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Top 500 Comics--2012

Top-sellers for 2012 Based on Diamond Indexes and Publisher Title Data

Published: 01/09/2013, Last Updated: 01/10/2013 04:15am
#1 for 2012
These are the top-selling comic books by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during the year of 2012.

For an overview and analysis of comic and graphic novel sales for 2012, see "'Walking Dead' Tops 2012 Charts."

For the top-selling graphic novels by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during the year of 2012, see "Top 500 Graphic Novels--2012"




 

 

TOP 500 COMICS -- 2012

 

 

Rank

$ Rank

Title

Price

Pub

1

2

WALKING DEAD #100 (MR)

$3.99

IMA

2

3

UNCANNY AVENGERS #1

$3.99

MAR

3

4

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #1

$3.99

MAR

4

1

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #700

$7.99

MAR

5

6

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #2

$3.99

MAR

6

9

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #6

$3.99

MAR

7

7

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #5

$3.99

MAR

8

8

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #3

$3.99

MAR

9

10

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #4

$3.99

MAR

10

13

AVENGERS #1

$3.99

MAR

11

14

ALL NEW X-MEN #1

$3.99

MAR

12

11

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #7

$3.99

MAR

13

12

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #8

$3.99

MAR

14

16

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #9

$3.99

MAR

15

15

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #10

$3.99

MAR

16

5

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #12

$4.99

MAR

17

17

BATMAN #13

$3.99

DC

18

25

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #0

$3.99

MAR

19

18

AVENGERS VS X-MEN #11

$3.99

MAR

20

19

JUSTICE LEAGUE #12

$3.99

DC

21

21

BATMAN #14

$3.99

DC

22

20

BATMAN #0

$3.99

DC

23

22

BATMAN #15

$3.99

DC

24

44

BATMAN #5

$2.99

DC

25

23

JUSTICE LEAGUE #5

$3.99

DC

26

24

JUSTICE LEAGUE #6

$3.99

DC

27

26

BATMAN #8

$3.99

DC

28

28

BATMAN #9

$3.99

DC

29

29

JUSTICE LEAGUE #7

$3.99

DC

30

54

BATMAN #6

$2.99

DC

31

30

BATMAN #10

$3.99

DC

32

56

BATMAN #7

$2.99

DC

33

32

BATMAN #11

$3.99

DC

34

33

JUSTICE LEAGUE #9

$3.99

DC

35

34

JUSTICE LEAGUE #8

$3.99

DC

36

35

JUSTICE LEAGUE #10

$3.99

DC

37

36

JUSTICE LEAGUE #0

$3.99

DC

38

37

JUSTICE LEAGUE #11

$3.99

DC

39

46

CAPTAIN AMERICA #1

$3.99

MAR

40

38

BATMAN #12

$3.99

DC

41

55

INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #1

$3.99

MAR

42

87

DEADPOOL #1

$2.99

MAR

43

40

JUSTICE LEAGUE #13

$3.99

DC

44

58

IRON MAN #1

$3.99

MAR

45

43

UNCANNY AVENGERS #2

$3.99

MAR

46

42

AVX VS #1

$3.99

MAR

47

45

BEFORE WATCHMEN MINUTEMEN #1 (MR)

$3.99

DC

48

99

FANTASTIC FOUR #1

$2.99

MAR

49

39

JUSTICE LEAGUE #15

$3.99

DC

50

41

JUSTICE LEAGUE #14

$3.99

DC

51

48

BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #1 (MR)

$3.99

DC

52

66

THOR GOD OF THUNDER #1

$3.99

MAR

53

31

BATMAN ANNUAL #1

$4.99

DC

54

51

BEFORE WATCHMEN SILK SPECTRE #1 (MR)

$3.99

DC

55

53

BEFORE WATCHMEN NITE OWL #1 (MR)

$3.99

DC

56

65

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE #1

$3.99

MAR

57

67

A PLUS X #1

$3.99

MAR

58

47

ACTION COMICS #5

$3.99

DC

59

49

DETECTIVE COMICS #15

$3.99

DC

60

50

EARTH 2 #1

$3.99

DC

61

91

DETECTIVE COMICS #5

$2.99

DC

62

95

GREEN LANTERN #5

$2.99

DC

63

57

AVX VS #2

$3.99

MAR

64

102

BATMAN INCORPORATED #1

$2.99

DC

65

64

ALL NEW X-MEN #2

$3.99

MAR

66

59

DETECTIVE COMICS #9

$3.99

DC

67

60

ACTION COMICS #6

$3.99

DC

68

27

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #692

$5.99

MAR

69

103

DETECTIVE COMICS #6

$2.99

DC

70

63

SPIDER-MEN #1

$3.99

MAR

71

75

AVX VS #3

$3.99

MAR

72

70

BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS #1 (MR)

