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June 1998 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 Uncanny X-Men 358 $1.99 Marvel 143,673
2 X-Men 78 $1.99 Marvel 137,598
3 Spawn 75 $1.95 Image 125,256
4 Danger Girl 3 $2.50 Image 120,588
5 Avengers 7 $1.99 Marvel 114,806
6 Wolverine 127 $1.99 Marvel 107,617
7 Fantastic Four 8 $1.99 Marvel 100,666
8 Thor 2 $1.99 Marvel 100,607
9 JLA 21 $1.95 DC 99,983
10 Captain America 8 $1.99 Marvel 93,528
11 Iron Man 7 $1.99 Marvel 91,438
12 Witchblade 24 $2.50 Image 80,473
13 Battle Chasers 3 $2.50 Image 80,230
14 Darkness 16 $2.50 Image 78,631
15 Curse Of Spawn 22 $1.95 Image 67,522
16 Incredible Hulk 467 $1.99 Marvel 67,190
17 Crimson 2 $2.50 Image 67,116
18 JLA Year One 8 $1.95 DC 66,735
19 Amazing Spider-Man 437 $1.99 Marvel 66,566
20 Generation X 41 $1.99 Marvel 65,730
21 Divine Right 8 $2.50 Image 65,047
22 Justice League Of America The Nail 1 $4.95 DC 64,794
23 Rampaging Hulk 1 $2.99 Marvel 64,259
24 X-Force 80 $1.99 Marvel 63,636
25 X-Factor 148 $1.99 Marvel 62,210
26 Peter Parker Spider-Man 94 $1.99 Marvel 62,002
27 X-Man 41 $1.99 Marvel 60,368
28 Spectacular Spider-Man 260 $1.99 Marvel 60,150
29 Spirit Of Tao 2 $2.50 Image 58,858
30 Cable 57 $1.99 Marvel 58,111
31 Sensational Spider-Man 30 $1.99 Marvel 57,135
32 Ascension 8 $2.50 Image 56,621
33 JLA World Without Grownups 1 $4.95 DC 55,581
34 Superman 137 $1.95 DC 54,927
35 JLA Secret Files 2 $3.95 DC 54,314
36 Green Lantern 101 $1.95 DC 54,269
37 Green Lantern 102 $1.95 DC 54,026
38 Gen 13 30 $2.50 Image 53,630
39 Adventures Of Superman 560 $1.95 DC 52,685
40 Action Comics 747 $1.95 DC 52,660
41 Superman Man Of Steel 82 $1.95 DC 52,056
42 Kiss The Psycho Circus 11 $2.25 Image 51,878
43 Marvel Annual 98/X-Men & The Hulk $2.99 Marvel 50,457
44 Batman 557 $1.95 DC 49,506
45 Excalibur 123 $1.99 Marvel 49,165
46 Thunderbolts 17 $1.99 Marvel 49,021
47 Astro City Vol. 2 16 $2.50 Image 48,249
48 Detective Comics 724 $1.95 DC 47,076
49 Nightwing 23 $1.95 DC 46,897
50 Gen 13 Monkeyman & Obrien 1 $2.50 Image 45,318
51 300 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 43,110
52 Preacher 40 $2.50 DC 42,957
53 Deadpool 19 $1.99 Marvel 42,031
54 Alpha Flight 13 $1.99 Marvel 41,650
55 Re Gex 1 $2.50 Awesome 41,278
56 Tenth 10 $2.50 Image 40,734
57 Flash 140 $1.95 DC 40,660
58 WilDCats 50 $3.50 Image 40,353
59 Nightwing And Huntress 4 $1.95 DC 39,209
60 Batman Shadow of the Bat 77 $1.95 DC 39,085
61 Robin 56 $1.95 DC 38,358
62 Supergirl 24 $1.95 DC 37,476
63 Catwoman 60 $1.95 DC 37,457
64 Batman Legends of the Dark Knight 109 $1.95 DC 37,145
65 Batman 80 Page Giant 1 $4.95 DC 36,966
66 Wonder Woman 136 $1.95 DC 36,749
67 Quicksilver 10 $1.99 Marvel 36,541
68 Marvel Annual 98/Hulk & Sub-Mariner $2.99 Marvel 36,298
69 Iron Man The Iron Age 1 $5.99 Marvel 36,288
70 Jay & Silent Bob 1 $2.95 Oni 36,150
71 Jim Lees C23 3 $2.50 Image 35,635
