Exclusive: November's Top 100 Best-Selling Graphic Novels

Marvel Comics -- Venom Volume 1 Venom faced the most powerful adversary he had ever faced in Marvel Comics' Venom Volume 1: Rex by Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman, the best-selling graphic novel of November. In total, Marvel had seven titles in the top ten, including Thanos: The Infinity Conflict at #2, Will.I.Am and Damion Scott's Black Eyed Peas Presents: Masters of the Sun: The Zombie Chronicles at #4, and Amazing Spider-Man Volume 1: Back to Basics, the first volume of Nick Spencer and Ryan Ottley's run on the title, at #5.

DC Entertainment had two titles in the top ten, led by Justice League Volume 1: The Totality by Scott Snyder, Jim Cheung, and Jorge Jimenez at #3, followed by Sean Murphy's Batman: White Knight, October's best-selling graphic novel, at #7.

Image Comics also had a title in the top ten; Mirka Andolfo's Unnatural Volume 1: Awakening ranked #8.

TOP 100 GRAPHIC NOVELS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in November 2018

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 VENOM BY DONNY CATES TP VOL 01 REX $17.99 AUG181081 MARVEL COMICS
2 THANOS HC INFINITY CONFLICT OGN $24.99 AUG181076 MARVEL COMICS
3 JUSTICE LEAGUE TP VOL 01 THE TOTALITY TP $17.99 AUG180630 DC ENTERTAINMENT
4 BLACK EYED PEAS PRESENTS MASTERS SUN ZOMBIES CHRONICLES TP $24.99 APR171143 MARVEL COMICS
5 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN BY NICK SPENCER TP VOL 01 BACK BASICS $15.99 SEP181008 MARVEL COMICS
6 IMMORTAL HULK TP VOL 01 OR IS HE BOTH $15.99 AUG181082 MARVEL COMICS
7 BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT TP $19.99 JUL180733 DC ENTERTAINMENT
8 UNNATURAL TP VOL 01 AWAKENING (MR) $9.99 SEP180132 IMAGE COMICS
9 STAR WARS LANDO TP DOUBLE OR NOTHING $15.99 JUL181171 MARVEL COMICS
10 DOMINO TP VOL 01 KILLER INSTINCT $17.99 AUG181085 MARVEL COMICS
11 DEADLY CLASS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 SEP180084-M IMAGE COMICS
12 SAGA TP VOL 09 (MR) $14.99 JUL180297 IMAGE COMICS
13 MARVEL RISING TP $9.99 JUL181179 MARVEL COMICS
14 SUPERMAN TP VOL 07 BIZARROVERSE REBIRTH $16.99 AUG180650 DC ENTERTAINMENT
15 SABRINA CHILLING ADVENTURES TP VOL 01 (MR) $17.99 MAY161133 ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
16 JUSTICE LEAGUE POWER RANGERS TP $16.99 AUG180629 DC ENTERTAINMENT
17 TEEN TITANS GO TP VOL 05 FALLING STARS $12.99 AUG180654 DC ENTERTAINMENT
18 DRAGON BALL THAT TIME REINCARNATED AS YAMCHA GN VOL 01 $9.99 SEP182163 VIZ MEDIA LLC
19 MIGHTY THOR TP VOL 05 DEATH OF THE MIGHTY THOR $24.99 SEP181006 MARVEL COMICS
20 DOCTOR STAR & KINGDOM OF LOST TOMORROWS TP $17.99 JUN180321 DARK HORSE COMICS
21 SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL TP VOL 07 MY TWO DADS $17.99 SEP181017 MARVEL COMICS
22 STAR WARS TP LAST JEDI ADAPTATION $17.99 JUL181172 MARVEL COMICS
23 MARVELS TP REMASTERED ED $24.99 AUG181078 MARVEL COMICS
