Comic Books from August 2012

There was More Than Just the Weather Heating Things Up in August 2012, The Comic Book Shelves were Ablaze With Big Events and Hot New Series and Comic Book Fans Were On Fire with Excitement. Here We Have a Sizzling Selection of the Hottest Comic Books Released in August of 2012.

August 2012 was a hot month for comic books. Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image and IDW Comics and Dark Horse Comics, along with Zenescope had the month of August steaming with all-new comic books, characters and plots. DC, Marvel, IDW, Image and Dark Horse Comics retained the top five retail sales spots with DC Comics taking first place with a 33% share and Marvel following with a 32% share.

The Avengers stage a daring attack on the X-Men's prison camp while Spider-Man fights the Phoenix-powered X-Men alone in Marvel Comics' Avengers vs. X-Men #9, the best-selling comic book of the month and right on its heels the number two best selling comic book of the month, Avengers vs. X-Men #10. DC Comics followed Marvel with its popular Batman #12 and Justice League #12 coming respectively in third and fourth top selling spots. The fifth spot belongs to long-time favorite Amazing Spider-Man #692. The last five comic in the top ten are Before Watchmen Rorschach #1, AVX vs. #5, Before Watchmen Dr Manhattan #1, Green Lantern #12, and Detective Comics #12.

Image Comics' The Walking Dead #101 from Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard was the publisher's top book for August at #31. Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #12 was Dark Horse Comics' top book for the month at #97.

The top ten Graphic Novels and Trade Paperbacks consisted of DC Comics Batman: Earth One HC, which was the top seller in August followed by Image Comics The Walking Dead Volume #1: Days Gone By trade paperback. Swamp Thing Volume 1: Raise Them Bones trade paperback and Superman: Action Comics Volume 1: Superman Men of Steel hardcover gave DC Comics the third and fourth spots and coming in at fifth was another great DC Comic title, Batman Volume 1: The Court of Owls hardcover.  The remaining top ten selling graphic novels include Hulk Season One Premiere HC, Scott Pilgrim Volume #1 Color HC, Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Sith Hunters TP, The Walking Dead Volume #2: Miles Behind Us TP and Fear Itself TP.

Sailor Moon TP was the best selling Manga in August of 2012, followed by Viz Medias always-popular Yu Gi Oh volume #9. Blade of the Immortal TP #25 was the top third best seller followed by fourth place Bleach TP #44 and fifth place Bleach TP #45.

There were also some great new number ones released in August of 2012, among them were Valiant Comics Archer and Armstrong #1, Marvel Comics First X-Men #1 and from Aspen comics two new titles, Homecoming #1 and Idolized #1. IDW Comics released an all-new horror in Infected #1, while Image Comics gave fans a new hero to root for in It Girl and The Atomics #1. Image also gave fans a new mad-scientist in Think Tank #1.

You can find these comics and more here at White Dragon Comics; you will find the best comics available from August 2012 on the following page take your time and browse our comic book selection. Each comic book has a short description and photo, giving shoppers a real comic book shop experience.

