The Top 27 Comic Blogs You Should Be Reading
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Most everyone at some point has enjoyed reading a comic book or comic strip. Even if you haven’t, we bet you’ve watched a movie or TV show adapted from a comic. The appeal of good comics is universal, and there are so many amazing comic blogs that are not only fun to read but can also be extremely informative. To see what we mean, check out these 27 fantastic blogs: They’re sure to keep you up to date on what’s going on in the world of comics, and they really capture the spirit, voice, and enthusiasm of the comic community.
1. ComicsAlliance – All things related to comic culture live here! This entertaining and informative blog, written by a team of comic experts, covers topics such as comics and graphic novels, superheroes and Indies, manga, toys, animation, games, and movies. Make sure to stop by and check out the photo gallery of the week .
2. Bat-Blog – Holy great Batman blog! This blog is dedicated to everything Batman. It covers vintage toys, new merchandise, the movies, the cartoons, TV shows, comic books, etc. If you are a Batman fan, this is the blog for you!
3. The Comics Reporter – This blog, written by Tom Spurgeon, features comic news, reviews, interviews, and commentary. Tom has written about comic strips, comic books, and editorial cartoons since 1982. We love the section where Tom publishes letters he receives from his readers.
4. Comics Worth Reading – Need help sorting through the wide variety of comics that are out there? Then this is the blog for you! The name says it all, this blog reviews tons of comics and helps you save time by helping you decide if a particular comic is really worth buying and reading.
5. Awesomed by Comics – This fun blog features weekly podcasts and comic cover and panel picks of the week. Awesomed by Comics is written by a husband and wife team of journalists who both have a major comic book habit. We are awesomed by this blog!
6. X-Ray Vision – This popular blog, written by a college student, covers topics such as collecting comics, heroes, villains, video games, movies, and more. Check out this fantastic blog to get a look into the world of comics.
7. Comics Should Be Good – Hard to argue with the premise of this site’s title, and it consistently offers some of the best comic book blogging around. Check out their Top 100 Comic Book Storylines Master List for a treat.
8. Doomkopf – Doomkopf.com has comic book, graphic novel and movie news and reviews. Read this blog to stay up to date on all things related to comics. We love the section where they review Hollywood’s attempts at capturing comics on film.
9. Silver Age Comics – Are classic comics your thing? Then this is the blog for you! Silver Age Comics is (mostly) dedicated to comics published from 1955-1970. Check out this blog for a trip back in time.
10. Multiversity Comics – Multiversity comics is a blog written by people who love comics for people who love comics. The writers of this blog keep you current in comic news. We love the “Wednesday is New Comic Day” section where the authors keep you up to date what is coming out every week in comics.
11. Comics in Crisis – Read this weekly blog for a look into comics of the past and present and what went wrong (and right!) with each one. While your there, make sure to cast your vote in their comic polls
12. DC Comics – 40 Years Ago – This unique blog covers DC Comics from the late silver age of comics (1967-1971). If you want to explore the dynamic content of these comics then you should make sure not to miss a single post from this blog.
13. Comic News – Keep on top of the comic industry with the latest news, reviews, and interviews. This blog covers every aspect of the comic book world. We love the interviews section where they interview a wide variety of people who work in the industry.
14. The Daily Comics Review – This daily blog reviews and comments on the best and the worst of the web and print comic strip universe. It features full color scans of the comics they are commenting on for you to review yourself. Make sure to check this one out everyday!
15. When Fangirls Attack – This popular blog written by three women is a compilation of articles on gender in comics and comic fandom. If you are a girl who loves comics and comic culture then this is the blog for you!
16. Blah Blah Blog – Written by Tom Brevoort, the executive editor of Marvel Comics, Blah Blah Blog is an insiders look into the comic industry. Tom oversees such titles as “New Avengers”, “The Fantastic Four”, and “Civil War”. Check out this blog for Tom’s musings and ramblings about his favorite topic, comics!
17. Super Robot Mayhem – A blog covering comics, toys, comic book cartoons, and comic book movies featuring news and reviews. This is the blog for those who look forward to Hollywood remaking a cult classic and then complain about it when they do it wrong.
18. Squiggly Lines – This fantastic blog posts essays, news, and reviews from comics old and new, indie and mainstream, good and bad. No matter what type of comic you are into, this blog covers them all.
19. Comic Book Listings – This blog is the place to go if you are looking to buy, sell, auction, or trade any type of comic books. Comic Book Listings is a complete list to help you buy and sell comics. Also features industry news, press releases, reviews, and more!
20. Comic Book Summaries – A great place to read summaries on recently released DC and Marvel comic books. Comic Book Summaries also showcases information on toys movies, and comic news.
21. Superman Blog – This super blog covers Superman comics, books, movies, toys, and history. We love the “Guide to Superman” post where the author goes over his top ten Superman graphic novels complete with full color pictures.
22. JLA Comics – Keep up on what’s new in the world of JLA comics by reading this well written blog. Features news and reviews about your favorite JLA graphic novels and heroes.
23. DC Comics – This informative blog covers characters, heroes, villains, books, movies, previews, reviews, and anything else going on in the DC Comics universe. We love the post on “The Top Ten Lamest DC Comics Villains”
24. Comic Riffs – A blog devoted to the comic fan written by Michael Cavna. This daily blog covers everything from the world of comics, from strips to superheroes, political cartoons to Pixar and much, much more!
25. Again with the Comics – A discussion on the wide world of comics written by a life long comic lover with 10,000+ comics in his collection. Read his musings on these comics but beware that they may contain spoilers!
26. The Beat – This is the newsblog of comic culture that is dedicated to bringing you the most up to date information on comics, the people who make them, and the people who read them. For breaking comic news check here!
27. The Comic Treadmill – This debate blog is a running discussion on anything and everything comic related. It is written by two friends who strongly encourage audience participation. If you are looking for somewhere to go to discuss your favorite (and not so favorite!) comics, then this it.