72 What If? 111 $1.99 Marvel 35,541
73 Spider-Man Unlimited 21 $2.99 Marvel 35,001
74 Pint-Sized X-Babies Murderama $2.99 Marvel 34,664
75 Legends of the DC Universe 7 $1.95 DC 33,961
76 Catwoman WilDCat 1 $2.50 DC 33,917
77 Marvel Annual 98/Silver Surfer & Thor $2.99 Marvel 33,570
78 Lady Death 6 $2.95 Chaos 33,511
79 Pitt 18 $2.50 Full Bleed 33,095
80 Vampirella Shi Queens Gambit 1 $2.95 Harris 32,991
81 WilDCore 6 $2.50 Image 32,214
82 Star Wars Shadows of the Emp Evolutn 5 $2.95 Dark Horse 32,115
83 Flash 80 Page Giant 1 $4.95 DC 32,011
84 Marvel Universe 3 $1.99 Marvel 30,818
85 Gen 12 5 $2.50 Image 30,402
86 Coven 9 $2.50 Awesome 30,189
87 Green Arrow 135 $2.50 DC 29,877
88 Heroes For Hire 14 $1.99 Marvel 29,852
89 Starman 45 $2.25 DC 29,565
90 Silver Surfer 142 $1.99 Marvel 29,456
91 Mage The Hero Defined 9 $2.50 Image 29,209
92 Batman The Scottish Connection $5.95 DC 28,164
93 Xena Warrior Princess Blood Lines 2 $2.95 Topps 27,991
94 Xena Warrior Princess Orig Olympics 1 $2.95 Topps 27,941
95 Gen 13 Bootleg 19 $2.50 Image 27,620
96 Iron Fist 2 $2.50 Marvel 27,258
97 Star Wars X-Wing Rogue Squdrn Masquerade 4 $2.95 Dark Horse 26,907
98 Aquaman 47 $1.95 DC 26,897
99 Teen Titans 23 $1.95 DC 26,729
100 Daredevil 378 $1.99 Marvel 26,630
101 Ka Zar 16 $1.99 Marvel 26,595
102 Crypt Of Dawn Vol 4 $2.95 Sirius 26,471
103 Azrael 44 $1.95 DC 25,897
104 Superboy 54 $1.95 DC 25,060
105 Evil Ernie 1 $2.95 Chaos 24,996
106 Hitman 29 $2.25 DC 24,679
107 Batman Gordon Of Gotham 3 $1.95 DC 24,516
108 Altered Image 2 $2.50 Image 24,451
109 Savage Dragon 50 $5.95 Image 24,357
110 Batman The Gotham Adventures 3 $1.95 DC 24,313
111 DV8 19 $2.50 Image 23,956
112 Maverick 12 $2.99 Marvel 23,595
113 Legion Of Super Heroes 107 $2.25 DC 23,436
114 Legionnaires 63 $2.25 DC 23,070
115 Bone 33 $2.95 Cartoon 22,743
116 Stormwatch 8 $2.50 Image 22,486
117 Maxx 38 $1.95 Image 22,095
118 Resurrection Man 16 $2.50 DC 22,050
119 Books Of Faerie Auberons Tale 1 $2.50 DC 21,624
120 Smiley 1 $2.95 Chaos 21,605
121 Youngblood 5 $2.50 Awesome 21,590
122 Books Of Magic 51 $2.50 DC 21,392
123 Dreaming 27 $2.50 DC 21,040
124 Shi The Series 13 $2.95 Crusade 20,981
125 Shi The Series 14 $2.95 Crusade 20,916
126 Wonder Woman Once & Future Story $4.95 DC 20,778
127 Simpsons Comics 37 $2.25 Bongo 20,758
128 Aliens Vs Predator Eternal 1 $2.50 Dark Horse 20,085
129 Impulse 40 $1.95 DC 20,011
130 Menace 3 $2.50 Awesome 19,808
131 Wetworks 41 $2.50 Image 19,793
132 Supreme 61 $2.99 Awesome 19,684
133 Power Of Shazam 41 $1.95 DC 19,525
134 Gangland 3 $2.95 DC 19,080
135 Legion Science Police 1 $2.25 DC 18,525
136 Invisibles Volume 2 17 $2.50 DC 18,253
137 Spirit New Adventures 4 $3.50 Kitchen Sink 18,114
138 Gen13 Monkeyman & Obrien Chrom Ed 1 $4.50 Image 17,303
139 Jack Kirbys Fourth World 18 $1.95 DC 17,065
140 More Than Mortal Truths & Legends 1 $2.95 Liar 17,030
