24 Of The Most Powerful Graphic Novels

    When visually creative worlds and powerful narratives collide.

    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which graphic novel affected them the most. Here are their insightful answers.

    1. ElfQuest by Wendy and Richard Pini

    2. Blankets by Craig Thompson

    3. The Sandman by Neil Gaiman

    4. Daytripper by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba

    5. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosch

    6. Watchmen by Alan Moore, Illustrated by Dave Gibbons

    7. Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

    8. Blue is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh

    9. Maus by Art Spiegelman

    10. Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan

    11. The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil by Stephan Collins

    12. The Nao of Brown by Glyn Dillon

    13. Lost At Sea by Bryan Lee O'Malley

    14. Drinking at the Movies by Julia Wertz

    15. Clumsy by Jeffrey Brown

    16. The Runaways

    17. American Splendor by Harvey Pekar

    18. Preacher by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon

    19. All-Star Superman

    20. Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

    21. V for Vendetta by Alan Moore

    22. Mail Order Bride by Mark Kalesniko

    23. The Phoenix by Osama Tezuka

    24. I Kill Giants by Joe Kelly and JM Ken Niimura

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