List of novels based on comics

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This is a list of officially licensed novels (and short story collections) based on established comic book and comic strip characters (i.e., media "tie-in" novels).

DC Comics[edit]

Title Author Publisher ISBN Release Date Notes
The Adventures of Superman George Lowther Random House (original); Kassel Books (1979 paperback); Applewood Books (1995 facsimile) [none] (original); [none] (1979 paperback); 1557092281 / 9781557092281 (facsimile edition) 1942 (original); 1979 (paperback); April 1995 (facsimile edition) Title given on original 1942 edition (and facsimiles) title page as simply Superman; "The Adventures of..." alternate title is from original hardcover's dustjacket; 1995 foreword by Roger Stern indicates that the 1979 facsimile edition was unauthorized
Batman vs. Three Villains of Doom Winston Lyon New American Library [none] April 1966 Based on Batman television series (1966–1968)
Batman vs. the Fearsome Foursome Winston Lyon New American Library [none] August 1966 Novelization of 1966 Batman movie
Challengers of the Unknown Ron Goulart Dell 0440113377 / 9780440113379 November 1977
Superman: Last Son of Krypton Elliot S. Maggin Warner Books 0446823198 / 9780446823197 December 1978
Superman: Miracle Monday Elliot S. Maggin Warner Books 0446911968 / 9780446911962 May 1981
Swamp Thing David Houston, Len Wein Pinnacle Books 0523480393 / 9780523480398 April 1982 Novelization of 1982 Swamp Thing movie
Blackhawk William Rotsler Warner Books 0446304980 / 9780446304986 August 1982 (Blackhawk feature originally published by Quality Comics (1941–1956), acquired by DC Comics in 1956)
Superman III William Kotzwinkle Warner Books 0446306991 / 9780446306997 June 1983 Novelization of 1983 Superman III movie
Supergirl Norma Fox Mazer Warner Books 0446323675 / 9780446323673 November 1984 Novelization of 1984 Supergirl movie
Superman IV B.B. Hiller Scholastic 0590411950 / 9780590411950 August 1987 Young adult novelization of 1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace movie
The Return of Swamp Thing Peter David Berkley 0515101133 / 9780515101133 May 1989 Novelization of 1989 The Return of Swamp Thing movie
Batman Craig Shaw Gardner Warner Books 0446354872 / 9780446354875 June 1989 Novelization of 1989 Batman movie
The Further Adventures of Batman Martin H. Greenberg (editor) Bantam Books 0553282700 / 9780553282702 June 1989 Short story collection
The Further Adventures of The Joker Martin H. Greenberg (editor) Bantam Books 0553285319 / 9780553285314 January 1990 Short story collection
The Batman Murders Craig Shaw Gardner Warner Books 0446360406 / 9780446360401 September 1990
Batman: To Stalk a Specter Simon Hawke Warner Books 0446360414 / 9780446360418 January 1991
Batman: Captured by the Engines Joe R. Lansdale Warner Books 0446360422 / 9780446360425 June 1991
The Further Adventures of Batman Volume 2: Featuring the Penguin Martin H. Greenberg (editor) Bantam Books 0553560123 / 9780553560121 June 1992 Short story collection
Batman Returns Craig Shaw Gardner Warner Books 0749313455 / 9780749313456 July 1992 Novelization of 1992 Batman Returns movie
Catwoman: Tyger Hunt Lynn Abbey and Robert Asprin Warner Books 0446360430 / 9780446360432 September 1992
The Further Adventures of Batman Volume 3: Featuring Catwoman Martin H. Greenberg (editor) Bantam Books 0553560697 / 9780553560695 February 1993 Short story collection
The Death and Life of Superman Roger Stern Bantam Books 055309582X / 9780553095821 (hardback); 0553569309 / 9780553569308 (paperback) August 1993 (hardback); October 1994 (paperback) Adapts material from "The Death of Superman", "Funeral for a Friend", and "Reign of the Supermen" comic book story arcs (1992–1993)
The Further Adventures of Wonder Woman Martin H. Greenberg (editor) Bantam Books 0553286242 / 9780553286243 August 1993 Short story collection
Superman: Doomsday & Beyond Louise Simonson Bantam Books 0553407473 / 9780553407471 September 1993 Young adult novel; adapts material from "Death of Superman", "Funeral for a Friend", and "Reign of the Supermen" comic book story arcs
The Further Adventures of Superman Martin H. Greenberg (editor) Bantam Books 0553285688 / 9780553285680 October 1993 Short story collection
Batman: Shadows of the Past Geary Gravel Bantam Books 0553563653 / 9780553563658 October 1993 Young adult novel; based on "Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)"
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm – The Animated Movie Geary Gravel Bantam Books 0553565818 / 9780553565812 December 1993 Young adult novelization of 1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm animated movie
Batman: Duel to the Death Geary Gravel Bantam Books 055356501X / 9780553565010 January 1994 Young adult novel; based on "Batman: The Animated Series"
Batman: The Dragon and the Bat Geary Gravel Bantam Books 0553566083 / 9780553566086 May 1994 Young adult novel; based on "Batman: The Animated Series"
Batman: Knightfall Dennis O'Neil Bantam Books 0553096737 / 9780553096736 (hardback); 0553572601 / 9780553572605 (paperback) July 1994 (hardback); June 1995 (paperback) Adapts material from "Knightfall", "Knightquest", and "KnightsEnd" comic book story arcs (1993–1994)
Batman: Knightfall & Beyond Alan Grant Bantam Books 0553481878 / 9780553481877 July 1994 Young adult novel; Adapts material from "Knightfall", "Knightquest", and "KnightsEnd" comic book story arcs
Batman Forever Peter David Warner Books 0446602175 / 9780446602174 June 1995 Novelization of 1995 Batman Forever movie
Batman: The Ultimate Evil Andrew Vachss Warner Books 044651912X / 9780446519120 (hardback); 0446603368 / 9780446603362 (paperback) November 1995 (hardback), July 1996 (paperback)
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Heat Wave Michael Jan Friedman HarperCollins 0061010618 / 9780061010613 April 1996 Based on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman television series (1993–1997)
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Exile Michael Jan Friedman HarperCollins 0061010626 / 9780061010620 May 1996 Based on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman television series
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Deadly Games Michael Jan Friedman HarperCollins 0061010634 / 9780061010637 June 1996 Based on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman television series
Lois & Clark: A Superman Novel C. J. Cherryh Prima Lifestyles 0761504826 / 9780761504825 (hardback); 0761511695 / 9780761511694 (paperback) August 1996 (hardback); September 1997 (paperback) Based on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman television series
Sandman: The Book of Dreams Neil Gaiman, Ed Kramer (editors) Harper Prism (hardback); Eos (paperback) 0061008338 / 9780061008337 (hardback); 0061053546 / 9780061053542 (paperback) August 1996 (hardback), February 1997 (paperback) Short story collection
Batman: SubZero James Raven Little, Brown and Company 0316176966 / 9780316176965 May 1997 Young adult novelization of 1997 Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero animated movie
Batman & Robin Michael Jan Friedman Warner Books 0446604585 / 9780446604581 June 1997 Novelization of 1997 Batman & Robin movie
Legends of the Batman Martin H. Greenberg (editor) MJF Books 1567312195 / 9781567312195 June 1997 Short story collection; reprints stories previously published in Greenberg's Further Adventures series, plus two previously unpublished stories by Dennis O'Neil
Tales of the Batman Martin H. Greenberg (editor) MJF Books 1567310761 / 9781567310764 July 1997 Short story collection; reprints stories previously published in Greenberg's Further Adventures series
The Adventures of the Batman Martin H. Greenberg (editor) MJF Books 156731077X / 9781567310771 July 1997 Short story collection; reprints stories previously published in Greenberg's Further Adventures series
Steel Dean Wesley Smith Tor Books 0812539311 / 9780812539318 July 1997 Novelization of 1997 Steel movie
Wonder Woman: Gods and Goddesses John Byrne Prima Lifestyles 0761504834 / 9780761504832 (hardback); 0761517138 / 9780761517139 (paperback) October 1997 (hardback); September 1998 (paperback)
Kingdom Come Elliot S. Maggin, with Mark Waid, Alex Ross Warner Books 0446522341 / 9780446522342 (hardback); 0446606693 / 9780446606691 (paperback) March 1998 (hardback); September 1999 (paperback) Novelization of 1996 Kingdom Come comic book limited series; comic creators Mark Waid and Alex Ross credited as co-writers
The Life Story of the Flash Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn DC Comics 1563893657 / 9781563893650 (hardback); 1563893894 / 9781563893896 (paperback) March 1998 (hardback); August 1998 (paperback) Combination of prose written by Waid and Augustyn accompanied by art from previously published comic books; released as a graphic novel by DC Comics
Batman: No Man's Land Greg Rucka Atria (hardback); Pocket Books (paperback) 0671038281 / 9780671038281 (hardback); 0671774557 / 9780671774554 (paperback) January 2000 (hardback); February 2001 (paperback) Novelization of No Man's Land comic book story arc (1999). Adapted by Graphic Audio in October and November 2011.
