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Top 300 Comics Actual--December 2011

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

Published: 01/09/2012, Last Updated: 01/10/2012 01:53am
#1 in December
These are estimates of the sales on comic books by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during December 2011.

For an overview and analysis of comic sales in December, see "'Justice League' Remains at #1 in December."

For an analysis of the dollar trends in December, see "Marvel Regains Top Spot in December."
 
For our estimates of actual sales by Diamond U.S. from comic specialty stores on graphic novels shipped during December, see "Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual--December 2011."

 

 

 

TOP 300 COMICS -- December 2011

 

 

 

Rank

Index

Title

Price

Pub

Est.Qty

1

106.33

JUSTICE LEAGUE #4

$3.99

DC

  142,248

2

100.00

BATMAN #4

$2.99

DC

  133,781

3

84.35

ACTION COMICS #4

$3.99

DC

  112,839

4

77.89

GREEN LANTERN #4

$2.99

DC

  104,199

5

69.80

AVENGERS X-SANCTION #1

$3.99

MAR

    93,380

6

66.85

DETECTIVE COMICS #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    89,429

7

64.26

DEFENDERS #1

$3.99

MAR

    85,969

8

57.81

FLASH #4

$2.99

DC

    77,336

9

52.94

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    70,820

10

51.49

SUPERMAN #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    68,879

11

51.13

BATMAN AND ROBIN #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    68,400

12

47.92

UNCANNY X-MEN #3

$3.99

MAR

    64,112

13

45.36

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #2

$3.99

MAR

    60,682

14

43.70

AQUAMAN #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    58,465

15

43.68

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #3

$3.99

MAR

    58,438

16

43.11

WONDER WOMAN #4

$2.99

DC

    57,675

17

42.72

AVENGERS #20

$3.99

MAR

    57,145

18

41.36

UNCANNY X-FORCE #19

$3.99

MAR

    55,333

19

41.06

TEEN TITANS #4

$2.99

DC

    54,929

20

40.85

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #675

$3.99

MAR

    54,652

21

40.57

UNCANNY X-FORCE #18

$3.99

MAR

    54,274

22

40.37

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #676

$3.99

MAR

    54,001

23

40.35

BATGIRL #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    53,975

24

39.84

GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #4

$2.99

DC

    53,305

25

39.55

NEW AVENGERS #19

$3.99

MAR

    52,915

26

39.44

BATWOMAN #4

$2.99

DC

    52,757

27

38.62

NIGHTWING #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    51,668

28

38.47

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    51,462

29

38.18

FANTASTIC FOUR #601

$2.99

MAR

    51,080

30

36.11

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #5

$3.99

MAR

    48,308

31

35.69

CAPTAIN AMERICA #6

$3.99

MAR

    47,753

32

35.38

CAPTAIN AMERICA #5

$3.99

MAR

    47,333

33

34.72

INCREDIBLE HULK #3

$3.99

MAR

    46,446

34

33.93

KICK-ASS 2 #6 (MR)

