The X-Men are a team of mutant superheroes in the Marvel Universe. The basic concept of the X-Men is that under a cloud of increasing anti-mutant sentiment, Professor Xavier created a haven at his Westchester mansion to train young mutants to use their powers for the benefit of humanity, and to prove mutants can be heroes.
Fathom is a comic book created by Michael Turner and originally published by Top Cow Productions. It debuted in 1998 and was Michael Turner’s first creator-owned comic book series. Fathom is currently published by Turner’s own company, Aspen MLT.
Epic Comics (also known as the Epic Comics Group was a creator-owned imprint of Marvel Comics started in 1982, lasting through the mid-1990s, and being briefly revived on a small scale in the mid-2000s.
Comic books based on Star Wars have been published by Marvel Comics and Dark Horse Comics. Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise centered on a film series created by George Lucas.
The Transformers comic by Marvel was the first and arguably the best known Transformers comic. The sister title in the UK, this series ran for 332 issues, as well as spawning 7 annuals and 28 specials. It was a weekly publication that spliced original stories into the continuity of the reprinted US issues, and was mostly written by Simon Furman. At the start, it had a more serious science fiction approach.
Vertigo is an imprint of the American comic-book publisher DC Comics. It was originally created to do stories that could not meet the stringent guidelines of the Comics Code Authority and this allowed their comics to be more edgy, provocative and subversive than their main imprint of titles.
Hellblazer (also known as John Constantine, Hellblazer) was a contemporary horror comic book series, originally published by DC Comics, and subsequently by the Vertigo imprint since March 1993, when the imprint was introduced.
Fantagraphics Books is an American publisher of alternative comics, classic comic strip anthologies, magazines, graphic novels, and the adult-oriented Eros Comix imprint.
Green Lantern is the name of several superheroes from the fictional DC Universe, each of whom is characterized by a power ring and the ability to create solid constructs with the ring.