CCL #501 – Top 100 Runs of All Time – Part 1

Collected Comics Library PodcastOn today’s show Chris and Andy discuss the passing of Ernie Colón, Andy gets a ton of cool gifts and Chris laments of Amazon shipping.
Chris and Andy also start looking at the 100 Greatest Comic Books – Comic Book Runs – Single Issues & Graphic Novels of All Time from When It Was Cool, which was compiled from several different sources in late 2017. In this first installment, the guys go over #100-81, give their thoughts and, of course, the collected editions these runs are in.
Listed below are the run in order, links to more info on their ComicBookDB page and select collected editions on that particular run or a first volume that serves a starting point.

81) Wicked + Divine (Image Comics, 2014)
by Kieron Gillen, illustrated by Jamie McKelvie,
Reprinted/Collected in:
The Wicked + The Divine (2014) HC vol. 01 (Deluxe HC)
The Wicked + The Divine (2014) TPB vol. 01
The Wicked + The Divine (2016) HC vol. 01

82) A Contract With God (Baronet Books, 1978)
by Will Eisner
Reprinted/Collected in:
A Contract With God and Other Tenement Stories (1978) (Baronet Books) HC and Scalped
A Contract With God (2006) (W.W. Norton & Company)
The Contract with God Trilogy: Life on Dropsie Avenue (2006) (W.W. Norton & Company)
A Contract With God and Other Tenement Stories (1978) OGN SC
A Life Force from Will Eisner’s Quarterly (1983) #1-5
Dropsie Avenue, The Neighborhood (1995) OGN SC

83) Superman For All Seasons (DC Comics, 1998)
by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale
Reprinted/Collected in:
Superman For All Seasons (1998) Deluxe HC
Superman For All Seasons (1998) HC
Superman For All Seasons (1998) TPB

84) Justice League International (DC Comics, 1987)
by writer J. M. DeMatteis was paired with writer Keith Giffen and artist Kevin Maguire
Title Continuity:
Justice League International (1987) #7 continues from Justice League (1987) #6
Justice League International (1987) #25 continues to Justice League America (1989) #26
Reprinted/Collected in:
Justice League (1987) TPB
Justice League International (2008) HC vol. 01
Justice League International (2008) TPB vol. 01
Justice League International Omnibus (2017) HC vol. 01

85) Superior Spider-Man (Marvel Comics, 2013)
by Writer(s): Dan Slott, Penciller(s): Ryan David Stegman
Title Continuity:
Superior Spider-Man (2013) #1 continues from The Amazing Spider-Man (1963) #700
Superior Spider-Man (2013) #31 continues to The Amazing Spider-Man (2014) #1
Reprinted/Collected in:
Superior Spider-Man (2013) HC vol. 01
Superior Spider-Man (2013) TPB vol. 01

86) Alias (Marvel Comics, 2001)
by Writer(s): Brian Michael Bendis, Penciller(s): Michael Gaydos
Reprinted/Collected in:
Alias (2001) HC vol. 01
Alias (2001) Omnibus
Alias (2001) TPB vol. 01 (2015 Edition)
Alias (2001) Ultimate Collection TPB vol. 01

87) New Mutants (Marvel Comics, 1983)
by Writer(s): Chris Claremont, Penciller(s): Bob McLeod
Reprinted/Collected in:
New Mutants Classic (2006) TPB vol. 01
New Mutants Epic Collection (2017) TPB vol. 01

88) Immortal Iron Fist (Marvel Comics, 2007)
by Writer(s): Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, Penciller(s): David Aja, Travel Foreman
Reprinted/Collected in:
The Immortal Iron Fist (2007) HC vol. 01
The Immortal Iron Fist (2007) Omnibus HC
The Immortal Iron Fist (2007) TPB

89) Green Lantern (Geoff Johns era) (DC Comics, 2004, 2005)
GL Rebirth – Reprinted/Collected in:
Green Lantern by Geoff Johns (2019) Book 1
Green Lantern by Geoff Johns Omnibus (2015) HC vol. 01
Green Lantern: Rebirth (2004) Absolute
Green Lantern: Rebirth (2004) HC
Green Lantern: Rebirth (2004) TPB

90) Strangers in Paradise (Self Published, Abstract Studios, 1993)
by Terry Moore
Reprinted/Collected in:
The Complete Strangers in Paradise (1998) HC vol. 01
Strangers in Paradise (1993) TPB vol. 01
Strangers in Paradise (1994) Pocket Book vol. 01
Strangers in Paradise (1994) Slipcase TPB vol. 01
Strangers in Paradise Omnibus (2009) Omnibus HC
Strangers in Paradise Omnibus (2009) Omnibus TPB

91) Deadpool (Joe Kelly era) (Marvel Comics, 1997)
by Joe Kelly
Reprinted/Collected in:
Deadpool (1997) TPB
Deadpool By Joe Kelly Omnibus (2013) HC vol. 01
Deadpool Classic (2008) TPB vol. 01

92) Annihilation (Marvel Comics, 2006)
by Various
Reprinted/Collected in:
Annihilation (2006) HC
Annihilation (2006) TPB
Annihilation Omnibus (2014) Omnibus HC
Annihilation: The Complete Collection (2018) TPB vol. 02

93) Hawkeye – My Life as a Weapon (Marvel Comics, 2012)
by Writer(s): Matt Fraction, Penciller(s): David Aja
Reprinted/Collected in:
Hawkeye (2012) HC vol. 01
Hawkeye (2012) Omnibus HC
Hawkeye (2012) TPB vol. 01

94) Star Wars – Darth Vader (First Series) (Marvel Comics, 2015)
by Writer(s): Kieron Gillen, Penciller(s): Salvador Larroca
Reprinted/Collected in:
Darth Vader (2015) HC vol. 01
Darth Vader (2015) Omnibus HC
Darth Vader (2015) TPB vol. 01

95) The Vision (Marvel Comics, 2016)
by Tom King
Reprinted/Collected in:
Vision (2016) HC
Vision (2016) TPB vol. 01

96) 300 (Dark Horse Comics, 1998)
by Frank Miller
Reprinted/Collected in:
300 (1998) HC
300 (1999) HC
300 (2007) HC

97) Planet Hulk (Marvel Comics, 2015)
by Writer(s): Greg Pak
Reprinted/Collected in:
Hulk: Planet Hulk Omnibus (2017) HC
The Incredible Hulk (2006) HC
The Incredible Hulk (2000) TPB vol. 14
The Incredible Hulk, The: Complete Collection (2007) DVD-ROM

98) Avengers Disassembled (Marvel Comics, 2005)
by Writer(s): Brian Michael Bendis, Penciller(s): Howard V. Chaykin
Reprinted/Collected in:
Civil War: Avengers (2010) HC
Civil War: The Complete Collection (2007) DVD-ROM
New Avengers (2005) Deluxe HC vol. 03
New Avengers (2005) HC vol. 05
New Avengers (2005) Omnibus HC vol. 01
New Avengers (2005) TPB vol. 05
New Avengers by Brian Michael Bendis: The Complete Collection (2017) TPB vol. 02

99) Scalped (Vertigo, 2007)
by Jason Aaron
Reprinted/Collected in:
Scalped (2007) 2017 Edition TPB vol. 01
Scalped (2007) HC vol. 01
Scalped (2007) TPB vol. 01

100) Supreme – Story of the Year (Maximum – Awesome Comics)
by Alan Moore
Reprinted/Collected in:
Supreme: The New Adventures (1996) TPB
Alan Moore’s: Supreme: The Story of the Year Paperback (2003)

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