Tag Archive for CMX

Deka Kyoshi, vol. 1

Police detective Toyama has been given a tough new undercover assignment: teaching a fifth-grade class! Their teacher was killed under mysterious circumstances and the police believe that the students are in danger as well. Toyama soon discovers that one boy,…

Land of the Blindfolded, vol. 1-9

Kanade can sometimes see a person’s future when she touches them. It’s not always a fun power, but she’s learned to live with it. Her world is tossed upside down, though, when two new students appear at her school. Namiki…

Presents, vol. 1

I was excited to hear that DC’s CMX imprint was doing a mature line and was eager to read its horror offerings. I’m pretty much a chicken, but I’ll risk nightmares for well-written horror stories. Unfortunately I was disappointed in…

I Hate You More Than Anyone, vol. 1

As the eldest of six kids and a tomboy to boot, Kazuha has trouble feeling like a “real girl” sometimes. Her little brother’s preschool teacher, however, has always treated her like a girl and because of that she has a…

Gon, vol. 1

Tanaka’s feisty little T-Rex is back. DC Comics had released Gon in the 90s, but the title never quite took off. Now they’re re-releasing it, in the proper order and unflipped, for a new generation of comics readers. If you…

Penguin Revolution, vol. 1

Yukari has always had the ability to “see” talent in the form of angelic wings on the back of stars and potential stars, but she never thought of using that talent to improve her lot in life. Cursed with a…

Time Guardian, vol. 1

What would you do if you could buy some time? With twelve more hours you could visit friends while still getting your homework done. An extra two hours and you could watch your favorite movie and still pick your mom…

Oyayubihime Infinity, vol. 1-2

Kanoko and her beautiful sister Mayu have two things in common–the butterfly birthmark on their thumbs and the career of up-and-coming young actress, Maya–who is really Mayu, managed by Kanoko. When her school’s most popular boy, Tsubame, notices Kanoko’s birthmark,…

Apothecarius Argentum, vol. 1

“I spent the last few years building up an immunity to iocane powder…” Pardon, movie flashback. While the new court apothecary is about as dreamy as the Man in Black, and this series involves a princess and a fair dose…

Time Guardian, vol. 1

High school student Miu Asahina has a hard time managing her time. She just never seems to have enough of it. When she stumbles upon a shop that loans time in exchange for memories, she is captivated by the store’s…

Emma, vol. 1

Emma is a demure lady’s maid with a story that is all too familiar in Victorian London. Without any family of her own, Emma was raised by her mistress, an aging widow with a sharp tongue and a sly sense…

A Recipe for Gertrude, vol. 1

Possessed mannequins. Evil gingerbread men. Animate patchwork dolls. All these and more prowl the creepily cute landscape of Nari Kusakawa’s The Recipe for Gertrude. In this modern fantasy, an unlikely romance blossoms between high schooler Susugi Sahara and an unusual…

GALS!, vol. 1

Tired of sweet, innocent manga heroines in sailor suits? GALS! is the manga for you. Meet Kotobuki Ran and her fellow kogals: the fashion-obsessed, cell-phone loving, boy-torturing high schoolers who once ruled the streets of Tokyo’s trendy Shibuya. Ran, rebellious…

Musashi #9, vol. 1 and 2

I’m someone who loves conspiracies, especially when it involves secret organizations with mysterious, perhaps benevolent, perhaps self-serving, motives and one obscure, lethal, and stoic operative at the center of everything. When the world’s usual powerhouses behind governmental interests, the FBI,…

From Eroica with Love, vol. 1

Originally published in 1976, Eroica is a shonen-ai classic. It centers around the adventures of Earl Dorian Red Gloria a.k.a. the Earl of Gloria a.k.a. Eroica, international art thief, and his various conquests and thefts across the globe. The Earl…