Meanwhile
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What seems like an ordinary day soon turns into a strange twist-and-turn adventure through time and space! Here’s the thing, though: YOU determine the path the story will take. Can you find the “best” ending out of the numerous endings available?
Hark!: A Vagrant
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Witty and absolutely hilarious comics about historical figures from a Canadian History major. What better thing to come out of a degree than an award-winning comic?
Yotsuba&!, Vol. 1
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Yotsuba is a little girl who makes fast friends and goes on all sorts of childlike-wonder-fueled adventures. The sense of whimsy/cuteness in this series is almost overpowering.
Temperance
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A surreal story that revolves around lost memories, a cloistered city, and a little wooden doll named “Temperance”, the weirdness of the art and the story is just enough to reel you in to reading all the way to the end.
Pluto, Vol. 1
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Few mangas weave such a complex or layered story as Pluto. In the future, a mysterious force is destroying the most powerful androids in the world, and everyone is a suspect... As a mystery and as a science fiction manga, it stands high in both categories. Recommend the whole series!
Hellsing, Vol. 1
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This manga series mixes vampires with World War II, in what (after a few volumes) soon becomes one of the most visceral, intense fantasy-historical-horror mangas you will ever read. Recommend the whole series!
Bakuman, Vol. 1
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In this manga series, two middle school kids combine forces to create the most popular manga of all time. Things get unexpectedly interesting as they grow and face the drama and trials that come with entering the world of creating manga. Recommend the whole series!
The Unwritten Vol. 1
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An engrossing entry into the emerging Literary Fantasy genre of graphic novels. The centerpiece of the series becomes a philosophy on the power that stories hold over the world, and how real humanity causes them to become.
Northlanders: Sven the Returned
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A gritty Viking tale whose plot and characters read as good, if not better, than most movies you’ll see today. Recommend the whole Northlanders series as well!
Habibi
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A tale of two people growing up in an unnamed middle eastern country that is at the same time heart-wrenching and heartwarming. With beautiful artwork, it is hard to look away even at its most uncomfortable moments.
The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz
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Description: This beautifully illustrated adaptation of Frank L. Baum's classic fantasy novel should captivate young and old minds alike. Plus, this keeps closer to the source material than anything else out there.

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