Introductory Comic Books for Adults

A Listmania! list by Amazon Customer "eviltwincomics" (Brooklyn, NY USA)
 
The Cowboy Wally Show
1.  The Cowboy Wally Show by Kyle Baker
The list author says:
  "If this doesn't make you laugh, you aren't human. Kyle Baker's first book is still his best. HIGHEST RECOMENDATION."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Love & Rockets Vol. 7: The Death of Speedy
2.  Love & Rockets Vol. 7: The Death of Speedy by Jaime Hernandez
The list author says:
  "An amazing and moving story with some of the most beautiful and expresive art you'll ever see. The perfect introduction to the Hernandez Brothers work."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Perfect Example
3.  Perfect Example by John Porcellino
The list author says:
  "A touching personal memoir by one of comics marginalized heroes. Proof positive of comics as literature."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Elektra: Assassin (Marvel's Finest)
4.  Elektra: Assassin (Marvel's Finest) by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "Forget Dark Knight, forget Sin City - THIS is Frank Miller's best work: an unapologetic political commentary disguised as balls-to-the-wall gore fest. Miller's most imaginative and mind-blowing work."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Channel Zero
5.  Channel Zero by Brian Wood
The list author says:
  "A seamless blending of art, story and design. Exciting to read and absolutely beautiful to look at. You will never look at your television the same again."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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Transmetropolitan Vol 01: Back on the Street
6.  Transmetropolitan Vol 01: Back on the Street by Darick Robertson
The list author says:
  "Future news columnist Spider Jerusalem is a horrible, horrible person - but if you're like me, you can't wait to see who he pisses off next."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
7.  Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud
The list author says:
  "An insightful and entrtaining look into history and logic of the comic book art form."
$16.49   Used & New from: $6.82
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (281 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Blue Monday: The Kids Are Alright
8.  Blue Monday: The Kids Are Alright by Chynna Clugston-Major
The list author says:
  "Screw Archie and Betty and Veronica - THIS is what high school is really like - funny, sad, crazy, painful and very, very vivid. A joy to read."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Fortune and Glory: A True Hollywood Comic Book Story
9.  Fortune and Glory: A True Hollywood Comic Book Story by Brian Michael Bendis
The list author says:
  "A hilarious memoir of a struggling writer's plunge into the big money entertainment industry, all of it true. You always suspected Hollywood was stupid, you just never knew HOW stupid."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Breakfast After Noon
10.  Breakfast After Noon by Andi Watson
The list author says:
  "Andi Watson never fails to impress, especially with this story of a young couple stuggling with unemployment shortly before thier upcomming marriage."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Volcanic Revolver
11.  Volcanic Revolver by Scott Morse
The list author says:
  "A unique and personal take on the period crime drama."
$9.95   Used & New from: $1.14

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