Ultimate comics Spider-Man, volume 1 By Brian Michael Bendis, Art by Sarah Pichelli : Brian Michael Bendis teaches writing at Portland State University and is a creative asset to Marvel.
Anya’s ghost By Vera Brosgol : This Portland-area author writes an inventive graphic novel about ghosts, fitting in at school, and the importance of friendship.
EMITOWN By Emi Lenox : The author brings readers an autobiographical graphic novel about living in Portland and dreaming of a career in comics.
Refresh, refresh By Danica Novgorodoff : Refresh, Refresh is based in Oregon and chronicles the lives of three teenage boys on the brink of adulthood with fathers fighting in the Iraq War.
Stumptown, volume 1 By Greg Rukca, Art by Matthew Southworth : This Portland-centric graphic novel focuses on Dex, a private eye at Stumptown Investigations with an unfortunate penchant for gambling.
Terra tempo: Ice age cataclysm! By David Shapiro, Art by Christopher Herndon, Color by Erica Melville : Terra tempo: Ice age cataclysm! is an adventuresome graphic novel set in Portland that follows three young friends as they time travel 15,000 years back to the Missoula Floods.
Good-bye, Chunky Rice By Craig Thompson : This Portland-area author was inspired by his move to Portland and penned this graphic novel about a small turtle who has to leave a familiar habitat.
Local By Brian Wood, Art by Ryan Kelly : Published by Portland-based Oni Press, Local follows the journey of Megan McKeenan, a woman who travels the country struggling to find a place for herself after leaving Portland.