Graphic Novels

Criminal book cover

Criminal

Ed Brubaker

COMIC Criminal
Graphic Novels

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Brubaker nails the story and dialog while Phillips sets the perfect mood with his art. It’s hard to not want to read it in one sitting. Heads up--this is an adult comic with language, violence and sex. -Brian

Fables : the deluxe edition book cover

Fables : the deluxe edition

Bill Willingham

COMIC Fables Deluxe
Graphic Novels

Imagine that all the characters from the world's most beloved storybooks were real -- real, and living among us, with all their powers intact. How would they cope with life in our mundane, un-magical reality?

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The first volume does a great job of easing us into the world. Stick with it because it gets amazing! -Brian

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All-star Superman

Grant Morrison

COMIC Superman All-Star
Graphic Novels

Presents a new version of the story of Superman, following his activities as a superhero and his interactions with Lois Lane, Jimmy Olson, and Lex Luthor.

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My favorite Grant Morrison story. If you're not a Superman fan before you read this, you will be afterwards. -Brian

Hyperbole and a half : unfortunate situations, flawed coping mechanisms, mayhem, and other things that happened book cover

Hyperbole and a half : unfortunate situations, flawed coping mechanisms, mayhem, and other things that happened

Allie Brosh

817.6 /Brosh
Memoir, Graphic Novels

Collects autobiographical, illustrated essays and cartoons from the author's popular blog and related new material that humorously and candidly deals with her own idiosyncrasies and battles with depression.

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You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll laugh while crying. This book has ALL the feels. Brosh's drawing style is purposely childish, which makes it even more hilarious. She also has several very insightful sections on mental health, which have helped a lot of people. -Amanda

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Through the woods

Emily Carroll

GRAPHIC NOVEL Carroll
Graphic Novels, Horror, Fantasy

"A collection of five spine-tingling short stories"--

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Emily Carroll's collection of horror stories is absolutely thrilling. -Casey

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Anya's ghost

Vera Brosgol

GRAPHIC NOVEL Brosgol
Graphic Novels, Horror, Fantasy

Anya, embarrassed by her Russian immigrant family and self-conscious about her body, has given up on fitting in at school but falling down a well and making friends with the ghost there just may be worse.

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If you're looking for something unputdownable this is it! -Casey

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Wandering son

Takako Shimura

MANGA Shimura Wandering
Graphic Novels, LGBTQ+, Young Adult

V. 1: "The fifth grade. The threshold to puberty, and the beginning of the end of childhood innocence. Shuichi Nitori and his new friend Yoshino Takatsuki have happy homes, loving families, and are well-liked by their classmates. But they share a secret that further complicates a time of life that is awkward for anyone: Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy "-- back cover.

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This is a beautiful and touching series about friends supporting one another through thick and thin. -Casey

Ghosts book cover

Ghosts

Raina Telgemeier

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Telgemeier
Graphic Novels

Catrina and her family have moved to the coast of Northern California for the sake of her little sister, Maya, who has cystic fibrosis--and Cat is even less happy about the move when she is told that her new town is inhabited by ghosts, and Maya sets her heart on meeting one.

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Snow White

Matt Phelan

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Phelan
Graphic Novels

The scene: New York City. The dazzling lights cast shadows that grow ever darker as the glitzy prosperity of the Roaring Twenties screeches to a halt. Enter a cast of familiar characters: a young girl, Samantha White, returning after being sent away by her cruel stepmother, the Queen of the Follies, years earlier; her father, the King of Wall Street, who survives the stock market crash only to suffer a strange and sudden death; seven street urchins, brave protectors for a girl as pure as snow; and a mysterious stock ticker that holds the stepmother in its thrall, churning out ticker tape imprinted with the wicked words "Another . . . More Beautiful . . . KILL."

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Nightlights

Lorena Alvarez

jGRAPHIC NOVEL Alvarez
Graphic Novels, Horror, Fantasy

Every night, tiny stars appear out of the darkness in little Sandy's bedroom. She catches them and creates wonderful creatures to play with until she falls asleep, and in the morning brings them back to life in the whimsical drawings. When a mysterious new girl appears at school, Sandy's drawings are noticed for the first time, but Morfie's fascination with Sandy's talent soon turns into something far more sinister.

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Gorgeous and just the right amount of scary--a quick and enjoyable read. -Casey