Category Archives: Graphic Novels

My 6 Favorite Secret Agent and Spy Comics

—-More comics were added to this list in April 2019. 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… Read more »

Wonderful Graphic Novels with LGBTQ+ Characters

—-This post was updated and refreshed in October 2018. Happy reading!—- When I published this post in 2014, I had room for most of my fave GLBTQ+ graphic novels and comics in one post. Now? Hahahaha! They cannot be contained! So – after TWO key recommendations reviewed here in full – this post is now an index of queer graphic… Read more »

8 Captivating Graphic Novels About Conspiracies

—-This post was updated and refreshed in June 2018. Happy reading!—- Want to make me happy? Give me a story with a secret cabal of evildoers, behind the scenes machinations, and a determined resistance fighting against seemingly overwhelming odds. Throw in some superheroes or magic powers, or not! I’m happy either way. So here are my favorite conspiracy-centric graphic novels… Read more »

7 Fantastic Graphic Novels About Politics, Race, and Activism

—-This post was updated and refreshed in June 2018. Happy reading!—- Here are some of my favorite comics that tell stories about politics, race, social change, activism, and justice – all the good and bad that goes with our world’s history on those issues. I hope you find something new and interesting to read here! Before we jump in: All… Read more »

8 Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic Graphic Novels I Love (A Lot)

—-This post was expanded with more books in Novembver 2018. Happy reading!—- I love the post-apocalypse! (Wait, that sounds wrong. Let me try again.) I love post-apocalyptic stories! And as you know, I love comics. So, these are my favorite post-apocalyptic comics. Somewhere in this list is the perfect one for you! Before we jump in: All comics here can… Read more »

4 Kick-Ass Graphic Novels About Zombies

—-This post was updated and refreshed in June 2018. Happy reading!—- Who doesn’t love a good zombie story? Aside from people who are scared of zombies, I mean. If you’re one of those people, please stop reading this post! Everyone else, read these graphic novels about zombies! They’re awesome. They all have strong female characters leading the casts, art I… Read more »

Chicks Dig Comics: An excellent love letter

Comics is a passion I flirted with in junior high (Elfquest), got serious with in college (Sandman, Hellblazer, Strangers in Paradise, the Invisibles), and quite possibly married about two years ago when I read X-Men books for the first time. (Joss Whedon’s run on Astonishing X-Men, followed very closely by Grant Morrison’s run on New X-Men, and X-Men: Supernovas by… Read more »