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Jessica Novak

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Graphic Novel Making Contest 2020

Submit your graphic novel to the annual Graphic Novel Making Contest!

Jessica Novak
05/07/2020 - 11:48 AM

Graphic Novel Making Contest: FAQ

Frequently asked questions about participating in our 2020 Graphic Novel Making Contest.

Jessica Novak
05/07/2020 - 11:30 AM

Read The Best Comics on Hoopla Right Now

Start reading the best comics and graphic novels available on Hoopla, no waitlists!

Jessica Novak
04/02/2020 - 9:00 AM

Silicon Valley Pride and LGBTQ+ Comics

To celebrate Pride, I've put together a list of comics with LGBTQ+ characters and themes.

Jessica Novak
08/22/2018 - 5:30 PM

Best Comics of the Year

My top picks for adults, teens and children that have published their first trade paperback or stand alone graphic novel in 2017.

Jessica Novak
03/14/2018 - 8:00 AM

Represent: Black Panther & Black Comics

The long-awaited and heavily anticipated Black Panther movie is finally here! Reviews are in, and critics are saying it's the best and most elevated Marvel movie to date. Many people who have seen…

Jessica Novak
02/16/2018 - 3:05 PM

Best Graphic Novels for Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching and it's time to get in the spirit! Here are my top holiday and horror reads for this haunting season.

Jessica Novak
10/12/2016 - 9:00 AM

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Celebrate National Dog Day!

National Dog Day honors dogs already in our lives, and encourages us to rescue dogs. Curl up with your dog and any of these movies and books.

Jessica Novak
08/22/2016 - 10:00 AM

Marvel's Civil War

Marvel's Civil War was a comic event that spanned a dozen series, and totaled nearly a hundred issues. This a a daunting feat to read all of them, so I've narrowed it down to the basics.

Jessica Novak
05/17/2016 - 8:00 AM

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Step Up Your St. Patrick's Day

Thursday, March 17, 2016 St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, Thursday March 17, 2016, and it will be here faster than you can say "Conan O'Brien." For most Americans who celebrate St.…

Jessica Novak
03/10/2016 - 8:00 AM

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Romantic Graphic Novels

Valentine's Day is around the corner, and it's the perfect time to curl up with one of these romantic reads!

Jessica Novak
02/12/2016 - 3:15 PM

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9 Easy New Year's Resolutions

If you're without a resolution and have a short attention span, check out this helpful list and resources to get you started. If you enjoy your easy resolution, make it a habit for the new year.

Jessica Novak
01/20/2016 - 8:00 AM