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November 2002 Comic Book Sales Figures
Estimated Comics Sold to North American Comics Shops
as Reported by Diamond Comic Distributors


Comic-book Title Issue Price Publisher Est. sales
1 Masters of the Universe 1 $2.95 Image 112,276
2 Daredevil Target 1 $3.50 Marvel 106,002
3 Ultimates 10 $2.25 Marvel 104,996
4 New X-Men 134 $2.25 Marvel 103,775
5 Amazing Spider-Man 47 $2.25 Marvel 102,555
6 Batman 609 $2.25 DC 101,681
7 Ultimate Spider-Man 30 $2.25 Marvel 97,766
8 Ultimate Spider-Man 31 $2.25 Marvel 97,420
9 Ultimate X-Men 25 $3.50 Marvel 95,610
10 Ultimate X-Men 24 $2.25 Marvel 95,234
11 Uncanny X-Men 415 $2.25 Marvel 89,398
12 Transformers War Within 2 $2.95 Dreamwave 87,893
13 Ultimate Daredevil & Elektra 1 $2.25 Marvel 82,412
14 Transformers Armada 5 $2.95 Dreamwave 78,894
15 Truth 1 $3.50 Marvel 74,278
16 Wolverine 183 $3.50 Marvel 70,963
17 JLA 75 $3.95 DC 67,984
18 Thundercats 3 $2.95 DC 67,953
19 Thundercats 4 $2.95 DC 67,618
20 Captain America 7 $2.99 Marvel 64,913
21 Spider-Man Peter Parker 50 $3.50 Marvel 62,157
22 G.I. Joe 12 $2.95 Image 61,974
23 Daredevil 39 $2.99 Marvel 59,717
24 X-Treme X-Men X-Pose 1 $2.99 Marvel 58,873
25 Green Arrow 19 $2.50 DC 58,578
26 Avengers 60 $3.50 Marvel 58,507
27 G.I. Joe Frontline 2 $2.95 Image 57,307
28 Fantastic Four 63 $2.25 Marvel 54,491
29 Incredible Hulk 47 $2.25 Marvel 53,321
30 Punisher 19 $2.99 Marvel 49,559
31 Battle of the Planets 5 $2.99 Image 46,458
32 Darkness Vol. 2 1 $2.99 Image 44,953
33 JSA 42 $2.50 DC 44,740
34 Thundercats Sourcebook $2.95 DC 44,160
35 Detective Comics 776 $2.75 DC 42,279
36 Spawn 128 $2.50 Image 42,015
37 Green Lantern 156 $2.25 DC 41,577
38 Exiles 19 $2.25 Marvel 40,225
39 X-Statix 5 $2.25 Marvel 40,225
40 X-Men Unlimited 39 $3.50 Marvel 40,144
41 Weapon X 3 $2.25 Marvel 39,584
42 JLA JSA Secret Files 1 $4.95 DC 38,435
43 Thor 56 $2.25 Marvel 38,273
44 Iron Man 61 $2.25 Marvel 37,185
45 Superman 188 $2.25 DC 36,107
46 Batman Gotham Knights 35 $2.75 DC 35,314
47 Hawkman 9 $2.50 DC 35,243
48 Superman Day Of Doom 1 $2.95 DC 34,582
49 Batgirl 34 $2.50 DC 34,399
50 Paradise X 7 $2.99 Marvel 34,338
51 Wolverine Netsuke 3 $3.99 Marvel 34,114
52 Batman Family Tracker 1 $2.95 DC 34,012
53 Agent X 5 $2.25 Marvel 33,900
54 Nightwing 75 $2.95 DC 33,534
55 Action Comics 797 $2.25 DC 33,412
56 Superman Day Of Doom 2 $2.95 DC 32,741
57 Adventures Of Superman 610 $2.25 DC 32,670
58 Superman Day Of Doom 3 $2.95 DC 32,416
59 Elektra 16 $2.99 Marvel 32,355
60 Elektra 17 $2.99 Marvel 32,304
61 Superman Day Of Doom 4 $2.95 DC 32,273