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker Michael Teitelbaum Scholastic 043920769X / 9780439207690 November 2000 Novelization of 2000 Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker animated movie
Batman: The Stone King Alan Grant Pocket Books 0743417100 / 9780743417105 March 2002 Justice League of America series. Adapted by Graphic Audio in July 2008.
Justice League: Secret Origins Michael Teitelbaum Bantam Books 0553487701 / 9780553487701 August 2002 Young adult novelization of the pilot episode of the "Justice League" animated series (2001–2004)
Justice League: In Darkest Night Louise Simonson Bantam Books 055348771X / 9780553487718 August 2002 Young adult novel; based on the "Justice League" animated series.
Justice League: Wings of War Michael Jan Friedman Bantam Books 0553487728 / 9780553487725 October 2002 Young adult novel; based on the "Justice League" animated series.
Justice League: The Gauntlet Louise Simonson Bantam Books 0553487736 / 9780553487732 October 2002 Young adult novel; based on the "Justice League" animated series.
Smallville: Strange Visitors Roger Stern Warner Books 0446612138 / 9780446612135 October 2002 Based on the Smallville television series.
Smallville: Arrival Michael Teitelbaum Little, Brown and Company 0316173592 / 9780316173599 October 2002 Young adult novelization of the pilot episode of the Smallville television series.
Smallville: See No Evil Cherie Bennett, Jeff Gottesfeld Little, Brown and Company 0316173010 / 9780316173018 October 2002 Young adult novel; based on the Smallville television series.
Smallville: Dragon Alan Grant Warner Books 0446612146 / 9780446612142 November 2002 Based on the Smallville television series.
Smallville: Flight Cherie Bennett, Jeff Gottesfeld Little, Brown and Company 0316174688 / 9780316174688 December 2002 Young adult novel; based on the Smallville television series.
Smallville: Hauntings Nancy Holder Warner Books 0446612154 / 9780446612159 January 2003 Based on the Smallville television series.
Wonder Woman: Mythos Carol Lay Pocket Books 0743417119 / 9780743417112 January 2003 Justice League of America series. Adapted by Graphic Audio in January 2009.
Smallville: Animal Rage David Cody Weiss, Bobbi J.G. Weiss Little, Brown and Company 0316174211 / 9780316174213 February 2003 Young adult novel; based on the Smallville television series.
Justice League: Red Justice Michael Teitelbaum Bantam Books 0553487744 / 9780553487749 March 2003 Young adult novel; based on the "Justice League" animated series.
Justice League: Wild at Heart Louise Simonson Bantam Books 0553487752 / 978-0553487756 March 2003 Young adult novel; based on the "Justice League" animated series.
Smallville: Whodunnit Dean Wesley Smith Warner Books 0446612162 / 9780446612166 March 2003 Based on the Smallville television series.
Smallville: Speed Cherie Bennett, Jeff Gottesfeld Little, Brown and Company 0316168165 / 9780316168168 April 2003 Young adult novel; based on the Smallville television series.
Smallville: Buried Secrets Suzan Colon Little, Brown and Company 0316168483 / 9780316168489 June 2003 Young adult novel; based on the Smallville television series.
Justice League: No Man Is an Island Alan Grant Bantam Books 0553487817 / 9780553487817 July 2003 Young adult novel; based on the "Justice League" animated series.
Justice League: A Golden Opportunity Michael Teitelbaum Bantam Books 0553487795 / 9780553487794 September 2003 Young adult novel; based on the "Justice League" animated series.
Smallville: Shadows Diana G. Gallagher Warner Books 0446613606 / 9780446613606 September 2003 Based on the Smallville television series.
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman Louise Simonson Bantam Books 0553487779 / 9780553487770 October 2003 Young adult novelization of 2003 Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman animated movie.
Smallville: Runaway Suzan Colon Little, Brown and Company 0316734764 / 9780316734769 October 2003 Young adult novel; based on the Smallville television series.
Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu Devin Grayson, Flint Dille Warner Books 0446613924 / 9780446613927 November 2003 Based on Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu computer game (2003).
Justice League: A League of His Own Michael Jan Friedman Bantam Books 0553487787 / 9780553487787 November 2003 Young adult novel; based on the "Justice League" animated series.
Justice League: Speed Trap Brian Augustyn Bantam Books 0553487809 / 9780553487800 November 2003 Young adult novel; based on the "Justice League" animated series.
Smallville: Silence Nancy Holder Warner Books 0446613592 / 9780446613590 November 2003 Based on the Smallville television series.
Smallville: Greed Cherie Bennett, Jeff Gottesfeld Little, Brown and Company 0316734772 / 9780316734776 December 2003 Young adult novel; based on the Smallville television series.
Smallville: Curse Alan Grant Warner Books 0446613614 / 9780446613613 January 2004 Based on the Smallville television series.
The Flash: Stop Motion Mark Schultz Pocket Books 0743417135 / 9780743417136 February 2004 Justice League of America series. Adapted by Graphic Audio in November 2008.
Smallville: Temptation Suzan Colon Little, Brown and Company 0316734780 / 9780316734783 February 2004 Young adult novel; based on the Smallville television series.
Smallville: City Devin Grayson Warner Books 0446613622 / 9780446613620 March 2004 Based on the Smallville television series.
Smallville: Sparks Cherie Bennett, Jeff Gottesfeld Little, Brown and Company 0316734799 / 9780316734790 April 2004 Young adult novel; based on the Smallville television series.
The Forensic Files of Batman Doug Moench iBooks 074348732X / 9780743487320 (hardback); 1596871156 / 9781596871151 (paperback) June 2004 (hardback), September 2005 (paperback) Short story collection
Justice League of America: Exterminators Christopher Golden Pocket Books 0743417151 / 9780743417150 June 2004 Justice League of America series. Adapted by Graphic Audio in May 2008.
Catwoman Elizabeth Hand Del Rey 0345476522 / 9780345476524 June 2004 Novelization of 2004 Catwoman movie
Green Lantern: Sleepers Book One Christopher J. Priest iBooks 0743487249 / 9780743487245 (hardback); 1416504273 / 9781416504276 (paperback) July 2004 (hardback), April 2005 (paperback) First in Sleepers trilogy; is followed by Green Lantern: Sleepers Book Two. Adapted by Graphic Audio in April 2011.
