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  Cover Art: Action Philosophers! Van Lente, Fred
Action Philosophers!
A collection of graphic novels that explores the history of philosophy and the theories of prominent philosophers, including Aristotle, Kant, Confucius, and others.
2007
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Archie Marries... Uslan, Michael
Archie Marries...
The eternal love triangle that has been the cornerstone of Archie comics for almost seven decades is finally untangled...The journey begins when Archie finds himself strolling up Memory Lane, and marries the wealthy and cultured Veronica Lodge. Later we see what happens when he strolls down Memory Lane and marries the wholesome, peppy girl next door, Betty Cooper.
2010
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: As the World Burns : 50 Simple Things You Can Do to Stay in Denial Jensen, Derrick
As the World Burns : 50 Simple Things You Can Do to Stay in Denial
The US government gives robot machines from space permission to eat the earth in exchange for bricks of gold. A one-eyed bunny rescues his friends from a corporate animal testing laboratory. And two little girls figure out the secret to saving the world from both of its enemies (and it isn't by using energy-efficient light bulbs or biodiesel fuel).
2007
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Asterix and the Falling Sky Goscinny
Asterix and the Falling Sky
The Gauls have only one fear: that the sky may fall on their heads tomorrow. But tomorrow never comes, says Chief Vitalstatistis. Or does it? It looks as if it's come at last for Asterix, Obelix and the other villagers, And some surprising new characters fall along with the sky. Our friends soon find themselves in the middle of a space race.
2006
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Beanworld Marder, Larry
Beanworld
Beanworld is a peculiar fantasy that operates under its own rules and laws. Meet Mr. Spook, Professor Garbanzo, Beanish, and the Chow Sol'jer Army as they experience adventures that prove, whether friends or adversaries, we all ultimately depend on each other for survival.
2009
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: The Best of Punch Cartoons: 2,000 Humor Classics The Best of Punch Cartoons: 2,000 Humor Classics
For over 160 years, Punch cartoons amused, enlightened and annoyed its readers. Quintessentially British, Punch cartoons were famous the world over for their witty observation of the British character, their social commentary and their outstanding artistry. This book presents a collection of Punch cartoons.
2009
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Best of the Wizard of Id Parker, Brant
The Best of the Wizard of Id
A volume of strips from the two-time Reuben-winning comic features Hart family favorites and follows the tyrannical pint-sized monarch, Wiz the wizard, chief knight Sir Rodney, and their companions in a series of misadventures in their oppressed medieval kingdom.
2009
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Birth of a Nation McGruder, Aaron
Birth of a Nation
East St. Louis, Illinois ("the inner city without an outer city"), is an impoverished town, so poor that Fred Fredericks, its idealistic mayor, starts off Election Day by collecting the city s trash in his own minivan. But the mayor believes in the power of democracy and rallies his fellow citizens to the polls for the presidential election, only to find hundreds of them turned away for trumped-up reasons. Even sweet old Miss Jackson--not to mention the mayor himself--is denied the vote because her name turns up on a bogus list of felons. The national election hinges on Illinois s electoral votes and, as a result of the mass disenfranchisement of East St. Louis, a radical right-wing junta led by a dim-witted Texas governor seizes the Oval Office. Prodded by shady black billionaire and old friend John Roberts, Fredericks devises a radical plan of protest: East St. Louis will secede from the Union.
2004
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: The Bloom County Library Breathed, Berke
The Bloom County Library
A strip about kids, about lawyers, about the elderly, about politicians, about monarchs, about penguins, about Ronald Reagan's America.. It took the Doonesbury format of a vast cast of characters with a central base and took it to the horizon. Bloom County could be about anything, and it frequently was. But mostly about penguins.
2009
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Bone Smith, Jeff
Bone
After being run out of Boneville, the three Bone cousins--Fone Bone, Phoney Bone and Smiley Bone--are separated and lost in a vast, uncharted desert. One by one, they find their way into a deep, forested valley filled with wonderful and terrifying creatures. Eventually, the cousins are reunited at a farmstead run by tough Gran'ma Ben and her spirited granddaughter, Thorn. But little do the Bones know, there are dark forces conspiring against them and their adventures are just beginning!
