New Arrivals · Graphic Novels

August 18, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Star Trek. New visions

August 17, 2018
Byrne, John, 1950- author, artist.
San Diego : IDW, [2014]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
John Byrne presents all-new, feature-length tales set in the Star Trek: The Original Series universe, done in a unique, one-of-a-kind photomontage style.

Superman Action comics

August 17, 2018
Jurgens, Dan.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, 2017-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
Artists vary between volumes.
v. 1. Path of doom -- v. 2. Welcome to the planet -- v. 3. Men of steel -- v. 4. The new world -- v. 5. Booster shot

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man

August 17, 2018
Zdarsky, Chip, author.
©2017
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Into the twilight -- v. 2. Most wanted -- v. 3. Amazing fantasy

Windhaven : the graphic novel

August 17, 2018
Tuttle, Lisa, 1952- author.
New York : Bantam Books, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
Adapted from the novel by George R. R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle originally published in 1981.

Batman and the Signal

August 17, 2018
Snyder, Scott, writer.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Originally published in single magazine form."
"Gotham's newest defender steps into the light" --Back cover.

Crossroad blues : a Nick Travers graphic novel

August 17, 2018
Atkins, Ace, author.
Portland, OR : Image Comics, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
"A Nick Travers graphic novel" --Cover
After a New Orleans college professor goes missing while searching for the rumored lost recordings of bluesman Robert Johnson--who, as legend has it, sold his soul to the devil at a Mississippi crossroads and Nick Travers is sent to find him. Clues point to everyone from an eccentric albino named Cracker to a hitman who believes he is the second coming of Elvis Presley.

Idle days

August 16, 2018
Desaulniers-Brousseau, Thomas, author.
New York : First Second, 2018.
262 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm
"Depressed and unmoored by his father's violent death, and drafted into the Canadian military to serve in World War II, Jerome has fled, taking refuge in a cabin his grandfather owns in a remote part of the countryside. But Jerome's troubles are only beginning. A strange dread fills the woods, and rumors of murders and ghosts cast his refuge in a sinister light. As Jerome struggles to come to terms with his father's death, he obsessively seeks to uncover the mystery of what, exactly, happened in his grandfather's house."--Provided by publisher.

Rat Queens

August 14, 2018
Wiebe, Kurtis J., 1979- author.
©2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
Artist vary between volumes.
v. 1. Sass and sorcery -- v. 2. The far reaching tentacles of N'rygoth -- v. 3. Demons -- v. 4. High fantasies -- v. 5. The colossal magic nothing

Son of Hitler

August 14, 2018
Del Col, Anthony, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
What if someone told you your biological father was the most evil man alive? In the darkest days of World War II a female British spy handler discovers a rumor: that when Adolf Hitler was stationed in France during the First World War he fathered a child. Armed with stolen Nazi files, she secretly tracks down this son to recruit him for a mission to meet his biological father - and assassinate him.

G.I. Joe : a real American hero vs. the six million dollar man

August 14, 2018
Ferrier, Ryan.
San Diego, CA : IDW Publishing, 2018
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Do the Joes stand a chance against the bionic man, or is he simply better, faster, stronger?"--Back cover.

Arakawa under the bridge

August 13, 2018
Nakamura, Hikaru, 1984- author, artist.
New York, NY : Vertical Comics, 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Reads from right to left.
Originally published in Japanese as Arakawa Andaa Za Burijji.
Kou Ichinomiya, a young man born with a silver spoon in his mouth and raised with the mantra "never owe anyone" suddenly finds himself deeply indebted to a young homeless woman, Nino, who lives on the Arakawa river bank and claims to originally be from the planet Venus. When Nino rejects all of Kou's mundane offers of money or housing, Kou is at a loss for how to repay his debt, until Nino suddenly asks him to teach her about love. A daunting task, but the over-achieving Kou is determined to return Nino's favor. And so begins Kou's life under the bridge, along with a band of eccentric characters who have formed their own little community outside the boundaries of typical Tokyoite life.

Runaways : the complete collection

August 10, 2018
Vaughan, Brian K., author.
New York : Marvel, 2014-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form.

X-Men gold

August 10, 2018
Guggenheim, Marc, writer.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2017-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Writers and artist vary between volumes.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 0. Homecoming -- v. 1. Back to the basics -- v. 2. Evil empires -- v. 3. Mojo worldwide -- v. 4. The negative zone war -- v. 5. Cruel and unusual -- v. 6. 'Til death do us part

Tokyo ghoul: re.

