking down the evil immortal Nazi, Fury…

False Memories, vol. 1

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“I don’t think I’d mind if it were with you.” They thought it would just be casual, but one passionate evening between high school friends Nakano and Tsuda changes everything. Unfortunately, neither knows how much that night meant to the other.…

Marshal Law: The Deluxe Edition

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When executed with creativity and gusto, satire can transcend its subject matter and move into a realm of unexpected thoughtfulness.  Characters who perhaps were intended to be broad strokes instead take on surprisingly sympathetic aspects.  While the whole affair seems…

Eerie Archives, vol. #15

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You don’t get much more nostalgic than Eerie. When it first appeared in 1947, it essentially established the horror comics scene, pushing the envelope of good taste and good sense for its entire checkered life . (Check out the first…

High School DxD

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High School DxD is the hypersexualized offspring of Porky’s, Leisure Suit Larry, and American Pie. The racy comedy stars Issei, a hormonally charged young adult who wants to take advantage of the high girl-to-guy ratio at his school. The problem…

Transposes

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In Transposes, Dylan Edwards presents six short pieces based on the real lives of six transgender men. In some cases, Edwards presents a short vignette from the man’s life. In others, he delivers a more comprehensive life story. Some pieces…

Tableau Numéro 20

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In the title story of this collection of shorts from talented, imaginative manga-ka est em, an art restorer encounters unexpected complications when he’s brought in to identify and repair a recently-unearthed painting, the mysterious subject of which has captivated him…

Ayako

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Ayako is a story of post-war Japan, told from the perspective of the Tenge family. Made wonderfully rich by the vast amount of farmland they’ve owned, the American occupation of Japan has helped to establish new reforms that will now…

Look Straight Ahead

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Jeremy, the protagonist of Look Straight Ahead by Elaine Will, is your typical teenager. To escape typical teenage pressures from his harsh parents and bullies at school, Jeremy draws. Both Jeremy and the reader become immersed in his art. Jeremy walks…