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Petals by Gustavo Borges

During a long winter two foxes, a father and son, try to survive the merciless cold. While gathering wood for his sick father the young fox meets a mysterious bird in a suit and top hat in the forest who helps the young fox and joins the family to ride out the winter. Petals is a touching wordless tale about friendship and selflessness.

Juvenile Hardcover Graphic Novel pr2508648

 

 

I Feel Machine by Krent Able, Box Brown, Julian Hanshaw, Erik Svetoft, Shaun Tan & Tillie Walden

Six acclaimed graphic novelists delve into humanity’s relationship with the technology that is evermore becoming present in our everyday lives in this anthology of six graphic tales.

Adult Paperback Graphic Novel pr2585249

 




My Brothers Husband, Vol. 2 by Gengoroh Tagame

Fresh off winning the 2018 Eisner for Best U.S. Edition of International Material-Asia for the first volume, volume 2 concludes Gengoroh Tagame’s touching tale examining the preconceptions and prejudices of gay culture in Japan.  Mike is an affable Canadian coming to Japan to explore the past of his departed husband, Ryoji. Yaichi is Ryoji’s estranged brother raising his daughter Kana on his own who reluctantly welcomes Mike and dutifully takes him in ultimately forcing Yaichi to examine his own role in his brother’s estrangment.

Adult Hardcover Graphic Novel pr2094899

 

Idle Days by Thomas Desaulniers-Brousseau & Simon Leclerc

Drafted into the Canadian military to fight in WWII and still depressed by his father’s violent death Jerome goes AWOL and seeks refuge with his grandfather in a cabin in the remote part of the countryside.  The cabin has tales of its own however, being the scene of violence and a fire that caused it to be rebuilt, and a strange dread fills the woods.  Rumors of murders and ghosts abound as Jerome seeks to uncover the mystery of the cabin while struggling to come to terms with his father’s death.  Idle Days is a beautifully illustrated and haunting graphic novel.

Adult Paperback Graphic Novel pr2036539

 

Kitten Construction Company by John Patrick Green

All Marmalade wants to do is design and build things, unfortunately she is also a distractingly cute kitten; so cute in fact that nobody takes her seriously, especially the official in charge of building the new mayor’s house.  Along with some fellow construction-oriented, but all too cute, cats she sets out to prove that House Kittens Construction can get the job done. 

Juvenile Hardcover Graphic Novel pr2100930





Estranged by Ethan M. Aldridge

The premise of a child stolen by the fey and replaced with a changeling has been done often enough but finds fresh life in this beautiful graphic novel.  Edmund and the Childe were swapped at birth. Edmund, the changeling, sent above to live the human life he’s only ever known. The Childe taken below to be a curiosity and symbol.  Things are destined to stay the same until an evil sorceress seizes the throne and The Childe must seek out Edmund on a quest to save the world.

Juvenile Graphic Novel 
Hardcover pr2054648
Paperback pr2054650

Pizzasaurus Rex by Justin Wagner and WArren Wucnich

Jeremy Duderman is the greatest scientist of his generation but really all he wants to be is totally rad.  In his quest for rad-ness Jeremy builds the Reality Alternative Dimensionator (R.A.D. for short) but instead of making him cool the machine ends up summoning Rex Raditude, the Pizzasaurus, to our dimension. Plus, like, an anti-rad army of zombies led by Emperor Buzzkill come along for the ride to ruin the fun.  Things are bleak and it’s up to Jeremy to help Rex save rad-ness from Buzzkill army.

Juvenile Paperback Graphic Novel pr2039001

 


Making Friends by Kristen Gudsnuk

Transferring to middle school is hard enough but Danielle is in a pinch when her friends all end up in different classes leaving her to navigate a new social order and maybe find some new friends.  It does not start well so when Danielle inherits a magical sketchbook that can bring images to life she draws a new best friend in Madison.  It’s easy enough to create a magical best friend but relationships are tricky and Danielle needs to learn to keep that friendship. Oh, and there’s the head of her favourite cartoon villain that she also drew in the sketchbook come to life making things difficult.
Juvenile Graphic Novel
Hardcover pr2043750
Paperback pr2043751



Marvel 2-in-1, Vol. 1: Fate of the Four by Chip Zdarsky and Jim Cheung

The Fantastic Four have been out of the Marvel universe for a few years now and while Marvel is putting the full band back together soon, Chip Zdarsky gets to start the fun in Marvel 2-in-one.  The Thing and the Human Torch are adrift without the rest of the family but when Doctor Doom gifts the Thing with a message from Mr. Fantastic the two set out to find the rest of Marvel’s first family. 

 

Adult Paperback Graphic Novel pr2046746

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