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Five years ago:
Marvel Legacy begins

Marvel restored the original numbering — or created numbering retroactively — for many series.


Latest Advance Reorder Charts

Alpha Betas #1 was the top new comic launch among advance-reordered comics last week.


Latest
Reorder Charts

Astro City Metrobook Vol. 2 the top reordered softcover at Diamond last week.


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Latest DC Monthly Sales

Justice League #75 was likely the top DC in the month of April.


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Latest Marvel Monthly Sales

Amazing Spider-Man  #1 was Diamond's top Marvel in April 2022.



Comics and graphic novel sales grew over 60% in 2021

Annual ICV2/Comichron report finds dollar sales at all-time record levels, even adjusted for inflation.


The Numbers
Monthly Comics Sales

See hundreds of monthly sales charts from 1985 to date!


Yearly Comics
Sales

See dozens of yearly sales charts from 1960 to present!


Title
Spotlights

See the postal sales records for dozens of comics series!


Vital
Statistics

Historic sales records, cover-price trends, and more!





Frequently Asked Questions

What's the bestselling comic of all time? Answers to that, and more!


Vital Statistics

Check our our section with historic sales records, cover-price trends, and more!


The Archives

Check out our special collections, with interesting selections on comics history!


2021 Sales

Diamond Top Selling Comics of 2021

See the top thousand comics and graphic novels sold by Diamond in 2021. 





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Historical Sales


10 years ago: Walking Dead hits #100

The hundredth issue of Walking Dead scored big in July 2012, with more than a third of a million copies.

July 2012

Five Years Ago

Dark Nights: Metai #1 led August 2017's comics sales chart, but sales were way off versus Rebirth.


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Top Selling Comics of the Decade of the 2010s

Star Wars #1, featuring the 2015 return of the franchise to Marvel, was the top-selling comic book from 2010-2019.

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Historical Sales

20 years ago: Transformers Armada launches

The toy comics from Dreamwave continued strong in July 2002.  

July 2002

Fifteen Years Ago

World War Hulk #4 from Marvel was the top-selling comic book.


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Top Selling Comics of the Decade of the 2000s

Amazing Spider-Man #583, featuring the inauguration of Barack Obama, was the top-selling comic book from 2000-2009.

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1990s Sales

25 years ago: UPS strike hits comics market

The Top Five was unchanged from April as Marvel's titles returned from "Negative One" month in July 1997.