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Cameron Myers
December 4, 2017

 

The Brooklyn Public Library has a great collection of new comics and manga for kids. But before we get into that, let’s see how much you already know. . .

               The Brooklyn Public Library’s Ultimate Comic Trivia Quiz!

Point Breakdown:

0-1 points: Total newb

2-3 points: Budding nerdist

3-4 points: Respectable comic connoisseur

5 points: Ultimate comic maven

       

Looking for new comics? Here are some our favorites. . .

 

Nightlights by Lorena Alvarez

Every night, tiny stars appear out of the darkness in little Sandy's bedroom. She catches them and creates wonderful creatures to play with until she falls asleep, and in the morning brings them back to life in the whimsical drawings. When a mysterious new girl appears at school, Sandy's drawings are noticed for the first time, but Morfie's fascination with Sandy's talent soon turns into something far more sinister.
 

One Punch Man, Vol 12 by ONE

At the martial arts tournament, Suiryu of the Dark Body Art shows promise with his outstanding strength. But outside the stadium, a large number of monsters are pushing the heroes, even Genos, to their limits! Inside, unaware, Saitama approaches his match against Bakuzan!
 

 

Mighty JackMighty Jack and the Goblin King by Ben Hatke

"Like a bolt from the blue, Jack's little sister Maddy is gone--carried into another realm by an ogre. When Jack and Lilly follow Maddy's captor through the portal, they are ready for anything . . . except what they find waiting for them in the floating crossroads between worlds. Even the power of their magic plants may not be enough to get them back to earth alive. Alone and injured, Jack and Lilly must each face their own monsters--as well as giants who grind the bones of human children to feed their "beast" and a fearsome goblin king in the sewers down below. But when Jack finds himself in a tough spot, help comes from the most unlikely person: the goblin king!"
 

Boruto, Vol 2 by Ukyo Kodachi

Boruto gets through round two of the Chunin Exam and receives praise from his father. But what Naruto doesn't know is that his son is cheating by using prohibited ninja tools. What will happen to Boruto when the truth is revealed? Meanwhile, darker forces are advancing behind the scenes.

 

All’s Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson

Homeschooled by Renaissance Fair enthusiasts, eleven-year-old Imogene has a hard time fitting in when her wish to enroll in public school is granted.
 

 

 

My Hero Academia, Vol 9 by Kohei Horikoshi

"What would the world be like if 80 percent of the population manifested superpowers called "Quirks"? Heroes and villains would be battling it out everywhere! Being a hero would mean learning to use your power, but where would you go to study? The Hero Academy of course! But what would you do if you were one of the 20 percent who were born Quirkless? It's off to summer camp for Midoriya and the U.A. students! But this is no ordinary vacation--it's high-impact training where the students are expected to develop their Quirks even further! The teachers have set up some tough challenges, but none will be as difficult and as life changing as the threat a new group of enemies poses. What's even worse is who the villains' target is and why.
 

Where’s Halmoni by Julie Kim

Searching for their missing grandmother, two Korean children follow tracks into a fantastic world filled with beings from folklore who speak in Korean. Includes translations and information about the folkloric characters.

 

 

And don’t forget to check out our fantastic comic book and manga clubs at the library!


 


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