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Heartless Prince Cover Image
By Leigh Dragoon, Angela De Vito (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781368028363
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - November 30th, 2021

A fierce warrior must save the heart of her beloved prince before it's too late in the first book of a new YA fantasy-adventure graphic novel trilogy, perfect for fans of Noelle Stevenson's Nimona and Kazu Kibuishi's Amulet


Lifetime Passes Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419746673
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 23rd, 2021

Huda F Are You? Cover Image
By Huda Fahmy, Huda Fahmy (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780593324318
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Published: Dial Books - November 23rd, 2021

From the creator of Yes, I'm Hot In This, this cheeky, hilarious, and honest graphic novel asks the question everyone has to figure out for themselves: Who are you?


Graceling (Graphic Novel) Cover Image
By Gareth Hinds (Illustrator), Kristin Cashore
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358250470
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Published: Etch/Clarion Books - November 16th, 2021

The beloved New York Times best-selling YA fantasy by Kristin Cashore is now available as a graphic novel, with stunning illustrations by award-winning artist Gareth Hinds.

Katsa is a Graceling, one of the rare people born with an extreme skill.


Himawari House Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250235572
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Published: First Second - November 9th, 2021

A young adult graphic novel about three foreign exchange students and the pleasures, and difficulties, of adjusting to living in Japan.


The Most Important Comic Book on Earth: Stories to Save the World Cover Image
By DK
$30.00
ISBN: 9780744042825
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Published: DK - November 9th, 2021

120 inspiring visual stories on environmentalism from key figures, charities, activists, and artists.

The Most Important Comic Book On Earth
is a global collaboration for planetary change, bringing together a diverse team of 300 leading environmentalists, artists, authors, actors, filmmakers, musicians, and more to present over 120 stories to save the world. 


Lore Olympus: Volume One Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780593160299
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Published: Del Rey - November 2nd, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Scandalous gossip, wild parties, and forbidden love—witness what the gods do after dark in this stylish and contemporary reimagining of one of the best-known stories in Greek mythology from creator Rachel Smythe.


Tiny Dancer Cover Image
By Siena Cherson Siegel, Mark Siegel (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781481486675
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - November 2nd, 2021

A teenage ballet dancer struggles to find her next step, and her place in the world, in this exquisite graphic memoir—a follow-up to the Sibert Honor–winning To Dance.

All her life, Siena has dreamed of being a ballerina.


Oksi Cover Image
By Mari Ahokoivu, Silja-Maaria Aronpuro (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646141128
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Published: Levine Querido - October 26th, 2021

Where was the bear born?
Where delivered?
By the moon, next to the sun
Among the stars of the plough
Sent to Earth in a golden cradle
With silvery chains.


Poorling is a little bear. She's a bit different from her brothers.

Mother keeps their family safe. For the Forest is full of dangers. It is there that Mana lives, with her Shadow children.


Why Is Everybody Yelling?: Growing Up in My Immigrant Family Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780374303839
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 26th, 2021

“A wonderful book about figuring out who we are and who we want to be when we grow up. It’s also about being an American—especially a first-generation American.” —Roz Chast


Stars, Hide Your Fire Cover Image
By Kel McDonald, Jose Pimienta (Illustrator)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781945820892
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Published: Iron Circus Comics - October 5th, 2021

"A resonant graphic novel about the price of growing up--or avoiding it." -- FOREWORD

"Strongly recommended for fans of dark fantasy and YA graphic novels." -- CEMETERY DANCE



Between Shades of Gray: The Graphic Novel Cover Image
By Ruta Sepetys, Andrew Donkin (Adapted by), Dave Kopka (Illustrator), Brann Livesay (With), Chris Dickey (With)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593404850
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Published: Philomel Books - October 12th, 2021

Just in time for the 10th anniversary of Between Shades of Gray, Ruta Sepetys's award-winning debut novel, and inspiration for the major motion picture Ashes in the Snow, is now a gorgeous graphic novel!


