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Graphic Novel Discussion: DC Comics New 52 Series

     Calling all comic book fans! Calling all people who are interested in reading comics but don't know where to start! We will take a critical look at DC Comics’ recent reboot of their entire line up of superhero stories (Batman, Superman, Green Lantern, and many more). Be ready to discuss your favorite DC characters and series.

Here is a list of suggested titles. There's absolutely no need to read all, but do try to read some of them. Also feel free to read any books branded New 52. Many graphic novel versions of these series are available through the library.

Animal Man

Volume 1 The Hunt

by Jeff Lemire


Volume 1 The Trench

byGeoff Johns


Volume 1 The Darkest Reflection

by Gail Simone


Volume 1 The Court of Owls

by Scott Snyder


Batman Detective Comics

Volume 1 Faces of Death

by Tony S Daniel


Volume 1 Hydrology

by J.H. Williams III

Frankenstein: Agent of Shade

Volume 1 War of the Monsters

by Jeff Lemire

Justice League

Volume 1 Origin

by Geoff Johns

Justice League Dark

Volume 1 In the Dark

by Peter Milligan


Superman- Action Comics

Volume 1 Superman and the Men of Steel

by Grant Morrison


Swamp Thing
Volume 1 Raise Them Bones

by Scott Snyder

Wonder Woman

Volume 1 Blood

by Brian Azzarello


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  • David K.

    Sorry ...have to go to Shelby county tomorrow ....can't make it

    September 13, 2013

  • Marci Blaine R.

    I'll work on Dave to make sure he comes next week. :D

    September 8, 2013

  • Meagan V.

    We have a few copies of Justice League available in the library system, so you could try to reserve a copy of it on your library card. I can't guarantee that you will get it in enough time, but it is absolutely worth a shot. Also, next time you are in the library be sure to check out the othe New 52 books that I should have on display soon. They may not necessarily be the ones that I've recommended on this, but reading those will still allow us to discuss the series as a whole.

    August 12, 2013

  • David K.

    I want to try Justice League Volume 1 Origin by Geoff Johns
    Do I need to buy it?

    August 11, 2013

  • Meagan V.

    I thought that we might try something new. I've only recently started to read superhero comics, and I've found that the New 52 series is a great place to begin.

    August 10, 2013

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