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Top 300 Comics Actual--September 2012

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

Published: 10/08/2012, Last Updated: 10/09/2012 04:38am
#1 in September
These are estimates of the sales on comic books by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during September 2012.

For an overview and analysis of comic sales in September, see "'Zero' Issues Spark Market in September."

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

 

 

TOP 300 COMICS -- September 2012

 

 

 

Rank

Index

Title

Price

Pub

Est.Qty

1

106.88

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #11

$3.99

MAR

  167,327

2

100.00

BATMAN #0

$3.99

DC

  156,561

3

80.40

JUSTICE LEAGUE #0

$3.99

DC

  125,868

4

57.43

GREEN LANTERN #0

$2.99

DC

    89,909

5

53.69

DETECTIVE COMICS #0

$3.99

DC

    84,063

6

50.22

ACTION COMICS #0

$3.99

DC

    78,626

7

46.58

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #0

$2.99

DC

    72,919

8

44.17

BATMAN AND ROBIN #0

$2.99

DC

    69,146

9

44.14

EARTH 2 #0

$2.99

DC

    69,111

10

42.23

BATMAN INCORPORATED #0

$2.99

DC

    66,112

11

39.11

AQUAMAN #0

$2.99

DC

    61,227

12

38.64

SUPERMAN #0

$2.99

DC

    60,493

13

38.19

UNCANNY X-MEN #18

$3.99

MAR

    59,794

14

38.18

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #693

$3.99

MAR

    59,772

15

37.44

AVENGERS #30

$3.99

MAR

    58,609

16

37.34

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #694

$3.99

MAR

    58,461

17

36.34

FLASH #0

$2.99

DC

    56,890

18

36.24

NEW AVENGERS #30

$3.99

MAR

    56,742

19

35.68

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #16

$3.99

MAR

    55,857

20

35.20

BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #3 (MR)

$3.99

DC

    55,114

21

34.98

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #17

$3.99

MAR

    54,768

22

34.31

TALON #0 [*]

$2.99

DC

    53,722

23

34.15

BEFORE WATCHMEN SILK SPECTRE #3 (MR)

$3.99

DC

    53,464

24

34.07

WALKING DEAD #102 (MR) [*]

$2.99

IMA

    53,337

25

34.03

BEFORE WATCHMEN NITE OWL #3 (MR)

$3.99

DC

    53,270

26

33.92

NIGHTWING #0

$2.99

DC

    53,109

27

33.55

SPIDER-MEN #5

$3.99

MAR

    52,525

28

33.39

BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS #3 (MR)

$3.99

DC

    52,280

29

32.22

BATGIRL #0

$2.99

DC

    50,441

30

31.79

WONDER WOMAN #0

$2.99

DC

    49,778

31

30.22

TEEN TITANS #0

$2.99

DC

    47,318

32

30.22

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #0

$2.99

DC

    47,309

33

29.84

GREEN LANTERN NEW GUARDIANS #0

$2.99

DC

    46,718

34

28.14

UNCANNY X-FORCE #31

$3.99

MAR

    44,061

35

27.32

WORLDS FINEST #0

$2.99

DC

    42,770

36

27.26

HIT-GIRL #3 (MR)

$2.99

MAR

    42,678

37

26.62

BATWOMAN #0

$2.99

DC

    41,684

38

26.16

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #14

$3.99

MAR

    40,960

39

25.83

JUSTICE LEAGUE #12

$3.99

DC

    40,439

40

25.83

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #15

$3.99

MAR

    40,435

41

25.63

SWAMP THING #0

$2.99

DC

    40,123

42

25.24

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #0

$2.99

DC

    39,511

43

25.08

WOLVERINE #313

$3.99

MAR

    39,262

44

24.99

CATWOMAN #0

$2.99

DC

    39,117

45

24.86

RED LANTERNS #0

$2.99

DC

    38,928

46

24.46

ANIMAL MAN #0

$2.99

DC

    38,295

47

24.44

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #7

$3.99

MAR

    38,259

48

23.75

DAREDEVIL #18

$2.99

MAR

    37,185

49

23.05

PHANTOM STRANGER #0 [*]

