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Top 300 Comics Actual--April 2012

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

Published: 05/07/2012 05:29pm
#1 in April
These are estimates of the sales on comic books by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during April  2012.

For an overview and analysis of comic sales in April, see "'Avengers vs. X-Men' on Top Again in April."

For an analysis of the dollar trends in April, see "Comic Sales Back on Track in April."
 
For our estimates of actual sales by Diamond U.S. from comic specialty stores on graphic novels shipped during April, see "Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual--April 2012."

 

 

TOP 300 COMICS -- April 2012

 

 

 

Rank

Index

Title

Price

Pub

Est.Qty

1

121.48

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #2

$3.99

MAR

 158,650

2

100.00

BATMAN #8

$3.99

DC

 130,602

3

98.77

JUSTICE LEAGUE #8

$3.99

DC

 128,991

4

79.20

AVX VS #1

$3.99

MAR

 103,436

5

67.64

GREEN LANTERN #8

$2.99

DC

 88,335

6

67.36

ACTION COMICS #8

$3.99

DC

 87,980

7

67.13

DETECTIVE COMICS #8

$3.99

DC

 87,675

8

56.88

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #8

$2.99

DC

 74,287

9

53.50

UNCANNY X-MEN #11

$3.99

MAR

 69,875

10

50.28

AVENGERS #25

$3.99

MAR

 65,664

11

49.76

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #9

$3.99

MAR

 64,984

12

49.41

NEW AVENGERS #24

$3.99

MAR

 64,533

13

49.38

SUPERMAN #8

$2.99

DC

 64,486

14

48.78

FLASH #8

$2.99

DC

 63,702

15

47.43

NEW AVENGERS #25

$3.99

MAR

 61,950

16

47.21

AQUAMAN #8

$2.99

DC

 61,657

17

45.94

BATMAN AND ROBIN #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 59,993

18

45.29

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #683

$3.99

MAR

 59,153

19

43.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #684

$3.99

MAR

 57,454

20

43.57

UNCANNY X-MEN #10

$3.99

MAR

 56,906

21

41.16

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #8

$3.99

MAR

 53,757

22

40.60

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #2

$3.99

MAR

 53,024

23

38.91

TEEN TITANS #8

$2.99

DC

 50,814

24

38.79

UNCANNY X-FORCE #24

$3.99

MAR

 50,667

25

38.63

WONDER WOMAN #8

$2.99

DC

 50,450

26

38.16

SECRET AVENGERS #26

$3.99

MAR

 49,842

27

36.32

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #6

$3.99

MAR

 47,430

28

36.23

GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #8

$2.99

DC

 47,320

29

35.88

NIGHTWING #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 46,857

30

35.31

DAREDEVIL #11

$2.99

MAR

 46,111

31

34.88

SHADOW #1

$3.99

DE

 45,548

32

34.72

BATWOMAN #8

$2.99

DC

 45,341

33

33.68

BATGIRL #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 43,990

34

33.48

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #9

$3.99

MAR

 43,724

35

32.79

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 42,826

36

32.44

FANTASTIC FOUR #605

$2.99

MAR

 42,372

37

32.26

INCREDIBLE HULK #7

$3.99

MAR

 42,135

38

31.76

CAPTAIN AMERICA #10

$3.99

MAR

 41,474

39

30.25

SECRET SERVICE #1 (MR)

$2.99

MAR

 39,505

40

30.19

SWAMP THING #8

$2.99

DC

 39,431

41

30.06

AGE OF APOCALYPSE #2

$2.99

MAR

 39,263

42

29.45

SECRET AVENGERS #25

$3.99

MAR

 38,466

43

29.45

DAREDEVIL #10.1

$2.99

MAR

 38,463

44

28.97

WOLVERINE #304

$3.99

MAR

 37,836

45

28.67

WOLVERINE #305

$3.99

MAR

 37,440

46

28.58

FF #17

$2.99

MAR

 37,325

47

28.28

WALKING DEAD #96 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

 36,931

48

28.24

SAGA #2 (MR) [*]

