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November 2003 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops

Estimated Comics Shipped to North American Comics Shops
Based on Reports from Diamond Comic Distributors


Marvel took a massive 21 out of the Top 25 slots in this slightly softer month.

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. If you don't see a book, Diamond released no data for it.
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 item on eBay. You can also find the books at your comics shop.


UnitsDollarsComic-book TitleIssuePricePublisherEst. units
11JLA/Avengers3$5.95Marvel147,938
22Marvel 16024$3.50Marvel122,470
33Wolverine The End1$2.99Marvel116,006
45Ultimate Six4$2.25Marvel105,794
56Ultimate X-Men39$2.25Marvel105,553
67New X-Men149$2.25Marvel102,413
78Batman621$2.25DC96,616
89Ultimate Spider-Man49$2.25Marvel96,538
911Amazing Spider-Man501 (#60)$2.25Marvel94,393
1012Uncanny X-Men433$2.25Marvel90,606
1115Wolverine7$2.25Marvel78,597
1216Wolverine8$2.25Marvel76,906
1310Supreme Power4$2.99Marvel71,496
1418Teen Titans5$2.50DC67,959
1521Spectacular Spider-Man6$2.25Marvel67,515
1622Spectacular Spider-Man7$2.25Marvel65,950
1714X-Treme X-Men34$2.99Marvel61,467
1824JLA90$2.25DC59,989
1927Avengers73$2.25Marvel58,076
2017Daredevil54$2.99Marvel57,457
2128Avengers74$2.25Marvel57,457
2213Hulk Gray3$3.50Marvel56,037
2320Transformers/G.I. Joe3$2.95Dreamwave54,839
2434Incredible Hulk63$2.25Marvel53,264
2539Fantastic Four506 (#77)$2.25Marvel51,631
2641Fantastic Four507 (#78)$2.25Marvel51,090
2733Outsiders6$2.50DC48,076
2823Thanos2$2.99Marvel45,690
2943JSA All Stars54$2.50DC45,091
3025Nyx2$2.99Marvel44,327
3129Transformers War Within Vol. 22$2.95Dreamwave43,178
3230Captain America20$2.99Marvel41,071
3350Formerly Known A/T Justice League5$2.50DC40,298
3432Exiles37$2.99Marvel40,202
3551JLA Z2$2.50DC40,038
3635Spider-Man/Dr Octopus Out of Reach1$2.99Marvel39,738
3737Superman Birthright5$2.95DC39,680
3852Emma Frost5$2.50Marvel39,458
3936Punisher36$2.99Marvel39,149
4063Silver Surfer3 (Res)$2.25Marvel39,013
4138Punisher35$2.99Marvel39,013
424Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman Trinity3$6.95DC38,888
4342G.I. Joe23$2.95Image38,782
4453New Mutants7$2.50Marvel38,762
4554Green Arrow32$2.50DC38,318
4644G.I. Joe24$2.95Image38,057
4749Detective Comics788$2.75DC37,477
4846Mystique8 (Res)$2.99Marvel37,033
4959Spawn130$2.50Image36,965
5047Spider-Man & Dr Octopus Negative Exposure2$2.99Marvel36,356
5148Venom8$2.99Marvel36,337
5261JLA Z3$2.50DC35,970
5374Flash204$2.25DC35,361
5431Thor Vikings5$3.50Marvel34,830
5579Superman199$2.25DC33,371
5685Green Lantern171$2.25DC32,318
5745JSA All Stars7$3.50DC32,047
5855Iron Man74$2.99Marvel31,960
5957Thor71$2.99Marvel31,651
6058Wolverine Snikt5$2.99Marvel30,907
6177Birds of Prey61$2.50DC30,714
6260Street Fighter3$2.95Image30,637
6362X-Statix15$2.99Marvel29,990
6493Action Comics809$2.25DC29,767
6594Nightwing87$2.25DC29,622
6664Batman Death & Maidens4$2.95DC29,361
6773Batman Gotham Knights47$2.75DC29,361
6899Teen Titans Go1$2.25DC29,004
69100Wonder Woman198$2.25DC28,927
7065Michael Turner Presents Aspen2$2.99Aspen28,782
