Comics in General 

Year 2011 Marvel Lead in Comic Book Sales DC Close Second

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 2011, according to Diamond Comic Distributors. Justice League #1 was the top seller for the year, with more than 230,000 copies sold to North American retailers across several printings. The top winners… Read More

The Heroic Age of Marvel

“The Heroic Age” is a 2010 comic book storyline that runs through a number of books published by Marvel Comics. It began in May 2010, marking a major change in the status quo of the Marvel Universe after the events of the “Siege” crossover event, much as “The Initiative” and “Dark Reign” dealt with the aftermath of “Civil War” and… Read More

The Second Coming – X-Men

“Messiah Complex” is a comic book crossover about the X-Men which ran from October 2007 to January 2008, published by Marvel Comics. The story is the climax of events that began with “House of M“, which led to the decimation of mutants in the Marvel Universe and the first chapter of a three-part saga, which continued in Messiah War released… Read More