Literary Graphic Novels & Memoirs
No longer rashly dismissed as cartoonish fripperies, today’s graphic literature is every bit the equal of its contemporary fiction counterpart. Whether telling original stories of depth and complexity, paying tribute to important figures past and present, or filtering established literature through the graphic prism, there is nothing that cannot be achieved by the judicious juxtaposition of word and image.
Already a word-of-mouth sensation online, Rachel Smythe’s smart, sexy, Eisner Award-winning webcomic gets its welcome print debut, bringing readers the first volume of her modern take on the Persephone myth.
Our Best New & Coming Soon Literary Graphic Novels
Playfully retelling the story of the Agricultural Revolution in bold and original ways, the second part of the graphic adaptation of the bestselling Sapiens allies gorgeous illustrations to clear, informative and entertaining text.
Every Picture Tells a Story: Great Graphic Literature You Must Read
Classics Reimagined: Graphic Literature Adaptations
Brilliantly conceived and executed, The Handmaid's Tale is a bold evocation of twenty-first century America that gives full rein to Margaret Atwood's devastating irony, wit and astute perception.
Pen Portraits: Graphic Biography and History
Building Stories: The Work of Chris Ware
Dispatches from the Front Line: The Graphic Journalism of Joe Sacco
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