Every Story Ever

For the foreseeable future, Chris and Matt are taking your lists of comics stories and assembling in them a definitive list from best to worst.

The list so far (episode numbers in parentheses):

  1. “If This Be My Destiny!” (Amazing Spider-Man #31-33) (197)
  2. Batman: Year One (189)
  3. Pluto (April 2016)
  4. Fantastic Four #48-50: The Coming of Galactus
  5. Watchmen (201)
  6. Achewood: The Great Outdoor Fight
  7. All-Star Superman (202)
  8. The Last Days of Superman
  9. Gotham Central (192)
  10. Thor #360-362: Into the Valley of Death
  11. Jack Staff: Everything Used to Be Black and White (March 2016)
  12. Astro City #1/2: The Nearness of You (May 2016)
  13. Hellboy: The Corpse
  14. Transformers vs. G.I. Joe (Tom Scioli and John Barber)
  15. G.I. Joe #21: Silent Interlude
  16. Usagi Yojimbo: Grasscutter
  17. Akira v. 1-2
  18. Supreme (216)
  19. Swamp Thing: The Anatomy Lesson
  20. Daredevil #191: Roulette
  21. Daredevil #181
  22. Daredevil: Born Again (191)
  23. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (205)
  24. Hitman (213)
  25. Impulse: Mr. Popularity (208)
  26. Fantastic Four: “This Man, This Monster” (197)
  27. Fantastic Four: The Peril and the Power
  28. Wolverine #1-4 (Claremont/Miller)
  29. Fantastic Four #5 (First Appearance of Doctor Doom) (Dec. 2015)
  30. How Much Can One Man Hate? (Superman Adventures #27)
  31. The Forever People #4, Kingdom of the Damned (Feb. 2015)
  32. Batman: Mad Love (Dec. 2015)
  33. Mr. Miracle #9, Himon (230)
  34. New Gods #7: The Pact (Jan. 2016)
  35. Fantastic Four #350/352 (Simonson Time Fight)
  36. Sexcastle (Oct. 2015)
  37. American Barbarian
  38. Jack Staff: Soldiers (March 2016)
  39. Top Ten #1-12 (223)
  40. Runaways v. 1 (217)
  41. Doctor Strange/Doctor Doom: Triumph and Torment (224)
  42. Luthor Fights for Good (Action 510-512)
  43. Amazing Spider-Man #229-230: Nothing Can Stop the Juggernaut
  44. Thor #350-353: Ragnarok ‘n’ Roll! (The Surtur Saga) (April 2016)
  45. Transformers: More than Meets the Eye Vol. 4 (Oct. 2015)
  46. Daredevil #284-290: The Man Without Mercy
  47. DC One Million (Aug. 2015)
  48. Fantastic Four: Unthinkable (Sept. 2015)
  49. Nextwave: Agents of H.A.T.E. (197)
  50. Queen & Country (Jan. 2016)
  51. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (220)
  52. The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck (200)
  53. Batman: Zero Year (May 2016)
  54. Flash #123: The Flash of Two Worlds (April 2016)
  55. Preacher (213)
  56. He’ll Never Make Me Cry (Uncanny X-Men #183)
  57. The Punisher: Welcome Back Frank (193)
  58. X-Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga (206)
  59. Batwoman: Elegy (Sept. 2015)
  60. Batman: The Black Mirror (229)
  61. Batman RIP (193)
  62. Mjolnir’s Song (Thor #389)
  63. The Death of Captain America (June 2016)
  64. Batman: The Laughing Fish (Sept. 2015)
  65. Tom Strong #1-18 (223)
  66. Mister Miracle #3, The Paranoid Pill (Feb. 2015)
  67. Miracleman #1-16 (April 2016)
  68. The Demon v1 #1-8
  69. Mage: The Hero Discovered (March 2015)
  70. Y: The Last Man (217)
  71. Transmetropolitan (216)
  72. Scalped
  73. X-Statix (231)
  74. Daredevil: The Devil in Cell Block D (Oct. 2015)
  75. Saga Vol. 1
  76. Locke & Key v1: Welcome to Lovecraft
  77. Codename Sailor V (Jan. 2016)
  78. Batgirl: Year One (Aug. 2015)
  79. Alan Moore’s Wildcats (232)
  80. From Hell
