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Top 300 Comics Actual--December 2009

Sales Estimates for December Based on Diamond Indexes and Publisher Title Data

Published: 01/12/2010, Last Updated: 11/30/1999 12:00am
#1 in December
These are estimates of the sales on comic books by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during December 2009.


For an overview and analysis of comic sales in December, see "'Blackest Night' Stays on Top."


For an analysis of the dollar trends in December, see "Comics, Graphic Novels Slip in December."


For our estimates of actual sales by Diamond U.S. from comic specialty stores on graphic novels shipped during December, see "Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual--December 2009."

 

 

TOP 300 COMICS -- December 2009

 

 

 

Rank

Index

Title

Price

Pub

Est.Qty

1

152.71

BLACKEST NIGHT #6

$3.99

DC

  100,651

2

147.61

GREEN LANTERN #49

$2.99

DC

    97,285

3

139.27

CAPTAIN AMERICA REBORN #5

$3.99

MAR

    91,790

4

122.55

CAPTAIN AMERICA REBORN WHO WILL WIELD THE SHIELD

$3.99

MAR

    80,771

5

121.86

BLACKEST NIGHT THE FLASH #1

$2.99

DC

    80,313

6

118.00

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #43

$2.99

DC

    77,774

7

110.44

NEW AVENGERS #60

$3.99

MAR

    72,790

8

107.36

BLACKEST NIGHT WONDER WOMAN #1

$2.99

DC

    70,758

9

105.90

DARK AVENGERS #12

$3.99

MAR

    69,799

10

104.27

BLACKEST NIGHT JSA #1

$2.99

DC

    68,721

11

104.19

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #40

$3.99

DC

    68,672

12

104.17

SIEGE CABAL

$3.99

MAR

    68,655

13

104.04

UNCANNY X-MEN #518

$2.99

MAR

    68,572

14

101.72

UNCANNY X-MEN #519

$2.99

MAR

    67,043

15

100.00

BATMAN #694

$2.99

DC

    65,908

16

96.71

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #615

$2.99

MAR

    63,738

17

95.26

FALL OF HULKS ALPHA

$3.99

MAR

    62,785

18

93.48

THOR #604

$2.99

MAR

    61,608

19

93.21

NEW AVENGERS ANNUAL #3

$4.99

MAR

    61,435

20

91.83

DARK AVENGERS ANNUAL #1

$4.99

MAR

    60,524

21

90.85

ADVENTURE COMICS #5

$3.99

DC

    59,876

22

90.57

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #614

$2.99

MAR

    59,696

23

89.30

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #616

$2.99

MAR

    58,856

24

87.38

ASTONISHING X-MEN #33

$2.99

MAR

    57,592

25

83.82

THOR #605

$2.99

MAR

    55,242

26

80.75

HULK #18

$3.99

MAR

    53,222

27

79.35

DETECTIVE COMICS #860

$3.99

DC

    52,295

28

78.68

X-FORCE #22

$3.99

MAR

    51,859

29

77.27

X-MEN LEGACY #231

$2.99

MAR

    50,929

30

75.52

X-MEN LEGACY #230

$3.99

MAR

    49,776

31

75.33

SUPERMAN BATMAN #67

$2.99

DC

    49,650

32

73.83

MIGHTY AVENGERS #32

$2.99

MAR

    48,662

33

72.98

DARK WOLVERINE #81

$2.99

MAR

    48,102

34

71.81

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #21

$2.99

MAR

    47,330

35

71.13

FALL OF HULKS GAMMA

$3.99

MAR

    46,883

36

69.66

DEADPOOL #18

$2.99

MAR

    45,914

37

69.57

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #5