Action Comics # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Action Comics # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Alabaster: Wolves # 5 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)Alabaster: Wolves # 5 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)
All-Star Western # 12 (DC Comics 2012)All-Star Western # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Alpha Girl # 4 (Image Comics 2012)Alpha Girl # 4 (Image Comics 2012)
America's Got Powers # 3 (Image Comics 2012)America's Got Powers # 3 (Image Comics 2012)
American Vampire # 30 (Vertigo Comics 2012)American Vampire # 30 (Vertigo Comics 2012)
American Vampire: Lord Of Nightmares # 3 (Vertigo Comics 2012)American Vampire: Lord Of Nightmares # 3 (Vertigo Comics 2012)
Animal Man # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Animal Man # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Archer and Armstrong #    1 (Valiant Comics 2012)Archer and Armstrong # 1 (Valiant Comics 2012)
Astonishing X-Men # 53 (Marvel Comics 2012)Astonishing X-Men # 53 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Avengers, Earths Mightiest Heroes #  5 (Marvel Comics 2012)Avengers, Earths Mightiest Heroes # 5 (Marvel Comics 2012)
AVX: VS # 5 (Marvel Comics 2012)AVX: VS # 5 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Axe Cop: President of The World # 2 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)Axe Cop: President of The World # 2 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)
Batman Beyond Unlimited #  7 (DC Comics 2012)Batman Beyond Unlimited # 7 (DC Comics 2012)
Batman, Incorporated #  4 (DC Comics 2011)Batman, Incorporated # 4 (DC Comics 2011)
Battle Beasts # 2  (IDW Comics 2012)Battle Beasts # 2 (IDW Comics 2012)
Batwing # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Batwing # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Before Watchmen: Minutemen #  3 (DC Comics 2012)Before Watchmen: Minutemen # 3 (DC Comics 2012)
Bionic Man # 12 (Dynamite Comics 2012)Bionic Man # 12 (Dynamite Comics 2012)
Bionic Woman #  3 (Dynamite Comics 2012)Bionic Woman # 3 (Dynamite Comics 2012)
Birds of Prey # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Birds of Prey # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Bloodshot #  2 (Valiant Comics 2012)Bloodshot # 2 (Valiant Comics 2012)
Captain America and Iron Man #635 (Marvel Comics 2012)Captain America and Iron Man #635 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Captain America and Namor #635.1 (Marvel Comics 2012)Captain America and Namor #635.1 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Captain America volume 6 # 16 (Marvel Comics 2012)Captain America volume 6 # 16 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Captain Marvel volume 6 #  3 (Marvel Comics 2012)Captain Marvel volume 6 # 3 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Clint 2.0 # 2 (Titan Comics 2012)Clint 2.0 # 2 (Titan Comics 2012)
Clint 2.0 # 3 (Titan Comics 2012)Clint 2.0 # 3 (Titan Comics 2012)
Creator Owned Heroes #  3 (Image Comics 2012)Creator Owned Heroes # 3 (Image Comics 2012)
Crossed: Badlands # 12 (Avatar Comics 2012)Crossed: Badlands # 12 (Avatar Comics 2012)
Crow #  2 (IDW Comics 2012)Crow # 2 (IDW Comics 2012)
Dan The Unharmable #  4 (Avatar Comics 2012)Dan The Unharmable # 4 (Avatar Comics 2012)
Dancer # 4 (Image Comics 2012)Dancer # 4 (Image Comics 2012)
Daredevil, volume 3 # 16 (Marvel Comics 2012)Daredevil, volume 3 # 16 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Daredevil, volume 3 # 17 (Marvel Comics 2012)Daredevil, volume 3 # 17 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Dark Avengers # 179 (Marvel Comics 2012)Dark Avengers # 179 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Dark Horse Presents, volume 2 # 15 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)Dark Horse Presents, volume 2 # 15 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)
DC Universe Presents # 12 (DC Comics 2012)DC Universe Presents # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Debris # 2 (Image Comics 2012)Debris # 2 (Image Comics 2012)
