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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 or graphic novels into the classroom; or a librarian or media specialist looking for assistance with graphic novel collection development, our web site's mission is to provide you with comprehensive information on the latest graphic novel news, interviews with professionals, new release information, GN and manga bestsellers, and events along with useful tools such as reviews and lesson plans.

Reading with Pictures continues their aim to help teachers use comics as classroom tools with their new book Reading with Pictures: Comics to Make Kids Smarter, which brings comic creators and literacy experts together. See previews here.
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Courtney Crumrin creator Ted Naifeh unleashes his latest creation in Oni Press' Princess Ugg Vol. 1, a barbarian princess who doesn't quite fit in with the Disney princesses of the world. Here, Naifeh discusses his newest project, and we share a preview of the book.
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David Weber's bestselling series of military science fiction novels are the inspiration for a new graphic novel series which begins in Tales of Honor Vol. 1: On Basilisk Station from Image Comics.
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The furious fliers of Rovio Studios' mobile game phenomenon crash into comics with IDW Publishing's Angry Birds Comics Vol. 1: Welcome to the Flock. See a five page preview here.
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This year's New York Comic Con offers a number of panels aimed at librarians and educators. See the full schedule here.
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Named in honor of the Canadian-born co-creator of Superman, the Joe Shuster Awards celebrate the achievements of Canadian comic creators. Among the winners are Best Writer Kurtis Wiebe for Image Comics' Rat Queens and Peter Panzerfaust and Best Artist Fiona Staples for Image Comics' Saga.
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For librarians and educators looking to sample some upcoming books before they hit the shelves, BookShelf offers a list of the newest titles now available for viewing on Net Galley, including IDW Publishing's V-Wars Vol. 1, Image Comics' The Fuse Vol. 1, Dynamite Entertainment's The Last Temtpation, and Magnetic Press' Meka.
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Dr. Katie Monnin reviews TOON Books' Theseus and the Minotaur, and First Second's Above the Dreamless Dead: World War I in Poetry and Comics, with suggestions for how they could be used in a classroom or workshop setting.
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For educators or librarians interested to know which graphic novels are bestsellers at your local comic shop, Marvel Comics' Thanos: The Infinity Revelation is the best-selling graphic novel in Diamond's Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for August.
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In order for librarians and educators to be informed about what people are buying from local comic shops, BookShelf presents the Top 25 Manga for August, led by Kodansha Comics' Attack on Titan Vol. 13.
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English as a Second Language for all grade levels
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