$3.99

MAR

    45,849

38

68.48

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER WILLOW ONE SHOT

$3.50

DAR

    45,136

39

66.71

INCREDIBLE HULK #605

$3.99

MAR

    43,964

40

65.85

TEEN TITANS #78

$3.99

DC

    43,400

41

65.41

X-FORCE ANNUAL #1

$3.99

MAR

    43,113

42

64.47

JSA ALL STARS #1

$3.99

DC

    42,493

43

64.04

DARK X-MEN #2

$3.99

MAR

    42,207

44

63.42

NATION X #1

$3.99

MAR

    41,796

45

63.32

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #34

$2.99

DC

    41,734

46

61.85

X NECROSHA GATHERING

$3.99

MAR

    40,766

47

61.08

BOOSTER GOLD #27

$3.99

DC

    40,256

48

59.97

RED ROBIN #7

$2.99

DC

    39,528

49

58.69

DAREDEVIL #503

$2.99

MAR

    38,680

50

58.31

FANTASTIC FOUR #574

$2.99

MAR

    38,431

51

57.42

OUTSIDERS #25

$3.99

DC

    37,847

52

56.22

DEADPOOL MERC WITH A MOUTH #6

$2.99

MAR

    37,051

53

55.50

X-FACTOR #200

$4.99

MAR

    36,577

54

55.42

WOLVERINE ORIGINS #43

$2.99

MAR

    36,528

55

55.09

DEADPOOL TEAM-UP #898

$2.99

MAR

    36,308

56

53.63

DOOM PATROL #5

$3.99

DC

    35,348

57

52.76

MARVELS PROJECT #4

$3.99

MAR

    34,775

58

51.39

SUPERMAN WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON #10

$2.99

DC

    33,868

59

50.78

WOLVERINE WEAPON X #8

$3.99

MAR

    33,470

60

50.63

SUPERMAN #695

$2.99

DC

    33,372

61

49.28

BATGIRL #5

$2.99

DC

    32,482

62

48.99

AVENGERS INITIATIVE #31 SIEGE

$2.99

MAR

    32,291

63

48.92

NEW MUTANTS #8

$2.99

MAR

    32,240

64

48.86

BATMAN 80 PAGE GIANT #1

$5.99

DC

    32,200

65

48.36

ACTION COMICS #884

$3.99

DC

    31,873

66

47.78

REBELS #11

$3.99

DC

    31,489

67

46.67

DARK TOWER BATTLE OF JERICHO HILL #1

$3.99

MAR

    30,756

68

46.65

SECRET WARRIORS #11

$2.99

MAR

    30,748

69

45.96

BATMAN STREETS OF GOTHAM #7

$3.99

DC

    30,290

70

45.45

THUNDERBOLTS #139

$2.99

MAR

    29,957

71

45.15

SPIDER-WOMAN #4

$2.99

MAR

    29,755

72

45.08

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #7

$2.99

DC

    29,709

73

44.67

ULTIMATE COMICS ARMOR WARS #3

$3.99

MAR

    29,439

74

44.56

WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #3

$3.99

MAR

    29,368

75

44.14

CABLE #21

$3.99

MAR

    29,094

76

43.08

HAUNT #3

$2.99

IMA

    28,390

77

43.01

DARK TOWER BATTLE OF JERICHO HILL #2

$3.99

MAR

    28,350

78

42.75

SUPERGIRL #48

$2.99

DC

    28,176

79

41.68

IMAGE UNITED #2

$3.99

IMA

    27,469

80

39.68

WONDER WOMAN #39

$2.99

DC

    26,152

81

39.28

TITANS #20

$2.99

DC

    25,887

82

38.02

WHAT IF ASTONISHING X-MEN

$3.99

MAR

    25,060

83

38.02

ARCHIE #604

$2.50

ARC

    25,058

84

37.91

PUNISHER #12

$2.99

MAR

    24,985

85

37.88

WHAT IF SECRET INVASION

$3.99

MAR

    24,966

86

37.30

WHAT IF WORLD WAR HULK

$3.99

MAR

    24,582

87

36.88

STAND SOUL SURVIVORS #3

$3.99

MAR

    24,308

88

36.76

WALKING DEAD #68 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

    24,230

89

36.45

BOYS #37 (MR)

