Graphic Novels Worth Reading!

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Daredevil: Guardian Devil
1.  Daredevil: Guardian Devil by Kevin Smith
The list author says:
  "Kevin Smith started this great new run on DD with great artwork by Quesada. DD is one of my all-time favorite characters!"
$15.13   Used & New from: $9.68
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Daredevil by Brian Michael Bendis & Alex Maleev Ultimate Collection - Book 1
2.  Daredevil by Brian Michael Bendis & Alex Maleev Ultimate Collection - Book 1 by Brian Michael Bendis
The list author says:
  "Taking up the reins was fantastic comic writer Bendis. He and artist Kaleev take DD into a great realism with even better stories."
$24.62   Used & New from: $13.37
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson Omnibus
3.  Daredevil by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson Omnibus by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "The entire Daredevil/Elektra saga as told by Frank Miller!"
$67.39   Used & New from: $54.96
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Daredevil: Born Again
4.  Daredevil: Born Again by Frank Miller
$15.13   Used & New from: $11.07
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Batman: Year One
5.  Batman: Year One by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "The beginning of it all!"
$8.46   Used & New from: $5.48
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (446 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
6.  Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "Batman is like a fine wine: he gets better - and kicks more butt - with age."
$13.60   Used & New from: $9.22
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (740 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Batman: The Long Halloween
7.  Batman: The Long Halloween by Jeph Loeb
The list author says:
  "Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale are the Lennon/McCartney of comics! This story is one of the best and features a killer called Holiday plus a lot of Batman's classic enemies."
$16.04   Used & New from: $12.26
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (338 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Catwoman: When in Rome (Batman)
8.  Catwoman: When in Rome (Batman) by Jeph Loeb
The list author says:
  "Takes place during some of and between "Batman: The Long Halloween" and "Batman: Dark Victory." Tim Sale's artwork (featured in the hit NBC show "Heroes") is SO great!"
$11.97   Used & New from: $5.93
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Batman: Dark Victory (new edition)
9.  Batman: Dark Victory (new edition) by Jeph Loeb
The list author says:
  "The sequel to "The Long Halloween.""
$18.62   Used & New from: $13.38
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Batman: Hush
10.  Batman: Hush by Jim Lee
The list author says:
  "One of my favorite artists Jim Lee helms this story with a new villain that utilizes a lot of Batman's older, classic villains."
$16.52   Used & New from: $13.92
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (324 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Rising Stars Compendium
11.  Rising Stars Compendium by Fiona Avery
The list author says:
  "Whoever thought up USA's "The 4400" or NBC's "Heroes" definitely was influenced by this book. This one is told from a more realistic point-of-view than Supreme Power."
$44.83   Used & New from: $29.71
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Supreme Power, Vol. 1
12.  Supreme Power, Vol. 1 by J. Michael Straczynski
The list author says:
  "Same as Rising Stars, but the characters' powers each model after the DC universe's main characters (JLA) and their powers."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Runaways: The Complete Collection Volume 1
13.  Runaways: The Complete Collection Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan
The list author says:
  "Brian Vaughan is another great writer and his characters in the Runaways are all really cool kids. The dialogue is realistic and flows as easily as if Joss Whedon had written it."
$25.36   Used & New from: $19.67
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

J. Michael Straczynski's Midnight Nation, Vol. 1
14.  J. Michael Straczynski's Midnight Nation, Vol. 1 by J. Michael Straczynski
The list author says:
  "I don't know why I like a lot of Straczynski (I'm not into Babylon 5), but this one is also great! It's all about faith, hope, and selflessness. This would make a great movie!"
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Watchmen
15.  Watchmen by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "Truly a pure classic! I was skeptical about the movie because I didn't know how they could do the book justice (there's just SO much to the story), but the movie truly lives up to the book!"
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Frank Miller's Complete Sin City Library
16.  Frank Miller's Complete Sin City Library by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "This is a classic! Before the movies, there were these. All volumes just prove that the graphic novel is a true cinematic storytelling technique."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Freshmen Volume 1
17.  Freshmen Volume 1 by Hugh Sterbakov
The list author says:
  "Buffy alum Seth Green co-created this and it's hilarious! Tells the story of college freshmen outcasts who (by accident) obtain a specific, weird super power! Any comic with a talking beaver rules!"
$14.37   Used & New from: $0.50
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Identity Crisis
18.  Identity Crisis by Brad Meltzer
The list author says:
  "The heroes of DC Comics come under fire for some moral choices."
$13.30   Used & New from: $5.98
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (140 customer reviews)

Wanted
19.  Wanted by Mark Millar
The list author says:
  "Other than names, the movie has pretty much nothing to do with the plot of this. It focuses on the bad guys! And these are bad guys you'd actually like hanging out with! If only you could trust them!"
$14.94   Used & New from: $4.11
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews)

