Help a Returning Noob Navigate the Graphic Novel/Comics Universe!
February 10, 2013 6:26 PM Subscribe
I'm starting to get back into reading comics and graphic novels again after an absence of nearly 30 years. I'm hoping the cool kids of the Mefiverse can assist me in choosing some titles.
posted by Lipstick Thespian to Media & Arts (28 answers total) 45 users marked this as a favorite
Genres/Styles I'm Not Interested In:
- Superheroes. I find a lot of that stuff really silly and stunted. Possible exception for the amazing Watchmen. Don't care about Batman, etc.
Titles I Used to Love When I Started Collecting Back in the 80's:
- Swamp Thing
- the original Judge Dredd series
- the Steven comic (the little guy with the fedora who's constantly pissed off)
Titles I've Seen Recently That I Liked:
- the Fables series
- The Last Man series
- Locke & Key
- Mouse Guard (love Mouse Guard!)
- Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer
- Morning Glories
Titles I've Seen Recently That I Didn't Like Much At All:
- The Boys series or Preacher, etc. (comics that feature monster doses of violence/gaudy sex/etc. at the expense of telling a story.)
MAJOR BONUS POINTS FOR FINDING ANY CURRENT COMIC THAT CAN REMIND ME OF LITTLE NEMO IN SLUMBERLAND (which for my money is the greatest comic ever made, ever.)
Okay, that's about it. Release the hounds!