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Van Sciver, Noah

Summary: "Noah Van Sciver is haunted by the house at 133 ____ Street, or as his brothers rechristened it "One Dirty Tree." This sprawling dilapidated New Jersey house was his first home and the site of formative experiences. Growing up in a big, poor, Mormon family--surrounded by comic-books, eight siblings, bathtubs full of dirty dishes--Noah's childhood exerts a powerful force on his present day...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Uncivilized Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 VAN

Tsuge, Yoshiharu

Summary: "Yoshiharu Tsuge is one of the most celebrated and influential comics artists, but his work has been almost entirely unavailable to English-speaking audiences. The Man Without Talent, his first book to be translated into English, is an unforgiving self-portrait of frustration. Swearing off cartooning as a profession, Tsuge takes on a series of unconventional jobs--used-camera salesman,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Comics 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TSU

Stevenson, Noelle

Summary: "In a collection of personal comics that span eight years of her young adult life, author-illustrator Noelle Stevenson charts the highs and lows of being a creative human in the world."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 STE

Gill, Joel Christian

Summary: "Fights is the 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"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 GIL

Hogg, Lauren

Summary: Lauren Hogg, one of the survivors of the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school in Parkland, Florida, dramatically tells her story in graphic novel form. The tragedy of yet another mass shooting has galvanized the young people of the country, and helped launch a movement that continues to gain momentum. Lauren Hogg lost her two best friends that horrible day, but despite her loss she,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zuiker Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 371.7 HOG

Forney, Ellen

Summary: "Rock steady: brilliant advice from my bipolar life is the eagerly awaited sequel/companion book to Forney's 2012 best-selling graphic memoir, Marbles: mania, depression, Michelangelo, and Me. Whereas Marbles was a memoir about her bipolar disorder, Rock Steady turns the focus outward, offering a self-help guide of tips, tricks and tools by someone who has been through it all and come through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 FOR

Tung, Debbie

Summary: "This illustrated gift book of short comics illuminates author Debbie Tung's experience as an introvert in an extrovert's world. Presented in a loose narrative style that can be read front to back or dipped into at one's leisure, the book spans three years of Debbie's life, from the end of college to the present day. In these early years of adulthood, Debbie slowly but finally discovers there...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TUN

Tomine, Adrian

Summary: What happens when a childhood hobby grows into a lifelong career? The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist, Adrian Tomine's funniest and most revealing foray into autobiography, offers an array of unexpected answers. When a sudden medical incident lands Tomine in the emergency room, he begins to question if it was really all worthwhile: despite the accolades and opportunities of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TOM

Ancco

Summary: "Ancco looks back at her own tumultuous adolescence, from the not-so-distanced lens of a twenty-something. A mother's struggles mirror her teen's. Memories of care between the cartoonist and her grandmother--before her faculties had started to fade. Quick judgments look ugly through the eyes of a teen, who's leaning into her own sense of self. Whether it's friends, family, animals, or even a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 ANC

Hoseley, Rantz

Summary: Based on Nikki Sixx's drug-soaked New York Times best-selling memoir, The Heroin Diaries, chronicles the year of decadence and depravity that almost cost Sixx his life during the recording and tour for M©œtley Cr©ơe's seminal 1987 album, Girls Girls Girls, the book not only became a worldwide best-seller, but also spawned the band Sixx A.M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heavy Metal Media 2018

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 741.5 HOS

Hébert, Marie-Noëlle

Summary: "A deeply emotional graphic memoir of a young woman's struggles with self-esteem and body image issues. All Marie-Noëlle wants is to be thin and beautiful. She wishes that her thighs were slimmer, that her stomach lay flatter. Maybe then her parents wouldn't make fun of her eating habits at family dinners, the girls at school wouldn't call her ugly, and the boy she likes would ask her out. This...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 HEB

Lewis, John

Summary: Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today's world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LEW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA FIC LEW

