Our Christmas Top Picks: Graphic Novels

Our Christmas Top Picks: Graphic Novels

Guardians of the Galaxy

Join the brightest stars in the Marvel Universe: Star Lord, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Rocket Raccoon, Groot and Iron Man, as they embark upon one of the most explosive and eye-opening adventures ever!

Death Note: Volumes 1 – 13

Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects – and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god.

Luke Cage, Iron Fist, & the Heroes for Hire Vol. 1

A super-villain prison break inspires Iron Fist to fill the void left by the Avengers and Fantastic Four – but his ex-partner Luke will take some convincing.

Justice League: Volume 1 Origin

As a part of the monumental DC Comics – The New 52 event, comics superstars Geoff Johns and Jim Lee bring you an all-new origin story for the Justice League!

The Walking Dead Compendium

This is the perfect collection for any fan of the Emmy Award-winning television series on AMC: over one thousand pages chronicling the beginning of Robert Kirkman’s Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror.

The Mysterious World of Doctor Strange

The Mysterious World of Doctor Strange is a lavishly illustrated tour of the unique, mind-bending universe of Stephen Strange, Sorcerer Supreme and Marvel Super Hero extraordinaire.

Deadpool Kills The Marvel Universe

What if everything funny about Deadpool…was actually just disturbing? What if he decided to kill everyone and everything that makes up the Marvel Universe? What if he actually pulled it off?

Spider-Man/Deadpool Vol. 1

The Webbed Wonder and the Merc with a Mouth are teaming up for their first series EVER! It’s action, adventure and just a smattering of (b)romance in this episodic epic.

Deadpool: Volume 1 Complete Collection

Daniel Way’s hilarious, action-packed run begins here! When the Merc with a Mouth is hired to rub out Wolverine, sparks will fly! But when both men can regenerate any wound in minutes, how can either one expect to finish off his foe?

Death of Wolverine

Spinning out of Three Months To Live, the most controversial Wolverine EVER! Wolverine is DEAD! What will the Marvel Universe be like without Logan?!!

Wolverine: Old Man Logan

Millar’s typically over-the-top action scenes and McNiven’s adrenaline-rush theatrics will keep you turning the page until the last body falls in Wolverine’s quest for peace in a world that won’t leave him alone!

Paper Girls: Volume 1

In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this smash-hit series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood.

Secret Wars

The Marvel multiverse is collapsing! Universes are colliding and realities are being wiped out! Earth 616 is destroyed as it merges with numerous other alternative Earths, creating… Battleworld! Who will survive?!! What will survive?!!

Moon Knight Vol. 1: Lunatic

Marc Spector has been fighting criminals and keeping New York City safe for years… or has he? When he wakes up in an insane asylum with no powers and a lifetime’s worth of medical records, his whole identity (indentities) are called into question.

Midnighter: Volume 1

Spinning out of Grayson comes a solo series starring the man who can predict your every move…but no one will be able to predict what he’ll do next!

Injection: Volume 1

Once upon a time, there were five crazy people, and they poisoned the 21st Century. Now they have to deal with the corrosion to try and save us all from a world becoming too weird to support human life.

I am A Hero Omnibus: Volume 1

Kengo Hanazawa’s award-winning series comes to Dark Horse, and this realistically-drawn, international bestseller takes us from initial small battles for survival to a huge, body-horror epidemic that threatens all of humanity!

Cry Havoc: Volume 1 Mything in Action

CRY HAVOC interweaves three stages of a remarkable life into a critically-exalted saga of military, myth and mania.

How to Talk to Girls at Parties

ENN is a fifteen-year-old boy who just doesn’t understand girls, while his friend Vic seems to have them all figured out. Both teenagers are in for the shock of their young lives, however, when they crash a local party only to discover that the girls there are far, far more than they appear!

The Mighty Thor Volume 1

When Dr Jane Foster lifts the mystic hammer Mjolnir, she is transformed into the Goddess of Thunder, The Mighty Thor! Her enemies are many, as Asgard descends further into chaos and war threatens to spread throughout the Ten Realms.

