Multcolib Staff Picks: Best graphic novels and minicomics of 2013
Annotation:1984: Two teenaged punk-rock girls hitchhike their way across Italy without a penny in their pockets.
Annotation:Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and lessons learned about food, cooking, and life.
Annotation:When Rasl, a thief and ex-military engineer, discovers the lost journals of Nikola Tesla, he bridges the gap between modern physics and history's most notorious scientist.
Annotation:In China in 1898 bands of foreign missionaries and soldiers roam the countryside, bullying and robbing Chinese peasants. Little Bao has had enough: harnessing the powers of ancient Chinese gods, he recruits an army of Boxers--commoners trained in kung fu who fight to free China from "foreign devils."
Annotation:The breakout star of this summer's blockbuster Avengers film, Clint Barton - aka the self-made hero Hawkeye - fights for justice!
Annotation:The War of Words is over, but the real world and fictional world are both in turmoil, and the damage seems to be spreading. When a rash of mysterious disappearances catches the eye of young detective Didge Patterson, it becomes apparent that the cult known as The Church of Tommy is involved.
Annotation:Thanks to her star-crossed parents Marko and Alana, newborn baby Hazel has already survived lethal assassins, rampaging armies, and alien monstrosities, but in the cold vastness of outer space, the little girl encounters her family's greatest challenge yet: the grandparents.
Annotation:A collection of articles, interviews, photo editorials, and illustrations from the highly praised and hugely popular online magazine RookieMag.com
Annotation:This is the true story of three scientists who risked their lives for research that forever changed the way we think of primates--including ourselves.
Annotation:When Nicole Georges was two years old, her family told her that her father was dead. When she was twenty-three, a psychic told her he was alive.
Annotation:Congressman John Lewis is an American icon, and this novel recounts the story of his young life to his early civil rights work.