Graphic Novels

    • The Be-Bop Barbarians
      Gary Phillips

      In the turbulent era of late 1950s Manhattan―with jazz, the burgeoning Civil Rights Movement, and the Red Scare as the volatile ingredients―three groundbreaking black cartoonists defy convention and pay the price.

    • The Best We Could Do
      Thi Bui

      An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family's journey from war-torn Vietnam to their new lives in America.

    • Brazen : Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World
      Pénélope Bagieu

      Profiles of the lives of feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

    • Chronin Volume 1, The Knife at your Back
      Alison Wilgus

      Through a time-travel mishap, Mirai is stuck in 1864 Japan. Help may be found when she befriends Hatsu, a humble tea mistress harboring a dangerous secret. Yet time is running short for the entire nation, because Mirai knows that the shogunate is about to fall. Learning the way of the sword might be her only path towards survival.

    • Fence
      C.S. Pacat

      Nicholas, the illegitimate son of a retired fencing champion, is a fencing wunderkind, and dreams of getting the chance and the training to actually compete. After getting accepted to the prodigious Kings Row private school, Nicholas is thrust into a cut-throat world, and finds himself facing not only his golden-boy half-brother, but the unbeatable, mysterious Seiji Katayama.

    • The Handmaid's Tale
      Margaret Atwood

      A graphic-novel adaptation of Margaret Atwood's modern classic depicts the terrifying realities of women consigned to childbirth roles in the occupied Republic of Gilead.

    • Herding Cats
      Sarah Andersen

      In a humorous collection of comics, the author, an introvert, shares her experiences, which are at times weird, awkward and embarrassing, as she tries adulting on a daily basis.

    • Kid Gloves
      Lucy Knisley

      The author describes her difficulty conceiving, multiple miscarriages, and the complications of her eventual pregnancy, which resulted in a near-death experience while giving birth, and discusses the history of obstetrics.

    • Kindred
      Damian Duffy

      Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling science-fiction masterpiece now in graphic novel format. Dana, a black woman, finds herself repeatedly transported to the antebellum South, where she must make sure that the plantation owner's son, survives to father Dana's ancestor.

    • The Life of Captain Marvel
      Margaret Stohl

      She's one of the mightiest heroes not just on Earth, but in the entire galaxy! Now learn exactly how Carol Danvers became the woman she is - the Avenger she is - in the definitive origin of Captain Marvel!

    • Mister Miracle
      Tom King

      Scott Free is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. So great, he escaped the dangers of Apokolips to set up a new life on Earth. Using the stage alter ego of Mister Miracle, he has made quite a career for himself showing off his escape techniques. He even caught the attention of the Justice League. You might say Scott Free has everything-so why isn't it enough?

    • Monstress. Volume One, Awakening
      Marjorie M. Liu

      Set in an alternate world of art deco beauty and steam punk horror, this epic tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war. She shares a psychic link with a monster, a connection that transforms them both. Making them the target of both human and otherworldly powers.

    • My Favorite Thing is Monsters
      Emil Ferris

      Filled with B-horror movie and pulp monster iconography, the diary of ten-year-old Karen Reyes records her investigation into the murder of her upstairs neighbor Anka Silverberg, a Holocaust survivor.

    • Sabrina
      Nick Drnaso

      When Sabrina disappears, an airman in the U.S. Air Force is drawn into a web of suppositions, wild theories, and outright lies. Sabrina depicts a modern world devoid of personal interaction and responsibility, where relationships are stripped of intimacy through glowing computer screens. An indictment of our modern state, Drnaso contemplates the dangers of a fake news climate.

    • Watchmen
      Alan Moore

      This graphic novel chronicles the fall from grace of a group of super-heroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the super-hero is dissected as the heroes are stalked by an unknown assassin.