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Animus

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781626721838
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Published: First Second - May 8th, 2018

 

Set in a seemingly normal playground, this eerie, Japanese-inspired ghost story follows two school children who attempt to rid their space of a mask-wearing shade. The story will chill your spine, and the impeccable illustrations will thrill your eyes. Perfect for an October evening full of shadows and shivering trees.

Marika


Woman World

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$24.95
ISBN: 9781770463356
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - September 11th, 2018

 

This quietly hysterical collection of comics is set in a world where men, through dwindling birthrates, have disappeared. With a unique cast of characters, Dhaliwal manages to both critique society and deliver a lot of laughs.

Marika


DeadEndia

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$14.95
ISBN: 9781910620472
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Published: Nobrow - August 7th, 2018

 

If you put the Muppets in a theme park and added the heart of Steven Universe and some paranormal energy, you'd get Deadendia. It's an awesome mixture of humor, friendship, self-discovery, and drama with flawed characters you will love as much as your best friends. Heart-warming, heartbreaking, heart-pounding, and heartfelt!

Marika


Luisa Now & Then

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ISBN: 9781594656439
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Published: Humanoids, Inc. - June 20th, 2018

 

Luisa is visited by her teen-aged self and the resulting interactions are just as messy and complicated as you might think. Carole Maurel's gestural illustrations and limited palette captures the emotional nuance of such a meeting, while her careful pacing beautifully chronicles the shifting relationship one has with oneself. An exploration of career, sexuality, and family.

Marika


My Solo Exchange Diary

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ISBN: 9781626928893
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Published: Seven Seas - June 5th, 2018

 

In this follow up to My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness, the author struggles to break loose from her family's house and establish some sort of independence. Nagata's sometimes frenzied lines capture the internal stress of depression and loneliness and how they can take over your world. An important look at depression and the role of self-esteem that is both honest and accessible.

Marika


Chemistry

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ISBN: 9780525432227
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

 

Smart, surprising, quirky, humorous, and deeply emotional, this story of a PhD candidate in chemistry whose life is upended will resonate with readers who’ve had their own crisis. The short, snappy sections are perfect for reading in patches of sunshine- whether on the beach or during a stolen afternoon ice cream break.  

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