Texas Library Association Announces Mavericks Graphic Novels List for 2018 Texas Library Association Announces Mavericks Graphic Novels List for 2018
The Mavericks Graphic Novels list presented by the Texas Library Association is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians with the purpose of encouraging students in grades 6-12 to explore a variety of current books. The current 2018 list is officially live, naming several titles including Ocean of Secrets from Tokyopop and Motor Crush from Image Comics. See the full list here! >>
Graphic Novels And The Common Core Graphic Novels And The Common Core
Ellen Myrick - President of Myrick Marketing & Media and creator of the Diamond Book Distributors Graphic Novel Common Core List - offers instructional examples of how four titles from the Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List can be used to fit into the new standards. >>
The Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List The Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List
The Diamond Graphic Novel Common Core List offers graphic novels from DBD publishers that will fit into a Common Core curriculum, along with resources to help educators and librarians best utilize these materials. The list has been updated for 2015, with new titles and more features to make it easier to use. >>
Comics as Literature Comics as Literature
In 1992, the comic book world found itself in unprecedented territory when Art Spiegelman won the Pulitzer Prize for his stunning Holocaust survival story, Maus. Since that watershed event, the mainstream acceptance of comics and graphic novels has only grown. Check out our comprehensive list of award-winning graphic novels here! (Updated regularly) >>
American Library Association Approves Graphic Novels Round Table American Library Association Approves Graphic Novels Round Table
During ALA Annual 2018 held in New Orleans from June 21-26, the American Library Association announced their first new Round Table in five years with the Graphic Novel Round Table. >>
Celebrating Will Eisnerís Impact on Graphic Novel Storytelling Both Then and Now Celebrating Will Eisnerís Impact on Graphic Novel Storytelling Both Then and Now
Through his vision and profound innovation of the art form, Will Eisner set the stage for the current crop of comic creators looking to push the boundaries of graphic storytelling and contemporary culture. >>
Geppi Makes Multi-Million Dollar Donation of Comics, Pop-Culture Memorabilia to Library of Congress Geppi Makes Multi-Million Dollar Donation of Comics, Pop-Culture Memorabilia to Library of Congress
Diamond Comic Distributors President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen A. Geppi has made a multi-million dollar donation of more than 3,000 items from his personal comic book and pop culture collection to The Library of Congress. >>
Rabbit Publishers Introduces KIDS READ ONE Program Rabbit Publishers Introduces KIDS READ ONE Program
Rabbit Publishers has introduced its Kids Read One program to over eighty thousand schools across America.  >>
Top 100 Best-Selling Graphic Novels of 2017 Top 100 Best-Selling Graphic Novels of 2017
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga Volume 7 from Image Comics was the best-selling graphic novel of 2017. See the Top 100 Graphic Novels of 2017 in the comic market here! >>
Top 500 Graphic Novels: Year 2017 Top 500 Graphic Novels: Year 2017
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga Volume 7 from Image Comics was the best-selling graphic novel of 2017. >>
University English Professor Discusses Graphic Novels in the Classroom University English Professor Discusses Graphic Novels in the Classroom
Ryerson University English Department chair Andrew O'Malley opens up to Global News about the use of comics in his English classes. >>
YALSA Announces 2018 Great Graphic Novels for Teens List YALSA Announces 2018 Great Graphic Novels for Teens List
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has released this year's list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18. See the full list, plus descriptions of the Top Ten books here. >>

Saga Volume 8 Saga Volume 8
Image Comics
After the traumatic events of the War for Phang, Hazel, her parents, and their surviving companions embark on a life-changing adventure at the westernmost edge of the universe. >>
Snotgirl Volume 2 Snotgirl Volume 2
Image Comics
Lottie Person is a glamorous fashion blogger living her best life in L.A. ó at least thatís what she wants you to think. CALIFORNIA SCREAMING finds Lottie putting the past behind her and trying to make the best of a bad situation ó her life! >>
Monstress Volume 1: Awakening Monstress Volume 1: Awakening
Image Comics
Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power. >>
Skin & Earth HC Skin & Earth HC
Dynamite
Caught between romance and cults, gods and mortals, and just trying to find a good borscht, Enaia Jin is lead down a dark path by new lovers that reveals a twisted fantasy world and her own true nature. >>
The Walking Dead Volume 29 The Walking Dead Volume 29
Image Comics
Recent events have thrown Alexandria into turmoil, and now Rick, Dwight, Eugene and Negan all have something to prove. >>
World's End Harem Volume 2 World's End Harem Volume 2
Ghost Ship
The Man-Killer Virus: a lethal disease that has eradicated 99.9% of the world's male population. Mizuhara Reito has been in cryogenic sleep for the past five years, leaving behind the girl of his dreams. When Reito awakens from the deep freeze, he emerges into a sex-crazed new world where he himself is the planet's most precious resource.  >>
Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Core Rulebook Starfinder Roleplaying Game: Core Rulebook
Paizo
Blast off into a galaxy of adventure with the Starfinder Roleplaying Game! This massive 560-page hardcover rulebook is the essential centerpiece of the Starfinder Roleplaying Game, with rules for character creation, magic, gear, and moreóeverything you need to play Starfinder as either a player or Game Master! >>
Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting Critical Role: Tal'Dorei Campaign Setting
Green Ronin Publishing
Until now, the wondrous and dangerous lands of Tal'Dorei have been the sole stomping grounds of the show's adventuring company, Vox Machina. But now, you can explore these realms in a tome from the pen of Game Master Matt Mercer himself! >>
 Lulu Is A Rhinoceros Lulu Is A Rhinoceros
Wicked Cow Studios
Everyone thinks Lulu is a bulldog, but she knows that can't be true, because Lulu is a Rhinoceros-that is what she sees staring back at her when she looks in the mirror. But sometimes, being yourself can be a difficult road to walk. And just when all hope seems lost, Lulu finds a small friend that makes a big difference in her life when she realizes that the courage to be herself has been inside of her all along. >>