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March 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 368 $1.99 Marvel 131,418
2 X-Men 88 $1.99 Marvel 128,425
3 Spawn The Dark Ages 1 $2.50 Image 113,646
4 Spawn 84 $1.95 Image 97,145
5 Avengers 16 $1.99 Marvel 93,266
6 Wolverine 138 $1.99 Marvel 88,076
7 Earth X 2 $2.99 Marvel 87,655
8 JLA 29 $1.99 DC 85,998
9 Magneto Rex 1 $2.50 Marvel 82,514
10 Daredevil 7 $2.50 Marvel 81,312
11 Fathom 6 $2.50 Image 78,640
12 Amazing Spider-Man 5 $1.99 Marvel 76,829
13 Fantastic Four 17 $1.99 Marvel 70,857
14 Peter Parker Spider-Man 5 $1.99 Marvel 70,600
15 Thor 11 $1.99 Marvel 66,731
16 Captain America 17 $1.99 Marvel 66,360
17 Hulk 2 $1.99 Marvel 64,618
18 Gambit 4 $1.99 Marvel 63,525
19 Avengers Forever 6 $2.99 Marvel 62,847
20 Iron Man 16 $1.99 Marvel 62,723
21 Wildcats Vol. 2 2 $2.50 DC 60,467
22 Mutant X 8 $1.99 Marvel 60,294
23 Spider-Man Chapter 1 0 $2.50 Marvel 56,286
24 Spider-Man Chapter 1 7 $2.50 Marvel 55,480
25 Darkness 23 $2.50 Image 54,055
26 Crimson 10 $2.50 DC 53,590
27 Witchblade Infinity $3.50 Image 51,947
28 All Star Comics 1 $2.95 DC 50,571
29 Generation X 51 $1.99 Marvel 49,923
30 Batman 565 $1.99 DC 49,478
31 X-Force 90 $1.99 Marvel 48,924
32 All Star Comics 2 $2.95 DC 48,726
33 Inhumans 7 $2.99 Marvel 48,147
34 Green Lantern 112 $1.99 DC 47,984
35 Titans 3 $2.50 DC 47,444
36 Mutant X 1999 $3.50 Marvel 46,583
37 Detective Comics 732 $1.99 DC 46,104
38 Cable 67 $1.99 Marvel 45,841
39 Astro City Vol. 2 17 (Res) $2.50 DC 45,530
40 X-Man 51 $1.99 Marvel 45,332
41 Spider-Girl 8 $1.99 Marvel 45,203
42 Buffy The Vampire Slayer 7 $2.95 Dark Horse 44,787
43 Thunderbolts 26 $1.99 Marvel 43,981
44 All American Comics 1 $1.99 DC 43,555
45 National Comics 1 $1.99 DC 43,377
46 Adventure Comics 1 $1.99 DC 43,254
47 Sensation Comics 1 $1.99 DC 43,249
48 Kiss Psycho Circus 18 $2.25 Image 43,056
49 Nightwing 31 $1.99 DC 42,937
50 Thrilling Comics 1 $1.99 DC 42,462
51 Smash Comics 1 $1.99 DC 42,239
52 Star Spangled Comics 1 $1.99 DC 42,081
53 Nova 1 $2.99 Marvel 41,418
54 Buffy The Vampire Slayer Origin 3 $2.95 Dark Horse 41,136
55 Preacher 49 $2.50 DC 40,344
56 Authority 1 $2.50 DC 40,087
57 Superman 144 $1.99 DC 40,052
58 Batman Shadow of the Bat 85 $1.99 DC 39,567
59 Action Comics 754 $1.99 DC 39,558
60 Black Panther 7 $2.50 Marvel 39,508
61 Adventures Of Superman 567 $1.99 DC 39,221
62 Superman The Man Of Steel 88 $1.99 DC 38,989
63 Flash 148 $1.99 DC 38,637
64 Batman & Superman Worlds Finest 2 $1.99 DC 38,261
65 Batman Legends of the Dark Knight 117 $1.99 DC 38,182
66 Young Justice 8 $2.50 DC 37,024
67 Deadpool 28 $1.99 Marvel 36,777
68 Gen 13 39 $2.50 DC 36,332
69 Star Wars Vaders Quest 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 36,040
70 Star Wars Boba Fett Enemy of the Empire 3 $2.95 Dark Horse 35,738
