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100 Graphic Novels You Must Read

Graphic novels and comics are a great form of literacy! These titles are recommended titles!

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The great cow race

by Jeff Smith ; with color by Steve Hamaker. -- |

Kingdom come

Mark Waid, Alex Ross, with Todd Klein. -- |

Persepolis.

Marjane Satrapi. |

Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi. -- |

The underwater welder

by Jeff Lemire ; [lettering, Steve Wands]. -- |

What it is

by Lynda Barry. -- |

Paying for it

Chester Brown. -- |

Ant colony

Michael DeForge. -- |

President bitch

Kelly Sue Deconnick, script, co-creator ; Valentine De Landro, art, co-creator ; Taki Soma, art ; with Kelly Fitzpatrick, colors ; Clayton Cowles, letters. |

Imperial phase.

Kieron Gillen, writer ; Jamie McKelvie, artist ; Matthew Wilson, colourist ; Clayton Cowles, letterer. |

Awakening

Marjorie Liu, writer ; Sana Takeda, artist ; Rus Wooton, lettering & design ; Jennifer M. Smith, editor ; created by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda. |

Love and rockets, new stories.

the Hernandez Brothers. -- |

The encyclopedia of early earth

by Isabel Greenberg. -- |

Through the woods

stories by Emily Carroll. |

Out of the deep woods

Jeff Lemire, story & art ; Jose Villarrubia, colors ; Pat Brosseau, letters. |

This one summer

Mariko Tamaki |

Daytripper

by Fâabio Moon & Gabriel Bâa ; with coloring by Dave Stewart ; lettering by Sean Konot. -- |

Dark victory

Jepp Loeb, writer ; Tim Sale, artist ; Gregory Wright, colorist ; Richard Starkings, letterer ; Archie Goodwin, inspiration. |

Old man Logan

by Mark Millar |

I am Gotham

Tom King, Scott Snyder, writers ; David Finch, Mikel Janâin, Ivan Reis [and six others], artists ; Jordie Bellaire, June Chung, Marcelo Maiolo, colorists ; John Workman, Deron Bennett, letterers. |

Essex County

Jeff Lemire. |

This one summer

Mariko Tamaki ; [illustrated by] Jillian Tamaki. -- |

Original sins

Jamie Delano, Rick Veitch, writers ; John Ridgway ... [et al.], artists ; Lovern Kindzierski, Tatjana Wood, colorists ; Annie Halfacree, Todd Klein, John Costanza, letterers. -- |

The tale of one bad rat

by Bryan Talbot ; foreword by Neil Gaiman. -- |

The dark ages

Bill Willingham, writer ; Mark Buckingham ... [et al.], artists ; Lee Loughridge, Laura Allred, colorists ; Todd Klein, letterer. |

The great Fables crossover

Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges, writers ; Mark Buckingham ... [et al.], artists ; Lee Loughridge, Daniel Vozzo, colorists ; Todd Klein, letterer. -- |

Absolute Y

written by Brian K. Vaughan ; pencils by Pia Guerra, Goran Sudzuka and Goran Parlov ; inks by Josâe Marzâan, Jr. ; coloring by Zylonol ; lettering by Clem Robins ; slipcase and case art by Massimo Carnevale ; original series cover art by Aron Wiesenfeld a |

Absolute Y

written by Brian K. Vaughan ; pencils by Pia Guerra and Paul Chadwick ; inks by Josâe Marzâan, Jr. ; coloring by Pamela Rambo and Zylonol ; lettering by Clem Robins. |

Absolute Y

written by Brian K. Vaughan ; pencils by Pia Guerra and Goran Sudzuka ; inks by Josâe Marzâan, Jr. and Goran Sudzuka ; coloring by Zylonol ; lettering by Clem Robins. |

One small step

Brian K. Vaughan, writer ; Pia Guerra, Paul Chadwick, pencillers ; Josâe Marzâan, Jr., inker ; Pamela Rambo, colorist ; Clem Robins, letterer. -- |

Paper dolls

Brian K. Vaughan, writer ; Pia Guerra, Goran Sudæzuka, pencillers ; Josâe Marzâan, Jr., inker ; Zylonol, colorist ; Clem Robins, letterer. -- |

Kimono dragons

Brian K. Vaughan, writer ; Pia Guerra, Goran Sudæzuka, pencillers ; Josâe Marzâan, Jr., inker ; Zylonol, colorist ; Clem Robins, letterer. -- |

Girl on girl

Brian K. Vaughan, writer ; Pia Guerra, Goran Sudæzuka, pencillers ; Josâe Marzâan, Jr., inker ; Zylonol, colorist ; Clem Robins, letterer. -- |

Motherland

Brian K. Vaughan, writer ; Pia Guerra, Goran Sudæzuka, pencillers ; Josâe Marzâan, Jr., Goran Sudæzuka, inkers ; Zylonol, colorist ; Clem Robins, letterer. -- |

Whys and wherefores

Brian K. Vaughan, writer ; Pia Guerra, penciller ; Josâe Marzâan, Jr. inker ; Zylonol, colorist ; Clem Robins, letterer. -- |

Cycles

Brian K. Vaughan, writer ; Pia Guerra, penciller ; Josâe Marzâan, Jr., inker. -- |

Louis Riel

Chester Brown. -- |

The killing joke

Alan Moore, writer ; Brian Bolland, art and colors ; Richard Starkings, letterer ; introduction by Tim Sale ; afterword by Brian Bolland. |

Untold tales

writer, Jason Starr ... [et al.] ; artist, Roland Boschi ... [et al.] ; penciler, Mirko Colak ; inkers, Norman Lee & Rick Ketcham ; color artist, Dan Brown ... [et al.] ; letterer, Rob Steen, Cory Petit. -- |

The Punisher.

writer, Greg Rucka ; artist, Marco Checchetto ; color artist, Matt Hollingsworth ; letterer, Joe Caramagna ; editor, Stephen Wacker. -- |

The long Halloween

Jeph Loeb, writer ; Tim Sale, artist ; Gregory Wright, colors ; Richard Starkings & Comicraft, letterers. -- |

Saga of the Swamp Thing.

written by Alan Moore ; art by Stephen Bissette ... [et al.] ; colored by Tatjana Wood ; lettered by John Costanza, Todd Klein. -- |

Tank Girl.

[Jamie] Hewlett & [Alan] Martin. -- |

From hell

Alan Moore, writer ; Eddie Campbell, artist ; Pete Mullins, contributing artist. -- |

The road to Secret Empire

Rick Remender, Nick Spencer, writers ; Nic Klein [and five othersa] artists ; Carlos Pacheco with Stuart Immonen, pencilers ; Dean White [and five others], color artists ; Mariano Taibo with Wade von Grawbadger, inkers ; VC's Joe Caramagna and Clayton Cow |

Secret Empire

writers, Steve Englehart & Mike Friedrich ; penciler, Sal Buscema ; inkers, Vincent Colletta & Frank McLaughlin ; colorists, Petra Goldberg [and three others] ; letterers, Charlotte Jeter & Art Simek. |

Secret Empire

by Nick Spencer |

Dark Knight returns

Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, writers ; John Romita Jr., penciller ; Peter Steigerwald, inker & colorist ; Clem Robins, letterer. |

The man without fear

writer, Frank Miller ; penciller, John Romita Jr. ; inker, Al Williamson ; colorist, Christie Scheele ; letterer, Joe Rose ; collection editor, Mark D. Beazley. |

The dream hunters

original words by Neil Gaiman ; graphicplay and art by P. Craig Russell ; coloring by Lovern Kindzierski ; lettering by Todd Klein. |