All Time Faves: Best Comic Graphic Novels

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Avengers vs. X-Men Avengers vs. X-Men
By Bendis, Brian Michael
2012-11 - Marvel Comics
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The Avengers and the X-Men - the two most popular super hero teams in history - go to war! This landmark event bringing together Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Cyclops, Storm, Magneto and more in the story that changes them forever. It's the biggest event in Marvel History - but is it the Avengers or the X-Men who emerge triumphant? …More


House of M House of M
By Bendis, Brian Michael
2008-01 - Marvel Comics
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The Marvel even of the decade is here! The Avengers and the X-Men are faced with a common foe that becomes their greatest threat: Wanda Maximoff! The Scarlet Witch is out of control, and the fate of the entire world is in her hands. Will Magneto help his daughter or use her powers to his own benefit? Starring the Astonishing X-Men and the New Avengers! You know how sometimes you hear the phrase: And nothing will ever be the same again! Well, this time believe it, buster! And nothing will ever be the same again! Collects House of M #1-8, The Pulse: House of M Special Edition …More

Breakout Breakout
By Bendis, Brian Michael
2006-12 - Marvel Comics
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In the wake of the systematic destruction of the original Avengers, just what sort of threat to the world could persuade Captain America to assemble an all-new team? And following the events of Avengers Disassembled, who could possibly be on this team? How does Cap, Iron Man, Spider-Man and Wolverine sound? Fate has brought them together, and now Captain America wants to make it permanent! Who will take his hand and join the new Avengers? And will they be strong enough to fight the mysterious forces at play around them? Collects New Avengers #1-6. …More

The Sandman, Volume 1: Preludes & Nocturnes The Sandman, Volume 1: Preludes & Nocturnes
By Gaiman, Neil
2010-10 - Vertigo
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"New York Times"-bestselling author Gaiman's transcendent series, Sandman, offers an unforgettable tale of the forces that exist beyond life and death by weaving ancient mythology, folklore, and fairy tales with his own distinct narrative vision. …More

Young Avengers Volume 1 Sidekicks Young Avengers Volume 1 Sidekicks
By Heinberg, Allan
2006-04 - Marvel Comics
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In the wake of Avengers Disassembled, a mysterious new group of teen super heroes appears. But who are they? Where did they come from? And what right do they have to call themselves the Young Avengers? Young Gun Jim Cheung and TV superstar writer Allan Heinberg (The O.C., Sex and the City, Party of Five) promise to shock and surprise! Collects Young Avengers #1-6. …More

The Walking Dead Volume 1: Days Gone Bye The Walking Dead Volume 1: Days Gone Bye
By Kirkman, Robert
2006-09 - Image Comics
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Statements of responsibility vary from issue to issue. …More

The Long Halloween The Long Halloween
By Loeb, Jeph
2011-10 - DC Comics
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Jeph Loeb's writing is keenly aware that Batman is a detective, and Tim Sale portrays a Gotham that is a fertile breeding ground for corruption and madness. Here, Batman is coming to terms with the potent image he projects and the madness it attracts. There are many fine Batman stories, but the ones that capture the spirit with extreme clarity are few.--Danny Graydon. 384 pp. …More

Spider-Man Blue Spider-Man Blue
By Loeb, Jeph
2011-08 - Marvel Comics
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From the creators of the bestselling "Daredevils: Yellow" comes this trade paperback edition of a lavish look at a pivotal era in the life of the Amazing Spider-Man. …More

Superman: Red Son Superman: Red Son
By Millar, Mark
2004-02 - DC Comics
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The classic myth of the Man of Steel is re-imagined and reinvented as the infamous rocket ship crash-lands in the fields of the Ukraine. Raised in Russia, Superman grows to become the Soviet Union's greatest weapon as the world is transformed into a communist state opposed only by the crumbling capitalistic America and its President, Lex Luthor. …More

300 300
By Miller, Frank
2000-01 - Dark Horse Comics
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"Collects issues one through five of the Dark Horse comic-book series 300"--T.p. verso. …More

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
By Miller, Frank
1997-05 - DC Comics
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A tour de force of powerful storytelling and intense characterization, "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns" is the tale of a tortured man's effort to save a city spiraling into chaos. An aging, time-worn Batman struggles with the acceptance of a new Robin while facing the latest generation of vicious, hyper-violent criminals. Old foes like the Joker and Two-Face add to the maddening mayhem which Batman must face and somehow conquer. Even Batman's relationship with his friend and ally Superman takes a fresh and inventive turn that would have been unthinkable outside of Frank Miller's richly imagined vision of the Dark Knight's future. This tenth anniversary edition features 28 pages of sketches, art, text material and an introduction by the author. …More

Loeg Vol One Tp Loeg Vol One Tp
By Moore, Alan
2011-11 - DC Comics
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Presented in this edition is the League's first adventure along with the illustrators' masterful sketchbook. …More

Watchmen Watchmen
By Moore, Alan
1995-04 - DC Comics
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It all begins with the paranoid delusions of a half-insane hero called Rorschach--but is he really insane or has he, in fact, uncovered a plot to murder super-heroes and possibly millions of innocent civilians? Following two generations of masked super-heroes from the close of World War II to the icy shadow of the Cold War comes this groundbreaking comic story--the story of The Watchmen. …More

Scott Pilgrim Vol 1-3 Bundle Scott Pilgrim Vol 1 
By O'Malley, Bryan Lee
2010-01 - Oni Press
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The series is about 24-year-old Canadian Scott Pilgrim, a slacker, hero, wannabe-rockstar, who is living in Toronto and playing bass in the band "Sex Bob-Omb." He falls in love with American delivery girl Ramona V. Flowers, but must defeat her seven "evil ex-boyfriends" in order to date her

Kingdom Come Kingdom Come
By Waid, Mark
2008-09 - DC Comics
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One of the most acclaimed graphic novels of all time is offered in this new edition, with lush new panoramic cover art. …More

Fables Vol. 1. Fables Vol. 1.
By Willingham, Bill
2009-10 - Titan Publishing Company
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When a savage creature known only as the Adversary conquered the fabled lands of legends and fairy tales, all of the infamous inhabitants of folklore were forced into exile. Disguised among the normal citizens of modern-day New York, these magical characters have created their own peaceful and secret society within an exclusive luxury apartment building called Fabletown.

Out from Boneville Out from Boneville
By Smith, Jeff
2005-02 - Graphix
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In this first of a nine-book epic, the three Bone cousins--Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley Bone--are separated and lost in a vast, uncharted desert. One by one, they find their way into a deep, forested valley filled with wonderful and terrifying creatures. …More