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Kevin J. Anderson Pocket Books 074347676X / 9780743476768 July 2004 Novelization of 2004 League of Extraordinary Gentlemen movie; comic at the time was being published by DC Comics under their Wildstorm/"America's Best Comics" imprint
Constantine John Shirley Pocket Books 0743497554 / 9780743497558 January 2005 Novelization of 2005 Constantine movie
Green Lantern: Sleepers Book Two Christopher J. Priest iBooks 1596870346 / 9781596870345 (hardback); 1596871350 / 9781596871359 (paperback) February 2005 (hardback), October 2005 (paperback) Second in Sleepers trilogy; is followed by Green Lantern: Sleepers Book Three. Adapted by Graphic Audio in June 2011.
Crisis On Infinite Earths Marv Wolfman iBooks 0743498399 / 9780743498395 (hardback); 159687290X / 9781596872905 (hardback); 1596873434 / 9781596873438 (paperback) April 2005 (hardback); May 2005 (hardback); March 2006 (paperback) Novelization of Crisis On Infinite Earths comic book limited series (1985–1986). Adapted by Graphic Audio in May 2009.
Green Lantern: Hero's Quest Dennis O'Neil Pocket Books 0743417127 / 9780743417129 April 2005 Justice League of America series. Adapted by Graphic Audio in March 2009.
Superman: The Never-Ending Battle Roger Stern Pocket Books 0743417143 / 9780743417143 May 2005 Justice League of America series. Adapted by Graphic Audio in September 2008.
Batman Begins Dennis O'Neil Del Rey Books 0345479467 / 9780345479464 June 2005 Novelization of 2005 Batman Begins movie.
Green Lantern: Sleepers Book Three Christopher J. Priest iBooks 1596871032 / 9781596871038 (hardback) September 2005 (hardback) Third in Sleepers trilogy. Adapted by Graphic Audio in August 2011.
It's Superman! Tom De Haven Chronicle Books (hardback); Ballantine (paperback) 0811844358 / 9780811844352 (hardback); 0345493923 / 9780345493927 (paperback) September 2005 (hardback); April 2006 (paperback) Adapted by Graphic Audio in March 2014.
JSA: Ragnarok: Book One Paul Kupperberg, Geoff Johns iBooks 1416508147 / 978-1416508144 (paperback)*; 1596873469 / 9781596873469 (hardback)* September 2005 (paperback)*; February 2006 (hardback)* First in Justice League of America trilogy; note: this book has not actually been published; originally planned to be published in 2005, novel got derailed by bankruptcy of iBooks (* information given here is from Amazon.com listings but should not be considered to be accurate)
V For Vendetta Stephen Moore Pocket Books 1416516999 / 9781416516996 January 2006 Novelization of 2006 V For Vendetta movie; comic initially published in U.K. by Quality Comics in their Warrior title; picked up by DC Comics in 1988 to complete the series
DC Universe: Last Sons Alan Grant Grand Central Publishing 0446616567 / 9780446616560 February 2006. Featuring Superman, Martian Manhunter and Lobo. Adapted by Graphic Audio in March 2010.
DC Universe: Inheritance Devin Grayson Grand Central Publishing 0446616575 / 9780446616577 June 2006. Featuring Batman, Robin/Nightwing, Green Arrow, Asernal, Aquaman and Aqualad.
Superman Returns Marv Wolfman Grand Central Publishing 0446606529 / 9780446606523 June 2006 Novelization of 2006 Superman Returns movie
Batman: Dead White John Shirley Del Rey 0345479440 / 9780345479440 July 2006. Adapted by Graphic Audio in July 2009.
Batman: Inferno Alex Irvine Del Rey 0345479459 / 9780345479457 October 2006. Adapted by Graphic Audio in September 2009.
Infinite Crisis Greg Cox Ace Books 0441014445 / 9780441014446 (paperback) October 2006 Novelization of Infinite Crisis comic book limited series (2005–2006). Adapted by Graphic Audio in May and June 2007.
DC Universe: Helltown Dennis O'Neil Grand Central Publishing 0446616583 / 9780446616584 November 2006 Featuring Batman and the Question.
Batman: Fear Itself Michael Reaves, Steven-Elliot Altman Del Rey 0345479432 / 9780345479433 February 2007 Featuring Batman and the Scarecrow.
DC Universe: Trail of Time Jeff Mariotte Grand Central Publishing 0446616591 / 9780446616591 February 2007 Featuring Superman, Phantom Stranger, Etrigan, Jonah Hex and Batlash. Adapted by Graphic Audio in July 2010.
52: The Novel Greg Cox Ace 0441015077 / 9780441015078 (paperback) July 2007 Novelization of 52 comic book series (2006–2007). Adapted by Graphic Audio in December 2007 and February 2008.
Superman: The Last Days of Krypton Kevin J. Anderson William Morrow (hardback); Harper (paperback) 006134074X / 9780061340741 (hardback); 0061340758 / 978-0061340758 (paperback) October 2007 (hardback); August 2008 (paperback)
Batman: Gotham Knight Louise Simonson Ace 0441016138 / 9780441016136 May 2008 Young adult novel; novelization of 2008 Batman: Gotham Knight animated movie
The Dark Knight Dennis O'Neil Berkley 0425222861 / 9780425222867 July 2008 Novelization of 2008 The Dark Knight movie
Wonder Woman S.D. Perry, Britta Dennison Pocket Books 1416598731 / 9781416598732 December 2008 Novelization of the direct to DVD animated feature
Batman and Superman: Enemies & Allies Kevin J. Anderson William Morrow (hardback); Harper (paperback) 0061662550 / 978-0061662553 (hardback) May 2009 (hardback) Adapted by Graphic Audio in May 2013.
Countdown Greg Cox Ace 0441017185 / 9780441017188 (paperback) July 2009 Novelization of Countdown to Final Crisis comic book series (2007–2008). Adapted by Graphic Audio in January 2010.
Final Crisis Greg Cox Ace 0441018572 / 9780441018574(paperback) July 2010 Novelization of Final Crisis comic book series (2008–2009). Adapted by Graphic Audio in November 2010.
Wayne of Gotham Tracy Hickman DC Comics, HarperCollins 9780062074201 June 2012 (hardcover) Adapted by Graphic Audio in November 2013.
