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Comics with twists

Comics with twists

Introduction Sometimes knowing where the plot is going is comforting, but if you’re looking for the opposite, try this list! We’ve got comics so full of twists and turns, the end is a complete ...
Comics for Kids: Summertime

Comics for Kids: Summertime

Introduction School's out for the summer! Dive into these kids graphic novels featuring summer camps, mysteries, and neighborhood hijinks.
Staff Picks: Superheroes for Middle & High Schoolers

Staff Picks: Superheroes for Middle & High Schoolers

Introduction Choosing and purchasing superhero stories for middle and high-school-aged kids can be tricky.They know about so many of the characters and want to read all kinds of comics, but what ...
Staff Picks: Comics All Over the World

Staff Picks: Comics All Over the World

Introduction Let's go all around the world with comics either about travel, or set in or written by people in countries other than the US. Either travelling physically or in our minds, these ...
Must Have: Shazam

Must Have: Shazam

Introduction When young orphan Billy Batson says the magic word, a bolt of magical lightning comes from the sky and transforms Billy into Shazam, the World’s Mightiest Mortal, an adult-looking, ...
Staff Picks: Superheroes – where to start

Staff Picks: Superheroes – where to start

Introduction Superheroes fill not only our comics pages, but also our screens and prose and beyond. While many readers know superheroes names and powers from pop culture osmosis, it can be ...
Staff Picks: Speed Date with a Comic

Staff Picks: Speed Date with a Comic

Introduction Have you been in a reading slump or gravitating towards the same sort of comics over and over? Try something new and Speed Date a Comic! Our Features Writers encourage you to shake ...
Staff Picks: Top Comics of 2022

Staff Picks: Top Comics of 2022

Introduction  Another year has come and gone, and the Features Team is proud to share our favorite titles from 2022. We hope you have a chance to revisit some favorites and discover new ones! 
Staff Picks: A Passion for the Arts

Staff Picks: A Passion for the Arts

Introduction What do you think of when you think of art? Do you think of the greats who reach millions, or do you think of how art affects individual lives and helps people express themselves?  ...
Staff Picks: Graphic Medicine

Staff Picks: Graphic Medicine

Introduction Graphic medicine is a term meant to describe comics that intersect with healthcare, and hopefully the selections here give you an idea of what that can look like. If you want to ...
Staff Picks: Creature Feature

Staff Picks: Creature Feature

Introduction As the days grow shorter, vampires, werewolves, and other creatures have more opportunity to come out and roam.The Features team is happy to present a list of graphic novels ...
Staff Picks: LGBTQIA+ Nonfiction

Staff Picks: LGBTQIA+ Nonfiction

Introduction In honor of LGBTQ History Month, we’re highlighting some of our favorite queer nonfiction comics! The titles highlight a range of queer identities and experiences, and we hope you ...