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Top 300 Comics Actual--August 2012

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

Published: 09/09/2012, Last Updated: 01/14/2013 05:05am
#1 in August
These are estimates of the sales on comic books by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during August 2012.

For an overview and analysis of comic sales in August, (see "'Avengers Vs. X-Men' Finishing Strong").

For an analysis of the dollar trends in August, see "Bull Market in Comics Continues in August."
 
For our estimates of actual sales by Diamond U.S. from comic specialty stores on graphic novels shipped during August, see "Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual--August 2012."

 

 

TOP 300 COMICS -- August 2012

 

 

 

Rank

Index

Title

Price

Pub

Est.Qty

1

139.21

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #9

$3.99

MAR

   174,356

2

135.35

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #10

$3.99

MAR

   169,529

3

100.00

BATMAN #12

$3.99

DC

   125,249

4

96.44

JUSTICE LEAGUE #12

$3.99

DC

   120,796

5

72.71

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #692

$5.99

MAR

     91,071

6

68.24

BEFORE WATCHMEN RORSCHACH #1 (MR) [*]

$3.99

DC

     85,473

7

62.58

AVX VS #5

$3.99

MAR

     78,380

8

61.94

BEFORE WATCHMEN DR MANHATTAN #1 (MR) [*]

$3.99

DC

     77,577

9

61.63

GREEN LANTERN #12

$2.99

DC

     77,187

10

60.68

DETECTIVE COMICS #12

$3.99

DC

     75,998

11

56.85

ACTION COMICS #12

$3.99

DC

     71,203

12

54.01

GREEN LANTERN ANNUAL #1

$4.99

DC

     67,648

13

53.81

EARTH 2 #4

$2.99

DC

     67,393

14

53.56

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #12

$2.99

DC

     67,084

15

53.27

BATMAN INCORPORATED #3

$2.99

DC

     66,720

16

51.09

BATMAN AND ROBIN #12

$2.99

DC

     63,993

17

49.96

DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #1

$4.99

DC

     62,571

18

49.22

AVENGERS #29

$3.99

MAR

     61,653

19

48.87

AQUAMAN #12

$2.99

DC

     61,210

20

48.78

UNCANNY X-MEN #17

$3.99

MAR

     61,095

21

48.52

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #691

$3.99

MAR

     60,767

22

47.63

BEFORE WATCHMEN NITE OWL #2 (MR) [*]

$3.99

DC

     59,661

23

47.46

NEW AVENGERS #29

$3.99

MAR

     59,441

24

46.66

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #15

$3.99

MAR

     58,441

25

46.32

BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS #2 (MR) [*]

$3.99

DC

     58,014

26

45.68

BEFORE WATCHMEN MINUTEMEN #3 (MR)

$3.99

DC

     57,208

27

44.03

FIRST X-MEN #1

$3.99

MAR

     55,152

28

43.29

SPIDER-MEN #4

$3.99

MAR

     54,215

29

42.58

SUPERMAN #12

$2.99

DC

     53,326

30

41.34

FLASH #12

$2.99

DC

     51,779

31

41.30

WALKING DEAD #101 (MR) [*]