  81. V for Vendetta (Jan. 2015)
  82. Action Philosophers (Feb. 2016)
  83. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol. 1 (222)
  84. The Great Darkness Saga (216)
  85. Flash: The Return of Barry Allen (208)
  86. The Secret Revealed (Superman v2 #2)
  87. The Question (O’Neil/Cowan) (221)
  88. Superman vs. Muhammad Ali
  89. Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? (216)
  90. New Gods #6, The Glory Boat (Feb. 2015)
  91. Hawkeye v. 1 (Nov. 2015)
  92. Man of Steel (209)
  93. Starman (Robinson, Harris, Snejbjerg) (202)
  94. Jem and the Holograms: Showtime (Jan. 2016)
  95. Spider-Man: Kraven’s Last Hunt
  96. Darth Vader: Vader (Gillen/Larocca) (Jan. 2016)
  97. Invincible Iron Man Annual #1
  98. New Gods #8: The Death Wish of Terrible Turpin (May 2016)
  99. Orion #5 (Jan. 2016)
  100. Batman: Dark Knight, Dark City
  101. Hellblazer: Dangerous Habits
  102. Batman: The Player on the Other Side
  103. Final Frontier (Tom Scioli)
  104. Daredevil: Hardcore (Oct. 2015)
  105. Deadshot #1-4
  106. Sleeper (232)
  107. Hellblazer #50
  108. The Hood (Vaughan/Hotz) (June 2016)
  109. Astro City: Confession (Oct. 2015)
  110. OMAC v. 1 (Kirby) (203)
  111. Scott Pilgrim
  112. Bone (220)
  113. Batman: The Club of Heroes/The Black Glove (June 2016)
  114. JLA: World War III
  115. Wonder Woman #195-217 (Rucka run) (June 2016)
  116. Copra: Round One (190)
  117. Batman & Robin vol. 1 (Jan. 2015)
  118. Robin Dies at Dawn (197)
  119. Fantastic Four: Hereafter (230)
  120. Marvel Two-in-One Annual #7 (221)
  121. Uncanny X-Men #123-124 (Sept. 2015)
  122. The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Beats Up the Marvel Universe
  123. Superman: For the Man Who Has Everything (216)
  124. X-Men: Days of Future Past (206)
  125. Dr. Strange: The Oath
  126. Hellboy: Seed of Destruction
  127. Wonder Woman v2, #1-7 (Perez, 1987) (April 2017)
  128. Dr. Strange: Eternity (Dec. 2015)
  129. Devil Dinosaur (230)
  130. Howard the Duck original series (Feb. 2015)
  131. Fantastic Four: Into the Timestream
  132. Zot! (221)
  133. Cosmic Odyssey (216)
  134. Infinity Gauntlet (211)
  135. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: City Fall (Jan. 2016)
  136. JLA: New World Order (Jan. 2015)
  137. Superior Foes of Spider-Man (May 2016)
  138. Amazing Spider-Man #578-579
  139. Captain America #250
  140. The Adventures of Dr. McNinja: I Told You That Story…/Spooky Stuff/Punch Dracula
  141. Thor: God of Thunder #1-5: The God Butcher (Jan. 2016)
  142. The Super-Sacrifice of the Legionnaires (Adventure Comics 312) (Dec. 2015)
  143. JLA: Year One (220)
  144. Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade (April 2016)
  145. Thor: The Mighty Avenger (218)
  146. She-Hulk (Slott/Bobillo)
  147. The Legion of Losers (Spectacular Spider-Man #246)
  148. Super-Villain Team-Up: MODOK’s 11
  149. Maus (Oct. 2015)
  150. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1-7
  151. Parker: The Hunter (Jan. 2016)
  152. Batman: The Man Who Laughs (Jan. 2015)
  153. Avengers: Under Siege
  154. Alias #22-28: The Secret Origins of Jessica Jones (April 2016)
  155. JLA: Rock of Ages
  156. Secret Wars (2015)
  157. Annihilation and Annihilation: Conquest (Aug. 2015)
  158. Fables Vol. 1: Legends in Exile
  159. iZombie (231)
  160. Madman v. 1 (Nov. 2015)
  161. I Kill Giants (233)
  162. Empire v. 1 (Jan. 2015)
  163. JLA: Tower of Babel
  164. Superior Spider-Man
