Marguerite Sauvage’s Top 10 Go-To Comic Book/Graphic Novel List

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

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With a degree in Law and Communication from the Paris University, Marguerite has provided illustrations in fashion, press, publishing and advertising since 2001 (Society of Illustrators, American Illustration). She is also a comic book artist and has worked on titles for Marvel, DC and other publishers. She was nominated for both the Eisner Award and Joe Shuster Award, the GLAAD Media Award and the Russ Manning Award

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

1 L’Incal by Alejandro Jodorowsky and originally illustrated by Jean Giraud
“I love everything in this saga, one of my all time reference.
On this list of 10 it may all be BDs by Jodorowsky and / or Moebius, so I will stop at just this one :D”

2 Urusei Yatsura / LumRumiko Takahashi
“I love Rumiko Takahashi’s universe, her heroines are strong and sexy, and everything is crazy and touching in the same time.”

3 Barbarella by Jean-Claude Forest
“Because Barbarella… ”

4 La Tour (Les Cités Obscures) by François Schuiten and Benoît Peeters  

“The ambiance is so dense and I love the art, all the series of Les Cités Obscures is breathtaking actually, love all the references in it as well.”

5 This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki
“This story is perfect, so well written, so touching, so amazingly illustrated, the feeling of a real sense of time and introspection.”

6 Elektra: Assassin by Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz
“The art of Sienkiewicz is breathtaking, it was a blast when I discovered it, so original, and of course the story!”

7 Le Photographe by
Didier Lefèvre, Emmanuel Guibert and Frédéric Lemercier

“The clever way of integrating comics and photography, with a passionate story, and great art.”

8 20th Century Boys by Naoki Urasawa

“Excellent art, and, my god this is a page turner, such a good story.”

9 Ghost World by Daniel Clowes
“I really love Daniel Clowes’ work and this story is, in my personal history, the most touching one.”

10 “All the other comics have some importance in my personal and artistic life, but don’t pop up in my mind right now. There’s so many!”

You can discover more about Marguerite on Twitter at @S_Marguerite and online at

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