$2.99

IMA

     51,732

32

37.91

NIGHTWING #12

$2.99

DC

     47,484

33

36.06

UNCANNY X-FORCE #29

$3.99

MAR

     45,159

34

35.86

UNCANNY X-FORCE #30

$3.99

MAR

     44,918

35

35.60

WONDER WOMAN #12

$2.99

DC

     44,584

36

35.48

SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1

$4.99

DC

     44,438

37

35.29

FLASH ANNUAL #1

$4.99

DC

     44,206

38

34.97

BATGIRL #12

$2.99

DC

     43,804

39

34.19

TEEN TITANS #12

$2.99

DC

     42,817

40

34.05

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #13

$3.99

MAR

     42,642

41

33.86

WOLVERINE #311

$3.99

MAR

     42,404

42

33.49

HAWKEYE #1

$2.99

MAR

     41,952

43

33.36

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #12

$2.99

DC

     41,778

44

33.12

GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #12

$2.99

DC

     41,479

45

32.76

WOLVERINE #312

$3.99

MAR

     41,030

46

32.40

SAGA #6 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

     40,584

47

32.27

GAMBIT #1

$2.99

MAR

     40,418

48

31.64

WORLDS FINEST #4

$2.99

DC

     39,629

49

30.53

SECRET AVENGERS #30

$3.99

MAR

     38,243

50

30.46

DAREDEVIL #17

$2.99

MAR

     38,149

51

30.39

BATWOMAN #12

$2.99

DC

     38,064

52

30.18

DAREDEVIL #16

$2.99

MAR

     37,804

53

29.71

X-MEN LEGACY #271

$2.99

MAR

     37,206

54

29.64

X-MEN LEGACY #272

$2.99

MAR

     37,120

55

29.43

INCREDIBLE HULK #12

$3.99

MAR

     36,860

56

29.30

SWAMP THING #12

$2.99

DC

     36,696

57

29.14

FANTASTIC FOUR #609

$2.99

MAR

     36,496

58

28.85

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #6

$3.99

MAR

     36,131

59

28.26

MIGHTY THOR #18

$3.99

MAR

     35,392

60

28.07

CAPTAIN AMERICA #16

$3.99

MAR

     35,155

61

28.00

RED LANTERNS #12

$2.99

DC

     35,070

62

27.58

ANIMAL MAN #12

$2.99

DC

     34,549

63

27.57

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #10

$3.99

MAR

     34,537

64

27.50

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #12

$2.99

DC

     34,439

65

27.24

CATWOMAN #12

$2.99

DC

     34,117

66

26.99

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #11

$3.99

MAR

     33,808

67

26.90

X-MEN #33

$3.99

MAR

     33,695

68

26.63

X-MEN #34

$3.99

MAR

     33,354

69

25.85

DAREDEVIL ANNUAL #1

$4.99

MAR

     32,373

70

25.82

GAMBIT #2

$2.99

MAR

     32,336

71

25.76

ASTONISHING X-MEN #53

$3.99

MAR

     32,268

72

25.52

WOLVERINE ANNUAL #1

$4.99

MAR

     31,969

73

25.20

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #523

$3.99

MAR

     31,568

74

25.12

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #522

$3.99

MAR

     31,464

75

25.04

DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #1

$2.99

MAR

     31,359

76

24.55

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #12

$2.99

DC

     30,754

77

24.29

SUPERGIRL #12

$2.99

DC

     30,420

78

24.20

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #14

$3.99

MAR

     30,311

79

24.13

FF #21

$2.99

MAR

     30,220

80

23.08

DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #2

$2.99

MAR

     28,904

81

22.76

DEADPOOL #59

$2.99

MAR

     28,507

82

22.72

DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #4

$2.99

MAR

     28,458

83

22.71

DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #3

$2.99

MAR

     28,450

84

22.70

CAPTAIN MARVEL #2

$2.99

MAR

     28,434

85

22.60

SUICIDE SQUAD #12

$2.99

DC

     28,302

86

22.56

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #12

$2.99

DC

     28,261

87

22.23

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #15

$3.99

MAR

     27,847

88

22.11

SCARLET SPIDER #8

$2.99

MAR

     27,690

89

22.08

CAPTAIN MARVEL #3

$2.99

MAR

     27,649

90

21.97

SUPERBOY #12

$2.99

DC

     27,518

91

21.44

VENOM #23

$2.99

MAR

     26,854

92

21.38

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL #1

$4.99

DC

     26,779

93

21.34

VENOM #22

$2.99

MAR

     26,734

94

21.27

PETER PARKER SPIDER-MAN #156.1

$2.99

MAR

     26,646

95

21.23

BIRDS OF PREY #12

$2.99

DC

     26,587

96

21.22

AVENGERS ACADEMY #34

$2.99

MAR

     26,572

97

21.21

BTVS SEASON 9 FREEFALL #12

$2.99

DAR

     26,569

98

21.06

AVENGERS ACADEMY #35

$2.99

MAR

     26,381

99

20.96

WINTER SOLDIER #9

$2.99

MAR

     26,255

100

20.67

SENSATIONSAL SPIDER-MAN #33.1

$2.99

MAR

     25,885

101

20.63

DARK AVENGERS #179

$2.99

MAR

     25,835

102

20.51

X-TREME X-MEN #2

$2.99

MAR

     25,689

103

20.42

SENSATIONAL SPIDER-MAN #33.2

$2.99

MAR

     25,578

104

20.39

WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #129.1

$2.99

MAR

     25,536

105

20.27

AGE OF APOCALYPSE #6

$2.99

MAR

     25,393

106

19.88

SUPERCROOKS #4 (MR)

