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Top 20 ‘Superhero’ Graphic Novels For May 2019 Revealed

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A new month of data has come in from NPD BookScan that breaks down what happened in the “superhero” market for the month of May 2019. This month sees Infinity Gauntlet holding out at the top again for Marvel as they have nine slots here, including some Star Wars books and some fun Black Panther related material.

DC Comics takes four slots with some familiar titles as Watchmen ranks highest but we get new Justice League in the mix along with The Killing Joke and White Knight.

Dark Horse Comics has a trio of titles that has Stranger Things stepping up along with popular mainstream Avatar/Korra books.

NPD BookScan Top 20 ‘Superhero’ Graphic Novels – May 2019 (5/5/19 – 6/1/19)
Rank Title Author Publisher
1 INFINITY GAUNTLET JIM STARLIN MARVEL COMICS
2 STRANGER THINGS VOL. 1: THE OTHER SIDE JODY HOUSER DARK HORSE COMICS
3 GODZILLA AFTERSHOCK HC NELSON, ARVID LEGENDARY COMICS
4 THE LEGEND OF KORRA: RUINS OF THE EMPIRE PART ONE MICHAEL DANTE DIMARTINO DARK HORSE COMICS
5 WATCHMEN ALAN MOORE DC COMICS
6 LIFE IS STRANGE VOL. 1: DUST EMMA VIECELI TITAN COMICS
7 AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER: IMBALANCE PART TWO FAITH ERIN HICKS DARK HORSE COMICS
8 RICK AND MORTY VS. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS PATRICK ROTHFUSS IDW PUBLISHING
9 MARVEL’S AVENGERS: ENDGAME PRELUDE VARIOUS MARVEL COMICS
10 JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 2: GRAVEYARD OF GODS SCOTT SNYDER DC COMICS
11 SHURI: THE SEARCH FOR BLACK PANTHER NNEDI OKORAFOR MARVEL COMICS
12 INFINITY WAR JIM STARLIN MARVEL COMICS
13 STAR WARS: AGE OF THE REPUBLIC – VILLAINS JODY HOUSER MARVEL COMICS
14 BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE DLX. ED. HC ALAN MOORE DC COMICS
15 MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS VOL. 8 KYLE HIGGINS BOOM! STUDIOS
16 BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT SEAN MURPHY DC BLACK LABEL
17 IMMORTAL HULK VOL. 3: HULK IN HELL AL EWING MARVEL COMICS
18 LEAGUE OF LEGENDS: ASHE – WARMOTHER ODIN AUSTIN SHAFER MARVEL COMICS
19 STAR WARS: AGE OF THE REPUBLIC – HEROES JODY HOUSER MARVEL COMICS
20 CIVIL WAR MARK MILLAR MARVEL COMICS
Source: The NPD Group/BookScan

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