Full sales charts for October 2015 (Invincible Iron Man, Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Karnak, Captain America Sam Wilson, Batman/Robin Eternal, Superman: Lois and Clark, Titans Hunt, Telos, Paper Girls, Black Magick, Grumpy Cat, Vertigo), Earth One Graphic Novels, Jason Aaron, Scott Snyder, DC Woes, Marvel Launches for 11 Nov (Web Warriors, All-New Wolverine, All-New Hawkeye, Illuminati, Ultimates, All-New All-Different Avengers, Carnage), Amazing Spider-Man #3 (Spoilers!), Spider-Man 2099.
And the Comics Countdown for 11 Nov 2015:
10. Web Warriors #1 by Mike Costa and David Baldeon
9. Batman and Robin Eternal #6 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion and Tony Daniel
8. Harrow County #7 by Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook
7. Secret Wars #7 by Jonathon Hickman and Esad Ribic
6. All-New Wolverine #1 by Tom Taylor and David Lopez
5. Descender #7 by Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen
4. Batman #46 by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo
3. Goddamned #1 by Jason Aaron and RM Guerra
2. Constantine: the Hellblazer #6 by James Tynion, Ming Doyle and Riley Rossmo
1. Justice League: Darkseid War - Green Lantern by Tom King and Evan Shaner
Top 10 in sales for October 2015 (Marvel Sweep, Spider-Gwen > Secret Wars, Doctor Strange, Invincible Iron Man), Aquaman: Rise of the Seven Seas, Green Arrow, Howard the Duck, new Super-Girl comic series, Bob Harras, Axel Alonso, Monstress from Image, Extraordinary X-Men, Amazing Spider-Man, new Marvel Launches (Hercules, Nova, Drax, Vision), Dan Abnett, arch-nemeses for Flash, Superman, and Spider-Man, Severed and Ghosted from Joshua Williamson, James Bond by Warren Ellis and Jason Masters, EI8HT by Rafael Albuquerque and Mike Johnson, Rick Remender, Black Science, Tokyo Ghost, Deadly Ghost.
And the Comics Countdown for 04 November 2015
The Supergirl TV premiere, Arrow, Flask, the lack of a Supergirl comic series, Matt Fraction, Aquaman, Cullen Bunn, Peter David, Jeff Parker, Gail Simone, our favorite horror comics (Batman Endgame and Court of Owls, Severed, Death Note, Eerie/Creepy, Purple Man, Harrow County, Nailbiter, Ghosted, Locke & Key), Political controversy in recent comics (Captain America Sam Wilson, Prez), Runaways, Young Avengers, Jessica Jones.
The Comics Countdown for 28 October 2015:
10. Robin, Son of Batman #5 by Patrick Gleason
9. Batgirl #45 by Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr
8. Justice League: Darkseid War - Batman #1 by Peter Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin
7. They're Not Like Us #9 by Eric Stephenson and Simon Gane
6. Wild's End: Enemy Within #2 by Dan Abnett, Nik Abnett, and Ian Culbard
5. Rumble #8 by John Arcudi and James Harren
4. Book of Death #4 by Robert Venditi and Doug Braithwaite
3. We Are Robin #5 by Lee Bermejo and Jorge Corona
2. Black Magic #1 by Greg Rucka and Nicola Scott
1. Art Ops #1 by Shaun Simon and Mike Allred
More Marvel launch announcements (International Iron Man by Bendis and Maleev, Punisher by Becky Cloonan and Steve Dillon, Hyperion, Nighthawk, X-Men: Worst X-Man Ever), Learning to Crawl by Dan Slott, Marvel Double Shipping, Empress by Millar and Immonen, various Star Wars titles, Green River Killer, Jessica Jones, Alias, Mattie Franklin Spider-Woman, Spider-Man/Deadpool by Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness, Miracleman/Marvelman, DC Dark, DC Edge, Young DC, Titans Hunt, Kaijumax, A-Force, Totally Awesome Hulk, Scarlet Witch, Omniboo and Absolutes. A special return of the Red Alert this week! Two titles earn the distinction: Wonder Woman and Teen Titans. And, of course, the Comics Countdown for 21 Oct 2015
Sales Figures for September 2015 (Star Wars, recent DC launches, Image #1s, Midnighter), Predictions for Oct 2015 sales, Dr. Strange #1, Invincible Iron Man #1, Amazing Spider-Man #1, Superman: Lois & Clark by Dan Jurgens and Lee Weeks, Injection TPB 1 by Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey, Captain America controversy, Mary Jane, Paper Doll, Jackpot, Phil Urich, Roderick Kingsley, Axis: Hobgoblin, Deadpool, Joe Kelly, Batman & Robin Eternal, Spider-Gwen and the Comics Countdown for 14 Oct 2015.
