Monday, December 31, 2018

Winter Covers - December 31

Dell Giant #28 - Bugs Bunny's Winter Fun


Bugs, Porky and the gang go ice skating on the cover of Dell Giant #28 - Bugs Bunny's Winter Fun (1960) by Tony Strobl & Norm McGary.

We've hope you've enjoyed our month-long celebration of comic book covers!

(2017: Les Psy, Tome 11)

(2016: Quit Your Job and Other Stories
(2015: Archie #226
(2014: Death of Wolverine: The Weapon X Program #1)  
(2013: Secret Hearts #37)
(2012: Mod Wheels #2)
(2011: Sabrina the Teenage Witch #63)
(2010: Jughead with Archie Digest #97)
(2009: Batman: The Long Halloween #4

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Winter Covers - December 30

Betty #134


Betty and Archie are interested in activities other than skiing on the cover of Betty #134 (2004) by Stan Goldberg & Bob Smith.

Christmas may be over, but we're filling out December with winter-themed comics covers!

(2017: The Brave and the Bold #106)

(2016: My Monster Girl's Too Cool for You #41
(2015: Millie the Model #136
(2014: Scamp #5
(2013: Archie Double Digest #237)
(2012: Ponytail #5
(2011: Scamp #2
(2010: The Flash #2
(2009: The Simpsons Winter Wing Ding #1)

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Winter Covers - December 29

Peanuts Every Sunday: 1966-1970


Snoopy is not so menacing from the top of a melting snowman on the cover of Peanuts Every Sunday: 1966-1970 (2016) by Charles M. Schulz.

Christmas may be over, but we're filling out December with winter-themed comics covers!

(2017: Triple Galop, Tome 4)

(2016: Josie #39)
(2015: 
Kaze Hikaru Vol. 4)  
(2014: Batman #121)
(2013: Calagan: Rallye Raid Tome 3)
(2012: Teen-Age Love #25)
(2011: Girls' Love Stories #61)
(2010: New Kids on the Block Digest #5)
(2009: Tommy og Tigern #13

Friday, December 28, 2018

Winter Covers - December 28

Batman #39


The Caped Crusader is on thin ice on the cover of Batman #39 (1947) by Jack Burnley & Charles Paris.

Christmas may be over, but we're filling out December with winter-themed comics covers!

(2017: Adventure Comics #139)

(2016: The Sisters, vol. 2: Doing It Our Way
(2015: Superman #46
(2014: Dead Boy Detectives #8
(2013: Strange Adventures #149
(2012: Batman #337
(2011: Liberty Meadows #30)
(2010: Daffy #12)
(2009: DC Universe Holiday Special '09)   

Amazon Top 50 - December 28, 2018

Dilbert 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
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 & Prime Reading books are removed from the chart.) 

