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December 11, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : Graphic Novels and Comics

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The depth and variety of stories told through the graphic novel format is truly breathtaking. Here are some of our favorites.

 

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Suicide Squad: Volume 1, Kicked in the Teeth

Suicide Squad: Volume 1, Kicked in the Teeth
Glass, Adam

A motley crew of super-villains attempts to escape lengthy prison sentences by going on reckless suicide missions as part of a government black ops group.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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Palomar: The Heartbreak Soup Stories

Palomar: The Heartbreak Soup Stories
Hernandez, Gilbert

The mythical South American town of Palomar is home to a number of strong-willed women, from Chelo, the sheriff, to Luba, proprietress of the local bathhouse.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 0 copies

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LOCAS: The Maggie and Hopey Stories: A Love and Rockets Book

LOCAS: The Maggie and Hopey Stories: A Love and Rockets Book
Hernandez, Jaime

Best friends and sometimes lovers Hopey and Maggie carry on their tumultuous relationship amidst the punk clubs, barrios and professional wrestling circuit of Los Angeles.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 0 copies

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Hicksville: A Comic Book

Hicksville: A Comic Book
Horrocks, Dylan

When Leonard Batts, a journalist writing a biography of world-famous cartoonist Dick Burger, travels to Hicksville, Burger’s remote New Zealand hometown, he discovers a community of avid comics fans and the dark secret behind Burger’s extraordinary success.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 1 on 5 copies

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Green River Killer: A True Detective Story

Green River Killer: A True Detective Story
Jensen, Jeff

The hunt for one of the most notorious serial killers in U.S. history is told from the perspective of a detective who worked on the case for over 20 years.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 1 on 4 copies

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Artichoke Tales

Artichoke Tales
Kelso, Megan

In a fictional land where humans have artichoke leaves for hair, the North and South have reached an uneasy peace after decades of civil war. However, three generations of a family divided by the conflict are still confronting its consequences.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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Batman: Death by Design

Batman: Death by Design
Kidd, Chip

In this art deco/noir take on Batman, a mysterious costumed figure appears at the same time a string of catastrophes strikes the newest Wayne Industries project.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 0 copies

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Animal Man: Volume 1, The Hunt

Animal Man: Volume 1, The Hunt
Lemire, Jeff

Buddy Baker must balance his identity as Animal Man, a B-list superhero who possesses strange supernatural powers, with being a good husband and father.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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The Silence of Our Friends

The Silence of Our Friends
Long, Mark

As the civil rights movement heats up in Houston, two families – one white, one black – come together to fight for black college students wrongly accused of murdering a white policeman. Based on a true story.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 9 copies

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Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis
Meltzer, Brad

After Sue Dibney, the wife of the irrepressible Elongated Man, is murdered, the rest of the Justice League uncovers dark secrets within the group while trying to find Sue’s killer.


Format: Graphic Novel
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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