Here comes another reading challenge from yours truly! This one is an ABC challenge. Read at least 5 issues of a title starting with each letter of the alphabet (if available in the library). Yes, all 26 letters if they are there! You get to decide what title from that letter. Just trying out another challenge. This one requires you to edit your post to show what you read in each letter! Look forward to seeing anyone that takes up this challenge.
I’ll try it, I bookmark this topic and Start with A! What a fun idea, @PrincessAmethyst! I’ll let you know what letter I’m on and what book I read.
Ok here we go, I will be editing this post for the next few days.
A. Action Comic #1, Why not Start with a first appearance of Superman?
B. Batman & Robin Adventures #16, Catwoman is being framed for a crime she didn’t commit!
C. Catwoman #1 (1988) How it all started.
D. DC 1st: Batgirl/Joker #1, Story of how Batgirl first met Joker!
E. Earth 2 #1 (2012) Forming of JSA, I think. Our heroes has such a cool looks!
F. Flash comic #1 (1940) Jay Garrick become the Flash!
G. Green Arrow #1-#4 (1983) Oliver Queen’s orgin and This was really a great mystery story that kept me reading!
H. Hal Jordan and The Green Lantern Corps #34 (2017), The Green Lantern is on a rescue mission.
I. Impulse #1 (1995) Starting a new life.
J. Justice League Adventures #19 (2003), Green Lantern teaches a kid what it means to be a hero.
K. Kingdom Comes #1 (2010) Trying to bring Superman back!
L. Legends of DC Universe #1 (1997) Superman main Adventures!
M. My Greatest Adventures #80 (1963): The origins of Doom Patrol!
N. Nightwing Rebirth #1 (2016) Is Nightwing really better then Batman?
O. Oracle: The Cure #1 (2009): Oracle is living in a computer world.
P. Penguin: Pain and Prejudge #1-5 (2011) The tragic life of Penguin.
Q. Question #26 (1986): The Question meets Riddler.
R. Robin #38-#39 (1996): Robin fight crime in front of a Camera!
S. Superman Adventures #42 (2000) Superman meet Mister Miracle.
T. The Batman Adventures #17 (1994) Batman goes undercover to stop Ra’s Al Ghoul.
U. Uncle Sam and the freedom fighters (2006) #1
V. Villains United (2005) #1
W. Wonder Woman: (2000) #160-#161
X. Xombi (2011) #1
Y. Young Justice (2011) #2
Z. Zatanna (2010) #1
I am so ready!
A: Arkham asylum 1-6
B: Batgirl (2011-) 1-6
C: Catwoman (2018-) 1-6
D: doctor fate (2015-) 1-6
E: Earth 2 (2012-) 13- 16 (13, 14, 15, 15.1, 15.2, 16)
This sounds really fun! I’ve got the first couple I want to try out… will update when I’ve read them and will add more titles later on. Cheers!
A: Azarel: agent of the bat (I never got around to reading this series’s except for the crossovers ) 1-6
B: Batman: Gotham Adventures 1-6
C: Captain Atom (1986 series) 1-6
D: Death of Hawkman
I’m in! May not stick to the “5 issues” rule on this one though, since I missed it when I started.
Adventure Comics (2009) #1-3
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)
Convergence: Wonder Woman (2015)
Deadman by Neal Adams (2017)
Eternity Girl (2018)
Final Crisis: Rage of the Red Lanterns (2008)
Global Frequency (2002)
Harley & Ivy / Betty & Veronica (2017)
Here is my list, will edit as I get reading:
A: All-Star Western 1-5 I will probably continue to 6 with this.
B: Batman (Court of Owls arc) 1-7
C: Convergence 0-8 woo boy, I read all this in one night
D: DC Comics Presents 18-22 (Read 1-17 awhile back so continuing the series. One day hope to read it all)
E: Extreme Justice 1-2 and Earth 2 1-3. I didn’t like either series that much.
F: Firestorm 1-6 This is the one featuring Jason as Firestorm. Not Ronnie. I devoured these issues! I know I will continue with this series.
G: Gotham Academy 1-6
H: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2012) 1-6
S: Supergirl (Matrix version) 1-5
Glad people are joining up with this challenge.
I really love this idea! This challenge has pushed me to read some things I’ve been putting off as well as try some new series I hadn’t considered before.
A. Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld (1983) 1 - 5
B. Blackest Night 1 - 5
C. Camelot 3000 1 - 5
D. Deadman (1985) 1 - 5
E. Earth 2 # 1 -5
F. Final Crisis 1 - 5
G. Gotham City Garage 1 - 5
H. Harley & Ivy Meet Betty & Veronica 1 - 5
I. Identity Crisis 1 - 5
J. JSA (1999) 1 - 5
K. Katana 1 - 5
W. World’s Finest (2012) 1-5
Hmmm. I like this one. I may end up cheating and re-reading some favorites in addition to new things.
A. Adventure Comics #247, 267, 278, 300, 304
B. Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #192, 193, 194, 195, 196 “Snow” — soooo goood!
