What started as my 134 favorite comics of all time (and Wanted), has now grown to 178 comic book runs and graphic novels. Keep reading to see what significant additions and ranking changes have been made to Dave’s Faves. [Read more…] about The Best Comics Of All Time Update! 27 Comics Added – Now 178 Stories
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After over 30 years, December 18th, 2015 will mark the first time the Star Wars saga has continued after the events of Return of the Jedi. For comics (and novel) fans, though, the Star Wars Universe has expanded in many ways since Darth Vader’s sacrifice and Luke’s ascension to last Jedi in the galaxy.
Below you’ll find the Star Wars comics that do the best job answering the question: What could have happened in the aftermath of Star Wars Episode VI, and beyond? [Read more…] about The Best Star Wars Comics To Read Before The Force Awakens
By my count, Secret Wars has featured 59 tie-in series, along with the core Marvel event from Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic. Fortunately, I’ve been keeping up with the universe-smashing action since launch in May 2015, with a reading order and mini-review of every issue to date. [Read more…] about What Are The Best Secret Wars Tie-Ins? Every Series Ranked
It’s been my goal since starting Comic Book Herald to help readers and new (or lapsed) comic fans navigate the modern Marvel Universe. In my estimate, that has always been since just before the turn of the century, as Marvel Knights, the Ultimate Universe, and the editorial reign of Joe Quesada rose from the ashes of Heroes Reborn.
I never really thought about what it might look like if this modern Marvel era ended. With Secret Wars set to launch the Marvel Universe into a new state of being (however dramatic that may be), it’s suddenly a fantastic time to look back on the era as a whole. What were the best Marvel stories told from 1998 through 2015? These are my picks: [Read more…] about The Best 100 Marvel Stories Told From 1998 to 2015!
For the life of Comic Book Herald, I’ve concentrated most heavily on what I consider the modern Marvel era, 1998 to present day. This is all well and good for catching up with the Marvel comics scene, and there are plenty of great comics from this time period, but obviously it overlooks the fantastically varied and full library of Marvel comics from 1961 (the publication of Fantastic Four #1) to the new millennium. [Read more…] about The 25 Essential Trades to Marvel Comics From 1961 to 2000