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Staff Picks Updates: Pride 2024

Staff Picks Updates: Pride 2024

Introduction This year, we thought it might be good to reflect back on some of the great comics highlighted in previous years’ Pride lists while also sprinkling in a few new options. So enjoy ...
Manga: Actually Completed Series

Manga: Actually Completed Series

Introduction It can be tough to add a series to a collection or recommend it to a reader when it's unfinished or cancelled, so this list is made of only completed manga series. Some are longer ...
Hidden Gems: Adaptations and Retellings

Hidden Gems: Adaptations and Retellings

Introduction Graphic Novels are a great way to make literary text more accessible and approachable, especially for folks who might otherwise struggle with a dense text. There are also a number ...
Staff Picks: MANGA One and done

Staff Picks: MANGA One and done

Introduction Want to pick up a new manga but don't want to end up committed to a 30+ volume story? Try a pick or two from this list, guaranteed to end with just the one book. 
How to Comic: Comics that teach you something

How to Comic: Comics that teach you something

Introduction When we typically think of comics and manga, we think of fictional stories. A dog who’s a cop or a pirate who can stretch his limbs like rubber. If you are more familiar with comics ...
Staff picks: Top Comics of 2023

Staff picks: Top Comics of 2023

Introduction  Another year has come and gone, and the Features Team is proud to share our favorite titles from 2023. We hope you have a chance to revisit some favorites and discover new ones! 
Comics that started as Webcomics

Comics that started as Webcomics

Introduction In the age where you can read comics from an app on your phone, it’s no surprise that many well-known comics get their start online as webcomics. Comics that started out on ...
Staff picks: Body image

Staff picks: Body image

Introduction Accepting your body can be hard, especially when it doesn't match your self-image or fit society's ideals. The Features Team has compiled this list of comics where the characters ...
Must Have: Dungeons & Dragons

Must Have: Dungeons & Dragons

Introduction Dungeons & Dragons (or D&D) is a game powered by imagination. It allows a group of friendsto enter a fantasy world controlled by a Dungeon Master and interact with this ...
Staff Picks: Haunted Places

Staff Picks: Haunted Places

Introduction Are there places that give you chills or make you want to leave, for fear of what you will meet? In this newest list, the Features team introduces you to comic about haunted places. ...
Comics for kids: Graphic Adaptations

Comics for kids: Graphic Adaptations

Introduction Graphic adaptations for kids have been around for a long time, originally as adaptations of traditional classics, then as the middle grade graphics genre exploded with Dav Pilkey ...
Hidden Gems: history

Hidden Gems: history

Introduction In this latest installment of Hidden Gems, the Features Team has pulled together a list of history comics. We hope this list will introduce some unknown historical figures and ...