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Still Weird

by Gahan Wilson Forge Books (May 05, 2014)

For more than twenty-five years, Gahan Wilson's unique perspective on the world has been making people laugh. His cartoons have been found in the pages of National Lampoon, Playboy, and The New Yorker.


The Good Inn

by Black Francis & Josh Frank Dey Street Books (July 08, 2014)

From Pixies front man, Black Francis, comes a bold and visually arresting illustrated novel about art, conflict, and the origins of a certain type of cinema.

In 1907, the French battleship Iéna was destroyed...

The Badlands Saloon: An Illustrated Novel

by Jonathan Twingley Scribner (November 16, 2010)

A one-of-a-kind, fully-illustrated debut novel about one rest- less and curious young man's summer spent in a small North Dakota town--a meditation on a time in life when you don't so much unfold the map as...

Destiny: A Novel in Pictures

by Otto Nückel Dover Publications (December 20, 2012)

This wordless graphic novel tells its socially charged story through 188 stark, arresting images. Open to endless interpretations, the tragic, often violent, story of a young girl unfolds through 17 chapters....


by Mike Curato Henry Holt and Co. Byr Paperbacks (August 31, 2020)

Award-winning author and artist Mike Curato draws on his own experiences in Flamer, his debut graphic novel, telling a difficult story with humor, compassion, and love.

"This book will save lives." ?Jarrett...

Stuck Rubber Baby 25th Anniversary Edition

by Howard Cruse & Alison Bechdel First Second (July 20, 2020)

Painstakingly researched and exquisitely illustrated, Stuck Rubber Baby is a groundbreaking graphic novel that draws on Howard Cruse?s experience coming of age and coming out in 1960s Birmingham, Alabama.


The Traveler

by Daren Simkin & Daniel Simkin Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 24, 2008)

A charming fable that evokes a life lesson we would all do well to learn: living and loving are time well spent.

Once, there was a boy named Charlie. He had a pretty nice life . . . but it wasn't perfect. So...

The Phantom Twin

by Lisa Brown First Second (March 02, 2020)

A young woman is haunted by the ghost of her conjoined twin, in Lisa Brown's The Phantom Twin, a sweetly spooky graphic novel set in a turn-of-the-century sideshow.

Isabel and Jane are the Extraordinary Peabody...


by Boaz Yakin & Nick Bertozzi First Second (April 15, 2013)

Jerusalem is a sweeping, epic graphic novel that follows a single family--three generations and fifteen very different people--as they are swept up in chaos, war, and nation-making from 1940-1948. Faith, family,...


by Brian "Box" Brown First Second (October 31, 2016)

It is, perhaps, the perfect video game. Simple yet addictive, Tetris delivers an irresistible, unending puzzle that has players hooked. Play it long enough and you'll see those brightly colored geometric shapes...

Something New

by Lucy Knisley First Second (May 02, 2016)

In 2010, Lucy and her long-term boyfriend John broke up. Three long, lonely years later, John returned to New York, walked into Lucy's apartment, and proposed.

This is not that story. It is the story of what...

Old Souls

by Brian McDonald & Les McClaine First Second (June 24, 2019)

From Brian McDonald and Les McClaine comes Old Souls, a supernatural graphic novel about addiction, obsession, and the things we do for family.

Chris Olsen has a good life. He has a regular job, a wife and daughter...

The Sculptor

by Scott Mccloud First Second (February 02, 2015)

David Smith is giving his life for his art--literally. Thanks to a deal with Death, the young sculptor gets his childhood wish: to sculpt anything he can imagine with his bare hands. But now that he only has...

Idle Days

by Thomas Desaulniers-Brousseau & Simon Leclerc First Second (August 13, 2018)

Depressed and unmoored by his father's violent death, and drafted into the Canadian military to serve in World War II, Jerome has fled, taking refuge in a cabin his grandfather owns in a remote part of the countryside....

Andre the Giant

by Brian "Box" Brown First Second (May 05, 2014)

Andre Roussimoff is known as both the lovable giant in The Princess Bride and a heroic pro-wrestling figure. He was a normal guy who'd been dealt an extraordinary hand in life. At his peak, he weighed 500 pounds...

Exquisite Corpse

by Pénélope Bagieu First Second (May 04, 2015)

Zoe isn't exactly the intellectual type, which is why she doesn't recognize world-famous author Thomas Rocher when she stumbles into his apartment...and into his life. It's also why she doesn't know that Rocher...

The Furnace

by Prentis Rollins Tor Books (July 09, 2018)

Timely and heartfelt, Prentis Rollins's graphic novel debut The Furnace is a literary science fiction glimpse into our future, for fans of Black Mirror and The Twilight Zone

One decision. Thousands of lives ruined....

