Here are some great graphic novels based on popular TV shows and movies!  From turtles to dinosaurs, from sky bison to UFOs, if you loved watching them on screen, you’ll want to check out these graphic novels featuring the characters we know and love.

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  • Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Promise Part 1
    Gene Luen Yang

    Ever since the conclusion of Avatar: The Last Airbender, its millions of fans have been hungry for more- and it's finally here! This series of digests rejoins Aang and friends for exciting new adventures, beginning with a faceoff against the Fire Nation that threatens to throw the world into another war, testing all of Aang's powers and ingenuity!

  • Back to the Future #1
    Bob Gale, Erik Burnham, John Barber

    "Untold Tales and Alternate Timelines," part 1: BttF creator/screenwriter Bob Gale returns with all-new tales from the twisting and turning timeline that made Back to the Future a, well... TIMELESS pop-culture phenomenon! Take a trip back to 1985 and be there when Doc Brown and Marty McFly first meet, and then jump even farther back, to 1945, to witness Doc's involvement in the super-secret Manhattan Project.

  • Dragon Ball #1
    Akira Toriyama

    Before there was Dragon Ball Z, there was action epic Dragon Ball, starring a young Son Goku and all the other Dragon Ball Z heroes! Meet a monkey-tailed boy named Goku, whose quiet life changes when he meets Bulma, a girl on a quest to collect seven "Dragon Balls." If she finds them all, a powerful dragon will grant her a wish. But the orbs are scattered all over the world, and Bulma needs Goku's help! With a magic staff for a weapon and a flying cloud for a ride, Goku sets out on the adventure of a lifetime...

  • Edward Scissorhands #1
    Kate Leth

    In a castle just outside a sleepy town, a brilliant inventor created Edward Scissorhands, but left him tragically unfinished. Two generations of exile have left Edward digging through abandoned experiments, but once he wakes up a creature left buried, he discovers he isn't the only one missing a vital piece. As Edward tries to fix a grave mistake, he meets a girl who was sure he was only myth, despite stories her grandmother told her about a man she could never touch.

  • Ghostbusters Vol #1
    Erik Burnham

    Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night? Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic? Have you or any of your family ever seen a spook, specter, or ghost? If the answer is yes, call the professionals! Psychokinetic energy is on the rise again, business is booming for the boys, and Ray is troubled by what could be a prophetic dream. Is this an ill omen of an upcoming apocaplypse, or just a little indigestion?

  • Jurassic Park: Redemption #1
    Publisher: IDW

    It's been 13 years since little Tim and Lex Murphy escaped from the island of Isla Sorna, and recent public opinion has reversed, with the world clamoring for authorities to re-open Jurassic Park! With the help of their controversial Granddad's inheritance and their own sharp wits, a secret deal is struck to open a new park! This time they'll get it right... right? Bob Schreck makes his writing debut on this all-new tale, under covers from fellow industry legends Frank Miller and Tom Yeates!

  • Star Trek: Boldly Go #1
    Mike Johnson

    Star Trek's 50th Anniversary Celebration continues with this all-new series following the adventures of Captain Kirk and the iconic crew! New worlds! New species! New ships! And a new danger unlike anything the Federation has encountered before! Boldly go into a new era of Star Trek!

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Amazing Adventures #1
    James Kochalka, Landry Walker

    This new series will feature crazier stories in it's own all-ages continuity that draws inspiration from the hit Nickelodeon cartoon! Featuring backups from some of the finest cartoonists in comics today!

  • The Twilight Zone #1
    J. Michael Straczynski

    The Twilight Zone, Issue One: Trevor Richmond is a Wall Street investor who embezzled millions and is about to tank the economy. Again. Desperate to avoid the consequences for his actions, he goes to Expedited Services, Inc., which offers to help him disappear and enjoy a life of leisure in a new life. But what exactly is this new life, how much is freedom worth, and what happens to the old life when someone else shows up to claim it?

  • X-Files Vol #1 Revival
    Joe Harris

    For years, FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully toiled in the X-Files Unit, a one-office division of the Bureau dealing with cases deemed unsolvable and related to unexplained phenomena. Eventually, both agents left the FBI and began new lives in peaceful anonymity. However, recent events prompted them to return to the Bureau and the X-Files. Contains the stories "Active Shooter," "Dia De Los Muertos," and "Ismael" from issues #1-5 of the new series.