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February 1999 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 367 $1.99 Marvel 130,872
2 X-Men 87 $1.99 Marvel 129,409
3 Battle Chasers 5 (Res) $2.50 DC 109,525
4 Danger Girl 5 (Res) $2.50 DC 101,181
5 Earth X 1 $2.99 Marvel 98,972
6 Spawn 83 $1.95 Image 98,162
7 Avengers 15 $1.99 Marvel 90,048
8 Wolverine 137 $1.99 Marvel 88,534
9 JLA 28 $1.99 DC 85,615
10 Daredevil 6 $2.50 Marvel 79,591
11 Amazing Spider-Man 4 $1.99 Marvel 78,781
12 Hulk 1 $2.99 Marvel 77,839
13 Peter Parker Spider-Man 4 $1.99 Marvel 73,535
14 Fantastic Four 16 $1.99 Marvel 72,195
15 Thor 10 $1.99 Marvel 67,396
16 Captain America 16 $1.99 Marvel 66,875
17 Gambit 3 $1.99 Marvel 66,559
18 Iron Man 15 $1.99 Marvel 63,783
19 Mutant X 7 $1.99 Marvel 62,667
20 Avengers Forever 5 $2.99 Marvel 62,584
21 Spider-Man Chapter 1 6 $2.50 Marvel 59,254
22 Witchblade 30 $2.50 Image 58,669
23 Crimson 9 $2.50 DC 57,502
24 Darkness 22 $2.50 Image 55,023
25 Generation X 50 $2.99 Marvel 54,072
26 X-Man 50 $2.99 Marvel 49,927
27 X-Force 89 $1.99 Marvel 49,662
28 Aria 3 $2.50 Image 48,615
29 Inhumans 6 $2.99 Marvel 48,500
30 Green Lantern 111 $1.99 DC 48,061
31 Titans 2 $2.50 DC 46,986
32 Spider-Girl 7 $1.99 Marvel 46,616
33 Cable 66 $1.99 Marvel 46,071
34 Batman 564 $1.99 DC 45,742
35 Thunderbolts 25 $2.99 Marvel 44,978
36 Buffy The Vampire Slayer 6 $2.95 Dark Horse 44,964
37 Kiss Psycho Circus 17 $2.25 Image 43,729
38 Detective Comics 731 $1.99 DC 43,212
39 Nightwing 30 $1.99 DC 43,062
40 Crow 1 $2.50 Image 42,723
41 Black Panther 6 $2.50 Marvel 41,991
42 Action Comics 753 $1.99 DC 41,108
43 Superman 143 $1.99 DC 40,825
44 Star Wars Vaders Quest 1 $2.95 Dark Horse 40,820
45 Buffy The Vampire Slayer Origin 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 40,797
46 Adventures Of Superman 566 $1.99 DC 39,837
47 Preacher 48 $2.50 DC 39,544
48 Batman & Superman Worlds Finest 1 $4.95 DC 39,247
49 Webspinners Tales Of Spider-Man 4 $2.50 Marvel 39,201
50 Captain America Sentinel Of Liberty 8 $1.99 Marvel 38,414
51 Superman The Man Of Tomorrow 13 $1.99 DC 38,135
52 Gen 13 38 $2.50 DC 37,966
53 Flash 147 $1.99 DC 37,760
54 Planetary 1 $2.50 DC 37,650
55 Hourman 1 $2.50 DC 37,499
56 Young Justice 7 $2.50 DC 37,357
57 Superman & Batman Generations 4 $4.95 DC 37,161
58 Star Wars 3 $2.50 Dark Horse 37,051
59 Deadpool 27 $1.99 Marvel 36,740
60 Batman Shadow of the Bat 84 $1.99 DC 36,420
61 Star Wars Boba Fett Enemy of the Empire 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 36,260
62 Batman Legends of the Dark Knight 116 $1.99 DC 34,782
63 Ascension 14 $2.50 Image 34,521
64 Green Lantern The New Corps 2 $4.95 DC 34,521
65 Tenth Black Embrace 1 $2.95 Image 34,485
66 Cable 1999 $3.50 Marvel 34,119
67 Doctor Strange 3 $2.99 Marvel 33,931
68 A Next 7 $1.99 Marvel 33,881
69 Star Wars Crimson Empire II 4 $2.95 Dark Horse 33,543
70 Robin 63 $1.99 DC 33,273
71 Darkminds 8 $2.50 Image 33,103