2005
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Cat Vs Human Surovec, Yasmine
Cat Vs Human
The humorous relationship between a woman and her cat and their daily escapades are depicted in color line drawings. Yasmine Surovec began sketching her clever and sarcastic Cat versus human cartoons as a way to relax and unwind. Soon, her popular blog at catversushuman.blogspot.com began receiving as many as 12,000 hits per day, with a number of posts going viral and appearing on popular Web sites such as The Huffington Post and I Can Has Cheezburger.
2011
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Chew Layman, John
Chew
Tony Chu is a detective with a weird secret. Tony Chu is Cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. It also means he's a hell of a detective, as long as he doesn't mind nibbling on the corpse of a murder victim to figure out whodunit, and why. He's been brought on by the Special Crimes Division of the FDA, the most powerful law enforcement agency on the planet, to investigate their strangest, sickest, bizarre cases.
2010
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Dumbheart: a Get Fuzzy Collection Conley, Darby
Dumbheart: a Get Fuzzy Collection
Bucky B. Katt is leading the charge of the Highlands Kittyscouts. Bolstered by his roommates Rob Wilco (decked out in a borrowed hotel bathrobe and a Burger King crown) and Satchel Pooch (protected by a colander helmet), the trio from Get Fuzzy are ready to entertain their readers with another collection of their antics.
2009
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Fun Home: a Family Tragicomic Bechdel, Alison
Fun Home: a Family Tragicomic
Meet Alison's father..., a high school English teacher, an icily distant parent, and a closeted homosexual who, as it turns out, is involved with his male students and a family babysitter. Through narrative that is alternately heartbreaking and fiercely funny, we are drawn into a daughter's complex yearning for her father.
2006
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd
Authors Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci have united in geekdom to edit short stories from some of the best selling and most promising geeks in young adult literature: M.T. Anderson, Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, John Green, Tracy Lynn, Cynthia and Greg Leitich Smith, David Levithan, Kelly Link, Barry Lyga, Wendy Mass, Garth Nix, Scott Westerfield, Lisa Yee, and Sara Zarr.
2009
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Goon Powell, Eric
The Goon
The Zombie Priest has just set up shop on Lonely Street and intends to build an undead army, and the Goon's the only man who can stop him. His early battles with the undead are mixed with stories of the Goon's youth, as we meet his circus-freak family and learn how he came to be the head of a notorious crime family.
2010
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: The Great Outdoor Fight Onstad, Chris
The Great Outdoor Fight
Deadpan sportswriting parody which first appeared as a webcomic. Since 1923 manly athletes vie for the Great Outdoor Fight title. Will multimillionaire wheeler-dealer Ray win this year?
2008
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Hell in a Handbasket: Dispatches from the Country Formerly Known as America Tomorrow, Tom
Hell in a Handbasket: Dispatches from the Country Formerly Known as America
A collection of politically satirical cartoons by the nationally syndicated creator of "This Modern World" includes pieces that reflect the illustrator's wry perspectives on some of America's darkest periods throughout the past half century.
2006
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: I'm a Rocker. I Rock Out Stevens, R.
I'm a Rocker. I Rock Out
"The comic depicts a world where robots exist alongside humans, with human-robot romantic and sexual relationships commonplace. Although there is some character development and the occasional story arc, most strips are largely self-contained."--Wikipedia.
2013
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: It Itches : a Stash of Knitting Cartoons Habit, Franklin
It Itches : a Stash of Knitting Cartoons
Features humorous cartoons and essays about aspects of knitting that include buying yarn, finishing difficult projects, and the stresses of holiday knitting.
2008
Adult Nonfiction Book
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• Aragones, Sergio
Groo
• Boothby, Ian
Simpsons
• Clowes, Daniel
• Dorkin, Evan
• Ellis, Warren
• O'Malley, Bryan Lee
Scott Pilgrim
• Powell, Eric
Goon
• Rosa, Don
$crooge McDuck
• Sim, Dave
Cerebus
• Smith, Jeff, 1960
Bone
• Stanley, John, 1914-1993
Little Lulu
• Ware, Chris
• Wheeler, Shannon
Too Much Coffee Man
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