More readers than ever are reaching for comic books and graphic novels!
BPL's resident graphic novel expert and local cartoonist, Chris Howard takes you on a whirlwind trip through the fascinating world of comics. Hear about the history of comic books (they've been around a long time) and their unique 'language.' Find out what's fresh on the comic book-Manga-graphic novel scene—and the rising stars who are skyrocketing comic books to exciting new literary heights!
And while you're at any library branch today, be sure to pick up a FREE comic book while supplies last (one per person).
About the Presenter
Reader, creator and advocate, Chris Howard has been a comics enthusiast for 40 years. When he’s not trying to read through the library’s every new arrival, he works on his own co-created online comic.
Check out Chris's booklist How to Read a Comic