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Top 10 Most Popular Comics in the World

Comic books bring us a strange nostalgia that warms our hearts and takes us on an adventure to another world. Here are the most popular comic books in the world.

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Superman

Superman

Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, high school students living in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1933.

2

Micky Maus

Micky Maus

The magazine was originally published monthly. In 1956, it became a biweekly, and in 1957 the magazine was published weekly. In 1991 the series was a rare exception to the downwards trend of comic sales in the world. It reached the height of its popularity during the early nineties, with more than 800.000 copies per issue sold on average in 1992.

3

Batman

Batman

Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27 (1939). Originally named the "Bat-Man", the character is also referred to by such epithets as the Caped Crusader, the Dark Knight, and the World's Greatest Detective.[

4

X-Men

X-Men

X-Men: Legacy is a comic book series published by Marvel Comics featuring the mutant superhero team, the X-Men.

5

Asterix

Asterix

Asterix or The Adventures of Asterix is a series of French comics. The series first appeared in the Franco-Belgian comics magazine Pilote on 29 October 1959. The protagonists, the title character Asterix, along with his friend Obelix have various adventures.

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The Beano

The Beano

The Beano is the longest running British children's comic, published by DC Thomson. The style of Beano humour has shifted noticeably over the years, though the longstanding tradition of anarchic humour has remained.

7

Peanuts

Peanuts

Peanuts is a syndicated daily and Sunday American comic strip written and illustrated by Charles M. Schulz, which ran from October 2, 1950, to February 13, 2000, continuing in reruns afterward. The comic strip is the most popular and influential in the history of comic strips, with 17,897 strips published in all, making it "arguably the longest story ever told by one human being".

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Classics Illustrated

Classics Illustrated

Classics Illustrated is an American comic book series featuring adaptations of literary classics such as Les Miserables, Moby Dick, Hamlet, and The Iliad. Created by Albert Kanter, the series began publication in 1941 and finished its first run in 1971, producing 169 issues.

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Spider-Man

Spider-Man

Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Steve Ditko, and first appeared in the anthology comic book Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962) in the Silver Age of Comic Books.

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One Piece

One Piece

The story follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a boy whose body gained the properties of rubber after unintentionally eating a Devil Fruit. With his crew of pirates, named the Straw Hat Pirates, Luffy explores the Grand Line in search of the world's ultimate treasure known as "One Piece" in order to become the next Pirate King.