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Graphic Novel of the Week

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - Volume One: Commencement

Thousands of years before Luke Skywalker would destroy the Death Star in that fateful battle above Yavin 4, one lone Padawan would become a fugitive hunted by his own Masters, charged with murdering every one of his fellow Jedi-in-training!
From criminals hiding out in the treacherous under-city of the planet Taris, to a burly, mysterious droid recovered from the desolate landscape of a cratered moon, Padawan Zayne Carrick will find unexpected allies in his desperate race to clear his name before the unmerciful authorities enact swift retribution upon him!
 
 

Shortlist 2012

"I am very pleased to be part of an award that encourages reading and especially encourages reading of graphic novels. I’d like to thank Paul Register and all of the organisers, and urge them to take this award and conquer the globe. I’d love to see this award and this program spread to every school in the world".

Tom Taylor (writer of Star Wars: Blood Ties)

 

(Click on the book covers for more information) 

     star wars blood ties    chimichanga    green lantern    
    1st Place   2nd Place   3rd Place    
    STAR WARS: BLOOD TIES   CHIMICHANGA   GREEN LANTERN: SECRET ORIGIN    
    by Tom Taylor and Chris Scalf (Dark Horse)   by Eric Powell (Dark Horse)   by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis (DC)    
                 
       

Winner of the JABBICA (Judge A Book By Its Cover Award - Voted for by Librarians)

       
 marineman    FF    sita    gate 7   wuthering heights
MARINEMAN: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEPTH   FF (Volume 1)   SITA: DAUGHTER OF THE EARTH   GATE 7  

WUTHERING HEIGHTS (Quick Text version)

by Ian Churchill (Image)   by Jonathan Hickman, Steve Epting and Barry Kitson (Marvel)   by Saraswati Nagpal and Manikandan (Campfire)   by CLAMP (Dark Horse)   by Emily Bronte, Sean M. Wilson and John M. Burns (Classical Comics)


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