Category: Graphic novels

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 With only an outdated birthday invitation as the clue, they find themselves in the...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 | March 28, 2017 | 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
$19.99

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
$19.99

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
$44.95

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
$11.99

Joyride

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
$24.95

Attack

Firefly Books | September 14, 2016 | 152 pages
A timely and disturbing journey that illuminates the human cost of terrorism and deceit.  More Info
$27.50

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
$24.95

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
$11.99

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
$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

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

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

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

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
$32.00

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
$24.95

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

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