Teen activists worldwide are making headlines for their social justice advocacy on everything from climate change and immigration to substance abuse and LGBTQ issues. As young people get more vocal about these issues, this trend is being reflected in the graphic novels they are reading.
DC recently announced that they were consolidating DC Ink and DC Zoom lines aimed at younger readers. In the aftermath of that news, it would be easy to worry about the future of DC’s books for non-adult audiences, but it turns out they have that covered.
Marvel and DC superhero movies continue to tear up the box-office – which means there are a lot of newly minted comic fans looking to sink their teeth into the medium. Here are some of our personal favourites.