Tag Archives: Graphic Novels

Starfire Angels (Starfire Angels: Dark Angel Chronicles Book 1)

Author: Melanie Nilles Publisher: Prairie Star Publishing Product Description 2011 EPIC Ebook Award Finalist They’ve been coming here for thousands of years, using Earth as a sanctuary to escape threats from their own kind. Mankind knows them as angels, and one of them left a child upon her death to be raised as a human. […]

LEGO Brickmaster: Star Wars

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Publishing Product Description Books and building bricks come together like never before! Dynamic full-color photos combine with clearly labeled instructions, trivia, and a compelling story to make the Brickmaster kits perfect for all LEGO fans! With this kit, kids can create incredible spacecraft from the world of Star Wars, or […]

Burn, Christmas! Burn!!

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Brian Gage Publisher: Soft Skull Press Product Description Santa’s elves are tired of being third-rate drones in his oppressive sweatshop. The labor is backbreaking and the greedy Santa and his crotchety CFO, Mrs. Claus, have worn their patience thin. They’re mad as hell and they’re not going to take it anymore. […]

Archie’s Classic Christmas Stories

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Various Publisher: Archie Comics Product Description Deck the halls with smiles and laughter, fa la la la la, la la la la! Since their inception, Archie and his friends have delighted readers with scores of Yuletide tales. These stories proved so popular that in 1954 an entire series devoted to stories […]

A Christmas Carol: Original Text: The Graphic Novel (British English)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Classical Comics Product Description This is the classic novel brought to life in full colour! ‘I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future’. Classical Comics’ first Dickens title is probably […]

Warriors: Ravenpaw’s Path #2: A Clan in Need

Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Ravenpaw and Barley have been driven away from their farm by a group of vicious cats. Now the two loners must turn to ThunderClan—led by Ravenpaw’s friend Firestar—for shelter. Firestar takes them in and promises to help them take back their home as soon as possible, but ThunderClan […]

The Dark-Hunters, Vol. 2 (Dark-Hunter Manga)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description In the war against vampires, mankind has only one hope: The Dark-Hunters. Ancient warriors who died of brutal betrayal, the Dark-Hunters have sworn themselves into the service of the goddess Artemis to protect us. It’s a pact with pretty good perks. Immortality, power, […]

Dark Avengers, Vol. 2: Molecule Man

Author: Brian Michael Bendis Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description The Dark Avengers are pitted against a foe they cannot defeat: A man with the power over every molecule in the world! Norman can’t talk his way out of this one as the world gets turned upside down, and no joke… someone dies! Plus, poor Marvel […]

Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1 (The Twilight Saga)

Author: Stephenie Meyer Publisher: Yen Press Book Description When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious, alluring Edward Cullen, her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. With his porcelain skin, golden eyes, mesmerizing voice, and supernatural gifts, Edward is both irresistible and impenetrable. Up until now, he has […]

Warriors: Ravenpaw’s Path #1: Shattered Peace

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Ravenpaw has settled into life on the farm, away from the forest and Tigerstar’s evil eye. He knows that leaving the warrior clans was the right choice, and he appreciates his quiet days and peaceful nights with his best friend, Barley. But when five rogue […]

The Legend of Zelda, Vol. 9: A Link to the Past

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Akira Himekawa Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Product Description R to L (Japanese Style). In the mystical land of Hyrule, three spiritual stones hold the key to the Triforce, and whoever holds them will control the world. A boy named Link sets out on a quest to deliver the Emerald, the spiritual […]

A Very Ninja Christmas (Amelia Rules)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jimmy Gownley Publisher: Atheneum Product Description In A Very Ninja Christmas, join Amelia and the gang for holiday-themed fun. With Amelia, of course, even Christmas is anything but typical!

