Best Independent Graphic Novels.

A list of the best graphic novels, past and present, that were not released by a major imprint like Marvel or DC
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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 46 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 19,448 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 173 ratings
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4.38 avg rating — 109,201 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 3,288 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 54,733 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 67,550 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 52,725 ratings
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4.94 avg rating — 67 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 6,581 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 8,873 ratings
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4.95 avg rating — 65 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 9,360 ratings
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4.82 avg rating — 31,891 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 41,564 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 12,703 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 80,792 ratings
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4.46 avg rating — 24 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 12,998 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 27,092 ratings
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4.44 avg rating — 178 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 11,095 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 10,472 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 40,931 ratings
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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 16 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 571 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 8,020 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 186,194 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 1,129 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 3,727 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 544 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 21,959 ratings
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3.49 avg rating — 555 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 1,471 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 313 ratings
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4.51 avg rating — 116 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 38 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 9,175 ratings
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4.22 avg rating — 5,341 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 698 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 7,686 ratings
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3.66 avg rating — 2,700 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 6,840 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 13,251 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 119 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 1,535 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 59,530 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 1,169 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 37,647 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 222 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 184 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 377 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 857 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 7,350 ratings
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3.66 avg rating — 1,106 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 18,857 ratings
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4.38 avg rating — 92,409 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 232,282 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 32,148 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 48 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 1,298 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 13 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings
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3.51 avg rating — 176 ratings
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3.29 avg rating — 1,563 ratings
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3.34 avg rating — 106 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 1,563 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 22 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 45,726 ratings
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4.60 avg rating — 719 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 1,360 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 93 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 246 ratings
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302 books · 262 voters · list created June 14th, 2011 by D.M. Dutcher (votes) .
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Comments Showing 1-5 of 5 (5 new)

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message 1: by Kim (new)

Kim It would be better if we erase those duplicated ones and only vote for a book for a series.


message 2: by Kenys (new)

Kenys Any chance we can have Watchman pulled from this list? Offbeat and famous or not, it was printed by DC.


message 3: by D.M. (new)

D.M. Dutcher Kenys wrote: "Any chance we can have Watchman pulled from this list? Offbeat and famous or not, it was printed by DC."

I posted a message for the librarians. Unfortunately I can't pull books off the list directly it seems.


message 4: by Kenys (last edited Aug 25, 2015 05:38PM) (new)

Kenys Okay, I gotta ask... are Adventure Pom and Just Us actually graphic novels?


message 5: by Olivia (last edited May 18, 2016 11:20PM) (new)

Olivia Dunlap It may not be Marvel or DC, but Image Comics is FAR from "indie..." Also, Vertigo Comics (publisher of Sweet Tooth) is a child company of DC...


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