This guide is a sampling of the Graphic Novel collection available at Bass Library, as well as other titles of note around Yale University Library.
Here you will find resources to help you locate and learn more about graphic novels with diversity themes, such gender and sexuality, race, ethnicity and culture, health, psychology, and history and criticism. There is intersectionality within each of these categories, so we encourage you to browse between them.
Use the tabs above to browse a sampling of these titles and to learn how to find other, similar titles.
Help us add to our collection by submitting your favorite graphic novel, comic, or manga by or about a person of color to bit.ly/rrpyale. If we do not already own a title that you recommend, we will consider it for purchase!
See also: The Reading Resilience Project.
This guide includes sample and recommended titles of graphic novel's in Bass Library and around other Yale Library locations. If you want to find graphic novels based on your research or personal interests, try these methods:
Subject search: In Quicksearch Books+, use the drop-menu for "Subject" to conduct a subject search. General subjects for graphic novels include "Graphic novels" and "Comic books, strips, etc.," but you can refine these subjects in Advanced Search by adding keywords, like "Marvel," "women," and "psychology" to name a few.
On this guide, you will also find suggested linked subjects to help you identify other similar titles, such as "Lesbians > Comic books, strips, etc." and "African Americans > Comic books, strips, etc."