Attack on Titan: Vol. 6

The Attack on Titan series had, in its inception, a great deal of thematic depth.  The titans can be seen to represent sin, and particularly with Eren’s ability to become a titan, the idea of mankind as being the very monsters they fight has a lot to say about morality and humanity.  Unfortunately, by volume six, the series has started to rely on that initial setup as a crutch, and fails to add new intrigue to the story.

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Nimona: A Delightful and Troublesome Fantasy Parody

Nimona is unlike almost any other graphic novel you’ve ever read.  Irreverent yet heartfelt, comical throughout yet serious at points, the graphic novel is a marvelous amalgamation of fantasy, black comedy, and wit.  It also happens to be a shame that a large piece of the book’s ultimate thematic elements become a wholehearted endorsement of the homosexual lifestyle.

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