Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Graphic Novels @ your library

Our graphic novel collection is always growing and evolving to include new and classic manga, comics, graphic novels and picture books for all ages. Here is a small selection of what's new this month with a snappy single sentence sum up!


Black Butler vol. 6-9 by Yana Toboso
A travelling circus, missing children and an investigation that may lead Ciel into trouble beyond even Sebastian's inhuman powers....

Thief of thieves vol. 1: "I Quit" by Robert Kirkman, Nick Spencer and Shawn Martinbrough
Q: How do you quit a life of crime when you're addicted to stealing? A: Become a thief of thieves; life gets complicated when you're running from both sides of the law.

Sakura Hime: the legend of Princess Sakura vol. 2-4 by Arina Tanemura
A teenage princess, demons, cute and sassy companions, sounds like a shojo manga smash-hit to me!

The Stand vol. 2: American Nightmares by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Mike Perkins
A human-made super virus is accidentally released from a U.S. Army base, for the survivors the nightmare has only just begun...

Kobato vol. 4-6 by Clamp, William Flanagan and Alexis Eckerman
We find out more about Kobato and Ioryogi, but what are they? How did they get here? and where are they going?

Saga vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
A sci-fi/fantasy epic, think Star Wars meets Game of Thrones, raising a child amidst a galactic war is never easy....

Captain America vol. 2 by Ed Brubaker and Alan Davis
The Cap faces new battles as he returns for more action-packed adventures and intrigue!

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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