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A/V Librarian for the Kenton County Public Library.

Adult Swim on Hoopla

Cable-cutter missing your daily dose of Adult Swim? Never had a chance to try Adult Swim at all? hoopla has you covered. View these titles for free with your KCPL library card via hoopla.   Aqua Teen Hunger Force  Three food items and their life together in South Jersey.           Black Dynamite Black Dynamite revolves around the everyday lives of a heroic, crime-fighting vigilante of justice and his friends as they engage in a variety of adventures while working to keep their community safe. Plus, Black Dynamite delivers an all-out assault on your action taste buds.       Rick and Morty Welcome to the world of Rick and Morty, a genius inventor grandfather and his less than genius grandson. Missing for nearly 20 years, Rick arrives at his daughter's doorstep looking to move in, but her husband isn't too thrilled. Rick converts the garage into his lab and involves Morty in his insane adventures.       Robot Chicken It's here! The premiere season of Robot Chicken. 20 channel-flippin', toy-murderin', attention-span-shatterin' episodes straight from Adult Swim's late-night lineup. Enjoy bite-sized nuggets of sketch comedy performed by yesteryear's favorite playthings, animated in state-of-the-art stop motion. (Hey, CGI - go straight to hell!) It's like a poultry party in your pants!       Samurai Jack In medieval Japan, an empire is destroyed by the demon Aku and a young prince is banished into the future where he plots his revenge.         The Venture Bros. Two all-American teens spend most of their time hopping from one adventure to the next. Along with their caustic and self-centered father, Dr. Venture, the brothers have the uber-spy Brock Samson to protect them. [...]

By |June 16th, 2020|Categories: blog, Featured Post, KCPL|Comments Off on Adult Swim on Hoopla

The A/V Librarian’s Favorite Graphic Novels

Hello Everyone, Verna the A/V Librarian here. I've had a little more time available to read of late... so I'd like to share with you some of my favorite Graphic Novels from over the years. Some are stand-alone titles, some are series, but all are available for your reading pleasure for free with your library card via hoopla.   Fray: Future Slayer by Joss Whedon Hundreds of years in the future, Manhattan has become a deadly slum, run by mutant crime-lords and disinterested cops. Stuck in the middle is a young girl who thought she had no future, but learns she has a great destiny. In a world so poisoned that it doesn't notice the monsters on its streets, how can a street kid like Fray unite a fallen city against a demonic plot to consume mankind? Joss Whedon, the celebrated creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, brings his vision to the future in this unique tale. As inventive in the comics medium as in that of television or film, Whedon spins a complex tale of a skilled thief coming of age without the help of friends or family, guided only by a demonic Watcher.     Venus by Rick Loverd and Filip Sablik In 2150, Earth's resources are depleted, and countries race to outer space to mine what they need from other planets. China has laid claim to Mars, so the U.S. and its allies have to make do with getting what it needs from the inhospitable world of Venus. But for a group of Americans making its way there, survival has become all too real. After their ship crash-lands on the planet, the scrappy crew is forced to do whatever it takes to [...]

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: blog, Featured Post, KCPL|Comments Off on The A/V Librarian’s Favorite Graphic Novels