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ICv2's Top 300 Comics & Top 300 GN's Index

Including Associated Articles

Published: 11/18/2008, Last Updated: 09/05/2014 02:55am
ICv2's popular monthly Top 300 Comics and Top 300 Graphic Novel (Top 300 starting in November 2008; Top 100 prior) lists have now been archived for your convenience.  The associated 'Over-view and analysis' and 'Analysis and dollar trends' articles have also been included.  The index will be updated on a monthly basis.
 
ICv2's monthly Top 300 Comics and Top 300 Graphic Novel Index (along with related articles):

August 2014 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2014"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- August 2014"
Overview/Analysis: "Only Two Comics Over 100K in August"
Dollar Trends: "Comics & GNs Up Again in August"

July 2014 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2014"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- July 2014"
Overview/Analysis: "'Rocket Raccoon' Nearly 300K."
Dollar Trends: "Strong July Comic Sales Turn Year Positive"

June 2014 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2014"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- June 2014"
Overview/Analysis: "Only Two Titles Over 100,000."
Dollar Trends: "First Half Direct Market Comics Flat"

May 2014 (Actual):
"Top 400 Comics Actual -- May 2014"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- May 2014"
Overview/Analysis: "Four Titles Over 100K in May."
Dollar Trends: "Comics Down Slightly in May"

April 2014 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2014"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- April 2014"
Overview/Analysis: "'ASM' #1 Generated Over $3 Million"
Dollar Trends: "Marvel Surged in April"

March 2014 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2014"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- March 2014"
Overview/Analysis: "Three Months, Three 100K Issues."
Dollar Trends: "Comics Down--Three Is a Trend."

February 2014 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- February 2014"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- Febriuary 2014"
Overview/Analysis: "Comic Sales Get 'Deep Freeze' in February"
Dollar Trands: "Comics Down Second Consecutive Month"

January 2014 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- January 2014"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- January 2014"
Overview/Analysis: "Only One Comic Above 100K"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Sales Flat, GNs Down in January"

December 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- December 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- December 2013"
Overview/Analysis: "Only Three Titles Over 100K"
Dollar Trends: "December Direct Market Up 5.93%"

"Top 1000 Comics--2013"
"Top 1000 Graphic Novels--2013"

November 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- November 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- November 2013"
Overview/Analysis: "'Batman,' 'Walking Dead' Top Charts"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Market Up 3.39% in November"

October 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- October 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- October 2013"
Overview/Analysis: "'TWD,' Events, Image Launches, OGNs"
Dollar Trends: "DC Wins Three of Four"

September 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- September 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- September 2013"
Overview/Analysis: "'Villains Month,' 'Infinity,' Drive September Comic Sales"
Dollar Trends: "'Villains Month' Gives DC a Win"

August 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- August 2013"
Overview/Analysis: "'Infinity' #1 a Million Dollar Book"
Dollar Trends: "Comic & Graphic Novel Sales Drop in August"

July 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- July 2013"
Overview/Analysis: "Five Comics Top 100K"
Dollar Trends: "DC Wins July"

June 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- June 2013"
Overview/Analysis: "Supes' Million Dollar Book Leads June Titles"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Market Growth Slowed in Q2"

May 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- May 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- May 2013"
Overview/Analysis: "'X-Men' #1 Tops 177,000"
Dollar Trends: "'Adventure Time' is #1 GN in May"

April 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- April 2013"
Overview/Analysis: "An Image #1 Tops 100K"
Dollar Trends: "'Jupiter's Legacy' Debuts at #3"

March 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- March 2013"
Overview/Analysis: "'Guardians' Debuts Over 200K"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Market Up 22+% in March"

February 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- February 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- February 2013"
Overview/Analysis: "52 Variants Garner Million Dollar Book"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Market Continues Growth"
 
January 2013 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- January 2013"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- January 2013"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Superior Spider-Man' Tops in January"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Roar in January."

December 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- December 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- December 2012"
Over-view/Analysis: "Spidey Tops $1.6 Million"
Dollar Trends: "Comics and GNs Up Again in December."

