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Graphic Novels

This guide will provide information about finding graphic novels at Davis Family Library.


Graphic novels can be so many things: a fun, lighthearted option for leisure reading; a serious examination of a place, a time, or an event; or even a deep expression of a person's lived experience. The combination of text and visual art can produce a reading experience unlike any other. This guide is designed to help you find graphic novels at Middlebury libraries, whatever kind of experience you're looking for.

Most of our graphic novels can be found in the graphic novel browsing collection, near the front of the first stacks on the main floor of Davis Family Library.

Some other graphic novels may be shelved in the stacks alongside other works on the same or a related topic. If you're having trouble finding something, ask us! And if there's something you think we should have in our graphic novel collection but don't, let us know!

Comic Identification Key

   The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 2: Dallas by Gerard Way et al.

   Browsing Graphic - Davis Family PN6728.U45 W29 2009 v.2  



   Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

   Graphic Browsing - Davis Family PN6727.B3757 Z46 2012

   A Right to Be Hostile by Aaron McGruder

   Graphic Browsing - Davis Family PN6728.B63 M396 2003

   X-Men: Dark Phoenix Saga by Chris Claremont et al.

   Browsing Graphic - Davis Family PN6728.X2 C565 2012

   Akira, Book One by Katsuhiro Otomo

  Browsing Graphic - Davis Family PN6790.J34 A4513 2009 v.1

   "Eden" by Pablo Holmberg in Drawn & Quarterly p. 496

   Browsing Graphic - Davis Family PN6732 .D73 2015


    "Street Performer" by SeiichiHayashi in Drawn & Quarterly p. 672

   Browsing Graphic - Davis Family PN6732 .D73 2015

   "Dream of the Rarebit Fiend" by Winsor McCay in The Comics Before 1945

   Browsing Graphic - Davis Family PN6725 .W24 2004  

   Tenements, Towers and Trash by Julia Wertz

   Graphic Browsing - Davis Family F128.3 .W37 2017


  "The Offering" by Julie Doucet in Drawn & Quarterly p. 533

   Browsing Graphic - Davis Family PN6732 .D73 2015

   Jimmy Corrigan: the Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware

                                                              Graphic Browsing - Davis Family PN6727.W285 J56 2003

   Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore

   Graphic Browsing - Davis Family PN6728.B36 M66 2008

   Ducks, two years in the oil sands by Kate Beaton

   Browsing Graphic - Davis Family PN6733.B43 D83 2022


   Ghost World by Daniel Clowes

   Browsing Graphic - Davis Family PN6727.C565 G6 2001  

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