$2.99

DYN

    24,025

90

35.79

INCREDIBLE HERCULES #139

$3.99

MAR

    23,591

91

35.34

WORLDS FINEST #3

$2.99

DC

    23,295

92

35.06

PUNISHERMAX #2 (MR)

$3.99

MAR

    23,110

93

34.92

PSYLOCKE #2

$3.99

MAR

    23,018

94

34.35

SECRET SIX #16

$2.99

DC

    22,638

95

34.19

POWER GIRL #7

$2.99

DC

    22,533

96

34.18

MS MARVEL #48

$2.99

MAR

    22,527

97

33.98

SPIDER-MAN AND SECRET WARS #1

$2.99

MAR

    22,397

98

33.82

WHAT IF SPIDER-MAN HOUSE OF M

$3.99

MAR

    22,287

99

33.79

GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #21

$2.99

MAR

    22,271

100

33.69

NOVA #32

$2.99

MAR

    22,202

101

32.59

VENGEANCE OF MOON KNIGHT #4

$2.99

MAR

    21,482

102

32.49

WHAT IF DAREDEVIL VS ELEKTRA

$3.99

MAR

    21,411

103

32.32

ANGEL #28

$3.99

IDE

    21,301

104

32.23

REALM OF KINGS INHUMANS #2

$3.99

MAR

    21,242

105

31.84

STAR WARS LEGACY #43 MONSTER PT 1

$2.99

DAR

    20,983

106

31.76

BRAVE AND THE BOLD #30

$2.99

DC

    20,932

107

31.75

BLACK WIDOW DEADLY ORIGIN #2

$3.99

MAR

    20,925

108

31.50

HELLBOY BRIDE OF HELL ONE SHOT

$3.50

DAR

    20,761

109

31.33

REALM OF KINGS IMPERIAL GUARD #2

$3.99

MAR

    20,647

110

31.03

FABLES #91 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    20,450

111

30.90

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN PRESENTS ANTI VENOM #3

$3.99

MAR

    20,364

112

30.54

IRON MAN VS WHIPLASH #1

$3.99

MAR

    20,126

113

29.71

ARKHAM REBORN #3

$2.99

DC

    19,580

114

29.24

WOLVERINE UNDER BOARDWALK ONE-SHOT

$3.99

MAR

    19,271

115

28.63

X-MEN FOREVER #13

$3.99

MAR

    18,870

116

28.22

DARK AVENGERS ARES #3

$3.99

MAR

    18,597

117

27.88

X-MEN FOREVER #14

$3.99

MAR

    18,376

118

27.80

SPIDER-MAN CLONE SAGA #4

$3.99

MAR

    18,324

119

27.32

STRANGE #2

$3.99

MAR

    18,005

120

27.29

BLACK PANTHER 2 #11

$2.99

MAR

    17,989

121

26.94

AZRAEL #3

$2.99

DC

    17,757

122

26.66

WAR MACHINE #12

$2.99

MAR

    17,572

123

26.07

POWERS #2 (MR)

$3.95

MAR

    17,181

124

25.65

GREEN ARROW BLACK CANARY #27

$3.99

DC

    16,904

125

25.21

ANGEL ANNUAL #1

$7.99

IDE

    16,616

126

25.18

CINDERELLA FROM FABLETOWN WITH LOVE #2 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    16,598

127

24.95

SPIDER-MAN NOIR EYES WITHOUT A FACE #1

$3.99

MAR

    16,447

128

24.48

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #38

$2.99

DC

    16,132

129

24.39

BATMAN THE UNSEEN #5

$2.99

DC

    16,078

130

24.34

X-MEN NOIR MARK OF CAIN #1

$3.99

MAR

    16,043

131

24.13

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #39

$2.99

DC

    15,906

132

23.95

MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ #2

$3.99

MAR

    15,783

133

23.91

GI JOE #13

$3.99

IDE

    15,759

134

23.84

INCORRUPTIBLE #1

$3.99

BOO

    15,710

135

23.51

IRON MAN VS WHIPLASH #2

$3.99

MAR

    15,494

136

23.46

DC HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2009 #1

$5.99

DC

    15,461

137

23.43

STAR WARS KNIGHTS OLD REPUBLIC #48 DEMON PT 2

$2.99

DAR

    15,445

138

23.00

INVINCIBLE #69

$2.99

IMA

    15,161

139

22.96

JONAH HEX #50 (NOTE PRICE)

