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Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Zero Year" exploration of Batman's earliest years continued in DC Entertainment's Batman #27, the best-selling comic book in January 2014.

In total, DC Comics had five titles in the top ten. The oversized Detective Comics #27 ranked #3, Justice League #27 ranked #4, Harley Quinn #2 ranked #8, and Justice League of America #11 ranked #10.

Marvel Comics had five titles in the top ten as well, led by Avengers World #1 at #3. Superior Spider-Man #25 ranked #5, All-New X-Men #22.NOW ranked #6, Superior Spider-Man #26 ranked #7, and Avengers #25 ranked #9.

Among other premier publishers, Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's The Walking Dead #120 was Image Comics top book in January at #11.

Joss Whedon's Serenity continued in January with Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1, Dark Horse Comics' top-selling comic book for the month.


Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga Volume 1, a Hugo Award-winning, character-driven science-fiction epic from Image Comics, topped the sales charts in January as the month's best-selling graphic novel. In total, Image Comics had three titles in the top ten, including Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead Volume 1: Days Gone Bye at #2 and Saga Volume 2 at #6.

Marvel Comics had four titles in the top ten, led by Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen's All-New X-Men Volume 1: Yesterday's X-Men at #3. Also in the top ten were Superior Spider-Man Volume 4: Necessary Evil at #4, X-Men: Battle of

Marvel Comics had four titles in the top ten, led by Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen's All-New X-Men Volume 1: Yesterday's X-Men at #3. Also in the top ten were Superior Spider-Man Volume 4: Necessary Evil at #4, X-Men: Battle of the Atom at #7, and Thor: God of Thunder Volume 1: God Butcher at #10.

DC Comics rounded out the top ten with three titles — Batman '66: The TV Stories, a collection of vintage Batman stories that inspired the Adam West television series, at #5; The Unwritten Volume 8: Orpheus in the Underworlds at #8; and Batman: The Dark Knight Volume 2: Cycle of Violence at #9.

Among the premier publishers, Dark Horse Comics' top book for January was B.P.R.D.: Hell on Earth Volume 7: A Cold Day in Hell at #15.

IDW Publishing's My Little Pony: When Cutie Calls ranked #11 for the month.

TOP 50 COMIC BOOKS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in January 2014

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 BATMAN #27 $3.99 NOV130172-M DC
2 DETECTIVE COMICS #27 $7.99 NOV130175-M DC
3 AVENGERS WORLD #1 $3.99 NOV130569-M MAR
4 JUSTICE LEAGUE #27 $3.99 NOV130123-M DC
5 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #25 $4.99 NOV130660-M MAR
6 ALL NEW X-MEN #22.NOW $3.99 NOV130557-M MAR
7 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #26 $3.99 NOV130662 MAR
8 HARLEY QUINN #2 $2.99 NOV130171 DC
9 AVENGERS #25 $3.99 NOV130579-M MAR
10 JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #11 $3.99 NOV130126-M DC
11 WALKING DEAD #120 (MR) $2.99 NOV130533 IMA
12 WALKING DEAD #119 (MR) $2.99 NOV130532 IMA
13 ORIGIN II #2 $3.99 NOV130682 MAR
14 ALL NEW X-MEN #21 $3.99 NOV130685 MAR
15 GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #11.NOW $3.99 NOV130563-M MAR
16 BATMAN SUPERMAN #7 $3.99 NOV130164-M DC
17 UNCANNY X-MEN #16 $3.99 NOV130692 MAR
18 ALL NEW INVADERS #1 $3.99 NOV130551-M MAR
19 UNCANNY AVENGERS #16 $3.99 NOV130654 MAR
20 BLACK WIDOW #1 $3.99 NOV130587-M MAR
21 AVENGERS WORLD #2 $3.99 NOV130577-M MAR
22 SAGA #18 (MR) $2.99 NOV130520 IMA
23 MIRACLEMAN #1 $5.99 NOV130622-M MAR
24 AMAZING X-MEN #3 $3.99 NOV130683 MAR
25 X-MEN #9 $3.99 NOV130689 MAR
26 GREEN LANTERN #27 $2.99 NOV130196-M DC
27 NIGHT OF LIVING DEADPOOL #1 $3.99 NOV130696-M MAR
28 SUPERMAN WONDER WOMAN #4 $3.99 NOV130155-M DC
29 SERENITY LEAVES ON THE WIND #1 [*] $3.5 NOV130031-M DAR
30 ALL NEW X-FACTOR #1 $3.99 NOV130607-M MAR
31 BATMAN AND TWO FACE #27 $2.99 NOV130189-M DC
32 DAMIAN SON OF BATMAN #4 $3.99 NOV130168-M DC
33 DEADPOOL #22 $2.99 NOV130695 MAR
34 JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 #2 $2.99 NOV130147 DC
35 BATMAN AND ROBIN ANNUAL #2 $4.99 NOV130191 DC
36 NIGHT OF LIVING DEADPOOL #2 $3.99 NOV130697 MAR
37 THOR GOD OF THUNDER #17 $3.99 NOV130669 MAR
38 NIGHTWING #27 $2.99 NOV130187-M DC
39 THOR GOD OF THUNDER #18 $3.99 NOV130670 MAR
40 FOREVER EVIL ARKHAM WAR #4 $2.99 NOV130137-M DC
41 BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #27 $2.99 NOV130185-M DC
42 BATGIRL #27 $2.99 NOV130180-M DC
43 HAWKEYE #16 $2.99 OCT130716 MAR
44 MIRACLEMAN #2 $4.99 NOV130630-M MAR
45 WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #40 $3.99 NOV130684 MAR
46 AQUAMAN #27 $2.99 NOV130142-M DC
47 EARTH 2 #19 $2.99 NOV130150-M DC
48 ACTION COMICS #27 $3.99 NOV130158-M DC
49 SUPERMAN #27 $2.99 NOV130160-M DC
50 FLASH #27 $2.99 NOV130144-M DC

