Hot Comb by Ebony Flowers
Hot Comb offers a poignant glimpse into black women’s lives and coming-of-age stories as seen across a crowded, ammonia-scented hair salon while ladies gossip and bond over the burn.
Suncatcher by Jose Pimienta
Suncatcher tells the story of a young musician in Mexicali in the early 2000s. When she discovers her grandfather's soul is trapped inside his old guitar, she takes it upon herself to find a way to save him.
The Hard Tomorrow by Eleanor Davis
The gorgeous and empathetic story of one couple’s search for hope and a peaceful future
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This 164 page hardcover graphic novel is a supernatural murder mystery, described as a mix between "The Twilight Zone" and "The Usual Suspects"!
It tells the story of six courageous explorers, who find themselves trapped in another world, populated by the strangest creatures they’ve ever seen: human beings.
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The Girl Who Married a Skull and Other African Stories
Have you heard the one about the skull who borrowed body parts to pass himself off as a complete human so he could trick the village beauty into marriage?
Soupy Leaves Home by Cecil Castellucci, Illustrated by Jose Pimienta
Set in 1932, this is the story of two misfits with no place to call home, who build a relationship during a train hopping journey from the cold heartbreak of their eastern homes toward the sunny promise of California
Tamamo Fox Maiden and Other Stories
Vengeful spirits, flying ogres, helpful teapots, ghost pepper ghosts, and trickster tigers? That’s just the start of this lively collection of Asian folktales, reimagined and retold in comics!
Apsara Engine by Bishakh Som
By turns fantastical and familiar, this graphic short story collection is immersed in questions of gender, the body, and existential conformity.
Find an excerpt of Aspara Engine here.