Manga Essentials

Enjoy this selection of essential manga by Westmont Public Library Librarian, Gil!

Posted by on September 23, 2021

Essential Graphic Novels

Enjoy this selection of some of the best graphic novels available with your Westmont Library card!

Posted by on September 16, 2021

Invincible Vol 1: Family Matters

Invincible follows teenage hero Mark Grayson as he develops his powers at the age of seventeen. Son of the Viltrumite (but human-passing) superhero Omni-man and unpowered human woman, Deborah, Mark Read more...

Posted by on July 8, 2021

Primer

Ashley Rayburn feels different. What are you supposed to do with a boatload of creativity and nowhere to put it? With her birth father in prison and her frequent moves Read more...

Posted by on March 25, 2021

Gotham High

What if Bruce Wayne made his way back to Gotham a little sooner than everyone thought? What if he and the Joker were actually school mates? Maybe even friends?  Long Read more...

Posted by on September 3, 2020

Titans: The Complete First Season

The first season of Titans is a superhero story is the spiritual successor to that violent, gritty blend of comic book film-making which began with Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Read more...

Posted by on November 26, 2019

Spider-man: Homecoming

In this superhero action/adventure movie, we join Peter Parker (Spider-man) after his big debut with the Avengers. The famous Tony Stark (Iron Man) has made Peter his protegee, equipping him Read more...

Posted by on January 31, 2019

Black Hammer Vol. 2: The Event

Marooned in a small country farm town, Abraham Slam and his family of strange heroes cannot leave. Their adventures in Spiral City woking as unlikely heroes seem like another life Read more...

Posted by on August 28, 2018

Wonder Woman (Rebirth, Vol. 2): Year One

After returning Steve Trevor to Man’s World, Diana finds herself detained in a military base. She’s alone, scared, and she can’t make anyone understand her. But then, she’s visited by Read more...

Posted by on February 21, 2018

Batman/The Flash: The Button Deluxe Edition

The story begins with Batman finding a bloodstained smiley-face button in the Bat Cave. What does it mean and where did it come from? The Dark Knight can’t even begin Read more...

Posted by on November 11, 2017

Mother Panic, Vol. 1: A Work in Progress

Batman isn’t the only hero in Gotham, anymore. Violet Page is on the scene now and she’s not happy. A celebrity of every gossip magazine in Gotham, there’s something boiling Read more...

Posted by on November 9, 2017

Batgirl and The Birds of Prey (Rebirth, Vol. 1): Who is Oracle?

The name “Oracle” has been haunting Babs – no, literally. The criminals she takes down seem to be getting their information from Oracle, and what’s worse, it looks like they’re Read more...

Posted by on November 9, 2017

Supergirl (Rebirth, Vol. 1): Reign of the Cyborg Supermen

Supergirl’s certainly got her work cut out for her. She needs to get Cameron Chase, the formidable director of the D.E.O., to trust her, her foster parents to hone their Read more...

Posted by on August 23, 2017

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Vol. 1)

Wilhelmina Murray has been tasked with an intriguing adventure. She is to find and recruit gentlemen of certain talents for espionage work for the British Empire, as per her superior, Read more...

Posted by on July 5, 2017

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

Falling prey once again to the DC comics bug after seeing Wonder Woman, I picked up Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. Opening with a Bruce Wayne seemingly at the end Read more...

Posted by on June 26, 2017

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