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  Cover Art: All-star Superman Morrison, Grant
All-star Superman
The last son of the doomed planet Krypton rocketed to Earth. A sci-fi savior raised in America's heartland; embracing and embraced by what's best in humanity. Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind misguided by his own personal shortcomings. Lois Lane, the dynamic investigative reporter who reminds you that there are enigmas in life that baffle even Superman.
2007
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Astro City Busiek, Kurt
Astro City
Collects the first six volumes of the comic-book series "Astro City," which chronicles the hopes, dreams, and trials of ordinary people and superheroes in a city with a long history of protection from such powerful figures as Samaritan and Winged Victory.
2011
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Batgirl Miller, Bryan Q.
Batgirl
Stephanie Brown's second semester at Gotham U. starts like any other - new classes, new allies, a vigilante stalker - everything a gal could want! But what Gotham City's Batgirl isn't prepared for is the arrival of the mysterious "Order of the Scythe." Who are they, and why have they set their sights on her?
2011
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Miller, Frank
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
The Batman has not been seen in ten years. Some now consider him more myth than reality as crime and violence have continued in Gotham City. Bruce Wayne finally reaches a point where he can no longer silence the voice of his vigilante side, aching to break free. The Dark Knight must return!
1996
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Batman: The Killing Joke Moore, Alan
Batman: The Killing Joke
One bad day. According to the grinning engine of madness and mayhem known as The Joker, that's all that separates the sane from the psychotic. Freed once again from the confines of Arkham Asylum, he's out to prove his deranged point. And he's going to use Gotham's top cop, Commissioner Jim Gordon, and his brilliant and beautiful daughter Barbara to do it.
2008
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Batman : Year One Miller, Frank
Batman : Year One
Batman's origin story, with a focus on a new police captain named Jim Gordon.
2012
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Batman: Arkham Asylum Morrison, Grant
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Arkham Asylum for the Criminally Insane is filled with the conquered enemies of Batman. But one April 1st, led by the Joker, the inmates take over the asylum and seize control of the staff. They're willing to release the hostages, but only if their one demand is met: Batman must be turned over to them and become one of their own.
2004
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Batman. Hush Loeb, Jeph
Batman. Hush
Batman sets out to discover the identity of a mysterious mastermind using the Joker, Riddler, Ra's al Ghul, and the Dark Knight's other enemies -- and allies -- as pawns in a plan to wreak havoc.
2009
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Birds of Prey Swierczynski, Duane
Birds of Prey
One is wanted for a murder she didn't commit. The other is on the run because she knows too much. They are Dinah Laurel Lance and Ev Crawford - a.k.a. Black Canary and Starling - and joining them are the villainous Poison Ivy and the heroic Batgirl and together, as Gotham City's covert ops team, they're taking down the villains other heroes can't touch. They are the Birds of Prey.
2012
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Captain America, Fighting Chance Gruenwald, Mark
Captain America, Fighting Chance
After two eras spent protecting the world, Captain America has wrung almost all the power he can out of the Super-Soldier Serum -- but menaces like the Red Skull, Baron Zemo, and the Serpent Society guarantee he'll go down fighting! And this time, he may go down for good! Will the shield finally yield?
2009
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Cat Woman Cooke, Darwyn
Cat Woman
"For years, Selina Kyle has prowled the skyline of Gotham City as its most famous thief, Catwoman. But when word spreads of Catwoman's demise, Selina decides to leave the costumed world behind and continue her trade cloaked in the shadows. Unable to enjoy her newfound anonymity for too long though, Selina decides that she must return to her infamous persona. Donning a new costume and attitude, Catwoman returns to the streets and sets her sights on the serial killer that has been preying upon the streetwalkers she calls friends"--Amazon.com, viewed March 5, 2012.
2011
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Daredevil Waid, Mark
Daredevil
Having turned his world upside over the past several years, Matt Murdock realizes that justice may not be blind to his past and villains may not be the only ones looking for answers.
2012
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Doom Patrol : Crawling from the Wreckage Morrison, Grant
Doom Patrol : Crawling from the Wreckage
The Doom Patrol (Mr. Steele, Crazy Jane with her multiple personalities, and Cliff, a.k.a. Eleanor, a.k.a. Rebis, etc.), with the assistance of Joshua Clay, are back again in an adventure which once again challenges their sanity, not to mention their perception of reality or unreality, whether they are facing their nemesis, the Scissormen, collectively or alone, or some other nemesis. Later, in another adventure having something to do with an incarnation of Jack the Ripper (sort of), the Doom Patrol is joined by Dorothy Spinner.
