Sacramento Public Library

Graphic Novels

    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary: Volume 1

    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary: Volume 1 - Leah Moore & John Reppion

    Curl up by the fire and enter the sinister, supernatural world of Montague Rhodes James (1862–1936), the master of the English ghost story. Chillingly atmospheric, quietly terrifying, M. R. James’s stories explore the darkness just beyond the flicker of the candle, behind the creaking door. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, Vol. 1 comprises graphic adaptations of four of James’s most compelling and unsettling stories, plunging readers into a world of pervasive, creeping disquiet—a world populated by vengeful phantoms, disturbing visions, and spectral works of art.
    Hot Dog Taste Test

    Hot Dog Taste Test - Lisa Hanawalt

    Lisa Hanawalt tucks into the pomposities of the foodie subculture, imagining bananas as high-end accessories; offering wine-buying instructions based on which varietal is sure to make you cry, itch, or crave red meat. Her culinary-focused comics and illustrated essays in Lucky Peach magazine won her a James Beard Award. Now, Hot Dog Taste Test collects Hanawalt's devastatingly funny comics, single-page gag jokes, gorgeous paintings, and screwball lists.
    March: Book One

    March: Book One - John Lewis

    A first-hand account of the author's lifelong struggle for civil and human rights spans his youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., and the birth of the Nashville Student Movement.

    Patience - Daniel Clowes

    A psychedelic science-fiction love story from the author of Ghost World veers from violent destruction to deeply personal tenderness.
    Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride

    Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride - Lucy Knisley

    DIY maven Lucy Knisley was fascinated by American wedding culture . . . but also sort of horrified by it. So she set out to plan and execute the adorable DIY wedding to end all adorable DIY weddings. And she succeeded. This graphic novel--clocking in at almost 300 pages of humor, despair, and eternal love--is the story of how Lucy built a barn, invented a whole new kind of photo booth, and managed to turn an outdoor wedding on a rainy day into a joyous (though muddy) triumph.
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