What is the worst Comic/Story you've ever read?

There are so many stories in Comics today that everybody has at least purchased or read a bad comic or story over the years? 
Mine definitely has to be the whole one more day and omit debacle. Quesada messed up my favorite character I ever grew up with and flushed it down the toilet. 
JLA: Cry for Justice has to be another & who cannot forget the great bashing of one of my favorite marvel characters in Daredevil, which leads to SHADOWLAND. ugh talk about a killer there. James Robinson JLA has to be a series I came to loathe and also all his Superman stories sucked. From a guy who wrote Starman which I absolutely love I don't see why he has regressed as a writer. Ultimatum just killed ultimates for me. There are so many I can go on and on. 
 
So What is the worst comic or story you've ever read? 

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In general I consider mainstream story arcs as excuses to sell comics and no where near the level I would judge something like Promethea. I can honestly say I can't think of the last "story arc" that I didn't enjoy since I avoid a lot of the major stuff for Marvel and some of the stuff at DC.  I love Grant Morrison's Batman, but I don't read all the other Bat books, I save money and I know I'll get a story I enjoy.  I enjoy Jeff Lemire's narrative so he has yet to steer me wrong.  Vertigo has been solid for years and years, even if many series die young.  Speaking of bad Vertigo... may be Denise Mina's Hellblazer run, but that was along time ago and long forgotten after Diggle's runs on the series.  
 
I guess I am lucky since I know I want quality and I know the mainstream often is not, so I tend to avoid bad books by being more of a fringe reader.

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@Silkcuts 
 
I agree with you there, I try hard to avoid alot of main events bc the writers that used to be good with their own created work or simple series get so bland, repetitive, and boring.  I love Morrison's stuff along with Lemiere's work. There are very few vertigo books that I consider bad bc I actually like alot from past to present. Are you gonna be reading Lemire's Animal Man?
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I agree Shadowland lacked a satisfying end....and felt it was a little rushed. 
As for my bad read is when what's his pickle...Bendis....took over DD.  The stories may have been of, but I couldn't read them due to his writing :( 
He just ruined it for me. I am back, make no mistake, not top happy 'bout him putting 'Ol Hornhead on that Avengers team tho.....guess I'll wait and see..... 

AND I LOVE DD!!!!!!!

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I don't know about worst but I hated Cornell's arc on Batman and Robin (issues 17-19). The Absence? Yea it had an absence of a good plot. What made it worse is the fact that I enjoyed the Black Ring and Doctor Who is a solid show so I just thought that arc woulda been better.

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Worst that I've "ever" read is too hard to consider. I suck at trying to decide on my all-time anythings. It constantly changes. Worst I've read recently, though? 
 
Fear Itself is rapidly deteriorating into the equivalent of a Michael Bay movie. All spectacle and no substance. DnA have lost all touch with cosmic stories. Annihilators was mediocre and the Thanos Imperative was such a total mess it probably ruined Marvel's cosmic franchise. And then there's pretty much anything I've read from Jeph Loeb or Daniel Way at Marvel for the past several years. 
 
Then there's DC. From Cry for Justice onward, James Robinson's JLA run has been a total disaster. It's a contender for the worst JLA run of all time. Superman's Grounded arc has really kinda been an unforgivable waste of time. And going a little farther back, I think both Infinite Crisis and Final Crisis, in their own unique ways, were trainwrecks of storytelling.

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@Blurred View: I almost completely agree...but I liked Infinite Crisis.  I thought that one was pretty good.  What was wrong with that aside from Prime?  Final Crisis was a total mess though...
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@darth_spidey195: I thought Infinite Crisis had really good build-up but then got completely derailed when Earth-2 Superman, Prime and Alexander Luthor showed up. Then it tried to tie that story together with all the other stories that built up to it and it just didn't work. The space stuff, the Secret Society of Super-Villains, Brother EYE and the OMACs. Too much was going on and too little of it was satisfying. A lot of the major plot threads went nowhere or fell apart. The tie-ins in general were kind of a random mess. The excessive use of characters deaths for no reasons (not against deaths in stories at all, but they have to be worth it). And yeah... Superboy-Prime. It's hard to look past Prime because he quickly started dominating the story. 
 
Infinite Crisis basically peaked for me in the first issue with Batman taking that shot at Superman not inspiring anyone since he was dead. Then it went downhill from there.
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@castleking 
 
I read that series as a kid. Man that must of been one of the corniest things i've ever read. It's up there with that Nfl football hero series I've read
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The Subway ad/story in the middle of all the flashpoint books. 

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The Boys. It was hard to read and I actually found myself dreading the reading. It got better towards the later issues, but fell hard on it's face again.

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  Countdown to Final Crisis was the worst story/ series of stories to ever come out of DC in decades.  The entire basis of the story was on ruining characters, and killing off any and everyone that they could possibly get rid of.

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@Rudyftw said:
The Boys. It was hard to read and I actually found myself dreading the reading. It got better towards the later issues, but fell hard on it's face again.
Totally agree with you there 
Lobo: Highway to Hell and Batman Cacophony are the two most recent stories I finished and just felt let down. I some what expected it from lobo and only purchased it because I love Sam Kieth's work but come on Kevin Smith.