Looking For Classic Car Comics? Europe And Japan Are The Heavy Hitters

Despite the massive popularity of car culture in America—including the post-war hot-rod craze, the golden age of muscle cars that followed, the import tuner scene, and the current horsepower wars—the country’s comic books have rarely paid more than passing attention to topic.’

It turns out that if you want to dive deep into automotive exploits on the comic book page, you have to turn to France and Belgium for its extensive BD motorsports series, or Japan’s never-ending stream of street racing manga.

Where should you get started? I cover the classics of car comics in this piece for Hagerty.

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