Thursday, February 16, 2017

Throwback In Comics - February 1997 Comic Book Sales

February 1997 Comic Book Sales Figures
Estimated Comics Preordered by North American Comics Shops
as Reported by Diamond Comic Distributors and Heroes World Distribution

Comic-book TitleIssuePricePublisherEst. preorders
1Uncanny X-Men343$1.95Marvel171,418
2X-Men63$1.95Marvel171,056
3Fantastic Four6$1.95Marvel155,710
4WildC.A.T.S/X-Men1$4.50Image150,476
5Spawn59$1.95Image141,361
6Wolverine112$1.95Marvel140,141
7Iron Man6$1.95Marvel136,794
8Avengers6$1.95Marvel120,151
9Captain America6$1.95Marvel116,580
10Generation X26$1.95Marvel111,691
11Curse of the Spawn6$1.95Image106,745
12X-Man26$1.95Marvel103,977
13X-Force65$1.95Marvel100,955
14X-Factor133$1.95Marvel99,805
15Gen1317$2.50Image98,549
16Cable42$1.95Marvel92,413
17Darkness3$2.50Image86,357
18Witchblade12$2.50Image83,623
19JLA4$1.95DC81,478
20Excalibur108$1.95Marvel81,202
21Amazing Spider-Man422$1.95Marvel79,471
22Spider-Man79$1.95Marvel74,144
23Incredible Hulk452$1.95Marvel73,879
24Juggernaut1$2.99Marvel70,487
25Spectacular Spider-Man245$1.95Marvel70,262
26Gen13 Bootleg4$2.50Image68,523
27Deadpool4$1.95Marvel67,966
28Sensational Spider-Man15$1.95Marvel66,150
29Thunderbolts1$2.99Marvel64,752
30Batman541$1.95DC60,087
31X-Files27$2.95Topps58,489
32Darkchylde4$2.50Image55,520
33WildC.A.T.S35$2.50Image54,841
34Detective Comics708$1.95DC54,835
35Superman122$1.95DC54,511
36Supergirl8$1.95DC53,519
37Action Comics732$1.95DC53,051
38Adventures of Superman545$1.95DC52,774
39Spider-Man: Dead Man's Hand$2.99Marvel52,429
40The Tenth1$2.50Image52,204
41Superman: The Man of Steel66$1.95DC52,059
42Elektra6$1.95Marvel51,480
43Batman: The Long Halloween5$2.95DC51,392
44Batman/Wildcat1$2.25DC49,956
45Lady Death: The Crucible3$2.95Chaos49,818
46Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight93$1.95DC49,007
47Preacher24$2.50DC48,358
48DV85$2.50Image48,052
49Unknown Soldier1$2.50DC46,856
50Green Lantern85$1.75DC45,828