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Top 300 Comics Actual--October 2003

Sales Estimates for October Based on Diamond Indexes and Publisher Title Data

Published: 01/27/2004 12:00am
These are estimates of the sales by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during October 2003. 

 

For an overview and analysis of comic sales in October, see 'October Comic Numbers Sag.'

 

For our estimates of actual orders to Diamond U.S. from comic specialty stores on graphic novels scheduled to ship during October, see 'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual--October 2003.'

 

QtyRank

Index

Title

Price

PubMARen

 

Est.Qty

1

150.78

AVENGERS/JLA #2

$5.95

DC

 

162,297

2

138.36

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #500

$3.50

MAR

 

148,928

3

120.27

MARVEL 1602 #3 (Of 8)

$3.50

MAR

 

129,456

4

111.4

ULTIMATE SIX #2 (Of 6)

$2.25

MAR

 

119,909

5

101.95

ULTIMATE SIX #3 (Of 6)

$2.25

MAR

 

109,737

6

100.44

ULTIMATE X-MEN #38

$2.25

MAR

 

108,112

7

100

BATMAN #620

$2.25

DC

 

107,638

8

98.15

NEW X-MEN #147

$2.25

MAR

 

105,647

9

96.22

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #3

$2.95

DC

 

103,569

10

95.7

NEW X-MEN #148

$2.25

MAR

 

103,010

11

92.59

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #47

$2.25

MAR

 

99,662

12

91.74

ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #48

$2.25

MAR

 

98,747

13

85.91

UNCANNY X-MEN #432

$2.25

MAR

 

92,472

14

76.25

WOLVERINE #6

$2.25

MAR

 

82,074

15

71.65

SUPREME POWER #3 (MR)

$2.99

MAR

 

77,123

16

66.58

SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #5

$2.25

MAR

 

71,665

17

66.32

BATMAN #619*

$2.25

DC

 

71,386

18

64.91

HULK GRAY #1 (Of 6)

$3.50

MAR

 

69,868

19

64.18

TEEN TITANS #4

$2.50

DC

 

69,082

20

58.96

X-TREME X-MEN #32

$2.99

MAR

 

63,463

21

58.86

HULK GRAY #2 (Of 6)

$3.50

MAR

 

63,356

22

58.63

THANOS #1

$2.99

MAR

 

63,108

23

58.48

TRANSFORMERS GENERATION ONE VOL 2 #6*

$2.95

DRE

 

62,947

24

58.28

X-TREME X-MEN #33

$2.99

MAR

 

62,731

25

58.11

TRANSFORMERS WAR WITHIN VOL 2 #1*

$2.95

DRE

 

62,548

26

55.23

JLA #88

$2.25

DC

 

59,448

27

54.94

TRANSFORMERS/GI JOE #2 (OF 6)

$2.95

DRE

 

59,136

28

54.82

JLA #89

$2.25

DC

 

59,007

29

54.7

AVENGERS #70

$2.25

MAR

 

58,878

30

54.46

DAREDEVIL #53

$2.99

MAR

 

58,620

31

54.29

AVENGERS #72

$2.25

MAR

 

58,437

32

53.28

AVENGERS #71

$2.25

MAR

 

57,350

33

52.02

GI JOE/TRANSFORMERS #4 (Of 6)*

$2.95

IMA

 

55,993

34

51.59

INCREDIBLE HULK #62

$2.25

MAR

 

55,530

35

50.87

NYX #1

$2.99

MAR

 

54,755

36

49.1

FANTASTIC FOUR #505 (#76)

$2.25

MAR

 

52,850

37

45.43

OUTSIDERS #5

$2.50

DC

 

48,900

38

43.92

SILVER SURFER #2

$2.25

MAR

 

47,275

39

41.9

SPIDER-MAN & DR OCTOPUS NEGATIVE EXPOSURE #1

$2.99

MAR

 

45,100

40

40.61

JSA #53

$2.50

DC

 

43,712

41

39.53

VENOM #5

$2.25

MAR

 

42,549

42

39.35

CAPTAIN AMERICA #19

$2.99

MAR

 

42,356

43

39.14

PUNISHER #33

$2.99

MAR

 

42,130

44

39.08

VENOM #6

$2.25

MAR

 