$2.99

IMA

 36,885

49

28.21

X-MEN #27

$3.99

MAR

 36,843

50

27.69

RED LANTERNS #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 36,170

51

27.34

X-MEN LEGACY #265

$2.99

MAR

 35,712

52

26.68

CATWOMAN #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 34,840

53

26.42

MIGHTY THOR #13

$3.99

MAR

 34,500

54

26.37

HULK #50

$3.99

MAR

 34,437

55

26.17

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 34,177

56

25.68

MIGHTY THOR #12.1

$2.99

MAR

 33,533

57

25.66

WINTER SOLDIER #4

$2.99

MAR

 33,519

58

25.34

SCARLET SPIDER #4

$2.99

MAR

 33,097

59

25.06

ANIMAL MAN #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 32,732

60

24.84

SUPERGIRL #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 32,438

61

24.82

PUNISHER #10

$2.99

MAR

 32,412

62

24.82

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #515

$3.99

MAR

 32,409

63

24.13

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 31,520

64

23.99

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #9

$3.99

MAR

 31,336

65

23.96

ASTONISHING X-MEN #49

$3.99

MAR

 31,291

66

23.87

BATMAN ARKHAM UNHINGED #1

$2.99

DC

 31,170

67

23.27

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 30,396

68

23.02

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN ALPHA AND OMEGA #4

$3.99

MAR

 30,069

69

22.77

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #10

$3.99

MAR

 29,743

70

22.60

SUICIDE SQUAD #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 29,510

71

22.51

SUPERCROOKS #2 (MR)

$2.99

MAR

 29,402

72

22.46

DEADPOOL #53

$2.99

MAR

 29,334

73

22.10

VENOM #15

$2.99

MAR

 28,858

74

22.07

BTVS SEASON 9 FREEFALL #8

$2.99

DAR

 28,830

75

21.98

SUPERBOY #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 28,710

76

21.94

CARNAGE USA #5

$3.99

MAR

 28,652

77

21.78

VENOM #16

$2.99

MAR

 28,440

78

21.36

DEFENDERS #5

$3.99

MAR

 27,893

79

20.66

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #1

$3.99

MAR

 26,981

80

19.86

FANBOYS VS ZOMBIES #1

$1.00

BOO

 25,935

81

19.75

BIRDS OF PREY #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 25,795

82

19.41

STAR WARS BLOOD TIES BOBA FETT IS DEAD #1

$3.50

DAR

 25,344

83

18.95

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND HAWKEYE #629

$2.99

MAR

 24,750

84

18.90

GREEN ARROW #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 24,690

85

18.53

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #3

$3.99

DC

 24,196

86

18.24

X-FACTOR #234

$2.99

MAR

 23,821

87

17.77

STORMWATCH #8

$2.99

DC

 23,212

88

17.77

FEAR ITSELF FEARLESS #12

$2.99

MAR

 23,210

89

17.61

FAIREST #2 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 22,997

90

17.46

FATALE #4 (MR)

$3.50

IMA

 22,804

91

17.26

ALL STAR WESTERN #8 [*]

$3.99

DC

 22,536

92

17.10

AVENGERS ACADEMY #28

$2.99

MAR

 22,333

93

16.34

NEW MUTANTS #40

$2.99

MAR

 21,343

94

16.22

MOON KNIGHT #12

$3.99

MAR

 21,185

95

16.19

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #636

$2.99

MAR

 21,148

96

16.09

NEW MUTANTS #41

$2.99

MAR

 21,012

97

14.88

AMERICAS GOT POWERS #1

$2.99

IMA

 19,439

98

14.85

SECRET AVENGERS #24

$3.99

MAR

 19,394

99

14.79

LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 19,311

100

14.70

THUNDERBOLTS #172

$2.99

MAR

 19,203

101

14.68

STAR WARS DAWN O/T JEDI FORCE STORM #3

$3.50

DAR

 19,166

102

14.64

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #9

$3.99

IDW

 19,116

103

14.56

THUNDERBOLTS #173

$2.99

MAR

 19,017

104

14.56

DEMON KNIGHTS #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 19,012

105

14.04

BATWING #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 18,336

106

13.82

BATMAN ODYSSEY VOL 2 #7

$3.99

DC

 18,050

107

13.65

SECRET #1 [*]

