Wikipedia:WikiProject Comics

WikiProject Comics
This project is about comics.
Portalsicon Comics
Wikimedia CommonsCommons:Category:Comics Comics
Arts, Literature, Visual arts
Project banner template{{WikiProject Comics}}
Userbox{{User WikiProject Comics}}
AssessmentWikipedia:WikiProject Comics/Assessment
Popular pagesWikipedia: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.

Scope edit

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.

Goals edit

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.

Participants edit

WikiProject Comics now has over 600 participants! See Wikipedia:WikiProject Comics/Participants for the full list.

How to join edit

Add yourself to the list of members by going to the list here.

Once you've done that, you can also place Template:User WP Comics on your user page; this displays one of the following userboxes:

This templates will add your user page to Category:WikiProject Comics participants.

Finally, please add the project page to watchlist.

Talking to other participants edit

You can use the project's talk page to talk to other members.

Members are welcome to join our project chat on the unofficial Wikimedia Discord server. Please see WP:Discord for more information.

WikiProject Comics userbox templates edit

Wikitext userbox where used
{{User WP Comics}} linked pages
{{User WP Webcomics}} linked pages
{{User Batman work group}}
 This user is a member of the
Batman work group.
linked pages
{{User British comics work group}}
 This user is a member of the
British comics work group.
linked pages
{{User Canadian comics work group}}
 This user is a member of the
Canadian comics work group.
linked pages
{{User Comic book films task force}} linked pages
{{User Comic strips work group}}
 This user is a member of the
Comic strips work group.
linked pages
{{User Comics creators work group}}
 This user is a member of the
Comics creators work group.
linked pages
{{User DC Comics work group}}
 This user is a member of the
DC Comics work group.
linked pages
{{User European comics work group}}
 This user is a member of the
European comics work group.
linked pages
{{User Marvel Comics work group}}
 This user is a member of the
Marvel Comics work group.
linked pages
{{User Spider-Man work group}}
This user is a member of the
Spider-Man work group.
linked pages
{{User Superman work group}}
 This user is a member of the
Superman work group.
linked pages
{{User United States comics work group}} linked pages
{{User World comics work group}}
 This user is a member of the
World comics work group.
linked pages

Please see Wikipedia:Userboxes/Media/Comics for other comics userbox templates.

Hierarchy definition edit

Workgroups edit

Overview 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.

Assessment edit

  • 5.7% List-Class
  • 21.2% Stub-Class
  • 50.8% Start-Class
  • 15.8% C-Class
  • 2.5% B-Class
  • 1.9% GA-Class
  • 0.3% FA-Class
  • 1.9% remaining

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 | NA | Unknown

Featured articles edit

There are currently 60 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.

  Alien vs. Predator (film) — July 23, 2009
  Anarky — March 8, 2007
  Aquaman (TV pilot) — April 7, 2016
  Archie vs. Predator — November 12, 2018
  Ashcan comic — February 20, 2020
  Batman: Arkham Asylum — May 12, 2015
  Batman: Arkham City — January 27, 2015
  Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards — March 21, 2008
  A Contract with God — December 6, 2015
  Homer Davenport — May 20, 2019
  Walt Disney — December 5, 2016
  Dream of the Rarebit Fiend
  Dredd — July 11, 2017
  Drowning Girl — June 13, 2015
  Eagle — July 27, 2010
  The Fade Out — August 25, 2017
  Fun Home — September 3, 2007
  Gods' Man — September 28, 2017
  Goodman Beaver — April 9, 2014
  Halo Graphic Novel — February 17, 2008
  Harvey Kurtzman's Jungle Book — May 30, 2017
  George Herriman — October 28, 2013
  I Never Liked You — April 7, 2015
  Interactions (The Spectacular Spider-Man)
  Killer7 — July 7, 2012
  Osbert Lancaster — July 27, 2020
  Lat (cartoonist) — March 5, 2011
  Lazarus (comics)
  Look Mickey — February 21, 2013
  Louis Riel — October 27, 2012
  Madman's Drum — January 1, 2017
  Naruto — March 23, 2020
  Pilot (Smallville) — September 27, 2007
  The Playboy
  Revival (comics) — January 3, 2021
  Roy of the Rovers — August 13, 2006
  Sinestro Corps War — January 27, 2008
  Smallville (season 1) — February 28, 2010
  Sonic X — April 6, 2014
  Southern Cross (wordless novel) — April 1, 2014
  Spider-Man (2018 video game) — February 16, 2020
  Stucky (fandom) — December 8, 2019
  Tank Girl (film) — March 31, 2016
  The Heart of Thomas — May 5, 2021
  Tintin in the Congo — February 16, 2015
  Tintin in the Land of the Soviets — August 4, 2013
  Tintin in Tibet — October 16, 2014
  Turok: Dinosaur Hunter — April 13, 2012
  Watchmen — August 23, 2006
  Whaam! — September 27, 2013
  Wordless novel — February 10, 2015

