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Collecting comics is a big deal for many people and with the popularity of superhero movies this decade it isn’t surprising that more and more people are getting into them. Due to the fact that some people have no idea where to start when getting into comics, here is an unbiased list of the top five best comics of all time in no particular order!
Spider-Man – The Death of Gwen Stacy
This story arc did two important things in the world of comics: it showed that the hero doesn’t always win and it also ended the Silver Age of comics, paving the way for darker, more realistic stories to be told. As the name implies this story arc concerns the death of Spider-Man’s girlfriend at the time, Gwen Stacy, at the hands of one of his worst enemies.
Batman – Dark Knight Returns
Perhaps the most well known Batman story arc, these comics revolve around a 55 year old Batman coming out of retirement to deal with an even darker and grittier Gotham city. This drastic change in style laid the campy “Adam West” style Batman to rest and successfully updated the character’s image for the Modern Age of comics.
Superman – The Death and Return of Superman
A short story arc in the 90s that killed off, then revived, the most well-known superhero in the world at the time. This story arc was significant mostly due to the massive amount of mainstream media attention it gained. It is also notorious for epitomizing the “comic book characters never stay dead” theme.
Batman – The Killing Joke
Another highly popular and widely known Batman story arc. This one takes a very in depth look into not only the Joker’s past but also the psychological similarities that he and Batman share. It also features several disturbing scenes including a well known Batman related character being shot and permanently crippled.
Daredevil – Born Again
This is another situation that proves that the hero doesn’t always win. In this story arc Matt Murdock, Daredevil, is completely defeated and has his life destroyed by his archenemy, the King Pin. His fall and subsequent attempts to rebuild his life make heavy use of Christian symbolism and themes, particularly the “death and rebirth” theme, though not in a literal sense in this case. The story arc is notable for taking the Daredevil franchise from the brink of cancellation to being one of Marvel’s top sellers.
“Who’s a better character, Spider-Man or Superman?”
That’s been the subject of debate amongst comic book fans for decades. Neither character is bad per se. Both have lasted for decades: Superman debuted in 1938 and Spider-Man debuted in 1962. Given such longevity, it’s obvious people find something attractive about both characters.So which one is better? When it comes to raw power, Superman has a large edge. He’s invulnerable to everything save Kryptonite and some forms of magic; bullets literally bounce off him. He flies, he’s super-strong, and he has X-ray vision. He also has heat vision, which is potent enough to melt metal and gives him a long-range attack on top of his other advantages.
Spider-Man has the proportionate abilities of a spider. He’s super-strong but probably not as strong as Superman. He’s extraordinarily fast and agile and he has a so-called “spider sense” that alerts him to danger. Finally, Spider-man has the ability to create webs just like a real spider. In combat, he uses his webs to restrain or ensnare an enemy.
Which one is smarter? In the comics, at least, Spider-Man makes mechanical web-shooters and develops an adhesive formula he uses for his webbing. Given that real scientists have been trying to make an artificial form of spider silk for years, that’s impressive. His social skills, however, have often been less so. He’s often a smart-alec and people find him annoying.
Superman has sometimes been described as exceptionally intelligent and he has the Fortress of Solitude where he keeps various technological gadgets. But, he’s generally not depicted as doing a whole lot with his technology. He’s not an Iron Man type who saves the day with his latest device. Instead, he generally relies on sheer physical power.
Which one is more relatable? The obvious answer would be Spider-Man, who is human, while Superman was born on the planet Krypton. But Superman’s origin story can be seen as an allegory for the immigrant experience. Like Superman, plenty of people came to the US from someplace else. The chief difference is that Superman came from much further away than somebody from Vietnam or Ireland did. He was raised on Earth from infancy, so he is culturally human and a naturalized citizen of Earth.
Spider-Man was intended to be an “everyman” type from the get-go. He wasn’t extraordinarily rich. He started off as a teenager, so he had few connections and little authority. He made mistakes and then he would often snark or whine about the results. Until around the time he married Mary Jane, the Spider-Man books can be seen as a “coming of age” story, in which a young man learns responsibility.
Given all this, which one is better simply depends on the reader’s preference.
Hello to all our faithful followers.
It has been a while since any new content has been offered for your reading pleasure, and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience our down time may have caused. We pride ourselves in appealing to all our readers with great content and a range of information that is interesting to everyone. We are back again and better than ever with a renewed dedication to please.We want to welcome back our loyal friends and hope to gain some new fans and followers. You are the true super heroes. We couldn’t be here without you. We are excited to be back online and will be providing some new great content.As super heroes sometimes need to rejuvenate to be at their full potentials, and to return with a vengeance, so have we. Our time down was spent revamping this blog and adding some great new features. We are really excited with the changes and anticipate that you will share in our enthusiasm. It is our intent that you will Marvel at our modifications and updates.
Our After Hours Press was on full tilt as we ran around like Angry Vikings, striving for perfection. Our aim is to provide you with some Dynamite Entertainment and with our Last Gasp, we hope to M Press. We’ve taken some Top Shelf ideas and brought them to fruition. You can be the judge.
Hopefully you will find the changes as exciting and fun as what you have come to expect from this blog, only better. We really hope you think they are super, man!
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