The Nerd Den’s Top Twenty of 2020: Comic Book Series

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Spawn Issue #300 Cover

SPAWN

History was made a year ago when Image Comics and Todd McFarlane’s Spawn reached Issue #300 last year, now Spawn sits at Number 11 on the Top 20 list for the Nerd Den’s Best Comic Book Series for 2020. Writer Todd McFarlane and Artist Jason Shawn Alexander have created one of the biggest, record-breaking Creator-Owned Stories in history. It also was part of Diamond Comics Top 500 Comic Books for October.

While a strange assailant stalks the city, ripping out human hearts, another otherwordly being arrives. As his mind reels, our tortured hero remembers that he struck a deal with the devil in order to return to his beloved wife – five years after his death.”

The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #17 Cover

The Magnificent Ms. Marvel

“Embiggen!” Marvel’s The Magnificent Ms. Marvel breaks the mold at Number 10, it has been a big year for Kamala, first being in Square-Enix’s Avengers video game, and getting a series on Disney Plus. Writer Saladin Ahmed and Artist Minkyu Jung have done an incredible job on this series, our heroine has had her hands full with the current arc “Outlawed“.

Ms. Marvel is back – and she’s magnificent! But there’s no such thing as business as usual in Jersey City. Aliens are wreaking havoc in Kamala’s corner of the world, and they seem weirdly interested in Ms. Marvel…and her family! Kamala is about to face a devastating loss – but with an alien invasion ravaging her neighborhood, she won’t have much time to grieve. Even if Kamala saves her hometown, will her life ever be the same? And what’s all this business about a “Chosen One”? Eisner Award winner Saladin Ahmed (BLACK BOLT, EXILES) and rising star Minkyu Jung take the reins of one of Marvel’s most beloved young characters for the shocking start of an all-new era! Guest-starring the Invincible Iron Man!”

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Issue Zero Cover

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

It’s Morphin’ Time!” Boom! Studios Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fight their way onto Number 9 of the Top 20 Best Comic Book Series List, Writer Kyle Higgins and Artist Hendry Prasetya brought new ideas and nonstop action, bringing back this iconic series for a new generation.

Saban’s Power Rangers is a multi-generational, globally-recognized franchise. With its epic Ranger suits, giant Zords and Megazords, and — at its core — a story of super-powered teens who defend the world from evil, the Power Rangers series is a pop-culture phenomenon that has continued to resonate with fans for more than 22 years. We, as huge Power Rangers fans ourselves, are excited to produce a modern Power Rangers comic featuring the iconic characters from the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series.”

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John Constantine: Hellblazer

Oh, Bollocks!” Summoned to be the Number Eight Spot is DC Black Label’s, John Constantine: Hellblazer. While it is also was picked as IGN’s Best Comic Series of the Year, Writer Simon Spurrier and Artists Matias Bergara, Aaron Campbell, and Marcio Takara proved to us that John Constantine is still fascinating and relevant to this day, but it feels short-lived due how short of a series it was, nevertheless, it was a highlight of the Sandman Universe imprint.

John Constantine is back in London, back to his old tricks-and just in time, as things have become very dark indeed in his old stomping grounds.”

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Cowabunga!” IDW’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles swoops in at Number Seven, Writer and Co-Creator Kevin Eastman and Artist/Writer Sophie Campbell, have taken the Turtles to a whole new level of action and adventure, also introduced a brand new addition to the Turtles, Jennika.

They’re BACK! The original heroes in a half-shell make a triumphant return to comics! Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Raphael reunite to bring their ninja aptitude and teenage attitude to IDW Publishing in this all-new, action-packed series. Featuring a cast of familiar characters-Master Splinter, April O’Neill, Casey Jones, and more-and true to the spirit of the original comics created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES are bigger and badder than ever, and ready to rock old and new fans alike!

TMNT Turtles in Time Series 2 7-Inch Action Figure SetOh Goodie. Fresh turtles for lunch! From the classic 1990s Turtles in Time video game, here comes Series 2 of 7-inch scale action figures which include Michelangelo, Raphael, Leatherhead, and Super Shredder. Michelangelo and Raphael come with their signature weapons and a hoverboard with display stand that can be used for even more poses. Leatherhead is equipped with his throwing knife to keep the turtles at bay, while Shredder wields a beam sword and two different fire blast effects. All feature special deco that recreates the pixilated look of the video game and come in individual window boxes with graphics from the original arcade cabinet.