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Top 200 Graphic Novels: August 2021

Marvel Comics -- Star Wars: The Old Republic Omnibus Volume 1Thanks in part to a deep discount backlist sale, Marvel Comics had eight of August's top ten graphic novels, with Cullen Bunn and Nicole Virella's Return of the Living Deadpool from 2015 topping the chart. Marvel's best-selling new graphic novel in August was Cavan Scott and Ario Anindito's Star Wars: The High Republic Volume 1: There Is No Fear, collecting the comic's first story, arc, which ranked #3 for the month.

Also in the top ten, VIZ Media had two titles in August, led by Koyoharu Gotouge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba Volume 23 at #7.

Image Comics' top book in August, Kyle Higgins and Marcelo Costa's new super-hero series Radiant Black Volume 1, ranked #15.

The late Kentaro Miura's Berserk Deluxe Edition Volume 8 was Dark Horse Comics' top book at #19.

BOOM! Studios' The Expanse, based on the Amazon Prime series adapted from the science-fiction novels of James S.A. Corey, ranked #84.

Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's The Boys Omnibus Volume 1 was Dynamite Entertainment's top book at #150.

IDW Publishing's best-selling graphic novel in August, Sonic the Hedgehog Volume 1: Fallout, ranked #359.

TOP 200 GRAPHIC NOVELS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in August 2021

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 RETURN OF LIVING DEADPOOL TP $16.99 MAY150827 MARVEL COMICS
2 DEADPOOL TP VOL 02 SOUL HUNTER NOW $15.99 MAY130727 MARVEL COMICS
3 STAR WARS HIGH REPUBLIC TP VOL 01 THERE IS NO FEAR $15.99 MAY210707 MARVEL COMICS
4 DEADPOOL TP VOL 07 AXIS $17.99 DEC140987 MARVEL COMICS
5 JESSICA JONES TP VOL 02 ALIAS (MR) $19.99 JUN150832 MARVEL COMICS
6 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN MICHELINIE MCFARLANE OMNIBUS HC $100.00 FEB210664-M MARVEL COMICS
7 DEMON SLAYER KIMETSU NO YAIBA GN VOL 23 $9.99 JUN211954 VIZ LLC
8 WOLVERINE OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 (MR) $125.00 DEC200647-M MARVEL COMICS
9 CAPTAIN AMERICA OMNIBUS HC DEATH CAPTAIN AMERICA $75.00 FEB210666-M MARVEL COMICS
10 SENSOR HC (MR) $19.99 JUN211953 VIZ LLC
11 X-FACTOR BY PETER DAVID OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 $100.00 FEB210677-M MARVEL COMICS
12 DEADPOOL TP VOL 03 GOOD BAD AND UGLY NOW $15.99 SEP130800 MARVEL COMICS
13 MIGHTY MMW X-MEN STRANGEST SUPER HEROES GN TP VOL 01 $15.99 MAY210730-M MARVEL COMICS
14 RADIANT BLACK TP VOL 01 $9.99 JUN210166-M IMAGE COMICS
