Comic Books Released in the Month of August 2014 Included a Number of Annuals. Several New Comic Book Series Began As Well. Here We Offer Comic Book Fans a Nice Selection of Some of the Best Comics from August 2014.
August 2014 was a phenomenal month for comic books. DC Comics and Marvel again dominated the top ten spots in sales. DC Comics overthrew Marvel for the number one spot, but Marvel beat DC Comics five to four with Image Comics’ The Walking Dead capturing the sixth spot.
Marvel Comics is the big winner in sales with hit comic book titles Amazing Spider-Man, Original Sin Superior Spider-Man, and Guardians of the Galaxy, all landing in the top ten. Marvel Comics released number ones in August included Nova Annual # 1, Guardians of the Galaxy Annual # 1 and Wolverine Annual #1. Marvel’s Original Sin, which had run for eight-issues concluded and fans were surprised with a freebie, Marvel’s 75th Anniversary Magazine, volume 1.
DC Comics took four of the top ten spots with Batman, Multiversity, Harley Quinn and Batman Eternal. DC Comics released new # 1’s Multiversity and Smallville, Season 11: Chaos; Grayson, Suicide Squad, Superman: Doomed and Teen Titans returned with second issues. In addition, ‘The Usual Gang of Idiots’ released an all-new Mad Magazine. Also in August 2014, The Holy Grail of Comic Books, Action Comics #1 in pristine condition sold for a whopping 3.2 million dollars on Ebay.
Dark Horse Comics, Boom, IDW and Image comics all released some great hits this month. Zenescope’s Grimm Fairy Tales and Action Lab’s Zombie Tramp kept readers on their toes. Dynamite Comics kept fans in The Twilight Zone while Bongo’s Spongebob Comics caused quite an uproar, in laughter that is.
August 2014 was a great month for comics; from laughter to horror-stricken there was a comic book for everyone. Take your time and browse comic books released in August of 2014.