Inventory: Your own origin story: 21 comics to get newcomers hooked
Comics can be a scary, intimidating medium to an outsider. The breadth and depth of history, brands, universes, events, and movie and TV adaptations make getting into comics seem like more trouble than it’s worth. But take it from us, comics are well worth diving into, and you don’t need spend hours reading background and history to enjoy yourself. Here we recommend some comics that make for good starting points within the DC, Marvel, independent, and classic worlds, providing an easy introduction that will whet your appetite for more.
Where to get started with: Marvel Comics
1. Hawkeye (2012-present)
When Matt Fraction set out to explore what Clint Barton, a.k.a. Hawkeye, does when he’s away from the Avengers, few could have known that he’d turn the oft-misused character into one of the most compelling heroes in the Marvel bullpen. Doubling down on Hawkeye’s …