historical

Ruler of the Land

Bi-Kwang is a handsome young warrior who becomes a drooling mess whenever he sees a pretty girl. Out on the road he meets an extraordinary swordfighter with no name who is searching for a legendary master warrior. Bi-Kwang promises to aid the swordfighter if he lets Bi-Kwang meet his beautiful sister. Of course, it turns out the swordfighter is the sister, Hwa-Rin Dahm, and she must switch identities to keep the plot moving along. Bi-Kwang is immediately smitten, and thus we have a triangle involving only two people. This manhwa was made into a MMORPG.

Akage No Anne

Miss Marilla Cuthbert and Mr. Matthew Cuthbert, middle-aged siblings who live together at Green Gables, a farm in Avonlea, on Prince Edward Island, decide to adopt an orphan boy from the asylum as a helper on their farm. Through a series of mishaps, what ends up under their roof is a precocious girl of eleven named Anne Shirley. Anne is bright and quick, eager to please but dissatisfied with her name, her pale countenance dotted with freckles, and with her long braids of red hair.

Britannia: Lost Eagles Of Rome

  • Comic Title: Britannia: Lost Eagles Of Rome
  • Publisher: Valiant Comics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Peter Milligan, Robert Gill
  • Genres: historical, horror, mystery
  • Publication Run: 2018
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: The Roman standard – the eagle borne at the front of each Roman legion – was more than just a symbol of the soldiers that carried it... It was a symbol of Rome itself, the ultimate embodiment of the empire`s power… But now, in the mist-shrouded Germanic forest of Tottenwald, the unthinkable has happened: A rampaging barbarian horde has crushed three of Rome`s most highly skilled detachments in battle… and captured their mighty Roman eagles. His authority threatened by this all-too-public shame, the mad emperor Nero has dispatched Antonius Axia, the empire`s finest `detectioner` and hero of Britannia, and Achillia, the sword-wielding champion of the gladiatorial arena, to reclaim his stolen relics at any cost. But what began as a simple mission will soon become a terrifying journey into the dark heart of belief itself as the isolated woodlands of Rome`s enemies reveal unseen dimensions...and the true power of the legion`s lost eagles threatens to consume any who would pursue them…

Real Science Adventures: The Nicodemus Job

  • Comic Title: Real Science Adventures: The Nicodemus Job
  • Publisher: Tesladyne
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Brian Clevinger, Meredith McClaren
  • Genres: action, adventure, comedy, historical, leading ladies, pulp, sci-fi
  • Publication Run: 2018
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: On the eve of the first Crusade, the fate of the world rests in the hands of a disgraced soldier, an assassin, an orphan, a scribe, and a thief who have no idea they`re pawns in a clash of civilizations. Heretical texts, ancient star maps, sacred geometries, and one impossible heist. The deepest dive into the history of Atomic Robo`s world starts right here!

Mickey Spillanes Mike Hammer

  • Comic Title: Mickey Spillanes Mike Hammer
  • Publisher: Titan Comics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Max Allan Collins, Mickey Spillane, Marcelo Salaza
  • Genres: crime, historical, literature
  • Publication Run: 2018
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: When a chance encounter with a captivating femme fatale leads to a violent mob retaliation, hard-boiled Detective Mike Hammer finds himself dodging both bullets and broads as he undertakes the most dangerous case of his career.

Glorious Summers

  • Comic Title: Glorious Summers
  • Publisher: Europe Comics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Zidrou, Jordi Lafebre
  • Genres: historical
  • Publication Run: 2018
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: In this nostalgic account, the Faldérault family sets out for a final summer vacation together before an impending marital separation disrupts the family dynamics for good. Along the way, heading south to France from Brussels, Pierre, Maddie, and their children revel in impromptu skinny-dips, family sing-alongs, and camping in the wild, ultimately finding a renewed zest for life—and vacation!

Black Cotton Star

  • Comic Title: Black Cotton Star
  • Publisher: Europe Comics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Yves Sente, Steve Cuzor
  • Genres: action, adventure, historical
  • Publication Run: 2018
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: Philadelphia, 1776: George Washington asks Betsy Ross to design the first flag of the future United States of America. Her housemaid, Angela Brown, adds to it a secret tribute to the black community: a black cotton star that she slips under one of the white stars. Dover, 1944: A soldier named Lincoln receives a letter that reveals Angela Brown`s memoirs. Does the star that she mentions truly exist? In light of this revelation, three African-American soldiers set out on a dangerous mission, ranging from liberated Paris to the snow-covered Ardennes, seeking answers, and the ultimate prize...

Akagami no Shirayukihime

Shirayuki is a young woman born with unique apple-red hair. After catching word about her hair, Prince Rajin sends orders for her to become his concubine. With nowhere else to go, Shirayuki cuts her hair and escapes to a neighboring country. While traversing through the forests, she meets a young man, Zen, who helps her after she boldly cures his wounds. He soon, however, becomes poisoned by an apple meant for Shirayuki. What will happen to Shirayuki? What is Zen's true character? A refreshing fantasy story between an optimistic heroine and a prince who constantly stays on her watch.

Vagabond

Growing up in 17th century Sengoku era Japan, Shinmen Takezou is shunned by the local villagers as a devil child due to his wild and violent nature. Running away from home with a fellow boy at age 17, Takezou joins the Toyotomi army to fight the Tokugawa clan at the battle of Sekigahara. However, the Tokugawa win a crushing victory, leading to nearly three hundred years of Shogunate rule. Takezou and his friend manage to survive the battle, and afterwards swear to do great things with their lives.

Gintama

Sakata Gintoki is a samurai living in an era when samurai are no longer needed. To add to his troubles, oppressive aliens have moved in to invade. Gintoki lives with Kagura and Shinpachi, taking on odd jobs to make the world a better place... and to pay their rent.

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