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Jabberwocky  
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Description
One of the Japanese promos calls it "Da Vinci Code meets Jurassic Park".
I think that sums it up pretty nicely. It's got dinosaurs, spies, intrigue, action, and conspiracy, all rendered in lovely film noir-esque art with a little fan service cherry on top (Lily!).
And for the slightly geeky, it's got cool (and sometimes obscure) references to art, literature, film, history, science... you name it. Definitely a manga for adults!

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
ジャバウォッキー
Jabber Wocky

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Latest Release(s)
v.4 c.12-14 by Habanero Scans (239d ago)
v.3 by Gantz_Waitingroom (1557d ago)
v.2 by Gantz_Waitingroom (1941d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 7.7 / 10.0 (41 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.3 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 26th 2015, 3:38pm PST


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Year
2006

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Magazine Z (Kodansha)
ZOO (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #928 increased(+401)
Monthly Pos #2351 increased(+400)
3 Month Pos #4355 decreased(-158)
6 Month Pos #5272 decreased(-1535)

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On 220 reading lists
On 336 wish lists
On 9 completed lists
On 14 unfinished lists
On 92 custom lists

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I felt so hipster while reading this O_O   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by infinity9001
April 12th, 2012, 9:43pm
The description above actually sums up the story pretty well. It's a really weird mish-mash of a whole bunch of ideas, settings, plot devices, mixed with a bit of fan service (which I could have really done without) and some fanastically detailed art. The whole time I was reading it, I was like "MIND BLOWN DUDE. MIND BLOWN." Seriously, you're reading this thing about something that looks an awful lot like a Faberge Egg (I think it was, but I read the original Japanese version and my Nihongo skills aren't great) and then suddenly dinosaurs come in, and you're like WHAT?. It's very noir, and it's got a lot of subtle things going on with all the references to various historical and pop culture things. It's brainy, but at the same time you get your dose of action (and fan service if you're into that stuff). And the art has this weirdo, surreal quality that's very detailed but you'll remember it for a while.

Read this if you're looking for something really out of the box, something brainy, and if you want something that really has a bit of everything from action to romance.
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