7166Transformers Armada17$2.95Dreamwave28,608
7267X-Statix16$2.99Marvel28,202
7368Alias28$2.99Marvel28,077
7419Superman/Thundercats$5.95DC27,970
7590Hawkman21$2.50DC27,593
7669Hawkeye2$2.99Marvel27,526
7770Weapon X15$2.99Marvel27,468
7871Y The Last Man16 (Res)$2.95DC27,400
79108Adventures of Superman622$2.25DC27,207
8092Batgirl46$2.50DC27,120
8195Legion26$2.50DC26,589
8297Catwoman25$2.50DC26,299
8375G.I. Joe Frontline16$2.95Image26,212
8476Powers35$2.95Image26,096
85102Fables19$2.50DC25,903
86103Legion27$2.50DC25,622
8778Authority Vol. 27$2.95DC25,613
88104Batman Legends of the Dark Knight173$2.50DC25,362
8981G.I. Joe Frontline17$2.95Image25,246
9082Superman & Batman Generations III11$2.95DC25,149
9183Thundercats Hammerhands Revenge2$2.95DC25,120
9286Batman City of Light2$2.95DC24,357
9384Captain Marvel16$2.99Marvel24,357
94109Kingpin6$2.50Marvel24,260
95111Aquaman12$2.50DC23,951
9687Trouble5$2.99Marvel23,632
9740Danger Girl Viva Las Danger$4.95DC23,391
9888Elektra29$2.99Marvel23,333
9989Darkness Vol. 26$2.99Image23,072
10091Sojourn29$2.95CrossGen23,062
10196Superman/Batman1 Third Printing$2.95DC22,367
102118Empire4$2.50DC22,347
103128Robin120$2.25DC22,028
10498Spider-Girl66$2.99Marvel21,825
105121Empire5$2.50DC21,710
10680Ghost in the Shell 2 Man/Machine Interface9$3.50Dark Horse21,304
107106Arrowsmith4$2.95DC21,178
108105Namor9$2.99Marvel21,130
109107Runaways8$2.99Marvel20,859
110123Human Torch7$2.50Marvel20,821
111124Teen Titans1$2.50DC20,763
11272Dark Days5$3.99IDW20,241
113126Doctor Fate4$2.50DC20,202
114110Inhumans7$2.99Marvel20,028
115112Duel Masters1$2.95Dreamwave19,893
116114Lobo Unbound4$2.95DC19,806
117113Tomb Raider35$2.99Image19,565
118116Witchblade71$2.99Image19,381
11956Legion Secret Files 3003$4.95DC19,198
120117El Cazador3$2.95CrossGen19,053
12126Superman Kansas Sighting1$6.95DC19,043
122120Sentinel9$2.99Marvel18,318
123131Gotham Central13$2.50DC18,299
124122Tom Strong23$2.95DC18,067
125127BPRD Theres Something Under My Bed One-Shot$2.99Dark Horse16,637
126115Rob Zombie Spook Show Intl1$3.50MV Creations16,628
127129Robotech Love & War6$2.95DC16,579
128101Smallville5$3.95DC16,473
129130He Man & Motu Power of Fear1$2.95MV Creations16,125
130144Hero10$2.50DC15,787
131145Crimson Dynamo3 (Res)$2.50Marvel15,777
132135Hellblazer190$2.75DC15,574
133132Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Animated6$2.95Dreamwave15,256
134133Ruse25$2.95CrossGen15,101
135125Frank Millers Robocop3$3.50Avatar14,521
136156Harley Quinn38$2.50DC14,280
137138Motu He-Man Rise of the Snake Men2$2.95MV Creations14,145
138136Buffy The Vampire Slayer63$2.99Dark Horse14,106
139139Wildcats Version 3.016$2.95DC14,096
140159Fallen Angel5$2.50DC13,961
141140Simpsons Comics88$2.99Bongo13,855
142141Superman Metropolis10$2.95DC13,787
143142Bone53$2.95Cartoon13,603
144163Lucifer44$2.50DC13,517
145143Losers6$2.95DC13,401
146146Solus8$2.95CrossGen13,323
147147Gen 1315$2.95DC13,120
148179Justice League Adventures25$2.25DC13,082
149148Way of the Rat19$2.95CrossGen13,014
150181Batman Adventures8$2.25DC12,908
151149Brath9$2.95CrossGen12,850
152150Rob Zombie Spook Show Intl2$2.95MV Creations12,831
