Beth Nipper, University of Iowa
Mariko Tamaki’s latest graphic novel is marked by a slew of both positive and negative reviews, leaving potential readers at a loss of what to do.
Alexandra Cortez, Trinity University
It’s time for society to drop the idea that stories told with words and artwork are lesser than their more traditional counterparts.
Alex Luna, University of California, Berkeley
Getting into a new superhero may seem daunting, but these Spider-Man, Superman, Batman and crossover series can help you do just that.
Children aren’t always excited to get into books, but if you’re smart about it, you can turn them into voracious readers in no time.
Anna Swenson, Butler University
This digital comic blends manga influences with Disney-inspired artwork to create a compelling tale of romance by the sea.
For fans who just finished the series, leaving the world they’ve come to love just isn’t an option. Fortunately, they don’t have to.
Alyssa Alexander, SUNY Buffalo State
Even nearly 20 years later, this classic graphic novel from the author of ‘Persepolis’ stands up for women, not just in Iran, but worldwide.
Brendan Bell, Towson University
HBO’s adaption of the iconic comic caused controversy over creative liberties taken with its source material.
Gabriel Egbert, University of Louisville
Get ready to dive into star-trotting space operas and meet super-powered web slingers.
Dorielys Cruz, University of Texas at San Antonio
The graphic novel is as creative as it is captivating.
Hannah Cullen, St. Cloud State University
The two projects, which are completely interrelated, break down the barriers between text, image, emotion and sound.
Bakery, young love and a tenuous music career? Sounds like a recipe for intrigue.
Sarah Brown, University of Florida
It’s going to be a banner year for graphic novels.
Erika Skorstad, Champlain College
From a society populated solely by women to a young ghost who delights in wearing a sheet, these stories will haunt you in every possible sense of the word.
Karena Landler, Georgetown University
*Note* These are also great if you have read a graphic novel.
Natalie Hoover, Point Loma Nazarene University
‘The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins!’ is a dream come true for fans of the podcast.
Abraham Ramirez, University of California, Los Angeles
Sick of Superman? Indie comics offer gorier, more sexually active characters with storylines intended for a mature audience.
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