Friday, October 11, 2013

Who's On Top: Graphic Novels

Top 5 Graphic Novels:
Hardcover:
1. THE WALKING DEAD, BOOK 9, by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard
2. BATWOMAN, VOL. 3, by J. H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman
3. GREEN LANTERN: RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY, by Geoff Johns and various
4. RASL, by Jeff Smith
5. WONDER WOMAN, VOL. 3, by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang
Spotlight:
 
WONDER WOMAN, VOL. 3
by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang

In these stories from issues #0 and #13-18, a terrible betrayal forces Wonder Woman to make a deal with the gods who want her dead, and her “family” grows larger than she could have imagined. Will the mysterious Orion help Wonder Woman rescue Zola’s baby from the clutches of Hermes, or does he have darker intentions?

Paperback:
1. MAUS: A SURVIVOR’S TALE, VOL. 1, by Art Spiegelman
2. PERSEPOLIS, by Marjane Satrapi
3. MARCH: BOOK ONE, by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
4. THE LOST BOY, by Greg Ruth
5. SMILE, by Raina Telgemeier
Spotlight:
 
THE LOST BOY
by Greg Ruth

Nate's not happy about his family moving to a new house in a new town. After all, nobody asked him if he wanted to move in the first place. But when he discovers a tape recorder and note addressed to him under the floorboards of his bedroom, Nate is thrust into a dark mystery about a boy who went missing many, many years ago. Now, as strange happenings and weird creatures begin to track Nate, he must partner with Tabitha, a local girl, to find out what they want with him. But time is running out, for a powerful force is gathering strength in the woods at the edge of town, and before long Nate and Tabitha will be forced to confront a terrifying foe, and uncover the truth about the Lost Boy.

Manga:
1. MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM: THE ORIGIN, VOL. 3, by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and Hajime Yatate
2. ATTACK ON TITAN, VOL. 7, by Hajime Isayama
3. A BRIDE'S STORY, VOL. 5, by Kaoru Mori
4. SOUL EATER, VOL. 16, by Atsushi Ohkubo
5. ATTACK ON TITAN, VOL. 1, by Hajime Isayama
Spotlight:
 
ARE YOU ALICE, VOL. 2
by Ikumi Katagiri and Ai Ninomiya

To find the White Rabbit's hideout, Alice must make his way to Caterpillar Alley. And to get there, he and the Mad Hatter must first seek out the Dormouse. But with the Duke hot on his trail, the Regrets are quick to catch up. What happens when other Alices start showing up in the story, and what tragic fate awaits the characters of Wonderland who fail to fulfill their assigned roles in the game?


Disclaimer: All blurbs come from Goodreads.com, all list come from NYTimes.com.

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