The Dark Knight Rises Greg Cox Titan Books 9781781161067 July 2012 Novelization of 2012 The Dark Knight Rises movie
Man of steel Greg Cox Titan Books 1781165998 June 2013 The Official Movie Novelization of Man of Steel 2013
Lois Lane: Fallout Gwenda Bond Switch Press 1630790052 May 2015 Young adult novel

Marvel Comics[edit]

Title Author Publisher ISBN Release Date Notes
The Avengers Battle the Earth-Wrecker Otto Binder Bantam Books [none] 1967
Captain America: The Great Gold Steal Ted White Bantam Books [none] 1968
The Amazing Spider-Man: Mayhem in Manhattan Len Wein, Marv Wolfman Pocket Books 0671820443 / 9780671820442 March 1978 Pocket Books series (1978–1979) #1
The Incredible Hulk: Stalker From the Stars Len Wein, Marv Wolfman, Joseph Silva Pocket Books 0671820842 / 9780671820848 October 1978 Pocket Books series (1978–1979) #2
The Incredible Hulk: Cry of the Beast Richard S. Meyers Pocket Books 0671820850 / 9780671820855 March 1979 Pocket Books series (1978–1979) #3
Captain America: Holocaust For Hire Joseph Silva Pocket Books 0671820869 / 9780671820862 April 1979 Pocket Books series (1978–1979) #4
The Fantastic Four: Doomsday Marv Wolfman Pocket Books 0671820877 / 9780671820879 April 1979 Pocket Books series (1978–1979) #5
Iron Man: And Call My Killer... MODOK! William Rotsler Pocket Books 0671820893 / 9780671820893 May 1979 Pocket Books series (1978–1979) #6
Doctor Strange: Nightmare William Rotsler Pocket Books 0671820885 / 9780671820886 June 1979 Pocket Books series (1978–1979) #7
The Amazing Spider-Man: Crime Campaign Paul Kupperberg Pocket Books 0671820907 / 9780671820909 July 1979 Pocket Books series (1978–1979) #8
The Marvel Superheroes Len Wein, Marv Wolfman (editors) Pocket Books 0671820915 / 9780671820916 August 1979 Pocket Books series (1978–1979) #9; short story collection; includes stories featuring the Avengers, Daredevil, the X-Men, and the Hulk
The Avengers: The Man Who Stole Tomorrow David Michelinie Pocket Books 0671820931 / 9780671820930 September 1979 Pocket Books series (1978–1979) #10
The Hulk and Spider-Man: Murdermoon Paul Kupperberg Pocket Books 067182094X / 9780671820947 October 1979 Pocket Books series (1978–1979) #11
Thor Meets Captain America David Brin 1986
Howard the Duck Ellis Weiner Pocket Books 0425092755 / 9780425092750 August 1986 Novelization of 1986 Howard the Duck movie
Spider-Man: The Venom Factor Diane Duane Putnam/Byron Preiss Multimedia Co. (BPMC) (hardback); Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (paperback) 0399140026 / 9780399140020 (hardback); 1572970383 / 9781572970380 (paperback) October 1994 (hardback); November 1995 (paperback) First in trilogy by Duane; is followed by The Lizard Sanction
The Ultimate Spider-Man Stan Lee (editor) Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425146103 / 9780425146101 (paperback); 1572971037 / 9781572971035 (paperback) December 1994 (paperback); February 1996 (paperback) Short story collection
The Incredible Hulk: What Savage Beast Peter David Putnam/BPMC (hardback); Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (paperback) 0756759676 / 9780756759674 (hardback); 1572971355 / 9781572971356 (paperback) July 1995 (hardback); July 1996 (paperback)
Iron Man: The Armor Trap Greg Cox Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572970081 / 9781572970083 July 1995
Spider-Man: Carnage in New York David Michelinie, Dean Wesley Smith Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572970197 / 9781572970199 August 1995
Spider-Man: The Lizard Sanction Diane Duane Putnam/BPMC (hardback); Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (paperback) 0399141057 / 9780399141058 (hardback); 1572971487 / 9781572971486 (paperback) October 1995 (hardback); August 1996 (paperback) Second in trilogy by Duane; is followed by The Octopus Agenda
X-Men: Cyclops and Phoenix Paul Mantell; Avery Hart Random House 0679876596 / 9780679876595 October 1995 Young adult novel; "based on comics by Scott Lobdell"
X-Men: Sabretooth Unleashed Vicki Kamida Random House 0679876618 / 9780679876618 October 1995 Young adult novel; "based on comics by Larry Hama and Fabian Nicieza"
The Ultimate Silver Surfer Stan Lee (editor) Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572970294 / 9781572970298 November 1995 Short story collection
Fantastic Four: To Free Atlantis Nancy A. Collins Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572970545 / 9781572970540 December 1995
Daredevil: Predator's Smile Christopher Golden Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572970103 / 9781572970106 April 1996
Spider-Man: Midnight Justice Martin Delrio Pocket Books/BPMC 0671568515 / 9780671568511 April 1996 Spider-Man Super Thriller #1; young adult novel
X-Men: Mutant Empire Book One: Siege Christopher Golden Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572971142 / 9781572971141 May 1996 First in Mutant Empire trilogy; is followed by Mutant Empire Book Two: Sanctuary
The Ultimate Super-Villains Stan Lee (editor) Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572971134 / 9781572971134 August 1996 Short story collection
Spider-Man: Deadly Cure Bill McCay Pocket Books/BPMC 0671003208 / 9780671003203 August 1996 Spider-Man Super Thriller #2; young adult novel
Spider-Man and the Incredible Hulk: Doom's Day Book One: Rampage Danny Fingeroth, Eric Fein Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572971649 / 9781572971646 September 1996 First in Doom's Day trilogy; is followed by Spider-Man and Iron Man: Doom's Day Book Two: Sabotage
Spider-Man: Goblin's Revenge Dean Wesley Smith Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 157297172X / 9781572971721 October 1996
The Ultimate X-Men Stan Lee (editor) Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572972173 / 9781572972179 October 1996 Short story collection
Iron Man: Steel Terror Dean Wesley Smith Pocket Books/BPMC 0671003216 / 9780671003210 October 1996 Iron Man Super Thriller; young adult novel
Spider-Man: The Octopus Agenda Diane Duane Putnam/BPMC (hardback); Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (paperback) 0399142118 / 978-0399142116 (hardback); 1572972793 / 9781572972797 (paperback) November 1996 (hardback); August 1997 (paperback) Third in trilogy by Duane
X-Men: Mutant Empire Book Two: Sanctuary Christopher Golden Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572971800 / 9781572971806 November 1996 Second in Mutant Empire trilogy; is followed by Mutant Empire Book Three: Salvation
Iron Man: Operation A.I.M. Greg Cox Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572971959 / 9781572971950 December 1996
Spider-Man: Global War Martin Delrio Pocket Books/BPMC 0671007998 / 9780671007997 January 1997 Spider-Man Super Thriller #3; young adult novel
Spider-Man: Lizard's Rage Neal Barrett, Jr. Pocket Books/BPMC 067100798X / 9780671007980 February 1997 Spider-Man Super Thriller #4; young adult novel
Spider-Man and Iron Man: Doom's Day Book Two: Sabotage Pierce Askegren, Danny Fingeroth Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572972351 / 9781572972353 March 1997 Second in Doom's Day trilogy; is followed by Spider-Man and Fantastic Four: Doom's Day Book Three: Wreckage
X-Men: Mutant Empire Book Three: Salvation Christopher Golden Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572972475 / 9781572972476 May 1997 Third in Mutant Empire trilogy
Fantastic Four: Redemption of the Silver Surfer Michael Jan Friedman Putnam/BPMC (hardback); Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (paperback) 039914269X / 9780399142697 (hardback); 0425164896 / 9780425164891 (paperback) June 1997 (hardback); April 1998 (paperback)
Generation X Scott Lobdell, Elliot S. Maggin Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572972238 / 9781572972230 June 1997
