Friday, May 26, 2017

Comic Book Preview - Cable #1


Cable's going back to the old west - and putting on his poker face - in this preview of Cable #1, on shelves May 31.

CABLE #1
JAMES ROBINSON (W) • CARLOS PACHECO (A)
COVER BY DALE KEOWN
VARIANT COVER BY ADAM KUBERT
VARIANT COVER BY BILLY MARTIN
VARIANT COVER BY WHILCE PORTACIO
CORNER BOX VARIANT BY LEONARD KIRK
ACTION FIGURE VARIANT BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
HIP-HOP VARIANT COVER BY MIKE CHOI
WALK SOFTLY...AND CARRY A BIG GUN!
CABLE sees the mighty mutant return on a brand-new mission…with all of time in the balance! When Cable picks up the trail of a threat in the timestream, he sets off on a high-speed, history-spanning chase to save reality as we know it. From prehistory to modern day, whether it’s a six-gun duel at high noon or a high-tech sword fight in an ancient land, Cable is the only man who can keep history from unraveling!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Throwback In Comic Books! - May 2008 Comic Book Sales

May 2008 Comic Book Sales Figures
Estimated Comics Sold to North American Comics Shops
as Reported by Diamond Comic Distributors

Comic-book TitleIssuePricePublisherEst. sales
1Secret Invasion2$3.99Marvel182,390
2Final Crisis1$3.99DC144,784
3New Avengers41$2.99Marvel109,153
4Avengers Invaders1$2.99Marvel108,104
5Invincible Iron Man1$2.99Marvel105,833
6Giant Size Astonishing X-Men1$4.99Marvel105,477
7Batman676$2.99DC105,008
8Mighty Avengers13$2.99Marvel96,862
9Batman677$2.99DC96,088
10Mighty Avengers14$2.99Marvel95,253
11Justice League of America21$2.99DC90,009
12Dark Tower Long Road Home3$3.99Marvel87,605
13Thor9$2.99Marvel87,076
14Uncanny X-Men498$2.99Marvel82,066
15Buffy Vampire Slayer14$2.99Dark Horse82,045
16X-Force4$2.99Marvel80,151
17X-Men Legacy211$2.99Marvel79,795
18Captain America38$2.99Marvel79,327
19Justice Society of America15$2.99DC78,288
20Amazing Spider-Man558$2.99Marvel76,944
21Amazing Spider-Man559$2.99Marvel74,184
22X-Men Legacy212$2.99Marvel74,011
23Amazing Spider-Man560$2.99Marvel73,991
24All Star Superman11$2.99DC70,335
25Green Lantern31$2.99DC65,854
26Fantastic Four557$2.99Marvel62,718
27Wolverine65$2.99Marvel62,433
28Secret Invasion Fantastic Four1$2.99Marvel60,671
29King Size Hulk1$4.99Marvel57,463
30Titans2$2.99DC57,341
31Avengers Initiative13$2.99Marvel56,801
32X-Men Divided We Stand2$3.99Marvel56,547
33Ultimate Spider-Man122$2.99Marvel55,742
34Marvel 19851$3.99Marvel55,121
35Cable3$2.99Marvel54,744
36Logan3$3.99Marvel54,612
37Action Comics Annual11$4.99DC54,307
38Incredible Hercules117$2.99Marvel52,993
39Wolverine Origins25$3.99Marvel52,891
40Superman Batman48$2.99DC52,830
41Serenity Better Days3$2.99Dark Horse52,413
42Young X-Men2$2.99Marvel51,252
43Ultimate X-Men94$2.99Marvel49,765
44Detective Comics844$2.99DC48,380
45X-Factor31$2.99Marvel48,217
46Green Lantern Corps24$2.99DC46,934
47Action Comics865$2.99DC46,751
48Teen Titans59$2.99DC46,292
49Superman676$2.99DC45,631
50Angel After The Fall7$3.99IDW45,417
51Captain Britain & M.I. 131$2.99Marvel43,268
52Ms. Marvel27$2.99Marvel41,119
53Daredevil107$2.99Marvel40,407
54Thunderbolts120$2.99Marvel38,319
55Wonder Woman20$2.99DC38,105
56Ultimate Fantastic Four54$2.99Marvel37,545
57Rann Thanagar Holy War1$3.50DC37,168
58X-Factor Quick & Dead$2.99Marvel37,087
59Project Superpowers3$2.99Dynamic36,873
60Iron Man Director of Shield29$2.99Marvel36,405
61Guardians of Galaxy1$2.99Marvel36,282
62Giant Size Incredible Hulk1$3.99Marvel36,201
63Brave & Bold13$2.99DC35,804
64Iron Man Viva Las Vegas1$3.99Marvel35,142
65Batman & Outsiders7$2.99DC35,060
66Booster Gold9$2.99DC35,020
67Genext1$3.99Marvel33,676
68Wolverine Amazing Immortal Man Bloody Tales$3.99Marvel32,270
69Flash240$2.99DC31,934
70Green Arrow Black Canary8$2.99DC30,855
71Punisher57$2.99Marvel30,519
72Star Wars Legacy23$2.99Dark Horse30,346
73Immortal Iron Fist15$2.99Marvel30,325
74Supergirl29$2.99DC30,183
75Punisher War Journal19$2.99Marvel29,898

