Category: Graphic novels


1919: A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike

February 8, 2019 | 120 pages
After suffering the hardships and horrors of the First World War, workers and soldiers faced the agony of the post-war Canadian economy. With rising inflation, unprecedented unemployment, and an increasingly repressive state, the atmosphere was ripe for revolt. The Russian Czar had been overthrown... More Info

The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen

Quirk Books | February 5, 2017 | 240 pages
A woman's place is saving the universe. Think comic books can't feature strong female protagonists? Think again! In The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen you'll meet the most fascinating exemplars of the powerful, compelling, entertaining, and heroic female characters who've populated comic... More Info

My Brother's Husband

Pantheon | June 6, 2017 | 352 pages
"Originally published as Otouto no Otto by Futabasha Publishers Ltd., Tokyo, in 2014"--Title page verso.  More Info

Hard Core Logo

List | May 6, 2017 | 152 pages
"Joe Dick coaxes his former Hard Core Logo bandmates to overcome personal differences and reunite for a benefit concert for their ageing punk mentor. In this graphic take on the story originally conceived by Michael Turner and made into a critically acclaimed film by Bruce McDonald, Canadian... More Info

Taking Turns

Penn State University Press | March 15, 2017 | 224 pages
"A graphic memoir and adapted oral history of Unit 371, an inpatient AIDS care hospital unit in Chicago that was in existence from 1985 to 2000. Examines the human costs of caregiving and the role art can play in the grieving process"--Provided by publisher.  More Info


Dimyonot: Jews and the Cultura | October 14, 2016 | 136 pages
"Originally published in Spanish. A graphic novel, part documentary, part fiction, using the fotonovela form to imagine the two hours before the terrorist attack against the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires in 1994. Explores the faulty police investigation of the atrocity, and minorities'... More Info


Drawn and Quarterly | September 20, 2016 | 96 pages
The Guardian cartoonist relates the daily deadpan adventures of the last policeman living on the moon "Living on the moon . . . Whatever were we thinking? . . . It seems so silly now." The lunar colony is slowly winding down, like a small town circumvented by a new super highway. As our hero, the... More Info


BOOM! Studios | May 2, 2017 | 112 pages
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Audubon, on the Wings of the World

Nobrow Press | September 1, 2016 | 184 pages
A stunningly illustrated graphic novel charting the life and adventures of the passionate bird-lover and explorer, John James Audubon.  More Info


Simon and Schuster | April 18, 2017 | 272 pages
From the New York Times bestselling author and award-winning creator of Essex County, Secret Path, Descender, and The Underwater Welder comes an all-original graphic novel about a brother and sister who must come together after years apart to face the disturbing history that has cursed their... More Info

Lunarbaboon Presents: We All Have Powers

April 4, 2017 | 128 pages
Explore the daily struggles and humor of family life with Lunarbaboon. He's just like any other dad--but vaguely hairier because he's half man/half moon monkey. We All Have Powers shares life's parenting moments from the perspective of a 30-something man/father/husband/chaos survivor. Together with... More Info

A Treasury of XX Century Murder Compendium I

Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing | March 1, 2017 | 240 pages
Witness the most controversial and famous true crime cases that shook the 20th century! These 240 pages retell the love affair that ended the life of prominent architect Stanford White, the New Orleans Axe-Man and his gruesome killing spree, and the abduction (and resulting media circus) of aviator... More Info

Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy

BOOM! Box | March 7, 2017 | 160 pages
The Lumberjanes and Gotham Academy kids team up! DREAM TEAM UP! When a teacher at Gotham Academy goes missing, it’s up to Olive, Maps, Colton, Pom, and Kyle to figure out what is happening and how to get her back. With only an outdated birthday invitation as the clue, they find themselves in the... More Info

The Slanted Life of Emily Dickinson

March 7, 2017 | 96 pages
"Rosanna Bruno's speculative look at Emily Dickinson's social media feed is so hysterical you may find yourself with a case of the vapors."--Alison Bechdel America's favorite recluse just got a life! With her distinctively funky drawing style and insightful wit, artist Rosanna Bruno presents a... More Info

Big Mushy Happy Lump

March 7, 2017 | 128 pages
Swimsuit season is coming up! Better get beach-body ready! Work on those abs! Lift those butts! ...Um, or how about never mind to all that and just be a lump. Big Mushy Happy Lump! Sarah Andersen's hugely popular, world-famous Sarah's Scribbles comics are for those of us who boast bookstore-ready... More Info

Persepolis Two

Pantheon | August 19, 2019 | 187 pages
The great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists continues her description of growing up in Tehran--a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contradictions between public and private life. 50,000 first printing.  More Info

Angel CatBird

Dark Horse Comics | September 6, 2016 | 112 pages
"On a dark night, young genetic engineer Strig Feleedus is accidentally mutated by his own experiment when his DNA is merged with that of a cat and an owl"--  More Info

Glenn Gould

Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing | December 1, 2016 | 136 pages
Glenn Gould was a Canadian pianist, a child genius who became a worldwide superstar of classical music remembered for, among others, his almost revolutionary interpretations of Bach. This graphic novel biography seeks to understand the eccentric personality behind the persona. Who is the mysterious... More Info

Lumberjanes Vol. 5

BOOM! Box | December 13, 2016 | 112 pages
The Lumberjanes meet rock n' roll mermaids! Excited for the annual Bandicoot Bacchanal, Ripley recruits her friends to help her get ready for the dance. But before the Lumberjanes know it, something mysterious begins to bubble to the surface of the lake near camp! Will the Lumberjanes be able to... More Info

Arresting Development

University of Texas Press | September 6, 2016 | 248 pages
Mainstream narratives of the graphic novel’s development describe the form’s “coming of age,” its maturation from pulp infancy to literary adulthood. In Arresting Development, Christopher Pizzino questions these established narratives, arguing that the medium’s history of censorship and... More Info

Malcolm X

Macmillan | November 14, 2006 | 102 pages
Malcolm Little's transformation from a black youth beaten down by Jim Crow America into Malcolm X, the charismatic, controversial, and doomed national spokesman for the nation of Islam is captured in this thoroughly researched and passionately drawn graphic biography.  More Info


BOOM! Studios | September 27, 2016 | 112 pages
Earth Sucks. Steal a Spaceship. Earth sucks. The stars have been blocked out for so long that people have forgotten there was anything else besides the World Government Alliance watching over them. Uma Akkolyte is a girl who shoots first, leaps before she looks, and is desperate for any means to... More Info


Firefly Books | September 14, 2016 | 152 pages
A timely and disturbing journey that illuminates the human cost of terrorism and deceit.  More Info

Flying Couch

Black Balloon Publishing | October 11, 2016 | 288 pages
"Flying Couch, " Amy Kurzweil s debut, tells the stories of three unforgettable women. Amy weaves her own coming-of-age as a young Jewish artist into the narrative of her mother, a psychologist, and Bubbe, her grandmother, a World War II survivor who escaped from the Warsaw Ghetto by disguising... More Info

Becoming Unbecoming

By Una
September 13, 2016 | 208 pages
A graphic novel that explores violence against women through the eyes of a 12-year-old girl in 1977.  More Info

Goldie Vance

BOOM! Box | October 11, 2016 | 112 pages
Move over Nancy, Harriet, & Veronica. There's a new sleuth on the block! Sixteen-year-old Marigold “Goldie” Vance lives at a Florida resort with her dad, who manages the place. Her mom, who divorced her dad years ago, works as a live mermaid at a club downtown. Goldie has an insatiable... More Info

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

Ask Me about Polyamory

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

Len, a Lawyer in History

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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


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