$2.99

DC

    36,093

50

23.01

X-MEN LEGACY #273

$2.99

MAR

    36,020

51

22.99

SECRET AVENGERS #31

$3.99

MAR

    35,987

52

22.65

AVENGING SPIDER-MAN #12

$3.99

MAR

    35,462

53

22.60

FANTASTIC FOUR #610

$2.99

MAR

    35,388

54

22.46

X-MEN LEGACY #274

$2.99

MAR

    35,168

55

22.01

SUPERGIRL #0

$2.99

DC

    34,457

56

21.90

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #0

$2.99

DC

    34,287

57

21.89

CAPTAIN AMERICA #17

$3.99

MAR

    34,279

58

21.64

INCREDIBLE HULK #14

$3.99

MAR

    33,887

59

21.63

INCREDIBLE HULK #13

$3.99

MAR

    33,858

60

21.44

HAWKEYE #2

$2.99

MAR

    33,563

61

21.06

HAPPY #1

$2.99

IMA

    32,977

62

20.47

X-MEN #35

$3.99

MAR

    32,049

63

20.44

X-MEN #36

$3.99

MAR

    31,996

64

20.36

SUICIDE SQUAD #0

$2.99

DC

    31,875

65

20.34

SUPERBOY #0

$2.99

DC

    31,840

66

20.07

FIRST X-MEN #2

$3.99

MAR

    31,415

67

19.83

TEAM 7 #0 [*]

$2.99

DC

    31,053

68

19.79

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #524

$3.99

MAR

    30,976

69

19.73

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #525

$3.99

MAR

    30,885

70

19.53

BIRDS OF PREY #0

$2.99

DC

    30,574

71

19.50

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #16

$3.99

MAR

    30,533

72

19.41

ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES #15

$3.99

MAR

    30,382

73

19.35

MIGHTY THOR #19

$3.99

MAR

    30,289

74

19.31

ASTONISHING X-MEN #54

$3.99

MAR

    30,225

75

19.27

MIGHTY THOR #20

$3.99

MAR

    30,172

76

19.21

VENOM #24

$2.99

MAR

    30,080

77

19.06

FF #22

$2.99

MAR

    29,847

78

18.23

DEADPOOL #60

$2.99

MAR

    28,548

79

18.22

GAMBIT #3

$2.99

MAR

    28,530

80

18.15

GREEN ARROW #0

$2.99

DC

    28,408

81

18.11

DEADPOOL #61

$2.99

MAR

    28,351

82

17.34

SCARLET SPIDER #9

$2.99

MAR

    27,140

83

17.29

ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN #16

$3.99

MAR

    27,066

84

17.22

SWORD OF SORCERY #0 [*]

