A second installment of an epic historical trilogy finds the people of Weimar Berlin seeking answers in the aftermath of 1929's violent May Day demonstration, an upheaval that also shapes the city's nightlife and finds its participants witnessing the approach of World War II and the construction of a dividing wall. Original.
Set in the twilight years of Germany's Weimar Republic, this graphic novel embodies the hopes and struggles of journalist Kurt Severing, art student Marthe Mèuller, and other inhabitants of Berlin as their future is darkened by a growing shadow.
The founding partner of Push Pin Studios puts his own artistic spin on this graphic adaptation of Dante Alighieri's 1321 epic poem chronicling his journey through the afterlife and visiting both Heaven and Hell.
The Caldecott-winning author of Imogene's Antlers presents a graphic account of his troubled childhood under a radiologist father who subjected him to repeated X rays and a withholding and tormented mother, an environment he fled at the age of 16 in the hopes of becoming an artist. Reprint. A National Book Award finalist and #1 New York Times graphic best-seller.
The Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Ghost World presents the graphic tale of an opinionated middle-aged loner whose inability to connect with anyone but his dog compels him to seek human companionship, an effort complicated by the discovery of a teenage daughter he never knew.
A dwarf falls into a river and is taken to a place beyond space and time; a carrot takes a bath and finds itself transforming; and two reclusive mountain men rejoice when their wish for children is granted, in a collection of tales that takes a fantastic journey into the wilderness. Original.
Follows the life of the author's alter-ego, Alec MacGarry, as he spends time at the pub with his friends, gets married, immigrates to Australia with his wife, has a child, and works to establish himself as a graphic novelist.
Recounts, in graphic novel format, the life of Bertrand Russell, mathematician and philospher, and his life-long struggle to achieve perfect logic and ultimate truth.
Asterios Polyp, its arrogant, prickly protagonist, is an award-winning architect who's never built an actual building, and a pedant in the midst of a spiritual crisis. After the structure of his own life falls apart, he runs away to try to rebuild it into something new.
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.