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Graphic Classics: Mark Twain by Mark Twain (Eureka Productions 01 November 2007 / $11.95) - Product Description: Graphic Classics: Mark Twain is revised, with an all-new comics adaptation of Tom Sawyer Abroad by Tom Pomplun and George Sellas. Returning from the first edition are The Mysterious Stranger by Rick Geary, A Dog's Tale by Lance Tooks, The Celebrated Jumping Frog by Kevin Atkinson, and The Carnival of Crime in Connecticut by Antonella Caputo and Nick Miller. Also Is He Living or Is He Dead? and A Curious Pleasure Excursion and eight women artists interpret Mark Twain's Advice to Little Girls. With a dramatic cover painting by George Sellas. (see review)

Resurrection #1 by Marc Guggenheim (words) & David Dumeer (art) (Onipress.com 28 November 2007 / ) - Book Description In the tradition of such timeless science fiction films like THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL and WAR OF THE WORLDS, RESURRECTION is the story of an alien race come to conquer. But while those classic tales focus on the invasion, RESURRECTION starts when those stories end. After years of conflict the aliens are gone and the planet is safe… or is it? Who ended the war? How did they do it? Where do we go from here? Written by Marc Guggenheim (WOLVERINE) and drawn by David Dumeer, RESURRECTION uncovers both the secrets of humanity's survival and its impending future. (see review)

Ark Angels Volume 3 by Sang-sun Park (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: The heart-stopping journey continues as Japheth, Hamu, and Shem try to rescue an endangered lion cub. But when a group of vicious hunters stand in their way and want nothing more than to see the cub disappear for good, will the girls face their own extinction? (Source: TokyoPop)

BLAME! Volume 10 by Tsutomu Nihei (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: Killy's journey takes him back to where it all began for him. The man of few words that he is, he saves the central city by granting it its greatest wish...the elimination of the silicon creatures. But there is much more to the mystery -- will saving the city cost him his life and end his search for Net Terminal Genes? (Source: TokyoPop)

Chibi Vampire Volume 6 by Yuna Kagesaki (TokyoPop 07 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: Clueless Kenta is finally getting closer to figuring out that Karin has a secret crush on him. But everything explodes -- literally -- when Kenta's grandmother hires a detective to track Kenta down and bring him back to their hometown. A case of mistaken identity turns tragic when Karin's family bans her from seeing the very person she can't live without. Will Karin finally be forced to confess her love? (Source: TokyoPop)

Dragon Hunter 17 by Hong Seock Seo (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: As Chong-Kwan-Jang's secrets are revealed, Seur-Chong and his gang try to stop him... Is his power even greater than anyone realizes? Meanwhile, an attempted rescue of Mong-Yeun and Sa-Mi -- who are under Chong-Kwan-Jang's spell--not only leads Myung-Ho to the past, but into their very minds. (Source: TokyoPop)

Hands Off: 1 Don't Call Us Angels Volume 1 by Kasane Katsumoto (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: Kiba has a special gift to see the future with a single touch, but due to this power, he doesn't like to touch people--especially Udou. Meanwhile, Udou has been using his powers in unsavory ways and Kiba is in deep denial about his...until circumstances bring them together to deal with an all-consuming problem that might bring harm to those they love. (Source: TokyoPop)

Heaven Above Heaven 6 by Kang-Suk Hyun (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: The evil of the underworld has taken over the nine martial art schools, leaving Bakhong with nowhere to turn for help. Dansulha refuses to be a bride and tries to kill Ivan in vain. Outraged, Ivan moves the wedding ceremony to his underworld palace and imprisons Dansulha. The warriors of the Heaven's Gate, Mu-Young and Mu-Hon, join Bakhong on a seemingly impossible mission: rescue Dansulha and kill Ivan. The key to survival is in the hand of Dansulha--but she's locked away in an impenetrable cell, and Ivan's dark forces are closing in to put an end to Bakhong for all eternity... (Source: TokyoPop)

King of Hell 17 by In-soo Ra (TokyoPop 11 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: As Majeh and company journey to the Gobi desert in search of the Insane Hounds, we learn more about Majeh's past... Why is his master at the Dawn of Taoism hunting him down? And why are his friends trying to kill him. (Source: TokyoPop)

Legends of the Dark Crystal Volume 1: The Garthim Wars by Barbara Randall Kesel (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: Lahr and Neffi are gentle and fun-loving Gelflings who want little more than to enjoy the simple pleasures of life and love. But when their villages are attacked and plundered by the violent Garthim, their worlds are turned upside down as they narrowly escape with their lives. Now, united against insurmountable odds, the two Gelflings must put aside their peaceful ways and emerge as heroes to lead a frightened neighboring village into something they never thought they'd face--war. (Source: TokyoPop)

Little Queen 4 by Yeon-joo Kim (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: While June reminisces about how happy she once was with Sejuru, Sejuru begins to have thoughts that he can't quite comprehend. The woman of the underworld keeps saying that his moment of sleep is over and that he will be the Prince of Darkness. But if he accepts his fate, what will become of his relationship with June? (Source: TokyoPop)

Loveless Volume 7 by Yun Kouga (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: Soubi takes Ritsuka to find Septimal Moon, and Kio tags along for the ride. Ritsuka is unsettled and disturbed to discover that the Semei Kio knew is very different from Ritsuka's own memories of his beloved older brother... Or are they so different after all? When Ritsuka confronts him about it, Soubi reveals a link that may finally start to reconcile Ritsuka's fragmented view of the young man he always admired. But when they arrive at the Seven Voices Academy, through which they must pass in order to reach Septimal Moon, only Soubi and Ritsuka are allowed to enter, and when they do, Ritsuka meets some familiar faces... (Source: TokyoPop)

Planet Blood Volume 7 by Tae-hyung Kim (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: Sinan, Hector and Eco go into Pratria, where Eco takes the opportunity for some alone-time with Sinan. But the fun doesn't last long...Marco and his band have sought them out--and they have a license to kill. A duel breaks out, and Sinan begins to discover how powerful the Biryudo, the sword he inherited from Hector, really is. Meanwhile, Yan and Pantera run inot each other and discover they have something very special in common. And is Hoan hiding someting from Zetsos? (Source: TokyoPop)

Psychic Power Nanaki Volume 1 by Ryo Saenagi (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: When an auto accident awakens a mysterious power within high school teen Nanaki, he discovers he is a psychic and is recruited to the Paranormal Task Force to help solve supernatural mysteries. But after he's paired up with a peculiar partner and put on an extraordinary case, Nanaki's average life quickly turns into one filled with the bizarre, the mind-boggling, and the truly unimaginable. Welcome to the power of Nanki. (see review)

Recast 4 by Seung-hui Kye (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From inside back flap: JD and Blaise seal away Blaise's sister Carmen and go off to search for Lupus, the Wolf, the only one who can undo the curse on her. But Lupus the Wolf has been dead for twelve years. When they find out that there might be another werewolf nearby, will JD and Blaise find him before monster hunters do? (Source: TokyoPop)

Trinity Blood 4 by Sunao Yoshida (TokyoPop 13 November 2007 / $9.99) - From back of book: The Gothic-action masterpiece continues as Esther remembers the cold, cruel day when a heartless Dietrich betrayed her. And now, among the flames, Radu is about to do the same to Ion...until Brother Petros and his Department of Inquisition arrive. Weakened after his previous fight with Petros, Abel is just barely keeping himself under control and, as the battle rages, Esther may once again find herself betrayed by someone she trusted... (Source: TokyoPop)

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