Latest Additions and Updates to Our Bibliography
500 Essential Graphic Novels: The Ultimate Guide. By Gene Kannenberg, Jr. NY: Collins Design, 2008.Revised Entries:
Father of the Comics Strip: Rodolphe Töpffer. By David Kunzle. Great Comics Artists series. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2007.
Harvey Pekar: Conversations. Edited by Michael G. Rhode. Conversations with Comic Artists Series. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2008 [in press].
Invaders from the North: How Canada Conquered the Comic Book Universe. By John Bell; foreword by Seth. Toronto: The Dundurn Group, 2006.
Jeff Smith: Bone and Beyond. Foreword by Sherri Geldin. Introduction by Lucy Shelton Caswell. Text by Dave Filipi, Scott McCloud, Neil Gaiman. Columbus, OH: Wexner Center for the Arts, 2008.
Meanwhile...: A Biography of Milton Caniff, Creator of Terry and the Pirates and Steve Canyon. By Robert C. Harvey. Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2007.
Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean. By Douglas Wolk. Da Capo Press, 2007.
Son of Invisible Art: Graphic Novels for Libraries. Compiled by Joss O'Kelly. Aylesbury: Library and Information Service for Schools, Buckinghamshire County Council, 2001.
Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy. By Harold Koda and Andrew Bolton. Introduction by Michael Chabon. Metropolitan Museum of Art; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.
Töpffer: L'invention de la bande dessinée. By Thierry Groensteen and Benôit Peeters. Hermann Editeurs des Sciences et des Arts, 1994.
Where Demented Wented: The Art and Comics of Rory Hayes. By Rory Hayes. Edited by Dan Nadel and Glenn Bray, with essays by Geoffrey Hayes and Edwin Pouncey. Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2008.
Wordless Books: The Original Graphic Novels. By David A. Beronä. Introduction by Peter Kuper. Abrams, 2008.
Art Spiegelman: Conversations. Ed. Joseph Witek. Conversations with Comic Artists. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2007.
Comics as Philosophy. Edited by Jeff McLaughlin. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005.
Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga. By Frederik L. Schodt. Berkeley, CA: Stone Bridge P, 1996.
The Great Comic Book Heroes. By Jules Feiffer. 1965. New York: Dial, 1977.
Forging a New Medium: The Comic Strip in the Nineteenth Century. Edited by Charles Dierick and Pascal Lefèvre. Brussels: VUB University Press, 1998.
Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics. By Frederik L. Schodt. Foreword by Osamu Tezuka. Tokyo, New York, and San Francisco: Kodansha International, 1983.
Rebel Visions: The Underground Comix Revolution, 1963-1975. By Patrick Rosenkranz. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books, 2002.
Seduction of the Innocent. By Fredric Wertham. New York & Toronto: Reinhart, 1954.
The System of Comics. By Thierry Groensteen. Trans. Bart Beaty and Nick Nguyen. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2007.
The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America. By David Hajdu. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Unpopular Culture: Transforming the European Comic Book in the 1990s. By Bart Beaty. University of Toronto Press, 2007.