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  • 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 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

  • Details about My Friend Dahmner

    My Friend Dahmner

    Derf Backderf

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER2013 ALA/YALSA Alex Award2014 Revelation Award at Angoulême2015 ALA/YALSA Alex Award (Excellence in Narrative Nonfiction)You only think you know this story. In 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer--the most notorious serial killer since Jack the Ripper--seared himself into the American consciousness. To the public, Dahmer was a monster who committed unthinkable atrocities. To Derf Backderf, "Jeff" was a much more complex figure: a high school friend with whom he had shared classrooms, h……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 Precious Little Life

    Precious Little Life

    Bryan Lee O'Malley (Artist)

    Scott Pilgrim's life is totally sweet. He's 23 years old, he's in a rockband, he's "between jobs," and he's dating a cute high school girl. Nothingcould possibly go wrong, unless a seriously mind-blowing, dangerouslyfashionable, rollerblading delivery girl named Ramona Flowers starts cruisingthrough his dreams and sailing by him at parties. Will Scott's awesome life getturned upside-down? Will he have to face Ramona's seven evil ex-boyfriends inbattle? The short answer is yes. The long answer is……more

  • Details about Killing and Dying

    Killing and Dying

    Adrian Tomine

    "One of the most gifted graphic novelists of our time." -- Wired Killing and Dying is a stunning showcase of the possibilities of the graphic novel medium and a wry exploration of loss, creative ambition, identity, and family dynamics. With this work, Adrian Tomine ( Shortcomings , Scenes from an Impending Marriage ) reaffirms his place not only as one of the most significant creators of contemporary comics but as one of the great voices of modern American literature. His gift for capturing e……more

  • Details about The Walking Dead

    The Walking Dead

    Robert Kirkman, creator, writer, letterer ; Tony Moore, penciler, inker, gray tones ; Cliff Rathburn, additional gray tones.

    Police officer Rick Grimes is shot on the job and wakes up a month later to find that the world that he knows is gone. Zombies have taken over and are killing and eating those who are still alive. He sets out toward Atlanta in the hope that his family is still alive and endures many horrors along the way.…more

  • Details about Stitches : a memoir--

    Stitches : a memoir--

    David Small.

    The prize-winning children's author depicts a childhood from hell in this searing yet redemptive graphic memoir.…more