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Whats the longest running comic you collect
« on: January 02, 2019, 07:09:03 AM »
Not counting ACTION COMICS (if you get that book) which is its own thing.

When i was a kid nearly every book i collected or randomly bought was in triple digits. Seeing a #1 issue was almost unheard of.
Independent books were quietly churning out fresh books of course, but the Big Two were the long runners. 
After CRISIS, being able to get first issues of DCs classic titles had some major ‘oh shit’ factor to it.
Then Marvel’s X Men (Jim Lee) and Spider-man (McFarlane) hit, again, ppl at my comic shops flipped.
Image gave us #1s...and a whole new universe.
Then HEROES REBORN/RETURN happened, and Marvel’s numbering shot down.
And of course some time after that, IT happened. Marvel seemed to reboot its books once or twice a year. DC held out longer, but began rebooting its line/universe w. regularity.
Now Image actually has some of the longest running books around. 

Now, the longest running book i collect is FLASH, at 60 issues.
Thats just weird to me when i think about it.


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Re: Whats the longest running comic you collect
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2019, 07:28:01 AM »
I have just about every issue of Savage Dragon.  I also have most of the original Madman series.

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Re: Whats the longest running comic you collect
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2019, 07:37:22 AM »
What’d MADMAN get up to?
I know SD is up there.

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Re: Whats the longest running comic you collect
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2019, 06:56:14 PM »
What’d MADMAN get up to?
I know SD is up there.

Madman had a bunch of miniseries before he had the regular series, then he had a team book.  I think all together he had about 40 issues, give or take.  Not a lot but the guy was around for a very long time.

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Re: Whats the longest running comic you collect
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2019, 11:30:33 PM »
Cool. I know i’ve read a couple of his stories but its been ages.