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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 ver