Afterlife, vol. 1

Forget everything you’ve ever heard about what happens after death. There is no heaven; there is no hell; there isn’t even oblivion. There is only the Afterlife, a horrible wasteland of nothingness filled with every human being who ever lived.…

Ursula

Once upon a time there was a story. A love story. Those are the opening lines of Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba’s Ursula, the story of two kids–Miro and Ursula–who spend their childhood together. But when they start to grow…

The book is here! And at ALA…

So, I’m not dead, thanks. I do apologize for my long absence from the internets. I will explain…no, it will take too long, I will sum up: work, New York Comic-Con, work, reading for the Eisners (!), work, finishing the…

Time Guardian, vol. 1

High school student Miu Asahina has a hard time managing her time. She just never seems to have enough of it. When she stumbles upon a shop that loans time in exchange for memories, she is captivated by the store’s…

Ray, vol. 1

Ray is a mysterious surgeon with X-ray eyes. Born on a body farm and genetically engineer to be a source of donor organs, she barely remembers her childhood. Now she travels around performing surgeries no one else has the skill…

Define classic

When I was considering speaking at New York Comic-Con, and in general considering what titles every library should stock, I began to think about how folks think of classics. A few articles, (this list of unfinishable books from The Guardian…

New York Comic-Con: From the geek in me

Top moment of the weekend: Ted Naifeh liked my t-shirt! It took all my self-control not to squee at him. And not just like, “Hey, I like your t-shirt,” but as in, “Wow, where did you get that?” Yi! And…more…