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New Graphic Novels

Posted by Kristi on September 24, 2009

uzumaki1_500 Uzumaki, Vols. 1 & 2 by Junji Ito

Kurôzu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is haunted not by a person or being but by a pattern: uzumaki, the spiral, the hypnotic secret shape of the world.  As the madness spreads, the inhabitants of Kurôzu-cho are pulled ever deeper, as if into a whirlpool from which there is no return…

runaways Runaways: Dead Wrong by Terry Moore

The gang’s back in L.A. But it’s not the same city they left so long ago. The Runaways try to stay off the radar, but the sins of their parents won’t make that possible…

Emma Volume 09 Emma Vol. 9 by Kaoru Mori

This follow-up to the main story offers glimpses into the lives of Emma and William’s contemporaries in the strict and constricting society of Victorian England.

polly Polly and the Pirates Vol. 1 by Ted Naifeh

Polly has grown up in a prim and proper boarding school, far from any kind of adventure, and she likes it that way. But when she discovers that she’s actually related to the Pirate Queen, she’s got to find her inner-adventurer. Hijinks and high adventure await in the world of the pirates, can Polly rise to the occasion?

cirque_1 Cirque du Freak vol. 1 by Darren Shan and Takahiro Arai

Darren Shan was an average kid until destiny brought him to the Cirque du Freak. Now Darren’s been immersed into a shadowy world inhabited by vampires, werewolves, and strange creatures the likes of which he’s never imagined, and his life will be changed forever!

codegeass Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion by Goro Taniguichi

In the year 2010, the Holy Empire of Brittania declared war on Japan. Powerless to stop them, Japan surrendered in less than a month. Freedom was lost and Japan was renamed “Area 11.”  When Lelouch, a Brittanian, meets a mysterious girl that gives him the power to control people’s minds, he dons a mask and becomes the ruthless terrorist known only as Zero, destroying any who might stand in his path.

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Bride of the Water God vol. 3 by Mi-Kyung Yun

Human bride Soah tries to uncover the truth behind her strange husband’s predicament and his previous wife’s early, brutal demise. While Huye distracts her with flirtations and the dreadful goddess Murah becomes increasingly jealous, strong-willed Soah is determined to find out why her powerful, moody husband is cursed to live in the form of a little boy during the day, returning to his true, adult body at night.

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