Comics teach mathematical content

Are you struggling to teach your students probablility and statistics, databases or JAVA? Are they asking you, “Why do I need to know this? How will this help me in life?” Then you have to check out this site:
http://www.nostarch.com/mg_databases.htm
Mana Takahashi a graduate of the Tokyo University, Faculty of Economics has written a number of technical books with a flare for those who love a good comic book story. Through a unique combination of Japanese-style comics and serious educational content, students learn about topics that can be seriously boring. Has anyone seen this series before? Let us know what you think!