Marvel Comics was the Top Comic Book Publisher for 2018. Marvel also had the bestselling Graphic Novel of the year with The Infinity Gauntlet. DC had the bestselling comic book for 2018 with Action Comics #1000, and was the #2 top selling publisher for 2018.
Jim Starlin, George Perez, and Ron Lim's The Infinity Gauntlet, collecting Marvel Comics' 1991 cosmic crossover and the basis for Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War, was the best-selling graphic novel of 2018.
DC Entertainment's The Batman Who Laughs #1 was December's best-selling comic book. Image Comics' Paper Girls Volume 5 was the month's best-selling graphic novel. Marvel Comics was the month's top publisher overall.
Spinning out of the events of Dark Nights: Metal, a twisted version of Batman is on the loose in Gotham City in Scott Snyder and Jock’s The Batman Who Laughs #1 from DC Entertainment, the best-selling comic book of December.
Diamond Comic Distributors President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen A. Geppi has made a multi-million dollar donation of more than 3,000 items from his personal comic book and pop culture collection to The Library of Congress.