I am a compulsive reader. On a whim I grabbed the Walking Dead Compendium One and really enjoyed it. Figured i take a 'vacation' from traditional books and check out a few graphic novels to change things up a bit for this month. Have a gift card from Amazon so i figured id grab a few graphic novels.
Can anyone recommend any? So far all I have in my shopping cart is The Dark Knight Returns. In my youth I was a big Marvel guy but I have heard great things about that one.
Batman - The Long Halloween
Batman - Under the Red Hood
Some really good ones that I have read. [/quote]
On the topic of Watchmen. I almost bought it at the bookstore the other night but would love for someone to answer this prior:
Will i enjoy it even though I watched that crappy movie attempt at it and know the ending? [/quote]
The Watchmen probably had enough content to make at least 2 movies. They did a pretty good job at getting most of the story, but they did leave out quite a bit. You may or may not enjoy it, since the novel is a mystery (not action).
Dark Knight Returns is amazing also try:
Astonishing X-men by Joss Whedon
Maus by Art Spiegleman
Preacher by Garth Ennis
Sandman by Neil Gaiman
Thanks, was looking at the Astonishing X-men. It’s two books right? [/quote]
This is Whedons run in its entirety as you can see its quite expensive so you may prefer to buy it bit by bit. Astonishing continues on without him but the quality drops significantly so its prob best just to pick up his stuff.
batman: death of the family (just recently completed. had good ratings. about the joker. really good stuff)
BONE (loved this even though the main character looked so cartoony)
SPAWN (if you like the darker stuff)
Y: the last man