71 Captain America Sentinel Of Liberty 9 $1.99 Marvel 35,733
72 Star Wars 4 $2.50 Dark Horse 34,946
73 Webspinners Tales Of Spider-Man 5 $2.50 Marvel 34,437
74 Ascension 15 $2.50 Image 34,239
75 Undertaker 1 $2.95 Chaos 34,214
76 Robin 64 $1.99 DC 33,333
77 Star Wars Crimson Empire II 5 $2.95 Dark Horse 33,101
78 Doctor Strange 4 $2.99 Marvel 32,873
79 A Next 8 $1.99 Marvel 32,260
80 Catwoman 68 $1.99 DC 31,211
81 Planetary 2 $2.50 DC 30,889
82 Crow 2 $2.50 Image 30,721
83 League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen 3 $2.95 DC 30,162
84 Tenth Black Embrace 2 $2.50 Image 29,805
85 Aria Blanc & Noir 1 $2.50 Image 29,652
86 Supergirl 32 $1.99 DC 29,236
87 Glory 0 $2.50 Awesome 28,860
88 J2 8 $1.99 Marvel 28,534
89 Batman Jokers Apprentice $3.95 DC 28,410
90 Anarky 1 $2.50 DC 28,188
91 Wonder Woman 144 $1.99 DC 28,168
92 Lady Pendragon 0 $2.50 Image 27,896
93 Hourman 2 $2.50 DC 27,624
94 Martian Manhunter 6 $1.99 DC 27,213
95 Starman 53 $2.50 DC 27,188
96 Pokemon Vol. 2 Pikachu Shocks Back 1 $3.25 Viz 26,847
97 Legends of the DCUniverse 16 $1.99 DC 26,639
98 Justice League Of America Super Spectacular 1 $5.95 DC 26,347
99 Slingers 6 $1.99 Marvel 25,852
100 Birds Of Prey 5 $1.99 DC 25,743
101 Azrael Agent of the Bat 52 $2.25 DC 24,858
102 Young Justice 80 Page Giant 1 $4.95 DC 24,818
103 Batman Nosferatu $5.95 DC 24,680
104 Superboy 62 $1.99 DC 24,373
105 Batman Beyond 3 $1.99 DC 24,294
106 Superman Secret Files 2 $4.95 DC 24,224
107 Supermans Nemesis Lex Luthor 3 $2.50 DC 23,739
108 Sandman Presents Lucifer 3 $2.95 DC 23,680
109 Lady Death 15 $2.95 Chaos 23,650
110 Stone Vol. II 2 $2.50 Image 23,388
111 Alan Moores Awesome Universe Handbook $2.95 Awesome 23,126
112 Coven Vol. 2 4 $2.50 Awesome 23,037
113 Aquaman 55 $1.99 DC 22,859
114 Battle Chasers Collected Ed 2 $5.95 DC 22,047
115 Hitman 37 $2.50 DC 21,652
116 Avengelyne 2 $2.50 Awesome 21,345
117 Doctor Midnite 3 $5.95 DC 20,984
118 Savage Dragon 59 $2.50 Image 20,647
119 Bone 37 $2.95 Cartoon 20,612
120 Trenchcoat Brigade 3 $2.50 DC 20,355
121 Sailor Moon 6 $2.95 Mixx 19,870
122 Hellblazer 137 $2.50 DC 19,475
123 Legion Of Super Heroes 115 $2.50 DC 19,366
124 Crypt Of Dawn 6 $2.95 Sirius 19,173
125 Purgatori 7 $2.95 Chaos 19,094
126 DV8 26 $2.50 DC 18,920
127 Legionnaires 71 $2.50 DC 18,891
128 Batman The Gotham Adventures 12 $1.99 DC 18,698
129 Strangers In Paradise Vol. III 22 $2.75 Abstract 17,777
130 Dark Horse Presents 141 $2.95 Dark Horse 17,629
131 Rising Stars Preview Ed $5.00 Image 17,347
132 Books Of Magic 60 $2.50 DC 17,342
133 Impulse 48 $2.25 DC 17,164
134 Invisibles Volume 3 11 $2.95 DC 16,857
135 Transmetropolitan 21 $2.50 DC 16,837
136 Dreaming 36 $2.50 DC 16,793
137 Tsunami Girl 2 $2.95 Image 16,308
138 Gen 13 Grunge Saves The World $5.95 DC 15,783
139 Human Target 2 $2.95 DC 15,012
140 Resurrection Man 24 $2.50 DC 14,942
