New Arrivals · Graphic Novels

December 8, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Resident alien

December 7, 2018
Hogan, Peter
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2013-
v : chiefly ill. (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
v. 1. Welcome to earth -- v. 2. The suicide blonde -- v. 3. The Sam Hain mystery -- v. 4. The man with no name -- v. 5. An alien in New York

Batgirl

December 7, 2018
Larson, Hope, author.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2017]-
volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in single magazine form.
Artist vary between volumes.
v. 1. Beyond burnside -- v. 2. Son of Penguin -- v. 3. Summer of lies -- v. 4. Strange loop

The high school life of a fudanshi

December 7, 2018
Atami, Michinoku, author.
[Los Angeles, CA] : Seven Seas Entertainent, 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"First published in Japan in 2015 by Ichijinsha, Inc., Tokyo"--Title page verso.

Girls' last tour

December 7, 2018
Tsukumizu, author, artist.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"The series follows two girls, Yuuri and Chito, as they navigate the ruins of civilization after an unknown apocalypse, and as they travel in their modified Kettenkrad [a type of military motorcycle on tractor wheels], they seek food and supplies while surviving day-to-day."--Wikipedia.com

A terrified teacher at Ghoul School!

December 7, 2018
Tanaka, Mai, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"First published in Japan in 2015 by Square Enix Co., Ltd."

Hakumei & Mikochi : tiny little life in the woods

December 7, 2018
Kashiki, Takuto, author, artist.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2018-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"First published in Japan in 2013 by Kadokawa Corporation, Tokyo."

The promised Neverland

December 7, 2018
Shirai, Kaiu, author.
San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media, LLC, 2017-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
v. 1. Grace field house -- v. 2. Control -- v. 3. Destroy! -- v. 4. I want to live -- v. 5. Escape
The orphans at Grace Field House lead a comfortable life under the care of "Mom," but Emma and Norman uncover a dark truth that is going to change their lives completely.

Doppelganger

December 7, 2018
Hart, Jordan.
[New Hampshire] : Alterna Comics, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
"A timid computer engineer named Dennis Zimmann discovers that he's actually been duplicated by an ancient and evil Doppelgänger spirit. Combining his intelligence with the creativity of his neighbor Riccardo, Dennis must develop a plan and muster the courage to kill his Doppelgänger before it destroys his life and everyone he holds dear."--Provided by publisher.

As Miss Beelzebub likes

December 7, 2018
Matoba, author, artist.
New York, NY : Yen Press, 2018-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2016 by Square Enix Co. LTD.
"Beelzebub -- the formidable right hand of Satan -- commands fear and respect throughout Pandemonium. What her underlings don't realize, though, is that she's an airhead with a love of all that is fluffy and adorable!" -- Provided by publisher

The seven deadly sins. Seven days

December 7, 2018
Suzuki, Nakaba, 1977- author.
New York : Kodansha Comics, [2017]-2018
2 volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"Official prequel manga to The seven deadly sins!"--Back cover.
v. 1. The thief and the saint -- v. 2. A love worth dying for.
Ban is a young, opportunistic thief, drawn to the Fairy King's Forest by the rumor that it holds the most splendid, invaluable treasure of all: the Fountain of Life. But when he meets the Saint of the Fountain, a young Fairy named Elaine, he finds the treasure he most desires may not be the one he originally came to seek. Thus begins the tale of the fated romance between Ban of The Seven Deadly Sins and Elaine, the Fairy King's sister!

Eternity Girl

December 7, 2018
Visaggio, Magdalene, writer.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics/Young Animal, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Originally published in single magazine form in Eternity Girl 1-6."
"Caroline Sharp gave up her humanity to gain incredible shape-shifting abilities, powers she used to save the world time and time again as the superhero Chrysalis. But as the years wore on, she began to lose control of the elemental forces coursing through her body, making her dangerously unstable and forcing her removal from ALPHA 13, the covert government agency that created her. Now, although she can barely hold herself together, Caroline's unique condition also means that nothing can kill her. Isolated, alienated and profoundly alone, she's determined to break the curse of her immortality--by any means necessary. Enter the villainous Madame Atom, with the offer of a lifetime: to end her suffering, all Caroline has to do is undertake one final, dimension-spanning mission, with one simple objective--the destruction of the entire universe."--Provided by publisher.

The royal tutor

December 5, 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!

My New York Marathon

December 4, 2018
Samson, Sébastien, author, artist.
Los Angeles : Life Drawn, an imprint of Humanoids, Inc., [2018]
184 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
First published in France under the title Le Marathon de New York à la petite semelle, ©2016.
"Sebastien, a quiet and shy teacher, gets lost in the memories of his boyhood, when he was a strong and successful runner. On a whim, he decides to challenge his aging body and crumbling spirit and run the New York Marathon! From the streets of France to the streets of Brooklyn, Sebastian pushes himself past limits he didn't even know he had. A humorous and poignant autobiographical tale and a love letter to the landscapes and panoramas of New York as well as a testament to the triumph of the human spirit."--Back cover.

Follow me in

December 4, 2018
Chapman, Katriona, author, artist.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Cover title.
"Kat had no responsibilities and nothing to tie her down. But she had graduated university with no plans. She was an artist who hadn't drawn in five years. She was lost. What’s more, she'd been avoiding admitting to herself something that all of those around her knew; that her boyfriend, Richard, had some serious problems with alcohol. Looking for a fresh start, the two of them quit their jobs and embarked on a journey to Mexico for what what they expected to be an adventure of a lifetime. It led to experiences that changed both of their lives and to Kat rediscovering a love of art, a lifelong attachment to Mexico and the strength to move on."--Publisher's website.

