New Graphic Novels for Teens

Platinum end. 4 / story, Tsungumi Ohba ; art, Takeshi Obata ; translation, Stephen Paul ; touch-up art & lettering, James Gaubatz ; design, Shawn Carrico ; editor, Alexis Kirsch. cover
"Mirai and Metropoliman face off for the first time in the skies of Tokyo. But with his vow to never kill, how can Mirai hope to compete against such a ruthless opponent? And can Saki overcome her demons and become a valuable member of the team?"--Page [4] of cover.
Wake up, sleeping beauty. 1 / story & art by Megumi Morino ; translation Alethea and Athena Nibley; lettering, Lys Blakeslee ; editing, Haruko Hashimoto. cover
High schooler Tetsu Misato is hardworking, frugal, and easily scared, but he commits to a part-time job at the mansion on the hill--the one that's rumored to be haunted. As he toils away, he notices a building separate from the estate, and the mysterious girl who lives within it: Shizu Karasawa. Tetsu slowly becomes enchanted by Shizu's lonely smile, but by their second encounter, he quickly finds himself in over his head. There's an unsettling feeling he can't quite shake, but there's love there, too. --Back cover.
Slumbering beauty. 1 / story & art by Yumi Unita ; translation, Angela Liu. cover
High school student Yaneko loves sleep so much she can barely wake up of her own accord--until she's roused by a sleep spirit know as Nerimu. Yaneko must accompany him as he dead off to work, granting the gift of sleep to people (and animals!) of all ages. But what is his true purpose? And why has he chosen Yaneko to be his assistant? The could very well be the beginning of a beautiful friendship! -- cover.
Misfit City. Volume 1 / created and written by Kirsten "Kiwi" Smith & Kurt Lustgarten ; illustrated by Naomi Franquiz. cover
Nothing’s happened in Wilder’s hometown since they filmed that cult kids’ adventure movie there in the 80s...Until one day, she and her friends come upon a centuries-old pirate map!
The Defenders. Vol. 1, Diamonds are forever / Brian Michael Bendis ; David Marquez, artist ; Justin Ponsor, Color artist ; VC's Cory Petit, letterer. cover
Daredevil! Luke Cage! Jessica Jones! Iron Fist! Individually, these four heroes have been on the front lines of the battle to keep the streets of the city safe and secure! But now, with a deadly enemy from the dim past making a major move to unite the underworld, they will need to become more - they will need to become DEFENDERS!
Champions : The freelancer lifestyle / writer: Mark Waid ; penciler: Humberto Ramos ; inker: Victor Olazaba ; colorist: Edgar Delgado, Nolan Woodard (#6 & #9) ; letterer: VC's Clayton Cowles. cover
"Because the world needs heroes, they are the Champions! Ms. Marvel! Cyclops! Nova! Spider-Man! Viv Vision! And the Totally Awesome Hulk! They're young and idealistic, and their movement is gathering pace -but the newly minted Champions will get a harsh dose of reality when they're forced to face a throwdown with the Freelancers!"--Amazon.
Rocket. The blue river score / Al Ewing, writer ; Adam Gorham, artist ; Michael Garland, colorist ; Jeff Eckleberry, letterer ; Mike Mayhew, cover artist. cover
"Get ready for a life of space crime with Rocket! It's a dirty universe out there, even when you're not regularly mistaken for trash-foraging vermin. And it's about to get dirtier. He thought his paws were clean, that he was on the up-and-up. But then an old flame swam back into his life, and he was back in the game...the heist game."-- Unedited summary from page 4 of cover.
The promised Neverland. 1, Grace Field House / story, Kaiu Shirai ; art, Posuka Demizu ; translation, Satsuki Yamashita. cover
The orphans at Grace Field House lead a comfortable life under the care of "Mom," but Emma and Norman uncover a dark truth that is going to change their lives completely.
Lumberjanes : a bird's eye view / written by Shannon Watters & Kat Leyh ; chapter 25 illustrated by Carey Pietsch ; chapters 26-27 illustrated by Ayme Sotuyo ; colors by Maarta Laiho ; letters by A... cover
Jen's plans to make the camp perfect for the High Council's visit are ruined by the kittens from the boy's camp that have begun manifesting magical powers.
Gotham Academy : second semester. Volume 2, The ballad of Olive Silverlock / written by Brenden Fletcher, Becky Cloonan, Karl Kerschl ; pencils by Adam Archer ; inks by Sandra Hope ; background pai... cover
"Olive Silverlock is possessed by the spirit of her ancestor, Amity Arkham, a ghoulish entity who wants to burn Gotham City to the ground. As Amity leads Olive on a mission of fire and vengeance, the rest of Detective Club scrambles to find a way to freetheir friend."-- Provided by publisher.
Lifeformed : Cleo makes contact / written by Matt Mair Lowery ; art and lettering by Cassie Anderson. cover
"In the wake of an alien invasion--and her father's death--a young girl must leave behind the life she knows to fight for the future of Earth"-- Provided by publisher.