Night Fisher Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781683964704
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Published: Fantagraphics - October 12th, 2021

Two Maui high school students, Loren and Shane, get mixed up in a petty crime, and their friendship is put to the test. One of the most critically lauded graphic novel debuts in the medium's history is now in hardcover for the first time! 


Death & Sparkles: Book 1 Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781797206363
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 5th, 2021

Adventure Time meets The Good Place in this zany-yet-philosophical graphic novel buddy comedy about the unlikely friendship between Death, a grim reaper who's never had a friend, and Sparkles, The Last Unicorn, a celebrity influencer who is somehow immune to Death's touch.

Being Death is no way to live.


Squad Cover Image
By Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Lisa Sterle (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062943149
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 5th, 2021

An IndieBound Bestseller

Squad is a fast-paced and feminist horror story for every girl who’s ever felt like prey, and asks how far a girl should go to hunt the hunters.”—Laura Ruby, author of National Book Award Finalist Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All


Teen Titans: Beast Boy Loves Raven Cover Image
By Kami Garcia, Gabriel Picolo (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781779503862
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Published: DC Comics - September 28th, 2021

From #1 New York Times bestselling author KAMI GARCIA (Beautiful Creatures) and artist GABRIEL PICOLO, the creative duo behind the New York Times bestselling graphic novel Teen Titans: Raven, comes the romantic meetup we have all been waiting for!


Stephen McCranie's Space Boy Omnibus Volume 1 Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781506726434
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Published: Dark Horse Books - September 21st, 2021

Stephen McCraine’s Space Boy volumes 1-3 in one book!
 
To Amy, everyone has a flavor. When her dad loses his job on their remote deep space mining colony, Amy and her family are forced to start a new life back on Earth.


Cuphead Volume 2: Cartoon Chronicles & Calamities Cover Image
By Zack Keller, Shawn Dickinson (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781506712499
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Published: Dark Horse Books - September 21st, 2021

Our plucky heroes return in this brand-new collection of adventures starring Cuphead, Mugman, and now Ms. Chalice!


Borders Cover Image
By Thomas King, Natasha Donovan (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780316593069
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

A People Magazine Best Book Fall 2021

From celebrated Indigenous author Thomas King and award-winning Métis artist Natasha Donovan comes a powerful graphic novel about a family caught between nations.

Borders is a masterfully told story of a boy and his mother whose road trip is thwarted at the border when they identify their citizen


Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero Cover Image
By E. Lockhart, Manuel Preitano (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781401293222
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Published: DC Comics - September 7th, 2021

From New York Times bestselling author E. Lockhart (Genuine Fraud, We Were Liars) and artist Manuel Preitano (The Oracle Code) comes a new Gotham City superhero in this exciting YA graphic novel.


In the Shadow of the Fallen Towers: The Seconds, Minutes, Hours, Days, Weeks, Months, and Years after the 9/11 Attacks Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780358223573
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Published: Etch/Clarion Books - August 10th, 2021

A graphic novel chronicling the immediate aftermath and rippling effects of one of the most impactful days in modern history: September 11, 2001. From the Sibert Honor– and YALSA Award–winning creator behind The Unwanted and Drowned City.

The consequences of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, both political and per


Witch for Hire Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419748110
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - August 24th, 2021

When a series of high school pranks get out of hand, teen witch Faye Faulkner is the only one who can solve the case in this spooky YA graphic novel

Faye Faulker isn’t popular, and that’s just fine by her. She spends her lunches at the Loser Table with the other social rejects, aka her best friends, and brushes off the uninspired taunts from the cool kids.


Run: Book One Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419730696
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 3rd, 2021

Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Cover Image
By Octavia E. Butler, Damian Duffy (Adapted by), John Jennings (Illustrator), Hopkinson Nalo (Introduction by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419754050
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - July 6th, 2021

The graphic-novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler’s groundbreaking dystopian novel, Parable of the Sower, the follow-up to Kindred, a #1 New York Times bestseller

In this graphic-novel adaptation of Octavia E.


Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong Cover Image
By Prudence Shen, Faith Erin Hicks (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250779618
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Published: First Second - June 22nd, 2021

You wouldn't expect Nate and Charlie to be friends.


The Gift Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781772620559
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Published: Conundrum Press - June 15th, 2021

The Shining meets Sophia Coppola's Marie Antoinette in this gripping debut from an award-winning talent.

The Gift opens on the snow-blanketed grounds of the Alexander Palace in Western Russia where a moth has come to attend the birth of the fourth Romanov princess, Anastasia.


The Girl from the Sea: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338540574
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Published: Graphix - June 1st, 2021

From the author of The Witch Boy trilogy comes a graphic novel about family, romance, and first love.

Fifteen-year-old Morgan has a secret: She can't wait to escape the perfect little island where she lives.


Hawking Cover Image
By Jim Ottaviani, Leland Myrick (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781250777942
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Published: First Second - May 18th, 2021

Following their New York Times-bestselling graphic novel Feynman, Jim Ottaviani and Leland Myrick deliver a gripping biography of Stephen Hawking, one of the most important scientists of our time.


Stone Fruit Cover Image
By Lee Lai
$24.99
ISBN: 9781683964261
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Published: Fantagraphics - May 11th, 2021

An exhilarating and tender debut graphic novel that is an ode to the love and connection shared among three women and the child they all adore.


Heartstopper: Volume 3: A Graphic Novel (Heartstopper #3) Cover Image
By Alice Oseman, Alice Oseman (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338617528
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Published: Graphix - May 4th, 2021

The third volume in the poignant and sweet Heartstopper series, featuring beautiful two-color artwork!

Soon to be streaming on Netflix!

Charlie didn't think Nick could ever like him back, but now they're officially boyfriends.


The Secret to Superhuman Strength Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780544387652
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Published: Mariner Books - May 4th, 2021

From the author of Fun Home, a profoundly affecting graphic memoir of Bechdel's lifelong love affair with exercise, set against a hilarious chronicle of fitness fads in our times

Comics and cultural superstar Alison Bechdel delivers a deeply layered story of her fascination, from childhood to adulthood, with every fitness craze


Penny Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781452183053
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 4th, 2021

This colorful graphic novel features the philosophical and existential musings of a cat named Penny.

Told through a collection of stories, Penny: A Graphic Memoir wanders through her colorful imagination as she recalls her humble beginnings on the streets of New York and waxes poetic about the realities of her sheltered life living in an apartment with her owners.


Summer Spirit Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781910620724
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Published: Nobrow - May 4th, 2021

A new YA graphic novel from French illustrator Elizabeth Holleville, Summer Spirit puts a fresh spin on the struggles of growing up as this coming-of-age story takes a supernatural and sinister turn.

Being a teenager is hard enough without finding out your new best friend is a 60 year old ghost...


The Curie Society (The Cure Society Series #1) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780262539944
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Published: The MIT Press - April 27th, 2021

A covert team of young women--members of the Curie society, an elite organization dedicated to women in STEM--undertake high-stakes missions to save the world.

Created by: Heather Einhorn & Adam Staffaroni; Writer: Janet Harvey; Artist: Sonia Liao; Editor: Joan Hilty


The Night Marchers and Other Oceanian Tales Cover Image
By Kate Ashwin (Editor), Sloane Leong (Editor), Kel McDonald (Editor)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781945820793
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Published: Iron Circus Comics - April 20th, 2021

An enthralling, spooky, diverse collection. -- KIRKUS

An intriguing portal to folklore. -- SHELF AWARENESS

Readers will want to revisit this collection. -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

"Do you hear them? Never go outside when you hear THAT sound."


Travesía: A Migrant Girl's Cross-Border Journey/El Viaje de Una Joven Migrante Cover Image
By Michelle Gerster (As Told by), Fiona Dunnett (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781551528366
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - April 13th, 2021

This compelling young adult graphic memoir, based on real events, tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who attempts to cross the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey, filled with both heartbreak and hope, begins in Tijuana, where they are transported from house to house by strangers.


