Battling Boy: The Rise of Aurora West

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In last year’s Battling Boy, Aurora West was the scene-stealer, so it’s fitting that she’s getting her own story, serialized through First Second. The daughter of Arcopolis’s late science hero, Haggard West, the gritty Aurora has a room full of secrets and a calling…

Rocket Robinson and the Pharaoh’s Fortune

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Rocket Robinson’s father is an important U.S. diplomat and they have lived in many foreign countries, including their new home in Cairo. It is the 1930s, just a few years after Howard Carter discovered the tomb of King Tut, and Cairo is still caught up…

Earthward (book 1)

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Returning home from their first solo trip to the interstellar bazaar of Cra’Nohn to get supplies, the children of the Independent Science Vehicle Mercury find the spaceship abandoned. Their parents are gone, life support has been turned off, and the…

Dragon Ball Z: Seasons 1-5

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Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball Z is as popular now as it was in 1986, and I’d like to think FUNimation’s numerous rereleases have something to do with its continued success. From the early Pioneer dubs to the truncated Dragon Ball Z…

Is This A Zombie?, Season One

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Ayumu Aikawa is not a normal kid: he is cursed to spend his afterlife as a zombie, but he suffers a fate worse than that. After accidentally stealing the power from a Magical Garment Girl, he becomes a chainsaw-wielding, cross-dressing warrior in her place. Is…

They Changed the World: Edison, Tesla, and Bell

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They were arguably the greatest minds of their generation. Their work revolutionized light, sound, and energy by providing the foundations for the twentieth century’s rapid technology evolution; much of the world as we now know it would not exist without their…