$3.99

DC

73

69

AVENGERS #2

$3.99

MAR

74

109

GREEN LANTERN #6

$2.99

DC

75

68

ACTION COMICS #7

$3.99

DC

76

113

GREEN LANTERN #7

$2.99

DC

77

114

DETECTIVE COMICS #7

$2.99

DC

78

115

GREEN LANTERN #13

$2.99

DC

79

116

GREEN LANTERN #0

$2.99

DC

80

73

BEFORE WATCHMEN RORSCHACH #1 (MR)

$3.99

DC

81

117

GREEN LANTERN #8

$2.99

DC

82

84

CABLE AND X-FORCE #1

$3.99

MAR

83

124

BATMAN AND ROBIN #15

$2.99

DC

84

71

DETECTIVE COMICS #8

$3.99

DC

85

72

ACTION COMICS #9

$3.99

DC

86

121

GREEN LANTERN #9

$2.99

DC

87

74

ACTION COMICS #8

$3.99

DC

88

76

AVX VS #4

$3.99

MAR

89

213

X-MEN LEGACY #1

$2.99

MAR

90

61

MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC #1

$3.99

IDW

91

77

DETECTIVE COMICS #0

$3.99

DC

92

108

ASTONISHING X-MEN #51

$3.99

MAR

93

139

EARTH 2 #2

$2.99

DC

94

79

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #698

$3.99

MAR

95

146

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #9

$2.99

DC

96

147

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #5

$2.99

DC

97

78

DETECTIVE COMICS #10

$3.99

DC

98

81

ALL NEW X-MEN #3

$3.99

MAR

99

158

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #6

$2.99

DC

100

219

THUNDERBOLTS #1

$2.99

MAR

101

83

BEFORE WATCHMEN DR MANHATTAN #1 (MR)

$3.99

DC

102

162

GREEN LANTERN #10

$2.99

DC

103

170

BATGIRL #14

$2.99

DC

104

242

FF #1

$2.99

MAR

105

89

ALL NEW X-MEN #4

$3.99

MAR

106

174

GREEN LANTERN #11

$2.99

DC

107

82

ACTION COMICS #0

$3.99

DC

108

188

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #7

$2.99

DC

109

86

DETECTIVE COMICS #11

$3.99

DC

110

195

GREEN LANTERN #14

$2.99

DC

111

88

ACTION COMICS #10

$3.99

DC

112

90

AVX VS #5

$3.99

MAR

113

205

BATMAN AND ROBIN #9

$2.99

DC

114

202

GREEN LANTERN #12

$2.99

DC

115

94

AVX CONSEQUENCES #1

$3.99

MAR

116

92

ACTION COMICS #11

$3.99

DC

117

62

GREEN LANTERN ANNUAL #1

$4.99

DC

118

93

DETECTIVE COMICS #13

$3.99

DC

119

207

WALKING DEAD #103 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

120

110

UNCANNY X-MEN #11

$3.99

MAR

121

183

AQUAMAN #15

$2.99

DC

122

214

EARTH 2 #3

$2.99

DC

123

215

BATMAN AND ROBIN #5

$2.99

DC

124

218

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #8

$2.99

DC

125

222

BATMAN INCORPORATED #2

$2.99

DC

126

224

BATMAN AND ROBIN #14

$2.99

DC

127

97

AVX VS #6

$3.99

MAR

128

225

BATGIRL #15

$2.99

DC

129

96

DETECTIVE COMICS #12

$3.99

DC

130

101

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #699

$3.99

MAR

131

100

DETECTIVE COMICS #14

$3.99

DC

132

231

NIGHTWING #15

$2.99

DC

133

229

GREEN LANTERN #15

$2.99

DC

134

105

BEFORE WATCHMEN MINUTEMEN #2 (MR)