Moebius

Summary: "Actively exploring his storytelling methods within his own mind, Moebius draws himself encountering his favorite characters in an expansive desert setting. He interacts with Arzak, Blueberry, Stel, Atan, and others--and he also meets a younger version of himself!A self-reflective six-part study, Inside Moebius Part 2 collects the two middle chapters in this hilariously unique exploration of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books, a division of Dark Horse Comics, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 MOE

Fahmy, Huda

Summary: "Chaperones, suitors, and arranged marriages aren't only reserved for the heroines of a Jane Austen novel. They're just another walk in the park for this leading lady, who is on a mission to find her leading lad. From the brilliant comics Yes, I'm Hot in This, Huda Fahmy tells the hilarious story of how she met and married her husband. Navigating mismatched suitors, gossiping aunties, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 FAH

Dandro, Travis

Summary: "From a child's-eye view, Travis Dandro recounts growing up with a drug-addicted birth father, alcoholic step-dad, and overwhelmed mother. As a kid, Dandro would temper the tension of his every day with flights of fancy, finding refuge in toys and animals and insects rather than the unpredictable adults around him. Dandro perceptively details the effects of poverty and addiction on a family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 DAN

Wong, Teresa

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 heartbreaking and funny, Dear Scarlet perfectly captures the quiet desperation of those suffering from PPD and the profound feelings of inadequacy and loss. As Teresa grapples with her fears and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 WON

Finck, Liana

Summary: "Passing for Human is what Finck calls 'a neurological coming-of-age story,' one in which, through her childhood, human connection proved elusive and her most enduring relationships were with plants and rocks and imaginary friends; in which her mother was an artist whose creative life had been stifled by an unhappy first marriage and a deeply sexist society that seemed expressly designed to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 FIN

Tobimatsu, Kimiko

Summary: "A moving and honest graphic memoir about the unexpected cancer journey of a young, queer, mixed-race woman. At the age of twenty-five, Kimiko Tobimatsu was a young, queer, mixed-race woman with no history of health problems whose world was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. In an instant, she became immersed in a new and complicated life of endless appointments,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 TOB

Roberts, Keiler

Summary: "Keiler Roberts mines the passing moments of family life to deliver an affecting and funny account of what it means to simultaneously exist as a mother, daughter, wife, and artist. Drawn in an unassuming yet charming staccato that mimics the awkward rhythm of life, no one's foibles are left unspared, most often the author's own....Roberts can get lost in the rewarding melodrama of playing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 ROB

Kurzweil, Amy

Summary: "Flying couch tells the stories of three unforgettable women. Amy Kurzweil weaves her own coming-of-age as a young Jewish artist into the narrative of her mother, a psychologist, and Bubbe, her grandmother, a World War II survivor who escaped from the Warsaw Ghetto by disguising herself as a gentile. The voices and histories of these wise, hilarious, and very different women create a portrait...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult/Black Balloon 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KUR

Glidden, Sarah

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, specifically, the war's refugees. Joining the trio is a childhood friend and former Marine whose past service in Iraq adds an unexpected and sometimes unwelcome viewpoint, both to the people they come...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 GLI

Lorentzen, Anne Mette Kaerulf

Summary: "Forty-something Louise is married to Peter, with whom she has four children. They live in a big house, and on paper everything looks fantastic. But Louise has a secret that she barely dares to admit to herself: a burning desire for women. When I Came Out is the story of a woman who has met society's expectations throughout her life but finally realizes that she has not been true to herself....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SelfMadeHero 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LOR

Steinberg, Myriam

Summary: "A few months after Myriam Steinberg turned forty, she decided she couldn't wait any longer to become a mother. She made the difficult decision to begin the process of conceiving a child without a partner. With her family and friends to support her, she picked a sperm donor and was on her way. But Myriam's journey was far from straightforward. She experienced the soaring highs and devastating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Two Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 STE

Sjöblom, Lisa Wool-Rim

Summary: "Thousands of South Korean children were adopted around the world in the 1970s and 1980s. More than nine thousand found their new home in Sweden, including the cartoonist Lisa Wool-Rim Sjöblom, who was adopted when she was two years old. Throughout her childhood she struggled to fit into the homogenous Swedish culture and was continually told to suppress the innate desire to know her origins....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 SJO

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