62 Batman Family Athena 2 $2.25 DC 31,918
63 Superman Man Of Steel 132 $2.25 DC 31,765
64 Alias 16 $2.99 Marvel 31,582
65 Batman Family Bugg & Dr Excess 3 $2.25 DC 31,521
66 Evo 1 $2.99 Image 31,419
67 Batman Family Suicide King 4 $2.25 DC 31,379
68 Batman Family Freeway 5 $2.25 DC 31,267
69 Spider-Man Legend of the Spider Clan 2 $2.25 Marvel 31,013
70 Flash 192 $2.25 DC 30,809
71 Mekanix 2 $2.99 Marvel 29,670
72 Batman Legends of the Dark Knight 161 $2.50 DC 29,213
73 Thunderbolts 74 $2.25 Marvel 29,060
74 Birds Of Prey 49 $2.50 DC 28,674
75 Powers 26 $2.95 Image 28,613
76 Marvel Double Shot 1 $2.99 Marvel 28,064
77 Catwoman 13 $2.50 DC 27,403
78 Shang Chi Master Of Kung Fu 3 $2.99 Marvel 27,311
79 Catwoman 12 (Res) $2.50 DC 27,250
80 Witchblade 61 $2.99 Image 26,874
81 Ultimate Adventures 3 $2.25 Marvel 26,844
82 Soldier X 5 $2.25 Marvel 26,752
83 Spider-Girl 53 $2.25 Marvel 26,640
84 Captain Marvel 3 $2.25 Marvel 26,244
85 Robin 108 $2.25 DC 26,051
86 Star Wars Empire 3 $2.99 Dark Horse 25,817
87 Wonder Woman 187 $2.25 DC 25,685
88 Spider-Man Tangled Web 20 $2.99 Marvel 25,634
89 Legion 14 $2.50 DC 25,542
90 Sojourn 17 $2.95 Crossgen 25,410
91 Filth 6 $2.95 DC 25,380
92 Ghost in the Shell 2 Man Machine Interface 2 $3.50 Dark Horse 24,647
93 Young Justice 51 $2.75 DC 24,546
94 Global Frequency 2 $2.95 DC 24,332
95 Spider-Man Get Kraven 6 $2.25 Marvel 24,129
96 Killraven 2 $2.99 Marvel 23,925
97 Titans 47 $2.75 DC 23,143
98 Red Star Vol. 2 1 $2.95 Archie 23,021
99 Marville 3 $2.25 Marvel 22,990
100 Gen 13 3 $2.95 DC 22,807
101 Fables 7 $2.50 DC 22,654
102 Edens Trail 1 $2.99 Marvel 22,299
103 Avengers Icons Vision 4 $2.99 Marvel 22,075
104 Star Wars Republic 48 $2.99 Dark Horse 21,678
105 Superman Aliens II Godwar 4 $2.99 Dark Horse 21,638
106 Kiss 4* $2.99 Dark Horse 21,607
107 Call Of Duty Brotherhood 6 $2.25 Marvel 21,505
108 Ruse 14 $2.95 Crossgen 21,312
109 Warlands Vol. 3 1 $2.95 Dreamwave 21,261
110 Supergirl 76 $2.50 DC 21,109
111 X-Men Icons Chamber 4 $2.99 Marvel 20,784
112 Tomb Raider Journeys 8 $2.99 Image 20,641
113 Black Panther 51 $2.50 Marvel 20,377
114 Harley Quinn 26 $2.50 DC 19,970
115 Call Of Duty Precinct 5 $2.25 Marvel 19,818
116 Hellblazer 178 $2.75 DC 19,228
117 Way of the Rat 7 $2.95 Crossgen 19,146
118 Call Of Duty Wagon 4 $2.25 Marvel 18,994
119 Lone Wolf 2100 5 $2.99 Dark Horse 18,882
120 Wildcats Version 3.0 4 $2.95 DC 18,852
121 Mek 1 $2.95 DC 18,770
122 Path 9 $2.95 Crossgen 18,699
123 Stormwatch Team Achilles 5 $2.95 DC 18,475
124 Y The Last Man 5 $2.95 DC 18,404
125 100 Bullets 40 $2.50 DC 18,313
126 Gotham Girls 4 $2.25 DC 17,916