$4.99

MAR

     24,898

107

18.83

WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #129.2

$2.99

MAR

     23,587

108

18.73

ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #1

$3.99

VAL

     23,464

109

18.46

GREEN ARROW #12

$2.99

DC

     23,126

110

18.32

X-FACTOR #241

$2.99

MAR

     22,943

111

18.19

X-FACTOR #242

$2.99

MAR

     22,782

112

18.18

ALL STAR WESTERN #12

$3.99

DC

     22,767

113

18.15

DIAL H #4

$2.99

DC

     22,733

114

17.83

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #642

$2.99

MAR

     22,336

115

17.67

STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #4

$3.99

IDW

     22,133

116

17.60

PUNISHER #14

$2.99

MAR

     22,046

117

17.55

WALKING DEAD #100 (MR)

$3.99

IMA

     21,987

118

17.21

HULK #56

$2.99

MAR

     21,558

119

17.21

HULK #57

$2.99

MAR

     21,553

120

17.17

DEFENDERS #9

$3.99

MAR

     21,500

121

17.06

FATALE #7 (MR)

$3.50

IMA

     21,369

122

16.94

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #7

$3.99

DC

     21,219

123

16.81

BATMAN ARKHAM UNHINGED #5

$2.99

DC

     21,059

124

16.55

RAVAGERS #4

$2.99

DC

     20,730

125

15.86

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #4

$3.99

DC

     19,861

126

15.85

NEW MUTANTS #47

$2.99

MAR

     19,856

127

15.68

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND IRON MAN #635

$2.99

MAR

     19,639

128

15.64

NEW MUTANTS #48

$2.99

MAR

     19,593

129

15.53

FAIREST #6 (MR)

$2.99

DC

     19,446

130

15.51

ADVENTURE TIME #7

$3.99

BOO

     19,423

131

15.47

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SPIKE #1

$2.99

DAR

     19,372

132

15.29

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND NAMOR #635.1

$2.99

MAR

     19,152

133

15.22

SHADOW #4

$3.99

DE

     19,063

134

15.10

LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #12

$2.99

DC

     18,907

135

14.80

STORMWATCH #12

$2.99

DC

     18,531

136

14.64

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #13

$3.99

IDW

     18,342

137

14.64

SPAWN #222

$2.99

IMA

     18,336

138

14.59

BATWING #12

$2.99

DC

     18,279

139

14.58

THIEF OF THIEVES #7

$2.99

IMA

     18,266

140

13.91

ADVENTURE TIME MARCELINE SCREAM QUEENS #2

$3.99

BOO

     17,428

141

13.81

DEMON KNIGHTS #12

$2.99

DC

     17,295

142

13.61

PHANTOM LADY #1

$2.99

DC

     17,043

143

13.48

X-O MANOWAR #4

$3.99

VAL

     16,882

144

13.39

DEATHSTROKE #12

$2.99

DC

     16,772

145

13.34

FABLES #120 (MR)

$2.99

DC

     16,704

146

13.14

ANGEL & FAITH #13

$2.99

DAR

     16,453

147

12.97

BOYS #69 (MR)

$3.99

DE

     16,242

148

12.89

STAR WARS DARTH MAUL DEATH SENTENCE #2

$2.99

DAR

     16,148

149

12.83

LEGION LOST #12

$2.99

DC

     16,066

150

12.79

BLOODSHOT #2

$3.99

VAL

     16,024

151

12.65

STAR WARS DARTH VADER GHOST PRISON #4

$3.50

DAR

     15,850

152

12.51

STAR WARS LOST TRIBE O/T SITH #1 SPIRAL

$2.99

DAR

     15,667

153

12.49

FURY MAX #5 (MR)