42,065

45

39.05

FORMERLY KNOWN A/T JUSTICE LEAGUE #4 (Of 6)

$2.50

DC

 

42,033

46

38.75

EMMA FROST #4

$2.50

MAR

 

41,710

47

38.5

PUNISHER #34

$2.99

MAR

 

41,441

48

38.37

NEW MUTANTS #5

$2.50

MAR

 

41,301

49

38.33

SUPERMAN BIRTHRIGHT #4 (Of 12)

$2.95

DC

 

41,258

50

37.84

EXILES #35

$2.99

MAR

 

40,730

51

37.76

NEW MUTANTS #6

$2.50

MAR

 

40,644

52

37.72

EXILES #36

$2.99

MAR

 

40,601

53

37.7

VENOM #7

$2.25

MAR

 

40,580

54

36.88

MYSTIQUE #7

$2.99

MAR

 

39,697

55

36.72

GREEN ARROW #31

$2.50

DC

 

39,525

56

35.5

SPAWN #129

$2.50

IMA

 

38,211

57

35.19

DETECTIVE COMICS #787

$2.75

DC

 

37,878

58

35.17

SUPERMAN/BATMAN SECRET FILES 2003

$4.95

DC

 

37,856

59

35.08

TEEN TITANS/OUTSIDERS SECRET FILES 2003

$5.95

DC

 

37,759

60

34.06

GI JOE #22

$2.95

IMA

 

36,662

61

33.15

THOR VIKINGS #4 (Of 5) (MR)

$3.50

MAR

 

35,682

62

32.95

FLASH #203

$2.25

DC

 

35,467

63

32.76

HAWKEYE #1

$2.99

MAR

 

35,262

64

32.46

PLANETARY #17

$2.95

DC

 

34,939

65

32.2

MICHAEL TURNER PRESENTS ASPEN #1 (Of 3)

$2.99

ASP

 

34,659

66

31.71

IRON MAN #73

$2.99

MAR

 

34,132

67

31.29

SUPERMAN #198

$2.25

DC

 

33,680

68

30.65

THOR #69

$2.99

MAR

 

32,991

69

30.37

JSA ALL STARS #6 (Of 8)

$2.50

DC

 

32,690

70

30.36

GREEN LANTERN #170

$2.25

DC

 

32,679

71

30.26

ASTRO CITY LOCAL HEROES #4 (Of 5)

$2.95

DC

 

32,571

72

30.04

THOR #70

$2.99

MAR

 

32,334

73

29.9

X-STATIX #13

$2.99

MAR

 

32,184

74

29.19

X-STATIX #14

$2.99

MAR

 

31,420

75

28.78

ACTION COMICS #808

$2.25

DC

 

30,978

76

28.47

BATMAN DEATH & MAIDENS #3 (Of 9)

$2.95

DC

 

30,645

77

28.35

BIRDS O/PREY #60

$2.50

DC

 

30,515

78

27.95

STREET FIGHTER #2*

$2.95

IMA

 

30,085

79

27.82

TRANSFORMERS ARMADA #16

$2.95

DRE

 

29,945

80

27.48

NIGHTWING #86

$2.25

DC

 

29,579

81

27.14

BATMAN GOTHAM KNIGHTS #46

$2.75

DC

 

29,213

82

26.89

WONDER WOMAN #197

$2.25

DC

 

28,944

83

26.24

BATMAN CITY O/LIGHT #1 (Of 8)

$2.95

DC

 

28,244

84

26.19

ALIAS #27 (MR)

$2.99

MAR

 

28,190

85

26.04

BATGIRL #45

$2.50

DC

 

28,029

86

26.02

HAWKMAN #20

$2.50

DC

 

28,007

87

25.97

LEGION #25

$3.95

DC

 

27,954

88

25.87

ADVS O/SUPERMAN #621

$2.25

DC

 

27,846

89

25.7

WEAPON X #14

$2.99

MAR

 

27,663

90

25.53

THUNDERCATS HAMMERHANDS REVENGE #1 (Of 5)

$2.95

DC

 

27,480

91

25.47

AUTHORITY VOL 2 #6 (MR)

$2.95

DC

 

27,415

92

25.38

Y THE LAST MAN #15 (MR)

$2.95

DC

 

27,319

93

25.36

THUNDERCATS DOGS O/WAR #5 (Of 5)