C. Catwoman (2018 - ) #1-6 Whoa! I didn’t expect that one to be as amazing as it was.
D. DC Comics Presents (old 70s team-up series) #s 27-28, and 33-34, Detective Comics #418
E. El Diablo (2008) #1-6
F. Flash (2016 - present) #34-38 - Goofy alphabetizing app has The Flash under “T” for “The”
G. The Great Ten #1-5. This was my first true re-read in this challenge, but I savored it because I love this mini-series SO much.
H. H-E-R-O #1-4 (I had no idea. Amazing!), Hawkman (2002) #27 - stand-alone story “The Black Bird”
I. Infinity Inc. (post 52 series) #1-5. This was the first read I didn’t care for. I gave it a whirl.
J. Justice Leagues - all 6 issues. This is the mini-series where the JLA members formed different Justice Leagues.
K. Kamandi #s 1-5
L. Legends of the DC Universe #26, 27, 30, 31, 32.
M. Multiversity #1-2, also Multiversity: Pax Americana, Thunderworld, Guidebook, Mastermen, and Ultra Comics (7 total)
N. Nathaniel Dusk (first series) #1-4, Nathaniel Dusk (2nd one) #1-4
O. OMAC (original series) #1-8
P. Power of Shazam #32, 38-41
Q. The Question (2004 mini-series) #1-6. God I love that comic.
R. Resurrection Man (1997) #1-5
S. Sensation Comics (1940s) #19-23
T. Timber Wolf #1-5
U. Uncle Sam & The Freedom Fighters (2007) #1-8
V. Vixen: Return of The Lion #1-5
W. Wonder Woman (post COIE series): #179-183 (Jimenez Villainy Inc. in Skartaris)
This is a challenge I can do with my private collection.
- A: Angel 6 (Hellmouth Event)
- A: Angel 7 (Hellmouth Event)
- A: Angel 8 (Hellmouth Event)
- B: Buffy the Vampire Slayer 9 (Hellmouth Event)
- B: Buffy the Vampire Slayer 10 (Hellmouth Event)
- B: Buffy the Vampire Slayer 11 (Hellmouth Event)
- B: Batman 86 (Their Dark Designes: Part One)
- B: Basket Full of Heads 2 (Featuring: Sea Dogs, Chapter Three)
- D: Dollhouse Family 2 (Featuring Sea Dogs, Chapter Four)
- D: Dollhouse Family 3 (Featuring Sea Dogs, Chapter Seven)
- D: Daphne Byrne 1 (Featuring Sea Dogs, Chapter Eight)
- D: Deadly Class 40 (Bone Machine, Part One)
- D: Dollhouse Family 4
- F: Flash 60 (Force Quest: Part Three)
- F: Flash 61 (Force Quest: Part Four)
- F: Flash 62 (Force Quest: Part Five)
- F: Flash 63 (Force Quest: Conclusion)
- F: Flash Annual 2 (Too Many Speedsters)
- G: Gotham City Monsters 1 (Chapter One)
- G: Gotham City Monsters 2 (Chapter Two)
- G: Gotham City Monsters 3 (Chapter Three)
- G: Gotham City Monsters 4 (Chapter Four)
- G: Gotham City Monsters 5 (Chapter Five)
- H: Harley Quinn 69 (The Fast and the Foodiest),
- H: Hellmouth 1 of 5 (A Buffy + Angel Event)
- H: Hellmouth 2 of 5 (A Buffy + Angel Event)
- H: Hellmouth 3 of 5 (A Buffy + Angel Event)
- H: Hellmouth 4 of 5 (A Buffy + Angel Event)
- J: Justice League Dark 15 (The Witching War: Part Two)
- J: Justice League Dark 16 (The Witching War: Part Three)
- J: Justice League Dark 17 (The Witching War: Part Four)
- J: Justice League Dark 18 (The Witching War: Part Five)
- J: Justice League 38 (Justice/Doom War: Part Nine)
- L: Low Low Woods 1 (Featuring Sea Dogs, Chapter Six)
- L: Lady Mechanika 1 (Chapter One)
- L: Lady Mechanika 2 (Chapter Two)
- L: Lady Mechanika 3 (Chapter Three)
- L: Lady Mechanika 4 (Chapter Four)
- O: Oz 1 (Heart of Magic, Chapter One)
- O: Oz 2 (Heart of Magic, Chapter Two)
- O: Oz 3 (Heart of Magic, Chapter Three)
- O: Oz 4 (Heart of Magic, Chapter Four)
- O: Oz 5 (Heart of Magic, Chapter Five)
- P: Psi-Lords 3
- P: Psi-Lords 4
- P: Psi-Lords 5
- P: Psi-Lords 6
- R: Rat Queens 18
- R: Rat Queens 19
- R: Rat Queens 20
- R: Red Sonja: Age of Chaos 1 (Chapter One)
- T: TMNT: Shredder in Hell 2 (Chapter Two)
- T: TMNT: Shredder in Hell 3 (Chapter Three)
- T: TMNT: Shredder in Hell 4 (Chapter Four)
- T: TMNT: Shredder in He’ll 5 (Chapter Five)
- V: Valeria 1: Child of War (Chapter One)
- V: Valeria 2: Warrior of Aqualonia (Chapter Two)
- V: Valeria 3: Ghosts of the Past (Chapter Three)
- V: Valeria 4: Lord of Lies (Chapter Four)
- V: Valeria 5: Heart of Vengeance (Chapter Five)
- W: Wizard Beach 1 (One of Five)
- W: Wizard Beach 2 (Two of Five)
- W: Wizard Beach 3 (Three of Five)
- W: Wizard Beach 4 (Four of Five)
