Supermarket
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16-year old Pella Suzuki’s world is turned upside-down when she discovers her parents dead in their high-rise apartment. Black-market economies rule the City, overseen by factions of the Yakuza and Swede crime families. Now on her own, Pella finds herself in the middle of their fight, heir to an empire she couldn’t possibly inherit -- but hitmen on either side aren’t about to leave that to chance.
Fables, Vol. 1: Legends In Exile
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What happens when folk and fairy tale characters are driven from their homelands? Where would they turn? Apparently, New York City is the best place to find refuge. Familiar fairy tale characters (Snow White, Prince Charming, Beauty, and the Beast) all make their way into this volume, along with some lesser known characters like Baba Yaga.
Feynman
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A compelling portrait of a complicated man, this graphic novel biography of physicist Richard Feynman is an extremely quick read. Even if you are not particularly interested in quantum electrodynamics, Feynman’s exploration of the intersections between science and art, his philosophy on teaching, and his many quirks make this an excellent story.