Cerebus the Aardvark
Sales Rank #287 See Top 2,500
First Issue #1 - December 1977
Last #300 - March 2004
The longest running independent comic book in history -- in a 300 issues limited series running 25 years. The first issue had a print run of just 2,000 copies. Widely credited as the first successful comic from a small independent publisher.
The first 26 issues were reprinted in Cerebus Bi-Weekly. The next 25 issues were reprinted in Cerebus High Society. Each Softcover Book reprints about 20 to 25 issues.