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Rating: (128 reviews) Author: Jeff Kinney Publisher: Amulet Books Product Description It’s summer vacation, the weather’s great, and all the kids are having fun outside. So where’s Greg Heffley? Inside his house, playing video games with the shades drawn.   Greg, a self-confessed “indoor person,” is living out his ultimate summer fantasy: no responsibilities and […]

Bone, Volume 4: The Dragonslayer

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Jeff Smith Publisher: GRAPHIX Product Description Fone Bone confronts a host of dangers in Book 4 of the BONE saga, The Dragonslayer. He and Gran’ma Ben and Thorn have a terrifying encounter with Kingdok, ruler of the rat creatures. The Hooded One is inciting his army to full-scale war. Someone is […]

A Christmas Carol: The Graphic Novel (American English, Quick Text Edition)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Classical Comics Product Description One Christmas Eve, after being particularly cruel to his employee, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his dead business partner, Jacob Marley, who tells him that he will be visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, Future. Each ghost shows him things […]

A Christmas Carol: The Graphic Novel (American English, Original Text Edition)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Classical Comics Product Description One Christmas Eve, after being particularly cruel to his employee, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his dead business partner, Jacob Marley, who tells him that he will be visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, Future. Each ghost […]

Walt Disney’s Christmas Classics

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carl Barks Publisher: BOOM Kids! Product Description Don’t be a Scrooge McDuck this Christmas season! It’s the perfect present! BOOM Kids! has raided the Disney publishing archives and searched every nook and cranny this Christmas season to find the best and the greatest stories from Disney’s vast comic book publishing history […]

The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes

Rating: (129 reviews) Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: Vertigo Product Description “Wake up, sir. We’re here.” It’s a simple enough opening line–althoughnot many would have guessed back in 1991 thatthis would lead to one of the most popular and critically acclaimed comics of the second half of the century.In Preludes and Nocturnes, Neil Gaiman weaves the […]

Heroes, Vol. 2

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: R. D. Hall Publisher: WildStorm

Dream Country (The Sandman, Vol. 3)

Rating: (38 reviews) Author: Neil Gaiman, Malcolm Jones III, Charles Vess, Steve Erickson Publisher: Vertigo Product Description The third book of the Sandman collection is a series of four short comic book stories. What’s remarkable here (considering the publisher and the time that this was originally published) is that the main character of the book–the […]

Serenity, Vol. 2: Better Days

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon Publisher: Dark Horse Product Description Serenity: Better Days follows everyone’s favorite space cowboys in a thrilling, action-packed adventure, where Mal and his crew take on a heist that promises a big payoff. But when one of Serenity’s crew is taken captive and tortured, the gang must put their enduring […]

Bone Volume 5: Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border (v. 5)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Jeff Smith Publisher: GRAPHIX Product Description In this fifth volume of the BONE saga, Fone and Smiley Bone strike out into the wilderness to return a lost rat creature cub to the mountains. It doesn’t take long before they run smack into Rock Jaw, “Master of the Eastern Border,” an enormous […]

Bone Volume 3: Eyes of the Storm

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Jeff Smith Publisher: GRAPHIX Product Description In “Eyes of the Storm,” volume three of the nine-book BONE saga, Lucius, Smiley, and Phoney survive an attack by the rat creatures and return safely to Lucius’ tavern in Barrelhaven. Phoney, desperate to win a bet with Lucius, stokes the townspeople’s fear of dragons […]

Coraline Graphic Novel

Rating: (351 reviews) Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description When Coraline steps through a door in her family’s new house, she finds another house, strangely similar to her own (only better). At first, things seem marvelous. The food is better than at home, and the toy box is filled with fluttering wind-up angels and […]

The Sandman Vol. 2: The Doll’s House

Rating: (51 reviews) Author: Neil Gaiman, Malcolm Jones III, Mike Dringenberg, Michael Zulli, Clive Barker Publisher: Vertigo Product Description This volume of Neil Gaiman’s THE SANDMAN book series features the first appearance of Death, the Sandman’s older sister. As Clive Barker says in his Introduction, “. . . there is a wonderful willful quality to […]

