Monday, November 06, 2006

The Top Ten Best Graphic Novels Ever v2

1st Watchmen
2nd Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
3rd Maus
4th Sandman
5th Bone
6th Sin City
7th Preacher
8th V for Vendetta
9th From Hell
10th Batman: Year One


Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Chuckling Whatsit by Richard Sala is my #1, it ruined comics for me, every comic ever written pales in comparison to it for me

7:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Overall you have some good picks but I don't like how you have some series listed like Hellboy and also have individual TPBs of story arcs from other series.

4:52 PM  
Anonymous Johnson H said...

I like it! I found this post but i don't agree with the order but the dude makes some strong arguements for his pcks

8:52 PM  
Blogger LBheart said...

Seems as if some are more runs than novels overall but a good list none the lest, just started following you, <----that's me

4:02 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You should change the list to "The Best american/english Graphic Novels Ever". Did you even mention five non-english books there?

7:39 AM  
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9:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting this list. As someone who has never read or purchased a graphic novel before, I appreciate an insider's insight. It makes giving a Graphic Novel as a gift much easier. Thanks again!

9:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Watchmen should ALWAYS be No.1

11:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

In my eye's Alan Moore is one of the greatest writers of all time. You can't give him enough credit!

11:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous: Thanks for the recommendation of Richard Sala's The Chuckling Whatsit. I have been looking to purchase a book by Sala. I feel the same way about Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba. Once I read that, all other graphic novels have seemed weak in story. Speaking of this, that's the problem with massive "top 100" lists like this: they usually go by volume of sales and general exposure and rarely include obscure titles that are actually excellent. They just haven't been discovered by the general population.

2:15 PM  

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