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Comics and Graphic Novels


                                             

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

Blutch: So Long, Silver Screen Translation by Edward Gauvin. What are the movies? What effect do they have on us? Why do we love them so much? The influential, award-winning French cartoonist Blutch (born 1967) addresses these questions in a series of interlocking short >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780985159511
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Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 88 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/In stock
Brandon Graham: Walrus Brandon Graham (born 1976) was widely acclaimed for his book King City, with Publishers Weekly calling Graham “one of the most inventive action cartoonists working.” Walrus, his first art book, serves as a handbook to >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780985159597
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Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 112 pgs / 32 color / 80 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 Active/In stock
C.F.: Powr Mastrs Vol. 2 Powr Mastrs Vol. 2 follows hot on the heels of this elusive artist’s first volume-- in a series of six graphic novels--which was one of last year’s most anticipated debuts. C.F. comes out of the >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780979415340
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Paperback, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 120 pgs / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/01/2008 Active/In stock
C.F.: Powr Mastrs Vol. 3 Powr Mastrs Vol. 3--brainchild of C.F., who emerged from the fabled Providence, Rhode Island, art and noise scene and who also performs under the monikers Kites and Daily Life--is one of the most anticipated graphic >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780982094761
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Flexi, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 120 pgs / 16 color / 104 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/31/2010 Active/In stock
C.F.: Sediment Known for his precise, electrically energized lines and his inspiring visions of alternate worlds, the Providence-based artist, noise musician (under the moniker of Kites) and cult figure C.F. presents his first collection of drawings. Chronicling >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780984589289
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Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 66 pgs / 66 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2011 Active/In stock
C.F: Mere In 2012, Providence-based artist and musician C.F. began to produce a series of more than a dozen zines, which he distributed via Twitter. Each zine offered a take on, and expansion upon, a classic comic >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780982632741
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 184 pgs / 96 b&w / 88 duotone.
Pub Date: 05/31/2013 Active/In stock
DNA Failure Text and art by Jon Chandler, Leon Sadler, Stefan Sadler. Founded in the mid-2000s, Famicon is an English art collective currently composed of 12 members, among them Jon Chandler, Leon Sadler and Stefan Sadler. The collective, an English counterpart to Providence’s Paper Rad, has produced >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780985159542
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 96 pgs / 96 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2013 Active/In stock
Frank Santoro: Pompeii Frank Santoro’s latest graphic novel--his first in six years--takes place just before the eruption of Pompeii in 79 AD. The story follows Marcus, a young expat artist from Paestum who works as an assistant to >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9781939799104
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 144 pgs / 144 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 Active/In stock
James Jarvis: De Profundis The acclaimed British illustrator James Jarvis (born 1970) unveils his first new narrative in five years. This highly anticipated graphic novel follows a beaked artist who travels through a wilderness to arrive at an abandoned >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780984589234
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Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 64 pgs / 64 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Active/In stock
Jeff Smith: Bone and Beyond Foreword by Sherri Geldin. Introduction by Lucy Shelton Caswell. Text by Dave Filipi, Scott McCloud, Neil Gaiman. Jeff Smith is one of the great success stories of independent comics. In July of 1991, he launched Cartoon Books in Columbus, Ohio, to publish his black-and-white comic strip Bone. A tale of three marshmallowy >>more
Wexner Center for the Arts
ISBN 9781881390466
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Hardback, 10.5 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 07/01/2008 Active/Awaiting stock
Jonny Negron: Negron The Brooklyn-based Jonny Negron, editor of the ongoing anthology zine Chameleon, emerged in 2011 as a web sensation, appearing in many anthologies and the subject of numerous features in Vice Magazine. An acclaimed “master of >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780983719960
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 80 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Active/In stock
Kramers Ergot 8 Edited by Sammy Harkham. Kramers Ergot is the premier comics anthology of the twenty-first century. Since its inception in 2000, it has revolutionized the medium, introducing new talents, solidifying aesthetics and standing as a state-of-the-medium book. Kramers Ergot< >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780984589272
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Hbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 232 pgs / 204 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2012 Active/In stock
Matthew Thurber: 1-800-MICE 1-800-MICE is Matthew Thurber's comic book anthropological study of the imaginary city of Volcano Park: a cross between Thomas Pynchon, Robert Altman and J.R.R. Tolkien. Over the course of the story we meet Peace Punk, >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780984589265
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Hbk, 8 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 160 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Active/In stock
