New Arrivals · Graphic Novels

September 26, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Manifest destiny

September 25, 2017
Dingess, Chris, 1974- author.
Berkeley : Image Comics, 2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
v. 1. Flora & fauna -- v. 2. Amphibia & insecta -- v. 3. Chiroptera & carniformaves -- v. 4. Saquatch -- v. 5. Mnemophobia & chronophobia

Vikings

September 25, 2017
Scott, Cavan, author.
London Titan Comics , 2017-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Artist vary between volumes.
v. 1. Godhead -- v. 2. Uprising

Henry & Glenn forever & ever

September 25, 2017
Neely, Tom, 1975-
Portland, Oregon : Microcosm Publishing, c2017.
320 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Short comic stories about the hypothetical romantic coupling of American musicians Henry Rollins and Glenn Danzig.

Sex fantasy

September 25, 2017
Foster-Dimino, Sophia, author, illustrator.
[Toronto] : Koyama Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 16 cm
"Begun as a loose, ephemeral zine that was produced in limited editions, these comics, small in both size and length, are esoteric and immensely personal. Covering a span of four years, the comics collected here build a relationship that is deeper than their elegantly drawn surfaces." -- Amazon.com.

No game, no life. 1

September 25, 2017
Kamiya, Yuu, 1984- author, artist.
©2013
1 volume (unpaged), 13 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2013 by Kadokawa Corporation, Tokyo.
Brother and sister Sora and Shiro become transported into a fantasy game world and must fight to survive.

Star wars : Darth Maul

September 25, 2017
Bunn, Cullen, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form as Star Wars: Darth Maul #1-5, Probe droid proly by Chris Eliopoulos and Jordie Bellaire.
Raised on hate, fear and anger...steeped in the ways of darkness...and trained to kill! Darth Maul's time as apprentice to Darth Sidious has long been cloaked in shadows - now at last his tale of revenge is revealed! It's a story of rage unleashed as Darth Maul prepares for his first encounter with the hated Jedi. But when a Jedi Padawan is captured by sinister forces, why is Maul so determined to fi nd her? And what role will a band of bounty hunters, including Cad Bane and Aurra Sing, play? Get to know the galaxy's deadliest Zabrak like never before!

The death of Hawkman

September 25, 2017
Andreyko, Marc, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form in Death of Hawkman 1-6.
"Traveling through space with the incredible power of the Zeta Beam, Hawkman once soared the skies of the faraway world of Rann as its greatest guardian. Now he's retired to his home planet of Earth, trying to live a normal life. Normal, that is, until he's unexpectedly beamed back to the world he once protected--and finds it in ruins. The perpetrators: the winged warriors of Thanagar. So why has Thanagar's mightiest hero, Hawkman, come soaring to Adam Strange's rescue? Hawkman knows that his people have been framed for Rann's destruction. Only he and Strange can bring justice to the real mastermind: the interstellar tyrant called Despero. But the forces of both worlds see them as fugitives from justice--and they've sent none other than Hawkwoman herself to take them down. Can Hawkman and Adam Strange put aside their distrust and save what remains of their civilizations? One thing is for sure: someone will pay the ultimate price"-- Provided by publisher.

Anti-Gone

September 25, 2017
Willumsen, Connor, author, illustrator.
[Toronto, Canada] : Koyama Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 28 cm
Statement of responsibility from cover.
"Reality's grip is loosened as Spyda and Lynxa explore a potentially constructed environment that shifts between dystopic future and constructed virtual present. Like a form of multistable perceptual phenomena, Anti-Gone exists in ambiguity. Anti-Gone recalls videogames that attempt to replicate, or perhaps replace, reality. Often called virtual or synthetic worlds, massively multiplayer online worlds offer an escape into another identity, another life, where there isn't a goal or final boss like most videogames. Similarly, Anti-Gone is like Joyce with a joystick, the experience and the language of this otherworld is the meaning."--Amazon.com.

