New Graphic Novels for Teens
The unstoppable Wasp. Vol. 2, Agents of G.I.R.L. / Jeremy Whitley, writer ; Elsa Charretier (#5-6), Veronica Fish (#7), and Ro Stein & Ted Brandt (#8), artists ; Megan Wilson, color artist ; VC's J...
"This is it! The Red Room wants Nadia back, and they'll pull out all the stops to get her. The clock is ticking and both Nadia and her friend Ying's lives are in the balance. That means the geniuses of G.I.R.L. are up against their first real science challenge! Can they outsmart the Red Room, or will Nadia be forced back to the bunker? Whatever happens, Nadia's fate will be forever altered - but can the original Wasp, Janet Van Dyne, help her find a way forward? When they get together, few can resist their sting! Plus, in a classic tale, Janet Van Dyne meets Hank Pym, and a heroic legacy is born - as Ant-Man and the Wasp battle the Creature from Kosmos!"-- Provided by publisher.
"Summer vacation is in full swing! When Mitsuki and her friends go to the amusement park together, she's faced with plenty of romantic date spots and superstitions. When she finally works up the courage to ask Towa to ride the Ferris wheel with her, her plans are interrupted and she has to think of another way...but just when Mitsuki's about to throw in the towel, Towa picks up the game right where she left off. Alone together on the Ferris wheel, Towa's confession of a secret past may be more than Mitsuki is ready to hear" --Back cover.
Wake up, sleeping beauty. 3, The suffering / story & art by Megumi Morino ; translation: Alethea and Athena Nibley; lettering: Lys Blakeslee.
As Shizu begins to venture outside more and more, her days are filled with new experiences. When she shows an interest in going to school, Tetsu and the spirits dwelling within Shizu think up a foolproof plan to get her there. But when the two teens arrive on campus, they bump into Tetsu's old soccer team. Suddenly, his carefully curated life begins to unravel and Shizu may be the only one who can save him.
Zombies assemble. 2 / writer/artist, Yusaku Komiyama ; script, Jim Zub ; letters, VC's Travis Lanham.
The Avengers face a threat even bigger and more menacing than they could have imagined as the stakes are raised in the race to cure the zombie outbreak! Caught in a massive explosion, Captain America, Hawkeye and Iron Man wake up in the midst of a city overrun by zombies. Miraculously, they find they haven't been turned, though they come face-to-face with Jasper Scott - a mysterious scientist who claims to have a cure for the virus. But who is he really, and does he actually possess the antivirus that Bruce Banner has been struggling to create? More important: Is the Hulk immune to the zombie plague? Marvel's English-language adaptation of the original blockbuster manga series rolls on! Presented in the original black and white and right-to-left reading orientation.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V. Shonen Jump Manga Volume 3 / original concept by Kazuki Takahashi ; story by Shin Yoshida ; art by Naohito Miyoshi ; translation + English adaptation, Taylor Engel and John Werry, ...
Moonstruck . Vol. 1 / writer, Grace Ellis ; artist, Shae Beagle ; Pleasant Mountain Sisters artist, Kate Leth ; colorist, Caitlin Quirk ; letterer, Clayton Cowles .
"Werewolf barista Julie and her new girlfriend go on a date to a close-up magic show, but all heck breaks loose when the magician casts a horrible spell on their friend Chet. Now it's up to the team of mythical pals to stop the illicit illusionist before it's too late." -- Amazon.com.
Goldfisch. 1 / Nana Yaa ; translator, Michael Waaler ; retouching and lettering, Vibrraant Publishing Studio.
Say hi to Morrey Gibbs! A fisher-boy in a flooded world overrun with dangerous mutated animals known as anormals , he's got his own problems to worry about. Namely, how everything he touches turns to gold! Sure it sounds great, but gold underpants aren't exactly stylish -- or comfortable! Together with his otter buddy and new inventor friend Shelly, Morrey's on a quest to rid himself of his blessing-turned-curse and undo the tragedy it caused. That is of course, if they can dodge the treasure-hungry bounty hunters... This is volume 1 of the Goldfisch series!
Doctor Strange. Vol. 5, Secret empire / Dennis Hopeless, John Barber, writers ; Niko Henrichon, artist, colorist ; Kevin Nowlan [and six others], past sequence art ; Juan Frigeri & Java Tartaglia, ...
The Sorcerer Supreme suffers Secret Empire! New York City is under attack by dark forces, and only Doctor Strange has a shot at saving it -- but it's quite a long shot! And to have any hope, Strange must ally himself with some unsavory people. No, not Spider-Woman -- though the Doctor is recruiting her, too. We're talking about Wilson Fisk, A.K.A. the Kingpin. Together, they'll take the fight to the person running New York City ... Baron Mordo! But even if they win, are they ready for the Hydra-occupied America waiting outside of the dark-domed Manhattan?
Josie and the Pussycats. Volume two / art by Audrey Mok and Kelsey Shannon ; story by Marguerite Bennett and Cameron Deordio ; coloring by Kelly Fitzpatrick and Matt Herms ; lettering by Jack Morelli.
In this second volume of the rockin', feel-good comic series, Josie and the Pussycats go on the adventure of a lifetime (or should we say adventures) that take them to the depths of Antarctica, walking down the red carpet at the music awards and a whirlwind thrill ride to Tokyo!.
