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Peter Parker returns to his life as Spider-Man in Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos' Amazing Spider-Man #1 from Marvel Comics, the best-selling comic book of April.

In total, Marvel Comics had four titles in the top ten, including Superior Spider-Man #31 at #2, Hulk #1 at #7, and Original Sin #0 at #8.

DC Comics had six titles in the top ten, led by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's Batman #30 at #3. Also in the top ten were the first four issues of Batman Eternal, the weekly Batman series; issue #1 debuted at #4, issue #2 ranked #6, issue #3 ranked #9, and issue #4 ranked #10. Also in the top ten was Justice League #29 at #5.

Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's The Walking Dead #126 was Image Comics' top book for April at #12.

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #4, based on Joss Whedon's beloved sci-fi franchise, was Dark Horse Comics' top book in April at #41.

Rounding out the premier publishers, IDW Publishing's My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #18 was the publisher's top book at #86.


The sci-fi sex crime comedy Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarky from Image Comics was April's best-selling graphic novel.

In total, Image Comics had seven of the month's top ten graphic novels. Also in the top ten were Saga Volume 3 at #2, East of West Volume 2: We Are All One at #3, Saga Volume 1 at #4, Saga Volume 2 at #8, Pretty Deadly Volume 1 at #9, and The Walking Dead Volume 1: Days Gone Bye at #10.

Marvel Comics had two titles in the top ten, led by the original graphic novel Amazing Spider-Man: Family Business at #5, followed by Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 1: Cosmic Avengers at #6.

Rounding out the top ten, DC Comics' The Joker: Death of the Family ranked #7.

Dark Horse Comics' Star Wars Volume 2: From the Ruins of Alderaan was their top graphic novel in April at #18.

Also among premier publishers, the first volume of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's Locke & Key, Welcome to Lovecraft, was IDW Publishing's top graphic novel in April at #67.

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

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 $5.99 FEB140664-M MAR
2 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #31 $5.99 FEB140659-M MAR
3 BATMAN #30 $3.99 FEB140198-M DC
4 BATMAN ETERNAL #1 [*] $2.99 FEB140140-M DC
5 JUSTICE LEAGUE #29 $3.99 JAN140243-M DC
6 BATMAN ETERNAL #2 [*] $2.99 FEB140142 DC
7 HULK #1 $3.99 FEB140684-M MAR
8 ORIGINAL SIN #0 $4.99 FEB140657 MAR
9 BATMAN ETERNAL #3 [*] $2.99 FEB140143 DC
10 BATMAN ETERNAL #4 [*] $2.99 FEB140144 DC
11 JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED #0 $3.99 FEB140145-M DC
12 WALKING DEAD #126 (MR) $2.99 FEB140645 IMA
13 WALKING DEAD #125 (MR) $2.99 FEB140644 IMA
14 ALL NEW X-MEN #25 $4.99 FEB140817-M MAR
15 HARLEY QUINN #5 $2.99 FEB140211-M DC
16 DEADPOOL #27 $9.99 FEB140735-M MAR
17 ALL NEW X-MEN #26 $3.99 FEB140820 MAR
18 INHUMAN #1 $3.99 FEB140694-M MAR
19 DEADPOOL VS CARNAGE #1 $3.99 FEB140810-M MAR
20 BATMAN SUPERMAN #9 $3.99 JAN140270-M DC
21 DETECTIVE COMICS #30 $3.99 FEB140201-M DC
22 UNCANNY X-MEN #20 $3.99 FEB140729-M MAR
23 GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #14 $4.99 FEB140796 MAR
24 IRON FIST LIVING WEAPON #1 $3.99 FEB140673-M MAR
25 AVENGERS #28 $3.99 FEB140784-M MAR
26 UNCANNY AVENGERS #19 $3.99 FEB140716-M MAR
27 FOREVER EVIL AFTERMATH BATMAN VS BANE #1 $3.99 FEB140157-M DC
28 NIGHTCRAWLER #1 $3.99 FEB140691-M MAR
29 DEADPOOL VS CARNAGE #2 $3.99 FEB140812 MAR
30 DAREDEVIL #1.50 $4.99 FEB140702-M MAR
31 ORIGIN II #5 $3.99 FEB140807 MAR
32 ELEKTRA #1 $3.99 FEB140678-M MAR
33 SINESTRO #1 $2.99 FEB140218-M DC
34 NEW AVENGERS #17 $3.99 FEB140720-M MAR
35 UNCANNY AVENGERS ANNUAL #1 $4.99 FEB140786-M MAR
36 SUPERMAN WONDER WOMAN #7 $3.99 FEB140186-M DC
37 AMAZING X-MEN #6 $3.99 FEB140808 MAR
38 BATMAN AND WONDER WOMAN #30 $2.99 FEB140204-M DC
39 GREEN LANTERN #30 $2.99 FEB140220-M DC
40 DAREDEVIL #2 $3.99 FEB140705-M MAR
41 SERENITY LEAVES ON THE WIND #4 $3.5 FEB140036-M DAR
42 X-MEN #13 $3.99 FEB140805-M MAR
43 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #200 $4.99 FEB140774-M MAR
44 MOON KNIGHT #2 $3.99 FEB140743-M MAR
45 HULK #2 $3.99 FEB140689-M MAR
46 STAR WARS #7 LUCAS DRAFT $3.99 FEB140063 DAR
47 SILVER SURFER #2 $3.99 FEB140731-M MAR
48 SECRET ORIGINS #1 $4.99 FEB140162-M DC
49 THOR GOD OF THUNDER #21 $3.99 FEB140747-M MAR
50 SOUTHERN BASTARDS #1 (MR) $3.5 FEB140475-M IMA

