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  • The ink-keeper's apprentice [downloadable ebook]

    The ink-keeper's apprentice2006

    by Allen Say

    (102)

    Summary: A fourteen-year-old boy lives on his own in Tokyo and becomes apprenticed to a famous Japanese cartoonist.

    EBOOK

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  • My life with Charlie Brown

    My life with Charlie Brown2010

    by Charles M. Schulz

    (168)

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.5 SCH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bakuman. 1, Dreams and reality

    Bakuman. 1, Dreams and reality2010

    (19,661)

    Summary: "Average student Moritaka Mashiro enjoys drawing for fun. When his classmate and aspiring writer Akito Takagi discovers his talent, he begs Moritaka to team up with him as a manga-creating duo. But...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL BAK

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Class act

    Class act2020

    by Jerry Craft , artist

    (1,621)

    Summary: Eighth grader Drew Ellis recognizes that he isn't afforded the same opportunities, no matter how hard he works, that his privileged classmates at the Riverdale Academy Day School take for granted,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN CRA

    Location: New Juvenile Graphic Novels

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Everything is an emergency : an OCD story in words and pictures

    Everything is an emergency : an OCD story in words and pictures2020

    by Jason Katzenstein

    (458)

    Summary: Jason Adam Katzenstein is just trying to live his life, but he keeps getting sidetracked by his over-active, anxious brain. Mundane events like shaking hands or sharing a drink snowball into absolute...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.8522 KAT

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  • JoJo's bizarre adventure. Part 4, Diamond is unbreakable. Book 4

    JoJo's bizarre adventure. Part 4, Diamond is unbreakable. Book 42020

    by Hirohiko Araki

    Series: Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. Diamond Is Unbreakable

    (142)

    Summary: Rohan Kishibe is a madman! The incredibly talented comics artist is not just a popular mangaka but also a Stand user! What's the secret of Rohan's Stand? And will Koichi Hirose survive his encounter...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL ARA

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Arab of the future. Book 3 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1985-1987)

    The Arab of the future. Book 3 : a graphic memoir : a childhood in the Middle East (1985-1987)2018

    by Riad Sattouf , illustrator

    (3,109)

    Summary: In this third volume, (1985-1987), Riad's mother, fed up with the grinding reality of daily life in the village, decides she cannot take it any longer. When she resolves to move back to France, young...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B SATTOUF

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  • 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

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  • Don't worry, he won't get far on foot [Blu-ray]

    Don't worry, he won't get far on foot2018

    Summary: On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU DRAMA DON'T

    Location: Blu-rays Drama

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  • Don't worry, he won't get far on foot [DVD]

    Don't worry, he won't get far on foot2018

    Summary: On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA DON'T

    Location: DVDs Drama

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fights : one boy's triumph over violence

    Fights : one boy's triumph over violence2020

    by Joel Christian Gill , artist

    (256)

    Summary: A visceral and deeply affecting memoir of artist/author Joel Christian Gill, chronicling his youth and coming of age as a Black child in a chaotic landscape of rough city streets and foreboding backwoods.

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 GIL YA

    Location: New YA Nonfiction

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  • New kid [Playaway]

    New kid2019

    by Jerry Craft

    Summary: Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J PLAYAWAY F CRAFT

    Location: Juvenile Playways

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The loneliness of the long-distance cartoonist

    The loneliness of the long-distance cartoonist2020

    by Adrian Tomine

    (1,071)

    Summary: What happens when a childhood hobby grows into a lifelong career? This book offers an array of unexpected answers. When a sudden medical incident lands Tomine in the emergency room, he begins to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 TOM

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  • Ellie McDoodle : new kid in school

    Ellie McDoodle : new kid in school2011

    by Ruth McNally Barshaw

    Series: Ellie McDoodle Diaries Series

    (941)

    Summary: Ellie writes and doodles in a journal of her family's move to a new home and her struggle to make friends, which gets a lot easier as she leads a nonviolent protest of long lunch lines at school.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F BARSHAW

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A place called home [downloadable ebook]

    A place called home2011

    by Jo Goodman

    (776)

    Summary: When Thea Wyndham and Mitchell Baker are named joint guardians of their late friends' three children, they, barely on speaking terms, must find a way to become a family despite being romantically involved with other people.

