The Top Comic Books of 2014

Peter Parker returned as Spider-Man after a year and a half of Doctor Octopus' control of his body in Dan Slott and Ramon Perez's Amazing Spider-Man #1 from Marvel Comics, the best-selling comic book of 2014 as well as and the best-selling comic book of the last decade.

In total, Marvel Comics had nine of 2014's top ten comic books. Among the books in the top ten were Scottie Young's Rocket Raccoon #1 at #3, Charles Soule and Steve McNiven's Death of Wolverine #1 at #4, Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman's Thor #1 at #6, Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato's Original Sin #1 at #7, and Slott and Giuseppe Camuncoli's Superior Spider-Man #31 at #10.

Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's The Walking Dead #132 from Image Comics was also among the top ten as the year's number two book.

Among the premier publishers, the penultimate chapter of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Zero Year" storyline in Batman #32 was DC Comics' best-selling comic book in 2014 at #14.

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1, the follow-up to Joss Whedon's film Serenity, was Dark Horse Comics' best-selling comic book at #137.

Finally, Tom Scioli and John Barber's Transformers Vs. G.I. Joe #1 from IDW Publishing was the publisher's top book in 2014 at #965.

TOP 100 COMIC BOOKS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in 2014

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 $5.99 FEB140672-M MAR
2 WALKING DEAD #132 (MR) $2.99 AUG148104-M IMA
3 ROCKET RACCOON #1 $3.99 MAY140803-M MAR
4 DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 $4.99 JUN140593-M MAR
5 DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4 $4.99 APR148362-M MAR
6 THOR #1 $3.99 AUG140785-M MAR
7 ORIGINAL SIN #1 $4.99 MAR140616-M MAR
8 DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 $4.99 APR148360-M MAR
9 DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3 $4.99 APR148361-M MAR
10 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #31 $5.99 FEB140659-M MAR
11 AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #1 $4.99 AUG140721-M MAR
12 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #2 $3.99 MAR140642-M MAR
13 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #9 $4.99 SEP140826-M MAR
14 BATMAN #32 $3.99 APR140211-M DC
15 BATMAN FUTURES END #1 $3.99 MAY140318 DC
16 ALL NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 $3.99 SEP140815-M MAR
17 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #4 $3.99 MAY140763-M MAR
18 BATMAN #33 $4.99 MAY140231-M DC
19 BATMAN #35 $4.99 AUG140270-M DC
20 BATMAN #29 $4.99 JAN140291-M DC
21 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1.1 $3.99 MAR140640-M MAR
22 BATMAN #36 $3.99 SEP140249-M DC
23 BATMAN #27 $3.99 NOV130173-M DC
24 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #7 $3.99 AUG140797-M MAR
25 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #3 $3.99 APR148221-M MAR
26 BATMAN #28 $3.99 DEC130251-M DC
27 BATMAN #34 $3.99 JUN140217-M DC
28 BATMAN #37 $3.99 OCT140295-M DC
29 BATMAN ETERNAL #1 $2.99 FEB140141-M DC
30 BATMAN #30 $3.99 FEB140199-M DC
31 HARLEY QUINN FUTURES END #1 $3.99 MAY140334 DC
32 BATMAN #31 $3.99 MAR140213-M DC
33 HARLEY QUINN ANNUAL #1 $5.99 AUG140295-M DC
34 ORIGINAL SIN #2 $3.99 MAR140629-M MAR
35 AVENGERS #35 $4.99 JUL140623-M MAR
36 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #5 $3.99 MAY148282-M MAR
37 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #11 $3.99 OCT140830-M MAR