$3.99

DC

135

131

IRON MAN #2

$3.99

MAR

136

236

FLASH #5

$2.99

DC

137

235

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #10

$2.99

DC

138

237

SUPERMAN #5

$2.99

DC

139

238

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #0

$2.99

DC

140

253

BATGIRL #13

$2.99

DC

141

249

SUPERMAN #6

$2.99

DC

142

104

ACTION COMICS #12

$3.99

DC

143

261

BATMAN AND ROBIN #6

$2.99

DC

144

260

BATMAN AND ROBIN #0

$2.99

DC

145

265

EARTH 2 #0

$2.99

DC

146

263

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #11

$2.99

DC

147

122

UNCANNY X-MEN #13

$3.99

MAR

148

256

WALKING DEAD #101 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

149

136

AVENGERS #25

$3.99

MAR

150

138

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #9

$3.99

MAR

151

272

BATMAN AND ROBIN #10

$2.99

DC

152

112

SPIDER-MEN #2

$3.99

MAR

153

111

UNCANNY X-MEN #12

$3.99

MAR

154

277

FLASH #6

$2.99

DC

155

52

MARVEL NOW POINT ONE #1

$5.99

MAR

156

285

BATMAN AND ROBIN #7

$2.99

DC

157

144

NEW AVENGERS #24

$3.99

MAR

158

292

SUICIDE SQUAD #14

$2.99

DC

159

133

AVENGERS #27

$3.99

MAR

160

286

SUPERMAN #7

$2.99

DC

161

119

BEFORE WATCHMEN COMEDIAN #2 (MR)

$3.99

DC

162

289

EARTH 2 #4

$2.99

DC

163

296

TEEN TITANS #15

$2.99

DC

164

291

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #12

$2.99

DC

165

130

UNCANNY X-MEN #14

$3.99

MAR

166

293

BATMAN AND ROBIN #8

$2.99

DC

167

376

DEADPOOL #2

$2.99

MAR

168

297

BATMAN AND ROBIN #11

$2.99

DC

169

300

AQUAMAN #5

$2.99

DC

170

120

AVENGERS #26

$3.99

MAR

171

118

ACTION COMICS #13

$3.99

DC

172

307

FLASH #7

$2.99

DC

173

132

BEFORE WATCHMEN SILK SPECTRE #2 (MR)

$3.99

DC

174

126

NEW AVENGERS #25

$3.99

MAR

175

175

THOR GOD OF THUNDER #2

$3.99

MAR

176

310

WORLDS FINEST #1

$2.99

DC

177

127

UNCANNY X-MEN #15

$3.99

MAR

178

129

AVX CONSEQUENCES #2

$3.99

MAR

179

128

UNCANNY X-MEN #20

$3.99

MAR

180

302

WALKING DEAD #99 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

181

314

AQUAMAN #6

$2.99

DC

182

318

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #699.1

$2.99

MAR

183

319

CATWOMAN #14

$2.99

DC

184

312

SUPERMAN #8

$2.99

DC

185

320

HIT-GIRL #1 (MR)

$2.99

MAR

186

317

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #13

$2.99

DC

187

134

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #11

$3.99

MAR

188

137

BEFORE WATCHMEN MOLOCH #1

$3.99

DC

189

322

FLASH #8

$2.99

DC

190

201

A PLUS X #2

$3.99

MAR

191

153

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #12

$3.99

MAR

192

80

DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #1

$4.99

DC

193

159

NEW AVENGERS #27

$3.99

MAR

194

135

ACTION COMICS #14

$3.99

DC

195

321

BATMAN AND ROBIN #12

$2.99

DC

196

107

MASKS #1

$3.99

DE

197

125

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #688

$3.99

MAR

198

329

AQUAMAN #7

$2.99

DC

199

304

BATMAN INCORPORATED #3

$2.99

DC

200

316

WALKING DEAD #102 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

201

327

NIGHTWING #9

$2.99

DC

202

381

AVENGERS ARENA #1

$2.99

MAR

203

330

BATMAN INCORPORATED #0

$2.99

DC

204

323

WALKING DEAD #97 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

205

189

CAPTAIN AMERICA #2

$3.99

MAR

206

142

NEW AVENGERS #26

$3.99

MAR

207

141

UNCANNY X-MEN #16

$3.99

MAR

208

324

WALKING DEAD #98 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

209

331

FLASH #9

$2.99

DC

210

143

UNCANNY X-MEN #5

$3.99

MAR

211

335

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #15

$2.99

DC

212

334

NIGHTWING #8

$2.99

DC

213

375

AQUAMAN #12

$2.99

DC

214

148

AVENGERS #28

$3.99

MAR

215

336

AQUAMAN #8

$2.99

DC

216

150

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #10

$3.99

MAR

217

194

INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK #2

$3.99

MAR

218

149

UNCANNY X-MEN #4

$3.99

MAR

219

338

BATMAN AND ROBIN #13

$2.99

DC

220

161

BEFORE WATCHMEN RORSCHACH #2 (MR)

$3.99

DC

221

344

AQUAMAN #0

$2.99

DC

222

343

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #14

$2.99

DC

223

151

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #687

$3.99

MAR

224

154

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #13

$3.99

MAR

225

152

AVX CONSEQUENCES #3

$3.99

MAR

226

339

SUPERMAN #9

$2.99

DC

227

164

BEFORE WATCHMEN NITE OWL #2 (MR)