November 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- November 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- November 2012"
Over-view/Analysis: "Marvel NOW! Titles Dominate November Sales."
Dollar Trends: "Comics Down in November"

October 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- October 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- October 2012"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Uncanny Avengers' Debuts on Top"
Dollar Trends: "Graphic Novels Up 53.9% in October"

September 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- September 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- September 2012"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Zero' Issues Spark Market in September"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Dip in Sdeptember"

August 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- August 2012"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Avengers Vs. X-Men' Finishing Strong"
Dollar Trends: "Bull Market in Comics Continues in August"
 
July 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- July 2012"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Batman: Earth One' Nearly 33K"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Soar Again in July

June 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- June 2012"
Over-view/Analysys: "Eight Comics Over 100,000 in June"
Dollar Trands: "First Half Comic Sales Up 18%"

May 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- May 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- May 2012"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Avengers Vs. X-Men' Dominate in May"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Soar in May"
 
April 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- April 2012"
Over-view/analysis: "'Avengers vs. X-Men' on Top Again in April"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Back on Track in April"

March 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- March 2012"
Over-view/analysis: "'AvX' #1 Ends 'Justice League's' Reign"
Dollar Trends: "Streak Stopped at 7--Comics Slip in March"
 
February 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- February 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- February 2012"
Over-view/analysis: "DC Sweeps Top Ten Again in February"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Boom in February"

January 2012 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- January 2012"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- January 2012"
Over-view/analysis: "Three Comics Over 100K"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Store Sales Surge in January"
 
December 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- Decemebr 2011"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- December 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "'Justice League' Remains at #1 in December."
Dollar Trends: "Marvel Regains Top Spot in December"
 
November 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- November 2011"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- November 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "'Justice League' Stays on Top"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Turn Positive"

October 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- October 2011"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- October 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "New 52 #2s Down Only 6%"
Dollar Trends: "DC Crushes Marvel"

September 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- September 2011"
"Top 300 Graphics Novels Actual -- September 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "'Batman' #1 Tops September Sales"
Dollar Trends: "DC Wins September Market Share"
 
August 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2011"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- August 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "'Justice League' Laps the Field in August"
Dollar Trends: "Top 300 Shows Less Growth in August"

July 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2011"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- July 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "'Amazing Spider-Man' #666 Tops July Sales"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Down Again in July"

June 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2011"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- June 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "Death of Spider-Man Tops 159K"
Dollar Trends: "Comics' Slide Continues in June"

May 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- May 2011"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- May 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "No Titles Over 100K Again"
Dollar Trends: "Top 300 Comics Down 17.3% in May"

April 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2011"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- April 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "'Fear Itself' Debut Boosts Comic Sales"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Decline Slows in April"

March 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2011"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- March 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "'FF' #1 Top Comic in March"
Dollar Trends: "Top 300 Comics & GNs Down 9.65% in Q1"

February 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- February 2011"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- February 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "Top Tier Titles Weak in February"
Dollar Trends: "The Long Tail Wags the Comics Dog in Feb."
 
January 2011 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- January 2011"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- January 2011"
Over-view/analysis: "'Fantastic Four' #587 Dominates January Sales"
Dollar Trends: "Lack of Big Titles Hurts"

December 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- December 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- December 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "'Batman: The Dark Knight' Tops December"
Dollar Trends: "December Comic Sales Down"

November 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- November 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- November 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "Hat Trick--Top Comic Under 100K"
Dollar Trends: "2010 Comic Sales Down 5.79%"

October 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- October 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- October 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "Top Comic Under 100K"
Dollar Trends: "Are Comic Sales Better than They Look?"

