The comic book author and creator of such famous comic-book characters as Spider-Man and the Incredible Hulk describes his early struggles in the comic book industry of the 1940s and 1950s and his emergence as a world famous cartoonist.
In a graphic-novel version of Alarcón's short story — which was included in his first book, War by Candlelight — Peruvian journalist Oscar "Chino" Uribe chronicles the life of Lima street clowns, just as he tries to make sense of the life and recent death of his philandering father.
Cartoonist Bill Griffith — creator of Zippy the Pinhead — discovered as an adult that his mother had had a 16-year affair with another man, himself a cartoonist. In Invisible Ink, he explores the impact of that secret on his mother and everyone around her.
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.