Gene Luen Yang
This is a coming of age novel featuring Jin, an American-born Chinese boy, who wants to fit in so badly that he loses himself in the process. Like the monkey king who wears shoes and doesn’t see himself as a monkey, he will learn what it is to accept himself. There are very funny scenes in this graphic novel, for instance when Chin-Kee, comes to visit his cousin Danny. Stories intertwine and come together in the end, in a very surprising manner.
Tony Chu, a detective who gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats, is recruited by the Special Crimes Division of the powerful FDA law enforcement agency, where he uses his unusual skill to solve their strangest cases.
Having a father who is the most powerful superhero on the planet makes life interesting for Mark Grayson, but the high schooler’s life really starts to heat up when he finds himself inheriting his father’s powers.
Brian K. Vaughan
When a plague of unknown origin kills every mammal with a Y chromosome, Yorick Brown discovers that he is the only male left and embarks on a transcontinental journey to discover why.
The story of Enid and Rebecca, teenage friends facing the unwelcome prospect of adulthood and the future of their complicated relationship. [NoveList]
In a near-future Britain ruled by a totalitarian regime, Evey is rescued from certain death by a masked vigilante calling himself « V, » a beguiling and charismatic figure who launches a one-man crusade against government tyranny and oppression. [NoveList]
The author-illustrator traces his father’s imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp through a series of disarming and unusual cartoons arranged to tell the story as a novel. [NoveList]
An attempt to summon and imprison Death, results, instead, in the capture of Morpheus, the Sandman, who must regain the tools of his powers. [NoveList]