- W: Wizard Beach 5 (Five of Five)
- X: Xena: Warrior Princess 5 (Chapter Five)
- X: Xena: Warrior Princess 6 (Chapter Six)
- X: Xena: Warrior Princess 7 (Chapter Seven)
- X: Xena: Warrior Princess 8 (Chapter Eight)
- X: Xena: Warrior Princess 9 (Chapter Nine)
- Y: Young Justice 4 (Seven Crisis: Part Four)
- Y: Young Justice 5 (Seven Crisis: Part Five)
- Y: Young Justice 6 (Seven Crisis: Finale)
- Y: Young Justice 7 (Lost in the Multiverse: Part One)
- Y: Young Justice 8 (Lost in the Multiverse: Part Two)
- Z: Zombie Tramp 43
- Z: Zombie Tramp 44
- Z: Zombie Tramp 45
- Z: Zombie Tramp 46
- Z: Zombie Tramp 47
Sure, I’m down for that. May reread a few things I haven’t read in a while (Zatanna. I’m talking about Zatanna. Cause why wouldn’t I read a book about my second favourite superhero?).
Additional Challenge: No Bat Characters.
A. Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld (1983-) #1-#5
B. Black Lightning (1977-) #1-#5
C. Captain Atom (1965-) #83-#87
D. Dr. Fate (1988-) #1-#4, Annual #1
E. Eternity Girl (2018-) #1-#6
F. Firestorm (2004-) #1-#5
G. Green Arrow (2001-2007) #1-#10
This sounds like a interesting and fun challenge I am in!
A-Aquaman: The Others
B-Batman: Kings of Fear
D-Deadman Dead again
H-House of Mystery
J-Justice League Dark
I wrote about this thread for the news section!
I like the way you pit that!
Some letters are going to be a mission!
Thanks for writing about this challenge! It put a huge smile on my face to see it in the news!!!
You sure came up with a great idea @PrincessAmethyst! I’m thinking of reading Nightwing next!
I Love the suggestions by the way, @HubCityQuestion. I created a reading list for it. 2020/ABC Reading Challenge I’m also doing @TornadoSoup ‘s 2020 Comic Reading Challenge. Love it. And Love everyone’s choices.
A. Ame-Comi I: Wonder Woman #1 - #3 (5 minimum )
Ame-Comi II: Batgirl #1 - #3
Ame-Comi III: Duela Dent #1 - #3
Ame-Comi IV: Power Girl #1 - #3
Ame-Comi V: Supergirl #1 - #3
Ame-Comi Girls #1 - #9
B. Black Label, limited series’ (5 minimum )
Basket Full of Heads (#1 & #2 Dec '19) #3
Batman the Last Knight on Earth #1 - #3
Daphne Byrne #1
Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #1
Joker: Killer Smile #1 - #2
The Low, Low Woods #1
The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage #1
Wonder Woman: Death Earth #1
C. Comic Cavalcade
D. DC Bombshells (2015) #1 - #60, Annual #1 (5 minimum )
F. Flash (1959) - #104 - #107 (5 minimum )
Showcase - #4, #8, #13 - #14
G. GI Combat - #0 - #8 (5 minimum )
H. Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy - #1 - #5 (5 minimum )
I. Identity Crisis - #1 - #7 (5 minimum )
J. Justice League of America (1960) #123 - #146 (5 minimum )
K. Krypto the Superdog - #1 - #6 (5 minimum )
L. Legends (1986) - #1 - #6 (5 minimum )
M. Mystery In Space
N. New Super-Man
O. Outsiders: Five of a Kind
P. Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life And Death
Q. The Question (1986)
R. Rann-Thanagar War
S. Swamp Thing #65 - #78, Annual #3 - #4 (5 minimum )
Swamp Thing appearances:
Infinity Inc. #46
Captain Atom #16 - #17
Hellblazer #9 - #10
T. Tales of the Unexpected - #1 - #8 (5 minimum )
U. Underworld Unleashed
V. Villians United
W. Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe - #2
Y. Young Justice (2011)
Z. Zero Hour - #4
I had read 5 issues in the original posting, but feel free to read as much or as little as you like for this. The important thing is to get you reading more comics! Just let us know what title and issues for each letter because we wanna see what everyone is reading! Loving seeing the varied reading alphabet of participants so far!
@PrincessAmethyst this is a really great And fun idea. And yes, love everyone’s choices.
I just hope there isn’t an edit limit on posts for updating our reading logs, we still have 11 months to go.
I’ve updated mine every day since the 6th…
You’d think that if there were a limit I’d have hit it by now.
And I’m thinking I’ll just do a new list each month each beginning with a tally of the previous months. A single list would be looooooooooooooooooooooooooong!