Meridian, vol. 3: Taking the Skies

In this third volume of Crossgen’s epic fantasy, the tale shifts into a higher gear. Sephie is growing ever stronger, testing her new powers and blossoming into the leader her father knew she could be. As she grows more confident,…

Dark Angel: The Path to Destiny, vol. 1

Dark has been learning under the master swordsman and guardian, the Phantom Saint of the Red Phoenix, for three years. Although he’s convinced he still has much to learn, his teacher decides that Dark has learned all he can teach…

Geisha

Jomi wants to be taken seriously as a painter. Her heroes are the Flemish masters, Vermeer at the top of the list, and like those illustrious artists, Jomi strives to show the amazing beauty in everyday life. Jomi, however, is…

The Road to Perdition

This one (surprise, surprise) has been getting a lot of press lately. Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law, and Sam Mendes will do that to a story. I’ve not yet seen the film, though it’s on my short list, but…

Peach Girl, vol. 1

In my mission to educate myself further about manga, I sought out the recent popular titles. First off, a confession: I am not a girly girl. I never have been. I have never read romances and tend to disdain them,…

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Slayers

The television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer has long been a phenomenon unto itself — beloved by critics and followed by legions of devoted fans. This modern, urban, undeniably funny and chilling revamp of classic horror movie tales has built…