1 (-). Dilbert 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
2 (-). Cartoons from The New Yorker 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
3 (+3). The Argyle Sweater 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
4 (-1). Peanuts 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
5 (+5). My Hero Academia, Vol. 1
6 (+44). Heart and Brain 2019 Wall Calendar
7 (-3). The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins
8 (+4). Batman: White Knight
9 (+11). My Hero Academia, Vol. 16
10 (+13). Pearls Before Swine 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar: The President Needs to Stop Tweeting
11 (+5). My Hero Academia, Vol. 2
12 (-4). Marvel Encyclopedia
13 (+4). The Little World of Liz Climo 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
14 (+11). Non Sequitur 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
15 (+22). Saga Volume 9
16 (+3). My Hero Academia, Vol. 3
17 (R). My Hero Academia, Vol. 15
18 (-9). The Complete Calvin and Hobbes (paperback)
19 (R). My Hero Academia, Vol. 17 *
20 (N). One-Punch Man, Vol. 15 *
21 (+12). Sabrina
22 (-15). The Odd 1s Out: How to Be Cool…
23 (+12). Uzumaki (3-in-1, Deluxe Edition)
24 (N). Dragon Ball Super, Vol. 4 *
25 (-10). Infinity Gauntlet
26 (R). The Adventure Zone: Murder on the Rockport Limited! *
27 (R). Maxine: A 2019 Daily Calendar
28 (R). Dark Nights: Metal: Deluxe Edition
29 (R). Berserk Deluxe Volume 1 *
30 (N). Garfield 2019 Wall Calendar: Funny Business
31 (R). Hellboy Omnibus Volume 1: Seed of Destruction
32 (R). Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 3: The Burning Seas (Kindle)
33 (+13). How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You
34 (N). Paper Girls Volume 5
35 (N). Dilbert 2019 Wall Calendar
36 (R). Marvelocity: The Marvel Comics Art of Alex Ross
37 (R). Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 1: Imperial Machine (Kindle)
38 (-7). Am I There Yet?: The Loop-de-loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood
39 (-34). Little Moments of Love
40 (R). Batman: White Knight (Kindle)
41 (R). The Complete Maus
42 (N). Sarah's Scribbles 2019 Deluxe Day-to-Day Calendar: Adulthood Is a Myth
43 (-17). The Walking Dead: Compendium One
44 (-31). DC Comics Encyclopedia All-New Edition
45 (N). Batman Vol. 8: Cold Days
46 (-5). Berlin
47 (R). Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith Vol. 2: Legacy's End (Kindle)
48 (-34). The Essential Calvin and Hobbes
49 (R). Spider-Gwen Vol. 0: Most Wanted?
50 (R). Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood




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:

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Winter Covers - December 27

Agathe Saugrenu Vol. 2: Masques et visages


Cats and robots need to be careful on frozen ponds on the cover of Agathe Saugrenu Vol. 2: Masques et Visages (2017) by Vincent Zabus.

Christmas may be over, but we're filling out December with winter-themed comics covers!

(2017: Avengers #24)

(2016: Batman Annual #1
(2015: Police Comics #51
(2014: Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #41
(2013: The Muppets #4
(2012: Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #46
(2011: Spooky Spooktown #62
(2010: Spooky #78)
(2009: P.S. Magazine: The Preventive Maintenance Monthly #11
 

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Winter Covers - December 26

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #37


It's Dinos on Ice on the cover of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #37 (2018) by Natacha Bustos.

Christmas may be over, but we're filling out December with winter-themed comics covers!

(2017: Disney Frozen Annual 2017)
(2016: Yogi Bear #16)
(2015: Les P'tits Diables Tome 3: In-fer-naux!)
(2014: Peanuts #23)
(2013: Peanuts #14)
(2012: Sabrina #3)
(2011: Daredevil #7)
(2010: Alleen op de wereld #6)
(2009: Liberty Meadows #7

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Christmas Covers - December 25

Comics Review #367-368


Rick O'Shay celebrates Christmas in Conniption on the cover of Comics Review #367-368 (2016) by Stan Lynde.

We hope you've enjoyed twenty-five days of Christmas-themed covers this year. Stay tuned as we finish out December with a batch of winter-themed comics covers...

(2017: The Christ volume 1)

(2016: Billy Tucci's A Child is Born)
(2015: Christmas With Archie

(2014: The Beano #2997)
(2013: The Christmas Story)
(2012: The Life of Christ #1)
(2011: The International Children's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew)
(2010: The First Christmas)
(2009: Topix vol. 9 #12)
(2008: Junior Partners #5)
(2007: Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact #194)
(2006: Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact #35)
(2005: Dell Four Color #1274)
(2004: Treasure Chest vol. 2 #9)

Monday, December 24, 2018

Christmas Covers - December 24

Archie Comics Double Digest #283


The Riverdale gang hitch a ride on the Santa Express on the cover of Archie Comics Double Digest #283 (2017) by Bill Galvan.

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 1 more 'get-up' until Santa!

