Ghetto Brother: Warrior to Peacemaker

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Ghetto Brother: Warrior to Peacemaker pulls the true story of Benjamin “Yellow Benjy” Melendez out of the ghetto and into the spotlight. Melendez’s family immigrated to New York City from Puerto Rico shortly after he was born, settling in Manhattan’s…

Saga, vol. 4

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If you haven’t read Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ Saga so far, the fourth volume might be a jarring entry point; the opening pulls no punches. The first image is of a naked woman, legs spread, giving birth. You…

Gyo 2-in-1 Deluxe Edition

First published in Japan in 2002 and translated into English in 2003, Junji Ito’s Gyo has been re-released this April in a deluxe hardback 2-in-1 edition by Viz Media. Designed to complement Ito’s classic Uzumaki, the handsome matte cover opens…

Midnight Secretary, vol. 1

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Kaya is an exceptional secretary. She definitely looks the part, with her hair pulled back in a tight bun and fake glasses to hide her “baby face,” and she’ll do whatever it takes to support her boss. When she is…

Alex + Ada, vol. 2

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The second volume of Alex + Ada picks up right where the first volume left off with no summation to remind the reader of what had transpired (a pet peeve of mine). So, readers, read volume 1 first. Ada is…