141 Scene of the Crime 1 $2.50 DC 14,829
142 Fanboy 3 $2.50 DC 14,824
143 Conjurors 2 $2.95 DC 14,784
144 Body Doubles 2 $2.50 DC 14,289
145 Gifts of the Night 4 $2.95 DC 14,081
146 Solar Lord 1 $2.50 Image 14,027
147 Sergio Aragones Groo & Rufferto 4 $2.95 Dark Horse 13,631
148 Evil Ernie 10 $2.95 Chaos 13,616
149 Magneto Ascendant $3.99 Marvel 13,547
150 World Below 1 $2.50 Dark Horse 13,463
151 Superman Adventures 31 $1.99 DC 13,206
152 Ghost Vol. 2 7 $2.95 Dark Horse 12,934
153 Dragonball Z Part Two 4 $2.95 Viz 12,815
154 Predator Homeworld 1 $2.95 Dark Horse 12,602
155 Deity Vol. 2 6 $2.95 Awesome 12,384
156 Aliens Apocalypse 3 $2.95 Dark Horse 12,147
157 Lobo 62 $2.50 DC 11,974
158 Dragonball Part Two 1 $2.95 Viz 11,894
159 Oh My Goddess Devil In Miss Urd 5 $2.95 Dark Horse 11,835
160 Vampirella Worlds End Finch Cvr 1 $2.95 Harris 11,771
161 Catseye 0 $2.95 Awesome 11,400
162 Cremator Hells Guardian 5 $2.95 Chaos 11,335
163 Vext 3 $2.50 DC 11,187
164 Smiley Psychotic Buttons Spr Brk Road Trip Spec $2.95 Chaos 11,098
165 Gunsmith Cats Bean Bandit 3 $2.95 Dark Horse 10,524
166 Vampirella Worlds End Zircher Cvr 1 $2.95 Harris 10,376
167 Blade of the Immortal Dark Shadows 31 $2.95 Dark Horse 9,999
168 Minx Final Issue 8 $2.50 DC 9,747
169 Ranma 1/2 Part Seven 14 $2.95 Viz 9,386
170 Cerebus 240 $2.25 Aardvark-Vanaheim 8,703
171 Masakazu Katsuras Shadow Lady I Dangerous Love 6 $2.50 Dark Horse 8,560
172 Tick Heroes of the City 2 $3.50 New England 8,406
173 Mega Dragon & Tiger 1 $2.95 Image 8,203
174 Poison Elves 45 $2.50 Sirius 8,104
175 Elfquest 34 $2.95 Warp 7,961
176 Danger Girl Dangerous Collection 2 (O/A) $5.95 DC 7,397
177 Grrl Scouts 1 $2.95 Oni 7,145
178 Dylan Dog 1 $4.95 Dark Horse 7,110
179 Tongue Lash II 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 6,981
180 Mobile Suit Gundam 0079 1 $2.95 Viz 6,892
181 Pokemon Electric Tale of Pikachu 1 3rd Prtg (O/A) $3.25 Viz 6,872
182 Nathan Never 1 $4.95 Dark Horse 6,783
183 Sonic The Hedgehog 71 $1.79 Archie 6,764
184 Acme Novelty Library 12 $4.95 Fantagraphics 6,759
185 Lenore 5 $2.95 Slave Labor 6,675
186 Martin Mystery 1 $4.95 Dark Horse 6,482
187 Drakuun The Hidden War 24 $2.95 Dark Horse 6,358
188 Mosaic 1 $2.95 Sirius 6,348
189 Slayers 6 $2.95 CPM 6,269
190 Danger Girl Dangerous Coll New Ptg 1 $5.95 DC 6,145
191 Sonic Super Special 9 $2.29 Archie 5,947
192 Bradleys 1 $2.95 Fantagraphics 5,809
193 Inu Yasha A Feudal Fairy Tale Part Two 9 $3.25 Viz 5,640
194 Zorros Lady Rawhide Other Peoples Blood 2 $2.95 Image 5,631
195 Artesia 3 $2.95 Sirius 5,477
196 Kabuki Classics 3 $3.95 Image 5,457
197 Kelley Jones Hammer The Outsider 2 $2.95 Dark Horse 5,438
198 Lodoss War Grey Witch 5 $2.95 CPM 5,349
199 Scooby-Doo 22 $1.99 DC 5,339
200 No Need For Tenchi Part Six 5 $3.25 Viz 5,245
201 Knuckles 25 $1.79 Archie 5,161
202 Lady Pendragon Wizard Wld Chicago Comicon Prev $4.95 Image 5,141
