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HOT FIVE: Week of April 24, 2013

HOT FIVE: Week of April 24, 2013

Every week, Comicosity brings you our Hot Five, a short list of the top books we think you’ll want to be checking out. Be they new title launches, key issues or just continuing stories from some of the industry’s most acclaimed books, this list is your guaranteed gold for the week in the comic market.

Trade Waiting: Week of April 24, 2013

Collection readers, it’s time to forecast to this coming New Comic Book Day and see what the comics biz has in store for you on April 24, 2013. It’s a solid week, especially for indie fans, with some new Marvel NOW! in there for flavour. INVINCIBLE: ULTIMATE COLLECTION VOL. 8 Written by Robert Kirkman Art

#TenTweetsThursday with @GL875

Sector 875, you are under the protection of the Green Lantern Corps. This week’s Ten Tweets Thursday features GL alum Flodo Span (@GL875) the currently dissipated member who talks GL shop at http://flodospage.blogspot.ca/ #1 What is the first comic you remember reading? A children’s comic published in the UK called The Beano. #2 You can only pick

MOM’S COVER WATCH: April 17, 2013

The Mother of All Comics is focusing in on the leading ladies (mostly), and having them take center stage for the wall-worthy covers in MOM’S COVER WATCH for April 17, 2013. CAPTAIN MARVEL #12 Written by Kelly Sue DeConnick Cover art by Joe Quinones Published by Marvel Comics Joyous. This cover is joy trapped in

NUMBERS GAME: Independents — March 2013

The Mid-Market Top 10 1. (21) The Walking Dead #108 (67,423) 2. (33) Saga #11 (50,023) 3. (35) East of West #1 (49,518) 4. (44) Star Wars #3 (45,522) 5. (55) My Little Pony Friendship is Magic #4 (41,541) 6. (65) My Little Pony Friendship is Magic #5 (36,354) 7. (78) Shrugged Vol. 2 #1 (30,657)

NUMBERS GAME: DC Comics — March 2013

If there’s one word that describes DC Comics’ March sales, it would likely be “plateaued.” It was a month where not too much could have moved the needle for DC, as there was only one new #1, no major creative team changes, and most storylines wrapping in advance of April’s gatefold cover month (designed in

HOT FIVE: Week of April 17, 2013

Every week, Comicosity brings you our Hot Five, a short list of the top books we think you’ll want to be checking out. Be they new title launches, key issues or just continuing stories from some of the industry’s most acclaimed books, this list is your guaranteed gold for the week in the comic market.

NUMBERS GAME: Marvel Comics — March 2013

There are two ways to look at the overall numbers for March — either Marvel had a GREAT month, or that DC had a terrible one.  I’m more inclined to side with the notion that Marvel had a great, slightly lucky, month.  Marvel completely took over the month with overall units (43.78% compared to DC’s

Trade Waiting: Week of April 17, 2013

Welcome to Trade Waiting, the weekly look at the five hottest comic book collections hitting stores on Wednesday. These week is owned by Image Comics, with three major releases all dropping on April 17, 2013. MANHATTAN PROJECTS VOL. 2 Written by Jonathan Hickman Art by Nick Pitarra, Jordie Bellaire Release Date: April 17, 2013 Price:

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