by Schwieger Dirk
An Expat in Japan experiences all things Japanese as ordered online! In Tokyo, Dirk had a comics blog where he had people dare him to try all sorts of different exotic, disgusting and revealing things and then describe them with humour online. The result is a fascinating look at the Japanese; how they live, how they think and what they eat. The title is the Japanese pronunciation of Moleskine, the books the comics were written in, and comes exactly like a Moleskine: black cover, rounded edges. W...
by Havard S. Johansen, T. J. Kirsch, and Coskun Kuzgun
by Manjit Thapp
A stunning illustrated journey through one young woman’s year of feelings—from the saturated highs of early summer to the gray isolation of late winter. “Feelings is a visual and emotional treat, full of gorgeous artwork and soothing insight.”—Mari Andrew, New York Times bestselling author of Am I There Yet? Enter Manjit Thapp’s Feelings, where you’ll find moods that change as quickly as the weather; the different shades of anxiety and hope that each new season brings; and the stages of joy...
The Adventure of Cornflakes (Adventure of Cornflakes, #1)
by Cole Mulloy and Kourtney Hunt
by John Szwed
The remarkable life and times of the man who popularized American folk music and created the science of song Folklorist, archivist, anthropologist, singer, political activist, talent scout, ethnomusicologist, filmmaker, concert and record producer, Alan Lomax is best remembered as the man who introduced folk music to the masses. Lomax began his career making field recordings of rural music for the Library of Congress and by the late 1930s brought his discoveries to radio, including Woody Guthri...
by Scott Chantler
A beautifully illustrated and poignant graphic memoir that tells the story of World War II from an Everyman's perspective. In March of 1943, Scott Chantler's grandfather, Law Chantler, shipped out across the Atlantic for active service with the Highland Light Infantry of Canada, along with his best friend, Jack, a fellow officer. Not long afterward, they would find themselves making a rocky crossing of the English Channel, about to take part in one of the most pivotal and treacherous military op...
Orbit: The Digital Empire: Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, Mark Zuckerberg & Jack Dorsey
by Patrick McCray and CW Cooke
Graphic Medicine (Biography Monographs)
In Graphic Medicine, comics artists and scholars of life writing, literature, and comics explore the lived experience of illness and disability through original texts, images, and the dynamic interplay between the two. The essays and autobiographical comics in this collection respond to the medical humanities' call for different perceptions and representations of illness and disability than those found in conventional medical discourse. The collection expands and troubles our understanding of t...
The Black Panther Party
by David F. Walker and Marcus Kwame Anderson
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 was a radical political organization that stood in defiant contrast to the mainstream civil rights movement. This gripping illustrated history explores the impact and significance of the Panthers, from their social, educational, and healthcare programs that were designed to uplift the Black community to their battle against poli...