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PN 6790 .J34 A10 2009

Failed rock musician Kenji's memories of his past come rushing back when one of his childhood friends mysteriously commits suicide. 

PN 6790 .J34 P76 2009

Mankind faces a crisis, and Kenji is hustling to save the world and the people he loves. 

PN 6790 .J33 U74313 2009

The giant robot has been built, awaiting its great awakening, but the Friend's identity has yet to be revealed. Time passes day by day, counting down to December 31, 2000...the day that Earth is destined to see its end. The only ones who can save the world are the nine friends who wrote The Book of Prophecy in their childhood days.

PN 6727 .S48 A37 2018 V:1

Daring heroes, breathtaking women, betrayals, love and death--the most spectacular war story ever told: The Trojan War. When a lustful Trojan prince abducts the beautiful Queen Helen of Sparta, Helen`s husband vows to recover her no matter the cost. So begins the Trojan War.

PN 6727 .S48 A37 2004

This volume tells of Helen's arrival in Troy, Kassandra's prediction of doom, the relationship that shapes Achilles' destiny, and Agamemnon's choice to sacrifice his daughter.

PN 6790 .J34 A4513 2009

Welcome to Neo-Tokyo, built on the ashes of a Tokyo annihilated by a blast of unknown origin that triggered World War III. The lives of two streetwise teenage friends, Tetsuo and Kaneda, change forever when paranormal abilities begin to waken in Tetsuo, making him a target for a shadowy agency that will stop at nothing to prevent another catastrophe like the one that leveled Tokyo.

PN 6790 .J34 A46513 2010

Despite being stuck in a frozen status, Akira still poses a threat to Neo-Tokyo and Tetsuo might be the city's only hope if it is ever released, but Tetsuo and his powers have become unstable and a group gathers to stop him from doing the unthinkable.

PN 6790 .J34 A46613 2010

Tetsuo, an unstable youth with immense paranormal abilities of his own, has done the unthinkable: He has released Akira and set into motion a chain of events that could once again destroy the city and drag the world to the brink of Armageddon. Resistance agents and an armada of government forces race against the clock to find the child with godlike powers before his unstoppable destructive abilities are unleashed.

PN 6790 .J33 O86413 2010

Suffering the fate that beset its namesake three decades earlier, twenty-first-century Neo-Tokyo lies in ruin. Set off by the bullet of a would-be assassin, the godlike telekinetic fury of the superhuman child Akira has once again demolished in seconds that which took decades and untold billions to build. Now cut off from the rest of the world, the Great Tokyo Empire rises, with Akira its king, the psychic juggernaut Tetsuo its mad prime minister, and a growing army of fanatic acolytes ready to go to any length to please their masters. 

PN 6790 .J34 A6513 2011

With Akira and his mad prime minister ruling the Great Tokyo Empire, the world at large is gathering its military strength to take on the Empire.

PN 6727 .Y36 A54 2009

Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture.

Angel CatBird

On a dark night, young genetic engineer Strig Feleedus is accidentally mutated by his own experiment and merges with the DNA of a cat and an owl. What follows is a humorous, action-driven, pulp-inspired superhero adventure-- with a lot of cat puns.

PZ 7.7 .A896 Ang 2016 VOL:2

Genetic engineer Strig Feleedus, also known as Angel Catbird, and his band of half-cats head to Castle Catula to seek allies as the war between cats and rats escalates.

PZ 7.7 .A869 Ang 2017 Vol. 3

It's all-out war in the madcap culmination of Angel Catbird's superhero saga. The evil Rat army is aiming for world domination, and only a ragtag gang of half-cats stands in their way. 
 

PZ 7.7 .I74 AT 2012

For the past century, what's left of mankind has hidden in a giant, three-walled city, trapped in fear of the bizarre, giant humanoids known as the Titans. 

PN 6790 .J34 S5322113 2015

The Colossal Titan has breached humanity’s first line of defense, Wall Maria. Mikasa, the 104th Training Corps’ ace and Eren’s best friend, may be the only one capable of defeating them, but beneath her calm exterior lurks a dark past. When all looks lost, a new Titan appears and begins to slaughter its fellow Titans. Could this new monster be a blessing in disguise, or is the truth something much more sinister?