The Incredible Hulk: Abominations Jason Henderson Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572972734 / 9781572972735 July 1997
Spider-Man: Warrior's Revenge Neal Barrett, Jr. Pocket Books/BPMC 0671008005 / 978-0671008000 August 1997 Spider-Man Super Thriller #5; young adult novel
X-Men: Smoke and Mirrors Eluki Bes Shahar Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572972912 / 9781572972919 September 1997
X-Men: Empire's End Diane Duane Putnam/BPMC (hardback); Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (paperback) 0399143343 / 9780399143342 (hardback); 0425164489 / 9780425164488 (paperback) October 1997 (hardback); September 1998 (paperback)
Untold Tales of Spider-Man Stan Lee, Kurt Busiek (editors) Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572972947 / 9781572972940 October 1997 Short story collection; inspired by Untold Tales of Spider-Man comic book series (1995–1997) also written by Busiek
Spider-Man and Fantastic Four: Doom's Day Book Three: Wreckage Eric Fein, Pierce Askegren Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572973110 / 978-1572973114 November 1997 Third in Doom's Day trilogy
X-Men: The Jewels of Cyttorak Dean Wesley Smith Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572973293 / 9781572973299 December 1997
Spider-Man: Valley of the Lizard John Vornholt Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 1572973331 / 9781572973336 February 1998
X-Men: Law of the Jungle Dave Smeds Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425164861 / 9780425164860 March 1998
Spider-Man: Wanted: Dead or Alive Craig Shaw Gardner Putnam/BPMC (hardback); Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (paperback) 0399143858 / 9780399143854 (hardback); 0425169308 / 978-0425169308 (paperback) May 1998 (hardback); April 1999 (paperback)
X-Men: Prisoner X Ann Nocenti Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425164934 / 9780425164938 May 1998
Star Trek: The Next Generation/X-Men: Planet X Michael Jan Friedman Pocket Books 0671019163 / 9780671019167 May 1998 One of three separate crossovers between Marvel (all three featuring the X-Men) and Star Trek (the other two in the comics); Marvel at the time was publishing Star Trek comics (1996–1998)
Fantastic Four: Countdown to Chaos Pierce Askegren Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425163733 / 9780425163733 June 1998
X-Men and Spider-Man: Time's Arrow Book 1: The Past Tom DeFalco, Jason Henderson Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425164527 / 9780425164525 July 1998 First in Time's Arrow trilogy; is followed by Time's Arrow Book 2: The Present
X-Men and Spider-Man: Time's Arrow Book 2: The Present Tom DeFalco, Adam-Troy Castro Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425164152 / 9780425164150 August 1998 Second in Time's Arrow trilogy; is followed by Time's Arrow Book 3: The Future
Blade Mel Odom Harper 0061059137 / 9780061059131 August 1998 Novelization of 1998 Blade movie
X-Men and Spider-Man: Time's Arrow Book 3: The Future Tom DeFalco, Eluki Bes Shahar Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425165000 / 9780425165003 September 1998 Third in Time's Arrow trilogy
Spider-Man: Venom's Wrath Keith R.A. DeCandido, Jose R. Nieto Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425165744 / 9780425165744 October 1998
X-Men: Codename Wolverine Christopher Golden Putnam/BPMC (hardback); Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (paperback) 0399144501 / 9780399144509 (hardback); 0425171116 / 9780425171110 (paperback) October 1998 (hardback); May 2000 (paperback)
The Ultimate Hulk Stan Lee, Peter David (editors) Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425165132 / 9780425165133 October 1998 Short story collection
Generation X: Crossroads J. Steven York Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425166317 / 9780425166314 November 1998
Captain America: Liberty's Torch Tony Isabella, Bob Ingersoll Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425166198 / 9780425166192 December 1998
The Avengers and the Thunderbolts Pierce Askegren Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425166759 / 9780425166758 January 1999
X-Men: Soul Killer Richard Lee Byers Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425167372 / 9780425167373 February 1999
Spider-Man: The Gathering of the Sinister Six Adam-Troy Castro Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425167747 / 9780425167748 March 1999 First in trilogy by Castro; is followed by Revenge of the Sinister Six (iBooks, 2001)
Spider-Man: Goblin Moon Kurt Busiek, Nathan Archer Putnam/BPMC (hardback); Berkley Boulevard/BPMC (paperback) 0399145125 / 9780399145124 (hardback); 0425174034 / 9780425174036 (paperback) June 1999 (hardback); July 2000 (paperback)
Daredevil: The Cutting Edge Madeleine E. Robins Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425169383 / 9780425169384 June 1999
X-Men and the Avengers: Gamma Quest Book 1: Lost and Found Greg Cox Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425169731 / 9780425169735 July 1999 First in Gamma Quest trilogy; is followed by Gamma Quest Book 2: Search and Rescue
X-Men and the Avengers: Gamma Quest Book 2: Search and Rescue Greg Cox Berkley Boulevard/BPMC 0425169898 / 9780425169896 August 1999 Second in Gamma Quest trilogy; is followed by Gamma Quest Book 3: Friend or Foe?
X-Men and the Avengers: Gamma Quest Book 2: Friend or Foe? Greg Cox Berkley Boulevard 0425170381 / 9780425170380 June 2000 Third in Gamma Quest trilogy
X-Men Legends Stan Lee (editor) Berkley Boulevard 0425170829 / 9780425170823 June 2000 Short story collection
X-Men: Shadows of the Past Michael Jan Friedman BP Books/iBooks 0743400186 / 9780743400183 (hardback); 074342378X / 978-0743423786 (paperback) June 2000 (hardback); June 2001 (paperback)
Nick Fury, Agent of SHIELD: Empyre Will Murray Berkley Boulevard 0425168166 / 9780425168165 August 2000
Generation X: Genogoths J. Steven York Berkley Boulevard 0425171434 / 9780425171431 September 2000
Spider-Man: Emerald Mystery Dean Wesley Smith Berkley Boulevard 0425170373 / 9780425170373 October 2000
X-Men Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Dean Wesley Smith Del Rey 0345440951 / 9780345440952 June 2000 Novelization of 2000 X-Men movie
X-Men/Doctor Doom: The Chaos Engine Book One Steven A. Roman BP Books/iBooks 0613950569 / 978-0613950565 (hardback); 0743400194 / 9780743400190 (paperback); 0743434838 / 9780743434836 (paperback) July 2000 (hardback); July 2000 (paperback); August 2001 (paperback) First in Chaos Engine trilogy; is followed by X-Men/Magneto: The Chaos Engine Book Two
X-Men/Magneto: The Chaos Engine Book Two Steven A. Roman BP Books/iBooks 0613950569 / 9780613950565 (hardback); 0743400232 / 9780743400237 (paperback); 0743445465 / 9780743445467 (paperback) July 2000 (hardback); January 2002 (paperback); December 2002 (paperback) Second in Chaos Engine trilogy; is followed by X-Men/Red Skull: The Chaos Engine Book Three
Spider-Man: Revenge of the Sinister Six Adam-Troy Castro BP Books/iBooks 0743434668 / 9780743434669 (hardback); 0743444639 / 9780743444637 (paperback) July 2001 (hardback); April 2002 (paperback) Second in trilogy by Castro (begun in The Gathering of the Sinister Six (Berkley Boulevard/BPMC, 1999)) ; is followed by The Secret of the Sinister Six
Spider-Man: The Secret of the Sinister Six Adam-Troy Castro BP Books/iBooks 0743444647 / 9780743444644 (hardback); 074345832X / 9780743458320 (paperback) March 2002 (hardback); February 2003 (paperback) Third in trilogy by Castro
