Comics & Graphic Novels - Literary

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Bumf Vol. 1: I Buggered The Kaiser

Joe Sacco

This is a collection of all-new satirical short comics by Joe Sacco (Palestine, Footnotes in Gaza). In the vein of the old underground comix like ZAP or Weirdo, author Joe Sacco promises that BUMF will go where it needs to go, and do ...

Published: Jul 2014

Gilgamesh: A Graphic Novel

Andrew Winegarner

Before the Bible and legendary figures like Hercules, King Arthur, and Beowulf, there was Gilgamesh. As the king of Uruk, a city in ancient Mesopotamia, Gilgamesh protected his people from harm, battling a multitude of fierce demons w...

Published: Oct 2011

It Never Happened Again: Two Stories

Sam Alden

Here are two exquisite stories set at different times in the author's life. In Ignatz Award nominated "Hawaii 1997," few words are spoken, but Sam Alden's imagery evokes the magic of a nighttime encounter at a Hawaiian resor...

Published: Jul 2014

New Construction: Two More Stories

Sam Alden

Praise for Sam Alden's It Never Happened Again:"Alden's natural sense of framing and pace, his willingness to use silent panels to tell stories, and his beautiful (yes, beautiful) pencil images combined to open my eyes to a new i...

Published: Nov 2015

The Snow Queen: Adventure in the Froz...

Hans Christian Andersen

An adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic story that served as the basis for Disney's FROZEN animated feature film. A young boy, Kay, is captured by a striking image that appears in his frozen window. It is the hauntingly bea...

Published: Sep 2017

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Campfire ...

L. Frank Baum

A powerful tornado rips through the Kansas prairie catching Dorothy inside her home. Trapped inside the vortex, the home floats for hours. When the house finally lands on the ground again, it kills a wicked witch.Dorothy finds herself...

Published: Mar 2011


Mark Beyer

Mark Beyer's inimitable self-taught style—mixing off-kilter imagery and boldly geometric compositions—has been featured in Art Spiegelman's RAW and on MTV's Liquid Television, but Agony is its most essential expression. Originall...

Published: Mar 2016

Hot or Not: 20th-Century Male Artists...

Jessica Campbell

The history of twentieth-century art is filled with men, but one key component has always been missing: which of these men are boneable, and which are not. Campbell has created the definitive resource on the subject in this hilarious ...

Published: Sep 2016

Blue Monday Volume 1: The Kids Are Al...

Clugston Flores Chynna

BLUE MONDAY comes to IMAGE COMICS for the first time in FULL COLOR!Before the upcoming release of the new storyline, THIEVES LIKE US, experience the Pepsi-fueled misadventures of Bleu L. Finnegan, comics’ favorite blue-haired, Buste...

Published: Jun 2016


Jordan Crane

A disappearing girlfriend and an outer space repairman populate this solo cartoonist anthology, drawn in a way the evokes mid-century Modern design movements such as Bauhaus, Constructivism, and neoplasticism. In this 80-page volume, ...

Published: Dec 2014

Zap Comix #16

R. Crumb

The final, previously-only-available-in-a limited/collector's-edition issue of the the most important comic book series of all time! This blowout issue not only includes work by all eight Zap artists (plus a collaboration with cartoon...

Published: Dec 2015

Why Art?

Eleanor Davis

This is a treatise on what makes art art, told in graphic novel form. What is “Art”? It’s widely accepted that art serves an important function in society. But the concept falls under such an absurdly large umbrella and can mani...

Published: Feb 2018

Spaniel Rage

Vanessa Davis

"I love [Davis's] free-form drawing . . . She just has a funny, truthful voice." ―Audrey NiffeneggerVanessa Davis's autobiography, more observational than confessional, delighted readers ten years ago when she first began ...

Published: Feb 2017

A Body Beneath: Collecting Issues of ...

Michael Deforge

A Body Beneath collects issues two through five of Michael DeForge's multi-award winning anthology Lose. DeForge's singular vision reveals the menace in the mundane, the humor in the horrific. He has crafted a phantasmagoria of storie...

Published: May 2014

Lose #6

Michael Deforge

Lose #6 is the latest installment in Michael DeForge's one-person short story anthology series. Hailed as the next Daniel Clowes or Chris Ware, DeForge is cartooning's brightest young star, and Lose is a standalone showcase for his ta...

