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Old 11-21-21, 07:54 AM
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Re: What is the longest uninterrupted comic book series run you have read?

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Bumpity bump! I have now read a consecutive number of Action Comics totaling 853. This is from #189 (1954) to the current issue of 1036. This includes the New 52 since those were integrated in the renumbering. I think I need a nap now.
Awesome. I am still struggling through the Bendis years, and it feels like I'm just doing it to do it instead of actual enjoyment of reading these. It doesn't help that there are endless crossovers with other titles/events.
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It looks like Spawn is up to 323, and Savage Dragon is at 260.
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Re: What is the longest uninterrupted comic book series run you have read?

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It probably also didn’t help that, in its final stretch, Cerebus turned into walls of Sim rambling aimlessly about Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and his made-up religion in 8 point text.

Between his “form and void” nonsense and turning the book into a soapbox to obsess over religion and literature, it was like he was trying to drive off readers.

Though you have to give him credit for being decades ahead of the red pill-incel-MRA-MGTOW curve.
Yeah, I gave up on Cerebus after Melmoth, it started getting tedious. The first 100 issues or so were pretty good, and the High Society story arc was fantastic. Too bad that Sim went nutty and ruined his series.

So other than the first half of Cerebus (150 issues) the longest for me would probably be Sandman (75 issues plus the few things that came out later), I'm re-reading it for the umpteenth time now, getting ready for the Netflix show. After that would probably be Preacher (66 issues plus various specials and spinoffs) and Transmetropolitan (60 issues).
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Re: What is the longest uninterrupted comic book series run you have read?

Probably Justice League of America for me. Starting with #1 and then reading all of its iterations through the early 2000s.

I plan to do this for the Legion of Super-heroes very soon. I have a stack of omnibuses waiting for the right moment.
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I had quite a few complete runs when I was collecting in the early 90’s. I had complete runs of Animal Man, The Demon, Hitman, GL Mosaic, and a lot others I can’t remember at the moment. Sold them all for practically nothing when I moved.
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I remember Cerberus feeling like such a long series, but at 150 issues it's barely longer than Invincible (144 issues which I also finished, if you include the side issues in the same universe like Wolfman it's more than 150). That seems crazy to me.
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Re: What is the longest uninterrupted comic book series run you have read?

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I remember Cerberus feeling like such a long series, but at 150 issues it's barely longer than Invincible (144 issues which I also finished, if you include the side issues in the same universe like Wolfman it's more than 150). That seems crazy to me.
I think the longest for me after The Walking Dead is Amazing Spider-Man. I read that from around #240 to into the 400's up to the point where they said Peter was the clone and Ben Reilly became Spider-Man. I haven't really got back to reading that title consistantly ever since.

My daughter just read through the first Invincibles omnibus or whatever they are calling it. I think that is between 55-60 issues. She got through it in less than a week and has ordered the other ones from the library, so that will probbly be her longest run. I can't get her into reading (or watching) The Walking Dead.
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Re: What is the longest uninterrupted comic book series run you have read?

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I remember Cerberus feeling like such a long series, but at 150 issues it's barely longer than Invincible (144 issues which I also finished, if you include the side issues in the same universe like Wolfman it's more than 150). That seems crazy to me.
Actually Cerebus was 300 issues, I only read the first 150 and then gave up.

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