St. Patrick’s Day is a great time to celebrate all things Irish, and what better way to do so than by curling up with a good comic book? Here are our top 5 recommendations for comic books to read on St. Patrick’s Day:
Hellboy: The Third Wish
This story sees Hellboy traveling to Ireland to battle a Celtic goddess. With plenty of Irish mythology and folklore, this is a perfect read for St. Patrick’s Day.
Spider-Man: The Gauntlet, Vol. 1
This volume sees Spider-Man face off against the villainous Lizard, who has found a way to cure his mutation. However, the cure has some unexpected side effects, and Spider-Man must race against time to save lives. This story has ties to the Irish community in New York, making it a fitting read for St. Patrick’s Day.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
This classic graphic novel sees an older Batman come out of retirement to battle a new threat in Gotham City. One of the villains he faces off against is the Irish gang leader, the Mutants. With a great story and beautiful artwork, this is a must-read for any comic book fan.
Preacher, Vol. 1: Gone to Texas
This graphic novel series follows the adventures of Jesse Custer, a small-town preacher who gains the power to command people with his voice. Along with his gun-toting girlfriend and an Irish vampire, he sets out on a journey to find God. With plenty of dark humor and supernatural elements, this series is a great read for St. Patrick’s Day.
The Boys, Vol. 1: The Name of the Game
This graphic novel series follows a group of vigilantes who set out to take down corrupt superheroes. One of the main characters, Billy Butcher, is an Irishman with a vendetta against the supes. With a great story and plenty of action, this series is a must-read for any comic book fan.
Whether you’re Irish or just love a good comic book, these titles are sure to make your St. Patrick’s Day a little bit better. So grab a pint of Guinness, put on some traditional Irish music, and get reading!
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