Monday, May 11, 2015

WHO'S ON TOP: GRAPHIC NOVELS

TOP 5 GRAPHIC NOVELS:
HARDCOVER:

1. BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland
2. ONCE UPON A TIME: OUT OF THE PAST, by Kalinda Vazquez and others
3. CAN'T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT?, by Roz Chast
4. AVENGERS AND X-MEN: AXIS, by Rick Remender and others
5. AVENGERS: RAGE OF ULTRON, by Rick Remender and Jerome Opeña

SPOTLIGHT: 
ONCE UPON A TIME: OUT OF THE PAST
Kalinda Vazquez and others
Return to the immersive world of ABC's hit television series ONCE UPON A TIME with an all-new sequel to the original graphic novel, ONCE UPON A TIME: The Shadow of the Queen. Welcome to the Enchanted Forest, where the characters from classic fairy tales have come to life and are locked in an epic struggle between good and evil! Plott ed by series writer and co-executi ve producer, Kalinda Vazquez, and co-written by returning author Corinna Bechko, the release will tie into official show continuity and dive in to four never-before-told stories of fan favorite characters!



PAPERBACK:

1. DRAMA, by Raina Telgemeier
2. SMILE, by Raina Telgemeier
3. SISTERS, by Raina Telgemeier
4. EL DEAFO, by Cece Bell
5. THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM, VOL. 2, by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard

SPOTLIGHT
SMILERaina Telgemeier
From the artist of BSC Graphix comes this humorous coming-of-age true story about the dental drama that ensues after a trip-and-fall mishap.

Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. What follows is a long and frustrating journey with on-again, off-again braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear, and even a retainer with fake teeth attached. And on top of all that, there's still more to deal with: a major earthquake, boy confusion, and friends who turn out to be not so friendly.



MANGA:

1. BIG HERO 6, VOL. 1, by Haruki Ueno
2. ATTACK ON TITAN, VOL. 15, by Hajime Isayama
3. BLACK BUTLER, VOL. 1, by Yana Toboso
4. MONSTER MUSUME, VOL. 6, by Okayado
5. ATTACK ON TITAN, VOL. 1, by Hajime Isayama

SPOTLIGHT:
BLACK BUTLER, VOL. 1
Yana Toboso
In the Victorian ages of London The Earl of the Phantomhive house, Ciel Phantomhive, needs to get his revenge on those who had humiliated him and destroyed what he loved. Not being able to do it alone he sells his soul to a demon he names Sebastian Michaelis. Now working as his butler, Sebastian must help the Earl Phantomhive in this suspenseful, exciting, thriller manga.





Disclaimer: All information was gathered from Nytimes.com and Goodreads.com.

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