Category: Graphic novels

$17.95

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
$21.95

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
$34.99

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
$18.99

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
$11.99

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
$32.00

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
$20.50

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
$16.99

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
$15.99

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
$15.95

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
$17.00

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
$18.99

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
$21.95

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 | August 30, 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

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
$30.95

The River

Enchanted Lion Books | August 30, 2015 | 110 pages
"The River tells four stories about life on the Po River, one story for each of the four seasons"--  More Info
$29.00

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

August 30, 2015 | 96 pages
Fifteen illustrated short stories, some humorous and some haunting, set in the Australian suburbs--Résumé de l'éditeur.  More Info
$24.99

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 | August 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
$28.99

Polina

Jonathan Cape | August 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

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

Syllabus

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

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

Bumperhead

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 | August 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

Seconds

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
$12.95

Brownsville

Nbm Publishing Company | August 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

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