Best Superhero Comics & Graphic Novels Books
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1. Marvel Encyclopedia, New Edition
Author: by Stephen Wiacek
Published at: DK; New edition (April 2, 2019)
Discover the essential facts about Marvel Comics’ timeless heroes and villainsfrom Captain America, Spider-Man, and Iron Man to Thanos, Loki, and Kingpinwith an introduction by the legendary Stan Lee. This is the “book that mankind has been hungering for,” says American comic book writer, editor, publisher, and producer, Stan Lee, “a book that is-now and forever-a shining beacon of wonder, a titanic tribute to talent unleashed.” With this new edition of DK’s best-selling Marvel Encyclopedia, keep up with the ever-expanding Marvel Universe.
Updated and expanded, find out vital information and secret histories for more than 1,200 Marvel characters-from classics to brand new oneswhile getting the lowdown on recent key events, including Civil War 2, Secret Empire, and Infinity Countdown. From iconic teams-such as the Avengers, X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy-to fan favorites-Black Panther, Deadpool, and Captain Marvel to rising stars Amadeus Cho, Squirrel Girl and the Exiles-every significant Marvel character is showcased with the latest comic artwork.
2. The Superhero Haggadah: A Story of Signs and Marvels (Hebrew Edition)
Author: by Moshe Rosenberg
Published at: BSD Books (March 1, 2021)
How is the Passover Seder plate like a time machine? What makes a true superhero? And is guilt actually a Jewish super power? Join the author of the best-selling Unofficial Hogwarts Haggadah as he explores the 23 Infinity Saga films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and reveals uncanny connections to the classic Passover story.
From time travel to teaching, internal demons to external enemies, exile to homecoming, and Talmudic sages to cinematic superheroes, you’ll discover commonalities you never consideredand may just unearth your own super powers along the way. This 164-page full-color volume contains the entire text of the traditional Haggadah in Hebrew and English, along with English commentary, essays, and art to supercharge your Seder.
3. The Uncanny X-Men Omnibus Vol. 4
Author: by Chris Claremont
Published at: Marvel (March 2, 2021)
Chris Claremont teams with a new series artist, Marvel legend John Romita Jr., in this massive Omnibus collection of the X-Men’s uncanniest adventures! Milestones abound, including the introduction of Rachel Summers, Cyclops’ daughter from “Days of Future Past”; a bruising battle between Colossus and Juggernaut; and a descent into the Morlocks’ mutant underground.
Rogue emerges as a featured player as Mystique menaces the team, while Selene and the Hellfi re Club make their move. This is all set against a rising tide of anti-mutant hysteria that threatens to strip every mutant in the United States of their rights.
All this plus a double-sized anniversary issue, the Kitty Pryde & Wolverine miniseries and timeless work by Paul Smith and Barry Windsor-Smith! COLLECTING: UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) 176-193, UNCANNY X-MEN ANNUAL (1970) 8, KITTY PRYDE AND WOLVERINE (1984) 1-6, X-MEN AND ALPHA FLIGHT (1985) 1-2, material from MARVEL FANFARE (1982) 40
4. Batman: Three Jokers
Author: by Geoff Johns
Published at: DC Comics (November 17, 2020)
Who are the three jokers? Batman doesn’t understand how or why, but the fact is certain: the man he has spent a lifetime chasing isn’t one man at all. There are three Jokers. Now that he knows the unbelievable truth, Bruce needs real answers.
Joined by Barbara Gordon and Jason Todd, two former victims of the Joker’s brutality, the Dark Knight is finally on a path to defeat the madman once and for all. Every last one of him. Geoff Johns (Doomsday Clock, Batman: Earth One) and Jason Fabok (Justice League: The Darkseid War) reunite to present one of the most highly anticipated comics events in years!
Collects Batman: Three Jokers #1-3.
5. The Joker War Saga (Batman)
Author: by James Tynion IV
Published at: DC Comics (February 23, 2021)
The summer 2020 blockbuster “The Joker War” is collected in this new hardcover that includes the tie-in chapters starring Batgirl, Red Hood, Nightwing, Catwoman, and, of course, Harley Quinn! As the Clown Prince of Crime battles the Dark Knight Detective head-to-head one last time.
The Joker has never wanted to win before-he’s never wanted his battle with Batman to end. But now his motivation has shifted. This collection features the Joker’s confrontation with Batgirl; his manipulation of the amnesiac Nightwing; and a turf war between Gotham City’s many evildoers!
