It’s been over three years since the debut of Kamala Khan, and since 2014, Ms. Marvel has been one of Marvel’s most popular books month after month. She hasn’t been the only popular legacy hero – Jane Foster as Thor, Amadeus Cho as Hulk, Miles Morales as Spider-Man, and Sam Alexander as Nova have all been great for Marvel. For a publisher struggling with sales, legacy hero books – new faces for existing superhero names – are solid ground, so it was only a matter of time before they got their own team book.
by Xavier Lancel Welcome to a new analysis of the Marvel sales. Reminder: I’m French, that’s why I’m talking funny. Please address your complaints to my “sorry, no foie gras for Christmas” country. If last month was very quiet for Marvel, this one is literally bursting with new titles, events and…falls! A lot of Marvel […]
Diamond has just released the sales rankings for October, and Boom’s Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York #1 was the best selling periodcal, thanks to inclusion in this month’s Loot Crate. Marvel’s Champions #1, which sold some 400,000 copies was the #2 title and a reprint of the original Tony Isabella/Don Heck/Bob Layton Champions […]
Marvel Monsters Unleashed event doesn’t kick off until next year, but they are “unleashing” many variants and spin-offs and what not, including four new tie-ins cleverly numbers #1.MU. Among the writers, Chip Zdarsky and Jeremy Whitley. The characters include Doctor Strange, the Champions, All-New X-Men and Uncanny Inhumans. These four new tie-ins join previously announced Spider-Man/Deadpool and […]
With the previews rolling out this week, Marvel has announced a few huge projects but here are the thigns that caught our attention at Stately Beat Manor: Monsters Unleashes, written by Cullen Bunn, is the “mini event” for Marvel early next year and they’re kicking things off with with the MONSTERS UNLEASHED PRELUDE TPB in January, a $34.99 hardcover […]
As we’ve been noting, Marvel is giving their upcoming Champions team book a YYYYUUUGGGE push, with plentiful retailer incentives, a debut party promotion, and a “Change the World’ teaser campaign spotlighting the young cast. And here’s the first preview of the book, which comes out in October. Mark Waid and Humberto Ramos are the creative team. […]