72 Avengelyne 1 $2.50 Awesome 32,555
73 Spirit Of Tao 8 $2.50 Image 30,922
74 Catwoman 67 $1.99 DC 30,867
75 Supergirl 31 $1.99 DC 29,732
76 League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen 2 $2.95 DC 29,577
77 J2 7 $1.99 Marvel 29,179
78 Lady Death Vampirella Dark Hearts $3.50 Chaos 28,785
79 Batman Chronicles 16 $2.95 DC 28,717
80 Stone Vol. 2 1 $2.50 Image 28,241
81 Slingers 5 $1.99 Marvel 28,063
82 Vampirella Lady Death 1 $3.50 Harris 27,761
83 Wonder Woman 143 $1.99 DC 27,706
84 Legends of the DC Universe 15 $1.99 DC 27,331
85 Flash 80 Page Giant 2 $4.95 DC 27,239
86 Martian Manhunter 5 $1.99 DC 27,162
87 Starman 52 $2.50 DC 27,006
88 Gen 13 Wired $2.50 DC 26,562
89 Birds Of Prey 4 $1.99 DC 25,369
90 Supermans Nemesis Lex Luthor 2 $2.50 DC 24,897
91 Batman Beyond 2 (Res) $1.99 DC 24,742
92 Lady Death 14 $2.95 Chaos 24,609
93 Sandman Presents Lucifer 2 $2.95 DC 24,266
94 Coven Vol. 2 3 $2.50 Awesome 24,175
95 Superboy 61 $1.99 DC 23,740
96 Aquaman 54 $1.99 DC 23,475
97 Azrael Agent of the Bat 51 $2.25 DC 23,177
98 Hitman 36 $2.50 DC 21,142
99 DV8 0 $2.95 DC 20,886
100 Savage Dragon 58 $2.50 Image 20,579
101 DC Universe Villains Secret Files 1 $4.95 DC 20,575
102 Doctor Midnite 2 $5.95 DC 20,428
103 Grendel Black White & Red 4 $3.95 Dark Horse 19,911
104 Purgatori 6 $2.95 Chaos 19,742
105 Legion Of Super Heroes 114 $2.50 DC 19,610
106 Hellblazer 136 $2.50 DC 19,029
107 Legionnaires 70 $2.50 DC 18,933
108 Trenchcoat Brigade 2 $2.50 DC 18,631
109 Batman The Gotham Adventures 11 $1.99 DC 18,388
110 Pokemon The Electric Tale Of Pikachu 4 $3.25 Viz 18,375
111 Simpsons Comics 41 $2.50 Bongo 18,306
112 Sailor Moon 5 $2.95 Mixx 18,096
113 Kabuki 7 $2.95 Image 17,967
114 Conjurors 1 $2.95 DC 17,629
115 Human Target 1 $2.95 DC 17,368
116 Impulse 47 $2.25 DC 17,336
117 Body Doubles 1 $2.50 DC 17,277
118 Books Of Magic 59 $2.50 DC 17,277
119 Invisibles Volume 3 12 $2.95 DC 17,222
120 Dreaming 35 $2.50 DC 16,938
121 Fathom Coll Ed 1 $5.95 Image 16,650
122 Transmetropolitan 20 $2.50 DC 16,440
123 Jonah Hex Shadows West 3 $2.95 DC 16,101
124 Fanboy 2 $2.50 DC 15,566
125 Resurrection Man 23 $2.50 DC 15,410
126 Gifts of the Night 3 $2.95 DC 14,679
127 Evil Ernie 9 $2.95 Chaos 13,887
128 Sergio Aragones Groo & Rufferto 3 $2.95 Dark Horse 13,883
129 Human Torch Comics 3.99 $2.50 DC 13,334
130 Superman Adventures 30 $1.99 DC 13,293
131 Ghost Vol. 2 Stare At The Sun 6 $2.95 Dark Horse 13,046
132 Impulse Bart Saves The Universe $5.95 DC 12,950
133 Deity Vol. 2 5 $2.95 Awesome 12,520
134 Cremator Hells Guardian 4 $2.95 Chaos 12,446
135 Deity II Catseye 4 $2.95 Awesome 12,355
136 Vext 2 $2.50 DC 12,245
137 Strangers In Paradise V III $2.75 Abstract 12,209
138 Dragonball Z Part Two 3 $2.95 Viz 12,186
139 Lobo 61 $2.50 DC 12,144
140 Aliens Apocalypse Destroying Angels 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 12,108
141 Lady Pendragon Vol. 1 Remastered 1 $2.50 Image 11,911
