Graphic Novels

MacGyver is back!

MacgyverAre you a fan of the classic 80's and 90's TV show MacGyver?  Well he's back in Comic Book form!

 

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The Best American Comics

If you're in the market for something different and new, try The Best American Comics series. This annual publication brought to you by the same folks who produce The Best American Nonrequired Reading, The Best American Mystery Stories, and other anthologies.

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When Are The Dragons Coming?

The Hedge KnightPrepare for the newest season of Game of Thrones with some graphic novels.

 

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Celebrate Will Eisner Week by reading a graphic novel

According to Comic Book Resources, the Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation is celebrating its sixth Will Eisner Week, “an annual celebration promoting graphic novels, literacy, free speech awareness, and the legacy of Will Eisner” The year Will Eisner Week takes place between March 1st and 7th and always falls on the week of his birthday, March 6th.

Don't know how to celebrate? Simply celebrate by reading a graphic novel! Any graphic novel will do or read one of Mr. Eisner's works.

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The Amazing Spiderman 2 Looks Pretty Amazing

SpidermanIf you didn't watch the Superbowl, you didn't just miss a lopsided game, but also the newest trailer for The Amazing Spiderman 2.

 

 

 

 

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New Year, New Recommendations in Graphic Novels

The start of the year always inspires me to try new titles and genres I may not be familiar with. I am a huge fan of recommended reads and love referencing GoodReads, a free social media site for book lovers, for new suggestions.

Each year GoodReads publishes the Choice Awards, lists of favorite titles by genre, including graphic novels and comics, voted for by GoodReads members.

Listed below are the top 5 from GoodReads’ Best Graphic Novels and Comics. Visit here for the full list and here for other Choice lists!

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Who Will Get The Green Lantern Ring in Superman Vs. Batman?

Green Lantern Corp Revolt My latest Google Searches on the casting of the Superman vs Batman movie have yielded some interesting results regarding Green Lantern.  It seems as though WB is forgoing the use of Hal Jordan in favor of John Stewart as the film's lantern.  This has me very excited, as my first real introduction to Green Lantern came through the Justice League cartoon series which featured John Stewart. 

 

 

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2013 Staff Picks in Graphic Novels, Part Two

Last week's post highlighted 2013 staff picks in juvenile and young adult graphic novels. This week's post is all about titles in our adult collection. Do you have any favorites for 2013?

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2013 Staff Picks in Graphic Novels, Part One

Interested in what graphic novels HCPL staff enjoyed this year? If so, you're in luck. Listed below are staff favorites in the Juvenile and Young Adult collection.

Juvenile Picks

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Tis The Season For Batman

Batman Noel

Stay warm during the winter holidays with some Batman.

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