$2.99

MAR

    45,390

35

33.82

RED LANTERNS #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    45,244

36

33.61

FF #13

$2.99

MAR

    44,970

37

33.38

SWAMP THING #4

$2.99

DC

    44,660

38

32.18

BATMAN INCORPORATED LEVIATHAN STRIKES #1

$6.99

DC

    43,048

39

30.66

CATWOMAN #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    41,023

40

30.11

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    40,275

41

29.79

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    39,850

42

29.72

SUPERGIRL #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    39,762

43

29.64

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    39,656

44

29.24

X-MEN #22

$3.99

MAR

    39,121

45

29.02

DAREDEVIL #7

$2.99

MAR

    38,824

46

28.68

ANIMAL MAN #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    38,367

47

28.56

SECRET AVENGERS #20

$3.99

MAR

    38,202

48

28.40

MIGHTY THOR #9

$3.99

MAR

    38,000

49

28.36

X-MEN LEGACY #260

$2.99

MAR

    37,946

50

28.12

CARNAGE USA #1

$3.99

MAR

    37,620

51

27.93

WOLVERINE #20

$3.99

MAR

    37,360

52

27.74

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #4

$3.99

MAR

    37,115

53

27.21

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #5

$3.99

MAR

    36,396

54

26.91

SUPERBOY #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    36,002

55

26.46

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #511

$3.99

MAR

    35,402

56

26.28

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #5

$3.99

MAR

    35,153

57

24.97

GREEN ARROW #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    33,404

58

23.54

WALKING DEAD #92 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

    31,496

59

23.54

FEAR ITSELF FEARLESS #4

$2.99

MAR

    31,491

60

23.47

ASTONISHING X-MEN #45

$3.99

MAR

    31,392

61

23.29

BTVS SEASON 9 FREEFALL #4

$2.99

DAR

    31,157

62

23.24

SUICIDE SQUAD #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    31,095

63

23.18

BIRDS OF PREY #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    31,014

64

23.16

STORMWATCH #4

$2.99

DC

    30,987

65

22.13

AVENGERS CHILDRENS CRUSADE #8

$3.99

MAR

    29,601

66

22.02

VENOM #10

$2.99

MAR

    29,465

67

21.93

FEAR ITSELF FEARLESS #5

$2.99

MAR

    29,343

68

21.42

VENOM #11

$2.99

MAR

    28,658

69

21.42

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BUCKY #625

$2.99

MAR

    28,652

70

19.74

ALL STAR WESTERN #4 [*]

$3.99

DC

    26,414

71

19.37

DEADPOOL #47

$2.99

MAR

    25,910

72

19.11

NEW MUTANTS #35

$2.99

MAR

    25,564

73

19.03

DEADPOOL #48

$2.99

MAR

    25,458

74

19.01

SAVAGE HAWKMAN #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    25,437

75

18.91

DEMON KNIGHTS #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    25,298

76

18.85

HUNTRESS #3

$2.99

DC

    25,215

77

18.72

LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    25,049

78

18.41

MOON KNIGHT #8

$3.99

MAR

    24,626

79

18.06

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #632

$2.99

MAR

    24,159

80

17.98

BATWING #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    24,053

81

17.92

PUNISHER #6

$2.99

MAR

    23,971

82

17.74

DEATHSTROKE #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    23,730

83

17.69

X-FACTOR #229

$2.99

MAR

    23,667

84

17.54

X-FACTOR #228

$2.99

MAR

    23,461

85

17.40

HULK #45

$2.99

MAR

    23,273

86

17.26

BATMAN ODYSSEY VOL 2 #3

$3.99

DC

    23,089

87

17.23

FURY OF FIRESTORM THE NUCLEAR MEN #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    23,049

88

17.17

HULK #46

$2.99

MAR

    22,974

89

16.76

AVENGERS ACADEMY #23

$2.99

MAR

    22,422

90

16.69

FRANKENSTEIN AGENT OF SHADE #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    22,331

91

16.44

X-23 #18

$2.99

MAR

    21,999

92

16.41

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    21,958

93

16.22

BATTLE SCARS #2

$2.99

MAR

    21,702

94

16.16

LEGION LOST #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    21,618

95

15.96

LADY MECHANIKA #3

$2.99

ASP

    21,358

96

15.96

X-23 #19

$2.99

MAR

    21,348

97

15.82

THUNDERBOLTS #167

$2.99

MAR

    21,167

98

15.61

ULTIMATE COMICS FALLOUT #4

$3.99

MAR

    20,877

99

15.51

RESURRECTION MAN #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    20,754

100

15.13

GRIFTER #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    20,237

101

14.97

LEGION SECRET ORIGIN #3

$2.99

DC

    20,033

102

14.72

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #5

$3.99

IDW

    19,689

103

14.53

I VAMPIRE #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    19,441

104

14.40

BLUE BEETLE #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    19,267

105

14.40

MAGNETO NOT A HERO #2

$2.99

MAR

    19,262

106

14.38

GENERATION HOPE #14

$2.99

MAR

    19,234

107

14.30

PENGUIN PAIN AND PREJUDICE #3

$2.99

DC

    19,131

108

14.14

SHADE #3

$2.99

DC

    18,922

109

13.97

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES MICRO SERIES #1 RAPHAEL

$3.99

IDW

    18,686

110

13.93

VOODOO #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    18,633

111

13.81

SHIELD #4

$2.99

MAR

    18,475

112

13.77

ALPHA FLIGHT #7

$2.99

MAR

    18,416

113

13.72

ANGEL & FAITH #5

$2.99

DAR

    18,356

114

13.47

HAWK AND DOVE #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    18,014

115

13.39

CAPTAIN ATOM #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    17,917

116

13.31

DAKEN DARK WOLVERINE #18

$2.99

MAR

    17,806

117

13.29

RAY #1

$2.99

DC

    17,779

118

13.28

WOLVERINE BEST THERE IS #12

$3.99

MAR

    17,772

119

13.16

ANNIHILATORS EARTHFALL #4

$3.99

MAR

    17,612

120

13.16

FABLES #112 (MR)

$3.99

DC

    17,602

121

13.12

X-CLUB #1

$2.99

MAR

    17,552

122

12.92

ARCHIE #628 (ARCHIE MEETS KISS PT 2 )