Plus, the debut of Clownhunter, a cameo by Ghost-Maker, and an epic battle between Harley Quinn and Punchine! Collects Batman #95-100, Batgirl #47, Detective Comics #1025, Red Hood: Outlaw #48, Nightwing #74, The Joker War Zone #1, plus stories from Harley Quinn #75 and Catwoman #25
6. House of X/Powers of X
Author: by Pepe Larraz
Published at: Marvel; Illustrated edition (December 11, 2019)
Mutants are the future, and the future begins now! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINITY, SECRET WARS) takes the reigns of the X-Men universe with artists Pepe Larraz and R.B. Silva to change the way you look at every X-Men story.
HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X intertwine to reveal the secret past, present, future, and far future of Mutantkind! It all starts when Charles Xavier reveals his new masterplan for Mutantkind, one that will bring mutants out of the shadow of humanity and into the light.
COLLECTING House of X 1-6, Powers of X 1-6
7. Watchmen (2019 Edition)
Author: by Alan Moore
Published at: DC Comics; Illustrated edition (May 20, 2019)
A hit HBO original series, Watchmen, the groundbreaking series from award-winning author Alan Moore, presents a world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history-the U.S. Won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the Cold War is in full effect.
Considered the greatest graphic novel in the history of the medium, the Hugo Award-winning story chronicles the fall from grace of a group of superheroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the superhero is dissected as an unknown assassin stalks the erstwhile heroes.
This edition of Watchmen, the groundbreaking series from Alan Moore, the award-winning author of V For Vendetta and Batman: The Killing Joke, features art from industry legend Dave Gibbons, with high-quality, recolored pages found in Watchmen: Absolute Edition.
8. DC Comics Encyclopedia All-New Edition: The Definitive Guide to the Characters of the DC Universe
Author: by Matthew K. Manning
Published at: DK; New edition (October 25, 2016)
Revamped, redesigned, and fully updated to include the New 52 and Rebirth storylines, this is the definitive and indispensable guide to the characters and worlds of the DC Comics Universe. Created in full collaboration with DC Comics, this comprehensive reference book has The Washington Post saying, “The DC Comics Encyclopedia is a must.” Formatted in an easy-to use A-to-Z layout, this guide is packed with information and thrilling comic book art and features more than 1,100 characters including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Joker, and much more.
The DC Comics Encyclopedia All-New Edition brings everything up to date, providing an accessible, compelling, and lavishly illustrated guide to the dynamics of the DC Comics Universe. All DC characters and elements & DC Comics.(s17)
9. Jim Lee's X-Men Artist's Edition (Artist Edition)
Author: by Jim Lee
Published at: IDW Publishing (February 23, 2021)
Jim Lee has been drawing comics for more than 30 years and is one of the most popular comic book artists of all time. The impact his dynamic artwork has had on the comics industry-to his legions of fans and the artists who have been inspired and emulate him-is truly immeasurable.
And, in a career filled with highlights, his work on the X-Men is arguably his most popular and enduring. This very special Artist’s Edition features Jim’s stellar work on the X-Men, including the complete oversized X-Men #1-still the bestselling comic book of the modern era!
Additionally, there will be covers, splash pages, pin-ups, and interior pages by Lee doing what he does best-creating great comics. Each page has been meticulously scanned from Jim’s original art for this book… Affording the reader a keen insight into his creative process never before available outside of original art collectors.
Produced in the one-and-only, accept-no-imitations, multi-Eisner Award-winning Artist’s Edition format. For any fan of Jim Lee, this book will soon become a cherished centerpiece of your collection!
10. Spawn Compendium, Color Edition, Volume 1
Author: by Todd McFarlane
Published at: Image Comics (March 2, 2021)
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FULL COLOR! TODD McFARLANE unleashed his signature creation, SPAWN, in 1992. In doing so, he created the most successful independent comic book in history. Add in collaborations with industry giants ALAN MOORE, FRANK MILLER, TONY DANIEL, and GRANT MORRISON, and SPAWN’s future as alegend was sealed.
Collected now in full color, McFARLANE’s hyper-detailed artwork comes to life like never before. Relive all the excitement of everyone’s favorite anti-hero with this new collection. Collects SPAWN #1-50
11. Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Saints, Angels, Fairies, Demons, and Ghosts
Author: by Judika Illes
Published at: HarperOne; 1st Edition (January 27, 2009)
Enter the World of Spirits! The Encyclopedia of Spirits is a comprehensive and entertaining A to Z of spirits from around this world and the next. Within these pages meet love goddesses and disease demons, guardians of children and guardians of cadavers.
Discover Celtic goddesses and goddesses of the Kabbalah, female Buddhas, African Powers, Dragon Ladies, White Ladies, Black Madonnas, the Green Man, the Green Fairy, lots and lots of ghosts, djinn, mermaids, fairies, and more. From the beneficent to the mischievous, working with these spirits can bring good fortune, lasting love, health, fertility, revenge, and relief.
