Comic Book Day – 4 Comic Book Crossovers to Try

  • Archie Meets the Punisher – If you thought that the recently announced zombie apocalypse-themed Afterlife with Archie was the weirdest thing to hit Riverdale, then you must not know about 1994’s Archie Meets the Punisher, a comic book which actually exists and introduced all-American teenager Archie Andrews to the bloodthirsty avatar of vengeance himself, Frank Castle. Sent to Riverdale to hunt down a mysterious drug dealer named “Red,” the Punisher naturally mistakes Archie as the drug-peddler he was sent to take down…

  • DC vs. Marvel Comics – Ah, the Amalgam Universe, how could we ever forget you and your eyebrow-raising mash-up metahumans like Dark ClawDoctor Strangefate and Nightcreeper? The four issue 1996 mini-series saw DC and Marvel joining forces to pit their most popular characters head-to-head in a series of epic battles, some of which relied on fans to vote on the outcome…
  • Batman vs. Predator – Written by Dave Gibbons, penciled by Andy Kubert, inked by Adam Kubert and published by DC and Dark Horse Comics, 1991’s Batman vs. Predator finds the Dark Knight hot on the trail of a mysterious assassin who’s leaving an increasingly grisly series of bodies in his wake.
  • Marvel and DC Present the Uncanny X-Men and The New Teen Titans – Although 1982 marked the release of Michael Jackson’s Thriller, true comic book fans remember it as the year that DC and Marvel teamed up to birth Marvel and DC Present the Uncanny X-Men and The New Teen Titans

Source: Nerdist News


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