Thursday, April 13, 2017

Throwback In Comic Books! - April 1997 Comic Book Sales


April 1997 Comic Book Sales Figures
Estimated Comics Preordered by North American Comics Shops
as Reported by Diamond Comic Distributors
Comic-book TitleIssuePricePublisherEst. preorders
1Uncanny X-Men345$1.95Marvel179,378
2X-Men65$1.95Marvel177,828
3Fantastic Four8$1.95Marvel154,912
4Spawn61$1.95Image141,123
5Wolverine114$1.95Marvel139,554
6Exciting X-Patrol1$1.95Marvel135,341
7Iron Lantern1$1.95Marvel135,298
8JLX Unleashed1$1.95DC134,484
9Magnetic Men Featuring Magneto1$1.95Marvel134,350
10Challengers of the Fantastic1$1.95Marvel133,833
11Spider-Boy Team-Up1$1.95Marvel131,097
12Iron Man8$1.95Marvel130,696
13Dark Claw Adventures1$1.95DC130,404
14Super Soldier: Man of War1$1.95DC127,808
15Bat Thing1$1.95DC123,339
16Thorion of the New Asgods1$1.95Marvel121,661
17Generation Hex1$1.95DC121,430
18Avengers8$1.95Marvel120,937
19Captain America8$1.95Marvel114,669
20Generation X28$1.95Marvel112,936
21Lobo the Duck1$1.95DC108,625
22X-Man28$1.95Marvel103,925
23X-Men Unlimited15$2.99Marvel99,171
24JLA6$1.95DC98,818
25X-Factor135$1.95Marvel98,490
26Gen1318$2.50Image98,295
27X-Force67$1.95Marvel96,441
28Curse of the Spawn8$1.95Image94,039
29Witchblade14$2.50Image93,304
30Darkness5$2.50Image90,878
31Cable44$1.95Marvel90,033
32Incredible Hulk454$1.95Marvel83,795
33Excalibur110$1.95Marvel80,074
34Amazing Spider-Man424$1.95Marvel79,143
35Superman124$1.95DC77,046
36Action Comics734$1.95DC74,298
37Spider-Man81$1.95Marvel74,067
38Adventures of Superman547$1.95DC73,951
39Superman: The Man of Steel68$1.95DC72,273
40Cable and X-Force '971$2.99Marvel72,024
41Spectacular Spider-Man247$1.95Marvel69,482
42Sensational Spider-Man17$1.95Marvel66,807
43Batman vs. Aliens2$4.95Dark Horse64,934
44Deadpool6$1.95Marvel64,594
45Beast2$2.50Marvel60,800
46Batman543$1.95DC59,706
47Gen13: Bootleg6$2.50Image55,529
48Detective Comics710$1.95DC55,389
49X-Files29$2.95Topps54,155
50Batman: The Long Halloween7$2.95DC53,686