The Grand Comics Database (GCD) is a nonprofit, internet-based organization of international volunteers dedicated to building an open database covering all printed comics throughout the world. Give our search a try, take a look at the menu to the left to see how you can help us improve the site, or use my.comics.org to track and manage your comic collection.
Two Indexing Milestones!
We reached 325,000 indexed issues and 2.5 million stories !
With a recent issue of the British serial Commando #5192 we reached a new milestone for indexed issues. And on the same day, we reached 2.5 million indexed stories (or sequences) with the issue Spider Gwen: Ghost Spider #4 from Marvel.
Volunteers Wanted For Adding New Comics
Each week, a small number of GCD volunteers add listings to our database for the new comics released that week in North America. These are just the basic listings, not full indexes. This makes it easier for other volunteers who upload covers and for indexers, as well as for people using my.comics.org.
Each volunteer covers one publisher or a small group of publishers (“D publishers except DC”, for example). From public sources such as ComicsList and Diamond Previews online, they add the issues and make note of the prices and a few other details. We are looking for additional volunteers for this weekly task.Follow this link for a description of the process and a list of which publishers are currently covered.
GCD Comics Timeline
He was a prominent writer at Marvel and DC Comics in the1970s and 1980s, although he actually began as an artist (including being part of the Crusty Bunkers).
Englehart received the Favorite Writer Eagle Award in 1978and an Inkpot Award at San Diego in 1979.
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Englehart
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/y9keeu84
In the IMDb — https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1921680/
Cover from Capitaine America #14
He worked primarily as an inker at DC Comics and Marvel, along with occasional work at Comico, Acclaim, Topps, and other publishers.
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/yavpdxtn
Cover from The Best of DC #20
He published at Marvel UK from 1987 and he soon became the artist on “The Sensational She-Hulk” (Marvel, 1989–1991).
His presence in the USA market quickly included DC Comics, Malibu, and Valiant and grew to include Image and Dark Horse, as well.
He is noted for “Stormwatch” (Image/WildStorm, 1997–1998), “JLA” (DC, 2000–2001), and “Fantastic Four” (Marvel, 2008–2010), among other work.
He and Warren Ellis created “The Authority” (Image/WildStorm,1999+). He and Mark Millar created “The Ultimates” (Marvel, 2002+).
He recently wrote “Justice League” (DC, 2016–2017) and is currently a cover artist on “Wonder Woman” (DC, 2017+).
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/h/hitch_brian.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bryan_Hitch
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/y8rlerke
In the IMDb — https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1628806/
Cover from Action Force #35
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Hamilton_%28illustrator%29
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/4mVuLL
Cover from Wonder Man #20
In the 1980s, she began publishing in fanzines and small presses and showing at conventions. From 1988, her strip ‘The Cartoonist’ ran in the magazine “Amazing Heroes”.
In the 1990s and early 2000s, she drew most of Dwight Decker’s “Rhudiprrt, Prince of Fur” (MU Press, 1990–1991, 2003–2004) and self-published “Wandering Star” (1993–1997). She created the fantasy feature ‘Darklight’ in “Mythography” (Bardic Press, 1997) and in its own mini-series (Sirius, 2000).
Living in Forks, Washington, Challender’s current project is the webcomic ‘Yet Untitled’ about life in the real-world setting of the “Twilight” television series.
Dover published a hard-cover, single-volume edition of “Wandering Star” in 2016.
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/wood_teri-s.htm
At Women in Comics — http://womenincomics.wikia.com/wiki/Teresa_Challender
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/y7g4qas8
Cover from Wandering Star #11
He collaborated for the first time with writer Jean-David Morvan in 1999, creating a feature in “Langeust Mag” (Soleil). Morvan also wrote for ‘Merlin’ (Delcourt, 2002 and 2003), which Munuera had created with Joann Sfar (1999–2001).
Munuera and Morvan created the children’s feature “Nävis” (Delcourt, 2003–2009). During this time, they also produced the ‘Spirou et Fantasio’ feature (Dupuis, 2004–2006).
At Dargaud he created the dramatic feature ‘Le Signe de la Lune’ (2009) and the funny-animal feature ‘Walter le Loup’ (2010).
From 2014, he has created the pirate feature ‘Les Campbell’ (Dupuis).
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/munuera_jl.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Luis_Munuera
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/4mVtNx
Cover from Comix #9/2013
At First Comics, he wrote a back-up series in “Warp” (1983) and took over “Starslayer” (1983–1985).
He and Timothy Truman created ‘Grimjack’ as a back-up feature in “Starslayer” that was quickly followed by his own series (1984–1991)
For DC Comics, he plotted the limited series “Legends” (1986). He guided “Firestorm” through changes growing out of that event (1987–1990). And he and Luke McConnell launched a new “Suicide Squad” series (1987–1992).
He and fellow comics writer Kim Yale (22 November 1953 – 7 March 1997) were married in 1987 and frequently collaborated during the following decade.
Their work included “New America” (Eclipse, 1987), “Manhunter”(DC, 1988–1990), and “Deadshot” (DC, 1988), as well as “Grimjack” and “Suicide Squad”.
They introduced the ‘Oracle’ persona for Barbara Gordon, beginning in “Suicide Squad” #23 (January 1989).
In his prolific career, he has written many other comics at DC and published as well at Marvel, Dark Horse, Image, Valiant, and others.
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ostrander
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/y84hsvdu
Cover to Hawkworld Annual #1 (1990).
He created “Milk and Cheese” (1991) and “Dork” (1993) at Slave Labor Graphics. He has written for ‘Space Ghost Coast to Coast’ and other shows.
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/d/dorkin.htm
At Wikipedia —https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evan_Dorkin
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/ybfho7wp
In the IMDb — https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0233735/
Cover to Dork #4 (1997).
He created the series “Ninja Funnies” (Eternity, 1987) and “Tales of the Moonlight Cutter” (Myriad Publications, 2002+).
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dale_Berry
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/ybmx6y5m
Cover to Ninja Funnies #1 (1987).
He began creating comics in the 1980s and soon published at Semic. From 1990, he published in “Fidus” (No Comprende Press).
Nielsen’s best-known work is “To Trøtte Typer” (“Two Wasted Wankers”). It was adapted to an award-winning television cartoon.
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/n/nielsen_christopher.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Nielsen
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/y7yhnrpv
Cover to Jazzbasillen (1990).
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
or visit our
if you can help with any of these roles:
- Python / Django programming
- ElasticSearch search server
- Web Services API
- Database Performance (MySQL)
105,857 variant issues
332,462 issue indexes