Category Archives: Graphic Novels

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 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 »

4 Kick-Ass Graphic Novels About Zombies

Who doesn’t love a good zombie story? Aside from people who are scared of zombies, I mean. If you’re one of those people, please stop reading this post! Everyone else, read these graphic novels about zombies! They’re awesome. They all have strong female characters leading the casts, art I enjoyed, interesting plots, good writing… and the undead. What more could… Read more »

Chicks Dig Comics: An excellent love letter

Comics is a passion I flirted with in junior high (Elfquest), got serious with in college (Sandman, Hellblazer, Strangers in Paradise, the Invisibles), and quite possibly married about two years ago when I read X-Men books for the first time. (Joss Whedon’s run on Astonishing X-Men, followed very closely by Grant Morrison’s run on New X-Men, and X-Men: Supernovas by… Read more »