Comic Suggestions for Kids, Teens and Everyone In Between

Are you ready to dive into graphic novels, comics and manga? There’s no place better to start than with ComicsPlus available for free with your Student Library eAccount. This resource gives you 24/7 access to thousands of digital materials that can be read on your device. It includes fiction, nonfiction, indie comics, manga and classics that you have been wanting to get your hands on! 

Don’t know where to start? No worries – our librarians are big fans of graphic novels and suggest these seven picks as an introduction to graphic novels for teens and the different types available: 

  1. Midnight Radio by Iolanda Zanfardino 
  2. Essex County by Jeff Lemire
  3. Upgrade Soul by Ezra Clayton Daniels
  4. Umbrella Academy by Gerard Way 
  5. March by Andrew Aydin, John Robert Lewis and Nate Powell
  6. They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger and Steven Scott 
  7. Lone Wolf and Cub by Kazuo Koike

Are you looking for materials for a younger audience? Here are some picks for Kids and Tweens that are looking to learn more about the graphic novel world: 

  1. Phoebe and her Unicorn by Dana Simpson
  2. The Surprising World of Bacteria with Max Axiom, Super Scientist by Agnieszka Biskup 
  3. Quince by Kit Steinkellner 
  4. Adrift and Alone by Nel Yomtov 
  5. Peanuts by Charles Schultz
  6. Avatar: The Last Airbender by Bryan Konietzk, Gene Luen Yang and Michael Dante DiMartino
  7. Astro Boy by Osamu Tezuka

Did you know that graphic novels include all different types of topics? Graphic memoirs cover autobiographical information about the author or a subject. Indie comics are by small form publishers that focus on emerging authors and subjects. Finally, manga is a form of graphic novel that is from Japan. Use ComicsPlus today to jump in and find out more about these comics!