Pride of Baghdad
I just read this graphic novel and was quite impressed. It has been out for a while but no one here seems to of mentioned it here.
Its a one book graphic novel but its defiantly worth a look for its beautiful artwork and moving story however not recommended for the light hearted.
It is indeed an excellent story, but I doubteth me an it be manga.
(Faux Elizabethan is still English, right? Or will that get me kicked off the board again?)