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Step Aside, Pops

Ida B. Wells, the Black Prince and Benito Juárez burst off the pages, armed with modern quips and on-point repartee.

Neurocomic

Explores the physiology of the brain and describes theoretical and experimental developments that led to our present…

Logicomix

This innovative, dramatic graphic novel recounts the spiritual odyssey of philosopher Bertrand Russell. 

The Great War

A dizzying depiction of the anticipation, progress and horror of the Battle of the Somme.

The Fifth Beatle

The tale of a genuine visionary who discovered, managed, and guided the Beatles to unprecedented international stardom,…

The Beats

Uses the graphic novel format to recount the history of the Beat movement, which began in the 1940s, and describes the…

The Voyeurs

The Voyeurs is a real-time memoir of four turbulent years in the life of renowned cartoonist and diarist Gabrielle Bell…

Vietnamerica

Follows the son of Vietnamese immigrants who fled to America, illuminating his ancestral history and the impact of the…

Tangles

In this powerful graphic memoir, Sarah Leavitt reveals how Alzheimer's disease transformed her mother Midge--and her…

Syllabus

Offers selected pages from the author's illustrated notebooks kept during a three year period when she was figuring out…

Stitches

Fourteen-year-old David wakes to find himself mute after a cancer operation he wasn't supposed to know was cancer-an…

Scenes From An Impending Marriage

A collection of short strips chronicling the often absurd process of getting married. 

Persepolis

An intelligent and outspoken only child, Satrapi bears witness to a childhood uniquely entwined with the history of her…

Paul Moves Out

Paul takes another step into adulthood by moving out of his parents' house and into his first apartment with his…

Maus

A memoir of Vladek Spiegleman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and about his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to…

Marbles

After a bipolar disorder diagnosis, Ellen Forney began a years-long struggle to find mental stability without losing…

Fun Home

This alternately crushing and funny memoir reflects on the author's childhood, focusing on her complex relationship with…

French Milk

Through delightful drawings, photographs, and musings, Knisley documents a six-week trip she and her mother took to Paris…

Drinking at the Movies

Presents a reflection on early adulthood in which the author moves from San Francisco to Brooklyn at the height of Obama'…

Epileptic

David B. spent an idyllic early childhood in a small town near Orléans, France, but the family's life changed abruptly…

Don't Go Where I Can't Follow

In this collection of letters, drawings, and photos, Anders Nilsen chronicles a six-year relationship and the illness…

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