Defenders #  9 (Marvel Comics 2012)Defenders # 9 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Demon Knights # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Demon Knights # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Dial H #  4 (DC Comics 2012)Dial H # 4 (DC Comics 2012)
Dominique Laveau, Voodoo Child #  6 (Vertigo Comics 2012)Dominique Laveau, Voodoo Child # 6 (Vertigo Comics 2012)
Epic Kill #  4 (Image Comics 2012)Epic Kill # 4 (Image Comics 2012)
Extermination #  3 (Boom Studios 2012)Extermination # 3 (Boom Studios 2012)
Fables #120 (Vertigo Comics 2012)Fables #120 (Vertigo Comics 2012)
First X-Men # 1 (Marvel Comics 2012)First X-Men # 1 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Fury of Firestorm # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Fury of Firestorm # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
G.I. Combat #  4 (DC Comics 2012)G.I. Combat # 4 (DC Comics 2012)
G.I. Joe, volume 2 # 16 (IDW Comics 2012)G.I. Joe, volume 2 # 16 (IDW Comics 2012)
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero # 181 (IDW Comics 2012)G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero # 181 (IDW Comics 2012)
Garfield #  4 (Kaboom Comics 2012)Garfield # 4 (Kaboom Comics 2012)
Ghostbusters, volume 1 # 12 (IDW Comics 2012)Ghostbusters, volume 1 # 12 (IDW Comics 2012)
Godzilla #  4 (IDW Comics 2012)Godzilla # 4 (IDW Comics 2012)
Green Lantern Corps # 12	(DC Comics 2012)Green Lantern Corps # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Green Lantern: The Animated Series #  5 (DC Comics 2012)Green Lantern: The Animated Series # 5 (DC Comics 2012)
Grifter # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Grifter # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Grim Leaper # 4  (Image Comics 2012)Grim Leaper # 4 (Image Comics 2012)
Grimm Fairy Tales #  76 (Zenescope Comics 2012)Grimm Fairy Tales # 76 (Zenescope Comics 2012)
Harbinger #  3 (Valiant Comics 2012)Harbinger # 3 (Valiant Comics 2012)
Hellraiser # 17 (Boom Studios 2012)Hellraiser # 17 (Boom Studios 2012)
Hero Worship # 2 (Avatar Comics 2012)Hero Worship # 2 (Avatar Comics 2012)
Higher Earth #  3 (Boom Studios 2012)Higher Earth # 3 (Boom Studios 2012)
Higher Earth #  4 (Boom Studios 2012)Higher Earth # 4 (Boom Studios 2012)
Homecoming #  1 (Aspen Comics 2012)Homecoming # 1 (Aspen Comics 2012)
Hulk # 56 (Marvel Comics 2012)Hulk # 56 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Hulk # 57 (Marvel Comics 2012)Hulk # 57 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Hypernaturals #  2 (Boom Studios 2012)Hypernaturals # 2 (Boom Studios 2012)
I, Vampire # 12 (DC Comics 2012)I, Vampire # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Idolized # 1 (Aspen Comics 2012)Idolized # 1 (Aspen Comics 2012)
Incredible Hulk # 12 (Marvel Comics 2012)Incredible Hulk # 12 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Infected # 1 (IDW Comics 2012)Infected # 1 (IDW Comics 2012)
Invincible #  94 (Image Comics 2012)Invincible # 94 (Image Comics 2012)
Invincible Iron Man # 523 (Marvel Comics 2012)Invincible Iron Man # 523 (Marvel Comics 2012)
It Girl and the Atomics #  1 (Image Comics 2012)It Girl and the Atomics # 1 (Image Comics 2012)
Justice League Dark # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Justice League Dark # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Justice League International # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Justice League International # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Justice League International Annual #  1  (DC Comics 2011)Justice League International Annual # 1 (DC Comics 2011)
Kiss #  3 (IDW Comics 2012)Kiss # 3 (IDW Comics 2012)
Legion Lost # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Legion Lost # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Legion of Super-Heroes # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Legion of Super-Heroes # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Lone Ranger #  8 (Dynamite Comics 2012)Lone Ranger # 8 (Dynamite Comics 2012)