Five Decades of the X-Men Stan Lee (editor) BP Books/iBooks 0743435001 / 9780743435000 (paperback); 0743475011 / 9780743475013 (paperback) March 2002 (paperback); April 2003 (paperback) Short story collection
Spider-Man Peter David Del Rey 0345450051 / 9780345450050 March 2002 Novelization of 2002 Spider-Man (2002 film) movie
X-Men: The Legacy Quest Book One Steve Lyons BP Books/iBooks 074344468X / 9780743444682 (paperback); 0743458486 / 9780743458481 (paperback) June 2002 (paperback); April 2003 (paperback) First in The Legacy Quest trilogy; is followed by The Legacy Quest Book Two
X-Men: The Legacy Quest Book Two Steve Lyons BP Books/iBooks 0743452437 / 9780743452434 (paperback); 0743474449 / 9780743474443 (paperback) July 2002 (paperback); April 2003 (paperback) Second in The Legacy Quest trilogy; is followed by The Legacy Quest Book Three
X-Men: The Legacy Quest Book Three Steve Lyons BP Books/iBooks 0743452666 / 9780743452663 (paperback); 0743475194 / 9780743475198 (paperback) October 2002 (paperback); September 2003 (paperback) Third in The Legacy Quest trilogy
X-Men/Red Skull: The Chaos Engine Book Three Steven A. Roman BP Books/iBooks 0743452801 / 9780743452809 (paperback); 0743479580 / 9780743479585 (paperback) December 2002 (paperback); October 2003 (paperback) Third in Chaos Engine trilogy
Daredevil Greg Cox Onyx [[Special:BookSources/0451410807 / 9780451410801|0451410807 / 9780451410801]] January 2003 Novelization of 2003 Daredevil movie
X-Men 2 Chris Claremont Del Rey 0345461967 / 9780345461964 March 2003 Novelization of 2003 X-Men 2 movie
Hulk Peter David Del Rey 0345459679 / 9780345459671 April 2003 Novelization of 2003 Hulk movie
Mary Jane Judith O'Brien Marvel 0785113088 / 9780785113089 (hardback); 0785114408 / 9780785114406 (paperback) June 2003 (hardback); June 2004 (paperback) Young adult novel
The Punisher D.A. Stern Del Rey 0345475569 / 9780345475565 March 2004 Novelization of 2004 The Punisher movie
Spider-Man 2 Peter David Del Rey 0345470540 / 9780345470546 May 2004 Novelization of 2004 Spider-Man 2 movie
Mary Jane 2 Judith O'Brien Marvel 0785114335 / 9780785114338 (hardback); [???] (paperback) July 2004 (hardback); 2004 (paperback) Young adult novel
Blade: Trinity Natasha Rhodes Black Flame 1844161064 / 9781844161065 October 2004 Novelization of 2004 Blade: Trinity movie
Wolverine: Weapon X Marc Cerasini Marvel (hardback); Pocket Books (paperback) 0785116052 / 9780785116059 (hardback); 141652164X / 9781416521648 (paperback) November 2004 (hardback); October 2005 (paperback) Short lived attempt by Marvel to publish their licensed novels under their own imprint; lasted just this one hardcover release
Spider-Man: Enter Doctor Octopus Louise A Gikow Marvel 0785115870 November 2004 (paperback)
Elektra Yvonne Navarro Pocket Books 1416505059 / 9781416505051 December 2004 Novelization of 2004 Elektra movie
Fantastic Four Peter David Pocket Books 1416509801 / 9781416509806 May 2005 Novelization of 2005 Fantastic Four movie
Fantastic Four: War Zone Greg Cox Pocket Books 1416509658 / 9781416509653 July 2005
Spider-Man: Down These Mean Streets Keith R.A. DeCandido Pocket Books 1416509682 / 9781416509684 August 2005
The X-Men: Dark Mirror Marjorie M. Liu Pocket Books 141651063X / 9781416510635 December 2005
The X-Men: Watchers on the Walls Christopher L. Bennett Pocket Books 1416510672 / 9781416510673 April 2006
X-Men: The Last Stand Chris Claremont Del Rey 0345492110 / 9780345492111 May 2006 Novelization of 2006 X-Men: The Last Stand movie
Spider-Man: The Darkest Hours Jim Butcher Pocket Books 1416510680 / 9781416510680 June 2006
The Ultimates: Tomorrow Men Michael Jan Friedman Pocket Books 1416510656 / 9781416510659 August 2006 Adapted by Graphic Audio on January 27th, 2014
Wolverine: Road of Bones David Mack Pocket Books 1416510699 / 978-1416510697 October 2006
Fantastic Four: The Baxter Effect Dave Stern Pocket Books 1416510664 / 9781416510666 December 2006
Ghost Rider Greg Cox Pocket Books 1416538186 / 9781416538189 January 2007 Novelization of 2007 Ghost Rider movie
Wolverine: Lifeblood Hugh Matthews Pocket Books 1416510737 / 978-1416510734 February 2007
Spider-Man 3 Peter David Pocket Books 1416527214 / 9781416527213 March 2007 Novelization of 2007 Spider-Man 3 movie
X-Men: The Return Chris Roberson Pocket Books 1416510753 / 9781416510758 April 2007
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Peter David Pocket Books 1416548092 / 9781416548096 April 2007 Novelization of 2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer movie
Fantastic Four: What Lies Between Peter David Pocket Books 1416510702 / 9781416510703 June 2007
The Ultimates: Against All Enemies Alex Irvine Pocket Books 1416510710 / 9781416510710 August 2007 Adapted by Graphic Audio on April 1st, 2014
Wolverine: Violent Tendencies Marc Cerasini Pocket Books 1416510745 / 9781416510741 October 2007
Spider-Man: Drowned in Thunder Christopher L. Bennett Pocket Books 1416510729 / 9781416510727 December 2007 Adapted by Graphic Audio in August 2013
Wolverine: The Nature of the Beast Dave Stern Pocket Books 141651077X / 9781416510772 April 2008
Iron Man Peter David Del Rey 034550609X / 9780345506092 April 2008 Novelization of 2008 Iron Man movie
The Incredible Hulk Peter David Del Rey 0345506995 / 978-0345506993 May 2008 Novelization of 2008 The Incredible Hulk movie
Wolverine: Election Day Peter David Pocket Books 1416510761 / 9781416510765 August 2008
Spider-Man: Requiem Jeff Mariotte Pocket Books 1416510788 / 9781416510789 October 2008
The Fantastic Four: Doomgate Jeffrey Lang Pocket Books 1416540253 / 9781416540250 November 2008
Iron Man: Femme Fatales Robert Greenberger Del Rey Books 0345506855 / 9780345506856 September 29, 2009
Iron Man: Virus Alex Irvine Del Rey Books 0345506847 / 9780345506849 January 26, 2010
Civil War Stuart Moore Marvel 0785160353 / 978-0785160359 June 6, 2012 Novelization and adaption of the 2006/7 comic book story arc Civil War originally written by Mark Millar. Adapted by Graphic Audio in March 2013.
Astonishing X-Men: Gifted Peter David Marvel 978-0785165149 September 12, 2012 Novelization and adaption of the 2004 comic book story arc Gifted within the Astonishing X-Men Ongoing series originally written by Joss Whedon.
New Avengers: Breakout Alisa Kwitney Marvel 978-0785165163 January 2, 2013 Novelization and adaption of the 2004 comic book story arc Breakout within the New Avengers Ongoing series originally written by Brian Michael Bendis.
Iron Man: Extremis Marie Javins Marvel Comics 978-0785165187 April 16, 2013 Novelization and adaption of the 2005-6 comic book story arc Extremis within the Iron Man Ongoing series originally written by Warren Ellis.
The Death of Captain America Larry Hama Marvel Comics 978-0785189961 March 18, 2014 Novelization and adaption of the 2007 comic book story arc The Death of Captain America within the Captain America Ongoing series originally written by Ed Brubaker.
X-Men: Days of Future Past Alexander Irvine Marvel Comics 978-0785189756 May 20, 2014 Novelization and adaption of the 1980 comic book story arc Days of Future Past within the Uncanny X-Men Ongoing series originally written by Chris Claremont.
Guardians of the Galaxy: Rocket Raccoon and Groot Steal the Galaxy! Dan Abnett Marvel Comics 978-0785189770 July, 2014 Original Novel featuring Rocket Raccoon and Groot of the Guardians of the Galaxy, plus Marvel Cosmic elements, written by former Guardians of the Galaxy writer Dan Abnett.
Spider-Man: Kraven's Last Hunt Neil Kleid Marvel Comics 978-0785189701 October 14, 2014 Novelization and adaption of the 1987 comic book story arc Kraven's Last Hunt within the Web of Spider-Man, Amazing Spider-Man and Spectactular Spider-Man Ongoing series originally written by J. M. DeMatteis and adapted by Neil Kleid.