127 War Story The Reivers $4.95 DC 17,509
128 Xin Legend of the Monkey King 1 $2.99 Harris 17,143
129 Buffy the Vampire Slayer 51 $2.99 Dark Horse 17,143
130 Youngblood Bloodsport 2 $2.99 Arcade 16,960
131 Spectre 23 $2.75 DC 16,818
132 Scion 30 $2.95 Crossgen 16,442
133 Doom Patrol 14 $2.50 DC 15,842
134 Justice League Adventures 13 $2.25 DC 15,679
135 Simpsons Comics 76 $2.50 Bongo 15,547
136 Power Company 10 $2.75 DC 15,384
137 Bone 51 $2.95 Cartoon 15,283
138 Lucifer 32 $2.50 DC 15,181
139 Azrael Agent of the Bat 96 $2.95 DC 15,120
140 Beautiful Killer 3 $2.99 Wizard 15,079
141 Captain Marvel 3 Ross Directors Cut $3.50 Marvel 15,018
142 Route 666 6 $2.95 Crossgen 14,591
143 Lady Death Evil Ernie 1 $3.50 Chaos 14,398
144 First 25 $2.95 Crossgen 14,062
145 Negation 12 $2.95 Crossgen 13,940
146 Crux 20 $2.95 Crossgen 13,910
147 Mystic 30 $2.95 Crossgen 13,879
148 Sigil 30 $2.95 Crossgen 13,544
149 Meridian 30 $2.95 Crossgen 13,300
150 Hunter Age Of Magic 17 $2.75 DC 13,127
151 Savage Dragon 105 $2.95 Image 13,046
152 Hellspawn 19 $2.50 Image 12,985
153 Strangers In Paradise Vol. III 55 $2.95 Abstract 12,802
154 Zero Girl Full Circle 1 $2.95 DC 12,710
155 Tomb Raider Greatest Treasure Of All Prelude $4.99 Image 12,497
156 Batman Gotham Adventures 56 $2.25 DC 12,497
157 Bart Simpson Comics 10 $2.50 Bongo 12,263
158 Futurama Comics 10 $2.50 Bongo 12,059
159 Grendel Red White & Black 3 $4.99 Dark Horse 11,764
160 21 Down 3 $2.95 DC 11,612
161 Fate of the Blade 4 $2.95 Dreamwave 11,602
162 Limbo City 3 $2.95 Dreamwave 11,368
163 Violent Messiahs Lamenting Pain 2 $2.95 Image 11,175
164 Kabuki Ghost Play $2.95 Image 11,144
165 B-Sides 3 $2.99 Marvel 10,931
166 Tech Jacket 1 $2.95 Image 10,799
167 American Century 20 $2.75 DC 10,737
168 Shonen Jump Vol. 1 1 $4.95 Viz 10,707
169 Forever Maelstrom 1 $2.95 DC 10,636
170 Vampirella 15 Reg Ed $2.99 Harris 10,636
171 Athena Inc Agents Roster 1 $5.95 Image 10,565
172 Automatic Kafka 5 $2.95 DC 10,493
173 Arkanium 3 $2.95 Dreamwave 10,473
174 Tarot Witch of the Black Rose 17 $2.95 Broadsword 10,310
175 Vertigo Pop London 1 $2.95 DC 9,914
176 Point Blank 4 $2.95 DC 9,802
177 Midnight Mass 8 $2.50 DC 9,761
178 Black Sun 3 $2.95 DC 9,650
179 Powerpuff Girls 32 $2.25 DC 9,599
180 Fight For Tomorrow 3 $2.50 DC 9,405
181 Defiance 5 $2.95 Image 9,395
182 Noble Causes Family Secrets 2* $2.95 Image 9,344
183 Purgatori Sanctified 1 $2.99 Chaos 9,334
184 Resistance 3 $2.95 DC 9,100
185 Lab Rats 8 $2.50 DC 8,958
186 Mutant Earth 4* $2.95 Image 8,765
187 Usagi Yojimbo 62 $2.99 Dark Horse 8,175
