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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

CIVIL WAR crushes INFINITE CRISIS like a bug

Wow. Just as the bar is set high by DC's INFINITE CRISIS, CIVIL WAR from Marvel comes along and nearly smashes the record! Not only was CIVIL WAR the number one selling book for the month of May, but it beat second place I.C. by nearly 25%, and was only a smidge behind the all-time record-holder!

Here's the Top 25 books by copies sold to retailers for the month of May 2006:

260,804 Civil War #1 (of 7)
198,442 Infinite Crisis #7 (of 7)
160,401 All Star Batman & Robin #4
140,971 52: Week #1
131,522 Wolverine Origins #2
128,393 52: Week #2
123,982 52: Week #3
123,318 New Avengers #19
121,440 52: Week #4
118,821 Superman/Batman #26
103,702 Superman/Batman #25
102,860 Supergirl #6
102,582 Ultimate Fantastic Four #30
95,544 Amazing Spider-Man #532
93,558 Wolverine #42
79,536 X-Men #186
79,335 Uncanny X-Men #473
78,926 Green Lantern #11
77,419 X-Men Deadly Genesis #6 (of 6)
77,257 Batman #653
75,333 Moon Knight #2
74,051 Ultimate Spider-Man #94
73,564 Ultimate Spider-Man #95
72,954 Teen Titans #35
72,235 Ultimate X-Men #70

HERE'S the link to the full story at the ICV2 website...

Way to go, MARVEL - great story so far, keep it up!


At 6/20/2006 9:35 PM, Blogger G-evan said...

I figured Civil War would go higher on IC 'cause it was the last issue, but jeez...


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