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Vampire Kisses: Blood Relatives

by Ellen Schreiber
ISBN: 9780061340819
First she wrote the fantastic novel series Vampire Kisses, now Ellen Schreiber continues Raven’s story in a manga published by Tokyopop! Raven’s your average goth teen, who just happens to fall in love with a vampire, the oh-so-cute Alexander. In Blood Relatives, things have been going fairly smoothly lately for Raven and Alexander, until his cousin Claude and some new vampires show up in Dullsville. Read more...

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Claymore

by Norihiro Yagi
ISBN: 978421506180 (vol. 1)
978421506197 (vol. 2)
978421506203 (vol. 3)
9781421506210 (vol. 4)
9781421506227 (vol. 5)
In a medieval fantasy world filled with monsters called yoma which can hide their true nature to go amongst, and feed upon, mankind with impunity. The secret organization Claymore, nicknamed such because of the large swords its members wield, fights these monsters to protect humanity. Members of the organization are all silver-eyed human-yoma crossbreeds, having been fully human, but melded with monster blood and flesh to become super-powered warriors. All of these monster slayers are also female, since all men die during the process of joining yoma and human to make a Claymore. Combining rich storytelling, striking art, fast-paced battles, a bit of horror, and memorable characters, Claymore is top-notch manga and a fantastic read. Read more...

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XS Hybrid

by Song Ji-Hyung
ISBN: 9781593076283 (vol. 1)
9781593077570 (vol. 2)
In a strange future where gifted "hybrid" humans police the planet, Mina is a likable tomboy with growing psychic powers. When a young boy falls into a coma after gazing into her eyes, it becomes quite clear that there is more to Mina than just her looks. Huin Chang, the young boy, grows to become a daredevil with an awkward, secret love for Mina which fuels his protective feelings towards her, but when mysterious men arrive bringing the violence of the "hybrid" with them, can Mina or Huin survive? This Korean manhwa features violence and fast-paced action combined with detailed and fantastic art and an intriguing sci-fi plot, along with a great characters and a well-formed relationship between Mina and Huin, to make an absolutely great read. Read more...

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Princess Resurrection

By Yasunori Mitsunaga
ISBN: 0345496647
Middle-schooler Hiro is on his way to meet his sister at the house where she works as a maid. When he arrives, the house appears vacant. Confused, he wanders around town, only to be run over by a truck! His last memory is of a beautiful young woman. When he wakes up in the morgue, all he can think of is the woman he saw, but with nothing better to do, he goes back to the house where he was supposed to meet his sister. Can you imagine his surprise when he finds out that the house is owned by the same beautiful woman, and the she brought him back from the dead? She’s Princess Hime, a warrior that fights monsters with a chainsaw and a smile, and Hiro is now her undead servant. Read more...

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Star Wars Manga

ISBN: 1569713626
Star Wars is celebrating its 30th anniversary this summer. Check out this retelling of the classic trilogy in the Japanese manga style. Luke, Han, Leia and Co. have never looked so cool. Read more...

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