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Looking for New Books? 9 Graphic Novels You Must Read!

So you have been a hardcore reader all your life, but there’s one genre you haven’t yet explored: graphic novels! Combining the power of words with illustrations, graphic novels are something that everyone must try and eventually fall in love with!

And since it’s very confusing to decide what to read first, we’ve rounded up a list to start you with:

  1. Watchmen – Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons

If you haven’t read a graphic novel before, Watchmen is the best book to start with. One of our all-time favourites!

Watchmen Source - thecomicbookteacher.com

  1. Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi

Emotional, moving, and inspirational, Marjane Satrapi’s memoir of growing up during the Islamic Revolution is a wonderful read. You cannot miss this one.

Persepolis Source - amazon.com

  1. Blankets – Craig Thompson

Longer than your average novel (600 pages long!), this coming-of-age story promises the reader with a lot of emotions. Watch out for the art!

Blankets Source - amazon.com

  1. Sandman – Neil Gaiman

Read Neil Gaiman’s novels? Now move on to Sandman, one of the best books you will ever read. We promise!

Sandman Source - collider.com/

  1. Ghost World – Daniel Clowes

No book tells what it feels like being a teenager as well as Ghost World does. Must read now!

Ghost World Source - goodreads.com

  1. Black Hole – Charles Burns

Sex, drugs, mutant teenagers: what’s not to love, right?!

Black Hole Source - wikipedia.org

  1. Saga – Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples

This comic series has an AMAZING plot and even more amazing illustrations by artist Fiona Staples. Spoiler alert: gear up for a mind-blowing read!

Saga Source - medievalpoc.tumblr.com/

  1. Maus – Art Spiegelman

Art Spiegelman narrates his father’s life as a Jew in Hitler’s Europe with a unique approach of illustrating humans as animals.

Maus Source - amazon.com

  1. V for Vendetta – Alan Moore, David Lloyd

Set in dystopian London, V for Vendetta is a book that will get you hooked to the world of graphic novels.

V for Vendetta Source - therunout.com
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