PN 6790 .J34 S53213 2012

The last thing Eren remembers before blacking out, a Titan had bitten off his arm and leg and was getting ready to eat him alive. Much to his surprise he wakes up without a scratch on him, with a crowd of angry soldiers screaming for his blood. What strange new power has he awakened, and what will happen when the boy devoted to destroying the Titans becomes one himself?

PN 6790 .J34 S53213 2014

The Survey Corps develops a risky gambit-- have Eren in Titan form attempt to repair Wall Rose, reclaiming human territory from the monsters for the first time in a century. But Titan-Eren's self-control is far from perfect, and when he goes on a rampage, not even Armin can stop him! With the survival of humanity on his massive shoulders, will Eren be able to return to his senses, or will he lose himself forever?

PN 6790 .C853 A36213 2012

It is the story of the studious and clear-sighted 19-year old Aya, her easy-going friends Adjoua and Bintou, and their meddling relatives and neighbors. It's a wry soap opera revolving around the simple pleasures and private troubles of everyday life in Yop City.

PN 6790 .C853 A36313 2013

Follows the story of Aya and her family and friends who live in Ivory Coast during the 1970s.

PN 6728 .B36 M675 2013 v.1

The battle between Batman Incorporated and Talia al Ghul's Leviathan comes to Gotham, putting Robin and Batman's son Damian in the crosshairs.

PN 6728 .B36 M6753 2013 v. 2

Batman Incorporated battles Talia and Leviathan for the very soul of Gotham City! 

PN 6727 .H53 B46 2007

The epic tale of the great warrior Beowulf has thrilled readers through the ages — and now it is reinvented for a new generation with Gareth Hinds’s masterful illustrations.

PN 6727 .L87 B47 2018

Set in the twilight years of Germany's Weimar Republic, this graphic novel embodies the hopes and struggles of journalist Kurt Severing, art student Marthe Mèuller, and other inhabitants of Berlin as their future is darkened by a growing shadow.

PN 6727 .F694 B54 2015

Suzie's just a regular gal with an irregular gift: when she has sex, she stops time. 

PN 6727 .B87 B53 2005

Seattle teenagers of the 1970s are suddenly faced with a devastating, disfiguring, and incurable plague that spreads only through sexual contact.

PN 6790 .J33 S26813 2016 V:1

A cursed, seemingly immortal warrior aids a young girl in her quest for revenge, as the students of a brutal new sword school tear a bloody path across Japan.

PN 6790 .J33 S26813 2016 V:2

Rin continues her quest across feudal Japan to avenge the murder of her parents, joined by Manji--her seemingly immortal protector. 

PN 6790 .J33 S26813 2016 V:3

Rin's seemingly immortal protector, Manji, is helping her destroy the eccentric, bloodthirsty Itto-ryu sword school that ambushed and killed her parents. While Manji has his hands full with a trio of devious assassins, Rin decides to make her way across Edo to search for the murderous Itto-ryu leader Anotsu Kagehisa on her own!

The story of a young man coming of age and finding the confidence to express his creative voice. Craig Thompson's poignant graphic memoir plays out against the backdrop of a Midwestern winterscape: finely-hewn linework draws together a portrait of small town life, a rigorously fundamentalist Christian childhood, and a lonely, emotionally mixed-up adolescence.

PN 6727 .T48 B58 2004

The story of a young man coming of age and finding the confidence to express his creative voice. 

PN 6727 .S546 B66 2004

After being run out of Boneville, the three Bone cousins, Fone Bone, Phoney Bone and Smiley Bone are separated and lost in a vast uncharted desert. 

PZ 7.7 .Y35 Bo 2013

In China in 1898 bands of foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants. Little Bao has had enough: harnessing the powers of ancient Chinese gods, he recruits an army of Boxers--commoners trained in kung fu who fight to free China from "foreign devils."

PN 6727 .E4 A6 2006

Set during the Great Depression, this literary trilogy presents a treasure house of now near-mythic stories that fictionally illustrate the bittersweet tenement life of Eisner's youth. 

PN 6728 .B36 M545 2016

Brings to vivid life a dark world and an even darker man. The Dark Knight returns in a blaze of fury, taking on a whole new generation of criminals and matching their level of violence

Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss at a young age and her subsequent experiences with the Phonic Ear, a very powerful—and very awkward—hearing aid.

