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Graphic Novels - 2018

A list of MPL Youth Services Librarians' favorite recent Graphic Novels

Cover of Star Scouts
Mike
Lawrence
First Second
2017

A young human girl, yearning for adventure, is accidentally kidnapped by a spunky alien named Mabel. Intergalactic funtimes ensue! 

Cover of Rutabaga the Adventure Che
Eric
Colassal
Amulet
2015

A heroic chef saves the day again and again with their stellar recipes-- a mix of real and fantasy ingredients-- all cooked in a magic pot. Adventure, laughs, and roasted mud leeches. 

Cover of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosa
Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare
Natacha Bustos
Marvel
2014

A preteen girl with a latent inhuman gene teams up with time traveling dinosaur to try to save the world-- if he doesn't eat her first. 

Cover of Real Friends
Shannon
Hale
LuUyen Pham
Roaring Brook Press
2017

Shifting friend alliances, insecurities, and bullying-- it's all part of growing up. A sweet and candid story about finding your place. 

Cover of Nightlights
Lorena
Alvarez
Nobrow
2016

An eerie and colorful story about a girl who makes a mysterious new friend who becomes a muse for her art-- for better or worse. Dreamy, pretty, and unique.

Cover of Super Narwhal and Jelly Jo
Ben
Clanton
Tundra Books
2017

The cutest underwater superheroes get up to three new adventures!

Cover of Princess Princess Ever Aft
Katie
O'Neill
Oni Press
2016

A princess rescues another princess from a tower prison, and that is just the beginning of this terrific story of adventure and friendship.

Cover of Little Robot
Ben
Hatke
First Second
2015

A five-year-old girl activates a baby robot, and then must protect him from the big bad robots that are coming to get him. 

Cover of Princeless: Make Yourself
Jeremy
Whitley
Emily Martin, Bret Gruing, Alex Smith
Action Lab
2016

A crime fighting team of girls embark on their latest adventure-- and face their fiercest foe yet!

Cover of HiLo: The Boy Who Crashed
Judd
Winick
Random House
2015

A young boy falls from the sky, and a group of kids are tasked with figuring out who he is-- and how to help him save the world.