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Wikimedia Commons Images
There are a number of subcategories under "Comics," including comics by country, year and genre.
Wikimedia Commons provides access to thousands of public domain images. Click the links below to browse Wikimedia Commons by subject.
Here you can find royalty-free photographs of writers, artists and cosplayers at comic conventions around the world.
Golden Age of Comics
There are over 65 images from Golden Age comics, largely covers, but including a few inside pages.
Baka-Updates Manga is a forum and Wikipedia-style encyclopedia of reviews, new releases and discussion boards.
No Flying, No Tights
No Flying No Tights reviews and recommends comic books and manga for children, teens and adults.
Comic and Graphic Novel Databases
Grand Comics Database
The GCD is a non-profit, volunteer-driven database of printed comics throughout the world.
Comic Book Database
Comic Book DB is a volunteer-driven catalog of every comic, graphic novel, manga, creator and character possible.
Don Markstein's Toonpedia
This comprehensive site includes information about cartoons, comic books and newspaper strips, arranged in alphabetical order by character and with articles on authors, artists and publishers.
The Graphic Novel Archive
The Graphic Novel Archive includes reviews and previews and is searchable by creator, publisher, content rating and more.
Historic Comics Online
Digital Comic Museum
The Digital Comic Museum collects public domain comics from the Golden Age of Comics (1930s - 1950s). You will have to sign up, but previewing and downloading comics is free. If downloading, most of the comics are in CBR or CBZ format and will require a program to read.
Martin Luther King & The Montgomery Story
Martin Luther King & The Montgomery Story was published in the late 1950s, after the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Distribution of this comic book helped get the word out about the Civil Rights Movement.
Pappy's Golden Age Comics Blogzine
Pappy's Comics posts scanned .jpg images of Golden Age comics. At last count, he was up to nearly 850.
Comic Blogs and News
Comics 101 with Professor Scott Tipton
Commentary on comics, comic conventions and geek culture by Scott Tipton, author of multiple comic series.
The Comics Journal Blog
The Comics Journal maintains a blog, where they post comic book news, reviews, interviews with artists and commentary.
The Hooded Utilitarian
A blog associated with The Comics Journal, The Hooded Utilitarian posts critical reviews and commentary.
The Eisner Awards are named for renowned cartoonist Will Eisner and are considered the Oscars of the comic book industry.
The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are named for Harvey Kurtzman and are among the comic book industry's oldest and most respected awards.
International Manga Awards
The International Manga Award was established to share Japanese pop culture and to help promote understanding of Japan.
Kodansha Manga Award
The Kodansha Manga Award is a children's manga award, sponsored by one one of the largest publishing companies in Japan.
Shogakukan Manga Award
The Shogakukan Manga Award is awarded annually by Shogakukan Publishing, a large Japanese manga publisher.
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the First Amendment rights of the comics art form and its community of retailers, creators, publishers, librarians, and readers.
The Comic Book Project
The Comic Book Project engages children in the creative process of writing their own comic books, then publishes and distributes their work for other children in the community.
Operation Comix Relief
Operation Comix Relief ships donated comic books to American soldiers overseas.