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June 2000 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops

Estimated Comics Preordered by North American Comics Shops
Based on Reports from Diamond Comic Distributors


Both unit sales and dollar sales continued in the right direction in June, helped out by Marvel's X-Men movie previews. 

Diamond did release dollar rankings for the Top 250 comics; these will be added at a later date.

Click to skip to the Top Graphic Novels for the month.

—John Jackson Miller


This list includes all items on Diamond's Top 300 chart.
Items marked (resolicited) were offered in an earlier month but never shipped; disregard any previously reported figure, as earlier orders were canceled when the books were resolicited.
Distributor charts are regional commodity reports, not measures of a work's total reach. Read our FAQ.
The links lead to current listings for each issue on eBay. You can also find the books at your comics shop.


UnitsDollarsComic-book TitleIssuePricePublisherEst. units
1-Uncanny X-Men383$2.99Marvel120,672
2-X-Men103$2.25Marvel116,358
3-Wolverine153$2.25Marvel83,794
4-Fathom13$2.50Image78,885
5-JLA44$2.25DC76,836
6-Avengers31$2.25Marvel75,348
7-Punisher5$2.99Marvel73,524
8-Spawn99$2.50Image68,073
9-Daredevil15$2.99Marvel67,658
10-Fantastic Four32$2.25Marvel59,211
11-Marvel Knights2$2.99Marvel55,419
12-Amazing Spider-Man20$2.99Marvel53,515
13-Thor26$2.25Marvel51,426
14-Peter Parker Spider-Man20$2.25Marvel51,311
15-Batman Dark Victory9$2.95DC50,719
16-Iron Man31$2.25Marvel50,619
17-Batman580$2.25DC50,098
18-X-Force105$2.25Marvel49,697
19-JLA Annual4$3.50DC49,462
20-Detective Comics747$2.50DC48,721
21-Marvel Boy1$2.99Marvel47,844
22-Captain America32$2.25Marvel47,443
23-Generation X66$2.25Marvel46,456
24-Batgirl5$2.50DC46,401
25-X-Men The Movie Adaptation One-Shot$5.95Marvel46,246
26-X-Men The Movie Wolverine Prequel$5.95Marvel46,181
27-Mutant X22$2.25Marvel45,820
28-Magneto Dark Seduction3$2.99Marvel45,750
29-Fantastic Four 2000$3.50Marvel45,479
30-Soul Saga4$2.50Image45,359
31-Cable82$2.25Marvel44,833
32-Superman159$2.25DC43,896
33-X-Man66$2.25Marvel43,435
34-Nightwing46$2.25DC42,694
35-JSA13$2.50DC42,318
36-Batman Gotham Knights6$2.50DC41,847
37-Batman Legends of the Dark Knight132$2.25DC41,511
38-X-Men Children of the Atom5$2.99Marvel41,366
39-Preacher64$2.50DC41,291
40-X-Men The Movie Magneto Prequel$5.95Marvel40,955
41-Action Comics768$2.25DC40,670
42-X-Men The Movie Rogue Prequel$5.95Marvel40,209
43-Witchblade41$2.50Image39,908
44-Astro City Vol. 2 (resolicited)22$2.50DC39,673
45-Green Lantern127$2.25DC38,941
46-Superman The Man of Steel103$2.25DC38,721
47-Thunderbolts41$2.25Marvel38,561
48-Adventures of Superman581$2.25DC38,420
49-Gambit19$2.25Marvel38,160
50-Tomb Raider Witchblade0.5$2.95Image38,110
51-Crimson19$2.50DC38,015
52-Incredible Hulk17$2.25Marvel37,413
53-Witchblade Darkminds Special$5.95Image37,273
54-Flash163$2.25DC36,902
55-X-Men The Hidden Years9$2.50Marvel36,311
56-Batgirl Annual1$3.50DC35,900
57-Inhumans Vol. 23$2.99Marvel35,580
58-Darkness32$2.50Image35,149
59-Titans18$2.50DC34,272
60-Warlands9$2.50Image34,242
61-Steampunk5$2.50DC34,197
62-Planetary (resolicited)11$2.50DC33,586