Throwback In Comic Books! - May 2002 Comic Book Sales


May 2002 Comic Book Sales Figures
Estimated Comics Sold to North American Comics Shops
as Reported by Diamond Comic Distributors

Comic-book TitleIssuePricePublisherEst. sales
1Transformers Generation One2$2.95Dreamwave124,093
2New X-Men126$2.25Marvel110,718
3Ultimates5$2.25Marvel110,005
4Amazing Spider-Man41 (Res)$2.25Marvel105,094
5Ultimate X-Men18$2.25Marvel101,012
6Uncanny X-Men406$2.25Marvel98,022
7Ultimate Spider-Man22$3.50Marvel97,537
8Spider-Man Blue1$3.50Marvel84,880
9Ultimate Spider-Man Special1$3.50Marvel83,015
10G.I. Joe6$2.95Image76,923
11X-Treme X-Men13$2.99Marvel74,829
12Green Arrow15$2.50DC74,417
13Wolverine176$2.25Marvel74,100
14Captain America2$2.99Marvel72,262
15JLA66$2.25DC65,001
16Spider-Man Peter Parker44$2.25Marvel58,179
17Avengers54$2.25Marvel56,732
18Batman603$2.25DC55,685
19Detective Comics770$2.50DC52,939
20Daredevil33$2.99Marvel50,673
21Wolverine Hulk4$3.50Marvel49,582
22Spider-Man Quality Of Life1$2.99Marvel49,164
23Incredible Hulk40$2.25Marvel48,407
24Nightwing69$2.25DC47,120
25Fantastic Four55$2.25Marvel46,742
26Hawkman3$2.50DC45,918
27Punisher12$2.99Marvel45,450
28Spawn122$2.50Image45,288
29Green Lantern150$3.50DC45,216
30JSA36$2.50DC44,988
31Rising Stars19$2.50Image44,743
32X-Force128$2.25Marvel44,125
33Iron Man55$3.50Marvel43,841
34X-Factor2$2.50Marvel43,000
35X-Men Unlimited36$3.50Marvel42,916
36Marvel Mangaverse2$2.25Marvel42,159
37Birds Of Prey43$2.50DC41,719
38Superman182$2.25DC41,123
39Exiles13$2.25Marvel41,101
40Ultimate Marvel Team Up16$2.25Marvel40,110
41Thor49$2.25Marvel38,328
42Paradise X Xen$4.50Marvel38,077
43Batgirl28$2.50DC37,454
44Midnight Nation12$2.95Image37,019
45Batman Gotham Knights29$2.50DC36,117
46Star Wars Ep II Attack of the Clones3$3.99Dark Horse35,738
47Star Wars Ep II Attack of the Clones4$3.99Dark Horse35,588
48Cage3$2.99Marvel35,321
49Action Comics791$2.25DC35,232
50Alias9$2.99Marvel34,692

Throwback In Comic Books! - May 2001 Comic Book Sales


May 2001 Comic Book Sales Figures
Estimated Comics Preordered by North American Comics Shops
as Reported by Diamond Comic Distributors