God country

September 25, 2017
Cates, Donny. author.
Portland, OR : Image Comics, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
"Contains material originally published in single magazine form as God country #1-6."
In God Country, readers meet Emmett Quinlan, an old widower rattled by dementia. Emmettisn't just a problem for his children--his violent outbursts are more than the local cops can handle. When a tornado levels his home--as well as the surrounding West Texas town--a restored Quinlan rises from the wreckage. An enchanted sword at the eye ofthe storm gives him more than a sound mind and body, however. He's now the only man who can face these otherworldly creatures the sword has drawn down to theLone Star State... In God Country salvation is a double-edged sword.

The walking dead

September 20, 2017
Kirkman, Robert.
Orange, CA : Image Comics, c2005-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Days gone bye #1-6 -- v. 2. Miles behind us #7-12 -- v. 3. Safety behind bars #13-18 -- v. 4. The heart's desire #19- 24 -- v. 5. The best defense #25-30 -- v. 6. This sorrowful life #31-36 -- v. 7. The calm before #37-42 -- v. 8. Made to suffer #43-48 -- v. 9. Here we remain #49-54 -- v. 10. What we have become #55-60 -- v. 11. Fear the hunters #61-66 -- v. 12. Life among them #67-72 -- v. 13. Too far gone #73-78 -- v. 14. No way out #79-84 -- v. 15. We find ourselves #85-90 -- v. 16. A larger world #91-96 -- v. 17. Something to fear #97-102 -- v. 18. What comes after #103-108 -- v. 19. March to war # 109-114 -- v. 20. All out war #115-120 -- v. 21. All out war, part two #121-126 -- v. 22. A new beginning #127-132 -- v. 23. Whispers into screams #133-138 -- v. 24. Life and death #139-144 -- v. 25. No turning back #145-150 -- v. 26. Call to arms #151-156 -- v. 27. The whisperer war #157-162 -- v. 28. A certain doom #163-168

Love stage!!

September 15, 2017
Eiki, Eiki, author.
San Francisco, CA : SuBLime, 2015-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published in Japan in 2011 by Kadokawa Corporation, Tokyo.

Providence

September 15, 2017
Moore, Alan, 1953- author.
[Rantoul, Illinois] : Avatar Press, 2017-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
Alan Moore's quintessential horror series has set the standard for a terrifying reinvention of the works of H. P. Lovecraft.

Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and me : a graphic memoir

September 15, 2017
Mapa, Lorina, author.
Wolfville, NS : Conundrum Press, [2017]
131 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes selected pop music discography from the years 1981-1986.
"A graphic memoir about growing up in the Philippines in the 1980s with Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos and the EDSA Revolution. When she learns of her beloved father's fatal car accident, Mapa flies to Manila to attend his funeral. His sudden death sparks childhood memories. Weaving the past with the present, Mapa entertains with stories about religion, pop culture, adolescence, social class and politics, including her experiences of the 1986 People Power Revolution which made headlines around the world. It is a love letter to her parents, family, friends, country of birth, and in the end, perhaps even to herself"-- Provided by publisher.

Masters of the sun : the zombie chronicles

September 15, 2017
Will.i.am, author.
New York : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2017.
114 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Masters Of the Sun mixes L.A. Gang culture, B-Boy-ism and Egyptology to tell the heroic tale of a Hip-Hop group from East L.A. who must battle an ancient, alien God sent to earth to continue a Black Curse--which turns drug dealers and gangsters into zombies! With a deep love of the Hip-Hop culture, Zulu-X and his crew go head-to-head with a nefarious ancient order that has infiltrated the inner cities to settle an ancient score. What happens next can only be described as the perfect blend of action, ancient wisdom and street-smarts all rolled into one epic adventure. Boasting one of the most eclectic ensemble cast of characters, Masters of the Sun delivers a powerful social allegory in the form of a new movement...#stayWOKE!!!"--Back cover.

