This time of year is great, Gift Guides and Best Of lists filling your social media feeds. We here at Fox Force Five News don’t want to disappoint, so without further ado, here is the YA COMIC/GRAPHIC NOVELS portion 2018 Holiday Gift Guide.
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These suggestions are for younger readers, so if you are still searching for a few ideas, please look at our 5 picks below.
DELILAH DIRK AND THE PILLARS OF HERCULES
First Second – Tony Cliff
Having survived a close shave in England, where she was falsely accused of spying for the French, Delilah has set out with her companion Selim for more agreeable adventures in central Asia. But when she stumbles on an artifact that may be a clue about the location of the legendary third pillar of Hercules, Delilah and Selim are drawn back to Europe on an Indiana-Jones-style archeological caper that pits her against a ruthless enemy who is murderously intent on preventing Delilah from speaking out against him.
From vast forgotten underground cities to an elaborate and shocking double-cross, Tony Cliff’s Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules brings all the drama and excitement that fans of the series crave.
THE NAMELESS CITY: THE DIVIDED EARTH
First Second – Faith Erin Hicks, Jordie Bellaire
The Nameless City―held by the rogue Dao prince Erzi―is under siege by a coalition of Dao and Yisun forces who are determined to end the war for the Nameless City once and for all. And the people of the city―the “Named”―are caught in between.
Meanwhile,Rat and Kai must infiltrate Erzi’s palace and steal back the ancient and deadly formula for napatha, the ancient weapon of mass destruction Erzi has unearthed―before he can use it to destroy everything Rat and Kai hold dear!
In her third and final installment in the Nameless City trilogy, Faith Erin Hicks delivers a heart-thumping conclusion. With deft world-building, frantic battle scenes, and a gentle and moving friendship at its heart, the Nameless City has earned its place as one of the great fantasy series of our time.
Ducktales: Treasure Trove
IDW Publishing – Joe Caramagna, Paolo Campinoti, Andrea Greppi, Roberta Zanotta, Dario Calabria, Gianfranco Florio, Giuseppe Fontana, Luca Usai
DuckTales (woo-oo!)returns! The fan-favorite cartoon gets a modern reboot on Disney XD and an all-new comic series! Return to Duckburg in a new generation of adventures featuring UncleScrooge, Donald Duck, and his nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie! The incorrigible billionaire is up to his wacky, quacky hijinks, with a cast of characters new and old ready to jump into the mix!
Power Rangers: Soul of the Dragon
BOOM! Studios – Kyle Higgins, Giuseppe Cafaro, Nick Robles
It’s morphin time in this powerful next chapter for Tommy Oliver, one of the most iconic Power Rangers in history. It’s been a long time since Tommy Oliver laid down the mantle of the original Green Ranger, and now he leaves protecting the world to Space Patrol Delta. But when his son goes missing, Tommy will call on all his training, his friends, and maybe even some of his enemies as he sets out on one last mission: find his son and bring him home. From Kyle Higgins (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Nightwing) and artist Giuseppe Cafaro (Suicide Squad), with special consultant Jason David Frank, the original Green Ranger, comes the next adventure in the life of history’s mightiest Power Ranger.
THE PRINCE AND THE DRESSMAKER
First Second – Jen Wang
Paris, at the dawn of the modern age:
Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride―or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia―the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion!
Sebastian’s secret weapon (and best friend) is the brilliant dressmaker Frances―one of only two people who know the truth: sometimes this boy wears dresses. But Frances dreams of greatness, and being someone’s secret weapon means being a secret. Forever. How long can Frances defer her dreams to protect a friend? Jen Wang weaves an exuberantly romantic tale of identity, young love, art, and family. A fairy tale for any age, The Prince and the Dressmaker will steal your heart.
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