63-X-Men Millennial Visions (One-Shot)$3.99Marvel33,320
64-Authority16$2.50DC32,138
65-Planetary The Authority Ruling The World$5.95DC32,138
66-Superman Gen 133$3.50DC31,953
67-Robin79$2.25DC31,747
68-Jenny Sparks Secret History of the Authority1$2.50DC31,707
69-Before The 4 Ben Grimm and Logan2$2.99Marvel31,392
70-Superman Annual12$3.50DC31,221
71-Mystic1$2.95CrossGen31,036
72-Spider-Man Death and Destiny1$2.99Marvel30,971
73-Young Justice22$2.50DC30,966
74-Witchblade Destinys Child3$2.95Image30,961
75-Spider-Girl23$2.25Marvel30,845
76-Violent Messiahs Vol. 21$2.95Image30,675
77-Dawn Return of the Goddess4$2.95Sirius30,154
78-Batman Huntress Cry For Blood3$2.50DC30,094
79-Crimson Plague1$2.95Image29,007
80-Captain Marvel8$2.50Marvel28,566
81-Birds of Prey20$2.50DC28,546
82-Catwoman83$2.25DC28,456
83-Scion1$2.95CrossGen28,446
84-Eve Protomecha5$2.50Image28,401
85-Sigil1$2.95CrossGen28,391
86-Star Wars Jedi Council1$2.95Dark Horse28,275
87-Meridian1$2.95CrossGen27,990
88-Wildcats Vol. 212$2.50DC27,915
89-Bishop The Last X-Man11$2.25Marvel27,754
90-Deadpool43$2.25Marvel27,724
91-Star Wars Twilight19$2.95Dark Horse27,193
92-Gen 1354$2.50DC27,018
93-Superman Vs Predator2$4.95DC27,003
94-Red Star1$2.95Image26,828
95-F53$2.50Image26,502
96-Spawn The Dark Ages16$2.50Image26,191
97-Batman Its Joker Time2$4.95DC25,856
98-Bone38$4.95Cartoon25,600
99-Buffy The Vampire Slayer22$2.95Dark Horse25,505
100-Batman of Arkham$5.95DC25,420
101-Marvel The Lost Generation7$2.99Marvel24,919
102-Kiss Psycho Circus31$2.50Image24,573
103-Empire2$2.50Image24,398
104-Starman68$2.50DC24,283
105-Section Zero1$2.50Image24,202
106-Green Lantern 80 Page Giant3$5.95DC23,967
107-Orion3$2.50DC23,696
108-Supergirl47$2.25DC23,651
109-Star Wars Tales4$4.95Dark Horse23,170
110-Darkminds Vol. 25$2.50Image23,115
111-Sam and Twitch11$2.50Image22,920
112-Spider-Woman14$2.25Marvel22,910
113-Gear Station4$2.50Image22,830
114-Legion Lost4$2.50DC22,745
115-Black Panther21$2.50Marvel22,715
116-Wonder Woman159$2.25DC22,374
117-Azrael Agent of the Bat67$2.50DC21,818
118-Blood Legacy3$2.50Image21,662
119-Purgatori Vs Chastity1$2.95Chaos21,597
120-Gatecrasher The Series1$2.50Wizard21,362
121-Tomorrow Stories (resolicited)8$2.95DC20,645
122-Superboy77$2.25DC20,385
123-Joker Mask2$2.95Dark Horse20,195
124-Shock Rockets3$2.50Image20,059
125-Lucifer3$2.50DC20,029
126-Martian Manhunter21$2.50DC19,849
127-Realworlds Superman$5.95DC19,809
128-Gen Active2$3.95DC19,378
129-Superman and Bugs Bunny (resolicited)2$2.50DC19,363
130-Hitman52$2.50DC19,223
131-Transmetropolitan35$2.50DC19,143
132-Legends of the DCUniverse31$2.50DC19,057
133-Savage Dragon76$2.95Image19,037
134-Hellblazer151$2.50DC18,812
135-Power Pack Peer Pressure1$2.99Marvel18,586
136-Swamp Thing4$2.50DC18,511
137-Angel8$2.95Dark Horse18,206
138-Aquaman70$2.50DC18,105
139-Aliens Vs Predator Vs The Terminator3$2.95Dark Horse17,950
140-Sailor Moon21$2.95Tokyopop17,765
141-City of Silence2$2.50Image17,529
142-Spider-Girl Presents The Buzz2$2.99Marvel17,429
143-Digimon1$2.95Dark Horse17,354
144-Strangers In Paradise Vol. III33$2.75Abstract17,109
145-Xena Warrior Princess10$2.95Dark Horse16,953
146-Kin5$2.95Image16,397
147-Impulse63$2.50DC16,041
