Diverse Books: Comics and Graphic Novels

Quincredible Vol. 1: Quest to Be the Best! Cover Image
By Rodney Barnes, Selina Espiritu (Illustrator), Kelly Fitzpatrick (Colorist)
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ISBN: 9781549302824
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Oni Press - June 4th, 2019

"This is woke comics at its very best." — The Beat

Invulnerability is a pretty useless superpower if you’ve only got a one-hundred pound frame to back it up.


The Boondocks Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9780740706097
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC - August 1st, 2000

The Boondocks took the syndication world by storm.


March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$13.46
ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

#1 New York Times Bestseller


Akissi: Tales of Mischief: Akissi Book 1 Cover Image
By Marguerite Abouet, Mathieu Sapin (Illustrator)
$13.46
ISBN: 9781911171478
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Published: Flying Eye Books - May 8th, 2018

"utterly unputdownable"—The New York Times

A Kirkus Best Book of 2018, Akissi: Tales of Mischief brings together the first volume of the hilarious and heartfelt Akissi comics by Marguerite Abouet, the award winning author of Aya of Yop City.


Black Volume 1 Cover Image
By Kwanza Osajyefo, Jamal Igle (Artist), Robin Riggs (Artist)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781628751864
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Published: Black Mask Comics - November 14th, 2017

In a world that already hates and fears them - what if only Black people had superpowers. After miraculously surviving being gunned down by police, a young man learns that he is part of the biggest lie in history. Now he must decide whether it's safer to keep it a secret or if the truth will set him free. Collects issues 1-6.


Omni Vol. 1: The Doctor Is In Cover Image
By Devin Grayson, Alitha E. Martinez (Illustrator)
$13.49
ISBN: 9781643376196
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Published: H1 - September 1st, 2020

What would you do if you could think faster than the speed of light?

 

Gifted doctor Cecelia Cobbina was once held in the highest regard by peers and patients alike. But that was before an incident in Africa changed her life forever.


Excellence Volume 1 Cover Image
By Brandon Thomas, Khary Randolph (Artist), Emilio Lopez (Artist)
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ISBN: 9781534313620
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Published: Image Comics - November 19th, 2019

Spencer Dales was born into a world of magic. His father belongs to the Aegis, a secret society of black magicians ordered by their unseen masters to better the lives of others-of higher potential-but never themselves.


Bitter Root Volume 1: Family Business Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781534312128
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Published: Image Comics - May 14th, 2019

Once known as the greatest monster hunters of all time, the Sangerye family specialized in curing the souls of those infected by hate, but those days are fading. A terrible tragedy has claimed most of the family, leaving the surviving cousins split between curing monsters and killing them.


Hot Comb Cover Image
$19.76
ISBN: 9781770463486
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Published: Drawn and Quarterly - June 18th, 2019

Appeared on best of the year lists from The Washington Post, NPR, The Guardian, and more! Nominated for an NAACP Image Award and Winner of the Believer Book Award for Fiction!


LaGuardia Cover Image
By Nnedi Okorafor, Tana Ford (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781506710754
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Published: Berger Books - July 30th, 2019

Eisner and Hugo Award Winner!

Written by Nnedi Okorafor, Hugo and Nebula award-winning author and the writer of Marvel's Shuri, this deluxe trade paperback collects issues #1-#4 of the mini-series and includes artist sketches and afterword from the author.


Prince of Cats Cover Image
By Ron Wimberly, Ron Wimberly (Artist)
$16.19
ISBN: 9781534312074
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Published: Image Comics - June 25th, 2019

PRINCE OF CATS is the B side to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, played at an eighties block party in a NY where underground sword dueling blossomed alongside hip-hop, punk, disco, and no wave. It's a deconstruction of Romeo and Juliet's romantic meta narrative focussing on the minor players with Tybalt at the center.


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)
$22.49
ISBN: 9781419731334
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - January 28th, 2020

The follow-up to #1 New York Times Bestseller Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, comes Octavia E. Butler’s groundbreaking dystopian novel

In this graphic novel adaptation of Octavia E.


Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Cover Image
By Octavia E. Butler, John Jennings (Illustrator), Damian Duffy (Adapted by), Nnedi Okorafor (Introduction by)
$17.09
ISBN: 9781419728556
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Published: Abrams ComicArts - July 24th, 2018

#1 New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Adaptation from Another Medium

Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format.


Killadelphia Volume 1: Sins of the Father Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534315693
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Published: Image Comics - July 14th, 2020

Featuring the show-stopping talents of Spawn series artist JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER, and the writer behind such hit shows as Wu-Tang: An American Saga, Marvel's Runaways, and Starz's American Gods--RODNEY BARNES.


A Nation Under Our Feet: Part 5 (Black Panther) Cover Image
By Ta-Nehisi Coates, Chris Sprouse (Illustrator), Karl Story (Illustrator)
$24.36
ISBN: 9781532143557
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Published: Spotlight - August 1st, 2019