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Marvel by Design Cover Image
By Gestalten (Editor), Liz Stinson (Editor)
ISBN: 9783967040265
Availability: Backordered - No Estimated Arrival Date
Published: Gestalten - November 23rd, 2021

As one of the most recognizable brands in the world, Marvel has spent the last 80-plus years inspiring generations of creatives through its approach to visual storytelling. Marvel's comic books, in particular, established a distinct graphic language that has found its way into mainstream culture, including 1960s Pop Art, and present-day digital culture, gaming, advertising, and more.

American Comics: A History Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393635607
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 16th, 2021

The sweeping story of cartoons, comic strips, and graphic novels and their hold on the American imagination. 

Lore Olympus: Volume One Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593356074
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Published: Del Rey - November 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Scandalous gossip, wild parties, and forbidden love—witness what the gods do after dark in this stylish and contemporary reimagining of one of the best-known stories in Greek mythology from creator Rachel Smythe.

DUNE: The Graphic Novel,  Book 1: Dune: Deluxe Collector's Edition Cover Image
By Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert (Adapted by), Kevin J. Anderson (Adapted by), Raúl Allén (Illustrator), Patricia Martín (Illustrator), Bill Sienkiewicz (Contributions by)
ISBN: 9781419759468
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - November 9th, 2021

The first graphic novel adaptation of Dune, the groundbreaking science-fiction classic by Frank Herbert—now in a deluxe collector’s edition
Dune, Frank Herbert’s epic science-fiction masterpiece set in the far future amidst a sprawling feudal interstellar society, tells the story of Paul Atreides as he and his family accept control of t

Sapiens: A Graphic History, Volume 2: The Pillars of Civilization Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063212237
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 26th, 2021

This second volume of Sapiens: A Graphic History, the full-color graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari’s #1 New York Times bestseller, focuses on the Agricultural Revolution—when humans fell into a trap we’ve yet to escape: working harder and harder with diminishing returns.

Run: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, L. Fury (Illustrator), Nate Powell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781419730696
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - August 3rd, 2021

First you march, then you run. From the #1 bestselling, award–winning team behind March comes the first book in their new, groundbreaking graphic novel series, Run: Book One.

“Run recounts the lost history of what too often follows dramatic change—the pushback of those who refuse it and the resistance of those who believe change has not gone far enough.

Far Sector Cover Image
By N.K. Jemisin, Jamal Campbell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781779512055
Availability: Available to Order
Published: DC Comics - October 19th, 2021

The first murder in 500 years. Twenty billion suspects. One hope.

The City Enduring, a booming metropolis at the edge of the universe, hasn’t experienced a violent crime in generations. The Emotion Exploit has erased its citizens’ full range of feelings, allowing three resident races to overlook their turbulent history and coexist peacefully—until now. 

The 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance Comic Book: Revised and Expanded Cover Image
By Gord Hill, Pamela Palmater (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781551528526
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 26th, 2021

When it was first published in 2010, The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book was heralded as a groundbreaking illustrated history of Indigenous activism and resistance in the Americas over the previous 500 years, from contact to present day. Eleven years later, author and artist Gord Hill has revised and expanded the book, which is now available in color for the first time.

Night Fisher Cover Image
ISBN: 9781683964704
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Published: Fantagraphics - October 12th, 2021

Two Maui high school students, Loren and Shane, get mixed up in a petty crime, and their friendship is put to the test. One of the most critically lauded graphic novel debuts in the medium's history is now in hardcover for the first time! 

Brian Blomerth's Mycelium Wassonii Cover Image
By Brian Blomerth, Paul Stamets (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781944860417
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Published: Anthology Editions - November 16th, 2021

Brian Blomerth first fused his singularly irreverent underground comix style with heavily-researched history in 2019's Brian Blomerth's Bicycle Day, a Technicolor retelling of the discovery of LSD. Now, the illustrator and graphic novelist continues his wild and woolly excursions into the history of mind expansion with Mycelium Wassonii, an account of the lives and trips of R.

Good Night, Hem Cover Image
By Jason
ISBN: 9781683964612
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Published: Fantagraphics - September 21st, 2021

Three interconnecting short stories starring Ernest Hemingway comprise the latest graphic novel by the beloved Norwegian cartoonist, Jason.

Ernest Hemingway stars in three interconnecting short stories in this graphic novel.

Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399589737
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 9th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A powerful work of visual nonfiction about three generations of an Apache family struggling to protect sacred land from a multinational mining corporation, by MacArthur “Genius” and National Book Award finalist Lauren Redniss, the acclaimed author of Thunder & Lightning

Ballad for Sophie Cover Image
By Filipe Melo, Juan Cavia (Illustrator), Gabriela Soares (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781603094986
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - November 2nd, 2021

A young journalist prompts a reclusive piano superstar to open up, resulting in this stunning graphic sonata exploring a lifetime of rivalry, regret, and redemption.

The Low, Low Woods (Hill House Comics) Cover Image
By Carmen Maria Machado, Dani Strips (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781779513120
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Published: DC Comics - September 21st, 2021

From New York Times bestselling author Carmen Maria Machado (Her Body And Other Parties, In The Dream House) comes a story so horrifying you won't dare to forget!

There's something in the woods...

The Women Who Changed Art Forever: Feminist Art – The Graphic Novel Cover Image
By Valentina Grande, Eva Rossetti (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781913947002
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - August 31st, 2021

These women changed art forever - told in colourful graphic novel form, this is the story of four pioneers of feminist art: Judy Chicago, Faith Ringold, Ana Mendieta, and the Guerilla Girls.

Soseki Natsume's I Am a Cat: The Manga Edition: The Tale of a Cat with No Name But Great Wisdom! Cover Image
By Soseki Natsume, Chiroru Kobato (Illustrator), Zack Davisson (Translator)
ISBN: 9784805316573
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - September 28th, 2021

Japan's beloved literary masterpiece brought to life in manga form

Marvel Meow Cover Image
ISBN: 9781974726035
Availability: Backordered - No Estimated Arrival Date
Published: VIZ Media LLC - October 12th, 2021

The comic misadventures of Chewie, Captain Marvel’s pet!

Join Captain Marvel’s pet, Chewie, as she wreaks havoc in the lives of Marvel’s most popular characters!

Gain a new perspective on beloved favorites such as Spider-Man and Iron Man, formidable villains including Thanos and Galactus, and antiheroes like Deadpool, as they all become the playthings of thi

No One Else Cover Image
ISBN: 9781683964797
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Published: Fantagraphics - November 9th, 2021

A death throws a family's life into turmoil in one of the most anticipated graphic novel releases of 2021.