$3.99

DC

    26,959

85

16.52

BTVS SEASON 9 FREEFALL #13

$2.99

DAR

    25,864

86

16.49

WINTER SOLDIER #10

$2.99

MAR

    25,811

87

16.22

ALL STAR WESTERN #0

$3.99

DC

    25,388

88

16.17

WINTER SOLDIER #11

$2.99

MAR

    25,310

89

16.12

VENOM #25

$2.99

MAR

    25,242

90

15.84

CAPTAIN MARVEL #4

$2.99

MAR

    24,799

91

15.64

X-TREME X-MEN #3

$2.99

MAR

    24,490

92

15.37

DIAL H #0

$2.99

DC

    24,070

93

15.22

AVENGERS ACADEMY #36

$2.99

MAR

    23,822

94

15.20

X-O MANOWAR #5

$3.99

VAL

    23,800

95

15.18

DARK AVENGERS #180

$2.99

MAR

    23,761

96

15.09

AGE OF APOCALYPSE #7

$2.99

MAR

    23,618

97

14.72

DARK AVENGERS #181

$2.99

MAR

    23,044

98

14.71

AVENGERS ACADEMY #37

$2.99

MAR

    23,027

99

14.43

X-TREME X-MEN #4

$2.99

MAR

    22,584

100

14.33

RAVAGERS #0

$2.99

DC

    22,437

101

14.18

X-FACTOR #244

$2.99

MAR

    22,193

102

14.14

BATWING #0

$2.99

DC

    22,135

103

14.13

X-FACTOR #243

$2.99

MAR

    22,118

104

14.07

STAR TREK TNG DOCTOR WHO ASSIMILATION #5

$3.99

IDW

    22,022

105

14.03

SPAWN #223

$2.99

IMA

    21,965

106

13.94

PUNISHER #15

$2.99

MAR

    21,829

107

13.90

STORMWATCH #0

$2.99

DC

    21,764

108

13.77

PUNISHER #16

$2.99

MAR

    21,565

109

13.77

LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #0

$2.99

DC

    21,561

110

13.48

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #643

$2.99

MAR

    21,109

111

13.35

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #8

$3.99

DC

    20,897

112

13.28

DEATHSTROKE #0

$2.99

DC

    20,796

113

13.15

JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #644

$2.99

MAR

    20,588

114

13.08

DEMON KNIGHTS #0

$2.99

DC

    20,474

115

12.94

BATMAN ARKHAM UNHINGED #6

$2.99

DC

    20,259

116

12.92

DEFENDERS #10

$3.99

MAR

    20,220

117

12.62

ADVENTURE TIME #8

$3.99

BOO

    19,755

118

12.61

HE MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #2

$2.99

DC

    19,737

119

12.45

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #5

$3.99

DC

    19,499

120

12.20

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BLACK WIDOW #636

$2.99

MAR

    19,101

121

12.10

NEW MUTANTS #49

$2.99

MAR

    18,943

122

12.00

LEGION LOST #0

$2.99

DC

    18,786

123

11.98

SAVAGE HAWKMAN #0

$2.99

DC

    18,750

124

11.96

CAPTAIN AMERICA AND BLACK WIDOW #637

$2.99

MAR

    18,722

125

11.90

FAIREST #7 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    18,626

126

11.58

FRANKENSTEIN AGENT OF SHADE #0

$2.99

DC

    18,122

127

11.48

MANHATTAN PROJECTS #6

$3.50

IMA

    17,981

128

11.45

I VAMPIRE #0

$2.99

DC

    17,920

129

11.29

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ONGOING #14 (C: 1-0-0)

$3.99

IDW

    17,682

130

11.20

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #0 (NOTE PRICE)

$5.99

DC

    17,528

131

11.04

SHADOW #5

$3.99

DE

    17,284

132

11.04

FURY OF FIRESTORM THE NUCLEAR MEN #0

$2.99

DC

    17,279

133

10.90

ADVENTURE TIME MARCELINE SCREAM QUEENS #3

$3.99

BOO

    17,071

134

10.90

THIEF OF THIEVES #8

$2.99

IMA

    17,070

135

10.79

BLUE BEETLE #0

$2.99

DC

    16,888

136

10.65

RESURRECTION MAN #0

$2.99

DC

    16,672

137

10.60

FABLES #121 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    16,596

138

10.60

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SPIKE #2

$2.99

DAR

    16,589

139

10.31

ANGEL & FAITH #14

$2.99

DAR

    16,139

140

10.24

BOYS #70 (MR)

$3.99

DE

    16,027

141

10.06

GRIFTER #0

$2.99

DC

    15,751

142

9.91

STAR WARS DARTH MAUL DEATH SENTENCE #3 (C: 1-0-0)

$2.99

DAR

    15,509

143

9.87

STAR WARS DARTH VADER GHOST PRISON #5 (C: 1-0-0)

$3.50

DAR

    15,455

144

9.77

HARBINGER #4

$3.99

VAL

    15,298

145

9.45

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #31 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    14,796

146

9.35

FURY MAX #6 (MR)

$3.99

MAR

    14,646

147

9.29

ARCHER & ARMSTRONG #2

$3.99

VAL

    14,539

148

9.27

BLOODSHOT #3

$3.99

VAL

    14,517

149

9.23

CONAN THE BARBARIAN #8

$3.50

DAR

    14,443

150

9.08

VOODOO #0

$2.99

DC

    14,223

151

9.00

INVINCIBLE #95

$2.99

IMA

    14,088

152

8.99

GI COMBAT #0

$3.99

DC

    14,072

153

8.91

REVIVAL #3 [*]

$2.99

IMA

    13,943

154

8.90

CAPTAIN ATOM #0

$2.99

DC

    13,934

155

8.90

STAR TREK NEXT GENERATION HIVE #1

$3.99

IDW

    13,927

156

8.73

SHADE #12

$2.99

DC

    13,660

157

8.72

STAR WARS LOST TRIBE O/T SITH SPIRAL #2 (C: 1-0-0)

$2.99

DAR

    13,648

158

8.66

THANOS FINAL THREAT #1

$4.99

MAR

    13,556

159

8.60

AMERICAN VAMPIRE LORD OF NIGHTMARES #4 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    13,472

