Category: Graphic novels



SelfMadeHero | November 10, 2015 | 192 pages
Cartoonist Edward Ross uses comics to illuminate the ideas behind our favorite movies. In Filmish, Ross's cartoon alter ego guides readers through the annals of cinematic history, introducing some of the strange and fascinating concepts at work in the movies. Each chapter focuses on a particular... More Info

Becoming Unbecoming

By Una
September 30, 2015 | 224 pages
A serial murderer, known as the Yorkshire Ripper, is at large in West Yorkshire and the police are struggling to solve the case. As this national news story unfolds around her, Una finds herself on the receiving end of a series of violent acts for which she feels she is to blame. Becoming... More Info

Fires Above Hyperion

Nbm Publishing Company | September 1, 2015 | 96 pages
Described as 'like Sex in the City as written by a gay Charlie Brown', Fires Over Hyperion documents the sad hilarity of Patrick Atangan's love life. From awkward first encounters, to finding out that the great guy you've been dating already has a boyfriend, to the sad inevitability of a break-up.... More Info

The Best American Comics 2015

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | October 6, 2015 | 400 pages
"As I know well from my own field, true vitality consists of stuff that's further off the radar of general acclaim. The influx of raw arrivals. The deep cuts." --Jonathan Lethem, from the Introduction Featuring Gabrielle Bell, Mat Brinkman, Roz Chast, Anya Davidson, Eleanor Davis, Jules Feiffer,... More Info


Bloomsbury USA | September 15, 2015 | 240 pages
Democracy opens in 490 B.C., with Athens at war. The hero of the story, Leander, is trying to rouse his comrades for the morrow's battle against a far mightier enemy, and begins to recount his own life, having borne direct witness to the evils of the old tyrannical regimes and to the emergence of a... More Info

101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die

Nobrow Press | March 1, 2015 | 232 pages
From Bach to Skrillex, Sepultura to Dolly Parton, this illustrated encyclopedia is a must-have for music lovers young and old!  More Info

Little Nemo's Big New Dreams

Toon Books | September 1, 2015 | 72 pages
"This anthology presents 30 comics by contemporary artists, inspired by Winsor McCay's legendary newspaper strip "Little Nemo in Slumberland""--  More Info

Step Aside, Pops

Drawn and Quarterly | September 15, 2015 | 160 pages
A follow-up to Hark! A Vagrant, which spent five months on the New York Times bestseller list Ida B. Wells, the Black Prince, and Benito Juárez burst off the pages of Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection, armed with modern-sounding quips and amusingly on-point repartee. Kate Beaton's... More Info

Intro to Alien Invasion

Scribner | September 15, 2015 | 224 pages
In this wildly entertaining collaboration, novelists Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier team up with illustrator Nancy Ahn to present a wickedly funny graphic novel about an alien invasion on a college campus. Stacey, a brilliant, overachieving astrobiology major at Fenton College, had planned on just... More Info


August 18, 2015 | 240 pages
As many as 1.4 million citizens with security clearance saw some or all of the same documents revealed by Edward Snowden. Why did he, and no one else, decide to step forward and take on the risks associated with becoming a whistleblower and then a fugitive? Rall delves into Snowden's early life and... More Info

Ann Tenna

Knopf | September 1, 2015 | 240 pages
From the celebrated New Yorker cartoonist and acclaimed author of Cancer Vixen, a brilliant, funny, and wildly imaginative first novel: the story of an influential gossip columnist brought face-to-face with her higher self—and a challenge to change her life for the better. Glamorous,... More Info

Snapshots of a Girl

Arsenal Pulp PressLtd | October 1, 2015 | 176 pages
A funny, poignant graphic novel about a young woman's coming out amidst both Islamic and western cultures. In this fresh, often funny autobiographical graphic novel, Beldan Sezen depicts her coming of age, and her coming out as lesbian, in both western and Islamic cultures (as the daughter of... More Info

