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Power tests analyze libraries’ collections by those standards set up by other libraries. Passion alone should never be the basis of collection building. and the Incredible Hulk. NELSON, and pinups by RYAN OTTLEY, SCOTT KURTZ, CHRISTOPHER HASTINGS and ETHAN NICOLLE! Equinoxes by Cyril Pedrosa (Aug., hardcover, $49.99, ISBN 978-1-68112-080-5). Finally, although this one might be a little more “out there”, I recommend Habibi, by Craig Thompson. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list. supply and demand. “Even the pop graphic novels. we attend both to replacing older works (where interest warrants) and to selecting new materials. a secondary school teacher with experience teaching graphic novels. 2004: 12). 2005: 27).

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