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1992 Comic Book Sales Figures
Comics Preordered by North American Comics Shops as Reported by Capital City Distribution and Diamond Comic Distributors

In 1992, near the peak of the comics industry's early 1990s boom, comics were sold to comics shops by several different major distributors who carried all publishers' comics. Diamond Comic Distributors and Capital City Distribution were the largest of them.

The top sellers for each distributor each month can be seen below; lower down, Diamond's Top 300 for the year can be found.


Diamond Comic Distributors rankings
Individual pages for the months are coming soon.

January 1992
January 1992
February 1992
February 1992
March 1992
March 1992
April 1992
April 1992
May 1992
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June 1992
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July 1992
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August 1992
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September 1992
September 1992
October 1992
October 1992
November 1992
November 1992
December 1992
December 1992

Capital City Distribution rankings
Individual pages for the months are coming soon.

January 1992
January 1992
February 1992
February 1992
March 1992
March 1992
April 1992
April 1992
May 1992
May 1992
June 1992
June 1992
July 1992
July 1992
August 1992
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September 1992
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October 1992
October 1992
November 1992
November 1992
December 1992
December 1992

Diamond's final rankings for all comics and trade paperbacks during the year appear below. Diamond reported these issues without indexes allowing actual sales estimates to be calculated.



Comic-book Title Issue Price Publisher
1 Superman 75 $2.50 DC
2 WildC.A.T.S. 1 $1.95 Malibu
3 Venom 1 $2.95 Marvel
4 Spider-Man 2099 1 $1.75 Marvel
5 Spawn 8 $1.95 Malibu
6 Spider-Man 2099 26 $3.50 Marvel
7 Punisher 2099 1 $1.75 Marvel
8 Spawn 1 $1.95 Malibu
9 Pitt
$1.95 Malibu
10 Uncanny X-Men 1 $1.50 Marvel
11 X-Men 294 $1.50 Marvel
12 Wetworks 1 $1.95 Malibu
13 Bloodshot 1 $3.50 Valiant
14 Amazing Spider-Man 365 $3.95 Marvel
15 Uncanny X-Men 296 $1.50 Marvel
16 X-Men 14 $1.50 Marvel
17 Cable 1 $2.50 Marvel
18 X-Force
$1.50 Marvel
19 Punisher War Zone 18 $2.25 Marvel
20 Doom 2099 1 $1.75 Marvel
21 Green Lantern 1 $1.75 Marvel
22 X-Men 25 $1.50 DC
23 WildC.A.T.S. 15 $1.95 Marvel
24 Pitt 2 $0.95 Malibu
25 Ravage 2099 2 $1.75 Malibu
26 X-Men 1 $1.25 Marvel
27 X-Men 6 $1.25 Marvel
28 X-Force 9 $1.50 Marvel
29 Uncanny X-Men 16 $1.50 Marvel
30 X-Factor 86 $1.50 Marvel
31 Brigade 1 $1.95 Malibu
32 Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance 1 $2.75 Marvel
33 X-Men 11 $1.25 Marvel
34 Infinity War 1 $2.50 Marvel
35 Wetworks 3 $1.95 Malibu
36 X-Men 8 $1.25 Marvel
37 X-Men 12 $1.25 Marvel
38 Spawn 7 $1.95 Malibu
39 X-Men 10 $1.25 Marvel
40 Youngblood 1 $1.95 Malibu
41 Cable 2 $2.50 Marvel
