by Nate Powell
Winner of the Eisner Award for Best Graphic Novel.
Nominated for three Eisner Awards including Best Cartoonist and Best Lettering.
WInner of the Ignatz Awards for Outstanding Artist and Outstanding Debut.
One of YALSA’S "Great Graphic Novels for Teens."
Finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. …
by Lilli Carré
"Lilli Carre’s little book Tales of Woodsman Pete from Top Shelf is really worth a look. It is, in its way, a heartbreaking little thing." -- Warren Ellis
"A delightful little book of folk tales and folk tale types." -- Leroy Douresseaux, Comic Book Bin
"A fantastic inquiry into …
by Tim Sievert
Named one of the year's Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth by Booklist!
"An amazing, strong, well-paced graphic novel about relationships and what we must be do to keep them on course while we are submerged in the complexities of life." -- Booklist (starred review)
"Not since Bryan Lee …
WINNER of the 2003 Ignatz Award for Best Graphic Novel!
" . . . a single-minded obsession with animation history informs this work even as its creator twists and tears that history into a new, hideous, and hilarious form. There’s a little bit of Roger Rabbit and a whole lot of Spinal Tap at …
by Renée French
FINALLY, RENEE FRENCH'S MASTERPIECE IS BACK IN PRINT!
"A gem that means more with every reading." -- Booklist
"The Ticking is a journey to a place we've never seen or imagined, yet which somehow and inexplicably we know intimately. To be so deeply moved in so many directions at once is a rare …
ONE OF AMAZON.COM'S TOP 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS OF THE YEAR!
WINNER OF THE HARVEY AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL!
Selected for the Texas Library Association's Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List!
"My favorite comic of the year." --Jeff Smith, creator of Bone
"This is Alex Robinson's best …
by McLeod, Venditti, Huddleston, Lemire, Moore, Campbell, Kochalka, Brown, & Powell
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Winner of the Harvey & Ignatz Awards for Best Graphic Novel.
NOW A BEAUTIFUL HARDCOVER!
"Indie Book of the Year" -- Wizard Magazine
"Most indie film should be this good." -- Entertainment Weekly
"A master of the slice-of-life indie comic genre." -- Publishers Weekly
"A drama and a …
This Halloween, Top Shelf's spookiest and silliest all-ages characters are teaming up for a FREE mini-comic of all-new stories by James Kochalka and Jess Smart Smiley!
We're joining Diamond Comic Distributors' Halloween ComicFest to bring you Tricky Treaters, a 12-page full-color comic book …
THE SWEDISH INVASION!
"Vivid as a fever dream... sweaty, uncanny, and intuitive rather than logical." -- Publishers Weekly
“The magical biology of The Troll King reads like a psychedelic Hans Christian Andersen, blended with the neo-traditional storytelling of Miyazaki and just a touch of …
"Thoroughly engaging and loaded with charm to burn, this latest work from Brown is a perfect example of how to do autobiographical comics right. ... this is good stuff that solidly resonates with a palpable and universal humanity and bears repeated readings." -- Publishers Weekly
by Jeff Lemire
A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER!
One of Amazon's Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2012!
Amazon.ca's #1 Best Graphic Novel of 2012!
Discover the triumphant new graphic novel from the author of Essex County.
"The most spectacular episode of The Twilight Zone that was never produced. I really, really care …
"Hayden's work reminds me of why I began drawing comics, and why I continue. They're comforting, straightforward and strongly connected to life." -- Gabrielle Bell, author of Lucky and Cecil and Jordan in New York
"Underwire explores the funny, and often absurd, aspects of being a lady. Cheers …
"Mr. Brown seems to understand perfectly the day-to-day rhythms of the modern 'young adult' relationship. Unlikely, like his first book Clumsy, is pretty much impossible to put down." -- Daniel Clowes, creator of Ghost World, Art School Confidential, and Eightball
"A million little brilliant and …
A TOP SHELF KIDS CLUB BOOK!
"I really enjoyed Upside Down! It has a goofiness that reminds me of Joann Sfar, and the simplicity of its art is like a sophisticated version of Ed Emberley." -- Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese
"The perfect balance between silliness, simplicity, and …
"Mahler has succeeded in injecting human neuroses into the horror realm in a way that most other over-the-top comedians never broached. It resonates with the part of you that understands that even monsters need a dependable tavern in which to drown their sorrows, fears and foibles." -- Jarret …
"I never thought there was anything funny about our vice-presidents, until I read Veeps, a welcome, often hilarious respite from the tedium of national politics." —Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States
"Here’s the weird skinny on the Little Guys waiting for the Big …
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"Do not trust the tales, or the town, or even the man who tells the tales. Trust only the voice of the fire."-- from the introduction by Neil Gaiman
"Alan Moore is the best and most innovative writer in graphic novels. I have been a huge admirer for years." -- Michael Moorcock …
by Jess Fink
"Jess Fink's work is full of so much casual charm, you think you know her by the time you finish the book. Her light touch brings you through slapstick humor to emotional depths and back again without missing a beat." --Kate Beaton (Hark! A Vagrant)
"We Can Fix It is sexy AND funny at the same …
by Bwana Spoons
"Bwana Spoons' art puts me in the mind of secure expansion, perfect days sculpting in seaweed and driftwood, forgetting about clocks, and unknowingly impressing your best friend." -- J. Otto Seibold, illustrator of Olive, the Other Reindeer
Top Shelf presents Welcome to Forest Island, the …
by Patt Kelley
"[A] beautiful little cartoon meditation on mortality, regret and rebirth." -- North Adams Transcript
"[A] great triumph... What Am I Going to Do Without You? is both unbearably poignant and painful, and yet splendidly heartwarming and life-affirming too." --Broken Frontier
A dinosaur …
by Liz Prince
Winner of the Ignatz Award for Outstanding Debut.
"Beautifully simple and sweet, Liz prince portrays couples in a delightfully self-conscious way." -- Farel Dalrymple
"An adorable little collection of snippets and snapshots of moments from their relationship … the silly, gross and …
by Ed Piskor
"The next big thing in graphic novels." -- Rolling Stone
"Fascinating... Piskor superbly balances action and insight, and gives us a unique window through which to view the ingenious mind of a hacker." -- Publishers Weekly, Best Books of 2012
"Extremely pleasurable... A gripping story with …
by Corey Barba
More than 900,000 Nickelodeon Magazine readers have basked in the fun that is Yam!
"A solid addition to any graphic novel collection." -- School Library Journal
"Corey Barba is a natural-born cartoonist and his Yam comics are warm, funny, and super-real. This
man remembers childhood -- what it …
by Chris Staros
"Great, truthful little moments and a genuinely reflective conclusion leave the reader with real insight into Staros's personality -- hell, even into his inclusive vision of comics." -- Alan David Doane, Comic Book Galaxy
Yearbook Stories: 1976-1978 features two autobiographical stories from …