HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 45 – Graphic Novels

Episode 45 Graphic NovelsThad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a roundtable discussion with our guests around an engaging and interesting topic — Graphic Novels!

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Graphic Novels


Our guests this episode are Megan Johnson and Kelli Smith, two of the library’s graphic novel enthusiasts, who share their interest in reading a variety of graphic novels.

Books mentioned

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Graphic novels are shelved in three areas of the library – within the Adult Fiction in the East Wing , in the Young Adult section in David J’s Place, and in the Kids Library.

  • Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
  • Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman
  • Watchmen by Alan Moore
  • Lock and Key by Joe Hill
  • Troublemaker series by Janet Evanovich
  • Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Allison Bechdel
  • Playback by Raymond Chandler
  • Graphic Novels of The Odyssey, Edgar Allen Poe
  • David Copperfield Classics Illustrated
  • Wind in the Willows Classics Illustrated
  • Richard Stark’s Parker series: The Score, The Hunter, The Outfit
  • American Vampire series by Scott Snyder
  • Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan
  • Chew by John Layman
  • Unwritten by Mike Carey
  • The Homeland Directive by Robert Venditti and Mike Huddleston


Your turn to talk

Continue the conversation about Graphic Novels. What have you read? What do you recommend? Talk to us here on the blog, or on the library’s Goodreads group.

If you have questions, comments or suggestions for future topics please comment on our blog post or send us an email at

Lissa Staley

Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison, Community Novel Project leader, HUSH podcaster, and frequent library customer. She reads a new book every few days, but recently enjoyed Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley.