The top 10 weirdest comic covers the top 20 coolest comic covers the top 10 rare comics the top 5 crowded comic covers the top 10 badly drawn comic covers the robin corner shock pose. Originally i wanted to just do an all time top 10 list but after delving into it, i realized there was just too many good pieces of work out there. Comic book covers are made to grab your attention so youll pick up an issue and give it a read. Top 10 most anticipated comic books 12220 wonder woman celebrates her 750th issue. The comic book cover is a unique form of art, as it must be at once both a teaser for the story within but also a piece of art of its own.
For comic book fans, the covers of classic comic books are often the only part of those comics that they will ever get a chance to read. In order to celebrate the upcoming independence day, has selected our top 10 most patriotic comic book covers of all time. The first black mask, roman sionis, ruled gothams underworld on multiple occasions until killed by catwoman. The second, jeremiah arkham, would attempt to to attain the power of his predecessor. Jul 12, 2019 book riot has talked about the best comic book artists working today and what makes a great cover in general. This is not a list of the best covers, but the ones that have become a big part of comic book history. When i volunteered for putting together a top 10 list, my first inclination was this would be an easy process that essentially wrote itself. May 01, 2018 the 25 most iconic comic book covers of all time. Let me say right here and now that i adore this comic book. A while back peter parker escaped the black alien costume for good because it turned his body into another creature. Top 100 covers of the bronze age 19711985 by krakoa october 2, 2010 6 comments the bronze age was a period of transition when comics were bringing in money. One of the great things about the comic book industry is that there are so many comic book covers for us, as designers to look at. The 70s was an decade when even the most exploitative sounding comics should end up being transcendent, when writers were free to create some of the most bizarre and amazing superhero comics.
May 10, 2019 top 10 best selling comic books of the modern era posted on may 10, 2019 may 11, 2019 by zapkapow comics before marvel became the major player it is today, dc comics superman would regularly sell over 1 million copies per month, and batman wasnt far behind. Rai was a superhero in the valiant universe, which took the us comic market by storm in the 1990s only to disappear almost as quickly. Here is the master list of all the top 75 most iconic dc covers of alltime, as voted on by you, the readers. So i made my life easier by doing top 10 lists by decades or so. The image has been parodied and paid homage to countless times, and remains one of the greatest comic book covers of all time. Mar 09, 2020 2020s top 10 comic book covers week 11 welcome to 2020s top 10 comic book covers of the year. Comic book covers are often beautiful works of art. The top 10 comic book covers 19381949 aaron lopresti. Designed ten years after the book s first publication, to coincide with the release of the 1971 film adaptation by stanley kubrick, this iconic cover was designed and realised by pelham in a single night after an illustrators first attempt was deemed inadequate.
Army in 2017 and enjoys researching and writing about history, science, theology, and many. Although my focus will be on books prior to 1980, i believe even newer books have the ability to strike a chord. Luke, leia, han, chewbacca, c3po, and r2d2 returned to marvel after decades at dark horse comics. Top 10 most iconic comic book covers watchmojo blog. Last week we gave you part 1, this week we give you part 2.
Lawbreakers suspenstories 11 with man holding severed tongues 3. Top 10 issues with the most variants zapkapow comics. So while i am here stuck in my house today why not share my top 10 boba fett comic covers. Dec 30, 2018 also my choice of top comic book of 2018, batman. Aug 26, 2016 top 100 variants august 26, 2016 matt devoe 88 comments this list, based on the current market values for both raw and graded copies, highlights todays most valuable 100 comic book variants.
