Blogs: Graphic Novels

Introducing SJPL's First-Ever DC Comics Library Card

DC Comics joined forces with San José Public Library to release a limited edition library card that features an official DC Comics design of Batman reading a comic book.

Nancy Macias
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Staff Picks: Our Favorite DC Comics

Get a limited edition DC Comics library card, then browse our collection and enjoy any of these staff-recommended DC books.

Adam Padilla
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 1:25 PM

Winners of the 2019 Graphic Novel Making Contest

The 11th annual Graphic Novel Making Contest Awards Ceremony was held at the Seven Trees Community Center on Aug 31. This year’s contest featured 248 submissions and copies were on-hand for perusal.

Megan Hicks
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Staff Picks: Favorite Graphic Novels We've Read

Welcome to Staff Picks! This month, in celebration of the Graphic Novel Making Contest and Graphic Novels in Libraries Month, San José Public Library bloggers have chosen their favorite graphic…

Megan Hicks
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM

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eSpotlight - Graphic Novels in Libraries Month

July is Booklist's Graphic Novels in Libraries month, and San José Public Library has large eComic collections available for you to enjoy.

Megan Hicks
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 8:00 AM

Staff Picks: Best LGBTQ+ Books We've Read

June is finally here! This year, June 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a monumental part of LGBTQ+ history. Observe Pride Month (aka LGBTQ+ History Month) with these stories…

Megan Hicks
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 11:00 AM

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May: Books I've Read Recently: Graphic Novel Edition

"Books I've Read Recently" is a series where I, Penelope Gomez, will do a monthly wrap up of the books I've read throughout the past month. In this series I will give a brief synopsis of the story…

Penelope Gomez
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 8:21 AM

Staff Picks: Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books We've Read

Welcome back to Staff Picks! In the past 30 days, we've seen who will sit on the Throne, witnessed the Endgame, celebrated May the Fourth, and much more. In celebration of this past eventful month,…

Megan Hicks
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 4:00 PM

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Fangirls Unleashed: Santa Clara City Library Con 2018

From mind-blowing cosplays to a familiar local author, find out why Santa Clara City Library Con is giving you another reason to love libraries! Welcome to another episode of Fangirls Unleashed!…

Alyssa Mendoza
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:00 PM

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Silicon Valley Comic Con 2018 Recap

San Jose is once again overtaken by Silicon Valley Comic Con for the 3rd exciting year in the row! Welcome fellow nerds and geeks to a very special edition of Fangirls Unleashed, where we're…

Alyssa Mendoza
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM

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Fangirls Unleashed: Fall in Love with Manga!

It’s February! The month of chocolate, flowers and waiting in line for hours at restaurants because you forgot to make a reservation, even though your significant other told you to make some last…

Alyssa Mendoza
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 6:30 PM

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Fangirls Unleashed: Heroes and Villians FanFest 2017

From creative cosplays to family friendly activities, HVFF is great for all ages! Welcome to another episode of Fangirls Unleashed, where we attended Heroes and Villians Fanfest (HVFF) for the…

Alyssa Mendoza
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:00 PM