Blogs: Graphic Novels

  • Silicon Valley Pride and LGBTQ+ Comicscover of queer a graphic history

    Happy Pride! While June is usually LGBTQ+ Pride month, San Jose's own Silicon Valley Pride will be August 25-26, 2018! San Jose Public Library will be marching with the parade on Sunday, August 26 at 10:00 AM. Additionally, SJPL will be hosting it's final summer Drag Queen Story Time at King Library on Saturday, September 15 at 11:00 AM.
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 5:30 PM | Comments: 1
  • Comic Arts Series! Create Your Own Graphic Novel With SJPL10th annual San Jose Public Library Graphic Novel Making Contest

    Unleash Your Inner Artist by Participating in SJPL's Comic Arts Series! Summer is right around the corner and what better way to enjoy it then by entering SJPL’s 10th annual Graphic Novel Making contest! The Graphic Novel Contest gives participants of all ages a chance to show us your artistic side by creating a graphic novel of your very own. See contest guideline and details.
    Posted by: adilene rogers on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 4:10 PM | Comments: 0
  • Silicon Valley Comic Con 2018 RecapSilicon Valley Comic Con

    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 collaborating with our fellow blogger, Jessica! If you're into graphic novels and pop culture, she's the blogger for you.
    Posted by: Alyssa Mendoza on Monday, May 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM | Comments: 2
  • Graphic Novel Making Contest 2018Speech bubble with a pencil. Text: 10th Annual San José Public Library Graphic Novel Making Contest

    It's the 10th anniversary! Create your own comic book for a chance to win!
    Posted by: Nancy Macias on Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:00 PM | Comments: 54
  • Best Comics of the YearThe Best We Could Do, cover

    Best New Graphic Novels of 2017 2017 has come and gone (and yes it took me a while to read through them all) but it's finally that time again to review the best new graphic novels and comics ! Below are my top picks for adults, teens and children. While there were many great continuing series, these are comics that have published their first trade paperback or stand alone graphic novel in 2017.
    Posted by: Jessica Novak on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 0