September 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- September 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- September 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "'Wolverine' Tops September Charts"
Dollar Trends: "It's Official: Q3 Comic Sales Sucked"

August 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- August 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "No Comics Over 100K"
Dollar Trends: "Comics and Graphic Novels Plummet in August"

July 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- July 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "'X-Men' #1 Tops 140K"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Slip, Graphic Novels Surge"

June 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- June 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "Four Avengers in Top 10 in June"
Dollar Trends: "June Comic Sales Up 1%"

May 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- May 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- May 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "'Avengers' Launch Over 163K"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Turn Around in May"

April 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- April 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "'Brightest Day' Tops in April"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Dip in April"

March 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- March 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "'Blackest Night' Ends on Top"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Bounce Back in March"

February 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- February 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- February 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "'Blackest Night' Finishing Strong"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Edge Lower in February"

January 2010 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- January 2010"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- January 2010"
Over-view/analysis: "'Siege' Tops the Charts"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Inch Up in January"

December 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- December 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- December 2009"
Over-view/analysis: "'Blackest Night' Stays on Top"
Dollar Trends: "Comics, Graphic Novels Slip in December"

November 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- November 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- November 2009"
Over-view/analysis: "'Blackest Night's' Reign Continues"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Up in November"

October 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- October 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- October 2009"
Over-view/analysis: "DC Sweeps Top Spots"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Sag in October

September 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- September 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- September 2009"
Over-view/analysis: "'Blackest Night' Tops in September"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Up 12% in September"

August 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- August 2009"
Over-view/analysis: "Crossovers Continue On Top"
Dolar Trends: "Comics Up Again in August"

July 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- July 2009"
Over-view/Analysis: "Blackest, Dark Comics Top July"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Up Again in July"

June 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- June 2009"
Over-view/Analysis: "Batman, Cap Top June"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Up in June"

May 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- May 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- May 2009"
Over-view/Analysis: "'New Avengers' Top Down Month"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Crash in May"

April 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- April 2009"
Over-view/Analysis: "Comic Sales Rebound in April"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Dollars Up in April"

March 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- March 2009"
Over-view/Analysis: "No Comic Over 100K in March."
Dollar Trends: "Not Bad Considering..."

February 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- February 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- February 2009"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Obama' Comics on Top Again."
Dollar Trends: "Comics Down Slightly in February"

January 2009 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- January 2009"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- January 2009"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Amazing Spider-Man' #583 Sets Sales Record"
Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Drop in January"

December 2008 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- December 2008"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual -- December 2008"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Secret Invasion' Finishes on Top"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Have a Strong December"

November 2008 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- November 2008"
"Top 300 Graphic Novels -- November 2008"
Over-view/Analysis: "Leading Comics Absent in November"
Dollar Trends: "'Fables' Tops Comic Book Store GNs"

October 2008 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- October 2008"
"Top 100 Graphic Novels -- October 2008"
Over-view/Analysis: "Top Comics Slide in Ooctober"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Up 9% Over 2007"
 
September 2008 (Actual):

"Top 300 Comics Actual -- September 2008"

"Top 100 Graphic Novels -- September 2008"

Over-view/Analysis: "'Secret Invasion' Rules Again"

Dollar Trends: "Comic Sales Up in September"


August 2008 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2008"
"Top 100 Graphic Novels -- August 2008"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Watchmen' Top Dollar Book in August"
Dollar Trends: "Comics Continue Slide in August"

July 2008 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2008"
"Top 100 Graphic Novels -- July 2008"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Secret Invasion' Stays Strong in July"
Analysis/dollar trends: "Comic Dollars Decline Continues"

June 2008 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2008"
"Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- June 2008"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Secret Invasion' Continues Its Reign"
Analysis/dollar trends: "Comic Sales Fall Again in June"

May 2008 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- May 2008"
"Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- May 2008"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Secret Invasion' on Top Again"
Analysis/dollar trends: "Comic Sales Continue Decline in May"

April 2008 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2008"
"Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- April 2008"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Secret Invasion' Launches at 250k"
Analysis/dollar trends: "Comic Sales Slip in April"

 
March 2008 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2008"
"Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- March 2008"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Dark Tower' Tops March Comics"
Analysis/dollar trends: "Comics Slip in Q1"

February 2008 (Actual):
"Top 300 Comics Actual -- February 2008"
"Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- February 2008"
Over-view/Analysis: "Top Comic Weakness"
Analysis/dollar trends: "Comic and Graphic Novel Sales Dip in February"

