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Current Titles in Database:

A Game for Swallows: To Die, To Leave, To Return

A People's History of American Empire: A Graphic Adaptation

A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge

Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History

Agatha: The Real Life of Agatha Christie

Age of Bronze

André the Giant: Life and Legend


Baby's In Black: Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and The Beatles

Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identity: The Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms to the Yuan Dynasty (907 - 1368)

Battlefields Volume 1: The Nightwitches

Berlin, Vol. 1: City of Stones

Berlin, Vol. 2: City of Smoke


Big Jim: Jim Larkin and the 1913 Lockout


Bombing Nazi Germany: The Graphic History of the Allied Air Campaign that Defeated Hitler in World War II


Bourbon Island 1730

Burke & Hare: A True Story of Medicine, Murder and Money

Capote in Kansas

Che Guevara: A Manga Biography

Che: A Graphic Biography

Code Word: Geronimo


Cuba: My Revolution

Dangerous Woman: The Graphic Biography of Emma Goldman

Dark Rain: A New Orleans Story

Darkroom: A Memoir in Black & White

Dogs of War

Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965

Dotter of her Father's Eyes


Fax from Sarajevo


Gettysburg: The Graphic Novel

Goddamn this War!

Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson


How To Understand Israel in 60 Days Or Less

Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery

It was the War of the Trenches

Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City

Killing Geronimo: The Hunt for Osama bin Laden


Last Day in Vietnam

Latino U.S.A.: A Cartoon History

Lewis & Clark

Little White Duck: A Childhood in China

Louis Riel: A Comic Strip Biography

Madison Square Tragedy: The Murder of Stanford White

Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography

March: Book One

March: Book Two

Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story

Marzi: A Memoir

Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History

Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began

Mendoza the Jew: Boxing, Manliness, and Nationalism, a Graphic HIstory

Muhammad Ali

Normandy, a Graphic History of D-Day: The Allied Invasion of Hitler's Fortress Europe

Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths

Our Lady of Birth Control: A Cartoonist's Encounter with Margaret Sanger


Photographer: Into War-Torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders

Pride of Baghdad

Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea

Ronald Reagan: A Graphic Biography

Safe Area Gorade: The War in Eastern Bosnia 1992-1995

Sally Heathcote: Suffragette

Scotland: A Graphic History

Shackleton: Antartic Odyssey

Silence of Our Friends

Six Days in Cincinnati: A Graphic Account of the Riots That Shook the Nation a Decade Before Black Lives Matter

Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution


Still I Rise: A Graphic History of African Americans

Strange Fruit: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History

Studs Terkel's Working: A Graphic Adaptation

The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book

The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation

The Carter Family: Don't Forget This Song

The Far Side of the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11's Third Man

The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story

The Great American Dust Bowl

The Hammer and The Anvil: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the end of slavery in America

The Hypo: A Graphic Portrait of the Melancholic Young Lincoln

The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation

The Zen of Steve Jobs

T-Minus: The Race to the Moon

To the Heart of the Storm

Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb

Trotsky: A Graphic Biography

Two Generals

War of Streets and Houses

Warren Commission Report: A Graphic Investigation

Wobblies! A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World

Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story

Yossell, April 19, 1943: A Story of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Zahra's Paradise

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Funded in part by a Carnegie-Whitney Grant from the American Library Association.

Graphic History is a database of available/in-print graphic novels dealing with historical settings, events, or people. It is hosted by the University of Iowa Libraries.
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