New1945 – 1970

Continuing into this era:

Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth
Covers the evolution of life on Earth from its beginnings to the present day.
Not the Israel My Parents Promised Me
Details the history of the Israelites, Jews and Israelis from the time of Abraham onwards.
Action Philosophers!
details the lives and ideas of philosophers throughout human history
The Cartoon History of the Modern World Part 2: From the Bastille to Baghdad
Covers the history of the world from the American Revolution to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq in the 21st century.
Fight the Power!: A Visual History of Protest Among the English Speaking Peoples
Details a variety of protests taking place between 1791 and 2013.
Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland
Details the history of Cleveland from 1795 to 2012.
Buffalo Soldiers and the American West
(1866 – 1951)
Stagger Lee
A fictionalised account of the the origin of the song itself, and the true incident in 1895 that inspired it, covering the years from 1877 – 1996.
Helen Keller: Courageous Advocate
(June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968)
Gandhi: A Manga Biography
(1880 – 1948)
Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World
(October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962)
Cravan: Mystery Man of the Twentieth Century
(1887 – 1960)
Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography
(1889 – 1980)
A People’s History of American Empire
Covers selected incidents from the massacre at Wounded Knee in 1890 through to the Iraq War in 2003.
The Carter Family: Don’t Forget This Song
(1893 – Spring 1967)
The Beats: A Graphic History
Covers Kerouac, Ginsberg, Burroughs and the other Beats from 1914 – 1997.
J. Edgar Hoover: A Graphic Biography
(January 1, 1895 – May 2, 1972)
The Comic Book History of Comics
(1896 – 2012)
Feynman
The life of Richard Feynman, from 1923 to 1988.
Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography
Covers the life of Malcolm X, 1925 – 1965.
Brownsville
(1925 – 1954)
Coltrane
(September 23, 1926 – July 21, 1967)
Cesar Chavez: Fighting for Farmworkers
(March 31, 1927, – April 23, 1993)
Nelson Mandela: The Life of an African Statesman
(1927 – 1990)
Che: A Graphic Biography
(June 14, 1928 – October 9, 1967)
King: A Comics Biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. (The Complete Edition)
Covers the life of Martin Luther King, 1929 – 1968.
Martin Luther King Jr.: The Life of a Civil Rights Leader
(1934 – 1968)
The 14th Dalai Lama: A Manga Biography
Begins in 1933, and continues through this period.
Jane Goodall: Animal Scientist
(1934 – present)
Johnny Cash: I See a Darkness
Covers the life of Johnny Cash from 1935 – 2003.
Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson
The life of Hunter Thompson from 1937 – 2005.
The Beatles Experience
Begins in 1940, and concludes in 1991.
Wilma Rudolph: Olympic Track Star
(June 23, 1940 – November 12, 1994)
Brought To Light: A Graphic Docudrama
Details the history of the CIA from 1947 to 1987
Fallout
Covers the Manhattan Project and the scientists who worked on it, both during and after the war

Beginning in this era:

Laika
details the life of the first dog in space (1954 – 1957)
Muhammad Ali: The Life of a Boxing Hero
Covers Ali’s career in the ring and after, from 1954 though to 1996.
Steve Jobs: Insanely Great
Covers the life of Steve Jobs from 1955 to 2011.
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
(1955 – 1956)
T-Minus: The Race to the Moon
From the launch of Sputnik, the first human-made satellite on Oct 4, 1957, to the first human landing on the moon on July 20, 1969.
First In Space
Details the use of animals in the US space program in the 1960’s.
Castro
Begins in 1958 and concludes in 2008.
Capote In Kansas
(1959 – 1965)
Baby’s in Black: Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and The Beatles in Hamburg
(1960 – 1962)
Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965
Green River Killer: A True Detective Story
Covers the killings of and hunt for the Green River Killer, beginning in 1965 and ending in 2005.
Students for a Democratic Society: A Graphic History
Covers the history of the SDS in the 1960s and 70s.
The First Moon Landing
July 21, 1969.
American Splendor: Unsung Hero
Relates the experiences of Robert McNeill, USMC member and Bronze Star winner in Vietnam, 1969-1970.

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