Jupiter's legacy

September 14, 2017
Millar, Mark, author.
©2015-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm

Star Wars. Poe Dameron

September 14, 2017
Soule, Charles, author.
New York : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2016-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Black squadron -- v. 2. The gathering storm

Sakura Hime : the legend of Princess Sakura

September 14, 2017
Tanemura, Arina.
San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media, 2011-
v. : chiefly ill. ; 20 cm.
Book reads right to left.
"First published in Japan in 2008 by Shueisha"--Colophon, v. 1.
"Sakura is the granddaughter of a mysterious moon princess who slew demons with her Blood Cherry Blossom sword. All her life Sakura has been forbidden to look at the full moon without knowing why. Then one night, unhappy over her impending marriage, Sakura gazes up at the moon, only to see a demon attacking her. Princess Sakura has been engaged to Prince Oura since birth. Aoba, an emissary from the court, has come to accompany her move to the capital for her upcoming nuptials. Taking a dislike to Aoba and wanting to escape a life arranged by others, Sakura runs away--and finds she's caught up to her true destiny"--Amazon.com.

Great Divide

September 14, 2017
Fisher, Ben, 1976- author.
Mt. Laurel, NJ : Dynamite Entertainment, [2017]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
In the near future, humanity awakens to the horrifying reality that the faintest touch from another's skin results in agonizing death. The survivors isolate themselves. Many driven mad by fragments of memories absorbed from these they've killed. Two years after the "divide", a pair of thieves stumble upon the means to save their species...but not everyone is eaer to see the old world order restored.

Unreal City

September 14, 2017
Bryant, D. J., author, illustrator.
Seattle, Washington : Fantagraphics Books, 2017.
100 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
In Unreal City, characters cannot walk into a room without their world turning inside out. Readers will be similarly upended by this masterful debut collection from cartoonist DJ Bryant. Existential and elliptical, these surreal stories are realized through Bryant's diamond-like precision as a cartoonist, navigating a labyrinth of love, sex, art, and life.
"Fantagraphics presents"--Cover.

G.I. Joe : a real American hero

September 6, 2017
Hama, Larry.
San Diego, CA : IDW Pub., c2011-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Artists vary between volumes.

Spider-Man 2099

September 6, 2017
David, Peter (Peter Allen), author.
©2015-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Writers and artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Out of time -- v. 2. Spider-verse -- v. 3. Smack to the future -- v. 4. Gods and women -- v. 5. Civil war II -- v. 6. Apocalypse soon

The complete ElfQuest

September 6, 2017
Pini, Wendy.
Milwaukie, Oregon : Dark Horse Books, 2014-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm

Alex rider. Eagle strike : the graphic novel

September 6, 2017
Horowitz, Anthony, 1955- author.
©2012
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 25 cm
Title from cover.
"Reluctant secret agent Alex Rider is relaxing in the South of France with Sabina Pleasure and her parents when a surprise attack on their vacation home plunges him back into a world of violence, mystery and video games that come to life"--Back cover.

Spider-Man : revenge of the Green Goblin

September 6, 2017
Mackie, Howard.
New York, N.Y. : Marvel Worldwide, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form as Amazing Spider-Man #20-29 and Annual 2001, Spider-Man: revenge of the Green Goblin #1-3, and Peter Parker: Spider-Man #25 and #29.

All-star Batman

September 6, 2017
Snyder, Scott, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2017]-
volumes (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. My own worst enemy
"Batman finds himself trying to help old friend Harvey Dent ... now known as the villainous Two-Face. The Dark Knight accompanies his foe on a cross-country trip to fix his scarred face and hopefully end the Two-Face identity forever. But when the former Gotham City D.A. sets a plan into motion to free himself, the road gets bumpy and every assassin, bounty hunter and ordinary citizen with something to hide comes out in force with one goal: kill Batman! Handcuffed together on the road to Bat-hell, this is Batman and Two-Face as you've never seen them before!"-- Provided by publisher.

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