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February 2003 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 Batman 612 $2.25 DC 145,400
2 Ultimate War 4 $2.25 Marvel 120,885
3 Amazing Spider-Man 50 $2.25 Marvel 114,430
4 Ultimate Spider-Man 36 $2.25 Marvel 112,467
5 New X-Men 137 $2.25 Marvel 104,586
6 Ultimate X-Men 29 $2.25 Marvel 94,873
7 Ultimate X-Men 28 $2.25 Marvel 94,234
8 Uncanny X-Men 419 $2.25 Marvel 93,521
9 Wolverine 186 $2.25 Marvel 70,693
10 Incredible Hulk 50 $3.50 Marvel 68,091
11 X-Treme X-Men 21 $2.99 Marvel 67,015
12 Daredevil 43 $2.99 Marvel 66,564
13 Daredevil 44 $2.99 Marvel 65,881
14 JLA 78 $2.25 DC 65,066
15 Transformers War Within 5 $2.95 Dreamwave 62,580
16 Avengers 64 $2.25 Marvel 58,320
17 Captain America 9 $2.99 Marvel 57,666
18 Green Arrow 21 (Res) $2.50 DC 56,720
19 Spider-Man Peter Parker 53 $2.25 Marvel 53,594
20 Fantastic Four 66 $2.25 Marvel 53,594
21 G.I. Joe 14 $2.95 Image 50,759
22 Truth Red White Black 4 $3.50 Marvel 50,701
23 Transformers Armada 8 $2.95 Dreamwave 49,785
24 Masters of the Universe 3* $2.95 Image 49,596
25 Hulk/Wolverine 6 Hours 3 $2.99 Marvel 48,200
26 Thundercats Return 1 $2.95 DC 47,706
27 Punisher 22 $2.99 Marvel 46,717
28 Action Comics 800 $3.95 DC 46,630
29 Spawn 122 $2.50 Image 45,147
30 JSA 45 $2.50 DC 44,013
31 Punisher 21 $2.99 Marvel 43,300
32 Astro City Local Heroes 1 $2.95 DC 42,282
33 G.I. Joe Frontline 4 $2.95 Image 42,282
34 Aquaman 3 $2.50 DC 40,712
35 Detective Comics 779 $2.75 DC 39,418
36 Green Lantern 159 $2.25 DC 38,982
37 Thor 60 $2.25 Marvel 37,964
38 X-Men Unlimited 42 $3.50 Marvel 37,862
39 Vertigo X Preview $0.99 DC 37,382
40 X-Men Unlimited 41 $3.50 Marvel 37,310
41 X-Statix 8 $2.25 Marvel 36,699
42 Exiles 22 $2.25 Marvel 36,597
43 Rising Stars Bright 1 $2.99 Image 36,292
44 Rawhide Kid 1 $2.99 Marvel 36,263
45 Iron Man 65 $2.25 Marvel 35,914
46 Thor 59 $2.25 Marvel 35,739
47 Superman 190 $2.25 DC 34,823
48 Batman Gotham Knights 38 $2.75 DC 34,198
49 Weapon X 6 $2.25 Marvel 34,096
50 Battle of the Planets 7 $2.99 Image 33,529
51 Darkness Vol. 2 2 $2.99 Image 33,486
52 Evo 1 $2.99 Image 33,224
53 Batgirl 37 $2.50 DC 32,846
54 Hawkman 12 $2.50 DC 32,715
55 Batgirl Year One 3 $2.95 DC 32,003
56 Adv of Superman 613 $2.25 DC 32,003
57 Superman & Batman Generations III 2 $2.95 DC 31,944
58 Nightwing 78 $2.25 DC 31,886
59 Elektra 20 $2.99 Marvel 30,723
60 Agent X 8 $2.25 Marvel 30,432
61 Paradise X Ragnarok 2 $2.99 Marvel 30,156
62 Robotech 3 $2.95 DC 30,040
63 Alias 19 (Res) $2.99 Marvel 30,011
64 Flash 195 $2.25 DC 29,763
