Reasons to Love Comic Books: Awesome Stories

23 10 2009

One thing that I love about comic books is the awesome stories that can be told. As an aspiring comic book writer I always am excited when I come across an awesome story. I have read mostly Marvel my whole life so that is why there are so many Marvel stories on the list. These are some of my favorite comic book stories (in no particular order except for the first five):

-The Master Planner (Amazing Spider-Man#31-33) Reprinted in Marvel Tales#170-172

-Dark Phoenix Saga (Uncanny X-Men#129-137)

-Hobgoblin Saga (Amazing Spider-Man#238-239, 244-245, 249-251)

-The Dark Knight Returns (Batman: Dark Knight Returns#1-4)

-Sasuke Retrieval (Naruto vol. 21-27)

-Batman: Year One (Batman#404-407)

-Demon in a Bottle (Iron Man#120-128)

-The Night Gwen Stacy Died (Amazing Spider-Man#121-122)

-Death of Captain Stacy (Amazing Spider-Man#88-90)

-Galactus Trilogy (Fantastic Four#48-50)

-Green Goblin Reborn (Amazing Spider-Man#96-98)

-Batman: Death in the Family (Batman#426-429)

-Camelot 3000 (Camelot 3000#1-12)

-Ultimate Clone Saga (Ultimate Spider-Man#97-105)

-The Tomorrow People (Ultimate X-Men#1-6)

-Death of a Goblin (Ultimate Spider-Man#112-117)

-Batman: Hush (Batman#608-619)

-Frank Miller’s run on Daredevil

-World’s Most Wanted (Invincible Iron Man#8-19, current volume)

-Invincible War and Conquest (Invincible#60-65)

That’s all I can think of right now. Well… what’s your favorite comic book stories guys?


Comicbookdude89’s Question#1: What’s your all-time favorite comic book stories?

17 08 2009

Here’s my top 10, its mostly Marvel but there’s couple DC in there:

1.The Master Planner    (Amazing Spider-Man#31-33)

2.Dark Phoenix Saga      (Uncanny X-Men#129-137)

3.Hobgoblin Saga           (Amazing Spider-Man#238-239, 244-245, 249-251)

4.Batman: The Dark Knight Returns        (Batman: Dark Knight Returns#1-4)

5.Sasuke Retrieval          (Naruto Chapters# 172-238)

6.Ultimate Clone Saga   (Ultimate Spider-Man#97-105)

7.Clone Saga(the Gerry Conway one)         (Amazing Spider-Man#143-150)

8.Demon in a Bottle          (Invincible Iron Man#120-128)

9.The Night Gwen Stacy Died     (Amazing Spider-Man#121-122)

10.Batman: A Death in the Family       (Batman#426-429)

*Edit*- I just finished Dark Knight Returns and it is now my 4th favorite comic book story


This list may change because I’m reading some stuff everyone says is good. Let me know what your favorite comic book stories are by leaving a comment. I look forward to them!