Suite Francaise

Arsenal Pulp PressLtd | October 1, 2015 | 216 pages
A stirring graphic novel based on the extraordinary bestseller by the late Irène Némirovsky.  More Info

Michael Midas Champion: Book One

Inklit | August 1, 2015 | 144 pages
Long-time Batman editor Jordan B. Gorfinkel and DC and Marvel superhero artist Scott Benefiel team-up to tell the tale of a new kind of hero... IT’S A SUPERHEROIC LIFE As Champion, the crimson guardian of his hometown Urbana Falls, Michael Midas battles vengeful samurai, wicked sorcerers and evil... More Info


Fourth Estate | June 4, 2015 | 288 pages
A beautifully drawn graphic novel that illuminates the conflicted land of Kashmir, through a young boy s childhood. Seven-year-old Munnu is growing up in Indian-administered Kashmir. Life revolves around his family: Mama, Papa, sister Shahnaz, brothers Adil and Akhtar and, his favourite, older... More Info

The Lives of Sacco and Vanzetti

Nbm Publishing Company | June 1, 2015 | 80 pages
Acclaimed illustrator Rick Geary tackles of one the most controversial cases of the 20th century with The Lives of Sacco & Vanzetti. Anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti were accused and arrested for robbery and murder, but so many supposedly damning pieces of evidence were questionable, and the... More Info

Louise Brooks: Detective

Nbm Publishing Company | June 1, 2015 | 80 pages
A fictional story centered on actress Louise Brooks, this graphic novel by Rick Geary is spun around her actual brief meteoric career as a smoldering film actress who popularized bangs. Geary fantasizes about her coming back to her home town of Wichita where she becomes intrigued by a murder... More Info

In Search of Lost Time: Swann's Way

June 30, 2015 | 240 pages
"Proust was the greatest novelist of the twentieth century, just as Tolstoy was in the nineteenth," wrote Graham Greene. "For those who began to write at the end of the twenties or the beginning of the thirties, there were two great inescapable influences: Proust and Freud, who are mutually... More Info

Clover Honey

May 12, 2015 | 136 pages
Abigail is an aspiring hitwoman out to prove her value to the family. She braves the wilds of Newark, overpriced parking, traffic jams, and bad hair days to track down Trevor, her former mentor, who is on the lam with a big briefcase of mob dough. A heavily revised, redrawn, and expanded twentieth... More Info

The Worrier's Guide to Life

Andrews McMeel Pub | April 28, 2015 | 112 pages
For life's bewildering dilemmas and awkward moments, Gemma Correll comes to the rescue... with the ultimate, essential compendium of advice you probably shouldn't trust and guidance you might want to think twice about. Let's say you're floundering in life, striking out in love, trying to figure out... More Info

Ghetto Brother

NBM Publishing | May 1, 2015 | 128 pages
An engrossing and counter view of one of the most dangerous elements of American urban history, this graphic novel tells the true story of Benjy Melendez, a Bronx legend, son of Puerto-Rican immigrants, who founded, at the end of the 1960s, the notorious Ghetto Brothers gang. From the seemingly... More Info

Jennifer's Journal

Rosarium Pub | May 1, 2015 | 62 pages
By turns funny, poignant, melancholic, and life-affirming, Jennifer's Journal: The Life of a SubUrban Girl is a graphic memoir that chronicles the life of a quirky, petite, freckled-faced African American illustrator and artist. The journal depicts Jennifer's struggles with work, depression, sex... More Info


May 1, 2015 | 160 pages
Already a success in French (published by Delcourt), the English version was serialised in small mini comic chapters through Oily Comics in the US. Moose is the highly anticipated collected volume. Joe is a shy high school student who is relentlessly bullied and must find comfort in the natural... More Info

101 Outstanding Graphic Novels

Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing | April 1, 2015 | 80 pages
Expert Librarian Stephen Weiner (Rise of the Graphic Novel, The Hellboy Companion, The Will Eisner Companion), with the crowdsourcing help of professionals in the field, from artists to critics to leading comic store owners, has sifted through the bewildering thousands of graphic novels now... More Info


