Category Archives: Graphic Novels

12 Totally Fun Graphic Novels

Some comics I read for sheer entertainment. Ridiculous over-the-top plots! Antics, hijinks, wisecracks, and impossible events! Here are some of my favorites that hit that spot, in case you find yourself with a dull evening that needs some livening up. The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write reviews. Some of the books below… Read more »

12 Graphic Novels For Fantasy Fans

I’ve done two recommendation lists for science fiction comics, but none for fantasy? How is that fair? Let’s get caught up. Here’s a list of my favorite fantasy graphic novels – from urban to high fantasy. The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write reviews. Some of the books below have them, some do… Read more »

11 Graphic Novels About Monsters and Monster-Hunters

I love a good monster story. Strange beasts lurking in the darkness and the people who hunt them? Sign me up! So here are a few of my favorite graphic novels about monsters for you to peruse. The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write reviews. Some of the books below have them, some… Read more »

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 »

8 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 »

10 Spooky Graphic Novels About Dark Magic

Here’s a list of dark magic graphic novels for when you just want something to creep you out. The way my life is organized these days, it’s tough for me to write reviews. Some of the books below have them, some do not, but I love them all. Hope you find something new to read and enjoy! Before we jump… 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. Any questions, corrections, recommendations? Let me know via my contact form. Hex11 (Hex Comix / Amazon/Comixology / Goodreads) Story and… Read more »

Manga Recommendations for Your Reading List

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 I have so many favorites! This index of manga titles recommended across my blog is organized by blog post, with a link to the post where you can find more info… Read more »

Wonderful Graphic Novels with LGBTQ+ Characters

When I first 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 a few recommendations spotlighted here – this post is now an index of queer graphic novels recommended across my blog. It’s organized by blog post, with a… Read more »