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Maladies

by (artist) Henriette Valium
edition: Paperback
tagged: horror, literary

Mysterious maladies and dubious doctors.

The head sickness. The super swelling syndrome. The hallucinating hand. These are among the disturbing diseases readers will discover in Henriette Valium's Maladies. Perhaps more concerning, however, are the cures.

Absurd and grotesque, Maladies is a tour through an impossibly monstrous landscape of disease, w …

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The Unwanted Undead Adventurer (Manga): Volume 2

by Yu Okano, illustrated by Haiji Nakasone, translated by Shirley Yeung
edition: Paperback
  • age: 16 to 18
  • Grade: 11 to 12
tagged: horror, fantasy, action & adventure

The craving for human flesh! Are Rentt's inhumane tendencies out of control!?

Having awoken in the Water Moon Dungeon as a Skeleton after being consumed by a dragon, Rentt has finally obtained a body with some flesh on it, all thanks to the phenomenon known as Existential Evolution. When he returns to investigate an uncharted path within the labyri …

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Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection (Volume 2)

edited by Hope Nicholson
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: anthologies, fantasy, science fiction, indigenous studies

MOONSHOT: The Indigenous Comics Collection brings together dozens of creators from North America to contribute comic book stories showcasing the rich heritage and identity of indigenous storytelling. From traditional stories to exciting new visions of the future, this collection presents some of the finest comic book and graphic novel work on the c …

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Adventures of Sgoobidoo, The

by Cathon, translated by Helge Dascher & Robin Lang
edition: Paperback
tagged: comic strips & cartoons, humorous

Follow Sgoobidoo, famed canine detective, to the corner store, bingo hall and amusement park in a series of feeble intrigues with disappointing endings. Listen to the deafening silence of the broken television set as the wretched Sammy sits waiting for the professor, the prospector or his mother to call with a mission. Accompany the pitiful pooch …

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Graphic Witness

Five Wordless Graphic Novels by Frans Masereel, Lynd Ward, Giacomo Patri, Erich Glas and Laurence Hyde

by George A. Walker; Frans Masereel; Lynd Ward; Giacomo Patri; Erich Glas & Laurence Hyde
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: comics & graphic novels, literary

"If you care about graphic novels, you need this book." -- New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman

Graphic Witness features rare wordless novels by five great twentieth century woodcut artists from Europe and North America. The stories they tell reflect the political and social issues of their times as well as the broader issues that are stil …

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Swan Song

illustrated by Sonja Ahlers
edition: Paperback
tagged: artists' books, anthologies

Swan Song is the final chapter on a body of cut-and-paste work that is difficult to categorize but has sometimes been referred to as "graphic poetry." Culled from decades of hunting and gathering in the underground, Ahlers has filled many binders to overflowing. The book revisits the black and white photocopier esthetic of her genre-bending and inf …

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Shiatsung Project, The

by Brigitte Archambeault, translated by Aleshia Jensen
edition: Paperback
tagged: science fiction, dystopian

"A woman lives alone in a small house situated in a tidy yard surrounded by a seemingly impenetrable wall. She spends her days reading, swimming, and watching TV. She eats regular meals and keeps her house clean. But the simplicity is deceiving, because the woman has no idea how she came to live in her house, and--most importantly--what exists beyo …

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Weeding

by Genevieve Lebleu
edition: Paperback
tagged: contemporary women, literary

X-Files meets The Young and The Restless

On a typical autumn afternoon, Martha hosts a group of middle-aged women at her suburban home. The day takes a sudden turn when Elisabeth, an estranged friend, turns up unexpectedly--and she isn't the only unwanted guest at the tea party. Martha's sister, Maureen, shows up after years of radio silence, along …

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Original Sisters

Portraits of Tenacity and Courage

by Anita Kunz, foreword by Roxane Gay
edition: Hardcover
tagged: contemporary women, women, portraits

From the internationally acclaimed artist, a stunning collection of portraits of ground-breaking women—Joan of Arc, Josephine Baker, Greta Thunberg, Misty Copeland, and many more history-making women whose names have been forgotten and are finally being brought to light. With a Foreword by Roxane Gay.
“This book, as a whole, offers the reader …

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Wonder Drug

LSD in the Land of Living Skies

by Hugh D.A. Goldring, illustrated by nicole burton, afterword by Erika Dyck
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: entheogens & visionary substances, history, psychopharmacology

Could it be that the most remote frontiers of twenty-first-century exploration lie inside the human mind? Illustrated in kaleidoscopic full colour, Wonder Drug is the graphic history of a controversial and little-known medical research project carried out in the Canadian prairies—one that championed LSD as a way to model schizophrenia and cure ai …