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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.

The Ignatz Award recognizes exceptional work that challenges popular notions of what comics can achieve, both as an art form and as a means of personal expression. The 2017 nominees have been announced including Johnny Wander: Our Cats Are More Famous Than Us from Oni Press. Check out the full list here!
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Brian K. Vaughan will join NPR on August 21 to promote his blockbuster Image Comic series Saga and Paper Girls.
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Since 1982, every September the American Library Association spotlights the challenges to the public's access to information with the Banned Books Week celebration with this year's event taking place September 24-30. Check out our list of top banned graphic novels to include in your Banned Books Week event.
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A betrayed murderess wants revenge. A hard drinking former cop wants his job back. For either to get what they want, they’re going to have to fight their way through fifteen flights of criminals, assassins, drug lords, murderers, yup, even accountants, and… KILL. THEM. ALL. Releasing September 2017 from Oni Press, preview Kill Them All here!
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On August 11th, the Hugo Awards were presented at the annual ceremony at Worldcon 75. With over 2,000 nominating ballots, winners for the 13 categories were announced including Image Comics' Monstress for Best Graphic Story.
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Comics publishing house Oni Press (Scott Pilgrim, Rick & Morty, Invader Zim) has announced their launch of Oni Games, an imprint dedicated to adapting the company's creator-owned titles into tabletop board games with game industry veteran Steve Ellis attached.
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Faith’s most fearsome foes and ruthless rogues—including Chris Chriswell, Murder Mouse, Dark Star, and Sydney—have finally united, creating an unstoppable coalition of evil with one goal in mind: Destroy Faith Herbert! Check out our interview with creator Jody Houser about the upcoming Faith Volume 4: The Faithless!
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The autobiographical memoir of an Italian humor cartoonist who volunteers to support and observe the Kurdish resistance in Syria. He winds up in Ayn al-Arab on the front lines against the encroaching Islamic State, and there he receives a heartbreaking education into the Syrian Civil War. Available October 2017, preview Kobane Calling: Greetings from Syria here!
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A mysterious portal opens above Mayflower High every day at 3:00, and no one ever knows what will come out of it—zombies? evil mermaids? nefarious aliens? And it’s up to the 3 O’Clock Club to defeat them all before the clock strikes 4:00. Preview The Three O'Clock Club from Lion Forge here! Available October 2017.
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A wizard has appeared in present-day New York, and he's here to save us all from dark magical forces bent on our destruction. He's the best wizard of all time! Or... he's not, and he's lying to everyone, and secretly is the dark magical force, but wants to hang out in our world for a while because it's so much nicer than the hellhole he comes from. Check out a preview of Curse Words Volume 1 here! Available July 2017.
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Take a look at the Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for July. Monstress Volume 2, the second volume in Marjorie M. Liu and Sana Takeda's steampunk meets kaiju series from Image Comics, was the month's best-selling graphic novel.
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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 July. Guts' epic sword and sorcery adventure continues in Kentaro Miura's Berserk Volume 38 from Dark Horse Comics, the best-selling manga title of the month.
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