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November 1997 Comic Book Sales Figures
Estimated Comics Preordered by North American Comics Shops
as Reported by Diamond Comic Distributors


Comic-book Title Issue Price Publisher Est. preorders
1 Fantastic Four 1 $2.99 Marvel 209,793
2 Captain America 1 $2.99 Marvel 197,885
3 Uncanny X-Men 351 $1.99 Marvel 159,778
4 Spawn 68 $1.95 Image 156,455
5 X-Men 71 $1.99 Marvel 155,400
6 Wolverine 120 $1.99 Marvel 125,208
7 JLA 14 $1.95 DC 111,425
8 Witchblade 19 $2.50 Image 106,807
9 Darkness 10 $2.50 Image 104,599
10 Curse of Spawn 15 $1.95 Image 101,151
11 JLA Year One 1 $2.95 DC 98,094
12 Generation X 34 $1.99 Marvel 94,499
13 JLA: Paradise Lost 1 $1.95 DC 91,521
14 Cable 50 $2.99 Marvel 87,112
15 Wolverine 97 $2.99 Marvel 86,637
16 Wolverine: Days of Future Past 2 $2.50 Marvel 86,295
17 X-Man 34 $1.99 Marvel 83,934
18 X-Force 73 $1.99 Marvel 82,395
19 X-Factor 141 $1.99 Marvel 82,354
20 Incredible Hulk 460 $1.99 Marvel 77,021
21 Ascension 3 $2.50 Image 74,987
22 Divine Right 3 $2.50 Image 72,643
23 Uncle Sam 1 $4.95 DC 70,350
24 Amazing Spider-Man 430 $1.99 Marvel 69,278
25 Excalibur 116 $1.99 Marvel 63,287
26 Kiss: The Psycho Circus 5 $1.95 Image 61,209
27 Spider-Man 87 $1.99 Marvel 60,483
28 Superman: The Man of Steel 75 $1.95 DC 60,341
29 Wildcore 1 $2.50 Image 60,043
30 Spectacular Spider-Man 253 $1.99 Marvel 59,073
31 Alpha Flight 6 $1.99 Marvel 58,396
32 Superman 131 $1.95 DC 57,876
33 Batman Collector's Edition 550 $3.50 DC 57,778
34 New Mutants 3 $2.50 Marvel 57,292
35 Action Comics 741 $1.95 DC 57,089
36 Bishop Xavier Security Enforcers 1 $2.50 Marvel 56,897
37 Adventures of Superman 554 $1.95 DC 55,734
38 Sensational Spider-Man 23 $1.99 Marvel 54,208
39 Deadpool 12 $1.99 Marvel 52,437
40 Unlimited Access 2 $1.99 Marvel 50,459
41 Xena Warrior Princess (both covers) 1 $2.95 Topps 48,727
42 Detective Comics 717 $1.95 DC 48,326
43 Tenth 3 $2.50 Image 47,013
44 Kurt Busiek's Astro City Vol. 2 12 $2.50 Image 46,953
45 Thunderbolts 10 $1.99 Marvel 46,337
46 Green Lantern 94 $1.95 DC 45,806
47 Preacher 33 $2.50 DC 45,473
48 Batman/Predator III: Blood Ties 3 $1.95 DC 45,062
49 Voodoo 1 $2.50 Image 44,715
50 Kitty Pryde, Agent of SHIELD 2 $2.50 Marvel 44,648
51 Gen13 Bootleg 13 $2.50 Image 44,179
52 Nightwing 16 $1.95 DC 42,820
53 Flash 133 $1.95 DC 42,616
54 Superman Secret Files 1 $4.95 DC 42,549
55 Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight 102 $1.95 DC 42,297
56 Supergirl 17 $1.95 DC 41,792
57 Star Wars: The Last Command 1 $2.95 Dark Horse 41,742
58 Gen13 Interactive 2 $2.50 Image 41,026
59 Batman: Shadow of the Bat 70 $1.95 DC 40,159
60 X-Files 36 $2.95 Topps 39,956
61 Moon Knight 1 $2.50 Marvel 39,530