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

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 SEX CRIMINALS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 JAN140558 IMA
2 SAGA TP VOL 03 (MR) $14.99 JAN140556 IMA
3 EAST OF WEST TP VOL 02 WE ARE ALL ONE $14.99 DEC130494 IMA
4 SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 AUG120491 IMA
5 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN FAMILY BUSINESS OGN HC $24.99 DEC130759 MAR
6 GUARDIANS OF GALAXY TP VOL 01 COSMIC AVENGERS $19.99 JAN140800 MAR
7 JOKER DEATH OF THE FAMILY TP (N52) $24.99 JAN140340 DC
8 SAGA TP VOL 02 (MR) $14.99 APR130443 IMA
9 PRETTY DEADLY TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 FEB140533 IMA
10 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE $14.99 NOV128157 IMA
11 GENESIS GN $6.99 FEB140504 IMA
12 JUSTICE LEAGUE TP VOL 03 THRONE OF ATLANTIS (N52) $16.99 JAN140339 DC
13 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 05 SUPERIOR VENOM $17.99 JAN140804 MAR
14 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 20 ALL OUT WAR PT 1 (MR) $14.99 JAN140559 IMA
15 JUSTICE LEAGUE HC VOL 04 THE GRID (N52) $24.99 DEC130297 DC
16 SUPERMAN RED SON TP $17.99 JAN140353-M DC
17 BATMAN SUPERMAN HC VOL 01 CROSS WORLD (N52) $22.99 DEC130296 DC
18 STAR WARS ONGOING TP VOL 02 FROM RUINS OF ALDERAAN $19.99 DEC130071 DAR
19 STAR LORD TEARS FOR HEAVEN TP $7.99 FEB140797 MAR
20 BATMAN 66 HC VOL 01 $19.99 DEC130307 DC
21 HINTERKIND TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 JAN140379 DC
22 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 02 MILES BEHIND US (NEW PTG) $14.99 SEP088204 IMA
23 100 BULLETS BROTHER LONO TP (MR) $16.99 JAN140371 DC
24 NARUTO GN VOL 65 $9.99 FEB141509 VIZ
25 GREEN LANTERN TP VOL 03 THE END (N52) $19.99 JAN140338 DC
26 DEADPOOL BY DANIEL WAY COMPLETE COLL TP VOL 03 $34.99 FEB140849 MAR
27 BPRD HELL ON EARTH TP VOL 08 $19.99 DEC130115 DAR
28 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 19 MARCH TO WAR $14.99 SEP130566 IMA
29 SUPERMAN BATMAN TP VOL 01 $19.99 JAN140354 DC
30 SECRET TP VOL 01 NEVER GET CAUGHT $16.99 JAN140557 IMA
31 ALL NEW X-MEN PREM HC VOL 04 ALL DIFFERENT $24.99 JAN140793 MAR
32 EARTH 2 TP VOL 02 THE TOWER OF FATE (N52) $16.99 JAN140344 DC
33 X-MEN TP VOL 02 MUERTAS $17.99 FEB140845 MAR
34 BATMAN TP VOL 01 THE COURT OF OWLS (N52) $16.99 DEC120323 DC
35 SUICIDE SQUAD TP VOL 04 DISCIPLINE AND PUNISH (N52) $14.99 JAN140341 DC
36 GREEN LANTERN HC VOL 04 DARK DAYS (N52) $24.99 DEC130303 DC
37 UNCANNY X-MEN OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 $99.99 NOV130705-M MAR
38 DAREDEVIL BY MARK WAID TP VOL 05 $16.99 JAN140810 MAR
39 AVENGERS TP VOL 02 LAST WHITE EVENT $19.99 JAN140797 MAR
40 RAT QUEENS TP VOL 01 SASS & SORCERY (MR) $9.99 JAN140555 IMA
41 EAST OF WEST TP VOL 01 THE PROMISE $9.99 JUN130466 IMA
42 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 03 SAFETY BEHIND BARS $14.99 NOV082245 IMA
43 ATTACK ON TITAN GN VOL 12 $10.99 FEB141327 RAN
44 RACHEL RISING TP VOL 04 WINTER GRAVES $16.99 FEB140872 ABS
45 ADVENTURE TIME SUGARY SHORTS TP VOL 01 $19.99 FEB141090 BOO
46 BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL ED HC $17.99 NOV070226 DC
47 EARTH 2 HC VOL 03 BATTLE CRY (N52) $22.99 DEC130299 DC
48 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN HC VOL 02 $34.99 NOV130716 MAR
49 ITTY BITTY HELLBOY TP $9.99 DEC130139 DAR
50 FLEX MENTALLO MAN OF MUSCLE MYSTERY TP (MR) $14.99 JAN140382 DC