142 More Than Mortal Truths & Legends 5 $2.95 Liar 11,774
143 Oh My Goddess The Devil In Miss Urd 4 $2.95 Dark Horse 11,650
144 Ash Fire & Crossfire 2 $2.95 Event 11,152
145 Resident Evil Official Comic Magazine 5 $4.95 DC 10,777
146 Dragonball 12 $2.95 Viz 10,768
147 Smiley Psychotic Buttons Movie Special $2.95 Chaos 10,658
148 Gunsmith Cats Bean Bandit 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 10,493
149 Dark Minds 0 $5.00 American Entertainment 10,228
150 Minx 7 $2.50 DC 10,196
151 Blade/Immortal Dark Shadows 30 $2.95 Dark Horse 9,908
152 Heart Throbs 4 $2.95 DC 9,661
153 Neon Genesis Evangelion Book Four 1 $2.95 Viz 9,405
154 Tick & Arthur 1 $3.50 New England 9,391
155 Ranma 1/2 Part Seven 13 $2.95 Viz 9,272
156 Tick Heroes of the City 1 $3.50 New England 9,171
157 Masakazu Katsuras Shadow Lady I Dangerous Love 5 $2.50 Dark Horse 8,787
158 Cerebus 239 $2.25 Aardvark-Vanaheim 8,700
159 Eightball 20 $3.95 Fantagraphics 8,417
160 Poison Elves 44 $2.50 Sirius 8,256
161 Usagi Yojimbo 27 $2.95 Dark Horse 8,160
162 Elfquest 33 $2.95 Warp 8,060
163 Sirius Gallery Pin-Up Collection Vol. 2 $3.41 Sirius 7,868
164 Tongue Lash II 1 $2.95 Dark Horse 7,845
165 Zorros Lady Rawhide Other Peoples Blood 1 $2.95 Image 7,099
166 Sonic The Hedgehog 70 $1.79 Archie 6,861
167 Subhuman 4 $2.95 Dark Horse 6,843
168 Faust 777 The Wrath 2 $3.50 Avatar 6,518
169 Mage The Hero Discovered Book VII $4.95 Image 6,509
170 Mage The Hero Discovered Book VIII $5.50 Image 6,509
171 Satanika 11 (Res) $3.95 Verotik 6,463
172 Drakuun The Hidden War 23 $2.95 Dark Horse 6,322
173 Cherry 20 $2.95 Cherry 6,207
174 Slayers 5 $2.95 CPM 6,097
175 Artesia 2 $2.95 Sirius 6,093
176 Kelley Jones Hammer The Outsider 1 $2.95 Dark Horse 6,047
177 Kabuki Classics 2 $2.95 Image 5,914
178 Little Red Hot Chane Of Fools 1 $2.95 Image 5,736
179 Inu Yasha A Feudal Fairy Tale Part Two 8 $3.25 Viz 5,626
180 Dark Horse Presents 140 $2.95 Dark Horse 5,571
181 Kini 1 $2.50 Image 5,567
182 Knuckles 24 $1.79 Archie 5,388
183 Lodoss War Grey Witch 4 $2.95 CPM 5,356
184 Sabrina The Teenage Witch 25 $1.79 Archie 5,356
185 Scooby-Doo 21 $1.99 DC 5,265
186 Territory 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 5,219
187 No Need For Tenchi Part Six 4 $3.25 Viz 5,178
188 Nightwarriors Darkstalkers Revenge 4 $2.95 Viz 5,160
189 Vampirella Hell On Earth Battlebook $3.99 Crusade 5,160
190 Wedding Of Popeye And Olive 1 $2.75 Ocean 5,155
191 Adventures ofRheumy Peepers & Chunky Highlights 1 $2.95 Oni 4,936
192 Oni Double Feature 11 $2.95 Oni 4,926
193 Animaniacs Featuring Pinky And The Brain 47 $1.99 DC 4,876
194 Silky Whip 11 $3.50 Fantagraphics 4,551
195 Deadside 1 $2.50 Acclaim 4,442
196 Mixxzine Vol. 2 5 Apr May 99 $4.99 Mixx 4,387
197 Maison Ikkoku Part Eight 7 $3.25 Viz 4,327
198 Valhalla 1 $2.99 Antarctic 4,327
199 Crow Razor Kill The Pain Lost Chapter (Res) $4.95 Eh! 4,217
200 Sex Philes 2 $3.95 Fantagraphics 4,190