15 JUJUTSU KAISEN GN VOL 11 $9.99 JUN211956 VIZ LLC
16 VENOM BY DONNY CATES TP VOL 06 KING IN BLACK $19.99 APR210983 MARVEL COMICS
17 DID YOU HEAR WHAT EDDIE GEIN DONE GN (MR) $29.99 MAY211127 ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
18 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN HC CLONE CONSPIRACY $60.00 JAN171098 MARVEL COMICS
19 BERSERK DELUXE EDITION HC VOL 08 $49.99 MAR210314 DARK HORSE COMICS
20 X-MEN BY JONATHAN HICKMAN TP VOL 03 $15.99 MAY210714 MARVEL COMICS
21 SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 AUG120491 IMAGE COMICS
22 UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL TP VOL 04 KISSED SQUIRREL LIKED IT $15.99 AUG161015 MARVEL COMICS
23 JOJOS BIZARRE ADV PT 5 GOLDEN WIND HC VOL 01 $19.99 JUN211958 VIZ LLC
24 HEROES REBORN TP EARTHS MIGHTIEST HEROES $34.99 MAY210708 MARVEL COMICS
25 DEADPOOL MINIBUS 2 HC $75.00 MAR160919 MARVEL COMICS
26 STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA TP VOL 02 ENGINE JOB $15.99 APR210996 MARVEL COMICS
27 HOUSE OF X POWERS OF X TP $44.99 JUN200667 MARVEL COMICS
28 WOLVERINE BLACK WHITE AND BLOOD TREASURY EDITION TP $29.99 JAN210738 MARVEL COMICS
29 CHAINSAW MAN GN VOL 06 $9.99 JUN211957 VIZ LLC
30 CAPTAIN AMERICA EPIC COLLECTION TP CAPTAIN $44.99 APR211002 MARVEL COMICS
31 DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 DEC200103 IMAGE COMICS
32 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN BY NICK SPENCER TP VOL 13 KINGS RANSOM $17.99 MAY210713 MARVEL COMICS
33 PROVIDENCE COMPENDIUM TP (MR) $29.99 APR211449 AVATAR PRESS INC
34 POKEMON SWORD & SHIELD GN VOL 01 $4.99 JUN211964 VIZ LLC
35 MAESTRO WAR AND PAX TP $15.99 APR210993 MARVEL COMICS
36 INHUMANS VS X-MEN HC $50.00 APR171137 MARVEL COMICS
37 DEADPOOL HC VOL 01 $39.99 JAN110820 MARVEL COMICS
38 DEADPOOL BEGINNINGS OMNIBUS HC $100.00 JUL161059 MARVEL COMICS
39 FANTASTIC FOUR EPIC COLLECTION TP BATTLE BEHEMOTHS $39.99 JUN210801 MARVEL COMICS
40 INVINCIBLE COMPENDIUM TP VOL 02 $64.99 JUN130481 IMAGE COMICS
41 DEADPOOL BY POSEHN AND DUGGAN HC VOL 01 $34.99 SEP130796 MARVEL COMICS
42 LOW DLX HC VOL 02 (MR) $49.99 MAR210118-M IMAGE COMICS
43 MONSTRESS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 APR160803 IMAGE COMICS
44 PUNISHER TP VOL 02 BORDER CROSSING $17.99 OCT140931 MARVEL COMICS
45 INVINCIBLE COMPENDIUM TP VOL 01 $64.99 JUN110511 IMAGE COMICS
46 NEW MUTANTS BY VITA AYALA TP VOL 01 $15.99 MAY210716 MARVEL COMICS
47 MARAUDERS BY GERRY DUGGAN TP VOL 03 $19.99 MAY210719 MARVEL COMICS