$3.99

MAR

     15,646

154

12.36

HARBINGER #3

$3.99

VAL

     15,482

155

12.22

MASSIVE #3

$3.50

DAR

     15,310

156

12.09

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #12

$2.99

DC

     15,138

157

12.04

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #30 (MR)

$2.99

DC

     15,081

158

11.90

CONAN THE BARBARIAN #7

$3.50

DAR

     14,908

159

11.81

I VAMPIRE #12

$2.99

DC

     14,788

160

11.78

ROCKETEER CARGO OF DOOM #1

$3.99

IDW

     14,758

161

11.77

SAVAGE HAWKMAN #12

$2.99

DC

     14,745

162

11.72

FRANKENSTEIN AGENT OF SHADE #12

$2.99

DC

     14,679

163

11.46

INVINCIBLE #94

$2.99

IMA

     14,355

164

11.44

TMNT MICRO SERIES #7 APRIL

$3.99

IDW

     14,325

165

11.40

PATHFINDER #1

$3.99

DE

     14,277

166

11.29

FURY OF FIRESTORM THE NUCLEAR MEN #12

$2.99

DC

     14,137

167

11.18

MAGIC THE GATHERING SPELL THIEF #2

$4.99

IDW

     14,007

168

11.08

AMERICAN VAMPIRE LORD OF NIGHTMARES #3 (MR)

$2.99

DC

     13,872

169

11.04

SHADE #11

$2.99

DC

     13,828

170

10.97

RESURRECTION MAN #12

$2.99

DC

     13,741

171

10.92

DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER MAN IN BLACK #3

$3.99

MAR

     13,677

172

10.83

SPACE PUNISHER #2

$3.99

MAR

     13,569

173

10.76

NATIONAL COMICS LOOKER #1

$3.99

DC

     13,475

174

10.69

AMERICAS GOT POWERS #3

$2.99

IMA

     13,393

175

10.64

BLUE BEETLE #12

$2.99

DC

     13,325

176

10.39

BRILLIANT #4 (MR)

$3.95

MAR

     13,014

177

10.17

UNTOLD TALES OF PUNISHER MAX #3 (MR)

$3.99

MAR

     12,734

178

9.90

GRIFTER #12

$2.99

DC

     12,400

179

9.84

TRANSFORMERS REGENERATION ONE #82

$3.99

IDW

     12,328

180

9.60

DANGER GIRL GI JOE #2

$3.99

IDW

     12,022

181

9.57

BPRD HELL ON EARTH RETURN O/T MASTER #1

$3.50

DAR

     11,983

182

9.53

KISS #3

$3.99

IDW

     11,941

183

9.53

POWERS #11 (MR)

$3.95

MAR

     11,939

184

9.53

PUNK ROCK JESUS #2 (MR)

$2.99

DC

     11,936

185

9.42

GI COMBAT #4

$3.99

DC

     11,797

186

9.32

STAR WARS KNIGHT ERRANT ESCAPE #3

$3.50

DAR

     11,677

187

9.04

VOODOO #12

$2.99

DC

     11,328

188

9.01

SPACEMAN #9 (MR)

$2.99

DC

     11,290

189

8.92

MIND THE GAP #3 [*]

$2.99

IMA

     11,168

190

8.86

LOCKE & KEY GRINDHOUSE ONE SHOT

$3.99

IDW

     11,094

191

8.80

CROW #2

$3.99

IDW

     11,021

192

8.79

GODZILLA HALF CENTURY WAR #1

$3.99

IDW

     11,010

193

8.76

TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE #8

$3.99

IDW

     10,971

194

8.73

TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE #8

$3.99

IDW

     10,940

195

8.65

BLACK KISS II #1 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

     10,835

196

8.49

STAR TREK #12

$3.99

IDW

     10,635

197

8.49

INFERNAL MAN-THING #3

$3.99

MAR

     10,631

198

8.37

REVIVAL #2 [*]

$2.99

IMA

     10,486

199

8.34

CAPTAIN ATOM #12

$2.99

DC

     10,445

200

8.06

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #240

$2.99

ARC

     10,101

201

7.93

PEANUTS VOL 2 #1

$3.99

BOO

       9,936

202

7.90

WARLORD OF MARS #20 (MR)