HV 2534 .B44 A3 2014

Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers!

PZ 7 .T45 Dr 2012

Callie loves theater. 

PN 6747 .B2213 2005

David B.'s sprawling tale of his family, overrun by his brother's illness and obsessed with curing it, is a masterful depiction of people searching for answers when there may be none.

PN 6727 .B77 F33 2016

Hollywood, 1948--A noir film stuck in endless reshoots. A writer plagued by nightmares from the war. 

PN 6727 .C565 G46 2017

One of the best-selling and critically-acclaimed graphic novels of all-time telling the story of two supremely ironic, above-it-all teenagers facing the thrilling uncertainty of life after high school.

PN 6728 .G65 B78 2019

Gotham City: a town teeming with corrupt cops, ruthless crime lords, petty thieves ... and just a small handful that would oppose them. Grizzled veteran Harvey Bullock, Captain Maggie Sawyer, Detective Renee Montoya and the GCPD are the law force that stands between order and complete anarchy. 

PN 6727 .T48 H33 2011

A parable about our relationship to the natural world, the cultural divide between the first and third worlds, the common heritage of Christianity and Islam, and, most potently, the magic of storytelling.

PN 6733 .A89 H36 2019

A tyrannical religious regime has overthrown the U.S. government and reconfigured human roles and identities to severely oppress women, the LGTBQ community, and other marginalized groups. Offred is a handmaid owned by the government for the sole purpose of procreation in a country of widespread infertility. Her existence is a fragile one-a wrong move or a reckless word, and she could be obliterated. Her only escape is her memory, which remains intact and full of scenes from the way her world used to be.

PN 6727 .H477 P36 2003

Reprints of comics written and drawn by Gilbert Hernandez between 1982 and 2003, tracing the lives of the residents of the mythical Latin American village from the arrival of Luba, the guiding material spirit of Palomar, to her departure twenty years later.

PN 6727 .F5869 H68 2019

Hot Comb offers a poignant glimpse into Black women's lives and coming of age stories as seen across a crowded, ammonia-scented hair salon while ladies gossip and bond over the burn. 

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PN 6728 .I23 K55 2014

Tells the story of Barbara Thorson, an acerbic fifth-grader so consumed with fantasy that she doesn't just tell people that she kills giants with an ancient Norse warhammer - she starts to believe it herself. This book reveals the reasons for Barbara's troubled behavior, as she learns to reconcile her fantasy life with the real world

PN 6727 .R566 I96 2011

Once a month Gwen must eat a human brain to keep from losing her memories, but in the process she becomes consumed with the thoughts and personality of the dead person – until she eats her next brain. 

PN 6727 .J573 I53 2018

In the early 20th Century, when lynchings were commonplace throughout the American South, a few courageous reporters from the North risked their lives to expose these atrocities. They called this going "incognegro". 

PN 6737 .S44 J36 2008

Jane Eyre, a mistreated orphan, learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence. As a governess in service to the reclusive and solitary Mr. Rochester, Jane develops a secret love for him which he senses and reciprocates.

PN 6728 .K534 B78 2017

Dylan is just an average, depressed grad student until a failed suicide attempt changes everything he knows and propels him, against his will, into a life of vigilante justice.

PN 6728 .K534 B782 2017

Dylan's time as a vigilante comes under threat when the NYPD sets up a task force to hunt him down.

PN 6728 .O27 D83 2017

The story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and inexplicably transported from her home in 1970s California to the pre-Civil War South.

PN 6727 .A25 L54 2008

Dave is a vampire working the night shift in a convenience store, and after he becomes attracted to a Latina girl named Rosa, he soon finds himself competing for her affection with another vampire named Wes.

PN 6777 .R59 F3713 2017

Francisco, a wounded, despairing sixteen-year-old Republican guard in the Spanish Civil War, is trying to flee to freedom by crossing the French border. In his escape, he encounters an old remote lighthouse, far from the warring factions. 

A collection of books featuring Percy Jackson and his army of young demigods on different adventures.

PS 3568 .I5866 P47 2010

Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Now, he and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus's stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. 

PN 6727 .H96 S55 2016

By turns puzzling and harrowing, “The Lottery” raises troubling questions about conformity, tradition, and the ritualized violence that may haunt even the most bucolic, peaceful village.