65 Powers 28 $2.95 Image 29,574
66 Wonder Woman 189 $2.25 DC 28,891
67 Batman Legends of the Dark Knight 164 $2.50 DC 28,789
68 Thunderbolts 76 $2.25 Marvel 28,397
69 Witchblade 61 $2.99 Image 27,451
70 Hellspawn 15 $2.50 Image 27,306
71 Tomb Raider 26 $2.99 Image 27,044
72 BOTP/Witchblade 1 $5.95 Image 26,826
73 Supergirl 79 $2.50 DC 26,812
74 Birds Of Prey 52 $2.50 DC 26,768
75 Tomb Raider 27 $2.99 Image 26,317
76 Brian Pulido Lady Death 1 $2.95 Crossgen 26,288
77 Fables 10 $2.50 DC 26,274
78 Witchblade 62 $2.99 Image 26,274
79 Ghost in the Shell 2 Man/Machine Interface 2 $3.50 Dark Horse 26,187
80 Catwoman 16 $2.50 DC 25,997
81 Fathom 1/2 $2.99 Image 25,896
82 JLA/Spectre Soul War 2 $5.95 DC 25,881
83 Birds Of Prey Catwoman Batgirl 1 $5.95 DC 25,663
84 Superman Metropolis 1 $2.95 DC 25,576
85 Y The Last Man 8 $2.95 DC 25,183
86 Legion 17 $2.50 DC 25,067
87 Robin 111 $2.25 DC 24,776
88 Star Wars Empire 5 $2.99 Dark Horse 24,485
89 Sojourn 20 $2.95 Crossgen 24,427
90 Spider-Girl 57 $2.25 Marvel 24,122
91 Hero 1 $2.50 DC 24,078
92 Batman Aliens II 2 $5.95 DC 23,976
93 JSA Unholy Three 1 $6.95 DC 23,758
94 Hellboy Weird Tales 1 $2.99 Dark Horse 23,598
95 Young Justice 54 $2.75 DC 23,511
96 Mekanix 5 $2.99 Marvel 23,424
97 Red Star Vol. 2 1 $2.95 Arcade 23,308
98 Titans 50 $2.75 DC 22,653
99 Tom Strong 19 $2.95 DC 22,653
100 Soldier X 8 $2.25 Marvel 22,566
101 Fantastic Four Unstable Molecules 2 $2.99 Marvel 22,392
102 Global Frequency 5 $2.95 DC 22,246
103 Shang Chi Master of Kung Fu 6 $2.99 Marvel 22,144
104 Gotham Central 4 $2.50 DC 22,130
105 Star Wars Republic 50 $5.99 Dark Horse 21,272
106 Star Wars Valentine Story $3.50 Dark Horse 21,185
107 Hellblazer 180 $2.75 DC 21,112
108 Hellblazer 181 $2.75 DC 20,530
109 Liberty Meadows 30 $2.95 Image 20,530
110 Gen 13 6 $2.95 DC 20,254
111 Tom Strongs Terrific Tales 6 $2.95 DC 19,876
112 Brath 1 $2.95 Crossgen 19,818
113 Star Wars Jedi Mace Windu $4.99 Dark Horse 19,687
114 Tomb Raider Journeys 10 $2.99 Image 19,571
115 Ruse 17 $2.95 Crossgen 19,527
116 Chimera 1 $2.95 Crossgen 19,236
117 Black Panther 54 $2.50 Marvel 19,193
118 Out There 16 $2.95 DC 18,757
119 Micronauts 5 $2.95 Image 18,480
120 Harley Quinn 29 $2.50 DC 18,466
121 Killraven 5 $2.99 Marvel 18,001
122 Wildcats Version 3.0 7 $2.95 DC 17,942
123 Marville Originville 5 $2.25 Marvel 17,710
124 Way of the Rat 10 $2.95 Crossgen 17,361
125 Danger Girl 3d $4.95 DC 17,099
126 Hellblazer Sp Lady Constantine 3 $2.95 DC 16,852
127 Stormwatch Team Achilles 8 $2.95 DC 16,547
128 Path 12 $2.95 Crossgen 16,459
