Oh, Brother!: Brat Attack!

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Amp! brings another webcomic from the popular online site GoComics.com to print in this new collection. As you might guess from the title, Oh, Brother! plays on tried and true cliches of sibling rivalry. Sensible Lily, the older sister, has…

Yo-Kai Watch, vols. 1-2

Yo-Kai Watch, volume 1

Nate Adams is a normal elementary school student until he releases a yo-kai named Whisper. Whisper gives him a device called a “yo-kai watch” which allows Nate to see yo-kai and, to Nate’s surprise, Whisper insists on becoming his butler.…

The Wild Piano, volume 2

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Philemon returns in another absurd adventure. In his first story, Cast Away on the Letter A, he finds himself on the crazy islands of the letters that span the map—the “A” of the Atlantic Ocean, to be precise. Now he’s worried…

True Stories of Survival Series

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Capstone usually does a good job with its collection of short, nonfiction graphic stories. Even if they’re not superlative art or literature, they’re readable, contain a good amount of information, and are very popular with readers. So I was quite…

Saved by the Bell

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As a diehard fan of the classic 90s sitcom Saved by the Bell, I was stoked to find out that Roar Comics was releasing a comic version for today’s young readers. Alas, my excitement turned to disappointment as I revisited…

Bitch Planet, vol. 1

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Welcome to Bitch Planet, where crime is aesthetic, gendered, sexual, political, and most certainly racialized. In a male-dominated world, women who are noncompliant with the law are exiled from Earth and sentenced to serve time in the Auxiliary Compliance Outpost…