A graphic novel is a comic book novel, also known as a visual novel. They are literary comic strips with the character of a novel, in which the actions of persons are related to their character and inner life. We give you the best graphic novels below. Read along…

The best graphic novels of all time

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best Graphic Novels of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

The Best Graphic NovelsAuthor
Alice in SunderlandBryan Talbot
WatchmenAlan Moore
From HellAlan Moore
Ghost worldDaniel Clowes
V for VendettaAlan Moore
100 bulletsBrian Azarello
Day tripperFabio Moon
The league of extraordinary gentlemenAlan Moore
Black HoleCharles Burns

The updated top 10 list: the best graphic novels

Karen’s Roller Skates (Baby-sitters Little Sister Graphic Novel #2): A Graphix Book (Baby-Sitters Little Sister Graphix)

When Karen gets new roller skates, she would like to learn some new tricks. She ends up in hospital when it all goes wrong, and upon getting a cast, she wants everyone she knows – famous or not – to sign it for her.

Allergic: A Graphic Novel

Life is not easy for someone with allergies, as Maggie finds out. A birthday present in the form of a puppy doesn’t result in a happy ending. She discovers being allergic and can never have a furry friend. Or does she find her way around it to finally get her own pet?

The Dark Secret (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #4): A Graphix Book (4) 

Starflight faces being stolen, and it’s not by those who he expects to do so. The NightWings, he discovers, are in a different place and mind. Will he be able to stand tall and save himself?

Click (A Click Graphic Novel)

If you have a ‘click’ with someone, that feels good. But what if you don’t have that connection with anyone? Olive feels she will be left out of a school play when all of her friends have already gotten their part. Is there even a place for Olive in the play?

Act (A Click Graphic Novel)

We like this book, because it clearly follows ‘Click’, the previous book in our top ten list. Olive still plays the key character, but now she is starting sixth grade, where everything is new. When there are plans for a school trip and not everyone is allowed to come, Olive decides to ‘Act’.

Artemis Fowl Graphic Novel

When Artemis kidnaps a fairy, it ends up being a different kind of fairy than he thought. This fairy surprises him with being hostile, and there are even weapons involved. Can his mastermind skills save him? Or have the fairies already won?

The Sea of Monsters: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 2) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians)

Percy Jackson is accompanied by his friends when travelling to the Sea of Monsters. They do this, because they must save their camp. His friend Annabeth arriving is also not what he had imagined it would be like. Will the demigods survive, or is this their final end?

The Hidden Kingdom (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #3): A Graphix Book

Glory believes RainWings are active and not lazy. She is in for a surprise when she finds many RainWings taking a nap in the treetops of the rain forest. These creatures don’t even know that other RainWings are missing, and they are certainly not helping her find them.

Logan Likes Mary Anne! (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #8) (8) (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels)

When Mary Anne meets Logan, she thinks the world of him, but when he wants to join the baby-sitters club, the other members are not convinced he will do the club any good. Then the adventure starts, and Mary Anne finds herself being a test subject in the club’s approach.

The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #1): A Graphix Book: The Graphic Novel (1)

Clay leads a comfortable and happy life with the other dragonets. After one of his dragonet friends is threatened, they all decide to do something. Will the group of friends eventually leave the mountain on their quest?

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