Let's Get Graphic: Graphic Novels

Metro: A Story of Cairo Cover Image
By Magdy El Shafee, Chip Rossetti (Translated by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780805094886
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Published: Metropolitan Books - June 5th, 2012

Depicting the financial and social insecurity afflicting young people in modern Cairo, Metro was the first adult graphic novel published (and subsequently banned) in Egypt, just three years before the Arab Spring.


Twins: A Graphic Novel (Twins #1) Cover Image
By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338236132
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Published: Graphix - October 6th, 2020

Coretta Scott King Honor author Varian Johnson teams up with rising cartoonist Shannon Wright for a delightful middle-grade graphic novel!

Maureen and Francine Carter are twins and best friends. They participate in the same clubs, enjoy the same foods, and are partners on all their school projects.


Revolutionary Suicide: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Huey P. Newton, Fredrika Newton (Introduction by), Ho Che Anderson (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143105329
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Published: Penguin Classics - September 29th, 2009

The searing, visionary memoir of founding Black Panther Huey P. Newton, in a dazzling graphic package


March: Book Two Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603094009
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - January 20th, 2015

Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, inspired by a 1950s comic book that helped prepare his own generation to join the struggle.


March (Trilogy Slipcase Set) Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$49.99
ISBN: 9781603093958
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - September 6th, 2016

The award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy is complete! Celebrate with this commemorative set containing all three volumes of March in a stunning new slipcase designed by Nate Powell and Chris Ross and colored by José Villarrubia.


March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

#1 New York Times Bestseller


March: Book Three Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094023
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 2nd, 2016

Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today's world.


Graphic Classics Volume 22: African-American Classics (Graphic Classics (Eureka) #22) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780982563045
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Published: Eureka Productions - January 3rd, 2012

  • African-American Classics presents great stories and poems from America's earliest Black writers, illustrated by contemporary African-American artists. Featured are Two Americans by Florence Lewis Bentley, The Goophered Grapevine by Charles W. Chesnutt, Becky by Jean Toomer, two short plays by Zora Neale Hurston, and six more tales of humor and tragedy.


Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Cover Image
By Octavia E. Butler, John Jennings (Illustrator), Damian Duffy (Adapted by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781419709470
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - January 10th, 2017

#1 New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Adaptation from Another Medium

Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format.


Nat Turner Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780810972278
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - July 1st, 2008

The fascinating and action-packed true story of an American freedom fighter, written and illustrated by Kyle Baker as a graphic novel—collecting all four issues of his critically acclaimed miniseries.

The story of Nat Turner and his slave rebellion—which began on August 21, 1831, in Southampton County, Virginia—is known among school children and adults.


LaGuardia Cover Image
By Nnedi Okorafor, Tana Ford (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781506710754
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Published: Berger Books - July 30th, 2019

Eisner and Hugo Award Winner!

Written by Nnedi Okorafor, Hugo and Nebula award-winning author and the writer of Marvel's Shuri, this deluxe trade paperback collects issues #1-#4 of the mini-series and includes artist sketches and afterword from the author.


Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty Cover Image
By G. Neri, Randy Duburke (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781584302674
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Published: Lee & Low Books - August 1st, 2010

Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor; Best Books; Starred Review; Starred Review; Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens; Editor's Choice; Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers; Notable Books for a Global Society; 100 Magnificent Children's Books; Best Books of the Year; Choices; Cybils Award Winner - Graphic Novel Category; Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award Program; Glyph


After the Rain Cover Image
By Nnedi Okorafor, David Brame (Illustrator), John Jennings (Adapted by)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781419743559
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 5th, 2021

During a furious storm a young woman’s destiny is revealed . . . and her life is changed forever

After the Rain is a graphic novel adaptation of Nnedi Okorafor’s short story “On the Road.” The drama takes place in a small Nigerian town during a violent and unexpected storm.


Shuri: The Search for Black Panther Cover Image
By Nnedi Okorafor, Leonardo Romero (By (artist))
$15.99
ISBN: 9781302915230
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Published: Marvel - May 7th, 2019

The world fell in love with her in the movie. Now, the Black Panther's techno-genius sister launches her own adventures - written by best-selling Afrofuturist author Nnedi Okorafor and drawn by Eisner-nominated artist Leonardo Romero! The Black Panther has disappeared, lost on a mission in space. And in his absence, everyone's looking at the next in line for the throne.


Incognegro: Renaissance Cover Image
By Mat Johnson, Warren Pleece (Illustrator), Clem Robins (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781506705637
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Published: Berger Books - October 23rd, 2018

A page-turning thriller of racial divide, Incognegro: Renaissance explores segregation, secrets and self-image as our race-bending protagonist penetrates a world where he feels stranger than ever before.


Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery (New Edition) Cover Image
By Mat Johnson, Warren Pleece (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781506705644
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Published: Berger Books - February 6th, 2018

This tenth anniversary edition of the acclaimed and fearless graphic novel features enhanced toned art, an afterword by Mat Johnson, character sketches, and other additional material.


Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1 Cover Image
By Ta-Nehisi Coates (Text by), Brian Stelfreeze (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781302900533
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Published: Marvel - September 13th, 2016

A new era begins for the Black Panther! MacArthur Genius and National Book Award-winning writer T-Nehisi Coates (BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME) takes the helm, confronting T'Challa with a dramatic upheaval in Wakanda that will make leading the African nation tougher than ever before.


