We asked readers to name their favorite comics and graphic novels, and we got great comics for all ages and tastes, from early readers to adults-only. But Dave Gibbons' art, laid out in that meticulous, nine-panel grid, still.
What do comic books have in common with 17th-century drawings? Find out as we explore the connection in our current exhibition.
But should adults even be reading comics to begin with? that it's a "cultural catastrophe" for adults to embrace superheroes as serious art.
However, this is not to say that alternative comics for an adult audience did not exist before. In the 70s, the Antwerp comic-art collective Ercola published several.