Longest-running creator-owned superhero comic book series
  • 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.