Talking about things to do or places to see before you turn 25 or 30 is the latest fad. But, not everyone talks about books or comics to read to keep the kid in you alive before you tun old, etc. If someone does it, tell them that there is no age for reading at all. Doing what not many people have, we bring to you 16 comic strips and series you should give a read.
1. The Adventures of Tintin: The Black Island and other books
Tintin saves the day! Created by the Belgian cartoonist, Georges Remi, The Adventures of Tintin was written under his pen name Hergé. If you haven’t read this comic strip, you have missed a lot in life.
2. The New Teen Titans – The Judas Contract
Written and edited by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez with artwork by artists- Pérez, Romeo Tanghal, Dick Giordano, Mike DeCarlo and Adrienne Roy, The Judas Contract is extremely popular for it reveals the secret origin of ‘Death stroke the Terminator’, the Titans’ most notorious enemy.
Preacher possessed by the supernatural creature, Genesis, is as powerful as God himself! This amazing series has been created by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon.
4. Sin City: The Hard Goodbye
Yes, the comic series was adapted into a movie. Written by Frank Miller, Sin City- The hard goodbye is a must read.
5. Watchmen – by Alan Moore illustrated by Dave Gibbons
Watchmen was recognized in Time’s List of the 100 Best Novels as one of the best English language novels published since 1923, and placed #91 on The Comics Journal’s list of the top 100 comics of the 20th century. (source: Wikipedia)
6. Hellboy: The Right Hand of Doom
Hellboy is cool and not too old to read. Hellboy series created by Mike Mignola was published by Dark Horse Comics on February 4, 2004.
7. The Uncanny X-Men & the run of Chris Claremont
Illustrated by Jon Byrne, this volume has the best stories, Dark Phoenix Saga and the Days of Future Past
Post-apocalypse story of Tokyo. Cyberpunk genre, written and illustrated by Katsuhiro Otomo! Story of post-apocolyptic Tokyo
A history of 20th century! Story of three superheroes who call themselves ‘Archaeologists of the Impossible’, written by Warren Ellis, illustrated by John Cassaday. A must read!
10. Kingdom Come
By Mark Waid and Alex Ross!
11. The Maxx
An American comic book by the American book writer and illustrator, Sam Kieth. The series is about Maxx’s adventures in the real world and in an alternate reality called, Outback. An interesting series to become a fan of.
12. Bone, by Jeff Smith
Both written and illustrated by Jeff Smith, Bone is a blend of light-hearted comedy and dark, epic fantasy. A series one should not miss. Time Magazine has called the series “as sweeping as the Lord of the Rings cycle, but much funnier.”
13. The Invisibles
Written by British writer Grant Morrison and illustrated by various artists, The Invisibles has everything a readers needs, time travel, magic, meditation and violence!
14. Y: The Last Man, by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Pia Guerra and others
Story of an only man who survives the simultaneous deaths of every male mammal except for him and his pet monkey on Earth by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra.
15. Calvin and Hobbes
Very well-known comic strip that touches upon important elements by Bill Watterson!
16. Life Is Hell
Interestingly written and titled by Matt Groening.