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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 tales of extraordinary wo...
by , Francesca Cavallo

Language

English

Pages

7

Publication Date

November 30, 2016

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"Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world. Each woman's story is written in the style of a fairy tale. Each story has a full page, full color portrait that captures the spirit of the portrayed hero.<br /><br />"A must-have for the nightstand of every girl or young woman you know." - Geri Stengel, Forbes<br /><br />"Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" is the most crowdfunded original book in history. It was created with the support of 25,000 backers from 71 countries who pledged 1.3 million dollars to help the creators bring the first edition to life.
Adulting: A Horror Comedy for Adult Children
by Hannah Billie

Language

English

Pages

15

Publication Date

November 10, 2018

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Being an adult or adulting. Explained for adult children. This comic strip/children's book for adults is about how you can be an adult who deals with financial things well!<br /><br />There's you. There's your lack of money. There's everyone taking your money for everything. There's bills galore to be paid. And then there's all those dreams of having money that you wanted to achieve, that you hoped you would have achieved by now as an adult. Oh, there's also your friendly neighborhood Satan scaring the money out of your pants at every turn of the page! <br /><br />Will that darned Satan leave you penniless, or will you finally achieve all of your childhood dreams and idealism of adulthood? Will you finally get that dream career that you always wanted to have? Will you finally get all of that money that you deserve? Or will Satan win in the end?
My Favorite Thing is Monsters
by Emil Ferris

Language

English

Pages

416

Publication Date

February 15, 2017

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Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late ’60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. When Karen’s investigation takes us back to Anka’s life in Nazi Germany, the reader discovers how the personal, the political, the past, and the present converge.
Troublemaker: A Barnaby and Hooker Graphic Novel (Alexandra Barna...
by , Janet Evanovich

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

July 17, 2007

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Barney and Hooker are together again and fighting crime, leaving a trail of chaos, panic, and disorder in their wake. Some would say they're drawn toward trouble like a moth to a flame. Others would claim their friends, Rosa and Felicia, dump trouble in Barney's and Hooker's laps. Either way, they are in over their heads when Rosa is kidnapped, and her disappearance is linked to a dangerous voodoo priest and his search for a mystery-drenched stolen statue.<br /><br />Written by Janet and Alex Evanovich, and illustrated by Joëlle Jones (<i>Dr. Horrible</i>, <i>Token</i>), <i>Troublemaker</i> brings ultimate adventure set in sun-filled Miami!<br /><br />• Janet Evanovich, the <i>New York Times</i> number-one best-selling author, brings her hit Barnaby series to Dark Horse Comics!<br /><br />• The entire <i>Troublemaker</i> story collected into one affordable volume!<br /><br />• "With art reminiscent of the Florida sun and writing supercharged with action, the <i>Troublemaker</i> graphic novel from best-selling author Evanovich and her daughter is a winner!"&mdash;RT Book Reviews
Becoming Unbecoming
by Una

Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

October 03, 2016

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<div><p>This extraordinary graphic novel is a powerful denunciation of sexual violence against women. As seen through the eyes of a twelve-year-old girl named Una, it takes place in northern England in 1977, as the Yorkshire Ripper, a serial killer of prostitutes, is on the loose and creating panic among the townspeople. As the police struggle in their clumsy attempts to find the killer, and the headlines in the local paper become more urgent, a once self-confident Una teaches herself to "lower her gaze" in order to deflect attention from boys.</p><p>After she is "slut-shamed" at school for having birth control pills, Una herself is the subject of violent acts for which she comes to blame herself. But as the police finally catch up and identify the killer, Una grapples with the patterns of behavior that led her to believe she was to blame.</p><p><I>Becoming Unbecoming </I>combines various styles, press clippings, photo-based illustrations, and splashes of color to convey Una's sense of confusion and rage, as well as sobering statistics on sexual violence against women. The book is a no-holds-barred indictment of sexual violence against women and the shame and blame of its victims that also celebrates the empowerment of those able to gain control over their selves and their bodies.</p><p><B>Una </B>(a pseudonym) is an artist, academic, and comics creator. <I>Becoming Unbecoming</I>, which took seven years to create, is her first book. She lives in the United Kingdom.</p></div>
Am I There Yet?: The Loop-de-loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthoo...
by Mari Andrew

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

March 27, 2018

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<b><i>New York Times </i>bestseller</b><br /><br />This on-point guide to growing up by Instagram sensation Mari Andrew captures the feelings and comical complexities of millennials and adulthood with essays and illustrations. In the journey toward adulthood, it is easy to find yourself treading the path of those who came before you; the path often appears straight and narrow, with a few bumps in the road and a little scenery to keep you inspired. But what if you don’t want to walk a worn path? What if you want to wander? What if there is no map to guide you through the detours life throws your way? From creating a home in a new city to understanding the link between a good hair dryer and good self-esteem to dealing with the depths of heartache and loss, these tales of the twentysomething document a road less traveled—a road that sometimes is just the way you’re meant to go.
Lumberjanes Vol. 2
by Noelle Stevenson

