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…

Robin: Unmasked!

Tim Drake is the third boy to wear the Robin suit, but he’s the first one who’s had to break curfew to do it. The question is, what happens when his parents find out? How would you react if you…

Flight, vol. 1

One of my favorite animated films growing up was the Disney experiment Fantasia–now acknowledged a classic, though at the time of release it was famously shunned by audiences too used to fluffy talking animals and melodious princesses. For me, the…

Noodle Fighter Miki, vol. 1

Our heroine is Miki, a loud, incredibly strong girl who works for her mother in the family noodle shop. Unfortunately, Miki has a tendency to get massively distracted while on the job. Deliveries go undelivered and customers are bullied out…

Hopeless Savages, vol. 3: Too Much Hopeless Savages

Hopeless Savage maintains its excellent, entertaining reputation in the third volume in the series. Each trade paperback storyline focuses on one of the Hopeless-Savage children, though their family is never exactly absent from their lives. In Too Much Hopeless Savages,…

Here is Greenwood, vol. 1

Pity the lovelorn teenager! His older brother has married the girl Kazuya Hasukawa has a crush on, dooming him to a lonely life of angst and schoolwork at prestigious Ryokuto Academy. Rather than being allowed to mope in peace over…