Matthew Thurber: INFOMANIACS INFOMANIACS is a graphic novel about the tangled workings of the internet--a hilarious detective story that manages to both cheekily critique and document the outer reaches of digital culture. Readers will recognize much of their >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9781939799081
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Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 200 pgs / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Active/In stock
Osamu Tezuka: The Mysterious Underground Men Edited and with translation by Ryan Holmberg. The influence of Osamu Tezuka (1928–1989) on Japanese cartoons and animation is comparable only to a Walt Disney or an Art Spiegelman. Now, manga fans can finally enjoy the first full-color Tezuka work to be >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9781939799098
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Hbk, 5.5 x 7.75 in. / 176 pgs / 170 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Active/In stock
Sammy Harkham: Everything Together Sammy Harkham is one of the most influential cartoonists and comics editors of his generation. After a decade of work and groundbreaking anthologies, Everything Together collects his short-story comics, which condense vast amounts of emotion >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780985159504
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Pbk, 7.25 x 9.75 in. / 120 pgs / 88 color / 32 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2012 Active/In stock
Seiichi Hayashi: Gold Pollen and Other Stories Edited with translation and text by Ryan Holmberg. Text by Seiichi Hayashi. Seiichi Hayashi was a leading figure in the hotbed of avant-garde artistic production of 1960s and early 70s Tokyo. He is best known for his lyrical and experimental manga for Garo, the famous alternative comics >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9781939799074
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Hbk, 7.25 x 10.25 in. / 176 pgs / 170 color.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Active/In stock
Shigeru Sugiura: Last of the Mohicans Edited, introduction, translation by Ryan Holmberg. Sugiura Shigeru (1908–2000) is widely regarded as one of the masters of Japanese comics. His 1953 adaptation of James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans sold over 60,000 copies, quickly establishing him as one >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780985159566
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Hbk, 7.25 x 10.25 in. / 160 pgs / 8 color / 120 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 Active/In stock
Signals from Unknown: Czech Comics 1922-2012 Edited by Pavel Ko¡rínek, Tomás Prokupek. Text by Rostislav Matulik, Tomás Prokupek. Pavel Ko¡rínek, Martin Foret, Michal Jares¡, Vit Schmarc. As Czech comic culture gains momentum in the new millennium, artists and fans are starting to excavate the country’s rich comics heritage. This richly illustrated volume presents the first survey of Czech comics, from the >>more
Arbor Vitae
ISBN 9788074670138
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Flexi, 9.75 x 12 in. / 350 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
The Museum of Modern Art Book of Cartoons When The Museum of Modern Art first opened its doors on November 8, 1929--in less than 5,000 square feet of rented office space in midtown Manhattan--it was considered a radical experiment. Who would have thought >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870707445
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Hardback, 8.25 x 8.75 in. / 92 pgs / 87 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2008 Active/In stock
The Passion of Gengoroh Tagame Edited by Chip Kidd, Graham Kolbeins. Introduction by Edmund White. Translation by Anne Ishii. Violent, visceral and provocative, to say the least, Gengoroh Tagame’s unquestionable talent for story and illustration is already the stuff of legend. His gay BDSM stories are now widely celebrated for both their virtuosic drawing >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780984589241
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Pbk, 7 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 250 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2013 Active/Awaiting stock
Yuichi Yokoyama: Color Engineering Comic artist Yuichi Yokoyama (born 1967) draws wordless narratives of scenarios that verge on visual abstraction. Stripped of any detail that might orient them in the past, present or future, they record the self-determined activities >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780984589258
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Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 204 pgs / 204 color.
Pub Date: 10/31/2011 Active/In stock
Yuichi Yokoyama: World Map Room In this, Yuichi Yokoyama’s long-awaited original graphic novel, published simultaneously in Japan and France, a stripped-back plot and minimal characterizations allow the artistry of Yokoyama’s ethereal drawings to shine through. The events within the na >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9781939799128
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 176 pgs / 176 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2013 Active/In stock

   

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

Gary Panter Foreword by Mike Kelley. Text by Robert Storr, Doug Harvey, Edwin Pouncy, Richard Gehr, Dan Nadel, Karrie Jacobs, Bryon Coley. An intimate look at the work and life of a legendary artist. Gary Panter has been one of the most influential figures in visual culture since the mid-1970s. From his era-defining punk graphics to his >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780979415319
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Slipcased, 2 Volumes, 9.5 x 11 in. / 700 pgs / 1000 color.
Pub Date: 04/01/2008 Out of print/Not available
Takashi Nemoto: Monster Men Bureiko Lullaby At long last, this underground Japanese classic has been translated into English. A seminal work of manga from the mid-1980s, Monster Men Bureiko Lullaby is a Candide-esque tale--if you can picture Candide as a mutated >>more
PictureBox
ISBN 9780979415326
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Paperback, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 194 pgs / 250 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/01/2008 Out of print/Not available


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