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      CommentAuthorOK Comics
    • CommentTimeDec 5th 2011 edited
     
    Here's a list of OK Comics Top Ten Graphic Novels of 2011.
    Agree? Disagree? Let us know what you think...

    1. Holy Terror by Frank Miller
    Living legend Frank Miller delivers a post 911 political carton exploded into a Batmanesque revenge fantasy! Some of Millers best art for years!

    Find more at http://www.legendary.com/comics/ and follow Miller on twitter @FrankMillerInk


    2. Criminal: Last of the Innocents by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips
    Forget 'film noir' and 'pulp fiction' Brubaker and Phillips have become the masters of comic book crime. Last of the Innocents is their best work to date.

    There's a website... http://criminalcomic.blogspot.com/ and you can follow both @seanpphillips and @brubaker on twitter.


    3. Snow by Benjamin Rivers
    A gentle, self published, detective tale set against the backdrop of a modern recession in a modern Canadian city.

    You can follow Benjamin on twitter @BenjaminRivers or check out his website http://www.snowcomic.com/


    4. Klondike by Zach Worton
    Historically accurate, fictional tale of the last great gold rush. Includes maps, mining guides and character profiles of the real pioneering gold miners.

    It's had some great reviews http://arts.nationalpost.com/2011/06/17/book-review-the-klondike-by-zach-worton/ Zach's on twitter @ZWORT too.


    5. Terminator 2029 - 1984 by Zack Whedon and Andy MacDonald
    Set in and around the first, classic Terminator movie, this is the perfect prequel/sequel companion piece to the prefect science fiction time travel movie.

    Website: http://www.darkhorse.com/Books/17-861/The-Terminator-2029-to-1984 Twitter: @ZDubDub


    6. Batman: Black Mirror by Scott Snyder, Jock and Francesco Francavilla
    Superhero Detective stories done right. It's a perfect mix of script and art that creates a new Batman story destined to go down as one of the greats.

    There's a full review here http://www.comicvine.com/batman-the-black-mirror-hc/37-303281/ and you can follow the entire creative team on twitter @f_francavilla @jock4twenty @Ssnyder1835


    7. Turf by Jonathan Ross and Tommy Lee Edwards
    1920's New York Gangsters vs Immortal European Vampires vs Friendly Alien Invaders, with a plucky reporter caught in the middle. Awesome detailed artwork.

    The Guardian reviewed it here http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/sep/15/turf-jonathan-ross-tommylee-edwards-review and you can follow both @wossy @tommyleeedwards on twitter.


    8. Uncanny X-Force: Apocalypse Solution by Rick Remender and Jerome Opena
    Way over the top Marvel action adventure has Wolverine and his secret team of assassins up against a reincarnated ancient evil. Best Marvel comic for ages!

    @Remender 's on twitter and you can read a full review here... http://www.sidekickcomicsuk.com/blogs/blog4.php/2011/03/07/uncanny-x-force-the-apocalypse-solution-


    9. Like a Sniper Lining Up His Shot by Jaques Tardi
    A hitman's reluctance to perform one last job leads to an emotional breakdown. Legendary French comics artist Jacques Tardi on fine form.

    Check out the Fantagraphics website for more information http://www.tcj.com/reviews/like-a-sniper-lining-up-his-shot/ and follow them on twitter @fantagraphics


    10. Western by Jean Van Hamme and Gregory Rosinski
    A generation spanning, twisted tale of lies and duel identities featuring a Wyoming gunslinger turned cowboy. Amazing watercolour illsutrations.
    SFX reviewed it http://www.sfx.co.uk/2011/08/23/western-by-van-hamme-and-rosinski-comic-review/ and you can follow publishers cinebook on twitter @CinebookLtd