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TEENS: Spotlight on Graphic Novels and Manga

Are you a comic lover? Check out these 19 webcomics that you can read right now!

 A personal favorite from this list is Heartstopper by Alice Osman. This graphic novel is available in physical form, but for up to date chapters visit A new chapter is published every ten days!

Once the library reopens, check out these other titles. Some are available now on Hoopla or Overdrive. Click here to find information on accessing these titles as ebooks, or email for more book recommendations.




Snow White with the Red Hair by Sorata Akiduki

Shirayuki is famous for her naturally bright-red hair, and the prince of Tanbarun wants her all to himself! But when she escapes into the woods of the neighboring kingdom, a young man named Zen and his two friends come to her aid. But who is Zen really...?






Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc. Their mission: prove to the kingdom that Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin and his buddies at the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics aren't the heroes everyone thinks they are. But as small acts of mischief escalate into a vicious battle, Lord Blackheart realizes that Nimona's powers are as murky and mysterious as her past. And her unpredictable wild side might be more dangerous than he is willing to admit.

Available on Hoopla


Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell

Working at a pumpkin patch every autumn, Deja and Josiah plan the ultimate Halloween night to celebrate their last year working together.







The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia, the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!

Available on Libby/Overdrive






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