If ive missed any of your favourites for the title, let me know. This list is in response to my top ten worst moments in marvel comics that i published a few months ago. In 1990, kitchen sink press awarded this single issue as the worst comic of the past 25 years. Abnett and jackson guice for dc comics in the late 90s, the character of mitchell shelly. What do you think is the worst marvel comic ever published. Jan 21, 2015 you know those times you create a comic book character so fantastic that it gets cancelled after one issue. Where to rank venom among the 25 worst comicbook films of all time critics pegged venom as not just a lowerrung marvel film, but as one of the worst comic book films ever. I have always had a special place for horrible storylines and like my other thread. Nov 29, 2011 this list is in response to my top ten worst moments in marvel comics that i published a few months ago. In which case let me sincerely apologize now for your lack of taste. So while a series like final crisis wasnt exactly my cup of tea, i think its far from being one of the worst storylines ever in comics. The worst of the worst, the absolute apex of terrible writing, art, and social consciousness in comics. So what is the single worst comic book you have ever read.
Witch of the black rose one of the worst comic books ever, however, is the utter lack of thought put into the most basic plot points. My least favorite the worst comic books issues stories. Dillons artwork along with clever and addictive storylines have enabled preacher to become one of the most renowned comic series of our generation. Jun 21, 2016 the 15 worst spiderman storylines of all time. Joss whedon, respectively, were penning some of the greatest xmen stories ever told. These days, movies based on comic books are a big deal. Aug 28, 2015 let me preface this article by stating that art is subjective and that you, the reader, may not necessarily consider some of these covers the worst ever or even bad in general. Worst comic book writers ever a list of the worst superhero comic book writers ever. This comic is mean, this comic is ugly the phillip tan art doesnt do it any favors, this comic is offensive, and this comic is all around bad. Where to rank venom among the 25 worst comicbook films. Jul 22, 2011 the fan backlash was the stuff of legends.
What are some of the best marvel comic book storylines. The 10 worst mcmahon family storylines ever thesportster. What is the most inappropriate comic storylines of all time. The master of the space opera, jim starlin took to comic writing after serving in the armed forces as a photographer in vietnam. You start to feel sorry for lex luthor, you begin to like black adam, and spoilers spoilers spoilers spoilers. Dc has the worst reputation for creating superheros worthy of a headdesk, but marvel have a fair share of facepalms too. The 10 greatest comic book artists of all time creative bloq. Batman odyssey, although i waffle between whether its the worst comic ever written, or the greatest critique of comics ever written. Nov 12, 2019 civil war was overstuffed, forced beloved heroes to go against their long established characterization, and killed off marvels only original super team not affiliated with the x men or avengers in some fashion in decades the new warriors. The 6 worst parts of being chinese not in the stereotypes.
Some comic book events arent even worth the paper theyre printed. Based off of the top 100 comic book story lines as decided by comic book resources readers. This is the book where iceman explodes out of a person, and makes a bad pee gag. Top 100 comic book storylines about the author cbr senior writer brian cronin has been writing professionally about comic books for over a dozen years now at cbr primarily with his comics should be good series of columns, including comic book legends revealed. Comics alliance named it one of the worst comics of the decade. Where to rank venom among the 25 worst comicbook films ever. Hes been involved in some great storylines against some of the greatest villains in comic book history and has been the face of marvel since his inception. Jan 22, 2014 the best and worst comic book weddings. Toys, tv, movies, music, wrestling, cartoons, retro.
While comics used to be mainly associated with younger readers, the relegation of the medium to to cult status has seen a rise in adult readers. I present to you my take on the 10 worst comic book covers. Below i will list some of my favorite comic storyline that crossover various titles of marvel and also a few story li. But hes also the guy who seems to get a lot of marvels less well thought out ideas. But not every comic marvel published was a masterpiece in fact, some arent even good. Idenitity crisis is one of the best books ive ever read, precisely because it kills off beloved characters.
Top 25 best comic book writers of all time comic watch. Undoubtedly, there will always be the next big thing to look forward to that will test our. Some of the best stories ever written have been big crossover events. Witch of the black rose broadsword until this last few months. Essentially a tale of human survival, crossed depicts the worst atrocities of humanity, and how the last remaining people try to survive them. They are the home of such flagship characters as superman, batman. Simone has received numerous awards and recognition as one of the leading females in the comic book industry. As i cant add just authors, ive selected their worst crimes to represent them. And for some people on the internet, it is the very worst comic book on the planet. They are the home of such flagship characters as superman, batman, wonder.
Whats the absolute worst comic book series or issue you have. While often just seen as a marketing device to sell more books at an inflated cost, comic book events often readers some of the most interesting and memorable moments. Apr 21, 2012 rob liefeld has long been derided as one of the worst comic book artists of all time. I mean, someday, aliens will visit our world and proceed to blow us up because of this cover ok, thats. The slumps may be understandable especially for a comic book character like superman who has existed since 1938 but the worst story lines and characters to. Some of the best and most consistent modern era batman comic book stories ever written. Rob liefeld has long been derided as one of the worst comic book artists of all time. Somewhere in the murky area between concepts like creative storytelling continuity and marketing ploy lies the ever divisive comic book publishing event. So heres the list, the top 10 worst spiderman storylines. But the core storyline written with surprising emotional depth by charles soule and drawn by steve. Certain comic book storylines get written off as so bad, its horrible, especially if the fans complain loud enough. The 40 worst rob liefeld drawings progressive boink.
