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UW Graphic Medicine Titles (print) by Topic

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Abuse:

  • Dragonslippers: This is What an Abusive Relationship Looks Like. Rosalind B. Penfold. (Bothell, HV6626.2 .P46 2005)

Aging:

  • Special Exits: a Graphic Memoir. Joyce Farmer. (Bothell, PN6727.F357 S6 2010)
  • Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? Roz Chast author, artist. (HSL, WT 104 C489c 2014)
  • Displacement. Lucy Knisley. (Odegaard, PN6727.K6439 D57 2015)
  • Daytripper. Gabriel Bá, author, artist. (Odegaard, PN6790.B73 M67)
  • Mid-life: A Comic Book. Joe Ollmann. (Bothell, PN6733.O425 M53 2011)

Alcoholism:

  • The Alcoholic. Jonathan Ames, author. Dean Haspiel, artist. (Bothell, PN6727.A44 A53 2008)

Alternative Medicine:

  • Essence of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Chunjiang, Fu. (Bothell, WB 50.1 E78 2003)

Alzheimer’s:

  • Wrinkles. Paco Roca. (Bothell, PN6777.R63 R5413 2007)
  • Tangles: A Story about Alzheimer's, My Mother, and Me. Sarah Leavitt. (Bothell, RC523.2 .L43 2012)

Autism:

  • Drawing Autism. Jill Mullin author, Temple Grandin writer of foreword. (Tacoma, N8356.M4 M85 2014)

Bereavement:

  • American Widow. Alissa Torres, author. Choi (Illustrator). (Bothell, HV6432.7 .T67 2008)
  • Imagine Wanting Only This. Kristen Radtke author, artist. (Odegaard, PN6727.R334 Z46)

Bipolar Disorder:

  • Rock Steady: Brilliant Advice from my Bipolar Life. Ellen Forney, author, artist. (HSL reading area. Bothell, RC516 .F67 2018)
  • Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me. Ellen Forney, author, artist. (HSL reading area.)

Breast Cancer:

  • Cancer Made Me a Shallower Person: A Memoir in Comics. Miriam Engelberg artist, author. (Bothell RC280.B8 E57 2006)
  • The Story of My Tits. Jennifer Hayden, author, artist. (Odegaard, RC280.B8 H39 2015)  
  • In-between Days: A Memoir about Living with Cancer. Teva Harrison, author, artist. (Odegaard, RC280.B8 H377 2016) 
  • Cancer Vixen: A True Story. Marisa Acocella Marchetto, author, artist. (HSL reading area, Bothell, WP 870 M317c 2006)
  • Lissa: A Story about Medical Promise, Friendship, and Revolution. Sherine Hamdy author, Coleman Nye writer, Sarula Bao illustrator, Caroline Brewer illustrator. (Odegaard, PN6727.H27 L57)
  • About Betty’s Boob. Vero Cazot author, Julie Rocheleau artist. (Odegaard)

Cancer:

  • Our Cancer Year. Joyce Brabner. (Bothell, QZ 201 B797o 1994)
  • Mom's Cancer. Brian Fies, author, artist. (Bothell, WF 658 F466m 2006)
  • When David Lost His Voice. Judith Vanistendael, author, artist. (Odegaard, PN6790.B43 V4814 2012)  
  • The Hospital Suite. John Porcellino, artist, author. (Bothell, PN6727.P67 Z46 2014)

Child Abuse/Sexual Abuse:

  • Why I Killed Peter. Olivier Ka, author. Joe Johnson; Alfred, artist. (Odegaard, BX1912.9 .K313)
  • Take it as a Compliment. Maria Stoian, editor. (Odegaard, HV6250.4.W65 T345 2016)
  • Daddy's Girl: Comics. Debbie Drechsler. (Bothell, PN6727.D74 D33 2008)

Children’s / Young Adult Graphic Medicine:

