January 2012 Brought a New Year and a Wealth of New Comic Books from Publishers Large and Small. This Page Features a Generous Selection of the Best Comic Books That January 2012 had to Offer.
January 2012 brought a new year and new comic books. Comic book fans got a bang out of all the great comic books staring their favorite superheroes. Marvel and DC Comics along with Dark Horse, Image and IDW Comics reined in the New Year with all-new intriguing adventures.
Taking all top ten best selling comic books of January 2012 was DC Comics. Leading the top ten was Geoff Johns and Jim Lee's Justice League #5; Darkseid scattered Earth's heroes, forcing Green Lantern to take the lead to save the world. Taking second and third place were Batman #5 and Action Comics #5. Fourth place belonged to Detective Comics #5 where Batman was in a race to save Bruce Wayne’s girlfriend investigative reporter Charlotte Rivers. Fifth and sixth on the top ten list included Green Lantern #5 and Batman: The Dark Knight #5. Followed by Batman: The Dark Knight #5, The Flash #5, Batman and Robin #5 and rounding out the top ten Aquaman #5.
Marvel Comics remained in the top twenty best sellers taking the next five spots after DC Comics with one of their biggest superhero teams, X-Men. Uncanny X-Men #5 and issue #4 were Marvels top two sellers followed by the always-popular Wolverine and X-Men #4. Wolverine #300 was the fourth best selling comic book for Marvel, followed by fifth place Avengers X-Sanction #2.
Dynamite Comics grabbed four of the five top selling comic books from January 2012. Lord of the Jungle #1 was the best-selling Non-Premier Comic for the month of January 2012. Dynamites Boys #62 and Archie Comics, Archie #629 Archie Meets Kiss part three, followed Lord of the Jungle. Taking the last of the top five spots was Dynamites Game of Thrones #5 and Kirby Genesis #5.
Zenescope Comics had a strong month with the all-new story of Alice Liddle in Alice in Wonderland #1, Grimm Fairy Tales: Myths and Legends # 11 and Theater #4.
Batman: Through the Looking Glass Hard Cover from DC Comics was the number one best selling Graphic Novel in January 2012 followed by second place Invincible Trade Paperback Volume #15 and Walking Dead Volume #1 from Image Comics. Rounding out the top five were fourth place Marvel Comics Fear Itself Hard Cover and DC Comics Unwritten Trade Paperback Volume #5.
Viz Medias Naruto Trade Paperback Volume # 54 and Yu Gi OH GX Volume #8 were among the top five Mangas sold during the month of January 2012. Kodansha Comics Sailor Moon Trade Volume #3 and Yen Press’s Black Butler Volume #8 and High School of Dead Volume #5 rounded out the top five.
Comic Book fans can find some of the best selling comic books from January 2012 here at White Dragon Comics. Take your time and look over our selection of comic books from 2012.