Recent additions to MERIT's graphic novel collection
Dracula: the Graphic Novel, based on the original by Bram Stoker.
Series: Classical comics
Classical Comics Ltd., 2012
Summary: In a graphic novel retelling of the Bram Stoker classic, young Jonathan Harker first meets and then must destroy Count Dracula in order to save those closest to him.
PreK-12 PZ 3 .C6362 Dra 2012
The Planet of the Night Globes, based on the animated series and an original story by Christel Gonnard.
Series: Dorison, Guillaume. Little Prince; book 6
Graphic Universe, 2013
Summary: When the Little Prince arrives on planet Voltaine, the nights are as bright as day, with ring's of streetlamps flooding the city to protect the inhabitants from the Globes, strange creatures that only come out after dark and can turn people to stone. But is the real problem the streetlamp seller?
PreK-12 PZ 3 .D7279 Pla 2013
Fairy Tale Comics: Classic Tales told by Extraordinary Cartoonists, edited by Chris Duffy.
First Second, 2013
Summary: From favorites like Puss in Boots and Goldilocks to obscure gems like The Boy Who Drew Cats, this volume has something to offer every reader.
PreK-12 PZ 8 .F35 2013
The Tell-Tale Heart, by Edgar Allan Poe; retold by Benjamin Harper, illustrated by Dennis Calero.
Series: Edgar Allan Poe graphic novels
Summary: Retold in graphic novel form, the narrator tells the policer about the murder he committed, and the terrifying aftermath.
PreK-12 PZ 3 .H22575 Tel 2013
Chews Your Destiny, by Rhode Montijo.
Series: Montijo, Rhode. Gumazing gum girl!
Hyperion Books, 2013
Summary: When Mom issues a no-gum rule, Gabby Gomez sneaks a piece of special bubble gum that turns her into a superhero.
PreK-12 PZ 3 .M768 Ch 2013
Tommysaurus Rex, by Doug TenNapel.
Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic, 2013
Summary: The adventures of Ely and a forty-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex who he found trapped in a cave behind his grandfather's house.
PreK-12 PZ 3 .T2644 Tom 2013
Rudyard Kipling's Just So Comics: Tales of the World's Wildest Beasts, by founder/guide Rudyard Kipling; writers, Sean Tulien and others; illustrator, Pedro Rodriguez.
Summary: Graphic adaptations of four of Rudyard Kipling's Just so stories for children about how the leopard acquired his spots, and other fables.
PreK-12 PZ 3 .R848 2013
Scrooge, by Charles Dickens; adapted by Rodolphe; Estelle Meyrand, art.
Series: Classics illustrated deluxe, #9
Summary: Two Dickens Christmas classics in a gorgeous graphic novel retelling: "A Christmas Carol", and "Mugby Junction," which also features elements of the supernatural and a protagonist to whom his future is revealed.
PreK-12 PZ 3 .R6182 Scr 2012