Caitlin Major’s Top 10 Go-To Comic Book/Graphic Novel List

In lieu of the weekly new comic book list, True North Country Comics presents the top 10 go-to comic book/graphic novel list from Caitlin Major.

Caitlin Major - MCX 2019

Caitlin is a Toronto-based comics writer and illustrator best known for her webcomic turned graphic novel Manfried the Man. Her webcomics include Home Sick, Peach Plum Pear, and The Spirit. She works as an animation compositor at Skyship Entertainment, an animation studio in Toronto that specializes in kids programming, whose content on YouTube has over 10 million subscribers.

Here’s Caitlin’s  top 10 go-to comic book/graphic novel list:

  •  Haikyuu!! by Haruichi Furudate
    “Because it’s the best manga about volleyball and boys ever”
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  •  Boys Over Flowers by Yoko Kamio
    “An oldie but a goodie, a seemingly endless shojou manga, the longest slow burn in history. Pretty sure Yoko Kamio invented most of our fav fanfic tropes.”
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  •  Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya
    Yes I almost exclusively read sappy old manga series, what of it?”
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  • The Nib
    “Something a little different to stay informed. These guys are doing the lords work of comics.”
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  • FFXV doujins
    I can’t read them but the pictures are real nice”
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  •  How To Be Happy by Eleanor Davis
    “Or pretty much anything by Eleanor Davis, beautiful sad and funny books”
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  • Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel
    “Now I’m ugly crying”
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  • Head Lopper by Andrew McLean
    “Oh god I need something to distract me from the black hole that is my soul. Just the right amount of vikings and head lopping”
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  •  Check Please by Ngozi Ukazu
    “Cute gay boys playing hockey!”
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  • What’s Up Beanie by Alina Tysoe
    “I’m getting into webcomic territory now because I can’t think of that many books. Beanie’s comics are so cute and relatable, the perfect balm for the soul.”
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You can discover more about Caitlin on Twitter at @caitlindmajor and online at


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