If you're in the market for something different and new, try The Best American Comics  series. This annual publication brought to you by the same folks who produce The Best American Nonrequired Reading , The Best American Mystery Stories , and other anthologies.
Why read these? It’s a great way to become acquainted with comic book artists, classic and new, and get excerpts of stories without committing to a whole novel. Previous volumes have been edited by famous graphic novelists such as Harvey Pekar , Lynda Barry , and Neil Gaiman .
Who knows? You might find a new favorite within one of these volumes.