Saturday is the first ever International Read Comics in Public Day! It also happens to be Jack Kirby's birthday! Whether you read manga, graphic novels or classic Archie comics, share your love of reading!
My Favorite Comic Books
- Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley
- Lenore by Roman Dirge
- Buffy Season 8 by Joss Whedon
- Runaways by Brian K. Vaughn
- Library Wars by Kiiro Yumi
- The Umbrella Academy by Gerard Way
- Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughn
History of Comics
- Stan Lee and the Rise and Fall of the American Comic Book by Jordan Raphael and Tom Spurgeon
- Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters and the Birth of the Comic Book by Gerard Jones
- Foul Play!: The Art and Artists of the Notorious 1950s E.C. Comics! by Grant Geissman
- Tales to Astonish: Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, and the American Comic Book Revolution by Ronin Ro
- Reinventing Comics: How Imagination and Technology are Revolutionizing an Art Form by Scott McCloud
- The Rough Guide to Graphic Novels by Danny Fingeroth
If you want to celebrate reading comics in public all year long, be sure to visit the website Hot Nerds Reading Comics! Did you know that reading comics helps with visual literacy and can inspire a lifelong passion for reading, writing and art?
Want to be sure that comic you are reading isn't worth a fortune? Check out the Comic Book Price Guide 2010.