Boundless by Jillian Tamaki
Boundless is at once fantastical and realist, playfully hinting at possible transcendence: from one's culture, one's relationship, oneself. This collection of short stories is a showcase for the masterful blend of emotion and humour of award-winning cartoonist Jillian Tamaki.
Everything is Flammable by Gabrielle Bell
BIOGRAPHY GRAPHIC BELL
In Gabrielle Bell's much anticipated graphic memoir, she returns from New York to her childhood town in rural Northern California after her mother's home is destroyed by a fire. Spanning a single year, Everything is Flammable unfolds with humor and brutal honesty. Bell’s sharp, digressive style is inimitable.
Hostage by Guy Delisle
TCRIME GRAPHIC DEL
In the middle of the night in 1997, Doctors Without Borders administrator Christophe André was kidnapped by armed men and taken away to an unknown destination in the Caucasus region. For three months, André was kept handcuffed in solitary confinement, with little to survive on and almost no contact with the outside world. Close to twenty years later, award-winning cartoonist Guy Delisle ... recounts André's harrowing experience in Hostage, a book that attests to the power of one man's determination in the face of a hopeless situation.
The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
GRAPHIC TEEN MAUS
Maus is a haunting tale within a tale. Vladek's harrowing story of survival is woven into the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father. Against the backdrop of guilt brought by survival, they stage a normal life of small arguments and unhappy visits.
300 by Array
GRAPHIC TEEN THREE
he armies of Persia-a vast horde greater than any the world has ever known-are poised to crush Greece, an island of reason and freedom in a sea of madness and tyranny. Standing between Greece and this tidal wave of destruction are a tiny detachment of but three hundred warriors. Frank Miller's epic retelling of history's supreme moment of battlefield valor is finally collected in its intended format-each two-page spread from the original comics is presented as a single undivided page.
My Brother's Husband, Volume 1 by Gengoroh Tagame
GRAPHIC MY V.1
Yaichi is a work-at-home suburban dad in contemporary Tokyo; formerly married to Natsuki, father to their young daughter, Kana. Their lives suddenly change with the arrival at their doorstep of a hulking, affable Canadian named Mike Flanagan, who declares himself the widower of Yaichi's estranged gay twin, Ryoji. Mike is on a quest to explore Ryoji's past, and the family reluctantly but dutifully takes him in. What follows is an unprecedented and heartbreaking look at the state of a largely still-closeted Japanese gay culture: how it's been affected by the West, and how the next generation can change the preconceptions about it and prejudices against it.
A People's History of American Empire (American Empire Project) by Howard Zinn, Mike Konopacki, Paul Buhle
HISTORY US GRAPHIC ZIN 01/16
Shifting from world-shattering events to one family's small revolutions, A People's History of American Empire presents the ground-level history of America in a new medium.
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Graphic Novel by Harper Lee, Fred Fordham
GRAPHIC LEE 06/19
An unforgettable portrait of race and class, innocence and injustice, hypocrisy and heroism, tradition and transformation, in the Deep South of the 1930s, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird remains as important today as it was upon its initial publication in 1960, during the turbulent years of the civil rights movement.
The Leg: The Remarkable Reappearance of Santa Anna's Disembodied Limb by Van Jensen
GRAPHIC TEEN LEG
The disembodied leg of Santa Anna has returned from the grave -- and with Mexico once again in peril, it's up to the Leg to save the country in this rollicking, surreal adventure story that blends Spaghetti Westerns with Mexican history and folktales. Join the Leg on his unforgettable journey.
Apollo by Matt Fitch, Chris Baker
SCIENCE SPACE GRAPHIC FIT 07/18
In Apollo, Matt Fitch, Chris Baker, and Mike Collins unpack the urban legends, the gossip, and the speculation to reveal a remarkable true story about life, death, dreams, and the reality of humanity's greatest exploratory achievement.