Children’s Comic Books: Best Comic Books for Kids

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Remember the days of ‘Asterix’ and ‘Tintin’?

No adult in today’s world needs to be told they are names of Comic Books!

These Children’s Comic Books make for a fascinating world to escape into, for millions of kids the world over. Or perhaps you were a fan of Panchatantra?

No matter what the comic book, there’s just something about the art of Storytelling with Pictures, that not captures the minds of children, but adults, too. Adults, who find themselves returning to their beloved comic books after years of being parted from them.

Truth be told, one can never be ‘parted’ from ‘stories.’ They remain eternal in the wellsprings of our minds, bubbling to the surface whenever our children ask us questions like, ‘What were the books you read as a child?’

How wonderful it would be, if we could get our kids to read comic books, too! In this article we have curated a list of the Best Comic Books for Kids. Be it Humour Comic Books for Kids, or comic books that have a central theme of Adventure, we have all the comics your child would want to read, in the list below.

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From the Classics to the New, these Comic Books are sure to fire your child’s imagination and get them craving for more Comic Book fun!

  1. Panchatantra
  2. Looking for Good Comic Books for Kids? Why not get them to indulge in a classic, that has been around for over 5000 years?

    Highlights: In this anthology, children are introduced in a subtle manner to the most sound moral values. Packed with stories that include talking animals and plants!

    Age Group: 4 to 8 years

  3. Jack and the Box by Art Spiegelman
  4. Want a story that’s both Funny and a bit Creepy at the same time? This one’s it!

    Highlights: This book comes with some truly great artwork, and loads of surprises. You can rest assured, that each time the box opens, there’s a bigger surprise!

    Age Group: 4 to 8 years

  5. Owly (Series)
  6. This series makes for the perfect choice, for kids who love more ‘picture-oriented’ books.

    Highlights: There’s no child out there, who won’t enjoy this enduring tale about a kind-hearted owl who loves making new friends!

    Age Group: 7 to 10 years

  7. Amar Chitra Katha
  8. Did you know, there are more than 90 million copies of this book that have sold worldwide?

    Highlights: For children who are fans of mythological tales, this one’s an absolute must-buy! In fact, the reason behind the creation of this series, was introducing young kids to their cultural roots.

    Age Group: 4 to 6 years

  9. Asterix (Series)
  10. Our beloved childhood favourite making it to this list, is a no-brainer!

    Highlights: Children will revel in being introduced to the characters of the endearing duo of Asterix and Obelix. The basic story premise of these two Gauls fighting the mighty Romans with their secret ‘Magic Potion’, makes for several engrossing tales!

    Age Group: 8 to 16 years

  11. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (Series)
  12. Needless to say, you want this one in your Comic Book collection. Like the other best comic books out there, these stories find themselves part of a larger series!

    Highlights: All children are sure to enjoy these witty tales, that are centred on the life of Greg Heffley.

    Age Group: 7+

  13. Charlie Brown and Friends: A Peanuts Collection by Charles M. Schulz
  14. This one’s a favourite among most adults, too!

    Highlights: Children will find that they cannot get enough of the lovable characters in this, one of the most favourite cartoon books of all time. They will shake their heads every time the protagonist Charlie Brown gets into messy situations, something he seems to excel at doing!

    Age Group<: 7 to 11 years

  15. The Shark King
  16. Seen the movie Finding Nemo, where the father fish desperately searches for his son Nemo? This one’s a reverse tale of sorts, with a Son Shark setting out to find his Father!

    Highlights: This absorbing adventure story, teaches all little readers about the traditions observed in Hawaii.

    Age Group: 4 to 8 years

  17. 101 Witty Stories of Akbar & Birbal
  18. The words ‘Akbar’ and ‘Birbal’, resonate in our minds as strongly as the aforementioned ‘Asterix’ and ‘Tintin’!

    Highlights: Who can ever get enough, of the age-old tales that involve the Mughal Emperor Akbar, and his witty courtier Birbal? If you’re looking to introduce your children to stories about Friendship and Loyalty, you need look no further!

    Age Group: 6+

  19. Tintin
  20. Again, one of the most wonderful comic book series of all time. This one’s about a young reporter, who always seems to be getting embroiled in the most dangerous crimes.

    Highlights: If you want your children to have a ‘virtual role model’ for values like Honesty and Righteousness, Tintin is just the character for the job! And of course, who can forget the beloved Captain Haddock, the grumpy seafarer with a heart of gold?

    Age Group: 7+

  21. The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
  22. This tale by Mo Willems, is sure to get young kids squealing with delight.

    Highlights: Just as the title suggests, the Pigeon in this story desperately needs a Bath!

    Age Group: 3 to 5 years.

  23. SpongeBob Comics: Silly Sea Stories by Stephen Hillenburg
  24. All kids simply ‘love’ SpongeBob SquarePants, don’t they?

    Highlights: The material in this series makes for a fine match with the popular television show.

    Age Group: 8 to 12 years

At EuroKids, we encourage all parents to get their kids to read as many comic books as they can. When children read comics, it introduces them to the art of using their Imagination, to figure out what those Pictures might imply.