My favorite comic series was batman and robin eternal. its a batfamily story WITHOUT BATMAN. it focuses on all the batkids and it is amazing. I also loved robin son of batman
I keep going back to Gotham Academy. Something about it is just very charming.
DC Comics First Star Trek run. It had all the elements of classic Trek and it included some very cool original characters as well.
I remember a DC Star Trek annual with art by Curt Swan. Wow, what good stuff!
One comic series I’ve (somehow) not written about on here that I loved was Sideways. It’s extremely Spider-Man, but that’s the point, and I thought it was just really fun. Sad to see it go.
I’ve got to say, I know I’m in the minority on this but I’m really enjoying what Tom King is doing with Batman.
I’m really enjoying Criminal and Outer Darkness.
The Batman Adventures is my favorite comic series.
I loved reading Batman and Robin. (Pre and post New 52) To me it is almost what I’ve always wanted from a Batman book. The classic duo of Batman and Robin solving crimes and mysteries together.
I also think Tom King’s Batman is great too.
Criminal is so good.
My Top Ten in Date Order
01 1996 Supergirl 75 to 80 Peter David
Linda Danvers Supergirl meets Silver Age Kara el Supergirl
02 2000 Planetary Warren Ellis John Cassidy
03 2011 Aquaman Geoff Johns
04 2011 Demon Knights Set in Medieval Times. Paul Cornell
05 2011 Frankenstein Agent of
S.H.A.D.E, Jeff Lemire.
06 2011 Huntress mini (Helena Wayne)
followed in 2012 Worlds Finest with Power Girl
07 2013 Earth 2 17 on.Tom Taylor
08 2016 Wonder Woman Year One. Issues 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 Rucka Scott
09 2016 Detective Comics Rebirth Tynion IV
10 2016 Flinstones Mark Russell
Hey @epfender.28568, it’s near the top of my favorites list. But, anything Brubaker and Phillips do is usually great.
No particular order but these all have influenced me:
East of West - Johnathan Hickman
Deadly Class - Rick Remender
A.D - Scott Snyder and Jeff Lemirre
Kyle Higgins run on Nightwing
Denny O’Neil run on The Question
I guess it depends on how many issues mean it’s a favorite series vs a favorite storyline.
My all time favorite series is JLI (from Justice League through Jurgens’ Justice League America). It’s funny but with action and heart and it’s the first time I ever collected a whole series by tracking down back issues.
Batman New 52
Wonder Woman New 52
Locke & Key
Immortal Hulk so far at least
Lazarus and just about anything Greg Rucka
I HIGHLY recommend James Robinson’s Starman. It’s an amazing book and a huge inspiration on me and my writing.
For a full series? Birds of Prey, original volume. I love it so much. The only other ongoings I’ve read and can think of that I like the whole way through (mainly because they only ever had one writer) are The Question and Azrael (both by Denny O’Neil)
Other favorites limited to specific runs include Perez’s Wonder Woman, Bates and Weisman’s Captain Atom (February and March of 1987 was a great time for comics), Dixon’s Robin and Nightwing, Waid’s Flash and JLA, and Johns’ Green Lantern.
And as a committed Bat-Nerd, I’m actually very picky about how I like my Batman stories, but runs that I like include:
Early Bill Finger Detective Comics stories
The '70s, especially Denny O’Neil’s contributions and Steve Englehart’s run
Marv Wolfman’s Batman run
Early Legends of the Dark Knight, also especially Denny O’Neil’s contributions
On the subject of limited series, Crisis on Infinite Earths and 52 are great.
Never read Batman & Robin Eternal. Mostly because I haven’t finished Batman Eternal. I read half of it on a long plane ride and have mixed feelings.
Batman eternal has the entire batfam minus Bruce working together and it’s awesome
The Warlord - Mike Grell
Green Arrow - Mike Grell
Jon Sable Freelance - Mike Grell
Captain America - Ed Brubaker
Velvet - Ed Brubaker
American Flagg - Howard Chaykin
Kamandi - Jack Kirby
Fantastic Four - Lee and Kirby
Fantastic Four - John Byrne
Fantastic Four - Johnathon Hickman
X-Men - Claremont and Byrne
Iron Fist - Claremont and Byrne
Cerebus the Aardvark - Dave Sim
The Dark Knight - Frank Miller
Daredevil - Frank Miller
Yes, I love Brubaker’s spy stuff Velvet, Cap, and Winter Soldier were all great.