SelfMadeHero | March 3, 2015 | 144 pages
A portrait of Van Gogh's turbulent stay in Provence. Vincent dreams of setting up an artists' house in Arles for himself and his friends. However, his attacks of mental illness confuse and disorient him, culminating in the notorious incident with his ear and leaving his dreams shattered. Throughout... More Info

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Arsenal Pulp PressLtd | November 29, 2015 | 156 pages
Blue is the Warmest Color is a tender, bittersweet, full-colour graphic novel about the elusive, reckless magic of love: a lesbian love story for the ages that bristles with the energy of youth, rebellion and the eternal light of desire. Clementine is a junior in high school who seems 'normal'... More Info

In Real Life

Macmillan | October 14, 2014 | 192 pages
Immersing herself in an online fantasy game, Anda confronts a difficult choice when she befriends a disadvantaged Chinese child who illegally collects rare items in the game and sells them to other players.  More Info

The River

Enchanted Lion Books | November 29, 2015 | 110 pages
"The River tells four stories about life on the Po River, one story for each of the four seasons"--  More Info


Metropolitan Books | May 14, 2013 | 208 pages
"The images Sacco draws are so powerful that they burn deep into your retina and reconfigure how you see the world... Journalism displays Sacco at the top of his game."—National Post (Toronto) Over the past decade, Joe Sacco has increasingly turned to short-form comics journalism to report from... More Info


Nobrow Press | September 1, 2014 | 59 pages
My name is Karl Marx. I was once nicknamed the Devil for decrying Capitalism. Here's my story...  More Info


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | September 2, 2014 | 256 pages
Eschewing female stereotypes throughout her early years and failing to gain acceptance on the boys' baseball team, Liz learns to embrace her own views on gender as she comes of age, in an anecdotal graphic novel memoir. By the award-winning author of Will You Love Me If I Wet the Bed? Original.... More Info


Campfire | March 4, 2014 | 212 pages
In graphic novel format, introduces the life and accomplishments of the Indian political and spiritual leader who led his country to freedom from British rule through his policy of nonviolent resistance.  More Info

Tales from Outer Suburbia

November 29, 2015 | 96 pages
Fifteen illustrated short stories, some humorous and some haunting, set in the Australian suburbs--Résumé de l'éditeur.  More Info

Lucifer's Sword MC

Motorbooks | January 2, 2015 | 96 pages
A graphic novel by a lifelong motorcycle club member, inspired by the secrets of one percenters. Phil Cross has been a Hells Angel for over 40 years. In the world of outlaw motorcycle clubs, there are many stories that can't be told, for a variety of reasons, but they have spurred Phil's... More Info

Pride and Prejudice

Selfmadehero | November 29, 2015 | 144 pages
Set at the turn of the 19th century, Pride and Prejudice is the much-loved story of Elizabeth Bennet and her four sisters as they struggle with the problem faced by any accomplished young lady: how to find a husband. Encouraged by their incorrigible mother, the Bennet sisters must navigate the... More Info

A User's Guide to Neglectful Parenting

Drawn and Quarterly | June 11, 2013 | 192 pages
Meditations on fatherhood from the author of Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City With A User’s Guide to Neglectful Parenting, the trademark dry humor that pervades Guy Delisle’s landmark and praised graphic travelogues takes center stage. Quick, light vignettes play on the worries and... More Info


Jonathan Cape | November 29, 2015 | 208 pages
A stunning new graphic novel about dance by a brilliant young French author—absorbing and thrillingly minimalistic As a very young girl, Polina Oulinov is taken on as a special pupil by the famous ballet teacher Professor Bojinsky. He is very demanding and refuses to adapt his standards to the... More Info

The Strange Library

Bond Street Books | December 2, 2014 | 96 pages
From internationally acclaimed author Haruki Murakami--a fantastical illustrated short novel about a boy imprisoned in a nightmarish library. A lonely boy, a mysterious girl, and a tormented sheep man plot their escape from the nightmarish library of internationally acclaimed, bestselling Haruki... More Info

