Graphic Novels That Even Non-Comics Fans Will Love to Read

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Graphic novels are the perfect gift for your friends and loved ones. They're like the mutant spawn of the coffee table art book and the shiny comic book. And if someone likes a particular graphic novel, there's plenty more where that came from.


But what do you get the people in your life who don't already read comics? Here are some easy-to-get, affordable graphic novels that even a comics neophyte will fall in love with.

Top image: Wonder Woman, drawn by Cliff Chiang

As with our other gift guides this year, scroll down to read our selections in the comments below. Feel free to respond to individual entries — or add your own must-read graphic novels published in 2012!

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Charlie Jane Anders

Saga, Vol. 1 ($9.99)

Brian K. Vaughan (Runaways, Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina) is back with this fantastic science fiction comic about a star-crossed couple who are on opposite sides of a huge intergalactic war. They have to defect with their infant daughter Hazel in tow — and there's tons of magic, cybernetics, and galactic politics. Read our interview with Vaughan here:

For fans of: Vaughan's past work, but also Doctor Who and space opera novels