• Comic books continue to inspire TV and film
  • Today is National Comic Book Day
  • HERE are the most popular ones ever

Here for you now are 9 of the most popular comic book series of all time. The first comic book was created in 1837 by Swiss author Rudolph Töpffer. It wasn’t until 1933 that the first American comic book was created and from there, the world of comics only grew.

These comics changed the world

In honor of National Comic Book Day, let's look at the most popular ones ever printed. At #1 is ‘Micky Maus’ which was created by Egmont Ehapa in 1951, and stars all of the classic Disney characters. It has sold over 1 billion copies.

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At #2 is the release of the ‘Superman’ series in 1938 by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster which gave birth to a classic superhero and has sold over 600 million copies. To this day, "The Man of Steel" continues to be an icon in pop culture which is still giving the world plenty of entertainment.

Watch the video above to learn more!