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This One Summer

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Every year Rose and her parents go to a lake house on Awago beach. The summer is normally full of swimming, campfires, and other warm-weather fun with her summertime best friend Windy. However, this year is different. Rose’s parents are…

Sumo

Sumo

I think I’ve gotten into the habit of reading graphic novels and expecting them to be lengthy series or intricate stand-alones that neatly wrap up every loose end. Sumo is neither of these things. This open-ended graphic novella is about…

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong

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Charlie is the quintessential well-liked jock. Everyone knows him and generally likes him, but this laidback guy only seems to get really excited about basketball and avoiding his mother’s phone calls. Charlie’s world gets pulled in several directions when the…

Astronaut Academy, vol. 2: Re-Entry

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It’s time again to start the school year at that most prestigious school, Astronaut Academy. The timing couldn’t be better, since Hakata Soy, our mysterious hero, needs a distraction after getting some sad summer news from his crush, Princess Boots.…

Genius

Genius

“It’s always the little things. Small notions lost to the complex mind because of their innate simplicity. Ideas beating on the subconscious like sand grains re-depositing themselves on shores until some kid scoops them up and notices that it’s not…

Odd Duck

Odd Duck

Theodora is a very busy duck. Every day, she stretches, does vocal warm-ups (for perfect pitch), and swims across her pond with a cup of rose hip tea balanced on her head (for perfect posture). While she is a perfectly…

Broxo

Broxo

Our story opens on a desolate, mountain landscape where we meet Zora, discouraged, scared, and alone. Then she meets Broxo. He claims to be a king, but he looks — and acts — like a barbarian boy to Princess Zora.…

Tune: Vanishing Point

Andy Go is just a regular college student wondering what to do with his life. He’s only got one year left to go at the College of Visual Arts in San Francisco, but he’s suddenly decided that he’s going to…

Bloody Chester

It’s the height of the railroad boom in the Wild West. Chester Kates, better known as Bloody Chester, or, much to his chagrin, Lady Kate, lives as an outcast in the town of Averill. After yet another fight with some…

Marathon

Marathon

490 BCE – The Athenians have just pulled off the impossible and out-flanked the Persians in a battle on the fields of Marathon. But it was not a defeat. The Persians retreated to their ships and set sail for Athens.…

Americus

Neil Barton is a typical middle school student in the typical small town of Americus, Oklahoma. Sure, he’s quiet, reads a lot, and doesn’t have many friends except for his best friend Danny Burns, but otherwise, he’s typical. Average, you…