24 UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL TP VOL 09 SQUIRRELS FALL LIKE DOMIN $15.99 AUG181084 MARVEL COMICS
25 SPIDEY SCHOOLS OUT MPGN TP $14.99 AUG180985 MARVEL COMICS
26 X-MEN GOLD TP VOL 07 GODWAR $17.99 SEP181016 MARVEL COMICS
27 WALK THROUGH HELL TP VOL 01 $14.99 SEP181388 AFTERSHOCK COMICS
28 ALL STAR SUPERMAN TP BLACK LABEL $29.99 AUG180593 DC ENTERTAINMENT
29 PUNISHER WAR MACHINE TP VOL 02 $15.99 AUG181086 MARVEL COMICS
30 FADE OUT TP (MR) $24.99 AUG180136 IMAGE COMICS
31 GREEN ARROW TP VOL 06 TRIAL OF TWO CITIES REBIRTH (RES) $16.99 AUG180617 DC ENTERTAINMENT
32 REALM TP VOL 02 (MR) $16.99 SEP180109 IMAGE COMICS
33 HARLEYS LITTLE BLACK BOOK TP $24.99 AUG180627 DC ENTERTAINMENT
34 X-MEN MUTANT MASSACRE OMNIBUS HC $100.00 MAY180951 MARVEL COMICS
35 SPIDER-MAN SPIDER-VERSE GN TP MILES MORALES $9.99 AUG181093 MARVEL COMICS
36 BATMAN SINS OF THE FATHER TP $16.99 AUG180606 DC ENTERTAINMENT
37 BRAVE AND THE BOLD BATMAN AND WONDER WOMAN HC $24.99 AUG180608 DC ENTERTAINMENT
38 NIGHTWING TP VOL 08 LETHAL FORCE $24.99 AUG180638 DC ENTERTAINMENT
39 SANDMAN TP VOL 02 THE DOLLS HOUSE 30TH ANNIV ED (MR) $19.99 AUG180642 DC ENTERTAINMENT
40 SILVER SURFER BY SLOTT AND ALLRED OMNIBUS HC $75.00 MAY180954 MARVEL COMICS
41 SPIDER-MAN SPIDER-VERSE GN TP SPIDER-GWEN $9.99 AUG181094 MARVEL COMICS
42 ANT-MAN AND WASP TP LOST FOUND $15.99 AUG181080 MARVEL COMICS
43 24 PANELS TP $16.99 SEP180079 IMAGE COMICS
44 NORROWAY TP BOOK 01 BLACK BULL OF NORROWAY $14.99 AUG180104 IMAGE COMICS
45 X-MEN EPIC COLLECTION TP SENTINELS LIVE $39.99 AUG181100 MARVEL COMICS
46 PETER PARKER SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 04 COMING HOME $19.99 AUG181091 MARVEL COMICS
47 LUKE CAGE MPGN TP EVERY MAN $19.99 AUG181010 MARVEL COMICS
48 IMMORTAL MEN TP THE END OF FOREVER $16.99 AUG180620 DC ENTERTAINMENT
49 WATERSNAKES HC (MR) $19.99 SEP181867 MAGNETIC COLLECTION
50 MONSTRESS TP VOL 02 (MR) $16.99 APR170834 IMAGE COMICS
51 CHAMPIONS TP VOL 04 NORTHERN LIGHTS $15.99 AUG181083 MARVEL COMICS
52 SPIDER-MAN SPIDER-VERSE GN TP SPIDER-MEN $9.99 AUG181095 MARVEL COMICS
53 STAR WARS ADVENTURES VOL 04 SMUGGLERS BLUES $9.99 JUL180878 IDW PUBLISHING
54 SPIDER-MAN SPIDER-VERSE GN TP FEARSOME FOES $9.99 AUG181092 MARVEL COMICS
55 HIGHEST HOUSE TP $24.99 AUG180804 IDW PUBLISHING
56 MONSTRESS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 APR160803 IMAGE COMICS
57 SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 AUG120491 IMAGE COMICS
58 JIM HENSON LABYRINTH CORONATION HC VOL 01 $24.99 JUL181403 BOOM! STUDIOS
59 VERY DC REBIRTH HOLIDAY SEQUEL TP $16.99 AUG180658 DC ENTERTAINMENT
60 ONE PIECE GN VOL 88 $9.99 SEP182189 VIZ MEDIA LLC
60 YOUNG JUSTICE TP BOOK 03 $29.99 AUG180665 DC ENTERTAINMENT
62 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS TP VOL 04 ARE YOU OKAY AN $15.99 AUG181090 MARVEL COMICS
63 THANOS RISING HC $24.99 FEB140838 MARVEL COMICS
64 FLAVOR TP $16.99 SEP180090 IMAGE COMICS
65 ETERNITY GIRL TP (MR) $16.99 AUG180610 DC ENTERTAINMENT
