Comics & Graphic Novels
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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jon Chad
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press (2013, Nov 5th).
Intrepid explorer Leo Geo is working in his lab at the Fizzmont institute when he learns that a comet is on a collision course with his brother Matt Data's space station. Without a moment to lose, he grabs his trusty computer, leaps into a rocket, and launches into space. Astronomer Matt Data is working in his lab at the space station when he learns that his brother Leo Geo's computer is about to suffer a malfunction and turn evil. Determined to save his brother, Leo, Matt leaps into a space ship with his trusty sidekick, Maff, the smartest dog in the galaxy. Matt and Leo are in for a fantastic adventure filled with space facts in his clever flip-over comic that incorporates an unusual look-and-find component: background characters from one side of the book find themselves pulled through space and time to appear on the other side. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Tom Watson
Publisher: HarperCollins (2013, Jan 8th).
Introducing everyone's new best friend: Stick Dog! He'll make you laugh . . . he'll make you cry . . . but above all, he'll make you hungry. Follow Stick Dog as he goes on an epic quest for the perfect burger. With hilarious stick-figure drawings, this book has a unique perspective, as the author speaks directly to the reader throughout the story in an engaging and lively way. Supports the Common Core State Standards moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Clay McLeod Chapman
Publisher: Marvel (2013, May 14th).
Earth's Mightiest Action bounds off Disney XD and into your hands! First: faced with a meteorite zooming toward Earth, Thor can't save the day - only Ms. Marvel can! Then, the Black Widow and the Wasp team up to take down Dr. Doom! And when the Leader attacks New York City with an army of monsters, it's the astonishing Ant-Man who holds the key to saving the day! Plus: Ultron seizes control of the Vision to attack Avengers mansion, but the Vision will prove that you can't reprogram a super hero! And Captain America must fight the deadly Nightmare in his own dreams! Finally, it's a battle of mythic proportions as Thor takes on Hercules, the Prince of Power! You won't need to wait for Sunday morning...grab the Avengers adventures today! COLLECTING: Marvel Universe Avengers Earth 's Mightiest Heroes 9-12 . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Fred Van Lente
Publisher: IDW Publishing (2012, Jun 5th).
For the first time ever, the inspiring, infuriating, and utterly insane story of comics, graphic novels, and manga is presented in comic book form! The award-winning Action Philosophers team of Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey turn their irreverent-but-accurate eye to the stories of Jack Kirby, R. Crumb, Harvey Kurtzman, Alan Moore, Stan Lee, Will Eisner, Fredric Wertham, Roy Lichtenstein, Art Spiegelman, Herge, Osamu Tezuka - and more! Collects Comic Book Comics #1-6. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Tea Orsi
Publisher: Papercutz (2013, Dec 17th).
Tinker Bell and her fairy friends gather to compete in the Pixie Hollow Games, an incredible edge-of-your-seat sports spectacle filled with pixie pageantry, fantastic fairy events, and humorous surprises. But when Rosetta and new arrival Chloe set out to break the garden fairies' legendary losing streak, the reigning champion storm fairies ramp up the challenge, and set into motion one of the most thrilling and sensational competitions of all time. The garden fairy team must dig deep if they're going to break that streak! Who will you root for? moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability