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Skelly, Katie

Summary: "Christine Papin, an overworked live-in maid, is reunited with her younger sister, Lea, who has also been hired by the wealthy Lancelin family. They make the estate's beds, scrub the floors, and spy on the domestic strife that routinely occurs within its walls. What starts as petty theft by the maids -- who are flashing back to their tumultuous time in a convent -- shortly turns into something...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 SKE

Goscinny

Summary: Asterix is celebrating 60 sensational years as an international comics superstar, and in the first collected edition from Papercutz, the stories are newly translated into American English for a new generation of fans! The story of Asterix starts here. These are the first three adventures of Asterix as he defends his tiny village from the overwhelming forces of the Roman Empire. Join the short,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Papercutz 2020

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Simon, Eddy

Summary: "This comics biography of one of the greatest sculptors who ever lived is done with the collaboration of the Rodin Museum and includes a preface by its director. It views his life through the eyes of the three women who shared his life for good or for bad. One was his lifelong on and off companion, the other two his muses, one of which was Camille Claudel, a well-recognized sculptor herself....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM Graphic Novels 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 SIM

Saracino, Luciano

Summary: In this graphic novel adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic, the ex-convict Jean Valjean strives to build a new life in nineteenth century Paris and protect his adopted daughter, Cosette, but he is pursued by the fanatical police inspector Javert who does not believe in redemption--until it is too late for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Wiebe, Kurtis J.

Summary: In 1940, as Calais, France, falls to the Germans during World War II, an American boy named Peter Panzerfaust rallies a group of orphans to work together to survive and find their way to safety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics/Shadowline 2014

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 PET

Yanow, Sophie

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Summary: "Sophie is young and queer and into feminist theory. She decides to study abroad, choosing Paris for no firm reason beyond liking French comics. Feeling a bit lonely and out of place, she's desperate for community and a sense of belonging. She stumbles into what/who she's looking for when she meets Zena. An anarchist student-activist committed to veganism and shoplifting, Zena offers Sophie a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 YAN

Hubert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Comics Lit 2009

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 HUB

Willinsky, Samuel

Summary: Nicknamed "The Maid of Orleans", Joan of Arc was a peasant girl born in eastern France who claimed divine guidance. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War, which paved the way for the coronation of Charles VII. She was captured by the Burgundians, transferred to the English for money, put on trial by the pro-English Bishop of Beauvais, and burned at...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trajectory, Inc. 2013

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Chabouté

Summary: "On a tiny lighthouse island far from the rest of the world, a lonely hermit lives out his existence. Every week a supply boat leaves provisions, its occupants never meeting him, never asking the obvious questions: Who are you? Why do you hide? Why do you never leave? What is it like to be so alone? Years spent on a deserted rock--a lifetime, really--with imagination his sole companion has made...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery 13 2017

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 CHA

Alagbé, Yvan

Summary: "Yvan Alagbé one of the most innovative and provocative artists in the world of comics. In the stories gathered in Yellow Negroes and Other Imaginary Creatures--drawn between 1994 and 2011, and never before available in English--he uses stark, endlessly inventive black-and-white brushwork to explore love and race, oppression and escape. It is both an extraordinary experiment in visual...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review of Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 ALA

Bagieu, Pénélope

Summary: With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie Bly to Mae Jemison or Josephine Baker to Naziq al-Abid, the stories in this comic biography are sure to inspire the next generation of rebel ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Book Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 BAG

Díaz Canales, Juan

Summary: "Private investigator John Blacksad is up to his feline ears in mystery and intrigue, digging up the backstories behind murders, child abductions, and nuclear secrets during the 1950s Red Scare in the United States" -- p. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse 2010

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 DIA

Billet, Julia

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Summary: As France buckles under the Nazi regime, budding photographer Rachel Cohen must change her name, go into hiding, and bear witness to the atrocities of World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Alley, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Espé

Summary: "An account in graphic novel format, based on the author's own experiences, of a boy coping with his mother's suffering from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, showing how mental illness can both tear families apart and reaffirm the bonds of love"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Pennsylvania State University Press/Graphic Mundi 2020

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Morvan, Jean David

Summary: "Award-winning writer JD Morvan and renowned photographer Abbas' stunning graphic novel masterpiece which uses iconic photos to uniquely illustrate the historical 'Rumble in the Jungle' boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. On the 30 th October 1974, the most famous boxing match of the 20th Century took place. Nicknamed the "Rumble in the Jungle", it pitted Muhammad Ali,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Comics 2021

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 MOR

MissPaty

Summary: "The Whiskers Sisters journey below a spooky tree stump and embark on a mission to find a missing fox"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2018

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

B., David

Summary: Heir to the wise Daniel, Hâsib is a young woodcutter promised to a great future. When his greedy companions abandon him in the middle of the forest, he meets the Queen of Serpents. She then tells her story, a fabulous adventure filled with gods and demons, princes and prophets. From Kabul to Cairo, journeys intertwine with intrigues and spiritual quests while the fabulous nights follow one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM Graphic Novels 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 B

Sfar, Joann.

Summary: Follows the adventures of Lillian, the daughter of renowned Egyptologist Professor Bowell, and Imhotep IV, a dashing mummy owned by the professor who is awake for the first time in thirty centuries and is in love with Lillian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2007

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 Sfar

MissPaty

Summary: Ignored by her sisters while they plan a party, baby May crawls into the letter carrier's bag and is transported into the woods, where she meets animals who are ready to play.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2017

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Tardi, Jacques.

Summary: The experiences of World War I from the perspectives of soldiers on the battle field and their families at home.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2010

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Hub

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Publisher / Publication Date: Archaia Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 HUB

Rubio, Salva

Summary: From many years without recognition, money and yet a family to raise, all the way to great success, critically and financially, Monet pursued insistently one vision: catching the light in painting, refusing to compromise on this ethereal pursuit. It cost him dearly but he was a beacon for his contemporaries. We discover in this comics biography how he came to this vision as well as his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NBM Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 RUB

Tobin, Paul

Summary: "Bandette returns to steal readers' hearts once again! The teenaged master burglar has thrown down the gauntlet with the Great Thieving Race, and friendly rival Monsieur has stepped in to take the challenge. This second charming collection of the award-winning digital series sees the two competing to steal the most priceless artifacts from the criminal organization FINIS and turning over...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2015

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

Milani, Alice

Summary: "A graphic account of a pioneering scientist who conducted innovative research on radioactivity. Marie Curie (1867-1934) was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences, and first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 MIL

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