188 Queen & Country Declassified 1 $2.95 Oni 8,175
189 Darkness Exclusive Holofoil Ed 1 $5.95 Image 8,084
190 Oh My Goddess 92 $2.99 Dark Horse 8,063
191 Knights of the Dinner Table 73 $3.99 Kenzer 7,799
192 Blade of the Immortal 73 $2.99 Dark Horse 7,270
193 Cerebus 284 $2.25 Aardvark-Vanaheim 6,904
194 Guardian Angel 4 $2.95 Image 6,863
195 Mage Knight Stolen Destiny 2 $3.50 IDW 6,599
196 Scooby-Doo 66 $2.25 DC 6,548
197 Sonic The Hedgehog 117 $2.19 Archie 6,314
198 Love & Rockets Vol. 2 6 $3.95 Fantagraphics 6,091
199 Paradigm 3 $3.50 Image 5,928
200 Super Manga Blast 27 $5.99 Dark Horse 5,786
201 Dragonball Part 5 6 $2.95 Viz 5,613
202 Big Daddy Danger 4 $2.95 DC 5,389
203 Cannon God Exaxxion Stage 2 11 $3.50 Dark Horse 5,369
204 Ranma 1/2 Part 11 9 $2.95 Viz 5,277
205 Warren Ellis Scars 1 $3.50 Avatar 5,257
206 Shinobi Rise Of Hotsuma One-Shot $2.99 Dark Horse 5,145
207 Shi Illustrated Warrior 5 $2.99 Crusade 5,084
208 Battle Angel Alita Last Order Part 1 3 $2.95 Viz 5,043
209 Ninja High School 100 $4.95 Antarctic 4,993
210 Evil Ernie Manhattan Death Trip 1 $3.50 Chaos 4,921
211 Dork Tower Lotr Special $2.99 Dork Storm 4,779
212 Terry Moores Paradise Too 11 $2.95 Abstract 4,769
213 Dungeons & Dragons Black & White 5 $2.99 Kenzer 4,748
214 Gold Digger 37 $2.99 Antarctic 4,494
215 10th Muse 3 $3.50 Avatar 4,433
216 All New Tenchi Muyo Part 2 2 $2.95 Viz 4,230
217 Pubo 1 $3.50 Dark Horse 4,220
218 Cardcaptor Sakura 34 $2.99 Tokyopop 4,016
219 Inu Yasha Part 7 4 $2.95 Viz 3,691
220 Age Of Bronze 15 $3.50 Image 3,681
221 Knights of the Dinner Table Illustrated 16 $2.99 Kenzer 3,681
222 Everything Can Be Beaten (O/A) $3.95 Slave Labor 3,650
223 Lady Death Evil Ernie Premium Ed 1 $9.99 Chaos 3,640
224 Looney Tunes 96 $2.25 DC 3,579
225 Archie 530 $2.19 Archie 3,549
226 Tick Big Xmas Trilogy 1 $3.95 New England 3,376
227 Lady Death Evil Ernie Foil Edition 1 $20.00 Chaos 3,376
228 Tick Big Xmas Trilogy 2 $3.95 New England 3,366
229 Tick Big Xmas Trilogy 3 $3.95 New England 3,335
230 Dave Dormans Wasted Lands 0 $2.95 Rolling Thunder 3,305
231 Jingle Belle Winter Wingding One-Shot $2.95 Oni 3,254
232 Betty & Veronica 182 $2.19 Archie 3,203
233 Dogwitch 2 $2.95 Sirius 3,122
234 Warren Ellis Strange Killings Body Orchard 5 $3.50 Avatar 3,091
235 Knights of the Dinner Table Everknights 3 $2.99 Kenzer 3,061
236 Ennis & Mccreas Dicks 2 3 $3.50 Avatar 3,050
237 Black Tide 3 $3.50 Avatar 3,010
238 Betty 120 $2.19 Archie 2,979
239 Nightmares & Fairy Tales 3 $2.95 Slave Labor 2,959
240 Ap How To Draw Manga 20 $4.95 Antarctic 2,959
241 Cartoon Cartoons 14 $2.25 DC 2,939