48 NEW MUTANTS EPIC COLLECTION TP SUDDEN DEATH $39.99 APR211000 MARVEL COMICS
49 LADY MECHANIKA TP VOL 01 $14.99 JUN210147 IMAGE COMICS
50 PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 01 $9.99 JAN160645 IMAGE COMICS
51 PUNDERWORLD TP VOL 01 $16.99 JUN210157 IMAGE COMICS
52 CAPTAIN AMERICA BY JURGENS OMNIBUS HC $100.00 JAN210721-M MARVEL COMICS
53 ONE PIECE GN VOL 97 $9.99 JUN211976 VIZ LLC
54 MARVEL-VERSE GN TP DOCTOR STRANGE $9.99 MAY210726 MARVEL COMICS
55 JESSICA JONES TP VOL 01 UNCAGED $17.99 FEB170985 MARVEL COMICS
56 HELLIONS BY ZEB WELLS TP VOL 02 $17.99 MAY210715 MARVEL COMICS
57 SPAWN COMPENDIUM TP VOL 01 (NEW EDITION) (MR) $59.99 DEC200125 IMAGE COMICS
58 SPAWN ORIGINS TP VOL 01 $9.99 MAR190064 IMAGE COMICS
59 IRON FIST TP HEART OF DRAGON $17.99 MAY210712 MARVEL COMICS
60 TWO MOONS TP VOL 01 (MR) $16.99 JUN210171 IMAGE COMICS
61 GUARDIANS OF GALAXY BY BENDIS OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 $125.00 JUN160953 MARVEL COMICS
62 STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLL ORIGINAL MARVEL YEARS TP VOL 05 $39.99 MAY210724 MARVEL COMICS
63 PROMISED NEVERLAND GN VOL 20 $9.99 MAY211870 VIZ LLC
64 BATTLE ANGEL ALITA GN VOL 01 $12.99 MAY211961 KODANSHA COMICS
65 REIGN OF X TP VOL 03 $17.99 MAY210722 MARVEL COMICS
66 BLACK PANTHER CREW TP WE ARE THE STREETS $17.99 JUL171212 MARVEL COMICS
67 RAINBOW BRIDGE GN $16.99 JUN211194 AFTERSHOCK COMICS
68 INVINCIBLE TP VOL 01 FAMILY MATTERS $9.99 DEC209049 IMAGE COMICS
69 BIRTHRIGHT TP VOL 10 $14.99 JUN210178 IMAGE COMICS
70 FANTASTIC FOUR EPIC COLLECTION TP GREATEST MAGAZINE NEW PTG $39.99 JUN210800 MARVEL COMICS
71 WITCHER TP VOL 05 FADING MEMORIES $19.99 JAN210285 DARK HORSE COMICS
72 VENOM BY DONNY CATES TP VOL 02 ABYSS $17.99 JAN191101 MARVEL COMICS
73 INVINCIBLE COMPENDIUM TP VOL 03 $64.99 MAY180161 IMAGE COMICS
74 CIVIL WAR WOLVERINE TP NEW PTG $24.99 DEC150893 MARVEL COMICS
75 CURSE OF MAN-THING TP $15.99 MAY210711 MARVEL COMICS
76 RUN GN BOOK 01 $24.99 JUN211154 ABRAMS COMICARTS
77 UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL GN TP SQUIRRELS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN $12.99 MAY210729 MARVEL COMICS
78 ICE CREAM MAN TP VOL 01 RAINBOW SPRINKLES $16.99 APR180546 IMAGE COMICS
79 SAGA TP VOL 02 (MR) $14.99 APR130443 IMAGE COMICS
80 MILES MORALES ULT SPIDER-MAN ULT COLL TP BOOK 02 $34.99 JUL150842 MARVEL COMICS
81 BLACK WIDOW TP VOL 01 FINELY WOVEN THREAD $17.99 APR140771 MARVEL COMICS
82 1984 THE GRAPHIC NOVEL $22.00 APR211758 HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY
83 GOLDEN AGE CAPTAIN AMERICA OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 $125.00 JAN210725-M MARVEL COMICS
84 EXPANSE TP $16.99 APR211231 BOOM! STUDIOS
85 BLADE RUNNER ORIGINS TP $17.99 APR211967 TITAN COMICS
86 SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN TP VOL 03 $14.99 FEB210874 BOOM! STUDIOS
87 MIGHTY MORPHIN TP VOL 02 $16.99 APR211199 BOOM! STUDIOS
88 SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN TP VOL 02 $14.99 JUL200921 BOOM! STUDIOS
89 POKEMON ADV COLLECTORS ED GN VOL 09 $17.99 JUN211965 VIZ LLC
90 STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA TP VOL 01 APHRA $17.99 MAR171129 MARVEL COMICS
91 MAN-THING BY R L STINE TP VOL 01 $15.99 MAY170949 MARVEL COMICS
92 BLADE OF IMMORTAL DLX ED HC VOL 03 (MR) $49.99 MAR210322 DARK HORSE COMICS
92 JONNA & THE UNPOSSIBLE MONSTER TP VOL 01 $12.99 APR211832 ONI PRESS INC.
94 MARVEL AUGUST 1961 OMNIBUS HC $150.00 FEB210662-M MARVEL COMICS
95 EXCALIBUR BY TINI HOWARD HC VOL 01 $34.99 FEB210675 MARVEL COMICS
96 SAGA TP VOL 03 (MR) $14.99 JAN140556 IMAGE COMICS
97 MARVEL ZOMBIES TP VOL 02 COMPLETE COLLECTION $34.99 FEB140860 MARVEL COMICS
98 GIDEON FALLS TP VOL 01 BLACK BARN (MR) $9.99 AUG180153 IMAGE COMICS
99 MONSTRESS TP VOL 02 (MR) $16.99 APR170834 IMAGE COMICS
100 POWER RANGERS TP VOL 02 $16.99 APR211207 BOOM! STUDIOS
101 MMW AVENGERS HC VOL 21 $75.00 FEB210681-M MARVEL COMICS
102 KILL 6 BILLION DEMONS TP VOL 04 (MR) $17.99 JUN210189 IMAGE COMICS
103 LUMBERJANES TP VOL 19 $14.99 APR211278 BOOM! STUDIOS
104 ONE PUNCH MAN GN VOL 01 $9.99 JUN158141 VIZ MEDIA LLC
105 WOLVERINE AND X-MEN PREM HC ALPHA AND OMEGA $24.99 MAY120757 MARVEL COMICS
106 QUEEN OF THE RING HC $24.99 MAY211442 FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS
107 BPRD HELL ON EARTH TP VOL 02 $29.99 MAR210273 DARK HORSE COMICS
108 X-MEN BY CHRIS CLAREMONT & JIM LEE OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 $125.00 JUL200689-M MARVEL COMICS
109 USAGI YOJIMBO SAGA TP VOL 02 (2ND ED) $29.99 MAR210308 DARK HORSE COMICS
110 STAR WARS TP VOL 02 SHOWDOWN ON THE SMUGGLERS MOON $19.99 OCT150986 MARVEL COMICS
111 STRANGE DEATH OF ALEX RAYMOND HC $40.00 MAY211557 LIVING THE LINE
112 MICHAEL MOORCOCK LIBRARY ELRIC STORMBRINGER HC $24.99 FEB211556 TITAN COMICS
113 BUNGO STRAY DOGS BEAST GN VOL 01 $13.00 JUN211990 YEN PRESS
114 CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE EIGHTH GRADE WITCH TP $12.99 APR211829 ONI PRESS INC.
114 KOMI CANT COMMUNICATE GN VOL 14 $9.99 JUN211966 VIZ LLC
116 MARVEL-VERSE GN TP BLACK PANTHER $9.99 OCT191141 MARVEL COMICS
117 KING DEADPOOL TP VOL 01 HAIL TO THE KING $17.99 MAR201096 MARVEL COMICS
118 INCREDIBLE HULK BY PETER DAVID OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 $125.00 APR201078-M MARVEL COMICS
