Descender, vol 1: Tin Stars

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The new sci-fi series Descender is set in a shiny, Star Trek-like future of technology, aliens, and androids. Dr. Jin Quon, once revered as the universe’s “father of robotics”, has fallen on hard times. Ten years prior, over half a…

Classic Fantastic: Lucifer

Classic Fantastic is our series of features on the classics of the format — please check out our other picks for the most important titles, in terms of appeal, innovation, and storytelling, that every library should own. Lucifer on TV…

The Empty Man

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In The Empty Man, the world is caught in the grip of a strange, viral epidemic that leads its victims to fits of rage, depression and suicidal thoughts, and, ultimately, death or catatonia. Scientists and doctors are at a loss to…

School-Live!, vol. 1

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The School Living Club, comprised of high school upperclassmen Yuki, Kurumi, Yuuri, and their faculty advisor Sakura-sensei, live at school in order to maximize their learning and social experiences. Their school is fully equipped with top-notch technology, allowing them to live…

Material, Vol. 1

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The first thing you should know about Material is that, as a running series, it was cancelled. As of the time in which this review was written, there is no planned continuation or sequel in sight. Hopefully, reading the volume…

Low, vol 1: The Delirium of Hope

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In the far, far future, the Sun has begun to swell, reducing the surface of the Earth into a scorched, uninhabitable wasteland. In response, mankind retreated to the vast depths of the ocean, protected from the sun’s deadly radiation by…