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Flashing forward to the events of the upcoming Batman Eternal, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, and Dustin Nguyen showed Batman and Bluebird discover the secret crime lord of Gotham City in DC Comics' Batman #28, the best-selling comic book of February.

In total, DC Comics had three of the month's top ten comics. Also in the top ten were Forever Evil #5 at #2 and Justice League #28 at #5.

Marvel Comics had five titles in the top ten, led by Paul Cornell and Ryan Stegman's Wolverine #1 at #3. Also in the top ten were Superior Spider-Man #27.NOW at #4, Superior Spider-Man #28 at #6, and Fantastic Four #1 at #7.

Image Comics rounded out the top ten with two issues of Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead; issue #121 ranked #8 and issue #122 ranked #9.

Among premier publishers, The Star Wars #5, the latest chapter of Dark Horse Comics' adaptation of George Lucas' original script for Star Wars, was the publisher's best-selling comic book at #33.

Finally, IDW Publishing's My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #16 was the publisher's best-selling book at #73.


Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's Locke & Key came to its conclusion in February's Locke & Key Volume 6: Alpha & Omega from IDW Publishing, the best-selling graphic novel for the month. Also in the top ten from IDW in February was My Little Pony Tales Volume 2 at #8.

Image Comics had four titles in the top ten, led by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips' Fatale Volume 4: Pray For Rain at #2. Also in the top ten were Invincible Volume 19: The War at Home at #4, Saga Volume 1 at #5, and Revival Volume 3: A Faraway Place at #9.

BOOM! Studios' Adventure Time Volume 4 ranked #3 for the month.

Marvel Comics had two books in the top ten, led by Star-Lord: Annihilation: Conquest at #6, followed by Jonathan Hickman and Jim Cheung's Infinity hardcover at #7.

Rounding out the top ten in February was DC Comics with The Flash Volume 2: Rogues Revolution at #10.

Finally, among the premier publishers, Dark Horse Comics' Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Search Library Edition ranked just outside the top ten for February at #16.

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

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 BATMAN #28 $3.99 DEC130250-M DC
2 FOREVER EVIL #5 $3.99 NOV130118-M DC
3 WOLVERINE #1 $3.99 DEC130609-M MAR
4 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #27.NOW $3.99 DEC130648-M MAR
5 JUSTICE LEAGUE #28 $3.99 DEC130202-M DC
6 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #28 $3.99 DEC130653-M MAR
7 FANTASTIC FOUR #1 $3.99 DEC130616-M MAR
8 WALKING DEAD #121 (MR) $2.99 DEC130604 IMA
9 WALKING DEAD #122 (MR) $2.99 DEC130605 IMA
10 ALL NEW X-MEN #23 $3.99 DEC130692-M MAR
11 HARLEY QUINN #3 $2.99 DEC130269-M DC
12 AVENGERS #26 $3.99 DEC130690-M MAR
13 BATMAN SUPERMAN #8 $3.99 DEC130229-M DC
14 DETECTIVE COMICS #28 $3.99 DEC130253-M DC
15 JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #12 $3.99 DEC130205-M DC
16 UNCANNY X-MEN #17 $3.99 DEC130747 MAR
17 GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #12 $3.99 DEC130694-M MAR
18 PUNISHER #1 $3.99 DEC130627-M MAR
19 ORIGIN II #3 $3.99 DEC130746 MAR
20 UNCANNY AVENGERS #17 $3.99 DEC130726 MAR
21 X-MEN #10.NOW $3.99 DEC130670-M MAR
22 BATMAN JOKERS DAUGHTER #1 $4.99 DEC130265 DC
23 NEW AVENGERS #14 $3.99 NOV130651 MAR
24 MS MARVEL #1 $2.99 DEC130625-M MAR
25 GREEN LANTERN RED LANTERNS #28 $2.99 DEC130272 DC
26 AMAZING X-MEN #4 $3.99 DEC130745 MAR
27 X-MEN #11 $3.99 DEC130674-M MAR
28 X-FORCE #1 $3.99 DEC130676-M MAR
29 WOLVERINE #2 $3.99 DEC130614-M MAR
30 NEW WARRIORS #1 $3.99 DEC130655-M MAR
31 SUPERMAN WONDER WOMAN #5 $3.99 DEC130235-M DC
32 BATMAN AND TWO FACE #28 $2.99 DEC130261-M DC
33 STAR WARS #5 LUCAS DRAFT $3.99 DEC130073 DAR
34 THOR GOD OF THUNDER #19.NOW $3.99 DEC130667-M MAR
35 LOKI AGENT OF ASGARD #1 $2.99 DEC130663-M MAR
36 SHE-HULK #1 $2.99 DEC130634-M MAR
37 DEADPOOL #23 $2.99 DEC130751 MAR
38 DEADPOOL #24 $2.99 DEC130752 MAR
39 AVENGERS WORLD #3 $3.99 DEC130688-M MAR
40 HAWKEYE #15 $2.99 JUL130649-M MAR
41 KICK-ASS 3 #6 (MR) $4.99 SEP130775-M MAR
42 SERENITY LEAVES ON THE WIND #2 [*] $3.5 DEC130066-M DAR
43 NIGHT OF LIVING DEADPOOL #3 $3.99 DEC130750 MAR
44 NIGHTWING #28 $2.99 DEC130267-M DC
45 CAPTAIN AMERICA #16.NOW $3.99 DEC130643-M MAR
46 WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #41 $3.99 DEC130748 MAR
47 EARTH 2 #20 $2.99 DEC130233-M DC
48 FOREVER EVIL ARKHAM WAR #5 $2.99 DEC130210-M DC
49 BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #28 $2.99 DEC130266 DC
50 WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #42 $4.99 DEC130749 MAR

