Life With Mr. Dangerous
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Fantastically written, with engaging illustrations by Paul Hornschemeier, Life With Mr. Dangerous follows the story of Amy. Amy has a job she hates, she has just broken up with her jerk of a boyfriend, and her best friend lives on the other side of the country. Each frame contains an image that frequently tells the story better than words could. All through the book, Amy's favorite television show, Mr. Dangerous, creates a foil for her life. A great read for Graphic Novel fans.
Hark!: A Vagrant
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Witty and absolutely hilarious comics about historical figures from a Canadian History major. What better thing to come out of a degree than an award-winning comic?
Temperance
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A surreal story that revolves around lost memories, a cloistered city, and a little wooden doll named “Temperance”, the weirdness of the art and the story is just enough to reel you in to reading all the way to the end.
Hellsing, Vol. 1
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This manga series mixes vampires with World War II, in what (after a few volumes) soon becomes one of the most visceral, intense fantasy-historical-horror mangas you will ever read. Recommend the whole series!
The Unwritten Vol. 1
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An engrossing entry into the emerging Literary Fantasy genre of graphic novels. The centerpiece of the series becomes a philosophy on the power that stories hold over the world, and how real humanity causes them to become.
Feynman
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A compelling portrait of a complicated man, this graphic novel biography of physicist Richard Feynman is an extremely quick read. Even if you are not particularly interested in quantum electrodynamics, Feynman’s exploration of the intersections between science and art, his philosophy on teaching, and his many quirks make this an excellent story.
Northlanders: Sven the Returned
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A gritty Viking tale whose plot and characters read as good, if not better, than most movies you’ll see today. Recommend the whole Northlanders series as well!
Stitches: a Memoir
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This amazingly illustrated graphic novel, chronicles the shockingly terrible childhood of author David Small. From frame to frame, David leads you on a journey through abuse, neglect, and emotional pain. Stitches will break your heart, but the story is ultimately inspiring. A story of how one young man took his worst experiences and used them as fuel for his art.
Habibi
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A tale of two people growing up in an unnamed middle eastern country that is at the same time heart-wrenching and heartwarming. With beautiful artwork, it is hard to look away even at its most uncomfortable moments.

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