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Springtime in Chernobyl by Emmanuel Lepage

In April 2008, Emmanuel Lepage joined a mission to document the lives of the survivors in the contaminated lands near the world’s most infamous nuclear disaster. Sent to sketch the wasteland legacy of human hubris Lepage instead finds unexpected beauty leading him to question why he was there and what his purpose in life was.

Adult Hardcover Graphic Novel pr2659657

 

Just Beyond: Scare School by R. L. Stine, Nicole Matthews & Kelly Matthews

For many students, middle school feels like the worst place imaginable, but in R. L. Stine’s new graphic novel series that may indeed be true. After an encounter with a deadly creature stalking the halls Jess, Josh, and Marco are whisked away to a horrifying realm beyond where they must face a terrifying mystery.

Juvenile Paperback Graphic Novel pr4196900

Daredevil, Vol. 1; Know Fear by Chip Zdarsky & Marco Checchetto

Matt Murdock a.k.a. Daredevil has had a hard time. Still recovering from a near death experience he has returned to the rooftops of Hell’s Kitchen but some wounds are harder to recover from than others. Daredevil finds himself at odds with not only the Kingpin but also a new cop in town determined to bring down the masked vigilante.

Young Adult Paperback Graphic Novel pr3744100

 


We Are Here Forever by Michelle Gish

It’s the most adorable apocalypse ever!  Humans have vanished from the earth leaving it in the hands of cute little purple creatures called Puramus playing in the remains of our fallen civilization. We are here forever is humorous and fun with a just a little tinge of the sinister running underneath.

Adult Paperback Graphic Novel pr2770916

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott & Harmony Becker

In 1942, at the age of four, Geroge Takei was imprisoned along with other people of Japanese descent on the west coast of America. Stripped of property and held under armed guard for years the time was formative for the future Star Trek star and social advocate.  They Called Us Enemy is a stunning graphic memoir of Takei’s years behind barbed wire and the hard choices his family had to make.

Adult Paperback Graphic Novel pr2770666

In Waves by A. J. Dungo

A moving memoir by AJ Dungo chronicling his late partners battle with cancer and a shared love of surfing that brought them strength.  Intertwined throughout is the history of surfing through its great heroes providing a neutral counter balance to Dungo’s emotional remembrance creating a memoir both moving and fascinating.

Adult Paperback Graphic Novel pr2724694

 


Out of the Woods: A Journey Through Depression and Anxiety by Brent Williams & Korkut Oztekin

Out of the Woods is a combination of Brent William’s story of dealing with his own depression with practical information based on current medical research to create a combination memoir/self-help book for people with depression.  Told through beautiful hand drawn watercolour illustrations Out of the Woods is a valuable read for sufferers, their loved ones and professionals working with depression and anxiety.

Adult Hardcover Graphic Novel pr2635090

Sincerely, Harriet by Sarah Winifred Searle

Young Harriet struggles with boredom, having just moved to Chicago with options for excitement limited by chronic illness. To cope, she creates fantastical fibs and lets her imagination run wild, sometimes leading her into trouble, especially concerning the abandoned apartment upstairs. However with the help of a neighbour downstairs encouraging Harriet to read and write she discovers the power of storytelling.

Juvenile Paperback Graphic Novel pr2744091

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