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  • Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and me : a graphic memoir

    Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and me : a graphic memoir2017

    by Lorina Mapa

    (391)

    Summary: A graphic memoir about growing up in the Philippines in the 1980s with Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos and the EDSA Revolution. When she learns of her beloved father's fatal car accident,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 959.9 MAP YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Super late bloomer : my early days in transition : an up and out collection

    Super late bloomer : my early days in transition : an up and out collection2018

    by Julia Kaye

    (1,259)

    Summary: A highly personal collection documenting the early months of artist Julia Kaye's gender transition. Instead of a traditional written diary, Julia Kaye has always turned to art as a means of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.768 KAY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • My solo exchange diary. Book 1

    My solo exchange diary. Book 12018

    by Kabi Nagata , illustrator

    Series: My Solo Exchange Diary

    (2,061)

    Summary: Struggling with the idea of living alone and adjusting to the effects of her previous book's success, this follow-up to the award-winning autobiographical comic continues the author's quest for self-acceptance and love.

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.766 NAG

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Gender queer

    Gender queer2019

    by Maia Kobabe , artist

    (5,755)

    Summary: In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.76 KOB

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I moved to Los Angeles to work in animation

    I moved to Los Angeles to work in animation2018

    by Natalie Nourigat , illustrator

    (937)

    Summary: When artist Tally Nourigat left her life in Portland to move to Los Angeles and pursue a job in animation, she realized that despite her research, nothing truly prepared her for the wild world that...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.5 NOU

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Invisible differences : a story of Asperger's, adulting, and living a life in full color

    Invisible differences : a story of Asperger's, adulting, and living a life in full color2020

    by Julie Dachez

    (1,570)

    Summary: An autobiographical comic based on the author's experience with Asperger's. Marguerite feels awkward, struggling every day to stay productive at work and keep up appearances with friends. She's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8588 DAC YA

    Location: New YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The art of Junji Ito : twisted visions / Junji Itō ; translation, Jocelyne Allen ; editor, Masumi Washington.

    The art of Junji Ito : twisted visions / Junji Itō ; translation, Jocelyne Allen ; editor, Masumi Washington.2020

    by Junji Itō

    (238)

    Summary: A first-ever collection of Junji Itō's artworks, featuring over 130 images from his best-selling manga titles along with rare works. This sublime collection includes all of Itō's unforgettable...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 ITO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All the answers
    Staff Pick

    All the answers2018

    by Michael Kupperman

    (1,102)

    Summary: In this moving graphic memoir, Michael Kupperman traces the life of his reclusive father -- the once-world-famous Joel Kupperman, Quiz Kid. That his father is slipping into dementia -- seems to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 791.44 KUP

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The dead eye and the deep blue sea : a graphic memoir of modern slavery
    Staff Pick

    The dead eye and the deep blue sea : a graphic memoir of modern slavery2018

    by Vannak Anan Prum

    (167)

    Summary: Vannak Anan Prum left his village in Cambodia to seek work in Thailand. Men who appeared to be employers on a fishing vessel promised to return him, but instead Vannak was hostage on the vessel for...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.362 PRU

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • What I hate : from A to Z

    What I hate : from A to Z2011

    by Roz Chast , illustrator

    (802)

    Summary: Chast's alphabetical compendium provides a neurotic spin on the classic alphabet book.

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.56 CHA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • They called us enemy

    They called us enemy2019

    by George Takei

    (18,783)

    Summary: A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5317 TAK

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Guts

    Guts2019

    by Raina Telgemeier , illustrator

    (26,261)

    Summary: Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug. Raina eventually returns to school, where she's dealing with the usual highs and lows:...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL TEL

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 3 of 4 details

  • Something new : tales from a makeshift bride

    Something new : tales from a makeshift bride2016

    by Lucy Knisley , artist

    (8,308)

    Summary: In 2010, Lucy and her long-term boyfriend John broke up. Three long, lonely years later, John returned to New York, walked into Lucy's apartment, and proposed. This is not that story. It is the story of what came after: the wedding.