$3.50

IMA

 17,829

108

13.47

ANGEL & FAITH #9

$2.99

DAR

 17,590

109

13.43

FABLES #116 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 17,543

110

13.22

CONAN THE BARBARIAN #3

$3.50

DAR

 17,261

111

13.12

ADVENTURE TIME #3

$3.99

BOO

 17,131

112

12.98

DEATHSTROKE #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 16,951

113

12.90

I VAMPIRE #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 16,845

114

12.61

SAVAGE HAWKMAN #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 16,470

115

12.54

BOYS #65 (MR)

$4.99

DE

 16,371

116

12.44

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES MICRO SERIES #4 LEONARDO

$3.99

IDW

 16,253

117

12.39

LEGION LOST #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 16,186

118

12.37

FRANKENSTEIN AGENT OF SHADE #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 16,158

119

12.27

BRILLIANT #3 (MR)

$3.95

MAR

 16,026

120

12.07

SUPERCROOKS #1 (MR)

$2.99

MAR

 15,761

121

12.02

MANHATTAN PROJECTS #2 [*]

$3.50

IMA

 15,697

122

11.87

SHADE #7

$2.99

DC

 15,499

123

11.77

FURY OF FIRESTORM THE NUCLEAR MEN #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 15,368

124

11.49

BATTLE SCARS #6

$2.99

MAR

 15,011

125

11.48

RESURRECTION MAN #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 14,998

126

11.42

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 14,909

127

11.10

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #26 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 14,493

128

11.06

MARVELS AVENGERS PRELUDE FURYS BIG WEEK #3

$2.99

MAR

 14,442

129

11.02

INVINCIBLE #90

$2.99

IMA

 14,393

130

10.81

GRIFTER #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 14,117

131

10.77

MARVELS AVENGERS PRELUDE FURYS BIG WEEK #4

$2.99

MAR

 14,070

132

10.77

SUPREME #63

$2.99

IMA

 14,062

133

10.58

DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER WAY STATION #5

$3.99

MAR

 13,823

134

10.46

BLUE BEETLE #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 13,662

135

10.45

THIEF OF THIEVES #3 [*]

$2.99

IMA

 13,644

136

10.24

STAR WARS CRIMSON EMPIRE III EMPIRE LOST #6

$3.50

DAR

 13,376

137

10.08

STAR WARS KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC WAR #4

$3.50

DAR

 13,171

138

10.05

VOODOO #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 13,130

139

9.95

STAR WARS DARK TIMES OUT O/T WILDERNESS #5

$2.99

DAR

 12,997

140

9.86

MARVEL UNIV AVENGERS EARTHS MIGHTIEST HEROES #1

$2.99

MAR

 12,874

141

9.81

TWELVE #12

$2.99

MAR

 12,808

142

9.79

GREEN LANTERN THE ANIMATED SERIES #1

$2.99

DC

 12,791

143

9.74

SPACEMAN #6 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 12,727

144

9.71

SPAWN #218

$2.99

IMA

 12,680

145

9.49

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #0

$3.99

MAR

 12,389

146

9.40

STAR WARS AGENT O/T EMPIRE IRON ECLIPSE #5

$3.50

DAR

 12,278

147

9.38

POPEYE #1

$3.99

IDW

 12,250

148

9.29

HAWK AND DOVE #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 12,132

149

9.23

TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE ONGOING #4

$3.99

IDW

 12,053

150

9.11

TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #4

$3.99

IDW

 11,896

151

9.00

CHEW #25 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

 11,753

152

8.98

ROCKETEER ADVENTURES 2 #2

$3.99

IDW

 11,734

153

8.96

CAPTAIN ATOM #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 11,701

154

8.84

X-CLUB #5

$2.99

MAR

 11,551

155

8.81

GAME OF THRONES #7 (MR)

