Jade McGilvray’s Top 10 Go-To Comic Book and Graphic Novel List

True North Country Comics presents Jade McGilvray’s top 10 go-to comic book list.

Jade is a Vancouver-based cartoonist and CG artist. Having worked the 3D industry since 2011, Jade has produced several titles in various capacities, including 3D Animator, 3D Previs/Layout Artist, Cloth Simulation Artist, and Character Rigger. Her first graphic novel is Encephalon. 

Here are Jade McGilvray’s top 10 go-to comic book and graphic novels:

Chew by John Layman and Rob Guillory
“Chew was my first Image comic. I bought the first hardcover collection on a bit of whim because the premise and the art made me smile. Cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals and clairvoyants? Hell yes!”

Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki
“My all-time favourite manga and anime, lots of body horror and monsters.”

Not Drunk Enough by Tess Stone
“A body horror webcomic with monsters, and the art is fantastic.”

Firebreather by Phil Hester and Andy Kuhn
“I love the graphic style of the art, and it’s a fun read.”

Low by Rick Remender, Greg Tocchini and Dave McCaig
“Absolutely stunning artwork, and the worldbuilding is incredible. Very poignant themes for our times.”

Delilah Dirk by Tony Cliff
“A swashbuckling adventure with a female lead, and created by a local Vancouver artist.”

Lies Within by Lacey
“Excellent urban fantasy webcomic by a fellow Canadian.”

Tokyo Ghoul by Sui Ishida
“More body horror, themes of transformation. Highly recommended manga.”

Wilde Life by Pascalle Lepas
“A delightful fantasy webcomic with great art and writing.”

[UN]Divine by Ayme Sotuyo
“Super fun and beautiful fantasy webcomic.”

You can discover more about Jade on Twitter at @amphibiess and online at jademcgilvray.com and encephalon-comic.com

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