    BOOK

    Call #: B KNISLEY

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The American dream? : a journey on Route 66 discovering dinosaur statues, muffler men, and the perfect breakfast burrito

    The American dream? : a journey on Route 66 discovering dinosaur statues, muffler men, and the perfect breakfast burrito2019

    by Shing Yin Khor

    (525)

    Summary: An illustrated comic travelogue about an American immigrant driving alone through all that's left of "The Mother Road," Route 66.

    BOOK

    Call #: 325.1 KHO YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Soldier's heart : the campaign to understand my WWII veteran father : a daughter's memoir

    Soldier's heart : the campaign to understand my WWII veteran father : a daughter's memoir2015

    by Carol Tyler , illustrator

    Series: You'll Never Know

    (20)

    Summary: The author chronicles her fraught relationship with her father, Charles, a WWII veteran, and how the war affected their lives through both childhood and adulthood. Soldier's heart is also a tribute...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.5481 TYL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir
    Staff Pick

    Can't we talk about something more pleasant? : a memoir2014

    by Roz Chast , illustrator

    (25,035)

    Summary: In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 306.874 CHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rolling blackouts : dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq
    Staff Pick

    Rolling blackouts : dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq2016

    by Sarah Glidden , illustrator

    (1,623)

    Summary: "Cartoonist Sarah Glidden accompanies her two friends -- reporters and founders of a journalism non-profit -- as they research potential stories on the effects of the Iraq War on the Middle East and,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956.7044 GLI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Pyongyang : a journey in North Korea

    Pyongyang : a journey in North Korea2007

    by Guy Delisle

    (20,695)

    Summary: Delisle is one of the few Westerners granted access to North Korea documents. His observations of the secretive society in this graphic travelogue depict the cultural alienation, boredom, and desires of ordinary North Koreans.

    BOOK

    Call #: 951.93 DEL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Shenzhen : a travelogue from China

    Shenzhen : a travelogue from China2012

    by Guy Delisle

    (6,593)

    Summary: Presents the author's observations, in graphic novel format, of life in a cold city in southern China that is sealed off by electric fences and armed guards from the rest of the country.

    BOOK

    Call #: 951 DEL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Facts of life

    Facts of life2017

    by Paula Knight , illustrator

    (179)

    Summary: A graphic memoir and visual exploration of the stigma-inducing health issues of miscarriage, childlessness, and chronic medical conditions.

    BOOK

    Call #: 618.178 KNI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Arab of the future. Book 4 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1987-1992)

    The Arab of the future. Book 4 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1987-1992)2019

    by Riad Sattouf , artist

    (1,850)

    Summary: In this fourth volume, little Riad has grown into a teenager. In the previous books, his childhood was complicated by the pull of his two cultures -- French and Syrian -- and his parents'...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B SATTOUF

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hot comb

    Hot comb2019

    by Ebony Flowers , illustrator

    (1,030)

    Summary: Offers a poignant glimpse into black women's lives and coming of age stories as seen across a crowded, ammonia-scented hair salon while ladies gossip and bond over the burn. The titular story "Hot...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 FLO

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hey, kiddo

    Hey, kiddo2018

    by Jarrett Krosoczka , artist

    (24,609)

    Summary: In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka's teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett's family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B KROSOCZKA YA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A fire story
    Staff Pick

    A fire story2019

    by Brian Fies , artist

    (1,279)

    Summary: Early on the morning of Monday, October 9, 2017, wildfires burned through Northern California, resulting in 44 fatalities. In addition, 8,900 structures, including 6,200 homes, were destroyed. One of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.37 FIE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Relish : my life in the kitchen
    Staff Pick

    Relish : my life in the kitchen2013

    by Lucy Knisley , illustrator

    (18,312)

    Summary: Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B KNISLEY YA

    Location: YA Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dear Scarlet : the story of my postpartum depression

    Dear Scarlet : the story of my postpartum depression2019

    by Teresa Wong

    (688)

    Summary: In this intimate and moving graphic memoir, Teresa Wong writes and illustrates the story of her struggle with postpartum depression in the form of a letter to her daughter Scarlet. Equal parts...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 618.76 WON

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • In waves

    In waves2019

    by A. J. Dungo , artist

    (1,789)

    Summary: In this visually arresting graphic novel, surfer and illustrator AJ Dungo remembers his late partner, her battle with cancer, and their shared love of surfing that brought them strength throughout...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 797.32 DUN YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dragon hoops

