Red Star, vol. 2: Nokgorka

The audacity of reworking Russian history and filling it with technology-driven sorcery and mythological destinies still wows me when I consider Red Star–the authority and brilliance with which Team Red Star does leaves me gasping. We return to the world…

Boneyard, vol. 1

I think probably every one of us daydreams about being left an incredible inheritance by some wacky uncle we never knew we had. The possibilities! A huge manor house, piles of money, a family secret–it’s a recipe for intrigue and…

Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz

OK, let me see if I’ve got this straight. Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz is the manga version of a movie based on a show. Taking place after the show’s timeline (and after other Gundam Wing manga titles), Endless Waltz reunites…

Cowboy Bebop, vol. 1

Ba baaa ba badabap. Waa waaaaa. Ba baaaa ba badabap. (insert melodic crooning here) That, my friends, is the only thing I missed in this first volume of Cowboy Bebop –the groovy jazz score that enlivens the anime show is…

Mars, vol. 1

I’ll admit it: up until recently, I knew nothing about manga. In my ignorance, I assumed it was all cute little creatures and cartoon-style battles. Then I read CLAMP’s amazing series, Clover, and my eyes were opened. Mars is another…

Jenny Sparks: The Secret History of the Authority

Jenny Sparks is, according to those involved, a blond, female, and distinctly more super-powered version of her creator, the dynamic Warren Ellis (although there are those who would argue that he has plenty of superpowers of his own). When Ellis…