129 Kiss 7 $2.99 Dark Horse 16,314
130 Lone Wolf 2100 Red Files $2.99 Dark Horse 16,183
131 Karza 1 $2.95 Image 16,052
132 Simpsons Comics 78 $2.50 Bongo 16,052
133 Lucifer 35 $2.50 DC 15,994
134 Buffy the Vampire Slayer 53 $2.99 Dark Horse 15,485
135 Scion 33 $2.95 Crossgen 15,252
136 Simpsons Comics 79 $2.50 Bongo 15,238
137 Buffy the Vampire Slayer 54 $2.99 Dark Horse 15,209
138 CSI 2 $3.99 IDW 15,136
139 Spectre 26 $2.75 DC 15,063
140 Azrael Agent of the Bat 99 $2.95 DC 14,962
141 Marvel Double Shot 4 $2.99 Marvel 14,918
142 Justice League Adventures 16 $2.25 DC 14,889
143 Power Company 13 $2.75 DC 14,366
144 Sandman Presents Bast 2 $2.95 DC 14,249
145 Doom Patrol 17 $2.50 DC 14,206
146 Negation 15 (Net) $1.48 Crossgen 13,944
147 Hunter Age of Magic 20 $2.75 DC 13,362
148 Mystic 33 $2.95 Crossgen 13,348
149 Crux 23 $2.95 Crossgen 13,275
150 Futurama Comics 11 $2.50 Bongo 13,246
151 Route 666 9 $2.95 Crossgen 13,130
152 Dominion 1 $2.95 Image 13,028
153 First 28 $2.95 Crossgen 12,984
154 Sigil 33 $2.95 Crossgen 12,882
155 Crossovers 2 $2.95 Crossgen 12,853
156 Clockmaker 1 $2.50 Image 12,708
157 Strangers In Paradise Vol. III 56 $2.95 Abstract 12,679
158 Batman Gotham Adv 59 $2.25 DC 12,533
159 Meridian 33 $2.95 Crossgen 12,417
160 Sleeper 2 $2.95 DC 12,286
161 Athena Inc 5* $2.95 Image 12,272
162 Shonen Jump Vol. 1 Feb
$4.95 Viz 11,516
163 Sandscape 2 $2.95 Dreamwave 11,399
164 Edens Trail 4 $2.99 Marvel 11,356
165 R>A. Salvatore Demon Wars Trial By Fire 3 $2.95 Crossgen 11,327
166 Codename Knockout 21 $2.75 DC 11,007
167 Alan Moores Courtyard 1 $3.50 Avatar 10,382
168 American Century 21 $2.75 DC 10,193
169 Vampi 25 Reg Ed $2.99 Harris 10,091
170 Grendel God & Devil 1 $3.50 Dark Horse 10,004
171 Jack Staff 1 $2.95 Image 9,974
172 Xin Legend of the Monkey King 3 Reg Cvr $2.99 Harris 9,916
173 CSI 1 $3.99 IDW 9,887
174 Automatic Kafka 7 $2.95 DC 9,756
175 Hawaiian Dick 2 $2.95 Image 9,727
176 Superman 190 Sp Ed $3.95 DC 9,233
177 Batman Double Feature $3.95 DC 9,204
178 Zero Girl Full Circle 4 $2.95 DC 9,000
179 21 Down 6 $2.95 DC 8,666
180 Invincible 2 $2.95 Image 8,506
181 Powerpuff Girls 35 $2.25 DC 8,477
182 Fused 4 $2.95 Image 8,201
183 Usagi Yojimbo 64 $2.99 Dark Horse 8,157
184 Vertigo Pop London 4 $2.95 DC 8,055
185 Grrl Scouts Work Sucks 1 $2.95 Image 8,041
186 Queen & Country 14 $2.95 Oni 7,968
187 Venture 2 $2.95 Image 7,924
188 Firebreather 2 $2.95 Image 7,895
189 Oh My Goddess 95 $3.50 Dark Horse 7,823
190 Marvel Must Haves Ultimate Venom (Pu#560) $3.99 Marvel 7,633
191 Knights of the Dinner Table Miniseries PX Sp Vol. 1 1 $2.99 Kenzer 7,444