42 X-Men 7 $1.25 Marvel
43 X-Force 17 $1.50 Marvel
44 X-Men 13 $1.25 Marvel
45 Incredible Hulk 393 $2.50 Marvel
46 Spawn 2 $1.95 Malibu
47 Cyberforce 1 $1.95 Marvel
48 Spider-Man 2099 2 $1.25 Marvel
49 X-Men 17 $1.25 Marvel
50 Spawn 3 $1.95 Malibu
51 Supreme 1 $1.95 Malibu
52 WildC.A.T.S. 3 $1.95 Malibu
53 Morbius 1 $2.75 Marvel
54 Uncanny X_Men 266 $1.25 Marvel
55 Uncanny X-Men 287 $1.25 Marvel
56 Spawn 4 $1.95 Malibu
57 X-Factor 84 $1.50 Marvel
58 Spawn 6 $1.95 Malibu
59 X-Force 8 $1.25 Marvel
60 Uncanny X-Men 289 $1.25 Marvel
61 Youngblood 4 $2.50 Malibu
62 Uncanny X-Men 298 $1.25 Marvel
63 Uncanny X-Men 288 $1.25 Marvel
64 X-Men Annual 1 $2.25 Marvel
65 Batman: Shadow of the Bat 1 Collector Set $2.50 DC
66 Uncanny X-Men 292 $1.25 Marvel
67 X-Force 10 $1.25 Marvel
68 Uncanny X-Men 291 $1.25 Marvel
69 Spider-Man 2099 3 $1.25 Marvel
70 X-Force 11 $1.25 Marvel
71 Uncanny X-Men 290 $1.25 Marvel
72 Wetworks 2 $1.95 Malibu
73 Spawn 5 $1.95 Malibu
74 Ghost Rider 31 $2.50 Marvel
75 Youngblood 3 $2.50 Malibu
76 X-Force 9 $1.25 Marvel
77 X-Force 13 $1.25 Marvel
78 Nightstalkers 1 $2.75 Marvel
79 Infinity War 2 $2.50 Marvel
80 X-Force 14 $1.25 Marvel
81 X-Factor 85 $1.50 Marvel
82 Shadowhawk 1 $1.95 Malibu
83 X-Force 15 $1.25 Marvel
84 Ghost Rider 28 $2.50 Marvel
85 Uncanny X-Men 293 $1.25 Marvel
86 Ghost Rider 25 $2.75 Marvel
87 X-Force 12 $1.25 Marvel
88 Silver Surfer 75 $2.50 Marvel
89 Spider-Man 2099 4 $1.25 Marvel
90 Youngblood: Battlezone 1 $1.95 Malibu
91 X-Force 19 $1.25 Marvel
92 Incredible Hulk 400 $2.50 Marvel
93 Silver Sable 1 $2.00 Marvel
94 X-Men: The Animated Series 1 $1.25 Marvel
95 Infinity War 4 $2.50 Marvel
96 Amazing Spider-Man 374 $1.25 Marvel
97 Uncanny X-Men Annual 16 $2.25 Marvel
98 Savage Dragon 1 $1.95 Malibu
99 X-Force Annual 1 $2.25 Marvel
100 Infinity War 3 $2.50 Marvel
101 Cage 1 $1.50 Marvel
102 Supreme 4 $1.95 Malibu
103 Spider-Man 2099 23 $1.75 Marvel
104 Spider-Man 2099 24 $1.75 Marvel
105 Stryfe's Strike File 1 $1.75 Marvel
106 Death's Head II 1 $1.75 Marvel
107 Operation: Urban Storm 1 $1.95 Malibu
108 Web of Spider-Man 90 $2.95 Marvel
109 Superman: The Man of Steel 19 $1.25 DC
110 Lobo's Back 1 $1.50 DC
111 Doom 2099 2 $1.25 Marvel
112 Predator vs. Magnus Robot Fighter 1 $2.95 Dark Horse
113 Amazing Spider-Man 363 $1.25 Marvel
114 Spider-Man 25 $1.75 Marvel
115 Brigade 2 $1.95 Malibu
116 Ghost Rider 26 $1.75 Marvel
117 Ghost Rider: Spirits of Vengeance 1 $1.75 Marvel
118 Darkhold 1 $2.75 Marvel
119 Cyberforce 4 $1.95 Malibu
120 Spider-Man 22 $1.75 Marvel
121 Shadowhawk 4 $1.95 Malibu
122 Infinity War 5 $2.50 Marvel
123 Cyberforce 3 $1.95 Malibu
124 Supreme 2 $1.95 Malibu
125 Spider-Man 21 $1.75 Marvel
126 Ghost Ridger 29 $1.75 Marvel
127 Youngblood 1 $2.50 Malibu
128 Spider-Man 20 $1.75 Marvel
129 Infinity War 6 $2.50 Marvel
130 Spectacular Spider-Man 189 $2.95 Marvel
131 Cyberforce 2 $1.95 Malibu
132 Shadowhawk 3 $1.95 Malibu
133 Robin III 1 $2.50 DC
134 Spider-Man 27 $1.75 Marvel
135 Eclipso: The Darkness Within 1 $2.50 DC
