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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Graphic Novels

  • Details about A Game of Thrones: the Graphic Novel 1.

    A Game of Thrones: the Graphic Novel 1.

    Acclaimed novelist Abraham and illustrator Patterson bring Martin's epic fantasy masterwork "A Game of Thrones" to majestic new life in the pages of this full-color graphic novel. Comprised of the initial six issues of the graphic series, this is the first volume in what is sure to be one of the most coveted collaborations of the year.…more

  • Details about Tangles A Story About Alzheimer's, My Mother, and Me.

    Tangles A Story About Alzheimer's, My Mother, and Me.

    In this powerful memoir the New York Times called a poignantaccount, Sarah Leavitt reveals how Alzheimer's disease transformedher mother, Midge, and her family forever. In spare blackand-white drawings and clear, candid prose, Sarah shares herfamily's journey through a harrowing range of emotions-shock,denial, hope, anger, frustration-all the while learning to cope,and managing to find moments of happiness. Midge, a Harvardeducatedintellectual, struggles to comprehend the simplest words;Sarah's ……more

  • Details about Watchmen

    Watchmen

    Alan Moore, writer; Dave Gibbons, illustrator/letterer; John Higgins, colorist.

    A group of super heroes plagued by all too human failings fall from grace while the concept of the super hero is dissected and inverted as strangely realistic characters are stalked by an unknown assassin.…more

  • Details about Persepolis : The story of a Childhood.

    Persepolis : The story of a Childhood.

    Marjane Satrapi.

    Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. ["A] self-portrait of the artist as a young girl, rendered in graceful black-and-white comics that apply a childlike sensibility to the bleak lowlights of recent Iranian history . . . [Her] style is powerful; it persuasively communicates confusion and horror through the eyes of a precocious preteen."QVillage Voice.…more

  • Details about Halo graphic novel.

    Halo graphic novel.

    [writers] Lee Hammock ... [et al. ; artists] Simon Bisley ... [et al.] ; based on the Halo universe created by Jason Jones and Bungie Studios.

    Marvel and Bungie team up to create The Halo Graphic Novel HC based on the best-selling video game. The graphic novel brings the Halo universe to life for the first time in the sequential art medium in a 128-page, full color, high quality, jacketed, hardcover graphic novel. Stories include: "Last Voyage of the Infinite Succor" by Simon Bisley and Lee Hammock. When communications from a Covenant agricultural support ship are mysteriously terminated, an Elite Commander and his squad of Special For……more

  • Details about Pride and Prejudice and zombies : the graphic novel

    Pride and Prejudice and zombies : the graphic novel

    Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith ; adapted by Tony Lee ; illustrated by Cliff Richards.

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER-NOW AN EYE-POPPING GRAPHIC NOVEL OF MANNERS, MORALS, AND BRAIN-EATING MAYHEM It is known as ?the strange plague,? and its unfortunate victims are referred to only as ?unmentionables? or ?dreadfuls.? All over England, the dead are rising again, and now even the daughters of Britain?s best families must devote their lives to mastering the deadly arts. Elizabeth Bennet is a fearsome warrior whose ability with a sword is matched only by her quick wit and even sharper to……more

  • Details about Killing With the Edge of the Moon.

    Killing With the Edge of the Moon.

    A.A. Attanasio.

    A young girl lies in a coma, and her grandmother must convince an admiring classmate to battle for the girl's life in another realm - the Otherworld of the Theena Shee, a.k.a. fairy folk. In a minimalist style that is nevertheless rich with detail and nuance, Attanasio (Radix) combines Celtic mythology with Orpheus's journey tot he Underworld to tell a tale of young love that resonates with both timelessness and immediacy. A solid addition to larger fantasy collections.…more

  • Details about Collision course : asteroids and Earth

    Collision course : asteroids and Earth

    John Nelson.

    An asteroid hitting Earth may sound like science fiction, but it is a real danger. This book explores what the different scenarios might be and how we can prepare ourselves in case such a disaster should occur.…more

  • Details about Logicomix

    Logicomix

    Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos H. Papadimitriou ; art, Alecos Papadatos ; color, Annie Di Donna.

    An innovative, dramatic graphic novel about the treacherous pursuit of the foundations of mathematics. This exceptional graphic novel recounts the spiritual odyssey of philosopher Bertrand Russell. In his agonized search for absolute truth, Russell crosses paths with legendary thinkers like Gottlob Frege, David Hilbert, and Kurt Gödel, and finds a passionate student in the great Ludwig Wittgenstein. But his most ambitious goal--to establish unshakable logical foundations of mathematics--continu……more

  • Details about The kite runner graphic novel

    The kite runner graphic novel

    Khaled Hosseini ; illustrated by Fabio Celoni and Mirka Andolfo.

    The perennial bestseller-now available as a sensational new graphic novel. Since its publication in 2003, nearly 7 million readers have discovered The Kite Runner . Through Khaled Hosseini's brilliant writing, a previously unknown part of the world was brought to vivid life for readers. Now, in this beautifully illustrated graphic novel adaptation, Hosseini brings his compelling story to a new generation of readers.…more

  • Details about The dark tower.

    The dark tower.

    creative director and executive director, Stephen King. The sorcerer / plot and script, Robin Furth ; art, Richard Isanove ; lettering, Chris Eliopoulos. Fall of Gilead / plotting and consultation, Robin Furth ; script, Peter David ; art, Richard Isanove

    A horrified Steven Deschain learns that the deadly seeing sphere called Maerlyn's Grapefruit has been stolen from his chambers! Far worse, when he enters his wife's room to arrest her for the theft, his son Roland is standing over her body with a gun in his hand. The youngest gunslinger has perhaps committed the most hideous crime of all! Continuing the epic saga based on the best-selling Dark Tower novels by the master Stephen King. Collects Dark Tower: The Fall of Gilead #1-6, and Sorcerer.…more

  • Details about Maus : A Survivor's Tale

    Maus : A Survivor's Tale

    Art Spiegelman

    A story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe and his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father's story and history itself.…more