Comic-book TitleIssuePricePublisherEst. preorders
1New X-Men114$2.25Marvel144,835
2Uncanny X-Men394$2.25Marvel136,081
3X-Treme X-Men1$2.99Marvel135,219
4Ultimate X-Men6$2.25Marvel106,962
5Green Arrow4$2.50DC85,317
6Ultimate Spider-Man9$2.25Marvel84,724
7JLA54$2.25DC74,229
8Amazing Spider-Man31$2.25Marvel73,743
9Wolverine164$2.25Marvel72,673
10Brotherhood1$2.25Marvel72,201
11Avengers42$2.25Marvel67,742
12Ultimate Marvel Team Up Spider-Man& Iron Man4$2.25Marvel66,164
13Daredevil18 (Res)$2.99Marvel62,971
14Spawn110$2.50Image55,912
15Fantastic Four43$2.25Marvel53,819
16X-Force116$2.25Marvel52,471
17Peter Parker Spider-Man31$2.25Marvel52,285
18Rising Stars16$2.50Image52,172
19Tangled Web The Thousand2$2.99Marvel46,803
20Universe X10$3.50Marvel45,473
21Superman170$2.25DC44,182
22JLA Incarnations1$3.50DC43,597
23Thor37$2.25Marvel43,497
24Batman591$2.25DC43,333
25JSA24$2.50DC41,365
26Detective Comics758$2.50DC41,049
27Midnight Nation8$2.50Image40,096
28Iron Man42$2.25Marvel39,688
29Out There1$2.50DC39,424
30Captain America43$2.25Marvel39,259
31Batgirl16$2.50DC38,458
32Adventures Of Superman592$2.25DC38,102
33Nightwing57$2.25DC37,868
34Action Comics779$2.25DC37,847
35Thunderbolts52$2.25Marvel37,743
36Incredible Hulk28$2.25Marvel37,639
37Cable93$2.25Marvel36,074
38Superman The Man Of Steel114$2.25DC36,018
39Green Lantern138$2.25DC35,823
40JLA Black Baptism3$2.50DC35,689
41Batman Gotham Knights17$2.50DC34,566
42Batman Legends of the Dark Knight143$2.25DC34,497
43Just A Pilgrim3$2.99Wizard33,123
44Defenders5$2.25Marvel33,050
45Witchblade48$2.50Image32,655
46Marvel Knights13$2.99Marvel31,030
47Harley Quinn8$2.25DC30,723
48Titans29$2.50DC30,489
49Spectre5$2.50DC30,389
50Wonder Woman170$2.25DC29,986

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown 05/24/2017

Happy New Comic Book Day,

Northwest Comics & Games Presents the Weekly Top 10 Comic Book Countdown. As we do each and every week. We're suggesting the following comic you the reader, might like to checkout these titles. Please remember to check with your local comic book to see if they carry any titles you see below!

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10. Soulfire #3 $3.99 Aspen Comics
Aspen's premiere action-adventure fantasy epic returns in this all new jumping-on point for new readers! For Malikai, this is the only existence he has known - one where Rainier is his savior and protector. But, is that the truth or just another fiction? What lies at the heart of Rainier and his agenda? Long held secrets of the Dark Lord's past are finally revealed! Nearly fifteen of the best-selling series created by superstar artist, the late Michael Turner, have culminated in this brand-new SOULFIRE adventure by Aspen's talented creative team!

9. Plastic #2 $3.99 Image Comics
Edwyn is rattled and on his heels with his world turned upside-down-and that's bad news for the men holding the love of his life hostage. Heads are about to roll, literally, and the blood is going to flow. And God help Virginia's kidnappers if she ends up with a leak

8. Pathfinder Runescars #1 $4.99 Dynamite Entertainment
An exciting new Pathfinder adventure begins! The Pathfinder heroes receive a desperate plea to unmask a killer stalking the chaos-gripped city of Korvosa. A new queen has ascended the city's Crimson Throne, and now deadly armored Hellknights and Gray Maidens clash in the streets. With the help of a cagey adventuring detective, the heroes race down the perilous trail of a brutal murderer - only to realize that the next target might be one of their own!

7. Mass Effect Discovery #1 $3.99 Dark Horse Comics
A young Turian military recruit goes undercover in order to infiltrate the mysterious Andromeda Initiative-and ultimately retrieve a scientist who's made a potentially devastating discovery. Tying in to the highly anticipated release of Mass Effect: Andromeda, writers Jeremy Barlow and John Dombrow and artist Gabriel Guzm?n team up to create the next exciting chapter of the Mass Effect comics series!

6. G.I. Joe A Real American Hero #240 $3.99 IDW Publishing
They say that it's always darkest before the dawn... but what about the darkness that lurks inside Dawn? Learn more about the young mystery ninja in the latest bombastic issue of... G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero!

5. I Am Groot #1 $4.99 Marvel Comics
GROOT IN HIS OWN SERIES, SMALLER AND BETTER THAN EVER! When the Guardians of the Galaxy get caught in a wormhole, a smaller-than-normal Groot is separated billions of light-years away from the team. Falling to a planet below, Groot discovers he is on an entirely alien and unknown world full of strange creatures and societies. Seriously underdeveloped and with nobody who can understand him, Groot will need to make the journey to the center of this world and find the way back to his family!

4. Rapture #1 $3.99 Valiant Entertainment
On a scarred landscape, two otherworldly armies prepare to battle one last time, vying for control of a massive tower named from an ancient language no longer permitted to be spoken. One army is led by a primeval force named Babel, whose goal is singular: to breach 'Heaven' no matter the cost. The only thing standing in his way is a gray-haired barbaric warrior, filled with rage and regret, a man who sees this battle as his last chance for redemption.