Superman: Secret Identity (Superman (Graphic Novels))
20.  Superman: Secret Identity (Superman (Graphic Novels)) by Kurt Busiek
The list author says:
  "This is a more (close to) realistic story about a kid who not only shares Superman's Earth name, but also Superman's abilities. I highly recommend this!"
$16.52   Used & New from: $4.88
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Justice League of America Vol. 1: The Tornado's Path
21.  Justice League of America Vol. 1: The Tornado's Path by Brad Meltzer
The list author says:
  "The Justice League reassembled and revamped thanks to Meltzer and spectacular artist Ed Benes."
$19.05   Used & New from: $1.82
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

The Long Way Home (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 8, Vol. 1)
22.  The Long Way Home (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 8, Vol. 1) by Joss Whedon
The list author says:
  "Season 8 of Buffy, picking up a few months after the finale of the TV show."
$12.96   Used & New from: $0.85
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Y: The Last Man, Book 1, Deluxe Edition
23.  Y: The Last Man, Book 1, Deluxe Edition by Brian K. Vaughan
The list author says:
  "Imagine being the last, only man on Earth! This guy is. The entire collection is a must-read!"
$20.00   Used & New from: $14.90
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Boys Volume 1 Omnibus TP
24.  The Boys Volume 1 Omnibus TP by Garth Ennis
The list author says:
  "Who watches the watchmen? These guys do! Great comic!"
$21.77

All-Star Batman & Robin, The Boy Wonder, Vol. 1
25.  All-Star Batman & Robin, The Boy Wonder, Vol. 1 by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "I don't like Robin that much but Miller's reenergized origin story of Batman taking in Robin is pretty cool. Also, Batman is sort of a prick ... but I like it. A new spin on a classic DC story."
$16.66   Used & New from: $6.47
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Green Lantern/Green Arrow
26.  Green Lantern/Green Arrow by Dennis O'Neil
The list author says:
  "One of the most revolutionary comics of its time when it first came out in the 1970s! The duo didn't fight just villains but tackled racism, poverty, drugs, and other social ills!"
$22.06   Used & New from: $15.29
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Scott Pilgrims Precious Little Boxset
27.  Scott Pilgrims Precious Little Boxset by Bryan Lee O'Malley
The list author says:
  "I usually hate manga, and even though this looks like a manga, it's not. The art is cartoonish but the writing is so great that it's difficult to pass over. Definitely recommend!"
$41.49   Used & New from: $27.95
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Kick-Ass - Volume 1
28.  Kick-Ass - Volume 1 by Mark Millar
The list author says:
  "Find out what happens when a teenager really does try to become a superhero. The name pretty much says it all. Oh, and the movie is GREAT!"
$28.50   Used & New from: $12.88
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Nemesis
29.  Nemesis by Mark Millar
The list author says:
  "This awesome comic by Mark Millar ("Wanted") focuses on the bad guy. Nemesis has got to be one of the best, coolest villains of all time!"
$12.33   Used & New from: $2.91
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

The Crow: Special Edition
30.  The Crow: Special Edition by J. O'Barr
The list author says:
  "James O'Barr takes grief (and all of the emotions involved) over death of a loved one and produces a masterpiece!"
$15.15   Used & New from: $9.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

Superman for All Seasons
31.  Superman for All Seasons by Jeph Loeb
The list author says:
  "A wonderful, Frank Capra-esque tale of different seasons in Clark Kent's life."
$14.37   Used & New from: $6.19
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

The Walking Dead:  Compendium One
32.  The Walking Dead: Compendium One by Robert Kirkman
The list author says:
  "SOOOOOOO good! If you even just like the series, you should definitely read this!"
$35.00   Used & New from: $24.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,184 customer reviews) | 13 customer discussions

Green Lantern: Rebirth
33.  Green Lantern: Rebirth by Geoff Johns
The list author says:
  "Green Lantern used to be my least favorite DC hero, but Geoff Johns has made him nothing short of brilliant!"
$11.97   Used & New from: $5.57
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

Green Lantern: Blackest Night
34.  Green Lantern: Blackest Night by Geoff Johns
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

Blackest Night
35.  Blackest Night by Geoff Johns
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 customer reviews)

Green Lantern, Vol. 1: Sinestro (The New 52)
36.  Green Lantern, Vol. 1: Sinestro (The New 52) by Geoff Johns
$10.03   Used & New from: $5.92
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Green Lantern Vol. 2: The Revenge of Black Hand (The New 52) (Green Lantern (Graphic Novels))
37.  Green Lantern Vol. 2: The Revenge of Black Hand (The New 52) (Green Lantern (Graphic Novels)) by Geoff Johns
$13.24   Used & New from: $8.86
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Green Lantern Vol. 3: The End (The New 52)
38.  Green Lantern Vol. 3: The End (The New 52) by Geoff Johns
$15.13   Used & New from: $11.14
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Supercrooks
39.  Supercrooks by Mark Millar
The list author says:
  "'Ocean's Eleven' meets 'X-Men!'"
$15.13   Used & New from: $3.95
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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