  165. Atomic Robo vol. 1
  166. Alias v. 1 (Nov. 2015)
  167. Bitch Planet v1 (March 2016)
  168. Southern Bastards v1
  169. Fun Home
  170. Afterlife With Archie v1
  171. Powers v1
  172. The Nightly News (Oct. 2015)
  173. Ghost World (226)
  174. Squadron Supreme (193)
  175. The Ghost in the Fortress of Solitude/Action Comics #13 (225)
  176. Batman and Son (Feb. 2016)
  177. One-Punch Man: The Deep Sea King Saga (April 2016)
  178. The Fade Out
  179. Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, “Blades” (Oct. 2015)
  180. Invincible #1-13 (Sept. 2015)
  181. Batgirl #14 (June 2016)
  182. Empowered Vol. 1 (Oct. 2015)
  183. Casanova vol. 1: Luxuria
  184. Thor: Thunder Frog (194)
  185. Iron Fist: The Seven Capital Cities of Heaven (Sept. 2015)
  186. The Last Iron Fist Story (218)
  187. Age of the Sentry (193)
  188. Punisher Meets Archie (193)
  189. Manhunter by Goodwin & Simonson (Jan. 2015)
  190. Archie vs. Predator
  191. Doomquest/Iron Man #149-150 (224)
  192. Captain Britain and MI-13: Vampire State (225)
  193. Judge Dredd: The Apocalypse War (213)
  194. The Autobiography of Bruce Wayne (BatB #197)
  195. Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne (June 2016)
  196. Convergence: Shazam
  197. The Brave and the Bold #124 (June 2016)
  198. Glory (Keatinge/Campbell) (Nov. 2015)
  199. Where Soars the Silver Surfer (Tomb of Dracula #50)
  200. Fantastic Four: Acts of Vengeance
  201. Introducing Wonder Woman (All-Star Comics #8)
  202. The Coming of Superman (Action Comics #1)
  203. Final Crisis (192)
  204. Manhunter (Kate Spencer)
  205. Astonishing X-Men Vol. 3 (Sept. 2015)
  206. Moon Knight #1-6 (Ellis/Shalvey/Bellaire) (May 2016)
  207. Batman: Endgame (June 2016)
  208. ROM: Spaceknight #1-25 (Nov. 2015)
  209. Atomic Robo: The National Science Fair
  210. Atomic Robo: Why Atomic Robo Hates Dr. Dinosaur, etc.
  211. Flash Gordon #1-8 (Parker/Shaner/Bellaire)
  212. The Black Beetle vol. 1 (May 2016)
  213. Iron Man: Extremis (Nov. 2015)
  214. Batman and Robin: Batman and Robin Must Die
  215. Legion of Superheroes #1-6 (Waid/Kitson Threeboot)
  216. Arrowsmith (Feb. 2015)
  217. X-Men: Fatal Attractions (Dec. 2015)
  218. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars (218)
  219. Blood on the Moors/Captain America #254 (225)
  220. Iron Man #200 (Nov. 2015)
  221. Marvels (221)
  222. JLA/Avengers (211)
  223. New X-Men: E Is For Extinction (191)
  224. Captain Marvel Vol. 1 (DeConnick)
  225. Astro City: Life in the Big City (Oct. 2015)
  226. Stormwatch (Warren Ellis/Tom Raney)
  227. Marvel Boy
  228. Superman and the Legion of Superheroes (Johns/Frank) (Dec. 2015)
  229. Phonogram: The Immaterial Girl
  230. Planet Hulk (193)
  231. Persepolis (200)
  232. JLA: Imaginary Stories (May 2016)
  233. Punisher: Franken-Castle (225)
  234. Planetary (216)
  235. Transformers: Chaos Theory
  236. “The Doomsday Book,” Detective Comics
  237. World War Hulk
  238. Superman: Secret Identity (Feb. 2015)
  239. Avengers: The Kang Dynasty
  240. Skrull Kill Krew
  241. Power Man and Iron Fist #73 (June 2016)
  242. Transformers: Dying of the Light
  243. Superman #247: Must There Be a Superman? (May 2016)
  244. Superman: Secret Origin (Nov. 2015)
  245. Daredevil: The Man Without Fear (Oct. 2015)
  246. Shazam: The Monster Society of Evil
  247. Iron Man: Armor Wars (Jan. 2016)
  248. Phonogram vol. 2: The Singles Club