136 Shadowhawk 2 $1.95 Malibu
137 Supreme 3 $1.95 Malibu
138 Brigade 3 $1.95 Malibu
139 Amazing Spider-Man 366 $1.25 Marvel
140 X-Factor 87 $1.25 Marvel
141 Brigade 4 $1.95 Malibu
142 Spider-Man 28 $1.75 Marvel
143 Ghost Ridger 27 $1.75 Marvel
144 Wolverine 60 $1.75 Marvel
145 Youngblood 3 $2.50 Malibu
146 Wolverine 61 $1.75 Marvel
147 X-Factor 76 $1.25 Marvel
148 Amazing Spider-Man 367 $1.25 Marvel
149 Wolverine 55 $1.75 Marvel
150 Wolverine 62 $1.75 Marvel
151 X-Factor Annual 7 $2.25 Marvel
152 Ghost Rider 30 $1.75 Marvel
153 Spider-Man 29 $1.75 Marvel
154 Amazing Spider-Man 368 $1.25 Marvel
155 Punisher War Zone 2 $1.75 Marvel
156 Wolverine 58 $1.75 Marvel
157 Savage Dragon 3 $1.95 Malibu
158 Ravage 2099 2 $1.75 Marvel
159 Amazing Spider-Man 373 $1.25 Marvel
160 Superman 76 $1.25 DC
161 Web of Spider-Man 95 $1.25 Marvel
162 Wolverine 63 $1.75 Marvel
163 Ghost Rider: Spirits of Vengeance 3 $1.75 Marvel
164 Savage Dragon vs. the Savage Megaton Man
$1.95 Malibu
165 Wolverine 56 $1.75 Marvel
166 Wolverine 57 $1.75 Marvel
167 Wolverine 59 $1.75 Marvel
168 Superman: Man of Steel 20 $1.25 DC
169 Ghost Rider & Blaze: Spirits 4 $1.75 Marvel
170 Batman: Shadow of the Bat 1 $1.50 DC
171 Wolverine 65 $1.75 Marvel
172 Superman 75 $1.25 DC
173 Adventures of Superman 499 $1.25 DC
174 Punisher 75 $2.75 Marvel
175 Wolverine 66 $1.75 Marvel
176 Wolverine 54 $1.75 Marvel
177 Spider-Man 30 $1.75 Marvel
178 Marvel Comics Presents 100 $1.50 Marvel
179 Savage Dragon 2 $1.95 Malibu
180 Amazing Spider-Man 369 $1.25 Marvel
181 Action Comics 686 $1.25 DC
182 Ghost Rider & Blaze: Spirits 5 $1.75 Marvel
183 Amazing Spider-Man 362 $1.25 Marvel
184 Lobo: Infanticide 1 $1.50 DC
185 Wolverine 64 $1.75 Marvel
186 Warlock & The Infinity Watch 2 $1.75 Marvel
187 Amazing Spider-Man 364 $1.25 Marvel
188 Wolverine 52 $1.75 Marvel
189 Predator vs. Magnus Robot Fighter 2 $2.95 Dark Horse
190 Wolverine 53 $1.75 Marvel
191 Adventures of Superman 498 $1.25 DC
192 X-Factor 78 $1.25 Marvel
193 Bloodshot 2 $2.50 Valiant
194 Amazing Spider-Man Anniversary 26 $2.25 Marvel
195 Amazing Spider-Man 372 $1.25 Marvel
196 Spider-Man 31 $1.75 Marvel
197 X-Facotr 79 $1.25 Marvel
198 X-Factor 77 $1.25 Marvel
199 X-Factor 81 $1.25 Marvel
200 Death's Head II vs. Killpower: Battle Tide
$1.75 Marvel
201 Lobo's Back 2 $1.50 DC
202 Ravage 2099 3 $1.25 Marvel
203 Morbius 2 $1.75 Marvel
204 Amazing Spider-Man 371 $1.25 Marvel
205 Batman: Shadow of the Bat 2 $1.50 DC
206 Punisher War Zone 3 $1.75 Marvel
207 Amazing Spider-Man 361 $1.25 Marvel
208 X-Factor 82 $1.25 Marvel
209 X-Factor 80 $1.25 Marvel
210 Ghost Rider 32 $1.75 Marvel
211 Amazing Spider-Man 370 $1.25 Marvel
212 Batman: Gotham Nights 1 $1.25 DC
213 Doctor Strange 50 $2.95 Marvel
214 X-Factor 83 $1.25 Marvel
215 Ghost Rider 33 $1.75 Marvel
216 Lobo: Blazing Chain of Love 1 $1.50 DC
217 Punisher War Zone 4 $1.75 Marvel
218 Green Lantern & Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance 6 $1.75 Marvel
219 Robin III 2 $2.50 DC
