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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…

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…

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.…

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…

Thermae Romae, vols. 1-2

Roman bath engineer Lucius just wants to contribute to the Empire’s greatness and the happiness of its people, so when he loses his job because his designs are considered outdated, he’s understandably bitter. To cheer him up his friend treats…

Zombillenium, vol. 1: Gretchen

In this darkly humorous tale, it’s hard to tell what’s going to happen next. The Zombillenium Amusement Park is filled with monsters of every sort: mummies, ghosts, zombies, and more. Little do the visitors know that every one of them…

His Favorite, vols. 1-4

With his bulging eyes, pinprick irises, and prominently scarred cheek, shorty oddball Yoshida is already the butt of jokes at his high school. Things only get worse when tall, handsome Sato, the most popular boy in school, starts hanging all…

Daredevil, vol. 2

The second volume of Daredevil continues the trend set when Mark Waid first took over the book and made it his own. Sick of the increasing amount of melodrama and tragedy in the life of lawyer/vigilante Matt Murdock, Waid only…

Daredevil, vol. 1

Even before Frank Miller put his personal stamp on Daredevil in the late 1970s and introduced many of the elements that made Daredevil one of the darkest books in mainstream superhero history, Daredevil was a character born of tragedy. His…

Battlepug, vol. 1

What do you do when your two talking dogs want wildly different bedtime stories? Well, if you’re mysterious storyteller Moll, you tell them the tale of the Warrior and the Battlepug, a story with enough cute, puggish antics to satisfy…

Elephant Man #1

When you see the cover of Elephant Man, by Greg Houston, you will realize you’re in for a rather surreal experience.  In this send up of the superhero genre, the art is the main show, the plot definitely being secondary…

Genshiken Omnibus, vol. 1

Story- The story centers around an otaku club, the Genshiken (Society for the Study of Modern Visual Arts) at a college in Japan. It follows two main characters, Kanji Sasahara and Saki Kasukabe, both dealing with the otaku subculture. Sasahara…

Five Pounds & Screaming

After well over a year with no success, newlyweds Ben and Eliza are ecstatic to finally get pregnant, but they soon discover that preparing for a new baby involves a lot more than just decorating the nursery and stocking up…

Lychee Light Club

From their secret base in the belly of a sprawling, pollution-spewing industrial park, the boys of the Lychee Light Club work to fulfill their fourteen-year-old megalomaniac leader’s glorious vision of eternal youth, devoting themselves to the construction of a mechanical…

Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand

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Based on a lost screenplay, this found treasure from the archives of Jim Henson, penned by him and his frequent co-author Jerry Juhl, is beautifully rendered through the talents of Ramón K. Pérez. The Kafka-like montage of images, characters, and…