Category Archives: Graphic Novels

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 here… Read more »

9 Spooky Graphic Novels About Dark Magic

— Two more graphic novels were added to this post in October 2018. Happy reading? — Here’s a list of recommended dark magic graphic novels when you just want something to creep you out. Some of these I had previously recommended in my graphic novels about magic post (which was recently updated), but I’m pulling them over into this new… Read more »

10 Graphic Novels About Magic That You Should Check Out

Need some comics about magical happenings? I’ve got you covered. Before we jump in: All comics here can be bought as graphic novels/collections, not only as single issues. Your library may own many of these! Amazon links are affiliate links. If you find this post helpful, please SHARE it, thank you! Any questions, corrections, recommendations? Let me know via the… Read more »

14 (More) Science Fiction Graphic Novels That Knocked Me Out

Last week I updated my first post about my favorite science fiction comics, but yes, here’s a fresh post with even more recommendations, because there are just that many good science fiction comics out there! Before we jump in: All comics here can be bought as graphic novels/collections, not only as single issues. Your library may own many of these!… Read more »

15 Science Fiction Graphic Novels To Warm Your Geeky Heart

I grew up watching Star Trek, Doctor Who, and Blake’s 7. Spaceships, epic battles, robots, time travel, the stars! Exciting people doing exciting things on exciting other planets! What’s not to love? So here’s a list of the first wonderful sci-fi graphic novels I stumbled across in my comics reading journey. I hope you’ll find something to enjoy here! Before… Read more »

Manga Recommendations for Your Reading List

—-This post was updated and refreshed in October 2018. Happy reading!—- I started reading manga WAY later than when I started reading Western comics. When I first published this post in 2016, I’d only read a handful of titles. Now in October 2018, I have so many favorites. So I’m converting this post into an index of manga titles recommended… Read more »

My 4 Favorite Secret Agent and Spy Comics

—-This post was updated and refreshed in June 2018. Happy reading!—- Dangerous missions! Conspiracies and betrayals! Fast cars! Deadly weapons! Spy comics have an infinite budget for special effects and different locations, so they’re possibly even better than spy movies. Here are four of my favorites – hopefully you find something new and exciting to read here, or feel free… Read more »