 

TOP 50 GRAPHIC NOVELS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in January 2014

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 AUG120491 IMA
2 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE $14.99 NOV128157 IMA
3 ALL NEW X-MEN TP VOL 01 YESTERDAYS X-MEN $19.99 OCT130757 MAR
4 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 04 NECESSARY EVIL $17.99 OCT130759 MAR
5 BATMAN 66 THE TV STORIES TP $14.99 OCT130248 DC
6 SAGA TP VOL 02 (MR) $14.99 APR130443 IMA
7 X-MEN BATTLE OF ATOM HC $49.99 OCT130747 MAR
8 UNWRITTEN TP VOL 08 ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLDS (MR) $16.99 OCT130295 DC
9 BATMAN DARK KNIGHT TP VOL 02 CYCLE OF VIOLENCE (N52) $14.99 OCT130236 DC
10 THOR GOD OF THUNDER TP VOL 01 GOD BUTCHER $19.99 OCT130763 MAR
11 MY LITTLE PONY WHEN CUTIE CALLS TP $7.99 OCT130361 IDW
12 SUPERIOR CARNAGE TP $17.99 NOV130726 MAR
13 TEN GRAND TP VOL 01 $12.99 SEP130560 IMA
14 NARUTO GN VOL 64 $9.99 NOV131293 VIZ
15 BPRD HELL ON EARTH TP VOL 07 A COLD DAY IN HELL $19.99 SEP130053 DAR
16 JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK TP VOL 03 DEATH OF MAGIC (N52) $16.99 OCT130241 DC
17 BATMAN DARK KNIGHT HC VOL 03 MAD (N52) $24.99 SEP130269 DC
18 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 02 MILES BEHIND US (NEW PTG) $14.99 SEP088204 IMA
19 SUPERMAN TP VOL 02 SECRETS AND LIES (N52) $16.99 OCT130246 DC
20 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 19 MARCH TO WAR $14.99 SEP130566 IMA
21 INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK TP VOL 01 AGENT OF SHIELD $19.99 OCT130762 MAR
22 BATMAN TP VOL 01 THE COURT OF OWLS (N52) $16.99 DEC120323 DC
23 GUARDIANS OF GALAXY PREM HC VOL 02 ANGELA $24.99 SEP130794 MAR
24 YOUNG AVENGERS TP VOL 02 ALTERNATIVE CULTURE $15.99 OCT130761 MAR
25 BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL ED HC $17.99 NOV070226 DC
26 EAST OF WEST TP VOL 01 THE PROMISE $9.99 JUN130466 IMA
27 SWAMP THING BY BRIAN K VAUGHN TP VOL 01 (MR) $19.99 OCT130292 DC
28 BATMAN HC VOL 03 DEATH OF THE FAMILY (N52) $24.99 MAY130216 DC
29 AVENGERS PREM HC VOL 04 INFINITY $24.99 OCT130752 MAR
30 SUPERMAN HC VOL 03 FURY AT THE WORLDS END (N52) $22.99 SEP130276 DC
31 YU GI OH ZEXAL GN VOL 04 $9.99 NOV131297 VIZ
32 COMPLETE MULTIPLE WARHEADS TP (MR) $17.99 OCT130496 IMA
33 GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS TP VOL 02 BEYOND HOPE $14.99 OCT130239 DC
34 BATMAN BATMAN AND SON TP NEW ED $19.99 OCT130238 DC
35 ATTACK ON TITAN GN VOL 10 $10.99 OCT131229 RAN
36 ALL NEW X-MEN INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK SSM ARMS OCTOPUS TP $14.99 OCT130756 MAR
37 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 03 SAFETY BEHIND BARS $14.99 NOV082245 IMA
38 AVENGERS ARENA TP VOL 03 BOSS LEVEL $15.99 OCT130764 MAR
39 HALO INITIATION HC $14.99 SEP130069 DAR
40 BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL TP VOL 28 RAINING CHAOS (MR) $19.99 SEP130082 DAR
41 CROSSED WISH YOU WERE HERE TP VOL 03 (MR) $19.99 NOV130804 AVA
42 BATMAN TP VOL 02 THE CITY OF OWLS (N52) $16.99 JUL130235 DC
43 GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS HC VOL 03 LOVE & DEATH (N52) $24.99 SEP130268 DC
44 SANDMAN TP VOL 01 PRELUDES & NOCTURNES NEW ED (MR) $19.99 JUL100259 DC
45 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TEAM-UP TP FRIENDLY FIRE $17.99 OCT130758 MAR
46 DEXTER PREM HC $24.99 OCT130750 MAR
47 BLEACH GN VOL 59 $9.99 DEC131341 VIZ
48 ATTACK ON TITAN GN VOL 11 $10.99 NOV131124 RAN
49 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 18 WHAT COMES AFTER $14.99 APR130482 IMA
50 PLANETARY OMNIBUS HC $75.00 SEP130279 DC