Bizenghast is a first gothic graphic novel series [nb 1] written and illustrated by M. Alice LeGrow . The first seven volumes were published by Tokyopop , with the final volume released in late April 2012. [5] After placing in Tokyo’s Rising Stars of Manga competition with her short story “Nikolai”, LeGrow successfully pitched the series to Tokyopop’s editors. She worked on the series from 2004 to 2011. Set in the haunted New England town of Bizenghast, the story follows Dinah, an orphaned teenager who is tasked with returning to an ancient mausoleum to free the ghosts within the building. Read more “Bizenghast”