Spotlight On: New Graphic Novels (Adults)

New Graphic Novels: These are graphic novels that are new to our collection in the last year. Graphic novels are novels in comic-strip form. Many in our collection feature superheroes, but not all of them. Our Adult Graphic Novel collection is located on the white book shelf next to our board games. These are located behind our CDs, in the middle of the main foyer area. All new graphic novels have colored stickers on the spine, denoting when we added them to our collection.

My Friend Dahmer / Derf Backderf

In graphic novel format, the author offers an account of growing up in the same schools as Jeffrey Dahmer, who went on to become one of the most notorious serial killers and cannibals in United States history. (GRAPHIC 921 DAHMER)

 

Batman Noir: Dark Victory / Jeph Loeb

Set in the early days of the Dark Knight’s career, Batman must stop the elusive cop-killer “Hangman” before the murderer strikes again. A children’s game pinned to each of the victims is the only clue to the Hangman’s identity. (GRAPHIC BATMAN)

 

The DC Universe / Neil Gaiman

What evil is so powerful that it can melt the Man of Steel–and extinguish the Green Lantern’s light? How did Poison Ivy’s power first take root–and where did the Riddler find his calling? Who killed the Batman–and will the legend of the Dark Knight ever really end? (GRAPHIC DC UNIVERSE)

 

My Favorite Thing is Monsters / Emil Ferris

Filled with B-horror movie and pulp monster iconography, the diary of ten-year-old Karen Reyes records her investigation into the murder of her upstairs neighbor Anka Silverberg, a Holocaust survivor. (GRAPHIC FERRIS)

 

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)

Snowpiercer 1: The Escape / Jacques Lob

In a harsh, uncompromisingly cold future where Earth has succumbed to treacherously low temperatures, the last remaining members of humanity travel on a train while the outside world remains encased in ice.The surviving community are not without a social hierarchy; those that travel at the front of the train live in relative luxury whilst those unfortunate enough to be at the rear remain clustered like cattle in claustrophobic darkness. Yet, things are about to change aboard the train as passengers become disgruntled… (GRAPHIC LOB)

Punisher vs The Marvel Universe

The Punisher takes on the Marvel universe, coming between friends Luke Cage and Iron Fist, and gatecrashing Spider-Man’s first meeting with Nightcrawler. (GRAPHIC PUNISHER)

 

Star Wars: The Original Trilogy / Alessandro Ferrari

Recounts the galactic adventures of Luke, Leia, Han Solo, and their friends as they work to save each other and their homes from the evil empire. (GRAPHIC STAR WARS)

 

Thor: Ragnaroks 

Three Asgardian epics in one legendary volume! In a tale from Asgard’s glory days, Thor stands beside his brothers-in-arms when the Warriors Three are put on trial for murder – and ties himself to their fate! Years later, the end is nigh for the gods – and only Thor and his Avengers allies might be able to stave off Ragnarok, the end of all things! But will the Odinson be Asgard’s savior, or the architect of its downfall? And will noble alien warrior Beta Ray Bill escape the end of one world – only to face the end of his own? (GRAPHIC THOR)

“Don’t mark up the Library’s copy, you fool! Librarians are Unprankable. They’ll track you down! They have skills!” ~Charles Ogden

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