148-Batman Gotham Adventures27$1.99DC15,941
149-Soul Reaver Legacy of Kain$2.50Image15,876
150-Saint Angel1$3.95Image15,811
151-Brass1$2.50DC15,806
152-Vertigo Secret Files Hellblazer1$4.95DC15,746
153-Hourman17$2.50DC15,586
154-Books of Magic75$2.50DC15,576
155-Simpsons Comics49$2.50Bongo15,440
156-Digimon2$2.95Dark Horse15,435
157-Conan The Flame and The Fiend1$2.99Marvel15,355
158-Purgatori Empire3$2.95Chaos15,235
159-Echo4$2.50Image14,969
160-Batman Beyond10$1.99DC14,769
161-Star Trek Deep Space Nine N Vector1$2.50DC14,313
162-Dreaming51$2.50DC14,093
163-100 Bullets13$2.50DC14,038
164-Dragonball Z Part 35$2.95Viz14,002
165-Wicked6$2.95Image13,471
166-Radioactive Man100$2.50Bongo13,036
167-Dark Horse Presents Annual 2000 Girls Rule$4.95Dark Horse12,645
168-Dragonball Part 31$2.95Viz12,510
169-Lazarus Five2$2.50DC12,479
170-Spyboy9$2.95Dark Horse12,324
171-Supermen of America6$2.50DC12,249
172-Millennium Ed Wonder Woman 1st Series1$3.95DC12,229
173-Powers3$2.95Image11,938
174-Grendel Devils Legacy4$2.95Dark Horse11,853
175-Liberty Meadows11$2.95Insight11,803
176-Counter Strike1$2.50Chaos11,748
177-Millennium Edition Worlds Finest Comics71$2.50DC11,528
178-Oh My Goddess Part VIII3$3.50Dark Horse11,508
179-Powerpuff Girls4$1.99DC11,372
180-Mostly Wanted2$2.50DC11,232
181-Superman Adventures46$1.99DC11,117
182-Titan Ae2$2.95Dark Horse10,836
183-Stars and Stripe13$2.50DC10,611
184-Atomics6$2.95AAA Pop10,516
185-Accelerate1$2.95DC10,511
186-Creature Commandos4$2.50DC10,335
187-Ghost Vol. 221$2.95Dark Horse10,290
188-Vampirella Legendary Tales2$2.95Harris10,045
189-Spider-Man The Death of Captain Stacy$3.50Marvel9,955
190-Magdalena Blood Legacy Preview Book$3.00Image9,749
191-Vampi1 Preview Book$2.95Harris9,689
192-Gunsmith Cats Kidnapped8$2.95Dark Horse9,659
193-Demonslayer Vol. 23$2.95Image9,589
194-Blade of the Immortal46$2.95Dark Horse9,398
195-Relative Heroes6$2.50DC9,118
196-Super Manga Blast4$4.95Dark Horse9,048
197-Countdown3$2.95DC8,917
198-Ranma 1/2 Part 92$2.95Viz8,647
199-Nevermen2$2.95Dark Horse8,567
200-Deadenders6$2.50DC8,522
201-Millennium Edition Superman75$2.50DC8,191
202-Battle Gods Warriors of the Chaak3$2.95Dark Horse8,151
203-Battleaxes4$2.50DC8,151
204-Gundam Wing5$2.95Tokyopop7,780
205-Judgement Night1$3.99Crusade7,705
206-Cerebus255$2.25Aardvark-Vanaheim7,635
207-Quantum & Woody26$3.50Acclaim7,520
208-Millennium Edition Kingdom Come1$5.95DC7,274
209-Poison Elves58$2.95Sirius7,059
210-Blair Witch Chronicles3$2.95Oni6,853
211-M Katsuras Shadow Lady Sudden Death21$2.50Dark Horse6,808
212-Knights of the Dinner Table44$2.95Kenzer6,688
213-Judgement Night1 Shi$3.99Crusade6,678
214-Pokemon Adventures Part 25$2.95Viz6,668
215-Optic Nerve7$2.95Drawn & Quarterly6,573
216-Knights of the Dinner Table Illustrated1$2.95Kenzer6,483
217-The Patriots8$2.50DC6,012
218-Gold Digger Vol. 212$2.50Antarctic5,691
219-Ticks Massive Summer Double Spectacle1$3.50New England5,536
220-Ticks Massive Summer Double Spectacle2$3.50New England5,496
221-Sonic The Hedgehog86$1.99Archie5,481
222-Scooby-Doo37$1.99DC5,361
223-Inu Yasha Part 51$2.95Viz5,255
224-Gloom Cookie5$2.95Slave Labor5,180
225-Bondage Fairies Extreme9$3.50Fantagraphics5,025
226-Cardcaptor Sakura7$2.95Tokyopop4,980