192 Queen & Country Declassified 3 $2.95 Oni 7,444
193 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 8 $2.95 Mirage 7,415
194 Batman 611 $2.25 DC 6,979
195 Blade of the Immortal Fall Frost (4 Of 6) 76 $2.99 Dark Horse 6,950
196 Cerebus 287 $2.25 Aardvark-Vanaheim 6,805
197 Resistance 6 $2.95 DC 6,558
198 Hammer of thegods Hammer Hits China 1 $2.95 Image 6,558
199 Scooby-Doo 69 $2.25 DC 6,238
200 Nevermen Streets of Blood 2 $2.99 Dark Horse 6,223
201 Sonic The Hedgehog 120 $2.19 Archie 5,889
202 Banzai Girl 3 $2.95 Sirius 5,583
203 Forever Maelstrom 4 $2.95 DC 5,394
204 Poison Elves 71 (Res) $2.95 Sirius 5,220
205 Tech Jacket 4 $2.95 Image 5,191
206 Dragonball Part 6 2 $3.50 Viz 5,074
207 Superman 10-Cent Adv $0.10 DC 5,016
208 X-Treme X-Men 22 $2.99 Marvel 4,929
209 Paradigm 6 $2.95 Image 4,798
210 Shonen Jump Vol. 1 1 $4.95 Viz 4,784
211 Warren Ellis Scars 2 $3.50 Avatar 4,740
212 Shi Illustrated Warrior 6 $2.99 Crusade 4,696
213 Battle Angel Alita Last Order Part 1 6 $2.95 Viz 4,580
214 Lovebunny & Mr Hell Day in the Love Life $2.95 Image 4,507
215 Rga Magazine 10 $0.99 Gutsoon 4,478
216 Dork Tower 22 $2.99 Dork Storm 4,129
217 Mage Knight Stolen Destiny 4 $3.50 IDW 4,086
218 Cardcaptor Sakura 33 $2.99 Tokyopop 4,057
219 RGA Magazine 9 $0.99 Gutsoon 4,057
220 Sammy Tourist Trap 1 $2.95 Image 3,897
221 Courtney Crumrin & Coven of Mystics 2 $2.95 Oni 3,897
222 Alan Moores Courtyard Wrap Cvr 1 $3.95 Avatar 3,751
223 Big Daddy Danger 7 $2.95 DC 3,577
224 League of Extraordinary Gentlemen II Bumper Ed Vol. 2 Parts 3-4 $5.95 DC 3,548
225 All New Tenchi Muyo Part 2 5 $2.95 Viz 3,504
226 Dogwitch 4 $2.95 Sirius 3,504
227 Looney Tunes 99 $2.25 DC 3,446
228 Inu Yasha Part 7 7 $2.95 Viz 3,373
229 Gundam Wing Last Outpost 4 $2.99 Tokyopop 3,359
230 Batman 610 $2.25 DC 3,359
231 Knights of the Dinner Table Illustrated 19 $2.99 Kenzer 3,330
232 Ennis & Mccreas Dicks 2 4 $3.50 Avatar 3,330
233 Warren Ellis Strange Killings Body Orchard 6 $3.50 Avatar 3,271
234 Ghost in the Shell 2 Man/Machine Interface 1 $3.99 Dark Horse 3,257
235 Archie 533 $2.19 Archie 3,213
236 Dexters Laboratory 34 $2.25 DC 3,199
237 Superman Vs Darkseid Apokolips Now $2.95 DC 3,082
238 Palooka Ville 16 (Res) $4.95 Drawn & Quarterly 2,981
239 Betty & Veronica 185 $2.19 Archie 2,879
240 Shi Pandoras Box 1/2 $3.95 Comic Cavalcade 2,864
241 Nodwick 19 $2.99 Dork Storm 2,850
242 Detective Comics 780 $2.75 DC 2,777
243 Warren Ellis Scars 3 $3.50 Avatar 2,748
244 Ap Htdm 22 $4.95 Antarctic 2,734
