Posts in “comics-graphic-novels” (87)
Are you an avid reader of comics, and of the age 18+? The Art Department is stoked to announce an exciting new collection for you to explore: The Philadelphia Comics Collection (PCC) is a living,… continue reading The Philadelphia Comics Collection Debuts in the Art Department
By written by Eileen E. March 10, 2023
Like comics? You're going to love this! Our newest electronic resources from ComicsPlus bring thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from a variety of… continue reading ComicsPlus is Here!
By written by Sharyl O. March 7, 2023
Throughout the month of July, Field Teen Center recorded interviews with a voice actor, four game designers, and a comic book writer. If you’re interested in creative jobs or if you just… continue reading Explore Creative Careers with Field Teen Center!
By written by Yona Y. August 5, 2022
Are you a fan of comic book characters such as Marvel Comics' Black Panther or DC Comics' Black Lighting ? These Black superhero comics gained renewed popularity in recent years as a… continue reading Early Black Comic Book Writers, Illustrators, and Newspaper Cartoonists
By written by Sandy M. February 10, 2022 1
Another year, another stack of superhero stories, fascinating biographies, funny books, and extraordinary illustrated tales that defy classification! While not necessarily a "Top 10"… continue reading 21 Great Graphic Novels and Comics from 2021
By written by Peter SM January 19, 2022
A panel from Hazel Newlevant's exposé of queer uprisings found within Be Gay, Do Comics!. All October we'll be talking about LGBTQ History on the Free Library's blog! Last week… continue reading LGBTQ History Told Through Comics and Graphic Novels
By written by Shelley R. October 13, 2021
The Halloween season is here once again! Time for creepy decorations and spooky fun! While the way we celebrate Halloween Night might be different this year, the thrills of creepy comics will… continue reading Comic Book Frights for October
By written by Ned W. October 7, 2021 2
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Free Comic Book Day ! The all-ages event was founded in 2001 to encourage both curious, first-time comic book readers and seasoned comic book fans alike,… continue reading The Return of Free Comic Book Day!
By written by Peter SM August 13, 2021
What do you get when a secret government agency assembles an equally secret team of supervillains and anti-heroes to fight against a worldwide threat? Sounds like a mission for The Suicide Squad !… continue reading The Suicide Squad are Dying to Save the World
By written by Peter SM August 5, 2021
The comic strip Heart of the City , set in Philadelphia, dates back to when everyone read the daily funnies on newsprint. A year ago, then 29-year-old Christina “Steenz”… continue reading Christina “Steenz” Stewart Draws the Heart of the City
By written by Bruce J. June 11, 2021
I’ve written about some of my favorite graphic novels featuring Black History before in a previous post , and those titles like March by Congressman John Lewis are still… continue reading Black History Month | Spotlight on Graphic Novels
By written by Rachel F. February 10, 2021
If ever there was a time to lose oneself in the extraordinary stories and colorful illustrations of comic books—2020 was that year! While not necessarily a "Top 10" (especially… continue reading 20 Great Graphic Novels and Comics from 2020
By written by Peter SM December 28, 2020
On the third Saturday in September, comic book, superhero, and pop culture fans alike celebrate all things Batman ! And sure, it's a made-up "holiday" , but if Batman Day is at the… continue reading Capes Out, Cowls On for Batman Day!
By written by Peter SM September 18, 2020 4
Some memoirs, some made up, some a mixture of both, but all delightful summer reading—these graphic novels are bold, fearless, and bound to reach readers. This Was Our Pact by Ryan Andrews… continue reading Graphic Novels All Summer
By written by Jeff B. August 12, 2020 1
For the past 50 years(!), fans, writers, illustrators, creators, and sellers of anything and everything comic book-related have convened in sunny San Diego, CA for the foremost pop culture event… continue reading Comic-Con 2020: At-Home and Online!
By written by Peter SM July 20, 2020 2
Readers are no strangers to having their favorite books and characters adapted for the screen, and Netflix, in particular, is one of the biggest purveyors of bringing those pages to life via… continue reading New Book to Screen Adaptations from Netflix This July!
By written by Peter SM July 10, 2020
I never would have pegged myself as someone who wanted to read about "the sports", but there are some sweet and dramatic comics and graphic novels that have changed my mind about that in… continue reading Queer Comics About Sports!
By written by Rachel F. June 10, 2020
If you’re like me, you already love Hoopla for streaming movies, music, and audiobooks. But did you know that Hoopla also has a great selection of comics and graphic novels? I particularly… continue reading Digital Comics and Graphic Novel Series for Tweens on Hoopla
By written by Leigh U. May 20, 2020 1
Whether they were new stand-alone stories, biographical novels, retro reissue collections, original children's series, or new adventures with familiar faces, there was no shortage of… continue reading 19 Great Graphic Novels from 2019!
By written by Peter SM December 30, 2019
It's that time of the year again! Working in the Fiction Department of the Parkway Central Library means that I am always surrounded by excellent books to read. I read over 330 this year, and… continue reading Dena's Favorite Books of 2019
By written by Dena December 30, 2019 9