227-Sonic Super Special14$2.49Archie4,875
228-Aqua Knight3$3.50Viz4,809
229-No Need For Tenchi Part 94$2.95Viz4,754
230-Marquis Danse Macabre2$2.95Oni4,714
231-Cartoon Network Starring12$1.99DC4,524
232-Shadowman Vol. 312$2.50Acclaim4,474
233-Battlestar Galactica Dire Phophecy$3.99Realm4,459
234-Legacy4$2.99Antarctic4,354
235-Ninja High School Version 212$2.99Antarctic4,288
236-American Splendor Bedtime Stories$3.95Dark Horse4,283
237-Lodoss War Grey Witch20$2.95CPM4,003
238-Dark Angel14$2.95CPM3,998
239-Sabrina Vol. 29$1.99Archie3,973
240-Avengers Universe1$4.99Marvel3,938
241-Betty & Veronica Double Digest90$3.19Archie3,878
242-Dungeons & Dragons Amber Castle1$4.95Twenty First3,833
243-Gigantor5$2.50Antarctic3,822
244-Archie Double Digest118$3.19Archie3,727
245-Battlestar Galactica Tech Journal The Galactica$3.99Realm3,717
246-Dexters Laboratory12$1.99DC3,687
247-Betty & Veronica151$1.99Archie3,647
248-World War II 194612$2.50Antarctic3,637
249-Breakfast After Noon1$2.95Oni3,637
250-Silent Mobius Catastrophe1$2.95Viz3,612
251-Warrior Nun Brigantia1$2.99Antarctic3,557
252-Parts Unknown Hostile Takeover1$2.95Image3,522
253-Warrior Nun Areala Vol. 312$3.50Antarctic3,522
254-Betty89$1.99Archie3,507
255-Slut Girl1$3.95Fantagraphics3,507
256-Pals N Gals Double Digest51$3.19Archie3,502
257-Oh My Goth Humans Suck1$2.95Sirius3,452
258-Looney Tunes67$1.99DC3,417
259-Rumble Girls Silky Warrior Tansie2$3.50Image3,412
260-Veronica103$1.99Archie3,412
261-Co-Ed Sexxtasy7$3.50Fantagraphics3,407
262-Voodoom$4.95Oni3,372
263-X-Men Universe9$4.99Marvel3,261
264-Sex Philes17$3.95Fantagraphics3,241
265-Betty & Veronica Spectacular43$1.99Archie3,171
266-Martian Successor Nadesico13$2.95CPM3,166
267-Cheryl Blossom34$1.99Archie3,131
268-Magical Pokemon Journey4$4.95Viz3,116
269-Magdalena Exclusive Variant1$5.00American Entertainment3,061
270-Archies Weird Mysteries8$1.99Archie3,046
271-Shi Year of Dragon Poster Book$2.99Crusade3,046
272-Betty & Veronica Summer Fun7$2.49Archie3,021
273-F5 Origin Exclusive Comic$5.00American Entertainment2,871
274-Laugh Digest159$2.19Archie2,805
275-Time Traveler Ai9$2.95CPM2,790
276-Geobreeders16$2.95CPM2,740
277-Sleeping Dragons1$2.95Slave Labor2,730
278-Crime Patrol5$2.50Gemstone2,685
279-War Against Crime5$2.50Gemstone2,685
280-Threshold29$4.95Avatar2,680
281-Jughead With Archie Digest159$2.19Archie2,675
282-Sidekicks1$2.75Fanboy2,665
283-Prophecy of the Soul Sorcerer Vol. 24$2.95Archie2,580
284-Jughead130$1.99Archie2,500
285-DF X-Men Movie Prequel Wolverine Alt Cvr1$6.95Dynamic Forces2,395
286-Big Bang Comics32$3.95Image2,370
287-Geminar1$3.50Image2,345
288-DFE Fathom Connecting Alt Cvr13$6.95Dynamic Forces2,340
289-New Vampire Miyu Vol. 57$2.95Ironcat2,279
290-Junior2$2.95Fantagraphics2,259
291-Aquarium3$2.95CPM2,254
292-Futabakun Change Vol. 46$2.95Ironcat2,249
293-Genus42$2.95Radio2,244
294-DFE X-Men Movie Prequel Rogue Alt Cvr1$6.95Dynamic Forces2,234
295-Spider-Man Universe5$4.99Marvel2,174
296-Maxion7$2.95CPM2,144
297-Skin Tight4$2.95Fantagraphics2,129
298-Measles7$2.95Fantagraphics2,119
299-Dawn Return of the Goddess Ltd Ed4$19.95Sirius2,074
300-Gear Station Prelude Exclusive$5.00American Entertainment2,014





