Comic books inspire most of the movies and shows today. Be it the superheroes from Marvel and DC universes, or the teenage gang of Riverdale, all these feature characters from their respective comic books. When you have a lot of time to kill while travelling, here’s a list of comic books you should read –
1. Marvel’s Avengers
When an array of superheroes come together to save the world from ending, you know every word is worth reading. All the heroes Marvel has given us like Iron Man, Ant-Man, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, and everyone else join forces against many villains like Loki and Ultron, to name a few. Both the comic book and the movie is amazing.
2. DC’s Batman: The Killing Joke
The most beloved hero in the DC Universe has the most beloved archnemesis. Batman: The Killing Joke is all about what made Joker who he is, a normal man pushed to the dark side. The comic book captures the story of two incredible human beings, struck by tragedy, poles apart but still very similar to each other.
3. Archie Comics
Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead, Riverdale’s young blood are the main characters of the Archie Comics. Revolving around the lives of these teenagers, living in a town full of mystery and finding their way out of problems, Archie Comics is a must-read for anyone who is into teenage drama.
4. DC’s Justice League
Marvel Universe’s Avengers are similar to the Justice League in DC Comics. Batman, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Flash, Green Lantern, and other superheroes come together for an action-packed adventure against the bad guys. You should definitely read the Justice League comics, now that the motion picture is coming out.
5. Marvel’s Old Man Logan
What happens when one of the most powerful mutants in X-Men starts to age? Wolverine’s story arc is given a turn after Jean’s death where he refrains from refrains from using his powers. Secluding himself, Old Man Logan revolves around the story of Wolverine in a new world as the end of the mighty hero approaches.
So, which one first?