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Sunday Story Ratings #77: Tell Me Who to Kill by Ian Rankin

Tell Me Who to Kill by Ian Rankin

Originally published 2003 in Mysterious Pleasures; this edition 2004, 2005 printing

Publisher: Allison & Busby Limited

Collected in: The Best British Mysteries 2005 (ed. Maxim Jakubowski)

 

PG

Parental Guidance recommended for audiences under 15 years of age

(D, V)

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Sunday Story Ratings #76: Usagi Yojimbo Book 5.5: Lone Goat and Kid

Usagi Yojimbo Book 5: Lone Goat and Kid: 5. Lone Goat and Kid by Stan Sakai

Originally published September 1990 in Usagi Yojimbo Volume 1, Issue 24; this edition August 1992, July, 2008 printing

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

 

M

Not recommended for persons under 15 years of age, but no legal restrictions

(V)

Violence {M}

 

Representations

Gender:

No female characters present.

Sex:

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Sunday Story Ratings #74: Usagi Yojimbo Book 5.3: Blood Wings

Usagi Yojimbo Book 5: Lone Goat and Kid: 3. Blood Wings by Stan Sakai

Originally published April 1990 in Usagi Yojimbo Volume 1, Issue 21 and June 1990 in Usagi Yojimbo Volume 1, Issue 22; this edition August 1992, July, 2008 printing

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

 

M

Not recommended for persons under 15 years of age, but no legal restrictions

(V, L)

Violence {M}

Minor Coarse Language {G}

 

Representations

Gender:

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Sunday Story Ratings #73: Usagi Yojimbo Book 5.2: A Kite Story

Usagi Yojimbo Book 5: Lone Goat and Kid: 2. A Kite Story by Stan Sakai

Originally published February 1990 in Usagi Yojimbo Volume 1, Issue 20; this edition August 1992, July, 2008 printing

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

 

PG

 Parental Guidance recommended for audiences under 15 years of age

(V)

Some violence {G}

 

Representations

Gender:

All characters male.

Sex:

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Sunday Story Ratings #72: Usagi Yojimbo Book 5.1: Frost & Fire

Usagi Yojimbo Book 5: Lone Goat and Kid: 1. Frost & Fire by Stan Sakai

Originally published December 1989 in Usagi Yojimbo Volume 1, Issue 19; this edition August 1992, July, 2008 printing

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

 

M

Not recommended for persons under 15 years of age, but no legal restrictions

(D, V)

Mild drug use {PG} {tea, alcohol}

Violence {M}

 

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Gender:

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Sunday Story Ratings #71: The Prodigal Spy by Joseph Kanon

The Prodigal Spy by Joseph Kanon

Originally published 1999; this edition 2000

Publisher: Abacus

RC
Refused Classification; not for sale

(D, L, S, N, V)

Drug Use and References {MA15+} {Alcohol; Coffee; Marijuana; Smuggling (personal quantities of) marijuana across international borders; Smoking marijuana while driving}

Coarse Language {PG}

Nudity {MA15+}

Sex Scenes {X18+}

Violence {M}

 

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Gender:

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Sunday Story Ratings #70: Usagi Yojimbo Book 3.7: Turtle Soup and Rabbit Stew

Usagi Yojimbo Book 3: The Wanderer's Road: Epilogue: Turtle Soup and Rabbit Stew by Stan Sakai

Originally published 1987 in Turtle Soup; this edition August 2010

Fantagraphics Books

 

G

Suitable for all audiences

(V)

Some violence {G)

 

Representations

Gender:

Only male characters.

Sex:

No presence

Race & Ethnicity:

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Sunday Story Ratings #69: Usagi Yojimbo Book 3.6: The Shogun's Gift by Stan Sakai

Usagi Yojimbo Book 3: The Wanderer's Road: 6. The Shogun's Gift by Stan Sakai

Originally published October 1988 Fantagraphics Books in Usagi Yojimbo Vol. 1 Issue 12; this edition August 2010

Fantagraphics Books

 

PG

Parental Guidance recommended for audiences under 15 years of age

(V)

Some violence {PG)

 

Representations

Gender:

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Sunday Story Ratings #68: Usagi Yojimbo Book 3.5: The Tea Cup

Usagi Yojimbo Book 3: The Wanderer's Road: 5. The Tea Cup by Stan Sakai

Originally published September 1987?* Fantagraphics Books in Usagi Yojimbo Vol. 1 Issue 11; this edition August 2010

Fantagraphics Books

{*I think the 1987 on these two issues is an error. it goes back to 1988 for the next issue}

PG

Parental Guidance recommended for audiences under 15 years of age

(V, D, T)

Violence {G)

Drug Use (PG) {Tea! Also sake}

Themes (G) {Poverty}

 

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Sunday Story Ratings #67: Usagi Yojimbo Book 3.4: Blade of the Gods

Usagi Yojimbo Book 3: The Wanderer's Road: 4. Blade of the Gods by Stan Sakai

Originally published July 1988?* Fantagraphics Books in Usagi Yojimbo Vol. 1 Issue 10; this edition August 2010

Fantagraphics Books

 

{*official website says July 1987, but that would be a year prior to the preceding issues, although if 1987 that would put it in the same month as the previous issue too.}

 

PG

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