$3.99

DC

    15,131

140

22.95

GHOST RIDERS HEAVENS ON FIRE #5

$3.99

MAR

    15,128

141

22.93

SWORD (MARVEL) #2

$2.99

MAR

    15,113

142

22.49

GI JOE #12

$3.99

IDE

    14,824

143

22.41

DOCTOR VOODOO AVENGER OF SUPERNATURAL #3

$2.99

MAR

    14,769

144

22.19

CRIMINAL SINNERS #3 (MR)

$3.50

MAR

    14,624

145

21.63

UNWRITTEN #8 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    14,257

146

21.33

DEATHLOK #2

$3.99

MAR

    14,059

147

21.05

BLACK WIDOW AND MARVEL GIRLS #1

$2.99

MAR

    13,873

148

20.91

TORCH #4

$3.99

MAR

    13,782

149

20.65

HULK WINTER GUARD ONE-SHOT

$3.99

MAR

    13,611

150

20.51

IRREDEEMABLE #9

$3.99

BOO

    13,515

151

20.50

CAPTAIN AMERICA THEATER OF WAR PRISONERS OF DUTY

$3.99

MAR

    13,511

152

20.38

LOBO HIGHWAY TO HELL #2

$6.99

DC

    13,435

153

19.87

STAR WARS CLONE WARS #11 HERO CONFEDERACY PT 2

$2.99

DAR

    13,098

154

19.68

JACK OF FABLES #40 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    12,970

155

19.58

BPRD WAR ON FROGS #4

$2.99

DAR

    12,904

156

19.58

CHEW #7 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

    12,902

157

19.44

WITCHBLADE #133

$2.99

IMA

    12,811

158

19.41

PROJECT SUPERPOWERS CHAPTER TWO #5

$2.99

DYN

    12,794

159

19.36

CROSSED #8 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

    12,757

160

19.12

PUNISHER NOIR #4

$3.99

MAR

    12,603

161

19.06

JACK OF FABLES #41 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    12,559

162

18.99

TRANSFORMERS ONGOING #2

$3.99

IDE

    12,516

163

18.65

GI JOE ORIGINS #10

$3.99

IDE

    12,295

164

18.50

EX MACHINA #47 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    12,192

165

18.37

ALIENS #4

$3.50

DAR

    12,105

166

18.34

BLACK WIDOW AND MARVEL GIRLS #2

$2.99

MAR

    12,087

167

18.22

DAYTRIPPER #1 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    12,010

168

18.16

DARKNESS PITT #3

$2.99

IMA

    11,968

169

17.29

SUPERGOD #2 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

    11,398

170

16.97

X-BABIES #3

$3.99

MAR

    11,184

171

16.70

RED TORNADO #4

$2.99

DC

    11,009

172

16.70

IRON MAN REQUIEM

$4.99

MAR

    11,008

173

16.23

MAGOG #4

$2.99

DC

    10,700

174

16.13

ESCAPE FROM WONDERLAND #3

$2.99

ZEN

    10,628

175

16.03

VAMPIRELLA SECOND COMING #4

$1.99

HAR

    10,565

176

16.01

HALO BLOOD LINE #1 (MR)

$3.99

MAR

    10,551

177

15.86

ANITA BLAKE LC EXECUTIONER #2 (MR)

