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    Extraordinary Member Celgress's Avatar
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    Question Ten Top Favorite Comic Book Stories?

    Here is a fun thread topic. What are your ten favorite comic book stories? Here are mine in no particular order -

    1.) Hush (Batman)

    2.) Mask of the Phantasm (Batman) [even though it is technically an animated movie I still count it]

    3.) The Killing Joke (Batman)

    4.) All-Star Superman

    5.) Death and Return of Superman

    6.) Kraven's Last Hunt (Spider-Man)

    7.) Superior Spider-Mam

    8.) The Night Gwen Stacy Died (Spider-Mam)

    9.) Shattered Grid (Power Rangers)

    10.) Flashpoint (Flash)
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    Astonishing Member MRP's Avatar
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    1. Bone by Jeff Smith

    and then in no particular order for 2-10

    -Flash Gordon by Alex Raymond

    -The Incal by Moebius and Jodorowsky

    -Metamorphosis Odyssey by Jim Starlin

    -Spectre by John Ostrander & Tom Mandrake

    -Season of Mists by Neil Gaiman and friends (really all of Sandman, but if I had to pick just one arc it would be this one)

    -Dr. Strange the Quest for Eternity by Steve Ditko & Stan Lee

    -Planetary by Warren Ellis & John Cassaday

    -DC: The New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke

    -The Spirit by Will Eisner

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    Swollen Member GOLGO 13's Avatar
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    Mostly the ones where the bad guy wins.

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    All-Star Superman
    Daredevil: Born Again
    The Kid Who Collects Spider-Man

    I dunno I'll think of some others later I'm so tired I should really be in bed.

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    Off the top of my head in no particular order:

    The Dark Knight Returns
    Batman: Year One
    Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow
    Grant Morrison's Animal Man
    Alan Moore's Swamp Thing - particularly 51-53 (the Gotham City arc)
    Daredevil: Born Again
    Elektra Assassin
    Locke and Key
    Superman: Red Son

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    I like

    -Blue Monday: Lovecats one-shot
    -Batman: Murderer? and Fugitive
    -Y the Last Man

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    Hm. Not sure, but off the top of my head... (in no particular order)

    1. Justice League: The Nail
    2. Batman: The Long Halloween
    3. Kingdom Come
    4. Superman: Emperor Joker
    5. Avengers: The Children's Crusade
    6. The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck
    7. JLA/Avengers
    8. Gravity Falls: Lost Legends
    9. Sam & Max Surfin' the Highway
    10. Wonder Woman: The True Amazon

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    A top ten LIST! I haven't seen these on here in a while! YAY!

    10. Unwritten
    09. Fables
    08. Moore's Swamp Thing
    07. Trillium
    06. Joe the Barbarian
    05. Punk Rock Jesus
    04. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
    03. Gaiman's Sandman
    02. All-Star Superman
    01. Y: The Last Man