Top 10 best selling comic books of the modern era zap. The top 100 most industry changing comic book covers of all time. Kirbys top 10 marvel comics covers patrick reed 083020 jack kirby is probably the single most important figure in the development of american comic books. With his own publishing company supergraphics, steranko was able to appraise the industry in the remarkable twovolume history of comics. Top 10 best transformers comic book covers of all time. But for this weeks top 10 list, i decided to do something a little different, a little bit more subjective. Aug 27, 2019 luke, leia, han, chewbacca, c3po, and r2d2 returned to marvel after decades at dark horse comics. Before super heroes swung back into the comic book spotlight with the advent of the fantastic four and spiderman, monster anthologies were incredible popular reads in the 1950s. I grew up reading comics in the 1970s so my familiarity with the books of this decade is the greatest. And thats the first 25 comic book covers down75 more to go. I would personally add these to any list if we expanded to 20. The top 10 badly drawn comic covers the robin corner shock pose supermans identity revealed. Theyre an artistic statement unto themselves, with some of the best pushing the boundaries of graphic design, controversial subject matter, cultural significance or starting a stylistic trend for better or worse.
Creating a great comic cover may require the same skill set as the actual illustrations that make up a comics pages, but they are two very different art forms. Id say the single greatest comic book cover of all time is on the first book in frank millers limited series the dark knight. The cogeyed droog design was thus adopted and instantly became a design classic. The top 100 most industry changing comic book covers of. Oct 02, 2010 top 100 covers of the bronze age 19711985 by krakoa october 2, 2010 6 comments the bronze age was a period of transition when comics were bringing in money. The covers are takes on classic comic book covers from the marvel universe this one is based on the. Apr 29, 2014 top 10 comic book covers of the month. Now, its time to present 26 of the absolute best comic book covers of all time. We can all debate the top comic covers showing violence. The comic book covers considered to be the best often contain some of the most wellwritten stories ever told, which is why many of the books on this list will be familiar. Top 10 best selling comic books of the modern era posted on may 10, 2019 may 11, 2019 by zapkapow comics before marvel became the major player it is today, dc comics superman would regularly sell over 1 million copies per month, and batman wasnt far behind. Top ten comic covers of the 80s major spoilers comic.
Check back each weekday to see the next ten covers until the list is complete. Of course there are dozens of others i would have liked to include, but when it comes down to it, there can only be 10. Top 100 covers of the bronze age 19711985 comic vine. The top of this list number 10 features one of my favorite covers of all time it just doesnt quite make the cut for the top of this list. Top 10 comic books most sought after by collectors movie. The strange creature pulling itself up onto a dock drips with murky water as it plans something sinister for the unsuspecting denizens of this town. The 25 most iconic comic book covers of all time ign. A good comic book cover tells a story all its own, giving readers a clear idea of what to expect in one bold, striking image. For more on your favorite comic book heroes, check out our roundup of the craziest retcons marvel and dc have ever made. The greatest superhero comic book covers of all time. Top 10 boba fett star wars comic covers that hashtag show. Designed ten years after the books first publication, to coincide with the release of the 1971 film adaptation by stanley kubrick, this iconic cover was designed and realised by pelham in a single night after an illustrators first attempt was deemed inadequate.
But the best comic book covers are more than a mere minibillboard meant to sell a product. Instead, i found myself pouring through back issues and digging into the graphic archives of the interwebs. Its one of the greatest comic books in my collection, and it. Many comic covers feature heroes and villains in the middle of an epic struggle, but few perfectly capture an oncoming menace like ditko did with this 1962 offering. Mar, 2017 john byrne and terry austins image of an older wolverine and an adult kate pryde being caught in a spotlight against a backdrop of posters showing the rest of the marvel mutantverse either dead or captured is not just one of the best covers to feature wolverine of alltime, but also it is one of the best comic book covers of alltime period. The 10 greatest comic book artists of all time creative bloq. Mar 23, 2020 2020s top 10 comic book covers week welcome to 2020s top 10 comic book covers of the year. Jonathan is a graphic artist, illustrator, writer, and game designer. And they returned in a big way with eightyfour variant covers ranging from comic shop exclusives to a seventh printing, star wars 2015 no. Draw your own comics express your kids or teens talent and creativity with this lots of pages comic sketch notebook 7. For my first top 10 list that makes cents, i give you my top ten favorite covers. This top 10 list is based off of my favorite covers of the week.
