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The Greatest Marvel Comic Books of All Time

Marvel is the best-selling comic book corporation and the basis for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, an entertainment powerhouse.

Marvel has generated some of the greatest comic characters of all time, famous heroes and villains that helped establish the business into what it is today, since its Silver Age glory.

Marvel has developed into a massive element of American society and can be found in every corner of media because of the business/creative maneuvers made by pioneers such as Martin Goodman, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and countless more.

And we're here to bring you the finest Marvel comics have to offer.

The ten comics we've chosen for you perfectly encapsulate the pomp and ceremony that comic book readers have come to expect from Marvel.


1. Wolverine

Wolverine was the breakthrough star of Uncanny X-Men, and he went on to become one of Marvel's most beloved characters of all time.

He was eventually granted the opportunity to appear in his title mini-series by writer Chris Claremont and artist Frank Miller.

It transported Wolverine to Japan, where he battled the Yakuza for the hand of his lover, Mariko Yashida.

This issue confirmed Wolverine's role as a single hero in the Marvel Universe, depicting him struggling against all obstacles to prevail.

It would be a foreshadowing of big things to come, as well as one of Wolverine's finest storylines.


2. Secret War

Marvel was the first of the Big Two to release a three-issue event book, Contest Of Champions.

Secret War, by writer Jim Shooter and artist Mike Zeck, would be their next step into the event arena, a breakthrough twelve-issue mini-series that would foreshadow things to come.

The Marvel Universe's heroes and villains were thrown against each other by the mysterious One From Beyond, and the victorious side received the ultimate reward, but the actual winners were the fans.


3. Civil War

Civil War, written by Mark Millar and illustrated by Steve McNiven, is one of the finest Marvel storylines in the previous two decades.

The government clamps down on superheroes after a calamity caused by a conflict between the New Warriors and a gang of villains, with the heroes choosing sides for and against the government's restrictions.

Pitting Captain America against Iron Man in a clash of beliefs.



4. The Infinity Gauntlet

Most fans are familiar with The Infinity Gauntlet, created by writer Jim Starlin and illustrators George Perez and Ron Lim, as the basis for the first three Phases of the MCU.

However, it is also the finest event book Marvel has ever produced, pitting the Marvel Universe's heroes and villains against Thanos, equipped with the godlike power of the Infinity Gauntlet.



5. Age of Ultron

Ultron is one of Marvel's most powerful adversaries, and he is a member of the Avengers.

The murderous android, created by Avenger Hank Pym, has battled with the Avengers several times, and the finest narrative involving the villain is writer Kurt Busiek and artist George Perez's "Ultron Unlimited."



6. New X-Men

For years, the X-Men had been Marvel's best-selling character, but the twenty-first century was a different era that demanded a new approach. Their debut narrative arc, E Is For Extinction was a game-changer for the team.

It overturned the status quo of the gang and was a revolution, pitting the mutants against new villain Cassandra Nova.



7. The Punisher MAX

Marvel's MAX label, like DC's previous imprints such as Vertigo, concentrates on more adult material.

The Punisher MAX by Garth Ennis, Gregg Hurwitz, and Laurence Campbell was one of the greatest in the series. The first volume reintroduces a famous Punisher villain, Microchip, while putting the eponymous antihero against two competing gangs embroiled in a violent struggle.



8. Marvels

Marvels, a limited series released in 1994, was a celebration of the most praised events in Marvel Comics history.

Kurt Busiek's and Alex Ross's careers were started by their work on Marvels, which brought a realistic and street-level approach to grandiose superhero narratives.



9. Daredevil: The Man Without Fear

The narrative depicts Matt's disadvantaged beginnings, from his father's death in an accident to being taught by Stick and beyond.

It's an engrossing, personal drama that introduces significant individuals who would play critical roles later on, such as Foggy, Kingpin, Typhoid Mary, and Elektra.

The Man Without Fear also debuted the trademark improvised black outfit that would be used in seasons 1 and 3 of the Netflix series.



10. Daredevil: Born Again

It revolves around Karen Page, who sells Matt Murdock's identity out of desperation, and who eventually sells it to the Kingpin of New York himself.

What follows is a powerful vengeance plot that depicts Matt Murdock at a low period in his life, with Kingpin acting as the evil architect of his downfall.



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