$2.95

DC

 

27,297

94

25.06

WEAPON X #13

$2.99

MAR

 

26,974

95

24.65

PARADISE X X

$2.99

MAR

 

26,533

96

24.65

KINGPIN #5

$2.50

MAR

 

26,533

97

24.49

TROUBLE #4 (Of 5)

$2.99

MAR

 

26,361

98

24.48

FABLES #18 (MR)

$2.50

DC

 

26,350

99

24.42

POWERS #34 (MR)

$2.95

IMA

 

26,285

100

24.19

CAPTAIN MARVEL #15

$2.99

MAR

 

26,038

101

23.95

ARKHAM ASYLUM LIVING HELL #6 (Of 6)

$2.50

DC

 

25,779

102

23.87

SUPERMAN & BATMAN GENERATIONS III #10 (Of 12)

$2.95

DC

 

25,693

103

23.74

BATMAN LEGENDS O/T DARK KNIGHT #172

$2.50

DC

 

25,553

104

23.19

TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE OF GD #7

$5.25

DRE

 

24,961

105

23.15

AQUAMAN #11

$2.50

DC

 

24,918

106

22.94

BATMAN/JOKER SWITCH

$6.95

DC

 

24,692

107

22.68

AGENT X #15

$2.99

MAR

 

24,412

108

22.66

NAMOR #7 (Note Price)

$2.99

MAR

 

24,391

109

22.42

GI JOE FRONTLINE #15

$2.95

IMA

 

24,132

110

22.09

ELEKTRA #28

$2.99

MAR

 

23,777

111

21.9

SOJOURN #28

$2.95

CRO

 

23,573

112

21.62

NAMOR #8 (Note Price)

$2.99

MAR

 

23,271

113

21.52

CATWOMAN #24

$2.50

DC

 

23,164

114

20.97

DARK DAYS #4 30 DAYS O/NIGHT SEQUEL (Of 6) (MR)

$3.99

IDW

 

22,572

115

20.96

SPIDER-GIRL #65

$2.99

MAR

 

22,561

116

20.56

ROBIN #119

$2.25

DC

 

22,130

117

20.18

RUNAWAYS #7

$2.50

MAR

 

21,721

118

20.14

GHOST I/T SHELL 2 MAN/MACHINE INTERFACE #8 (Of 11)

$3.50

DAR

 

21,678

119

20.12

DOCTOR FATE #3 (Of 5)

$2.50

DC

 

21,657

120

20.1

MAGDALENA VOL 2 #3

$2.99

IMA

 

21,635

121

19.73

WITCHBLADE #70

$2.99

IMA

 

21,237

122

19.7

INHUMANS #6

$2.50

MAR

 

21,205

123

19.65

STAR WARS EMPIRE #12 DARKLIGHTER (3 Of 4)

$2.99

DAR

 

21,151

124

18.95

SMAX #3 (Of 5)

$2.95

DC

 

20,397

125

18.75

SENTINEL #7

$2.50

MAR

 

20,182

126

18.7

STAR WARS TALES #17*

$5.99

DAR

 

20,128

127

18.59

TOMB RAIDER #34

$2.99

IMA

 

20,010

128

18.04

SENTINEL #8

$2.50

MAR

 

19,418

129

17.99

EL CAZADOR #2

$2.95

CRO

 

19,364

130

17.95

HELLBOY WEIRD TALES #5

$2.99

DAR

 

19,321

131

17.24

LIBERTY MEADOWS #34

$2.95

IMA

 

18,557

132

17.15

TOM STRONG #22

$2.95

DC

 

18,460

133

16.67

BRIAN PULIDO LADY DEATH #8

$2.95

CRO

 

17,943

134

16.42

MOTU HE-MAN RISE O/T SNAKE MEN #1

$2.95

MVC

 

17,674

135

16.31

GOTHAM CENTRAL #12

$2.50

DC

 

17,556

136

16.27

TMNT ANIMATED #5

$2.95

DRE

 

17,513

137

16.22

ROBOTECH LOVE & WAR #5 (Of 6)

$2.95

DC

 

17,459

138

16.08

100 BULLETS #47 (MR)

$2.50

DC

 

17,308

139

15.99

BRIAN PULIDO LADY DEATH #9

$2.95

CRO

 

