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 listed… 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 listed 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. Need more recs? All my comics recommendations are here. If you find this post helpful, please SHARE it! Any… 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 listed here can be bought as graphic novels/collections, not only as single issues. Your library may own many of… 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 »

From Light & Fluffy to Dark & Gritty: Fantastic Graphic Novels for Every Mood

There are graphic novels for every mood, about every subject, and for every reader. It’s true! I’ll prove it. Here are 18 fantastic graphic novels, arranged from the lightest and most fun to the most serious and somber. They all have amazing art, great stories, and you can find them without going to a comic book store if that’s not… Read more »

How to Start Reading Comics and Graphic Novels – With Plenty of Suggestions!

If you’re already a fan of comics and graphic novels, you can scroll right down to the recommended books in this post. If you’re not reading them yet, I’m here to help you start reading comics and graphic novels! The basics first: “graphic novel” is just a term for any book-length work that’s told in a sequence of pictures, usually… Read more »