153151Caper2$2.95DC12,695
154169Demon Driven Out3$2.50DC12,599
155154Scion41$2.95CrossGen12,492
156157Human Target4$2.95DC12,067
157158Path20$2.95CrossGen11,893
158180Gun Theory2$2.50Marvel11,739
159161Negation24$2.95CrossGen11,565
160162Botp Manga2$2.99Image11,362
161164Stormwatch Team Achilles17$2.95DC11,323
162165Megaman3$2.95Dreamwave11,294
163167Mystic42$2.95CrossGen10,976
164166Cursed2$2.99Image10,966
165168Meridian40$2.95CrossGen10,869
166170Tarot Witch of the Black Rose23$2.95Broadsword10,647
167171Crux31$2.95CrossGen10,599
168137CSI Bad Rap3$3.99IDW10,483
169172Route 66617$2.95CrossGen10,434
170173Sigil42$2.95CrossGen10,415
171174Crux32$2.95CrossGen10,357
172175First36$2.95CrossGen10,241
173176Route 66618$2.95CrossGen10,164
174177First37$2.95CrossGen10,125
175178Savage Dragon112 (Res)$2.95Image10,106
176182Kamikaze2$2.95DC9,729
177183Possessed5$2.95DC9,420
178188Reign of the Zodiac4$2.75DC9,256
179194Casefiles Sam & Twitch5$2.50Image9,256
180185Sleeper11$2.95DC8,782
181160Alan Moores Yuggoth Cultures2$3.95Avatar8,695
182200Extinction Event5$2.50DC8,657
183189Wildguard Casting Call3$2.95Image8,550
184192Crossovers9$2.95CrossGen8,145
185195Realm of the Claw1$2.95Image7,768
186196Something Wicked1$2.95Image7,691
187197Trakk Monster Hunter1$2.95Image7,555
188153Shonen Jump Vol. 1$4.95Viz7,507
189198Possessed4$2.95DC7,497
190215Sonic The Hedgehog130$2.19Archie7,343
191208Bad Girls4$2.50DC7,265
192209Icandy3$2.50DC7,256
193199Usagi Yojimbo70$2.99Dark Horse7,246
194152Transformers More Than Meets Eye Off Gd8$5.25Dreamwave7,101
195217Powerpuff Girls44$2.25DC7,101
196203Donald Duck & Friends310$2.95Gemstone6,753
197204Queen & Country20$2.99Oni6,560
198205Invincible6$2.95Image6,464
199206Mickey Mouse & Friends259$2.95Gemstone6,464
200187Knights of the Dinner Table85$3.99Kenzer6,444
201207Tales of the Realm2$2.95MV Creations6,377
202134Uncle Scrooge324$6.95Gemstone6,348
203119Walt Disneys Christmas Parade1$8.95Gemstone6,241
204225Cerebus296$2.25Aardvark-Vanaheim6,174
205190Ultraman Tiga3$3.99Dark Horse6,067
206210Walking Dead2$2.95Image6,067
207211Oh My Goddess103$2.99Dark Horse5,961
208201Grendel God & Devil9$3.50Dark Horse5,952
209212Blade of the Immortal Thorns One-Shot84$2.99Dark Horse5,932
210229Scooby Doo78$2.25DC5,778
211224Cinnamon El Ciclo4$2.50DC5,768
212213Legacy3$2.95Image5,691
213218Lone3$2.99Dark Horse5,256
214155Walt Disneys Comics & Stories639$6.95Gemstone5,246
215219Usagi Yojimbo71$2.99Dark Horse5,208
216202Love & Rockets Vol. 29$3.95Fantagraphics5,188
217223Jack Staff4$2.95Image4,927
218214Faction Paradox2$3.50Image4,744
219227Queen & Country21$2.99Oni4,541
220228Demo1$2.95Astronauts in Trouble4,522
221220Capes2$3.50Image4,396
222184Super Manga Blast36$5.99Dark Horse4,386
223221Amazing Spider-Man500 (#59)$3.50Marvel4,338
224186Terminator 3 Fragmented5$5.95Beckett4,328
225230Street Fighter2*$2.95Image4,309
226231Cannon God Exaxxion19$2.99Dark Horse4,251
227232Syn3$2.99Dark Horse4,222
228191Teen Titans Outsiders Secret Files 2003$5.95DC4,039
229193Avengers JLA2$5.95DC4,029
230235Gold Digger47$2.99Antarctic3,845
231222Dork Tower25$3.99Dork Storm3,807