17,211

140

15.9

FRANK MILLERS ROBOCOP #2 (Of 9) (MR)*

$3.50

AVA

 

17,114

141

15.89

VOLTRON DEFENDER O/T UNIVERSE #5

$2.95

IMA

 

17,104

142

15.78

DRAWING ON YOUR NIGHTMARES HALLOWEEN 2003 SP

$2.99

DAR

 

16,985

143

15.76

CAPER #1 (Of 12) (MR)

$2.95

DC

 

16,964

144

15.74

HERO #9

$2.50

DC

 

16,942

145

15.67

TOM STRONGS TERRIFIC TALES #8

$2.95

DC

 

16,867

146

15.06

TWO STEP #1 (Of 3) (MR)

$2.95

DC

 

16,210

147

14.9

ETERNAL #5 (MR)

$2.99

MAR

 

16,038

148

14.82

RUSE #23

$2.95

CRO

 

15,952

149

14.77

HELLBLAZER #189 (MR)

$2.75

DC

 

15,898

150

14.61

TERRA OBSCURA #5 (Of 6)

$2.95

DC

 

15,726

151

14.57

DEMON DRIVEN OUT #2 (Of 6)

$2.50

DC

 

15,683

152

14.21

RUSE #24

$2.95

CRO

 

15,295

153

14.02

FALLEN ANGEL #4

$2.50

DC

 

15,091

154

13.79

CURSED #1 (Of 4)

$2.99

IMA

 

14,843

155

13.55

HARLEY QUINN #37

$2.50

DC

 

14,585

156

13.42

WILDCATS VERSION 3.0 #15 (MR)

$2.95

DC

 

14,445

157

13.42

BTVS #62 STAKE TO HEART (3 Of 4)*

$2.99

DAR

 

14,445

158

13.41

LOSERS #5 (MR)

$2.95

DC

 

14,434

159

13.39

SOLUS #7

$2.95

CRO

 

14,413

160

13.37

SUPERMAN METROPOLIS #9 (Of 12)

$2.95

DC

 

14,391

161

13.28

SIMPSONS COMICS #87 (Note Price)

$2.99

BON

 

14,294

162

13.14

RED STAR VOL 2 #3

$2.99

ARC

 

14,144

163

13.12

BART SIMPSONS TREEHOUSE O/HORROR #9

$4.99

BON

 

14,122

164

13.08

SAM AND TWITCH #25

$2.50

IMA

 

14,079

165

13.04

BONE #52

$2.95

CAR

 

14,036

166

13

WAY O/T RAT #17

$2.95

CRO

 

13,993

167

12.98

TEEN TITANS #2 2ND PRT

$2.50

DC

 

13,971

168

12.81

BATMAN ADVS #7

$2.25

DC

 

13,788

169

12.66

LUCIFER #43 (MR)

$2.50

DC

 

13,627

170

12.62

GEN 13 #14

$2.95

DC

 

13,584

171

12.54

CREW #6

$2.99

MAR

 

13,498

172

12.5

WAY O/T RAT #18

$2.95

CRO

 

13,455

173

12.4

HUMAN TARGET #3 (MR)

$2.95

DC

 

13,347

174

12.34

JUSTICE LEAGUE ADVS #24

$2.25

DC

 

13,283

175

12.24

BRATH #8

$2.95

CRO

 

13,175

176

12.08

BOTP MANGA #1 (Of 3)

$2.99

IMA

 

13,003

177

12.01

SCION #40

$2.95

CRO

 

12,927

178

11.97

LONE WOLF 2100 #10

$2.99

DAR

 

12,884

179

11.44

PATH #19

$2.95

CRO

 

12,314

180

11.43

KAMIKAZE #1 (Of 5)

$2.95

DC

 

12,303

181

11.32

TOKYO STORM WARNING #3 (Of 3)

$2.95

DC

 

12,185

182

11.11

MEGAMAN #2

$2.95

DRE

 

11,959

183

11.07

NEGATION #22

$2.95

CRO

 

11,916

184

10.94

STORMWATCH TEAM ACHILLES #16 (MR)

$2.95

DC

 

11,776

185

10.92

CSI BAD RAP #2 (Of 5) (MR)

$3.99

IDW

 

11,754

186

10.9

BART SIMPSON COMICS #14

$2.99

BON

 

