||The Xxxenophile Collection:
The Xxxenophile Publishing Saga continues! Xxxenophile
Books is reprinting the first few issues of Xxxenophile in book
form, and this is the first volume. Includes an
exceptionally cute new story, "Wet Dreams".
The long-awaited sequel to the wonderful first work, The
Spider Garden, Hydrophidian centers on the
doings of the Water Snake Clan, who are expecting the return of
one of their members from the court of Shaalis, Androgyne of the
This wonderful retrospective of Michael Manning's early work
(1987 onwards) contains some of the most intriguing things he's
done. The strips and short stories here are fascinating
experiments with ways of telling stories with pictures.
A reworking of the classic Gulliver's Travels, only with Honey
(or her twin) as the wandering hero. As usual, more time is
spent on the Lilliputians, but the other 3 kingdoms are also
included. A nice take on the subject, with the lightest
possible touch of perversity, but more as an aside than as the
Another lovely excursion from Manara. A somewhat-hapless crew
of filmmakers, trying desperately for the Big Hit, attempt all
manner of "Candid Camera" scenarios... and none of
the them turn out quite they way they had planned. Erotic
(of course), tragic, comic, and visually lovely.
||Trip to Tulum
A featherweight Satyricon, amusing and the art is rendered with
||The Mad Woman of Sacre-Coeur
Dark Horse Comics
(La Folle du Sacre-Coeur - English Edition.) Moebius has
received national honors for his art and his work hangs in French
||In Search of Druuna: Obsession
"Obsession" is a great name for this book; Druuna has
one of the most rabid followings of any fictional character ever.
This is a collection of sketches and excerpts from the
various Morbus Gravis books that feature Druuna.
If you are one of the people who fancies her, this
collection is a must-have.
This large-format, hardbound book from Diva Graphics is a
series of sketches and notes from the author all about Druuna -
how she stepped from the waves and became the curvaceous heroine
she is today.