The Spy Who Raised Me Cover Image
By Ted Anderson, Gianna Meola (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781728412917
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Published: Graphic Universe (Tm) - April 6th, 2021

Tales from the Umbrella Academy: You Look Like Death Volume 1 Cover Image
By Gerard Way, Shaun Simon, Ian Culbard (Illustrator), Nate Piekos (Illustrator), Gabriel Ba (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781506719108
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Published: Dark Horse Books - March 30th, 2021

The first Umbrella Academy spin off series!


Shadow Life Cover Image
By Hiromi Goto, Ann Xu (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781626723566
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Published: First Second - March 30th, 2021

Poet and novelist Hiromi Goto effortlessly blends wry, observational slice-of-life literary fiction with poetic magical realism in the tender and surprising graphic novel Shadow Life, with haunting art from debut artist Ann Xu.


Delicates (Sheets #2) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781620107881
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Published: Oni Press - March 23rd, 2021

"An original exploration of what it means to be seen and accepted." — Kirkus

Following the events of the bestselling graphic novel, Sheets, Delicates brings Brenna Thummler’s beloved characters, artwork, and charm back to life.


Marjorie Glatt’s life hasn’t been the same ever since she discovered a group of ghosts hiding i


What Unites Us: The Graphic Novel (World Citizen Comics) Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250239945
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Published: First Second - March 9th, 2021

In this graphic novel adaptation of his bestselling collection of essays, legendary news anchor Dan Rather provides a voice of reason and explores what it means to be a true patriot.


The Crossroads at Midnight Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781945820687
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Published: Iron Circus Comics - February 23rd, 2021

Winner of the 2021 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Collection

"Unsettling in the best way." -- KIRKUS, Starred Review

"Wonderfully terrifying." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, Starred Review

"Gets under your skin." -- GEEK MOM

"Striking drawings and suspenseful storytelling." -- io9


Savor Cover Image
By Neil Kleid, John Broglia (Illustrator), Frank Reynoso (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781506715186
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Published: Dark Horse Books - January 26th, 2021

An adventuring chef must face five deadly restaurants, assemble the ultimate knife, and defeat a band of pirate cooks to save her island and the woman she loves.


The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984857705
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Published: Ten Speed Press - January 19th, 2021

A bold and fascinating graphic novel history of the revolutionary Black Panther Party.


The Books of Magic 30th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, John Bolton (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781779502315
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Published: DC Comics - November 26th, 2019

The New York Times best-selling writer Neil Gaiman weaves a mesmerizing tale of the dangers and possibilities of youth in THE BOOKS OF MAGIC, illustrated by the acclaimed artists John Bolton, Scott Hampton, Charles Vess, and Paul Johnson.

"What are you proposing that we do?"


Heartstopper: Volume 2: A Graphic Novel (Heartstopper #2) Cover Image
By Alice Oseman, Alice Oseman (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338617474
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Published: Graphix - November 10th, 2020

The second book in the delightfully sweet Heartstopper series, featuring beautiful two-color artwork!

Nick and Charlie are best friends, but one spontaneous kiss has changed everything. In the aftermath, Charlie thinks that he's made a horrible mistake and ruined his friendship with Nick, but Nick is more confused than ever.

Love works in surprising ways, and Nick comes to see the world from a new perspective. He discovers all sorts of things about his friends, his family... and himself.


We Saw Scenery: The Early Diaries of Merrill Markoe Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781616209032
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Published: Algonquin Books - October 13th, 2020

“Merrill Markoe got all the talent. In addition to being an Emmy-award winning comedy writer, she's also a top-notch artist. We Saw Scenery is revealing, sad, funny, and, above all, relatable. Merrill captures the experience of a young woman finding—and holding onto—her own voice.


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The Magic Fish: (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9780593125298
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Published: Random House Graphic - October 13th, 2020

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by the New York Public Library • Kirkus Reviews • Booklist • Publishers Weekly