Popular Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels Books
"Batman: The Killing Joke" by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland - A story that explores the relationship between Batman and his archenemy, the Joker, and features the origin story of the latter.
"Asterios Polyp" by David Mazzucchelli - A philosophical story that follows the life of an architect named Asterios Polyp, and his journey to understand himself and his place in the world.
"The Sandman: Endless Nights" by Neil Gaiman and various artists - A collection of stories that explore the seven Endless, the powerful beings that govern the world of dreams.
"Death: The High Cost of Living" by Neil Gaiman and Chris Bachalo - A spinoff from the Sandman series, in which the character of Death takes human form and spends a day among mortals.
"Transmetropolitan" by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson - A cyberpunk series that follows the adventures of journalist Spider Jerusalem in a dystopian future.
"Fables" by Bill Willingham and various artists - A series.
"Scott Pilgrim" by Bryan Lee O'Malley - A series that follows the misadventures of Scott Pilgrim, a slacker and bassist who must defeat the seven evil exes of his new girlfriend.
"Batman: Hush" by Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee - A story that features many of Batman's most iconic villains, as well as a mysterious new villain named Hush.
"Preacher" by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon - A series that follows the adventures of Jesse Custer, a Texas preacher who gains the power of the Word of God and goes on a quest to find God himself.
"The Sandman: A Game of You" by Neil Gaiman and various artists - The fifth volume of the Sandman series, in which the character of Barbie must travel to the world of her dreams to save it from destruction.
"The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill - A series that features a team of literary characters from various novels and stories, including Allan Quatermain, Mina Harker, and the Invisible Man.
"Ghost World" by Daniel Clowes - A coming-of-age story that follows the friendship between two teenage girls, Enid and Rebecca, as they navigate their way through the world of adulthood.
"Blankets" by Craig Thompson - A graphic novel memoir that tells the story of the author's childhood and adolescence in rural Wisconsin, and his first love.
"Locke & Key: Head Games" by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez - The second volume of the Locke & Key series, in which the Locke family discovers new keys and new dangers in their ancestral home.
"Batman: The Long Halloween" by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale - A story that follows Batman's quest to catch a serial killer known as Holiday, who strikes once a month on a holiday.
"Hellboy" by Mike Mignola - A series that follows the adventures of Hellboy, a demonic creature who fights against supernatural threats and the Nazis during World War II.
"The Sandman: Brief Lives" by Neil Gaiman and various artists - The seventh volume of the Sandman series, in which the character of Dream searches for his long-lost sibling, Destruction.
"Batman: Knightfall" by various authors and artists - A story that features the villain Bane, who breaks Batman's back and forces him to retire, while a new Batman, Jean-Paul Valley, takes his place.
"Black Hole" by Charles Burns - A coming-of-age story set in the 1970s, in which a group of teenagers contract a mysterious sexually transmitted disease that causes bizarre mutations.
"Locke & Key: Crown of Shadows" by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez - The third volume of the Locke & Key series, in which the Locke family battles a supernatural army and a new enemy.
"The Sandman: Worlds' End" by Neil Gaiman and various artists - The eighth volume of the Sandman series, in which various characters from different worlds and times find themselves trapped in a mysterious inn.
"The Adventures of Tintin" by Hergé - A series that follows the adventures of the young reporter Tintin and his faithful dog Snowy, as they travel the world and solve mysteries.
"Akira" by Katsuhiro Otomo - A cyberpunk series set in post-apocalyptic Neo-Tokyo, in which a biker gang member gains powerful psychic abilities.
"Batman: The Court of Owls" by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo - A story that introduces the Court.
"Y: The Last Man" by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra - A series that follows the last man on Earth, Yorick Brown, and his pet monkey, as they try to survive in a world where all other men have died.
"100 Bullets" by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso - A series that follows the mysterious Agent Graves, who gives people a briefcase with a gun and 100 untraceable bullets, and allows them to take revenge on those who have wronged them.
"The Walking Dead" by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore - A series that follows a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies, as they try to find safety and rebuild society.
"Maus" by Art Spiegelman - A graphic novel memoir that tells the story of the author's father, a Holocaust survivor, and his experiences during World War II.
"Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia" by Greg Rucka and J.G. Jones - A story that follows Wonder Woman as she is bound by the ancient Greek ritual of the Hiketeia, and must protect a woman who has sought her help, even if it means going against the law.
"V for Vendetta" by Alan Moore and David Lloyd - A dystopian story set in a future Britain under a fascist government, in which a mysterious figure known as V seeks to overthrow the regime.
"Saga" by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples - A series that follows a young family from different worlds, as they flee from their respective governments and navigate a dangerous and fantastic universe.
"Watchmen" by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons - A story that follows a group of retired superheroes, as they investigate the murder of one of their own and uncover a plot that threatens to destroy the world.
"The Sandman: The Kindly Ones" by Neil Gaiman and various artists - The ninth volume of the Sandman series, in which the character of Dream must face the consequences of his past actions, as the Kindly Ones seek revenge against him.
"Batman: The Killing Joke" by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland - A story that explores the relationship between Batman and his arch-nemesis, the Joker, as the latter tries to drive Commissioner Gordon insane.
"Elfquest" by Wendy and Richard Pini - A series that follows the Wolfriders, a tribe of elves who must fight to survive in a world ruled by humans and trolls.
"Bone" by Jeff Smith - A series that follows the three Bone cousins, as they are exiled from their home and must find their way back, while encountering fantastical creatures and villains.
"Transmetropolitan" by Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson - A series that follows Spider Jerusalem, a gonzo journalist in a dystopian future, as he investigates corruption and exposes the truth.
"Batman: Year One" by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli - A story that explores the first year of Batman's career, as he tries to establish himself as a force for justice in Gotham City.
"The Sandman: The Wake" by Neil Gaiman and various artists - The tenth and final volume of the Sandman series, in which various characters from the series come together to bid farewell to Dream.
"Swamp Thing" by Alan Moore and various artists - A series that reinvents the character of Swamp Thing, as he becomes a protector of the environment and battles supernatural threats.
"Sin City" by Frank Miller - A series that features a collection of dark and violent stories set in the fictional city of Basin City and its notorious inhabitants.
"Akira" by Katsuhiro Otomo - A post-apocalyptic story set in Neo-Tokyo, in which a group of biker gangs and psychics must confront a government conspiracy and a destructive psychic force.
"Asterix" by René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo - A series that follows the adventures of the titular Gaulish warrior and his friends, as they resist Roman occupation with the help of a magic potion.
"Gantz" by Hiroya Oku - A series that follows a group of people who are resurrected by a mysterious black orb and forced to participate in deadly games against aliens.
"Fables" by Bill Willingham and various artists - A series that reimagines classic fairy tale characters, as they live in secret in modern-day New York City, after being driven out of their homelands by an enemy known as the Adversary.
"Black Butler" by Yana Toboso - A story that follows a young English nobleman, who hires a demonic butler named Sebastian to serve him and solve mysteries.
"My Hero Academia" by Kohei Horikoshi - A series that takes place in a world where most people have superpowers, and follows a young boy who dreams of becoming a hero like his idol, All Might.
"Sandman Mystery Theatre" by Matt Wagner and various artists - A series that follows the adventures of Wesley Dodds, the original Sandman, as he solves crimes in 1930s New York City.
"March" by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell - A graphic novel trilogy that tells the story of Congressman John Lewis and his involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, from his early days as a student activist to the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.