25 Essential Graphic Novels

Yummy g neri

Yummy: the Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri

In this YA graphic novel, 11-year-old Roger tries to make sense of his classmate Yummy’s death, and life. It’s based off of real events in 1994 Chicago, exploring the complicated realities of gang life in a way that’s hardly ever represented in graphic novel form.