Project GraphicBio

Dr. Candida Rifkind, University of Winnipeg

Primary Texts

(more to be added as the project continues)


Anderson, Ho Che. King: A Comics Biography. Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2010. Print.

Backderf, Derf. My Friend Dahmer. New York: Abrams, 2012. Print.

Bagge, Peter. Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story. Montreal: Drawn & Quarterly, 2013. Print.

Baker, Kyle. Nat Turner. New York: Abrams, 2008. Print.

Bocquet, Jose-Louis et al. The Adventures of Hergé. Montreal: Drawn & Quarterly, 2011. Print.

Brown, Box. André the Giant: Life and Legend. New York: FirstSecond, 2014. Print.

Brown, Chester. Louis Riel: A Comic-strip Biography. Tenth Anniversary Edition. Montreal: Drawn & Quarterly, 2013. Print.

Chantler, Scott. Two Generals. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2011. Print.

Fetter-Vorm, Jonathan. Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb. New York: Hill & Wang, 2012. Print.

Fleming, Ann Marie. The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam. New York: Riverhead, 2007. Print.

Jones, Sabrina. Isadora Duncan: A Graphic Biography. New York: Hill and Wang, 2008. Print.

Kleist, Reinhold. The Boxer: The True Story of Holocaust Survivor Harry Haft. New York: SelfMadeHero, 2014. Print.

---. Johnny Cash: I See a Darkness. New York: Abrams, 2009. Print.

Ottaviani, Jim et al. Fallout: J. Robert Oppenheimer, Leo Szilard, and the Political Science of the Atomic Bomb. Ann Arbor, MI: G.T. Labs, 2001. Print.

--- and Leland Myrick. Feynman.  New York: FirstSecond, 2013. Print.

Parisi, Paolo. Coltrane. London: Jonathan Cape, 2012. Print.

Redfern, Christine. Who Is Ana Mendieta? New York: Feminist Press, 2011. Print.

Redniss, Lauren. Century Girl: 100 Years in the Life of Doris Eaton, Last Living Star of the Ziegfeld Follies. New York: HarperCollins, 2006. Print.

---.Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout. New York: It Books, 2010. Print.

Santiago, Wilfred. 21: The Story of Roberto Clemente. Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2011. Print.

---. Michael Jordan: Bull on Parade. Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2014. Print.

Sturm, James and Rich Tommaso. Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow. New York: Jump At The Sun, 2007. Print.

Talbot, Mary M., and Bryan Talbot.  Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes. Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse, 2012. Print.

Tiwari, Vivek J. and Andrew C. Robinson. The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story. Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse, 2014. Print.

Van Sciver, Noah. The Hypo: The Melancholic Young Lincoln. Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2012. Print.

Young, Frank M., and David Lasky. The Carter Family: Don’t Forget This Song. New York: Abrams, 2012. Print.