We've come to that point of the year now where people are wracking their minds for what to get for the people they love. So, we've asked our very own Richard Evans which 10 comics we have here in the store that he'd love to get for the holidays. As always, Richard has got good tastes.
What started out as a humble Tumblr-based webcomic inspired by college life at Yale University and the strange new world of college hockey, Ngozi Ukazu quickly gained a following that earned her two published books before signing a deal with First Second for this year’s re-release.
Right away, you’re drawn into a world of soft, bright colors as the story opens on our young heroine, Marjorie, affirming her hatred of laundry and ghosts. You soon discover that Marjorie’s life is anything but easy. She was single-handedly keeping the family business running while her her father fell deeper and deeper into depression. Amidst school bullies, a tenacious slime of a businessman trying to steal their property, and now a little ghost who is nothing but trouble, Marj is having trouble keeping her own head above water.
I dig giant robots. You dig giant robots. We dig giant robots. That’s just a fact. It’s not much of a stretch then to assume you like Gundam. Maybe you’ve been a fan ever since you saw Gundam Wing on Toonami or maybe Ready Player One awakened a previously unknown passion, either way Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko is a manga that is well worth a read.
Contributor: Austin Lucas
Soft colors bordered by contrasting lines make-up the majority Ru Xu’s artwork, giving it a calming, otherworldly feel. From her webcomic Saint for Rent, to her new graphic novel series Newsprints, to the various illustrations she’s done for her website and her Patreon, her artwork and storytelling breathe in fantastical pastels for all ages.
Contributor: Taryn M. Gray
If you're looking for something to sit down and read with the kids (or even just something to encourage them to read on their own) look no further. Here at Bedrock we've got a huge selection of all ages graphic novels that are sure to entice young readers. Here's our pick of the 10 top all-ages graphic novels.