Essential Comics

#1 Posted by fojtikbt (94 posts) - - Show Bio

What Marvel comics are absolutely essential to read? For instance, did Marvel ever produce any stories that can compare to the likes of The Dark Knight Returns or Watchmen?

#2 Posted by Floopay (7700 posts) - - Show Bio

Earth X was pretty amazing.

The Ultimateverse is also pretty epic, you get a whole new level of respect for Marvel when you read that series (with the exception of the crappy version of Juggernaut). (Universe 1610).

I liked the Annihilators series quite a bit.

Most Punisher comics (with the exception of the one where he becomes undead).

Runaways is pretty good.

Fear Itself was all kinds of awesome.

There are more, but those come to mind right away. Also, you should throw V for Vendetta (The Warrior) in that DC list, and of course....Hellblazer, one of the best DC series.

Thanks for reading,

Floopay

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