Teen Librarian Toolbox
October 31, 2022 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
It's Suma Suzume's first day on the job, and what a job it is—dinokeeper at a dinosaur zoo. That's the setting of Dinosaur Sanctuary, a new manga series exploring life behind-the-scenes at a zoo unlike any other.
January 4, 2022 by Johanna
I Am a Cat Barista provides adorable stories of comfort and rest.
April 10, 2019 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Pokemon meets Dragonball in this somewhat derivative but engaging manga series based on the popular, Akira Toriyama-designed Dragon Quest video game franchise
January 15, 2019 by Johanna
Two young women, one Japanese and the other Muslim, room together and learn about each other's culture.
April 10, 2018 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Giant Spider & Me: A Post-Apocalyptic Tale Vol. 1 Writer/artist: Kikori Morino Seven Seas Entertainment; $12.99 Teen Kikori Morino’s Giant Spider & Me is a manga series about a lonely young girl who befriends a giant mutant spider sometime after the end of life on Earth as we know it. It’s a cooking manga. That […]
August 28, 2017 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Plum Crazy: Tales of a Tiger-Striped Cat, Vol. 1 Writer/artist: Natsumi Hoshino Seven Seas Entertainment; $11.99 Long before the manga boom of yesteryear, when the shelf space devoted to translated manga in big-box book stores first began to dwarf that allotted to American comic book collections, it was fairly common to hear worldly comics aficionados […]
April 5, 2017 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
The Girl from the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún Vol. 1 Writer/artist: Nagabe Seven Seas Entertainment; $12.99 All Ages Manga studio Nagabe’s beautifully, carefully, delicately rendered The Girl from the Other Side isn’t quite a beauty and the beast story, a particular fairy tale currently resonating rather loudly in pop culture thanks to Disney, but […]
June 28, 2013 by Lori Henderson
2013 is now halfway over. Where has the time gone? It’s easy to guess with all the great titles that have been coming out! Archaia Entertainment, which just this week announced a merger with BOOM! Studios, releases the beginning of second volume of the popular Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard series. BOOM! Studios has […]
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