Saturday Public Library Book Haul: June 26, 2014

The Public Library: A Photographic Essay - The Great American Documents: Volume 1: 1620-1830 - Ruth Ashby Star Trek: The Manga Ultimate Edition - David Gerrold, Troy Lewter, Wil  Wheaton Batman '66 Vol. 1 - Jeff Parker, Various

A nice haul this weekend. We are in the middle of the summer reading program here. I will try to scan one of the cards for folks to have a look. The haul this week was mostly graphic novels, but I got some nonfiction as well.

 

*The Public Library is one I heard about in a couple of places. I always enjoy photography books, and books about libraries, so this is a nice combination. I found this in the new books shelf of the library.

 

*The Great American Documents is new to me. I also found this one in the new books shelf of the library. Part of the reason I picked it up is that Ernie Colon did the illustrations. For me, Ernie Colon is known from the graphic novel adaptation of the 9/11 report, which I have read. This books covers the time period of 1620 to 1830, and the book is part of a series, so I hope the library gets the others.

 

*Star Trek: The Manga Ultimate Edition. I had seen volumes of the series back when Tokyo Pop put them out before the company went bust. While I am not a huge fan of the original series (I am more a Star Wars boy, but I do like Star Trek well enough), the manga adaptation seemed like a neat thing, so I was glad to find this in the graphic novels shelf.

 

*Batman '66 Volume 1. I noticed DC Comics has a series on the "classic" Batman from the 60s. I grew up watching that show on television, so this is a nostalgia trip for me. From glancing at it, it seems to catch the essence of the show. Looking forward to reading this one, taking a trip down memory lane, and reliving good old days.