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The Hollywood Reporter's Superhero Comics: The 100 Best Runs You Must Read

In superhero comics, great work can be a marathon (the hundreds of issues Stan Lee and Jack Kirby labored over to create the Marvel Universe) or a brilliant flash (the four issues of a The Dark Knight Returns Frank Miller used to transform the medium).
This week, thousands of comic book fans will descend upon New York Comic Con for a glimpse of greatness, and in honor of that, The Hollywood Reporter and iconic creators are looking back at 100 classic runs of superhero comic books that went on to become fan favorites and define the genre.
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Fantastic Four by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby (#1-102) (Stan Lee & Jack Kirby)
Fantastic Four by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby (#1-102) (Stan Lee & Jack Kirby)
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Watchmen
Watchmen
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The Dark Knight Returns
The Dark Knight Returns
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Amazing Spider-Man (Amazing Fantasy #15; Amazing Spider-Man #1-100) (Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, John Romita and Gil Kane)
Amazing Spider-Man (Amazing Fantasy #15; Amazing Spider-Man #1-100) (Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, John Romita and Gil Kane)
5
Superman by Curt Swan (Various Authors)
Superman by Curt Swan (Various Authors)
6
Uncanny X-Men (#94-279) (Chris Claremont & Others)
Uncanny X-Men (#94-279) (Chris Claremont & Others)
7
Teen Titans (New Teen Titans Vol. 1 #1-40; Tales of the Teen Titans #41-50) (Marv Wolfman & George Perez)
Teen Titans (New Teen Titans Vol. 1 #1-40; Tales of the Teen Titans #41-50) (Marv Wolfman & George Perez)
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Daredevil (#158-191; #227-233) (Frank Miller & Others)
Daredevil (#158-191; #227-233) (Frank Miller & Others)
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9
Ultimate Spider-Man (#1-111) (Brian Michael Bendis & Mark Bagley)
Ultimate Spider-Man (#1-111) (Brian Michael Bendis & Mark Bagley)
10
All-Star Superman
All-Star Superman
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The Fourth World Stories, Jack Kirby
The Fourth World Stories, Jack Kirby
12
Crisis on Infinite Earths Absolute Edition
Crisis on Infinite Earths Absolute Edition
13
Marvels
Marvels
14
Amazing Spider-Man (#111–149) (Gerry Conway, John Romita Sr, Gil Kane, Ross Andru)
Amazing Spider-Man (#111–149) (Gerry Conway, John Romita Sr, Gil Kane, Ross Andru)
15
Astro City
Astro City
16
The Ultimates Vol. 1 & 2 (Mark Millar & Bryan Hitch)
The Ultimates Vol. 1 & 2 (Mark Millar & Bryan Hitch)
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Daredevil (Brian Michael Bendis & Alex Maleev)
Daredevil (Brian Michael Bendis & Alex Maleev)
18
Batman: Year One
Batman: Year One
19
Kree-Skrull War
Kree-Skrull War
20
DC: The New Frontier
DC: The New Frontier
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New Avengers (Vol. 3 #1-33) (Jonathan Hickman & Others)
New Avengers (Vol. 3 #1-33) (Jonathan Hickman & Others)
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The Authority, Warren Ellis & Bryan Hitch
The Authority, Warren Ellis & Bryan Hitch
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Kingdom Come
Kingdom Come
24
The Post-War 'Spirit' (Will Eisner)
The Post-War 'Spirit' (Will Eisner)
25
Wolverine (Wolverine #1-4)
Wolverine (Wolverine #1-4)
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Wonder Woman (Vol. 2 #1-62) (George Perez)
Wonder Woman (Vol. 2 #1-62) (George Perez)
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The Flash (Vol. 1 #105-123) (Gardner Fox, John Broome & Carmine Infantino)
The Flash (Vol. 1 #105-123) (Gardner Fox, John Broome & Carmine Infantino)
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Fantastic Four (Vol. 3 #60-70; Vol. 1 500-524) (Mark Waid & Mike Wieringo)
Fantastic Four (Vol. 3 #60-70; Vol. 1 500-524) (Mark Waid & Mike Wieringo)
29
Suicide Squad (Vol. 1 #1-62) (John Ostrander, Luke McDonnell & Others)
Suicide Squad (Vol. 1 #1-62) (John Ostrander, Luke McDonnell & Others)
30
Kraven's Last Hunt
Kraven's Last Hunt
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Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man (Amazing Spider-Man #298-325; Spider-Man #1-14; 16) (Todd MacFarlane)
Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man (Amazing Spider-Man #298-325; Spider-Man #1-14; 16) (Todd MacFarlane)
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X-Factor (#71-75) (Peter David & Larry Stroman)
X-Factor (#71-75) (Peter David & Larry Stroman)
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Batman: The Long Halloween
Batman: The Long Halloween
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The Flash (Vol. 2 #62-100) (Mark Waid, Mike Wieringo & Greg Larocque)
The Flash (Vol. 2 #62-100) (Mark Waid, Mike Wieringo & Greg Larocque)
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Green Lantern ('Green Lantern: Rebirth' #1-6' 'Green Lantern' Vol. 4 #1–67; 'Green Lantern' Vol. 5) (Geoff Johns)
Green Lantern ('Green Lantern: Rebirth' #1-6' 'Green Lantern' Vol. 4 #1–67; 'Green Lantern' Vol. 5) (Geoff Johns)
36
Captain America (Captain America Vol. 5 #1-50; Captain America: Reborn #1-6) (Ed Brubaker & Others)
Captain America (Captain America Vol. 5 #1-50; Captain America: Reborn #1-6) (Ed Brubaker & Others)
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Justice League International (Justice League #1-6, Justice League International #7-24) (Keith Giffen, J.M. Dematteis & Kevin Maguire)
Justice League International (Justice League #1-6, Justice League International #7-24) (Keith Giffen, J.M. Dematteis & Kevin Maguire)
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Crisis on Two Earths (Justice League of America Vol. 1 #21-22) (Gardner Fox & Mike Sekowsky)
Crisis on Two Earths (Justice League of America Vol. 1 #21-22) (Gardner Fox & Mike Sekowsky)
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Captain America (#153-186) (Steve Englehart & Sal Buscema)
Captain America (#153-186) (Steve Englehart & Sal Buscema)
40
Fantastic Four & FF (Fantastic Four Vol. 1 #570-588, 600-611; FF #1-23) (Jonathan Hickman & Others)
Fantastic Four & FF (Fantastic Four Vol. 1 #570-588, 600-611; FF #1-23) (Jonathan Hickman & Others)
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