62 Vampirella: Ascending Evil (both covers) 1 $2.95 Harris 39,441
63 Spider-Man: Venom Agenda $2.99 Marvel 39,270
64 Wonder Woman 129 $1.95 DC 38,552
65 Catwoman 53 $1.95 DC 38,149
66 Quicksilver 3 $1.99 Marvel 37,964
67 Ka-Zar 9 $1.99 Marvel 37,440
68 Maverick 5 $1.99 Marvel 37,360
69 Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess' Stardust 2 $5.95 DC 37,071
70 Robin 49 $1.95 DC 36,884
71 Heroes for Hire 7 $1.99 Marvel 36,314
72 WildC.A.T.S 44 $2.50 Image 34,916
73 Batman Chronicles 11 $2.95 DC 34,419
74 Man-Thing (variant cover) 2 $2.99 Marvel 33,915
75 Elektra 14 $1.99 Marvel 33,884
76 Satana 1 $2.99 Marvel 33,274
77 Star Wars: Shadow Stalker $2.95 Dark Horse 33,119
78 Mage 5 $2.50 Image 32,606
79 Teen Titans 15 $1.95 DC 32,110
80 DV8 13 $2.50 Image 31,906
81 X-Files Ground Zero 1 $2.95 Topps 31,518
82 Starman 38 $2.25 DC 31,474
83 Silver Surfer 135 $1.99 Marvel 31,275
84 Teen Titans 16 $1.95 DC 30,419
85 Marvel Team-Up 5 $1.99 Marvel 30,269
86 Weapon Zero 15 $3.50 Image 29,919
87 Aquaman 40 $1.95 DC 29,892
88 Legion of Super-Heroes 100 $5.95 DC 29,805
89 Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: In the Empire's Service 4 $2.95 Dark Horse 29,598
90 Daredevil 371 $1.99 Marvel 29,420
91 Venom: Finale 3 $1.99 Marvel 29,252
92 Superboy 47 $1.95 DC 28,958
93 Azrael 37 $1.95 DC 28,911
94 Shi: The Series 4 $2.95 Crusade 28,875
95 Coven 4 $2.50 Awesome 27,975
96 Shi: Heaven and Earth 3 $2.95 Crusade 27,868
97 Shi: East Wind Rain 1 $3.50 Crusade 27,862
98 Stormwatch 2 $2.50 Image 27,724
99 What If? 104 $1.99 Marvel 27,586
100 Ash (Palmiotti/Batt cover) 1 $2.95 Event 27,253
101 Journey into Mystery 516 $1.99 Marvel 26,975
102 Hitman 22 $2.25 DC 26,937
103 Maxx 34 $1.95 Image 26,658
104 Batman Adventures: The Lost Years 1 $1.95 DC 26,293
105 DV8 vs. Black Ops 2 $2.50 Image 26,274
106 Wetworks 35 $2.50 Image 25,951
107 Conan the Usurper 2 $2.50 Marvel 25,707
108 Impulse 33 $1.95 DC 25,681
109 Destiny: A Chronicle of Deaths Foretold 3 $5.95 DC 25,511
110 Hellblazer/Books of Magic 2 $2.50 DC 25,338
111 Savage Dragon 43 $2.50 Image 25,304
112 Legionnaires 56 $2.50 DC 25,055
113 Dreaming 20 $2.50 DC 25,002
114 Kents 6 $2.50 DC 24,822
115 Bone 30 $2.95 Cartoon 24,791
116 Books of Magic 44 $2.50 DC 23,754
117 Legion of Super-Heroes Secret Files 1 $4.95 DC 23,673
118 Resurrection Man 9 $2.50 DC 21,923
119 Evil Ernie: Destroyer 3 $2.95 Chaos 21,547
120 Creeper 2 $2.50 DC 20,831
121 Inferno 3 $2.50 DC 20,812
122 Predator vs. Judge Dredd 2 $2.50 Dark Horse 20,650
123 Jack Kirby's Fourth World 11 $1.95 DC 20,587
124 Green Arrow 128 $2.50 DC 20,183
125 Phantom Guard 2 $2.50 Image 20,028
126 Kaboom 3 $2.50 Awesome 19,812
127 Aliens: Alchemy 3 $2.95 Dark Horse 19,713