119 CRISIS ZONE TP $29.99 JUN211506 FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS
120 SAGA TP VOL 09 (MR) $14.99 JUL180297 IMAGE COMICS
121 MONSTRESS TP VOL 05 (MR) $16.99 JUL200117 IMAGE COMICS
122 OLD HEAD TP (MR) $16.99 JUN210152 IMAGE COMICS
123 GOBLIN SLAYER GN VOL 10 (MR) $13.00 JUN211996 YEN PRESS
124 RICK AND MORTY VS DUNGEONS & DRAGONS HC (MR) $49.99 APR211826 ONI PRESS INC.
125 FIREFLY UNIFICATION WAR TP VOL 03 $14.99 APR211222 BOOM! STUDIOS
126 DEADPOOL KILLUSTRATED TP $14.99 MAR130735 MARVEL COMICS
126 FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST FULLMETAL EDITION HC VOL 14 $19.99 JUN211973 VIZ LLC
128 SAGA TP VOL 07 (MR) $14.99 JAN170850 IMAGE COMICS
129 ICE CREAM MAN TP VOL 02 STRANGE NEAPOLITAN (MR) $16.99 OCT180089 IMAGE COMICS
130 MONSTRESS TP VOL 04 (MR) $16.99 JUL190105 IMAGE COMICS
130 SAGA TP VOL 05 (MR) $14.99 JUL150565 IMAGE COMICS
132 DEADPOOL ADAMANTIUM COLLECTION SLIPCASE HC $200.00 SEP161114 MARVEL COMICS
133 PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 02 $12.99 SEP160815 IMAGE COMICS
134 SAGA TP VOL 04 (MR) $14.99 OCT140644 IMAGE COMICS
135 POKEMON ADV BLACK & WHITE 2 GN VOL 04 $9.99 MAY211877 VIZ LLC
136 INVINCIBLE TP VOL 02 EIGHT IS ENOUGH (NEW PT $9.99 DEC209050 IMAGE COMICS
137 FIRST DEGREE CRIME ANTHOLOGY HC $27.99 JUN211594 HUMANOIDS INC
138 WYTCHES TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 MAR150524 IMAGE COMICS
139 CRIMSON FLOWER TP $19.99 APR210381 DARK HORSE COMICS
140 INVADER ZIM QUARTERLY COLL TP VOL 01 OODLES OF DOOM $19.99 APR211838 ONI PRESS INC.
141 BLACK CLOVER GN VOL 26 $9.99 JUN211977 VIZ LLC
142 DISNEY CRUELLA MANGA BLACK WHITE & RED GN $14.99 JUN211972 VIZ LLC
143 SAGA TP VOL 08 (MR) $14.99 OCT170715 IMAGE COMICS
144 WICKED & DIVINE TP VOL 01 THE FAUST ACT (MR) $9.99 SEP140684 IMAGE COMICS
145 SAGA COMPENDIUM TP VOL 01 (MR) $59.99 MAY190044 IMAGE COMICS
146 SNOTGIRL TP VOL 01 GREEN HAIR DONT CARE $9.99 DEC160774 IMAGE COMICS
147 USAGI YOJIMBO SPECIAL EDITION HC $100.00 SEP101020 FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS
148 ZOM 100 BUCKET LIST OF THE DEAD GN VOL 03 $12.99 JUN211959 VIZ LLC
149 1000 STORMS HC $24.99 MAY211572 MAGNETIC PRESS INC.
150 BOYS OMNIBUS TP VOL 01 (MR) $29.99 DEC181256-M DYNAMITE
151 FIRE POWER BY KIRKMAN & SAMNEE TP VOL 01 PRELUDE $9.99 FEB200019 IMAGE COMICS
151 MONSTRESS TP VOL 03 (MR) $16.99 JUL180261 IMAGE COMICS
153 ASADORA GN VOL 03 (MR) $14.99 MAY211863 VIZ LLC
154 AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER OMNIBUS TP THE PROMISE $24.99 FEB200287 DARK HORSE COMICS
155 GIDEON FALLS TP VOL 02 ORIGINAL SINS (MR) $16.99 FEB190077 IMAGE COMICS
156 ALL NEW ALL DIFFERENT AVENGERS TP VOL 01 MAGNIFICENT SEVEN $19.99 JAN160931 MARVEL COMICS
157 SAGA TP VOL 06 (MR) $14.99 MAR160684 IMAGE COMICS
158 SMASHED JUNJI ITO STORY COLLECTION HC (MR) $22.99 FEB192164 VIZ MEDIA LLC
159 AGE OF ULTRON TP $34.99 FEB140842 MARVEL COMICS
159 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN STRACZYNSKI OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 $125.00 SEP190968-M MARVEL COMICS
161 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE $14.99 NOV128157 IMAGE COMICS