203 Tenth Black Embrace 2 Portacio Cvr $2.50 Image 5,101
204 Sabrina The Teenage Witch 26 $1.79 Archie 5,067
205 Warrior Nun Resurrection 3 $2.99 Antarctic 5,052
206 Nightwarriors Darkstalkers Revenge 5 $2.95 Viz 4,953
207 Penny Century 5 $2.95 Fantagraphics 4,844
208 Warrior Nun Dei Aftertime 3 $2.99 Antarctic 4,804
209 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 22 $2.95 Image 4,765
210 Animaniacs Featuring Pinky And The Brain  48 $1.99 DC 4,755
211 Neon Genesis Evangelion Book Four 2 $2.95 Viz 4,735
212 Geobreeders 1 $2.95 CPM 4,661
213 Territory 3 $2.95 Dark Horse 4,646
214 Silky Whip 12 $3.50 Fantagraphics 4,626
215 Victorian 1 $2.95 Penny Farthing 4,582
216 Maison Ikkoku Part Eight 8 $3.25 Viz 4,354
217 Sex Philes 3 $3.95 Fantagraphics 4,334
218 Neon Genesis Evangelion Bk Four Coll Ed 2 $2.95 Viz 4,265
219 A Distant Soil 29 $3.95 Image 4,117
220 Haunt Of Fear 27 $2.50 Gemstone 4,003
221 Archie 484 $1.79 Archie 3,770
222 Original Bondage Fairies 5 $3.50 Fantagraphics 3,755
223 Luftwaffe 1946 16 $2.99 Antarctic 3,736
224 Little Red Hot Chane Of Fools 2 $2.95 Image 3,671
225 Knights of the Dinner Table 29 $2.95 Kenzer 3,632
226 Crime Suspenstories 27 $2.50 Gemstone 3,622
227 Aces High 2 $2.50 Gemstone 3,617
228 Betty & Veronica 136 $1.79 Archie 3,597
229 Looney Tunes 52 $1.99 DC 3,523
230 Archie Double Digest 108 $2.99 Archie 3,374
231 Impact 2 $2.50 Gemstone 3,364
232 Betty & Veronica Double Digest 80 $2.99 Archie 3,355
233 Betty 74 $1.79 Archie 3,325
234 Legend Of Lemnear 15 $2.95 CPM 3,325
235 Adventures Of Barry Ween Boy Genius 1 $2.95 Image 3,246
236 Simpsons Comics & Stories 1 $2.95 Bongo 3,186
237 Ninja High School 67 $2.99 Antarctic 3,102
238 Volcanic Revolver 3 $2.95 Oni 3,078
239 Cheryl Blossom 23 $1.79 Archie 3,063
240 Veronica 88 $1.79 Archie 3,048
241 Age Of Bronze 3 $2.95 Image 3,028
242 Pals N Gals Double Digest 41 $2.99 Archie 2,974
243 New Vampire Miyu Vol. 3 6 $2.95 Ironcat 2,944
244 Warrior Nun Black & White 18 $2.99 Antarctic 2,904
245 Archies Spring Break Special 4 $2.29 Archie 2,865
246 Jughead Double Digest 59 $2.99 Archie 2,860
247 Archie & Friends 35 $1.79 Archie 2,855
248 Archie Digest 163 $1.99 Archie 2,840
249 Wonderlanders 3 $2.50 Oktomica 2,840
250 Deadside 2 $2.50 Acclaim 2,815
251 Raw Media Quarterly 3 $4.95 Avatar 2,786
252 Spider-Man Manga 32 $2.99 Marvel 2,786
253 Milk 10 $2.95 Radio 2,766
254 Keif Llama Gas War 1 $2.95 Oni 2,746
255 Housewives At Play 1 $2.95 Fantagraphics 2,741
256 Spider-Man Manga 33 $2.99 Marvel 2,682
257 Palooka Ville 13 $3.75 Drawn & Quarterly 2,662
258 Thieves & Kings 27 $2.50 I Box 2,622
259 Warhammer Monthly 13 $2.95 Games Workshop 2,607
260 Jughead 117 $1.79 Archie 2,593
261 Horny Biker Sluts 13 $4.95 Last Gasp 2,548
262 Cartoon Network Presents 21 Toonami $1.99 DC 2,518
263 Flintstones And The Jetsons 21 $1.99 DC 2,513
