Graphic Novel Suggestions

I am going to provide some suggestions of graphic novels for everyone’s book challenges this year. Some of these I have read, and some are just popular within the genre. I know when I first started reading graphic novels and comics, I was not sure where to begin. There are so many subgenres. I am going to put a star beside my favorites. Bold are the ones that I have read. If you have a favorite graphic novel, tell me about it in the comments!

If you are a fan of Science Fiction OR Superheroes, check these out:

  • “Saga” by Brian Vaughan

“Watchmen” by Alan Moore

“V for Vendetta” by Alan Moore

“The Umbrella Academy” by Gerard Way

“Sin City” by Frank Miller

“The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” by Alan Moore

“Nimona” by Noelle Stevenson

“Paper Girls” by Brian K. Vaughan

“Through the Woods” by Emily Carroll

“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

If you are a fan of Historical Fiction, check these books out:

  • “Maus” by Art Spiegelman
  • “Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi
  • “March” by John Lewis
  • “The Called Us Enemy” by George Takei
  • “White Bird” by R.J. Palacio

Do you like reading about characters who grow or adapt to the world around them? Check these books out:

“Blankets” by Craig Thompson

“American Born Chinese” by Gene Luen Yang

“Anya’s Ghost” by Vera Brosgol

“Ghost World” by Daniel Clowes

  • “This One Summer” by Mariko Tamaki
  • “Pumpkinheads” by Rainbow Rowell

“Ghosts” by Raina Telgemeier

“The Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian Selznick

“Sheets” by Brenna Thummler

“Blue is the Warmest Color” by Julie Maroh

“Lumberjanes” by Noelle Stevenson

  • Good Talk” by Mira Jacob

It is the end of the world as we know it….

  • “The Walking Dead” by Robert Kirkman

“Y: The Last Man” by Brian K. Vaughan

Do you like true crime?

  • “My Friend Dahmer” by Derf Backderf

“The Green River Killer: A True Detective Story” by Jeff Jensen

“Jack the Ripper” by Gary Reed

“Torso” by Brian Michael Bendis

Adaptions from TV and movies? They have so many of them! Check these out….

“Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”

  • “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”

“The Witcher”

“To Kill a Mockingbird”

Comic Strips

“Book Love” by Debbie Tung

Anything by Sarah Anderson- Series called “Sarah’s Scribbles”

2 thoughts on “Graphic Novel Suggestions

    1. I am glad! I wanted to make this list so that people could enjoy Graphic novels! I started reading graphics about 5 or 6 years ago, and had no clue where to start! Enjoy! I look forward to your list as well!

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