New Graphic Novels @ HCPL

Hello and happy November! It is that time of the month to present to you new adds to our collection of graphic novels.

Black is forBeginnings   Papillon Volume 1  The Storm in the Barn  X-Men: Magneto Testament  You'll Never Know

Black is for Beginnings by Laurie Faria Stolarz is a continuation of the Blue is for Nightmares series in graphic novel form! Check the illustrated story to see what happens to Stacey, a college student and hereditary witch,  when she begins to have disturbing dreams about her former boyfriend and a little girl who was murdered years earlier. She knows that the dreams are trying to tell her something important, but she does not know what.

Papillon by Miwa Ueda is another "shojo" manga from the author of Peach Girl. This series is about  high school outcast Ageha  who is upstaged by her ultra-glam twin sister, Hana. She formulates a plan that will change her life and knows that no one, not even Hana, can hold her back forever.

The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan is set in 1937 during the Dust Bowl Era. The protagonist of the story is 11 year old Jack Clark who is transformed by unexpected courage.

X-men: Magneto Testament by Greg Pak gives you the definitive origin story of one of Marvel's greatest icons, Magneto. His story begins with a silver chain and a crush on a girl - and quickly turns into a harrowing struggle for survival against the inexorable machinery of Hitler's Final Solution. This is a must read for X-Men aficionados.

You'll Never Know by Carol Tyler is the first of three volumes about the author and her relationship with her father, a World War II veteran. His experiences in the war shaped her childhood and thus, affects her relationships in adulthood.

If you've read any of the titles above, feel free to share your opinion or suggest a title similar to the ones listed above. Cheers to the upcoming holidays!