Category: Graphic novels



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

March 30, 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 | March 30, 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 | March 30, 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

Fun Home: Family Tragicomic

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | June 5, 2007 | 240 pages
Professor:  Prof. Robert Mousseau
Course Codes:  ENGL 2701A
Semester:  Winter-2015
In this groundbreaking, bestselling graphic memoir, Alison Bechdel charts her fraught relationship with her late father. In her hands, personal history becomes a work of amazing subtlety and power, written with controlled force and enlivened with humor, rich literary allusion, and heartbreaking... 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
No summary available.

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

Fantomas Versus the Multinational Vampires

Semiotext | August 1, 2014 | 88 pages
Octavio Paz: "If you love art, do something, Fantomas!"Fantomas: "I will, you candepend on it." First published in Spanish in 1975 and previously untranslated,Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires is Julio Cortázar's genre-jumpingmash-up of his participation in the Second Russell Tribunal on... More Info

The Best American Comics 2014

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) | October 1, 2014 | 352 pages
Scott McCloud, "just about the smartest guy in comics" (Frank Miller), picks the best graphic pieces of the year.  More Info

The Warren Commission Report

Abrams ComicArts | September 1, 2014 | 160 pages
The best-selling illustrator of The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation teams up with author Dan Mishkin to break down how the decisions that followed the assassination of President John F. Kennedy helped foster the conspiracy theories that play a part in American politics to this day. Original.... More Info


Drawn and Quarterly | September 16, 2014 | 128 pages
A fascinatingly disjointed tale of drugs, rock and roll, and adolescence from a legendary cartoonist The Love and Rockets author, Gilbert Hernandez, returns with Bumperhead, a companion book to Marble Season. Whereas Marble Season explored the exuberant and occasionally troubled existence of the... More Info

The Man Who Laughs

SelfMadeHero | March 30, 2015 | 160 pages
"London, 1705. As a surrogate family of strolling players enact their nightly performance of 'Chaos vanquished', a message in a bottle, washed up after years at sea, threatens to bring chaos once again to each of their lives.To the ageing quack in charge of the troupe; to its blind and beautiful... More Info

Written in Wood

Firefly Books Limited | August 19, 2014 | 368 pages
"The delicacy and intelligence of George Walker's printmaking seems to have come to us from a bygone age. Fortunately, we have George with us now." -- Neil Gaiman A cold case from 1917, the tragic cost of the events of 9/11, and the rise and fall of a media baron. These are the themes as imagined... More Info

Masterful Marks

Simon & Schuster | September 2, 2014 | 128 pages
In a first-of-its-kind collection, award-winning illustrators celebrate the lives of the visionary artists who created the world of comic art and altered pop culture forever. No one has told the story of comic art in its own medium, until now. In Masterful Marks, top illustrators—including Drew... More Info

The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel:

Harpercollins Childrens Books | July 29, 2014 | 192 pages
The first volume of a glorious two-volume, four-color graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book, adapted by P. Craig Russell and illustrated by an extraordinary team of renowned artists. Inventive, chilling, and filled... More Info


Random House Canada | July 15, 2014 | 336 pages
The highly anticipated new stand-alone, full-colour graphic novel from Bryan Lee O'Malley, author and artist of the hugely bestselling (and Toronto-set) Scott Pilgrim graphic novel series. Seconds is a complex and novelistic stand-alone story about a young restaurant owner named Katie who, after... More Info


Nbm Publishing Company | March 30, 2015 | 205 pages
Set in 1930s Brooklyn, follows the lives of Jewish gangsters organized by Louis Lepke Buchalter as they form the Mafia's infamous "Murder, Inc."  More Info

The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change

June 5, 2014 | 224 pages
Climate change is no laughing matter—but maybe it should be. The topic is so critical that everyone, from students to policy-makers to voters, needs a quick and easy guide to the basics. The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change entertains as it educates, delivering a unique and enjoyable... More Info

Strange Fruit

Fulcrum Pub | May 1, 2014 | 176 pages
A graphic collection of little-known stories of African Americans in United States' history.  More Info


May 8, 2014 | 280 pages
For almost a century chemical photobooths have occupied public spaces; giving people the opportunity to quickly take inexpensive, quality photos. In the last decade these machines have started to rapidly disappear, causing an eclectic group of individuals from around the world to come together and... More Info


