Welcome to the Grand Comics Database!
We're a nonprofit, internet-based organization of international volunteers dedicated to building a database covering all printed comics throughout the world, and we're glad you're here! Give our search a try, or take a look at the menu to the left to see how you can help us improve the site.
Don't forget to check out our newest feature, my.comics.org which provides a comic collection functionality and is, of course, based on our extensive database of international comics. We are are continuing to develop new features, so give it a try and let us know what you think.
250,000 comics indexed!
Indexing milestone: TV Century 21 #89 (1 Oct 1966) is our 250,000th indexed comic on the site! Thanks to indexer Steve Jenner, and to all the indexers who preceded him and continue to contribute.
GCD Comics Timeline
Kremer ended up working for Harvey Comics, where he stayed for 35 years and became a leading penciller, working on titles such as ‘Casper’, ‘Little Max’, ‘Joe Palooka’, ‘Stumbo the Giant’, ‘Hot Stuff’, ‘Richie Rich’ and ‘Little Audrey’ (which very likely has its origin in Marge’s ‘Little Lulu’).
Continue reading about Warren Kremer at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/k/kremer_warren.htm
Explore items in the GCD with work by Warren Kremer — http://ow.ly/Ou9k301Dx3q
He is best known for his contributions to ‘Marvel Team-Up’ and the DC graphic novel ‘Batman: Son of the Demon’. Other titles he worked on are ‘Onyx Overlord’ (Marvel, text by Moebius, Randy and Jean-Marc Lofficier), ‘Beowulf’ (First Comics), and a comic adaptation of ‘Alien Nation’ (DC). His work has been featured in Heavy Metal and Omni Magazine.
He left comics in the late 1990s and has since worked on making production art for movies and designs for Disney theme parks and shopping centers at the West Coast.
From Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/b/bingham_jerry.htm
Read about Jerry Bingham at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Bingham
Explore items in the GCD with work by Jerry Bingham — http://ow.ly/Tg2x301CFPu
After graduating from the High School of Industrial Art, Shelly Mayer hired him to work at National/DC Comics and he worked there from 1947 to 1952. He worked on superhero stories starring among others ‘The Flash’, ‘Dr. Mid-Nite’, ‘The Atom’ and ‘Green Lantern’.
Continue reading about Alex Toth at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/t/toth_a.htm
Read about Alex Toth at Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Toth
Explore items in the GCD with work by Alex Toth — http://ow.ly/pAfv301CF4b
The origins of these funny blue dwarves lie in Peyo’s medieval ‘Johan et Pirlouit’ series, that appeared in Spirou magazine during its glory days in the 1950s.
The huge popularity of the Smurfs resulted in an animated feature film (1975), a 3D feature film (2011), an extensive merchandise line, a Hanna-Barbera TV series, and a Smurf theme park in Metz, France (called Big Bang Schtroumpf from 1989-91, and Walibi Schtroumpf from 1991-2002, bought by Six Flags in 1998).
Continue reading about Peyo at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/p/peyo.htm
Explore items in the GCD with work by Peyo — http://ow.ly/rExv301CEmZ
Born in Nominingue, he studied Plastic Arts at Sainte-Thérèse College and Graphic Design at Montreal’s Ahuntsic College. It was during this period that he made his first comic stories for Pop Rock magazine.
In 1988, he started working as an inker for DC Comics. After some fill-in issues, he became the regular inker of Val Semeiks on ‘The Demon’. Between 1991 and 1997 he was the inker of ‘Superman’ stories for Action Comics and some other related titles, such as ‘The Adventures of Superman’.
He additionally inked issues of ‘The Badger’ for First Comics and he was one of the pencillers of the comic book adaptation of the Steven Spielberg film ‘Hook’ for Marvel Comics in 1991.
Continue reading about Denis Rodier at Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/r/rodier_denis.htm
Explore items in the GCD with work by Denis Rodier — http://ow.ly/vnbb301AsHA
Santos began his comics career in 1946 with the ‘Kidlat’ feature in Halaklak, the first Filipino comic book. Santos then joined Pilipino Komiks to create the detective strip ‘DI 13’ together with Damy Velasquez. The series became the country’s most famous detective comic, and also knew several spin-offs, such as ‘DI Jr, and even a movie adaptation.
Santos was the chief artist for Paraluman magazine, staff artist for Gold Star Publishing, Ace Publications, Graphic Arts Inc. and G. Miranda & Sons Publishing Co. He cooperated with Mars Ravelo, Pablo Gomez, Greg Igna De Dios, Mauro Cabuhat and Larry Tuazon on such comic book serials as ‘Inspirasiyon’, ‘Boksingerea’, ‘Dambanang Putik’, ‘ROTC’, ‘Paula’, ‘Tomador’ and ‘Dar Aguila’.
Santos moved to the United States in 1969, where he began an association with Western Publications in 1970. He did the book illustrations for ‘Davy Crockett’, and illustrated Gold Key titles like ‘Brothers of the Spear’, ‘Dagar’, ‘Dr. Spektor’ and ‘Tragg’. He also worked for ‘Mystery Digest’ and ‘Red Circle Comics’. He was also active as a painter.
From Lambiek Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/s/santos_jesse.htm
Explore items in the GCD with work by Jesse Santos — http://ow.ly/cbIp301AssB
How to help ?There are several ways in which you can help us to improve our site and its content.
- You can provide missing data, update existing data, or upload cover scans. Just register an account with us, and you can start contributing.
- Donate for our ongoing costs, e.g. the server infrastructure. We are a non-profit organization and any funds will be used for our goal of documenting and indexing all comics.
- We need volunteer web designers and programmers! Please contact the
gcd-tech group or visit our technical documentation if you
can help with any of these roles:
- Python / Django programming
- Elasticsearch search server together with Haystack
- Web Services API
- Database Performance (MySQL)
5,008 indicia publishers
57,373 variant issues
252,936 issue indexes