What’s Making Us Happy This Week

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Here’s our weekly rundown of what’s making us enjoy this week in comics and library culture.  We’ve blatantly stolen the practice from NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast, something that definitely makes me happy every Friday. Eva I got a chance…

Cardcaptor Sakura Omnibus, vol. 1-2

    Cardcaptor Sakura tells the story of fourth grader Sakura. She has the task of re-collecting the scattered “Clow” cards, after discovering an old book in her dad’s library and awakening the book’s guardian Kero-chan. These cards contain and…

The Finder Library: Volume 1

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As a Finder, Jaeger is always searching for something: objects, people, answers. A wanderer by both inclination and necessity, he has nevertheless forged a few close, complicated relationships over the years and when chance allows or intuition compels, he retraces…

Castle Waiting, vol. 2

Within the walls of Brambly Hedge, lies a castle housing a group of misfits and outcasts. Their stories are familiar, borrowed from fairytales and nursery rhymes. In the first volume of Castle Waiting, Linda Medley introduced us to the castle…

The Surrogates, vol. 1-2

The year is 2054. Georgia has transformed into a sprawling metropolis and nearly everyone lives their life through a Surrogate: a fully-functional android that the user controls via virtual linkup from the safety and comfort of their own home. More…

Vampire Knight 1

Adapted from the manga, Vampire Knight vol. 1 opens with Yuki Cross attempting to calm a screaming pile of girls. Soon the reason for their hysteria becomes clear as a line of handsome boys and beautiful girls walk in straight…

Bad Island

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Bad Island is like a bad dream. Reese is your normal teenager and when it’s time to take a family boat trip he would rather gouge out his eyes then hang out with his parents and little sister. However, the…