science fiction

Big Hero 6, vol. 1

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When Marvel announced a film adaptation of Guardians of the Galaxy, a lot of people scratched their heads and uttered a collective “huh?” The film was a bit of a gamble for Marvel because it introduced the Marvel Cinematic Universe…

Lowriders in Space, volume 1

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It’s always a busy day at Cartinflas Used Cars/Carros Usados. Lupe Impala (mechanic extraordinaire), Elirio Malaria (small, winged, and talented detailer), and Flapjack Octopus (fastest car washer north of the Salton Sea), exemplify teamwork in all that they do and…

Jaco the Galactic Patrolman

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Jaco is an alien who wishes his reputation preceded him; as it stands, his creator, Akira Toriyama of Dragon Ball fame, is the one with a reputation. Jaco cruises the galaxy under the impression that he is an elite agent of justice, when in…

Breather

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Breather, created by Graeme Base, the award-winning illustrator and author of numerous picture books, is vividly brought to life in the comic book format by writer Sean Patrick O’Reilly and illustrator Asta Gunn. Base’s science fiction tale reflects early Australian…

A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel

Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time is a classic work of literature, combining science fiction, fantasy, and themes of acceptance, love, and self-worth. Originally published in 1962, this book gives readers a strong heroine, explores physics and time travel, and…

Dinosaurs in Space

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You think dinosaurs went extinct? Think again! They just left the planet to become… dinosaurs in space!! With several short episodes, the dinosaurs tackle tough issues like aliens, getting ahead of yourself, and burgers vs. salad. About as ridiculous as…

The Silver Six

Starting with a shuttle explosion that we quickly learn was no accident, the story fast forwards one year in Phoebe’s life. She is hiding the fact that she was orphaned the day of the explosion. This dystopian future is not…

Astronaut Academy, vol. 2: Re-Entry

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It’s time again to start the school year at that most prestigious school, Astronaut Academy. The timing couldn’t be better, since Hakata Soy, our mysterious hero, needs a distraction after getting some sad summer news from his crush, Princess Boots.…