Maus is a haunting tale within a tale. Vladek's harrowing story of survival is woven into the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father. Against the backdrop of guilt brought by survival, they stage a normal life of small arguments and unhappy visits.

D 810 .J4 S643 2011

A haunting tale within a tale. Vladek's harrowing story of holocaust survival is woven into the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father. 

PN 6727 .D45 M43 2018

Yarrow is a young chef determined to make her mark on the cutting edge of cookery with her insect-based creations, but can she win over her hero in time to seal the deal on her future?

A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob on a journey to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehow--impossible though it seems--they may still be alive.

PZ 7 .R4424 Mis 2013

A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob on a journey to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. 

PZ 7 .N43843 Mon 2011

Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.

PZ 7.7 .J64126 Mw 2017

A searing and honest portrait of reentry to civilian life after war and a touching exploration of the bond between dog and human.

PN 6790 .J33 T255613 2017

Yaichi is a work-at-home suburban dad in contemporary Tokyo; formerly married to Natsuki, father to their young daughter, Kana. Their lives suddenly change with the arrival at their doorstep of a hulking, affable Canadian named Mike Flanagan, who declares himself the widower of Yaichi's estranged gay twin, Ryoji.

PN 6790 .J33 T271513 2017 V:2

The concluding volume in the story of Yaichi, his daughter Kana, and how their meeting Mike Flanagan—Yaichi's brother-in-law—changes their lives and their perceptions of acceptance of homosexuality in their contemporary Japanese culture.

PN 6727 .F4646 M9 2017

Monsters is told through a fictional graphic diary employing the iconography of B-movie horror imagery and pulp monster magazines. As the precocious Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her beautiful and enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, we watch the interconnected and fascinating stories of those around her unfold.

Nimona

Nimona, a young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy, and Lord Ballister Blackheart, a villain with a vendetta, set out to prove that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and his friends are not the heroes everyone thinks they are, but Lord Blackheart soon realizes that Nimona's powers are as murky and mysterious as her past, and her unpredictable wild side might be more dangerous than he is willing to admit.

PN 6727 .W266 O6 2018

An award-winning cartoonist presents the graphic-novel story of a crew member who travels to the ends of the universe to find a long-lost love while helping her team rebuild beautiful, broken-down historical structures on faraway planets.

PN 6767 .074 R4313 2018 V.1

After an alien weapon devastates Earth, the survivors are willing to do anything to take the fight to the enemy, including training orphaned children to become elite soldiers. The central child squad includes six members: Ringo, Jonas, Juno, Rey, Felix, and Sam. The child troops, grouped by the region where they were found, are thrown into survival tests and pushed to their limits, even unto death, as they are formed into war machines. Those who live through it emerge with unshakable bonds, determined to defeat the mysterious alien antagonists. 

PN 6768 .O74 .R4313 2018

Focuses on the relationship between two enigmatic members of the Orphan squad, Sam and Ringo. Both were affected by the devastating tragedy that left the world in turmoil, and their conscripted military training leads to some soul-bearing drama revealed in flashback. Meanwhile, in the war-torn present, grown-up Sam searches for Ringo, who is lost on the alien planet, at risk of dying from the poisonous atmosphere if he isn't found before his counteracting drugs run dry. But someone else is looking for Ringo too―a cold and mysterious killer who has a personal drive to complete his assassination mission . . . Can Sam find him before the killer does?

PN 6767 .R37 O7413 2019 V:3

Continuing the decades-spanning tale that began with a devastating energy beam striking the Earth from outer space, razing much of Europe and instantly killing a sixth of the world population, this third volume further explores both the past and present of the infamous Orphan Squadron, an elite military force trained since being rescued from the disaster to locate the alien entity responsible and avenge humanity.

PN 6727 .B36 P53 2010

A series of portraits features a myopic monkey protagonist and the author's most beloved character, Marlys, in a collection that follows her everyday and fantastical routines of preparing food, waiting for the bus, and associating with her elephant-eared imaginary friend.

PN 6727 .H53 P64 2017

A volume of graphic novel renderings of some of Edgar Allan Poe's best-known works includes "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Tell-Tale Heart" and "The Raven."

PZ 7.7 .W3599 Pr 2018

Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride--or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia--the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!

