Bronze Age of Comics appears in 4688 issues.
Wizard Magazine's 100 Best Single Issue Comics between the years 1979-2005.
Aliens are a mainstay in many forms of fiction, and comics are no exception. This page lists aliens from major comic companies.
An anthology is a type of comic book containing a range of stories featuring different characters and situations. Famous anthology titles include 2000AD and Topolino.
An Anthropomorphic Comic is one in which one or more non-human characters display distinctly human characteristics.
A loosely defined period in comics between 1950 and 1960 (roughly the end of the Golden Age of Comics) where science-fiction stories, many of them dealing with atomic power, dominated the medium of comics.
The Climactic end battle to Star Wars episode four, A New Hope.
Comic book cover art that depicts a character physically restrained, most commonly with ropes or chains, and sometimes gagged. A popular exploitation theme during the Golden Age of Comics, bondage covers became more subdued and rare during the days of the Comics Code Authority (CCA). After the CCA's demise they have seen a revival with the proliferation of variant covers.
A city or society isolated from the external world.
Not even superheroes are immune to the festive period.
Comic book versions of classic and popular media.
The Earth according to comics.
Collections of comic strips from newspapers syndication. Often published in half pages daily (in black and with one row panel) or on Sunday (in color with multiple row panels).
Created in 1954 amidst controversy subsequent to the publication of Dr. Fredric Wertham's book "Seduction of the Innocent", publishers established the code to curb potential governmental regulation. The fall of the Code is most often attributed to Alan Moore and his work on the Swamp Thing in the 80's.
It was an in-house advertisement page based off the front page of the Daily Planet newspaper. It would highlight various stories that were issued for the month. Other features included Direct Currents, Ask the Answer Man, What is It Worth?, DC Profiles, trivia, word games and Hembeck.
Was a hardcover chronological reprint series of DC Comics' Golden and Silver Age heroes and teams. The series was replaced by the Omnibus collections.
A Detective is a type of character that solves crimes and mysteries using their mind by examining evidence and clues. They can be a member of law enforcement or freelance.
A world where the Nazis won World War 2. Home of the Quality characters, Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters.
The Crime Syndicate of America's reality.
Also known as Earth-AD, Earth-51 is now Jack Kirby's post-apocalyptic world, home of OMAC and Kamandi.
An editorial note used to inform the reader of story elements mentioned that occurred in a past issue or a different book, often times previous encounters between the hero and villain, events in a larger story arc, title crossovers, event tie-ins, acronym definitions and other ancillary needs.
The mystical source of power that grants superior strength, durability, and the ability to alter mass of the conduit. This is the source of Despero's power.
A literary term often utilized in theater to describe the imaginary barrier between the actors and audience, separating real world and fantasy. Breaking the fourth wall is observed sometimes in literature, where a character directly addresses the reader.
Universe of the eternal conflict between good and evil, as told by Jack Kirby.
Hundreds of feet tall, these creatures have been both terrorizing and helping people for decades.
The first era in comic books. They became widespread and popular and many still popular comic book icons made their debut, beginning in the mid 1930's and ending around the mid-1950's.
A cataclysmic event of global proportions which eradicated civilized society on Earth-AD.
A Green Lantern is an officer of the intergalactic police force known as the Green Lantern Corps, who have the ability to overcome great fear with the might of willpower. They possess power rings capable of creating constructs characterized by their will and strength to use it. Each Green Lantern is given a Sector of the Universe to protect and it is their priority to suppress any threat against their sector.
Covers that pay homage to, or parody, existing covers or artwork from the same or different medias.
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