Category Archives: Comics

7 Outstanding Comics About Being A Hero

Yay, we’re back to the themed roundups of excellent comics and graphic novels! This is so exciting. Superheroes are hot right now thanks to blockbuster movies and popular television shows. Beyond that world, though, you can find amazing independent writers and artists telling stories about superheroes, and about what being a hero really means (even when you don’t have superpowers)…. Read more »

My 15 Favorite Magical and Fantasy Webcomics (So Far)

I usually lean more towards science fiction than fantasy, but WOW, there are some amazing fantasy and magical webcomics. I just started reading webcomics this year, and quickly fell in love. The art! The stories! Reading webcomics on my tablet in the dark in bed when I should really be sleeping! (I know some of you do that too.) Here’s… 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 »

14 More Young Adult Graphic Novels and Comics We Love

Need a graphic novel for a young adult or older kid? You’re in luck, because these days they’re exploding out of the publishing industry so fast that I can’t keep up. Here’s another roundup of favorites I’ve discovered since my last post of comics recommendations for this age group. Compared to little kid comics, these books have more complex stories… Read more »

7 More Recommended Graphic Novels

I’ve written about plenty of comics so far, from action-packed spy thrillers to memoirs about growing up. In this post I wanted to highlight some of the most distinctive, genre-nonconforming books I’ve read. From football to fashion, from insect scientists to Jewish folktales, I love all of these unique books. (New to my blog? All my comics recommendations are here,… Read more »

8 Totally Fun Comics You Should Read

Some comics I read for sheer entertainment. Ridiculous over-the-top plots! Antics, hijinks, wisecracks, and impossible events! Sometimes that’s just what I’m craving. So here they are for your reading pleasure. (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!)… Read more »

My 4 Favorite Secret Agent and Spy Comics

Dangerous missions! Conspiracies and betrayals! Fast cars! Deadly weapons! There’s a reason James Bond is so popular. The spy genre owes Ian Fleming for creating that superstar character, and I’m glad he did. These books definitely owe something to it, and they are cooler than any movie. After all, spy comics have an infinite budget for special effects and different… Read more »

12 Wonderful Comics with GLBTQ+ Characters

This group of comics stood out so sharply for me as happiness-increasing portrayals of non-heterosexual and other queer folks. I couldn’t resist making a friendly post with all of them together, even though I could have put them into the more “topic” focused comics posts. Let’s get started, because I know you’re going to find something here to love. (New… Read more »