201 Gold Digger 48 $2.99 Antarctic 4,163
202 Buffy/Vampire Slayer Photo Cvr New Prtg 1 (O/A) $2.95 Dark Horse 4,039
203 Vault Of Horror 27 $2.50 Gemstone 4,034
204 Impact 1 $2.50 Gemstone 3,893
205 Aces High 1 $2.50 Gemstone 3,883
206 Areala Angel Of War 3 $2.99 Antarctic 3,874
207 Luftwaffe 1946 15 $2.99 Antarctic 3,851
208 Archie 483 $1.79 Archie 3,824
209 Nio 4 $2.50 Acclaim 3,819
210 Original Bondage Fairies 4 $3.50 Fantagraphics 3,691
211 Betty & Veronica 135 $1.79 Archie 3,664
212 Megaton Man Hardcopy 1 $2.95 Image 3,595
213 Looney Tunes 51 $1.99 DC 3,527
214 Legend Of Lemnear 14 $2.95 CPM 3,454
215 Akiko 32 $2.50 Sirius 3,449
216 Betty 73 $1.79 Archie 3,417
217 Cavewoman Pangaean Sea Prologue $2.95 Basement 3,353
218 Knights of the Dinner Table 28 $2.95 Kenzer 3,330
219 Archie Double Digest 107 $2.99 Archie 3,303
220 Cuda 4 $3.50 Avatar 3,293
221 Veronica 87 $1.79 Archie 3,293
222 Cheryl Blossom 22 $1.79 Archie 3,289
223 Wing Bird Verotik Girls Pin Up Book (Res) $3.95 Verotik 3,280
224 Volcanic Revolver 2 $2.95 Oni 3,019
225 Desperate Times 5 $2.95 Image 3,010
226 New Vampire Miyu Vol. 3 5 $2.95 Ironcat 2,978
227 Betty & Veronica Spectacular 35 $1.79 Archie 2,937
228 Pals N Gals Double Digest 40 $2.99 Archie 2,932
229 Spider-Man Manga 30 $2.99 Marvel 2,895
230 Warrior Nun Black & White 17 $2.99 Antarctic 2,886
231 Spider-Man Manga 31 $2.99 Marvel 2,777
232 Measles 2 $2.95 Fantagraphics 2,740
233 Betty & Veronica Digest 103 $1.99 Archie 2,731
234 Wisp 1 $2.50 Oktomica 2,685
235 X-Men Manga 25 $2.99 Marvel 2,658
236 Virtex 3 $2.50 Oktomica 2,648
237 Jinx Torso 3 $3.95 Image 2,635
238 Jughead 116 $1.79 Archie 2,630
239 Wonderlanders 2 $2.50 Oktomica 2,621
240 X-Men Manga 26 $2.99 Marvel 2,616
241 Cartoon Network Presents 20 $1.99 DC 2,571
242 Flintstones And The Jetsons 20 $1.99 DC 2,566
243 Warhammer Monthly 12 $2.95 Games Workshop 2,562
244 Futabakun Change Vol. 2 2 $2.95 Ironcat 2,488
245 Urotsukidoji Legend of the Overfiend 8 $2.95 CPM 2,443
246 Dreamsmith Studios Book 3 (Res) $3.95 Dreamsmith 2,429
247 Supermodels In The Rainforest 3 $2.95 Sirius 2,356
248 Laugh Digest 149 $1.99 Archie 2,310
249 Jughead With Archie Digest 148 $1.99 Archie 2,269
250 Broken Halos Is There Nothing Sacred 3 $2.95 Broken Halos 2,264
251 Razor Darkest Night 1 (Res) $4.95 Eh! 2,264
252 Dragon Wars 11 $2.95 Ironcat 2,232
253 Razor Gothic 3 (Res) $3.00 Eh! 2,232
254 Nobody 4 $2.95 Oni 2,218
255 Genus 34 $2.95 Radio 2,209
256 Razor Darkest Night 2 $4.95 Eh! 2,182
257 Razor Gothic 4 $3.00 Eh! 2,168
258 Shadowgear 1 $2.99 Antarctic 2,141
259 Artbabe Vol. 2 4 $3.50 Fantagraphics 2,090
260 Naughty Bits 28 $2.95 Fantagraphics 2,045
261 Crusher Joe 2 $2.95 Ironcat 2,026
262 7th System 6 (Res) $2.95 Sirius 2,008
263 Ogenki Clinic Vol. 3 6 $2.95 Ironcat 1,994
264 Action Girl Comics 17 $2.75 Slave Labor 1,967
265 Crypt Of Cum 1 $2.95 Fantagraphics 1,949
266 Eddie Campbells Bacchus 42 $2.95 Eddie Campbell 1,930
