15 Graphic Novels for Beginners

The best starter graphic novels

Dip your toe into the pool of graphic novels with these beginner-friendly reads

Ghost World cover

1. Ghost World

Daniel Clowes
Walking Dead cover

2. The Walking Dead

Robert Kirkman

4. Watchmen

Alan Moore (author) Dave Gibbons (illustrator)
Sandman cover

5. The Sandman

Neil Gaiman (author) Sam Kieth (illustrator)
Maus cover

6. Maus a Survivors Tale

Art Spiegelman
Flight cover

8. Flight

Kazu Kibuishi
100 Bulletts cover

10. 100 Bulletts

Brian Azzarello, Eduardo Risso, Dave Johnson
Planatery cover

11. Planatery

Warren Ellis
Promethea cover

12. Promethea

Alan Moore
Blankets cover

13. Blankets

Craig Thompson
Fun Home cover

14. Fun Home

Alison Bechdel
Persepolis cover

15. Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust