The comic book industry has been around for over 100 years, and it’s not hard to see why. Comic books are a great way to escape reality and enjoy an adventure of your own creation. Comics have also had some pretty influential creators, including Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Frank Miller.
The best black movies 2020 are a list of the best black and white comics of all time. These comics are great to read if you want to get into black and white comics.
Illustrating comic books is a highly specialized art form. It includes a diverse group of writers, ranging from pencilers and inkers to colorists and letterers. Now, the finished result is always a full image, and although most current-day comic books incorporate the talents of all of these artists, others – both contemporary and historical – do not. The colorist, to be precise. Even in contemporary times, although most Western comics are colored, there have been many occasions when a comic book was produced in black and white. This is very common in Europe. On the other hand, except for the covers, Japanese comics (manga) are nearly entirely black and white.
We at Fiction Horizon are going to provide you a list of the 20 greatest black and white comic books of all time in today’s post. The list will contain a mix of contemporary and historical titles, as well as basic publishing information and a brief description. Check out these titles if you haven’t already, and have pleasure reading our post.
The top 20 black-and-white comics
The Walking Dead (season 20)
Robert Kirkman, Robert Kirkman, Robert Kirkman, Robert Kirkman, Robert Kirkman, Robert Kirkman Publisher: Image Comics Publication Date: October 2003 – July 2019 Artist(s): Various Artist(s): Various Artist(s): Various Artist(s): Various Artist(s): Various Artist
Since 2003, Image Comics has published The Walking Dead, a series of American black and white comic novels written by Robert Kirkman and illustrated by Tony Moore and later Charlie Adlard. Rick Grimes, a former police officer, is the primary character in this series, which recounts the tale of a group of people attempting to survive an invasion of the living dead in the United States. Robert Kirkman announces the series’ conclusion on July 2, 2019, with issue #193.
Carla Speed McNeil, Carla Speed McNeil, Carla Speed McNeil, Carla Speed McNeil, Carl Carla Speed McNeil, Carla Speed McNeil, Carla Speed McNeil, Carla Speed McNeil, Carl Lightspeed Press and Dark Horse Comics are the publishers. Date of Publication: Ongoing
Carla Speed Mc Neill’s comic book series Finder is published by Dark Horse Comics and written and illustrated by her. The tale takes place on a future Earth, and perhaps in an other world as well. The majority of people live in massive cupolas, while a few tribes choose to live outdoors.
There are humans, of course, but there are also constructions and the Nyima, a lioness race, as well as the Laeskes, a species of intelligent dinosaurs. Jaeger, a “Finder” from a scout organization, is the primary character. He has an odd capacity to rapidly recuperate.
Whiteout (number 18)
Greg Rucka, Greg Rucka, Greg Rucka, Greg Rucka, Greg Rucka, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber, Steve Lieber
Carrie Stetko, a United States Marshal, is disgraced after killing a criminal in a fit of anger. She is sent to McMurdo Station in Antarctica as a punishment, where she develops herself as a force to be reckoned with. A corpse is discovered in the ice shortly after Stetko’s arrival, surrounded by strange holes in the snow.
Despite the face being obliterated, it is recognized as Alex Keller, a member of a research expedition, due to fingerprints. Starting with Victoria Station, Stetko examines the other members of Keller’s mission. They learn that the two members stationed at the facility have been killed after meeting British spy Lilly Sharpe.
Marjane Satrapi, Marjane Satrapi, Marjane Satrapi, Marjane Satrapi, Mar Marjane Satrapi, Marjane Satrapi, Marjane Satrapi, Marjane Satrapi, Mar Dates of publication: 2000–2003 Publisher: L’Association
Persepolis is a four-volume collection of Marjane Satrapi’s autobiographical black-and-white comics released by L’Association between 2000 and 2003. From his youth in Tehran through the Islamic revolution and its arduous transition into adult life in Europe, the author recounts the turning points in his life.
Persepolis is the biggest editorial triumph of the European alternative comic strip of the 2000s, serving as both historical witness and meditation on identity and exile. Satrapi became one of the most well-known francophone writers when it was well-received by the press.
16. Miscellaneous Bullets
David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David Lapham, David
It often depicts criminals and the tragic misfortunes of a wide cast of people, who interchange with one another in a complex weaving that is recomposed one piece at a time and gets more sophisticated as the episodes go, and takes place between the early 1980s and the mid-1990s. Each issue is self-contained and depicts a particular event in the life of a character within a certain time period; it is not immediately apparent that the following issue will depict the development or repercussions of what occurred in the previous issue.
Tokyo Ghoul (#15)
Sui Ishida, Sui Ishida, Sui Ishida, Sui Ishida, Su Sui Ishida, Sui Ishida, Sui Ishida, Sui Ishida, Su Shueisha Publication Dates: September 8, 2011 – September 18, 2014 Publisher: Shueisha
Ghouls, or monsters who feed on human flesh in order to live, have arrived in Tokyo. One of them assaulted Ken Kaneki, a young student, and he received a severe injury. To remain alive, he gets a transplant from the ghoul that attacked him, transforming into a half-human, half-ghoul hybrid (artificial one-eyed).
He quickly learns that he won’t be able to consume the same things he used to. But he’ll soon find himself in the center of a deadly battle between the CCG (Center for Ghoul Control), which is hell-bent on finding and exterminating them to the last ghoul, and the Aogiri Tree, a ruthless ghoul organization.
Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, Jim Davis, United Feature Syndicate (1978–1994), Universal Press Syndicate/Universal Uclick/Andrews McMeel Syndication (1994–present), Universal Press Syndicate/Universal Uclick/Andrews McMeel Syndication (1994–present), Universal Press Syndicate/Universal Uclick/Andrews McMeel Syndication Dates of publication: June 19, 1978 to the present
Jim Davis created the comic strip Garfield. It was originally published in 41 newspapers on June 19, 1978. It was published in over 2,570 newspapers in 111 countries in 2010, and it has been translated into 28 languages, making it one of the world’s most widely distributed comics. The narrative is told via a sequence of jokes centered on a large orange cat called Garfield, after whom the comic is named. His cruel and savage humor, as well as his sloth and disillusioned, occasionally philosophical thoughts, define this character.
Love and Rockets (#13)
Hernandez Brothers are the author(s) of this work. Hernandez Brot (artist) Fantagraphics Publication is the publisher. September 1982 to April 1996, 2001–2007, 2008–2016, and 2016–present
Love and Rockets is a monthly comic book series produced by the Hernandez brothers: Jaime, Gilbert, and Mario (less prolific and well-known than the other two), who are often billed as “Los Bros Hernandez “.
The Hernandez brothers’ work is influenced by a wide range of cultural influences, including Central America, Los Angeles’ impoverished neighborhoods, 1950s comics as well as late 1960s underground comics, science fiction, South American literature (for example, Gabriel Garca Márquez), and even punk music.
Alan Ford (#12)
Max Bunker is the author, while Magnus is the artist. Editoriale Corno, Max Bunker Press, and 1000VolteMeglio Publishing are the publishers. Dates of publication: May 1969 to the present
Alan Ford is an Italian comic book series established in June 1969 for publisher Corno by artist Magnus (aka Roberto Raviola) and writer Max Bunker (pseudonym of writer Luciano Secchi). This satire of the world of espionage was a surprise and a huge hit in the full wave of fumetti neri. Magnus worked on the series until 1976, when he became bored. Between 1983 and 1984, Max Bunker decided to go it alone and start his own publishing company, Max Bunker Press, which continues to edit Alan Ford and his many spinoff series, despite the character’s age.
Cerebus the Aardvark (#11)
Dave Sim, Dave Sim, Dave Sim, Dave Sim, Dave Sim, Dave Sim, Dave Sim, Dave Sim and Gerhard Arends are two artists that have collaborated on this project. Aardvark-Vanaheim is the publisher. Dates of publication: December 1977 – March 2004
Cerebus the Aardvark, or just Cerebus, is a self-published comic strip started in 1977 by Canadian Dave Sim (later joined by his colleague Gerhard) that recounts the adventures of an aardvark over 300 episodes, exploring topics such as the feminine condition, religion, and time. With 300 issues and nearly 6,000 pages, this series is the longest published comic by a single team in English, having been completed in March 2004. Its author believes the series to be a 6,000-page graphic book.
Guido Nolitta, Guido Nolitta, Guido Nolitta, Guido Nolitta Gallieno Ferri (artist) Sergio Bonelli is the editor. Publication dates range from 1961 to the present.
Zagor is a comic book character created in 1961 by Guido Nolitta (pseudonym of Sergio Bonelli) and graphically created by Gallieno Ferri, the protagonist of the eponymous comic series published by Sergio Bonelli Editore; the series was first published in striped format and then passed on the Zenith Gigante necklace in the classic bonellide format in 1965. The series has surpassed 600 volumes and has been republished many times after being published regularly for over fifty years. The figure is based on one of the most well-known Italian tarzanids and is a part of Italian culture’s past.
Tite Kubo, Tite Kubo, Tite Kubo, Tite Kubo, Ti Tite Kubo, Tite Kubo, Tite Kubo, Tite Kubo, Ti Shueisha, August 7, 2001 – August 22, 2016, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha,
The tale starts in 2001 in the fictitious Japanese city of Karakura. Ichigo Kurosaki, a 15-year-old high school student, has been able to see, hear, and touch the spirits of the dead since he was a child. Following her meeting with a Shinigami, Rukia Kuchiki, and the entrance of a creature known as a Hollow, her everyday routine is flipped upside down one evening. Because the latter has come to eat his family’s souls, and the Shinigami who came to defend him has been wounded as a result of his mistake, Ichigo agrees to become a shinigami himself in order to rescue them.
Strangers in Paradise (number 8)
Terry Moore, Terry Moore, Terry Moore, Terry Moore, Terry Moore, Terry Moore, Terry Moore, Terry Moore is an artist. Antarctic Press (3 issues, 1993–1994), Abstract Studio (14 issues, 1994–1996), Image Comics/Homage Comics (8 issues, 1996–1997), Abstract Studio (82 issues, 1997–2007) are some of the publishers. Dates of Publication: January 1993 – January 2007
Strangers in Paradise, written and drawn by Terry Moore, is classified as a soap opera comic book, and therefore takes the audience on a journey to witness how the characters develop as the episodes continue, often in surprising ways. It has a unique position in comics since it is one of the few series with a sizable female following. It’s also known for portraying people and events in a realistic manner.
Dragon Ball is number seven.
Akira Toriyama, Akira Toriyama, Akira Toriyama, Akira Toriyama, A Akira Toriyama, Akira Toriyama, Akira Toriyama, Akira Toriyama, A Shueisha, December 3, 1984 – June 5, 1995, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha (original)
Son Goku’s adventures span from infancy to maturity as he learns martial arts and travels the globe in quest of the seven orbs known as the Dragon Balls, which when collected create a dragon that grants wishes. Goku makes a lot of allies and fights a lot of enemies along the way, many of whom are also looking for the Dragon Balls.
Batman: Black and White is the sixth installment in the Batman series.
Publisher: DC Comics Publication Dates: 1996, 2013–2014, 2020–2021 Author(s): Various Artist(s): Various Artist(s): Various Artist(s): Various Artist(s): Various Artist(s): Various Artist(s): Various Artist(s)
Batman: Black and White is a four-volume American anthology mini-series of Batman comics whose unique feature is the inclusion of numerous short tales by well-known writers in each book. It has been published three times, the most recent of which was in 2020. In the introduction to the first book of the hardback version, Mark Chiarello, the DC Comics editorial supervisor who suggested this anthology, recounts the origins of the series.
5. The City of Sin
Frank Miller, Frank Miller, Frank Miller, Frank Miller, Frank Miller, Frank Miller, Frank Miller, Frank Miller is one of the most well-known artists today. Dark Horse Comics, April 1991 – April 2000, Dark Horse Comics, April 1991 – April 2000, Dark Horse Comics, April 1991 – April 2000, Dark
Frank Miller’s Sin City is a Dark Horse comic book series that he wrote and illustrated. It is distinguished by the use of black and white. When the author wants to draw the reader’s attention and elicit an emotion, it is usual to discover a few colorful notes throughout the pages of Sin City (red blood, blue eyes, etc.). Miller had fun painting his murderer yellow in the fourth volume (That Yellow Bastard) in order to induce revulsion while also making a play on words with his title.
4. From the Pit of Hell
Alan Moore is the author of this work. Eddie Campbell is an artist. Top Shelf Productions, 1989–1996; Top Shelf Productions, 1989–1996; Top Shelf Productions, 1989–1996; Top Shelf Productions,
The tale explores Jack the Ripper’s identity and motives while simultaneously presenting a sociological portrait of the Victorian period and commenting on women’s roles in Western civilization throughout history. The term (meaning “from hell”) originates from a letter ascribed to the killer that was obtained by the police in 1888.
Masashi Kishimoto, Masashi Kishimoto, Masashi Kishimoto, Masashi Kishimoto, Masashi Ki Masashi Kishimoto, Masashi Kishimoto, Masashi Kishimoto, Masashi Kishimoto, Masashi Ki Shueisha, September 21, 1999 – November 10, 2014, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha, Shueisha
Naruto’s tale starts when he is twelve years old, during his adolescence. His ambition was to become the greatest Hokage in the world. Naruto works hard to achieve the rank of genin, the first among ninjas. He eventually receives his Konoha forehead band after failing the genin test three times.
He is subsequently assigned to a group of three trainee ninjas, which includes Sakura Haruno and the brilliant Sasuke Uchiha, who wishes to avenge his family by murdering his brother Itachi Uchiha. Soon after, they meet their jnin, the enigmatic Kakashi Hatake, who will oversee their training.
Usagi Yojimbo (Usagi Yojimbo) (Usagi Y
Stan Sakai, Stan Sakai, Stan Sakai, Stan Sakai, Stan Sakai, Stan Sakai is an artist. Dark Horse Comics, Thoughts and Images, Fantagraphics Books, Mirage Studios, Radio Comix, and IDW Publishing are among the publishers. Dates of publication: 1984–present
This samurai rabbit’s exploits took place in Japan at the start of the Edo era (early 17th century). This is an anthropomorphic cartoon in which animals have taken the place of people. Miyamoto Usagi is a rnin who goes on a shogyusha (fighter pilgrimage) throughout the nation, sometimes monetizing his bodyguard services. The comic is made up of a number of short tales set against the background of a larger storyline that runs across the series.
Peanuts are number one.
Charles M. Schulz, Charles M. Schulz, Charles M. Schulz, Charles M. Schulz, Charles M. Charles M. Schulz is one of the most well-known cartoonists in the world. Universal Uclick/Andrews McMeel Syndication (February 27, 2011 – present), United Feature Syndicate (October 2, 1950 – February 26, 2011). Dates of publication: October 2, 1950, to January 3, 2000 (daily editions) / January 6, 1952, to February 13, 2000 (weeklies) (Sundays)
Peanuts is a series of cartoons centered on two primary characters, Charlie Brown, a clumsy, unfortunate, and sad little boy, and his dog, Snoopy. The comic strip is based on the running joke (rehearsal comedy) concept, in which the same events between the characters repeat themselves throughout the comic strip. Furthermore, each character has their own quirks, interests, and props that reappear every time they appear.
While not entirely black and white, Peanuts is a piece of comic book and art history in general, which is why we chose to commemorate the great Charles Schulz’s legacy with a first-place finish on our list.
The black movies list is a list of the best black and white comics of all time.
- 2021 black movies
- black american movies 2020
- 2018 black movies
- black drama movies
- best black comedy movies