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The best Comics of the 21st century. Century

The 21. Century, which relates to the Graphic Novels, the opulent (Auto-)biographies. The more personal and complex, the better. But there are also Comics , the with fictional stories of new Standards, for example, by experimenting with the page architecture or the figure design of the experiment. We have picked out the masterpieces.

20. "Magda's Apocalypse" (2017)
Of mankind remains exactly one year until the end of the world. To the everyday life of 13-year-old title heroine, drugs, Sex and gangs of thieves belong to drum soon. Rarely has a comic book debut has brought hormones and end times as close together as the French Chloé Vollmer-Lo (scenario) and Carole Maurel (drawings).
Splitter-Verlag, 192 p., approx. 38 Fr.

19. "Hero" (2003)
The German author Flix (Felix Görmann) writes the thoughts of an unborn boys up to the memoirs of an old man – and says so himself. The Humor, full of depth... and the leaders of the world are women.
Carlsen-Verlag, 352 p., about 25 Fr. (Trilogy "Hero", "say what" and "girls")

18. "The inevitable aging of the feelings" (2019)
If the furniture meets packer Ulysses on the former Model Mediterranee, the sparks fly. A late Amour fou? Yes, but we see in the Comic, the Belgian, Zidrou (scenario) and the Dutch Aimée de Jongh (drawings) also tested eyes and listen to the nagging questions: "Are we going to remained the child we once were, true?"
Splitter-Verlag, 144 p., CA. 32 Fr.

17. "Wilson" (2010)
"Ghost World" was great, but with a "Wilson" that drives Daniel Clowes, his passion for American geek on the top. The Hero is a gorgeous, self-absorbed misanthrope, the one-sided Strips remind supplements to the original form of the Comics in the Sunday.
"Süddeutsche Zeitung"-library, 80 pages, approx. 22 Fr.

16. "Wide country" (2019)
The French "Charlie Hebdo"staff member Catherine Meurisse escaped the terrorist attack in 2015, just barely. This Trauma, you processed in "The ease". In "Wide country," she says, looking back on her Childhood in the country. It is a search for the lost happiness in life.
Carlsen, 96 PP., approx. 32 Fr.

15. "The young years of Mickey" (2018)
In this Disney-homage-series European artists interpret the American Funny characters new. The Frenchman Tébo (Frédéric Thébault) is Mickey as a Grandfather adventures of early to tell where this one is from a Urgrossenkel continuously is improved. The researchers, amusing and nostalgic at the same time. To the meeting
Egmont Comic Collection, 80 p., CA. 43 Fr.

14. "A summer on the lake" (2015)
during the holidays, the view widens: Two girls go for a swim, watch horror movies, is interested in Breasts and Sex. The Comic of the Canadians Mariko Tamaki (scenario) and Jillian Tamaki (drawings) acts like a real girl friendship across brought. The simple panel, architecture, blue, gray colors.
Reprodukt, 320 p., CA. 43 Fr.

13. "Blankets" (2004)
Three and a half years, the American Craig Thompson worked biography of his monumental car. He describes parts of his youth in a fundamentalist Christian family, and the encounter with his first love. A melancholic tone and is a side cross-sequence of emotional Details that make this Graphic Novel unique.
Carlsen, 592 p., 50 Fr.

12. "The cat of the Rabbi" (2004-2019)
A cat eats a parrot, it is thereat of the language, and discussed henceforth with her master and his daughter over Judaism. The comic book series of the French Joann Sfar, located at the beginning of the 20th century. Century in Algiers, taken by a playful discussion of culture in a nostalgic ambience. To the meeting
Avant, 152 p., CA. 42 Fr. (Volume 1)

11. "Joe Shuster. The father of the super-heroes" (2018)
It is the story of one of the three test cases of intellectual theft: Joe Shuster, invented in the Thirties, with his friend Jerry Siegel Superman. The Comic of the German scriptwriters most Julian Voloj, and the Italian signer Thomas Campi shows how the two authors have been cheated after line and thread. For fans of the Genre obligatory. To the meeting
Carlsen, 176 PP., approx. 32 Fr.