Ant Colony

Drawn and Quarterly | January 28, 2014 | 112 pages
“Michael DeForge is that rare sort of cartoonist, a genuine artist with a unique vision and a teeming imagination. He’s not trying to create sentimental pap for a mass audience.  More Info

Off the Leash 2

Pan Macmillan Adult | October 1, 2014 | 160 pages
The sequel to the bestselling book of cartoons Off the Leash: The Secret Life of Dogs In its first year as a daily cartoon blog on Facebook, Off the Leash developed a regular daily following of half a million dog lovers from around the world, and has become a place where people who are passionate... More Info

Adrian and the Tree of Secrets

By Hubert
Arsenal Pulp PressLtd | October 15, 2014 | 128 pages
A bittersweet graphic novel about a nerdy teenaged boy who falls in love with the cool kid at school. Adrian isn't very happy these days. He lives in a small town and goes to a Catholic high school. He wears glasses, secretly reads philosophy books, and wishes he had more muscles.  More Info

The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath

SelfMadeHero | November 1, 2014 | 144 pages
“Three times Randolph Carter dreamed of the marvelous city, and three times was he snatched away while still he paused on the high terrace above it.” Randolph Carter embarks on an epic quest across a world beyond the wall of sleep, in search of an opulent and mysterious sunset city. When he... More Info

Showa 1944-1953

Drawn and Quarterly | November 11, 2014 | 536 pages
A sweeping yet intimate portrait of the legacy of World War II in Japan Showa 1944–1953: A History of Japan continues the award-winning author Shigeru Mizuki’s autobiographical and historical account of the Showa period in Japan. This volume recounts the events of the final years of the Pacific... More Info

Zen Pencils

Andrews McMeel Pub | November 1, 2014 | 176 pages
From icons like Confucius, Marie Curie, and Henry David Thoreau to cotemporary notables like the Dalai Lama and Stephen Fry, their words are turned into sometimes heart-warming, sometimes sobering stories by cartoonist Gavin Aung Than. Be inspired, motivated, educated, and laugh as you read famous... More Info

The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature

June 20, 2014 | 448 pages
The original three-volume anthology The Graphic Canon presented the world's classic literature--from ancient times to the late twentieth century--as eye-popping comics, illustrations, and other visual forms. In this follow-up volume, young people's literature through the ages is given new life by... More Info


Drawn and Quarterly | October 21, 2014 | 200 pages
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Best of Enemies

SelfMadeHero | October 2, 2014 | 112 pages
TThe second volume of Jean-Pierre Filiu and David B.'s graphic novel history of US–Middle East relations begins in the 1950s with the Eisenhower Doctrine and ends with the Lebanese War of 1982. A perceptive and authoritative account of this turbulent historical period, Best of Enemies provides an... More Info

Ricky Rouse Has a Gun

SelfMadeHero | September 1, 2014 | 180 pages
Rick Rouse is a US Army deserter who, after running away to China, gets a job at Fengxian Amusement Park--a family destination heavily "inspired" by Western culture, featuring Rambi (the deer with a red headband), Ratman (the caped crusader with a rat's tail), Bumbo (small ears and a big behind),... More Info

Sing No Evil

Abrams ComicArts | September 1, 2014 | 192 pages
Twenty-something guitarist Aksel stutters when he sings, and the latest reviews say he has the voice of a crow with throat plague. That's not a compliment, even for the avant-garde music his band Perkeros plays. Aksel is having a hard time keeping the band together, stopping his girlfriend from... More Info

The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances

Andrews McMeel Pub | September 30, 2014 | 136 pages
From #1 New York Times best-selling author, Matthew Inman, aka The Oatmeal, comes this hilarious, beautiful, poignant collection of comics and stories about running, eating, and one cartoonist's reasons for jogging across mountains until his toenails fall off. Containing over 70 pages of... More Info