Top 10 best selling comic books of the modern era zapkapow. Mar 01, 2019 for my first top 10 list that makes cents, i give you my top ten favorite covers. Tons of good stuff releasing this week, so without hesitation, lets jump right in. Precisely because of their need to appeal to an unsophisticated audience, they are often shocking, lurid, exciting, powerful, grotesque or titillating.
Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Jun 14, 2019 top 10 current queries in comic book series. Wolverine is my favorite comic book character, and he always looks really cool on the cover of a comic. Were taking a trip through the history of comics to find the alltime best covers. Blank comic book for kids with variety of templates. Top 75 most iconic dc covers of alltime master list cbr. Jul 02, 2017 collecting comic books as a hobby with financial prospect has been going on for a long time.
I hadnt looked into it when it first came out and knew nothing about it when i first saw sean murphy and matt hollingsworth final cover. But campbell was also responsible for one of the most boring comic covers ive ever seen, a cover that actually helped to inspire this very column. This is the video series where each and every week i share with you my top 10 comic book covers. The 70s was an decade when even the most exploitative sounding comics should end up being transcendent, when writers were free to create some of the most bizarre and amazing superhero comics of. The comic book coveralong with her stylistic antecedent, the pulp coveris one of americas most instantly satisfying pictorial entertainments. Sep 07, 2017 in order to celebrate the upcoming independence day, has selected our top 10 most patriotic comic book covers of all time. Dec 01, 2019 the top of this list number 10 features one of my favorite covers of all time it just doesnt quite make the cut for the top of this list.
Top 75 most iconic dc covers of alltime master list. One of my favorite items to collect is star wars comic covers with boba fett on them. There are so many honorable mentions that i cant possibly begin to mention them all. Some of the covers on the list are likely to turn out to be. Because i am terrible at ranking things, ive just put them in chronological order. The greatest superhero comic book covers of all time ranker.
Nov 30, 2009 here is the master list of all the top 75 most iconic dc covers of alltime, as voted on by you, the readers. With 10s of s of comic book covers in existence, it is sometimes hard to discern which are the ones that truly stand out. Collecting comic books as a hobby with financial prospect has been going on for a long time. Even when john byrne took over as the artist on the series and began to push wolverine as more of a feature character, the covers were still pretty evenly. Its one of the greatest comic books in my collection, and it contains what literally is one of the 10 greatest single comic book stories ever presented in the history of comics, with jaimes breathtakingly incredible flies on the ceiling. Lets take a look at some of the best comic book covers of all time, from classic designs to jawdropping work from todays best artists. Magneto, wonder woman, and silver surfer are among marchs best covers. Ever since comic books first came to be, some writers and artists have sought to use the medium as a vehicle to get across messages draped in social commentary. Comic artist simon bisley burst onto the scene with the painted fantasy series slaine. Top 10 comic books most sought after by collectors movie tv.
And in the story itself, the captain of the spaceship at the centre of this actually takes his own life. This is the video series where you the fans vote every week on what your favorite cover of the week is. The top 10 weirdest comic covers the top 20 coolest comic covers the top 10 rare comics the top 5 crowded comic covers the top 10 badly. Top 15 sauciest manga covers top 20 outrageous pulp covers 10 comic books that changed the industry or just look darn cool top 20 inventions the world needs top 10 sexist covers. Sometimes, you actually can judge a book by its cover. In fact, i originally missed the boat on this series. Certain cover images become an ingrained part of the comic book fan experience and very often become representations of certain comic book characters andor eras in comic book history.1378 697 803 114 557 1092 966 368 304 495 70 166 757 1517 519 398 735 765 282 75 683 52 1417 518 611 673 439 799 141 1112 577 854 864 1112 1110 866 926