New November Graphic Novels
Here's a selection of some of our newest titles -- be sure to look for more of your favorites at our new location in the YA area!!
Chew. Vol. 4, Flambe -- These are strange times for Tony Chu, the cibopathic federal agent with the ability to get psychic impressions from the things he eats. Strange writing in extraterrestrial script has appeared in the skies of Planet Earth -- and stayed there. People don't know if the End Days are upon them or not, but they don't seem terribly concerned about the laws of the FDA, and what was once the most powerful law enforcement agency is rapidly descending into irrelevancy. So where does that leave the FDA's best agent, Tony Chu?
Ender's game. Formic Wars : Burning Earth -- History would eventually record that child prodigy Ender Wiggin led humanity's victory over the ant-like aliens known as the Formics. But where did it all begin? During its earliest days, the first blood of the Formic Wars was spilled by a ragtag band of asteroid miners, the son of a corrupt industrialist and a dedicated cadre of Special Forces soldiers. Now, for the first time, the secret history of author Orson Scott Card's legendary Ender's Game saga is revealed in this official prequel!
Around the world -- Challenged with circling the world at the end of the nineteenth century, three very different adventurers--avid bicyclist Thomas Stevens, fearless reporter Nellie Bly, and retired sea captain Joshua Slocum--embark on epic journeys.
Batman : Arkham City -- Arkham City: an entire section of Gotham given over to the criminals and the insane -- a place where they can develop their own society freely, no matter how chaotic. Sensing unseen players manipulating events to unknown ends, the World's Greatest Detective infiltrates the privately run prison city. Smashing his way through the gathering armies of the Penguin, Two-Face, and even a recovering Joker, he'll either unravel the secret the mayor's hiding, or watch the entire city be swallowed whole by the strange days ahead.
X-Men. Prelude to schism -- The prelude to the X-Men Event of 2011! What does it mean to be a leader? What does it do to a person? What do the choices you make mean about the person you are? This is a story that delves into these issues and will give an X-Men reader what they need to know about their favorite mutants - before everything changes!
Fairy Tail. 15, Team of dragons -- Laxus' protectors have all been defeated, but he still remains one of the most powerful wizards in Fairy Tail, and his Thunder Palace is threatening to rain down death and destruction on the innocent people of Magnolia! Can the two dragon slayers, Natsu and Gajeel, manage to keep from fighting each other enough to stop him?
Castle : Richard Castle's Deadly Storm : a Derrick Storm mystery -- For the first time anywhere, CASTLE's titular hero Derrick Storm comes to life in the pages of this all-new graphic novel. This "adaptation" of Derrick Storm's first novel adventure takes our hero from the gritty world of the private eye all the way to the globe-hopping intrigue of the CIA. Eisner Award-winning Marvel Architect Brian Bendis and red hot Osborn writer Kelly Sue DeConnick worked closely with CASTLE creator Andrew Marlowe to create the one thing millions of CASTLE fans have been asking for: Their first real Derrick Storm adventure.
The last dragon -- Master storyteller Jane Yolen (Owl Moon, Sword of the Rightful King) and celebrated fantasy artist Rebecca Guay (Swamp Thing, Magic: The Gathering) weave a textured and lyrical tale of adventure, homelands, and heroism the hard way.Two hundred years ago, humans drove the dragons from the islands of May. Now, the last of the dragons rises to wreak havoc anew — with only a healer’s daughter and a kite-flying would-be hero standing in its way.
House of Mystery. Vol. 6, Safe as houses -- HOUSE OF MYSTERY focuses on characters trapped in a supernatural bar, trying to solve the mystery of how and why they’re imprisoned there. Each one has a terrible past they’d like to forget, and with no books, newspapers or TV allowed in the House, they face an eternity of boredom. But stories become the new currency, and fortunately, the House attracts only the finest storytellers. In this sixth volume, witches and goblins abound as Fig and The Witch Queen run from the Thinking Man’s robot army which is fighting for control of the Summerlands.
Green Lantern Corps. The Weaponer -- The Qwardian known as The Weaponer has been constructing a shield from the remaining traces of the White Lantern Energy and has a mean vendetta against Sinestro - and the reason why will shock you! For his retribution, The Weaponer's targeting Sinestro's daughter, Soranik Natu. But first he'll have to get through Kyle Rayner.
X-Men legacy. Aftermath -- After suffering heavy damage during Bastion's attack on mutantkind, the city of San Francisco is rebuilding. Hoping to aid in the reconstruction effort, Cyclops tasks a team of X-Men - including the newly arrived mutant messiah, Hope - to lend a hand. But when something goes terribly wrong, will the X-Men lose everything they fought for?
Gate 7. Volume 1 -- A brand-new manga series from CLAMP begins here! An innocent sightseeing trip to Kyoto opens up a magical realm to shy high schooler Chikahito Takamoto. Visiting a legendary shrine, Chikahito stumbles into the mystical world of Hana and her comrades -- and his immunity to their powers leads them to believe that he's no ordinary awkward teenager! Protecting our world from violent supernatural creatures, Hana and her team welcome the confused Chikahito -- who isn't quite sure that he wants to be caught up in the middle of their war!
Twilight (graphic novel). Volume 2 -- Having uncovered the dark secret of her enigmatic classmate, Edward Cullen, Bella Swan embraces her feelings for him, trusting Edward to keep her safe despite the risks. When a rival clan of vampires makes its way into Forks, though, the danger to Bella has never been more real. Will she make the ultimate sacrifice to protect the people dearest to her?