Jem and the Holograms : infinite / writer, Kelly Thompson ; artist: (part 1) Stacey Lee, (part 1,3,& 5) Jen Hickman, (part 2,4 & 6) Jenn St. Onge ; lyric letterers: Sarah Stern, Jen Hickman, M. Vi...
"Now a happy quintet, Jem and The Holograms are stronger than ever, which is a good thing because they're about to embark on an adventure unlike anything they'd ever imagined. After a public fight with The Misfits at a charity event, a strangely dressed Techrat shows up and takes them on a strange journey, a journey that is going to change EVERYTHING." -- From p.4 of cover.
Nightwing. Blockbuster Vol. 4, Blockbuster / Tim Seeley, writer ; Javier Fernandez, Miguel Mendonca, Minkyu Jung, Vicente Cifuentes, Diana Egea, artists ; Chris Sotomayor, colorist ; Carlos M. Mang...
"Dick Grayson, also known as Nightwing, has adopted Bludhaven as his home, and it's his mission to keep the streets safe from the high-tech weapons that are suddenly pouring in...even if it puts his newly stable relationship with his girlfriend Shawn in jeopardy. But for the super-strong criminal known as Blockbuster, Bludhaven isn't just an adopted home--it's in his veins. So when he reaches out to Nightwing to help him rid the streets of these deadly weapons, will Dick find himself with a powerful newally...or walking into a deadly trap? Plus, Dick's former identity as Grayson, Agent of Spyral comes back to pay a visit in the form of Huntress!"-- Provided by publisher.
My Hero Academia. Shonen Jump Manga Edition Vol. 11, End of the beginning, beginning of the end / story & art, Kohei Horikoshi ; translation & English adaptation, Caleb Cook.
Food wars! : shokugeki no soma. 22, Rematch with a rival / original creator: Yuto Tsukuda ; artist: Shun Saeki ; contributor: Yuki Morisaki ; translation: Adrienne Beck.
Bleach. My Last Words, Shonen Jump Manga Edition 72, My last words / story and art by Tite Kubo ; translation/Joe Yamazaki.
As the war between the Soul Reapers and Quincies draws to a close, Kyoraku and Nanao take on an enemy that calls himself a god and Ichigo heads for Yhwachs fortress.
Time for a change of pace. Yuugo Hachiken flees the hustle and bustle of city life to enroll at Oezo Agricultural High School. At first he's just trying to outrun his problems, but instead he finds a place for himself in this quaint rural community. Between the classrooms and cowpatties, the boy becomes a man.
Takane & Hana. Shojo Beat Edition 1 / story and art by Yuki Shiwasu ; English adaptation, Ysabet Reinhardt MacFarlane ; translation, JN Productions.
Tsukimi Kurashita has a strange fascination with jellyfish. She's loved them from a young age and has carried that love with her to her new life in the big city of Tokyo. There, she resides in Amamizukan, a safe-haven for girl geeks who regularly gush over a range of things from trains to Japanese dolls. However, a chance meeting at a pet shop has Tsukimi crossing paths with one of the things that the residents of Amamizukan have been desperately trying to avoid, a fashionable socialite!
Shoyo Hinata is out to prove that in volleyball you don't need to be tall to fly! Ever since he saw the legendary player known as "the Little Giant" compete at the national volleyball finals, Shoyo Hinata has been aiming to be the best volleyball player ever! Who says you need to be tall to play volleyball when you can jump higher than anyone else? The fifth set of the Miyagi Prefecture qualifier round finals continues. With Tsukishima out of the game, Karasuno's defense is starting to fall apart. However, they're determined to keep it together. With both teams physically and mentally exhausted, which one will keep it together the longest and move on to Nationals?
Justice League. Legacy Vol. 5, Legacy / Bryan Hitch, writer ; Fernando Pasarin, penciller ; Oclair Albert, Andy Owens, Batt, Mick Gray, Scott Hanna, inkers ; Brad Anderson, colorist ; Richard Stark...
Your name. 03 / original story, Makoto Shinkai ; art, Ranmaru Kotone ; translation, Taylor Engel ; lettering, Abigail Blackman.
"They should have never met... The comet's arrival is imminent, and Taki puts his plan into action to save Mitsuha and the people he has come to care for during his time in her body. Convincing a whole town of skeptics that the sky is falling will take some doing--and a little delinquency--but if Taki wants any hope of a future with Mitsuha, they will have to save the town in the here and now...!"--Page  of cover.
The unbeatable Squirrel Girl. Vol. 7, I've been waiting for a squirrel like you / Ryan North, writer ; Erica Henderson, artist ; Rico Renzi, color artist ; VC's Travis Lanham, letterer.
Squirrel Girl goes savage! When Doreen Green and Nancy Whitehead enter a mysterious programming competition, they don't suspect that the prize for winners will be an all-expenses-paid trip to ... the Savage Land! Will Squirrel Girl fi ght a dinosaur? Will Squirrel Girl fight two dinosaurs?! Will we come up with really excellent reasons why these fi ghts would take place, reasons that both justify the fights while also telling the story of what lead to this dinosaur-punching smashup: a story which, even though it stars dinosaurs and Squirrel Girls, contains within it the chance for us to recognize, perhaps for the fi rst time, our most personal and secret selves? Of course! Plus, jokes and a super villain who's causing major problems - it's the complete package!