Thursday, May 18, 2017

Throwback In Comic Books! - May 1997 Comic Book Sales

May 1997 Comic Book Sales Figures
Estimated Comics Preordered by North American Comics Shops
as Reported by Diamond Comic Distributors

Comic-book TitleIssuePricePublisherEst. preorders
1Spawn62$1.95Image167,373
2Uncanny X-Men-1$1.95Marvel162,890
3X-Men-1$1.95Marvel160,365
4Fantastic Four9$1.95Marvel142,321
5Curse of the Spawn9$1.95Image133,934
6Wolverine-1$1.95Marvel127,428
7Iron Man9$1.95Marvel122,436
8Captain America9$1.95Marvel107,765
9Avengers-1$1.95Marvel107,567
10Generation X-1$1.95Marvel104,059
11JLA7$1.95DC103,498
12X-Man-1$1.95Marvel96,391
13Gen1319$2.50Image95,666
14X-Factor-1$1.95Marvel89,979
15X-Force-1$1.95Marvel89,914
16Cable-1$1.95Marvel84,397
17Tales of the Witchblade2$2.95Image76,827
18Gen13 Annual1$2.95Image75,354
19Excalibur-1$1.95Marvel74,998
20Amazing Spider-Man-1$1.95Marvel74,425
21Superman125$1.95DC73,694
22Incredible Hulk-1$1.95Marvel72,543
23Action Comics735$1.95DC69,959
24Adventures of Superman548$1.95DC69,802
25Superman: Man of Steel69$1.95DC69,504
26Spider-Man-1$1.95Marvel69,071
27Spectacular Spider-Man-1$1.95Marvel64,874
28Sensational Spider-Man-1$1.95Marvel63,641
29Deadpool-1$1.95Marvel62,717
30Star Wars: Dark Force Rising1$2.95Dark Horse60,146
31Batman544$1.95DC58,451
32Gen13 Bootleg7$2.50Image54,897
33Superman Annual9$3.95DC54,283
34Beast3$2.50Marvel53,798
35Detective711$1.95DC52,746
36Batman: The Long Halloween8$2.95DC51,922
37Supergirl11$1.95DC50,893
38X-Files30$2.95Topps50,513
39Heroes for Hire1$2.99Marvel50,466
40Batman Annual21$3.95DC47,596
41Darkchylde: The Diary1$2.50Image47,205
42Green Lantern88$1.75DC47,152
43WildC.A.T.S38$2.50Image47,076
44Thunderbolts4$1.95Marvel46,416
45Alpha Flight: In the Beginning$1.95Marvel46,071
46Preacher27$2.50DC45,720
47Arcanum3$2.50Image44,417
48Elektra-1$1.95Marvel44,323
49Thunderbolts: A Distant Rumbling$1.95Marvel44,218
50Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight96$1.95DC43,949