Love Attack, vol. 1

It’s only the beginning of Chiemi’s high school career and she’s already been suspended twice for fighting. Her guidance counselor offers her a chance: get bad-boy Akifumi Hirata to quit fighting and her record will be wiped clean. But once…

King of the Lamp

Once upon a time, a king in a faraway country took so many beautiful girls for his harem that he was cursed to live in a magical lamp, released only when he has granted the wishes of one thousand girls…

Dragon Voice, vol. 1

Rin Amami can dance like nobody’s business, but his bullfrog-like voice keeps him from being able to do what he really wants to do: sing. When an opportunity to audition for the Beat Men, an idol group, literally stumbles into…

Zombiepowder, vol. 1-4

Gamma Akutabi, a mysterious man with a black metal hand, wanders a Wild West-like desert world looking for the 12 Rings of the Dead, magical items that are the source of Zombiepowder, which can reanimate the dead and give eternal…

Presents, vol. 1

I was excited to hear that DC’s CMX imprint was doing a mature line and was eager to read its horror offerings. I’m pretty much a chicken, but I’ll risk nightmares for well-written horror stories. Unfortunately I was disappointed in…

Unholy Kinship

Luca’s role has always been that of caretaker. Her father is dead and her mother institutionalized, so it falls to Luca to take care of her unstable older sister, Gae. They’ve cobbled together a life, but their fragile peace begins…

Pick of the Litter, vol. 1

Riku was found at age ten, lost and alone and unable to even remember how to speak Japanese. Despite that, he’s done well for himself in the past five years. He’s happy at school and everything is normal until a…