Saturday, December 14, 2019

Christmas Covers - December 14

Flare #30


Santa's granddaughter Chrissie Claus gets the spotlight on the cover of Flare #30 (2006) Daerick Gröss.

For each day of December until Christmas I'm featuring a Holiday-related comic book cover.

Come back tomorrow, and every day this month, for a new Christmas cover.


Just 11 more 'get-ups' until Santa!

(2018: Disney Princesses #16)
(2017: World of Archie Double Digest #73)
(2016: Four Color #178)  
(2013: Action Comics #762
(2012: On a volé le courrier de Petit Père Noël) 
(2011: Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Comics #87) 
(2010: Sal y Pimienta #151) 
(2009: Sugar & Spike #50
(2008: Tom-Tom, The Jungle Boy #3)
(2007: Sugar & Spike #68)
(2006: Sugar & Spike #38)
(2005: Sugar & Spike #26)
(2004: Sugar & Spike #32)


Friday, December 13, 2019

Christmas Covers - December 13

Bugs Bunny's Christmas Funnies 1


Enjoy a Christmas dance with Bugs and Santa on the cover of Bugs Bunny's Christmas Funnies #1 (1950) by Tony Strobl.

For each day of December until Christmas I'm featuring a Holiday-related comic book cover.

Come back tomorrow, and every day this month, for a new Christmas cover.


(2018: Santa Claus Funnies)

(2017: Marge's Little Lulu #7)
(2016: Comic Cavalcade #19)
(2015: Blue Bolt v. 3 #7
(2014: Red Ryder Comics #137
(2013: Robbedoes #2017)
(2012: Cheryl Blossom Special #3
(2011: Batman #239)
(2010: Pelle Svanslös Jul-album 1960)
(2009: Robbedoes #2436)
(2008: Sugar and Spike #44)
(2007: Love Hina vol. 6)
(2006: Green Lantern: Mosaic #9)
(2005: Jonah Hex #34)
(2004: Starman #27)



Amazon Top 50 - December 13, 2019

Strange Planet
Here are the Top 50 Comics & Graphic Novels on Amazon Friday morning. See About the Amazon Top 50 Lists for more information on how this list is compiled.  (Note: All Kindle Unlimited, FreeTime Unlimited, comiXology Unlimited, & Prime Reading books are removed from the chart.) 

1 (-). Strange Planet
2 (-). The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
3 (-). Dilbert 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar
4 (-). Watchmen
5 (-). Marvel Encyclopedia, New Edition
6 (-). Pusheen 2020 Wall Calendar
7 (+3). Cartoons from The New Yorker 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar
8 (-). The Odd 1s Out
9 (-). The Walking Dead Compendium Volume 4
10 (+1). How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You
11 (+3). The Argyle Sweater 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar
12 (-). My Hero Academia, Vol. 1
13 (+3). My Hero Academia, Vol. 2
14 (+5). I'm NOT just a Scribble...
15 (+2). The Little World of Liz Climo 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar
16 (+2). Peanuts 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar
17 (+9). My Hero Academia, Vol. 3
18 (+16). Non Sequitur 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar
19 (+10). Calvin and Hobbes
20 (-). They Called Us Enemy
21 (R). The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt
22 (+5). The Essential Calvin and Hobbes
23 (-2). The Adventure Zone: Murder on the Rockport Limited!
24 (-11). My Hero Academia, Vol. 22
25 (-3). Watchmen, Deluxe Edition
26 (-2). The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins
27 (+13). Pearls Before Swine 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar
28 (-3). Garfield 2020 Day-to-Day Calendar
29 (+1). Anne of Green Gables: A Graphic Novel
30 (+3). Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 1
31 (+5). House of X/Powers of X
32 (N). Teen Titans: Beast Boy *
33 (-26). Watchmen (Kindle)
34 (-6). Critical Role Vox Machina: Origins Volume 1
35 (+3). Little Moments of Love 2020 Deluxe Day-to-Day Calendar
36 (R). The Complete Calvin and Hobbes (paperback)
37 (+11). My Hero Academia, Vol. 4
38 (-1). Tomie: Complete Deluxe Edition
39 (+6). The Calvin and Hobbes Lazy Sunday Book
40 (R). My Hero Academia, Vol. 5
41 (R). Bedtime for Batman
42 (+8). Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster Snow Goons
43 (-). JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Part 1—Phantom Blood, Vol. 1
44 (-3). Berserk Deluxe Volume 1
45 (R). The Umbrella Academy Volume 3: Hotel Oblivion
46 (-14). DC Comics Encyclopedia All-New Edition
47 (R). Teen Titans: Raven
48 (R). Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 2
49 (N). Maxine 2020 Wall Calendar: A Year of Bad Poetry
50 (R). Darth Vader and Son