Dark Night: A True Batman Story

This is a Batman story like no other the harrowing and eloquent autobiographical tale of writer Paul Dini s courageous struggle to overcome a desperate situation.

Vision Vol. 2: Little Better Than a Beast

Once upon a time a robot and a witch fell in love. What followed was a tale of the dead and the dying, of the hopeful and the lost, of the wronged and the avenged. Forty-five years in the making, this is the story of Scarlet Witch and the Vision.

Username: Regenerated

Evie is safe at home, but her heart remains in e.scape, the virtual world her father created for her. She’s desperate to return, but the app that transports her has corrupted in the great reboot.

Patience

Patience is an indescribable psychedelic science-fiction love story, veering with uncanny precision from violent destruction to deeply personal tenderness in a way that is both quintessentially ‘Clowesian’, and utterly unique in the author’s body of work.

Saga: Volume 6

After a dramatic time jump, the three-time Eisner Award winner for Best Continuing Series continues to evolve, as Hazel begins the most exciting adventure of her life: kindergarten. Meanwhile, her starcrossed family learns hard lessons of their own.

Sheriff of Babylon: Vol 1

Baghdad, 2003. The War on Terror has been raging for two years. This wartime crime crama takes you deep into the underworld of the city of Baghdad in one of the most tumultuous times in modern history.

Trees: Volume 2

A survivor of the Blindhail Event looks for signs of imminent global disaster among the megaliths and relics of Orkney, while the new mayor of New York plans to extract his revenge for the awful thing that happened the day the Tree landed on Manhattan.

Monstress: Volume 1 Awakening

Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900’s Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power.

Huck

In a quiet seaside town, a gas station clerk named Huck secretly uses his special gifts to do a good deed each day. But when his story leaks, a media firestorm erupts, bringing him uninvited fame.

The Nameless City

Every nation that invades the City gives it a new name. But before long, new invaders arrive and the City changes hands once again.

Legend of Wonder Woman

In the beginning, there was only chaos. But Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, saw a better future – and eventually, her daughter would be destined to bring that new world to life.

Citizen Jack

A HORROR-COMEDY FOR ANYONE WHO HATES POLITICS! Every presidential candidate has a skeleton in their closet-Jack Northworthy worships the devil!

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Now in his early 70s, Chan has been making comics in his native Singapore since 1954, when he was a boy of 16. As he looks back on his career over five decades, we see his stories unfold before us in a dazzling array of art styles and forms.

The Fade Out: Volume 1

The Fade Out, is an epic noir set in the world of noir itself, the backlots and bars of Hollywood at the end of its Golden Era. Nothing is what it seems in the place where only lies are true.

DanTDM: Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal

From the mind of one of the most popular YouTubers of all time, DanTDM, comes a graphic novel adventure that reimagines the Minecraft-style worlds and characters he’s created like you’ve never seen them before.

Daredevil: Vol. 1

Daredevil is back in black on his home turf, as Matt Murdock begins a fresh life once again! He may have returned to NYC, but Matt’s on a different side of the law now, with a job in the District Attorney’s office.

Space Battle Lunchtime: Volume 1

Earth baker Peony gets the deal of a lifetime when she agrees to be a contestant on the Universe’s hottest reality TV show, Space Battle Lunchtime! But that was before she knew that it shoots on location…on a spaceship…and her alien competitors don’t play nice!

Black Panther Vol. 1

A new era for the Black Panther starts here! The indomitable will of Wakanda, the famed African nation known for its vast wealth, advanced technology and warrior traditions – has long been reflected in the will of its monarchs, the Black Panthers.

Omega Men: The Complete Series

Broadcast across the universe, the Omega Men reveal a beaten and restrained Kyle Rayner. They make their intentions clear as they kill the former White Lantern. Now the universe is on watch and the hunt for the Omega Men begins.

Doctor Strange: Vol. 1 Way of the Weird

Who do you call when things are coming out of your dreams and trying to kill you? Or when your daughter is cursing in Latin and walking like a spider? Or when your dog keeps screaming at you to strangle your neighbours? Doctor Strange, of course. 