June 2000 Graphic Novel Sales to Comics Shops

Estimated Graphic Novels and Trade Paperbacks Preordered by North American Comics Shops Based on Reports from Diamond Comic Distributors

This list includes all items on Diamond's chart. If you don't see a book, Diamond released no data for it.

The links lead to details about each title on Amazon. You can also find the books at your comics shop.

#1 #2 #3 #4

The X-Men movie adaptation led in a month in which the film release successully launched a new big-screen franchise.

UnitsDollarsTrade Paperback titlePricePublisherEst. units
11X-Men The Movie$14.95Marvel11,022
24X-Men Beginnings$14.95Marvel7,374
33Reinventing Comics$19.95DC6,889
47Last Day In Vietnam$10.95Dark Horse6,408
56Essential Captain America$14.95Marvel5,446
68Batman Fortunate Son$14.95DC4,474
712Sailor Moon Pocket Mixx Vol. 7$9.95Tokyopop4,419
817Speed Racer The Original Manga Vol.ume 1$9.95DC3,762
921Insane Clown Posse Vol. 1$8.95Chaos3,266
102Justice League of America Archives Vol. 6 HC$49.95DC2,951
1123Sergio Aragones Groo Jamboree$9.95Dark Horse2,710
1210Books of Magic Vol. 6 The Burning Girl$17.95DC2,630
1320Star Wars Jedi Academy Leviathan$11.95Dark Horse2,610
1419Robin Flying Solo$12.95DC2,425
159Witchblade Revelations Dlx$24.95Image2,405
1614Fantastic Four Heroes Reborn$17.95Marvel2,375
1733Dreamer$7.95DC2,300
1813Saga of the Swamp Thing New Prtg$19.95DC2,194
1929Buffy The Vampire Slayer Crash Test Demons$9.95Dark Horse2,149
2024Magic Knight Rayearth Mixx Manga Vol. 4$11.95Tokyopop2,089
215Fathom HC$39.95Image2,059
2230Sock Monkey$9.95Dark Horse2,039
2325Jill Part Time Lover$11.95NBM2,039
2411Drawn & Quarterly Vol. 3 #1$24.95Drawn & Quarterly1,804
2527Batman A Death In The Family New Prtg$12.95DC1,763