Items with asterisks (*) are pre-order items.
Items with dollar signs ($) were part of a deeply discounted Kindle sale this week
N = New listing appearing on list for first time 
R = Item returning to the list after having been off for 1 or more weeks

Commentary: 

  • Strange Planet is still at the top of the comics chart, and #11 on the overall Amazon books chart. In fact, the top six stay in the same positions this week (as do the #8 & #9 titles).
  • Only two titles debut on the chart this week: Teen Titans: Beast Boy (Kami Garcia & Gabriel Picolo's follow-up to Raven, due out in September 2020), and the Maxine 2020 Wall Calendar.
  • Eleven calendars on the char this week—this is now a large majority of people read their comics!

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Christmas Covers - December 12

My Little Pony 2019 Holiday Special


The ponies go caroling on the cover of the My Little Pony 2019 Holiday Special by Andy Price.

For each day of December until Christmas I'm featuring a Holiday-related comic book cover.

Come back tomorrow, and every day this month, for a new Christmas cover.


Just 13 more 'get-ups' until Santa!

(2018: Tom and Jerry #239)
(2017: The Simpsons Winter Wingding #7)
(2016: Buster and Monster Fun Christmas 1977)  
(2014: Spooky #28
(2013: Spider-Girl #54
(2012: Batman #33)
(2011: Mad #68
(2010: Sugar Buzz #4)
(2009: Clerks Holiday Special
(2008: Eternal Romance #3)
(2007: Liberty Meadows #24)
(2006: Veronica #6)
(2005: Dell Movie Classic #725)
(2004: Treasure Chest vol. 23 #8) 

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Christmas Covers - December 11

Cheryl Blossom 9

Betty tries to teach Cheryl about the true meaning of Christmas on the cover of Cheryl Blossom #9 (1998) by Dan DeCarlo and Alison Flood.

For each day of December until Christmas I'm featuring a Holiday-related comic book cover.

Come back tomorrow, and every day this month, for a new Christmas cover.


Just 14 more 'get-ups' until Santa!


(2018: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #89)
(2014: Sweet Rein vol. 2
(2013: Sweet Rein vol. 1
(2012: Garfield #8
(2011: The Simpsons Winter Wingding #6
(2010: Marvel Super Hero Squad #12 ) 
(2009: P.S. Magazine: The Preventive Maintenance Monthly #157)
(2008: More Fun Comics #39)
(2007: The Tick: Big Red-N-Green Christmas Spectacle #1)
(2006: The Best of DC #58)
(2005: Batman #27)
(2004: The Brave and the Bold #148) 

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Christmas Covers - December 10


Robot Santa is on a rampage on the cover of Futurama Comics #64 (2012) by James Lloyd.

or each day of December until Christmas I'm featuring a Holiday-related comic book cover.

Come back tomorrow, and every day this month, for a new Christmas cover.


Just 15 more 'get-ups' until Santa!

(2018: Archie Giant Series Magazine #10)
(2017: Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #171)
(2016: Mickey Mouse Magazine #51)  
(2013: Dance Class vol. 6
(2012: Caravan Kidd Holiday Special
(2011: Spider-Man Kids julehefte 2009
(2010: Richie Rich Holiday Digest Magazine #1
(2009: Pondus - Julen 2003)
(2008: Battle Vixens vol. 9)
(2007: The Bakers Meet Jingle Belle)
(2006: A Distant Soil #26)
(2005: Classics Illustrated #15)
(2004: Action Comics #93)  


Monday, December 09, 2019

Christmas Covers - December 9


A young Klaus is making his deliveries with the help of eight tiny dire wolves on the cover of Klaus #6 (2016) by Dan Mora.

For each day of December until Christmas I'm featuring a Holiday-related comic book cover.

Come back tomorrow, and every day this month, for a new Christmas cover.


Just 16 more 'get-ups' until Santa!

(2018: Batgirl #18)

(2017: Action Comics #117)
(2016: Garfield #32)
(2015: The Spectre #26

(2014: Marvel Two-In-One #8 

Sunday, December 08, 2019

Christmas Covers - December 8

Vicki Valentine #2


Vicki and David Exchange gifts on the cover of Vicki Valentine #2 by Bill Woggon (1985).

For each day of December until Christmas I'm featuring a Holiday-related comic book cover.

Come back tomorrow, and every day this month, for a new Christmas cover. 

Just 17 more 'get-ups' until Santa!


(2018: Mistletoe and the Lost Stiletto)
(2017: Faith's Winter Wonderland Special #1)
(2016: The Ray #20)
(2015: Four Color #868
(2014: Batman Family #4