264 X-Men Manga 27 $2.99 Marvel 2,504
265 Futabakun Change Vol. 2 3 $2.95 Ironcat 2,499
266 Razor Uncut 51 $3.00 Eh! 2,439
267 Urotsukidoji Legend of the Overfiend 9 $2.95 CPM 2,439
268 X-Men Manga 28 $2.99 Marvel 2,405
269 Jughead With Archie Digest 149 $1.99 Archie 2,335
270 Powder Burn Reg Ed 1 $2.99 Antarctic 2,335
271 Virtex 4 $2.50 Oktomica 2,306
272 Dreamsmith Studios Book 4 (Res) $3.95 Dreamsmith 2,301
273 Threshold 14 $4.95 Avatar 2,152
274 Goon 1 $3.00 Avatar 2,132
275 Razor Darkest Night 3 $4.95 Eh! 2,132
276 Ogenki Clinic Vol. 3 7 $2.95 Ironcat 2,019
277 Oddjob 1 $2.95 Slave Labor 2,004
278 Crusher Joe 3 $2.95 Ironcat 1,910
279 Decoy 1 $2.75 Penny Farthing 1,910
280 Wisp 2 $2.50 Oktomica 1,905
281 Deception 3 $2.50 Image 1,895
282 Eddie Campbells Bacchus 43 $2.95 Eddie Campbell 1,890
283 Taoland Adventures 1 $2.99 Antarctic 1,846
284 Danger Grrrl 1 $2.95 Crosby 1,841
285 Pete The Pod Postal Worker 8 $2.95 Sharkbait 1,831
286 Femme Kabuki 5 $2.95 Ironcat 1,821
287 Furrlough 75 $2.95 Radio 1,806
288 Evil Eye 3 $2.95 Fantagraphics 1,786
289 Bangs Sexplosion $2.95 Ironcat 1,761
290 Vamperotica 50 $4.95 Brainstorm 1,722
291 300 1 2nd Printing (O/A) $2.95 Dark Horse 1,697
292 Hyper Dolls Vol. 2 2 $2.95 Ironcat 1,662
Some items were dropped from the list due to mis-classification.
Trade Paperback title Price Publisher Est. preorders
1 Superman Fantastic Four $9.95 DC 37,826
2 Dynamic Forces Premiere Danger Girl Special #1 $6.95 Dynamic Forces 22,948
3 Star Wars Empire Strikes Back Manga #4 $9.95 Dark Horse 11,598
4 Sailor Moon Super S Pocket Mixx Vol. 1 $9.95 Mixx 7,006
5 Darkminds Collected #2 $7.95 Image 6,328
6 Spawn VIII $9.95 Image 5,250
7 Danger Girl #5 Valentines Day Exclusive Cvr $10.00 American Entertainment 4,112
8 Ranma 1/2 Vol. 13 $15.95 Viz 3,647
9 How To Draw Manga Vol. 1 Compiling Chars English Ed $14.95 Japanimation 3,642
10 Oh My Goddess Terrible Master Urd $13.95 Dark Horse 3,176
11 Dynamic Forces Premiere Danger Girl Special #1 Euro Cvr $15.00 Dynamic Forces 3,107
12 Starman Times Past $17.95 DC 3,102
13 Uncle Scrooge #321 $6.95 Gladstone 3,078
14 Veils HC $24.95 DC 2,954
15 Marvel Masterworks Daredevil Vol. 1 HC $34.95 Marvel 2,697
16 Magneto Rex Marvel Authentix Prntd Sketch Ed #1 $6.00 Marvel 2,662
17 Walt Disneys Comics #636 $6.95 Gladstone 2,632
18 Batman Anarky $12.95 DC 2,464
19 Undertaker #1 Prophecy of the Dead Premium Ed $10.00 Chaos 2,321
20 Magic Knight Rayearth Mixx Manga Vol. 2 $11.95 Mixx 2,306
21 Dreaming Through The Gates Of Horn & Ivory $19.95 DC 2,098
22 Clockwork Angels $9.95 Image 2,093
23 Superman Vs The Revenge Squad $12.95 DC 2,019
24 Martha Washington Saves The World $12.95 Dark Horse 1,984
25 Dynamic Forces Danger Girl Alt Foil Cvr #5 (Res)  $10.00 Dynamic Forces 1,826




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