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

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 LOCKE & KEY HC VOL 06 ALPHA & OMEGA $29.99 NOV130333 IDW
2 FATALE TP VOL 04 PRAY FOR RAIN (MR) $14.99 OCT130469 IMA
3 ADVENTURE TIME TP VOL 04 $14.99 DEC130995 BOO
4 INVINCIBLE TP VOL 19 THE WAR AT HOME $16.99 DEC130496 IMA
5 SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 AUG120491 IMA
6 STAR LORD ANNIHILATION CONQUEST $7.99 DEC130736 MAR
7 INFINITY HC $75 NOV130707 MAR
8 MY LITTLE PONY TALES TP VOL 02 $17.99 DEC130439 IDW
9 REVIVAL TP VOL 03 A FARAWAY PLACE (MR) $14.99 DEC130527 IMA
10 FLASH TP VOL 02 ROGUES REVOLUTION (N52) $16.99 NOV130229 DC
11 SAGA TP VOL 02 (MR) $14.99 APR130443 IMA
12 CONSTANTINE TP VOL 01 SPARK AND THE FLAME (N52) $14.99 NOV130227 DC
13 FBP FEDERAL BUREAU OF PHYSICS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 NOV130274 DC
14 AVENGERS TP VOL 01 AVENGERS WORLD $19.99 NOV130721 MAR
15 GREEN LANTERN WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN HC (N52) $29.99 OCT130240 DC
16 AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER SEARCH LIBRARY ED HC $39.99 OCT130056 DAR
17 THIEF OF THIEVES TP VOL 03 (MR) $14.99 OCT130504 IMA
18 MARCH GN BOOK 01 $14.95 JUN131298 TOP
19 BATMAN LIL GOTHAM TP VOL 01 $12.99 NOV130255 DC
20 PROPHET TP VOL 03 EMPIRE $14.99 DEC130523 IMA
21 DEADPOOL BY POSEHN AND DUGGAN HC VOL 01 $34.99 SEP130796 MAR
22 WE3 TP NEW ED (MR) $14.99 NOV130270 DC
23 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE $14.99 NOV128157 IMA
24 BATMAN DARK VICTORY TP $24.99 NOV130237 DC
25 SUPERIOR FOES SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 01 GETTING BAND BACK $16.99 DEC130784 MAR
26 FLASH HC VOL 03 GORILLA WARFARE (N52) $24.99 OCT130243 DC
27 LOBSTER JOHNSON TP VOL 03 SATAN SMELLS A RAT $18.99 OCT130061 DAR
28 ZERO TP VOL 01 AN EMERGENCY $9.99 DEC130554 IMA
29 IRON MAN TP VOL 01 BELIEVE $19.99 NOV130718 MAR
30 SUPERGIRL TP VOL 03 SANCTUARY (N52) $16.99 NOV130235 DC
31 CAPTAIN AMERICA TP VOL 01 CASTAWAY DIMENSION Z BOOK 1 $19.99 NOV130719 MAR
32 BOJEFFRIES SAGA GN (MR) $14.95 DEC131294 TOP
33 NOVA TP VOL 01 ORIGIN NOW $19.99 NOV130723 MAR
34 BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL ED HC $17.99 NOV070226 DC
35 FABLES DELUXE EDITION HC VOL 08 (MR) $29.99 OCT130286 DC
36 DEATHSTROKE TP VOL 02 LOBO HUNT (N52) $19.99 NOV130231 DC
37 PETER PANZERFAUST TP VOL 03 CRY O/T WOLF $14.99 DEC130520 IMA
38 LOCKE & KEY HC VOL 06 ALPHA & OMEGA SERIES SLIPCASE ED $39.99 NOV130334 IDW
39 SIXTH GUN TP VOL 06 (MR) $19.99 OCT131257 ONI
40 SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES TP VOL 02 $12.99 OCT130269 DC
41 BATMAN TP VOL 01 THE COURT OF OWLS (N52) $16.99 DEC120323 DC
42 MASS EFFECT FOUNDATION TP VOL 01 $16.99 OCT130020 DAR
43 POWER GIRL POWER TRIP TP $29.99 NOV130247 DC
44 CAPTAIN AMERICA WINTER SOLDIER HC $34.99 SEP130783-M MAR
45 BATMAN DARK KNIGHT RETURNS TP $19.99 NOV118095 DC
46 DIAL H TP VOL 02 EXCHANGE (N52) $16.99 NOV130228 DC
47 CAPTAIN AMERICA TP LIVING LEGEND $15.99 NOV130728 MAR
48 SPACEMAN TP (MR) $19.99 NOV130269 DC
49 JLA TP VOL 04 $24.99 NOV130242 DC
50 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TEAM UP TP VERSUS $17.99 DEC130785 MAR