2004
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Elektra. Assassin Miller, Frank
Elektra. Assassin
Two of comics' most lauded creators join forces to bring you a tale that plunges you into the dark psyche of Marvel's most lethal lovely--Elektra: Assassin! Here again is the story of Daredevil's favorite femme fatale as she embarks on a game of deadly cat and mouse, with no less than the political health of the free world at stake.
2012
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Ex Machina. 1 The First Hundred Days Vaughan, Brian K.
Ex Machina. 1 The First Hundred Days
When a strange accident gives civil engineer Mitchell Hundred amazing powers, he becomes America's first living, breathing super-hero. Eventually tiring of risking his life merely to help maintain the status quo, Mitch retires from masked crime-fighting and runs for Mayor of New York City, winning by a landslide. And that's when his real adventure begins.
2005
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Fantastic Four Visionaries. John Byrne Vol. 1 Byrne, John
Fantastic Four Visionaries. John Byrne Vol. 1
It was the world's greatest comic magazine. Again. Not since the days of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the trailblazers of the very mythology known as the Marvel Universe, had someone so perfectly captured the intense mood, cosmic style, and classic sense of adventure of Marvel's first family of heroes - the Fantastic Four.
2009
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Green Lantern/Green Arrow O'Neil, Dennis
Green Lantern/Green Arrow
This volume collects Green Lantern from the early 1970s, featuring classic team-ups written by Dennis O'Neil with art by Neal Adams! In these stories, Green Lantern Hal Jordan continued his usual cosmic-spanning adventures, as he used his amazing Power Ring to police Sector 2814 against universe-threatening menaces. Meanwhile, on Earth, Oliver Queen, the archer known as Green Arrow, was confronting menaces of a different kind: racism, poverty, drugs, and other social ills!
2012
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Hawkeye & Mockingbird/Black Widow McCann, Jim
Hawkeye & Mockingbird/Black Widow
Hawkeye and Mockingbird discover espionage agents around the world are being assassinated, their covers blown, and governments' intelligence and security capabilities devastated. The next target: Mockingbird! The former couple travels to Russia to investigate the death of the latest super-spy victim and is met by another target on the hit list, who also happens to be one of Hawkeye's exes: the Black Widow!
2011
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: I Shall Destroy All the Civilized Planets! Hanks, Fletcher
I Shall Destroy All the Civilized Planets!
Fletcher Hanks worked on third-rate characters during only the first three years of the comic book industry (1939-1941). However, among aficionados of cult cartoonists (including Art Spiegelman, who published Hanks in RAW magazine) Hanks has gathered a reputation as the Ed Wood, Jr of comics. Now, Paul Karasik has collected Hanks' best stories in one volume, which also features a 16-page bonus comics afterword by Karasik who solves the mystery of Whatever Happened to Fletcher Hanks the maniacal cartoonist?
2007
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Icon McDuffie, Dwayne
Icon
This is the title that introduced Augustus Freeman, a successful lawyer who covertly uses his alien super-powers to help those in need. But when a teenaged girl from the streets convinces him to use his abilities to inspire his people and becomes his sidekick, Rocket, the affluent Augustus embraces his true destiny and becomes Icon.
2009
Adult Graphic Novel
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GRAPHIC NOVELS: SUPERHEROES...


AUTHORS
• Azzarello, Brian
100 Bullets
• Baltazar, Art
Tiny Titans
• Binder, Otto O.
Superman
• Broome, John
• Brubaker, Ed
• Busiek, Kurt
• Cooke, Darwyn
• Cornell, Paul
• David, Peter, 1956-
• DeMatteis, J.M.
• Dini, Paul
• Drake, Arnold
• Fox, Gardner F.
• Fraction, Matt
• Gaiman, Neil
• Jenkins, Paul, 1965-
• Kanigher, Robert
• Kirby, Jack
• Lee, Stan
• Loeb, Jeph
• Marston, William Moulton
Wonder Woman
• McDuffie, Dwayne
• McKeever, Sean
• Meltzer, Brad
• Moore, Alan, 1953-
Watchmen, Tom Strong
• Morrison, Grant
• Robinson, James Dale
• Rucka, Greg
• Siegel, Jerry
• Straczynski, J. Michael
• Vaughan, Brian K.
Runaways, Ex Machina
• Waid, Mark
• Wein, Len
• Wolfman, Marv
• Wrightson, Berni
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