Category Archives: Comics

9 Of My Favorite Conspiracy Comics

Want to make me happy? Give me 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. (New to my blog? All my comics recommendations are here, or check out my… Read more »

7 Monster Comics I Adore

   July 17, 2014    9 Comments on 7 Monster Comics I Adore

I love a good monster story. Strange beasts lurking in the darkness, and the people who hunt them? Sign me up! I also love comics, so here are a few of my favorite comics that involve monsters. All have been collected in paperback format, so you don’t have to track down individual comic book issues. (New to my blog? All… Read more »

6 Post-Apocalyptic Comics I Love (A Lot)

I love the post-apocalypse! (Wait, that sounds wrong.) I love post-apocalyptic stories! And as you know, I love comics. So, these are my favorite post-apocalyptic comics. (New to my blog? All my comics recommendations are here, or check out my comics Pinterest board. My book posts all use affiliate links, but check your local library too!) Wasteland, by Antony Johnston,… Read more »

Captain America: The Winter Soldier – What I Loved

The first Captain America movie was fantastic, so I crossed my fingers that Captain America: The Winter Soldier would deliver. I was not disappointed! This film starts with Steve Rogers, a.k.a. Captain America (Chris Evans), struggling to find his place within S.H.I.E.L.D., led by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). Missions are not always what they seem, he never gets all… Read more »

16 Good Superhero Comics for Older Kids and Young Adults

Welcome to our list of recommended superhero comics for older kids, teens, and young adults! Some of the books below are your traditional mainstream superhero comics, some are break-the-mold independent work. All of them have fairly young protagonists who we think would be especially engaging to older kids and young adults. But actually, C-Man and I bought almost all of… Read more »