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The drained brains caper by Trina Robbins( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
Required to attend summer school after moving to Chicagoland, thirteen-year-old manga-lover Megan Yamamura needs help from twelve-year-old computer genius Raf to escape the maniacal principal's mind-control experiment
Lily Renée, escape artist : from Holocaust survivor to comic book pioneer by Trina Robbins( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of Lily Renée Wilheim, the Jewish girl who escaped from the Nazis through the Kindertransport operation, leaving her parents behind and traveling alone to England, later becoming a comic book artist in New York
The Maltese mummy by Trina Robbins( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
As the founders of the Chicagoland Detective Agency, a haiku-writing girl and a boy with a talking dog have more than enough cases on their hands (and paws) when a friend vanishes, a mummy's amulet disappears, and an evil scientist stalks human brains and hearts
From girls to grrrlz : a history of [women's] comics from teens to zines by Trina Robbins( Book )
10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
"Author Trina Robbins's art-packed compendium chronicles more than fifty years of authors, artists, trends, and characters of girl comics. From Girls to Grrrlz is a terrific tribute to the great two-dimensional women of this century - from the bubble-headed bomb-shells of the forties to the lovelorn ladies of the fifties to the wimmin's libbers of the seventies to the grrrowling grrrlz of today. Illustrated with a ton of rare comic-book art pulled from the best of the best, From Girls to Grrrlz bridges the gap between Ms. and Sassy, between Miss America and Naomi Wolf, reminding us how comic-book characters humorously - and critically - reflect our changing culture."--BOOK JACKET
Tender murderers : women who kill by Trina Robbins( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Includes material on "Jean Harris, Jean Snyder, Kate Bender, Belle Starr, Bonnie Parker, Phoolan Devi, Lizzie Borden, Grace Marks, Valerie Solanas, Amy Fisher" and others
The great women superheroes by Trina Robbins( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Discusses famous and obscure women superheroes in comic books and newspaper cartoons from the 1930s to the present
A century of women cartoonists by Trina Robbins( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Night of the living dogs by Trina Robbins( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
When Megan, Raf, and talking dog Bradley get their first real case, they find themselves tracking a puppy that is not as adorable as it seems, and trying to end an ancient curse
The great women cartoonists by Trina Robbins( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Bessie Coleman : daring stunt pilot by Trina Robbins( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
"In graphic novel format, tells the story of Bessie Coleman, the daring stunt pilot"--Provided by publisher
Elizabeth Blackwell : America's first woman doctor by Trina Robbins( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
"In graphic novel format, tells the story of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to earn a medical degree in the United States"--Provided by publisher
Hedy Lamarr and a secret communication system by Trina Robbins( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
"In graphic novel format, tells the story of how Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr came up with the idea for a secret communication system, which would much later become the basis for wireless technology"--Provided by publisher
Florence Nightingale : lady with the lamp by Trina Robbins( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
"In graphic novel format, tells the life story of Florence Nightingale, the English nurse who reformed military hospitals during the Crimean War and became the founder of modern nursing"--Provided by publisher
The big flush by Trina Robbins( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Ousted from Stepford Prep, Megan attends a prospective students event with friend Raf and talking dog Bradley at Pine Lake Academy, where Raf is possessed by the spirit of a teenaged girl from the 1910s after drinking from an old water fountain
Go girl! by Trina Robbins( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Teenager Lindsay inherits her mothers superpowers and fights crime under the name of GoGirl
Freedom songs : a tale of the Underground Railroad by Trina Robbins( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Sarah is a slave in Maryland during the 1850's. She knows her only chance at freedom is to the North, where slavery is illegal. To get there, though, Sarah needs help from members of the Underground Railroad. But who can she trust? The road to the promised land will not be easy
The bark in space by Trina Robbins( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Raf, Megan, and talking-dog pal Bradley are abducted by aliens from the planet Fnarf III, where dogs are in charge and people are pets, to help locate the missing Princess Zu-La
Wonder women! the untold story of American superheroines ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
"[A] nuanced critique of gender and heroism in popular culture as well as a powerful dose of Vitamin F(eminism) for the undernourished. From the birth of the 1940s comic book heroine, Wonder Woman, to the blockbusters of today, Wonder Women! looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about strong and healthy women. Wonder Women! reveals the complicated negotiations girls and women face as they attempt to achieve confidence, strength, and agency in a society often at odds with those goals. Yet it also inspires through its evocative images, upbeat soundtrack, and richly contextualized history of American superheroines--including the everyday wonder women and action girls in our midst"--Container
The Brinkley girls : the best of Nell Brinkley's cartoons from 1913-1940 by Trina Robbins( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Showcases the art of Nell Brinkley, documenting her career, most notably as an illustrator for William Randolph Hearst's newspapers, from 1913 to 1940
Godchild by Kaori Yuki( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Deep in the heart of 19th century London, a young nobleman named Cain walks the shadowy cobblestone streets of the aristocratic society into which he was born. Forced to become an earl upon the presumed death of his father, Cain assumes the role of head of the Hargreaves, a noble family with a dark past. With Riff, his faithful manservant, and Mary Weather, his 10-year-old half sister, Cain investigates the mysterious crimes that seem to follow him wherever he goes. A grotesque gift holds a clue to Cain's family past; a mortician's daughter has deadly designs on one of Cain's oldest friends; and a woman from Riff's past may have murder on her mind
 
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