$3.99

DE

       9,889

203

7.70

LOBSTER JOHNSON PRAYER OF NEFERU ONE SHOT

$3.50

DAR

       9,643

204

7.69

WARLORD OF MARS DEJAH THORIS #14 (MR)

$3.99

DE

       9,637

205

7.59

MICHAEL AVON OEMINGS THE VICTORIES #1 (MR)

$3.99

DAR

       9,511

206

7.50

HELLBLAZER #294 (MR)

$2.99

DC

       9,396

207

7.37

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #239

$2.99

ARC

       9,226

208

7.37

MARS ATTACKS #3

$3.99

IDW

       9,225

209

7.36

CROSSED BADLANDS #11 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

       9,215

210

7.29

UNWRITTEN #40 (MR)

$2.99

DC

       9,127

211

7.13

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #4

$2.99

DC

       8,925

212

7.11

CROSSED BADLANDS #12 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

       8,900

213

7.09

VAMPIRELLA #20

$3.99

DE

       8,884

214

7.00

GODZILLA #4

$3.99

IDW

       8,767

215

6.95

SAUCER COUNTRY #6 (MR)

$2.99

DC

       8,700

216

6.93

MORNING GLORIES #21 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

       8,686

217

6.86

WITCHBLADE #159 CVR A CHRISTOPHER

$2.99

IMA

       8,598

218

6.86

VAMPIRELLA #21

$3.99

DE

       8,594

219

6.81

GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #181

$3.99

IDW

       8,525

220

6.69

NEW DEADWARDIANS #6 (MR)

$2.99

DC

       8,383

221

6.69

TMNT COLOR CLASSICS MICRO SERIES RAPHAEL ONE SHOT

$3.99

IDW

       8,379

222

6.67

GI JOE VOL 2 #16

$3.99

IDW

       8,348

223

6.65

RACHEL RISING #10

$3.99

ABS

       8,330

224

6.62

GOON #41

$3.50

DAR

       8,287

225

6.55

LIL HOMER #1

$2.99

BON

       8,200

226

6.54

HARVEST #1 (MR)

$3.50

IMA

       8,189

227

6.53

CREEP #0

$2.99

DAR

       8,185

228

6.36

SPONGEBOB COMICS #11

$2.99

UNI

       7,972

229

6.35

THE SPIDER #4

$3.99

DE

       7,956

230

6.31

KEVIN SMITH BIONIC MAN #12

$3.99

DE

       7,903

231

6.31

DARK SHADOWS VAMPIRELLA #1

$3.99

DE

       7,899

232

6.28

DANGER GIRL ARMY OF DARKNESS #6

$3.99

DE

       7,868

233

6.17

POPEYE #4

$3.99

IDW

       7,726

234

6.12

LORD OF THE JUNGLE #7 (MR)

$3.99

DE

       7,664

235

6.09

SNAKE EYES & STORM SHADOW #16

$3.99

IDW

       7,632

236

6.04

GHOSTBUSTERS #12

$3.99

IDW

       7,567

237

5.99

IZOMBIE #28 (MR)

$2.99

DC

       7,507

238

5.98

GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #15 (MR)

$3.99

DE

       7,491

239

5.94

SWEET TOOTH #36 (MR)

$2.99

DC

       7,441

240

5.92

BEASTS OF BURDEN NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH ONE SHOT

$3.50

DAR

       7,418

241

5.89

YOUNG JUSTICE #19

$2.99

DC

       7,375

242

5.86

CAPE 1969 #2

$3.99

IDW

       7,345

243

5.85

COBRA #16

$3.99

IDW

       7,328

244

5.84

LADY DEATH #20 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

       7,312

245

5.84

MASS EFFECT HOMEWORLDS #4

$3.50

DAR

       7,310

246

5.81

STEED AND MRS PEEL #0

$3.99

BOO

       7,274

247

5.71

WITCHBLADE DEMON REBORN #1

$3.99

DE

       7,151

248

5.68

HYPERNATURALS #2

$3.99

BOO

       7,110

249

5.63

CALL OF WONDERLAND #3 (MR)

$3.99

ZEN

       7,054

250

5.59

SIMPSONS COMICS #193

$2.99