Category: Graphic novels

$28.95

The Opportunity

October 1, 2015 | 128 pages
A modern-day Death of a Salesman, this thrilling debut graphic novel casts a spotlight on the unforgiving world of door-to-door salesmen. Colin is an ambitious salesman on the verge of 'making it' as the owner of his own sales office. When the terms of his promotion change without warning, Colin... More Info
$34.95

Ask Me about Polyamory

March 31, 2016 | 146 pages
A hilarious and touching comic about polyamory, queer, and genderqueer issues.  More Info
$27.50

Len, a Lawyer in History

July 12, 2016 | 200 pages
He made a career of defending extreme acts against extreme power.  More Info
$19.95

In-Between Days

April 26, 2016 | 128 pages
Teva Harrison was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer at the age of 37. In this brilliant and inspiring graphic memoir, she documents through comic illustration and short personal essays what it means to live with the disease. She confronts with heartbreaking honesty the crises of identity that... More Info
$23.99

Thoreau

Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing | April 1, 2016 | 88 pages
"To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity and trust.” This graphic novel biography relates the forward looking inspirational life of the great... More Info
$36.95

Turning Japanese

May 10, 2016 | 228 pages
MariNaomi s newest graphic novel tours the mid-90 s US and Japanese illegal hostess bar scene and her own personal cultural awakening."  More Info
$24.95

Oedipus: Trapped by Destiny: A Toon Graphic

Toon Graphics | June 14, 2016 | 48 pages
Beautifully illustrated and masterfully retold, Pommaux breathes new life into the enduring and terrifying Greek myth of Oedipus.  More Info
$29.50

Incomplete Works

October 13, 2015 | 192 pages
Daydreams, fantasy, true love and procrastination feature strongly in this marvelous selection of Dylan Horrocks's shorter comics. Running from 1986 to 2012, Incomplete Works is both the chronicle of an age and a portrait of one man's heroic struggle to get some work done. From the creator of... More Info

Red Rosa

Verso Books | November 3, 2015 | 224 pages
A graphic novel of the dramatic life and death of German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg A giant of the political left, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost minds in the canon of revolutionary socialist thought. To Marx's biographer Franz Mehring, no one came as close to the towering intellect of... More Info

Drawing the Line

September 1, 2015 |
"Drawing the Line: Indian Women Fight Back " is a comics anthology by 14 women of their day-to-day experiences in India. Produced out of a week-long workshop with Indian women artists, both amateur and professional, Drawing the Line is part of a larger national conversation in India around sexual... More Info

Dream the Impossible Dream

October 13, 2015 | 176 pages
Cartoon quotes from inspirational folks! Zen Pencils is an exciting and unique new comic that takes inspirational and famous quotes and adapts them into cartoon stories. From icons like Einstein, Gandhi, and Twain to modern-day philosophers, comedians and writers--their words are turned into... More Info

Amazing Fantastic Incredible

Simon and Schuster | November 3, 2015 | 192 pages
In this gorgeously illustrated, full-color graphic memoir, Stan Lee—comic book legend and cocreator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk, and a legion of other Marvel superheroes—shares his iconic legacy and the story of how modern comics came to be. Stan Lee is a man who... More Info

Giant Days

BOOM! Box | November 24, 2015 | 128 pages
Susan, Esther, and Daisy started at university three weeks ago and became fast friends. Now, away from home for the first time, all three want to reinvent themselves. But in the face of hand-wringing boys, “personal experimentation,” influenza, mystery-mold, nu-chauvinism, and the willful,... More Info

The Arab of the Future

Metropolitan Books | October 13, 2015 | 160 pages
The Arab of the Future, the #1 French best-seller, tells the unforgettable story of Riad Sattouf's childhood, spent in the shadows of 3 dictators--Muammar Gaddafi, Hafez al-Assad, and his father In striking, virtuoso graphic style that captures both the immediacy of childhood and the fervor of... More Info
$22.95

Investigating Lois Lane

March 1, 2016 | 288 pages
A nuanced look at the character of Lois Lane and the comic book industry viewed through the constantly evolving Superman mythos From her earliest days, Lois Lane yearned to make the front page of the Daily Planet but was held back by her damsel-in-distress role. When she finally became an ace... More Info
$15.99

Persia Blues, Volume 2

December 1, 2015 | 112 pages
Minoo Shirazi's mysterious double-life continues to unfold across 2000 years of history. In the fantastical world of ancient Persia, the shock of discovering her royal heritage is overshadowed by the imminent invasion of Ahriman's armies. Only by finding the empire's champion, Rostam, can she hope... More Info

Disaster Drawn

Belknap Press | January 12, 2016 | 336 pages
In hard-hitting accounts of Auschwitz, Bosnia, Palestine, and Hiroshima s Ground Zero, comics have shown a stunning capacity to bear witness to trauma. Hillary Chute explores the ways graphic narratives by diverse artists, including Jacques Callot, Francisco Goya, Keiji Nakazawa, Art Spiegelman,... More Info

Filmish

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
$33.00

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

Democracy

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

Snowden

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
$25.95

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

Munnu

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

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

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

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

Moose

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

Vincent

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 | October 1, 2016 | 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

Marx

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

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 | October 1, 2016 | 110 pages
"The River tells four stories about life on the Po River, one story for each of the four seasons"--  More Info

Journalism

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

Tomboy

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

Gandhi

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

October 1, 2016 | 96 pages
Fifteen illustrated short stories, some humorous and some haunting, set in the Australian suburbs--Résumé de l'éditeur.  More Info

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