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1001 COMICS MINI-SITE

Even with 960 pages, I couldn't squeeze all the material I had into my book 1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die. This mini-site is designed to supplement that book with updates, additional information and links... but obviously you'll still need a copy of the book!

Introduction | Reviewers | Have Your Say
Titles | Creators | Years | Countries | Genres | Updates

BY YEAR:

2011 to 1980 | Pre 1980

2011: Bhimayana
2011: Habibi
2011: Paying For It
2011: The Great Unwashed
2011: The Harappa Files
2010: 100 Months
2010: A Single Match
2010: Baby’s In Black
2010: Daytripper
2010: Duncan The Wonder Dog
2010: Forget Sorrow: An Ancestral Tale
2010: Hair Shirt
2010: La Faille
2010: Magic Mirror
2010: Market Day
2010: MeZolith
2010: Psychiatric Tales
2010: Special Exits
2010: Today Is The Last Day Of The Rest Of Your Life
2009: Alec: The Years Have Pants
2009: Alpha… Directions
2009: Asterios Polyp
2009: Attack Of The Titans
2009: Bayou
2009: Eden
2009: Footnotes In Gaza
2009: Likewise
2009: Map Of My Heart
2009: Masterpiece Comics
2009: My Dear Saturday
2009: Stitches
2009: Temperance
2009: The Art Of Flying
2009: The Impostor’s Daughter
2009: The Wrong Place
2009: Walking The Dog
2009: Walking With Samuel
2009: You’ll Never Know: A Good & Decent Man
2008: A Taste Of Chlorine
2008: Aitienpäivä
2008: Britten & Brülightly
2008: Frances
2008: Freak Angels
2008: Fueye
2008: Giraffes In My Hair
2008: Kajaani
2008: Kari
2008: Kick-Ass
2008: Logicomix: An Epic Search For Truth
2008: Metro
2008: Monster Men Bureiko Lullaby
2008: No Comment
2008: Pinocchio
2008: Pushwagners Soft City
2008: Rumble Strip
2008: Skim
2008: Stalin’s Spy In Tokyo
2008: Swallow Me Whole
2008: The Sacrifice
2008: Van Helsing’s Night Off
2008: What It Is
2007: AD: New Orleans After The Deluge
2007: Alice In Sunderland
2007: Body World
2007: Cecil’s Quest
2007: Children Of The Sea
2007: Dance By The Light Of The Moon
2007: Essex County Trilogy
2007: Exit Wounds
2007: Faire Semblant C’est Mentir
2007: Fun Home
2007: Gus
2007: How To Be Everywhere
2007: I Shall Destroy All The Civilized Planets!
2007: Kiichi
2007: Kiki de Montparnasse
2007: Laika
2007: Maggots
2007: My Mommy Is In America & She Met Buffalo Bill
2007: Nothing Broth
2007: Omega The Unknown
2007: Powr Mastrs
2007: Regards From Serbia
2007: Scalped
2007: Shortcomings
2007: Sleepyheads
2007: Spent
2007: The Chimpanzee Complex
2007: The Train
2007: Three Shadows
2007: Umbrella Academy
2007: Years Of The Elephant
2007: Yorahop
2006: American Born Chinese
2006: Cash: I See A Darkness
2006: Criminal
2006: Curses
2006: Lost Colony: The Snodgrass Conspiracy
2006: Lucille
2006: Lucky
2006: Miss Don’t Touch Me
2006: Mouse Guard: Fall 1152
2006: My Boy
2006: Orange
2006: Reflections
2006: Ristorante Paradiso
2006: Sardine In Outer Space
2006: The Arrival
2006: The Boys
2006: The Museum Vaults
2006: Travel
2006: Ultimate Spider-Man: Clone Saga
2006: We Are On Our Own
2006: Why I Killed Peter
2005: 99 Ways To Tell A Story
2005: All Star Superman
2005: Aya From Yopougon
2005: Bad People
2005: Cinema Panopticum
2005: Detroit Metal City
2005: Disappearance Diary
2005: DMZ
2005: Ice Haven
2005: Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit
2005: Interiorae
2005: Jacaranda
2005: King Of The Flies
2005: Little Star
