Tag Archives: graphic memoir

Superman Smashes the Klan and Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang

Here are two recent books by perennial favorite Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese  and The Shadow Hero, among many others. Continue reading

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Compelling Nonfiction Graphics: Astronauts and When Stars are Scattered

Here are two recent nonfiction graphics, both with stories strong enough to be interesting for readers who don’t naturally gravitate towards nonfiction as well as those who do.   Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier by Jim Ottaviani and Maris Wicks. … Continue reading

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They Called Us Enemy by George Takei et al

Star Trek actor turned activist George Takei shares the moving story of his life before his acting career in this graphic memoir.  It’s been getting a lot of deservedly good press, and I knew I had to read it. I … Continue reading

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