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PN 6727 .W285 R87 2019

A towering achievement, a hefty, hardback graphic novel that examines, in meticulous and sumptuous detail, the lives of six intertwined characters on a single wintry day in an anonymous Midwestern town.

PN 6728 .S225 V38 2013

When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe.

PN 6727 .Y36 S25 2013

China, 1898. An unwanted fourth daughter, Four-Girl isn't even given a proper name by her family. She finds friendship-and a name, Vibiana-in the most unlikely of places: Christianity. But China is a dangerous place for Christians. The Boxer Rebellion is murdering Westerners and Chinese Christians alike. Torn between her nation and her Christian friends, Vibiana will have to decide where her true loyalties lie . . . and whether she is willing to die for her faith. 

PN 6733 .O43 S43 2014

A madcap new tale of existential angst, everyday obstacles, young love, and ancient spirits that’s sharp-witted and tenderhearted, whimsical and wise.

PZ 7.7 .O356 Sil 2015 V. 1

Shoko is forced to leave the school, and Shoya ends up shouldering all the blame. Six years later, the two meet again. Can Shoya make up for his past mistakes, or is it too late?

PZ 7.7 .O38 Si 2015 v.2

It’s been five years since Shoya Ishida bullied Shoko Nishimiya so badly she left their elementary school, because of one simple difference between them: Shoya can hear, and Shoko can’t. In the intervening time, Shoya’s life has changed completely. Shunned by his friends, Shoya’s longed for the chance to make up for his cruelty. When it finally comes, will he find the voice to tell Shoko he’s changed? And will Shoko listen?

PZ 7.7 .O38 Si 2015 v.3

Shoya's decided to do everything he can to make up for how terribly he treated Shoko, his former classmate who can't hear. But more than the challenge of learning to communicate, it means facing a past he thought he'd left behind forever. 

PZ 7.7 .O38 Si 2015 v.4

Once upon a time, Shoya was terribly cruel to Shoko, his elementary school classmate who couldn’t hear. To make up for his past sins, Shoya has devoted himself to repaying the debt of happiness he owes. So when Shoko faces a romantic setback, Shoya assembles some familiar faces from their past for a trip to the amusement park that may just change things for Shoya, too.

PN 6727 .M55 D36 2014

Stuck with nothing but a seedy gumshoe job and some demons, Dwight's thinking of all the ways he's screwed up and what he'd give for one clear chance to wipe the slate clean, to dig his way out of the numb gray hell that is his life.

PN 6727 .M48 S535 2005

Marv goes looking for answers and revenge when he is framed for the murder of Goldie, a beautiful woman he spent the night with, only to wake up and find her dead next to him.

PN 6727 .M3828 S6 2016

Set in a future where a class system has emerged, with the elite ruling from the extravagant top level. SP4RX, a young hacker, hacks into corporations and sells stolen data to wealthy buyers on the black market.

PZ 7.7 .T355 Thi 2014

Rose and her parents have been going to Awago Beach since she was a little girl. It's her summer getaway, her refuge. Her friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this is a summer of secrets and heartache.

PN 6737 .M66 V2 2005

A masked vigilante calling himself V ignites the fuse of revolution in totalitarian London when he seizes the government-controlled airwaves. 

PN 6727 .K586 W38 2013

Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror- from Rick Grimes' waking up alone in a hospital, to him and his family seeking solace on Hershel's farm, and the controversial introduction of Woodbury despot: The Governor.

PN 6727 .K586 W382 2015 v.3

 The next chapter of the Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror. Rick Grimes' dream of rebuilding civilization is tested as the people of Alexandria come into contact with other communities that have developed their own methods of survival.

PN 6728 .M66 W38 2008

This stunning graphic novel chronicles the fall from grace of a group of superheroes plagued by all too human failings. The concept of the super hero is dissected and inverted as strangely realistic characters are stalked by an unknown assassin.

PN 6728 .W5973 G55 2016

Every ninety years, twelve gods return as young people. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are all dead. It's happening now. It's happening again.

PN 6737 .W55 W88 2011

When Mr. Lockwood rents a country house from Mr. Heathcliff, he soon learns all about his landlord s turbulent history, including his undying love for Catherine Earnshaw, who haunts Heathcliff from beyond the grave.