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Ally WatkinsComics and Graphic Novels1Comics Publishers

2This is a COMIC BOOK


4Trade Paperback, Volume 1: Collects 6 issuesHardcover, Volume 1: Collects 12 issues

Special Editions! And cataloging!5This is an ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL

6Graphic Nonfiction


Webcomics are comics that are published on the internet, often as strips. Sometimes they are compiled and published into collected editions. Ask your patrons if theyre reading webcomics! 8MANGA!

Attack On Titan! Fairy Tail! Soul Eater! Black Butler! Blue Exorcist! All in print!

Manga are Japanese comics. Manga is a style/category, not a genre (much like regular comics encompass many genres).

Manga have become very popular in international markets, including the United States, and usually read right to left, even when they are translated to English.

Manga are published in serialized form, just like trades or collected editions of regular comics. Each manga book is a chapter. MAKE SURE you keep up with the books. If you miss one in the series, youre missing a chapter in the story, and you will frustrate your patrons. If a chapter goes missing, try to replace it as soon as possible because manga series often go out of print soon after the publication of the last volume.

It may be difficult to find manga (especially replacements) from your vendor. You might try amazon or another used books site, especially if the volume youre looking for is out of print.

YOU MUST be careful when youre cataloging manga. All of the manga books in one series will have the same title, the only difference will be the number. For example, Black Butler 4 is pictured above. The next book in the series will be Black Butler 5. Black Butler 6, etc. Make sure your title field reflects the volume number, or your patrons might request one volume and get totally different. As always, please contact our cataloger, Megan Rodriguez Sills, for advice on how to catalog any type of comics.

_Wikipedia _

9Industry AwardsThe IgnatzThe EisnerThe Harvey

10Classification In Your LibraryDifferent comics for different ages

Their own sections!

11Comics for Kids!12PrinceLess by Jeremy Whitley, ill. by M. Goodwin

13Babymouse and Squish by Jenni Holm and Matthew Holm

14Lunch Lady by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

15Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi

16Nathan Hales Hazardous Tales

17Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

18El Deafo by Cece Bell

19Comics for Young Adults!20Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson, ill. by Adrian Alphona

21Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Brook Allen, Shannon Waters

22Baba Yagas Assistant by Marika McCoola, ill. by Emily Carroll

23Gotham Academy by Becky Cloonan and Grenden Fletcher, ill. by Karl Kerschl

24Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

25The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang, ill. by Sonny Liew

26Comics for Adults!Hawkeye by Matt Fraction, ill. by David Aja, Javier Pulido, and Annie Wu

28Fables by Bill Willingham, ill. by Mark Buckingham, Lan Medina, Steve Leialoha, Craig Hamilton

29Saga by Brian K. Vaughn, ill. by Fiona Staples

30Heart in a Box by Kelly Thompson, ill. by Meredith McClaren

31Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks

32Stiches by David Small

33Contact Us!Ally [email protected]

Megan Rodriguez Sills (our amazing cataloger!)[email protected] 34