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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.

Start the new year off with FREE graphic novels! Find out how you can win a prize pack for your school or library here!
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Since acquiring Bookscan earlier this year, the NPD group plans to increase coverage of comics and graphic novels in sales data collection, putting pop culture at the center of NPD's new initative to track pop culture brands.
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Diamond Book Distributors will take the show on the road again in 2018, attending several trade shows throughout the year including ALA's Mid-Winter Conference, Book Expo, and more!
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New digital review copies from Diamond publishers have been made available for December on Edelweiss including, X-O Manowar Volume 3 from Valiant Entertainment and Elsewhere Volume 1 from Image Comics.
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NetGalley is a platform for book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. New titles from Diamond publishers have been made available for December including, Black Volume 1 from Black Mask, Dream of a Butterfly from Lion Forge, and Babyteeth Volume 1 from Aftershock.
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It’s the late 14th Century, and a Great Pestilence—the “Black Death”— is sweeping across Europe, killing over 100 million people. BUT, what if history as we know it was a lie? What if, in reality, this was no straightforward plague, but the FIRST non-recorded Zombie Infestation of man? Read our interview with he master of violence, gore, and mayhem, Frank Tieri (Marvel vs Capcom, Wolverine, Deadpool) on his latest work from Aftershock Comics Pestilence Volume 1. Available January 2018.
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In 1992, the graphic novel Maus was the first graphic novel to win the Pulitzer Prize, launching the art of comics into a new era of literary value. Art Spiegelman, the creator of Maus spoke with Vermont Public Radio about the book and cartooning today.
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Writer W. Maxwell Prince teams up with artist Martín Morazzo and colorist Chris O’Halloran for ICE CREAM MAN VOLUME 1 (Image Comics), a genre-defying series of disparate one-shots arriving June 2018.
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From the bestselling creative team behind GONERS, Jacob Semahn and Russ Manning Award-winning artist Jorge Corona team up once again for an all-new thriller in No. 1 With A Bullet. The new series is set to launch this November from Image Comics.
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Tokyopop continues their best-selling Disney Descendants manga series with a new trilogy focusing on fan favorite Evie in Disney Descendants Evie vs Evil. Available March 2018.
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Meet 11-year-old Molly and her parents. They're your average family except for one minor exception: they have a 900 lb grizzly bear who is afraid of everything as their pet! Molly and the Bear by Bob Scott collects the hilarious family-friendly web-comics of the online comic strip Bear With Me.
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Set to the backdrop of one of the most violent anti-foreign, anti-colonial movements in Chinese history, Boxers & Saints is a two-volume box set created by Gene Luen Yang, the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and is a MacArthur Fellow. Check out our interview with Yang here!
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New Line Cinema’s adaptation of the bestselling Vertigo comic series received a powerhouse boost when The Hollywood Reporter revealed that the Girls Trip star and comedian will join the cast.
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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 September. Six fantasy archetypes come together for an epic dungeon crawl adventure in Atlus and Yuztan's Dragon's Crown Volume 1 from UDON Entertainment, the best-selling manga title for the month.
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Take a look at the Top 50 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks for October. The Walking Dead: Here's Negan, a hardcover collection of the comic strip by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, and Cliff Rathburn originally published in Image Comics' IMAGE+ magazine, was the month's best-selling graphic novel.
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