Comics and Manga

NOTE: ALL LIBRARY PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Adult Anime Club @ Middletown

Come to the Middletown Library to watch and discuss your favorite anime TV series and films, recommend interesting manga, share convention horror stories, and cosplay tips.

Ages 18+

Call 245-7332 to register


Graphic Novel Discussion Group @ Main

The Graphic Novel Discussion Group at the Main Library, founded in 2012, is Kentucky’s oldest continuously run library group for adults to talk about comics, manga, comic-themed films and television, as well as nerdy pop culture.

Each month we discuss a particular work or a theme. If you aren’t sure of what to read or are interested in seeing past topics, check out our Suggested Reading List.

Moderator: Anthony Buchanan

For more information, call (502) 574-1611


Types of Comics

  • What is the difference between a comic book, manga, or graphic novel?

  • What is a digital comic?

If you wonder about such distinctions, check out our glossary!


Collecting Comics

If you are new to collecting comics, we also have a helpful thesaurus!


DIGITAL COMICS AT LFPL

Free comics that you can view on your computer, tablet, or smartphone!


Overdrive‘s collection is primarily composed of modern, up to the minute comics from publishers such as BOOM! StudiosDC ComicsImage Comics, and Top Shelf Productions


RBdigital offers comics from Marvel Comics and IDW Publishing.


We have comics in other languages besides English!

Our largest collections are in French (bandes dessinées)

bandesdessinees

Located in the Main Library’s International Collection.

and Spanish (tebeos)

tebeos

Located in the Main Library’s International Collection.

You can browse LFPL’s selections by clicking here.


Anime Clubs

Anime Clubs

Do you love anime? Manga? Japanese culture? Then join one of our Anime Clubs. Check out this list of upcoming programs to find one near you!

And check out the Manga and Anime FAQ created by Katherine Skaggs, Librarian at the Shawnee Branch!