August 10, 2018
Ishida, Sui, author, artist.
San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media, LLC, [2014]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published in Japan in 2014 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.
A special squad of agents from the Commission of Counter Ghoul must learn to control their new supernatural abilities and work together as a team.

Delilah Dirk and the pillars of Hercules

August 9, 2018
Cliff, Tony (Comic book author), author, illustrator.
©2018
247 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Stumbling across a clue to the legendary third pillar of Hercules, Delilah Dirk and Selim embark on an Indiana Jones-style caper that pits them against a ruthless enemy and forces her to team up with rival Jason Merrick.

DeadEndia : the watcher's test

August 9, 2018
Steele, Hamish, author, illustrator.
London ; New York : Nobrow, 2018.
212 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Barney needs a job and a place to live. Luckily, he finds both in Dead End, a theme park haunted house! Unfortunately, Dead End also serves as a portal to hell. Along with his best friend Norma and talking dog Pugsley, he must battle demonic party poopers, undead country singers and scariest of all: his love life"--Back cover.

The clandestinauts

August 8, 2018
Sievert, Tim, 1983- author.
Minneapolis, MN : Uncivilized Books, 2018.
224 pages : chiefly color illustrations, map ; 21 cm.
"Hired to acquire the fabled Goblet of the Crimson Wizard, expert dungeoneering team, the Clandestinauts, enter the legendary Master Wizard's formidable fortress with visions of unimaginable treasure. Threats external and existential stand ready to test this team of bitter rivals." -- Backcover.

Batman beyond

August 7, 2018
Jurgens, Dan, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2017]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
"This series admirably captures the tone of the beloved animated series and seems poised to potentially take things to a much darker place than its predecessor ever could."--Back cover.
v. 1. Escaping the grave -- v. 2. Rise of the demon -- v. 3. The long payback

Regression

August 6, 2018
Bunn, Cullen, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Way down deep -- v. 2. Disciples

Come again

August 6, 2018
Powell, Nate, author, artist.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations : 25 cm
"As the sun sets on the 1970s, the spirit of the Love Generation still lingers in one "intentional community" high in the Ozarks. But what's missing? Under impossibly close scrutiny, two families wrestle with long-repressed secrets... "--Back cover.

Venom & X-Men. Poison-x

August 6, 2018
Bunn, Cullen, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contains material originally published in magazine form as X-Men Blue #21-22, Annual #1, and Venom #162-163.
"Spinning out of the events of 'Venomverse,' the Children of the Atom and the Lethal Protector team up to take down an extradimensional threat!"--Back cover.

Fantastic Four. The coming of Galactus. Volume 3, 1964-1966

August 3, 2018
Lee, Stan, 1922-
New York : Marvel Worldwide, ©2018.
421 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
The Epic Collections feature the best characters and stories from Marvel's history. Volumes from the Epic collection are not published in chronological order.
Contains material originally published in magazine form as Fantastic Four #33-51 and Annual #3.
"Stan "The Man" called it the "World's Greatest Comic Magazine," and he wasn't kidding. If Lee and Jack Kirby set the comics world on fire in 1961 with the debut of Fantastic Four, in 1965 they burnt it down. Letting loose an unmatched burst of rapid-fire creativity, they gave birth to the Frightful Four, the Inhumans, Galactus, the Silver Surfer and even pulled off the first super hero wedding. There's also monster menaces galore, including Dragon Man, and out-of-this-world villains, from the shape-shifting Skrulls to the undersea warlord Attuma. But it's not just the panel-bursting action that makes FF great. It's the drama of a family, joined together to face all the wonders of the Marvel Universe."--Back cover.

Astonishing X-Men

August 2, 2018
Soule, Charles, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2018]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in single magazine form.
v. 1. Life of X -- v. 2. A man called X

Made in abyss

August 1, 2018
Tsukushi, Akihito, author, artist.
[Los Angeles, CA] : Seven Seas Entertainment, [2018]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published in Japan in 2013 by Takeshobo Co. LTD., Tokyo.

Brooklyn blood

August 1, 2018
Levitz, Paul, author.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"This volume collects parts 1 through 16 of Brooklyn Blood, originally printed in Dark Horse Presents Volume 3 issues #17- #22 and #24-33."
"A homicide detective suffering from PTSD investigates a supernatural serial killer"--Provided by publisher.

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