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Heroman, vols. 1-2

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Co-created and written by Marvel’s Stan Lee, Heroman combines the best of American superhero stories and shonen manga tropes into a fun, action-packed gateway manga series for tweens and younger teens. In volume one, readers are introduced to Joey Jones, a…

Bram Stoker’s Dracula

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Attempting to adapt any classic work of literature is an undeniable challenge, especially when attempting to condense a longer novel into a much shorter graphic novel. Attempting to adapt Dracula for younger readers is arguably more challenging than most; taking…

Sisters

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Raina Telgemeier captures the gentle angst of tween sisterhood in her latest graphic novel, the aptly named Sisters. When young Raina realizes playing dolls would be more fun if she had someone to play with, she asks her parents for the…

Pow! A Peanuts Collection

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“It’s very lonely out here on the pitcher’s mound.” So utters one of the most well-known, most persistent, greatest manager, and losingest ball player that has ever lived: Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang have been playing baseball…

Otto’s Backwards Day

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Otto the orange cat is back, and this time it’s almost his birthday. Otto is so eager to open presents and eat cake and ice cream that his parents have to remind him about the more important aspects of tomorrow’s…

The Monkey God

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Sun Wukong is no ordinary monkey. He was born from a stone egg that was nurtured by the elements since the beginning of time. His ability to understand and communicate with the world around him, as well as his natural…

Unico

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Unico fits perfectly among the Greek myths: the pet of Psyche kidnapped by a jealous Venus, sprightly Unico is transported to different times and places, only to be whisked away with his memory wiped after a few days’ time. At worst, Unico leaves his new friends…

Mishka and the Sea Devil

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The true star of Mishka and the Sea Devil is author and illustrator Xenia Pamfil’s quick change act: each chapter of the nine that make up the book is illustrated in a different style, creating an entirely new atmosphere for…

The Three Kingdoms, vols. 1-16

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The Three Kingdoms is a famous story from ancient China, a power struggle that occurred between the end of the Han Dynasty, circa 200 C.E., and the rise of the Three Kingdoms. After the Han Dynasty lost power, three states reigned: Wei, Shu, and Wu,…