January 2008 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- January 2008'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels -- January 2008'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Brand New Day' Tops in Brand New Year'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics, GN Sales Up in January'
 
December 2007 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- December 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- December 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Ultimates 3' Tops December Comic Sales'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'December Caps Off Banner Year for Comics'

 
November 2007 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- November 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- November 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: ''World War Hulk' Finishes Strong'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Dollars Slip in November'

October 2007 (Actual):

'Top 300 Comics Actual -- October 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- October 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Power at the Bottom of the List'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics Up 20%'
 
September 2007 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- September 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels -- September 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: ''World War Hulk' Conquers Again'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics Post 6% Growth in Q3'

 
August 2007 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels -- August 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: ''World War Hulk' Back on Top'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Tough Comparables Slow Comic Growth'

July 2007 (Actual):

'Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels -- July 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Thor' Tops Comics in July'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'June Comic Sales Up Modestly'
 
June 2007 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels -- June 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: ''World War Hulk' Lays Waste to June'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Graphic Novels Spur June Sales'

May 2007 (Actual):

'Top 300 Comics Actual -- May 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels -- May 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Marvel Dominates Periodical Sales in May'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Graphic Novel Sales Soar Again'
 
April 2007 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- April 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Fallen Son' Tops Comics in April'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Dollars Continue Climb'
 
March 2007 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- March 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Death Sells'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics Up 14% in Q1'
 
February 2007 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- February 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- February 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Civil War' Finale Tops the Charts'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics & Graphic Novels Post Gains Again'
 
January 2007 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- January 2007'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- January 2007'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Civil War' Dominates'
Analysis/dollar trends: '2007 Off to a Strong Start'
 
December 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- December 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- December 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: 'JLA Double Dips in December'
Analysis/dollar trends: '2006 Was a Very Good Year (for Comics) '
 
November 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- November 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- November 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Civil War' Ekes Out Increase'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Dollars Surge'
 
October 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- October 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- October 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Civil War Wins Despite Absence'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Hardcovers Drive Graphic Novel Sales'
 
September 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- September 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- September 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Civil War On Top Again'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Graphic Novels Lead Q3 Growth'
 
August 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- August 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Meltzer's 'JLA' Tops 200K'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Graphic Novels Pace Growth'
 
July 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- July 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Civil War' Stays On Top'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Graphic Novels Pick Up Pace'
 
June 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- June 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Civil War' Remains White Hot'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics Lead Strong Quater'
 
May 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- May 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- May 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Civil War' Ends Reign of 'Infinite Crisis''
Analysis/dollar trends: 'May Periodicals Boffo!'
 
April 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- April 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Infinite Crisis' Still Dominant'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Periodicals Drive April Sales'
 
March 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- March 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Infinite Crisis' #5 Up 11%'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Healthy Comic Periodical Market in March, Q1'
 
February 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- February 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- February 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Astonishing X-Men' Leads Strong February'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Sales Up in February'
 
January 2006 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- January 2006'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- January 2006'
Over-view/Analysis: '16 of 20 Top Comics Drop in January'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics and Graphic Novels Sales Soar in January'
 
December 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- December 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- December 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: '21 of 23 Top Comics Down in December'
Analysis/dollar trends: '2005 Graphic Novel Sales in Comic Shops Up 10%'
 
November 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- November 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- November 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Infinite Crisis #2 Sells Over 200K'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Graphic Novels Drive Growth in November'
 
October 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- October 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- October 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Infinite Crisis--A Million Dollar Book'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Sales Rise in October'
 
September 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- September 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- September 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: 'All Star Batman & Robin Tops Again'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Sales Down in September'
 
August 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- August 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: ''Justice' Tops in August.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Sales Up 13% in August.'
 
July 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- July 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Miller & Lee Break Records.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'July Comic Sales Up 6%'
 
June 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- June 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: ''House of M' Bofo at 233K.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics and Graphic Novels Both Up Double Digits.'
 
