Tag Archives: graphic novels

Adult Graphic Novel Club

Are you a fan of comic books and graphic novels? Would you like to discuss this medium with other comic fans? Then join Budimir’s Adult Graphic Novel Club! Like a traditional book club, our members gather each month to discuss a chosen graphic novel, engaging in a lively discussion about the book. In previous sessions we have discussed such titles as Neil Gaiman’s Sandman and Seth’s It’s a Good Life,...
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Windsor Public Library To Host Scott Chantler

Scott Chantler, the acclaimed creator of the graphic novel TWO GENERALS, will be at Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) on Thursday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m., to talk and interact with teens and others about the graphic novel. Currently the Writer-in-Residence at the University of Windsor, he is the first cartoonist to receive this appointment from a Canadian university. His novel TWO GENERALS was nominated for two Eisner Awards, named...
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Comics & eBooks now available on Hoopla

We’re happy to let you know that Comics and eBooks are now available on Hoopla! From Ghostbusters and Garfield, to Sons of Anarchy and Dr. Who, we’ve got illustrated entertainment for comic lovers of all ages. If you’re not familiar with Hoopla, here’s a quick summary: *Audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music (full albums), eBooks, and comics for all ages. *You can borrow 20 items/month. *What you see is what you get; every...
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Free Comic Book Day Recap

Free Comic Book Day is held annually the first Saturday in May and is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. Yep, FREE. Kind of like the library but in this case you get to keep them forever!  Windsorites lined up for much of the day to get...
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Banned Books Week

Time to celebrate the freedom to read! Banned Books Week is celebrated from September 21 – 27. According to the American Library Association, Banned Books Week “highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community – librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types – in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even...
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Graphic Novels (For Those Who Can’t Stand Superhero Stories)

For a lot of people the terms “comic book” and “graphic novel” bring to mind images of over-muscled men in tights fighting super-powered criminals. There is no denying that tight-and-cape tales have been a staple in the comic industry for almost seventy years, but this medium should not be overlooked for its ability to tell complex and innovative adult oriented stories outside of the superhero genre. Windsor Public Library’s extensive graphic...
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