Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Graphic Novels @ your library

Here is a small selection of what's new this month with a snappy single sentence sum up!


Darth Vader and son by Jeffrey Brown
Ever wondered how things would've turned out had Darth raised Luke on the Death Star? A hilarious glimpse into growing up Sith....

Sailor Moon: Pretty Guardian vol. 1-4 by Naoko Takechi
Get your vintage manga fix, I mean, who doesn't love a sailor scout?

The Walking Dead Compendium 2 by Robert Kirkman
Zombies, post-apocalyptic America, killing, relationships and so much more of everything you love about Rick Grimes and all those troublesome corpses!

Chi's sweet home vol. 1 by Kanata Konami
Kittens, sadness, happiness, cuteness, can the Yamada family keep adorable little lost Chi in an apartment that is strictly "NO PETS ALLOWED"?

The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland
The Joker's murky origins are revealed, can one bad day make you go insane and are we all just one step away from madness?

Pandora Hearts vol. 1 by Jun Mochizuki
Coming of age, an inescapable prison called the Abyss, a girl named Alice who is not what she seems, a fantasy you may fall into, never to return...

Locke and Key 5: Clockworks by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez
This dark fantasy series continues as we find out more about how the Locke family and the keys fit together.

Brightest day 3 by Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi, Ivan Reis and Ardian Syaf
Heroes, villians, secrets, twists, turns, revelations, it's the final instalment, you know the drill.

Vampire Knight vol. 14 and 15 by Matsuri Hino
Vampire shojo manga at its best, romance, secrets, Cross Academy is more than your average elite boarding school, the saga continues.

Bakuman vol. 7-14 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
What does it take to become successful in the manga-publishing world AND win the girl of your dreams?
Follow the adventures of two young guys trying to live the dream in this Shonen smash hit.

These titles and more can be found on our online catalogue and are available for request now!

HINT: If you are having trouble finding graphic novels on the catalogue, do a 'Power Search' and select 'Graphic Novels' in 'Item Category1'. This will give you a list of all graphic novels in Newcastle Region Library's collection. You can also limit in a Power Search by the year published, author, series, library etc.

Can't find anything you like?
Let us know what YOU want to see in your library's graphic novel collection,
complete an online Purchase Suggestion form here

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