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Between the Panels Graphic Novel Book Club 2018
Sequential art (graphic novels, comic books, manga, etc.) is a printed arrangement of art and speech balloons. Our Between the Panels Graphic Novel Book Club is a place where people can get together and talk about this unique form of literature. Not only will the discussion focus on the story but will address the art and format of the book as well.

Between the Panels Graphic Novel Book Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM.

 your name by Makoto Shinkai  your name: Volume 1 by Makota Shinkai     January 11, 2018
      Mitsuha, a high school girl living in a rural town deep in the mountains, has a dream that she is a boy living an unfamiliar life in Tokyo.  Taki, a high school boy living in Tokyo, dreams that he is a girl living in the mountains.  As they realize they are changing places, their encounter sets the cogs of fate into motion.
March Book One by John Lewis  March: Book One by John Lewis     February 8, 2018
      Book One spans John Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Dr. King, the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall.
Monstress by Marjorie Liu  Monstress by Marjorie Liu     March 8, 2018
      Monstress tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, a connection that will transform them both and make them the target of both human and otherworldly powers.
Monstress by Marjorie Liu  Scott Pilgrim Volume 1 by Bryan Lee O'Malley     April 12, 2018
      Scott Pilgrim's life is totally sweet.  He's 23 years old, he's in a rock band, he's "between jobs," and he's dating a cute high school girl.  Nothing could possible go wrong, unless a seriously mind-blowing, dangerously fashionable, rollerblading delivery girl named Ramona flowers starts cruising through his dreams.
Vision Volume 1 by Tom King
 Vision Volume 1 by Tom King     May 10, 2018
      The Vision wants to be human and what's more human than family?  So he heads back to the beginning, to the laboratory where Ultron created him and molded him into a weapon.  The place where he first rebelled against his given destiny and imagined that he could be more, that he could be a man.  There, he builds a wife, Virginia and two teenage twins, Viv and Vin.  They look like him and they have his powers.
Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan   Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan     June 14, 2018
      In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time.  Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this smash hit series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood.
The Wicked and the Dead by Kieron Gillen  The Wicked + Divine Volume 1 by Kieron Gillen     July 12, 2018
      Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans.  They are loved.  They are hated.  In two years, they are dead.  The team behind critically thermonuclear floor fillers Young Avengers and Phonogram reunite to start a new ongoing superhero fantasy with a beautiful oversized issue.  Welcome to The Wicked + Divine, where gods are the ultimate pop stars and pop stars are the ultimate gods.  But remember: just because you're immortal doesn't mean you're going to live forever.
Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan  Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan     August 9, 2018
      A pride of lions escapes from the Baghdad Zoo during an American bombing raid.  Lost and confused, hungry but finally free, the four lions roam the decimated streets of Baghdad in a desperate struggle for their lives.
Spell on Wheels by Kate Leth  Spell on Wheels by Kate Leth      September 13, 2018
      Three young witches head out on an east coast road trip to retrieve their stolen belongings and track down the mysterious thief before he can do any damage to or with their possessions.    
dark night.jpg  Dark Night: a True Batman Story by Paul Dini     October 11, 2018
      This is a Batman story like no other, the harrowing and eloquent autobiographical tale of writer Paul Dini's courageous struggle to overcome a desperate situation.  The Caped Crusader has been the all abiding icon of justice and authority for generations.  But in this surprising original graphic novel, we see Batman in a new light, as the savior who helps a discouraged man recover from a brutal attack that left him unable to face the world.
Sandman Endless Nights by Neil Gaiman  Sandman: Endless Nights by Neil Gaiman     November 8, 2018
      The Sandman: Endless Nights reveals the legend of the Endless, a family of magical and mythical beings who exist and interact in the real world.  Born at the beginning of time, Destiny, Death Dream, Desire, Despair, Delirium, and Destruction are seven brothers and sisters who each lord over their respective realms.
A Silent Voice by Yoshitoki Oima   A Silent Voice by Yoshitoki Oima     December 13, 2018
      Shoya and his friends are bullies.  When Shoko, a girl who can't hear, enters his elementary school class, she becomes their favorite target and Shoya and his friends goad each other into devising new tortures for her.  But the children's cruelty goes too far.  Shoko is forced to leave the school and Shoyo ends up shouldering all the blame.  Six years later, the two meet again.  Can Shoyo make up for his past mistakes or is it too late?

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