New Arrivals · Graphic Novels

April 24, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Blackbird days

April 23, 2018
Fior, Manuele.
©2018
88 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 30 cm
"In this collection, two giant robots battle it out in a European metropolis; an engineer is asked to inspect something unusual at a marble quarry; a recently relocated father loses his young son in Berlin's Tempelhof Park; the painter Arnold Böcklin takes a trip before he paints his famous masterpiece, The Island of Death; and, an immigrant grandmother tells the story of how she escaped war in Indochina. Blackbird Days is rounded out with an autobiographical snapshot of the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, Fior's home."--Amazon.com

Terminal lance : ultimate omnibus

April 20, 2018
Uriarte, Maximilian, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
337 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
All strips were previously published on terminallance.com or in the Marine Corps Times.
"The world's most popular military comic strip" --Cover.
Collection of comic strips that examine and characterize the often absurd epxerience of being a United States Marine infantryman.

Yowamushi pedal

April 19, 2018
Watanabe, Wataru, 1971- author, artist.
©2008
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2008 by Akita Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo.

America

April 19, 2018
Rivera, Gabby, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2017-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Life and times of America Chavez (collects America #1-6) -- v. 2. Fast and fuertona (collects America #7-12)
"She was a Young Avenger. She leads the Ultimates. And now she officially claims her place as the preeminent butt-kicker of the entire Marvel Universe!

The devil is a part-timer!

April 19, 2018
Wagahara, Satoshi, author.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2015-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2012 by Kadokawa Corporation, Tokyo.
v. 1. It's tough being evil -- v. 2. Old friends, new enemies! -- v. 3. Speak of the devil, and he'll fry you a burger! -- v. 4. This complication wears a kimono! -- v. 5. Angel vs. devil, franchise vs. franchise! -- v. 6. The devil's got a daughter! -- v. 7. One hell of a family tree! -- v. 8. All work--and a little play!
This comical tale of a demon-lord-turned-fry-slinger follows the daily travails of (former) Devil King Sadao Maou and his general Shiro Ashiya as they navigate the complexities of life in modern-day Tokyo.

Puella magi Madoka magica. The movie -Rebellion-

April 19, 2018
Magica Quartet (Firm), author.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2015-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Manga format; reads from back to front, right to left.
First published in Japan in 2013 by Houbunsha Co., Ltd, Tokyo

Maria, the Virgin Witch. Exhibition

April 19, 2018
Ishikawa, Masayuki, author.
New York : Kodansha Comics, [2015]
131 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Translation of: Jyunketsu no Maria.
Cover title.
Maria and her friends are back in a collection of stories that offer a glimps into their past, present, and future.

Compulsive comics

April 19, 2018
Haven, Eric, author, illustrator.
©2018
143 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
The glacier -- I killed Dan Clowes -- Mammalogy -- Gunslinger -- A day at the zoo -- Protona -- Confluence -- Secret origins -- The accuser -- The highway.

Slasher

April 19, 2018
Forsman, Charles, author, illustrator.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Meet Christine, a data entry specialist discovering her sexuality and her penchant for blood. Seemingly timid and plain to her coworkers, she harbors dangerous urges. A lion of sexual violence bubbles just below the surface. What is this monster brewing inside her?" -- provided by publisher.

Kingsman : the red diamond.

April 19, 2018
Williams, Rob (Robert Glyndwr), author.
©2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form as Kingsman, the red diamond # 1-6
"Eggsy is back. Sent to rescue Prince Philip and unravel an international terror plot, our novice spy must prove he is a true Kingsman agent...and save the world. " --Provided by publisher.

East of west

April 18, 2018
Hickman, Jonathan.
Berkeley, CA : Image Comics, 2013-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.

Giant days

April 18, 2018
Allison, John, 1976- author, creator.
©2015-
volumes (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
Artist vary between volumes.

Paper girls

April 18, 2018
Vaughan, Brian K., author.
Berkeley, CA : Image Comics, 2016-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.

Green Lantern, the Silver Age

April 18, 2018
Broome, John, 1913-1999, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]-
volumes : chiefly color illusrations ; 26 cm
Writers and artist vary between volumes.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Collects Showcase #22-24 and Green Lantern #1-9 -- v. 2. Collects Green Lantern #10-22 -- v. 3. Collects Green Lantern #23-35

The royal tutor

April 18, 2018
Akai, Higasa, author, artist.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published as an eBook in August 2015 by Yen Press.
Accepting the post of royal tutor at the court of the king of Granzreich, Heine Wittgenstein is a little professor with a big job ahead of him! Each of the kingdom's four princes has a rather distinct personality. Does their diminutive new instructor have what it takes to lay down some learning? It's a comedy of educational proportions!

