Tuesday, February 15, 2005

100 Things I Love About Comics

Cunard is a bully.

1. The Marvel Family
2. Grant Morrison
3. Frank Quitely
4. Flex Mentallo: Man of Muscle Mystery
5. Optic Nerve/Adrian Tomine
6. Acme Novelty/Chris Ware
7. Dan Clowes
8. Los Bros. Hernandez/Love and Rockets
9. Plastic Man
10. Kyle Baker
11. Longshot
12. Art Adams
13. Darwyn Cooke
14. New Frontier
15. Robert Kirkman
16. Invincible
17. Alan Moore
18. Top Ten
19. Watchmen
20. Promethea
21. From Hell
22. Frank Miller
23. Sin City
24. DK2
25. Ronin
26. Lone Wolf and Cub
27. We3
28. Animal Man
29. Who’s Who
30. Ty Templeton
31. Adam Strange
32. Andy Diggle
33. Jock
34. Mike Allred
35. Paul Pope
36. Street Angel
37. Paul Grist
38. Ultra
39. 3D Man
40. Preacher
41. Garth Ennis
42. Steve Dillon
43. Mike Mignola
44. Eric Powell
45. Ed Brubaker
46. Michael Lark
47. Brian K. Vaughn
48. Runaways
49. Ex Machina
50. Lee/Kirby FF
51. Elliot S! Maggin
52. Alan Moore’s Rob Liefeld’s universe
53. Sgt. Rock
54. Characters with bandaged faces
55. Snake Eyes
56. DC 1 Million
57. newXmen
58. JRjr
59. Jay Stephens
60. Jetcat
61. Atomic City Tales
62. Jenkins/Lee Inhumans
63. Galactus
64. Iceman
65. Teen Titans (the cartoon)
66. Bruce Timm
67. Team-ups that shouldn’t happen but are fun anyway
68. Nick Fury
69. Fury by Garth Ennis
70. The excitement of Wednesdays
71. Grant Morrison’s interviews
72. Alan Moore’s interviews
73. Tommy Lee Edwards
74. Hellboy Jr.
75. Huge Retarded Duck
76. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
77. Jenkins’ The Sentry miniseries
78. Skrull Kill Krew
79. Marvel Boy
80. The Official Handbook for the Marvel Universe: Deluxe Edition
81. The Metal Men
82. Philip Bond
83. Jim Hanley’s Universe
84. St. Marks in Brooklyn
85. characters whose costumes cover their entire bodies and faces
86. the idea of the current Batgirl
87. excited discussions of what might happen next
88. The Invisibles
89. The Filth
90. Marshall Law
91. Hellboy
92. The Goon
93. Frankie
94. Bizarro
95. Bizarros
96. Bizarro World
97. Bizarro Comics
98. Matter Eater Lad
99. The Five Years Later Legion
100. Moon Knight/Werewolf by Night/Shroud/Shroud’s group


At 12:52 AM, Anonymous john k said...

it made me smile to read that longshot was on the list. i remembered (hopefuly correctly) when you were in 6th grade you told me that longshot was your favorite super hero. at the time i had only read of him in the marvel handbook. now, 17 or so years later, i still do not understand that character. i'm glad that you still do!! ha ha ha

At 9:11 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Psst, Joe! Captain Marvel Republic Serial Poster on ebay. I left your e-mail address at home:


At 7:25 PM, Blogger Joe Rice said...

I was all ready to reply with "Yeah, I already have it," but then I saw it. Hubba hubba!

At 3:43 PM, Anonymous Morts said...

Glad you like it Joe. There's a few more good ones, but I thought you'd have those.

One is an actual newspaper ad for the serials, framed.

At 8:17 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

"86. the idea of the current Batgirl"

My thoughts exactly.

I love the /idea/, but something in the execution is lacking, something I can't quite put my finger on.


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