Graphic Novel Feature: “Dolly & Lavinia Explore the Interverse” by Trizha Ko

"The fun-loving doggo duo that clobbers and kicks life in the butt." From a review by Aya Tantiangco at GMA News Online: ...the title reveals everything you need to know about it—except for the fact that Dolly and Lavinia are fluffy dogs and we need this adventure right now. Ko's art is both whimsical and … Continue reading Graphic Novel Feature: “Dolly & Lavinia Explore the Interverse” by Trizha Ko

Graphic Novel Feature: “Fragments of Horror” by Junji Ito

Ma no Kakera (魔の断片, also titled Shard of Evil or Fragments of Horror), is a series of short stories by Junji Ito. A new collection of delightfully macabre tales from a master of horror manga. An old wooden mansion that turns on its inhabitants. A dissection class with a most unusual subject. A funeral where … Continue reading Graphic Novel Feature: “Fragments of Horror” by Junji Ito

Kawaii Overload: Rilakkuma By Your Side by Aki Kondō (ARC)

"It will be alright. Since we will always be together." This is one part of the beloved Rilakkuma character books series, where Rilakkuma, Kiroitori (Yellow Bird), and Korilakkuma combine everyday scenes with unexpected insights. This book is great to read from the beginning or from any page you'd like. You can meet Rilakkuma again and … Continue reading Kawaii Overload: Rilakkuma By Your Side by Aki Kondō (ARC)

Will You Take the Pill? “Guinea Pigs” by Benacquista & Barral

"Forgetting is necessary to our survival, just as fear is." A pharmaceutical testing center. Three human test subjects. Three pills a day for twenty-one days. And at the end, a check for 3,500 euros. Our three guinea pigs begin the test thinking they’re in it for the money. Three weeks later, they leave transformed. Have … Continue reading Will You Take the Pill? “Guinea Pigs” by Benacquista & Barral