Once in a Blue Moon, vol. 1

While I find the trend of American publishers attempting to capitalize on the booming manga market by trimming books down to “manga” size and artists mimicking the manga style frequently offputting, a few people get it right. Artist Jennifer Quick…

Runaways, vol. 1: Pride and Joy

Every teenager knows that their parents are evil. After all, it’s your parents who prevent you from joining that socialist collective, and force you to play with their friends’ kids, and just do not understand the importance of black nail…

Persepolis 2: the Story of a Return

At this point, happily, every reviewer in the world seems to have discovered the frank, optimistic, and critical voice of Marjane Satrapi. Persepolis: A Story of a Childhood has become a known title in the book world and is being…