Comics by Black Authors We Love!

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The Black Panther Party

David F. Walker

A bold and fascinating graphic novel history of the revolutionary Black Panther Party.Founded in Oakland, California, in 1966, the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense...

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After the Rain

Nnedi Okorafor

During a furious storm a young woman’s destiny is revealed . . . and her life is changed forever  After the Rain is a...

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Titan

François Vigneault

“Like the best futuristic science-fiction, Titan has a lot to say about the world that we live in right now.” — Mental FlossWhen MNGR...

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The Sacrifice of Darkness

Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver

Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby adapt Gay’s New York Times bestelling short story “We Are the Sacrifice of Darkness” as a...

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Parable of the Sower:  A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Octavia E. Butler

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BTTM FDRS

Ezra Clayton Daniels, Ben Passmore

Once a thriving working class neighborhood on Chicago’s south side, the “Bottomyards” is now the definition of urban blight. When an aspiring fashion designer...

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Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Octavia E. Butler

Instant #1 New York Times BestsellerWinner of the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Adaptation from Another Medium Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred,...

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The Banks

Roxane Gay

TKO Studios presents "The Banks" by acclaimed writerRoxane Gay. For fifty years the women of the Banks family have been the most successful thieves in...

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March (Trilogy Slipcase Set)

John Lewis, Andrew Aydin

The award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy is complete! Celebrate with this commemorative set containing all three volumes of March in a stunning...

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Angola Janga

Marcelo D'salete

An independent kingdom of runaway slaves founded in the late 16th century, Angola Janga was a beacon of freedom in a land plagued with...

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Run For It

Marcelo D'salete

Run For It — a stunning graphic novel by internationally acclaimed illustrator Marcelo d’Salete — is one of the first literary and artistic efforts...

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Fights

Joel Christian Gill

A New York Times Best Graphic Novel of 2020 YALSA 2021 Great Graphic Novels for Teens Fights is the visceral and deeply affecting memoir...

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Ley Lines Smile

Whit Taylor

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Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists

Mikki Kendall

A bold and gripping graphic history of the fight for women's rightsThe ongoing struggle for women's rights has spanned human history, touched nearly every...

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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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Hot Comb

Ebony Flowers

An auspicioius debut examining the culuture of hair from the Rona Jaffe Foundation award-winning cartoonist Hot Comb offers a poignant glimpse into Black women's...

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Your Black Friend and Other Strangers

Ben Passmore

Your Black Friend and Other Strangers is a collection of culturally charged comics by cartoonist Ben Passmore, including the Eisner Award nominated and Ignatz Award-winning...

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Wash Day

Jamila Rowser, Robyn Smith

Wash Day is a slice-of-life comic that pays tribute to the beauty and endurance of Black women and their hair. The story follows Kimana,...

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Sports Is Hell

Ben Passmore

After her city wins the Super Bowl for the first time, Tea is separated from her friend during a riot and joins a small...

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Big Black: Stand at Attica

Frank "Big Black" Smith, Jared Reinmuth

A graphic novel memoir from Frank “Big Black” Smith, a prisoner at Attica State Prison in 1971, whose rebellion against the injustices of the...

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The Banks

Roxane Gay

TKO Studios presents "The Banks" byNew York Times bestselling writer Roxane Gay (Hunger, Bad Feminist, Black Panther: World of Wakanda) and artist Ming Doyle (The Kitchen).The...

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Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 2

Dark times for the Black Panther, as Ta-Nehisi Coates chronicles the fi nal days of the kingdom of Wakanda! As Zenzi and the People...

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Yellow Negroes and Other Imaginary Creatures

Yvan Alagbé

A timely collection of work about race and immigration in Paris by one of France's most revered cult comic book artists.Yvan Alagbé is one...

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Ghost Stories

Whit Taylor

Ghost Stories is a graphic novel collection offering three haunting explorations. Granted the chance to meet three of her dead idols in "Ghost," the...

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Aya: Love in Yop City

Marguerite Abouet

THE DRAMATIC CONCLUSION TO THE AYA SERIESAya: Love in Yop Citycomprises the final three chapters of theAyastory, episodes never before seen in English.Ayais a...

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Incognegro: Renaissance

Mat Johnson

A page-turning thriller of racial divide, Incognegro: Renaissance explores segregation, secrets and self-image as our race-bending protagonist penetrates a world where he feels stranger...

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Black Panther

A new era begins for the Black Panther! MacArthur Genius and National Book Award-winning writer T-Nehisi Coates (BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME) takes the...

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Goodbye

Ben Passmore

As Boyz II Men sang, “it’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday.”It’s hard to say goodbye to love, to friends, to ourselves. Our...

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Black Panther Vol. 1

A new era for the Black Panther begins as the kingdom of Wakanda enters its final days! Award-winning writer Ta-Nehisi Coates confronts T'Challa with...

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Barbara

Nicole Miles

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Aya: Life in Yop City

Marguerite Abouet

"Ayais an irresistible comedy, a couple of love stories and a tale for becoming African. It's essential reading." --Joann Sfar, cartoonist ofThe Rabbi's CatIvory...

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Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery (New Edition)

Mat Johnson

This tenth anniversary edition of the acclaimed and fearless graphic novel features enhanced toned art, an afterword by Mat Johnson, character sketches, and other...

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Far Sector

N.K. Jemisin

The first murder in 500 years. Twenty billion suspects. One hope.The City Enduring, a booming metropolis at the edge of the universe, hasn’t experienced...

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Upgrade Soul

Ezra Claytan Daniels

“This is science fiction at its best.” — Tor “A stunning work of feverish imagining, snarky satire, and necessary skepticism.” — io9 "Masterfully crafted."...

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Hot Comb

Ebony Flowers

An auspicioius debut examining the culuture of hair from the Rona Jaffe Foundation award-winning cartoonist Hot Comb offers a poignant glimpse into Black women's...

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Wake

Rebecca Hall

Part graphic novel, part memoir, Wake is an imaginative tour-de-force that tells the story of women-led slave revolts and chronicles scholar Rebecca Hall’s efforts...

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