Category Archives: Comics

8 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 »

10 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 »

15 Science Fiction Comics 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? And clearly I love comics, though it took me longer to find them. So here are my favorite graphic novels with a sci-fi vibe. (New to my blog?… Read more »

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 »