Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The Reader's Shelf


From Library Journal

Let's Get Graphic:  Creating Comics in Novel Ways




Building Stories [With Book(s) and Magazines, Newspapers, and Pamphlets and Booklet]
Building Stories [With Book(s) and Magazines, Newspapers, and Pamphlets and Booklet]
By Ware, Chris
2012-10 - Pantheon Books
9780375424335 Check Our Catalog

Taking advantage of the absolute latest advances in wood pulp technology, Ware's latest book has no deliberate beginning nor end; the scope, ambition, artistry and emotional prevarication beyond anything yet seen from this artist or in this medium, probably for good reason. …More


Meanwhile: Pick Any Path. 3,856 Story Possibilities.
Meanwhile: Pick Any Path. 3,856 Story Possibilities.
By Shiga, Jason
2010-03 - Amulet Books
9780810984233 Check Our Catalog

In this completely original graphic-novel take on a choose-your-own-adventure, a boy stumbles upon the lab of a mad scientist who asks him to choose between testing a mind-reading device, a time machine, and a doomsday machine. Readers follow the tabs to create their own story. …More


My Dirty Dumb Eyes
My Dirty Dumb Eyes
By Hanawalt, Lisa
2013-05 - Drawn & Quarterly
9781770461161 Check Our Catalog

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Parker
Parker
By Stark, Richard
Author Cooke, Darwyn
Illustrator Cooke, Darwyn
2012-12 - IDW Publishing
9781613773994 Check Our Catalog

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Hand-Drying in America: And Other Stories
Hand-Drying in America: And Other Stories
By Katchor, Ben
2013-03 - Pantheon Books
9780307906908 Check Our Catalog

From one of the most original and imaginative American cartoonists at work today comes a collection of graphic narratives on the subjects of urban planning, product design, and architecture--a surrealist handbook for the rebuilding of society in the 21st century. …More


What It Is
What It Is
By Barry, Lynda
2008-05 - Drawn & Quarterly
9781897299357 Check Our Catalog

America's leading cartoon artist of childhood angst2("Entertainment Weekly") demonstrates a tried-and-true creative method that is playful, powerful, and accessible to anyone with an inquisitive wish to write or to remember. …More