Top 100 Comics: January 2018

DC Entertainment's Doomsday Clock #3Batman teams with Rorschach to solve one mystery while the Comedian confronts Ozymandias and Lex Luthor in Geoff Johns and Gary Frank's Doomsday Clock #3 from DC Entertainment, the best-selling comic book of January 2018.

DC Entertainment had six comics in January's top ten. In addition to Doomsday Clock, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's Dark Nights: Metal #5 ranked #2; Tom King and Travis Moore's "The Origin of Bruce Wayne" in Batman #38 ranked #3; Tom King and Joëlle Jones' "Superfriends" chapter three in Batman #39 ranked #4; Sean Murphy's Batman: White Knight #4 ranked #7; and Scott Snyder, Tony Patrick, and Cully Hamner's Batman and the Signal #1 ranked #10.

Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's The Walking Dead #175 from Image Comics, the first chapter of "New World Order," ranked #5.

Marvel Comics had three titles in the top ten: Al Ewing, Mark Waid, Jim Zub, and Pepe Larraz's Avengers#675, the first chapter of the weekly "No Surrender" event, ranked #6; Mike Costa, Dan Slott, Ryan Stegman, and Gerardo Sandoval's Amazing Spider-Man & Venom: Venom Inc. Omega #1 ranked #8; and Ethan Sacks and Marco Checchetto's Old Man Hawkeye #1 ranked #10.

Among the premier publishers, IDW Publishing's top book, Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny: Leia, ranked #135, and Dark Horse Comics' Sherlock Frankenstein and the Legion of Evil #4 was their top book for January at #179.

TOP 100 COMIC BOOKS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in January 2018

