HOT STUFF is where you will find my most up-to-date graphic novel recommendations for your libraries. These recommendations are designed to create an immediate buzz and excitement amongst your students. Click on the covers for more details plus the suggested age rating. This page will be frequently updated so please keep checking back.
Hot Stuff is a reference to my Sheffield roots and to the famous Sheffield-based comedy The Full Monty. Enjoy the little snippet opposite. You could have a queue like this at your library desk real soon!
Aquaman, Volume 1 (2016): The Drowning
He is Arthur Curry - Aquaman. King of Atlantis. Member of the Justice League. World leader. Superhero. A bridge between the surface world and the world below. And to far too many humans, the dictator of a rogue state. But Arthur and his beloved fiancée, Mera, are determined to prove to humankind that Atlantis can be a force for peace and justice.Yet even as Aquaman strives to improve his public image, dark forces rise from the depths to crush his hopes and dreams. A cabal of Atlantean terrorists have declared war on their king and the surface world alike. And the killer known as Black Manta will stop at nothing to settle his blood feud with the hero he hates above all else. Can Aquaman stop the tide of distrust and bloodshed? Or, to save the world, will he sacrifice himself?
Aquaman by Peter David: Book One
Re-experience the beginning of Peter David's iconic run on Aquaman, which shaped the life of Atlantis' most famous citizen for years to come, in AQUAMAN BY PETER DAVID BOOK ONE.
Here begins Arthur Curry's recollection of the epic journey that led him to become the mythical superhero we know as Aquaman. Since his dramatic debut in the 1940s, Aquaman has gone from admired hero to legendary icon. Able to breathe in both air and water, the King of the Seven Seas has fought villainy from the deepest depths of the oceans to the outer limits of the galaxy. He is unquestionably one of the greatest heroes the world has ever seen, but his rise to power was not easy.
From the pages of Aquaman comes a brand-new adventure starring Mera, in her own title for the first time ever!
As the brutal Atlantean Civil War rages, Mera must keep the peace between the surface world and Atlantis as its newly anointed queen in exile. But when Aquaman's brother Orm, a.k.a. Ocean Master, learns of his homeland's fate, he feels he must return to Atlantis as its king and savior! But Orm is now torn between his duty to Atlantis and his love for his new surface family - and both he and Mera will clash over the futures they choose to fight for!
Aquaman, Volume 1 (2011): The Trench
Aquaman, King of the Seven Seas, is back with DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns and GREEN LANTERN artist Ivan Reis at the helm!
Between proving himself to a world that sees him as a joke, Aquaman and his bride Mera face off against a long-buried terror from the depths of the ocean!