"Runaways" Wins Top Library Award

Thu, January 26th, 2006 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
Arune Singh, Staff Writer

Official Press Release

The critically acclaimed series RUNAWAYS continues to win over fans and critics alike, and now has another award under its belt! The RUNAWAYS Vol. #1 HC, collecting all of the issues #1-18 of the series' first volume, has made the Top Ten list for Best Books for Young Adults for 2006, as named by the American Library Association. It is worth noting that Runaways is the only graphic novel to make the Top Ten! As part of this year's Free Comic Book Day offering from Marvel, the new X-Men/Runaways story is sure to attract many new fans to these teens on the run!

Marvel would like to congratulate Runaways creators Brian K Vaughan and Adrian Alphona on their achievements and encourage readers everywhere to check out this great series today!

To see the entire list of winners, visit http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/booklistsawards/bestbooksya/06topten.htm

RUNAWAYS VOL. 1 HC (JUN052053)

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Penciled by ADRIAN ALPHONA and TAKESHI MIYAZAWA

Cover by ADRIAN ALPHONA

448 pgs / $34.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1876-4

RUNAWAYS #13 (DEC052028)

Written by BRIAN VAUGHAN

Penciled by ADRIAN ALPHONA

Cover by MARCOS MARTIN

32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP ...$2.99

FOC - 1/26, On Sale - 2/15/2006

RUNAWAYS #14 (JAN062056)

Written by BRIAN VAUGHAN

Penciled by ADRIAN ALPHONA

Cover by MARCOS MARTIN

32 PGS./T+ SUGGESTED FOR TEENS AND UP ...$2.99

FOC - 2/23, On Sale - 3/15/2006

RUNAWAYS VOL. 5: ESCAPE TO NEW YORK DIGEST (JAN062092)

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Penciled by TAKESHI MIYAZAWA

& ADRIAN ALPHONA

Cover by JO CHEN

144 PGS./Rated A ...$7.99

ISBN: 0-7851-1901-9

FOC - 2/23, On Sale - 3/22/2006

RUNAWAYS POSTER (AUG051987 )

24" x 36" / FC ...$5.99

 
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