My Top 50 Comic Books pt1

A Listmania! list by Ewan Drysdale (Cambridgeshire, UK)
 
Preacher: Proud Americans
1.  Preacher: Proud Americans by Garth Ennis
The list author says:
  "Garth Ennis & Steve Dillon create a story that could only be done in comics"
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Miracleman: A Dream of Flying
2.  Miracleman: A Dream of Flying by Alan Moore
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  "Mired in a legal quagmire if you find a copy it's well worth it"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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V for Vendetta
3.  V for Vendetta by Alan Moore
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  "A companion piece to Miracleman and just as good"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Watchmen
4.  Watchmen by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "Intricate and brilliant Moore deconstructs comic book with more affection than cynicism"
Used & New from: 0.81
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (237 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Volume 1 TP
5.  The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Volume 1 TP by Kevin O'Neill
The list author says:
  "Ingenious and infinitely explorable alternate literary world."
9.09   Used & New from: 3.80
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Judge Dredd: America
6.  Judge Dredd: America by John Wagner
The list author says:
  "Heart-breaking and beautiful depiction of the dark heart of MC1"
8.39   Used & New from: 4.75
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Strontium Dog: v. 1: Search/destroy Agency Files (2000 Ad Strontium Dog 1)
7.  Strontium Dog: v. 1: Search/destroy Agency Files (2000 Ad Strontium Dog 1) by John Wagner
The list author says:
  "The best 2000AD character not called Judge Dredd"
11.19   Used & New from: 7.15
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

2000 AD Presents Zenith Phase 1 (Zenith)
8.  2000 AD Presents Zenith Phase 1 (Zenith) by Grant Morrison
The list author says:
  "Another legal minefield but Morrison almost outdoes Moore in examining the superhero."
Used & New from: 26.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Girls: The Complete Collection
9.  Girls: The Complete Collection by Jonathan Luna
The list author says:
  "The brutal truth behind human nature and the battle of the sexes"
Used & New from: 96.74
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Y: The Last Man Deluxe: Bk. 1
10.  Y: The Last Man Deluxe: Bk. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan
The list author says:
  "Brian K Vaughan's matriachal apocalyse. Marvellously inventive, cynical but good natured."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Walking Dead Book 1: Bk. 1
11.  The Walking Dead Book 1: Bk. 1 by Tony Moore
The list author says:
  "A Zombie apocalypse more interested in the living than the undead."
20.79   Used & New from: 13.22
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Captain Britain By Alan Moore & Alan Davis Omnibus HC
12.  Captain Britain By Alan Moore & Alan Davis Omnibus HC by Alan Davis
The list author says:
  "Alan Davis' complete run on the good Captain. Glorious."
Used & New from: 156.96
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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X-Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga (New Printing) TPB (Graphic Novel Pb)
13.  X-Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga (New Printing) TPB (Graphic Novel Pb) by John Byrne
The list author says:
  "The revolution started here as we realise that comics could make us feel as well as wonder"
Used & New from: 25.23
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne Volume 1 TPB (Fantastic Four (Marvel Paperback))
14.  Fantastic Four Visionaries: John Byrne Volume 1 TPB (Fantastic Four (Marvel Paperback)) by John Byrne
The list author says:
  "The best portrayal of Marvel's first family since the 60s."
Used & New from: 3.88
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Authority : Relentless
15.  The Authority : Relentless by Warren Ellis
The list author says:
  "Hitch & Ellis create "widescreen" comics. Never mind the width feel the quality"
Used & New from: 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Ministry of Space
16.  Ministry of Space by Warren Ellis
The list author says:
  "A neat "What If?" story as the British empire takes to space after WWII"
Used & New from: 3.93
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Scarlet Traces
17.  Scarlet Traces by Ian Edginton
The list author says:
  "A beautifully realised sequel to HG Wells "War of the Worlds""
Used & New from: 11.71
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Leviathan (2000 Ad)
18.  Leviathan (2000 Ad) by "Disraeli"
The list author says:
  "Creepy more than horrific this is a great story that knows when to quit."
Used & New from: 9.94
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Heart Of Empire: The Legacy Of Luther Arkwright
19.  Heart Of Empire: The Legacy Of Luther Arkwright by Bryan Talbot
The list author says:
  "The superior sequel to "The Adventures of Luther Arkwright""
Used & New from: 24.94
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Supreme Power Volume 1: Contact TPB: Contact v. 1
20.  Supreme Power Volume 1: Contact TPB: Contact v. 1 by J. Michael Straczynski
The list author says:
  "A darkly cynical view of superheroes for the 21st century"
Used & New from: 1.81
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Rising Stars, Vol. 1: Born in Fire: Born in Fire v. 1
21.  Rising Stars, Vol. 1: Born in Fire: Born in Fire v. 1 by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "A more optimistic vision of modern day superheores from JMS"
9.59   Used & New from: 1.96
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Amazing Spider-Man Volume 1: Coming Home TPB: Coming Home v. 1
22.  Amazing Spider-Man Volume 1: Coming Home TPB: Coming Home v. 1 by J. Michael Straczynski
The list author says:
  "The start of JMS's run on Spidey - the best he'd been for years until Marvel ruined it."
Used & New from: 2.75
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Camelot 3000
23.  Camelot 3000 by Mike W. Barr
The list author says:
  "One of the first "maxi" series from the 80s - still great fun"
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Invincible: The Ultimate Collection Volume 1: v. 1
24.  Invincible: The Ultimate Collection Volume 1: v. 1 by Ryan Ottley
The list author says:
  "Beautifully realised old superheroics in a modern setting"
25.99   Used & New from: 8.91
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Is this graphic Novel suitable for teens? 2 30 Apr 2012
The Walking Dead Book 7 1 13 Aug 2011
Who said "comic books" are for kids? 7 1 Mar 2011
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Watchmen- What next? 8 9 Dec 2010
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Arrive by Christmas? 1 16 Jan 2010
first graphic novel for 14 YO 6 2 Jun 2009
the 1987 edition or the new movie tie in edition? which one? 3 19 Mar 2009
This VS BD 0 4 Dec 2008
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