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Winter 2018 Recommended Titles for Young Adults (Age 13+)

Babyteeth Volume 1
Written by: Donny Cates
Illustrated by: Garry Brown
Publisher: Aftershock Comics
Format: Softcover, 6 x 10, 120 pages, Color, $14.99
ISBN: 9781935002772
Ages: 13+
Release Date: 12/19/2017

Sadie Ritter is sixteen years old, nine months pregnant, and scared out of her sweet nerdy mind. Having a baby that young is tough. But with the support of her loving family behind her, everything should be okay. OH YEAH, and also her baby is the antichrist and it's going to break open the barriers between the earthly and demonic planes and unleash eternal suffering to all of humankind. Other than that, though...should be fine.


Casa Nostra
Written by: Chris Sarracini
Illustrated by: Nick Kilslian
Publisher: Udon Entertainment
Format: Hardcover, 7 x 11, 120 pages, Color, $25.99
ISBN: 9781772940558
Ages: 13+
Release Date: 12/12/2017

n 1933, four women run a comforting safe house for Chicago criminals looking to lay low. But when the ladies find themselves violently betrayed by one of their distinguished guests, revenge becomes their new business. Daring heists, dirty money, infamous gangsters and Tommy guns are all a part of the plan in this original noir graphic novel.


Elsewhere Volume 1
Written by: Jay Faerber
Illustrated by: Sumeyye Kesgin and Ron Riley
Publisher: Image Comics
Format: Softcover, 112 pages, Color, $9.99
ISBN: 9781534304697
Ages: 13+
Release Date: 01/09/2018

Mysteriously transported to a strange new world filled with flying beasts and alien civilizations, Amelia desperately struggles to return home. Along the way she forges alliances and makes enemies, as she goes from aviator to freedom fighter in a rebellion against a merciless warlord!


Failsafe
Written by: F.J. DeSanto and Todd Farmer
Illustrated by: Federico Dallocchio
Publisher: Vault Comics
Format: Softcover, 6 x 10, 144 pages, Color, $19.99
ISBN: 9781939424228
Ages: 13+
Release Date: 12/19/2017

When he executed the last nanotech-enhanced super soldier, John Ravane thought that was the end of the haywire Insurgence Program. Ten years later, in the wake of social unrest, its true legacy is revealed. As sleeper agents scattered throughout the country activate, Ravane must stand between a government he cannot trust and the soldiers he once hunted.


Faith & the Future Force
Written by: Jody Houser
Illustrated by: Stephen Segovia, Barry Kitson, and Diego Bernard
Publisher: Valiant Entertainment
Format: Softcover, 6 x 10, 112 pages, Color, $9.99
ISBN: 9781682152331
Ages: 13+
Release Date: 12/19/2017

Faith “Zephyr” Herbert - former member of Unity, current Harbinger Renegade, and Los Angeles' #1 superhero - is the universe's last, best chance at survival! Centuries from today, a devious artificial intelligence has unleashed a blistering attack on the very foundations of time...one that is the unwriting history from beginning to end!


Goldfisch Volume 1
Written by: Nana Yaa
Illustrated by: Nana Yaa
Publisher: Tokyopop
Format: Softcover, 5 x 7, 208 pages, Partial Color, $10.99
ISBN: 9781427857675
Ages: 13+
Release Date: 11/16/2017

A fisher-boy in a flooded world overrun with dangerous mutated animals known as "anomals", he's got his own problems to worry about. Namely, how everything he touches turns to gold! Sure it sounds great, but gold underpants aren't exactly stylish -- or comfortable! Together with his otter buddy and new inventor friend Shelly, Morrey's on a quest to rid himself of his blessing-turned-curse and undo the tragedy it caused. That is of course, if they can dodge the treasure-hungry bounty hunters.


Gumby Volume 2: Rubber Bands
Written by: Jeff Whitman
Illustrated by: Kyle Baker and Jolyon Yates
Publisher: Papercutz
Format: Softcover, 80 pages, Color, $8.99
ISBN: 9781629918648
Ages: 9+
Release Date: 03/20/2018

It's a battle of the bands and Gumby is in both acts! It may be easy to "twist" when you're made out of clay but can even Gumby be in two place at once? The Battle of the Bands is here! Both the Clayboys and the Gumbys have entered and are depending on the flexible Gumby to perform with them. Gumby wants to please all his friends and deliver great shows. But how flexible can he be managing grueling rehearsals, song writing, and choreography? If only Gumby could be in two places at once. But wait, can he?


Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess Volume 1 
Written by: Akira Himekawa
Illustrated by: Akira Himekawa
Publisher: Viz Media
Format: Softcover, 5 x 7, 200 pages, B&W, $9.99
ISBN: 9781421593470
Ages: 13+
Release Date: 03/14/2018

Link once trained in swordsmanship, hoping to protect the world of Hyrule. After a fateful meeting, he sought out the anonymity and peace of life in a small village. But danger and adventure always find heroes to set things right, and when the dark minions of the King of Shadows threaten his new home, Link answers the call!


Moonstruck 
Written by: Grace Ellis
Illustrated by: Shae Beagle and Kate Leth
Publisher: Image Comics
Format: Softcover, 120 pages, Color, $9.99
ISBN: 9781534304772
Ages: 13+
Release Date: 01/23/2018

From the creator of Lumberjanes comes MOONSTRUCK! Werewolf barista Julie and her new girlfriend go on a date to a close-up magic show, but all heck breaks loose when the magician casts a horrible spell on their friend Chet. Now it's up to the team of mythical pals to stop the illicit illusionist before it's too late. 


Shinobi: Ninja Princess Volume 2: Lightning Oni
Written by: Martheus Wade
Illustrated by: Martheus Wade, Janet Wade, and Gene Fayne
Publisher: Action Lab Entertainment
Format: Softcover,128 pages, Color, $14.99
ISBN: 9781632293015
Ages: 13+
Release Date: 01/09/2018

After the capture and narrow escape of fourteen year old ninja-in-training, Shainndrea, the Toshigawa Ninja Clan has been forced to move to a new secret base further on the outskirts of Osaka. The evil Red Dragon has taken leadership of the rival Azumi Ninja Clan and is determined to fulfill the contract to capture Shianndrea at any and all costs. Now, with her new commanders in place, the stage is set for the Red Dragon to reveal her most powerful Oni yet, Yawata, the embodiment of war with the powers of lightning.