USA Today selects best ‘graphic novels’ of 2011

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USA Today selects best ‘graphic novels’ of 2011

USA Today writers-about-comics David Colton, John Geddes and Brian Truitt have assembled a year-end rundown of graphic novels, webcomics and comic-book collections that’s part best-of list, part holiday gift guide. The books, in no apparent order, are:

Flashpoint, by Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert (DC Comics)
Habibi, by Craig Thompson (Pantheon)
Mail-Order Mysteries: Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads, by Kirk Demarais (Insight Editions)
Bob Powell’s Terror, by Craig Yoe (IDW Publishing)
The Death-Ray, by Daniel Clowes (Drawn and Quarterly)
xkcd, by Randall Munroe
Infinite Kung Fu, by Kagan McLeod (Top Shelf)
Walter Simonson’s The Mighty Thor: Artist’s Edition (IDW Publishing)
Who is Jake Ellis? Vol. 1, by Nathan Edmondson and Tonci Zonjic(Image Comics)
The New 52 collection (DC Comics)
An Elegy for Amelia Johnson, by Andrew Rostan, Dave Valeza and Kate Kasenow (Archaia)
Hark! A Vagrant, by Kate Beaton (Drawn and Quarterly)
The Homeland Directive, by Robert Venditti and Mike Huddleston (Top • Shelf)
One Soul, by Ray Fawkes (Oni Press)
Green River Killer: A True Detective Story, by Jeff Jensen and Jonathan Case (Dark Horse)

Visit the USA Today website to read what they have to say about each entry.