Must Read/Look At Graphic Novels

A Listmania! list by Jayce
The list author says: "No particular order, but I really like these. For me, writing and art both have to be there, though I'm a sucker for art."
Fables, Vol. 1: Legends in Exile
1.  Fables, Vol. 1: Legends in Exile by Bill Willingham
The list author says:
  "one of the best ever. keep it coming. it satisfies my fantasy addiction"
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Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned
2.  Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned by Brian K. Vaughan
The list author says:
  "loved it, yorick's the man"
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Marvel 1602
3.  Marvel 1602 by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "i love historical fiction, especially the elizabethan era, and then add superheroes and villains? one of my all time favs"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (234 customer reviews)

Chew Volume 1: Tasters Choice
4.  Chew Volume 1: Tasters Choice by Rob Guillory
The list author says:
  "such a cool idea, wish i had thought of it"
$8.80   Used & New from: $3.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Kingdom Come
5.  Kingdom Come by Mark Waid
The list author says:
  "can't go wrong with the art of alex ross"
$11.85   Used & New from: $7.67
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (408 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Batman: Hush
6.  Batman: Hush by Jim Lee
The list author says:
  "jeph loeb and jim lee? wow!"
$16.99   Used & New from: $12.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (412 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Unwritten Vol. 1: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity
7.  Unwritten Vol. 1: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity by Mike Carey
The list author says:
  "started a little slow for me, but now i can't wait for more"
$11.74   Used & New from: $2.46
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

Scott Pilgrim, Vol. 1: Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life
8.  Scott Pilgrim, Vol. 1: Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life by Bryan Lee O'Malley
The list author says:
  "so good, liked the movie too, but it can't compare with this"
$7.69   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Marvels
9.  Marvels by Kurt Busiek
The list author says:
  "again with alex ross. you almost don't need a story"
$16.01   Used & New from: $11.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
10.  Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "classic."
$10.26   Used & New from: $8.80
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (871 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

All Star Superman, Vol. 1
11.  All Star Superman, Vol. 1 by Grant Morrison
The list author says:
  "up there"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Superman: For Tomorrow, Vol. 1
12.  Superman: For Tomorrow, Vol. 1 by Jim Lee
The list author says:
  "i just love jim lee."
$13.31   Used & New from: $0.69
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 1: Power and Responsibility
13.  Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 1: Power and Responsibility by Brian Michael Bendis
The list author says:
  "if you're a spidey fan, this is for you"
$16.38   Used & New from: $3.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

All Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder
14.  All Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "some people don't seem to like this, but i don't mind a grittier batman."
$15.32   Used & New from: $5.99
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Bone: The Complete Cartoon Epic in One Volume
15.  Bone: The Complete Cartoon Epic in One Volume by Jeff Smith
The list author says:
  "good and big"
$29.28   Used & New from: $15.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (295 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

DC: The New Frontier - VOL 01
16.  DC: The New Frontier - VOL 01 by Darwyn Cooke
The list author says:
  "just amazing"
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Superman/Batman, Vol. 2: Supergirl
17.  Superman/Batman, Vol. 2: Supergirl by Jeph Loeb
The list author says:
  "the whole series is good, but really liked this one. art and story"
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1
18.  The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1 by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "i really like the mixing of literary characters, too bad the movie sucked"
$14.30   Used & New from: $0.78
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (189 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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