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A Contract with God: And Other Tenement Stories

Will Eisner · W W Norton
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The revolutionary work of graphic storytelling that inspired a new art form.Will Eisner was present at the dawn of comics. In the 1940s, he pushed the boundaries of the medium with his acclaimed weekly comic strip The Spirit, and with the publication of A Contract with God in 1978, he created...
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Patricia Briggs Mercy Thompson: Moon Called Volume 1 TP

Patricia Briggs · Dynamite Entertainment
Format: Paperback

Five Mercy Thompson novels have topped the New York Times best-seller list, and her premiere graphic novel did the same. Now Patricia Briggs' heroic shape-shifter returns to comics! Mercy Thompson inhabits two worlds without truly belonging to either. To the human inhabitants of the Tri-Cities...
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Evil in a Skirt!: #5

Landry Q Walker · Stone Arch Books
Format: Book

It's graduation day, and things couldn't be more complicated! The whole gang is here, and the cosmic craziness is about to get way out of hand!
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California Dreamin': Cass Elliot Before the Mamas & the Papas

Pnlope Bagieu · First Second
Pages: 266
Format: Hardcover

It's Mama Cass as you've never known her, in this poignant graphic novel about the remarkable vocalist who rocketed The Mamas & the Papas to stardom. Before she was the legendary Mama Cass of the folk group The Mamas and the Papas, Ellen Cohen was a teen girl from Baltimore with an incredible...
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Dork Diaries 9: Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen

Rachel Renée Russell · Aladdin
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Nikki Maxwell's worst nightmare comes true in book nine of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!A certain member of the CCP girls Dork fans know all about has gotten her hands on Nikki's diary and has decided to share some thoughts of her own ... Find out what happens when...
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The Smell of Starving Boys

Loo Hui Phang · SelfMadeHero
Pages: 108
Format: Paperback

Texas, 1872. With the Civil War over, exploration has resumed in the territories to the west of the Mississippi, and the geologist Stingley is looking to capitalize. Together with photographer Oscar Forrest, who catalogues the terrain, and their young assistant, Milton, Stingley strikes...
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Volume 5: Food Truck Frenzy

Georgia Ball · Graphic Novels
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Sweet and Sour Grapes have never won a trophy at the Food Truck Festival in Port Orchard, so Strawberry goes undercover to discover the secret to the twins' rocky ride. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Spotlight is a division of ABDO.
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Everything Is Teeth

Evie Wyld · Pantheon Books
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

When she was a little girl, passing her summers in the heat of coastal Australia, Evie Wyld was captivated by sharks - by their innate ruthlessness, stealth, and immeasurable power - and they have never released their hold on her imagination. From the award-winning author of All the Birds,...
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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 3: Squirrel, You Really Got Me Now

Ryan North · Marvel Worldwide
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

New series, New Avenger! With her unique combination of wit, empathy and squirrel powers, computer science student Doreen Green - aka the unbeatable Squirrel Girl - is all that stands between the Earth and total destruction. Well, Doreen plus her friends Tippy-Toe (a squirrel) and Nancy...
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Everything is Flammable

GABRIELLE BELL · Uncivilized Books
Pages: 156
Format: Hardcover

"Bell's pen becomes a kind of laser, first illuminating the surface distractions of the world, then scorching them away to reveal a deeper reality that is almost too painful and too beautiful to bear." - Alison Bechdel, Fun Home, Are You My MotherIn Gabrielle Bell's much anticipated...
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SLAM! Vol. 1

PAMELA RIBON · BOOM! Box
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

In the fast-paced, hard-hitting, super cheeky, all-female world of banked track roller derby, two young women will have to decide if their budding friendship is stronger than the pull of a team when a win is on the line.When life starts coming at you like a freight train, you have two options:...
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Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 3

Marvel Comics · Marvel Comics
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

The full truth of the People's revolution - and the power players supporting it - has been revealed! Now, T'Challa must fight like never before for the fate of his nation - and one of his most trusted allies is back to stand by his side. As the final battle begins, the entirety of Wakanda's...
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Kill or Be Killed Volume 1

Sean Phillips · Image Comics
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The bestselling team of ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS (THE FADE OUT, CRIMINAL, FATALE) return with KILL OR BE KILLED, the twisted story of a young man forced to kill bad people, and how he struggles to keep his secret from destroying his life. Both a thriller and a deconstruction of vigilantism,...
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Tenements, Towers & Trash: An Unconventional Illustrated History of New York City

Julia Wertz · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 284
Format: Hardcover

Here is New York, as you've never seen it before. A perfectly charming, sidesplittingly funny, intellectually entertaining illustrated history of the blocks, the buildings, and the guts of New York City, based on Julia Wertz's popular illustrated columns in The New Yorker and Harper's.In...
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After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You Back as Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan

Ted Rall · Hill and Wang
Format: Hardcover

An unflinching account--in words and pictures--of Americas longest war by our most outspoken graphic journalistTed Rall traveled deep into Afghanistan--without embedding himself with U.S. soldiers, without insulating himself with flak jackets and armored SUVs--where no one else would go except,...
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