$3.99

DE

 11,511

156

8.67

OMAC #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 11,328

157

8.62

SAUCER COUNTRY #2 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 11,263

158

8.57

KIRBY GENESIS #6

$3.99

DE

 11,190

159

8.34

MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #1

$2.99

MAR

 10,886

160

8.19

BPRD HELL ON EARTH LONG DEATH #3

$3.50

DAR

 10,690

161

8.06

LOBSTER JOHNSON THE BURNING HAND #4

$3.50

DAR

 10,531

162

8.04

STEPHEN KING JOE HILL ROAD RAGE #3

$3.99

IDW

 10,498

163

8.02

BPRD HELL ON EARTH PICKENS COUNTY HORROR #2

$3.50

DAR

 10,477

164

7.83

NEW DEADWARDIANS #2 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 10,229

165

7.82

PEANUTS #4

$3.99

BOO

 10,216

166

7.78

DANGER GIRL REVOLVER #3

$3.99

IDW

 10,156

167

7.73

STATIC SHOCK #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 10,102

168

7.69

DANGER GIRL REVOLVER #4

$3.99

IDW

 10,045

169

7.61

DEJAH THORIS & WHITE APES OF MARS #1 (MR)

$3.99

DE

 9,944

170

7.61

KING CONAN PHOENIX ON THE SWORD #4

$3.50

DAR

 9,941

171

7.52

CROSSED BADLANDS #3 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

 9,824

172

7.49

MISTER TERRIFIC #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 9,776

173

7.45

WARLORD OF MARS #17 (MR)

$3.99

DE

 9,734

174

7.44

MEN OF WAR #8 [*]

$3.99

DC

 9,722

175

7.43

NIGHT FORCE #2

$2.99

DC

 9,698

176

7.41

UNWRITTEN #36 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 9,678

177

7.38

SAGA #1 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

 9,641

178

7.27

HAUNT #23

$2.99

IMA

 9,501

179

7.25

HELLBLAZER #290 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 9,472

180

7.13

LORD OF THE JUNGLE #3 (MR)

$3.99

DE

 9,311

181

7.10

GI JOE VOL 2 ONGOING #12

$3.99

IDW

 9,270

182

7.01

BIONIC WOMAN #1

$3.99

DE

 9,154

183

7.01

BLACKHAWKS #8 [*]

$2.99

DC

 9,149

184

7.00

AVENGERS COMING OF AVENGERS #1

$3.99

MAR

 9,138

185

6.93

CROSSED BADLANDS #4 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

 9,049

186

6.90

KIRBY GENESIS #7

$3.99

DE

 9,017

187

6.90

VAMPIRELLA #16

$3.99

DE

 9,012

188

6.88

KEVIN SMITH BIONIC MAN #8

$3.99

DE

 8,988

189

6.87

GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #11 (MR)

$3.99

DE

 8,975

190

6.79

ADVENTURE TIME #2

$3.99

BOO

 8,864

191

6.78

WITCHBLADE #155

$2.99

IMA

 8,861

192

6.75

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #235

$2.99

ARC

 8,816

193

6.75

GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #177

$3.99

IDW

 8,815

194

6.39

GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #12 (MR)

$3.99

DE

 8,350

195

6.36

DOMINIQUE LAVEAU VOODOO CHILD #2 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 8,302

196

6.36

GOON #39

$3.50

DAR

 8,300

197

6.35

GHOSTBUSTERS ONGOING #8

$3.99

IDW

 8,297

198

6.30

DANGER GIRL ARMY OF DARKNESS #5

$3.99

DE

 8,233

199

6.29

RACHEL RISING #7

$3.99

ABS

 8,210

200

6.28

MASS EFFECT HOMEWORLDS #1

$3.50

DAR

 8,201

201

6.28

THUNDER AGENTS VOL 2 #6

$3.99

DC

 8,201

202

6.25

SNAKE EYES ONGOING (IDW) #12

$3.99

IDW

 8,164

203

6.25

HELL YEAH #2

$2.99

IMA

 8,161

204

6.19

COBRA ONGOING #12

$3.99

IDW

 8,090

205

6.15

IZOMBIE #24 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 8,032

206

6.13

VAMPIRELLA RED ROOM #1

$3.99

DE

 8,012

207

6.10

GFT ALICE IN WONDERLAND #5 (MR)

$2.99

ZEN

 7,971

208

6.09

INFESTATION 2 #2

$3.99

IDW

 7,954

209

6.06

GFT ALICE IN WONDERLAND #4 (MR)

