This record is for the longest-running superhero comic book series in terms of the widest time period of consistently publishing comic books have been periodically published.
This record is to be attempted by a licensed a comic book publisher.
This record is measured in in terms of years and days.
For the purposes of this record, a 'comic book series' is defined as magazine consisting of illustrations and dialogue displayed in a of a serialized story, comic strip fashion that is released on a weekly or monthly basis.
For the purposes of this record, a 'superhero comic book' is defined as a magazine about a fictional character that has extraordinary abilities or superpowers that typically fights evil or crime. e.g. Superman, Batman, etc.
For the purposes of this record, a 'comic book series' that has not been published for longer than one calendar year will invalidate the previous claimed period.