2005: Ooku: The Inner Chambers
2005: Solanin
2005: Tamara Drewe
2005: Toys In The Basement
2004: Achtung Zelig!
2004: Amy & Jordan
2004: Apartment
2004: Astonishing X-Men
2004: Bosnian Flat Dog
2004: Chicken With Plums
2004: Cul de Sac
2004: DC: The New Frontier
2004: Different Ugliness, Different Madness
2004: Dokebi Bride
2004: Ex Machina
2004: Flower
2004: Headshot
2004: It’s A Bird
2004: Kekkonen
2004: Macanudo
2004: Me & The Devil Blues
2004: Moyasimon: Tales Of Agriculture
2004: Notes For A War Story
2004: Olaf G
2004: Ordinary Victories
2004: Playback
2004: Same Difference
2004: Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life
2004: Siberia
2004: The Bellybuttons
2004: The Ultimates
2004: We3
2003: Blankets
2003: Death Note
2003: Derek The Sheep
2003: Fluffy
2003: Lou!
2003: Pluto
2003: Pyongyang
2003: The Building Opposite
2003: The Color Of Earth
2003: The Photographer
2003: The Rabbi’s Cat
2003: The Walking Dead
2003: Town Of Evening Calm, Country Of Cherry Blossoms
2003: xxxHolic
2003: Yossel: April 19, 1943
2003: Yotsuba &!
2002: 100%
2002: 30 Days Of Night
2002: 5 Is The Perfect Number
2002: A - Z
2002: American Elf
2002: Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
2002: Clumsy
2002: Fables
2002: Genshiken
2002: Good Bye
2002: How Blue Was My Valley
2002: Invincible
2002: Modern Speed
2002: One! Hundred! Demons!
2002: Paul Has A Summer Job
2002: Prosopopus
2002: Scarlet Traces
2002: Six Hundred & Seventy-Six Apparitions Of Killoffer
2002: The Filth
2002: The Salon
2002: The Secret
2002: Y: The Last Man
2001: Abe: Wrong For All The Right Reasons
2001: Amelia Rules!
2001: Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again
2001: Berlin: City Of Stones
2001: Birthday Riots
2001: Bleach
2001: Blue Pills
2001: Buja’s Diary
2001: Daredevil
2001: Fullmetal Alchemist
2001: Get Your War On
2001: Isaac The Pirate
2001: Mail Order Bride
2001: Meanwhile
2001: Miss Remarkable & Her Career
2001: Nodame Cantabile
2001: Perry Bible Fellowship
2001: Saint Jean’s Way
2001: The Great Catsby
2001: The Journal of K.
2001: Ultra Gash Inferno
2000: 20th Century Boys
2000: 80°C
2000: Alan’s War
2000: Bételgeuse
2000: Blacksad
2000: Chobits
2000: Cola Madness
2000: Cromartie High School
2000: Deogratias
2000: Doing Time
2000: GoGo Monster
2000: Honey & Clover
2000: I’ll Be Back Shortly
2000: Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid On Earth
2000: Kramers Ergot
2000: Kraut
2000: La Perdida
2000: Louis
2000: Persepolis
2000: Powers: Who Killed Retro Girl?
2000: Safe Area Gorazde
2000: Sexy Voice & Robo
2000: Skibber Bee-Bye
2000: Sky Doll
2000: Yukiko’s Spinach
1999: 100 Bullets
1999: Big Questions
1999: Birth Caul: A Shamanism Of Childhood
1999: Comix 2000
1999: Fruits Basket
1999: Gemma Bovery
1999: Hey, Wait…
1999: Louis Riel
1999: Mushishi
1999: My New York Diary
1999: Nana
1999: Naruto
1999: Planetes
1999: Priest
1999: Promethea
1999: Ripple
1999: Rocky
1999: The Adventures Of Hergé
1999: The Authority
1999: The Double Of Five
1999: The Goon
1999: The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen
1999: Tokyo Zombie
1999: Top 10
1998: 300
1998: A Child’s Life & Other Stories
1998: A Distant Neighborhood
1998: Age Of Bronze
1998: Apocalypse Meow
1998: Best Of Bitterkomix
1998: Bosnian Fables
1998: Cages
1998: Dungeon
1998: Ethel & Ernest
1998: Hicksville
1998: Pastil
1998: Planetary
1998: Pure Trance
