Comics & Graphic Novels

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Art Life

By Catherine Ocelot
Translated by Aleshia Jensen

Winner of the Best Graphic Novel in Quebec 2018!

Catherine Ocelot wonders about her place as an artist, digging into the layers of what it means to live this Art Life. In her search for answers, she talks with seven artists from different disciplines who express their doubts, ... Read more

Arts Wars

Illustrated by Francis Desharnais
Text by Francis Desharnais
Translated by Helge Dascher

In order to wage intergalactic warfare, aliens abduct all of Earth's artists : it turns out that the most powerful weapon in the universe is the violent, transcending beauty of poetry. Back on Earth, people don't really seem to care about the disappearance of painters, sculptors ... Read more

BackBench Collection, The

By Graham Harrop

"BackBench" has appeared daily for almost twenty years in The Globe & Mail, both as a comic strip and as a panel cartoon. With his witty, irreverent humour, Graham Harrop has satirized most of Canada's major political figures. He has commented on government scandals, the cosy ... Read more

Becoming Unbecoming

By Una

This extraordinary graphic novel is a powerful denunciation of sexual violence against women. As seen through the eyes of a twelve-year-old girl named Una, it takes place in northern England in 1977, as the Yorkshire Ripper, a serial killer of prostitutes, is on the loose and ... Read more

Bird in a Cage

By Rebecca Roher
Illustrated by Rebecca Roher

Once a sharp, strong-willed and independent woman, Roher's grandmother's life took an unexpected turn when an accident left her with a brain injury, leading to early onset dementia. An unlikely protagonist, grandma was an elderly woman trapped by her deteriorating mind, aging ... Read more

Bitter Medicine

By Clem Martini & Olivier Martini

In 1976, Ben Martini was diagnosed with schizophrenia. A decade later, his brother Olivier was told he had the same disease. For the past thirty years the Martini family has struggled to comprehend and cope with a devastating illness, frustrated by a health care system lacking ... Read more

bpNichol Comics

By bp Nichol
Edited by Carl Peters

The scope, innovation and depth (down to the heart) of bpNichol’s writing makes him one of the most important writers in English of the 20th century. He is widely known for his research into genres as diverse as the lyric, the long poem, sound poetry, concrete poetry, critical ... Read more

Caricature Cartoon Canada

Edited by Terry Mosher

The idea for this collection came from a conversation I had with the great Russian cartoonist Oleg Dergachov, who now lives in Montreal. Oleg told me of a Moscow cartoonist who, on his deathbed, asked that onea of his favourite cartoons be engraved on his headstone rather than ... Read more

Coming to Canada

By Starkie Mak

With sensitivity and tenderness, Starkie Mak has captured a tale of the immigrant experience, from the eyes of a child. Masterfully rendered with careful homage paid the children's books that have touched the hearts of so many, Mak's brush strokes and calligraphy evoke the turbulent ... Read more

Curb Angels

By Christopher Ducharme
Illustrated by Lisa Mendis

In the post-punk, global economy of the 1980's, four young women from very different backgrounds are united by a common goal: justice. Curb Angels features fearless female characters on a mission that crosses borders and challenges the status quo. In the face of exploitation ... Read more