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Hamilton Grange Library Hosts Graphic Novelist Joel Christian Gill

On September 16, Hamilton Grange had the exceptional honor of hosting an author visit with graphic novelist Joel Christian Gill at the New Heights Academy Charter School.Read More ›

NYPL Favorites for Comic Con

Nerds of all stripes are gearing up for New York Comic Con, which begins Oct. 6 and runs through the weekend. Many of us at NYPL are especially excited, because the first day of the conference focuses on comic books, graphic novels, and manga. Read More ›

New York Comic Con at the New York Public Library

The New York Public Library in partnership with First Second and New York Comic Con (NYCC) present two #NYCC2016 events October 7 and 8—a comics panel for adults and one all-ages..Read More ›

6 Graphic Novels to Read if You Loved Batgirl Volume 1, Batgirl of Burnside

Batgirl of Burnside by Brenden Fletcher is a fun cybertech reincarnation of Batgirl. If you enjoy action, strong female heroes, and bold illustration, these graphic novels are for you.Read More ›

9 Self-Help Books We'd Recommend to The Suicide Squad

Family estrangement, toxic relationships, moral crises, and high-stakes life-or-death firefights really wear them down. If any of the Squad’s problems sound familiar, maybe you could get a good reading recommendation, too.Read More ›

Quiet Panels: NYC Subway Edition

How many times have you stared dreamily at an Art Card on the subway ride to work? Did you know you can find many of the featured artists at the library?Read More ›

Lilian's Favorite Graphic Novels #MsMarvel #WicDiv #Batgirl #BlackCanary #Starfire

I recently began reading graphic novels and my current favorites are Ms. Marvel, The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust Act, Batgirl Volume 1, Batgirl of Burnside, Black Canary and Starfire.Read More ›

Staying Safe and Having Fun With Pokémon GO

I sprayed myself with sunblock, dressed comfortably for walking, and packed water, an iPod for listening to podcasts, and an extra battery for my iPhone. Then I headed to Inwood Hill Park to see if I could catch ‘em all. Or, at least, I’d see if I could catch more than usual …Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New YA Comics & Graphic Novels

Check out our Best Books for Teens committee's favorite new comics and graphic novels. Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New Graphic Novels for Kids

Our staff's favorite new comics and graphic novels.Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New YA Comics & Graphic Novels

Our Best Books for Teens committee has been busy reading and reviewing 2016 titles. Here are a few of their favorite new comics and graphic novels.Read More ›

Quiet Panels: 5 (Mostly) Graphic Novel Picks

Graphic novels that have a certain quietness to them. These aren't wordless selections—the images, text and tone help to pump the brakes on a frantic world. Read More ›

Women Made Women Superheroes

Superheroes are all over the media these days. There is the Marvel series on Netflix. Captain America: Civil War, Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and X-Men Apocalypse are all competing for ticket sales in movie theaters across America. On TV, viewers can followThe Flash (CW), The Arrow (CW), and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (ABC).Read More ›

DC Comics Animated Films

While this is just the beginning of their live-action film plans, DC Comics has some of the most well-known superheroes and has long found success in animated features.Read More ›

Sailor Moon at the Library

Where to find Sailor Moon manga and DVDs at the library.Read More ›

YA Authors take on #DCcomics #NationalSuperheroDay

As a huge fan of Wonder Woman and Catwoman, I'm excited to share that YA authors Sarah J. Maas, Leigh Bardugo, Marie Lu, and Matt de la Peña take on #DCcomics #NationalSuperheroDay. Read More ›

Batman vs Superman: Recommended Reading List

Batman vs Superman marks the first time the two heroes have appeared in a live action film together. The story in the film does not come from any particular comic but there were some that provided inspiration, so read them and brush up on your hero knowledge!Read More ›

Second Annual Women in Comics Con at the Bronx Library Center

Comic book fans rejoice! The second annual Women in Comics Con is coming to BLC on March 12, 2016.Read More ›

¡Tus Superhéroes Favoritos en Tu Biblioteca Ahora!

​¿Te gustan las historietas gráficas? Pues la Biblioteca provee una variedad de historietas gráficas y acaba de recibir más de los superhéroes de la colección de novelas gráficas de Marvel. Ven y toma prestado tu superhéroe favorito ¡gratis!Read More ›

Teen Heroes for the 21st Century

The teenage comic book heroes of the '60s have grown up; Peter Parker isn’t an angst-ridden teen anymore—in the current series, he’s the CEO of a multi-national corporation. Now, to appeal to 21st century teens, Marvel and DC comics have created a new generation of teenage superheroes.Read More ›
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