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Graphic Novels by Women (Summer 2018)

For our new CBC Showcase, we want to highlight excellent graphic novels by female creators. Whether they write or illustrate (or both), these rad ladies stand at the forefront of kid’s comics, by telling their own stories.

 
Kim Reaper Vol. 1: Grim Beginnings

Kim Reaper Vol. 1

By: Sarah Graley
Illustrated by:
Sarah Graley
ISBN: 9781620104552
 
Sanity & Tallulah

Sanity & Tallulah

By: Molly Brooks
Illustrated by:
Molly Brooks
ISBN: 9781368008440
 
Misfit City Vol. 1

Misfit City Vol. 1

By: Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith and Kurt Lustgarten
Illustrated by:
Naomi Franquiz
ISBN: 9781684150274
 
Roller Girl

Roller Girl

By: Victoria Jamieson
ISBN: 9780803740167
 
All’s Faire in Middle School

All’s Faire in Middle School

By: Victoria Jamieson
ISBN: 9780525429999
 
Sanpaku

Sanpaku

By: Kate Gavino
Illustrated by:
Kate Gavino
ISBN: 9781684152100
 
Pippi Longstocking: The Strongest In The World

Pippi Longstocking

By: Astrid Lindgren
Illustrated by:
Ingrid Vang Nyman
ISBN: 9781770462151
 
The Altered History of Willow Sparks

The Altered History of Willow Sparks

By: Tara O'Connor
Illustrated by:
Tara O'Connor
ISBN: 9781620104507
 
Archival Quality

Archival Quality

By: Ivy Noelle Weir
Illustrated by:
Steenz
ISBN: 9781620104705
 
Spectacle (Book 1)

Spectacle (Book 1)

By: Megan Rose Gedris
Illustrated by:
Megan Rose Gedris
ISBN: 9781620104927
 
Aquicorn Cove

Aquicorn Cove

By: Katie O'Neill
Illustrated by:
Katie O'Neill
ISBN: 9781620105290
 
My Boyfriend is a Bear

My Boyfriend is a Bear

By: Pamela Ribon
Illustrated by:
Cat Farris
ISBN: 9781620104873
 
Masterpiece Robot

Masterpiece Robot

By: Frank Tra
Illustrated by:
Rebecca Evans
ISBN: 9780884485186
Fiction, 7-12, Action / Adventure
 
Lumberjanes Vol. 1

Lumberjanes Vol. 1

By: Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis
Illustrated by:
Brooklyn Allen
ISBN: 9781608866878
 
Goldie Vance Vol. 1

Goldie Vance Vol. 1

By: Hope Larson
Illustrated by:
Brittney Williams
ISBN: 9781608868988
 
Hex Vet

Hex Vet

By: Sam Davies
Illustrated by:
Sam Davies
ISBN: 9781684152889
 
Pandora’s Legacy

Pandora’s Legacy

By: Kara Leopard
Illustrated by:
Kelly & Nichole Matthews
ISBN: 9781684152872
 
Heavy Vinyl

Heavy Vinyl

By: Carly Usdin
Illustrated by:
Nina Vakueva
ISBN: 9781684151417
 
Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth

Voces Sin Fronteras

By: Latin American Youth Center
Illustrated by:
Writers
ISBN: 9781945434662
 
Invisible Emmie

Invisible Emmie

By: Terri Libenson
ISBN: 9780062484949
 
Positively Izzy

Positively Izzy

By: Terri Libenson
ISBN: 9780062484970
 
Tom’s Midnight Garden Graphic Novel

Tom’s Midnight Garden Graphic Novel

By: Philippa Pearce
Illustrated by:
Edith
ISBN: 9780062696571
 
Nimona

Nimona

By: Noelle Stevenson
ISBN: 9780062278234
 
Honor Girl

Honor Girl

By: Maggie Thrash
Illustrated by:
Maggie Thrash
ISBN: 9780763673826
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Lost Soul, Be at Peace

Lost Soul, Be at Peace

By: Maggie Thrash
Illustrated by:
Maggie Thrash
ISBN: 9780763694197
Fiction, Teen, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Yvain: The Knight of the Lion

Yvain

By: M.T. Anderson
Illustrated by:
Andrea Offermann
ISBN: 9780763659394
 
Be Prepared

Be Prepared

By: Vera Brosgol
Illustrated by:
Vera Brosgol
ISBN: 9781626724457
 
All Summer Long

All Summer Long

By: Hope Larson
Illustrated by:
Hope Larson
ISBN: 9780374310714
 
Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World

Brazen

By: Pénélope Bagieu
Illustrated by:
Pénélope Bagieu
ISBN: 9781626728691
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Spinning

Spinning

By: Tillie Walden
Illustrated by:
Tillie Walden
ISBN: 9781626729407
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
 
Check Please!

Check Please!

By: Ngozi Ukazu
ISBN: 9781250177964
Fiction, Teen, Contemporary
 
Pashmina

Pashmina

By: Nidhi Chanani
ISBN: 9781626720879
 
Anna and Froga’s Completely Bubu

Anna and Froga’s Completely Bubu

By: Anouk Ricard
ISBN: 9781770462922
 
One Hundred Demons

One Hundred Demons

By: Lynda Barry
ISBN: 9781770462779
 
If Found Please Return To Elise Gravel

If Found Please Return To Elise Gravel

By: Elise Gravel
ISBN: 9781770462786
 
A Dangerous Journey

A Dangerous Journey

By: Tove Jansson
ISBN: 9781770463202
 
A Bubble

A Bubble

By: Genvieve Castree
ISBN: 9781770463219
Nonfiction, 4-6, Health
 
Babymouse Tales from the Locker: Miss Communication

Babymouse Tales from the Locker

By: Jennifer L. Holm
Illustrated by:
Matthew Holm
ISBN: 9780399554414
 
Jonesy

Jonesy

By: Samuel Humphries
Illustrated by:
Caitlin Rose Boyle
ISBN: 9781608868834
 
The Prince & The Dressmaker

The Prince & The Dressmaker

By: Jen Wang
ISBN: 9781626723634
 
Real Friends

Real Friends

By: Shannon Hale
Illustrated by:
LeUyen Pham
ISBN: 9781626727854
 
This One Summer

This One Summer

By: Mariko Tamaki
Illustrated by:
Jillian Tamaki
ISBN: 9781596437746
 
Something New

Something New

By: Lucy Knisley
ISBN: 9781626722491
 
Supermutant Magic Academy

Supermutant Magic Academy

By: Jillian Tamaki
ISBN: 9781770461987
Fiction, Teen, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
 
Poppies of Iraq

Poppies of Iraq

By: Brigitte Findakly
Illustrated by:
Lewis Trondheim
ISBN: 9781770462939
 
Aya: Life in Yop City

Aya

By: Marguerite Abouet
Illustrated by:
Clement Oubrerie
ISBN: 9781770460928
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