Reference & research for my projects.
Some good comics for Rainbow Rowell readers to start with.
So probably you’ll want to start with Faith Erin Hicks
Hopeless Savages by Jen Van Meter- A family of punk rock legends raising their 4 kids to be awesome people, this is all the stories collected together, including the totally amazing high school romance, “Ground Zero.”
As the Crow Flies- Melanie Gilman’s story of a the only black girl at a Christian hiking retreat is a really charming webcomic.
Anything by Lynda Barry is like reading someone’s really excellent childhood diary.
For some excellent YA, anything by Raina Telgemeier,Hope Larson,Vera Brogsul,Jen Wang, Lucy Knisley, & Cousins Mariko & Jillian Tamaki. Jen Wang & the Tamakis have really excellent books coming out this year, as do many of the other ladies on this list.
Romances about people in their 20’s-
Alex Robinson writes about grown ups!
Ai Yazawa - Nana is basically manga crack.
Bryan Lee O’Malley- You may have heard of this Scott Pilgrim?
And like hell I’m not gonna put my books on here ;) -MK Reed