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Graphic novels have won awards such as the Pulitzer, the Printz, the Eisner, the Eagle, the Harvey, the Lulu, the World Fantasy and others. Explore the best of the best in this list.

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  Cover Art: 20th Century Boys Urasawa, Naoki
20th Century Boys
This is the story of a gang of boys who try to save the world. Failed rock musician Kenji's memories of his past come rushing back when one of his childhood friends mysteriously commits suicide. Could this new death be related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances? Determined to dig deeper, Kenji reunites with some of his old buddies in the hope of learning the truth behind it all.
2009
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: All-star Superman Morrison, Grant
All-star Superman
The last son of the doomed planet Krypton rocketed to Earth. A sci-fi savior raised in America's heartland; embracing and embraced by what's best in humanity. Lex Luthor, the criminal mastermind misguided by his own personal shortcomings. Lois Lane, the dynamic investigative reporter who reminds you that there are enigmas in life that baffle even Superman. [Eagle Award, 2007]
2007
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: American Born Chinese Yang, Gene Luen
American Born Chinese
Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. [Printz Award and Eisner Award, 2007]
2006
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: American Vampire Snyder, Scott
American Vampire
Stronger, fiercer and powered by the sun, Sweet is the first of a new breed of bloodsucker: the American Vampire. Forty-five years after rising from his grave, Sweet finds himself in 1920s Los Angeles, where the young and beautiful are drawn like moths to the burning lights of Hollywood. Something beyond simple human greed is at work here, however, as struggling young actress Pearl Jones is about to discover.
2010
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Anya's Ghost Brosgol, Vera
Anya's Ghost
Anya, embarrassed by her Russian immigrant family and self-conscious about her body, has given up on fitting in at school but falling down a well and making friends with the ghost there just may be worse.
2011
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Asterios Polyp Mazzucchelli, David
Asterios Polyp
Asterios Polyp, arrogant, prickly protagonist, is an award-winning architect who's never built an actual building, and a pedant in the midst of a spiritual crisis. After the structure of his own life falls apart, he runs away to try to rebuild it into something new.
2009
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Baby-sitters Club Martin, Ann M.
Baby-sitters Club
Follow the adventures of Kristy and the other members of the Baby-sitters Club as they deal with crank calls, uncontrollable two-year-olds, wild pets, and parents who do not always tell the truth. [Lulu Award, 2006]
2006
Children's Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Batman. Noel Bermejo, Lee
Batman. Noel
Inspired by Charles Dickens' immortal classic A Christmas Carol, BATMAN: NOEL features different interpretations of The Dark Knight, along with his enemies and allies, in different eras.
2011
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Black Cat Yabuki, Kentaro
Black Cat
Train and his partner Sven go after a huge bounty, attempting to track down a weapons smuggler who is dealing dangerous new technology on the black market. They cross paths with an elegant thief who offers to help them, but will the alliance be fruitful, or will the burglar bring bad luck to Black Cat?
2006
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Blade of the Immortal Samura, Hiroaki
Blade of the Immortal
Manji, a ronin warrior of feudal Japan, has been cursed with immortality and to rid his eternal suffering and lift the curse, he must slay one thousand enemies, and his quest begins with a young girl who seeks revenge on her parents' killers. [Eagle Award, 2007]
2007
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Espenson, Jane
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Vampires have solid footing at the top of the totem and Slayers have been crushed to the bottom -- in short, no one likes Buffy anymore, least of all this season's mysterious Big Bad, Twilight, who is hot on her magical trail! Now that it's the world against Slayers, Buffy must find a way to return the status quo to ... status quo and keep her girls alive long enough to do it! [Eisner Award, 2008]
2010
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Captain America Brubaker, Ed
Captain America
Steve Rogers is back as Captain America! But as he mourns his first love -- Peggy Carter, a battlefield ally during World War II -- a mysterious figure from their past returns with the Sentinel of Liberty in his crosshairs. Who is Codename Bravo, and what decades-long grudge could drive him to target his one-time brother-in-arms?
2012
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Chew Layman, John
Chew
Tony Chu is a detective with a weird secret. Tony Chu is Cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. It also means he's a hell of a detective, as long as he doesn't mind nibbling on the corpse of a murder victim to figure out whodunit, and why. He's been brought on by the Special Crimes Division of the FDA, the most powerful law enforcement agency on the planet, to investigate their strangest, sickest, bizarre cases.
2009
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Coraline Russell, P. Craig
Coraline
Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others. [Eisner Award, 2009]
2008
Children's Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Criminal Brubaker, Ed
Criminal
Collects the first three Criminal books -- Coward, Lawless, and The dead and the dying -- under one cover. Includes a Criminal short story and the never-before-printed five page movie trailer in comics form that Brubaker and Phillips created to announce the series online, plus illustrations, selected articles, behind-the-scenes glimpses, and painted covers. [Eisner Award, 2007]
2009
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Daredevil Waid, Mark
Daredevil
Having turned his world upside over the past several years, Matt Murdock realizes that justice may not be blind to his past and villains may not be the only ones looking for answers. Bring it on. if Matt Murdock could see what he was doing ... he'd be terrified.
2012
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Embroideries Satrapi, Marjane
Embroideries
From the author of the comic-strip autobiography, 'Persepolis', comes this comic book for grown-ups, an entertaining and revealing look into the sex lives of Iranian women. In it, Embroideries gathers together many of the women in Marjane Satrapi's life for an afternoon of tea-drinking and talking.
2005
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Fables Willingham, Bill
Fables
Who killed Rose Red? In Fabletown, where fairytale legends live alongside regular New Yorkers, the question is all anyone can talk about. But only Big Bad Wolf can actually solve the case - and, along with Rose's sister Snow White, keep the Fabletown community from coming apart at the seams. [Eisner Award, multiple years for volumes of this series]
2002
Adult Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Fear Itself Fraction, Matt
Fear Itself
Captain America, Thor, Iron Man and the Avengers are Earth's mightiest heroes--but even they know fear. And when a powerful and ancient evil overtakes our world, each hero must make a sacrifice to save the Earth...it's not these sacrifices the Avengers fear. It's the knowledge that no matter what price they pay, this battle may be unwinnable. Heroes will fall, gods will die, and fear will rule the day - as the hammer falls!
2011
Teen Graphic Novel
  Cover Art: Fun Home : a Family Tragicomic Bechdel, Alison
Fun Home : a Family Tragicomic
An unusual memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father, a historic preservation expert dedicated to restoring the family's Victorian home, funeral home director, high-school English teacher, and closeted homosexual. [Eisner Award, 2007]
2006
Adult Graphic Novel
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AUTHORS
• Binder, Otto O.
• Broome, John
• Drake, Arnold
• Eisner, Will
• Evanier, Mark
• Fox, Gardner F.
• Gaiman, Neil
The Sandman
• Gerber, Steve
• Goodwin, Archie
• Goscinny, Rene
Asterix
• Kanigher, Robert
• Kirby, Jack
• Koike, Kazuo
Path of the Assassin, Lone Wolf & Cub
• Kubert, Joe
• Lee, Stan, 1922-
• Marston, William Moulton
Wonder Woman
• Moore, Alan, 1953-
• Siegel, Jerry, 1914-1996
• Stanley, John
• Wein, Len
• Wolfman, Marv
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