245 Betty & Veronica Double Digest 113 $3.59 Archie 2,734
246 Ninja High School 103 $3.50 Antarctic 2,719
247 Sabrina Vol. 2 42 $2.19 Archie 2,646
248 Raijin Comics 9 $4.95 Gutsoon 2,632
249 Exiles 23 $2.25 Marvel 2,632
250 Jungle Fantasy 1 $3.50 Avatar 2,632
251 Knights of the Dinner Table Black Hands Gaming Society Sp $2.99 Kenzer 2,603
252 X-Men Ronin 1 $2.99 Marvel 2,603
253 Veronica 137 $2.19 Archie 2,588
254 Betty 122 $2.19 Archie 2,588
255 Kissing Chaos Nonstop Beauty 3 $2.95 Oni 2,588
256 Black Tide 4 $3.50 Avatar 2,559
257 Raijin Comics 12 $4.95 Gutsoon 2,501
258 Captain Marvel 6 $2.25 Marvel 2,486
259 Killbox 2 $5.00 Antarctic 2,486
260 Archie & Friends 67 $2.19 Archie 2,472
261 Ghost in the Shell 2 Man/Machine Holo 1 $10.00 Dark Horse 2,443
262 One Plus One 4 $2.95 Oni 2,443
263 Betty & Veronica Spectacular 59 $2.19 Archie 2,414
264 Raijin Comics 10 $4.95 Gutsoon 2,355
265 Thor 61 $2.25 Marvel 2,355
266 Raijin Comics 11 $4.95 Gutsoon 2,312
267 Captain America What Price Glory 1 $2.99 Marvel 2,254
268 Betty & Veronica Digest 136 $2.39 Archie 2,239
269 Ceres Celestial Legend Part 4 4 $3.50 Viz 2,225
270 Pogostick 1 $4.95 Fantagraphics 2,210
271 Archie Digest 196 $2.39 Archie 2,210
272 Promethea 25 $2.95 DC 2,196
273 Jugheads Double Digest 92 $3.59 Archie 2,166
274 Metal Hurlant 4 $3.95 Humanoids 2,137
275 Batman Aliens II 3 $5.95 DC 2,123
276 Bastard 15 $3.95 Viz 2,123
277 Louis Riel 9 $2.95 Drawn & Quarterly 2,079
278 Genus 57 $3.50 Radio 2,079
279 Jughead 149 $2.19 Archie 2,050
280 Archie Mysteries 26 $2.19 Archie 2,007
281 Spider-Man Legend of the Spider Clan 5 $2.25 Marvel 1,992
282 Laugh Digest 182 $2.39 Archie 1,992
283 Tanlines Pinups Book 1 $3.50 Basement 1,992
284 Dragon Arms 3 $3.50 Antarctic 1,963
285 Three Days In Europe 3 $2.95 Oni 1,948
286 100 Bullets 42 (Res) $2.50 DC 1,934
287 Ennis & Mccreas Dicks 2 Offensive 4 $3.95 Avatar 1,861
288 Truth Red White Black Marvel Must Haves Ed $3.99 Marvel 1,832
289 Y The Last Man 7 $2.95 DC 1,803
290 My Monkeys Name Is Jennifer 6 $2.95 Slave Labor 1,759
291 Green Lantern 160 $2.25 DC 1,730
292 Supergirl 78 $2.50 DC 1,716
293 Warren Ellis Scars Wrap Cvr 2 $3.95 Avatar 1,701
294 Tigress Hidden Lands 1 $2.95 Basement 1,687
295 Stewart The Rat 1 $3.95 About 1,672
296 Transformers War Within 4 $2.95 Dreamwave 1,658
297 Neotopia 2 $3.95 Antarctic 1,643
298 Big O Part 3 4 $3.50 Viz 1,643
299 Sandman Presents Bast 3 $2.95 DC 1,628
300 Hawkman 13 $2.50 DC 1,585
Top-Selling Trade Paperbacks
Trade Paperback title Price Publisher Est. sales
