Graphic Novel Reporter asked librarians and others for their recommendations for the Best Graphic Novel of 2009. Lots of good suggestions here!
Jennifer Dunbar on vols. 1 and 2 of Apothecarius Argentum (A word is a unit of language)
Brian Heater on Cat Burglar Black (The Daily Cross-Hatch)
Lissa Pattillo on Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons (Kuriousity)
Todd Klein on The Muppet
Lori Henderson on vol. 2 of Rin-ne (Manga Xanadu)