  249. Fantastic Four #8 (1st Alicia Masters) (Dec. 2015)
  250. Fantastic Four #4 (Namor) (Dec. 2015)
  251. Walking Dead V. 1: Days Gone By (226)
  252. Batman: Year 100 (Aug. 2015)
  253. JLA: The Nail/Another Nail (213)
  254. The Authority #1 -12 (216)
  255. DC: The New Frontier (205)
  256. Doom Patrol: The Painting that Ate Paris (May 2016)
  257. Bram Stoker’s Dracula (Thomas, Mignola, and Nyberg) (Jan. 2016)
  258. Superman: Birthright (April 2015)
  259. Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser
  260. We3 (233)
  261. Power Girl (Palmiotti/Gray, Conner) (196)
  262. Knight & Squire (Feb. 2015)
  263. Daredevil vol. 3 #24-28
  264. Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds (Dec. 2015)
  265. Daredevil: Love and War (Dec. 2015)
  266. The Mighty Thorcules (194)
  267. Batman: No Man’s Land (189)
  268. Incredible Hercules: Against the World (Jan. 2015)
  269. Hellboy in Mexico (Jan 2016)
  270. Gen13: Grunge: The Movie
  271. New Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (191)
  272. Deadpool by Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness (197)
  273. Animal Man #5: The Coyote Gospel
  274. Gen13: Magical Drama Queen Roxy
  275. Ultimate Spider-Man: Venom (May 2016)
  276. Astro City: The Tarnished Angel (Oct. 2015)
  277. Adventures of Superman: Only Child (Marz/Shaner)
  278. Tintin: The Blue Lotus (May 2016)
  279. 100 Bullets: First Shot, Last Call
  280. Astro City: The Dark Age
  281. Batman: Haunted Knight
  282. Batman: Knightfall (Feb. 2015)
  283. JSA #1-4
  284. Fear Itself
  285. Secret War
  286. Superman/Batman/Wonder Woman: Trinity (April 2015)
  287. Reign of the Supermen
  288. Hero for Hire #8-9/Where’s My Money, Honey? (224)
  289. Tomb of Dracula #22-24
  290. New Avengers Annual #1 (May 2016)
  291. Web of Spider-Man #13
  292. Ghost Rider #25-25 (Jason Aaron and Tan Eng Huat)
  293. Godzilla vs. Barkley
  294. Godzilla #1-17 (Marvel) (200)
  295. Transformers: More than Meets the Eye Vol. 6 (Oct. 2015)
  296. Star Wars v. 1: Skywalker Strikes (Aaron/Cassaday) (Jan. 2016)
  297. Mouse Guard: Winter 1152 (May 2016)
  298. Punisher: Valley Forge, Valley Forge
  299. Punisher: Born (April 2016)
  300. Batman/Hellboy/Starman (March 2016)
  301. Umbrella Academy: The Apocalypse Suite (Feb. 2016)
  302. Top Ten: Smax (192)
  303. Taskmaster: Unthinkable
  304. Superman: Brainiac (Johns/Frank) (Nov. 2015)
  305. Seven Soldiers: Frankenstein (225)
  306. Secret Six (190)
  307. Seaguy (205)
  308. Uncanny X-Men #159 (Dracula!) (225)
  309. The Golden Age (Robinson/Smith) (April 2016)
  310. Batman #417-420: Ten Nights of the Beast (March 2016)
  311. Transformers: More than Meets the Eye Vol. 7 (Oct. 2015)
  312. Flex Mentallo (221)
  313. What if Captain America Were Revived Today? (What If #44)
  314. Captain America #402-408, “CapWolf” (Oct. 2015)
  315. Seven Soldiers
  316. Tales from the Bully Pulpit
  317. The Death of Archie
  318. Titans: Scissors Paper Stone
  319. Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes
  320. Formerly Known as the Justice League
  321. Batman: Gates of Gotham (April 2016)
  322. A Contract With God
  323. Amazing Spider-Man #655-656: No One Dies
  324. Amazing Spider-Man #559-561
  325. Blood Feud (Uncanny X-Men Annual #6)
  326. Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (April 2016)
  327. Sandman: The Kindly Ones
  328. Seven Soldiers: Mister Miracle (Jan. 2016)
