Graphic Novel Recommendations

Brian Blomerth's Mycelium Wassonii Cover Image
By Brian Blomerth, Paul Stamets (Foreword by)
$32.00
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ISBN: 9781944860417
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.


On Tyranny Graphic Edition: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century Cover Image
By Timothy Snyder, Nora Krug (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984859150
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 5th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A graphic edition of historian Timothy Snyder’s lessons for surviving and resisting America’s arc toward authoritarianism, featuring the visual storytelling talents of renowned illustrator Nora Krug


Sensor (Junji Ito) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781974718900
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Published: VIZ Media LLC - August 17th, 2021

Horror master Junji Ito explores a new frontier with a grand cosmic horror tale in which a mysterious woman has her way with the world!

A woman walks alone at the foot of Mount Sengoku. A man appears, saying he’s been waiting for her, and invites her to a nearby village. Surprisingly, the village is covered in hairlike volcanic glass fibers, and all of it shines a bright gold.


Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781974719846
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Published: VIZ Media LLC - April 20th, 2021

An innocent love becomes a bloody hell in another superb collection by master of horror Junji Ito.

Ryusuke returns to the town he once lived in because rumors are swirling about girls killing themselves after encountering a bewitchingly handsome young man.


Kusama: The Graphic Novel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781786277169
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - September 15th, 2020

From rural Japan to international icon - Yayoi Kusama has spent her remarkable life immersed in her art.

Follow her incredible journey in this vivid graphic biography which details her bold departure from Japan as a young artist, her embrace of the buzzing New York art scene in the 1960s, and her eventual return home and rise to twenty-first-century super-fame.


Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524748067
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Published: Pantheon - July 13th, 2021

From the acclaimed author of Imagine Wanting Only This—a timely and moving meditation on isolation and longing, both as individuals and as a society

There is a silent epidemic in America: loneliness. Shameful to talk about and often misunderstood, loneliness is everywhere, from the most major of metropolises to the smallest of towns.
 


Attack on Titan 1 Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781612620244
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Published: Kodansha Comics - June 19th, 2012

The megahit Attack on Titan anime is back, with Season Three announced for 2018!


Cyclopedia Exotica Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781770464377
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - May 11th, 2021

"Dhaliwal created a fictitious community facing xenophobia, fetishization, and media misrepresentation. It's resonating with her thousands of Instagram followers."—Robert Ito, The New York Times


The Secret To Superhuman Strength Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780544387652
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Published: Mariner Books - May 4th, 2021

American Cult: A Graphic History of Religious Cults in America from the Colonial Era to Today Cover Image
By Robyn Chapman (Editor)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781945509636
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Published: Silver Sprocket - May 18th, 2021

From its earliest days, America was a home for spiritual seekers. In 1694, the religious tolerance of the Pennsylvania Colony enticed a Transylvanian monk and his forty followers to cross the Atlantic. Almost two hundred years later, a charismatic preacher founded a utopian community in Oneida, New York, that practiced socialism and free love.


DUNE: The Graphic Novel,  Book 1: Dune Cover Image
By Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert (Adapted by), Kevin J. Anderson (Adapted by), Raúl Allén (Illustrator), Patricia Martín (Illustrator), Bill Sienkiewicz (Contributions by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419731501
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - November 24th, 2020

The definitive graphic novel adaptation of Dune, the groundbreaking science-fiction classic by Frank Herbert
 
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 the desert planet Arrakis.


Sapiens: A Graphic History: The Birth of Humankind (Vol. 1) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780063051331
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 27th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The first volume of the graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari's smash #1 New York Times and international bestseller recommended by President Barack Obama and Bill Gates, with gorgeous full-color illustrations and concise, easy to comprehend text for adult and young adult readers alike.


Uzumaki (3-in-1 Deluxe Edition) (Junji Ito) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781421561325
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Published: VIZ Media LLC - October 15th, 2013

A masterpiece of horror manga, now available in a deluxe hardcover edition!

Kurouzu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but a pattern: UZUMAKI, the spiral—the hypnotic secret shape of the world.


Saga: Compendium One Cover Image
$59.99
ISBN: 9781534313460
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Published: Image Comics - August 27th, 2019

THE ULTIMATE BINGE-READ


Monstress Volume 5 Cover Image
By Marjorie Liu, Sana Takeda (Artist)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534316614
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Published: Image Comics - October 6th, 2020

The next volume in the best-selling Eisner, Hugo, Harvey & British Fantasy Award winning series by MARJORIE LIU and SANA TAKEDA

The long-dreaded war between the Federation and Arcanics is about to explode. Maika must choose her next steps: will she help her friends, or strike out on her own?

Collects MONSTRESS issues #25-30