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57 thoughts on “Our Christmas Top Picks: Graphic Novels

  1. Blankets by Craig Thompson is brilliant and would be a great addition to the list. We3, Runways and Courtney Crumlin are 3 I enjoy.

  2. I would include ‘the Unwritten’ by Mike Carey! I would pick ‘How to talk to Girls at Parties’, ‘Saga’ and ‘Fade Out’ 🙂

  3. Can’t forget about One Piece: East Blue by Eiichiro Oda. I love One Piece! Although I really do like Death Note, The Walking Dead and Deadpool Kills The Marvel Universe

  4. Spider-Man/Deadpool Vol. 1, Dark Night: A True Batman Story and Luke Cage, Iron Fist, & the Heroes for Hire Vol. 1 these are the ones i would choose

  5. I can’t think of any that you’ve missed.
    I’d like to read :-
    Dark Night: A True Batman Story
    Legend of Wonder Woman
    & Justice League: Volume 1 Origin among several others. 🙂

  6. I think there should be some Tokyo ghoul in this list but I would most like to read…. doctor strange #1, vision and Deadpool the complete collection.

  7. Moon Knight looks intriguing to me, and my husband would probably enjoy the Walking Dead Compendium and Spider-Man/Deadpool. Missing some Batman from the list!

  8. I can’t think of any that you’ve missed at the moment
    would love to read Deadpool, justice league and the fade out

  9. I’d say you’ve missed the Sandman graphic novels by Neil Gaiman, which have remained a consistent favourite and big seller since they first came out in the 90s!
    I’d love to read the Walking Dead compendium, Deadpool/Spiderman, and Daredevil – though to be honest I’d like to read most of those!

  10. My nephew is a huge comic book fan he has loads and I wouldn’t have a clue what he would want for his collection

  11. the walking dead, deadpool kills the marvel universe, death of wolverine. Cant think of any you have missed.

  12. Batman: Year One, The Dark Knight Returns and Sandman. So many there I would love to read, can’t pick 3.

  13. You should add Black Hole by Charles Burns to that list, still creepy to this day. I would love to read The Fade Out, Monstress, and Dark Night: A True Batman Story.

  14. there’s so many options I can’t see any missed ones 🙂 Space Battle Lunchtime, Justice League and Death of Wolverine would be my choice x

  15. Well I’d love them all but particularly, Deathnote, Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe and Justice League. A series I really wanna get into that is missing from your list is Lumberjanes. 🙂

  16. the sandman novels are the true classics! the walking dead, death note and guardians of the galaxy would be on my list.

  17. You’ve missed out Craig Thompson’s brilliant Blankets, also Barbara Yelin’s superb Irmina, and Brian K Vaughan’s Paper Girls. All 3 would be on my list.

  18. V for Vendetta or The ballad of Halo Jones are missing as far as I am concerned – of these I would like to read Monstress, Doctor Strange and the Legend of Wonder Woman.

  19. Walking Dead, I’d love to win Deadpool, Deadpool kills the marvel universe and Deadpool vs Spiderman. Can you tell I love Deadpool

  20. Missing V for Vendetta, and I’d like to read the walking dead, death note and guardians of the galaxy.

  21. I can’t think of any that has been missed (mind has gone blank)! I would like Spider-Man/Deadpool Vol. 1, Legend of Wonder Woman and Justice League: Volume 1 Origin

  22. Everyone missing the Walking Dead needs to look closer lol. I would like to have seen the Watchmen graphic novel. 3 on the list I’d like to read are Daredevil, I am Hero and Monstress 🙂

  23. My brother goes on about Batman Hush, so I think it should have been included. I also love the manga Fruits Basket. I’d like to read Dark Night, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Justice League.

  24. Missing Walking Dead, Blue Exorcist, and Fullmetal Alchemist … would love to read Guardians and Deadpool

  25. Battle Space Lunchtime, The Walking Dead & Daredevil…can’t believe Hilda and the Stone Forest on this list.

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