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Higurashi Abducted By Demons Arc V1: Creepy Murder Mystery

Advantages: Creepy, a great horror and interesting mystery. Effective, scary scenes.
Disadvantages: Didn't always get the humour.

...Age rating: 16+ Around 200 pages. Read in the Japanese right to left way. Can be bought new for £6+ at amazon.co.uk The Higurashi When They Cry series (also known as Higurashi no Naku Koro ni) was originally a Japanese sound novel, which is ...

Mistybrook 11.06.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Higurashi When They Cry: Abducted By Demons Arc Vol. 1 - Ryukishi07

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Knights of Sidonia (Vol 1) - Lost in Space with Genderless Clones

Advantages: Great artwork. Interesting universe.
Disadvantages: Some of the comedy isn't that funny. No memorable characters.

Knights of Sidonia is a science fiction comic created by manga artist Tsutomu Nihei (the chap responsible for Biomega, Abara and NOiSE.) The series takes place in the year 3394, which makes me feel rather old. Anyone remember the days when futuristic tale ...

Dentolux 28.02.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Knights of Sidonia, Vol. 1 - Tsutomu Nihei

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Bitter Fruits

Advantages: Psychologically engaging, beautifully detailed art, well executed plot
Disadvantages: gore (entrails, crushed skulls, etc), rape, murder, other extreme violence may disturb some reade

The premise almost sounds like an 80's tween comedy: a group of 13 year old geek boys have a secret club that meets in the basement of some old factory. Unable to get girls to look at them and dismissed by adults, they use their genius to build a robot to ...

Shroud 09.05.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Lychee Light Club - Usamaru Furuya

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Constantine Opus is no Turkey

Advantages: Spooky, smart and cocky
Disadvantages: Gruesome, amoral and a little bit demonic

With the Keanu Reeves movie just around the corner, itís time to revisit the original hardcore incarnation of John Constantine. If youíve never read an American superhero comic book in your life this may not be the best place to start. Iíll try not to ...

danielse 14.12.2004 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Hellblazer: Original Sins - John Ridgway, Jamie Delano

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Completely Entranced

Advantages: dark comedy with wonderfully quirky cast, lovely art, surprisinglu multi-layered plot
Disadvantages: addictive, so you'll end up paying out for the rest of the sereis

Ewon finds out the hard way that cheating doesnít pay. Jiho knew the man he loved was a bit of an alley cat, liking affection thatís given and returning it when randomly given. The problem was, Jiho expected him to stay true. After one of their quarrels a ...

Shroud 15.09.2010 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Totally Captivated - Hajin Yoo

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