3. Die Kitty Die Hollywood Or Bust #1 $3.99 Chapterhouse Comics
The hit series is back! Kitty Ravencraft, the beautiful magical witch and star of her own comic book, re-turns! This time Kitty is on top of the World! Her new comic book series is a huge success and she's once again the talk of the comic shops! Naturally, Kitty's publisher wants to capitalize on her new-found popularity with a big budget blockbuster Kitty movie! To make this happen, Kitty goes off to Hollywood, but once again she finds herself in danger! Die Kitty Die: Hollywood or Bust will be Kitty's biggest... scariest... and funniest adventure yet!

2. Action Comics #980 $2.99 DC Comics
'REVENGE' part two! Both Superman and the Revenge Squad must traverse the deadly Black Vault in a race against time to reach General Zod! Amanda Waller's secret Kryptonian weapon reveals himself to the world, but Cyborg Superman and Eradicator move in to recruit him. Tying directly into the events of this month's Suicide Squad issues-and no matter who wins in this epic showdown, it spells certain doom for the Last Son of Krypton!



1. Venom #150 $5.99 Marvel Comics
REUNITED, AND IT FEELS SO GOOD! Or, feels so bad? However it feels, Eddie Brock and the Venom symbiote have been reunited, and they're web-slinging their way around New York again. Featuring a host (hah!) of Venom creators from the character's near 30-year history, this monstrous anniversary spectacular welcomes guest artist TRADD MOORE for an oversized and brutal main story AND a lethal story featuring fan-favorite creators David Michelinie and Ron Lim, reunited! With questions still lingering about how the symbiote was separated from Flash Thompson, and what lies in its future now that it's reunited with Eddie Brock, this is one issue you can't afford to miss!

Pick of The Week! - Powerpuff Girls Time Tie #1


Powerpuff Girls Time Tie #1 $3.99 IDW Publishing
Mojo Jojo has decided that because he can never destroy the Powerpuff Girls, he'll do the next best thing: zap them into another time!!! He uses his patented 'Time Tie' to blast the three little heroes back into three separate eras in the past. Can the girls find their way back to the present before Mojo can fulfill his mission: The complete destruction of Townsville! Bullet points: The Powerpuff Girls are back in a brand-new three-issue series! Each Powerpuff Girl travels to a different era and place in time in her own special issue!

Comic Book TPB Spotlight! Dying And The Dead Spec Ed TPB

 
Dying And The Dead Special Edition TPB $9.99 Image Comics
'WHAT'S OLD IS NEW AGAIN' A special direct market only trade paperback edition of THE DYING AND THE DEAD collecting the first three oversized issues. This will arrive in stores the same day as THE DYING AND THE DEAD #4.

Comic Book Spotlight! - Archies One Shot #1


Archies #1 (One Shot) $4.99 Archie Comics
BRAND NEW ONE-SHOT SPECIAL! Follow Archie's quest to make his songwriting dreams a reality, and see what happens when the rock 'n' roll dream starts affecting his relationships with his closest friends. Join co-writers Alex Segura and Matthew Rosenberg (Archie Meets Ramones) and artist Joe Eisma (Archie) for a power-pop one-shot that goes loud on the music, fun and friendship

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

New DVD Releases May 23rd, 2017


LOGAN (2017)
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA rating: R
Director: James Mangold
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Dafne Keen, Patrick Stewart
Plot: In a bleak future, slowly losing his power of healing, an aged Wolverine, along with an Alzheimer-affected Professor Xavior, must face a deadly adversary - Nathaniel Essex, whose corporation is bent on destroying the world. With seemingly all other mutants extinct, Logan must regain his confidence and help a young girl, Laura Kinney, reach her own potential as a mutant - a clone of Wolverine himself.

The Great Wall (2017)
Language: English
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
MPAA rating: PG-13
Director: Yimou Zhang
Actors: Matt Damon, Willem Dafoe, Pedro Pascal
Plot: Long-held belief was that The Great Wall of China, now considered on of the new 7 Wonders of the World, was constructed to keep the Mongolian horde at bay. That is the story but what if the wall was meant to keep something else at bay, something far more sinister and evil and what of the men that defended humanity?

Get Out (2017)
Language: English
Genre: Horror
MPAA rating: R
Director: Jordan Peele
Actors: Bradley Whitford, Allison Williams, Daniel Kaluuya
Plot: A young African-American male has been dating his Caucasian girlfriend and both decide to visit her parents - who are unaware of his race. Once there, things begin to get strange.