Nightcrawler, vol. 2: The Winding Way

Clinging to life after a vicious and bizarre attack by Vermin, Kurt Wagner, aka Nightcrawler, sees his life flashing before his eyes. Only it’s not the life he remembers. It was his brother who killed those children, wasn’t it? Or…

My Heavenly Hockey Club, vol. 1

Hana Suzuki is a manga heroine I can relate to: she chose her high school purely because it was close enough that she could sleep later in the mornings. She thinks nothing of consuming a fridge full of cheesecakes in…

Mugen Spiral, vol. 1

The whole schoolgirl contending with a renegade demon has been done many times in manga, and while Mugen Spiral doesn’t really do anything too new with the premise, snide dialogue spices up the shojo frothiness enough to make it a…

Millennium Snow, vol. 1

Chiyuki, a seventeen-year old heart patient, has been hospitalized for what will probably be the last time, when she meets Toya, an eighteen-year old vampire who has sworn off drinking blood. It is during their eighteenth year that vampires generally…

Line

What’s the value of a human life? Are you responsible for the life of the stranger sitting next to you on the train, or the kid who sits next to you in class? These are the questions that propel Yua…

Lie to Me

While I applaud what Netcomics is trying to do with their Manhwa Novella Collection (showcase manhwa stories from prominent Korean comic authors/illustrators), I was disappointed by the first volume. Lee’s work is stilted and awkward, even though this book didn’t…

Let Dai, vol. 1-4

The old adage, no good deed goes unpunished, holds true for Jaehee when he rescues a girl from being attacked by the Furies, a brutal street gang. Gang leader, Dai, takes an interest in Jaehee and, as their lives continue…