March 2014

Reading Recommendations · Graphic Novels

The Main Library’s second annual Comic Con series of contests and programs runs from March 1st to May 10th. In honor of the occasion, we've picked out some staff favorites from our collection!

Spotlight on the Teen Collection: DC Comics, Manga & More

Cover of Fullmetal Alchemist

Fullmetal Alchemist

Hiromu Arakawa

Wonder Woman

Brian Azzarello; artwork by Cliff Chiang & Tony Akins

All-New X-Men, Indestructible Hulk, Superior Spider-Man: The Arms of the Octopus

Michael Costa & Chris Cosentino; artwork by Kris Anka


Tite Kubo

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice: The Graphic Novel

Laurence Sach; illustrated by Rajesh Nagulakonda

Afterschool Charisma

Kumiko Suekane; art and lettering by Erika Terriquez

Super Spider-Man Team-Up: Friendly Fire

Christos Gage, Mark Waid, Christopher Yost; artists: Marco Checchetto, David Lopez, and Chris Samnee
Cover of Black Butler

Black Butler

Yana Toboso; lettering by Tania Biswas

Staff Picks: Some of the Best Graphic Novels of 2013

Marble Season

Gilbert Hernandez

The Property

Rutu Modan
Cover of Raven Girl

Raven Girl

Audrey Niffenegger

Battling Boy

Paul Pope

Bad Houses

Sarah Ryan; illustrated by Carla Speed McNeil


Gene Yang
Cover of Saints


Gene Yang

New Graphic Novel Series


Gerry Duggan & Brian Posehn; artwork by Tony Moore & Val Staples

MP: The Manhattan Projects

Jonathan Hickman; artwork by Nick Pittara and Jodie Bellaire


Matt Kindt
Cover of Zombillenium


Arthur de Pins
Cover of Saga


Brian K. Vaughan; artwork by Fiona Staples
Need more suggestions? Contact your local library and a reference librarian will be happy to assist you.