Form of a question

December 3, 2018
Rostan, Andrew, author.
Los Angeles, CA : Archaia, a division of Boom! Entertainment Inc., 2018.
1 volume : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
"As a young man, Andrew Rostan spent some of his happiest moments watching Jeopardy! with his grandfather. Early on, he was ready for Daily Doubles and the iconic buzzer. But now at the age of twenty-two, Andrew's an actual contestant on the show, and realizes that while he may be ready to meet the host Alex Trebek, he's not prepared for what comes with starring on one of the most beloved game shows in television history. While Andrew is excellent at remembering facts, he's also able to recall the memories he associates with those facts—memories of deaths in the family and extraordinary people—and recognize a life lived one step removed from the rest of humanity. A life he's ready to change. Andrew discovers that existence is like Jeopardy! and all the answers are staring you in the face if only you ask the right questions."--Amazon.com

The immortal Hulk.

December 3, 2018
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of Marvel Entertainment, LLC, [2018]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in magazine form.
"Marvel"--Cover.
v. 1. Or is he both? (Originally published in magazine form as Immortal Hulk #1-5 and Avengers #684)
"You'd never notice the man. He doesn't like to be noticed. He's quiet. Calm. If someone were to shoot him in the head...all he'd do is die. Until night falls -and someone else get's up again. The man's name is Banner. The horror is the Immortal Hulk! And trouble has a way of following them both. As reporter Jackie McGee tries to put together the pieces, Banner treads a lonely path from town to town, finding murder, mystery and tragedy as he goes. And what Banner finds, the Hulk smashes!"--Description from back cover of volume 1.

Amazing Spider-Man

December 3, 2018
Spencer, Nick, author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2018-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Back to basics (Contains Amazing Spider-Man #1-5 and Free comic book day 2018 (Amazing Spider-Man/Guardians of the galaxy #1)
"Peter Parker's life is turned upside down when a revelation from the past puts his job, relationships and whole life in jeopardy! And if that's not enough, Spidey must deal with an alien invasion (with a mysterious twist), a new roommate (who's secretly the villainous Boomerang), new wrinkles in hi love life - and a a dangerous new enemy!"--Back cover of volume 1.

X-Men : Marauders

December 3, 2018
Carey, Mike, 1959- author.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2018.
1 volume : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Originally published in magazine form.
"Contains material originally published in magazine form as X-Men #188-204, and Annual #1."
"A shaken Sabretooth arrives at the X-Men's doorstep - asking for asylum! But what could possibly strike terror into the heart of Victor Creed? The Children of the Vault have risen...and they spell doom for the X-Men! Rogue must assemble a dangerous new squad -including Mystique, Cable, Lady Mastermind and Sabretooth - but when a terrifying alien threat emerges, can Rogue hold on to her sanity? Meanwhile, the deadliest foes in the X-Men's history, the Marauders, return - and Gambit is front and center among their ranks! Why are the Marauders eliminating specific mutants? And what prize do they plan to rip from the X-Men's hands? It's an exciting new direction for the X-Men, that sets up the status quo for the 'Messiah Complex' event!"--Back cover.

My hero academia

November 30, 2018
Horikoshi, Kōhei, 1986- author, illustrator.
San Francisco, CA : Viz Media, [2015]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Written in the Japanese right to left format.

The complete ElfQuest

November 29, 2018
Pini, Wendy.
Milwaukie, Oregon : Dark Horse Books, 2014-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm

Username : uprising

November 29, 2018
Sugg, Joe.
London : Hodder & Stoughton, [2017]
179 pages : hiefly bcolor illustrations ; 25 cm
Evie longs to put her e.scape adventures behind her. She's battle-scarred and determined to move on, but an outcast from her digital paradise is set on revenge. Knox roams the streets and pledges to punish the girl who dismissed his kind from the real world. Soon, his plans go beyond personal, and Knox plots an uprising that could bring life as we know it to an end.Faced with an uprising on a global scale, as well as issues on the friendship and romance frontline, Evie must stage a fight back that calls her own existence into question.

Harrow County

November 29, 2018
Bunn, Cullen, writer.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2018.
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 31 cm
v. 1. Countless haints & twice told
"Emmy always knew that the woods surrounding her home crawled with ghosts and monsters. But on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she learns that she is connected to these creatures--and to the land itself--in a way she never imagined"--Provided by publisher.

The Amazing Spider-Man. Renew your vows

November 28, 2018
Conway, Gerry, author.
New York : Published by Marvel Worldwide, [2017]-
volumes (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Writers and artist vary between volumes.
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Brawl in the family -- v. 2. The venom experiment -- v. 3. Eight years later -- v. 4. Are you okay, Annie?

All-star Superman

November 28, 2018
Morrison, Grant, writer.
Burbank, CA : DC Black Label, [2018]
293 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Originally published in single magazine form in All-Star Superman 1-12."
"Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely's masterpiece is now released as a part of DC's prestigious new imprint of standalone graphic novels, DC Black Label."--Provided by publisher.

Magi : the labyrinth of magic

November 27, 2018
Ōtaka, Shinobu, author, artist.
San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media, 2013-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
Originally published in Japan in 2009 by Shogakukan.

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