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Falcon: This Is Falcon

Clarissa Wong · Spotlight, 2016.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Introduces Sam Wilson, discusses how he became known as Falcon, and shows how he contributes to the Avengers.
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Baba Yaga's Assistant

Marika McCoola · Candlewick
Pages: 125
Format: Hardcover

Amazon Editors recommend this book for readers who have recently discovered middle grade novels with more intricate story lines.Russian folklore icon Baba Yaga mentors a lonely teen in a wry graphic novel that balances gleefully between the modern and the timeless.Most children think twice...
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Tower of Treasure

Scott Chantler · Kids Can Press, Ltd.
Format: Paperback

As an acrobat in a traveling circus, 14-year-old orphan Dessa Redd flies through the air with ease. Still, she is weighed down by troubling memories. But when her ragtag circus troupe pulls into the city of Kingsbridge, Dessa feels a tickle of hope. Maybe here in the royal city she will...
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Batgirl And The Birds Of Prey Vol. 1: Who Is Oracle?

Shawna Benson · Dc Comics
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

A part of DC Rebirth! The Birds of Prey prowl the street of Gotham once again! The sisterly, crime-fighting trio--Batgirl, Black Canary, and Huntress--get the band back together in the aftermath of DC REBIRTH, but they're not reconnecting for nostalgia's sake. A mysterious new criminal...
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Maddy Kettle Book 1: The Adventure of the Thimblewitch

Eric Orchard · Top Shelf Productions
Pages: 89
Format: Paperback

"Maddy Kettle... looks fantastic: every panel exudes quirky, gorgeous atmosphere. " - NPR Eleven-year-old Maddy loved working in her parents' bookstore... especially when joined by her pet flying toad Ralph. But that was before the mysterious Thimblewitch turned her mom &...
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Wolverine

Chris Claremont · Marvel; First Edition edition
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

The master of mutants joins the master of ninjas in Wolverine's first solo series - replete with romance, intrigue, and mayhem! Our beleaguered berserker's in Japan on a mission of the heart, if he can survive the Hand first! Plus: the introduction of everyone's favorite riotous...
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DeadEndia: The Watcher's Test

Hamish Steele · Nobrow
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Barney and his best friend Norma are just trying to get by and keep their jobs, but working at the Dead End theme park also means battling demonic forces, time traveling wizards, and scariest of all--their love lives!Follow the lives of this diverse group of employees of a haunted house,...
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The Best of Don Winslow of the Navy: A Collection of High-Seas Stories from Comics' Most Daring Sailor

Craig Yoe · Dead Reckoning
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A collection of the best stories from the classic run of Don Winslow of the Navy, one of the most popular comic books running during and after World War II. Edited by Craig Yoe, the selected stories are digitally remastered and contextualized with Yoe's historical research. Preceding...
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Honor Girl: A Graphic Memoir

Maggie Thrash · Candlewick Press (MA)
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

All-girl camp. First love. First heartbreak. At once romantic and devastating, brutally honest and full of humor, this graphic-novel memoir is a debut of the rarest sort.Maggie Thrash has spent basically every summer of her fifteen-year-old life at the one-hundred-year-old Camp Bellflower...
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Herding Cats: A Sarah's Scribbles Collection

SARAH ANDERSEN · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Sarah's Scribbles, Goodreads Choice Award for 2016: Best Graphic Novels & Comics". . . author Sarah Andersen uses hilarious (and adorable) comics to illustrate the very specific growing pains that occur on your way to becoming a mature, put-together grownup. Andersen's spot-on...
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Sparring With Gil Kane: Debating The History and Aesthetics of Comics

Gary Groth · Fantagraphics
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

The Legendary Intellectual and Raconteur Talks to Hal Foster, Walt Kelly, Harvey Kurtzman, Howard Chaykin, Robert Crumb, and Other Artists. Gil Kane drew every major comic book character in his 50-year career -- from Spider-Man and the Hulk to Superman and Batman -- and conceived and drew...
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The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

Thi Bui · Abrams ComicArts
Pages: 327
Format: Hardcover

National bestseller ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family's journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui. This beautifully illustrated...
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From Hell

Alan Moore · Top Shelf Productions
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

Two of the greatest creators in the history of comics. Eleven unsolved murders. One sprawling conspiracy, one metropolis on the brink of the twentieth century, and one bloody-minded Ripper ushering London into the modern age of terror. From Hell, often ranked among the greatest graphic...
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Dark Knight III: The Master Race

FRANK MILLER · DC Comics
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

One of the most highly anticipated sequels of all-time is finally here in BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT: MASTER RACE!In 1986, Frank Miller introduced his iconic take on Batman and changed the face of comics forever. Now, three decades after BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, Miller himself has returned...
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Batgirl & the Birds of Prey Vol. 2: Source Code

Julie Benson · DC Comics
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

There's something strange afoot in Gotham City--someone's making promises to the world's deadliest killers, offering them things well beyond the powers of a mortal human to provide! As the Birds search for answers about whoever's handing out massive increases in power to Gotham City's most...
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