$3.99

MAR

    10,454

178

15.77

SPIDER-MAN 1602 #3

$3.99

MAR

    10,392

179

15.68

HELLBLAZER #262 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    10,334

180

15.66

WORLD OF WARCRAFT SPECIAL #1

$3.99

DC

    10,323

181

15.60

TERRY MOORES ECHO #17

$3.50

ABS

    10,282

182

15.55

GRIMM FAIRY TALES #43

$2.99

ZEN

    10,246

183

15.48

TRANSFORMERS BUMBLEBEE #1

$3.99

IDE

    10,205

184

15.44

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #20 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    10,175

185

15.20

UNCANNY X-MEN FIRST CLASS #6

$2.99

MAR

    10,021

186

15.03

GI JOE MOVIE SNAKE EYES #3

$3.99

IDE

      9,908

187

14.90

SWEET TOOTH #4 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      9,817

188

14.84

ANGELUS #1

$2.99

IMA

      9,781

189

14.79

ANGEL HOLE IN THE WORLD #1

$3.99

IDE

      9,748

190

14.56

FREDDY JASON ASH NIGHTMARE WARRIORS #6 (MR)

$3.99

DC

      9,599

191

14.48

BLACK TERROR #6

$3.50

DYN

      9,545

192

14.46

ANGEL ONLY HUMAN #5

$3.99

IDE

      9,532

193

14.24

COMPLETE ALICE IN WONDERLAND #1

$4.99

DYN

      9,388

194

13.82

CHIMICHANGA #1

$3.00

ALB

      9,111

195

13.81

WARLORD #9

$2.99

DC

      9,102

196

13.29

GREAT TEN #2

$2.99

DC

      8,760

197

13.28

TALISMAN ROAD OF TRIALS #2

$3.99

RAN

      8,755

198

13.18

MADAME XANADU #18 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      8,686

199

12.83

PILOT SEASON MURDERER #1

$2.99

IMA

      8,454

200

12.69

EMPOWERED ONE SHOT (MR)

$3.99

DAR

      8,361

201

12.48

INVINCIBLE PRESENTS ATOM EVE & REX SPLODE #2

$2.99

IMA

      8,223

202

12.44

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #207

$2.50

ARC

      8,198

203

12.33

GIANT-SIZE GFT 2009 HOLIDAY ED

$5.99

ZEN

      8,127

204

12.24

NORTHLANDERS #23 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      8,069

205

12.19

NOMAD GIRL WITHOUT A WORLD #4

$3.99

MAR

      8,031

206

12.16

TINY TITANS #23

$2.50

DC

      8,017

207

12.14

AUTHORITY THE LOST YEAR #4

$2.99

DC

      7,999

208

11.97

SWORD #20 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

      7,887

209

11.88

AUTHORITY #17

$2.99

DC

      7,829

210

11.84

GREEK STREET #6 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      7,802

211

11.81

GROO HOGS OF HORDER #2

$3.99

DAR

      7,787

212

11.69

LOCKE & KEY CROWN OF SHADOWS #2

$3.99

IDE

      7,707

213

11.47

DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP #6

$3.99

BOO

      7,557

214

11.30

DOCTOR WHO ONGOING #6

$3.99

IDE

      7,448

215

11.30

BARACK THE BARBARIAN #3

$3.50

DEV

      7,447

216

11.27

VICTORIAN UNDEAD #2

$2.99

DC

      7,430

217

11.25

SIMPSONS COMICS #161

$2.99

BON

      7,414

218

11.10

SHIELD #4

$3.99

DC

      7,316

219

10.91

GARTH ENNIS BATTLEFIELDS HAPPY VALLEY #1 (MR)

$3.50

DYN

      7,193

220

10.82

ENDERS GAME COMMAND SCHOOL #4

$3.99

MAR

      7,129

221

10.68

DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP #7

$3.99

BOO

      7,042

222

10.61

ENDERS GAME WAR OF GIFTS ONE-SHOT

$4.99

MAR

      6,995

223

10.59

DMZ #48 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      6,977

224

10.58

STREET FIGHTER II TURBO #10

$3.95

UDO

      6,972

225

10.46

ASTOUNDING WOLF-MAN #20

$2.99

IMA

      6,897

226

10.42

GHOSTBUSTERS PAST PRESENT FUTURE (ONE SHOT)