1998: Road To Perdition
1998: Stigmata
1998: Superman For All Seasons
1998: The Jew of New York
1998: The Killer
1998: The Trumpets They Play! (Blab! #10)
1998: Torso
1998: Uzumaki
1998: Vagabond
1998: Wake: Fire & Ash
1998: White Death
1997: A History Of Violence
1997: Bardin The Superrealist
1997: Eagle
1997: Eiland
1997: Great Teacher Onizuka
1997: MPD Psycho
1997: One Hundred Views Of The Speicherstadt
1997: One Piece
1997: Swords Of Rome
1997: The Sojourn
1997: The World Is Mine
1997: Transmetropolitan
1997: Vellevision
1996: Blue
1996: Boondocks
1996: Box Office Poison
1996: Castle Waiting
1996: Daddy’s Girl
1996: Epileptic
1996: Finder
1996: Happy Mania
1996: It’s A Good Life, If You Don’t Weaken
1996: Journal
1996: Kingdom Come
1996: Old Boy
1996: Seven Miles A Second
1996: The System
1996: The Zabime Sisters
1996: W The Whore
1996: Yongbi The Invincible
1996: Yu Gi Oh!
1995: Approximately
1995: Astro City: Life In The Big City
1995: Bakune Young
1995: Beg The Question
1995: Black Hole
1995: Dragon Head
1995: Hotel Africa
1995: Johnny The Homicidal Maniac
1995: Misery Loves Comedy
1995: Neon Genesis Evangelion
1995: Nudl Nude
1995: Preacher
1995: Ragmop
1995: Storeyville
1995: Stray Bullets
1995: Stuck Rubber Baby
1994: Blade Of The Immortal
1994: Brooklyn Dreams
1994: Buddy Does Seattle
1994: City Of Glass
1994: From Inside
1994: Hellboy
1994: Highway Of The Sun
1994: Homo Metropolis
1994: I Pity You: A Cartoonist’s Diary
1994: Lanfeust Of Troy: Ivory Of The Magohamoth
1994: Maakies
1994: Marvels
1994: Monster
1994: Mr Punch
1994: Mutts
1994: Our Cancer Year
1994: Palepoli
1994: Pirates Of The Tietê & Other Barbarians
1994: Starman
1994: Tekkon Kinkreet: Black & White
1994: The Invisibles
1994: The Life & Times Of Scrooge McDuck
1994: The River Of Stories
1994: The Silence Of Malka
1994: The Tale Of One Bad Rat
1994: We Are Reproducing
1994: Yellow Negroes
1993: Casanova’s Last Stand
1993: Enigma
1993: Ghost World
1993: Ikkyu
1993: Kane
1993: Leon The Stuff
1993: McConey
1993: Now, Endsville
1993: Onmyoji
1993: Sin City
1993: Space Dog
1993: Strange Embrace
1993: Strangers In Paradise
1993: The Blue Notebook
1993: The K Chronicles
1993: The Marat/Sade Journals
1993: The Maxx
1993: Tokyo University Story
1993: Understanding Comics
1992: Button Man: The Killing Game
1992: Flood
1992: King
1992: Leviathan
1992: Madam & Eve
1992: Madwoman Of The Sacred Heart
1992: My Troubles With Women
1992: NonNonBa
1992: Palestine
1992: Rock ‘n’ Roll Zoo Necronomicon
1992: Sailor Moon
1992: Sof’ Boy
1992: Streak Of Chalk
1992: Titeuf
1992: Underworld
1991: Bone
1991: Gon
1991: I Never Liked You
1991: Jonas Fink
1991: Lost Girls
1991: Metropol
1991: The Walking Man
1991: To The Heart Of The Storm
1991: Weapon X
1990: Baby Blues
1990: Battle Angel Alita: Rusty Angel
1990: Big Numbers
1990: Books Of Magic
1990: Crayon Shinchan
1990: Even A Monkey Can Draw Manga
1990: Five Seasons: Autumn
1990: Frank
1990: Give Me Liberty
1990: Judge Dredd: America
1990: Largo Winch: The Heir, The W Group
1990: Love That Bunch
1990: Madman
1990: Mauretania
1990: Paradise Town
1990: Parasyte
1990: Peter Pan
1990: Quimby The Mouse
1990: Rhythm Of The Heart
1990: Road To America
1990: Rogan Gosh
1990: Sanctuary
1990: Shade The Changing Man
1990: The Last American
1990: Why I Hate Saturn
1989: Batman: Arkham Asylum
1989: Berserk
1989: From Hell
