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All Star Superman

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES Grant Morrison is at his best with this 12-issue miniseries All-Star Superman. The series took almost three years to finish its original 2005 run but was worth the wait. Morrison created a Superman story that was both a fresh and timeless classic. He brilliantly shows the world of comic book…
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Amazing Spider-Man #545

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES Spider-Man has been very popular for many years because he is a person that everyone can relate to. Perhaps not the greatest of heroes in strength or speed or power he is someone who has the same everyday problems that we do. He is not rich or from another planet…
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X-Men #207

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES X-Men 207 Chapter 13 in the Messiah CompleX is a definitive story of the X-Men in the 21st century. Almost extinct as mutants the X-Men have their future in the birth of a baby. On M-Day Wanda Maximoff, the Scarlet Witch used her reality-warping mutant powers to obliterate the X-gene…
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Captain America 25

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES Captain America first appeared in Captain America Comics #1 (March 1941), from Marvel Comics’ 1940s predecessor, Timely Comics, and was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Captain America was Timely Comics’ most popular character during the wartime period. After the war ended, the character’s popularity waned and he disappeared…
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Civil War #2

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES Civil War is a 2006-2007 Marvel Comics crossover storyline built around a self-titled seven-issue limited series written by Mark Millar and penciled by Steve McNiven, which ran through various other titles published by Marvel at the time. Civil War #2 was the second-best seller of the decade behind the famous…
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Wonder Woman #219

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES Wonder Woman is a member of an all-female tribe of Amazons (based on the Amazons of Greek mythology) who was created by Marston as a “distinctly feminist role model whose mission was to bring the Amazon ideals of love, peace, and sexual equality to ‘a world torn by the hatred…
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Thor #1

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES The Mighty Thor is what Marvel called their version of the Norse God. Marvel’s God of Thunder did not have red hair from legend but was a very powerful guy. The character first appears in Journey into Mystery #83 (August 1962) and was created by editor-plotter Stan Lee, scripter Larry…
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Green Lantern: Rebirth #1

In 1994, DC Comics decided to do away with Hal Jordan, who had been the primary Green Lantern of Earth since his first DC Comics appearance in 1959, and replace him with a new character to carry on the Green Lantern legacy, Kyle Rayner. The storyline, ”Emerald Twilight”, which began in Green Lantern (vol. 3) #48 (January 1994), involved Hal…
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The New Avengers #1

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES Brian Michael Bendis in 2004 took over the writing for the New Avengers title. Avengers title had never been a top seller at Marvel till Bendis worked his magic and it soon became one of Marvel’s best-selling books. In November 2004 Marvel Comics Catalog said about the upcoming Issue: After…
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DC The New Frontier

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES The New Frontier is an Eisner, Harvey, and Shuster Award-winning six-issue comic book limited series written and drawn by Darwyn Cooke, published by DC Comics in 2003-2004. It was then collected into two trade paperback volumes from 2004–2005 and then an Absolute Edition in 2006. The story was adapted as…
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Batman #608

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES Batman has survived the comic world for over 70 years. He has defeated many criminals stronger, faster, tougher, meaner than him. He has a brilliant mind with extraordinary will power. He never gives up and has the respect of every superhero in the DC Universe. His deductive powers are par…
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Action Comics #775

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES “What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice & the American Way?” is a story that appeared in Action Comics #775 as published by DC Comics in penciled1. Written by Joe Kelly, penciled by Doug Mahnke and Lee Bermejo, and inked by Tom Nguyen, Dexter Vines, Jim Royal, Jose Marzan, Wade Von…
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Planetary/The Authority #1

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES Planetary/The Authority #1 Warren Ellis An eccentric British comic book writer, he created Transmetropolitan, Nextwave, The Authority and Planetary. Noted for new ideas took a contemporary comic world and shook it up with titles like the Authority and Planetary. Planetary began with Planetary #0 – This story appeared as a…
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The Ultimate Spider-Man #1

THE GREATEST COMICS OF THE 21st CENTURY By WALT STILES Spider-Man is an American Icon the most popular superhero of all time. If you are going to reintroduce the story in an Ultimate Universe and remake the hero you had better do it right. In the suggestion that they rewrite the early days of Peter Parker and Spider-Man, Marvel Editor-in-Chief…
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