141 X-Files Season One Beyond The Sea $4.95 Topps 16,892
142 Omen 3 $2.95 Chaos 16,847
143 Nevada 4 $2.50 DC 16,634
144 Dragonball Z 4 $2.95 Viz 16,550
145 Adventures In The DC Universe 17 $1.95 DC 16,436
146 Chase 7 $2.50 DC 16,362
147 Conan River Of Blood 3 $2.50 Marvel 15,832
148 Hellblazer 128 $2.25 DC 15,768
149 Lobo 54 $2.25 DC 15,461
150 Superman Adventures 22 $1.95 DC 15,347
151 Sergio Aragones Boogeyman 1 $2.95 Dark Horse 15,203
152 HarDCore Station 2 $2.50 DC 15,104
153 Dragonball 4 $2.95 Viz 15,005
154 Transmetropolitan 12 $2.50 DC 14,827
155 Aliens Glass Corridor $2.95 Dark Horse 14,342
156 House Of Secrets 22 $2.50 DC 14,302
157 Sandman Mystery Theatre 64 $2.50 DC 13,867
158 American Woman 1 $2.95 Antarctic 13,515
159 Oni Double Feature 6 $2.95 Oni 13,090
160 Oh My Goddess Its Lonely At The Top $3.50 Dark Horse 12,535
161 Major Bummer 13 $2.50 DC 12,396
162 Gunsmith Cats V Bad Trip 1 $2.95 Dark Horse 12,372
163 Stray Bullets 15 $2.95 El Capitan 12,134
164 Dead King 3 (Res) $2.95 Chaos 12,040
165 Muktuk Wolfsbreath Hardboiled Shaman 1 $2.50 DC 11,941
166 Ghost Special Immortal Coil 2 $3.95 Dark Horse 11,599
167 Tick Big Blue Destiny 5 $3.50 New England 11,441
168 Quantum & Woody 17 $2.50 Acclaim 10,916
169 Chronos 6 $2.50 DC 10,877
170 Ranma 1/2 Part Seven 5 $2.95 Viz 10,842
171 Young Heroes In Love 15 $1.95 DC 10,792
172 Blade of the Immortal On Silent Wings 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 10,674
173 Neon Genesis Evangelion Book Two 4 $2.95 Viz 10,322
174 Crow Razor Kill The Pain 3 $3.00 London Night 10,213
175 Battlestar Galactica 6 $2.99 Realm 9,990
176 Elfquest 25 $4.95 Warp 9,787
177 Poison Elves 36 $2.50 Sirius 9,674
178 Cerebus 231 $2.25 Aardvark-Vanaheim 9,594
179 Scatterbrain 1 $2.95 Dark Horse 9,505
180 Creeper 9 $2.50 DC 9,188
181 Usagi Yojimbo 21 $2.95 Dark Horse 9,169
182 Randy Bowens Decapitator 1 $2.95 Dark Horse 9,149
183 Seeker 3000 3 $2.50 Marvel 8,807
184 Turok 4 $2.50 Acclaim 8,609
185 1998 Trilogy II Tour Book $4.95 Cartoon 8,372
186 Erb Tarzan Carson Of Venus 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 8,297
187 X-O Manowar 21 $2.50 Acclaim 8,282
188 Erb Tarzan Primeval 3 $2.95 Dark Horse 8,233
189 Sonic The Hedgehog 62 $1.75 Archie 8,218
190 Tick Luny Bin Preview Special $1.50 New England 8,075
191 Mtg Destiny 4 $2.95 Dark Horse 7,723
192 Essential Vertigo The Sandman 25 $1.95 DC 7,520
193 Dark Horse Presents 133 $2.95 Dark Horse 7,367
194 Michael Moorcocks Multiverse 10 $2.50 DC 7,352
195 Drakuun Shadow of the Warlock 5 $2.95 Dark Horse 7,287
196 Pinky And The Brain 25 $1.95 DC 7,238
197 Sheena Queen of the Jungle Bound 1 $3.00 London Night 7,213
198 Mixxzine 6 $4.99 Mixx 7,188
199 Jackie Chans Spartan X 4 $2.95 Image 7,129
200 Marvel Adv 17 $1.50 Marvel 6,946
201 X-Men Manga 10 $2.99 Marvel 6,941
202 X-Men Manga 11 $2.99 Marvel 6,921
203 Inu Yasha A Feudal Fairy Tale 15 $3.25 Viz 6,916