Discover: The true identities of over one thousand spirits (as well as their likes and dislikes) How to communicate with specific spirits for your own benefit How to recognize these spirits when they manifest themselves The mythological and historical even
12. Batman: Last Knight on Earth
Author: by Scott Snyder
Published at: DC Comics (April 7, 2020)
Powerhouse creative team Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo (Batman: The Court of Owls, Dark Nights: Metal) conclude a decade-long partnership with the Caped Crusader in Batman: Last Knight on Earth. Twenty years in the future, Bruce Wayne wakes up in Arkham Asylum.Young.Sane.And…
He’s never been Batman. To piece together the mystery of his past, the Dark Knight embarks on a sprawling quest through this unknown world, meeting futuristic versions of former friends and enemies, including a grisly traveling companion-the Joker’s head. Somehow still alive, Joker’s decapitated head becomes Batman’s ghoulish guide through the landscape of the devastated DC Universe.
But to unravel the cause of this terrible future, he’ll need to track down the unspeakable force that destroyed the world he once knew. This could be the last Batman story ever told… Collects Batman: Last Knight on Earth #1-3
13. Wonder Woman: Earth One Vol. 3
Author: by Grant Morrison
Published at: DC Comics (March 9, 2021)
The epic conclusion to the New York Times bestselling original graphic novel series from superstar and critically acclaimed duo Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette is here! Diana, now queen of the Amazons, must assemble the disparate Amazonian tribes for the first time in a millennium.
Max Lord’s assault on Paradise Island with his destructive A.R.E.S. Armors is on the horizon, and in order to weather the war that is coming, Wonder Woman will need the full might of her sisters by her side!
Can Diana finally bring her message of peace to Man’s World, or will Max Lord’s war burn the world and the Amazons to ashes? Continuing the tradition of the critically acclaimed Earth One tales that challenge the status quo of the comics industry, Wonder Woman: Earth One Vol.
3 is Grant Morrison and Yanick Paquette’s final installment of this visionary and enterprising graphic novel series.
14. X-Men by Chris Claremont & Jim Lee Omnibus Vol. 1 (X-Men Omnibus)
Author: by Chris Claremont
Published at: Marvel (January 19, 2021)
X-Men superstars Chris Claremont and Jim Lee bring their legendary run to an Earth-shattering crescendo! The X-Men are shanghaied into outer space to outwit a Skrull infi ltration and return Princess Lilandra to the throne – while back home, X-Factor must contend with the return of Apocalypse and the loss of Cyclops’ son, Nathan Christopher!
Then both teams unite to face the menace of the Shadow King, leading into an all-new era as the X-Men evolve once again – becoming more than merely Uncanny! And they’ll need to be in full fighting form when Magneto gains a cult following, Omega Red returns to menace Wolverine, the time-traveling Bishop joins the team and the alien Brood assimilate Ghost Rider!
COLLECTING: X-FACTOR (1986) 63-70; UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) 273-280; X-MEN (1991) 1-9, MATERIAL FROM 10-11; GHOST RIDER (1990) 26-27
15. The Uncanny X-Men Omnibus Vol. 3
Author: by Dave Cockrum
Published at: Marvel (January 19, 2021)
Experience some of the greatest stories the X-Men franchise has to offer! It’s milestone after mutant milestone, beginning with the complete Brood Saga! Then, Chris Claremont rises to find perhaps his most poignant and challenging expression of the mutant metaphor in “God Loves, Man Kills.” His work with Frank Miller on Wolverine skyrocketed the character’s popularity, setting the stage for his breakout as a global icon.
And the X-Men classics continue with a look into Professor X’s past with Magneto, Kitty Pryde and Colossus’ growing romance, Illyana Rasputin’s transformation into Magik, chilling encounters with Dracula, Rogue’s debut with the X-Men, the first appearance of the Morlocks and the wedding of Cyclops and Madelyne Pryor!
COLLECTING: UNCANNY X-MEN (1981) 154-175, X-MEN ANNUAL (1971) 6-7, MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVEL (1982) 5, WOLVERINE (1982) 1-4, SPECIAL EDITION X-MEN (1983) 1, MAGIK (1983) 1-4
16. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Author: by Mildred D. Taylor
Published at: Puffin Books; Illustrated edition (April 12, 2004)
Winner of the Newbery Medal, this remarkably moving novel has impressed the hearts and minds of millions of readers. Set in Mississippi at the height of the Depression, this is the story of one family’s struggle to maintain their integrity, pride, and independence in the face of racism and social injustice.
And it is also Cassie’s storyCassie Logan, an independent girl who discovers over the course of an important year why having land of their own is so crucial to the Logan family, even as she learns to draw strength from her own sense of dignity and self-respect.
“[A] vivid story…. Entirely through its own internal development, the novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence.”Booklist, starred review