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The library has a large collection of graphic novels, which are stories presented in comic book style. The collection includes stand-alone novels, books in series, Japanese manga, and books that compile previously published comics

Reviews & Recommendations

Comics Worth Reading 
Find recommendations of graphic novels, series, single comics and mini-comics by Johanna Draper Carlson. Browse Draper's monthly catalogs to get short reviews of past releases back through December 1999.

Diamond Bookshelf 
Information about comics and reviews.

Graphic Novel Reporter 
Presents reviews and plenty of features, including interviews.

Grand Comic Book Database 
The goal of this database is to include all comic books ever published. Search by title, writer, penciller, letterer, inker and other criteria.

ICV2 
Reviews, previews, feature columns, and comics industry news.

IGN Comics 
Comics reviews, manga reviews, forums and industry news. Also features a section on characters that offers background information, blogs, and related character information.

No Flying, No Tights: A Website Reviewing Graphic Novels for Teens 
Get reviews of graphic novels organized by genre, including science fiction, humor, history, and nonfiction.

Awards

Eisner Awards

Reuben Award

Other Comics Sites

Gocomics.com 
Over 90 comics and editorial cartoons online. Visit the classic comics section to read the "oldies but goodies" and learn about their creators.

DC Comics 
Get info on new comic book titles, find out about Batman, Superman, and DC Universe characters, read advance pages from upcoming projects, and more.

Dark Horse Network 
Click on the Dark Horse Comics icon for interviews with DH writers and illustrators, features on comic books, press releases, previews of new titles, and an image gallery from 1986.

Marvel.Com 
Find out what comics are available now and what's coming up, get the latest on what's happening with different Marvel teams and at Marvel Comics.

Manga and Anime

Anime News Network 
An all-around source of information about anime and manga, including news, reviews, feature stories, forums, events calendar, and more.

The Anime Review 
Lots of anime reviews arranged by genre.

Comics Worth Reading Manga Reviews 
Reviews by Johanna Draper Carlson and Ed Sizemore.

The Manga Critic 
Reviews, columns, articles, and opinions.

Mania.com 
Lots of anime reviews listed by title, plus anime news and features.

T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews 
Lots of anime reviews from Arizona State University's Science Fiction and Fantasy Society.  Comprehensive reviews include genre, distributor, and audience appropriateness.