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Graphic Novel Resource for Librarians and Educators

Graphic Novels have a lot to offer as literature, educational tools, entertainment and more! Whether you are a teacher, educator, or reading specialist seeking to incorporate comics and graphic novels into the classroom; or a librarian or media specialist looking for assistance with graphic novel collection development, our website's mission is to provide you with comprehensive information on the latest graphic novels, interviews with creators and professionals like you, along with useful tools such as reviews, lesson plans, bestsellers and more.

Hoopla is a mobile and online service company that provides thousands of popular titles to more than 1,500 public library systems in North America. The company has announced the addition of three new comic publishers to their roster: Lion Forge, Fantagraphics, and Titan Comics.
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Comic-Con International is proud to announce the winners for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2017. This year’s recipients reflect the wide range of material being published in comics and graphic novel form today, including Image Comics' Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples.
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After a nomination pool of over 7,000 nominations, NPR has collected and narrowed down a final list of the top 100 comics and graphic novels for all ages and tastes from early readers to adults-only.
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Announced at San Diego Comic-Con, The Walking Dead Season 8 revealed a premiere date of October 22, 2017.
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Halloween ComicFest is excited to announce that the Netflix original series Stranger Things 2 will partner with Halloween ComicFest 2017 bringing participants in-store activations, branded merchandise and more.
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Named after pioneering Canadian-born artist Joe Shuster (July 10, 1914- July 30, 1992), the JOE SHUSTER AWARD is Canada’s national award that honors and raises the awareness of Canadians that create, self-publish and sell comics books, graphic novels and webcomics. See the list of 2017 nominees here!
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The reimagined Battlestar Galactica, beloved by sci-fi fans for its gripping drama and tense action, returns with an all-new tale! Gaius Baltar, the Galactica's resident genius and self-serving narcissist, believes he was chosen by God - and now moves closer to being one himself when he constructs a living Cylon Centurion. Available August 2017, see a preview of Battlestar Galactica: Gods & Monsters from Dynamite here!
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In the near future, humanity awakens to the horrifying reality that the faintest touch from another's skin results in agonizing death. The survivors isolate themselves, many driven mad by fragments of memories absorbed from those they've killed. Check out a preview here! Available August 2017.
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Aydis is a viking, a warrior, an outcast, and a self-proclaimed heathen. Born into a time of warfare, suffering, and subjugation of women, she is on a mission to end the oppressive reign of the god-king Odin. Check out a preview of Heathen from Vault Comics. Available August 2017.
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Adrian Askarieh, producer of the Hitman action movies, has optioned the movie rights to Spencer & Locke from Action Lab Entertainment. The comic has been described as being Calvin & Hobbes in a Quetin Tarantino universe, and has gripped readers since its debut. Check out a preview of Spencer & Locke Volume 1 here! Available September 2017.
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Rick & Morty Volume 5 follows the despicable Doofus Jerry and his attempt to take over the multiverse. In stores July 19, 2017, the latest volume in the Rick & Morty comic series will be available just in time for the release of season three on Adult Swim. Check out a preview of Rick & Morty Volume 5 along with the trailer for season three here!
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Presented by The British Fantasy Society, The British Fantasy Awards are given annually in several categories for excellence in the fantasy genre, including Best Comic/Graphic Novel. This year, Image Comics' Monstress Volume 1 and Saga are among the nominees. Check out the full list here!
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The Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards (Ringo Awards), the celebration for the creativity, skills, and fun of comics, will debut this year at Baltimore Comic-Con. The 2017 jury has been chosen as a cross-section of industry professionals, educators, retailers, and creators across numerous genres. See the jury members here!
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To help educators and librarians to be informed about what their students and patrons are buying from their local comic shops, we present the Top 25 Manga titles for June. Adam Warren's Empowered Volume 10 from Dark Horse Comics was June's best-selling manga title.
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Take a look at the Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for June. Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie's The Wicked and The Divine Volume 5: Imperial Phase Part 1 from Image Comics was June's best-selling graphic novel.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews IDW's Underwater Welder, providing lesson plan suggestions for how it could be used in a classroom or workshop setting.
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