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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 New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 GIL

Knisley, Lucy.

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 episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and lessons learned about food, cooking, and life. Each chapter is bookended with an illustrated recipe-- many of them treasured...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2013

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Knisley, Lucy

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 when it was finally the perfect time, conceiving turned out to be harder than anything she'd ever attempted. Fertility problems were followed by miscarriages, and her eventual successful pregnancy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.2 Kni

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

Ayuyang, Rina

Summary: "Inspired by the visual richness and cinematic structure of the Hollywood Musical, Blame this on the Boogie chronicles the adventures of a Filipino American girl born in the decade of disco who escapes life's hardships and mundanity through through the genre's feel good song and dance numbers. Ayuyang explores how the glowing charm of the silver screen can transform one's reality, shaping their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly, a client publisher of Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2018

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

Katzenstein, Jason

Summary: Visually engaging illustrations and comic text by the New Yorker cartoonist describe his life struggle with OCD and daily efforts to feel comfortable in the world and carve out a less-limited life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KAT

Thompson, Craig

Summary: A follow-up to the award-winning Blankets depicts in strikingly detailed black-and-white graphic artwork and first-person reflections the acclaimed cartoonist's travels through Europe and Morocco, where he had remarkable cultural, intellectual and spiritual encounters while making new friends and researching his next novel, Habibi. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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

Spain

Summary: This book is the collection of the artist's autobiographical short stories, memoirs of his misspent youth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2012

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

Knisley, Lucy

Summary: "Lucy Knisley is one of the great memoirists of the graphic novel format. Following the completion of her pregnancy memoir Kid Gloves (and the birth of her baby), Lucy embarked on a new project: documenting new motherhood in short, spontaneous little cartoons, which she posted on her Instagram, and which quickly gained her a huge cult following among other moms."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second Books 2020

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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

Bechdel, Alison

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. Meet Alison's father, a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family's Victorian house, a third-generation funeral home director, a high school English teacher, an icily...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 BEC

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 Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 PRI

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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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

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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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

Hawthorne, Mike

Summary: "Mike Hawthorne's mother is left alone to raise her son in New York City, a city that torments them both with its unforgiving nature. But when Mike falls victim to an old world Santeria death curse, a haunting sign from the old country of something his mother could never truly escape --she begins a series of events that drive him away both physically and emotionally. For the first time ever,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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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

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

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

Heatley, David

Summary: "From the author of My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down, a new graphic memoir brimming with black humor, that explores the ultimate irony: the author's addiction to 12-step programs. David Heatley had an unquestionably troubled and eccentric childhood: father a sexually repressed alcoholic, mother an overworked compulsive overeater.Then David's parents enter the world of 12-step programs and find...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2019

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

Brosh, Allie.

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Collects autobiographical, illustrated essays and cartoons from the author's popular blog and related new material that humorously and candidly deals with her own idiosyncrasies and battles with depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

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Ware, Chris

Summary: "A flabbergasting experiment in publishing hubris, Monograph charts the art and literary world's increasing tolerance for the language of the empathetic doodle directly through the work of one of its most esthetically constipated practitioners. For thirty years, writer and artist (i.e. cartoonist) Chris Ware (b. 1967) has been testing the patience of readers and fine art fans with his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Benton, Mike.

Summary: Discusses the lives and creative processes of thirteen outstanding comic book artists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Pub. Co. 1994

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

Snakepit, Ben.

Contents: 2-2-05 ; Symbols, slogans, lies -- 8-10-05 ; Lullaby for you, the hotshot -- 10-7-06 ; Stiles the dog -- 7-14-06 ; Keep on -- 1-24-06 ; Eric Dolphy -- 7-8-06 ; Pills -- 12-19-06 ; Idiot -- 6-19-05 ; Atlanta is a cocaine town -- 9-13-06 ; Evil livin-- 12-31-06 ; Last Lullabye -- 7-5-05 ; Bored of television -- 6-17-05 ; First in line -- 10-26-04 ; Smoking popes -- 10-28-04 ; S. Miami Beach --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Microcosm Pub. 2007

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

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