242 Sabrina Vol. 2 39 $2.19 Archie 2,928
243 Nodwick 18 $2.99 Dork Storm 2,918
244 Betty & Veronica Double Digest 111 $3.59 Archie 2,898
245 Evil Ernie Manhattan Death Trip Prem 1 $9.99 Chaos 2,898
246 Veronica 134 $2.19 Archie 2,867
247 Metal Hurlant 3 $3.95 Humanoids 2,817
248 Archie Double Digest 139 $3.59 Archie 2,817
249 Bastard 12 $3.95 Viz 2,695
250 Ceres Celestial Legend Part 4 2 $3.50 Viz 2,674
251 Kissing Chaos Nonstop Beauty 2 $2.95 Oni 2,644
252 Cavewoman Prehistoric Pinups Book 3 $4.50 Basement 2,623
253 Archie & Friends 65 $2.19 Archie 2,613
254 Palooka Ville 16 (Res) $4.75 Drawn & Quarterly 2,583
255 Christian Zaniers Dark City Angel 2 $2.95 Drawn & Quarterly 2,573
256 Alice In Sexland 7 $3.50 Fantagraphics 2,532
257 Archies Mysteries 25 $2.19 Archie 2,501
258 Archie Digest 194 $2.39 Archie 2,400
259 Jughead 148 $2.19 Archie 2,359
260 Goon 2 $2.95 Albatross 2,339
261 One Plus One 3 $2.95 Oni 2,298
262 Three Days In Europe 1 $2.95 Oni 2,278
263 Cici Mini-Series 4 $2.50 Spilled Milk 2,278
264 Lurid 2 $2.99 IDW 2,196
265 Laugh Digest 180 $2.39 Archie 2,145
266 Big O Part 3 1 $3.50 Viz 2,115
267 Marc Hempels Naked Brain 3 $2.95 Insight 2,054
268 Dreamwave Fall 2002 Preview Book (O/A) $1.00 Dreamwave 2,034
269 Warren Ellis Scars Wrprnd 1 $3.95 Avatar 2,023
270 Milk 32 $2.99 Radio 1,973
271 Young Witches Vol. 5 Legacy 5 $3.95 Fantagraphics 1,973
272 Spacehack 2 $2.99 Kenzer 1,942
273 Amelia Rules 9 $2.95 Renaissance 1,922
274 Supercar 0 $2.95 Misc Mayhem 1,871
275 Nhs Swimsuit Special 2002 $4.50 Antarctic 1,861
276 Skaggy The Lost 1 $3.50 Slave Labor 1,820
277 Laughter of the Damned 1 $2.65 AAA Milwaukee 1,759
278 Octavia 1 $2.95 Basement 1,739
279 Luftwaffe 1946 3 $5.95 Antarctic 1,718
280 Zendra Vol. 2 5 $2.95 Penny Farthing 1,718
281 Silent Mobius Part 11 Blood 5 $2.95 Viz 1,708
282 Jason & Argobots 3 $2.95 Oni 1,708
283 My Monkeys Name Is Jennifer 5 $2.95 Slave Labor 1,678
284 PS238 0 $2.99 Dork Storm 1,668
285 Ennis & Mccreas Dicks 2 Offensive 3 $3.95 Avatar 1,657
286 Furrlough 119 $2.99 Radio 1,607
287 Squee 1 $2.95 Slave Labor 1,525
288 Sexual Positions of the Kama Sutra 1 $3.50 Fantagraphics 1,485
289 Evil Eye 10 $3.50 Fantagraphics 1,464
290 Vagabond 13 $4.95 Viz 1,454
291 Dildo 1 $3.50 Fantagraphics 1,454
292 Finder 29 $2.95 Lightspeed 1,454
293 Teenagers From Mars 4 $2.99 Teenagers from Mars 1,454
294 Fade From Blue 4 $1.50 Second to Some 1,413
295 Project Arms Part 1 3 $3.25 Viz 1,403
296 Head 3 $3.50 Fantagraphics 1,363
297 Dungeon 3 $2.95 NBM 1,352
298 Banzai Girl Ltd Ed Sketchbook $7.95 Sirius 1,352
299 Ogenki Clinic Vol. 9 8 $2.95 Ironcat 1,312
