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Graphic Novels, Comics and Cartoons



Graphic Novels:

Fiction:

Abouet, Marguerite. Aya.YA GN ABO

Brooks, Max. Zombie Survival Guide. YA GN BRO

Carey, Mike. Re-gifters. YA GN CAR

Castellucci, Cecil. The Plain Janes. YA GN CAS

Fillbach, Matt. Maxwell Strangewell. YA GN FIL

Gaiman, Neil. Coraline. J FIC GAI (GN)

Gipi. Garage Band. YA GN GIP

Hine, David. Spider-Man Noir. YA GN HIN

Kirkman, Robert. The Walking Dead (Series). YA GN KIR

LaHaye, Tim. Tribulation Force: The Continuing Drama of Those Left Behind. YA FIC LAH

Larson, Hope. Mercury. YA GN LAR

Miller, Frank. Batman: Year One. FIC MIL

Moore, Alan. V for Vendetta. YA FIC MOO

Niles, Steve. 30 Days of Night.
YA GN NIL

Shan, Darren. Cirque du Freak (Series). YA GN CIR

Small, David. Stitches: A Memoir. TA GM SMA

Stassen, Jean-Philippe. Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda. YA GN STA

Sturm, James. The Golem's Mighty Swing. YA GN STU

Tamaki, Mariko. Skim. YA GN TAM

Talbot, Bryan. The Tale of One Bad Rat. YA FIC TAL

Tan, Shaun. The Arrival.
J FIC TAN (GN)

Tolkien, J R R. The Hobbit: An Illustrated Edition of the Fantasy Classic. YA FIC TOL

Walter, Virginia. Making Up Megaboy. YA FIC WAL

Yang, Gene Luen. American Born Chinese.
YA GN YAN

Non-Fiction:

B., David. Epileptic. 741.5 B

Bogaert, Harmen Meyndertsz van den. Journey Into Mohawk Country. YA GN 917.47 BOG

Bashi, Parsua. Nylon Road: A Graphic Memoir of Coming of Age in Iran. 955.054 BAS

Butzer, C.M. Gettysburg: the Graphic Novel. J 973.734 BUT

Geary, Rick. The Saga of the Bloody Benders: The Infamous Homicidal Family of Labette County, Kansas. YA GN 364.152 GEA

Jensen, Derrick. As the World Burns: 50 Simple Things You Can Do To Stay in Denial. YA GN 333.72 JEN

Katin, Mirian. We Are On Our Own. YA GN 818 KAT

Peeters, Frederick. Blue Pills: A Positive Love Story. 741.5 PEE

Spiegelman, Art.

Tyler, Carol. You'll Never Know. Q 940.531 TYL

Vess, Charles. Book of Ballads. YA GN 741.5 BOO

Winnick, Judd. Pedro and Me. YA 362.196 WIN


Political Cartoons:

Bailey, John Swartwout. Great Cartoons of the World. Q 741.59 BAI

Danziger, Jeff. What, Me Incumbent? A Third Collection of Political Cartoons from the Christian Science Monitor. 741.597 DAN

Fischer, Roger A. Them Damned Pictures: Explorations in American Political Cartoon Art. 741.5 FIS

Hess, Stephen. The Ungentlemanly Art: A History of American Political Cartoons. 973.022 HES

Seuss, Dr. Dr. Seuss Goes to War: The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel. 940.53 SEU

Westin, Alan F. Getting Angry Six Times a Week: A Portfolio of Political Cartoons. 741.597 WES


How To:

Amara, Philip. So You Wanna Be A Comic Book Artist? J 808.066 AMA

Basic Cartooning. (video) 741.5 BAS

Coope, Katy. How to Draw Manga. YA 741.5 COO

Gerberg, Mort. Cartooning: The Art and the Business. 741.5 GER

Glasbergen, Randy. ‘Toons: How to Draw Wild and Lively Characters for all Kinds of Cartoons. 741.5 GLA

Hart, Christopher. Drawing on the Funny Side of the Brain: How to Come Up With Jokes for Cartoons and Comic Strips. J Q 741.5 HAR

Hart, Christopher. Manga Mania: How to Draw Japanese Comics. Q YA 741.5 HAR

Hoff, Syd. The Art of Cartooning. Q 741.597

Janson, Klaus. The DC Comics Guide to Pencilling Comics. YA 741.5 JAN

McCloud, Scott. Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art. 741.5 MAC

O’Neil, Dennis. The DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics. 808.066 ONE

Thomson, Ross. How to Draw and Sell Cartoons. 741.5 THO


About Cartooning, Caricature, Graphic Novels & Comics:

Beatty, Scott. Batman: The Utimate Guide to the Dark Knight. YA Q 741.5 BEA

Comic Book Rebels: Conversations with the Creators of the New Comics. 741.509 COM

Goulart, Ron. Comic Book Culture: An Illustrated History. Q745.1 GOU

Goulart, Ron. The Comic Book Readers Companion: An A-To-Z Guide to Everyone’s Favorite Art Form. 741.5 GOU

Page, Frank. On the Page: A Collection of Cartoons Published in the Rome Daily Sentinel. 741.597 PAG

Weiner, Stephen. 101 Best Graphic Novels. YA SEC. SHELV. 016.741 WEI Ask at Information Desk.


Graphic Novel and Cartooning Resources on the Web:

Comic Books, Comic Strips, and Graphic Novel resources from the Yale University Library.

Comic Book Database is a seearchable database of over 20,000 comic books & counting...

Dark Horse Comics

DC Comics

Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc.

Fantagraphics Books has aritist bios, interviews, articles, a blog and many useful links to artist sites, news & reviews and more.

Grovel: The source for Graphic Novels

Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon from the Library of Congress.

Indy Magazine - publisher of cool comics and graphic novels.

Marvel Comics

No Flying, No Tights is a useful website offering reveiws on Graphic Novels for teens.


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Updated 5/19/10 by KDV