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Prince, Liz

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 PRI

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 PRI

Gownley, Jimmy

Summary: Recounts the author's adventures as he grows from an eager-to-please boy into a teenage comic book artist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 GOW

Kominsky-Crumb, Aline

Summary: Aline Kominsky-Crumb, one of the earliest female cartoonists, presents a collection of her own highly inventive and daring artwork from over four decades, along with unusual photographs and memorabilia. The road to becoming an underground- comics legend begins with Komisky-Crumb as a nice jewish girl from Long Island, carries her to Greenwich Village in the 1960's, and to California, land of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MQP 2007

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

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

Summary: Thirteen prominent cartoonists discuss their creative processes and the experiences and influences that led to their success in one of today's most vibrant art forms. Each interview is followed by an original graphic short on the common theme of "the city."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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Steig, William

Summary: A peak at the life of William Steig in 1916 when he was a young boy living in the Bronx.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Joanna Cotler Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC STE

Lindsay, Rachel

Summary: "In her early twenties in New York City, diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Rachel Lindsay takes a job in advertising in order to secure healthcare coverage for her treatment. But work takes a strange turn when she suddenly finds herself on the other side of the curtain, developing ads for an antidepressant drug. Day after day, she sees her own suffering in the ads she helps to create, trapped in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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

Kinney, Patrick.

Summary: "Even as a kid, everyone thought Jeff Kinney was talented. People loved his drawings, and when he went to college, his comic strip Igdoof was so popular that it spread to other universities! Still, Jeff faced challenges. His cartoons were rejected by syndicates that claimed his art was unprofessional. Then, an idea struck: Jeff would write a journal from the perspective of a child, illustrated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2015

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Murphy, Cullen

Summary: A history of the cartoonists and illustrators from the Connecticut School, written by the son of the artist behind the popular strips "Prince Valiant" and "Big Ben Bolt," explores the achievements and pop-culture influence of these artists in the aftermath of World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MURPHY, JOHN CULLEN MUR

Edgers, Geoff

Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of Stanley Lieber, comic book author, publisher of Marvel Comics, and creator of such famous comic-book characters as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, and the Fantastic Four.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 LEE

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LEE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET LEE

Chute, Hillary L

Contents: Introduction: twenty-first-century comics -- Scott McCloud -- Charles Burns -- Lynda Barry -- Aline Kominsky-Crumb -- Daniel Clowes -- Phoebe Gloeckner -- Joe Sacco -- Alison Bechdel (2006 & 2012) -- Françoise Mouly (2008 & 2010) -- Adrian Tomine -- Art Spiegelman & Chris Ware (2008).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of Chicago Pr 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 CHU

Goldstein, Nancy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ORMES, JACKIE Goldstein

Engelberg, Miriam

Summary: "A cartoonist examines her experience with breast cancer in an irreverent and humorous graphic memoir"--from p. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.994 ENG

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

Chast, Roz

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 documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears, Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life-altering loss of elderly parents. When it came to her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CHA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHAST, ROZ CHA

Spiegelman, Art

Summary: Visually and emotionally rich, MetaMaus is as groundbreaking as the masterpiece whose creation it reveals. In the pages of MetaMaus, Art Spiegelman re-enters the Pulitzer prize-winning Maus, the modern classic that has altered how we see literature, comics, and the Holocaust ever since it was first published twenty-five years ago. He probes the questions that Maus most often evokes -- Why the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2011

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Woods, Mae.

Summary: A biography of the famous cartoonist who created the comic strip, "Peanuts."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Pub. 2000

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB SCHULTZ WOO

Summary: "A hilarious and mysterious journey through artistic genius and sexual obsession, Crumb is a wild ride through the mind of R. Crumb--creator of Zap Comix, Mr. Natural and Fritz the Cat"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1998

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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 Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 VAN

Hart, Tom

Summary: "Rosalie Lightning is Eisner-nominated cartoonist Tom Hart's beautiful and touching graphic memoir about the untimely death of his young daughter, Rosalie. His heart-breaking and emotional illustrations strike readers to the core, and take them along his family's journey through loss. Hart uses the graphic form to articulate his and his wife's on-going search for meaning in the aftermath of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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

Nobleman, Marc Tyler.

Summary: Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, two misfit teens in Depression-era Cleveland, were more like Clark Kent--meek, mild, and myopic--than his secret identity, Superman. Both boys escaped into the worlds of science fiction and pulp magazine adventure tales. Jerry wrote stories, and Joe illustrated them. In 1934, they created a superhero who was everything they were not. It was four more years before...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5092 NOB

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NOB

Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe)

Summary: Collects essays, speeches, and articles by the creator of "Peanuts," discussing his education, artwork, philosophy, and feelings about life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Mississippi 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SCHULZ, CHARLES Schulz

Block, Herbert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Pub. 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLOCK, HERBERT Block

Davidov, Ilko

Summary: Explores the life and career of comic book publisher Todd Loren.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNA