Graphic Novel Book Club - Complete Reading List

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Upgrade Soul

Ezra Claytan Daniels

For their 45th anniversary, Hank and Molly Nonnar decide to undergo an experimental rejuvenation procedure, but their hopes for youth are dashed when the...

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My New York Diary

Julie Doucet

THE CLASSIC GRAPHIC NOVEL, BACK IN PRINTBack in print is the classic graphic novel by the acclaimed (though no longer working in comics) iconic...

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Georgia Webber

Part memoir, part medical cautionary tale, Dumb tells the story of how an urban twentysomething copes with the everyday challenges that come with voicelessness....

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The Lie And How We Told It

Tommi Parrish

Parrish’s emotionally loaded, painted graphic novel is is a visual tour de force, always in the service of the author’s themes: navigating queer desire,...

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Bad Friends


A story of the enduring quality of female friendship amid a gritty landscape of abuseJinju is bad. She smokes, drinks, runs away from home,...

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Nick Drnaso

Video games, conspiracy theories, breakdown, murder: Everything's gonna be all right - until it isn't How many hours of sleep did you get last...

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Connor Willumsen

Reality's grip is loosened as Spyda and Lynxa explore a potentially constructed environment that shifts between dystopic future and constructed virtual present. Like a...

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Coyote Doggirl

Lisa Hanawalt

A raucous and fierce Western by the BoJack Horseman producer/production designer and award-winning cartoonist Coyote is a dreamer and a drama queen, brazen and...

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Shit Is Real

Aisha Franz

A broken-hearted woman drifts into depression as she occupies her traveling neighbor's apartment After an unexpected breakup, a young woman named Selma experiences...

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Bye Bye Babylon

Lamia Ziade

?Beirut in the 1970s is a paradise. Wealthy families ride escalators and fill shopping carts with imported food and luxury products from Paris and...

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Carnet de Voyage

Craig Thompson

A unique insight into an acclaimed cartoonist's travels through Europe and Morocco Riding the international success of Blankets, Craig Thompson sets out on a...

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The End Of The Fucking World

Charles Forsman

Fantagraphics is proud to publish this first-ever hardcover edition of TeotFW in conjunction with the 2017 television drama on UK’s Channel 4 (with distribution...

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Von Spatz

Anna Haifisch

Walt Disney is exhausted both physically and mentally. After a breakdown where he trashes his office, his wife Lilian brings him to a...

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Red Winter

Anneli Furmark

The scene is late seventies Sweden: the four-decade-long reign of the once indestructible socio-democratic party has come to an end. Parties on the...

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Leslie Stein

Leslie Stein takes us on a sinuous urban stroll divorced from destination, glimpsing New York City through her open eyes. While she is...

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Perfect Hair

Tommi Parrish

A vivid cross-section of relationships, identity, and the gradations of emotion that color them."Parrish is great at making panels that you can both read...

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My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness

Nagata Kabi

HARVEY AWARD WINNERThe heart-rending autobiographical manga that’s taken the internet by storm!My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness is an honest and heartfelt look at one...

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Poppies Of Iraq

Brigitte Findakly, Lewis Trondheim

Poppies of Iraq is Brigitte Findakly?s nuanced tender chronicle of her relationship with her homeland Iraq, co-written and drawn by her husband, the...

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Uncomfortably Happily

Yeon-sik Hong

When the gentler pace and stillness of the countryside replace the roar of the city, but your editor keeps calling With gorgeously detailed yet...

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The Unwritten: Tommy Taylor and the Ship That Sank Twice

Mike Carey

A New York Times Bestseller!One of Publishers Weekly's Hot Fall Books of 2013!Tom Taylor has lived his life being mistaken for Tommy Taylor, the...

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Jillian Tamaki

The cartoonist of This One Summer and SuperMutant Magic Academy explores the virtual and IRL world of contemporary women via a lens both surreal...

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Rolling Blackouts

Sarah Glidden

A cartoonist follows reporters across the Middle East, learning about journalism and how stories are told Cartoonist Sarah Glidden follows up her acclaimed debut,...

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The Interview

Manuele Fior

This graphic novel is set in Italy in 2048. Raniero is a fifty-something psychologist whose marriage is failing. In the sky, strange bright triangles...

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Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero

Michael Deforge

A Johnson has his Boswell and every Sticks Angelica has her Michael DeForge Sticks Angelica is, in her own words, "49 years old. Former:...

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Wendy's Revenge

Walter Scott

Wendy was at a crossroads, but the next chapter of her adventures sees her leave Montreal and head west to Vancouver, then to Toronto,...

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Asterios Polyp

David Mazzucchelli

The triumphant return of one of comics’ greatest talents, with an engrossing story of one man’s search for love, meaning, sanity, and perfect architectural...

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The Property

Rutu Modan

The award-winning author of Exit Wounds returns with a story about families, secrets, and the bonds of love The Property is a work that will...

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SuperMutant Magic Academy

Jillian Tamaki

Unrequited love, underage drinking, and teen angst rule at a high school for mutants and witchesThe New York Times andNew Yorker illustrator Jillian Tamaki...

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The Greatest of Marlys

Lynda Barry

Welcome to the world of Marlys and Maybonne Lynda Barry's comics were my YA, before YA really even existed. She's been writing teen stories...