1 Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 5 Public Scrutiny $11.99 Marvel 9,771
2 30 Days of Night $17.99 IDW 8,957
3 Oh My Goddess Hand In Hand $17.95 Dark Horse 7,823
4 Onegai Teacher $9.95 Comicsone 7,692
5 Ultimate X-Men Vol. 4 Hellfire & Brimstone $12.99 Marvel 7,125
6 Batman Bruce Wayne Fugitive Vol. 2 $12.95 DC 6,398
7 Star Wars Tales Vol. 3 $19.95 Dark Horse 6,092
8 Daredevil Vol. 5 Out $19.99 Marvel 5,307
9 Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 2 HC $29.99 Marvel 4,609
10 Lone Wolf 2100 Shadows On Saplings $12.95 Dark Horse 4,595
11 JLA Riddle of the Beast Sc $14.95 DC 4,289
12 Chobits Vol. 4 $9.99 Tokyopop 3,911
13 Spyboy Young Justice $9.95 Dark Horse 3,737
14 Superman Critical Condition $14.95 DC 3,388
15 Green Lantern Power of Ion $14.95 DC 3,301
16 Hawkman Endless Flight $12.95 DC 3,286
17 Astro Boy Vol. 12 $9.95 Dark Horse 3,257
18 Nightwing Hunt For Oracle $14.95 DC 3,184
19 Batman Dynamic Duo Archives Vol. 1 HC $49.95 DC 3,141
20 Alias Vol. 2 Come Home $13.99 Marvel 3,082
21 Cosmic Odyssey $19.95 DC 3,039
22 Ruse Vol. 2 Silent Partner $15.95 Crossgen 3,039
23 Origin $14.99 Marvel 2,981
24 Exiles Vol. 3 Out of theime $17.99 Marvel 2,893
25 X Statix Vol. 1 $11.99 Marvel 2,821
26 Forge #11 $7.95 Crossgen 2,603
27 Star Wars Jango Fett Open Seasons $12.95 Dark Horse 2,603
28 Steampunk Drama Obscura $14.95 DC 2,472
29 Whats Michael Fat Cat in the City $8.95 Dark Horse 2,457
30 Edge #11 $7.95 Crossgen 2,428
31 Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon 2 $13.95 Comicsone 2,385
32 G.I. Joe Battle Files Ultimate Source Book $14.95 Image 2,370
33 Cardcaptor Sakura Master of the Clow Vol. 3 $9.99 Tokyopop 2,370
34 Witching Hour $19.95 DC 2,268
35 Marmalade Boy Vol. 5 $9.99 Tokyopop 2,239
36 Wish Vol. 4 $9.99 Tokyopop 2,210
37 League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Book One $14.95 DC 2,196
38 Real Bout High School Vol. 5 $9.99 Tokyopop 2,137
39 Lupin III Vol. 2 $9.99 Tokyopop 2,137
40 Mystic Vol. 4 All Night $15.95 Crossgen 1,977
41 Y The Last Man Unmanned Vol. 1 $12.95 DC 1,948
42 Leave It To Chance Vol. 2 HC Trick Or Threat $14.95 Image 1,905
43 Wildcats Battery Park $17.95 DC 1,847
44 Preacher Dead Or Alive Coll Covers SC $19.95 DC 1,817
45 Transformers Fallen Angel $19.95 Titan 1,803
46 Darkness Vol. 1 Coming of Age $14.99 Image 1,788
47 Great Comic Book Heroes SC $8.95 Fantagraphics 1,759
48 Bone Vol. 1 Out of Boneville SC $12.95 Cartoon 1,745
49 Shaolin Sisters Vol. 1 $9.99 Tokyopop 1,745
50 Storm Riders 10 $13.95 Comicsone 1,730




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