Presidential Material Flipbook: Barack Obama and John McCain (Presidential Material)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Andrew Helfer, Jeff Mariotte, Stephen Thompson, Tom Morgan Publisher: Idea & Design Works Llc Product Description In the vein of great biography comics from years past (Pope John Paul?II,?St. Francis of Assisi), come two biographies of the 2008 Presidential candidates. This year?s presidential primary season was historic for many reasons, and?Barack […]

The Dresden Files: Welcome to the Jungle

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Jim Butcher, Ardian Syaf Publisher: Del Rey/Dabel Brothers Product Description When the supernatural world spins out of control, when the police can’t handle what goes bump in the night, when monsters come screaming out of nightmares and into the mean streets, there’s just one man to call: Harry Dresden, the only […]

Warriors: Tigerstar and Sasha #1: Into the Woods (Warriors: Tigerstar and Sasha)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: TokyoPop Product Description Sasha has everything she wants: kind housefolk who take care of her during the day and the freedom to explore the woods beyond Twolegplace at night. But when Sasha is forced to leave her home, she must forge a solitary new life in the forest. […]

Hedge Knight II: Sworn Sword Premiere HC (Hedge Knight II)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: George R. R. Martin, Ben Avery, Mike S. Miller Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description Adapting New York Times best-selling author George R. R. Martin’s The Sworn Sword The long-awaited sequel to The Hedge Knight tells the story of the adventures of Ser Duncan and his squire one year after their initial […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Volume 1: The Long Way Home

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon, Andy Owens Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Product Description Since the destruction of the Hellmouth, the Slayers – newly legion – have gotten organized and are kicking some serious undead butt. But not everything’s fun and firearms, as an old enemy reappears and Dawn experiences some serious growing pains. Meanwhile, […]

Astonishing X-Men Vol. 4: Unstoppable

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description Strap yourselves in, folks! It’s Joss Whedon and John Cassaday’s final arc on Astonishing X-Men! After the shocking and brain-smashing events of recent issues, the X-Men are off to protect the Earth from its destruction at the hands of the Breakworld. And when it’s […]

Hellboy Volume 8: Darkness Calls (Hellboy (Graphic Novels)) (Hellboy (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Mike Mignola, Duncan Fegredo, Dave Stewart Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Product Description Hellboy has finally returned from his adventures at sea, but no sooner has he settled on land than a conclave of witches drags him from his respite and into the heart of Russian folklore, where he becomes the quarry […]

Warriors: The Rise of Scourge (Warriors)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter, Dan Jolley Publisher: TokyoPop Product Description When kittypet Tiny crosses paths with some wild forest cats defending their territory, he is left with scars—and a bitter, deep-seated grudge. As his reputation grows among the strays and loners that live in the dirty brick alleyways of Twolegplace, he changes his […]

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw

Author: Jeff Kinney Publisher: Amulet Books Product Description The highly anticipated third book in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series takes the art of being wimpy to a whole new level. Let’s face it: Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg’s father. You see, Frank Heffley […]

The Death of Captain America, Vol. 2

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Ed Brubaker Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description The Winter Soldier held prisoner by the Red Skull! While Sharon and the Falcon race to his rescue, they’re about to cross paths with the Mighty Avenger that Tony Stark has sent hunting our rogue hero – The Black Widow! Will the Red Skull […]

The Absolute Sandman, Vol. 3

Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: Vertigo Book Description The third volume collecting Neil Gaiman’s seminal, award-winning series starring the Dream King in deluxe format. ABSOLUTE SANDMAN VOL. 3 presents several key SANDMAN tales in a slipcased hardcover edition, including “Brief Lives,” in which the Sandman’s sister Delirium prevails upon her older brother to help her find […]

Warriors: Warrior’s Return (Warriors)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter, Dan Jolley Publisher: TokyoPop Product Description Graystripe and Millie have finally found ThunderClan’s old territory, but Twoleg monsters have devastated the forest and Graystripe fears that all of his Clanmates have been killed or captured by Twolegs. Millie insists that they keep looking, and an old friend helps point […]

