Category Archives: Graphic Novels

10 Fascinating Graphic Novels About Detectives

— This is a 2016 post that’s been thoroughly updated and refreshed. Back tomorrow with an all-new graphic novel roundup! — I have watched a LOT of Law and Order. Though I often have big issues with the shows around due process etc., something about the puzzle-solving is addicting. I’ve also gone through Agatha Christie, Sherlock Holmes, and Columbo periods…. Read more »

8 Graphic Novels for Autobiography and Memoir Fans

I don’t necessarily seek out graphic novel memoirs, but I almost don’t have to, because good ones keep finding me! Here’s a list of my faves so far. Hope you find something new and interesting to read. Before we jump in: All comics listed here can be bought as graphic novels/collections, not only as single issues. Your library may own… Read more »

9 Totally Fun Graphic Novels

Some comics I read for sheer entertainment. Ridiculous over-the-top plots! Antics, hijinks, wisecracks, and impossible events! Here are some of my favorites that hit that spot for your reading pleasure, in case you find yourself with a dull evening that needs some livening up. Hope you find something new to read. Before we jump in: All comics listed here can… Read more »

10 Outstanding Graphic Novels About Being A Hero

Classic superheroes will always be popular, but ALSO there are some amazing independent writers and artists telling stories about superheroes, and about what being a hero really means even when you don’t have superpowers. Here are some of my favorite graphic novels and comics about saving the world – or at least making a difference. Hope you find something to… Read more »

8 Amazing Graphic Novels Inspired by Myth, Literature, and History

Welcome to my list of favorite comics inspired by mythology, classic literature, and history! These graphic novels are favorites in our house because of their fascinating writing and high-quality art. So if you love comics and you’re a history buff, a literature fan, or a mythology geek, you’ve come to the right place. Before we jump in: All comics listed… Read more »