300 Blue Eyes Vol. 2 1 $3.95 White Lightning 1,302
Top-Selling Trade Paperbacks
Trade Paperback title Price Publisher Est. sales
1 JLA Secret Origins Oversized $7.95 DC 33,900
2 JLA JSA Virtue & Vice HC $24.95 DC 17,113
3 Lone Wolf & Cub Vol. 28 Falling Tree $9.95 Dark Horse 14,113
4 Origin $14.99 Marvel 13,249
5 Transformers Generation One Vol. 1 $17.95 Dreamwave 7,697
6 Batman Bruce Wayne Fugitive Vol. 1 $12.95 DC 6,253
7 Batman Absolution HC $24.95 DC 5,603
8 Lady Pendragon Special $7.95 Image 5,542
9 Transformers Genesis Art Book HC $29.45 Dreamwave 5,013
10 Blade of the Immortal Beasts $14.95 Dark Horse 4,728
11 Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon $13.95 Comicsone 4,667
12 JSA Return Of Hawkman $19.95 DC 4,372
13 Invisibles: Invisible Kingdom $19.95 DC 4,321
14 Metabarons Alpha Omega $9.95 Humaoids 4,271
15 Superman For All Seasons $14.95 DC 4,169
16 Supreme Story of the Year $26.95 Checker 3,549
17 Astro Boy Vol. 10 $9.95 Dark Horse 3,518
18 Transformers Fallen Angel $19.95 Titan 3,386
19 X-Force Vol. 2 $19.99 Marvel 3,355
20 Batman Year Two Fear Reaper New Ed $17.95 DC 3,091
21 Spirit Archives Vol. 9 HC $49.95 DC 2,847
22 Forge #8 $11.95 Crossgen 2,786
23 Edge #8 $11.95 Crossgen 2,776
24 Incredible Hulk Vol. 1 HC $29.99 Marvel 2,644
25 Plastic Man Archives Vol. 4 HC $49.95 DC 2,512
26 Stray Toasters $19.95 Graphitti 2,430
27 Just A Pilgrim Vol. 2 Garden Of Eden $12.99 Wizard 2,420
28 Lupin III Vol. 1 $9.99 Tokyopop 2,420
29 Groo Odyssey $12.95 Dark Horse 2,145
30 Cardcaptor Sakura Master of the Clow Vol. 2 $9.99 Tokyopop 2,145
31 Edge 10th Anniversary $19.95 Vanguard 1,932
32 Wish Vol. 3 $9.99 Tokyopop 1,932
33 Cannon God Exaxxion Stage 1 $15.95 Dark Horse 1,922
34 Meridian Vol. 4 $15.95 Crossgen 1,901
35 Crux Vol. 2 $15.95 Crossgen 1,871
36 Krazy & Ignatz Love Letters In Ancient Brick 1927-28 $14.95 Fantagraphics 1,779
37 Mars Vol. 7 $9.99 Tokyopop 1,769
38 Wildcats Street Smart $14.95 DC 1,759
39 Divine Right Book Two $17.95 DC 1,688
40 Spyboy Vol. 5 Spy School Confidential $12.95 Dark Horse 1,657
41 Max Hamm Fairy Tale Detective $4.95 Nite Owl 1,637
42 Clive Barkers Tapping Vein $21.95 Checker 1,637
43 Darkness Vol. 1 Coming Of Age $14.99 Image 1,505
44 Dylan Dog Zed $5.95 Dark Horse 1,505
45 G-Force Animated $15.95 Two Morrows 1,413
46 Desperadoes Quiet of the Grave $14.95 DC 1,403
47 Storm Riders 8 $13.95 Comicsone 1,373
48 Monsters Inc Vol. 1 $7.99 Tokyopop 1,302
49 Graphic Classics Vol. 4 HP Lovecraft $9.95 Eureka 1,291
50 Spirited Away Vol. 5 $9.95 Viz 1,281




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