204 Sonic Super Special 6 $2.25 Archie 6,857
205 New Bondage Faeries Faerie Fetish 4 $2.95 Fantagraphics 6,728
206 Sabrina The Teenage Witch 17 $1.75 Archie 6,703
207 Eternal Warriors Immortal Enemy $3.95 Acclaim 6,574
208 Knuckles 16 $1.75 Archie 6,451
209 Zombieworld Winters Dregs 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 6,391
210 Lenore 2 $2.95 Slave Labor 6,287
211 No Need For Tenchi Part Five 1 $3.25 Viz 6,272
212 Secret Plot Deep 1 $3.50 Fantagraphics 6,193
213 Warrior Nun Frenzy 2 $2.95 Antarctic 6,178
214 Scooby-Doo 13 $1.95 DC 6,069
215 Spider-Man Manga 16 $2.99 Marvel 6,035
216 Spider-Man Manga 17 $2.99 Marvel 6,015
217 Magnus Robot Fighter 18 $2.50 Acclaim 6,005
218 Shadowman 20 $2.50 Acclaim 5,837
219 Penny Century 3 $2.95 Fantagraphics 5,609
220 Robotech The Sentinels Rubicon 1 $2.95 Antarctic 5,599
221 Troublemakers 19 $2.50 Acclaim 5,540
222 Bloodshot 16 $2.50 Acclaim 5,525
223 Drywall And Oswald Show 1 $2.95 Fireman 5,480
224 Animaniacs 40 $1.95 DC 5,456
225 Quest For Camelot $4.95 DC 5,446
226 Essential Vertigo Swamp Thing 22 $2.25 DC 5,386
227 Girls Kama Sutra 1 $2.95 Black Lace 5,149
228 Oink Blood And Circus 3 $4.95 Kitchen Sink 5,124
229 Tug & Buster 1 $2.95 Image 5,084
230 Luba 2 $2.95 Fantagraphics 5,035
231 Silky Whip 3 $3.50 Fantagraphics 5,035
232 Sloth Park 1 $2.95 SCC 5,005
233 Maison Ikkoku Part Seven 12 $3.25 Viz 4,975
234 Archie 475 $1.75 Archie 4,965
235 Desperate Times 1 $2.95 Image 4,931
236 Concrete Jungle Legend of the Black Lion 3 $2.50 Acclaim 4,886
237 Haunt Of Fear 24 $2.50 Gemstone 4,782
238 Legend Of Mother Sarah City Of Angels 8 $3.95 Dark Horse 4,708
239 Ashen Victor 3 $2.95 Viz 4,698
240 Betty & Veronica 127 $1.75 Archie 4,683
241 Luftwaffe 1946 11 $2.95 Antarctic 4,683
242 Warrior Nun Black & White 11 $2.95 Antarctic 4,673
243 Lost Heroes 3 $2.95 Davdez 4,594
244 Looney Tunes 43 $1.95 DC 4,574
245 Voice Of Submission 1 $2.95 Fantagraphics 4,540
246 Dead Or Alive A Cyberpunk Western 3 $2.50 Dark Horse 4,485
247 Cutie Honey Vol. 2 1 $2.95 Ironcat 4,421
248 Piracy 6 $2.50 Gemstone 4,401
249 Betty 65 $1.75 Archie 4,362
250 Legend Of Lemnear 6 $2.95 CPM 4,312
251 Crime Suspenstories 24 $2.50 Gemstone 4,292
252 Gold Digger 41 $2.95 Antarctic 4,267
253 Two Faces Of Tomorrow 11 $3.95 Dark Horse 4,154
254 Warhammer Monthly 4 $2.95 Games Workshop 4,154
255 Cheryl Blossom 15 $1.75 Archie 4,089
256 Frontline Combat 13 $2.50 Gemstone 4,084
257 Veronica 79 $1.75 Archie 4,074
258 Eat Man Part Two 5 $2.95 Viz 3,975
259 Wing Bird Verotik Girls Pin Up Book $3.95 Verotik 3,936
260 Return Of Lum Part Four 11 $2.95 Viz 3,871
261 Mobile Police Patlabor Part Two 6 $2.95 Viz 3,857
262 Chirality 16 $2.95 CPM 3,827
263 Ninja High School 63 $2.95 Antarctic 3,822
264 Betty & Veronica Spectacular 31 $1.75 Archie 3,812
265 Book 2 $3.50 Dreamsmith 3,812
266 Knight Watchman 2 $2.95 Image 3,802