Black Panther Book 8: The Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda Part Three Cover Image
By Ta-Nehisi Coates, Daniel Acuna (By (artist))
$17.99
ISBN: 9781302914462
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Published: Marvel - January 21st, 2020

Has T'Challa learned what it means to be king just in time to lose his kingdom? Weeks ago, the Black Panther disappeared on a mission into deep space, leaving behind his country, his family and the woman he loves. Now, at last, find out what Wakanda Prime has done without its king!


Captain America by Ta-Nehisi Coates Vol. 2: Captain of Nothing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781302911959
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Published: Marvel - October 8th, 2019

Superstar artist Adam Kubert joins Ta-Nehisi Coates for the next dramatic development in the life of Marvel's Super-Soldier! Captain America - wanted for murder! And the victim is a familiar face in the Marvel Universe! How? Why? You'll have to read to fi nd out!

COLLECTING: CAPTAIN AMERICA 7-12


A Nation Under Our Feet: Part 4 (Black Panther) Cover Image
By Ta-Nehisi Coates, Brian Stelfreeze (Illustrator), Laura Martin (Illustrator)
$27.07
ISBN: 9781532143540
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Published: Marvel Age - August 1st, 2019

Ayo and Aneka are offered a job; Tetu and Zenzi turn to a weaponeer and biotechnology expert to attack city square; T'Challa puts aside his mission to free Shuri from the Djalia; Shuri is guided by a griot spirit who has taken the visual form of Ramonda. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spotlight is a division of ABDO.


Ironheart Vol. 1: Those With Courage Cover Image
By Eve Ewing, Kevin Libranda (By (artist))
$17.99
ISBN: 9781302915087
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Published: Marvel - July 23rd, 2019

Riri Williams, the armored hero called Ironheart who took the comics world by storm, takes center stage! When a group of world leaders is held hostage by one of Spider-Man's old foes, Riri must step up her game. But she's thrown for a loop when an old acquaintance from back in Chicago re-enters her life! Now, Ironheart is caught between her need for independence and her obligations at M.I.T.


Akissi: More Tales of Mischief: Akissi Book 2 Cover Image
By Marguerite Abouet, Mathieu Sapin (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781912497171
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Published: Flying Eye Books - July 16th, 2019

The plucky, troublemaking Akissi is back with her mischief on The Ivory Coast! This time, she has to keep herself from drowning, stand up to a bully, make peace with her arch nemesis--the prettiest girl in school, and evade a witch doctor's potion.


Akissi: Tales of Mischief: Akissi Book 1 Cover Image
By Marguerite Abouet, Mathieu Sapin (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781911171478
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Published: Flying Eye Books - May 8th, 2018

"utterly unputdownable"—The New York Times

A Kirkus Best Book of 2018, Akissi: Tales of Mischief brings together the first volume of the hilarious and heartfelt Akissi comics by Marguerite Abouet, the award winning author of Aya of Yop City.


Akissi: Even More Tales of Mischief: Akissi Book 3 Cover Image
By Marguerite Abouet, Mathieu Sapin (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781912497416
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Published: Flying Eye Books - September 1st, 2020

Our favorite troublemaker is back in this graphic novel collection of wild childhood adventures set on the Ivory Coast by award-winning author Marguerite Abouet (Aya of Yop City) and artist Mathieu Sapin.


Aya: Life in Yop City Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781770460829
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - September 4th, 2012

"Aya is an irresistible comedy, a couple of love stories and a tale for becoming African. It's essential reading." -Joann Sfar, cartoonist of The Rabbi's Cat


Aya: Love in Yop City Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781770460928
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - February 5th, 2013

THE DRAMATIC CONCLUSION TO THE AYA SERIES

Aya: Love in Yop City
comprises the final three chapters of the Aya story, episodes never before seen in English. Aya is a lighthearted story about life in the Ivory Coast during the 1970s, a particularly thriving and wealthy time in the country's history.


Black Panther: World of Wakanda Cover Image
By Ta-Nehisi Coates (Text by), Roxane Gay (Text by), Yona Harvey (Text by), Alitha Martinez (Illustrator), Afua Richardson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781302906504
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Published: Marvel - June 27th, 2017

The world building of Wakanda continues in a love story where tenderness is matched only by brutality! You know them now as the Midnight Angels, but in this story they are just Ayo and Aneka, young women recruited to become Dora Milaje, an elite task force trained to protect the crown of Wakanda at all costs. Their first assignment will be to protect Queen Shuri...


Tristan Strong Destroys the World (A Tristan Strong Novel, Book 2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368042383
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Published: Rick Riordan Presents - October 6th, 2020

Bestselling author Rick Riordan presents the second book in the New York Times best-selling and award-winning Tristan Strong trilogy by Kwame Mbalia.
"Mbalia's universe continues to excite through sheer conceptual brilliance, nonstop action and adventure, and--let's be honest--the comical aggression of sidekick god Gum Baby."--Booklist


Long Way Down Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481438261
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 2nd, 2019

“An intense snapshot of the chain reaction caused by pulling a trigger.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Astonishing.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A tour de force.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)


A Newbery Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
A Printz Honor Book

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Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts Cover Image
By Rebecca Hall, Hugo Martínez (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781982115180
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 1st, 2021

Part graphic novel, part memoir, Wake is an imaginative tour-de-force that tells the “powerful” (The New York Times Book Review) story of women-led slave revolts and chronicles scholar Rebecca Hall’s efforts to uncover the truth about these women warriors who, until now, have been left out of the historical record.

Women warriors planned and led revolt