128 Invisibles Vol. 2 12 $2.50 DC 19,678
129 Star Trek Unlimited 7 $2.99 Marvel 19,623
130 DCU Holiday Bash II $3.95 DC 19,486
131 Power of Shazam 34 $1.95 DC 19,192
132 Alien Resurrection 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 19,152
133 Star Trek: Voyager 13 $1.99 Marvel 19,032
134 Adventures in the DC Universe 10 $1.95 DC 18,699
135 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 14 $1.99 Marvel 18,684
136 Ghost Rider 92 $1.99 Marvel 18,681
137 Spectre 61 $2.50 DC 18,621
138 Cryptic Writings of Megadeath 2 $2.95 Chaos 18,619
139 Crimson Plague 2 $2.95 Event 18,338
140 Star Trek: Starfleet Academy 14 $1.99 Marvel 18,292
141 Star Trek: Early Voyages 12 $1.99 Marvel 18,183
142 Superman Adventures 15 $1.95 DC 18,009
143 Hellblazer 121 $2.25 DC 17,965
144 House of Secrets 16 $2.50 DC 17,864
145 Superboy & the Ravers 17 $1.95 DC 17,538
146 Lobo 47 $2.25 DC 17,342
147 Supreme 55 $2.99 Awesome 17,320
148 Spider-Man Manga 2 $2.99 Marvel 17,194
149 Hawk & Dove 3 $2.50 DC 17,145
150 Spider-Man Manga 3 $2.99 Marvel 16,944
151 Painkiller Jane (Leo/Sienk cover) 6 $2.95 Event 16,763
152 Sandman Mystery Theatre 58 $2.50 DC 16,542
153 Sovereign Seven 30 $2.25 DC 15,981
154 Tick: Big Blue Destiny (variant cover) 2 $2.95 New England 15,907
155 Transmetropolitan 5 $2.50 DC 15,780
156 Young Heroes in Love 8 $1.95 DC 15,515
157 Grendel Tales: The Devil's Apprentice 3 $2.95 Dark Horse 15,437
158 Starship Troopers 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 14,809
159 Michael Moorcock's Multiverse 3 $2.50 DC 14,688
160 Steel 46 $1.95 DC 14,651
161 Ghost 31 $2.95 Dark Horse 14,560
162 Terminal City: Aerial Graffiti 3 $2.50 DC 14,489
163 Gunsmith Cats: Goldie vs. Misty 1 $2.95 Dark Horse 14,062
164 Major Bummer 6 $2.50 DC 13,916
165 Batman (standard edition) 550 $2.95 DC 13,614
166 WildC.A.T.S/X-Men Modern Age Special 3-D Edition 1 $6.50 Image 13,594
167 Zombieworld: Champion of Worms 3 $2.95 Dark Horse 13,485
168 Oh My Goddess Special: Meet Me by the Seashore $3.95 Dark Horse 13,188
169 2020 Visions 9 $2.25 DC 12,601
170 Warrior Nun Areala 3 $2.95 Antarctic 11,841
171 Blade of the Immortal: Dreamsong 5 $2.95 Dark Horse 11,621
172 X-O Manowar 14 $2.50 Acclaim 11,568
173 Ranma 1/2 Part 6 12 $2.95 Viz 11,475
174 Hate 29 $2.95 Fantagraphics 11,222
175 Kelley Jones' The Hammer 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 11,070
176 Solar: Hell on Earth 3 $2.50 Acclaim 11,021
177 Wildcore Voyager Pack $3.50 Image 10,963
178 Poison Elves 29 $2.50 Sirius 10,865
179 Scud the Disposable Assassin 18 $2.95 Fireman 10,842
180 Red Rocket 7 4 $3.95 Dark Horse 10,820
181 Dead King Burnt 3 $2.95 Chaos 10,807
182 Elfquest 18 $4.95 Warp 10,726
