Graphic Novels

Ready for The Avengers?

As you gear yourself for the release of The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron this weekend, try these graphic novels to tide you over.

New Graphic Novels @ HCPL

Did you know you can access lists of titles newly added to HCPL's catalog, including graphic novels? If not, check it out! Be one of the first to know what titles are recently added to our catalog and request a copy early.

Now Is The Time to Read Daredevil Classics

Man without fear

With the new Daredevil premiering on Netflix soon, now is a great time to brush up on some of the classic Daredevil stories. has a great write up about the history of the character, and HCPL has quite a few of the stories they discuss.

GoodReads’ Best Graphic Novels & Comics of 2014

GoodReads recently released the winners of its Choice Awards for 2014. GoodReads members vote on their favorites titles by genre and titles with the most votes win. If you’re a fan of crowdsourcing your reads, this is a perfect list to do just that. Listed below are a mix of this year’s winners. Check out the full list here.

2014 Comics Industry Person of the Year is Raina Telgemeier

Earlier this month, comics news blog The Beat announced the comics industry person of the year for 2014. Tallying votes from industry professionals from all over, Raina Telgemeier received the title.

New Batman / Superman Comics Are On The Way

superman / batmanNew Batman / Superman Comics Are On The Way

In preparation for next year’s Batman V Superman HCPL has ordered New 52 books from the Superman / Batman series.  They aren’t here yet, but get your name on the list so you can be one of the first to read them. 

2014 Staff Picks in Graphic Novels, Part Two

Earlier this week I posted staff picks suitable for Children and Teens. Today's post features staff favorites from our Adult Graphic Novel Collection.

2014 Staff Picks in Graphic Novels, Part One

Welcome to our third annual Graphic Novel Staff Favorites! Listed below are titles HCPL staff have read this year and recommend. Titles include graphic novels, comic book volumes, and manga. This post lists favorites suitable for children and teens. Stay tuned for the next post listing favorites suitable for adults. Feel free to add in the comments any favorites you've had this year!

Juvenile Picks

An Exciting New Way To Read The Dresden Files

Storm Front 1I’ve been a loyal reader of Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files for years, but I’ve only just discovered the graphic novels.

2014 The Washington Post’s Top 10 graphic novels

Recently The Washington Post released their top 10 graphic novels of 2014. See below for picks in the HCPL catalog and be sure to see the full list here. Have you read any of these? 

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