The biggest titles from the imprint's first decade
Dramacon Svetlana Chmakova’s Eisner Award-nominated romance-drama takes place within the world of anime conventions, where teenage Christie follows her dreams of becoming a manga writer. Fruits Basket This extremely popular serial follows orphaned student Tohru and her life with the mysterious Sohma family, many of whom turn into the animals of the Chinese zodiac when hugged by a member of the opposite sex. I Luv Halloween This dark children’s fantasy features a group of moppets (and their half-headed dog Mush) running amok on Halloween night. Art provided by DC Comics vet Keith Giffen. Kingdom Hearts Synergy alert! Adapted from the Disney/Square Enix vidgame, the story follows Sora’s ongoing search for his missing friends. On the way, he is joined by well-known Disney characters as well as others from Square’s “Final Fantasy” vidgame series. Princess Ai The titular character is an amnesiac alien girl who finds herself in present-day Tokyo. Co-created by Courtney Love, “Princess Ai” draws from the rock diva’s life and Japan’s popular gothic Lolita fashions. Return to Labyrinth Jake T. Forbes’ four-parter is an expansion of Jim Henson’s 1986 David Bowie-starring cult pic. Only in manga form could Bowie appear even more androgynous than he did onscreen. Star Trek Penned by various writers, each tale takes place during the original TV series, allowing fans to follow the further adventures of Kirk, Spock and the rest of the Enterprise crew. Trinity Blood Based on a series of novels by the late Japanese author Sunao Yoshida, series is a futuristic epic in which the Roman Catholic Church spearheads humanity’s war against its vampire-like enemies. Warcraft: The Sunwell Trilogy Co-produced with Blizzard Entertainment, series is adapted from the sprawling vidgame universe, but uses original characters and storylines.