162 PERSONA 5 GN VOL 07 $9.99 MAY211876 VIZ LLC
163 EAST OF WEST TP VOL 01 THE PROMISE $16.99 APR178855 IMAGE COMICS
164 CHEER UP LOVE & POM POMS TP $14.99 APR211831 ONI PRESS INC.
165 BEST OF ARCHIE COMICS 80 YEARS 80 STORIES TP $14.99 JUN211273 ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
166 PULP TP (MR) $12.99 NOV200090 IMAGE COMICS
167 I HATE FAIRYLAND TP VOL 01 MADLY EVER AFTER (MR) $9.99 JAN160644 IMAGE COMICS
168 COLLECTED TOPPI HC VOL 06 JAPAN (MR) $24.99 MAY211566 MAGNETIC PRESS INC.
169 PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 03 $12.99 JUN170777 IMAGE COMICS
170 GOBLIN SLAYER GN VOL 01 (MR) $13.00 OCT171993 YEN PRESS
171 PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 06 $14.99 JUL190107 IMAGE COMICS
172 OPERATION DRAGON HC $24.99 MAR210306 DARK HORSE COMICS
173 ONE PUNCH MAN GN VOL 02 $9.99 JUN158140 VIZ MEDIA LLC
174 AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER SUKI ALONE TP $12.99 FEB210248 DARK HORSE COMICS
175 CROSSOVER TP VOL 01 $19.99 MAR210091 IMAGE COMICS
176 BATTLE ANGEL ALITA MARS CHRONICLE GN VOL 07 $10.99 FEB211664 KODANSHA COMICS
177 I BELONG TO BADDEST GIRL AT SCHOOL GN VOL 01 $12.95 JUN212110 ONE PEACE BOOKS
178 ICE CREAM MAN TP VOL 03 HOPSCOTCH MELANGE (MR) $16.99 APR190070 IMAGE COMICS
179 SPAWN ORIGINS TP VOL 03 $14.99 JUL090364 IMAGE COMICS
180 DIE TP VOL 01 FANTASY HEARTBREAKER (MR) $9.99 MAR190080 IMAGE COMICS
181 WITCH FOR HIRE GN $12.99 JUN211230 AMULET BOOKS
182 BIG HERO 6 THE SERIES GN VOL 01 $11.00 JUN211613 JY
183 GOOD BOY MAGAZINE #1 $9.99 JUN211779 SILVER SPROCKET
184 INVINCIBLE HC VOL 01 ULTIMATE COLL $39.99 MAR218711 IMAGE COMICS
185 UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 APR200174 IMAGE COMICS
186 GAMMA DRACONIS GN (MR) $14.99 MAR211599 TITAN COMICS
187 WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM TP VOL 04 $59.99 JUL190111 IMAGE COMICS
188 MONSTERS UNLEASHED MONSTER SIZE HC $50.00 JAN171092 MARVEL COMICS
189 INVINCIBLE TP VOL 03 PERFECT STRANGERS $9.99 DEC209051 IMAGE COMICS
190 FIST OF THE NORTH STAR HC VOL 01 $19.99 APR212102 VIZ LLC
191 LEVEL 1 DEMON LORD AND ONE ROOM HERO GN VOL 01 $12.99 JUN212129 SEVEN SEAS ENTERTAINMENT
192 HOME SICK PILOTS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 MAR210099 IMAGE COMICS
193 LOST ON PLANET EARTH TP $19.99 APR210379 DARK HORSE COMICS
193 SPAWN ORIGINS TP VOL 02 $14.99 AUG118146 IMAGE COMICS
195 MIRKA ANDOLFO MERCY TP (MR) $16.99 SEP200097 IMAGE COMICS
196 PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 04 $14.99 FEB180663 IMAGE COMICS
197 SEX CRIMINALS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 JAN140558 IMAGE COMICS
198 SPIDER-MAN SPIDER-VERSE GN TP SPIDER-MEN $9.99 AUG181095 MARVEL COMICS
199 GIDEON FALLS TP VOL 03 STATIONS OF THE CROSS $16.99 AUG190124 IMAGE COMICS
200 ASSASSINS CREED BLADE OF SHAO JUN GN VOL 02 $14.99 JUN211960 VIZ LLC

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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 Marvel Comics' monthly Amazing Spider-Man comic book. (Amazing Spider-Man is used as the control title — with a value of 100 — because sales of Amazing Spider-Man 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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