38 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #10 $3.99 SEP140829-M MAR
39 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #8 $3.99 AUG140801-M MAR
40 HARLEY QUINN #7 $2.99 APR140225-M DC
41 ORIGINAL SIN #3 $3.99 APR140626-M MAR
42 SPIDER-MAN 2099 #1 $3.99 MAY140810-M MAR
43 SUPERMAN #32 $3.99 APR140191-M DC
44 FOREVER EVIL #6 $3.99 DEC130198-M DC
45 SPIDER-WOMAN #1 $3.99 SEP140834-M MAR
46 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #6 $3.99 AUG148300-M MAR
47 MULTIVERSITY #1 $4.99 JUN140146-M DC
48 ORIGINAL SIN #4 $3.99 APR140632-M MAR
49 FOREVER EVIL #5 $3.99 NOV130121-M DC
50 FOREVER EVIL #7 $4.99 JAN140241-M DC
51 SHIELD #1 $4.99 OCT140819-M MAR
52 ORIGINAL SIN #5 $3.99 MAY140765-M MAR
53 WOLVERINE #1 $3.99 DEC130613-M MAR
54 OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA #1 (MR) $2.99 APR140481-M IMA
55 JUSTICE LEAGUE FUTURES END #1 $3.99 MAY140278 DC
56 ORIGINAL SIN #7 $3.99 JUN140607-M MAR
57 THOR #2 $3.99 SEP140858-M MAR
58 HARLEY QUINN #2 $2.99 NOV130171-M DC
59 ORIGINAL SIN #6 $3.99 MAY140769-M MAR
60 ORIGINAL SIN #8 $4.99 JUN140611-M MAR
61 SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #6 $3.99 OCT130161-M DC
62 GRAYSON #1 $2.99 MAY140157-M DC
63 AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #2 $3.99 AUG140730-M MAR
64 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #27.NOW $3.99 DEC130652-M MAR
65 BATMAN ETERNAL #2 $2.99 FEB140142 DC
66 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #32 $4.99 JUN140644-M MAR
67 AVENGERS WORLD #1 $3.99 NOV130571-M MAR
68 LEGENDARY STAR LORD #1 $3.99 MAY140806-M MAR
69 SANDMAN OVERTURE #2 $3.99 DEC130331-M DC
70 AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #3 $3.99 AUG140732-M MAR
71 SUPERIOR IRON MAN #1 $3.99 SEP140805-M MAR
72 DETECTIVE COMICS #27 $7.99 NOV130177-M DC
73 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1.2 $3.99 APR140683-M MAR
74 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #30 $3.99 JAN140722-M MAR
75 JUSTICE LEAGUE #32 $3.99 MAY140175-M DC
76 DETECTIVE COMICS FUTURES END #1 $3.99 MAY140320 DC
77 ORIGINAL SIN #0 $4.99 FEB140657-M MAR
78 JUSTICE LEAGUE #27 $3.99 NOV130124-M DC
79 BATMAN ETERNAL #3 $2.99 FEB140143 DC
80 WALKING DEAD #127 (MR) $2.99 APR148156-M IMA
81 BATMAN ETERNAL #4 $2.99 FEB140144 DC
82 JUSTICE LEAGUE #28 $3.99 DEC130203-M DC
83 WYTCHES #1 (MR) $2.99 AUG148011-M IMA
84 HARLEY QUINN #3 $2.99 NOV138174-M DC
85 BATMAN ANNUAL #3 $4.99 OCT140297 DC
86 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #25 $4.99 NOV130661-M MAR
87 ALL NEW X-MEN #22.NOW $3.99 NOV130562-M MAR
88 AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #4 $3.99 SEP140772-M MAR
89 HARLEY QUINN #8 $2.99 MAY140246-M DC
90 BATMAN SUPERMAN FUTURES END #1 $3.99 MAY140316 DC
91 DAREDEVIL #1 $3.99 JAN140631-M MAR
92 JUSTICE LEAGUE #29 $3.99 JAN140244-M DC
93 JUSTICE LEAGUE #30 $3.99 FEB140150-M DC
94 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #28 $3.99 DEC130654-M MAR
95 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #29 $3.99 JAN140721-M MAR
96 JUSTICE LEAGUE #33 $3.99 MAY140178-M DC
97 NEW 52 FUTURES END #1 (WEEKLY) $2.99 MAR140165-M DC
98 JUSTICE LEAGUE #31 $3.99 MAR140176-M DC
99 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #26 $3.99 NOV130662-M MAR
100 AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #5 $3.99 SEP140776-M MAR
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Publisher Market Shares: October 2017

Market Share data based on Total Sales for products invoiced in October 2017, with Marvel Comics the leader in the Retailer Dollar and Unit Market Share categories.