66 AQUAMAN WAR FOR THE THRONE TP NEW ED $12.99 AUG180587 DC ENTERTAINMENT
67 INFINITY GAUNTLET TP $24.99 JUL110745 MARVEL COMICS
68 COMPLETE ELFQUEST TP VOL 05 $24.99 JUL180493 DARK HORSE COMICS
69 MMW MIGHTY THOR HC VOL 17 $75.00 MAY180957-M MARVEL COMICS
70 DISNEY CLASSICS MOBY DICK STARRING DONALD DUCK $10.99 JUL180467 DARK HORSE COMICS
71 JOHN CONSTANTINE HELLBLAZER 30TH ANNIVERSARY HC (MR) $39.99 JUL180762 DC ENTERTAINMENT
72 PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 04 $14.99 FEB180663 IMAGE COMICS
73 BATMAN GATES OF GOTHAM DELUXE ED HC $29.99 JUN180568 DC ENTERTAINMENT
74 PANDORAS LEGACY ORIGINAL GN $9.99 JUL181379 BOOM! STUDIOS
75 MARVELS AVENGERS INFINITY WAR HC ART OF MOVIE SLIPCASE $50.00 JUL181162 MARVEL COMICS
76 MOTHER PANIC GOTHAM A D TP (MR) $16.99 AUG180633 DC ENTERTAINMENT
77 LCSD 2018 BRAVE AND THE BOLD BATMAN AND WONDER WOMAN HC $24.99 JUL189253 DC ENTERTAINMENT
78 INJECTION DLX ED HC VOL 01 (MR) $49.99 SEP180098-M IMAGE COMICS
79 GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST ONE-SHOT $5.99 SEP181582 BLACKBOX COMICS
80 BATMAN KNIGHTQUEST THE SEARCH TP $19.99 AUG180600 DC ENTERTAINMENT
81 BATMAN KNIGHTSEND TP $19.99 AUG180601 DC ENTERTAINMENT
82 V FOR VENDETTA 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION HC (MR) $49.99 AUG180660 DC ENTERTAINMENT
83 PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 01 $9.99 JAN160645 IMAGE COMICS
84 RWBY OFFICIAL MANGA ANTHOLOGY GN VOL 03 FROM SHADOWS $12.99 SEP182171 VIZ MEDIA LLC
85 AQUAMAN THE SEARCH FOR MERA DELUXE ED HC $34.99 AUG180586 DC ENTERTAINMENT
85 X-MEN CLASSIC COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 01 $39.99 SEP181029 MARVEL COMICS
87 OUTPOST ZERO TP VOL 01 $14.99 SEP180104 IMAGE COMICS
88 OVER GARDEN WALL ORIGINAL GN VOL 01 DISTILLATORIA $14.99 JUL181383 BOOM! STUDIOS
89 CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS COMPANION DLX HC VOL 01 $75.00 MAY180572 DC ENTERTAINMENT
90 ABSOLUTE TRANSMETROPOLITAN HC VOL 03 (MR) $125.00 MAR180362 DC ENTERTAINMENT
91 X-FACTOR EPIC COLLECTION TP ALL-NEW ALL-DIFFERENT X-FACTOR $39.99 SEP181024 MARVEL COMICS
92 LCSD 2018 GIDEON FALLS HC VOL 01 (NET) (MR) $25.00 JUL189199 IMAGE COMICS
93 MIRENDA TP VOL 01 $17.99 AUG180178 IMAGE COMICS
94 DISNEY CLASSICS TREASURE ISLAND STARRING MICKEY MOUSE $10.99 JUL180466 DARK HORSE COMICS
95 MOON GIRL AND MARVEL UNIVERSE TP $15.99 SEP181032 MARVEL COMICS
96 CRUDE TP VOL 01 (MR) $16.99 SEP180081 IMAGE COMICS
97 PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 02 $12.99 SEP160815 IMAGE COMICS
98 YOTSUBA & ! GN VOL 14 $13.00 SEP182235 YEN PRESS
99 MONSTRESS TP VOL 03 (MR) $16.99 JUL180261 IMAGE COMICS
100 BLACK PANTHER HC VOL 02 AVENGERS OF NEW WORLD $34.99 MAY180956 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.

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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 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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