  329. Batman: Officer Down (Sept. 2015)
  330. Sensational Spider-Man Annual #1 (May 2016)
  331. Understanding Comics
  332. Legion of Monsters (Dennis Hopeless/Juan Doe)
  333. Crisis on Infinite Earths (229)
  334. The Case of the Chemical Syndicate (Detective Comics #27)
  335. OMAC v. 3 (DiDio/Giffen) (203)
  336. Superman: Red Son (203)
  337. Phoenix Rising/Leprechauns (Uncanny X-Men #101-103)
  338. Fantastic Four #39-40: A Blind Man Shall Lead Them
  339. Daredevil: Yellow
  340. Batman Adventures v2 #17 (Joe Chill)
  341. Fear Agent v. 1 (Nov. 2015)
  342. Marvel Apes (Oct. 2015)
  343. Superman: Strange Visitor (May 2016)
  344. Spider-Man: Acts of Vengeance
  345. Spider-Man’s Tangled Web: The Thousand (Nov. 2015)
  346. What If Vol. 1 #24 (225)
  347. Irredeemable (193)
  348. Power Pack: Thor and the Warriors Four (194)
  349. Afterlife with Archie #6
  350. Pride of Baghdad (217)
  351. Avengers Annual #10 (219)
  352. Batman: A Death in the Family (March 2016)
  353. Superman: Up, Up and Away (May 2016)
  354. Kingdom Come (221)
  355. Amazing Spider-Man #217-218 (Spider-Man vs. Mud-Thing)
  356. Dark Dungeons
  357. Garfield: Alone (226)
  358. Marvel Two-in-One #8
  359. Beowulf #6
  360. JSA: The Liberty Files (April 2016)
  361. Gunshow: The Anime Club
  362. The Death of Captain Marvel (June 2016)
  363. Green Arrow: Quiver (June 2016)
  364. Hulk #5 (Red Hulk)
  365. Fantastic Four 1 2 3 4
  366. Thor (J. Michael Straczynski run) (March 2016)
  367. Aquaman: Time and Tide (April 2016)
  368. Batman: Under the Red Hood (Feb. 2016)
  369. Spider-Man: The Death of Jean DeWolff
  370. Fantastic Four #196-200
  371. Superman’s Girlfriend, Lois Lane #106 (I am Curious (Black)) (Feb. 2016)
  372. DC Comics Presents #67 (Superman and Santa Claus)
  373. Punisher v. 6 #6 – Do Not Fall in New York City (Nov. 2015)
  374. Action Comics #592-593 (Barda/Superman/Sleez story) (Feb. 2016)
  375. Punisher v. 6 #16-17 (June 2016)
  376. Robin: A Lonely Place of Dying (Sept. 2015)
  377. Green Arrow: The Archer’s Quest (192)
  378. Punisher: The Cell
  379. Wolverine #32
  380. Ultimates v. 1 (213)
  381. Spider-Man: Identity Crisis (193)
  382. Bruce Wayne: Murderer and Fugitive (Sept. 2015)
  383. Prodigal (Sept. 2015)
  384. Desolation Jones (Nov. 2015)
  385. Batman/Daredevil: King of New York (March 2016)
  386. Avengers #213 (Hank Pym hits Janet) (Feb. 2016)
  387. Iron Man: Armor Wars II (Jan. 2016)
  388. Final Night (May 2016)
  389. Spider-Man 2099 (189)
  390. Battle Chasers (April 2015)
  391. Batman: Year Two (191)
  392. 52 (192)
  393. Green Lantern: Emerald Twilight (204)
  394. Legends (221)
  395. Lee/Kirby X-Men (192)
  396. Marvel Zombies vol. 1 (214)
  397. Bloodstone (225)
  398. Wolverine: Origin (March 2016)
  399. Danger Girl (April 2015)
  400. World’s Finest #289 (Superman and Batman’s Night Together)
  401. Batman #598 (Santa Klaus)
  402. Avengers Forever (229)
  403. X-Men: Onslaught (Dec. 2015)
  404. Spider-Man v. 2 #31-35 (Nov. 2015)
  405. Punisher #60-62
  406. The Cold Land (Punisher Holiday Special #3)
  407. Venom: Lethal Protector (Dec. 2015)
  408. Emperor Joker
  409. Batman: Seduction of the Gun (211)
  410. Wildcats 3.0 (212)
  411. Wolverine: Old Man Logan (203)
  412. Batman: The Long Halloween (227)
  413. Batman: The Doom that Came to Gotham (Feb. 2016)
  414. The Sentry (193)
  415. Earth X (214)
  416. Battle Scars
