Category Archives: Kids’ Comics

Graphic Novels for Older Kids: 15 More of Our Favorites

Want to know a secret? The vast majority of the graphic novels I recommend for older kids and young adults here on the blog… yep, I bought them or checked them out from the library for myself. They’re that good. So here’s a third roundup of young adult and other older kiddo comics. (Missed the second one? No problem.) A… Read more »

22 Comics That Kids Will Love (And This Adult Did Too)

Y’all, it has been WAY too long since I did a fresh roundup of great comics for kids. I’m mending my bad blogger ways, though! Here’s a roundup of twenty great comics for kids – not optimized for the bitty kids, not YA, but for the kiddos in between. I’ve also double-checked and freshened up the following older posts: 19… Read more »

17 More Good Comics For Kids

   November 30, 2015    6 Comments on 17 More Good Comics For Kids

— This post was double-checked and freshened up in September of 2018. Happy reading! — I’ve recommended good comics for kids before, and even good superhero comics for kids, but I just keep finding more good ones! So here’s another collection of the best we’ve found, all appropriate for early elementary school and up (our opinion! your mileage may vary.)… Read more »

20 More Young Adult Graphic Novels and Comics We Love

— This post was double-checked and expanded in October of 2018. Happy reading! — 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… Read more »

21 Good Comics for Older Kids & Young Adults

— This post was double-checked and freshened up in October of 2018. Happy reading! — Welcome to our list of recommended comics for older kids, teens, and young adults! All of the books below have young protagonists we think would be especially engaging to older kids and young adults. (But actually, the grownups in this house bought almost all of… Read more »

14 Good Superhero Comics for Older Kids and Young Adults

— This post was double-checked and freshened up in October of 2018. Happy reading! — Welcome to our list of recommended superhero comics for older kids, teens, and young adults! Some of the graphic novels below are your traditional mainstream superhero comics, some are break-the-mold independent work. All have protagonists and storylines that we think would be especially engaging to… Read more »

Will O’ The Wisp: Strong female character in a spooky comic? Yes please!

An Aurora Grimeon Story: Will O’ the Wisp is a comic with a strong female protagonist that I almost didn’t read. That would have been a mistake! (Just a heads up that my book posts use affiliate links, but check your local library too!) Here’s what happened. When I saw the book in Previews (the comics’ industry’s catalog), I thought… Read more »

21 Good Comics for Kids

   December 15, 2013    6 Comments on 21 Good Comics for Kids

— This post was double-checked and freshened up in September 2018. Happy reading! — Many people think the word “comics” means “stories about superheroes.” It’s understandable! But there are many other kinds of comics too, and we love to recommend the good ones that our whole family has enjoyed. So here’s a set we all adored, for kids a bit… Read more »