New Graphic Novels

June 24, 2010 at 12:57 pm Leave a comment

Skeleton key : the graphic novel – Anthony Horowitz and Antony Johnston
On a routine mission at the Wimbledon tennis championships, reluctant teenage spy Alex Rider gets caught up in Chinese gangs, illegal nuclear weapons, and the suspect plans of his Russian host, General Sarov.

Crogan’s march – Chris Schweizer
Legionnaire Peter Crogan has some hard questions to answer. Should he finish out the tail end of his 5-year term of service with the French Foreign Legion, or become an officer? There’s not much time to consider his options as his life is invaded by armies of Tauregs, brutal sandstorms, and terrible man-eating creatures!

Spider-Man loves Mary Jane Vol. 2 – Sean McKeever and Valentine De Landro
Mary Jane Watson must choose between her bookish-but-sweet tutor, Peter Parker, and the exciting crime fighter, Spider-Man.

 

Thor – J. Michael Straczynski and Olivier Coipel
How does a god return from Ragnarok? And what place will he find in a world torn by Civil War?
 

 

Gunnerkrigg Court : Research – Tom Siddell
Antimony Carver and friend Kat begin their second year at Gunnerkrigg Court. They find a tomb of ancient robots which leads the two friends to question how they are linked to the mysterious ghost that attacked Annie the year before.

 
All-star Superman – Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely
Presents a new version of the story of Superman, following his activities as a superhero and his interactions with Lois Lane, Jimmy Olson, and Lex Luthor.

 

Foiled – Jane Yolen and Michael Cavallaro
Outcast Aliera Carstairs may not fit in at school, but she’s always a star in her fencing class, so when Avery Castle walks into her first period biology class, she must find a way to be noticed by the possible Prince Charming. Original.

Twilight : the graphic novel – Young Kim and Stephenie Meyer
A beautifully rendered first installment in a graphic novel series based on the best-selling Twilight series recounts the tale of Isabella Swan, who moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysteriously alluring Edward Cullen, an occurrence that causes her life to take a thrilling and terrifying turn.

Solomon’s thieves – Jordan Mechner
In 14th-century France, a conspiracy to destroy the Templar Order and steal their treasure is revealed, and soon Martin–a Templar Knight returning from the Crusades–finds himself one of the only Templars out of prison–and out for revenge!

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