Friends Is Friends

by Greg Cook First Second (August 15, 2016)

Friends Is Friends tells the story of complicated friendships through a series of funny, bittersweet vignettes. Greg Cook's deceptively sweet storybook world is imbued with grown-up humor that is both dark and...


by Guillaume Singelin First Second (February 25, 2019)

After returning home from an unpopular war, Jun becomes an outsider in an indifferent world. Alone, desperate, and suffering from wounds both mental and physical, she seeks relief in the illicit drugs she manages...

California Dreamin'

by Pénélope Bagieu First Second (March 06, 2017)

California Dreamin' from Pénélope Bagieu depicts Mama Cass as you've never known her, in this poignant graphic novel about the remarkable vocalist who rocketed The Mamas & the Papas to stardom.

Before she...

Sailor Twain

by Mark Siegel First Second (October 01, 2012)

One hundred years ago. On the foggy Hudson River, a riverboat captain rescues an injured mermaid from the waters of the busiest port in the United States. A wildly popular--and notoriously reclusive--author...

The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil

by Stephen Collins Picador (October 06, 2014)


The job of the skin is to keep it all in...

On the island of Here, livin's easy. Conduct is orderly. Lawns are neat. Citizens are clean shaven-and Dave is the most fastidious of...

Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery"

by Miles Hyman Hill and Wang (October 24, 2016)

Winner of the 2017 Solliès Comics Festival's Best Adult Graphic Novel

The classic short story--now in full color

Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery" continues to thrill and unsettle readers nearly seven...


by Nora Krug Simon & Schuster Audio (October 02, 2018)

* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award * Silver Medal Society of Illustrators *

* Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Comics Beat,...

Nobody's Fool

by Bill Griffith Abrams ComicArts (March 18, 2019)

Nobody's Fool follows the story of Schlitzie's long career--from Coney Island and the Ringling Bros. Circus to small-town carnivals and big-city sideshows--which is one of legend. Today, Schlitzie is most well-known...

A Fire Story

by Brian Fies Abrams ComicArts (March 04, 2019)

Early morning on Monday, October 9, 2017, wildfires burned through Northern California, resulting in 44 fatalities. In addition, 6,200 homes and 8,900 structures and were destroyed. Author Brian Fies’s firsthand...

Curbside Boys

by Robert Kirby Cleis Press (April 23, 2012)

Queer as Folk meets Dykes to Watch Out For in Robert Kirby's whimsical story of "twenty-something" gay boys falling in love in and out of love in New York City. Kirby's chronicle of sexual mishaps and bittersweet...

German Calendar, No December

by Sylvia Ofili & Birgit Weyhe CASSAVA REPUBLIC (November 13, 2018)

Olivia Evezi's childhood is a happy one; her days are spent listening to highlife records and poring over the colourful postcards from Germany. When she leaves her hometown of Warri behind to live out her Enid...


by Bessora, Barroux & Sarah Ardizzone Bellevue Literary Press (May 01, 2018)

"A searing tale of our time." —Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse

"Groundbreaking. . . . Stunning text." —Guardian

"Takes us to the human soul of the migrant crisis." —Daily Record

Alpha's wife and son...

Through Hell with Hiprah Hunt

by Art Young Dover Publications (April 10, 2016)

Populist preacher Hiprah "Hell-fire" Hunt is obsessed with proving the existence of Hell, and Dante's Inferno is his constant companion. When the evangelist mysteriously disappears for six weeks, it's hardly...

Posthumanism and the Graphic Novel in Latin America

by Edward King & Joanna Page UCL Press (July 03, 2017)

Latin America is experiencing a boom in graphic novels that are highly innovative in their conceptual play and their reworking of the medium. Inventive artwork and sophisticated scripts have combined to satisfy...

On to the Next Dream

by Paul Madonna City Lights Publishers (March 13, 2017)

Paul Madonna’s popular comic, “All Over Coffee” had been running for twelve years in the San Francisco Chronicle when he was evicted from his longtime home and studio in the Mission District, ground-zero...

Blue Is the Warmest Color

by Julie Maroh Arsenal Pulp Press (August 19, 2013)

A New York Times bestseller

The original graphic novel adapted into the film Blue Is the Warmest Color, winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival; released in the US this fall by IFC Films/Sundance...

(Mostly) Wordless

by Jed Alexander Alternative Comics (June 21, 2013)

These lushly painted stories, vignettes, and character sketches are told with no or few words. Beginning with the mini-epic, "Ella and The Pirates," an enchanting tale about a little girl and her imaginary adventures...