183 Cerebus 224 $2.25 Aardvark-Vanaheim 10,688
184 Sergio AragonŽs Louder Than Words 5 $2.95 Dark Horse 10,603
185 Challengers of the Unknown 12 $2.25 DC 10,246
186 Pulp Vol. 1 1 $5.95 Viz 10,206
187 Quantum & Woody 10 $2.50 Acclaim 10,123
188 Trinity Angels 9 $2.50 Acclaim 9,944
189 Essential Vertigo: The Sandman 18 $1.95 DC 9,899
190 Sonic the Hedgehog 55 $1.75 Archie 9,455
191 Desperadoes 3 $2.50 Image 9,243
192 Silver Cross 1 $2.95 Antarctic 9,045
193 Usagi Yojimbo 16 $2.95 Dark Horse 9,030
194 Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan: Tooth & Nail 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 8,950
195 Magnus Robot Fighter 11 $2.50 Acclaim 8,837
196 Eternal Warriors: Blackworks $3.95 Acclaim 8,801
197 Shadowman 13 $2.50 Acclaim 8,698
198 Lost 1 $2.95 Chaos 8,669
199 Hellina Hellborn 1 $2.95 Lightning 8,616
200 Drakuun: The Revenge of Gustav 4 $2.95 Dark Horse 8,552
201 Elfquest Worldpool Special 1 $2.95 Warp 8,541
202 Dr. Tomorrow 7 $2.50 Acclaim 8,517
203 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 14 $2.95 Image 8,303
204 Mighty Heroes $2.99 Marvel 8,292
205 Marvel Adventures 10 $1.50 Marvel 8,287
206 Book of Fate 12 $2.50 DC 8,242
207 Robotech 5 $2.95 Antarctic 8,221
208 Battle Angel Alita Part 8 6 $2.95 Viz 8,189
209 Troublemakers 12 $2.50 Acclaim 8,030
210 Inu Yasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale 8 $3.25 Viz 8,025
211 Bloodshot 9 $2.50 Acclaim 8,004
212 Pinky and the Brain 19 $1.95 DC 7,926
213 Dicks 4 $2.95 Caliber 7,609
214 Dark Horse Presents 126 $3.95 Dark Horse 7,382
215 Man Called AX 4 $2.50 DC 7,357
216 Mixxzine 3 $4.99 Mixx 7,343
217 Knuckles 9 $1.75 Archie 7,326
218 Sabrina the Teenage Witch 10 $1.75 Archie 7,209
219 New Bondage Fairies 13 $2.95 Eros 7,111
220 Myst: The Book of the Black Ships 4 $2.95 Dark Horse 6,936
221 Scooby-Doo 6 $1.95 DC 6,913
222 Penny Century 1 $2.95 Fantagraphics 6,902
223 Archie 468 $1.75 Archie 6,853
224 Xero 9 $1.95 DC 6,845
225 Immortal Two 6 $2.50 Image 6,815
226 Hypersonic 1 $2.95 Dark Horse 6,812
227 Neon Genesis Evangelion 3 $2.95 Viz 6,725
228 Nights into Dreams 1 $1.75 Archie 6,719
229 No Need for Tenchi Part 3 6 $2.95 Viz 6,501
230 Essential Vertigo: Swamp Thing 15 $2.25 DC 6,385
231 Animaniacs 33 $1.95 DC 6,356
232 Touch of Silver 6 $2.95 Image 6,339
233 Crimson Nun 4 $2.95 Antarctic 6,275
234 Uncle Scrooge 308 $1.95 Gladstone 6,208
235 Arkaga 2 $2.95 Image 6,096
236 Badger 7 $2.95 Image 6,084
237 La Cosa Nostroid 6 $2.95 Fireman 6,020
238 Tzu the Reaper 3 $2.95 Murim 5,887
239 Two Faces of Tomorrow 4 $3.95 Dark Horse 5,854
240 Uncle Scrooge Adventures 54 $1.95 Gladstone 5,810
241 Strangers in Paradise Gold Logo Edition Vol. 2 4 $2.75 Abstract 5,791