    Dragon hoops2020

    by Gene Luen Yang , artist

    (2,259)

    Summary: Gene understands stories -- comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins. But Gene doesn't get sports. As a kid, his friends called him "Stick" and every...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL YAN

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Piero

    Piero2018

    by Edmond Baudoin

    (231)

    Summary: A touching graphic memoir about brotherhood, coming of age, and artistic inspiration by one of France's most celebrated graphic novelists. Edmond Baudoin is one of the most revered and influential...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B BAUDOIN

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The dumbest idea ever!

    The dumbest idea ever!2014

    by Jimmy Gownley

    (3,914)

    Summary: "What if the dumbest idea ever turned your life upside down? At thirteen, Jimmy was popular, at the top of his class, and the leading scorer on his basketball team. But all that changed when chicken...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL GOW

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fun home : a family tragicomic

    Fun home : a family tragicomic2006

    by Alison Bechdel

    (132,215)

    Summary: This book takes its place alongside the unnerving, memorable, darkly funny family memoirs of Augusten Burroughs and Mary Karr. It's a father-daughter tale perfectly suited to the graphic memoir form....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 BEC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • El deafo
    Staff Pick

    El deafo2014

    by Cece Bell

    (60,132)

    Summary: The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower."

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL BEL

    Locations: YA Graphic Novels, Juvenile Graphic Novels

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • How to understand Israel in 60 days or less

    How to understand Israel in 60 days or less2016

    by Sarah Glidden , illustrator

    (3,848)

    Summary: "Sarah Glidden is a progressive Jewish American twenty-something who is both vocal and critical of Israeli politics in the Holy Land. When a debate with her mother prods her to sign up for a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 956.94 GLI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Melody : story of a nude dancer

    Melody : story of a nude dancer2015

    by Sylvie Rancourt

    (284)

    Summary: A long-lost memoir about life as a stripper in Montreal. In 1980, Sylvie Rancourt and her boyfriend moved to Montreal from rural Northern Quebec. With limited formal education or training, they had a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 792.78 RAN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Junji Ito's cat diary : Yon & Mu

    Junji Ito's cat diary : Yon & Mu2015

    by Junji Itō

    (4,341)

    Summary: Hell-o-kitty! Master of Japanese horror manga Junji Ito presents a series of hissterical tales chronicling his real-life trials and tribulations of becoming a cat owner. Junji Ito, as J-kun, has...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 636.8 ITO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Ichi-F : a worker's graphic memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

    Ichi-F : a worker's graphic memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant2017

    by Kazuto Tatsuta , artist

    (213)

    Summary: "Tatsuta was an amateur artist who signed onto the dangerous task of cleaning up the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant, which the workers came to call 'Ichi-F.' This is the story of that challenging...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 363.1799 TAT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Big mushy happy lump : a

    Big mushy happy lump : a "Sarah's Scribbles" collection2017

    by Sarah Andersen , artist

    Series: Sarah's Scribbles - #2

    (20,080)

    Summary: Containing illustrated personal essays on the author's real-life experiences with anxiety, career, relationships and other adulthood challenges, this collection of the hugely popular, world-famous...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.56 AND

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Black history in its own words

    Black history in its own words2017

    by Ronald Wimberly compiler, artist

    (477)

    Summary: This book "started in January 2015 when Matt Bors asked me to find eight quotes and illustrate them for "The Nib" for February, Black History Month. I chose quotes ranging from the casual to the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.0496 WIM YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Banned book club

    Banned book club2020

    by Hyun Sook Kim

    (1,039)

    Summary: The autobiography of a South Korean woman's student days under an authoritarian regime, and how she defied state censorship. When Kim Hyun Sook started college in 1983 she was ready for her world to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 951.95 KIM YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Be everything at once : tales of a cartoonist lady person

    Be everything at once : tales of a cartoonist lady person2018

    by Dami Lee illustrator

    (596)

    Summary: This collection of comics, previously published online, tell the story of an immigrant child overcoming adversity -- and a language barrier. We then follow Lee as she returns to Korea as an adult,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.56 LEE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details