1989: Get A Life
1989: Ghost In The Shell
1989: Heartthrobs
1989: Here
1989: Julien Boisvert: Neekibo
1989: Like A Velvet Glove Cast In Iron
1989: Mark Of The Dog
1989: Sandman
1989: Sláine: The Horned God
1989: The Forever War
1988: A Hundred Tales
1988: Agrippine
1988: Aquablue
1988: Batman: The Killing Joke
1988: Hellblazer
1988: In Search Of Shirley
1988: Jimbo In Paradise
1988: Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer
1988: Kings In Disguise
1988: My Years of Youth
1988: Tank Girl
1988: The Cowboy Wally Show
1988: The Spiral Cage
1987: A Treasury Of Victorian Murder
1987: Alex
1987: Daily Delirium
1987: Heinz
1987: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
1987: Justice League International
1987: Marshal Law
1987: Maybe… Maybe Not
1987: Oriental Sketchbooks
1987: Sensa Senso
1987: The Angriest Dog In The World
1987: The Encyclopedia Of Babies
1987: Zenith
1986: Barney & The Blue Note
1986: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
1986: Batman: Year One
1986: BonoBono
1986: Cerebus: High Society
1986: Cities Of The Fantastic: The Tower
1986: Concrete
1986: Daredevil: Born Again
1986: Dori Stories
1986: Dylan Dog
1986: Elektra: Assassin
1986: Five Star Stories
1986: Freddy Lombard: The Comet Of Carthage
1986: Nestor Burma: 120, rue de la Gare
1986: Watchmen
1985: 110 Pills
1985: Banana Fish
1985: Bell’s Theorem
1985: Calvin & Hobbes
1985: City Hunter
1985: Comixtlán
1985: Druuna: Morbus Gravis
1985: Entresol
1985: MAD Show-Stoppers
1985: Sambre
1985: Socker-Conny
1985: The Confessions Of Julius Antoine
1985: The Survivor
1985: The Useless Man
1985: Wind Of The Gods: Blood From The Moon
1984: 2001 Nights
1984: Cromwell Stone
1984: Dragon Ball
1984: Fires
1984: Odile & The Crocodiles
1984: Perramus: Escape From The Past
1984: Rocco Vargas: Triton
1984: Swamp Thing
1984: The Ballad Of Halo Jones
1984: The Collector
1984: The Magician’s Wife
1984: The Two Guys On The Balcony
1984: Towers Of Bois-Maury: Babette
1984: Usagi Yojimbo
1984: XIII: The Day Of The Black Sun
1984: Zot!
1983: Adolf: A Tale Of The Twentieth Century
1983: Air Mail
1983: American Flagg!
1983: Dykes To Watch Out For
1983: Fever In Urbicand
1983: Fist Of The Northstar
1983: Indian Summer
1983: Mister X
1983: Roxanna & The Quest For The Time Bird
1983: Section Chief Kosaku Shima
1983: The Cat
1983: Theodore Death Head
1982: Akira
1982: Biff
1982: Bluecoats: Black Face
1982: Carmen Cru
1982: Click!
1982: Groo The Wanderer
1982: It Was The War Of The Trenches
1982: Judge Dredd: The Apocalypse War
1982: Locas
1982: Martin Mystère
1982: Nausicäa Of The Valley Of The Wind
1982: Palomar
1982: Panorama Of Hell
1982: Pee Dog
1982: Pioneers Of Human Adventure
1982: Starstruck
1982: The Cabbie
1982: The Mercenary Baseball Team
1982: Torpedo 1936
1982: V For Vendetta
1982: When The Wind Blows
1981: Captain Tsubasa
1981: Cowboy Henk
1981: Go, Bouzid, Go
1981: If…
1981: Necron
1981: Nova-2
1981: The Hunting Party
1981: Touch
1981: Zanardi
1980: Anarcoma
1980: Bloom County
1980: Corto Maltese In Siberia
1980: Domu
1980: Emperor Of The Land Of The Rising Sun
1980: Jack Survives
1980: Life In Hell
1980: Maison Ikkoku
1980: Modern Art
1980: Nemesis The Warlock
1980: Passengers Of The Wind
1980: Squeak The Mouse
1980: The Incal
1980: The Nikopol Trilogy
1980: Thorgal

2011 to 1980 | Pre 1980

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