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NYPL Comicbooks for adults

The Compleat Moonshadow
The Compleat Moonshadow By DeMatteis, J. M. (Book - 1998 ) All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:This fairytale for grownups comes from the imagination of J.M. DeMatteis, with stunning water-color, oil-paint, and Chinese-ink brush artwork by Jon J. Muth.

V for Vendetta
V for Vendetta By Moore, Alan, 1953- (Book - 2008 ) GRAPHIC GN FIC M All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 29

Annotation:In an Orwellian London of the not so distant future an eccentric anarchist battles a corrupt and oppressive government.

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol. I, 1898 By Moore, Alan, 1953- (Book - 2011 ) GRAPHIC GN FIC M All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation: A cloak and dagger ripping yarn set during the Victorian era with characters lifted from literature of the time.

From Hell
From Hell Being A Melodrama in Sixteen Parts By Moore, Alan, 1953- (Book - 2006 ) GRAPHIC GN FIC M and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:In the slum of WhiteChapel London in the late 1800’s a series of grissly murders shocked the world. While theories abound, the identity of the killer (or Killers) known as Jack the Ripper remains unknown. Alan Moore’s meditation on the Ripper murders is a swirling conspiracy involving black magick, Freemasonry, and the Royal family! Eddie Campbell provides his distinctive black and white ink art..

The Killing Joke
The Killing Joke By Moore, Alan, 1953- (Book - 2008 ) GRAPHIC GN FIC M and more… All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 24

Annotation:Alan Moore’s excellent Killing Joke is epic showdown between the Joker and the Batman as well as a psychological study of the two characters. Artwork by the great Brian Bolland.

Batman: the Dark Knight Returns
Batman: the Dark Knight Returns By Miller, Frank, 1957- (Paperback - 1996 ) GRAPHIC GN FIC M and more… All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 10

Annotation:In a Gotham that has morally decayed, an aged Batman comes out of retirement to once again battle evil.

300
300 By Miller, Frank, 1957- (Book - 1999 ) GRAPHIC GN FIC M and more… View electronic book »

Annotation:Frank Miller’s creative retelling of the battle of Thermopylae.

Frank Miller's Sin City
Frank Miller's Sin City Vol. 1. The Hard Goodbye By Miller, Frank, 1957- (Book - 2005 ) GRAPHIC GN FIC M and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:The first collection of Frank Miller’s wildly popular hard-boiled crime comicbook series.

Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher, and Other Tales of Terror
Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher, and Other Tales of Terror By Corben, Richard (Book - 2005 ) GRAPHIC GN FIC C Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:The horror tales of Edgar Allen Poe are brought to life with Richard Corben’s unique airbrush art.

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Also known as graphic novels, here is a list of some great comicbooks with superior writing and artwork.


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