$2.99

ZEN

 7,916

210

6.05

SPONGEBOB COMICS #8

$2.99

UNI

 7,907

211

6.01

IRREDEEMABLE #36

$3.99

BOO

 7,844

212

5.98

DANGER CLUB #1

$2.99

IMA

 7,804

213

5.82

LADY DEATH (ONGOING) #16 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

 7,605

214

5.77

SWEET TOOTH #32 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 7,534

215

5.59

RED SONJA WITCHBLADE #2

$3.99

DE

 7,306

216

5.57

YOUNG JUSTICE #15

$2.99

DC

 7,273

217

5.45

DARK HORSE PRESENTS #11

$7.99

DAR

 7,118

218

5.34

DOCTOR WHO ONGOING VOL 2 #16

$3.99

IDW

 6,973

219

5.33

LADY DEATH ORIGINS CURSED #1 (MR)

$4.99

AVA

 6,965

220

5.26

NORTHLANDERS #50 (MR)

$2.99

DC

 6,869

221

5.25

ARTIFACTS #16

$3.99

IMA

 6,862

222

5.25

SONIC UNIVERSE #39

$2.99

ARC

 6,860

223

5.25

HELLRAISER #13 (MR)

$3.99

BOO

 6,855

224

5.22

GRIMM FAIRY TALES #71 (MR)

$2.99

ZEN

 6,820

225

5.17

SIMPSONS COMICS #189

$2.99

BON

 6,754

226

5.17

GREEN HORNET #24

$3.99

DE

 6,751

227

5.15

RED SONJA #65

$3.99

DE

 6,732

228

5.08

PROPHET #24

$2.99

IMA

 6,639

229

5.05

GRIMM FAIRY TALES #72 (MR)

$2.99

ZEN

 6,590

230

4.91

RAGEMOOR #2

$3.50

DAR

 6,415

231

4.89

STITCHED #4 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

 6,386

232

4.89

ARMY OF DARKNESS ONGOING #3

$3.99

DE

 6,382

233

4.86

ALABASTER WOLVES #1

$3.50

DAR

 6,344

234

4.81

HELLRAISER ANNUAL #1 (MR)

$4.99

BOO

 6,283

235

4.77

HALO FALL OF REACH INVASION #3

$3.99

MAR

 6,224

236

4.72

CASANOVA AVARITIA #3 (MR)

$4.99

MAR

 6,159

237

4.71

GFT JUNGLE BOOK #2 (MR)

$2.99

ZEN

 6,157

238

4.69

VAMPIRELLA VS DRACULA #3

$3.99

DE

 6,124

239

4.68

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN HOOKY #1

$4.99

MAR

 6,112

240

4.65

THE LONE RANGER #4

$3.99

DE

 6,071

241

4.65

AVENGERS ROLL CALL

$4.99

MAR

 6,071

242

4.63

FERALS #4 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

 6,043

243

4.61

QUEEN SONJA #28

$3.99

DE

 6,026

244

4.60

VOLTRON YEAR ONE #1

$3.99

DE

 6,014

245

4.60

MEGA MAN #12

$2.99

ARC

 6,006

246

4.57

DARKNESS #102 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

 5,963

247

4.50

MERCILESS RISE OF MING #1

$3.99

DE

 5,878

248

4.41

FATHOM KIANI VOL 2 #1

$3.50

ASP

 5,764

249

4.40

NEXT MEN AFTERMATH #42

$3.99

IDW

 5,750

250

4.26

INCORRUPTIBLE #28

$3.99

BOO

 5,562

251

4.26

RESET #1

$3.50

DAR

 5,559

252

4.22

PETER PANZERFAUST #3 (MR)

$3.50

IMA

 5,515

253

4.22

CREEPY COMICS #8

$4.99

DAR

 5,507

254

4.17

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS EBERRON ANNUAL 2012 #1

$7.99

IDW

 5,452

255

4.17

NINJETTES #3 (MR)

$3.99

DE

 5,447

256

4.15

INFESTATION 2 30 DAYS OF NIGHT ONE SHOT

$3.99

IDW

 5,423

257

4.10

GFT MYTHS & LEGENDS #15 (MR)

$2.99

ZEN

 5,359

258

4.09

PLANET OF THE APES #13

$3.99

BOO

 5,343

259

4.04

BART SIMPSON COMICS #70

$2.99

BON

 5,281

260

4.02

WHISPERS #2

$2.99

IMA

 5,255

261

4.02

JOHN CARTER GODS OF MARS #2