Death Note How to Read 13 (Death Note (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tsugumi Ohba Publisher: VIZ Media, LLC Product Description An encyclopedic guide to the Death Note manga series, including character bios, storyline summaries, interviews with creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, production notes and commentaries, and bonus manga pages. Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects–and he’s bored out of […]

Rendezvous with Rama

Rating: (207 reviews) Author: Arthur C. Clarke Publisher: Spectra Amazon.com An all-time science fiction classic, Rendezvous with Rama is also one of Clarke’s best novels–it won the Campbell, Hugo, Jupiter, and Nebula Awards. A huge, mysterious, cylindrical object appears in space, swooping in toward the sun. The citizens of the solar system send a ship […]

Berserk Volume 22 (Berserk (Graphic Novels))

Author: Kentaro Miura Publisher: Dark Horse Books/Digital Manga Publishing Product Description The world of Guts, the Black Swordsman, is changing in a hurry. Though a demonic maelstrom has leveled the dreaded Tower of Conviction and ended the reign of terror of its grand inquisitor, Mozgus, peace has not returned to Midland. The Tower’s fall has […]

Ultimate Power (Marvel Comics)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Brian Michael Bendis, Jeph Loeb, J. Michael Straczynski Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description The Fantastic Four’s leader, Reed Richards, has accidentally punched a hole into an adjacent universe in a desperate bid to gain the knowledge he needs to cure his friend Ben Grimm – The Thing. But something has come […]

The Twilight Streets (Torchwood)

Author: Gary Russell Publisher: Random House UK Book Description It’s the start of a Cardiff autumn – the days are getting shorter, the dark evenings settling in. There’s a part of Cardiff that no one goes to much. No crime, no murders, just… they stay away. A collection of old rundown houses and gloomy streets. […]

In Odd We Trust

Author: Dean Koontz Publisher: Del Rey Book Description “The dead don’t talk. I don’t know why.” But they do try to communicate, with a short-order cook in a small desert town serving as their reluctant confidant. Odd Thomas thinks of himself as an ordinary guy, if possessed of a certain measure of talent at the […]

Fahrenheit 451

Rating: (1237 reviews) Author: Ray Bradbury Publisher: Del Rey Amazon.com In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury’s classic, frightening vision of the future, firemen don’t put out fires–they start them in order to burn books. Bradbury’s vividly painted society holds up the appearance of happiness as the highest goal–a place where trivial information is good, and knowledge […]

Dark Wraith of Shannara

Author: Terry Brooks Publisher: Del Rey Book Description THE FIRST-EVER GRAPHIC NOVEL SET IN THE WORLD OF SHANNARA! Possessing an awesome power he is only beginning to understand, young Jair Ohmsford must summon the devastating yet darkly seductive magic of the wishsong on a fateful mission to save his friends . . . and protect […]

Ender’s Game Boxed Set: Ender’s Game, Ender’s Shadow, Shadow of the Hegemon

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Tor Books Book Description Boxed Set contains Mass Market Editions of Ender’s Game, Ender’s Shadow, and Shadow of the Hegemon Ender’s Game Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child […]

The Adventures of Tintin: Tintin in America / Cigars of the Pharaoh / The Blue Lotus (3 Complete Adventures in One Volume, Vol. 1)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Herge Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers

Death Note, Volume 9

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tsugumi Ohba Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects–and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus, Volume 3

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Various Publisher: Dark Horse Book Description The third volume of Dark Horse’s Buffy omnibus series follows the gang through harrowing trials and tribulations – slaying vampires, going to high school, and young love. Angel has lost his soul and found it again, Xander and Cordelia kiss and make up, and Willow […]

American Born Chinese

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: Gene Luen Yang Publisher: First Second Amazon.com Indie graphic novelist Gene Yang’s intelligent and emotionally challenging American Born Chinese is made up of three individual plotlines: the determined efforts of the Chinese folk hero Monkey King to shed his humble roots and be revered as a god; the struggles faced by […]