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Batman confronts the Riddler in the penultimate chapater of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's retelling of Batman's origins, "Zero Year," in Batman #32 from DC Entertainment, the best-selling comic book in June.

In total, DC had five of the month's best-selling comics. In addition to Batman #32, Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, and Chad Hardin's Harley Quinn #7 ranked #4; Geoff Johns and John Romita, Jr.'s Superman #32 ranked #5; Johns and Keith Champagne's Justice League #31 ranked #8; and Brian Buccaletto and Francis Manapul's Detective Comics #32 ranked #10.

Marvel Comics had four titles in the top ten, led by Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos' Amazing Spider-Man #3 at #2. Also in the top ten were Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato's Original Sin #3, Aaron and Deodato's Original Sin #4 at #6, and Slott and Ramon Perez's Amazing Spider-Man #1.2 at #7.

Also in the top ten was Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's The Walking Dead #128 at #9.

Among the premier publishers, Dark Horse Comics' Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #6, the sequel to Joss Whedon's film Serenity, was the publisher's top book for June at #43. Finally, IDW Publishing's top book for June was My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic #20, which ranked #112.


A magical accident by Sabrina the Teenage Witch unleashes the zombie apocalypse in Riverdale, USA and sends Archie Andrews and his friends scrambling for safety in Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Francisco Francavilla's Afterlife with Archie Volume 1: Escape from Riverdale from Archie Comics, the best-selling graphic novel in June.

Marvel Comics had two titles in the top ten, led by Cullen Bunn and Ramon Rosanas' Night of the Living Deadpool at #2.

Image Comics had four titles in the top ten, with Velvet Volume 1: Before the Living End, the new 1960s spy series by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting, as their best-selling book at #3. Also, all three volumes of Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Hugo Award-winning Saga placed in the top ten.

Rounding out the top ten, DC Entertainment had three titles, with Peter Tomasi and Patrick Gleason's Batman and Robin Volume 3: Death of the Family leading the way at #7.

Among the premier publishers, Kazuo Koike and Hideki Mori's New Long Wolf & Cub Volume 1 from Dark Horse Comics ranked #12 for the month. Finally, IDW Publishing's best-selling graphic novel in June was Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Volume 8: Northampton at #53.

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

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 BATMAN #32 $3.99 APR140209-M DC
2 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #3 $3.99 APR140679-M MAR
3 ORIGINAL SIN #3 $3.99 APR140626-M MAR
4 HARLEY QUINN #7 $2.99 APR140223-M DC
5 SUPERMAN #32 $3.99 APR140188-M DC
6 ORIGINAL SIN #4 $3.99 APR140630-M MAR
7 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1.2 $3.99 APR140681-M MAR
8 JUSTICE LEAGUE #31 $3.99 MAR140175-M DC
9 WALKING DEAD #128 (MR) $2.99 APR140615 IMA
10 DETECTIVE COMICS #32 $3.99 APR140213-M DC
11 OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #1 (MR) [*] $2.99 APR140481 IMA
12 JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED #2 $3.99 APR140166-M DC
13 SUPERMAN WONDER WOMAN #9 $3.99 APR140194-M DC
14 BATMAN ETERNAL #9 [*] $2.99 APR140205 DC
15 BATMAN ETERNAL #10 [*] $2.99 APR140206 DC
16 BATMAN ETERNAL #11 [*] $2.99 APR140207 DC
17 BATMAN ETERNAL #12 [*] $2.99 APR140208 DC
18 ALL NEW X-MEN #28 $3.99 APR140725 MAR
19 SAGA #20 (MR) $2.99 APR140593 IMA
20 GREEN LANTERN #32 $2.99 APR140232-M DC
21 BATMAN AND RAS AL GHUL #32 $2.99 APR140217-M DC
22 ACTION COMICS #32 $3.99 APR140197-M DC
23 GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #16 $3.99 APR140717 MAR
24 DEADPOOL #30 $3.99 APR140647 MAR
25 AVENGERS #31 $3.99 APR140645 MAR
26 UNCANNY X-MEN #22 $3.99 APR140720 MAR
27 UNCANNY AVENGERS #21 $3.99 APR140669 MAR
28 NEW 52 FUTURES END #5 [*] $2.99 APR140162 DC
29 WONDER WOMAN #32 $2.99 APR140186-M DC
30 BATGIRL #32 $2.99 APR140221-M DC
31 EARTH 2 #24 $2.99 APR140183-M DC
32 DEADPOOL VS CARNAGE #4 $3.99 APR140738 MAR
33 FLASH #32 $2.99 APR140173-M DC
34 NEW 52 FUTURES END #6 [*] $2.99 APR140163 DC
35 NEW 52 FUTURES END #7 [*] $2.99 APR140164 DC
36 ORIGINAL SIN #3.1 $3.99 APR140640-M MAR
37 UNCANNY X-MEN SPECIAL #1 $4.99 APR140718-M MAR
38 AQUAMAN #32 $2.99 APR140176-M DC
39 NEW 52 FUTURES END #8 [*] $2.99 APR140165 DC
40 SAVAGE HULK #1 $3.99 APR140648-M MAR
41 WICKED & DIVINE #1 (MR) [*] $3.5 APR140486-M IMA
42 WOLVERINE #9 $3.99 APR140731-M MAR
43 SERENITY LEAVES ON THE WIND #6 $3.5 APR140064-M DAR
44 NEW AVENGERS #19 $3.99 APR140663 MAR
45 NEW AVENGERS #20 $3.99 APR140664 MAR
46 AMAZING X-MEN #8 $3.99 APR140722 MAR
47 GREEN LANTERN CORPS #32 $2.99 APR140235-M DC
48 WOLVERINE #8 $3.99 APR140729-M MAR
49 MOON KNIGHT #4 $3.99 APR140707 MAR
50 ORIGINAL SINS #1 $3.99 APR140638 MAR