220 Action Comics 685 $1.25 DC
221 Nomad 1 $2.00 Marvel
222 Punisher War Journal 50 $2.50 Marvel
223 Death's Head II 2 $1.75 Marvel
224 Lobo's Back 3 $1.50 DC
225 Ghsot Rider 23 $1.75 Marvel
226 Warlock & The Infinity Watch 5 $1.75 Marvel
227 Next Men 1 $2.50 Dark Horse
228 Warlock & The Infinity Watch 3 $1.75 Marvel
229 Web of Spider-Man 96 $1.25 Marvel
230 X-Men: The Animated Series 2 $1.25 Marvel
231 Ghost Rider 34 $1.75 Marvel
232 Batman: Sword of Azrael 1 $1.75 DC
233 Morbius 3 $1.50 Marvel
234 Ghost Rider 24 $1.75 Marvel
235 Lobo's Back 4 $1.50 DC
236 Robocop vs. Terminator 1 $2.50 Dark Horse
237 New Warriors 25 $2.50 Marvel
238 Warlock & The Infinity Watch 4 $1.50 Marvel
239 Robin III 3 $2.50 DC
240 Lobo's Back 3 $1.50 DC
241 Warlock & The Infinity Watch 6 $1.75 Marvel
242 Punisher War Zone 5 $1.75 Marvel
243 Lobo's Back 4 $1.50 DC
244 Amazing Spider-Man 360 $1.25 Marvel
245 Punisher 61 $1.25 Marvel
246 Shadow Riders 1 $1.75 Marvel
247 Silver Surfer 69 $1.25 Marvel
248 Silver Surfer 67 $1.25 Marvel
249 Robin III 4 $2.50 DC
250 Fantastic Four 371 $2.00 Marvel
251 Unity 0 $0.00 Valiant
252 Batman vs. Predator 3 $4.95 DC
253 Night Thrasher: Four Control 1 $2.00 Marvel
254 Robin III 5 $2.50 DC
255 Lobo: Infanticide 2 $1.50 DC
256 Punisher War Zone 6 $1.75 Marvel
257 Death's Head II 3 $1.75 Marvel
258 H.A.R.D. Corps 1 $2.50 Valiant
259 Silver Sable 2 $1.25 Marvel
260 Cage 3 $1.25 Marvel
261 Youngblood 2 $2.50 Malibu
262 Incredible Hulk 396 $1.25 Marvel
263 Warlock & The Infinity Watch 8 $1.75 Marvel
264 Deathlok 9 $1.75 Marvel
265 Spectacular Spider-Man (2nd Prntg) 189 $2.95 Marvel
266 Batman: Shadow of the Bat 3 $1.50 DC
267 Punisher 62 $1.25 Marvel
268 Incredible Hulk 395 $1.25 Marvel
269 Iron Man 288 $2.50 Marvel
270 Cage 2 $1.25 Marvel
271 Batman Adventures 1 $1.25 DC
272 Warlock & The Infinity Watch 7 $1.75 Marvel
273 Captain America 400 $1.25 Marvel
274 Archer & Armstrong: Eternal Warrior 8 $1.50 Valiant
275 Dracula 1 $1.75 Topps
276 Silver Surfer 68 $1.25 Marvel
277 Punisher War Zone 7 $1.75 Marvel
278 X-Men Adventures 3 $1.25 Marvel
279 Batman: Shadow of the Bat 4 $1.50 DC
280 Morbius 4 $1.75 Marvel
281 Incredible Hulk 397 $1.25 Marvel
282 Guardians of the Galaxy 25 $2.50 Marvel
283 Web of Spider-Man Annual 8 $2.25 Marvel
284 Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 12 $2.25 Marvel
285 Punisher 64 $1.25 Marvel
286 New Warriors 27 $1.25 Marvel
287 Silver Sable 4 $1.25 Marvel
288 Death's Head II vs. Killpower: Battle Tide 2 $1.75 Marvel
289 Incredible Hulk 391 $1.25 Marvel
290 Splitting Image 1 $1.95 Malibu
291 Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance 7 $1.75 Marvel
292 Darkhawk 13 $1.25 Marvel
293 Lobo: Infanticide 3 $1.50 DC
294 Silver Sable 3 $1.25 Marvel
295 Punisher 63 $1.25 Marvel
296 Incredible Hulk 401 $1.25 Marvel
297 Web of Spider-Man 90 $2.95 Marvel
298 Incredible Hulk 398 $1.25 Marvel
299 Warlock & The Infinity Watch 9 $1.75 Marvel
300 X-O Manowar 14 $2.25 Valiant





















