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Sneeze by Naoki Urasawa
A curated collection of eight short stories and graphic essays by famed manga author Naoki Urasawa, creator of the acclaimed series Monster and 20th Century Boys!
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Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen: Who Killed Jimmy Olsen? by Matt Fraction & Steve Leiber
It’s rare enough these days that either Marvel or DC let creators really go but in Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen DC lets Matt Fraction (Hawkeye, Sex Criminals) take a crack at some irreverent storytelling in the DC universe. Sure, it’s not any of the major heroes, but by focusing on Superman’s friend, Jimmy Olsen, Fraction takes the reader on a weird tour of the DC Universe.
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City Monster by Reza Farazmand
A young monster moves to the city, not to scare the inhabitants but to hang out and try to figure out his life. He’s got a not-roommate ghost who hangs out and smokes week and his neighbour is a vampire and well, there’s not so much adventure as getting a coffee and a cookie down at the café. Such is the world Reza Farazmand (Poorly Drawn Lines) has created in City Monster where it’s about meeting strange and spooky characters and looking for answers about life.
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The Daughter of Ys by M. T. Anderson
T. Anderson and Jo Rioux reimagine the Breton legend of the mythical city of Ys in this beautiful graphic novel. Ys is kept safe from the tumultuous seas by its tremendous walls under the reign of King Gradlon and his daughters Rozenn and Dahut but after the death of Queen Malgven the sisters begin to drift apart over the years ultimately leading Ys to its dire fate.
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Witches of Brooklyn by Sophie Escabasse
Young Effie is unceremoniously dropped off at her aunt’s home in Brooklyn. With both her mom and her home lost she now has to live with two eccentric aunts she’s never met before. Plus, they won’t let her into the basement for some reason. It quickly becomes apparent that there is more to these aunts than meets the eye and Effie might just find out magic runs in the family.
Fangs by Sarah Andersen
From the author of Sarah’s Scribbles comes a love story between a vampire and a werewolf. Elsie is a three hundred year old vampire who meets her match in Jimmy, a charming werewolf and together they begin a humorous journey through romance and monsterhood. And remember, skip the garlic when cooking and watch out for silver.
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Paying the Land by Joe Sacco
In Paying the Land, Joe Sacco travels the frozen North to reveal a people in conflict over the costs and benefits of development. The mining boom is only the latest assault on indigenous culture: Sacco recounts the shattering impact of a residential school system that aimed to “remove the Indian from the child”; the destructive process that drove the Dene from the bush into settlements and turned them into wage laborers; the government land claims stacked against the Dene Nation; and their uphill efforts to revive a wounded culture. -- Provided by publisher.
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Act by Kayla Miller
A fantastic follow up to Kayla Miller’s Click and Camp. Olive and the rest of the class are excited to go on the school trip but disappointed to find that school policy is keeping some kids from going on the trip. Luckily elections for class representative are on the horizon and Olive becomes a candidate to press for change. Unfortunately, two of her closest friends are running as well. With the campaign making emotions run high can Olive act for change and keep her friends?
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