Comics Reporter: The 50 Things That Every Comics Collection Truly Needs

The Comics Reporter presents a eclectic, intriguing list of 50 excellent comic book titles. 200809281150.jpg
2. A Complete Run Of Arcade

One of the two or three great comics being made during the 20th Century's lousiest period for great comics, the fallow era between the heyday of the alternatives and Jack Kirby's DC resurgence and the rise of the indy- and alt-comics movements signified by RAW, Love and Rockets and the extended narrative era at Cerebus. You can see Arcade's influence in every great anthology that's come since, and nearly all of it holds up as compelling comics today -- in fact, nearly every contributor is a significant cartoonist right now, which is astonishing.

CR Sunday Feature: The 50 Things That Every Comics Collection Truly Needs