Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock the past few weeks, you might have heard that Marvel has reacquired its license to print Star Wars comics. And with the first issue, which was published yesterday, selling more than one million advanced copies, I’d say it was a pretty buzz-worthy comic in every sense of the word. With that in mind, on ComicBook.com, I thought I’d stoke the fires of the hype machine and take a look back at the 10 most buzzed about comic releases from the past 25 years; aka, the golden era of comic book sales and marketing gimmicks.
Written by markginocchio
Mark Ginocchio is a professional writer and editor living in Brooklyn, NY. He's been collecting Amazing Spider-Man comic books since the late-1980s and launched Chasing Amazing in 2011 as a way to tell his story about Spider-Man, comics, collecting and everything else in-between. You also find Mark's writing at Comics Should Be Good at Comic Book Resources, WhatCulture.com and Longbox Graveyard. Follow him on Twitter for comic book chat @ChasingASMBlog.