Cartoons

Cartoons

Cosplay, Comics & Geek Culture in the World of Librarians

Submitted by birdie on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:51

For all you comics geeks.

Graphic novel and comic book fans are book lovers, so it is no surprise that libraries and librarians are portrayed fairly frequently in all sorts of graphic works. Here are some comics that feature libraries and librarians and are perfect for some light reading or for a fun library display.

Comic book collection inherited by family expected to net $2M at auction

Submitted by Blake on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 09:44
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comic book collection inherited by family expected to net $2M at auction
When Michael Rorrer found 345 comic books neatly stacked in a basement closet as he cleaned out his great aunt’s Virginia home after her death, he thought they were cool but didn’t think much about their value.

Happy Birthday Unshelved!

Submitted by Blake on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 15:08
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Ten Years Old
Ten years ago we put the first Unshelved strip on the web.

Our expectations were low, to say the least. The only reason we even bothered posting strips was to keep ourselves honest in the eyes of a few dozen friends and family. The plan was to churn out strips for a few months, then start over again using the lessons we'd learned, and finally apply to syndicates. (Remember newspapers?)