$3.99

DC

228

155

NEW AVENGERS #28

$3.99

MAR

229

345

SUPERMAN #0

$2.99

DC

230

157

AVENGERS #31

$3.99

MAR

231

163

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #4

$3.99

MAR

232

156

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #683

$3.99

MAR

233

160

SCARLET SPIDER #1

$3.99

MAR

234

98

WOLVERINE #300

$4.99

MAR

235

281

ASTONISHING X-MEN #50

$3.99

MAR

236

348

AQUAMAN #9

$2.99

DC

237

165

AVX CONSEQUENCES #4

$3.99

MAR

238

350

EARTH 2 #5

$2.99

DC

239

166

AVENGERS #29

$3.99

MAR

240

168

AVENGERS X-SANCTION #2

$3.99

MAR

241

204

WOLVERINE #310

$3.99

MAR

242

169

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #14

$3.99

MAR

243

354

CATWOMAN #13

$2.99

DC

244

171

AVX CONSEQUENCES #5

$3.99

MAR

245

167

ACTION COMICS #15

$3.99

DC

246

178

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #682

$3.99

MAR

247

172

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #691

$3.99

MAR

248

181

BEFORE WATCHMEN OZYMANDIAS #2 (MR)

$3.99

DC

249

173

UNCANNY X-MEN #17

$3.99

MAR

250

357

AQUAMAN #10

$2.99

DC

251

356

SAGA #1 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

252

360

BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #15

$2.99

DC

253

176

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #689

$3.99

MAR

254

177

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #693

$3.99

MAR

255

180

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #697

$3.99

MAR

256

179

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #684

$3.99

MAR

257

427

DEADPOOL #3

$2.99

MAR

258

358

SUPERMAN #10

$2.99

DC

259

182

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #694

$3.99

MAR

260

185

UNCANNY X-MEN #6

$3.99

MAR

261

187

UNCANNY X-MEN #18

$3.99

MAR

262

184

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #686

$3.99

MAR

263

190

UNCANNY X-MEN #7

$3.99

MAR

264

186

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #685

$3.99

MAR

265

363

BATGIRL #9

$2.99

DC

266

191

NEW AVENGERS #29

$3.99

MAR

267

705

WONDER WOMAN #5

$2.99

DC

268

196

UNCANNY X-MEN #19

$3.99

MAR

269

197

AVENGERS #30

$3.99

MAR

270

193

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #690

$3.99

MAR

271

365

AQUAMAN #11

$2.99

DC

272

366

BATMAN INCORPORATED #4

$2.99

DC

273

228

IRON MAN #3

$3.99

MAR

274

367

FLASH #0

$2.99

DC

275

362

WALKING DEAD #104 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

276

199

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #696

$3.99

MAR

277

372

BATGIRL #5

$2.99

DC

278

198

BEFORE WATCHMEN MINUTEMEN #3 (MR)

$3.99

DC

279

387

AGE OF APOCALYPSE #1

$2.99

MAR

280

378

BATMAN INCORPORATED #5

$2.99

DC

281

377

EARTH 2 #6

$2.99

DC

282

437

FANTASTIC FOUR #2

$2.99

MAR

283

203

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #677

$3.99

MAR

284

449

X-MEN LEGACY #2

$2.99

MAR

285

206

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #695

$3.99

MAR

286

211

WOLVERINE AND X-MEN #15

$3.99

MAR

287

212

SPIDER-MEN #3

$3.99

MAR

288

234

UNCANNY X-MEN #9

$3.99

MAR

289

368

WALKING DEAD #105 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

290

210

UNCANNY X-MEN #8

$3.99

MAR

291

385

NIGHTWING #5

$2.99

DC

292

255

CABLE AND X-FORCE #2

$3.99

MAR

293

106

AVENGERS #34

$4.99

MAR

294

216

BEFORE WATCHMEN DR MANHATTAN #2 (MR)

$3.99

DC

295

384

SUPERMAN #11

$2.99

DC

296

389

TALON #0

$2.99

DC

297

397

SUICIDE SQUAD #15

$2.99

DC

298

396

TALON #1

$2.99

DC

299

221

NEW AVENGERS #30

$3.99

MAR

300

741

TEEN TITANS #5

$2.99

DC

301

217

UNCANNY X-MEN #10

$3.99

MAR

302

223

AVENGERS X-SANCTION #3

$3.99

MAR

303

240

IRON MAN #4

$3.99

MAR

304

252

A PLUS X #3

$3.99

MAR

305

398

NIGHTWING #0

$2.99

DC

306

273

AVENGERS X-SANCTION #4

$3.99

MAR

307

226

AVENGERS #32