11,733

187

10.73

NEGATION #23

$2.95

CRO

 

11,550

188

10.49

MYSTIC #40

$2.95

CRO

 

11,291

189

10.46

REIGN O/T ZODIAC #3

$2.75

DC

 

11,259

190

10.43

ARIA USES O/ENCHANTMENT #4 (Of 4)

$2.95

IMA

 

11,227

191

10.42

RUSE ARCHARDS AGENTS PUGILISTIC PETE

$2.95

CRO

 

11,216

192

10.42

CRUX #29

$2.95

CRO

 

11,216

193

10.36

ALAN MOORES YUGGOTH CULTURES #1 (Of 3) (MR)*

$3.95

AVA

 

11,151

194

10.29

MYSTIC #41

$2.95

CRO

 

11,076

195

10.28

MERIDIAN #39

$2.95

CRO

 

11,065

196

10.16

SIGIL #40

$2.95

CRO

 

10,936

197

10.14

FRANKENSTEIN MOBSTER #0*

$2.95

IMA

 

10,914

198

10.12

MICRONAUTS #11

$2.95

IMA

 

10,893

199

9.96

CRUX #30

$2.95

CRO

 

10,721

200

9.85

ROUTE 666 #16

$2.95

CRO

 

10,602

201

9.8

SIGIL #41

$2.95

CRO

 

10,549

202

9.78

FIRST #35

$2.95

CRO

 

10,527

203

9.67

SAVAGE DRAGON #111 (RES)

$2.95

IMA

 

10,409

204

9.51

FUTURAMA COMICS #15 (Note Price)

$2.99

BON

 

10,236

205

9.35

VICTORY #2*

$2.95

IMA

 

10,064

206

9.34

CASEFILES SAM & TWITCH #4 (MR)

$2.50

IMA

 

10,053

207

8.82

ICANDY #2

$2.50

DC

 

9,494

208

8.55

SLEEPER #9 (MR)

$2.95

DC

 

9,203

209

8.53

DARKMINDS MACROPOLIS VOL 2 #2

$2.95

DRE

 

9,182

210

8.5

GOON #3 DH ED

$2.99

DAR

 

9,149

211

8.49

EXTINCTION EVENT #4 (Of 5)

$2.50

DC

 

9,138

212

8.43

SLEEPER #10 (MR)

$2.95

DC

 

9,074

213

8.39

SPACE ACE DEFENDER O/T UNIVERSE #1 (Of 6)

$2.95

MVC

 

9,031

214

8.23

HUMAN DEFENSE CORPS #6 (Of 6)

$2.50

DC

 

8,859

215

8.19

TALES O/T REALM #1 (Of 6)

$2.95

MVC

 

8,816

216

8.03

VAMPI VICIOUS #2*

$2.99

HAR

 

8,643

217

7.9

CROSSOVERS #8

$2.95

CRO

 

8,503

218

7.87

SWORD O/DRACULA #1

$2.95

IMA

 

8,471

219

7.79

PVP #4

$2.95

IMA

 

8,385

220

7.73

BAD GIRLS #3 (Of 6)

$2.50

DC

 

8,320

221

7.55

WILDGUARD CASTING CALL #2 (Of 6)*

$2.95

IMA

 

8,127

222

7.54

DRAGONS LAIR SINGES REVENGE #2 (Of 6)

$2.95

MVC

 

8,116

223

7.5

STRANGERS IN PARADISE SOURCEBOOK

$2.95

ABS

 

8,073

224

7.44

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #2

$2.95

DC

 

8,008

225

7.14

SHONEN JUMP VOL 1 #11 NOV 2003

$4.95

VIZ

 

7,685

226

7.09

RA SALVATORE DEMON WARS VOL 2 #5 EYE FOR AN EYE (Of 5)

$2.95

CRO

 

7,632

227

7.08

POWERPUFF GIRLS #43

$2.25

DC

 

7,621

228

6.83

DRAGONS LAIR SINGES REVENGE #3 (Of 6)

$2.95

MVC

 

7,352

229

6.81

ULTRAMAN TIGA #2 (Of 10)

$3.99

DAR

 

7,330

230

6.79

CSI MIAMI SMOKING GUN

$6.99

IDW

 