Tasks edit

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

Did you know

Articles for deletion

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Proposed deletions

Redirects for discussion

Files for discussion

Featured article candidates

Featured list candidates

Good article nominees

Good topic candidates

Peer reviews

Requested moves

Articles to be merged

Articles to be split

Articles for creation

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: 2024-04-13 20:44 (UTC)

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

  • Cleanup: A cleanup listing for this project is available. See also the list by category, the tool's wiki page and the index of WikiProjects.
  • Request Constructive Feedback: Lee Harris Artist for DC Comics 1940's, Cultural impact of Wonder Woman, Paper Girls
  • General: Remove OHOTMU/Who's Who material from character pages, provide fair use rationales for images.
  • Biographies: Check recent edits to biographies of living comics creators for changes contrary to policy. Click here for recent changes. Add citations to Unreferenced BLPs.
  • Article requests: Fenwick (comics), Khimaera (comics), Mutant Underground Support Engine, Bruce J. Hawker, Marc Dacier, Hultrasson, Frankenstein Comics, Dead of Night (comics) (redirects to MAX the Marvel imprint), Paco Medina, Mars et Avril (comics), Heart of Hush (now it is redirecting to Batman R.I.P.), Catwoman: Her Sister's Keeper, Masters of American Comics, Robbi Rodriguez. more
  • Image requests: Andrea Di Vito, more
  • Expand: Arzach, Caspar Milquetoast, Clay Mann, Claypool Comics, Comics Britannia, Instant Piano, John Ney Reiber, Juan Jose Ryp, Mile High Comics, Natacha, No-Name, Ric Hochet, Richard Piers Rayner, Robert Loren Fleming, Ruins (comics), Scrooge's Quest, Sonic Disruptors, The Crusades (comics), Weird Western Tales, WonderCon, Super-Villain Team-Up, Tom Peyer, Kelley Puckett, X-Men Forever, Clan Chosen, Canardo, Kirby: King of Comics, Girl Comics, Le Vieux Nick et Barbe-Noire, M. Rex, Guillotine (comics), Renée Witterstaetter, Hal Jordan , more
  • Condense: Magneto (comics), Super-Soldier, Witchblade, Captain Britain, Mar-Vell, Tabitha Smith, W.I.T.C.H., Storm (Marvel Comics), Captain America, Deadpool, Man-Thing, Jamie Madrox (FCB section), Dial H
  • Update: Linear Men, Cable & Deadpool, Civil War: Front Line, Black Tarantula, Batman: Streets of Gotham
  • Clean Up: Comic Book, Darkseid, Iron Fist, Joker (character), Kingdom Come (comics), Raven (comics), Xavier's Security Enforcers, Spaceknights, Cerebro, more
  • Notability: Articles with notability concerns, listed at WikiProject Notability
  • For proposed deletions and mergers, disputes, and recently created articles, check the WikiProject Comics Notice board.
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    See also edit


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