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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 doesn’t pay. Jiho knew the man he loved was a bit of an alley cat, liking affection that’s 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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Tekkonkinkreet is a prime cut of storytelling for manga lovers

Advantages: A great introduction to manga, and equally enjoyable for those who read manga regularly
Disadvantages: As with most imported manga, the price could be off-putting to many who might enjoy it

Even if you've never considered manga before, in my view this is a wonderful book to have on your shelf. If you do read manga but have previously overlooked this large tome on bookshop shelves, it could practically take the place of royalty amongst your e ...

space_cat 09.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Tekkon Kinkreet - Taiyo Matsumoto

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the umbrella academy

Advantages: alot
Disadvantages: none

this book is the compilation of all he comics in the umbrella academy series by the alternatve rock band, my chemical romance, frontman gerard way. james jean does the cover art for the comics. the comic is about a group of seven orphans who are raised my ...

rachelp-xo 02.09.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Umbrella Academy Volume 1 - Gerard Way

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You Can Choose Your Friends...

Advantages: Explores the full extent of the Sandman universe.
Disadvantages: Tediously slow moving story.

After the stand-alone tales of the third Sandman collection, Neil Gaiman is back to writing a large scale story spread across a number of issues that seeks to address some long pressing questions as well as introduce a host of new characters, realms and p ...

Frankingsteins 31.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Sandman: Season of Mists - Neil Gaiman

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Seasons of Mists

Advantages: features wide range of characters, sub-plots
Disadvantages: can be too much to take in at one go!

...Please Note : I will do my best to include no spoilers! I first discovered Neil Gaiman's highly acclaimed "Sandman" series several years ago, but only recently found myself in a position to a) find and b) buy his work. The Sandman is a graphic novel th ...

Peffkitten 12.07.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Sandman: Season of Mists - Neil Gaiman

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