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? 

Cracking the Manga Code

Attack on Titan So just what in the hey hey is seinen manga? And what about josei?

Creepy Graphic Novels for Halloween

I love Halloween because it marks the holiday season (hooray for cooler weather!) and it gives me an excuse to watch and read all things scary. This post is dedicated to graphic novels of the eerie variety. Check these out if you're in the mood for something creepy!

Rocket Girl: The Cool Story To Back Up The Name

rocket girlJet-packs, time travel and crime fighting, what else could you ask for?  In the first volume of Rocket Girl you get all three, and an introduction into a fun new series. 

Is Civil War Coming To Marvel's Movies?

civil warRumors circulating around the internet have said that Marvel is planning on introducing its Civil War story line to the Cinematic Universe.  If true, this would be fantastic news as Civil War is one of the best Marvel stories, and very relevant to our time.

 

Book Hunters in Brief #40: Banned Books Week 2014 - Graphic Novels

In Brief #40 GraphicHarris County Public Library and Book Hunters support your right to read what you want to read. The free exchange of knowledge is one of the foundations of this nation. To understand why, you need only look at a history book. The accepted idea and the unquestioned notion often turn out to be wrong for any number of reasons. What you read may not be to another person's liking, and vice versa, but both of you have the right to make up your own mind. 

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.

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