232245Batman619$2.25DC3,778
233246Batman620$2.25DC3,662
234237Go Boy 7 Human Action Machine4$2.99Dark Horse3,613
235238Scooter Girl4$2.99Oni3,584
236233Joe Lansdales Drive In1$3.50Avatar3,536
237251Looney Tunes108$2.25DC3,440
238226Cvo Covert Vampiric Operations Artifact2$3.99IDW3,420
239241Superman/Batman3$2.95DC3,362
240242Dork Tower Wizkids Sp$2.99Dork Storm3,237
241256Archie542$2.19Archie3,150
242234Grumpy Old Monsters1$3.99IDW3,043
243247Dogwitch8$2.95Sirius2,783
244248Knights of the Dinner Table Illustrated28$2.99Kenzer2,744
245243Kolchak Tales of Night Stalker1$3.50Moonstone2,725
246216Duel Masters Holofoil Cvr1$5.95Dreamwave2,696
247264Betty & Veronica195$2.19Archie2,696
248249Love Fights5$2.99Oni2,686
249265Betty132$2.19Archie2,638
250268Sabrina Vol. 252$2.19Archie2,580
251244Betty & Veronica Double Digest120$3.59Archie2,483
252271Cartoon Cartoons24$2.25DC2,454
253273Veronica146$2.19Archie2,454
254274Archie & Friends77$2.19Archie2,415
255255G.I. Joe22$2.95Image2,348
256236Alan Moores Yuggoth Cultures Necrocomicon$4.95Avatar2,290
257259The Gift3$2.95Overcast2,261
258262Knights of the Dinner Table Everknights9$2.99Kenzer2,135
259239Street Fighter Chen Cvr3$5.00Image2,135
260282Archie Digest203$2.39Archie2,048
261253Pals N Gals Double Digest80$3.59Archie2,039
262263PS2384$2.99Dork Storm2,019
263240Outsiders Double Feature$4.95DC2,019
264285Betty & Veronica Digest143$2.39Archie2,000
265257Heavens Devils2$3.50Image1,971
266267Akiko51$2.95Sirius1,923
267260Jugheads Double Digest99$3.59Archie1,845
268291Teen Titans4$2.50DC1,826
269298Archie Mysteries32$2.19Archie1,778
270277Black Tide8*$2.95Angel Gate1,720
271279Superman/Batman2$2.95DC1,710
272258Legion25$3.95DC1,700
273280Dead At 171$2.95Viper1,691
274261Joe Lansdales Drive-In Wrap Cvr1$3.95Avatar1,642
275269Milk37$3.50Radio1,613
276286Seamonsters & Superheroes1$2.95Slave Labor1,613
277299Jughead W/Archie Digest188$2.39Archie1,613
278289Assembly1$2.99Antarctic1,556
279292Ruule Ganglords of Chinatown1$2.99Beckett1,459
280278Matrixxx1$3.50Fantagraphics1,440
281283Legends From Darkwood1$3.50Antarctic1,382
282297Furrlough129$2.99Radio1,314
283252Luftwaffe 194613$5.95Antarctic1,285
284308Transformers Generation One Vol. 26$2.95Dreamwave1,159
285309Zen4$2.95Zen1,159
286270Furry Ninja High School Strikes Back1$4.99Shanda1,111
287301Head5$3.50Fantagraphics1,082
288318Street Fighter1$2.95Image1,063
289325Michael Turner Presents Aspen1$2.99Aspen985
290326Transformers War Within Vol. 21$2.95Dreamwave985
291310Digital Graffiti1$3.50Com X966
292327Digital Webbing Presents12$2.95Digital Webbing956
293307Frank Millers Robocop3 Platinum Foil Inc Cvr$3.75Avatar947
294352JLA89$2.25DC947
295288Pose File Monthly4$4.95Antarctic937
296313Warhammer Monthly75$3.50Games Workshop937
297315Casual Sex3$3.50Fantagraphics928
298358Wonder Woman197$2.25DC908
299317Warhammer Monthly74$3.50Games Workshop908
300330Licensable Bear1$2.95About879

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November 2003 Graphic Novel Sales to Comics Shops

Estimated Graphic Novels and Trade Paperbacks Shipped to 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.