  417. Avengers: The Children’s Crusade
  418. X-Tinction Agenda (191)
  419. The Pro (April 2015)
  420. Maximum Carnage (189)
  421. Thor: Vikings (June 2016)
  422. OMAC v. 2 (John Byrne) (203)
  423. Batman & Dracula: Red Rain (225)
  424. 1602 (214)
  425. Miracleman (Gaiman/Buckingham)
  426. Batman: The Killing Joke (Feb. 2016)
  427. Zero Hour: Crisis in Time (May 2016)
  428. Batman: Bloodstorm
  429. Batman: Crimson Mist
  430. Blackest Night (227)
  431. Superman: What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice and the American Way?
  432. Ultimate Galactus trilogy (196)
  433. House of M (204)
  434. Civil War (189)
  435. Flash Rebirth (208)
  436. Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
  437. Amazons Attack! (April 2016)
  438. Superman/Wonder Woman: Sacrifice (June 2016)
  439. Civil War: Frontline (193)
  440. Age of Ultron (March 2015)
  441. Heroes Reborn (189)
  442. Ultimates 2 (214)
  443. Batman: Odyssey (April 2016)
  444. Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose #53 (Jan. 2015)
  445. Superman and Batman: Generations III (209)
  446. Batman: The Joker’s Last Laugh (Sept. 2015)
  447. Superman: Grounded (228)
  448. Justice (Alex Ross/Jim Kreuger) (221)
  449. Batman: Arkham Asylum (203)
  450. Eternals written by Neil Gaiman (April 2015)
  451. Daredevil: Guardian Devil (Aug. 2015)
  452. Ultimate X-Men #42
  453. Amazing Spider-Man #36 (Post-9/11 Issue) (Feb. 2016)
  454. Spider-Man: The Other (Nov. 2015)
  455. Marvel Knights: Punisher Vol. 1 (Angel Punisher) (Sept. 2015)
  456. New 52 Shazam (Johns/Frank) (March 2016)
  457. Forever Evil (229)
  458. Batman: War Games (196)
  459. X-Cutioner’s Song (191)
  460. Batman: The Cult (221)
  461. Anita Blake: Guilty Pleasures (Oct. 2015)
  462. Spider-Man and Power Pack PSA Comic (Feb. 2016)
  463. Ruins (Feb. 2015)
  464. Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader
  465. Death of the New Gods
  466. DC Universe: Decisions
  467. Spider-Man: Reign (March 2016)
  468. The Last Avengers Story (April 2016)
  469. Trinity War
  470. Flashpoint (228)
  471. Spider-Man: One More Day (204)
  472. Supreme Power (195)
  473. Suicide Squad (New 52) (190)
  474. Spawn/WildC.A.T.S.: Devil Day (203)
  475. All-Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder (202)
  476. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Century: 2009 (Dec. 2015)
  477. The Dark Knight Strikes Again (222)
  478. Spider-Man: Chapter One (209)
  479. Green Lantern #54 – 55 (219)
  480. Ultimates 3 (222)
  481. Rising Stars (195)
  482. Maximum Clonage (189)
  483. Hush (201)
  484. Batman: Earth One Vol. 1 (Aug. 2015)
  485. Superman: Earth One Vol. 1 (Aug. 2015)
  486. Superman: Kal (June 2016)
  487. Infinite Crisis (229)
  488. Kick-Ass (203)
  489. Wanted
  490. Justice League: The Lightning Saga (Dec. 2015)
  491. Justice League: The Tornado’s Path
  492. The Rise of Arsenal (197)
  493. Spider-Man/Black Cat: The Evil that Men Do
  494. Batman: The Widening Gyre (197)
  495. Trouble (213)
  496. Rawhide Kid (Zimmerman and Severin) (June 2016)
  497. Ultimate Adventures (May 2016)
  498. Justice League: Cry For Justice (213)
  499. Nemesis (Dec. 2015)
  500. Countdown to Final Crisis (228)
  501. Ultimatum (212)
  502. Spider-Man: Sins Past (195)
  503. X-Men: The Draco (206)
  504. Avengers #200 (219)
  505. Mr. A (Dec. 2015)
  506. Marville (197)
  507. Holy Terror
  508. Identity Crisis (189)

