Winner of the first Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in comics, M.F.K. is a desert fantasy adventure story that follows Abbie, a deaf girl possessing a feared power, who embarks on a journey to scatter her mother’s ashes in their homeland. Things are quickly complicated by sandstorms, violent rogues, and unexpected friendships. Magruder’s vibrant worldbuilding is matched by an equally engaging cast of characters, whose personal growth anchors readers as greater machinations in the world are gradually revealed, sweeping Abbie and her companion, Jaime, into its wake.
Are you a fan of rigorously researched historical fiction and wilderness survival drama? How about high-stakes treasure hunts, esoteric bear facts, and a pulse of anti-imperialism? If so, then Golden Kamuy may be your jam. The series follows Sugimoto “The Immortal”, a veteran of the Russo-Japanese war, who teams up with Asirpa, a young Ainu huntress, on a quest to uncover a large stash of gold hidden by a criminal organization. As their adventure unfolds, they find themselves entangled in a deep web of danger and intrigue, as various other factions also pursue the gold to fulfill their own ambitions.
They say you eat with your eyes. In that case, Robin Ha’s vibrant illustration style presents readers with a feast to savor in this comic book cookbook. Readers are guided along a delicious journey in Korean cuisine through a series of fluid (and often humorous) cartoon recipes narrated by Dengki, Ha’s hanbok-clad host character. Not merely a collection of practical recipes, Cook Korean also tells the story of Ha’s immigration to the U.S, and her reconnection to Korean culture through the process of learning and cooking family dishes with her mother.