7,309

231

6.77

DONALD DUCK & FRIENDS #309

$2.95

GEM

 

7,287

232

6.75

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #129

$2.19

ARC

 

7,266

233

6.75

WALKING DEAD #1

$2.95

IMA

 

7,266

234

6.73

USAGI YOJIMBO #69

$2.99

DAR

 

7,244

235

6.58

SPACE ACE DEFENDER O/T UNIVERSE #2 (Of 6)

$2.95

MVC

 

7,083

236

6.45

MICKEY MOUSE & FRIENDS #258

$2.95

GEM

 

6,943

237

6.4

QUEEN & COUNTRY #18 (MR)

$2.99

ONI

 

6,889

238

6.39

NOBLE CAUSES DISTANT RELATIVES #2 (OF 4)

$2.95

IMA

 

6,878

239

6.36

CINNAMON EL CICLO #3 (Of 5)

$2.50

DC

 

6,846

240

6.33

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #128

$2.19

ARC

 

6,813

241

6.2

QUEEN & COUNTRY #19 (MR)

$2.99

ONI

 

6,674

242

6.17

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #12

$2.95

MIR

 

6,641

243

6.08

UNCLE SCROOGE #323

$6.95

GEM

 

6,544

244

6.08

KNIGHTS O/T DINNER TABLE #84

$3.99

KZR

 

6,544

245

6.04

NOBLE CAUSES DISTANT RELATIVES #3 (Of 4)

$2.95

IMA

 

6,501

246

5.97

REX MUNDI #6

$2.95

IMA

 

6,426

247

5.9

GIRL GENIUS #10

$3.95

STF

 

6,351

248

5.89

OH MY GODDESS #102 DR MOREAU (3 Of 5)

$2.99

DAR

 

6,340

249

5.73

CAPES #1 (Of 3)

$3.50

IMA

 

6,168

250

5.73

CEREBUS #295

$2.25

AAR

 

6,168

251

5.66

LONE #2

$2.99

DAR

 

6,092

252

5.64

CRUSH #1

$2.99

DAR

 

6,071

253

5.6

BLADE O/T IMMORTAL PATH O/SHADOWS ONE-SHOT #83

$2.99

DAR

 

6,028

254

5.59

SCOOBY DOO #77

$2.25

DC

 

6,017

255

5.54

HAMMER O/T GODS HAMMER HITS CHINA #3 (Of 3)

$2.95

IMA

 

5,963

256

5.5

MYTHSTALKERS #5

$2.95

IMA

 

5,920

257

5.42

WALT DISNEYS COMICS & STORIES #638

$6.95

GEM

 

5,834

258

5.41

KORE #5

$2.95

IMA

 

5,823

259

5.13

ROTOGIN JUNKBOTZ #3 (Of 8)

$2.95

IMA

 

5,522

260

5.11

FEATHER #2 (Of 6)

$2.95

IMA

 

5,500

261

5.09

STUPID COMICS #2 (MR)

$2.95

IMA

 

5,479

262

4.88

SYN #2

$2.99

DAR

 

5,253

263

4.74

GALACTIC #2

$2.99

DAR

 

5,102

264

4.71

HELL #3

$2.99

DAR

 

5,070

265

4.39

EL CAZADOR #1*

$2.95

CRO

 

4,725

266

4.37

SERENITY ROSE #1

$2.95

SLA

 

4,704

267

4.15

SHI SEMPO #2 (Of 2) (MR)*

$3.50

AVA

 

4,467

268

4.11

SUPER MANGA BLAST #35

$5.99

DAR

 

4,424

269

4.11

GO BOY 7 HUMAN ACTION MACHINE #3

$2.99

DAR

 

4,424

270

4.09

CEREBUS #294

$2.25

AAR

 

4,402

271

4.05

CANNON GOD EXAXXION #18 (MR)

$2.99

DAR

 

4,359

272

3.92

HEAVENS DEVILS #1 (Of 4)

$2.95

IMA

 

4,219

273

3.78

CVO ARTIFACT #1 (Of 3)

$3.99

IDW

 

4,069

274

3.78

GALACTIC #3

$2.99

DAR

 

4,069

275

3.74

GOLD DIGGER #45

$2.99

ANT

 

4,026

276

3.59

LOONEY TUNES BACK I/ACTION MOVIE

$3.95

DC

 

