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Highlights from the past week, with commentary from the NFNT gang: Alex & Ada Volume 1 (Image, 9781632150066) Anna: I’m definitely buying Alex + Ada for my library. It’s a sweet, beautiful book that ought to appeal strongly to people…

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Highlights from the past week, with commentary from the NFNT gang: Deltora Quest – The Complete Series (New Video Group) Jessikah: I am pleased to see the Deltora Quest anime listed here. I’ve been wanting to check it out, since…

Classic Fantastic: Cowboy Bebop

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Classic Fantastic is our series of features on the classics of the format — check out our other picks for the most important titles in terms of appeal, innovation, and storytelling, which every library should own. What’s it about? Cowboy…

Must Have: Manga for Teens 2014 Update

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Our criteria for this list is simple: these are the titles that are solid additions to your teen collection. We’re updating the original list posted in December 2011. We went through and removed series waning in popularity and add in…

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Highlights from the past two weeks, with commentary from the NFNT gang: Adventure Time Volume 4 (BOOM! Studios, 9781608863518) Jennifer W: I still don’t get the appeal of Adventure Time, but every comic collection I’ve got is checked out (except…

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Highlights from the past week, with commentary from the NFNT gang: High School Debut 3-in-1 Volume 1 (Viz, 9781421565880) Abby: I have to say I’m really excited for the 3-in-1 edition High School Debut.  The copies in my teen room…

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Highlights from the past week, with commentary from the NFNT gang: Alice in the Country of Hearts: Mad Hatter’s Late Night Tea Party Volume 2 (Seven Seas Entertainment, 9781626920026) Renata: Alice in the Country of Hearts/Clover is a series I…

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Highlights from the past two weeks, with commentary from the NFNT gang: Blade of the Immortal Volume 27: Mist on the Spider’s Web (Dark Horse, 9781616552152) Jenny: I am a die-hard Blade of the Immortal fan and am anxiously awaiting…

Categories and site update

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Dear readers, I apologize for the continuing issues surrounding the site.  We have been under continuous attack, and part of combating these attacks has necessitated changing our theme (the look of the website), and currently a few aspects are currently…

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This week’s highlights, with commentary from the NFNT gang: Avengers Assemble: Science Bros (Marvel, 9780785167976) Traci: I’m excited for the Avengers Assemble TPB Science Bros Now.  I’ve been reading more and more Avengers stuff since the movie came out.  So,…

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This week’s highlights, with commentary from the NFNT gang:   Bakuman Volume 20 (Viz, 9781421553702) Jenny: The last volume!?  I’ll be so sad to see it end.  So much fun, this series, and enlightening as to the workings of the…

Classic Fantastic: Hellboy

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Classic Fantastic is our series of features on the classics of the format — please check out our other picks for the most important titles, in terms of appeal, innovation, and storytelling, that every library should own. What’s it about?…

TCAF Top Ten 2013

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What is this TCAF of which we speak?  Well, it is perhaps my favorite comics event I am lucky enough to attend every year, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival.  This year was the tenth anniversary of the festival, and so…