Graphic Novel Favorites

I recommend you check out these awesome comics and graphic novels. Some may be out of print, but are worth tracking down at a library, used bookstore, on Ebay, or Amazon Marketplace!

If you like Astronaut Academy…

The Secret Science Alliance by Eleanor Davis (Bloomsbury)
Meanwhile by Jason Shiga (Abrams)
G-Man #3: Coming Home by Chris Giarrusso (Image Comics)
Hilda and the Midnight Giant by Luke Pearson (Nobrow Press)
Cowa! by Akira Toriyama (Viz Media)
Fangbone! Third Grade Barbarian by Michael Rex (Putnam)
Grampa and Julie Sharkhunters by Jef Czekaj (Top Shelf)
Spiralbound: Top Secret Summer by Aaron Renier (Top Shelf)
Dinosaurs in Space by Pranas Naujokaitis (Balloon Toons)
Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi (Graphix)

For slightly older folks…
Snake n’ Bacon’s Cartoon Cabaret by Michael Kupperman (Harper)
Love Roma! by Minoru Toyoda (Del Rey)
Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Other graphic novels I especially love…

Smile by Raina Telgemeier (Graphix)
Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke (Graphix)
Giants Beware by Jorge Auguirre and Rafael Rosado (First Second)
Fangbone by Michael Rex (Putnam)
Akiko (series) by Mark Crilley (Sirius Entertainment)
Goodbye Chunky Rice by Craig Thompson (Top Shelf)

My favorite comic strip collections when I was growing up…

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson
The Far Side by Gary Larson
Peanuts by Charles Schulz
Bloom County by Berkely Breathed
Fox Trot by Bill Amend
Garfield (Volumes 1-13) by Jim Davis

My favorite comic books when I was growing up…

Groo the Wanderer by Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier
Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge Comics by Carl Barks and Don Rosa

As I got older…
Milk & Cheese by Evan Dorkin
Squee by Jhonen Vasquez

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