160

8.58

MASSIVE #4

$3.50

DAR

    13,427

161

8.53

TMNT MICRO SERIES #8 FUGITOID

$3.99

IDW

    13,356

162

8.46

DARK TOWER GUNSLINGER MAN IN BLACK #4

$3.99

MAR

    13,240

163

8.43

DAMSELS #1

$3.99

DE

    13,201

164

8.21

NATIONAL COMICS ROSE AND THORN #1

$3.99

DC

    12,859

165

8.20

FASHION BEAST #1 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

    12,831

166

8.12

MAGIC THE GATHERING SPELL THIEF #3

$4.99

IDW

    12,717

167

8.08

PHANTOM LADY #2

$2.99

DC

    12,653

168

8.06

ROAD TO OZ #1

$3.99

MAR

    12,620

169

8.00

CHEW #28 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

    12,531

170

7.81

GHOST #0

$2.99

DAR

    12,234

171

7.71

UNTOLD TALES OF PUNISHER MAX #4 (MR)

$3.99

MAR

    12,074

172

7.64

PUNK ROCK JESUS #3 (MR)

$2.99

DC

    11,962

173

7.48

SPACE PUNISHER #3

$3.99

MAR

    11,713

174

7.39

MIND THE GAP #4

$2.99

IMA

    11,568

175

7.31

SHADOW ANNUAL #1

$4.99

DE

    11,437

176

7.26

STAR WARS KNIGHT ERRANT ESCAPE #4 (C: 1-0-0)

$3.50

DAR

    11,368

177

7.21

TRANSFORMERS REGENERATION ONE #83

$3.99

IDW

    11,289

178

7.20

DANGER GIRL GI JOE #3

$3.99

IDW

    11,275

179

7.08

ROCKETEER CARGO OF DOOM #2

$3.99

IDW

    11,087

180

7.02

DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #1

$2.99

MAR

    10,993

181

6.92

TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ONGOING #9

$3.99

IDW

    10,829

182

6.90

GAME OF THRONES #10 (MR)

$3.99

DE

    10,803

183

6.89

MIND THE GAP #5

$2.99

IMA

    10,791

184

6.84

TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE ONGOING #9

$3.99

IDW

    10,706

185

6.76

LOBSTER JOHNSON CAPUT MORTUUM #1

$3.50

DAR

    10,578

186

6.64

STAR TREK ONGOING #13

$3.99

IDW

    10,396

187

6.58

WONDERLAND #2 (MR)

$2.99

ZEN

    10,299

188

6.57

KISS #4

$3.99

IDW

    10,288

189

6.56

BPRD HELL ON EARTH RETURN O/T MASTER #2

$3.50

DAR

    10,271

190

6.50

GUARDING THE GLOBE #1 [*]

$2.99

IMA

    10,183

191

6.04

GODZILLA HALF CENTURY WAR #2

$3.99

IDW

      9,454

192

6.04

DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #2

$2.99

MAR

      9,451

193

6.03

TRANSFORMERS MORE MEETS EYE ANNUAL 2012 #1

$7.99

IDW

      9,443

194

6.00

WARLORD OF MARS #21 (MR)

$3.99

DE

      9,388

195

5.97

WARLORD OF MARS DEJAH THORIS #15 (MR)

$3.99

DE

      9,345

196

5.84

HELLBLAZER #295 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      9,143

197

5.82

PETER CANNON THUNDERBOLT #1

$3.99

DE

      9,115

198

5.71

UNWRITTEN #41 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      8,943

199

5.67

CROSSED BADLANDS #13 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

      8,882

200

5.63

TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE ANNUAL 2012

$7.99

IDW

      8,810

201

5.54

CROSSED BADLANDS #14 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

      8,678

202

5.52

CROW #3

$3.99

IDW

      8,649

203

5.49

GODZILLA ONGOING #5

$3.99

IDW

      8,597

204

5.48

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #5

$2.99

DC

      8,572

205

5.45

DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #3

$2.99

MAR

      8,536

206

5.34

BLACK KISS II #2 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

      8,362

207

5.26

GI JOE A REAL AMERICAN HERO #182

$3.99

IDW

      8,239

208

5.24

WITCHBLADE #160

$2.99

IMA

      8,202

209

5.23

MARS ATTACKS #4

$3.99

IDW

      8,194

210

5.21

SAUCER COUNTRY #7 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      8,152