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  • Winter town

    Winter town2012

    by Stephen Emond

    (3,101)

    Summary: Evan and Lucy, childhood best friends who grew apart after years of seeing one another only during Christmas break, begin a romance at age seventeen but his choice to mindlessly follow his father's...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F EMOND

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Comic artists - Asia : manga, manhwa, manhua

    Comic artists - Asia : manga, manhwa, manhua2004

    by Rika Sugiyama

    (43)

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.5 SUG

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Schulz and Peanuts : a biography

    Schulz and Peanuts : a biography2007

    by David Michaelis

    (5,046)

    BOOK

    Call #: B SCHULZ

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Stick to drawing comics, monkey brain! : cartoonist ignores helpful advice

    Stick to drawing comics, monkey brain! : cartoonist ignores helpful advice2007

    by Scott Adams

    (618)

    BOOK

    Call #: 817.6 ADA

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Schulz and Peanuts [downloadable audiobook] / a biography

    Schulz and Peanuts / a biography2007

    by David Michaelis

    (5,040)

    Summary: Charles Schulz, the most widely syndicated and beloved cartoonist of all time, is also one of the most misunderstood figures in American culture. Now, acclaimed biographer David Michaelis gives us...  more »

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  • Special exits : a graphic memoir
    Staff Pick

    Special exits : a graphic memoir2014

    by Joyce Farmer

    (1,710)

    Summary: In the vein of Alison Bechdel or Harvey Pekar, Joyce Farmer's memoir chronicles the decline of the author's parents' health, their relationship with one another and with their daughter, and how they...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.26 FAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • New kid

    New kid2019

    by Jerry Craft , illustrator

    (29,795)

    Summary: Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN CRA

    Location: Juvenile Graphic Novels

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • Fifty things that aren't my fault : essays from the grown-up years

    Fifty things that aren't my fault : essays from the grown-up years2019

    by Cathy Guisewite

    (1,510)

    Summary: From the iconic creator of the "Cathy" comic strip comes a collection of funny, warm, and wise essays in the style of Nora Ephron and Erma Bombeck, centered around the particular challenge of caring...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 817.6 GUI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kid gloves : nine months of careful chaos

    Kid gloves : nine months of careful chaos2019

    by Lucy Knisley , artist

    (6,824)

    Summary: If you work hard enough, if you want it enough, if you're smart and talented and "good enough," you can do anything. Except get pregnant. Her whole life, Lucy Knisley wanted to be a mother. But...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B KNISLEY

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  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • Add more babes! : awesome BIG NATE comics

    Add more babes! : awesome BIG NATE comics1992

    by Lincoln Peirce

    (397)

    Summary: Welcome to Big Nate's world of cartoon fantasy. It's a place where a skinny sixth grader can escape the tedium of boring classes, lord it over his bossy older sister Ellen, talk back to his dad,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN BIG

    Location: Juvenile Graphic Novels

    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

    (1,992)

    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

  • Blank canvas : my so-called artist's journey. Book 3

    Blank canvas : my so-called artist's journey. Book 32019

    by Akiko Higashimura , artist

    (268)

    Summary: "Akiko has graduated from art school--let the job hunt begin! But finding work is easier said than done. Will she have to return home to Miyazaki empty-handed?" -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL BLA

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Taxi! : stories from the back seat

    Taxi! : stories from the back seat2019

    by Aimee de Jongh

    (183)

    Summary: From one of the brightest new talents in Europe comes this debut autobiographical work, focusing on taxi rides from four cities: Los Angeles, Paris, Jakarta, and Washington, D.C. As the drivers...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.59 JON

    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

  • Super boys : the amazing adventures of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the creators of Superman

    Super boys : the amazing adventures of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the creators of Superman2013

    by Brad Ricca

    (275)

    Summary: A comprehensive literary biography of the creators of the Superman character draws on a decade of research and new discoveries to provide coverage of such lesser-known topics as the real inspiration...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 741.5 RIC

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Forget me not

    Forget me not2013

    by Fern Michaels

    (2,815)

    Summary: With a popular comic strip, card line, and children's cartoon to her name, Lucy Brighton should be in a happy place. But the ache of a cold, lonely childhood lingers on. Even though she still lives...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MICHAELS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Crumb [DVD]

    Crumb2006

    Summary: This movie chronicles the life and times of R. Crumb. Robert Crumb is the cartoonist/artist who drew Keep On Truckin', Fritz the Cat, and played a major pioneering role in the genesis of underground...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B CRUMB

    Location: DVDs Biography

    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

  • 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

  • My life as a cartoonist

    My life as a cartoonist2013

    by Janet Tashjian

    Series: My Life As A... Series

    (647)

    Summary: Twelve-year-old Derek wants to train his pet monkey to help Umberto, a new student who uses a wheelchair, but Umberto would rather steal Derek's cartoon ideas.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F TASHJIAN

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tomboy : a graphic memoir

    Tomboy : a graphic memoir2014

    by Liz Prince artist

    (11,073)

    Summary: Eschewing female stereotypes throughout her early years and failing to gain acceptance on the boys' baseball team, Liz learns to embrace her own views on gender as she comes of age, in an anecdotal graphic novel memoir.

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL PRI

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details