In January, Marvel Comics had both the month's best-selling comic book (Jason Aaron and John Cassaday's Star Wars #1) and graphic novel (Charles Soule and Steve McNiven's Death of Wolverine). Marvel was the month's top publisher overall.
This Free Comic Book Day, comic book stores will be among the first to kick off Children's Book Week (May 4-10, 2015), the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading, by giving away over two million comics to younger readers!
Marvel Comics' Amazing Spider-Man #1 by Dan Slott and Ramon Perez was 2014's best-selling comic book. Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga Volume 3 from Image Comics was the year's best-selling graphic novel. Marvel Comics was the year's top publisher overall, with DC Entertainment in second.
2015 marks the biggest Free Comic Book Day celebration yet! Over 5.6 million comics will be handed out for free on Saturday, May 2nd to anyone who walks into any of the 2,100 participating comic book shops.