100 Greatest Graphic Novels

by ALEX LANGLEY
$34.99

Publisher: F+W US

Publication Date: March 01, 2017

ISBN: 9781440247101

Binding: Paperback

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The days of graphic novels being relegated to superhero fanboys are long gone, as is the stigma that they're just for kids. Many graphic novels are works of art that rival classic novels when it comes to story and structure. If the last time you read a picture book was in kindergarten, it's time to open up new worlds for yourself and start reading these 100 best graphic novels. Filled with superheroes and grade-school heroines, psychotic villains and mythical creatures, tenderness and heartbreak, '100 Greatest Graphic Novels' celebrates some of the finest graphic novels ever written and drawn. This guided tour of incredible stories is wonderfully visual and organized by various themes, offering reviews and commentary of ironic superhero stories (The Dark Knight Returns, Kingdom Come, Watchmen), coming-of-age tales (American Born Chinese, Roller Girl, This One Summer), historical literature (Barefoot Men, Maus, When the Wind Blows), modern drama (Killing and Dying, Marbles, Swallow Me Whole) and everything in between (The Acme Novelty Library, Fred the Clown, X'ed Out). AUTHOR: Katrina Hill is, first and foremost, a lover of all things action. She is the writer/creator of the website, www.actionflickchick.com, and has quickly become known as the go-to source for action movie news and reviews. Alex Langley is the author of 'The Geek Handbook', 'The Geek Handbook 2.0', and 'Geek Lust', all by Krause Publications, and a co-contributor to 'Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind', and 'Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology'. He is the writer/creator of the young adult graphic novel, 'Kill the Freshman', writes about retro & modern gaming for Arcadesushi.com, edits content for geek girl/web celebrity at-actionchick Katrina Hill at actionflickchick.com, and is the head editor of Nerdspan.com's gaming section, as well as being co-creator of the webseries, Geeks and Gamers Anonymous. He has over 20,000 followers on twitter, and has been a speaker on panels