Other Comic Book Publishers[edit]

Title Author Publisher ISBN Release Date Related Comics Publisher Notes
Elfquest: Journey to Sorrow's End Wendy Pini, Richard Pini Berkley (paperback); Ace (paperback) 0425070093 / 9780425070093 (paperback); 0441183719 / 9780441183715 (paperback) March 1984 (paperback); January 1993 (paperback) Warp Graphics Book one of trilogy novelizing original Elfquest comic book series (1978–1984); is followed by Elfquest: The Quest Begins
Elfquest: The Blood of Ten Chiefs Richard Pini, Robert Asprin, Lynn Abbey (editors) Father Tree Press and/or(?) Tor Books (hardback); Tor Books (paperback)  ?? (hardback); 0812530438 / 9780812530438 (paperback)  ?? 1986 (hardback); December 1987 (paperback) Warp Graphics Short story collection; is followed by Elfquest: Wolfsong
Elfquest: Wolfsong Richard Pini, Robert Asprin, Lynn Abbey (editors) Tor Books  ?? (paperback); 0812530373 / 9780812530377 (paperback); 0812503775 / 9780812503777 (paperback)  ?? 1988 (paperback); February 1988 (paperback); June 1989 (paperback) Warp Graphics Elfquest: The Blood of Ten Chiefs #2; short story collection; is followed by Elfquest: Winds of Change
Elfquest: Winds of Change Richard Pini (editor) Tor Books  ?? (paperback); 0812549058 / 9780812549058 (paperback); 0812507002 / 9780812507003 (paperback)  ?? 1989 (paperback); February 1989 (paperback); April 1990 (paperback) Warp Graphics Elfquest: The Blood of Ten Chiefs #3; short story collection; is followed by Elfquest: Against the Wind
Elfquest: Against the Wind Richard Pini (editor) Tor Books  ?? (paperback); 0812522745 / 9780812522747 (paperback)  ?? 1990 (paperback); October 1992 (paperback) Warp Graphics Elfquest: The Blood of Ten Chiefs #4; short story collection; is followed by Elfquest: Dark Hours
The Rocketeer Peter David Bantam Books 0553293222 / 9780553293227 June 1991 Pacific Comics (original publisher) Novelization of 1991 The Rocketeer movie
Elfquest: Dark Hours Richard Pini (editor) Tor Books 0812523415 / 9780812523416 (paperback); 0812523423 / 9780812523423 (paperback) July 1993 (paperback); April 1994 (paperback) Warp Graphics Elfquest: The Blood of Ten Chiefs #5; short story collection; sixth volume in series titled Hunter's Dawn was planned but never published
Judge Dredd: Cursed Earth Asylum David Bishop, Virgin Books (paperback) 0352328932 / 978-0352328939 (paperback); July 1995 (paperback)
Judge Dredd: Dreddlocked Stephen Marley (writer) Virgin Publishing 0352328754 / 9780352328755 October 1993 IPC Media (Fleetway) (original publisher)
Judge Dredd: Dread Dominion Stephen Marley Virgin Publishing 0352329297 / 9780352329295  ?? 1994 IPC Media (Fleetway) (original publisher)
Judge Dredd Neal Barrett, Jr. St. Martin's Press 0312956282 / 9780312956288 June 1995 IPC Media (Fleetway) (original publisher) Novelization of 1995 Judge Dredd movie
Elfquest: The Quest Begins Wendy Pini, Richard Pini Ace 0441002943 / 9780441002948 (paperback); 0441004180 / 9780441004188 (paperback) January 1996 (paperback); February 1997 (paperback) Warp Graphics Book two of trilogy novelizing original Elfquest comic book series (1978–1984); is followed by Elfquest: Captives of Blue Mountain
Elfquest: Captives of Blue Mountain Wendy Pini, Richard Pini Ace 0441004032 / 9780441004034 March 1997 Warp Graphics Book three of trilogy novelizing original Elfquest comic book series (1978–1984)
Spawn Rob MacGregor Avon 0380794411 / 9780380794416 September 1997 Image Comics (Todd McFarlane) Novelization of 1997 Spawn movie
Sable Mike Grell Forge (hardback); Tor Books (paperback) 0312848722 / 9780312848729 (hardback); 0812565509 / 9780812565508 (paperback) July 2000 (hardback); July 2001 (paperback) First Comics (original publisher)
Witchblade: Talons John DeChancie iBooks 074343501X / 9780743435017 January 2002 Image Comics (Top Cow)
Rising Stars Book One: Born in Fire Arthur Byron Cover iBooks 0743435125 / 9780743435123 June 2002 Image Comics (Top Cow) First in novelization trilogy of Rising Stars comic book series (1999–2005); is followed by Rising Stars: Ten Years After
Witchblade: A Terrible Beauty John J. Miller iBooks 0743452348 / 9780743452342 July 2002 Image Comics (Top Cow)
Rising Stars Book Two: Ten Years After Arthur Bryon Cover iBooks 0743452763 / 9780743452762 November 2002 Image Comics (Top Cow) Second in novelization trilogy of Rising Stars comic book series (1999–2005); is followed by Rising Stars: Change the World
Witchblade: Demons Mike Baron iBooks 0743445201 / 9780743445207 December 2002 Image Comics (Top Cow)
Witchblade Combo John J. Miller, John DeChancie iBooks 1416504052 / 9781416504054 January 2005 Image Comics (Top Cow) Includes Witchblade: Talons by DeChancie and Witchblade: A Terrible Beauty by Miller
Rising Stars Book Three: Change the World Arthur Bryon Cover iBooks 141650432X / 9781416504320 September 2005 Image Comics (Top Cow) Second in novelization trilogy of Rising Stars comic book series (1999–2005)
The Darkness Kerri Hawkins Top Cow 0743445201 / 9781582408330 July 2007 Image Comics (Top Cow)

Newspaper Comic Strip characters[edit]

Title Author Publisher ISBN Release Date Notes
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century A.D. Phil Nowlan, Dick Calkins Whitman Publishing [none]  ?? 1933 Buck Rogers first appeared (as "Anthony Rogers") in Nowlan's Armageddon 2419 A.D. novella in the August 1928 issue of Amazing Stories magazine; this 1933 novella retells the origin of Buck Rogers; (the comic strip premiered January 7, 1929)
Flash Gordon in the Caverns of Mongo Alex Raymond Grosset & Dunlap [none]  ?? 1936
The Son of The Phantom Dale Robertson (author) Whitman Publishing [none]  ?? 1946 Phantom novels page gives 1944 as publishing date. (Amazon gives 1946.)
