Volume 94, Issue 61

Thursday, January 11, 2001


CAMPUS AND CULTURE

Comics - A mix of literature and art that's still grabbing fans

The Best of the Best

The Best of the Best



Some of comics' most famous and most influential pieces of work have come in the past 15 years. Here is a list of the showstopper books that have made a huge mark in the comic book industry, literature and pop culture.



The Watchmen Alan Moore DC comics 1986-87

The Dark Knight Returns Frank Miller DC comics 1986

Marvels Alex Ross/Kurt Busiek Marvel comics 1994

Kingdom Come Alex Ross/Mark Waid DC comics 1996

In case you're interested in maybe picking up an ongoing series, Marvel Comics is releasing several new lines that update classic characters and is aimed at newer readers

Ultimate X-Men Bill Jemas/Mark Baggle

Ultimate Spiderman Bryan Micheal Bendis



*lists courtesy of LA Mood



London's Comic Book World

Interested in getting some comic books, or maybe just taking a look at what's going on in the comic book world. Here are some of London's more well known comic book establishments.

BA's Comics 239 Wellington (at Horton)

Heroes Cards and Comics 179 Dundas St

LA Mood 202 Dundas St.

The Comic Book Collector 616 Dundas St.

Worlds Away 666 Dundas St.


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