Grown-up Comics for Beginners

A Listmania! list by Red Jack "paul_56_uk_uk" (U.K.)
 
Absolute Sandman - Volume 1
1.  Absolute Sandman - Volume 1 by Neil Gaiman
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  "Neil Gaiman's masterpiece; my own favourite comic and the first that I ever read. It starts brilliantly and ends spectacularly."
Used & New from: 90.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Sin City Volume 1: The Hard Goodbye (3rd Edition): Hard Goodbye Bk. 1 (Sin City (Dark Horse))
2.  Sin City Volume 1: The Hard Goodbye (3rd Edition): Hard Goodbye Bk. 1 (Sin City (Dark Horse)) by Frank Miller
The list author says:
  "Bleak but brilliant, an incredible noir atmosphere, with stark and fitting artwork."
9.79   Used & New from: 5.77
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Watchmen
3.  Watchmen by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "The obligatory, but fully deserving, Watchmen entry - "Look upon my works, ye Mighty, and despair" etc."
Used & New from: 0.42
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (237 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

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Preacher: Gone to Texas
4.  Preacher: Gone to Texas by Garth Ennis
The list author says:
  "The Saint of Killers is one of favourite comic book characters - he's 'The Unforgiven' to Jesse's John Wayne. The rest of them are pretty cool as well."
Used & New from: 2.36
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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Lucifer : Devil in the Gateway
5.  Lucifer : Devil in the Gateway by M. J. Carey
The list author says:
  "The only Sandman spin-off to not just stand on its own two feet, but to genuinely succeed as an excellent independent series."
Used & New from: 4.67
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Transmetropolitan: Back on the Street v.1 (New Edition)
6.  Transmetropolitan: Back on the Street v.1 (New Edition) by Warren Ellis
Used & New from: 5.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Fables: Legends in Exile (Vertigo)
7.  Fables: Legends in Exile (Vertigo) by Bill Willingham
Used & New from: 7.38
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

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Dmz TP Vol 01 On The Ground
8.  Dmz TP Vol 01 On The Ground by Brian Wood
7.03   Used & New from: 2.95
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Absolute V for Vendetta
9.  Absolute V for Vendetta by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "Another example of Alan Moore at his best; don't be put off by the messy film adaption!"
Used & New from: 90.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Volume 1 TP
10.  The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Volume 1 TP by Kevin O'Neill
The list author says:
  "Ditto what I said above, although I'm slightly sceptical of the latest volume."
9.09   Used & New from: 2.77
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Hellboy Volume 1: Seed of Destruction: Seed of Destruction v. 1 (Hellboy (Dark Horse Paperback))
11.  Hellboy Volume 1: Seed of Destruction: Seed of Destruction v. 1 (Hellboy (Dark Horse Paperback)) by Mike Mignola
The list author says:
  "Great pulpy fun. Again, superior to the film, with excellent artwork from Mike Mignola himself, and later, Duncan Fegredo."
12.20   Used & New from: 7.27
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Mike Mignola's B.P.R.D.: Hollow Earth and Other Stories
12.  Mike Mignola's B.P.R.D.: Hollow Earth and Other Stories by Mike Mignola
The list author says:
  "Another great spin-off, the second volume is a little ropey, but don't let it put you off."
Used & New from: 5.64
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Warren Ellis Crecy
13.  Warren Ellis Crecy by Raulo Caceres
The list author says:
  "Excellent little historical comic from Warren Ellis. I'm pretty sure that the 'bow-fingers' thing is a myth, but it really doesn't matter..."
4.99   Used & New from: 0.82
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Black Hole
14.  Black Hole by Charles Burns
12.59   Used & New from: 9.50
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Wanted
15.  Wanted by J. G. Jones
The list author says:
  "Brilliant - ignore the film and try this instead."
Used & New from: 5.49
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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300
16.  300 by Lynn Varley
The list author says:
  "'Go tell the Spartans, thou who passest by, that here, obedient to their laws, we lie' - highly recommended as long as you aren't  too fussy about the history."
15.30   Used & New from: 3.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

From Hell
17.  From Hell by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "Amongst a raft of crappy Jack the Ripper inspired novels, films and comics etc - this really stands out, another Alan Moore classic."
16.99   Used & New from: 9.78
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Judge Dredd: Complete Case Files v. 1
18.  Judge Dredd: Complete Case Files v. 1 by John Wagner
10.49   Used & New from: 4.43
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Kick-Ass
19.  Kick-Ass by Mark Millar
7.69   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

American Vampire: v. 1
20.  American Vampire: v. 1 by Rafael Albuqerque
The list author says:
  "Great new series, a cure of all of the recent Meyer-inspired doe-eyed nonsense."
Used & New from: 5.33
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Directors Cut
21.  Johnny the Homicidal Maniac: Directors Cut by Jhonen Vasquez
The list author says:
  "Surprisingly under-appreciated, both very funny and intelligent (and deranged)."
11.55   Used & New from: 4.68
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Saga of the Swamp Thing: Bk. 1 New Edition
22.  Saga of the Swamp Thing: Bk. 1 New Edition by Alan Moore
Used & New from: 9.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Walking Dead Volume 1: Days Gone Bye
23.  The Walking Dead Volume 1: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman
7.69   Used & New from: 3.21
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (250 customer reviews)

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Is this out of Print? 0 31 Aug 2012
new to lucifer... 1 4 Jan 2012
Who said "comic books" are for kids? 7 1 Mar 2011
Hardcover vs. paperback 2 6 Jan 2011
Watchmen- What next? 8 9 Dec 2010
who watchs the watchmen ? 1 1 Dec 2010
Mark Millar is slow........ 3 13 Feb 2010
Arrive by Christmas? 1 16 Jan 2010
Why hasn't this item been released yet? 2 30 Jul 2009
first graphic novel for 14 YO 6 2 Jun 2009
v3? 1 22 Jun 2008
Reprint? 0 14 May 2008
 
   

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