Tired of seeing superheros absolutely everywhere but still want to get into comics? Don't worry, we got you. We've made a list of comics you can get into right now that were either recently released or still being released. You can find links to buy each book digitally below their respective sample pages -- or better yet, go out there and support your local comic shop!



Paper Girls

WRITER: Brian K. Vaughan 

ARTIST: Cliff Chiang

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The writer of the perennial "must read" comic Saga has another series that should be on your radar. Paper Girls stars four paper delivery girls who get swept up by some aliens and some just bonkers adventures in the 1980s. Think Stranger Things, but a little meaner, a little weirder and a little creepier. The writing is rad (of course) and that art really drives it home. Just a delightful adventure.

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Get Paper Girls here: Image Comics

 

By Chance or Providence

ART AND WRITING: Becky Cloonan

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This collection of award-winning short stories by Becky Cloonan bring the creep factor without taking a million pages to do so. Each story involves different characters and storylines, all in some fantasy medieval world, and manages to get you hooked on each in very few pages. Come for the awesome stories, stay for Becky Cloonan's amazing art.

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Get By Chance or Providence here: Image Comics



 

What is Left

ART AND WRITING: Rosemary Valero-O'Connell

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This powerful short story follows an accident aboard a fantastical space shuttle that runs on memories, launching the main character into the subconscious of a complete stranger. There's not enough that can be said about the mood and atmosphere achieved in this must-read. Wonderfully drawn, wonderfully written, and wonderfully space sad.

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Get What Is Left here: ShortBox

 

 

Nimona

ART AND WRITING: Noelle Stevenson

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This webcomic has won seemingly every award imaginable -- and for good reason! Funny yet gripping, Nimona centers on a supervillain who lucks into a seriously overpowered sidekick out of absolutely nowhere. No one knows where she came from, but she can do cool stuff like shapeshift so no one's really complaining (except the good guys). Get ready for a journey of the best kind.

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Get Nimona here: Amazon