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Jabberwocky  
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Description
Aptly described as "Da Vinci Code meets Jurassic Park," this story follows our go-getter protagonist, Lily, as she deals with spies, intrigue, action and conspiracy in a film noir-esque setting dotted with references to art, literature, film, history, science and many another geeky topic.

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.15 by Habanero Scans (165d ago)
v.4 c.12-14 by Habanero Scans (1060d ago)
v.3 by Gantz_Waitingroom (2379d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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User Rating
Average: 7.5 / 10.0 (44 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.16 / 10.0
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Last Updated
June 29th 2017, 6:22am 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 #737 increased(+301)
Monthly Pos #2058 increased(+388)
3 Month Pos #2982 increased(+1036)
6 Month Pos #5144 decreased(-222)

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On 229 reading lists
On 359 wish lists
On 10 completed lists
On 18 unfinished lists
On 108 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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