Great Graphic Novels for Teens

About the Great Graphic Novels for Teens
The list presents graphic novels published in the past 16 months that are recommended reading for teens aged twelve to eighteen.

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Fiction

2013 Selection(s)

Avalon Chronicles: Once in a Blue Moon, V. 1.

DeFilippis, Nunzio, Emma Vieceli and Christina Weir. 2012, illus., Oni Press, $19.99

Aeslin is sucked into her favorite childhood storybook only to find that her family and this fantasy world are intertwined.


Batman: Noël

Bermejo, Lee. 2011, illus., DC Comics, $22.99

It's winter in Gotham City and Batman's playing Scrooge.


Broxo

Giallongo, Zack. 2012, illus., Roaring Brook/First Second, paper, $16.99

Princess Zora and Broxo uncover the secrets of his past.


Broxo

Giallongo, Zack. 2012, illus., Roaring Brook/First Second, paper, $16.99

Princess Zora and Broxo uncover the secrets of his past.


Cow Boy

Cosby, Nate and Chris Eliopoulos. 2012, illus., Archaia, $19.95

Young Boyd is determined to bring the dastardly Linney family to justice.


Goliath

Gauld, Tom. 2012, illus., Drawn and Quarterly, $19.95

David and Goliath told from the perspective of the un-assuming giant.


Hopeless Maine: Personal Demons V.1

Brown, Nimue and Tom Brown. 2012, illus., Archaia, $19.95

Salamandra finds herself in a supernatural orphanage.


King City TP

Graham, Brandon. 2012, illus., Image, paper, $19.99

Joe doesn't have much except a cat who can be changed into almost anything.


Sigil: Out of Time

Carey, Mike, Leonard Kirk and others. 2011, illus., Marvel, paper, $14.99

Samantha discovers her powers and journeys through time to seek vengeance for her mother’s death.


Smoke and Mirrors

Costa, Mike, Jon Armstrong and Ryan Browne. 2012, illus., IDW, paper, $19.99

Stage magician Terry Ward finds himself lost in an alternate world where magic is real.


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