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Comics & Graphic Novels:  

About this Resource List

April is Comics & Graphic Novels month in the library as we recognize the efforts and creativity of the students in our Comics and Graphic Novel Program.

This list features works that prove the artistic and literary impact of comics and graphic novels. Some are for kids, but most are for adults. 

Many of these titles are digital editions that are immediately available to you. Enjoy!

Kids & Young Adults

Soccer Sabotage

Liam O'Donnell & Mike Deas, 2009

Wild Ride

Liam O'Donnell & Mike Deas, 2007

Ramp Rats

Liam O'Donnell & Mike Deas, 2008

Media Meltdown

Liam O'Donnell & Mike Deas, 2009

Food Fight

Liam O'Donnell & Mike Deas, 2010

Interactive Graphic Novel from the NFB!

Film still from

The Loxleys and the War of 1812

Produced by the National Film Board of Canada in partnership with the Department of Canadian Heritage, 2012
Based on the book from Renegade Arts Entertainment and re-imagined for the iPad by the NFB, this immersive interactive graphic novel brings history to life.

The Loxleys and the War of 1812 tells the story of a fictional settler family from Upper Canada. Torn apart by the War of 1812, conflict with the US which raged over 200 years ago, the Loxleys take part in battles, encounter now legendary historical figures, and do what they can to survive.

NFB Films

Film still from

The Devil You Know: Inside the Mind of Todd McFarlane

Directed by Kenton Vaughan
National Film Board of Canada

Film still from

I Can Make Art

Directed by Jane Churchill
National Film Board of Canada

Film still from

Nothing Sacred

Directed by Garry Beitel
National Film Board of Canada

FCBD 2021: Saturday, August 14!


FCBD logo Celebrating 20 years of Free Comics


Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops.

Featured Independent Publishers

Cover image from the Kugali comic NdawCover of Lake of Tears comic book, published by KugaliCover image of Nani from Kugali