Ten amazing graphic novels that deserve TV adaptations

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Graphic novels have been the source material for many of our favorite TV shows over the years. From Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead to Lucifer and more recently Joe Hill’s Locke and Key on Netflix. Whether we know it or not, we all love a good comic book adaptation!

And there’s plenty more where that came from. Many amazing graphic novels have already been picked up by various networks for TV adaptations. Some of the most anticipated upcoming dramas include FX’s Y: The Last Man and Netflix’s live-action adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s beloved masterpiece The Sandman.

And let’s not even get started on the Marvel and DC superhero adaptations. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is expanding to TV, with shows like The Falcon and the Winter SoldierWandaVision and Loki all coming to Disney+. The DC Universe has found success on TV, too, with a Stargirl show coming soon.

And yet, even with all of this on the way, there remain a lot of fantastic comics out there that haven’t gotten a chance at adaptation, or if they did, the project fell through for whatever reason. So let’s take a look at which amazing graphic novels have slipped through the cracks and deserve to be brought to the small screen!

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