3,864

277

3.54

GOLD DIGGER #46

$2.99

ANT

 

3,810

278

3.37

GENE POOL #1 (MR)

$6.99

IDW

 

3,627

279

3.34

LOONEY TUNES #107

$2.25

DC

 

3,595

280

3.33

STREET FIGHTER #1*

$2.95

IMA

 

3,584

281

3.22

HEROES ANONYMOUS #2 (Of 6) (MR)

$2.99

BON

 

3,466

282

3.19

HELLHOUNDS #3

$2.95

IMA

 

3,434

283

3.17

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS WHERE SHADOWS FALL #2 (Of 5)

$3.50

KZR

 

3,412

284

3.14

AGENTS #6 (Of 6)

$2.95

IMA

 

3,380

285

3.08

TOO MUCH HOPELESS SAVAGES #2 (Of 4)

$2.99

ONI

 

3,315

286

3.08

AGE O/BRONZE #18

$3.50

IMA

 

3,315

287

2.88

POSSESSED #4 (Of 6) (MR)

$2.95

DC

 

3,100

288

2.82

ARCHIE #541

$2.19

ARC

 

3,035

289

2.81

DISTANT SOIL #36

$4.50

IMA

 

3,025

290

2.76

PARADIGM #11

$3.95

IMA

 

2,971

291

2.72

WARREN ELLIS STRANGE KILLINGS STRONG MEDICINE #3 (Of 3)

$3.50

AVA

 

2,928

292

2.72

BONEYARD #12

$2.95

NBM

 

2,928

293

2.64

BETTY & VERONICA #193

$2.19

ARC

 

2,842

294

2.6

KODT ILLUSTRATED #27

$2.99

KZR

 

2,799

295

2.6

BETTY & VERONICA #194

$2.19

ARC

 

2,799

296

2.54

DOGWITCH #7 (MR)

$2.95

SIR

 

2,734

297

2.52

SABRINA VOL 2 #51

$2.19

ARC

 

2,712

298

2.52

ARTESIA AFIRE #4 (Of 6) (MR)

$3.95

ARC

 

2,712

299

2.51

CARTOON CARTOONS #23

$2.25

DC

 

2,702

300

2.51

REALM O/T CLAW #0 FOIL CVR

$5.95

IMA

 

2,702

 

Notes on this chart:

Some titles have been truncated or abbreviated for space reasons.

Publisher abbreviations have also been used.

MAR = Marvel

DAR = Dark Horse

DRE = Dreamwave

IMA = Image

FUT = Future Comics

CAR = Cartoon Books

HAR = Harris

CRO = CrossGen

BON = Bongo

TKP = Tokyo Pop

 

These estimates are based on ICv2 estimates of comic sales by Diamond North America during October, 2003.  They do not include sales made by Diamond UK, orders on these titles placed after the end of October, or copies purchased by Diamond but held in inventory at the end of October.  

 

Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, CrossGen, and Image distribute 100% of their comic store orders through Diamond.  Some other publishers distribute directly to stores or through other distributors and as a result this analysis may underestimate their sales. 

 

Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, and CrossGen distribute some of their titles through channels other than comic specialty stores, e.g., newsstands and bookstores.  These quantity estimates do not reflect distribution through those channels. 

 

Most of the titles on this chart are also distributed to Europe by Diamond UK, which can account for significant sales for the publisher, ranging from 3-20% of the US numbers.  Sales by Diamond UK are not included in the numbers above.

 

One other factor to consider is that sales through Diamond and other comic distributors are non-returnable to retailers.  That means that there is a considerable unknown percentage of books unsold at the retailer level, probably amounting to 5-20% of sales.

 

For the top 50 graphic novels actual orders in September, see 'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual--September 2003'

 

For the top 300 comic actual orders in September, see 'Top 300 Comics Actual--September 2003.'

 

For an overview and analsysis of the actual September orders and an explanation of the transition to our new reporting, see 'Hush Finale Tops the Chartsand 'ICv2 Kicks Off New Top 300 Reporting.'

 

For links to all previous Top 300 Comic and Top 50 Graphic Novel articles (going back over three years, including preorder analysis through March 2003 and actual order analysis beginning March 2003) see: 'ICv2's Top 300 Comics and Top 50 GNs Index.'

 
 
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