Lemire, Jeff

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Family Tree. Vol. 1: The Sapling

The shocking twists and intriguing mysteries packed into this first volume of an ongoing series will have readers clamoring for future installments.

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Royal City. Bk. 1: The Complete Collection

An emotionally raw, thematically rich, intricately plotted saga with strong appeal for more literary-minded readers from the prolific Lemire (Gideon Falls. Vol. 4: The Pentoculus).

Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice!

A delight for fans of either series and a surprisingly great jumping-on point for new readers.
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Berserker Unbound. Vol. 1

Lemire and Deodato Jr. put an unpredictably poignant spin on the sword-and-sorcery genre. This hardcover collects the entire four-issue series.
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Frogcatchers

Readers familiar with the themes that the prolific Lemire routinely explores might find the twists and turns here a tad predictable, but the author tells his story with such passion and empathy for his characters that it’s hard not to get swept up and genuinely moved by the ending nonetheless. [Previewed in Ingrid Bohnenkamp’s Graphic Novels Spotlight, “Mass Appeal,” LJ 6/19.]
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Gideon Falls.

Moody metaphysical horror with echoes of Twin Peaks–style strangeness establishes this mysterious world created by Lemire (Essex County; Roughneck), Sorrentino (Old Man Logan), and Stewart (Hellboy), presented in this first volume of a popular ongoing series. Collects single issues 1–6.
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Royal City. Vol. 1: Next of Kin

A worthy selection for those interested in literary graphic fiction.
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Roughneck

Prolific creator Lemire has written many superhero, sf, and slice-of-life stories, but this might be his most mature and accomplished work yet.
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Plutona

While the adventure through this character-driven story is highly enjoyable, the ending leaves readers flat. After the final page is turned, there is a sense that the tale should somehow continue. An appealing option for older teens and adults owing to graphic language and violence.

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