(2017: Katy and Ken Visit Santa with Mister Wish)
(2016: Archie Double Digest #235) 
(2015: Adventure Comics #113
(2014: Limited Collectors' Edition #C-20)
(2013: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer #8
(2012: Four Color #525
(2011: Sergio Aragonés Funnies #6)
(2010: Ole Brumm Julehefte 1993)
(2009: Ninja High School #156)
(2008: Tommy og Tigern Julehefte 2007)
(2007: Action Comics #105)
(2006: Dell Four Color #666)
(2005: Dell Four Color #1274)
(2004: Captain Marvel Adventures #19)

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Christmas Covers - December 23

Sleigher #2


Heavy Metal Santa Claus fights against the forces of evil on the cover of Sleigher #2 (2016) by Axur Eneas.

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.


(2017: The Three Stooges: Merry Stoogemas #1)
(2016: Mary Marvel #8)
(2015: Gold Digger X-Mas Special #8

(2014: Grandville Noël
(2013: Shade, The Changing Man #19
(2012: I Gotta' Catch Santa Claus
(2011: Journal de Tintin #424
(2010: Katy Keene #57)
(2009: Marvelman #71)
(2008: The Original Black Cat #8)
(2007: Dennis the Menace Pocket Full of Fun #22)
(2006: Girls Bravo vol. 6)
(2005: All-New Collectors' Edition #C-53)
(2004: Impulse #34)


Saturday, December 22, 2018

Christmas Covers - December 22



Pluto is getting a candy cane bone on the cover of Mickey Mouse #39 (1954) by Paul Murray.

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 3 more 'get-ups' until Santa!

(2017: Die Kitty Die Christmas Special #1)

(2016: Captain Atom #13)
(2015: Jem and the Holograms 2015 Holiday Special)
(2014: Angry Birds Holiday Special)
(2013: Scooby-Doo #17

(2012: Target Comics #44
(2011: Romantic Secrets #20)
(2010: I Classici Disney #241)
(2009: Archie Giant Series Magazine #501)
(2008: Harvey Hits Comics #3)
(2007: Marge's Little Lulu #90)
(2006: Dell Giant #26)
(2005: Man-Thing #3)
(2004: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer #9



Friday, December 21, 2018

Christmas Covers - December 21

Northstars #1

Santa's daughter Holly and Yeti Princess Frostina are ready for adventure on the cover of Northstars Vol. 1: Welcome to Snowville! (2016) by Anna Liisa Jones.

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 4 more 'get-ups' until Santa!


(2017: Bugs Bunny's Christmas Funnies #5)

(2016: Power Man and Iron Fist Sweet Christmas Annual #1)
(2015: Dennis the Menace Giant #35
(2014: Roy Rogers Comics #61

(2013: Batman: The Brave and the Bold #12)
(2012: Magali #117)
(2011: Tom & Jerry Comics #149)
(2010: Superman #166)
(2009: Hulk #9)
(2008: Teen Beam #2)
(2007: Bugs Bunny #46)
(2006: Wacky Squirrel #2)
(2005: Archie Giant Series Magazine #15)
(2004: DC Comics Presents #67)



Amazon Top 50 - December 21, 2018

Dilbert 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
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 & Prime Reading books are removed from the chart.) 

1 (-). Dilbert 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
2 (+1). Cartoons from The New Yorker 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
3 (+5). Peanuts 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
4 (+2). The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins
5 (+14). Little Moments of Love
6 (-1). The Argyle Sweater 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
7 (-). The Odd 1s Out: How to Be Cool…
8 (-6). Marvel Encyclopedia
9 (+5). The Complete Calvin and Hobbes (paperback)
10 (-6). My Hero Academia, Vol. 1
11 (-). I'm NOT just a Scribble...
12 (+4). Batman: White Knight
13 (+7). DC Comics Encyclopedia All-New Edition
14 (-1). The Essential Calvin and Hobbes
15 (+3). Infinity Gauntlet
16 (-7). My Hero Academia, Vol. 2
17 (-). The Little World of Liz Climo 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
18 (+5). The Far Side Gallery
19 (-4). My Hero Academia, Vol. 3
20 (+1). My Hero Academia, Vol. 16
21 (+9). Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster Snow Goons
22 (-). Garfield 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
23 (+6). Pearls Before Swine 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar: The President Needs to Stop Tweeting
24 (+1). I Am Pusheen the Cat
25 (+9). Non Sequitur 2019 Day-to-Day Calendar
26 (+10). The Walking Dead: Compendium One
27 (N). A Very Stable Genius
28 (+11). Calvin and Hobbes
29 (+6). The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes
30 (N). Catana Comics Little Moments of Love 2019 Wall Calendar
31 (R). Am I There Yet?: The Loop-de-loop, Zigzagging Journey to Adulthood
32 (N). The League of Regrettable Superheroes: Half-Baked Heroes from Comic Book History
33 (R). Sabrina
34 (-1). The Complete Far Side
35 (R). Uzumaki (3-in-1, Deluxe Edition)
36 (R). The Little Book of Life Hacks: How to Make Your Life Happier, Healthier, and More Beautiful
37 (-13). Saga Volume 9
38 (N). Darth Vader (2017-2018) #25 (Kindle)
39 (N). Sh*t My President Says: The Illustrated Tweets of Donald J. Trump
40 (-). #SAD!: Doonesbury in the Time of Trump
41 (-10). Berlin
42 (-). The Walking Dead Volume 30: New World Order
43 (R). Super Chill: A Year of Living Anxiously
44 (R). Scott Pilgrim Precious Little Box Set
45 (-4). The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons: A Semi-serious A-to-Z Archive
46 (-19). How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You
47 (-2). Goodnight Darth Vader
48 (-11). My Hero Academia, Vol. 4
49 (-1). Scientific Progress Goes 'Boink'
50 (N). Heart and Brain 2019 Wall Calendar



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:

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Christmas Covers - December 18

Action Comics #1005


Superman delivers toys to the children of Metropolis on the variant cover to Action Comics #1005 (2018) by Francis Manapul.

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

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


Just 7 more 'get-ups' until Santa!

(2017: Wendy Witch World #23)
(2016: Bugs Bunny's Christmas Funnies #4)
(2015: Superman's Christmas Adventure
(2014: Doctor Who #12)
(2013: Archie Double Digest #246)
(2012: Teen Titans #13)
(2011: Tivoli med vänner #11)
(2010: Looney Tunes #97)
(2009: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer #4)
(2008: Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #364)
(2007: Guy Garder: Warrior #39)
(2006: Impulse #45)
(2005: Adventures of Superman #487)
(2004: Mutt & Jeff #32)



Monday, December 17, 2018

Christmas Covers - December 17

Batman and the Outsiders #19


Why are Geo-Force and Superman fighting over a Christmas Tree on the cover of Batman and the Outsiders #19 (1985)? Perhaps artist Jim Aparo knows?

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 8 more 'get-ups' until Santa!

(2017: Harley Quinn #10)

(2016: World of Archie Comics Double Digest #64
(2015: Scooby-Doo #67
(2014: Katy Keene #29
(2013: The Spirit #13
(2012: Critters #11
(2011: Star Trek: The Next Generation #2)
(2010: Heathcliff #6)
(2009: Gold Digger X-Mas Special #2
(2008: Little Dot #29)
(2007: Classics Illustrated #53)
(2006: Patrick The Wolf Boy Christmas Special)
(2005: A Patty Cake Christmas)
(2004: Superman #165)



Sunday, December 16, 2018

Christmas Covers - December 16

The Transformers #41


Autobot's in disguise—as Santa Claus!—on the cover of The Transformers #41 (1985) by Mike Collins & Mark Farmer.

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 9 more 'get-ups' until Santa!

(2017: Faith's Winter Wonderland Special)
(2016: Tippy Teen #2)
(2015: Hellblazer #49
(2014: Mars Attacks the Holidays