Trade Paperback Title
Price Publisher
1 Punisher: G-Force
$4.95 Marvel
2 Harbinger
$9.95 Valiant
3 Batman vs. Predator
$5.95 DC/Dark Horse
4 Spider-Man / Dr. Strange: The Way To Dusty Death
$6.95 Marvel
5 Silver Surfer: First Coming of Galactus
$5.95 Marvel
6 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.50 Marvel
7 Batman/Dracula: Red Rain
$9.95 DC
8 Spider-Man /X-Force: Sabotage
$6.95 Marvel
9 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.50 Marvel
10 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.50 Marvel
11 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.50 Marvel
12 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.50 Marvel
13 Batman: Night Cries HC
$24.95 DC
14 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.50 Marvel
15 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.50 Marvel
16 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.50 Marvel
17 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.50 Marvel
18 Punisher, Black Widow: Spinning Doomsday's web
$9.95 Marvel
19 Batman: Birth of the Demon HC
$24.95 DC
20 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.50 Marvel
21 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.95 Marvel
22 Fantastic Four
$5.95 Marvel
23 Marvel Universe Master Edition
$4.50 Marvel
24 X-Men: X-Tinction Agenda
$19.95 Marvel
25 Who's Who Update 1993 Vol. 1
$5.95 DC
26 Who's Who Update 1993 Vol. 2
$5.95 DC
27 Star Trek: Debt of Honor
$24.95 DC
28 Wolverine: Weapon X HC
$19.95 Marvel
29 Cable
$5.95 Marvel
30 Calvin and Hobbes: Attack of the Snow Goons
$8.95 Andrews McMeel
31 Batman/Dredd: Judgement on Gotham
$5.95 DC
32 Spider-Man: Fear Itself
$12.95 Marvel
33 Sin City
$15.00 Dark Horse
34 Spider-Man: Origin of Hobgoblin
$14.95 Marvel
35 Impact Comics Who's Who
$4.95 DC
36 Spider-Man: Torment
$12.95 Marvel
37 Gregory II
$4.95 DC
38 Sandman: Season of Mists
$19.95 DC
39 Alien: The Illustrated Story
$3.95 Dark Horse
40 Lobo's Greatest Hits
$12.95 DC
41 Spider-Man: Assassination Plot
$14.95 Marvel
42 Infinity Gauntlet
$19.95 Marvel
43 Many Deaths of Batman
$3.95 DC
44 Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told Vol. 2
$16.95 DC
45 Carl Barks Library Album
$8.95 Gladstone
46 Secret War
$19.95 Marvel
47 Marvel Comics Try-Out Book
$19.95 Marvel
48 Carl Barks Library Album #6
$8.95 Gladstone
49 Primal: From the Cradle to the Grave
$9.95 Dark Horse
50 Sandman: Season of Mists HC
$29.95 DC

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