Lone Ranger: Snake of Iron # 2 (Dynamite Comics 2012)Lone Ranger: Snake of Iron # 2 (Dynamite Comics 2012)
Lord of The Jungle #  7 (Dynamite Comics 2012)Lord of The Jungle # 7 (Dynamite Comics 2012)
Mad Magazine # 517 (DC Comics 2012)Mad Magazine # 517 (DC Comics 2012)
Magic The Gathering: The Spell Thief #  2 (IDW Comics 2012)Magic The Gathering: The Spell Thief # 2 (IDW Comics 2012)
Mars Attacks #  3 (IDW Comics 2012)Mars Attacks # 3 (IDW Comics 2012)
Massive #  3 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)Massive # 3 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)
Mega Man # 16 (Archie Comics 2012)Mega Man # 16 (Archie Comics 2012)
Merciless: The Rise Of Ming #  2 (Dynamite, 2012)Merciless: The Rise Of Ming # 2 (Dynamite, 2012)
Mighty Thor, volume 1 # 18 (Marvel Comics 2012)Mighty Thor, volume 1 # 18 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Myths and Legends # 20 (Zenescope Comics 2012)Myths and Legends # 20 (Zenescope Comics 2012)
National Comics: Looker # 1 (DC Comics, 2012)National Comics: Looker # 1 (DC Comics, 2012)
Near Death # 11 (Image Comics 2012)Near Death # 11 (Image Comics 2012)
New Avengers volume 2 # 29 (Marvel Comics 2012)New Avengers volume 2 # 29 (Marvel Comics 2012)
New Crusaders: Rise Of The Heroes # 1 (Archie Comics 2012)New Crusaders: Rise Of The Heroes # 1 (Archie Comics 2012)
New Deadwardians # 6 (Vertigo Comics 2012)New Deadwardians # 6 (Vertigo Comics 2012)
Night Force # 6 (DC Comics, 2012)Night Force # 6 (DC Comics, 2012)
Ninjettes # 6 (Dynamite Comics, 2012)Ninjettes # 6 (Dynamite Comics, 2012)
Pantha # 3 (Dynamite Comics 2012)Pantha # 3 (Dynamite Comics 2012)
Pathfinder #  1 (Dynamite Comics 2012)Pathfinder # 1 (Dynamite Comics 2012)
Phantom Lady # 4 (DC Comics 2012)Phantom Lady # 4 (DC Comics 2012)
Popeye #  4 (IDW Comics 2012)Popeye # 4 (IDW Comics 2012)
Prophecy #  3 (Dynamite Comics 2012)Prophecy # 3 (Dynamite Comics 2012)
Ravagers #  4 (DC Comics 2012)Ravagers # 4 (DC Comics 2012)
Red Sonja # 68 (Dynamite Comics 2012)Red Sonja # 68 (Dynamite Comics 2012)
Resurrection Man # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Resurrection Man # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Ride: Southern Gothic # 1 (12-Gauge Comics 2012)Ride: Southern Gothic # 1 (12-Gauge Comics 2012)
Robert E. Howard's Savage Sword #  5 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)Robert E. Howard's Savage Sword # 5 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)
Saucer Country #  6 (Vertigo Comics 2012)Saucer Country # 6 (Vertigo Comics 2012)
Sensational Spider-Man # 33.1 (Marvel Comics 2012)Sensational Spider-Man # 33.1 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Sensational Spider-Man # 33.2 (Marvel Comics 2012)Sensational Spider-Man # 33.2 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Shade #11 (DC Comics 2012)Shade #11 (DC Comics 2012)
Shadow #  4 (Dynamite Comics, 2012)Shadow # 4 (Dynamite Comics, 2012)
Smallville Season 11 #  4 (DC Comics 2012)Smallville Season 11 # 4 (DC Comics 2012)
Smoke And Mirrors # 5 (IDW Comics, 2012)Smoke And Mirrors # 5 (IDW Comics, 2012)
Soulfire vol. 4 #  1 (Aspen Comics, 2012)Soulfire vol. 4 # 1 (Aspen Comics, 2012)
Space Punisher # 2 (Marvel Comics 2012)Space Punisher # 2 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Spaceman # 9 (Vertigo Comics 2012)Spaceman # 9 (Vertigo Comics 2012)
Spider #  4 (Dynamite Comics 2012)Spider # 4 (Dynamite Comics 2012)
Spider-Men #  4 of 5 (Marvel Comics 2012)Spider-Men # 4 of 5 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Star Trek # 12 (IDW Comics 2012)Star Trek # 12 (IDW Comics 2012)
Star Wars Lost Tribe of The Sith: Spiral # 1 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)Star Wars Lost Tribe of The Sith: Spiral # 1 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)