  • The Way We Work: Getting to Know the Amazing Human Body. David Macaulay. (Bothell, QT 104 M117 2008) –Human Physiology
  • Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas. Gwendolyn Hooks. (Suzzallo, RD99 .H66 2016) —African American Surgeon
  • Pedro and Me: Friendship, Loss, and What I Learned. Judd Winick. (Odegaard, RC607.A26 W5726 2000) –AIDS
  • Smile. Raina Telgemeier. (Bothell, PN6727.T294 S55 2010)—Dental Care. Award Winning.
  • Hole in the Heart: Bringing up Beth. Henny Beaumont. (Tacoma, RC571 .B43 2016) --Down syndrome
  • With the Light: Raising an Autistic Child. Keiko Tobe. (Odegaard, PN6790.J34 H5513 2007) --Autism
  • El Deafo. Cece Bell, David Lasky. (Suzzallo, HV2534.B44 A3 2014) —Deafness. Award Winning.
  • Inside Out: Portrait of an Eating Disorder. Nadia Shivack, author, artist. (Bothell, WM 175 S558i 2007) –Anorexia and Bulimia
  • Lucille. Ludovic Debeurme, artist, author. (Odegaard, PN6747.D43 L8313) –Anorexia, Alcoholism
  • The Tale of One Bad Rat. Bryan Talbot. (Bothell, PN6727.T35 T35 1995) –series on Sexually Abused Teenagers

Death:

  • The End. Anders Nilsen artist, author. (Tacoma,  PN6727.N56 E53 2013)

Depression:

  • Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened. Allie Brosh, author. (Odegaard, PN6727.B7572 H97).

Eating Disorder:

  • Lighter than my Shadow. Katie Green, author/illustrator. (Odegaard RC552/E18 G737 2017).

Family Relations:

  • Pretending is Lying. Dominique Goblet, author, artist. (Bothell, PN6790.B43 G627413 2017) 
  • Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic. Alison Bechdel author, artist. (Tacoma, PN6727.B3757 Z46 2007)
  • Killing and Dying: Six Stories. Adrian Tomine, author, illustrator. (Bothell, PN6727.T64 K55 2015)
  • Late Bloomer. Carol Tyler, R. Crumb. (Bothell, PN6727.T95 L38 2005)

Gender Identity:

  • Queer: a graphic history. Meg-John Barker, author. Julia Scheele, author. (Bothell, HQ76.25 .B37 2016)
  • No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics. Justin Hall. (Bothell, PN6720 .N6 2012)

Graphic Medicine:

  • The Walking Med: Zombies and the Medical Image. Lorenzo Servitje and Sherryl Vint editors. (Suzzallo, RA418 .W35 2016)

Human Trafficking:

  • Threadbare: Clothes, Sex, & Trafficking. Anne Elizabeth Moore, author. (Tacoma, HD9940.A2 M656 2016)

Infertility:

  • The Facts of Life. Paula Knight, author, artist. (Odegaard, RG201 .K57 2017)

Nurse-Patient Relations:

  • Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371. MK (MaryKay) Czerwiec author, artist. (Odegaard RC606.6 .C97 2017) 

Transgender:

  • Transposes. Dylan Edwards author, illustrator. (Bothell, HQ77.7 .E39 2012)

War Exposure:

  • The Photographer. Emmanuel Guibert Didier Lefèvre. (Tacoma, PN6747.G85 P4613 2009)

 

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Aging and Alzheimer's:

  • Things to Do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park… (End of life care),  Aneurin Wright
  • Aliceheimer's: Alzheimer's through the Looking Glass, Dana Walrath
  • These Memories Won't Last (Dementia), Stuart Campbell

Cancer:

  • Relatively Indolent but Relentless (Cancer treatment), Matt Freedman
  • Janet and Me: An Illustrated Story of Love and Loss (Breast cancer), Stan Mack
  • Stitches (Thyroid cancer), David Small

Epilepsy: 

  • Epileptic,  David Beauchard                                                                               

HIV:

  • Blue Pills: A Positive Love Story, Frederik Peeters
  • Pedro and Me, Judd Winick

In-vitro Fertilization:

  • One Good Egg, Suzy Becker

OCD:

  • Binky Brown Meets the Holy Virgin Mary, Justin Green
  • The Hospital Suite, John Porcellino

Parkinson's Disease:

  • My Degeneration, Peter Dunlap-Shohl

Spina Bifida:

  • The Spiral Cage, Al Davison

Weight Loss:

  • The Big Skinny, Carol Lay