2013 Staff Picks in Graphic Novels, Part Two

Last week's post highlighted 2013 staff picks in juvenile and young adult graphic novels. This week's post is all about titles in our adult collection. Do you have any favorites for 2013?

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Hyperbole and a Half: unfortunate situations, flawed coping mechanisms, mayhem, and other things that happened by Allie Brosh. Based on her webcomic, Hyperbole and a Half, enjoy Brosh's rants and musings in one lovely book!

Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown.

Troublemaker, Book One & Two by Janet Evanovich and others.

Trinity: a graphic history of the first atomic bomb by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm. The title says it all -- learn about the series of events that surrounded the world's first atomic bomb, from its creation to its aftermath.

*Hawkeye: my life as a weapon by Matt Fraction.

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The Sandman series by Neil Gaiman. A classic and soon-to-be movie adaption, read the fantasy mastermind Gaiman's work that follows the master of dreams. Start with Preludes & Nocturnes.

Locke and Key series by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez.

Attack on Titan series by Hajime Isayam. In this post-apocalyptic manga series, it is a battle between humans and humanoids also known as Titans. All things change when an enormous Titan is brought into the mix.

The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman.

*Chew by John Layman.

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*The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lemire.

George R.R. Martin's Doorways by George R.R. Martin and Stefano Martino. If you love Game of Thrones, be sure to try this one. In this novel, we meet Dr. Thomas Mason, your average health professional. His life becomes not so average once he meets Cat, a woman from another world who occupies him in her search for freedom.

The Hedge Knight by George R.R. Martin and others. 

Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Bá.

Batman Inc. by Grant Morrison.

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Sailor Twain by Mark Siegel.

Maus I & II by Art Spiegelman.

Infestation 2 by Duane Swierczynski and others.  

Blankets by Craig Thompson.

Batman and Robin, Volume 3: death of the family by Peter Tomasi.

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Saga, Book One and Two by Brian K. Vaughan.

*Fables series by Bill Willingham.

* asterisk denotes multiple staff picks