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Review: Cinderella

Katherine Dacey
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Among manga fans, Dark Horse has a reputation for publishing some of the edgiest comics on the market: think GANTZ, MPD Psycho, and Old Boy. But Dark Horse also licenses Japanese books for young readers, the kind of stories that feature frolicking polar bears and fairy princesses. Their latest offering is an East-meets-West take on [...]

Review: Beasts of Burden, No. 1

Katherine Dacey

Most librarians know Jill Thompson as the creator of Magic Trixie, a charming trilogy of graphic novels about a feisty young witch and her friends, but Thompson’s career has spanned a number of genres and major franchises, from Sandman to Wonder Woman to Swamp Thing. Her latest series, Beasts of Burden, pairs her with screen- [...]