242 Maison Ikkoku Part 7 5 $3.25 Viz 5,673
243 Razor Uncut 42 $3.00 London Night 5,564
244 Plastic Little 4 $2.95 CPM 5,563
245 Wingding Orgy Hot Tails Extreme 5 $3.95 Eros 5,537
246 Donald Duck Adventures 48 $1.95 Gladstone 5,474
247 Verotik Rogues Gallery of Villains $3.95 Verotik 5,399
248 Betty & Veronica 120 $1.75 Archie 5,333
249 Vault of Horror 22 $2.50 Gemstone 5,241
250 Ge Rouge (resolicitation) 3 $2.95 Verotik 5,203
251 Betty 58 $1.75 Archie 5,177
252 Foot Soldiers 2 $2.95 Image 5,147
253 Starchild: Mythopolis 2 $2.95 Image 5,145
254 Eat Man 4 $2.95 Viz 5,145
255 Brian Lumley's Necroscope 1 $2.95 Caliber 5,122
256 Cavewoman: Missing Link 2 $2.95 Basement 5,097
257 Weird Fantasy 22 $2.50 Gemstone 5,081
258 Looney Tunes 36 $1.95 DC 5,063
259 Scare Tactics 10 $2.25 DC 5,052
260 Darque Razor 2 $3.00 London Night 5,003
261 Mobile Police Patlabor 5 $2.95 Viz 4,995
262 Dusty Star 3 $2.95 Image 4,980
263 Luftwaffe 1946 7 $2.95 Antarctic 4,867
264 Girl Presents Co-Ed Diaries (resolicitation) 1 $2.95 Blackout 4,788
265 Cheryl Blossom 9 $1.75 Archie 4,787
266 Veronica 72 $1.75 Archie 4,768
267 Deity 3 $2.95 Hyperwerks 4,764
268 Cartoon Networks Presents 6 $1.95 DC 4,720
269 Secret Plot 2 $3.50 Eros 4,704
270 Gross Point 6 $2.50 DC 4,686
271 Gross Point 7 $2.50 DC 4,674
272 Hari Kari: Life or Death 0 $2.50 Black Out 4,645
273 Coven 13 4 $2.50 No Mercy 4,539
274 Archie Double Digest 97 $2.95 Archie 4,452
275 Tzu: Spirits of Death 1 $2.95 Murim 4,429
276 Flintstones and the Jetsons 6 $1.95 DC 4,415
277 Full Metal Fiction 5 $3.95 London Night 4,376
278 Replacement God & Other Stories 4 $2.95 Image 4,352
279 Neon Genesis Evangelion Collected Edition 3 $2.95 Viz 4,350
280 Two Fisted Tales 22 $2.50 Gemstone 4,344
281 Return of Lum Part 4 4 $2.95 Viz 4,331
282 Big Bang Comics 16 $2.95 Image 4,312
283 Chirality 9 $2.95 CPM 4,276
284 Lust 8 $2.95 Eros 4,230
285 Maximum Manga 1 $4.95 London Night 4,200
286 Archie & Friends 27 $1.75 Archie 4,163
287 American Splendor Music Comics $2.95 Dark Horse 4,086
288 Gold Digger 38 $2.95 Antarctic 4,075
289 Jughead 101 $1.75 Archie 4,017
290 New Vampire Miyu 3 $2.95 Ironcat 3,993
291 Midnight Panther 8 $2.95 CPM 3,932
292 Jughead's Double Digest 49 $2.95 Archie 3,876
293 Ultimate Strike 12 $3.00 London Night 3,853
294 Bone Encore Edition 25 $2.95 Cartoon 3,853
295 Betty & Veronica Digest 93 $1.95 Archie 3,845
296 Ragmop Vol. 2 2 $2.95 Image 3,828
297 Land of Nod 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 3,785
298 Tenth Variant Cover Promo 3 $2.50 Image 3,666
299 Eight Wonder $2.95 Dark Horse 3,574
One item was dropped from the list due to mis-classification.




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