$2.99

ARC

    17,286

123

12.85

PUNISHERMAX #20 (MR)

$3.99

MAR

    17,191

124

12.73

BOYS #61 (MR)

$3.99

DE

    17,024

125

12.59

GHOST RIDER #7

$2.99

MAR

    16,846

126

12.36

OMAC #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    16,534

127

12.08

MISTER TERRIFIC #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    16,167

128

11.98

THE STRAIN #1

$1.00

DAR

    16,023

129

11.92

STAR TREK LEGION OF SUPERHEROES #3

$3.99

IDW

    15,952

130

11.91

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES MICRO SERIES #2 MICHELANGELO

$3.99

IDW

    15,930

131

11.78

STATIC SHOCK #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    15,763

132

11.74

STAR WARS AGENT O/T EMPIRE IRON ECLIPSE #1

$3.50

DAR

    15,700

133

11.60

VILLAINS FOR HIRE #1

$2.99

MAR

    15,519

134

11.49

DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER WAY STATION #1

$3.99

MAR

    15,367

135

11.31

BLACKHAWKS #4 [*]

$2.99

DC

    15,129

136

11.23

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #21 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    15,026

137

11.22

BLACK PANTHER MOST DANGEROUS MAN ALIVE #526

$2.99

MAR

    15,015

138

11.21

VOLTRON #1

$3.99

DE

    15,001

139

11.20

MEN OF WAR #4 [*]

$3.99

DC

    14,977

140

11.03

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #22 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    14,759

141

10.97

BLACK PANTHER MOST DANGEROUS MAN ALIVE #527

$2.99

MAR

    14,677

142

10.85

GAME OF THRONES #4 (MR)

$3.99

DE

    14,514

143

10.81

INVINCIBLE #86

$2.99

IMA

    14,457

144

10.72

VALEN OUTCAST #1

$1.00

BOO

    14,343

145

10.66

WITCHBLADE #150

$4.99

IMA

    14,266

146

10.42

AVENGERS 1959 #4

$2.99

MAR

    13,935

147

10.33

STAR WARS CRIMSON EMPIRE III EMPIRE LOST #3

$3.50

DAR

    13,814

148

10.23

BOYS BUTCHER BAKER CANDLESTICKMAKER #6 (MR)

$3.99

DE

    13,684

149

10.09

SPACEMAN #3 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    13,492

150

9.98

DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #19

$2.99

DC

    13,350

151

9.91

IRON MAN 2.0 #11

$2.99

MAR

    13,255

152

9.88

DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #20

$2.99

DC

    13,219

153

9.85

DEADPOOLMAX X-MAS SPECIAL #1 (MR)

$4.99

MAR

    13,176

154

9.77

DEADPOOL MAX 2 #3 (MR)

$3.99

MAR

    13,070

155

9.73

SPAWN #214

$2.99

IMA

    13,017

156

9.69

TRANSFORMERS DEATH OF OPTIMUS PRIME (ONE SHOT)

$3.99

IDW

    12,961

157

9.53

STAR TREK ONGOING #4

$3.99

IDW

    12,746

158

9.41

STAND NIGHT HAS COME #5

$3.99

MAR

    12,583

159

9.35

IRON MAN 2.0 #12

$2.99

MAR

    12,513

160

9.19

CHEW #22

$2.99

IMA

    12,296

161

8.98

THUNDER AGENTS VOL 2 #2

$2.99

DC

    12,015

162

8.89

WARLORD OF MARS #13

$3.99

DE

    11,896

163

8.62

AVENGERS SOLO #3

$3.99

MAR

    11,530

164

8.61

GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #7 (MR)

