This record is for the longest-running creator-owned 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 creator and owner of a published comic book series.
This record is measured in terms of the total number of consecutive years. The number of days may also be included to resolve any discrepancies between relevant competitors.
For the purposes of this record: A comic book series is defined as a magazine consisting of illustrations and dialogue displayed in a serialized story, or comic strip fashion that is released on a weekly or monthly basis; 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; A comic book series that has not been published for longer than one calendar year will invalidate the previous claimed period; A creator-owned comic book series is an arrangement in which the comic book creator retains full ownership of the material, regardless of whether the work is self-published or published by a corporate publisher.