May 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- May 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- May 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Green Lantern #1 Tops 168K.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Graphic Novels Can't Keep Dollars Up in May'
 
April 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- April 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: 'DC Closes the Gap in April.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Graphic Novels Drive April Sales.'
 
March 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- March 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: 'New Marvels Drive Up Numbers in March.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Graphic Novels Lead Comic Market.'
 
February 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- February 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- February 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Comics Edge Up.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Dollars Up 15%.'
 
January 2005 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- January 2005'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- January 2005'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Marvel Owns 70K+.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Sales Skid Again.'
 
December 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- December 2004'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- December 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'New Avengers #1 Tops 240K.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'December Comic Dollars Up 7%.'
 
November 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- November 2004'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- November 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Sales Still Sliding on Top Comics.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Sales Up 2% in November.'
 
October 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- October 2004'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- October 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Some Top Comic Titles Rebound from September.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics and Graphic Novels Skid 16% in October.'
 
September 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- September 2004'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- September 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Sales Slip in Seasonal Softness.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics and Graphic Novels Up 5% in September.'
 
August 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2004'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- August 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Astonishing X-Men #4 Over 145k.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'August Comics & GNs Up 10% Over '03.'
 
July 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2004'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- July 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Top Comic Sales Drop in July.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Dollars Flat in July.'
 
June 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2004'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- June 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Comic Titles Share the Wealth.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics Up 15% in June.'
 
May 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- May 2004'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- May 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Three Comics Top 175K.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comics Up 12% in May.'
 
April 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2004'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- April 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Supes #204 Over 230k'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Dollars Up Again in April'
 
March 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2004'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- March 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Comic Numbers Pick Up in March'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Dollars Up 15% in March'
 
February 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- February 2004'
'Top 100 Graphic Novels Actual -- February 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'New X-Men Tops Comics and Graphic Novels in February.'
 
January 2004 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- January 2004'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual -- January 2004'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Comic Orders Dip in January'
 
December 2003 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- December 2003'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual -- December 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Ultimate FF Best-Selling Regular Marvel Since Origin'
 
November 2003 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- November 2003'
'Top 50 Graphic Novel Actual -- November 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Comic Numbers Nosedive in November'
 
October 2003 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- October 2003'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual -- October 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: 'October Comic Numbers Sag'
 
September 2003 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- September 2003'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual -- September 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Hush Finale Tops the Charts'
 
August 2003 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- August 2003'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual -- August 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: '1605 Over 150,000'
 
July 2003 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- July 2003'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual -- July 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Top July Comics Flat.'
 
June 2003 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- June 2003'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual -- June 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Top Comics Dip In June.'
 
May 2003 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- May 2003'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual -- May 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Wolverine Debuts On Top In May.'
 
April 2003 (Actual):
'Top 300 Comics Actual -- April 2003'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual -- April 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: 'April Comics Up Over March.'
 
March 2003 (Actual):

'Top 300 Comics Actual -- March 2003'

'Top 50 Graphic Novels Actual -- March 2003'

Related article: 'ICv2 Kicks Off New Top 300 Reporting.'
 
March 2003:
'Top 300 Comics--March 2003'
'Top 50 Graphics Novels--March 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: 'March Comic Orders Mixed.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Q1 Comics Even With 2002.'
 
February 2003:
'Top 300 Comics--February 2003'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels--February 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Batman Continues To Climb in February.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Dollar Declines Slow in February.'
 
January 2003:
'Top 300 Comics--January 2003'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels--January 2003'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Batman Tops January Comics.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Dollars Down for January.'
 
December 2002:
'Top 300 Comics--December 2002'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels--December 2002'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Top Comics Still Soft in December.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Weak Finish to a Strong Year.'
 
November 2002:
'Top 300 Comics--November.'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels--November 2002'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Top Comics Slip Again in November.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Dollars Down Again in November.'
 
October 2002:

'Top 300 Comics--October 2002.'

