In the last twenty-two years, the view of Image has become a completely different kind of comic company. Image Comics began its journey with an enormous coup, while it was popularly viewed as a style-over-substance, it evolved over the years and presently the publishers boast about having some of the greatest writers in the comic field. In this article, we are going to read about the top 10 Image books of the 21st century.

Tokyo Ghost

Top 10 Image Books of the 21st Century - Tokyo Ghost
Top 10 Image Books of the 21st Century – Tokyo Ghost

Tokyo Ghost takes place in a future filled with technology and drugs dominated by corporations. Writer Rick Remender and artist Sean Murphy tells the tale of the main characters Debbie Decay and Led Dent. They are hunters who are appointed to go to Japan, the immaculate land on Earth. Both of them make a decision to disobey the orders and while Debbie enjoys her new life, Led’s long for ‘civilization’ changes everything.

Invincible

Invincible
10 Best Image Books of the 21st Century – Invincible

Invincible is written by Robert Kirkman and drawn by Ryan Ottley. The son of superhero Omi-Man named Invincible gets familiar with his father’s terrible secret and has to deal with the consequences. The fight scenes and amazing characters made this comic a superhero yarn for ages.

Wytches

Top 10 Image Books of the 21st Century - Wytches
Top 10 Image Books of the 21st Century – Wytches

Wytches is written by Scott Snyder and drawn by Jock. This book is about the Rook family that moved to a new place. And, that is just the beginning of the drama-filled with horror, witches or perhaps wytches. This is one of the best horror books provided by Image.

The Wicked + The Divine

The Wicked + The Divine
The Wicked + The Divine

The Story of The Wicked + The Divine is written by Kieron Gillen and art by Jamie McKelvie. It is a tale of the Recurrence – every 90 years, 12 young people are provided with the powers of the gods for two years and then they pass away. The book concentrates on a fangirl of the fresh Pantheon, Laura, as she gets familiar with her idols and gets entangled in an affair.

Saga

Top 10 Image Books of the 21st Century - Saga
Top 10 Image Books of the 21st Century – Saga

Saga is written by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples. This book tells the story of Marko, Allana, and their kid named Hazel. Marko and Allana, of them, were on different sides of an enormous galactic war. They fell in love and had their child. This is one of the most tragic and beautiful comics of the 21st century crammed up with war, love, and all in between.

Prophet

Prophet
10 Best Image Books of the 21st Century – Prophet

Prophet is written by Brandon Graham and art is offered by Simon Roy, Graham, and Giannis Milonogiannis. The story is set in the far future; it is a tale of the rebirth of the Earth Empire and the aliens who were their opponents. The aliens are led by Old Man Prophet who was the cause of Earth’s Empire’s defeat in the distant past.

Descender / Ascender

Top 10 Image Books of the 21st Century - Descender
Top 10 Image Books of the 21st Century – Descender

Descender/Ascender written by Jeff Lemire and art by Dustin Nguyen tells the story of a boy android named Tim-21 who is looking for his family in a galaxy that detests artificial life forms. He finds himself stuck in between the life of humans and robots. Descender ends with the galaxy in shuffles. And Ascender is the sequel that follows Tim-21’s human brother’s daughter, Mila.

Jupiter’s Legacy Vol. 1 and 2

Jupiter’s Legacy Vol. 1 and 2
Jupiter’s Legacy Vol. 1 and 2

The story of Jupiter’s Legacy is written by Mark Millar and art by Frank Quitely. This book tells the story of Brandon and Chloe Sampson. They are the children of Earth’s greatest superheroes. They spend their time doing parties and drugs before Brandon gets involved in a scheme of uncle Brainwave and taking over the US, with Chloe trying to stop him.

Royal City

Top 10 Image Books of the 21st Century - Royal City
Top 10 Image Books of the 21st Century – Royal City

Royal is written and drawn by Jeff Lemire. This follows the Pike family as they deal with changes related t hometown and the death of the youngest one in the family that happened in the 90s that still haunts the Pike family. It is not like every other comic, a raw and authentic representation of a family where there are issues and responsibilities to handle and take care of.

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead
10 Best Image Books of the 21st Century – The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead is written by Robert Kirkman and art by Charlie Adlard and Tony Moore. It is a story of Rick Grimes and his band of survivors post-zombie apocalypse. The book is filled with shocks and surprises without the hesitation of killing some main characters. His writing gave the entire thing a rough taste of realism that each moment more dominant.

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