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Geek Girls of San Diego Message Board › Graphic Novel List/Recommendations

Graphic Novel List/Recommendations

april
user 9987079
Group Organizer
San Diego, CA
Post #: 30
Hi Everyone!

The comic book club was discussing the books we've read in the past, and some people mentioned they wanted a list. We've been meeting for longer than the Geek Girls have been around, almost 2 years! Please feel free to add any suggestions for future books. It would be awesome (but not required) if they were available at the county (http://www.sdcl.org/...­) or city (http://www.sandiego.g...­) libraries. Most of the books on this list are available at the library as well. Without further ado:

Maus 1 & 2 (Sept 2010)
Tamara Drewe (Oct 2010)
Persepolis 1 & 2 (Nov 2010)
Logicomix (Dec 2010)
Grandville (Jan 2011)
Hereville (Feb 2011)
Sandman 1 (March 2011)
Local (April 2011)
Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (May 2011)
American Born Chinese (June 2011)
Sandman 2 & 3 (July 2011)
Fun Home (August 2011)
Pyongyang: A Journey (September 2011)
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (October 2011)
Music for Mechanics (Love & Rockets Vol. 1) (November 2011)
Laika (December 2011)
Watchmen (January 2012)
Runaways Vol 1. (February 2012)
Asterios Polyp (March 2012)
Rabbi's Cat (April 2012)
Black Hole (May 2012)
Understanding Comics (June 2012)
Good-Bye Chunky Rice (July 2012)
Transmetropolitan Vol. 1 Back on the Streets (August 2012)
The Saga of the Swamp Thing Vol. 1 (September 2012)
Anya's Ghost (October 2012)
Y: The Last Man Vol. 1: Unmanned (November 2012)
Lucifer Vol. 1: Devil in the Gateway (December 2012)
Sons of Liberty (Lagos Brothers) (January 2013)
Little White Duck (February 2013)
Psychiatric Tales (March 2013)
From Hell (April 2013)
Mouse Guard, Fall 1152 (May 2013)
Parker: The Hunter (June 2013)
The Influencing Machine (July 2013)
The Tooth (August 2013)
The Troll King (September 2013)
Locke & Key Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft (October 2013)
The Photographer: Into War-torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders (January 2014)
Zita the Space Girl and Legends of Zita the Space Girl (February 2014)
March Vol. 1 (March 2014)
Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant (April 2014)
Blankets (May 2014)
Saga Vols 1-3 (June 2014)
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen (July 2014)
Pretty Deadly Vol. 1 (August 2014)
The Comic Book History of Comics (September 2014)
Hellboy Vol. 1 (October 2014)
Castle Waiting (November 2014)
In Real Life (December 2014)
Boxers & Saints (January 2015)
Hip Hop Family Tree (February 2015)
Marbles: Depression, Mania, Michelangelo, and Me (March 2015)
Sex Criminals Vols 1 & 2 (April 2015)
East of West Vol. 1 (May 2015)
Nijigahara Holograph (June 2015)
Girl in Dior (July 2015)
Wicked and Divine Vol. 1 (August 2015)
This One Summer (September 2015)
Beasts of Burden: Animal Rites (October 2015)
We Can Fix It (November 2015)
The Last Unicorn (December 2015)
Blacksad (January 2016)
Chester 5000 XYV (February 2016)
Pablo (March 2016)
The Bozz Chronicles (April 2016)
Step Aside Pops & Donner Dinner Party (May 2016)
Ghost World (+film) (June 2016)
ON HIATUS FROM JULY 2016-JANUARY 2017
Wizzywig (February 2017)
Soviet Daughter (March 2017)
Imitation Game (April 2017)
Make Me a Woman (May 2017)
Wytches (June 2017)
Paper Girls (July 2017)
Nimona (August 2017)
Just So Happens (September 2017)
Clean Room Vol. 1 (October 2017)
Descender Vol. 1 (November 2017)
Boundless (December 2017)
My Favorite Thing is Monsters (January 2018)
The Underground Abductor & Nat Turner (February 2018)
A former member
Post #: 2
Awesome! Thanks for the list, I will start checking those out!

I started on the group from the Watchmen so I have come catching up to do. I'll be sure to take some suggestions to our next meeting!
A former member
Post #: 1
The list looks great! I am up for anything, but here are some suggestions too:


-FInder-VOice
-Bone
-Preacher
-Habibi-I think this was already mentioned
-We3
-Cages
-Whiteout
-Promethea

Look forward to seeing you all soon!
april
user 9987079
Group Organizer
San Diego, CA
Post #: 31
Rayna,

I SO want to read Preacher! And Habibi. I have heard good things about Promethea too.
A former member
Post #: 2
Awesome! The ones you already read all look great too, personally I would not mind if we had any repeats.
Heather
user 12533619
San Diego, CA
Post #: 1
Just FYI, Hereville is also available as a web comic (in a version slightly different than the hard copy version) at http://www.hereville.com/­.
Sarah
user 30146342
San Diego, CA
Post #: 4
I've been meaning to read Transmetropolitan and I believe the library has most of the volumes.
Megan
user 6479327
New Britain, CT
Post #: 159
Preacher is pretty awesome and I've wanted to read Whiteout as well (I heard the movie was awful). I am going to go to the next one. The problem before was always work as I wouldn't get out until 8:30 before. Now that the hours of the zoo are changing to close at 6 next week, I have more opportunities to go to comic book club ^_^

Some books I'd eventually like to read or have read that are amazing and I want to share:

When the Wind Blows (a post apocalyptic tale from the perspective of a retired couple in England)
Lone Wolf and Cub
Tank Girl (always have wanted to read this)
The Tale of One Bad Rat


A former member
Post #: 112
I'd like to add Elfquest, now online entirely at:
http://www.elfquest.c...­

Also, Locke and Key is a great new comic by Joe hill. I have yet to show it to someone who hasn't had a hard time putting it back down.
Justine D.
user 59093532
San Diego, CA
Post #: 1
A few suggestions that may or may not have been mentioned before:

Pride of Baghdad - Brian K. Vaughan
Infinite Horizon - Gerry Dugan
Stumptown Vol. 1 - Greg Rucka
The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch - Neil Gaiman
Superman: Speeding Bullets - J. M. DeMatteis
The Unwritten Vol. 1 - Mike Carey
V for Vendetta - Alan Moore (I'm sure people have read this though)
Thief of Thieves Vol. 1 - Nick Spencer
Morning Glories Vol. 1 - Nick Spencer
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