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New Construction

Sam Alden

L.A. Times Book Prizes Finalist (Graphic Novel/Comics) 2016A collection of two new stories from cartoonist andAdventure Time contributor Sam Alden. In "Household," a brother...

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The Spectators

Victor Hussenot

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Hot Dog Taste Test

Lisa Hanawalt

The new book from the James Beard Award-winning cartoonist and designer/producer of Netflix?s Bojack Horseman Lisa Hanawalt's debut graphic novel, My Dirty Dumb Eye...

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Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus

Chester Brown

The idiosyncratic master Chester Brown continues his thoughts on sex work The iconoclastic and bestselling cartoonist of Paying for It: A comic-strip memoir about...

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Brecht Evens

Evens is the finest ambassador for Belgian illustration since Hergé. - The Guardian Brecht Evens, the award-winning author of The Wrong Place and The...

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Simon Hanselmann

Megg is a depressed, drug-addicted witch. Mogg is her black cat. Their friend, Owl, is an anthropomorphized owl. They hang out a lot with...

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Marc Bell

The first full-length graphic novel from the author ofShrimpy and Paul: Who will win the All-Star Schnauzer Band song contest?Enter the strange and wordplay-loving...

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Nick Drnaso

A darkly funny portrait of middle America seen through the stunted, numb minds of its children Nick Drnaso's comics mercilessly reveal the sterile sameness...

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Killing and Dying

Adrian Tomine

"One of the most gifted graphic novelists of our time." --WiredKilling and Dying is a stunning showcase of the possibilities of the graphic novel...

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Julie Delporte

Journal displays Julie Delporte's organic and immediate drawings that utilize an uncanny sense of color and composition to illustrate their intimate, diarist narratives. Cataloging...

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Arsene Schrauwen

Olivier Schrauwen

In 1947, the author’s grandfather, Arsene Schrauwen, traveled across the ocean to a mysterious, dangerous jungle colony at the behest of his cousin. Together...

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The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Revised Edition

Phoebe Gloeckner

First released in 2002, this provocative, critically acclaimed novel is now a major motion picture starring Bel Powley, Kristen Wiig, and Alexander Skarsgård.  ...

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Petty Theft

Pascal Girard

A hilarious romantic comedy about kleptomania and bookloversPascal is in a bad place. He and his longtime girlfriend have just broken up, he's got...

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Ghost World s/c

Daniel Clowes

Inspiration for the feature film and one of the most acclaimed graphic novels ever, following the adventures of two teenage girls, Enid and Becky,...

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Ant Colony

Michael DeForge

BEST OF THE YEAR NODS FROM THE GLOBE & MAILL, AMAZON.COM, QUILL & QUIRE!"The Toronto cartoonist's first full-length graphic novel follows a clutch of...

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Paying For It

Chester Brown

The critically lauded memoir about being a john, available in paperback for the first time!Paying for It was easily the most talked-about and controversial...

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Beautiful Darkness

Karascoet, Fabien Vehlmann

A group of little people find themselves without a home in this horror fantasy classic Newly homeless, a group of fairies find themselves trying...

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Boxers & Saints Boxed Set

Gene Luen Yang

Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.Boxers & SaintsBoxed Set EditionOne of the greatest comics storytellers alive brings all his...

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The Hospital Suite

John Porcellino

Poetic musings on illness and the art of getting by from a mini-comics masterThe Hospital Suite is a landmark work by the celebrated cartoonist...

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Kyoko Okazaki

Yumiko moonlights as a call girl because her day job doesn't pay enough to feed her pet Croc. Haru an aspiring writer who has...

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The Acme Novelty Library 20

Chris Ware

Jordan Wellington Lint, fifty-one, is chief executive officer of Lint Financial Products, a company he began serving in 1985 as assistant and adviser before...

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One! Hundred! Demons!

Lynda Barry

"You?ll wonder how anything can be so sad and so funny at the same time." ?Lev Grossman, Time Inspired by a sixteenth-century Zen monk?s...

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David Boring

Daniel Clowes

Meet David Boring: a nineteen-year-old security guard with a tortured inner life and an obsessive nature. When he meets the girl of his dreams,...

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Ed the Happy Clown

Chester Brown

A LONG-OUT-OF-PRINT CLASIC BY A MASTER OF UNDERGROUND COMICSIn the late 1980s, the idiosyncratic Chester Brown (author of the muchlaudedPaying for ItandLouis Riel) began...

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This One Summer

Mariko Tamaki | Jillian Tamaki

Winner of the Governor General's Award for Children's Illustration Rose and Windy are summer friends whose families have visited Awago Beach for as long...

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Red Colored Elegy

Seiichi Hayashi

An influential and experimental work, in an all-new paperback edition!Ichiro and Sachiko are young artists, temperamental and discouraged about what life has to offer...

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Melody: Story of a Nude Dancer

Sylvie Rancourt

Charming, innocent and empathetic? Rancourt passes the reader a gift: the ability to experience and see a venal adult life through the forgiving, blameless...

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Genevieve Castree

" aching clarity [is] evident in [Castrée's] sombre grey tones and her dexterous, serpentine lines."-Globe & Mail Best 100 Books of 2013"With mesmerizing honesty...

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