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Essential Graphic Novels by DC Comics

DC Comics, an international favorite publisher of graphic novels, has a list of 30 Essential Graphic Novels that contains must-read titles for graphic novel novices and aficionados. Listed below are my picks from the list. 


New Graphic Novels @ HCPL

Greetings! It is that time again to showcase some of our new titles added to our graphic novels family. For an expanded list of graphic novels, check out our Adult and Young Adult new non-fiction titles.


New York Times' Bestsellers in Graphic Novels

To spice up our weekly graphic novel posts, I am combining the New York Times' posts into one monthly post covering hardcovers, paperbacks, and manga novels.


Harris County Public Library's Year in Review

Thank you to all our patrons and staff for making 2009 a memorable and eventful year! 


All-Time Classic Comics: Garfield

In 2008, the worldly popular comic series by Jim Davis, Garfield, celebrated its 30th anniversary. Although you might not have read the series, you most likely are familiar with the mischeivous and lazy orange feline.

Here is a timeline of major events for the beloved series (more facts can be seen here): 

1978- Garfield first debuts in 41 newspapers

1980- The first book, Garfield at Large,  is published and is on the New York Times' bestseller list.

1982- Here Comes Garfield airs on television

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