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Top 10 Comics of 2017

Better late than never, here is a run-down of my favorite comics of 2017, including comic books, graphic novels, reprints, manga, etc.

Honorable Mentions Descender (Jeff Lemire & Dustin Nguyen) Jean Grey (Dennis Hopeless & Victor Ibanez)
My Brother's Husband (Gengoroh Tagame) Shigeru Mizuki's Kitaro (Shigeru Mizuki)

10. Monstress  (Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda)
The second volume of Monstress, The Blood, contains issues 7-12 of the ongoing Image Comics series from Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda.  And while it does retain its stunning, dark artwork and tone, the world-building that made the first chapter of the series so impressive fell away in favor of a side quest of sorts that was, frankly, a little too tame.  Maika's battle with her literal inner demons remains a strong centerpiece to the series, but I'm hoping for a return to form in chapter three for what was one of the most promising opening chapters to a series in a very long time.

9. Gil Jordan, Private Detecti…