Graphic Novels

A graphic novel is a narrative work in which the story is conveyed to the reader using sequential art in either an experimental design or in a traditional comics format. The term is employed in a broad manner, encompassing non-fiction works and thematically linked short stories as well as fictional stories across a number of genres.
--from Wikipedia

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind
Saga, Volume 4
The Wake
The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust Act
Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Rift, Part 3 (The Rift, #3)
The Walking Dead, Vol. 22: A New Beginning
Teen Titans: Earth One Vol. 1
Batman/Superman, Vol. 2: Game Over
DC Comics: Zero Year (The New 52)
Stray Bullets, Vol. 1: Innocence of Nihilism
Siberiak: My Cold War Adventure on the River Ob
Teen Titans: A Celebration of 50 Years
Littlest Pet Shop
The New 52: Futures End, Vol. 1
Saga Deluxe Edition, Volume 1


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    Codex Roboticus
    Release date: Nov 14, 2014
    Are the automata of Stanislaus Schwenck simply the delirious dreams of a morphine-addicted German veterinarian, or were they part of an extant secret…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Nov 21 - Dec 21, 2014
    20 copies available, 632 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Terra Tempo by David  Shapiro
    Terra Tempo: The Academy of Planetary Evolution (Terra Tempo, #3)
    Release date: Oct 14, 2014
    The third book in the Terra Tempo series finds the kids in a time travel academy studying up on the age of mammals and learning about the deep-time hi…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Dec 04 - Dec 21, 2014
    10 copies available, 180 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Chronically Me by Joy Spencer
    Chronically Me: Flushing Out My Life and Times With IBS: A Memoir in Comics
    Release date: Oct 28, 2014
    While on her honeymoon, Joy Spencer was taken ill with a violent gastrointestinal episode. Her symptoms persisted long after she returned home, and sh…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Nov 20 - Jan 03, 2015
    8 copies available, 425 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
    Saga, Volume 1
    Saga, Volume 3
    Saga, Volume 2
    Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
    Through the Woods
    Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?
    Seconds: A Graphic Novel
    Sex Criminals, Vol. 1: One Weird Trick
    In Real Life
    This One Summer
    El Deafo
    Smile (Smile, #1)
    Watchmen by Alan MooreThe Complete Maus by Art SpiegelmanV for Vendetta by Alan MooreThe Sandman, Vol. 1 by Neil GaimanBatman by Frank Miller
    Required Reading Graphic Novels
    756 books — 1,212 voters
    Red Rackham's Treasure by HergéThe Incal by Alejandro JodorowskyThe Nikopol Trilogy by Enki BilalTintin in Tibet by HergéAsterix in Britain by René Goscinny
    Best European Graphic Novels/Comics
    446 books — 129 voters

    Watchmen by Alan MooreThe Complete Maus by Art SpiegelmanV for Vendetta by Alan MooreThe Sandman, Vol. 1 by Neil GaimanThe Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
    Best Graphic Novels
    1,829 books — 4,229 voters
    Ouran High School Host Club, Vol. 1 by Bisco HatoriDeath Note, Vol. 1 by Tsugumi OhbaVampire Knight, Vol. 01 by Matsuri HinoKingdom Hearts, Vol. 1 by Shiro AmanoFruits Basket, Vol. 1 by Natsuki Takaya
    List of Awesome Manga/Graphic Novels!
    337 books — 141 voters

    The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenDivergent by Veronica RothAllegiant by Veronica RothInsurgent by Veronica RothThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    What we've read so far in...2014
    8,608 books — 1,624 voters
    Watchmen by Alan MooreV for Vendetta by Alan MooreThe Sandman, Vol. 1 by Neil GaimanThe Complete Maus by Art SpiegelmanBatman by Frank Miller
    500 Essential Graphic Novels
    614 books — 402 voters

    Popular Graphic Novels Books

    The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes (The Sandman, #1)
    V for Vendetta
    Fables, Vol. 1: Legends in Exile (Fables, #1)
    Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1-2)
    Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned (Y: The Last Man, #1)
    The Sandman, Vol. 3: Dream Country (The Sandman #3)
    Saga, Volume 1
    Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life (Scott Pilgrim, #1)
    Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
    The Sandman, Vol. 4: Season of Mists (The Sandman #4)
    The Complete Maus (Maus, #1-2)
    The Walking Dead, Vol. 01: Days Gone Bye

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