New Arrivals · Graphic Novels

February 23, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Spider-Geddon

February 22, 2019
Gage, Christos.
New York, NY : Marvel Worldwide, Inc., [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in magazine form.
Spider-geddon is here!! The end of all Spiders doesn't exclude the star of the most anticipated video game.How does he enter the Marvel Universe and what role will he play in the final chapter of Spider-verse?

Euthanauts

February 22, 2019
Howard, Tini, author.
San Diego : IDW Publishing, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
"Collects the 5-issue miniseries."--Back cover.
Ground control -- Check ignition -- Litfoff -- Spacewalk -- Ashes to ashes.
After a near-death experience, lonely funeral home receptionist Thalia Rosewood is recruited into the Euthanauts, a select group of psychonauts, sick folk, and other intrepid explorers who pass over willingly to determine What Lies Beyond.

Moonshine

February 21, 2019
Azzarello, Brian, author.
Portland, OR : Image Comics, Inc., [2017]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contains material originally published in magazine form.
v. 1. Moonshine -- v. 2. Misery train

Wotakoi : love is hard for otaku

February 21, 2019
Fujita, Artur, author, illustrator.
New York : Kodansha Comics, [2018]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 20105 by Ichijinsha Inc., Tokyo as Wotaku ni koi ha muzukashi.
v. 1. Games over romance -- v. 2. Nothing ventured, no xp gained -- v. 3. Summer romance for nerds

Fante Bukowski. Three

February 21, 2019
Van Sciver, Noah, author, illustrator.
©2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm.
"Self-styled erudite and superstar-to-be Fante Bukowski has a final showdown between his father and his dreams, when he is hired to ghostwrite a teen celebrity's memoir, and attends his first local zine fest. Meanwhile, there are hidden forces working behind the scenes to push Fante Bukowski into the critical and financial success he's always longed for, despite his continued lack of talent."--Provided by publisher.

Mort Cinder

February 21, 2019
Oesterheld, H. G. (Héctor Germán), 1919-1977, writer.
Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics books, 2018.
233 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 29 cm.
Follows the journey of Mort Cinder, a man who rises from the grave each time he is killed. His travels through time, space and the darkest corners of humanity are shown from the point of view of Ezra Winston, an antiquarian who becomes Mort's companion.

The world's greatest first love : the case of Ritsu Onodera

February 21, 2019
Nakamura, Shungiku, author, artist.
©2008
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 18 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
"Parental advisory, explicit content"--Cover.

Twists of fate

February 21, 2019
Roca, Paco (Comic book artist), author, artist.
Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, [2018]
319 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Originally published as Surcos del azar ©2013.
Reconstructs World War II through the memories of Miguel Ruiz, a member of 'La Nueve,' a company of men that went from fighting against the Franco regime in the Spanish Civil War to battles across Europe and Africa, spurred on by their patriotism and hate for brutal dictatorships.

Meal

February 21, 2019
Delliquanti, Blue, author, illustrator.
[Chicago, Illinois] : Iron Circus Comics, [2018]
151 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
"Yarrow is a young chef determined to make her mark on the cutting edge of cookery with her insect-based creations. Though her enthusiasm is infectious, it rubs some of her fellow cooks the wrong way, especially Chanda Flores, Yarrow's personal hero and executive chef of an exciting new restaurant. Her people have been eating bugs for centuries, and she's deeply suspicious of this newbie's attempt to turn her traditions into the next foodie trend."--Provided by publisher.

The immortal Hulk.

February 19, 2019
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? -- v. 2. The green door

Shut-in Shoutarou Kominami takes on the world. Volumes 1-2-3

February 19, 2019
Ichikawa, Dan, author, artist.
©2015
568 pages : chiefly illustrations; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2013-2014 by Square Enix Co., LTD. ; English translation ©2015.
"Shy" + "Lonely" + "Chicken" = Shlocken?! After not leaving his house for several months, Shoutarou Kominami by chance lands a part-time job in an attempt to break free of his less than human existence and "shlocken" personality. But unbeknownst to the former shut-in, his new boss is a manga artist, and Shoutarou is about to become his muse?!

Giant days

February 18, 2019
Allison, John, 1976- author, creator.
©2015-
volumes (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Originally published in single magazine form.
Artist vary between volumes.

Tokyo ghoul: re.

February 18, 2019
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.

Golden kamuy

February 18, 2019
Noda, Satoru, author, artist.
San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media, [2017]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2014 by Shueisha Inc., Tokyo.