'Top 50 Graphic Novels--October 2002.'


Over-view/Analysis: 'Top Comics Slide in October.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Orders Down for October.'
 
September 2002:
'Top 300 Comics--September 2000.'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels--September 2002.'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Ultimate September.'
Analysis/dollar trends: 'Comic Growth Rate Slows in Q3.'

August 2002:
'Top 300 Comics -- August 2002.'
'Top 50 Graphic Novels -- August.'
Over-view/Analysis: 'Retro Influence Grows on Top Comic Sellers.'
Analysis/dollar trends:'Comic Orders Awesome in August.'

July 2002:
"Top 300 Comics -- July 2002"
"Top 50 Graphic Novels -- July 2002"
Over-view/Analysis: 'Retro Rules Again In July"
Analysis/dollar trends: "July Comic & Graphic Novel Orders Up 5% Over 2001"
 
June 2002:
"Top 300 Comics -- June 2002"
"Top 50 Graphic Novels -- June 2002"
Over-view/Analysis: "Top Comics Drop in June"
Analysis/dollar trends: "Comic and Graphic Novel Orders up 19% in Second Quarter"
 
May 2002:
"Top 300 Comics -- May 2002"
"Top 50 Graphic Novels -- May 2002"
Over-view/Analysis: "Spider-Man, Batman Up in May"
Analysis/dollar trends: "May Comic and Graphic Novel Orders Continue Sharp Increases"

April 2002:
"Top 300 Comics -- April 2002"
"Top 50 Graphic Novels -- April 2002"
Over-view/Analysis: "Retro Rule in April"
Analysis/dollar trends: "Comic and Graphic Novel Orders Surge in April"

March 2002:
'Top 300 Comics -- March 2002"
'Top 50 Graphic Novels -- March 2002"
Over-view/Analysis: "Mundane March Titles Hold Their Own"
Analysis/dollar trends: "Comics and Graphic Novels Complete Q1 Hat Trick"

February 2002:
"Top 300 Comics -- February 2002"
"Top 25 Graphic Novels -- February 2002"
Over-view/Analysis: "'DKSA' #1 Again for February"
Analysis/dollar trends: "Comics and Graphic Novels Continue Growth in February"
 
January 2002:
"Top 300 Comics -- January 2002"
"Top 25 Graphic Novels -- January"
Over-view/Analysis:  "Ten Cent Batman Boffo"
Analysis/dollar trends: "Comics Up 18% in January"

December 2001:
"Top 300 Comics -- December 2001"
"Top 25 Graphic Novels -- December 2001"
Over-view/Analysis: "The Return of the Million Dollar Comic"
Analysis/dollar trends: "December Comic Orders Up 7% Over Last Year"
 
November 2001:
"Top 300 Comics -- November, 2001"
Over-view/Analysis: "November Comic Orders Continue Strong Trend"

October 2001:
"Top 300 Comics -- October 2001"
Over-view/Analysis: "Comics Start Q4 Strong"
 
September 2001:
"Top 300 Comics--September 2001"
Over-view/Analysis: "September Comic Orders Buck Seasonal Trends"
 
August 2001:
"Top 300 Comics -- August 2001"
Over-view/Analysis: "Comic Orders Dip in August"
 
July 2001:
"Top 300 Comics -- July 2001"
Over-view/Analysis: "Comic Dollars Up in July"
 
June 2001:
"Top 300 Comics -- June 2001"
Over-view/Analysis: "Comic Orders Up 17%"
 
May 2001:
"Top 300 Comics -- May 2001"
Over-view/Analysis: "X-Books, Green Arrow Jump in May"

April 2001:
"Top 300 Comics -- April 2001"
Over-view/Analysis: "'Ultimate X-Men' Tops 100,000"
 
March 2001:
"Top 200 Comics -- March 2001"
Comment/Analysis: "Top Comics Below 100,000"
 
 
Top 10 'M:TG--Khans of Tarkir' Cards Before and After the Prerelease
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Frank Lepore looks at the prices paid for M:TG--Khans of Tarkir singles.