Graphic Novels

Banned Books Week 2014 highlights Graphic Novels

Banned Books Week is September 21 through September 27 and this year it highlights challenged graphic novels. What is Banned Books Week? It is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Over the years, a variety of books have been challenged including graphic novels.

New Graphic Novel Finds

Chew vol 1

A comic for food lovers, or maybe not…

 

Graphic novel school essentials

School is back in session and it is time to get into study mode. This post is dedicated to classic titles in graphic novel form. Whether you are going back to school or a lover of classic literature, there is something for everyone! Please note these titles are NOT meant to replace reading classics for school reading requirements, but perhaps can be read in addition for improved comprehension and/or comparison.

Science Graphic Novels

To tie in with our Summer Reading themes, this post is dedicated to graphic novels of the science variety! See below titles on aerospace, genetics, and more. Try these for an educational and entertaining read.

Crazy Comic Finds: Tek Jansen

tek jansenIf you ever wanted to read about a Stephen Colbert super hero in space, now is your chance.  If you never even realized it was an option, then check it out!

 

Science Fiction graphic novel picks

Summer is in full swing and we are running our annual Summer Reading Program. This year’s themes are science-related and we have great graphic novels to tie in with our program for all ages. Whether you like robots, space, or alternate realities, read on and find something for you!

Science Fiction graphic novels for kids

Three New Guardians of the Galaxy Books Added, and a New Movie Trailer!

Gaurdians of the GalaxyEnjoy the new trailer and get on the waiting list for three new Guardians of the Galaxy books.  I guarantee that once the movie releases the waiting lists will get quite long.

 

Catching up with X-Men

With X-Men: Day of Future Past on the big screen, now is a great time to catch up with X-Men graphic novels. See below for a variety of titles or visit here to our library's titles related to X-Men.

It's A Good Time For Superheroes On TV

The FlashWhat a time to be watching your favorite Superheroes on TV!  Arrow and Agents of Shield have both been getting good reviews, and then we get not one, but two trailers for DC themed TV shows. Gotham, a pre Batman show centered on a young Jim Gordon; and The Flash, a show about... well... the Flash.  

 

Book Hunters in Brief #20: Batman Turns 75

Book Hunters in Brief #20: BatmanWhen citizens of Gotham need saving (yet again), who do they call? That’s right. They still dial up The Caped Crusader who, even at 75, kicks bad guy backside like no one else. Read these…now:

Batman: The Complete History by Les Daniels 

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller 

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