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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Book 1

Written by Denise Mina
Illustrated by Andrea Mutti and Leonardo Manco


Format: Hardcover, 152 pages
Publisher: Vertigo
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $19.99
ISBN: 978-1-4012-3557-4 (1-4012-3557-3)

Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate. He is aided by the pierced and tattooed punk... Read more >

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Draupadi: Fire-Born Princess
Campfire Mythology Line
Written by Saraswati Nagpal
Illustrated by Manu


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Campfire
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.99
ISBN: 978-93-80741-09-3 (93-80741-09-X)

A mysterious prophecy resounds, and the bewitchingly beautiful princess Draupadi arises from the sacred fire in Panchala. Draupadi the princess is in love with Arjuna, the Pandava prince. But fate weaves strange events, and Draupadi finds herself wedded to five men--Arjuna and his four Pandava brothers. Draupadi’s life is complicated further... Read more >

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Sita: Daughter of the Earth
A Graphic Novel
Written by Saraswati Nagpal
Illustrated by Manikandan


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Campfire
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $12.99
ISBN: 978-93-80741-25-3 (93-80741-25-1)

Finalist — Stan Lee Excelsior Award 2012

In an ancient age, when gods and goddesses walked with mortals...

...Sita is the kind-hearted and intelligent princess of the kingdom of Videha. Married to Rama, prince of Ayodhya, her journey in life takes her from exhilaration to anguish.
Along the way, she has to leave behind... Read more >

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New Orleans After the Deluge
Written by Josh Neufeld


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-71488-7 (0-375-71488-X)

Now in paperback, The New York Times best-selling graphic nonfiction masterpiece depicting the lives of seven New Orleanians before, during, and just after Hurricane Katrina.

Best American Comics, 2010
Mother Jones Top Books of 2009
Daily Beast Recommends
New York Best Comics of 2009, Runner Up
MTV.com Best Nonfiction Comic of 2009
San Francisco Chronicle “Best in...
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Kevin Keller

Written by Dan Parent


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
Publisher: Archie Comics
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $19.99
ISBN: 978-1-879794-93-1 (1-879794-93-4)

Kevin Keller is Archie’s first gay character and the most popular addition to the Riverdale crowd in years! In this full-color hardcover graphic novel edition, read all about Kevin’s introduction to Archie, Jughead, Betty and Veronica, his love of journalism, his desire to serve in the military in the footsteps of... Read more >

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Kevin Keller: Welcome to Riverdale

Written by Dan Parent


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Archie Comics
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $11.99
ISBN: 978-1-936975-23-5 (1-936975-23-8)

Kevin Keller is sure making a splash at Riverdale High. Recently elected class president, Kevin has gone from new kid in town to one of the most well-known and popular students in school. Struggling to stay on top of his new duties while trying to find time for a social life... Read more >

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American Splendor: Another Dollar

Written by Harvey Pekar
Illustrated by Various


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
Publisher: Vertigo
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $14.99
ISBN: 978-1-4012-2173-7 (1-4012-2173-4)

In 2006, comics legend Harvey Pekar returned with his unflinching tales of ordinary life in an all-new run of American Splendor, the comic that 30 years earlier, rose “from the streets of Cleveland” and changed how we look at comics. Often imitated but never duplicated, Pekar proved that he still has... Read more >

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American Splendor: Another Day - VOL 01

Written by Harvey Pekar, Eddie Campbell Haspiel and Ty Templeton


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
Publisher: Vertigo
On Sale: April 7, 2007
Price: $14.99
ISBN: 978-1-4012-1235-3 (1-4012-1235-2)

First appearing in 1976, American Splendor rose from the streets of Cleveland to change the way comics readers and creators viewed the potential of their medium. The series won an American Book Award and became an Oscar-nominated film. Now Harvey Pekar returns with an all-new volume of American Splendor, celebrating 30... Read more >

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The Quitter

Written by Harvey Pekar and Dean Haspiel


Format: Trade Paperback, 104 pages
Publisher: Vertigo
On Sale: September 6, 2006
Price: $12.99
ISBN: 978-1-4012-0400-6 (1-4012-0400-7)

Harvey Pekar, the acclaimed creator and subject of the American Book Award-winning biopic American Splendor, tells the story of his troubled teen years when he would beat up other kids just to win the approval of his peers in this paperback edition of his virtuoso graphic novel. When he failed to... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

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Mythology
The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross
Written by Alex Ross


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $29.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-71462-7 (0-375-71462-6)

Here is the incomparable cast of the DC Comics universe: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Aquaman, the Green Lantern, and the rest of the Justice League as you’ve never seen them before. Mythology brings together the best-loved comic characters in the world, brought to life by one of the most... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

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Rough Justice
The DC Comics Sketches of Alex Ross
Written by Alex Ross
Edited by Chip Kidd


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: March 30, 2010
Price: $30.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71490-0 (0-375-71490-1)

From the sensational, award-winning artist of the bestselling Mythology: his never-before-seen DC Comics sketchbook.

Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the stunning black-and-white drawings of the DC characters you loved from Mythology: Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Black Canary, and many more. All of Alex Ross’s extraordinary... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

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Chicken with Plums

Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-71475-7 (0-375-71475-8)

Acclaimed graphic artist Marjane Satrapi brings what has become her signature humor and insight, her keen eye and ear, to the heartrending story of a celebrated Iranian musician who gives up his life for music and love.

