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Hex Vet, Vol. 2: The Flying Surgery by Sam Davies
It’s time for the monthly Winged Creature Clinic in this fun follow up to Hex Vet and things are going well until Dr. Talon is called away on an emergency leaving Nan and Clarion in charge. Can the vet witches in training keep the clinic under control or will it all devolve into chaos?
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Loki: The God Who Fell to Earth by Daniel Kibblesmith & Oscar Bazaldua
In the aftermath of the War of the Realms, Loki has taken over as King of Jotunheim. But, once again, his mind turns to being good!? Times are tough for the trickster god. Sure, he’s king of the giants but they’re rather boring and Jotunheim, being a frozen wasteland, isn’t all that exciting. So Loki turns his eye towards being a hero, possibly even an Avenger but can the notorious bad guy really commit to being good?
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Cassandra Darke by Posy Simmonds
After being convicted of fraud, reclusive art dealer Cassandra Darke doesn’t have much to do except sit around her remaining house, pondering her fate; not that she actual cares that much. That is, until she stumbles upon a gun left in the basement apartment by her young ex-lodger Nicki. Forced out of her self-applied seclusion, she hits the streets, where she must make the choice between self-sacrifice and running for her life.
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Little Bird by Darcy van Poelgeest & Ian Bertram
A brutal theocratic American Empire has conquered Canada in this dystopian science fiction graphic novel. Little Bird is only a child, but already a deadly warrior, sent on a desperate mission that will help free the northern lands. Things rarely go as planner, however, and Little Bird not only faces the vicious bishop in charge, but also questions her own identity and place in a world on fire.
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Hinamatsuri, Vol. 1 by Masao Ohtake
Nitta is an ambitious young yakuza looking to make his place in the syndicate. Hina is the mysterious girl in an egg that falls out of thin air into his apartment. Hina also happens to have formidable telekinetic powers, which she uses to force Nitta into allowing her to live in his apartment. Such is the beginning of a hilarious manga series which quickly involves more yakuza, more mysterious girls with telekinetic powers and some rambunctious classmates as well.
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The Handbook to Lazy Parenting by Guy Delisle
Guy Delisle’s ode to less than ideal parenting continues. His children are older and wiser to his antics but the lighthearted stories continue; only this time the joke is on him as much as anyone else.
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Kriss, Vol 1.: The Gift of Wrath by Ted Naifeh
Kriss has always been an outsider in his town, even to the point where his adoptive parents resent his presence, for Kriss is not a native of the land, but instead hails from the conquered lands of Darkovia. Only Anja, the blacksmith’s daughter cares for Kriss and even that is shattered when a wild sabercat from the north kills Anja’s mother. Setting out to kill the beast Kriss discovers that this beast is actually a spirit from Darkovia bringing him a great power and also a destiny beyond the village.
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Spider-Man: Life Story by Chris Zdarsky
Spider-Man debuted in 1962 and though almost 60 years have passed since then the demands to keep a basically static character have kept Peter Parker basically the same age for the entire period. Chip Zdarksy’s Life Story offers a different take. Instead of being a static unchanging character Peter Parker ages through the period in real time finding himself not only dealing with the real world events happening at the time but also the natural ups and downs of life that changes and grows.
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