Sex Fantasy #ad - Begun as a loose, these comics, ephemeral zine that was produced in limited editions, small in both size and length, are esoteric and immensely personal.
You & a Bike & a RoadKoyama Press #ad - Koyama. The immediacy of davis’ comics journal makes for an incredible chronicle of human experience on the most efficient and humane form of human transportation. Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator. In 2015, her book how to be happy won the Ignatz Award for Outstanding Anthology or Collection.
You & a Bike & a Road #ad - In 2009, davis won the eisner's russ manning Most Promising Newcomer Award and was named one of Print magazine's New Visual Artists. She lives in athens, GA and was born in Tucson, Arizona. In 2016, acclaimed cartoonist and illustrator Eleanor Davis documented her cross-country bike tour as it happened.
My Lesbian Experience with LonelinessSeven Seas #ad - Harvey award winnerthe heart-rending autobiographical manga that’s taken the internet by storm! My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness is an honest and heartfelt look at one young woman’s exploration of her sexuality, mental well-being, and growing up in our modern age. Koyama. Told using expressive artwork that invokes both laughter and tears, this moving and highly entertaining single volume depicts not only the artist’s burgeoning sexuality, but many other personal aspects of her life that will resonate with readers.
Why Art?Fantagraphics Books #ad - What is “art”? it’s widely accepted that art serves an important function in society. Art can be self indulgent, or expressive, evil, goofy, altruistic, serious, or any number of other things. But how can it truly make lasting, acclaimed graphic novelist Eleanor Davis How To Be Happy unpacks some of these concepts in ways both critical and positive, positive change? In Why Art?, in an attempt to illuminate the highest possible potential an artwork might hope to achieve.
Koyama. A work of art unto itself, davis leavens her exploration with a sense of humor and a thirst for challenging preconceptions of art worth of Magritte, instantly drawing the reader in as a willing accomplice in her quest. But the concept falls under such an absurdly large umbrella and can manifest in so many different ways.
Your Black Friend and Other StrangersSilver Sprocket #ad - The comics in this 112-page collection include works previously published by The Nib, VICE, and the As You Were anthology, along with brand new and unreleased material. These comics are essential, and accessible, humorous, told through Passmore's surreal lens in the vibrant full-color hues of New Orleans.
Koyama. Your black friend and other strangers is a collection of culturally charged comics by cartoonist Ben Passmore, including the Eisner Award nominated and Ignatz Award-winning "Your Black Friend, " named one of NPR's 100 favorite comics of all time in 2017. Passmore masterfully tackles comics about race, the prison system, gentrification, gross punks, beating up God, kung fu movie references, online dating, bad street art, and lots of other grown-up stuff with refreshing doses of humor and lived relatability.
I'm Not HereKoyama Press #ad - A young, second-generation immigrant wanders through her city and memories, encountering the world through a camera's lens, her independence pulled by the gravity of familial responsibility. In this pre-internet era, isolated geographically and culturally, drawing and making up stories was the means to connect to something more.
She drifts until she encounters what could possibly be her potential self. This is a subtle, beautifully drawn work that recalls the cerebral, humanist science fiction of filmmakers such as Chris Marker and Miranda July mixed with the generational themes and unwavering hand of Yasujiro Ozu. In 2016 she was included in The Best American Comics, edited by Roz Chast.
I'm Not Here #ad - . Gg's comics recall films in more than theme alone: her drawings, with their deep chiaroscuro and subtitle-like use of text, appear to be stills pulled from an enchanting and mysterious foreign film. Gg lives and works in the small Canadian prairie city where she grew up during the 1980s. It was romantic and lonely.
On a SunbeamFirst Second #ad - Vaughan, saga and Paper GirlsTwo timelines. It’s a ‘space’ story unlike any you’ve ever read, with a rich, lived-in universe of complex characters. Brian K. With interwoven timelines and stunning art, breathtaking romance, award-winning graphic novelist Tillie Walden creates an inventive world, and an epic quest for love.
La times festival of books 2018 book prize winner, best graphic storya harvey award nominee, book of the yeara harvey award nominee, graphic novel/comicsa publisher's Weekly Best Book of 2018One of The Washington Post's "10 Best Graphic Novels of 2018"A School Library Journal Best Book of 2018A YALSA Top Ten Great Graphic NovelA 2019 Hugo Award Nominee, Best Children's or Young Adult Book Koyama.
On a Sunbeam #ad - Tillie walden is the future of comics, and On a Sunbeam is her best work yet. One love. A ragtag crew travels to the deepest reaches of space, rebuilding beautiful, broken structures to piece the past together. Two girls meet in boarding school and fall deeply in love―only to learn the pain of loss. Second chances.
My Solo Exchange Diary Vol. 1: The Sequel to My Lesbian Experience With LonelinessSeven Seas #ad - My Solo Exchange Diary Vol. 1: The Sequel to My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness #ad - This sequel to the viral sensation my lesbian experience with loneliness was also named one of Amazon’s best graphic novels for 2018!Struggling with the idea of living alone and adjusting to the effects of her previous book’s success, this follow-up to the award-winning autobiographical comic continues the author’s quest for self-acceptance and love.
The PervertImage Comics #ad - The Pervert #ad - With excerpts published in eisner nominated anthology ISLAND, the full colour volume, drawn and painted by Remy Boydell is an unflinching debut graphic novel. Vulture/ny magazine's best comics of 2018A surprisingly honest and touching account of a trans girl surviving through sex work in Seattle. Written by Michelle Perez Koyama.
BoundlessDrawn and Quarterly #ad - Drawn and Quarterly. A mysterious music file surfaces on the internet and forms the basis of a utopian society–or is it a cult? Boundless is at once fantastical and realist, playfully hinting at possible transcendence: from one’s culture, one’s relationship, oneself. This collection of short stories is a showcase for the masterful blend of emotion and humour of award-winning cartoonist Jillian Tamaki.
Boundless #ad - The animals of the city briefly open their minds to us, and we see the world as they do. Appeared on best of the year lists from npr, vulture, washington post, and morethe cartoonist of this one summer and supermutant magic academy explores the virtual and iRL world of contemporary women via a lens both surreal and wryJenny becomes obsessed with a strange "mirror Facebook, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, possibly better, " which presents an alternate, BOOKLIST, version of herself.
Helen finds her clothes growing baggy, her shoes looser, and as she shrinks away to nothingness, the world around her recedes as well. Koyama.
Woman WorldDrawn and Quarterly #ad - When a birth defect wipes out the planet’s entire population of men, Woman World rises out of society’s ashes. For the most part, woman world’s residents are focused on their struggles with unrequited love and anxiety, not to mention that whole “survival of humanity” thing. Best of 2018 lists from nylon, it’s no surprise that aminder dhaliwal’s web comic woman world has a devoted audience of more than 150, 000 readers, the New York Public Library, Boing Boing, and The Cut!With her startling humor, updated biweekly with each installment earning an average of 25, 000 likes.
Koyama. Woman world is an uproarious and insightful graphic novel from a very talented and funny new voice. Now, readers everywhere will delight in the print edition as Dhaliwal seamlessly incorporates feminist philosophical concerns into a series of perfectly-paced strips that skewer perceived notions of femininity and contemporary cultural icons.
Woman World #ad - Dhaliwal’s infectiously funny instagram comic follows the rebuilding process, tracking a group of women who have rallied together under the flag of “Beyonce’s Thighs. Only grandma remembers the distant past, a civilization of segway-riding mall cops, Blockbuster movie rental shops, and “That’s What She Said” jokes.
Drawn and Quarterly. D+q’s edition of Woman World will include new and previously unpublished material.