New Graphic Novels in Youth Services

Sidekicks [ click here to place a hold on this book ] *****Staff Pick*****
Captain Amazing, hero of Metro City, is so busy catching criminals that he rarely has time for his pets at home. He doesn’t even notice when they develop super powers of their own. So when he announces he needs a sidekick, his dog, hamster, and chameleon each decide to audition. Then archvillain Dr. Havoc returns to town, and suddenly the Captain’s in serious trouble. Can the warring pets put their squabbles aside and work together to save their master?

Mameshiba: On the Loose! [ place hold ]
Meet Mameshiba, the cute little bean dogs with bite! Starring in their first ever adventures, they rescue friends, explore outer space, and offer interesting bits of trivia when you least expect it!

Atlas [ place hold ]
After commanding the Titans in their war against the Olympians, Atlas was forced to hold up the heavens on his shoulders. His life was a tragic story of a long God fighting boredom on Mount Olympus. While monitoring from above, Atlas tracked the emergence of super-powered beings donning capes and tights. Growing restless and craving adventure, Atlas decides to take the world in his hands and become one of the Earth’s newest heroes!

The Never-Weres [ place hold ]
Late in the next century, the human race faces extinction. An incurable virus has left the world with no new births since the last generation. Doom is all but certain, yet three of the world’s last surviving teens are determined to carry on. When the friends stumble upon the decades-old mystery of a missing girl, it leads them deep into a shocking secret. It will take all their skills to uncover the truth the just might save the world.

Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity [ place hold ]
Hakata Soy, former space hero, is doing his best to keep his head down at Astronaut Academy. Things aren’t going so great, though. The most popular girl in school has it in for him. His best friend won’t return his calls. And his new roommate is a complete jock. Hakata just wants to make a fresh start. But how will he find time to study Anti-Gravity Gymnastics and Tactical Randomness when he’s got a robot doppelganger on its way to kill him?

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