Getting Graphic

January 15, 2017

The AH Babes are delving into the world of comics! Join us as we discuss the important contributions made by some of our fave graphic novelists including Art Spiegelman, Neil Gaiman, Marjane Satrapi, & Alison Bechdel.


Bechdel, Alison. Fun home: a family tragicomic. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006.

Bechdel, Alison. Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama. Mariner Books, 2012.

Hatfield, Charles. Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature. University Press of Mississippi, 2005. 

McCloud, Scott. Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art. New York: Paradox Press/DC, 1999. 

Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis. 1st American ed. New York: Pantheon Books, 2003.

Satrapi, Marjane. Embroideries. 1st American ed. New York: Pantheon Books, 2005.

Spiegelman, Art. Maus: A Survivor’s Tale. I. My Father Bleeds History. New York: Pantheon Books, 1993.

Spiegelman, Art. Maus: A Survivor’s Tale. II. And Here My Troubles Began. New York: Pantheon Books, 1993. 

Witek, Joseph. Comic Books as History: The Narrative Art of Jack Jackson, Art Spiegelman, and Harvey Pekar. University Press of Mississippi, 1989.