Graphic Novels & Comics

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The fall season is a time of death. Samhain, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween, All Saints Day.

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“Deforge has created a little book that’s both funny and disturbing.”

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“These are classic adventure tales from a time when both a nine year old and a retired general could feel proud of the way their country conducted itself around the world.”

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“Bald Knobber is a good example of how design matters in books, how we experience a book as an object first, then dive into the pages to discover the world inside.

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Jane Austen’s books are cultural touchstones, but the details of her life are less public. Most of what we know is reconstructed from letters.

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A painter witnesses angels moving on the ceiling of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. A girl wearing a boa of dead rabbits leads a gang of dead kids on a series of misadventures across the heavens.

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Nick Thorburn is best known as the lead singer of the indie-pop band The Unicorns, and his work carries with it that deliberately whimsical approach to art and creation.

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Jules Feiffer is a masterful storyteller, creating unforgettable characters like his dancers, his neurotics, his therapists.

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This is a graphic novel with a difference.

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Vietnamese Memories by Clement Baloup starts as a series of memories of the Vietnam War, different men, now living in France, telling how they left Saigon at the end of the war.

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Michael Kupperman is a graphic novelist with a cult following (Snake 'n' Bacon's Cartoon Cabaret, Tales Designed to Thrizzle).

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“this graphic novel’s reach extends more to the adult reader than those of a much younger age”

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Alpha: Abidjan to Paris tells the story of the refugees’ struggle from up close and personal through the character of Alpha, a cabinet maker in the Cote d'Ivore, the Ivory Coast.

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“So much evil,” says Lisbeth Salander. She says this not in fear, but as if in stunned wonder. Wasp is bound by the coils of evil which flex, painfully and slowly squeezing the life out of her.

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Legendary comics writer Lee Falk will probably always be best known for The Phantom, the costumed vigilante that he created back in 1936.

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“If you know an 18 year old or an 80 year old who is in love with the creation of art, there is no better book for them to read . . .”

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“Cartoon County is a wonderful read, a paean to a bygone era in art that will delight and inspire.”

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The traditional format novel The Forever War was first published in 1974. It won the coveted Nebula, Hugo, and Locus awards. The novel became a series and was adapted into a play.

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The first Rivers of London traditional novel was published in 2011. This book has almost 52,000 ratings and 6000 reviews on Goodreads.

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"an engaging idea that does not quite achieve its aim . . ."

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“this hardcover graphic novel collection will delight any fan of epic fantasy, and be a welcome addition gracing the shelves of the aficionado’s library.”

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“Mystery lovers will certainly relate to the adventures of Jourdan and Crackerjack, while kids can easily take to this novel’s humor and carefree attitude.”

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Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too is the sweet, cute, and deceptively simple story of Jomny, an alien who doesn't fit in with his own people, who is sent to earth with the mission o

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“the kind of comics that kept the nightlights on and made children check under their beds.” 

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