Graphic novels and manga

Teen Graphic Novels and Manga

We have plenty of manga and graphic novels for teens here at BPL!  Each branch has a separate graphic novel section for teens where you'll find superhero comics, serialized manga, and more. Take a look at some of our titles below, or check out our collection in the catalogue. We also have some recommended links for you to explore.

If you have any recommendations or feedback about BPL's teen collection, please contact Cristina, Teen Services Librarian, at 604-297-4803 or cristina.freire@bpl.bc.ca.

Recommended websites

The go-to resource for comic book aficionados.  An excellent resource for prices and issue chronology. 

A balanced spread of reviews for all types of reader, whether they’re looking for fantastic superhero fiction or thoughtful true-life biography.

An excellent graphic novel review site.  Constantly updated and has a special section for manga and anime.

From the catalogue

Rick Remender
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Arnim Zola's ambitions leave Captain America stranded in the upside-down territory known as Dimension Z. With no country and no allies, what's left for the sentinel of Liberty to protect? Just the one thing his foe values the most: Zola's son! Steve has saved the boy's life but can he keep him alive against the savage barbarians of Phrox--with the fate of a world hinging on his victory? And when Zola's terrible experiments on the indigenous creatures give birth to a terrible new foe, the Odd War of Dimension Z begins.

Hajime, Isayama
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Hange's interrogation of a Military Police squad has revealed that Krista (a.k.a. Historia Reiss) is the true heir to the throne. The Corps quickly moves to enthrone her as queen, but a homicidal MP leads a squad that abducts Eren and Krista and throws the Corps into disarray. With Erwin arrested and the Survey Corps on the edge of dissolution, are Levi and Hange finally out of options?

G. Willow Wilson
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Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City - until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them, as well. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to bear? Kamala has no idea, either. But she's comin' for you, New York!

Neil Gaiman
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When an innocent woman is horribly wronged, she can be possessed by a spirit of justice that will empower her to seek the justice she deserves by any mean possible. Lady Justice is the living embodiment of justice, possessing oppressed women and giving them the ability to fight their tormentors. In times of trouble, the spirit of Justice appears before women and offers them the chance to take revenge on their male abusers.

Eric Burnham
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When a new invention goes haywire, the Turtles are sent to a whole new type of New York City, one with a whole lot more ghosts and Ghostbusters! The two teams will have to learn to get along quickly, because a new foe from the Turtles' past has followed them and aims to conquer NYC.

Police officer Rick Grimes is shot on the job and wakes up a month later to find that the world that he knows is gone. Zombies have taken over and are killing and eating those who are still alive. He sets out toward Atlanta in the hope that his family is still alive and endures many horrors along the - See more at: http://burnaby.bibliocommons.com/item/show/718570002_the_walking_dead#st...
Isabel Greenberg
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An epic work detailing many tales and adventures of one lonely storyteller, on a quest for enlightenment and true love.

Rob Davis
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In Scarper Lee's world, parents don't make children--children make parents. Scarper's father is his pride and joy, a wind-powered brass construction with a following sail. His mother is a Bakelite hairdryer. In this world, it rains knives and household appliances have souls. There are no birthdays--only deathdays. Scarper knows he has just three weeks to live. As his deathday approaches, he is forced from his routine and strikes out into the unknown--where friendships are tested and authority challenged

Kat Verhoeven
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Something is happening in Toronto's St. James Town "towerhood". Here, a diverse group of children become aware of a coming catastrophe through the use of supernatural abilities.

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