Top Ten Graphics of 2018

Here are some of my favorite comics read in 2018. They may or may not have been published this year. Also, a few have more than one volume and I have not designated a particular volume if I would recommend the whole series. My picks are listed in alphabetical (rather than rank) order. 4 Kids Walk […]

Top Picks: Graphic Novels of 2016

Well, time has rolled around again for my annual best of list.  This year, I’m going to go about it a little differently.  I’m choosing one selection from each of the 2016 meetings of the Graphic Novel Discussion Group. The list is in chronological order by month rather than any ranking by preference.  I have […]

My Top Ten Graphic Novels of 2015

Man, 2015 was a killer year for the graphic novel format and especially for the library’s ever-expanding collection of graphic titles (thanks to LFPL’s graphic novel selector and manager of the Newburg Branch, Kerry Hunter). I’ve been sitting on this top ten for so-o-o long because I keep on changing my mind about what should make […]

It’s That Time: Ten Great Graphic Novels

Yes, yes, 2017 was another exceptional year for Graphic Novels in the Library! So many great titles were put out that it was really hard to put this list together. After a while, I decided to not worry too much and just list some of my favorite comics read in the past year. Per tradition, these picks have […]

Types of Comics

Comics are a medium, one that comes in an many formats. Below is a short guide to the rich variety of these publications. Album – European comics with larger page size and higher number of pages than comics in the U.S. See Pamphlet Anime – Animation, for TV or the movies, made in Japan, and for the Japanese market.  For […]