41 thoughts on “Every Story Ever”

  1. New Mutants:
    -Chris Claremont New Mutants
    -Louise Simonson New Mutants
    -Zeb Wells New Mutants

    or

    New Mutant Spin-offs:
    -Fallen Angels
    -X-Terminators
    -Firestar

  2. Just FYI, for those who might not have caught it yet, Matt mentioned that he doesn’t take submissions from the comments for this page – if you email a submission, make sure to include “Every Story Ever” in the subject!

  3. Gentlemen,

    I’m hip-deep in a discussion over on wikipedia about whether this list qualifies as a reliable source. Essentially, because this page isn’t self explanatory it’s not up to their standards. Therefore, I’m asking you to put an explanation at the top of the page of what the ESE list is and how it came to be. I know, but I listen to the show every week – even the wrestling parts. If you all do this we might be able to cite this as an example of how some people regard Identity Crisis as the worst comic book of all time – until something is added to list that’s (shudder) even worse. Thanks, love the show.

  4. Astonishing X-Men – the Joss Whedon run
    or just “Dangerous” (1-6)

    Planetary

    Authority vol. 1 (1-2)

    Supreme “The Story of the Year”

    Runaways Vol. 1

  5. The Jeph Loeb and Yim Sale comics
    Spiderman blue
    Daredevil yellow
    Hulk grey
    Batman the long Halloween
    Batman dark victory

  6. Young avengers (Heinberg Cheung original series)

    Young avengers The Children’s Crusade (c’mon lower than the Draco!)

    Young Avengers 2013 (Gillen McKelvie run)

    Bonus Round: Young Loki Series (journey into mystery 622-645)

  7. We3
    The Infinity Watch
    The Boys
    Annihilation
    X-Statix
    The Death of Captain Marvel
    Secret Wars II
    Fell
    Sex Criminals Vol. 1
    Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest

  8. Here are some of my favorite comics. Where would you place them on the list?
    Spiderman versus Wolverine #1
    Mutant Massacre ( Basically X-men 210-213, X Factor 9-11)
    Spiderman: Kraven’s Last Hunt (Fearful Symmetry)

  9. How has nobody thrown on Akira yet? Talk about groundbreaking influential series that tell one long-form story. Lots of good well-known manga to get on there – Lone Wolf, Drifting Classroom, the first series of Battle Angel Alita, Nausicaa, Uzumaki. Plenty of other great X-Men stories too – Inferno, Mutant Massacre, etc.

    Secret Wars II would definitely be a good for the bottom 10.

  10. The Shadow vs. Grendel
    Supergod
    Sebastian 0
    My Friend Dahmer
    Judge Dredd: Origins
    Nick Fury vs. S.H.I.E.L.D.
    Metropol
    Marvel Boy (the Grant Morrison one)

    Thanks!

  11. My theme is ” the books that kept me coming back for more” AKA introductions to creators I still follow to this day

    Death: The High Cost of Living. Gaiman, Bachalo,Buckingham.

    THB. Paul Pope.

    The Superman Madman Hullabaloo. Mike & Laura Allred.

  12. Well, that’s annoying. Now there are two lists when you search through the page to find comics, and one will immediately be out of date, AND you have at least one error in there.

  13. My favorite thing to do with ESE is to find a story I love near the bottom of the list, go seek out the episode number and then listen while gnashing my teeth as Matt and Chris discuss why they don’t love it as much as I do. Why do I hate myself so much?

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