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June 3, 2009

The Hot Titles of Fall 2009


Diamond's John Shableski hosted a panel on the Hot Fall Graphic Novels this Saturday at BEA. He was joined onstage by librarians Eva Volin, Christian Zabriskie, Jesse Karp, and Barbara Moon, and together the panel put together a very comprehensive list of the biggest books coming this fall. Thanks to them all for putting together such a nice spectrum of titles, and for conveniently grouping them according to age group. Here's the complete list of graphic novels they picked.

Little Mouse Gets Ready by Jeff Smith (3–6)

Sticky Burr: The Prickly Peril by John Lechner (6–10)

Binky the Space Cat by Ashley Spires (7–10)

Toon Treasury of Classic Children's Comics, edited by Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly (6+)

The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook by Eleanor Davis (8–12)

Fairy Idol Kanon by Mera Hakamada (7+)

Cat Burglar Black by Richard Sala (11+)

Crogan's March by Chris Schweizer (12+)

Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood by Tony Lee and Sam Hart (12+)

Smile by Raina Telgemeier (10+)

The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan (10+)

Tegumi Bachi: Letter Bee by Hiroyuki Asada (9+)

Black Jack, Vol. 7 by Osamu Tezuka (13+)

Charles Darwin's on the Origin of Species: A Graphic Adaptation by Michael Keller (14+)

Moyasimon by Masayuki Ishikawa (16+)

Star Trek: Mission's End by Ty Templeton and Stephen Molnar (14+)

The Umbrella Academy by Gerard Way and Simon Ba (16+)

The Vietnam War: A Graphic History by Dwight Zimmerman (16+)

Kimi Ni Todoke: From Me to You by Karuho Shiina (14+)

Ball Peen Hammer by Adam Rapp and George O'Connor (17+)

Ooku: The Inner Chamber by Yoshinaga (Adult)

Bob Dylan Revisited by various (Adult)

Alec "The Years Have Pants" by Eddie Campbell (Adult)

G.I. Joe: Origins by Larry Hama (Adult)

Strange Suspense: The Steve Ditko Archives, Vol. 1, edited by Blake Bell (Adult)

Stitches by David Small (Adult)

West Coast Blues by Jacques Tardi and Jean-Patrick Manchette (Adult)