10. "Blacksad" (2001-2014)
private detective John Blacksad finds his former lover dead in the bed. The opulent Comic noir of the Spanish Duo Juan Diaz Canalès (scenario) and Juanjo Guarnido (drawings) told by people with animal heads, which behave like beasts. Out of the fables of exquisite morbidity came from.
Carlsen, 48 p., approx. 27 Fr. (Volume 1)

9. "Gérard – Five years on the coat-tails of Depardieu" (2018)
"What I love about Dumas is his Excess", says Gérard Depardieu and travels, like his poetic model to Azerbaijan. Accompanied he is acting from a French comic author Mathieu Sapin who formed in the face of the colossus dimensionality of the portrait as a mouse. To the meeting
160 S. Reprodukt, C. 37 Fr.

8. "Fun Home. A family of Drawn" (2008)
Funny, here is a little, but "Fun Home" is also the only company the abbreviation of "Funeral Home", the family burial. The American artist Alison Bechdel (Yes, the one with the Bechdel Test), describes here, in seven short stories of her Coming-of-Age – with a wealth of detail, has no equal.
Carlsen, 240 p., about 15 Fr.

7. "The Boxer. The true story of the Hertzko haft" (2011)
The Polish Jew Hertzko haft is still a Teenager, since he has to Boxing in concentration camps against fellow prisoners, to his life. As Hertzko flees, are his Faith and his life broken. A harrowing tragedy of a German black-and-white-Grand master Reinhard Kleist. To the meeting
Carlsen, 200 p., CA. 24 Fr.

6. "Today is the last day of the Rest of your life" (2009)
Two 17-year-old Austrian Punk Girlfriends break up without the money and Pass to Italy is. There, your freedom of hunger rebounds on a tough, Macho and Mafia-a reality. An unsparing autobiography of Austrian Ulli Lust.
Avant, 464 p., CA. 43 Fr.

5. "Sabrina" (2019)
The title character is murdered by a psychopath, whose boyfriend falls into apathy, and what's left are conspiracy theories. American Nick Drnaso tells of a crippling lack of voice in the face of the Incomprehensible. The Interview with the author, and to the meeting
Blumenbar, 208 p., 42 Fr.

4. "Andy. A Factual Fairytale" (2018)
The style – what else? – defined in this monumental biography of Andy Warhol. The Dutch Typex (Raymond Koot) to feel each Chapter of the respective Era. Only a history of Pop Art is not created, Typex has created a piece of Pop Art. To the meeting
Carlsen, 562 p., CA. 73 Fr.

3. "Jimmy Corrigan – The smartest Boy in the world" (2013)
The bulb-headed nerd Jimmy Corrigan's dreams in the office of super heroes, while he fends off calls from his mother. One day, his father, whom he has never met, invites him to himself. In pictogram-like style (with graphics and craft sheets) zaps the US-American Chris Ware is a anti-hero criss-cross his biographical preloaded life of misery. To the meeting
384 S. Reprodukt, C. 52 Fr.

2. "Persepolis" (2000-2004)
From the point of view of a young girl in France and emigrated Marjane Satrapi depicts her Growing up in Tehran – a life between the revolutionary guards and suppressed rebellion of the spirit. The clarity of the almost childlike black-and-white drawings provides immediate emotional vicinity. The Comic sold over a Million copies and was also as an animation film successful.
Edition is a Modern, 356 p., CA. 32 Fr. (Complete edition)

1. "The everyday struggle" (2004-2008)
A young war photographer named Marco pulls back on the Land, and is shaken by many crises: attachment anxiety, panic attacks, artistic Inadequacy; moreover, it is with the transience of his parents, with the desire to have children of his girlfriend, and with right-wing extremists face. You can pack more in a Comic than the Frenchman, Manu Larcenet? No. And yet, everything seems so easy in the Ligne-claire-style, so rhythmically composed, so humor and lovingly in the face of the Plethora of disasters.
Reprodukt, 241 p., CA. 42 Fr. (Complete edition)

This selection and their order is of course subjective. What Comics would you have chosen? Please enter below.

Created: 04.12.2019, 11:16 PM

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