non-fiction

Image Firsts: Age Of Bronze

  • Comic Title: Image Firsts: Age Of Bronze
  • Publisher: Image Comics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Eric Shanower, John Dallaire
  • Genres: action, adventure, historical, non-fiction
  • Publication Run: 2018
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: The Trojan War starts here--a new version of the world`s greatest epic. Paris, the young cattleherd, has a secret in his past that he`s not aware of. Paris`s father knows the secret, but he`s not telling. When some Trojans take Paris`s prize bull away, Paris follows them to the city of Troy, setting off a chain of events which will plunge Troy and all its people into a downward spiral of horror. Re-released in color for the first time!

Comic Book History Of Comics

  • Comic Title: Comic Book History Of Comics
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Fred Van Lente, Ryan Dunlavey
  • Genres: historical, non-fiction
  • Publication Run: 2018
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: The bestselling, mind-blowing graphic history of our favorite medium continues—with the long birth of the Graphic Novel, spanning from1835 Switzerland to the USA today! How French and Belgian comics broke away from the American tradition—and inspired Heavy Metal and a sci-fi comics revolution! Starring: Will Eisner! Moebius! Gil Kane! Herge! Rodolfe Töpffer! All this and a brand-new HER-story of Comics story (and World History of Comics variant cover) too!

Beirut Won't Cry

  • Comic Title: Beirut Won't Cry
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Mazen Kerbaj
  • Genres: military, non-fiction, political
  • Publication Run: 2017
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: BANG? BLOG! As bombs bombard his hometown of Beirut, thus begins the online diary of Mazen Kerbaj, a Lebanese painter, jazz musician, and cartoonist. Throughout the summer of 2006, during the Israeli attack on Lebanon, Kerbaj published drawings, comics, and writing giving a first-hand account of someone creating during a time of intense everyday brutality. Drawn and written in English, French, and Arabic, Beirut Won`t Cry shows us how an artist views the world and everything in it — his relationships, his family, and his creative pursuits — as it violently crumbles around him. Both historically vital and hilarious, Beirut Won`t Cry introduces Mazen Kerbaj`s unique voice and urgent pen to an American audience for the very first time, teaching readers how to carry on and resist in times of war and oppression.

Comic Book History Of Comics (2016)

  • Comic Title: Comic Book History Of Comics (2016)
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing
  • Alternatives: N/A.
  • Author/Artist: Fred Van Lente, Ryan Dunlavey
  • Genres: historical, non-fiction
  • Publication Run: 2016
  • Status: ongoing
  • Synopsis: For the first time ever, the inspiring, infuriating, and utterly insane story of comics, graphic novels, and manga is presented in comic book form! The award-winning Action Philosophers team of Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey turn their irreverent-but-accurate eye to the stories of Jack Kirby, R. Crumb, Harvey Kurtzman, Alan Moore, Stan Lee, Will Eisner, Fredric Wertham, Roy Lichtenstein, Art Spiegelman, Herge, Osamu Tezuka - and more! Collects Comic Book Comics #1-6.