May 2012 Offered an Abundance of Great New and Continuing Stories for Sale in the Comic Book World. Batman, the X-Men, the Avengers and Many More Superheroes Kept Comic Book Fans on the Edge of Their Seats with a Wealth of Adventures During May 2012. On this Page You Will Find a Diverse Cross-Section of the Best Comic Book Titles Released in May of 2012.
Marvel Comics had three of the month’s top ten best selling comic books in May 2012, and all three were part of the Avengers vs. X-Men event. The best-selling comic book Avengers vs. X-Men #4, which took the first slot had the Phoenix Force nearing Earth while the Avengers and the X-Men continued their pursuit of Hope. Avengers vs. X-Men #3 ranked second place and Marvel Comics AVX Versus #2, the tie-in comic that focuses solely on the fights from Avengers vs. X-Men, ranked #6.
DC Comics snagged the other seven books in the May 2012 top ten, led by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's Batman #9, which was part of the Court of Owls storyline, at the number three spot. Justice League #9 ranked number four, Batman Annual #1, with a tie-in to Court of Owls, ranked on the fifth spot, followed by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham's Batman, Incorporated #1 ranking in at number seven, Detective Comics #9 ranked eighth, Action Comics #9 took the number nine position and Green Lantern #9 snagged the last spot at number ten.
Image Comics' The Walking Dead #97 and #98, the latest of two issues of the Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard zombie series, were the publisher's top-selling comics in May 2012, ranking at the twenty eighth spot and the thirty first.
Dark Horse Comics' best-selling book for the month of May 2012 continued to be Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9; the ninth issue ranked #94 for the month.
IDW Publishing's top book in May was Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation #1. The first part of the long-awaited crossover between these two venerable science-fiction franchises ranked #121.
One of the legendary publishers of the 1990s, Valiant Entertainment, returned to comic shops in May with X-O Manowar #1, relaunching the series about a Visigoth barbarian who wears an alien suit of armor, giving the publisher the best-selling Small Press comic in May 2012.
Other publishers in the top ten Small Press Comics for May 2012 include Abstract Studios with Rachel Rising #8, Archie Comics with kid-favorite Sonic the Hedgehog, Bongo Comics Bart Simpsons Pal Milhouse #1 was the publishers biggest hit in May of 2012. Tarot Witch Of The Black Rose #74 was the big winner for BroadSword, and Zenescope Entertainment’s Call Of Wonderland #1 and Alice In Wonderland #6 were the among the top ten selling comic books as well. Kodansha Comics' Sailor Moon Volume #5 was May's top-selling Small Press Graphic Novel.
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