Normandy Gold

April 18, 2018
Abbott, Megan E., 1971-
London : Titan Books 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Hard case crime"--Cover.
"When her younger sister is found at the center of a brutal murder investigation, tough-as-nails Sheriff Normandy Gold is forced to dive headfirst into the seedy world of 1970s prostitution and soon discovers a twisted conspiracy leading right to the White House. Sex, violence and corruption collide in this gritty vigilante thriller"--Back cover.

X-Men : Domino

April 18, 2018
Dezago, Todd
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Originally published in magazine form as Domino (1997) #1-3, Domino (2003 0 #1-4, X-Force: Sex and violence #1-3, X-Force & Cable Annual '95, A+X #10, and Uncanny X-Men Annual #1.

Batman Arkham : Hugo Strange

April 18, 2018
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2018]
211 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
"Collects Detective Comics 36, 471, 472, 942, Batman 356, Batman Annual 10, Batman: Gotham Knights 8-11, Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe 18."
"One of the Dark Knight's oldest enemies, Hugo Strange, is the first foe to determine Batman's true identity: Bruce Wayne, mild-mannered playboy billionaire! In Stange's first appearance, he was a simple mad scientist turned bank robber but after being foiled by the Caped Crusader, he decided to dedicate his life to taking revenge on Batman."-- Provided by publisher.

School-live!

April 17, 2018
Kaihou, Norimitsu, author.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2015-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2012 by Houbunsha.
"Meet the members of the School Living Club! There's the shovel-loving Kurumi Ebisuzawa, the big-sister figure Yuuri Wakasa, club advisor Megumi Sakura, and last but not least, the ever-optimistic Yuki Takeya. The School Living Club is just your average after-school organization where the girls hang out, have fun ... and live at school as the sole survivors of a zombie apocalypse."--Back cover.

Dead of winter. Good good dog

April 17, 2018
Starks, Kyle, author.
Portland, OR : Oni Press, an Oni Press Publication, 2018.
101 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"This volume collects issues #1-4 of the Oni Press series Dead of Winter : Good good dog."--Title page verso.
"Based on the game by Plaid Hat Games."--Title page verso.
"In the pantheon of superheroes, none are more lovable and loyal than everyone's favorite good ol' dog, Sparky. Surviving in the wintry apocalypse of the undead, this former TV show stunt dog turned zombie killing machine just wants to make friends and be a good, good boy. As his fellow survivors scavenge for supplies in the frigid wasteland, will Sparky be able to protect his companions from threats both undead and otherwise?"--Back cover.

Spider-Man/Deadpool

April 16, 2018
Kelly, Joe, 1971-
©2016
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Writers and artist vary between volumes.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Isn't it bromantic -- v. 2. Side pieces -- v. 3. Itsy bitsy -- v. 4. Serious business -- v. 5. Arms race

The altered history of Willow Sparks

April 16, 2018
O'Connor, Tara, author, illustrator.
Portland, Oregon : Oni Press, 2018.
143 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
"A Junior Library Guild Selection"
"Willow Sparks and her best friend Georgia Pratt are at the bottom of the social ladder at Twin Pines High School, just trying to get through each day relatively unscathed. But when Willow finds a mysterious book that allows her to literally change her life, it feels like her luck is finally turning. Becoming more and more popular with each entry into the book, her old life, including her friendship with Georgia, seems miles away. Yet as Willow will discover, every action has a reaction, and the future has unusual--even dangerous--ways of protecting itself." --Back cover.

Aliens : dead orbit

April 16, 2018
Stokoe, James, 1985- author, artist.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"After an accident strikes at a space station, an engineering officer must use all available tools--a timer, utility kit, and his wits--to survive an attack from an alien creature"--Provided by publisher.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man

April 16, 2018
Zdarsky, Chip, author.
©2017
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Into the twilight (Collects Peter Parker: the spectacular Spider-Man #1-6 and Free comic book day 2017 (Secret empire) #1) -- v. 2. Most wanted (Collects Peter Parker: the spectacular Spider-Man #297-300)

Herding cats : a "Sarah's scribbles" collection

April 16, 2018
Andersen, Sarah (Sarah C.), author, artist.
Kansas City, Missouri : Andrews McMeel Publishing, [2018]
108 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm.

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