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The oversized JLA Liberty & Justice book was the top seller by far in units and dollars.

UnitsDollarsTrade Paperback titlePricePublisherEst. units
11JLA Liberty & Justice$9.95DC41,129
219Vampires Christmas$5.95Image10,415
32League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Book Two HC$24.95DC8,927
44Matrix Comics Vol. 1$21.95Red Pill8,270
53Sgt Rock Between Hell & Hard Place HC$24.95DC7,816
65Batman Detective 27 HC$19.95DC6,918
79Transmetropolitan Vol. 9 Cure$14.95DC5,874
86Marvel Encyclopedia Vol. 4 Spider-Man HC$24.99Marvel5,410
910Joss Whedons Fray Future Slayer$19.95Dark Horse4,203
1018Ring Vol. 1$14.95Dark Horse4,145
1154Sei Death & Legend$6.95Image4,145
128Art of Marvel Comics Vol. 1 HC$29.99Marvel3,903
1313Batgirl Year One$17.95DC3,903
1450On the Road To Perdition Book 2 Sanctuary$7.95DC3,778
1523Origin$14.99Marvel3,739
1611Batman Child of Dreams Sc$19.95DC3,739
1715Sandman Presents Furies Sc$17.95DC3,565
1814Justice Society Returns$19.95DC3,449
1922Thanos Vol. 3 Marvel Universe End$16.99Marvel3,314
2060Rurouni Kenshin Vol. 1$7.95Viz3,275
2144Battle Royale Vol. 3$9.99TokyoPop3,246
2217Batman Arrow Ring and Bat$19.95DC3,130
2328Trigun Vol. 1$14.95Dark Horse2,976
2429Star Wars Clone Wars Vol. 2 Victories & Sacrifice$14.95Dark Horse2,966
2552Elfquest Wolfrider Vol. 2$9.95DC2,918
2624Batman Hush Vol. 1 HC$19.95DC2,802
2734Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 1 Power & Responsibility$14.95Marvel2,638
2836Ultimate X-Men Vol. 1 Tomorrow People$14.95Marvel2,609
2925Oh My Goddess Vol. 17 Traveler$17.95Dark Horse2,609
307Will Eisners Spirit Archives Vol. 12 HC$49.95DC2,570
3138Catwoman Crooked Little Town$14.95DC2,493
3227Punisher Vol. 5 Streets ofLaredo$17.99Marvel2,493
3335Strangers in Paradise Vol. 13 Flower To Flame$15.95Abstract2,454
3448Ultimates Vol. 1$12.99Marvel2,357
3563Ultimate X-Men Vol. 5 Ultimate War$10.99Marvel2,348
3651Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 2 Learning Curve$12.99Marvel2,299
3753Star Wars Stark Hyperspace War$12.95Dark Horse2,222
3842Ultimate X-Men Vol. 2 Return To Weapon X$14.95Marvel2,222
3975GTO Vol. 15$9.99TokyoPop2,222
4043Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 4 Legacy$14.99Marvel2,212
4147Wolverine Legends Vol. 5 Snikt$13.99Marvel2,203
4256Ultimate X-Men Vol. 4 Hellfire & Brimstone$12.99Marvel2,174
4364Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 5 Public Scrutiny$11.99Marvel2,145
4416Wizard Best of X-Men Ltd Dlx HC$29.99Wizard2,097
4580Full Metal Panic Manga Vol. 2$9.99A.D. Vision2,087
4673Archie Americana Ser Best of50s Vol. 2$10.95Archie2,068
4783Astro Boy Vol. 20$9.95Dark Horse2,058
4833Green Arrow Archers Quest HC$19.95DC1,990
4962New X-Men Vol. 1 E Is For Extinction$12.95Marvel1,990
5085Mars Vol. 15$9.99TokyoPop1,981