267 Femforce Special Rayda Cyberian Connection 1 $2.95 AC 1,912
268 Femme Kabuki 4 $2.95 Ironcat 1,857
269 Batman Phantom Stranger $4.95 DC 1,834
270 Threshold 13 $4.95 Avatar 1,802
271 Three Geeks 9 $2.50 Three Finger 1,756
272 Chassis 0 $2.95 Hurricane 1,743
273 Hyper Dolls Vol. 2 1 $2.95 Ironcat 1,729
274 Deception 2 $2.50 Image 1,724
275 Furrlough 74 $2.95 Radio 1,724
276 Pantheon 5 $2.95 London Night 1,683
277 Mechanical Man Blues 2 $2.95 Radio 1,542
278 Weird 4 $2.99 DC 1,537
279 Demon Girls X 1 $2.95 Absolute Blue 1,459
280 Vamperotica 49 $3.00 Brainstorm 1,427
281 Lord Farris Slavemaster 7 $2.95 Fantagraphics 1,400
282 Mythologys Mistresses $3.95 Caliber 1,400
283 Hot Twisted Love $2.95 Action Planet 1,395
284 Nowhere 5 $3.75 Drawn & Quarterly 1,391
285 Gear 4 $2.95 Fireman 1,354
286 Zen Cowgirls 1 $2.95 Radio 1,349
287 JLA In Crisis Secret Files 1 $4.95 DC 1,340
288 Empty Love Stories 1999 $2.95 Funny Valentine 1,313
289 Elvira 70 $2.50 Claypool 1,304
290 Gremlin Trouble 16 $2.95 Antarctic 1,304
291 Scary Godmother Bloody Valentine New Prtg 1 $3.95 Sirius 1,276
292 Crystal Balls 4 $2.95 Fantagraphics 1,249
293 Double Impact Alive 2000 Special Ed $3.00 ABC 1,230
294 Lemon Kids 1 $2.95 Alternative 1,230
295 Box Office Poison 13 $2.99 Antarctic 1,226
296 Poe 15 $2.50 Sirius 1,176
297 Captain Gravity 3 $2.75 Penny Farthing 1,157
Some items were dropped from the list due to mis-classification.
Top Selling Trade Paperbacks
Trade Paperback title Price Publisher Est. preorders
1 Star Wars Empire Strikes Back Manga #3 9.95 Dark Horse 11,522
2 Preacher War In The Sun $14.95 DC 7,264
3 Stone Vol. 2 Chrome Cvr Ed #1 $6.95 Image 5,782
4 Buffy/Vampire Slayer Remaining Sunlight $9.95 Dark Horse 5,237
5 Dynamic Forces Earth X Alt Cvr #1 $6.95 Dynamic Forces 4,817
6 Essential Incredible Hulk $14.95 Marvel 4,684
7 Batman In The Sixties $19.95 DC 4,629
8 Lady Death Vampirella Dark Hearts Premium Ed $10.00 Chaos 4,592
9 Thor Coll Ed #1 $5.99 Marvel 4,140
10 Dynamic Forces Danger Girl Alt Cvr #5 (Res) $6.95 Dynamic 3,911
11 Vampirella Lady Death Valentine Ed #1 $9.95 Harris 3,595
12 Golden Age Of Marvel Vol. 2 $19.95 Marvel 3,508
13 Marvel Coll Classics Amazing Spider-Man #1 $7.50 Marvel 3,371
14 Worlds Finest Archives Vol. 1 HC $49.95 DC 3,362
15 Uncle Scrooge #320 $6.95 Gladstone 3,243
16 Walt Disneys Comics #635 $6.95 Gladstone 2,763
17 Invisibles Counting To None $19.95 DC 2,447
18 Usagi Yojimbo Seasons $14.95 Dark Horse 2,360
19 Aria Linen Variant Cvr #1 $10.00 American Entertainment 2,283
20 Gunsmith Cats Goldie Vs Misty $12.95 Dark Horse 2,255
21 Dark Minds Storm Foil Cvr #0 $10.00 American Entertainment 1,949
22 Druuna X Vol. 2 $14.95 Heavy Metal 1,734
23 Crimson Christmas Exclusive Alt Cvr #7 $7.50 American Entertainment 1,592
24 Maison Ikkoku Student Affairs Vol. 11 $16.95 Viz 1,537
25 Faust 777 The Wrath Nude Cvr Ed #2 $6.00 Avatar 1,532




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