Category Archives: Graphic Novels

14 Great Graphic Novels About Love & Romance

   May 11, 2018    Comments Off on 14 Great Graphic Novels About Love & Romance

It took me a while to realize how many comics about love, dating, and romance I was reading and enjoying… even though I read romance novels! I mentally classified most of these graphic novels as “slice of life” comics, I guess? Once I realized I had a theme going, clearly I had to to round them up on my blog…. Read more »

10 Outstanding Graphic Novels About Being A Hero

Classic superheroes will always be popular, but ALSO there are some amazing independent writers and artists telling stories about superheroes, and about what being a hero really means even when you don’t have superpowers. Here are some of my favorite graphic novels and comics about saving the world – or at least making a difference. Hope you find something to… Read more »

8 Amazing Graphic Novels Inspired by Myth, Literature, and History

   April 26, 2018    Comments Off on 8 Amazing Graphic Novels Inspired by Myth, Literature, and History

Welcome to my list of favorite comics inspired by mythology, classic literature, and history! These graphic novels are favorites in our house because of their fascinating writing and high-quality art. So if you love comics and you’re a history buff, a literature fan, or a mythology geek, you’ve come to the right place. Before we jump in: All comics here… Read more »

9+ Spooky Graphic Novels About Dark Magic

   February 23, 2018    Comments Off on 9+ Spooky Graphic Novels About Dark Magic

— More graphic novels were added to this post in March 2019. Happy reading! — Here’s a list of recommended dark magic graphic novels when you just want something to creep you out. Some of these I had previously recommended in my graphic novels about magic post (which was recently updated), but I’m pulling them over into this new list… Read more »

10 Graphic Novels About Magic That You Should Check Out

Need some comics about magical happenings? I’ve got you covered. Before we jump in: All comics here can be bought as graphic novels/collections, not only as single issues. Your library may own many of these! Amazon links are affiliate links. If you find this post helpful, please SHARE it, thank you! Any questions, corrections, recommendations? Let me know via the… Read more »

Manga Recommendations for Your Reading List

—-This post was updated and refreshed in October 2018. Happy reading!—- I started reading manga WAY later than when I started reading Western comics. When I first published this post in 2016, I’d only read a handful of titles. Now in October 2018, I have so many favorites. So I’m converting this post into an index of manga titles recommended… Read more »

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 one key recommendations reviewed here in full – this post is now an index of queer graphic… Read more »