    Watchmen, V for Vendetta, Umbrella Academy, Hickman's Fantastic Four, Slott's Silver Surfer, all of Annihilation, and Bagley/Bendis Ultimate Spider-Man get honorable mentions.
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    Mighty Member Timothy Hunter's Avatar
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    1. Books of Magic by Neil Gaiman
    2. Love and Rockets by Gilbert Hernandez
    3. Message to Adolf by Osamu Tezuka
    4. Invisibles by Grant Morrison
    5. Sandman by Neil Gaiman
    6. Cowboy Wally Show by Kyle Baker
    7. Shadowland by Kim Deitch
    8. Watchmen by Alan Moore
    9. Beauty by Kerascoët
    10. Little Tulip by Jerome Charyn
    11. Black Hole by Charles Burns
    12. Why I Hate Saturn by Kyle Baker
    13. Enigma by Peter Milligan
    14. Road to Perdition by Max Allan Collins
    15. Chiaroscuro by Pat McGreal
    16. Third World War by Pat Mills
    17. Alice in Sunderland by Bryan Talbot
    18. Nexus by Mike Baron
    19. Batman by Grant Morrison
    20. The Etranaut by Héctor Germán Oesterheld
    21. Family Man by Jerome Charyn
    22. Uzumaki by Junji Ito
    23. Bottomless Belly Button by Dash Shaw
    24. Alias the Cat by Kim Deitch
    25. A Drifting Life by Yoshihiro Tatsumi
    26. New Adventures of Hitler by Grant Morrison
    27. Green Arrow by Mike Grell
    28. A Jew in Communist Prague by Vittorio Giardino
    29. Sebastian O by Grant Morrison
    30. Books of Magic by John Ney Rieber
    31. Tale of One Bad Rat by Bryan Talbot
    32. Deadshot by John Ostrander.
    33. Nemesis the Warlock by Pat Mills
    34. Animal Man by Jamie Delano
    35. The Last Temptation by Neil Gaiman
    36. New Teen Titans by Marv Wolfman
    37. King of the Flies by Mezzo
    38. Captain Britain by Jamie Delano
    39. Cages by Dave Mckean
    40. Prince Valient by Hal Foster
    41. New X Men by Grant Morrison
    42. Murmur by Lorenzo Mattotti
    43. Frank by Jim Woodring
    44. IceHaven by Daniel Clowes
    45. Hulk: Banner by Brian Azzarrello
    46. Stray Bullets by David Lapham
    47. The Authority by Mark Millar
    48. Cannon by Wally Wood
    49. The Boondocks by Aaron McGruder
    50. Challengers of the Unknown by Jeph Loeb
    51. Rogan Gosh by Peter Milligan
    52. Alack Sinner: Viet Blues by Carlos Sampayo
    53. Bible John by Grant Morrison
    56. Old Man Logan by Mark Millar
    57. Trip to Tulum by Milo Manara
    58. Prez by Mark Russell
    59. Swamp Thing by Alan Moore
    60. Judge Dredd by Wagner, Mills, and various
    61. Peanuts by Charles Schultz
    62. Vagabond by Takehiko Inoue
    63. Sweet Tooth by Jeff Lemire
    64. Wonder Woman by Brian Azzarrello
    65. Camelot 3000 by Mike Barr
    66. Cinder and Ashe by Gerry Conway
    67. The Dreaming by various
    68. Fables by Bill Willingham
    69. 21st Century Boys by Naoki Urasawa
    70. Hawkman by Geoff Johns
    71.Violent Cases by Neil Gaiman
    72. Ana by Gabriel Lopez
    73. Hellblazer by various
    75. Wolverine by Chris Claremont
    76. Video Jack by Cary Bates
    77. Death by Neil Gaiman
    78. Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot by Frank Miller
    79. Cerebus by Dave Sim
    80. Legion of Superheroes by Tom and Mary Bierbaum
    81. Patience by Daniel Clowes
    82. 300 by Frank Miller
    83. Boulevard of Broken Dreams by Kim Deitch
    84. Bacchus by Eddie Campbell
    85. Kingdom Come by Mark Waid
    86. Batman Year One by Frank Miller
    87. Sheriff of Babylon by Tom King
    88. I Am a Hero by Kengo Hanazawa
    89. Ultimates by Mark Millar
    90. A Contract with God by Will Eisner
    91. Detective Comics by Mike Barr
    92. Meat Cake Bible by Dame Darcy
    93. My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Ferris
    94. Batman: Bruce Wayne Fugitive by Various
    95. Reborn by Mark Millar
    96. Astro City by Kurt Busiek
    98. A Family Matter by Will Eisner
    99. Monster by Naoki Urasawa
    100. Doom Patrol by Rachael Pollack

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    Mighty Member K7P5V's Avatar
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    Chronologically speaking, these are my top 10 favorites:

    1964 - "Captain America Joins... The Avengers!" (Avengers #4)

    1966 - "This Man... This Monster!" (Fantastic Four #51)

    1966 - "The Birth of a Super-Hero!" (Amazing Spider-Man #42)

    1983 - "Roulette" (Daredevil #191)

    1984 - "Silent Interlude" (G.I. Joe #21)

    1987 - "The Abyss Gazes Also" (Watchmen #6)

    1988 - "The Hero and the Hammer!" (Thor #390)

    1993 - Speeding Bullets (DC Elseworlds)

    1997 - "Justice... Like Lightning!" (Thunderbolts #1)

    2003 - Formerly Known as the Justice League
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    Your Dog (Asami Sekiya)

    Sensei to, Watashi to. (Kou Okada)

    Morning View (Naoshi Onizuka)

    Princess Propose (Itou Ei)

    Otome Private Tutoring School (Ahiru Okano)

    Hanjuku Shoujo (Rio Yanagawa)

    Mida Love (Reika Ootsuka)

    Daisuki Daisuki (Reo Aoyama)

    Gakuen Tengoku (U-Jin)

    Okusama wa Joshi Kousei (Hiyoko Kobayashi)

    Kodomo no Jikan (Kaworu Watashiya)

    Sense (Haruki)

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    Tintin in Tibet

    Asterix: Tour de France

    Blueberry: Angel Face

    Lapinot: Pour de Vrai

    Love and Rockets: Death of Speedy

    Dark Phoenix Saga

    Batman: Jokerfish

    Squirrel Girl Vol. 1

    Jane Foster as Thor

    Walt Simonson's run on Thor

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    Houkago (Iori Yuzuru)

    Life Is Peachy? (Naoshi Onizuka)

    Lycoris (Sumiya)

    Sensei, Suki desu. (Miura Kouji)

    Gyaru Gohan (Marii Taiyou)

    Ichigo no Gakkou (Kizuki Akira, Satou Nanki)

    Omaera Zenin Mendokusai! (Tobi)

    Otona no Jikan (Yamada Komomo)

    Girls Lacrosse Club (Distance)

    Kenrantaru Grande Scene (Cuvie)

    Skeeter Rabbit (Uran)

    Ballroom e Youkoso (Takeuchi Tomo)

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