QTY
RANK
DOLLAR
RANK
INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 160.21 NOV170212-M DOOMSDAY CLOCK #3 $4.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
2 2 151.44 OCT170206-M DARK NIGHTS METAL #5 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
3 6 100.00 NOV170231-M BATMAN #38 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
4 8 95.82 NOV170233-M BATMAN #39 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
5 4 83.67 NOV170604-M WALKING DEAD #175 (MR) $3.99 IMAGE COMICS
6 3 81.21 OCT170809-M AVENGERS #675 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
7 7 74.20 NOV170239-M BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT #4 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
8 5 64.33 NOV170955-M AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VENOM INC OMEGA #1 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
9 9 63.38 NOV170210-M BATMAN AND THE SIGNAL #1 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
10 10 58.36 NOV170921-M OLD MAN HAWKEYE #1 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
11 11 57.44 NOV171027-M STAR WARS #41 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
12 15 54.56 NOV171030-M STAR WARS #42 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
13 16 54.27 NOV171035-M STAR WARS DARTH VADER #10 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
14 31 53.86 NOV170257-M DETECTIVE COMICS #973 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
15 32 52.51 NOV170255-M DETECTIVE COMICS #972 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
16 22 52.23 NOV170958-M AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #794 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
17 20 52.13 NOV170888-M PHOENIX RESURRECTION RETURN JEAN GREY #2 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
18 19 51.58 NOV170908-M ASTONISHING X-MEN #7 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
19 35 50.38 NOV170262-M FLASH #39 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
20 21 50.04 NOV170892-M PHOENIX RESURRECTION RETURN JEAN GREY #3 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
21 38 49.04 NOV170260-M FLASH #38 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
22 42 48.01 NOV170304-M SUPERMAN #38 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
23 12 47.43 NOV170900-M PHOENIX RESURRECTION RETURN JEAN GREY #5 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
24 23 47.25 NOV170896-M PHOENIX RESURRECTION RETURN JEAN GREY #4 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
25 47 46.77 NOV170286-M JUSTICE LEAGUE #36 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
26 48 46.03 NOV170288-M JUSTICE LEAGUE #37 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
27 13 45.66 NOV170264 FLASH ANNUAL #1 $4.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
28 14 45.59 NOV170259 DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #1 $4.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
29 50 45.11 NOV170306-M SUPERMAN #39 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
30 17 43.19 OCT170816-M GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #150 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
31 18 43.10 NOV171023-M STAR WARS LAST JEDI DJ #1 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
32 28 42.78 NOV170946-M MIGHTY THOR #703 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
33 46 42.76 NOV170885-M AVENGERS #678 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
34 53 42.65 NOV170219-M ACTION COMICS #995 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
35 58 41.99 NOV170221-M ACTION COMICS #996 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
36 24 41.55 NOV170915-M RISE OF BLACK PANTHER #1 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
37 39 39.71 NOV170879-M AVENGERS #676 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
38 29 39.27 NOV170932-M ROGUE & GAMBIT #1 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
39 34 39.27 NOV170294-M MISTER MIRACLE #6 (MR) $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
40 25 39.13 NOV171000-M X-MEN BLUE ANNUAL #1 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
41 41 39.09 NOV170882-M AVENGERS #677 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
42 33 38.08 NOV170952-M VENOM #160 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
43 37 37.62 NOV170938-M CAPTAIN AMERICA #697 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
44 80 37.59 OCT170201 DAMAGE #1 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
45 36 37.50 NOV170996 X-MEN GOLD #19 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
46 64 37.41 NOV170326-M WONDER WOMAN #38 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
47 40 37.05 NOV170997 X-MEN GOLD #20 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
48 65 36.84 NOV170328-M WONDER WOMAN #39 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
49 43 36.03 NOV171004 OLD MAN LOGAN #33 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
50 45 35.62 NOV170308-M SUPER SONS #12 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
51 44 35.58 NOV170237-M BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES II #3 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
52 27 34.87 NOV170995 X-MEN GOLD ANNUAL #1 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
53 49 34.68 NOV171005 OLD MAN LOGAN #34 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
54 77 33.75 OCT170271-M HARLEY QUINN #34 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
55 51 33.73 NOV170998 X-MEN BLUE #19 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
56 59 33.23 NOV170973-M MARVEL TWO-IN-ONE #2 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
57 52 33.06 NOV170999 X-MEN BLUE #20 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
58 82 32.69 NOV170275-M HARLEY QUINN #35 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
59 30 32.65 SEP170352-M HARLEY QUINN BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR #1 $4.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
60 83 32.10 NOV170277-M HARLEY QUINN #36 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
61 55 31.98 NOV170322-M TITANS #19 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
62 57 31.97 NOV171018-M DEADPOOL VS OLD MAN LOGAN #4 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
63 60 30.85 NOV171032-M STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #16 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
64 54 30.70 NOV170966-M DAREDEVIL #597 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
65 89 30.61 OCT170203 SILENCER #1 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
66 61 30.01 NOV170943-M INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #596 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
67 93 29.53 NOV170271-M HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #36 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
68 94 29.33 NOV170301-M NIGHTWING #37 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
69 26 29.31 NOV171016-M X-MEN GRAND DESIGN #2 $5.99 MARVEL COMICS
70 62 29.18 NOV170320-M TEEN TITANS #16 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
71 95 29.11 NOV170273-M HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #37 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
72 63 28.96 NOV170961 PETER PARKER SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #299 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
73 96 28.94 NOV170299-M NIGHTWING #36 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
74 66 27.60 NOV171012-M DESPICABLE DEADPOOL #292 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
75 104 27.14 NOV170310-M SUICIDE SQUAD #33 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
76 69 26.95 NOV171014-M DESPICABLE DEADPOOL #293 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
77 106 26.94 NOV170312-M SUICIDE SQUAD #34 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
78 68 26.89 NOV170316-M SUPERGIRL #17 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
79 107 26.83 NOV170290-M JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #22 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
80 71 26.83 NOV170960 SPIDER-MAN #236 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
81 70 26.61 NOV170214-M RAVEN DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS #1 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
82 72 26.59 NOV171010 WEAPON X #13 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
83 109 26.47 NOV170292-M JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #23 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
84 73 26.23 NOV170962 SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #26 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
85 74 26.06 NOV170981-M DOCTOR STRANGE #384 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
86 112 25.96 NOV170269-M GREEN LANTERNS #39 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
87 76 25.78 NOV171034 STAR WARS POE DAMERON #23 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
88 78 25.73 NOV171006 ALL NEW WOLVERINE #29 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
89 75 25.63 NOV170223-M AQUAMAN #32 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
90 115 25.57 NOV170267-M GREEN LANTERNS #38 $2.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
91 56 25.49 DEC170225 JLA DOOM PATROL SPECIAL #1 $4.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
92 79 25.33 NOV171007 ALL NEW WOLVERINE #30 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
93 81 24.92 NOV170324-M TRINITY #17 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
94 84 24.38 NOV170950-M INCREDIBLE HULK #712 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
95 85 24.32 NOV170970 PUNISHER #220 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
96 86 23.66 NOV170279-M HARLEY & IVY MEET BETTY & VERONICA #4 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
97 87 23.38 NOV170265-M GREEN ARROW #36 $3.99 DC ENTERTAINMENT
98 67 23.18 NOV170904-M JEAN GREY #11 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
99 88 23.10 NOV170993 THANOS #15 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
100 90 23.08 NOV170928-M LEGION #1 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS

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Data for Diamond’s sales charts — which includes the monthly market shares and all top product charts — are compiled by Diamond Comic Distributors from sales made to thousands of comic book specialty shops located in North America and around the world. Additional sales made to online merchants and other specialty stores may be included as well.

Unit and dollar market shares are calculated based upon orders for comic books, graphic novels, and magazines invoiced and shipped to Diamond customers during any given month, which comprises pre-orders, advance reorders, and reorders, minus any copies that are received back from a title marked as returnable. Please note that comics marked with an asterisk (*) have had their reported quantities reduced due to retailer returnability, and thus may rank lower on the charts than their actual sales would reflect.

About the Diamond Sales Index: The Sales Index of selected monthly Best Seller Charts is presented as a comparative tool for retailers and publishers. It presents Diamond’s monthly sales for individual titles in relation to Diamond’s total sales for the issue of DC Comics' monthly Batman comic book. (Batman is used as the control title – with a value of 100 – because sales of Batman usually remain relatively stable. This month, as Batman did not ship, Convergence #8 from DC Entertainment was used as the control index.) This allows for easy comparison to other titles and helps retailers gauge their orders for all other titles. This formula is only a guide, other factors may impact a titles’ ability to sell in certain locations and clientele.

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Publisher Market Shares: July 2018

Market Share data based on Total Sales for products invoiced in July 2018, with Marvel Comics the leader in both Retailer Dollars and Units Shipped.