When Nasser Ali Khan, the author’s great-uncle, discovers that his beloved instrument is irreparably damaged... Read more >

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The Complete Persepolis
Now a Major Motion Picture
Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: October 30, 2007
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-71483-2 (0-375-71483-9)

Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips.

Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her... Read more >

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Embroideries

Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: April 18, 2006
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-71467-2 (0-375-71467-7)

From the best–selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. Embroideries gathers together Marjane’s tough–talking grandmother, stoic mother, glamorous and eccentric aunt and their friends and neighbors for an afternoon of tea drinking and talking. Naturally, the subject turns to love... Read more >

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Persepolis
The Story of a Childhood
Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: June 1, 2004
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-71457-3 (0-375-71457-X)

Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, where it elicited comparisons to Art Spiegelman's Maus, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. In powerful black-and-white comic strip images, Satrapi tells the story of her life in Tehran from ages... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

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Persepolis 2
The Story of a Return
Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: August 2, 2005
Price: $13.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-71466-5 (0-375-71466-9)

In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day,” Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Here is the continuation of her fascinating story. In 1984, Marjane flees fundamentalism and... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

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Firmin

Written by Sam Savage


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Delta
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-34265-0 (0-385-34265-9)

In the basement of a Boston bookstore, Firmin is born in a shredded copy Finnegans Wake, nurtured on a diet of Zane Grey, Lady Chatterley’s Lover, and Jane Eyre (which tastes a lot like lettuce). While his twelve siblings gnaw these books obliviously, for Firmin the words, thoughts, deeds, and hopes—all... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Peanuts
The Art of Charles M. Schulz
Written by Charles M. Schulz


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: October 28, 2003
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-71463-4 (0-375-71463-4)

This beautiful album will dazzle fans of Charles M. Schulz and his art, providing an unprecedented look at the work of the most brilliant and beloved cartoonist of the twentieth century. Here is the whole gang—Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy, Peppermint Patty, Schroeder, Pig-Pen, and all the others from the original... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

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The Rabbi's Cat 2

Written by Joann Sfar
Translated by Alexis Siegel


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $22.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-42507-3 (0-375-42507-1)

The preeminent work by one of France’s most celebrated young comics artists, The Rabbi’s Cat tells the wholly unique story of a rabbi, his daughter, and their talking cat–a philosopher brimming with scathing humor and surprising tenderness.

Rich with the colors, textures, and flavors of Algeria’s Jewish community, The Rabbi’s Cat... Read more >

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The Rabbi's Cat

Written by Joann Sfar


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: May 22, 2007
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-71464-1 (0-375-71464-2)

The preeminent work by one of France’s most celebrated young comics artists, The Rabbi’s Cat tells the wholly unique story of a rabbi, his daughter, and their talking cat–a philosopher brimming with scathing humor and surprising tenderness.

In Algeria in the 1930s, a cat belonging to a widowed rabbi and his... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.

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The Rabbi's Cat

Written by Joann Sfar


Format: Hardcover, 152 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: August 16, 2005
Price: $24.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-42281-2 (0-375-42281-1)

The preeminent work by one of France’s most celebrated young comic artists, The Rabbi’s Cat tells the wholly unique story of a rabbi, his daughter, and their talking cat — a philosopher brimming with scathing humor and surprising tenderness.

In Algeria in the 1930s, a cat belonging to a widowed rabbi and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

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BodyWorld

Written by Dash Shaw


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $27.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-37842-2 (0-307-37842-X)

From the astonishing imagination of Dash Shaw, visionary author of Bottomless Belly Button, comes a darkly fantastical graphic novel about a small town, a lowlife botanist, and a mysterious plant with strange powers.

It’s 2060, and a devastating civil war has left the country in shambles. Professor Paulie Panther–botanist, writer, and... Read more >

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Frankenstein
The Graphic Novel
Written by Mary Shelley
Adapted by Lloyd S. Wagner
Illustrated by Naresh Kumar


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
Publisher: Campfire
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $9.99
ISBN: 978-93-80028-24-8 (93-80028-24-5)

Man has long had the power to take life, but what will happen when he learns to give it?

Intrigued by this question, young Victor Frankenstein - a devoted student of science - becomes obsessed with the idea of conjuring life out of ‘lifeless matter’. Using his formidable skills in chemistry... Read more >

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American Vampire Vol. 1

Written by Scott Snyder and Stephen King
Illustrated by Rafael Albuquerque


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
Publisher: Vertigo
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $24.99
ISBN: 978-1-4012-2830-9 (1-4012-2830-5)

This volume follows two stories: one written by Snyder and one written by King. Snyder’s story is set in 1920's LA, we follow Pearl, a young woman who is turned into a vampire and sets out on a path of righteous revenge against the European Vampires who tortured and abused her... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

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Marzi

Written by Marzena Sowa
Illustrated by Sylvain Savoia


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vertigo
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $17.99
ISBN: 978-1-4012-2959-7 (1-4012-2959-X)

“I am Marzi, born in 1979, ten years before the end of communism in Poland. My father works at a factory, my mother at a dairy. Social problems are at their height. Empty stores are our daily bread. I’m scared of spiders and the world of adults doesn’t seem like a... Read more >
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