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Graphic Novel Recommendations

As there's no single, definitive list of the best graphic novels out there, below you'll find several opinions of recommended graphic novels - ranging from sources such as TIME Magazine to our comic-crazy college intern, Shaina.  Explore these amazing titles if you love reading graphic novels...

TIME Magazine’s Top 12 Recommended Graphic Novels

The Complete Maus - Recommended Graphic Novel1. Berlin: City of Stones: Book One (Part 1) by Jason Lutes
2. Blankets by Craig Thompson
3. Bone: The Complete Cartoon Epic in One Volume by Jeff Smith
4. The Boulevard of Broken Dreams by Kim Deitch
5. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
6. David Boring by Daniel Clowes
7. Ed the Happy Clown by Chester Brown
8. Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware
9. Palomar: The Heartbreak Soup Stories (Love and Rockets) by Gilbert Hernandez
10. Watchmen by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons
11. Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
12. The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale by Art Spiegelman

These recommended graphic novels are in no particular order by rank, but they are the top selling and heart-wrenching graphic novels from 1923 to 2005.

Shaina's Top 10 Recommended Graphic Novels & Comic Books
    1. Harley Quinn's Preludes and Knock Knock Jokes by Karl Kesel & Terry Dodson
    2. Mad love by Paul Dini & Bruce Timm
    3. The Killing Joke by Alan Moore & Brian Bolland
    4. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
    5. Watchmen by Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons
    6. Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
    7. Infinite Crisis by Geoff Johns, Phil Jimenez, George Perez, Jerry Ordway, Ivan Reis, Andy Lanning
    8. No Man's Land by Greg Rucka
    9. Batman #1 by Bob Kane & Bill Finger
    10. Joker Greatest Stories by Various
    These recommended graphic novels are in no particular order by rank, but they are the favorite, "staff-pick" graphic novels by college intern, Shaina

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