Lucille

I was uneasy at the start of Lucille. First off, the art is incredibly spare. Characters are drawn with simple, slightly wobbly, lines and little or no shading. Backgrounds are minimal and there are no panels. Altogether, it gave the…

Top 5: Paranormal Investigators

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Who’s keeping you safe this Halloween? The Top 5 Paranormal Investigators! 5. Subaru Sumeragi (Tokyo Babylon and X/1999 by CLAMP ) Subaru is a regular guy who just happens to be an incredibly strong onmyoji, or Japanese diviner. He uses…

Graphic Mythical Creatures series, set 1

The six slight books in the Graphic Mythic Creatures series follow the same format in each of these twenty-four page hard cover books. Each book in the series focuses on one category of mythical creatures: dragons, giants, ogres, sea monsters,…

Not Love But Delicious Foods Make Me So Happy!

Not Love But Delicious Foods Make Me So Happy

The title of this one-shot manga says it all. Yoshinaga, once best known for her engaging depictions of romantically entangled handsome men and mouth-watering desserts, decides to go all out with the food porn in this hilarious, narratively-linked guide to…

Thrilling tales! A Horror Reading List

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October – a month dedicated to the goblins, vampires and monsters of the page. Here’s a list of recommended Horror reads.  Follow the linked titles to read our reviews. CHILDREN’S TITLES Courtney Crumrin by Ted Naifeh ISBN: 978-1929998609 Oni, 2003-2009…

Costume Dreams

Danbo

Since it’s almost Halloween, and last Friday’s What Making Us Happy This Week was chock full of costume admiration, I surveyed the team to ask which costumes from comics they love best. Some of these are the ones we love to…