New Comic Wednesday: DC Unleashes a Silencer, Image is in the Realm, Marvel Spins DJ Star Wars Tale

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A shortened version of our New Comic Wednesday this time out as it is the dreaded fifth week for new comic book releases. That doesn’t mean there aren’t any worthy books from this smaller crop, however, as the three major comic book publishers each have some interesting releases in our report for January 31st. [Read more…]

Modern Age Comic Report: Image Leads the Way with a Mix of Their Top Titles

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A trio of variant covered comic books topped CPG’s Modern Age Comic Report for the week of January 18th thru January 24th, an outcome one might expect given how much of a phenomenon variant covers have become in this comic age. The top variant in this eBay report, and the top sale of the week, belongs to the comic book publisher that also landed the most comic book auction sales overall. [Read more…]

New Comic Wednesday: Doomsday Clock Continues, Dissonance from Image, and a Cosmic Rider from Marvel

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It has been another interesting week of new comic book releases, with at least one book that is heating up with comic book collectors and investors. That heat comes courtesy of the latest issue of Thanos from Marvel Comics, but we also get the latest installment in the Doomsday Clock series, as well as a new science fiction series from Image Comics in the New Comic Wednesday report for January 24th. [Read more…]

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Modern Age Comic Report: Walking Dead, Harley Quinn Debut Lead the Way

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There are no real surprises in this edition of CPG’s Modern Age Comic Report as the comic books landing in this Top 10 have mostly appeared in prior reports. And of course, the book at the top of the list is no stranger to this report as that issue notches two appearances in the comic book auction results for January 11th thru January 17th. [Read more…]

New Comic Wednesday: DC Does Damage, Image Serves Up Ice Cream Man, Marvel Incorporates Venom

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In addition to new comic book releases from DC Comics, Image Comics, and Marvel Comics, we also get at least a little more variety in CPG’s New Comic Wednesday feature for January 17th. DC kicks off their New Age of Heroes with the first issue of a Dark Nights Metal-related character, while Image introduces an anthology hosted by the Ice Cream Man, and Marvel “incorporates” the Venom franchise (not really). [Read more…]

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Modern Age Comic Report: Marvel Rides Variant Cover Wave to a Comic Age Win

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While CPG’s Modern Age Comic Report has most recently been the domain of Image Comics, Marvel Comics rose up to at least temporarily take the mantle away from Image with the help of a handful of hard-to-find variant covers. Image was still in the mix, of course, but that comic book publisher wasn’t able to secure enough sales to lead our comic book auction report for January 4th thru January 10th. [Read more…]

New Comic Wednesday: Harley Quinn Books, Hawkeye Series Among Top Releases

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One of DC Comics’ current top characters is highlighted in two different books in CPG’s New Comic Wednesday report for January 10th, while a long-time Marvel Comics hero gets the “Old Man” treatment in a new maxi-series. Meanwhile, Image Comics has a couple of titles beginning new story arcs in our look at this week’s best new comic book releases. [Read more…]

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Modern Age Comic Report: First Two Walking Dead Issues Lead the Way

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Image Comics continued their reign as the top seller in our Modern Age Comic Report, albeit by a slim margin in our report for December 28th thru January 3rd. Leading the way for that comic age-defining comic book publisher are the first two issues of Image’s best-selling title. [Read more…]

New Comic Wednesday: Batman Family Prominent Among First Releases of New Year

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Just as our eBay comic book auction reports re-started this week, so too is our feature on the top, new comic book releases of the week, New Comic Wednesday. And this first NCW for 2018 is fairly heavy on Batman-related titles as DC Comics looks to build on a strong 2017 showing from some of these titles. [Read more…]

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Video: Gold sponsors for 2018 Free Comic Book Day announced

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It is still a few months away, but it is never too early to get excited about Free Comic Book Day (FCBD), which takes place at local comic shops around the world on the first Saturday in May. Next year’s event takes place on May 5th, 2018, and to get the hype train rolling, the FCBD Committee has begun announcing the various tiers of sponsors for this event starting with the Gold Sponsors. [Read more…]