Bring on Halloween, this looks awesome! From the press release: DARK HORSE PARTNERS WITH DIAMOND TO OFFER RETAILERS A SPECIAL SCARY GODMOTHER HALLOWEEN ASHCAN! JUNE 22, MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse offers comics fans of all ages something special this Halloween that won’t rot your teeth! Sized perfectly for just about any trick-or-treat bag, this Halloween ashcan [...]

From the press release: Marvel Comics was the leading publisher in Retail Dollar and Unit Market Shares based on total sales of comics, graphic novels and magazines to comic book specialty stores in May 2011, according to Diamond Comic Distributors. PUBLISHER MARKET SHARES Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in May 2011 PUBLISHER [...]

Please note, I do not agree with whatDdiamond terms “small press”. For example, Archie is clearly not small press. It just sells a small amount though Diamond, with the bulk of its books sold through direct distribution. I used to put together my own version of this list from the Top 300 list. If there [...]

From the press release: Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross, the all-star creative team behind Marvel Comics’ best-selling mini-series Marvels, reteamed for Dynamite Entertainment’s revival of some of Jack Kirby’s classic characters for Kirby: Genesis #0, the prelude issue to an ongoing series, giving the publisher the best-selling Non-Premier Comic Book in May. Dynamite took the [...]

From the press release: David Lapham and Gianluca Pagliarani took Garth Ennis’ zombie series Crossed into the third-dimension with Crossed 3-D, an original graphic novel printed in 3-D that shipped with 3-D glasses, giving Avatar Press the best-selling graphic novel to comic shops in May. Dark Horse Comics had the number two best-selling graphic novel [...]

From the press release: As the Serpent and his allies wage war on the Marvel Universe, Thor faces his greatest challenge in Matt Fraction and Stuart Immonen’s Fear Itself #2, the second chapter of Marvel Comics blockbuster summer crossover event and the best-selling comic book sold in May. In total, Marvel Comics had six of [...]

From the press release: (BALTIMORE, MD) — (June 10, 2021) —The heroes of the Marvel Universe come together to battle a rising tide of fear and intolerance in Matt Fraction and Stuart Immonen’s Fear Itself #2, the second part of Marvel Comics’ summer mini-series event and May’s top selling comic book to comics specialty retailers, [...]

From the press release: Hughie’s quest to uncover the World War II origins of the The Boys continues in The Boys #53, the second part of the “Barbary Coast” storyline from writer Garth Ennis and artist John McCrea, giving Dynamite Entertainment the best-selling Non-Premier Comic in April. Overall, Dynamite had a strong month, taking the [...]

Direct from Diamond Distribution, here is the list of comics from all publishers, expected to be on-sale this Wednesday, May 18th, 2011. Please note though that not all of these comics may be available at your local comic shop, particularly those found in the non-premiere publisher section, so it’s best to check to check ahead [...]

From the press release: The awakening of the Serpent and Odin’s removal of the Asgardians from Earth set the stage for Marvel Comics’ next cataclysm in Matt Fraction and Stuart Immonen’s Fear Itself #1, the first part of a seven-issue mini-series event and April’s top selling comic book to comics specialty retailers. In total, Marvel [...]