Peter Parker, the Spectacular Spider-Man

February 15, 2019
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 -- v. 4. Coming home -- Spider-geddon

Letter to survivors

February 15, 2019
Gébé, artist, author.
New York : New York Review Books, [2018]
xiii, 111 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm.
First published in French as Lettre aux survivants by Albin Michel.
"In the blasted ruins of what was once a picture-perfect suburb, nothing stirs--except the postman. Clad in a hazmat suit and mounted on a bicycle, he is still delivering the mail, nuclear apocalypse or no nuclear apocalypse. One family has taken refuge in an underground fallout shelter, and to them he brings--or, rather, shouts through the air vent--a series of odd, anonymous letters. They describe the family's prosperous past life, and then begin to get stranger."--Provided by publisher.

The problem of Susan and other stories

February 15, 2019
Gaiman, Neil, author.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2019.
77 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Four comic adaptations"--Back cover.
The Problem of Susan -- October in the Chair -- Locks -- The Day the Saucers Came
"Two stories and two poems. All wondrous and imaginative about the tales we tell and experience."--Provided by publisher.

Letters for Lucardo. Book one

February 15, 2019
Heikkilä, Noora, author, illustrator.
©2017
139 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
"Ed Fiedler is a common man. 61 years old and employed as a scribe in a royal palace, his most regular client is Lucardo von Gishaupt, a forever-young aristocrat... and member of the mysterious and revered Night Court. When the eternally 33-year-old Lucardo and the aging Ed develop feelings for one another, both are forced to contend with the culture shock of a mortal man's presence among the deathless, the dangerous disapproval of the sitting Lord of the Night Court, and Ed's own ever-present mortality, threatening to bring an end to their romance in the blink of an everlasting eye."--Back cover.

Mister Miracle

February 15, 2019
King, Tom, 1978-
©2019
300 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Originally published in single magazine form in Mister Miracle 1-12 and Mister Miracle #1 Director's cut1".
"Scott Free is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. So great, he escaped Granny Goodness' gruesome orphanage and the dangers of Apokolips to travel across galaxies and set up a new life on Earth with his wife, Big Barda. Using the stage alter ego of Mister Miracle, he has made quite a career for himself showing off his acrobatic escape techniques. He even caught the attention of the Justice League, who has counted him among its ranks. You might say Scott Free has everything--so why isn't it enough? Mister Miracle has mastered every illusion, achieved every stunt, pulled off every trick--except one. He has never escaped death. Is it even possible?"--Provided by publisher.

Chronin

February 15, 2019
Wilgus, Alison, author.
New York : Tor Books, 2019.
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm.
v. 1. The knife at your back

Long road to Liquor City

February 15, 2019
Blair, Macon.
Portland, OR: ONI Press, 2019.
160 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Jaunty hobos Jed and Thanny crisscross the country in search of the fabled Liquor City in a Great-Depression era adventure comedy about love, friendship and the pursuit of happiness.

Clockwork planet

February 15, 2019
Kamiya, Yuu, 1984- author.
New York : Kodansha Comics, [2017]-
volumes : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2014 by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
v. 1. As the world turns
"Naoto is a brilliant amateur mechanic who spends his days tinkering with gears and inventions. His quiet life is disrupted when a box containing an automaton in the shape of a girl crashes into his home. Could this be an omen of a breakdown in Naoto's delicate clockwork planet?"--Back cover.

Devils' line

February 12, 2019
Hanada, Ryo.
New York, NY : Vertical, Inc, 2016-
volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 18 cm
Printed in Japanese right to left format.
First published in Japan in 2013 by Kodansha, Ltd.

B.P.R.D. : the devil you know

February 12, 2019
Mignola, Michael, author.
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2018-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
v. 1. Messiah -- v. 2. Pandemonium
"Before they were vanquished by the B.P.R.D., Lovecraftian monsters created a Hell on Earth. As society rebuilds, strange cults vie for influence, and the demon Varvara emerges to lead the way... Abe Sapien returns from his self-imposed exile to rejoin Liz Sherman just in time for the Bureau to face the final threat to mankind."--Provided by publisher.

Batman, the caped crusader

February 12, 2019
Starlin, Jim, writer.
Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2018]-
volumes : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Writers vary between volumes.
Originally published in single magazine form.
"A new collection featuring the legendary 1980s Batman epics."--Provided by publisher.

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