Alternative Comics #4

by Marc Arsenault, Noah Van Sciver, Craig Thompson & James Kochalka et al. Alternative Comics (June 26, 2013)

Alternative Comics returns as a twice-yearly comic with more pages —showcasing the best indie, web and zine artists of today's underground. Cover art by Mike Bertino. Comics by Theo Ellsworth & Craig Thompson,...

Magic Whistle #9

by Sam Henderson Alternative Comics (July 24, 2013)

Sam Henderson comes out of seclusion with the new “annual” format for his long-running, always funny series. He’s added a few sketchbook pages and some longer pieces such as the full-color 24-page “The...

True Stories #1

by Derf Backderf Alternative Comics (October 29, 2014)

Derf – creator of the graphic novels Trashed, Punk Rock & Trailer Parks and the international bestseller, My Friend Dahmer – presents the best of his True Stories from the long running The City comic strip,...

Magic Whistle #12

by Sam Henderson & Dyna Moe Alternative Comics (May 08, 2013)

Sam Henderson's one-man funnybook returns to comic book size for the all-new twelfth issue. Featuring Dirty Danny, Lonely Robot Duckling, Monroe Simmons, and a cast of asses. Stories: 'This Was Woodstock,' 'More...

Queen's Day

by Leela Corman Alternative Comics (February 14, 2014)

A quiet stroll through the lives of three girls on the verge of something big, drawn in a loose calligraphic style. Three tales of hiking, Russian forest witches, and Dutch people. A collection of unconnected...

Magic Whistle #7

by Sam Henderson Alternative Comics (July 31, 2002)

Harvey Award nominated four years in a row for Special Award for Humor, this is the funniest issue yet! This time you can read Sam Henderson's epic Paul Purd: The Man With the Biggest P*nis In the World (don't...

Magic Whistle #0

by Sam Henderson Alternative Comics (June 19, 2013)

The cult classic is back in print! Sam Henderson’s 1996 collection of his early mini-comics is available once again with this August 2003 release. See what his work liked like back when he was poor(er). Introduction...

Quit Your Job

by James Kochalka & Jeff Smith Alternative Comics (September 28, 2015)

Eisner Award winner James Kochalka has been called “one of the brightest lights of independent comics” and Quit Your Job is a shining example of his genius. On his way to work at the Chinese restaurant, Magic...

Steven Cerio's ABC Book

by Steven Cerio Alternative Comics (September 01, 2015)

Steven Cerio offers a playfully sinister look at the drug culture, written and illustrated in the style of a child's alphabet book. From "A is for Angel Dust" to "G is for Grass" and "V is for Valium," squares...

Falling Rock National Park #5

by Josh Shalek Alternative Comics (September 01, 2015)

Pam goes on a strange journey to a mountain monastery. Guest artist Tyrell Cannon (Victus) illustrates eight pages. Falling Rock National Park is a comic strip that takes place in a southwestern national park....

Strum and Drang #1

by Joel Orff Alternative Comics (September 01, 2015)

Alternative Comics presents the digitally re-mastered edition of Joel Orff's 1993 self-published Strum And Drang #1. In his signature dark and dreamy style, Orff delivers tender stories of self-realization from...

Subway Series

by Leela Corman Alternative Comics (February 18, 2014)

Subway Series follows Tina, a frustrated sixteen-year-old city girl whose affections are divided between two guys. The problem is, one has an out of town girlfriend and the other is a complete jerk. Add to that...


by Karl Stevens Alternative Comics (July 23, 2013)

Set in the world of young artists, dreamers, drinkers, layabouts, and dime-store deep thinkers of bohemian Allston, Massachusetts, Whatever—originally published serially in The Boston Phoenix—are revealing...


by Karl Stevens Alternative Comics (June 12, 2013)

Failure collects Karl Stevens's beautifully rendered humorous comic strips from the Boston Phoenix alternative weekly newspaper. His slice of life vignettes and surreal anthropomorphic experiments are revealing...

Sunbeam on the Astronaut

by Steven Cerio Alternative Comics (September 01, 2015)

A long-awaited collection of comics, art, and stories by artist Steven Cerio that explores silly, psychedelic, and strange worlds. Smiling cartoon critters carouse with threatening cutout whales against a shifting...

Humor Can Be Funny

by Sam Henderson Alternative Comics (June 11, 2013)

Sam Henderson's early minicomics and self-published Magic Whistle comic all collected under one cover. Henderson's drawing is intentionally crude, but it has the same kind of energy you see in the work of today's...