Bdang | May 8, 2014 | 184 pages
In his adaptation of Amerika, which took seven years to achieve, Godbout has tried to remain as faithful as possible to Kafka’s novel, while using the clear line aesthetic he has perfected in his series Red Ketchup. Unlike the common cliché of Kafka’s work, Amerika is not a dark and sinister... More Info

Spain & Morocco

May 8, 2014 | 176 pages
Since 2009, Spain & Morocco was serialized weekly at, to much acclaim and a steadily growing readership. The story follows two young roommates, Walt and Dan, who decide to leave behind their uneventful lives to go on a two week trip through Spain and Morocco. With little... More Info

Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?

Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA | May 6, 2014 | 240 pages
An alphabet of things to avoid, Do Not Want showcases the fears, phobias, and anxieties that occupy the fertile imagination of Roz Chast.  More Info

The Hipless Boy

By Sully
March 30, 2015 | 224 pages
No summary available.

Leon Trotsky

Haymarket Books | December 11, 2012 | 175 pages
This illustrated introduction's irreverent cartoons will amuse readers, and surprise them with its sophisticated portrait of Trotsky's life and works.  More Info

The Castle

SelfMadeHero | July 1, 2013 | 144 pages
The protagonist of this Kafka classic, K., finds himself in a faraway, snow-covered village with a castle looming above. The inhabitants of the mysterious castle are also the strict officials who govern the village. When K. tries to reach out to the officials, he gets himself into a complex... More Info

The Great War

W. W. Norton | October 28, 2013 | 54 pages
From “the heir to R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman” (Economist) comes a monumental, wordless depiction of the most infamous day of World War I.  More Info

We Won't See Auschwitz

SelfMadeHero | March 30, 2015 | 208 pages
When his grandmother dies, Jeremie and his elder brother want to learn more about their family's Polish roots. But Jeremie is less interested in finding out about how the Holocaust affected his family, and more interested to understand what it means to be Jewish and Polish today. They decide not to... More Info


SelfMadeHero | September 3, 2013 | 104 pages
Rebetiko refers to the fusion of West and East, Greece and Asia Minor, in music. However, to General Metaxas, it is only a reminder of the Turkish influence on his country. The ruthless Greek dictator is determined to crack down on rebetis and their way of life, creating strict censorship. A small... More Info


Koyama Press | April 30, 2013 | 184 pages
The first English translation of Montreal-based artist Julie Delporte's achingly beautiful autobiographical comics called Journal.  More Info

Everything Takes Forever

Koyama Press | April 30, 2013 | 60 pages
Surreal and humorous collection of comics where tacos have bodies and the line between dreams and reality blurs.  More Info


Gotham | November 6, 2012 | 256 pages
An artist describes her bipolar disorder diagnosis and her struggles with mental stability while discussing other artists and creative people throughout history who were also labeled as “crazy” including Vincent van Gogh, Georgia O'Keeffe and Sylvia Plath. Original. 40,000 first printing.  More Info

Race to Incarcerate

April 2, 2013 | 128 pages
The United States' rate of incarceration is the highest in the world. Why and how did this happen? Marc Mauer's Race to Incarcerate, first published in 1999, is the essential text for understanding the exponential growth of the U.S. prison system and has become canonical for those active in the... More Info

Paul Joins the Scouts

Bdang | May 1, 2013 | 172 pages
Following on the heels of the The Song of Roland, Montrealer Michel Rabagliati returns to the childhood story of his famous semi-autobiographical character. It’s 1970 and Paul’s family watches the news with anxiety as bombs are going off around Montreal. But Paul is more interested in flying... More Info

Good Riddance

Abrams ComicArts | May 7, 2013 | 224 pages
When you think you live in a Norman Rockwell painting—married 18 years, three kids, beautiful old house in the country, successful career as a writer—you don't expect there's another side to the canvas. Until you read a lovesick e-mail to your husband . . . that didn't come from you! Good... More Info

The Library

By Chihoi
Conundrum International | May 1, 2013 | 160 pages
To debut our new Conundrum International Imprint we have chosen the stories of Chihoi, a young Hong Kong artist, who has had books published in Chinese, Italian and French. The Library is the first English edition of his work.Reading the short stories included in this volume is like reading someone... More Info