An unusual memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father, a historic preservation expert dedicated to restoring the family's Victorian home, funeral home director, high-school English teacher, and closeted homosexual. Reprint.
A graphic novel adaptation of Proust's popular novel, in which Marcel, an aspiring writer, recalls his childhood memories about his family's country home in the town of Combray. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer.
Barbara Gordon's ready for a fresh start. She's packing her bags, crossing the bridge, and heading to Gotham's coolest neighborhood: Burnside. And when a freak fire burns up her costume and gear, Babs has the chance to become a whole new Batgirl.
Recounts the authors' experiences as filmmakers who were working on a project on Mike's Place, a Tel Aviv blues bar where Jews, Christians, and Muslims freely mingled with expatriates, when the place was destroyed in a suicide bombing, and the events that led up to it.
SuperMutant Magic Academy collects Jillian Tamaki's web comic about a paranormal prep school for mutants and witches. It's a place that, despite its outlandish student body (think immortal students, cat-eared students, and a lizard-headed girl who's planning a modeling career) is rife with ordinary teenaged joys and troubles.
With Interesting & Curious Anecdotes of Celebrated and Distinguished Characters, Fully Illustrating a Variety of Instructive and Amusing Scenes; As Performed Within and Without the Remarkable Difference Engine
Sydney Padua's charming graphic novel imagines a series of alternate-universe adventures for computing pioneers Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace.
Comics legend Scott McCloud is back with the story of David, a young sculptor who makes a deal with Death: His life for his art, for the ability to sculpt anything he wants, with his bare hands. What will he do with the 200 days he has left to live, love and make art?
Joel Christian Gill collects stories from African-American history that exemplify success in the face of great adversity. Among the stories included are: Henry "Box" Brown, who escaped from slavery by mailing himself to Philadelphia; the black cycling champion Marshall "Major" Taylor; and Bass Reeves, the most successful lawman in the old West.