Language

English

Pages

112

Publication Date

October 07, 2015

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The second collection of the award-winning Lumberjanes is here! Five girls become instant best friends when they go to camp and discover there is a lot more to the summer than learning to how to paddle a canoe. Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle rumpet's Camp for Hardcore Lady Types is not your average summer camp and ??Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley are not your average campers. Between the river monsters, magic, and myths, this summer is only just beginning! Collects issues #5-8.
Rowena Sunder, Artist in New York
by Linda Campbell Franklin

Language

English

Pages

152

Publication Date

January 25, 2018

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 Rowena Sunder, still an artist in 2018, composes a meta auto-biographical book about five years of her life in New York City between 1965 and 1970. She escapes Toledo and her father’s idea that she should marry and paint on Sundays and drives away in her VW bug. She sells one painting on the way, and arrives in the big city during one of its most exciting times. She works at the (invented) Museum of Invention, sublets on E. 94th Street, makes friends, acquires a cat named Kittyhawk, and finds NYC much to her liking.<br /> After selling paintings to a psychotherapist, he listens while she struggles with mixed feelings about focus. She finally rejoices in the swarm of ideas that come to her from everywhere. Now, a half-century later, she draws her book, and talks directly to the reader in a series of vignettes, all connected by her gift of too many ideas. Rowena loves words and puns and little jokes and these add other perspectives to every page.
Passing for Human: A Graphic Memoir
by Liana Finck

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

September 18, 2018

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<b>A visually arresting graphic memoir about a young artist struggling against what<b>’</b>s expected of her as a woman, and learning to accept her true self, from an acclaimed <i>New Yorker</i> cartoonist.</b><br /><br /> In this achingly beautiful graphic memoir, Liana Finck goes in search of that thing she has lost—her shadow, she calls it, but one might also think of it as the “otherness” or “strangeness” that has defined her since birth, that part of her that has always made her feel as though she is living in exile from the world. In <i>Passing for Human</i>, Finck is on a quest for self-understanding and self-acceptance, and along the way she seeks to answer some eternal questions: What makes us whole? What parts of ourselves do we hide or ignore or chase away—because they’re embarrassing, or inconvenient, or just plain weird—and at what cost?<br /><br /> <i>Passing for Human</i> is what Finck calls “a neurological coming-of-age story”—one in which, through her childhood, human connection proved elusive and her most enduring relationships were with plants and rocks and imaginary friends; in which her mother was an artist whose creative life had been stifled by an unhappy first marriage and a deeply sexist society that seemed expressly designed to snuff out creativity in women; in which her father was a doctor who struggled in secret with the guilt of having passed his own form of otherness on to his daughter; and in which, as an adult, Finck finally finds her shadow again—and, with it, her true self.<br /><br /> Melancholy and funny, personal and surreal, <i>Passing for Human</i> is a profound exploration of identity by one of the most talented young comic artists working today. Part magical odyssey, part feminist creation myth, this memoir is, most of all, an extraordinary, moving meditation on what it means to be an artist and a woman grappling with the desire to pass for human.<br /><br /><b>Advance praise for <i>Passing for Human</i></b><br /><br />“In its ambition, framing, and multiple layers, [<i>Passing for Human</i>] raises the bar for graphic narrative. Even fans of [Liana Finck’s] work in the New Yorker will be blindsided by this outstanding book.”<b>—<i>Kirkus Reviews</i> (starred review)</b><br /><br /> “A sure hit for readers of graphic memoirs, this explores<i> </i>feeling different while recognizing sameness in others and making art while embracing being a work-in progress<i> </i>oneself.”<b>—Annie Bostrom, <i>Booklist</i></b><br /><br /> “This story is as tender as it is wry. . . . Becoming human is a lifelong task—but Finck illustrates it with humor and panache.”<b>—<i>Publishers Weekly</i></b>
LICK-IT MAN
by Camille Carida

Language

English

Pages

65

Publication Date

November 13, 2014

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After a radioactive lollipop turns Beaver Sparker into LICK-IT MAN, women all across the globe are empowered with “enlightened orgasms” and men have the perfect role model. Author Camille Carida creates a hilarious, smart, and sexy laugh out loud full-color 65 page graphic novel. Beautifully illustrated by Marvel and DC Comics artist Joe Quinones, this award-winning ebook is a playful and twisted comedic take on the superhero genre combining bawdy sexuality, tongue in cheek humor, and tinges of political satire.

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