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WikiProject Comics
This project is about comics.
Category Comics
Portals Speech balloon.svg Comics portal
Question bubble thing.svg Superhero fiction portal
Wikimedia Commons Commons:Category:Comics Comics
Arts, Literature, Visual arts
Project banner template {{WikiProject Comics}}
Userbox {{User WikiProject Comics}}
Assessment Wikipedia:WikiProject Comics/Assessment
Popular pages Wikipedia:WikiProject Comics/Popular pages

Welcome to WikiProject Comics, a project formed by Wikipedians to increase, expand, improve, and better organize articles related to comics in Wikipedia, the largest encyclopedia in the world. We rely on comics enthusiasts worldwide to make this the best comics encyclopaedia on the web. If you are interested in participating, why not see how you can get involved.

If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page and see the to-do list there.

For more information on WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProjects and Wikipedia:WikiProject best practices.


The scope of WikiProject Comics is improve the vast expanse of knowledge that comics have become. This WikiProject will attempt to cover all comics-related information included on Wikipedia. We will do this through volunteer contributors and editors. If you are interested in joining the WikiProject, please feel free to add your name to the Participants list below, and find yourself an article to adopt.

Mission statement[edit]

This WikiProject aims to provide a centralized home for work done on Wikipedia articles about comics and sequential art and to coordinate members' efforts to prevent redundancy and resolve disputes.


The project aims primarily to:

  1. Provide a forum to discuss the editing and organization of comics-related articles.
  2. Promote collaboration toward the development of comics-related articles into authoritative, high-quality material.
  3. Create a standard for the interpretation of copyright and fair use as it applies to the comic book articles (see Wikipedia's comics-related view on copyright material for more information).
  4. Maintain the portal.


WikiProject Comics now has over 545 participants! See Wikipedia:WikiProject Comics/Participants for the full list Add yourself!

Member userbox[edit]

You may place {{User WikiProject Comics}} on your user page to display the following userbox:

Comiclogo.svg This user is a member of
WikiProject Comics.

This template will add your user page to:

WikiProject Comics userbox templates[edit]

Wiki markup userbox where used
{{Template:User WikiProject Comics}}
Comiclogo.svg This user is a member of
WikiProject Comics.
linked pages
{{Template:User Batman work group}}
Bat balloon.svg This user is a member of the
Batman work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User British comics work group}}
UK balloon.svg This user is a member of the
British comics work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User Canadian comics work group}}
Canadian speech balloon.svg This user is a member of the
Canadian comics work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User Comic book films task force}} linked pages
{{Template:User Comic strips work group}}
Strip balloon.png This user is a member of the
Comic strips work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User Comics creators work group}}
Creatorballoon.png This user is a member of the
Comics creators work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User DC Comics work group}}
DC balloon.png This user is a member of the
DC Comics work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User European comics work group}}
FrancoBelgianballoon.svg This user is a member of the
European comics work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User Marvel Comics work group}}
Marvel balloon.svg This user is a member of the
Marvel Comics work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User Spider-Man work group}}
Spidey balloon.png This user is a member of the
Spider-Man work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User Superman work group}}
Superman S symbol.svg This user is a member of the
Superman work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User United States comics work group}}
USCreatorballoon.png This user is a member of the
United States comics work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User Webcomics work group}}
WWW balloon.png This user is a member of the
Webcomics work group.
linked pages
{{Template:User World comics work group}}
World balloon.png This user is a member of the
World comics work group.
linked pages

Hierarchy definition[edit]



  • Getting Involved – A good place to start. Learn more about how you can be a part of this WikiProject.
  • General discussion forum – Post your questions, comments, and concerns to this helpful and friendly talk page. This is the central page to visit for general discussion of the project. You can see what other editors are working on, ask questions, and keep track of the project's progress.
  • The Notice Board keeps editors apprised of comics articles whose talk pages are involved in ongoing debates; merge, move, and delete proposals involving WikiProject articles; and other discussions of interest. Editors of articles can also announce new articles and projects and request comment from uninvolved editors. Updating help is also always needed and appreciated.
  • Manual of Style (comics) explains proper grammar and formatting for comics articles.
  • Exemplars shows the standard format for comics-related articles, and gives some examples of accepted article structure.
  • Naming conventions describes the best ways to name new articles.
  • References – This page lists some comics-related references to aid in sourcing your edits of comics-related articles.
  • WikiProject Comics Templates make constructing and editing a comics article easier.
  • Copyright (important) informs editors which images are appropriate for uploading and use in comics articles and how best to use them. WikiProject Comics has policies on copyright for Wikipedia comics articles either based on our consensus interpretation of Wikipedia:Fair use or agreements made with individual publishers. Unless stated otherwise, these are based on the interpretation of United States copyright law.


Index · Statistics · Log

Outstanding content

See Wikipedia:WikiProject Comics/Outstanding content for more information, including current and former candidates.

Articles categorised by assessment[edit]

See Wikipedia:WikiProject Comics/Assessment for more information.

Quality: FA-Class | FL-Class | A-Class | GA-Class | B-Class | C-Class | Start-Class | Stub-Class | List-Class | Unassessed

Importance: Top | High | Mid | Low | Bottom | No | NA | Unknown

Featured articles[edit]

There are currently 19 comics-related articles which are featured articles, meaning they belong to the best articles of the entire Wikipedia. The articles can be found at Category:FA-Class Comics articles and are listed below. Dates refer to the date when the article was the Wikipedia Main Page article.

Featured article 300 (film) — February 13, 2009
Featured article The Adventures of Tintin — January 5, 2007
Featured article Anarky — March 8, 2007
Featured article Aquaman (TV program) — June 10, 2007
Featured article Batman — May 7, 2004
Featured article Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards — March 21, 2008
Featured article Dream of the Rarebit Fiend
Featured article Eagle — July 27, 2010
Featured article Fun Home — September 3, 2007
Featured article Halo Graphic Novel — February 17, 2008
Featured article Interactions (The Spectacular Spider-Man)
Featured article Louis Riel — October 27, 2012
Featured article Maus
Featured article Roy of the Rovers — August 13, 2006
Featured article Sinestro Corps War — January 27, 2008
Featured article Superman (film series) — October 31, 2007
Featured article Watchmen — August 23, 2006


edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Comics:

Announcements and open tasks[edit]

WikiProject Comics announcements and open tasks [ ]

Notice board • Articles needing attention • Assessment • Cleanup listing • Deletion sorting • Popular pages • Peer reviews

Articles for deletion
Proposed deletions
Featured article candidates
Featured list candidates
Good article nominees
Peer reviews
Requested moves
This list was generated from these rules. Questions and feedback are always welcome! The search is being run daily with the most recent ~14 days of results. Note: Some articles may not be relevant to this project.

Rules | Match log | Results page (for watching) | Last updated: 2018-02-24 20:46 (UTC)

Note: The list display can now be customized by each user. See List display personalization for details.

View full version with work group lists

See also[edit]


A monthly popular pages report for this project is available, updated by Mr.Z-bot.

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An Unreferenced BLPs (biographies of living persons) report for this project is available, updated by DASHBot.

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