Whats the absolute worst comic book series or issue you. I think there are times when being a fanboy of a certain pop culture phenomenon or nerddom gives people the wrong impression of your personality. In my research, this cover has almost universally been picked as the ugliest cover ever. Sep 07, 2017 this feature is not available right now. We just think they were hung out to dry in perhaps the most illconceived comic book. Whats the absolute worst comic book series or issue you have ever read. Green lantern dates a thirteen year old girl green lantern. Is it better for dc comics and marvel create original storylines for live action than adapt a comic book storyline. Aug 19, 2019 the 10 worst mcmahon family storylines ever. Spiderman has become one of the top three most popular comic book characters ever, based not just on his amazing look and spectacular backstory, but also because of the great stories hes had over his history. One of the worst comic storylines i ever read was jeph loebs. Featuring mark pillow as nuclear man, one of the mostmocked supervillains of all time, superman iv rounds out our list as the worst comic book movie as all time.
Also an avid comic book and action movie fan so more than looking forward to sharing my fun knowledge with others. Comic runs that ruined amazing characters screenrant. Starlin crossed into the professional arena after selling two comic storylines to dc comics and signing on with marvel for an assignment on the amazing spiderman. We get more specific from here, but if we didnt lump these together the entire list would be broken spines and. In due fairness, here is a list of the top ten worst moments in dc comics. The worst thing about comics fans is their fear of change.
Originally founded in 1934 as national allied publications, dc comics has grown into one of the two biggest comic book companies in america. Heck, some of you may have even really enjoyed some of these covers. Stories like the night gwen stacy died, the original clone saga from the 1970s. The 15 worst spiderman storylines of all time therichest. One of the most popular new teen titans storylines was 1984s the judas contract. Sep, 2016 hes been involved in some great storylines against some of the greatest villains in comic book history and has been the face of marvel since his inception. Marville ostensibly began as a parody book, a vehicle for jemas to. How will i ever write about this as one of the worst comics of the decade. Meet skateman, who has no superpowers and whose only defining traits are that he has a scarf on his face and fights crime on roller skates. Marvel comic book story lines span multiple story lines crossing over many titles and comics finally culminating in finale issue. Youll rarely see a comic so lazily constructed in your life.
He started off his comic book career in the horror and action titles for ipc and dc comics. There was a short period of time when the teen titans comic shifted. So without further ado, here are the ten best dc comic book stories of all time as voted. Jun 18, 2017 the slumps may be understandable especially for a comic book character like superman who has existed since 1938 but the worst story lines and characters to come out of them are often. Easily one of the best comic book stories of all time. Sometimes theyre amazing, but other times, they really suck. Fortunate son is a 1999 graphic novel which ranks as one of the worst, most baffling batman stories ever committed to print. When we talk about the best dc comics storylines, were not grading on a curve. The best marvel comics storylines of all time screenrant. The storylines involving fighting crime and learning to use those killer super powers are fascinating, but at the end of. Jan 22, 2020 10 best dc comics stories of all time according to you, the readers. Dec 28, 20 the 6 most bizarrely offensive comic book supervillains.
Maximum carnage is one of the storylines held most accountable. It was just atrocious artwork and one of the dumbest storylines ive. The truth is, nothing is ever really at stake in comics so long as someone out there likes a property, which gives the whole enterprise a certain blandness. It did have the turn of a tickedoff linda making austin ceo but it remains one of the worst storylines of this era. The 7 worst comicbook resurrection stories ever syfy wire. The worst events in comic book history love em or hate em, publishers are going to keep doing epic comics story events. The titles that made us pull our hair out as comic book fans and worse yet. Every modern marvel event ranked from worst to best paste.
Granted, it wasnt that common to see comics go truly dark, but that doesnt mean that there werent a select group of writers looking to push the moral code of comic book storytelling. We take a look at 40 of his worst offenses to the medium. So, without further ado heres my list of 27 of the lamest characters created in comic book history. Joe quesada became one of the most hated people in the industry, even getting booed off the stage at conventions. Quesada didnt all the sudden decide he didnt like peter parker being married. The worst of the alltooreal worst in comic books newsarama. Nevertheless, these things have been condemned by a vocal portion of the fanbase. I was debating on a new thread to post to show im back.
Some of the worst storylines in marvel history, including the clone saga on your list, were created to try to get spiderman back to being single. May 30, 2011 the comic book crossover event has become a yearly expectation from the major superhero publishers. Contrary to popular belief, comics did actually deal with dark storylines prior to the mideighties. Civil war was overstuffed, forced beloved heroes to go against their long established characterization, and killed off marvels only original super team not affiliated with the x men or avengers in some fashion in decades the new warriors. Ultimatum marvel jeph loeb used to be a good writer. Of all of the crimes perpetrated against wolverine, one of the worst would have to. My top stories and story arcs of all time comic vine. The 6 worst parts of being chinese not in the stereotypes 3. What the crossed do to ordinary people is straight out of the worst horror movie.
Every modern marvel event ranked from worst to best. The 6 most bizarrely offensive comic book supervillains. Love em or hate em, publishers are going to keep doing epic comics story events. This comic takes the thesis of xmen, and makes it not count. But one of the worst things about one more day was that it was a key example of a disturbing trend among comic book companies. Anything ive managed to read from start to finish has had something going for it, otherwise i wouldnt have finished it. Nov 21, 2016 when we talk about the best dc comics storylines, were not grading on a curve. And our favorite mainstream publishers have always been at odds. However, he would later up the ante by calling it the worst comic hes ever read quite a statement and morally repugnant, stating that it was ineligible for a list of worst comic books because, among other things, it topping the list would have been a captain obvious reveal. We just think they were hung out to dry in perhaps the most illconceived comic book project ever put on. This legendary, and innovative story would change comics as they are today, as with its. Also an avid comic book and action movie fan so more than looking forward to sharing my.953 39 567 1091 1075 1607 653 672 922 1355 715 198 1055 1230 847 1308 911 442 96 1424 1106 584 1016 155 210 1272 837 465 751 773 995