$3.99

IDE

      6,868

227

10.39

INCREDIBLES #3

$2.99

BOO

      6,849

228

10.24

SCALPED #33 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      6,752

229

10.23

DOCTOR VOODOO ORIGIN OF JERICHO DRUMM

$4.99

MAR

      6,743

230

10.16

SONIC UNIVERSE #11

$2.50

ARC

      6,697

231

10.09

WEB #4

$3.99

DC

      6,653

232

10.06

ENDERS SHADOW COMMAND SCHOOL #4

$3.99

MAR

      6,628

233

10.05

STAR TREK DS9 FOOLS GOLD #1

$3.99

IDE

      6,623

234

9.87

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #20

$3.99

MAR

      6,507

235

9.84

WILDCATS #18

$2.99

DC

      6,487

236

9.81

GOD COMPLEX #1

$2.99

IMA

      6,463

237

9.73

BATMAN ARKHAM ASYLUM SPECIAL

$5.99

DC

      6,414

238

9.62

BATMAN THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #12

$2.50

DC

      6,342

239

9.61

FARSCAPE ONGOING #2

$3.99

BOO

      6,336

240

9.55

AOD ASH SAVES OBAMA #4

$3.50

DYN

      6,295

241

9.50

HACK SLASH SERIES #28 (MR)

$3.50

DEV

      6,260

242

9.35

LAST DAYS OF AMERICAN CRIME #1 (MR)

$4.99

RAL

      6,163

243

9.31

UNKNOWN SOLDIER #15 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      6,134

244

9.29

MUPPET SHOW #0

$2.99

BOO

      6,120

245

9.27

FRANK FRAZETTAS DARK KINGDOM #3

$3.99

IMA

      6,108

246

9.26

28 DAYS LATER #4

$3.99

BOO

      6,105

247

9.17

GHOSTBUSTERS DISPLACED AGGRESSION #4

$3.99

IDE

      6,044

248

9.07

COMPLETE DRACULA #4

$4.99

DYN

      5,981

249

9.02

WALL-E #1

$2.99

BOO

      5,946

250

9.01

BART SIMPSON COMICS #51

$2.99

BON

      5,936

251

8.99

ZORRO #18

$3.50

DYN

      5,927

252

8.95

ROBERT E HOWARD THULSA DOOM #4

$3.50

DYN

      5,899

253

8.84

STAR TREK ALIEN SPOTLIGHT CARDASSIANS

$3.99

IDE

      5,828

254

8.80

TANK GIRL NUGGETS (ONE SHOT) (MR)

$3.99

IMA

      5,803

255

8.77

BEASTS OF BURDEN #4

$2.99

DAR

      5,777

256

8.70

SAVAGE DRAGON #155

$3.50

IMA

      5,736

257

8.70

AIR #16 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      5,733

258

8.68

GEN 13 #33

$2.99

DC

      5,718

259

8.59

COMPLETE DRACULA #5

$4.99

DYN

      5,664

260

8.47

ABSOLUTION #4 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

      5,581

261

8.38

GI JOE VS COBRA FALL SPECIAL CRIMSON STRIKE

$4.95

FUN

      5,521

262

8.34

MIGHTY #11

$2.99

DC

      5,500

263

8.33

NORTH 40 #6

$2.99

DC

      5,490

264

8.24

DANTES INFERNO #1

$3.99

DC

      5,431

265

7.91

FARSCAPE DARGOS QUEST #1

$3.99

BOO

      5,215

266

7.91

SIMPSONS WINTER WINGDING #4

$4.99

BON

      5,214

267

7.91

MODERN WARFARE 2 GHOST #2 (MR)

$3.99

DC

      5,214