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Graphic Classics Volume 16: Oscar Wilde by Alex Burrows (Eureka Productions 15 December 2008 / $11.95) - Product Description: Graphic Classics: Oscar Wilde features "The Picture of Dorian Gray", Wilde's tale of narcissism and horror, adapted for comics by Alex Burrows and illustrated by Lisa K. Weber. Plus the comic satire "The Canterville Ghost" by Antonella Caputo and Nick Miller, "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime" by Rich Rainey and Rich Tommaso, and an adaptation of Wilde's exotic play "Salome", illustrated by Molly Kiely. (see review)

+ANIMA Volume 10 by Natsumi Mukai (TokyoPop 12 December 2008 / $9.99) - Product Description: This is the final volume! Cooro and the others discover the 1st Yellow Valley Race, a race exclusively for +Anima. Cooro and Senri decide to enter, and while waiting for the race to start, they run into Lyra, a girl that Cooro knew when he was younger. But when Cooro knew her, she wasn't a +Anima...How can she be one now, and is that the only secret she holds? (Source: TokyoPop)

Aria Volume 4 by Kozue Amano (TokyoPop 01 December 2008 / $9.99) - From back of book: The awe and wonder of Neo Venezia reaches its peak, as Akari receives and invitation to the neverlands from Alicia. It turns out to be a surprise getaway, as Akari has never swum in the ocean before. But in the sweltering heat, Akari sees a vision taht will lead to an unexpected discovery. (Source: TokyoPop)

Gakuen Alice Volume 5 by Tachibana Higuchi (TokyoPop 09 December 2008 / $9.99) - Product Description: The Alice Festival is coming to a close, but the surprises and fun aren't over for Mikan and her friends yet! Things get a little crazy for Narumi's musical when an accident takes out some of the performers, and Mikan has to step in as the star of the show. But what will happen when she and Luca have to kiss on stage? And as if that's not enough, as soon as the kids are back in class, it's time for exams, and Mikan is in for some bad news when the scores come back! (Source: TokyoPop)

GetBackers: Infinity Fortress Volume 2 by Rando Ayamine (TokyoPop 09 December 2008 / $9.99) - From back of book: Ban Mido has the power to create illusions in people's minds. Ginji Amano has the power to amplify electricity. Together they are the invincible retrieval team known as the GetBackers.

The boys get more than they bargained for when they accept the seemingly simple job of finding a lost dog named Lucky. But when they discover what makes this dog so special, they will hope that their luck doesn't run out. (Source: TokyoPop)

JYU-OH-SEI Volume 2 by Natsumi Itsuki (TokyoPop 01 December 2008 / $14.99) - Product Description: In his confrontation with Third, Thor discovers Third's reason for being dropped onto Kimaera: he was one of the rebels under Thor's father's plots to overthrow Odine. With the help of Third, Thor survives to become the Top of the Orchre Ring, the first Caucasian to rule a different skin colored ring. (Source: TokyoPop)

King of Hell Volume 21 by Ra In-Soo (TokyoPop 09 December 2008 / $9.99) - Product Description: In order to save Dohwa, Majeh first fights the Three Insane Hounds. The Three Insane Hounds are eventually kicked off the fighting stage and are plummeted down to a deep pit full of venomous snakes. Then Majeh tells Young to take the stage but before they can fight, Baby arrives at the scene. Baby, now changed into Hyur, demands to fight with Majeh because he's always wanted to test his skills against Majeh. (Source: TokyoPop)

Mamotte Shugogetten Volume 3 by Minene Sakurano (TokyoPop 09 December 2008 / $14.99) - Product Description: When high school boy Tasuke received a ancient ring from his father, he wasn't expecting a beautiful goddess with magical powers to appear out of it! Unfortunately, the goddess Shao is sick in bed! It will be up to Tasuke and his friends to make her feel better. Also, what trouble will Tasuke get into when Valentine's day rolls around? (Source: TokyoPop)

Monochrome Factor Volume 4 by Kaili Sorano (TokyoPop 01 December 2008 / $9.99) - From back of book: Akira and friends confront Hamurabi who, rather than being intimidated, is amused by their efforts. When Shirogane attempts to attack, he is easily deflected by Hiryu, one of Hamurabi's five Shin "children". It may take every ounce of energy Sirogane has to take down these enemies, but hwat secrets is Hamurabi hiding...? (Source: TokyoPop)

Princess Ai -The Prism of Midnight Dawn- Volume 1 by Christine Boylan (TOKYOPOP 01 December 2008 / $10.99) - Product Description: When the Prism of Midnight Dawn is stolen from Ai-Land, Ai returns to Earth to retrieve it. But when she gets there, she discovers that Kent is not the man she remembers, and that a new drug has taken her place. (Source: TOKYOPOP)

Rave Master Volume 31 by Hiro Mashima (TokyoPop 09 December 2008 / $9.99) - From back of book: Haru continues his mad dash with Sylpharion's super-speed to save Resha. Meanwhile, Resha's situation continues to deteriorate, and an injury inflicted by her captives suddenly appears on Elie's body simultaneously, mystifying Sieg. Can Haru save Resha and get her to the dance festival at Elie Village in time? (Source: TokyoPop)

Sgt. Frog Volume 16 by Mine Yoshizaki (TokyoPop 01 December 2008 / $9.99) - Product Description: Keroro comes up with a scheme to disguise himself as a stuffed animal and take over Pokopen. His plan successfully wins over Natsumi, but Keroro's attitude turns 'loving', too. Kururu quickly chucks the plan. (Source: TokyoPop)

Speed Grapher - MANGA Volume 2 by Tomozo (TokyoPop 01 December 2008 / $10.99) - From back of book: Smile for the camera, or perish in the glare of its lens.

As their escape from the Roppongi Club continues, Tatsumi heads to Izu to visit a doctor he knows from the battlefield. He wants Kagura to get a physical exam to find out the truth about what she did to his body. Meanwhile, another Euphoric has Saiga and Kagura in sight--and this time, his reward is unspeakable, and the innocent may become the latest unfortunate victims of this dark, twisted chase... (Source: TokyoPop)

tactics Volume 7 by Kazuko Higashiyama & Sakura Kinoshita (TokyoPop 09 December 2008 / $9.99) - Product Description: Kantarou Ichinomiya is a curious young boy with an odd profession: He is a teenage ghostbuster! He, along with a male ogre and a female specter, roam the streets of Japan, hoping to solve the various troubles that monsters have inflicted upon humans. This fairy tale of goblins and boogey men explores a world unseen by our eyes, where teenage boys can solve the unthinkable and befriend creatures that are unimaginable, even in the land of dreams. (Source: TokyoPop)

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