Spotlight On: Graphic Novels (Adult)

Graphic Novels (Adult): We have a collection of graphic novels for Adults, that are located on a white shelving unit next to the board games, in the center of the library. We have both new and older graphic novels, that range from superheros to memoirs.

New:

Run For It: Stories of Slaves Who Fought For Their Freedom / Marcelo D’Salete

This graphic novel tells unforgettable stories about Afro-Brazilian slaves who rebelled against oppression. (GRAPHIC DSALETE)

 

Harley’s Little Black Book

It’s the sensational debut of a massive team-up series in which Harley meets (and almost certainly annoys) the greatest heroes and villains of the DC Universe! Harley is pairing up with the greatest heroes of all time, featuring adventures with Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and more! But can she keep up with superheroes of this caliber? (GRAPHIC HARLEY QUINN)

Bizarre Romance / Audrey Niffenegger

The internationally best-selling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife collaborates with the illustrator of such seminal works as From Hell to present a collection of 16 different stories that explore the idiosyncratic nature of relationships in a variety of genres. (GRAPHIC NIFFENEGGER)

 

Wonder Woman: A Celebration of 75 Years

Armed with her lasso of truth and her bullet-stopping bracelets, the Amazon Princess journeys into Man’s World again and again, spreading her mission of peace and goodwill and fiercely battling injustice where she finds it. She’s a princess, a warrior and an ambassador. Beautiful as Aphrodite, wise as Athena, stronger than Hercules, swifter than Mercury…she is Wonder Woman! (GRAPHIC WONDER WOMAN)

Regular:

Something New: Tales From a Makeshift Bride / Lucy Knisley

Presents an illustrated memoir of what happens after the proposal, fascinated and horrified by the wedding industry the author set out to put her own stamp on the tradition and create the most adorable DIY wedding imaginable. (GRAPHIC 392.5 KNI)

 

Beowulf: A Tale of Blood, Heat, and Ashes / Nicky Raven

A modern, illustrated retelling of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Ecgtheow, to save the people of Heorot Hall from the terrible monster, Grendel. (GRAPHIC BEOWULF)

 

Chicken with Plums / Marjane Satrapi

The author relates the story of her great-uncle, Nasser Ali Khan, one of Iran’s most acclaimed musicians, who discovers that his beloved instrument has been irrevocably damaged and renounces the world, its pleasures, and life itself. (GRAPHIC SATRAPI)

 

Suicide Squad: Basilisk Rising / Adam Glass

As the surviving Squad members attempt to recover from their disastrous Gotham City mission, we learn a dark secret that has been festering in the team since issue #1: a traitor stalks the Suicide Squad! The saboteur’s mission: Assassinate Amanda Waller, expose the Squad and leave Task Force X in ruins! The Basilisk strikes! (GRAPHIC SUICIDE)

Y The Last Man: Unmanned / Brian K. Vaughan 

A plague suddenly kills every mammal and cell on earth with a Y chromosome except, inexplicably, a man named Yorick and his pet monkey. Yorick’s escape artist talents come in handy as various groups try to kill him, protect him, study him, or use him for purposes he cannot even imagine. (GRAPHIC VAUGHAN #1)

 

“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.” ~William Styron

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