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Best Adult Comic Books

Explore the mature and complex themes of the best adult comic books, as hailed by prominent publications. Each title in this list is acclaimed for its storytelling and art, capturing the interest of a more sophisticated audience.

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Sex Criminals Volume 1
One Weird Trick
Matt Fraction - 2014-04-29
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A bold and cheeky comic book about two ordinary people who discover they can freeze time when they orgasm. Suzie and Jon use their powers to rob banks and escape their mundane lives. Get ready for a wild ride in this hilarious and unabashedly explicit comedy.
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The Complete Maus
Art Spiegelman - 2003-10-02 (first published in 1980)
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The Complete Maus is a captivating graphic novel that tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman and his wife's survival during Hitler's Europe. Through the use of cartoons, the author conveys the everyday struggles and fear of the Holocaust while exploring the emotional journey of guilt, relief, and survival. This contemporary classic sheds light on how the trials of survivors affect their children and is of immeasurable significance.
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Almost American Girl
An Illustrated Memoir
Robin Ha - 2020-01-28
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A graphic novel memoir about a Korean-born girl who moves to Alabama, leaving behind her friends, language, and passion for comics. She struggles to adapt to this new life, feeling isolated and angry at her mother. But one day, Robin discovers a newfound love for comic arts that changes her life forever.
My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness book cover
My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness
Nagata Kabi - 2017-06-06 (first published in 2016)
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An emotional and honest autobiographical manga that explores a young woman's sexuality, mental health, and coming of age in today's world. Through expressive art that elicits both laughter and tears, this powerful and highly entertaining volume depicts the artist's journey with loneliness and personal growth. A must-read for those seeking an authentic and inspiring story.
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Lost Girls, libro 2
El País de Nunca Jamás
Alan Moore, Melinda Gebbie - 2008-05-30 (first published in 1996)
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Experience the provocative and erotic world of Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie in the second volume of their groundbreaking work. Follow the sensual adventures of Alice, Wendy, and Dorothy at the Hotel Himmelgarden, set against the backdrop of World War II. Delve into their past through the erotic memories of their classic fables. This award-winning series is a must-read for fans of exquisite storytelling and boundary-pushing fiction.
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The Girl from the Sea
A Graphic Novel
Molly Knox Ostertag - 2021-06-01
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This graphic novel explores family, romance, and first love through the eyes of fifteen-year-old Morgan, who is desperate to leave the perfect little island where she lives. Morgan has many secrets, including the one about wanting to kiss another girl. One day, a mysterious girl named Keltie saves Morgan from drowning, and the two become friends, falling in love as they uncover each other's secrets. But as everything is revealed, Morgan must face the truth whether she is ready or not.