Nowadays, comic books still enjoy high popularity among many readers all over the world. For some hard fans, it is an engaging and enjoyable hobby to collect comic books. The following are 10 best comic books. Enjoy the world of best words with best pictures.
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia ranks first in media tie-in manga on Amazon.
This book contains an amazingly historical knowledge of Zelda franchise. This book has specially designed hardcover. The quality and presentation of the book is just excellent, so do the layouts. If you are a huge Zelda fan, you should not miss the book.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns is the bestseller on DC Comics & graphic novels on Amazon as well as New York Times as a masterpiece of comic.
This story is about the aging Batman who has retired but has to return to save Gotham City which is in desperate need of him. This time Batman will team up with Carrie Kelly and Robin to end the control of the mutant gangs. In addition, Batman has to battle with Superman where only one can survive.
Watchmen is one of the New York bestselling comic books of Alan Moore.
The story in Watchmen is not so complex. The former Crimebusters are killed or discredited by someone. The rest members come together to find out the reason and who did it. Watchmen is an outstanding comic book because of the depth and breadth of characters and their respective subplots. Every chapter focuses on one specific character but aims at advancing the whole narrative.
V for Vendetta
Like the above mentioned Watchmen, V for Vendetta is another comic masterpiece of Alan Moore.
This whole story happens in England in a certain period when there is no personal freedom, political freedom, or faith in anything. However, there is a man who wears a white porcelain mask fighting against political oppressors by way of terrorism and even some ridiculous acts. This tale is a gripping story.
The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes
Preludes & Nocturnes is the first book of The Sandman Series, which is one of the most famous comic series in English world.
An occultist attempts to capture a girl called Death to bargain for eternal life. With failure, the occultist traps Death’s younger brother called Dream. After being caged for 70 years, Dream finally escapes but finds his kingdom in ruins. Then he begins his arduous journey where he meets several interesting and fantastic characters.
What makes this new edition unique is that this book also includes The Sound of Her Wings introducing to us the perky and pragmatic girl Death.
Just like the title of the book, Wonderstruck is an amazingly wonderful story that will surprise you.
Two children, Rose and Ben, wish that they can have different lives from now. And miraculously they are going on a journey alone to find out what they are lost in their lives. Brian Selznick presents the two separate but parallel stories in an intricate way. Ben’s story presents to readers in words while Rose’s in pictures.
This story will grab your heart. It is a combination of literature and art!
300 is a story of the battle which takes place at the Hot Gates of Thermopylae. King Leonidas and his personal guard of 300 Spartans personified courage and individual strength, as they held off the more than 100,000 strong Persian army, lead by Xerxes the Great King. Think about those numbers. 300 against more than 100,000. There are hot-blooded stuff here.
Avengers vs. X-Men
Avengers vs. X-Men contains the largest and biggest battles than any other comic books can contain!
In this book, the Avengers and the X-Men go to war! This remarkable battle also brings other popular super heroes together including Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Black Widow, Hulk, Spider-Man, Cyclops, Wolverine, Magneto and Storm.
The whole focuses on action and character development. If you are a big fan of action, this book is one of your choices.
March: Book One
Different from other comic books, March vividly records John Lewis’ struggle for human and civil rights. This book is going to make you reflect and read it again. It is recommended to anyone to remember the history and the brave fighter for freedom and human rights.
Building Stories is a beautiful and precious boxed set of items which contains 14 different books, magazines, booklets, pamphlets and newspapers in detailed style. Building Stories is more than a graphic novel or a comic book, it is a combination of a novel, a book and a comic. It is the story of loss, memory and trauma that we are going through in our daily life.
If you are also searching for something enigmatic and gorgeous to decorate your house with, Chris Ware’s Building Stories is your best option.