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As of 2020, it has published more than 350 issues, making it the longest running independent comic book (beating the record of Cerebus the Aardvark). It reprints comic strips such as Alley Oop, The Amazing Spider-Man, Barnaby, Batman, Buz Sawyer, Casey Ruggles, Flash Gordon, Gasoline Alley, Hägar the Horrible, Krazy Kat, Lance, Latigo, Little Orphan Annie, Mandrake the Magician, Modesty Blaise, O'Neill, Peanuts, The Phantom, Rick O'Shay, Sir Bagby, Star Wars, Steve Canyon, Tarzan, Akwas, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Artists whose work has appeared in Comics Revue include most of the best known names in comics art: Jack Kirby, Milton Caniff, Hal Foster, Charles Schulz, Al Williamson, George Pérez, Roy Crane, Russ Manning, and Burne Hogarth.
In October 2009, the magazine re-launched as a bi-monthly title with twice the number of pages and reprinting Sunday strips in color. Each issue now includes at least one complete story.
Issue #400 includes a complete index to all comic strips published in Comics Revue #1-400 prepared by Bill Slankard.
- Comics Buyer's Guide, "Rick Norwood has produced this labor of love for years now, and it continues to be a bargain. (list of contents) Absolutely recommended." -- Maggie Thompson.
- Tony Isabella, Comics Buyer's Guide, "Not every strip will be a winner with every reader, but I like Comics Revue enough to give it four Tonys." 
- Louis Cance, Hop! No. 112, "Comics Revue Ce mensuel propose dans ses 68 pages une belle sélection de grands classiques de la BD américaine avec..." (Comics Revue. This monthly magazine reprints in its 68 pages a beautiful selection great classic comic strips from America, including...") (list of contents)