Blondie and Dagwood's Footlight Folly Chic Young Dell [none]  ?? 1947
Dick Tracy and the Woo Woo Sisters Chester Gould Dell [none]  ?? 1947
Buck Rogers: Armageddon 2419 A.D. Philip Francis Nowlan Ace Books [none]  ?? 1962 Reprints Nowlan's Armageddon 2419 A.D. and The Airlords of Han novellas (from the August 1928 and March 1929 issues of Amazing Stories magazine)
The Story of the Phantom: The Ghost Who Walks Lee Falk Avon  ?? 1972 Avon Phantom series #1
The Story of the Phantom: The Slave Market of Mucar Lee Falk, Basil Copper Avon  ?? 1972 Avon Phantom series #2
The Story of the Phantom: The Scorpia Menace Lee Falk, Basil Copper Avon  ?? 1972 Avon Phantom series #3
The Story of the Phantom: The Veiled Lady Lee Falk, Frank S. Shawn* Avon  ?? 1973 Avon Phantom series #4; * pseudonym for Ron Goulart
The Story of the Phantom: The Golden Circle Lee Falk, Frank S. Shawn Avon  ?? 1973 Avon Phantom series #5
The Story of the Phantom: The Mysterious Ambassador Lee Falk Avon July 1973 Avon Phantom series #6
The Story of the Phantom: The Mystery of the Sea Horse Lee Falk, Frank S. Shawn Avon 038001422X / 9780380014224 August 1973 Avon Phantom series #7
The Story of the Phantom: The Hydra Monster Lee Falk, Frank S. Shawn Avon 0380012758 / 9780380012756  ?? 1973 Avon Phantom series #8
The Story of the Phantom: Killer's Town Lee Falk Avon  ?? 1973 Avon Phantom series #9
The Story of the Phantom: The Goggle-Eyed Pirates Lee Falk, Frank S. Shawn Avon  ?? 1974 Avon Phantom series #10
The Story of the Phantom: The Swamp Rats Lee Falk, Frank S. Shawn Avon  ?? 1974 Avon Phantom series #11
The Story of the Phantom: The Vampires and the Witch Lee Falk, Frank S. Shawn Avon 0380000342 / 9780380000340  ?? 1974 Avon Phantom series #12
Flash Gordon: The Lion Men of Mongo Alex Raymond, Con Steffanson Avon 0380185156 / 9780380185153  ?? 1974 Avon Flash Gordon series #1
Flash Gordon: The Plague of Sound Alex Raymond, Con Steffanson Avon 0380191660 / 9780380191666  ?? 1974 Avon Flash Gordon series #2
Flash Gordon: The Space Circus Alex Raymond, Con Steffanson Avon 0380000644 / 9780380000647  ?? 1974 Avon Flash Gordon series #3
Flash Gordon: The Time Trap of Ming XIII Alex Raymond, Con Steffanson Avon 038000111X / 9780380001118  ?? 1974 Avon Flash Gordon series #4
Flash Gordon: The Witch Queen of Mongo Alex Raymond, Con Steffanson Avon 0380001802 / 9780380001804 December 1974 Avon Flash Gordon series #5
The Story of the Phantom: The Island of Dogs Lee Falk, Warren Shanahan Avon 0380002434 / 9780380002436  ?? 1975 Avon Phantom series #13
The Story of the Phantom: The Assassins Lee Falk, Carson Bingham Avon 0380002981 / 9780380002986  ?? 1975 Avon Phantom series #14
The Story of the Phantom: The Curse of the Two-Headed Bull Lee Falk Avon 0380003813 / 9780380003815  ?? 1975 Avon Phantom series #15
Flash Gordon: The War of the Cybernauts Alex Raymond, Carson Bingham Avon 038000206X / 9780380002061  ?? 1975 Avon Flash Gordon series #6
Buck Rogers in the Twenty Fifth Century Addison E. Steele* Dell Publishing 0440108438 / 9780440108436 November 1978 Novelization of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century pilot film (1979); * pseudonym for Richard A. Lupoff
Buck Rogers: That Man on Beta Addison E. Steele Dell Publishing 0440109485 / 9780440109488 January 1979 Based on Buck Rogers in the 25th Century television series (1979–1980); adapted from an unproduced television episode script
Flash Gordon: Massacre in the 22nd Century David Hagberg Grosset & Dunlap  ?? 1980 Tempo Flash Gordon series #1
Flash Gordon: War of the Citadels David Hagberg Ace Books 0448172151 / 9780448172156 October 1980 Tempo Flash Gordon series #2
Flash Gordon: Crisis on Citadel II David Hagberg Ace Books 0448172313 / 9780448172316 December 1980 Tempo Flash Gordon series #3
Flash Gordon Arthur Byron Cover Jove 0515058483 / 9780515058482 December 1980 Novelization of 1980 Flash Gordon movie
Flash Gordon: Forces from the Federation David Hagberg Ace Books 044817233X / 9780448172330 January 1981 Tempo Flash Gordon series #4
Flash Gordon: Citadels Under Attack David Hagberg Ace Books 0448172348 / 9780448172347  ?? 1981 Tempo Flash Gordon series #5; Amazon gives "August 1981" publishing date
Flash Gordon: Citadels on Earth David Hagberg Ace Books 0448172542 / 9780448172545  ?? 1981 Tempo Flash Gordon series #6; Amazon gives "July 1981" publishing date
Buck Rogers: Arrival Abigail Irvine, M.S. Murdock, Jerry Oltion, Ulrike O'Reilly, Robert Sheckley TSR 0880385820 / 9780880385824 May 1989 Short story collection; first book by TSR tying into their Buck Rogers XXVC game setting
Buck Rogers: Rebellion 2456 M.S. Murdock Wizards of the Coast 0880387289 / 9780880387286 June 1989 The Martian Wars Trilogy book 1; a Buck Rogers XXVC novel
Buck Rogers: Hammer of Mars M.S. Murdock Wizards of the Coast 0880387513 / 9780880387514 October 1989 The Martian Wars Trilogy book 2; a Buck Rogers XXVC novel
Buck Rogers: Armageddon Off Vesta M.S. Murdock TSR 0880387610 / 9780880387613 November 1989 The Martian Wars Trilogy book 3; a Buck Rogers XXVC novel
Dick Tracy Max Allan Collins Bantam 0553285289 / 9780553285284 May 1990 Novelization of 1990 Dick Tracy movie
Dick Tracy: The Secret Files Max Allan Collins, Martin H. Greenberg (editors) Tor Books 0812510100 / 9780812510102 June 1990 Short story collection
Dick Tracy William Johnston Berkley 0425127427 / 9780425127421 August 1990
Buck Rogers: First Power Play John Miller Wizards of the Coast 0880388404 / 9780880388405 October 1990 The Inner Planets Trilogy book 1; a Buck Rogers XXVC novel
Buck Rogers: Prime Squared M.S. Murdock TSR 0880388633 / 9780880388634 November 1990 The Inner Planets Trilogy book 2; a Buck Rogers XXVC novel
Dick Tracy: Goes to War Max Allan Collins Bantam 0553288903 / 9780553288902 February 1991
Buck Rogers: Matrix Cubed Britton Bloom TSR 0880388854 / 9780880388856 May 1991 The Inner Planets Trilogy book 3; a Buck Rogers XXVC novel
Buck Rogers: The Genesis Web C.M. Brennan TSR 1560760931 / 9781560760931 May 1992 The Invaders of Charon Trilogy book 1; a Buck Rogers XXVC novel
Buck Rogers: Nomads of the Sky William H. Keith, Jr. TSR 1560760982 / 9781560760986 October 1992 The Invaders of Charon Trilogy book 2; a Buck Rogers XXVC novel
Buck Rogers: Warlords of Jupiter William H. Keith, Jr. TSR 1560765763 / 978-1560765769 March 1993 The Invaders of Charon Trilogy book 3; a Buck Rogers XXVC novel
Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future Martin Caidin TSR 0786901446 / 9780786901449 (hardback) September 1995 First edition also includes reprint of 1933 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century A.D. novella by Philip Francis Nowlan and Dick Calkins
The Phantom Rob MacGregor Avon Books 038078887X / 9780380788873 July 1996 Novelization of 1996 The Phantom movie
The Phantom Chronicles: New Tales of the Ghost Who Walks! Moonstone Books 1933076216 / 978-1933076218 October 2007 Short story collection

Miscellaneous[edit]

Title Author Publisher ISBN Release Date Notes
Superheroes John Varley (editor) Ace 0441001378 / 9780441001378 (paperback); 0441003079 / 9780441003075 (paperback) January 1995 (paperback); January 1996 (paperback) Short story collection; original characters (not DC or Marvel based)