CCL #503 – Top 100 Runs of All Time – Part 2 – Maximilian!

Collected Comics Library PodcastOn today’s show Chris and Andy discuss a lost and found Golden Age Wonder Woman Newspaper Strip, the upcoming Nexus collection to feature a brand-new story by Baron and Rude and Part 2 of our look 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 installment, the guys go over #80-61, 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.

61) Locke & Key (IDW Publishing, 2009)
by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez
Reprinted/Collected in:
Locke & Key (2009) TPB vol. 01
Locke & Key (2010) HC vol. 01
Locke & Key, Master Edition (2015) HC vol. 01

62) Blankets (Top Shelf, 2003)
by Craig Thompson
Reprinted/Collected in:
OGN SC 2003
OGN HC July 2011

63) Fourth World by Jack Kirby (DC Comics, 1970-1973)
Reprinted/Collected in:
Omnibus SC vol. 1-4 (2011-2012)
Omnibus HC vol. 1-4 (2007-2008)
Jack Kirby The Fourth World Omnibus (2017)

64) The Authority (DC Comics, 1999)
by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch
Reprinted/Collected in:
The Authority (1999) 2014 Edition TPB vol. 01
The Authority (1999) Absolute Edition vol. 01
The Authority (1999) HC vol. 01

65) Invincible (Image Comics, 2003-2018)
by writer Robert Kirkman and artist Cory Walker
Reprinted/Collected in:
25 Trades
The Complete Invincible Library 1-3 HC
The Invincible Compendium Three SC
The Ultimate Collection HC 1-12

66) Daytripper (Vertigo, 2010-2011)
by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá
Reprinted/Collected in:
TPB February 2011
HC The Deluxe Edition April 2014

67) JSA by Geoff Johns (DC Comics, 1999-2007)
Reprinted/Collected in:
JSA Omnibus (2014) #1-3
Numerous Trades and Hardcovers

68) Doom Patrol (DC Comics, 1989-1992)
by Grant Morrison #19-63
Reprinted/Collected in:
Doom Patrol Edition TPB vol. 01 2016
Doom Patrol Omnibus 2014

69) Batman by Grant Morrison (DC Comics)
by Grant Morrison
Reprinted/Collected in:
Grant Morrison – Batman by Grant Morrison Omnibus 1 (2018)
Grant Morrison – Batman by Grant Morrison Omnibus 2 (2016)
Numerous Trades and Hardcovers

70) Batman – The Court of Owls (DC Comics)
by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo
Reprinted/Collected in:
Absolute Batman: The Court of Owls (2015)
Batman (2011) HC
Batman (2011) Slipcase TPB vol. 01
Batman (2011) TPB vol. 01

71) Black Hole (Kitchen Sink & Fantagraphics, 1995)
by Charles Burns
Publication history:
#1-4 (Kitchen Sink Press)
#5-12 (Fantagraphics Books)
Reprinted/Collected in:
HC October 2005 by Pantheon Books
TPB January 2008 by Pantheon Books
Fantagraphics Studio Edition September 2017

72) Criminal (Icon/Marvel & Image, 2006-2007)
by writer Ed Brubaker and artist Sean Phillips, originally published by Marvel Comics’ Icon imprint, and later by Image Comics
Reprinted/Collected in:
Criminal (2006) TPB vol. 01
Criminal: The Deluxe Edition (2009) HC vol. 01
TPB vol. 01 Coward
TPB vol. 02 Lawless

73) DC The New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke (DC Comics, 2004)
Reprinted/Collected in:
DC: The New Frontier (2004) Absolute Edition
DC: The New Frontier (2004) HC
DC: The New Frontier (2004) TPB vol. 01

74) Incredible Hulk by Peter David (Marvel Comics, 2005)
with Todd McFarlane, Dale Keown and Gary Frank
Reprinted/Collected in:
Hulk Visionaries: Peter David #1-8 TPB

75) Sin City (Dark Horse, 1986-2000)
by Frank Miller
Reprinted/Collected in:
Frank Miller’s Big Damn Sin City (2014)
Frank Miller’s Sin City (2004) – Library vol. 1-2
Numerous Trades and Hardcovers

76) New Avengers by Jonathan Hickman (Marvel Comics, 2013-2015)
Reprinted/Collected in:
TP #1-6
HC #1-6
Oversized HC #1-3

77) Essex County by Jeff Lemire (Top Shelf, 2007)
Reprinted/Collected in:
OGN SC vol. 1-3 2007-2008
Essex County (Limited Slipcase Edition) July 2015
HC The Complete Essex County 2009

78) Gotham Central (DC Comics, 2003)
by Ed Brubaker and Greg Rucka
Reprinted/Collected in:
TP #1-5 2004-2007
SC Boks #1-4 2011-2012
HC #1-4 2008-2011
Omnibus 2016

79) Suicide Squad (DC Comics, 1987)
by John Ostrander
Reprinted/Collected in:
8 Trades

80) Shade, The Changing Man (Vertigo, 1990)
by Peter Milligan and Chris Bachalo
Reprinted/Collected in:
Only three trades collecting up to #1-19

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