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

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE TP VOL 01 ESCAPE FROM RIVERDALE $17.99 FEB140918-M ARC
2 NIGHT OF LIVING DEADPOOL TP $16.99 MAR140768 MAR
3 VELVET TP VOL 01 BEFORE THE LIVING END (MR) $9.99 FEB140537 IMA
4 SAGA TP VOL 03 (MR) $14.99 JAN140556 IMA
5 SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 AUG120491 IMA
6 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 06 GOBLIN NATION $19.99 MAR140765 MAR
7 BATMAN & ROBIN TP VOL 03 DEATH OF THE FAMILY (N52) $14.99 MAR140250 DC
8 INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US TP VOL 01 $14.99 MAR140265 DC
9 INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US HC VOL 02 $19.99 FEB140260 DC
10 SAGA TP VOL 02 (MR) $14.99 APR130443 IMA
11 AMAZING X-MEN TP VOL 01 QUEST FOR NIGHTCRAWLER $17.99 MAR140762 MAR
12 NEW LONE WOLF AND CUB TP VOL 01 (MR) $13.99 FEB140103 DAR
13 BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS TP VOL 03 EMPEROR PENGUIN (N52) $16.99 MAR140251 DC
14 BATMAN & ROBIN HC VOL 04 REQUIEM FOR DAMIAN (N52) $24.99 FEB140245 DC
15 THOR GOD OF THUNDER TP VOL 02 GODBOMB $19.99 MAR140763 MAR
16 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE $14.99 NOV128157 IMA
17 X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST TP $19.99 OCT110741 MAR
18 ESCAPO HC $24.99 FEB141541 Z2
19 BATMAN DETECTIVE COMICS HC VOL 04 THE WRATH (N52) $24.99 FEB140246 DC
20 MORNING GLORIES TP VOL 07 $12.99 JAN140553 IMA
21 SWAMP THING TP VOL 04 SEEDER (N52) $14.99 MAR140257 DC
22 SEX CRIMINALS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 JAN140558 IMA
23 RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS TP VOL 04 (N52) $16.99 MAR140256 DC
24 ATTACK ON TITAN NO REGRETS GN VOL 01 $10.99 APR141262 RAN
25 BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN RORSCHACH TP $19.99 MAR140270 DC
26 DEAD BODY ROAD TP (MR) $14.99 APR140512 IMA
27 UNCANNY AVENGERS TP VOL 02 APOCALYPSE TWINS $19.99 MAR140769 MAR
28 ALL NEW X-FACTOR TP VOL 01 NOT BRAND X $17.99 MAR140766 MAR
29 BEFORE WATCHMEN MINUTEMEN SILK SPECTRE TP $19.99 MAR140269 DC
30 DEAD BOY DETECTIVES TP VOL 01 SCHOOLBOY TERRORS $9.99 MAR140290 DC
31 GREEN LANTERN LIGHTS OUT HC (N52) $24.99 FEB140249 DC
32 AVENGERS WORLD TP VOL 01 AIMPIRE $16.99 MAR140767 MAR
33 HELLBLAZER TP VOL 08 RAKE AT THE GATES OF HELL (MR) $19.99 MAR140283 DC
34 BATMAN ARKHAM ASYLUM LIVING HELL DLX ED HC $22.99 FEB140259 DC
35 GUARDIANS OF GALAXY TP VOL 01 COSMIC AVENGERS $19.99 JAN140800 MAR
36 AVENGERS TP VOL 03 PRELUDE TO INFINITY $19.99 MAR140764 MAR
37 SUPERMAN HEL ON EARTH TP (N52) $19.99 MAR140259 DC
38 BEFORE WATCHMEN NITE OWL DR MANHATTAN TP $19.99 MAR140271 DC
39 BATMAN TP VOL 01 THE COURT OF OWLS (N52) $16.99 DEC120323 DC
40 MASSIVE TP VOL 03 LONGSHIP $19.99 FEB140031 DAR
41 PREACHER TP BOOK 04 (MR) $19.99 MAR140292 DC
42 BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS CRIMSON CORSAIR TP $19.99 MAR140272 DC
43 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 20 ALL OUT WAR PT 1 (MR) $14.99 JAN140559 IMA
44 EAST OF WEST TP VOL 01 THE PROMISE $9.99 JUN130466 IMA
45 CIVIL WAR TP $24.99 JAN072436 MAR
46 STAR WARS DAWN O/T JEDI TP VOL 03 FORCE WAR $19.99 FEB140062 DAR
47 GREEN LANTERN CORPS TP VOL 03 WILLPOWER (N52) $16.99 MAR140255 DC
48 ABSOLUTE SUPERMAN FOR TOMORROW HC $75 DEC080161 DC
49 WORLDS FINEST TP VOL 03 CONTROL ISSUES (N52) $14.99 MAR140261 DC
50 SONIC MEGA MAN WORLDS COLLIDE TP VOL 03 $11.99 FEB140946 ARC