Ten Best DC Comic Books Ever
Alan Moore’s Magnum Opus earned a spot on Time’s 100 Greatest Novels list.
2. The Dark Knight Returns
Frank Miller brilliantly deconstructs the superhero archetype by exploring Batman in his old age.
3. The Swamp Thing
What most thought would be a pulp serial ended up being an important, environmentally conscious work of art written by Alan Moore.
4. Kingdom Come
Alex Ross creates a masterpiece. Each panel is a stunning oil painting in itself.
5. The Long Halloween Jeph Loeb creates a noir-like mystery in which Batman searches for a serial killer who kills on every holiday.
6. V for Vendetta
Moore’s anti-government comic is one of the best versions of a dystopian society that there is.
7. The Killing Joke
Alan Moore’s version of the Joker as a sadistic psychopath inspired Heath Ledger’s Joker in the Dark Knight.
8. Y the Last Man
All the men have died off except for one in Brian K. Vaughan’s creative vision of a post-apocalypse world.
9. The Red Son
Mark Millar explores the question “what if Superman landed in the Soviet Union?”
10. Batman Year One
Frank Miller reinterprets the origin of Batman.