Malice wrote:Ellis's "Fell".
Brian K. Vaughn's "Y: The Last Man" is a tasty, tasty soap opera, and if you stick them all together they're basically a graphic novel.
Frank Miller's "Sin City" series is excellent in every way, shape, and form. His "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns" is a defining classic in the medium, and its sequel, "The Dark Knight Strikes Back" is, while not as good, still very interesting (especially in terms of the art) and innovative (not to mention politically timely).
I'd also recommend, in a very different vein, Daniel Clowe's "Ghost World."
I second both parts of "Maus."
Oh, and Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis" is fantastic.
T.S. Eliot in "The Waste Land" wrote:APRIL is the cruellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain.
V For Vendetta
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Y: the Last Man
What's happened so far in the Walking Dead
and some more stuff as I remember.
WaywardAngel wrote:Watchmen. First graphic novel I ever read, and still my favourite. All the other suggestions are cool as well from my limited experience.
dbsmith wrote:Go on....
I've never found anything that comes even close to Watchmen and Sandman
But i havent read that many of them
WaywardAngel wrote:You have Rorschach as your avatar but didn't mention Watchmen? Guess I'll have to do it then.
hobo386 wrote:The Five Fists of Science!
The only comic where Tesla is a superhero.
I like Morrison best when he's not dealing with Superheros. Or, at least when he's not putting Superheros through almost the exact same thing again and again and again. The leaping around the panels was clever when he did it for Animal Man. It was expected and kinda tiresome when he did it for Zatanna.Zohar wrote:Personally, I dislike Grant Morrison. It always seems to me like he has a semi-interesting idea and then he tries to create a story to show it off. I know other people love him, but I don't think I read one thing of him that I liked. It all seems gimmicky, to me.
SecondTalon wrote:Hellblazer. Any of them.
addams wrote:A drunk neighbor is better than a sober Belial.
DarkKnightJared wrote:Pride of Bhagdad: Written by Brian K. Vaughan, it's basically a twisted version of The Lion King based on the true story of a pride of lions exploring Iraq at the beginning of the 2003 occupation.
Adalwolf wrote:Marvel's Annihilation arc is awesome!
I haven't read Annihilation Conquest yest, but I've heard good things about it.
DC's Infinite Crisis is very good-I've read the first half of it. The lead up story the Rann-Thanagar War is also pretty damn good.
Some of the new Captain America stories are also very, very good.
I've heard good things about Planet Hulk, and some not so good things about World War Hulk, but I still am planning on reading both.
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