Published: Sep 2014

Lose #7

Michael Deforge

The multi-award winning Lose series is Michael DeForge's comics laboratory. The art form is pushed to its limits in these first-time-in-full-color pages. Revel in a cartoonist at the height of his powers exploring the eccentricities ...

Published: Sep 2015

Mighty Star: and the Castle of the Ca...

A. Degen

A. Degen has taken the superhero myth and put it in a baroque blender; the result is the cerebral, sensuous, and uncanny Mighty Star and the Castle of the Cancatervater. Equal parts Dalí and Astro Boy, Degen's mostly silent narrative...

Published: Apr 2015

The Owner's Manual to Terrible Parent...

Guy Delisle

Guy Delisle knows all the worst parenting techniquesGuy Delisle, the author of Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City and A User's Guide to Neglectful Parenting, shares hilarious new comic strips that pay tribute to all the ways par...

Published: Aug 2015

Great Expectations The Graphic Novel:...

Charles Dickens

This quick graphic adaptation of Great Expectations encourages readers to enjoy classical literature while remaining faithful to Charles Dickens' original work. Readers follow the wonderful tale of Pip, Miss Havisham, and the spiteful...

Published: Jul 2009

The Count of Monte Cristo: Campfire C...

Alexandre Dumas

When Edmond Dantès is imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, he vows to escape and destroy those who betrayed him.With his former life a distant memory, revenge drives him forward. Using the fortune left to him by Abbe Faria, he tr...

Published: Jul 2012

The Three Musketeers (Campfire Graphi...

Alexandre Dumas

Young D'Artagnan has only one ambition, to be a King's Musketeer some day. With this dream he arrives in Paris. Monsieur de Treville, however, makes him a member of the King's Guards, and promises that if he proves his worth he can b...

Published: Apr 2011

Extra Good Stuff

Dennis Eichhorn

Awardwinning author Dennis Eichhorn is back with a new collection of autobiographical comix. For "Extra Good Stuff" Eichhorn has enlisted the best comic artists of our time to illustrate stories that are improbable, hilariou...

Published: Sep 2015

Zeus and the Rise of the Olympians (C...

Ryan Foley

From his throne high atop Mount Olympus, the mighty and powerful god Zeus reigned over ancient Greece with his fellow Olympians. Feared for his lightning bolt but loved for his compassion for humanity, Zeus presided over an era of pea...

Published: May 2012

I Am Not Okay with This

Charles Forsman

A graphic novel about sexual repression and super powers in small-town America, from the creator of the TV series TEotFW. Sydney seems like a normal 15-year-old freshman. She hangs out underneath the bleachers, listens to music in he...

Published: Nov 2017

The Grave

Dan Fraga

Drawn one panel per day over a year, follow the story of three boys who discover a shallow grave while on a weekend camping trip.But that's just where the mystery begins. The unexpected find reveals a cigar box containing seven myster...

Published: Jun 2019


Tom Gauld

Tom Gauld's debut graphic novel retelling of a classic myth, now in paperbackSince the 2011 release of Goliath, Tom Gauld has solidified himself as one of the world's most revered and critically-acclaimed cartoonists working today. Fr...

Published: Aug 2017

Octopus Pie Volume 1

Meredith Gran

In this first collected volume of the Octopus Pie series, we follow grumpy twenty-something Eve and her stoner roommate Hanna as they navigate post-college life. They'll take on crazed childhood rivals, troubling art scenes, the disco...

Published: Feb 2016

Octopus Pie Volume 2

Meredith Gran

The Brooklyn stories of love, madness, nostalgia, and displeasing music continue in this second OCTOPUS PIE collection. Eve and Hanna have each other's backs as they navigate the emotional pitfalls of twenty-something life, but there'...

Published: Mar 2016

Octopus Pie Volume 3

Meredith Gran

In this third Ignatz Award-winning volume of the OCTOPUS PIE series, the chaotic magic of Brooklyn continues to complicate Eve and her friends' lives. But while they explore new realms of adulthood-and evaluate their own happiness-the...

Published: Apr 2016

The Comics Journal #304

Gary Groth

This issue of the award-winning magazine features an interview with Megahex cartoonist Simon Hanselmann and focuses on economics. In this issue of the award-winning magazine, Tasmanian cartoonist Simon Hanselmann discusses how his web...

Published: Sep 2019
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