$3.99

DE

    11,522

165

8.58

HAUNT #20

$2.99

IMA

    11,476

166

8.43

THOR DEVIANTS SAGA #2

$3.99

MAR

    11,273

167

8.38

WARLORD OF MARS #14

$3.99

DE

    11,210

168

8.19

CONAN ROAD OF KINGS #11

$3.50

DAR

    10,958

169

8.08

STAR WARS KNIGHT ERRANT DELUGE #5

$3.50

DAR

    10,805

170

8.02

VAMPIRELLA #12

$3.99

DE

    10,726

171

7.86

BPRD HELL ON EARTH RUSSIA #4

$3.50

DAR

    10,517

172

7.79

VENGEANCE #6

$3.99

MAR

    10,422

173

7.74

TRANSFORMERS ONGOING #31

$3.99

IDW

    10,348

174

7.53

UNWRITTEN #32 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    10,073

175

7.52

GI JOE VOL 2 ONGOING #8

$3.99

IDW

    10,059

176

7.49

DANGER GIRL ARMY OF DARKNESS #4

$3.99

DE

    10,015

177

7.34

KEVIN SMITH BIONIC MAN #5

$3.99

DE

      9,825

178

7.29

UNWRITTEN #32.5 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      9,759

179

7.20

TRUE BLOOD FRENCH QUARTER #4

$3.99

IDW

      9,637

180

7.14

GHOSTBUSTERS ONGOING #4

$3.99

IDW

      9,558

181

7.03

HELLBLAZER #286 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      9,404

182

7.02

ULTIMATE COMICS FALLOUT #1

$3.99

MAR

      9,392

183

6.95

GODZILLA KINGDOM OF MONSTERS #10

$3.99

IDW

      9,294

184

6.94

HELLBLAZER ANNUAL #1 (MR)

$4.99

DC

      9,289

185

6.83

ARTIFACTS #12

$3.99

IMA

      9,142

186

6.77

HELLRAISER #8 (MR)

$3.99

BOO

      9,059

187

6.62

MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #3

$3.99

DC

      8,858

188

6.60

STITCHED #2 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

      8,829

189

6.58

IZOMBIE #20 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      8,805

190

6.45

GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #173

$3.99

IDW

      8,632

191

6.44

IRREDEEMABLE #32

$3.99

BOO

      8,612

192

6.33

GODZILLA LEGENDS #2

$3.99

IDW

      8,465

193

6.31

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #232

$2.99

ARC

      8,447

194

6.31

SNAKE EYES ONGOING (IDW) #8

$3.99

IDW

      8,446

195

6.31

LOCKE & KEY CLOCKWORKS #3

$3.99

IDW

      8,438

196

6.26

COBRA ONGOING #8

$3.99

IDW

      8,381

197

6.23

CROSSED PSYCHOPATH #6 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

      8,331

198

6.21

SEVERED #5 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

      8,303

199

6.20

GREEN HORNET #20

$3.99

DE

      8,297

200

6.06

BALTIMORE CURSE BELLS #5

$3.50

DAR

      8,105

201

6.05

KIRBY GENESIS CAPTAIN VICTORY #2

$3.99

DE

      8,095

202

6.02

RED SONJA #60

$3.99

DE

      8,052

203

5.87

DARK HORSE PRESENTS #7 (MR)

$7.99

DAR

      7,849

204

5.80

THE GUILD ZABOO #1

$3.50

DAR

      7,762

205

5.76

JOE HILL THE CAPE #3

$3.99

IDW

      7,704

206

5.75

SWEET TOOTH #28 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      7,699

207

5.75

DOROTHY AND WIZARD IN OZ #4

$3.99

MAR

      7,694

208

5.75

TINY TITANS #47

$2.99

DC

      7,689

209

5.70

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS DRIZZT #4

$3.99

IDW

      7,632

210

5.67

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS #14

$3.99

IDW

      7,585

211

5.61

LEGION OF MONSTERS #3

$3.99

MAR

      7,502

212

5.58

RED SONJA #61

$3.99

DE

      7,464

213

5.54

DARK SHADOWS #2

$3.99

DE

      7,407

214

5.51

GRIMM FAIRY TALES #66 (MR)

$2.99

ZEN

      7,366

215

5.48

SPONGEBOB COMICS #6

$2.99

UNI

      7,334

216

5.47

STRANGE TALENT OF LUTHER STRODE #3 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

      7,312

217

5.45

LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #12 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

      7,288

218

5.40

YOUNG JUSTICE #11

$2.99

DC

      7,221

219

5.38

DOCTOR WHO ONGOING VOL 2 #12

$3.99

IDW

      7,200

220

5.36

KIRBY GENESIS SILVER STAR #2

$3.99

DE

      7,169

221

5.31

MEMORIAL #1

$3.99

IDW

      7,100

222

5.31

INCORRUPTIBLE #25

$3.99

BOO

      7,099

223

5.30

MEGA MAN #8

$2.99

ARC

      7,092

224

5.28

JUSTICE LEAGUE #4 COMBO PACK

$4.99

DC

      7,068

225

5.26

HACK SLASH #10 (MR)

$3.50

IMA

      7,033

226

5.21

HACK SLASH #11 (MR)

$3.50

IMA

      6,974

227

5.19

MASS EFFECT INVASION #3

$3.50

DAR

      6,941

228

5.17

SONIC UNIVERSE #35

$2.99

ARC

      6,912

229

5.11

VAMPIRELLA ANNUAL #1

$4.99

DE

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234

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236

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240

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243

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246

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