211

5.20

GOON #42

$3.50

DAR

      8,142

212

5.20

GI JOE VOL 2 ONGOING #17

$3.99

IDW

      8,138

213

5.16

NEW DEADWARDIANS #7 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      8,080

214

5.13

VAMPIRELLA #22

$3.99

DE

      8,027

215

5.10

NEW CRUSADERS RISE OF THE HEROES #1

$2.99

ARC

      7,990

216

5.10

DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE #4

$2.99

MAR

      7,989

217

5.08

PEANUTS VOL 2 #2

$3.99

BOO

      7,955

218

5.07

TRUE BLOOD ONGOING #4

$3.99

IDW

      7,932

219

5.06

RACHEL RISING #11

$3.99

ABS

      7,915

220

5.01

HAUNT #26

$2.99

IMA

      7,840

221

5.00

WONDERLAND #3 (MR)

$2.99

ZEN

      7,829

222

4.98

VAMPIRELLA #23

$3.99

DE

      7,790

223

4.96

SPONGEBOB COMICS #12

$2.99

UNI

      7,767

224

4.95

SIMPSONS TREEHOUSE OF HORROR #18

$4.99

BON

      7,746

225

4.80

YOUNG JUSTICE #20

$2.99

DC

      7,515

226

4.78

TRUE BLOOD ONGOING #5

$3.99

IDW

      7,480

227

4.75

GHOSTBUSTERS ONGOING #13 (C: 1-0-0)

$3.99

IDW

      7,435

228

4.72

SNAKE EYES & STORM SHADOW #17

$3.99

IDW

      7,391

229

4.70

KEVIN SMITH BIONIC MAN #13

$3.99

DE

      7,366

230

4.68

SWEET TOOTH #37 (MR)

$2.99

DC

      7,333

231

4.68

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES COLOR CLASSICS #4 (C: 1-0-0)

$3.99

IDW

      7,322

232

4.63

STEED AND MRS PEEL ONGOING #1

$3.99

BOO

      7,247

233

4.62

CREEP #1

$3.50

DAR

      7,236

234

4.60

GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #16 (MR)

$3.99

DE

      7,208

235

4.54

COBRA ONGOING #17

$3.99

IDW

      7,112

236

4.46

LADY DEATH #21 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

      6,990

237

4.46

THE SPIDER #5

$3.99

DE

      6,985

238

4.44

TAROT WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE #76 (MR)

$2.95

BRO

      6,955

239

4.43

GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #17 (MR)

$3.99

DE

      6,942

240

4.38

SIMPSONS COMICS #194

$2.99

BON

      6,861

241

4.38

SONIC UNIVERSE #44

$2.99

ARC

      6,860

242

4.37

GRIMM FAIRY TALES #77 (MR)

$2.99

ZEN

      6,847

243

4.34

HARVEST #2 (MR)

$3.50

IMA

      6,788

244

4.32

GFT JUNGLE BOOK #5 (MR)

$2.99

ZEN

      6,763

245

4.29

DOCTOR WHO ANNUAL 2012

$7.99

IDW

      6,722

246

4.29

POPEYE #5

$3.99

IDW

      6,719

247

4.24

IT GIRL & THE ATOMICS #2 [*]

$2.99

IMA

      6,641

248

4.24

MEGA MAN #17

$2.99

ARC

      6,638

249

4.23

CALL OF WONDERLAND #4 (MR)

$3.99

ZEN

      6,623

250

4.23

GREEN LANTERN THE ANIMATED SERIES #6

$2.99

DC

      6,619

251

4.16

MICHAEL AVON OEMINGS THE VICTORIES #2 (MR)

$3.99

DAR

      6,511

252

4.15

FLASH GORDON ZEITGEIST #6

$3.99

DE

      6,500

253

4.15

DARK SHADOWS VAMPIRELLA #2

$3.99

DE

      6,497

254

4.14

CAPE 1969 #3

$3.99

IDW

      6,484

255

4.09

NIGHT FORCE #7

$2.99

DC

      6,402

256

4.08

HAWKEYE #1

$2.99

MAR

      6,394

257

4.07

JENNIFER BLOOD FIRST BLOOD #1 (MR)

$3.99

DE

      6,372