Stormwatch # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Stormwatch # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Superboy # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Superboy # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Supercrooks #  4 (Marvel Comics, 2012)Supercrooks # 4 (Marvel Comics, 2012)
Supergirl # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Supergirl # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Superman N52 # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Superman N52 # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Supreme # 66 (Image Comics 2012)Supreme # 66 (Image Comics 2012)
Sweet Tooth # 36 (Vertigo Comics 2012)Sweet Tooth # 36 (Vertigo Comics 2012)
Thief of Thieves #  7 (Image Comics 2012)Thief of Thieves # 7 (Image Comics 2012)
Think Tank #  1 second printing (Image Comics 2012)Think Tank # 1 second printing (Image Comics 2012)
Thun'da #  1 (Dynamite Comics 2012)Thun'da # 1 (Dynamite Comics 2012)
Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #  8 (IDW Comics 2012)Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye # 8 (IDW Comics 2012)
Transformers: Regeneration One # 82 (IDW Comics 2012)Transformers: Regeneration One # 82 (IDW Comics 2012)
True Blood #  4 (IDW Comics 2012)True Blood # 4 (IDW Comics 2012)
Ultimate Comics Spider-Man # 13 (Marvel Comics 2012)Ultimate Comics Spider-Man # 13 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Ultimate Comics X-Men # 15 (Marvel Comics 2012)Ultimate Comics X-Men # 15 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates # 14 (Marvel Comics 2012)Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates # 14 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Ultimate Spider-Man #  5 (Marvel Comics 2012)Ultimate Spider-Man # 5 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Uncanny X-Force, volume 1 # 29 (Marvel Comics 2012)Uncanny X-Force, volume 1 # 29 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Uncanny X-Force, volume 1 # 30 (Marvel Comics 2012)Uncanny X-Force, volume 1 # 30 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Untold Tales of Punisher Max # 3 (Marvel Comics 2012)Untold Tales of Punisher Max # 3 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Unwritten # 40 (Vertigo Comics 2012)Unwritten # 40 (Vertigo Comics 2012)
Victories # 1 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)Victories # 1 (Dark Horse Comics 2012)
Voodoo # 12 (DC Comics 2012)Voodoo # 12 (DC Comics 2012)
Waking: Dream's End #  3 (Zenescope Comics 2012)Waking: Dream's End # 3 (Zenescope Comics 2012)
Web of Spider-Man #129.1 (Marvel Comics 2012)Web of Spider-Man #129.1 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Web of Spider-Man #129.2 (Marvel Comics 2012)Web of Spider-Man #129.2 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Winter Soldier #  9 (Marvel Comics 2012)Winter Soldier # 9 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Wolverine and the X-Men, volume 1 # 14 (Marvel Comics 2012)Wolverine and the X-Men, volume 1 # 14 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Wolverine and the X-Men, volume 1 # 15 (Marvel Comics 2012)Wolverine and the X-Men, volume 1 # 15 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Wolverine, volume 4 # 311 (Marvel Comics 2012)Wolverine, volume 4 # 311 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Wolverine, volume 4 # 312 (Marvel Comics 2012)Wolverine, volume 4 # 312 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Wolverine, volume 4 Annual # 1 (Marvel Comics 2012)Wolverine, volume 4 Annual # 1 (Marvel Comics 2012)
X-Factor # 241 (Marvel Comics 2012)X-Factor # 241 (Marvel Comics 2012)
X-Factor # 242 (Marvel Comics 2012)X-Factor # 242 (Marvel Comics 2012)
X-Men, vol. 3 # 33 (Marvel Comics 2012)X-Men, vol. 3 # 33 (Marvel Comics 2012)
X-O Manowar #  4 (Valiant Comics 2012)X-O Manowar # 4 (Valiant Comics 2012)
X-Treme X-Men #   2 (Marvel Comics 2012)X-Treme X-Men # 2 (Marvel Comics 2012)
Young Justice # 19 (DC Comics 2012)Young Justice # 19 (DC Comics 2012)
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