Tag Archive for out of print

DVD, vol. 1

Deciding their house has too much yang (or masculine energy), punk rocker DD and pretty boy Venu figure the best way to find a woman to live with them is to leave a message attached to the tag of a…

The Amazing Joy Buzzards, vol. 1

Biff Ashby, Stevo Vargas, Gabe Carlyle, and El Campeon are The Amazing Joy Buzzards, an internationally renowned band. But secretly, they also fight evil–zombies, robots, giant gorillas, and even evil film studio executives. Will Gabe get the girl he wants…

TRASH, vol. 1

Mild-mannered Will Anderson lives an ordinary, if privileged, life with his beloved cousin Kate and his uncle–who happens to be a mafia kingpin. Tough-talking Guy Hooks works for Trash Company, an odd-jobs business that happens to be a front for…

Her Majesty’s Dog, vol. 1

Ayame and Hyoue are the couple in class known for their PDA – Ayame cannot stop kissing Hyoue. Of course, there’s more to this couple than meets the eye: Ayame is a medium, raised in a remote mountain village, and…

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…

Platinum Garden, vol. 1

During the reading of her grandfather’s will, Kazura discovers she’s been left to Mizuki in return for the cancellation of her grandfather’s debts and Mizuki expects her to be his fiancé! Mizuki, only a year older than Kazura, is moody,…

Wolverine, vol. 1: The Brotherhood

Hugh Jackman is a great actor, but one problem with his portrayal of Wolverine is that he doesn’t, and probably can’t, capture the pure animalistic rage which lies at Logan’s very core. Lucy Braddock can see that rage in her…

+ANIMA, vol. 1

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always wanted wings. Angels and winged men and women out of mythology never cease to fascinate me, and by nature seem majestic, preternaturally beautiful, and glorious. Thank God Cooro came along to hope…

East Coast Rising, vol. 1

You’re on the high seas in some post-apocalyptic version of the coast of New York state where the waters have risen to engulf the cities of the coast and strange creatures inhabit the depths. As the cold and polluted water…

Acme Novelty Library #16

This book recounts a day in the life of Rusty Brown, a young boy; it also depicts the accompanying stories of the same day from the perspective of his father, the new boy in his school, Chalky White, Chalky’s sister,…

Maria’s Wedding

Frankie Pirelli’s cousin Maria is getting married, and the whole family’s coming to the wedding– including his gay brother Joseph (and his new husband), his homophobic aunt Giula, his drug-dealing cousin Mark, and his cousin Carla, who delights in nothing…

Gunslinger Girl, vol. 1

If you’ve been horribly injured, the Social Welfare Agency is here to help. They’ll use state-of-the-art cyborg prosthetics to get you on your feet again. In return, you’ll have to become a government assassin. In Gunslinger Girl, the Social Welfare…

Planetes, vol. 1

Hachimaki has dreamed of being an astronaut his whole life. Right now he’s working a grunt job as an orbital trash collector, circling the moon with his two partners Yuri and Fee to pick up the detritus of years of…

Made in Heaven: Kazemichi

Cyborgs are tricky things – they can either be soulless, menacing villains or mirrors of humanity struggling to reconcile a technologically driven program with a desire to mimic humanity. Used to discuss epic questions about souls and identity, people altered…

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…