Top 10 Best Books to Read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels - August 2021



Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Marvel 5-Minute Stories (Marvel Storybook (eBook))


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels - August 2021

Marvel Super Heroes are quite busy saving the day—from battling crooks and robbers to evil alien invaders, mutants, and super villains! Each of these twelve stories is the perfect length for reading aloud in about five minutes, making them perfect for jam-packed days. This treasury stars all your favorite Marvel Super Heroes—including Spider-Man and Iron Man—and features action-packed, full-page and spot illustrations. Now the Super Heroes's adventures are the way to go before bedtime, on the go, or any moment!

  • Author: Marvel Press
  • Publisher: Marvel Press (October 23, 2012)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy

                 

2. House of M


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels - August 2021

Collects House of M (2005) #1-8. The Scarlet Witch is out of control, and the fate of the entire world is in her hands. Will Magneto help his daughter or use her powers to his own benefit? Starring the Astonishing X-Men and the New Avengers!

  • Author: Brian Michael Bendis
  • Publisher: Marvel; Direct ed. edition (February 1, 2006)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Comics, Manga & Graphic Novels

                 

3. 5-Minute Spider-Man Stories (5-Minute Stories)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels - August 2021

New York's favorite spider Super Hero is back to battle his biggest villains yet! Each of these twelve stories is the perfect length for reading aloud in about five minutes, making great quick reads. This treasury not only contains old favorites, such as Peter Parker's origin story, but also new friends like Miles Morales. With action-packed full-page and spot illustrations, Spider-Man's 5-minute Stories are perfect before bedtime, on the go, or any time of day!

  • Author: Marvel Press Book Group
  • Publisher: Marvel Press; Illustrated edition (June 6, 2017)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • ISBN: 978-1484781425
  • Dimensions: 8.13 x 1 x 11 inches

                 

4. X-Men Classic: The Complete Collection Vol. 1 (Classic X-Men (1986-1990))


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels - August 2021

Collects Classic X-Men #1-23. In 1986, Marvel launched CLASSIC X-MEN, a series that reprinted the "All-New, All-Different X-Men" era — with a twist! All-new backup stories fleshed out the 1970s tales and delved deeper into the characters' lives — and new story pages were even inserted into the reprints, expanding on key moments and sowing the seeds for future storylines! Now, all this newly created material has been collected together — complete with comparisons and text pieces explaining what was changed, what was added and why! Friendships are forged, allies are mourned and lives are transformed in these rare tales that dance between the raindrops of some of the most revered X-Men comics of all time!

  • Author: Chris Claremont
  • Publisher: Marvel (November 28, 2018)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Comics, Manga & Graphic Novels

                 

5. Journey Into Mystery Vol. 1: Fear Itself


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels - August 2021

Collects Journey into Mystery #622-626. The shadow of Fear Itself looms over Asgard, and only Loki holds the key to stopping the impending war between Odin's army and the Serpent! Loki journeys to the underworld with the hope of besting the Serpent's devious machinations and undermine the god of fear's plan for world domination. But ever the trickster, when it comes to Loki, nothing is as it seems!

  • Author: Kieron Gillen
  • Publisher: Marvel (August 29, 2012)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Comics, Manga & Graphic Novels

                 



6. World of Reading Super Hero Adventures: Tricky Trouble!: Level Pre-1


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels - August 2021

Young fans can get to know their favorite Super Hero characters in a Pre-K reader! Featuring soft and friendly Super Hero art, this Pre-K-Kindergarten reader will teach readers in training about their favorite Super Heroes through picture reading, word repetition, and short, simple sentences.

  • Author: Alexandra West
  • Publisher: Marvel Press; Illustrated edition (January 3, 2017)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
  • ISBN: 978-1484786444
  • Dimensions: 9.15 x 0.2 x 6.1 inches

                 

7. Astonishing X-Men by Joss Whedon & John Cassaday Ultimate Collection Book 1 (Astonishing X-Men (2004-2013))


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels - August 2021

Collects Astonishing X-Men (2004) #1-12. Expectations were high when Joss Whedon was announced as the writer of the new ASTONISHING X-MEN series. With Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Whedon had created one of the most popular TV shows of the 1990s; now, teamed with superstar artist John Cassaday, he was taking on the best-selling X-Men. Their storyline took inspiration from the classic sagas of the ’70s and ’80s, while forging ahead with a thoroughly modern take on the mutant team. From the opening pages of a Sentinel attack to the unexpected return of a beloved X-Man, Whedon and Cassaday kept fans breathlessly awaiting each new chapter of their epic story.

  • Author: Joss Whedon
  • Publisher: Marvel (February 29, 2012)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Comics, Manga & Graphic Novels

                 

8. Amazing Spider-Man Masterworks Vol. 1 (Marvel Masterworks)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels - August 2021

Collects Amazing Fantasy #15 and Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #1-10. When a young Peter Parker is given the fantastic powers of an arachnid, he must also deal with the fantastic pressures of an everyday teenager. Check out these stories of spectacular web-slinging adventure from Spidey's very beginning, including the tragic origin that started it all, the first appearances of the Daily Bugle, J. Jonah Jameson, Doctor Octopus, the Sandman, the Vulture, Electro, and guest-star nods by the Fantastic Four and Human Torch.

  • Author: Stan Lee
  • Publisher: Marvel (February 4, 2009)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Comics, Manga & Graphic Novels

                 

9. Star Wars: Thrawn (Star Wars: Thrawn (2018) Book 1)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels - August 2021

Collects Star Wars: Thrawn #1-6. He’s one of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of Star Wars! Now, discover how Grand Admiral Thrawn became one of the most feared military tacticians in a galaxy far, far away. Jody Houser and Luke Ross adapt Timothy Zahn’s New York Times best-selling novel about Thrawn’s rise through the Imperial ranks! Meet young Lieutenant Thrawn, who graduated the Imperial Academy with the highest marks possible. He’s been assigned his own personal assistant, Ensign Eli Vanto, and is ascending quickly — but that doesn’t mean everyone in the Imperial Navy wants him to succeed. And Thrawn isn’t the Empire’s only rising star — so is Arihnda Pryce. The two rivals’ paths will cross, and tensions will run high, when they discover a dark secret within the Empire.

  • Author: Jody Houser
  • Publisher: Marvel (September 12, 2018)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Teen & Young Adult

                 

10. Black Widow: Widowmaker


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Marvel Comics & Graphic Novels - August 2021

Collects Black Widow: Deadly Origin (2009) #1-4, Black Widow (2010) #1-8, Widowmaker (2010) #1-4, Fear Itself: Black Widow (2011) #1, Black Widow Saga (2010) #1; material from Enter the Heroic Age (2010) #1, Iron Man: Kiss and Kill (2010) #1. Thrilling adventures of Marvel’s deadliest superspy! Natasha’s shadowy past once again threatens all she holds dear in a globe-hopping thriller! As the Black Widow’s house of cards comes crashing down around her, what will she do to keep her deepest secret buried? When a senator is seduced and assassinated, why does the trail followed by his journalist son lead back to Natasha? Meanwhile, espionage agents around the world are being assassinated by an all-new Ronin! The next two targets: Black Widow and Mockingbird! But Hawkeye is determined to unmask the killer! Let the spy games begin!

  • Author: Paul Cornell
  • Publisher: Marvel (January 29, 2020)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Comics, Manga & Graphic Novels