Imagination without a single spandex suit in sight. Dive in as we explore 15 must-read comics that are perfect for fans of non-superhero fans.
Created by writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples, this Eisner Award-winning series weaves an intricate tale of star-crossed love amidst intergalactic war.
“East of West” is a genre-defying comic series created by writer Jonathan Hickman and artist Nick Dragotta. Set in an alternate, dystopian America, the series blends elements of science fiction.
Set in a world where a bird flu pandemic has made chicken illegal, the story follows Tony Chu, a detective who is also a “cibopath”—someone who can psychically perceive the history of whatever he eats.
“Black Cloak” offers a compelling twist to the police procedural genre by transplanting it into a modern, fantastical world populated by elves and other mythical beings.
Created by writer James Tynion IV and artist Martin Simmonds, the series centers on Cole Turner, an FBI agent who discovers that there exists a secret government organization aimed at managing and suppressing conspiracy theories.
It is a compelling blend of horror, fantasy, and drama that transcends the conventional boundaries of comic book storytelling. Created by writer Joe Hill.
The series revolves around a secret society entrusted with safeguarding seven briefcases containing secrets so powerful, they could bring about the end of the world.
“The Nice House On The Lake” is a psychological horror comic that effortlessly blends tension, mystery, and existential dread.
Originating from DC Comics, this title focuses on Christopher Chance, a private investigator and bodyguard who assumes the identities of clients targeted for assassination.
Created by Jeff Smith, this series follows the Bone cousins—Fone Bone, Phoney Bone, and Smiley Bone—as they get lost in a mysterious valley filled with peculiar creatures and ancient prophecies.
Inspired by the “women-in-prison” exploitation films of the 1970s, the series flips the script to deliver a narrative that is empowering, thought-provoking, and unapologetically political.
Its about Dr. John Watson, a medical intern and war veteran. Who teams up with Sherlock Holmes, a brilliant but unconventional private investigator, to solve crimes that often delve into the complexities of contemporary American society.
“Sex Criminals” is an audacious, genre-defying comic series that explores sexuality, relationships, and crime in a way that’s as thought-provoking as it is entertaining.
Created by writer Donny Cates and artist Geoff Shaw, this series pushes the boundaries of the comic book medium itself.
“That Texas Blood” stands out as a neo-western crime series that captures the raw, gritty essence of life and law enforcement in a small Texas town.