Show Notes! New York Comic-Con 2015 Recap: creative changes for Batman, Cup of Joe, Romita Jr on Dark Knight III, Seth Green and TMNT, DC Superhero Girls, Avengers event 'Standoff', Dark Horse's How to Train Your Dragon and Avatar, Ant-Man and the Wasp movie. Other topics: Bad ideas that made great comics, Netflix, Marvel TV vs. Marvel Movies, the X-Men movies, new Marvel launches Amazing Spider-Man, Invincible Iron Man, and Dr. Strange, Secret Wars 6, DC launches Telos and Batman & Robin Eternal, creator-owned launches, market flooding, Sparks, Living with Death.
Be sure to check out the recent Glenn collaboration: http://www.jennygormanart.com/#!Mini-Crossover-Comic-with-Glenn-Matchett-and-Jenny-Gorman/cxq3/561817290cf2c6c6436c85c8
And the Comics Countdown for 07 October 2015.
Show notes for this week: the new Black Widow series, Game of Thrones, Song of Ice and Fire, the Direct book market, Robert Kirkman, Diamond distribution, Fill-ins, Grant Morrison, Earth One, geekmom, graphic policy, Aquaman and Aquarape, Spider-Man, Hugh Laurie, Fantastic Four, Comedy Books (Squirrel Girl, Howard the Duck, Harley Quinn), Guardians of the Galaxy cartoon, Marvel/DC gearing more projects towards children, DC Superhero Girls. And the Comics Countdown for 30 Sep (SHIELD, Sons of the Devil, Zodiac Star Force, Revival, They're Not Like Us, Batman Annual, American Vampire: Second Cycle, Archie, Book of Death: Fall of Harbinger, Sandman: Overture).
Show Notes for this week:
We celebrate Batman Day with a look at our favorite Batman writers and artists (along with some key storylines). Writers include: Scott Snyder, Jeph Loeb, Paul Dini, Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Bill Finger, Chuck Dixon, Ed Brubaker, Frank Miller. Artists include: Tim Sale, Greg Capullo, Jim Aparo, Bruce Timm, Dustin Nguyen, David Mazzuchelli, Gary Frank, Norm Breyfogle, Brian Bolland, Lee Bermejo.
We also ramble a bit about Dark Knight III: Master Race, the price point of All New All Different Marvel, Image prices, Invincible, Southern Bastards, Shutter, Nailbiter, Brian Michael Bendis, and Jessica Jones.
And, of course, the Comics Countdown for 23 Sep 2015.
August 2015 Sales Figures; Secret Wars Tie-Ins; Flashpoint; Star Wars; DC Bombshells; Grim DC Sales and Cancellations; Green Lantern; Legion of Super-Heroes; Jonathon Hickman; Vandal Savage; Batman Beyond; DC Weeklies; Earth Two; Omega Men; Martian Manhunter; Midnighter; Steve Orlando; LGBT Characters; Hellblazer; Doctor Who; Star Trek/Green Lantern; Lumberjanes; I Kill Giants
And the Comics Countdown for 16 Sep 2015
Gwenpool; Harley Quinn; Spider-man 2099; All New All Different (?) Marvel; Mary Jane and Tony Stark; Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows; Black Cat; Catwoman; Mary Jane (again!); Amazing Spider-Man: Spiral by Gerry Conway; Scarlet Spider (Kaine); Carrie Kelley; Batman #44 by Scott Snyder, Brian Azzarello and Jock; 8house #3 by Brandon Graham and Xurxo Penalta; COWL TP 2 by Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel, Rod Reis, and Troy Peteri; Ghosted by Joshua Williamson; Bryan Hitch's Justice League; and the sad sales for DC Comics.
And the Comics Countdown for 09 September 2015
Plutona, Jeff Lemire, Image Comics, Invincible, Walking Dead, Lawsuits, Len Wein, Lucius Fox, X-23, Tom Taylor, Gail Simone, Secret Six, Editorial Mandates, Gotham Academy, Harley Quinn, Genres in Comics, Garth Ennis' Punisher, Geoff Johns' Flash, Justie League, New Gods, Kingdom Come, Mark Waid, Daredevil, Ron Garney, She-Hulk, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Inhumans, Miles Morales, Kamala Kahn Ms. Marvel.
And the Comics Countdown for 02 September 2015.
Episode One Show Notes:
Avengers by Kurt Busiek and George Perez, Fantastic Four, current state of the Marvel Universe, lamentation of editor's notes, Secret Wars, One Year Later, Hush, Heart of Hush, House of Hush, Batman Eternal, Sean McKeever, Daniel Way, Scott Snyder, Superman, Detective Comics, Wytches, Captain America White, Captain America Sam Wilson, Teen Titans, Grayson, more Batman Eternal, animated Killing Joke.
And the Comics Countdown for 26 August 2015.