267 New Vampire Miyu Vol. 2 3 $2.95 Ironcat 3,797
268 Midnight Panther School Daze 3 $2.95 CPM 3,767
269 Espers 7 $2.95 Image 3,678
270 Big Bang Comics 20 $2.95 Image 3,659
271 Betty & Veronica Double Digest 74 $2.95 Archie 3,639
272 Betty & Veronica Summer Fun 5 $2.25 Archie 3,569
273 Archie Double Digest 102 $2.95 Archie 3,560
274 Cartoon Network Presents 13 $1.95 DC 3,560
275 Kiss The Psycho Circus Reprint 1 (O/A) $1.95 Image 3,530
276 Jughead 108 $1.75 Archie 3,510
277 Ravening 1/2 $3.00 Avatar 3,421
278 Peepshow 11 $3.50 Drawn & Quarterly 3,416
279 Flintstones And The Jetsons 13 $1.95 DC 3,332
280 Jinx True Crime Confessions Special 1 $3.95 Image 3,277
281 Strangers In Paradise Gold Logo Rprt Vol. II 11 $2.75 Abstract 3,218
282 Pals N Gals Double Digest 35 $2.95 Archie 3,168
283 Archie Digest 157 $1.95 Archie 3,159
284 Kiss The Psycho Circus Reprint 2 (O/A) $1.95 Image 3,159
285 Betty & Veronica Digest 98 $1.95 Archie 3,134
286 Dragon Wars 3 $2.95 Ironcat 3,129
287 Pete The Pod Postal Worker 4 $2.95 Sharkbait 3,055
288 Nights Into Dreams 5 $1.75 Archie 2,936
289 Bohos 3 $2.95 Image 2,916
290 Magic Priest 1 $2.95 Antarctic 2,886
291 Devestator 2 $2.95 Image 2,881
292 Bugboy 1 $3.95 Image 2,698
293 Chi Chian 5 $2.95 Sirius 2,688
294 Jughead With Archie Digest 143 $1.95 Archie 2,688
295 Pendragon Chronicles Excalibur $2.95 Caliber 2,649
296 Ogenki Clinic Vol. 2 4 $2.95 Ironcat 2,624
297 Fighting American Collected Edition 1 $4.95 Awesome 2,594
298 Code Blue 2 $2.95 Image 2,589
299 Sheena Queen of the Jungle Bound Ministry Ed 1 $5.00 London Night 2,500
300 Channel Zero 3 $2.95 Image 2,475
Best-Selling Trade Paperbacks
Trade Paperback title Price Publisher Est. preorders
1 X-Files Off Movie Adaptation $5.95 Topps 20,025
2 Spider-Man Made Men (Res) $5.99 Marvel 17,788
3 Kabuki Images $4.95 Image 12,065
4 Witchblade Coll Ed #8 $6.95 Image 8,604
5 Danger Girl Tour Ed Alt Cvr #1 $6.95 Dynamic Forces 5,763
6 Essential Spider-Man Vol. 3 $12.99 Marvel 5,074
7 Batman Vs Predator III Blood Ties $7.95 DC 4,139
8 DF Darkchylde Summer Preview #1 $6.95 Dynamic Forces 3,857
9 Uncle Scrooge #312 $6.95 Gladstone 3,802
10 Unknown Soldier $12.95 DC 3,634
11 Ranma 1/2 Vol. 11 Transformations $15.95 Viz 3,431
12 Kabuki Circle Of Blood $17.95 Image 3,386
13 Books Of Faerie $14.95 DC 3,322
14 Batman Archives Vol. 4 HC $49.95 DC 3,223
15 Walt Disneys Comics #627 $6.95 Gladstone 3,144
16 Supreme $14.95 Awesome 3,025
17 Superman Exile $14.95 DC 2,797
18 Uncle Scrooge Adventures In Color #47 $9.95 Gladstone 2,124
19 Uncle Scrooge Adventures In Color #48 $9.95 Gladstone 2,119
20 Click Vol. 3 $12.95 NBM 2,000
21 Incredible Hulk Beauty And The Beast $16.99 Marvel 1,916
22 Sliders $8.99 Acclaim 1,911
23 Vampirella Ascending Evil $7.50 Harris 1,852
24 Starship Troopers $14.95 Dark Horse 1,842
25 Desperadoes $16.95 Image 1,842




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