Thursday, October 5, 2017

Throwback In Comic Books - Top 50 October 1996 Comic Book Sales


October 1996 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
1X-Men59$1.95Marvel202,024
2Uncanny X-Men339$1.95Marvel200,127
3Wolverine108$1.95Marvel179,775
4Spawn the Impaler1$2.95Image172,838
5Spawn55$1.95Image162,896
6Fantastic Four (Vol. 2)2$1.95Marvel162,475
7DC/Marvel: All Access1$2.95DC150,664
8Iron Man (Vol. 2)2$1.95Marvel139,986
9Generation X22$1.95Marvel137,175
10Curse of the Spawn: Dark Future Part 2 Blood Lust1$1.95Image136,955
11Captain America (Vol. 2)2$1.95Marvel131,863
12Avengers (Vol. 2)2$1.95Marvel130,961
13X-Man22$1.95Marvel130,441
14X-Force61$1.95Marvel125,752
15Spider-Man75$2.95Marvel124,664
16X-Men Unlimited13$2.95Marvel122,694
17Gen1314$2.50Image121,937
18X-Factor129$1.95Marvel119,680
19Cable38$1.95Marvel119,162
20Magneto2$1.95Marvel116,973
21Amazing Spider-Man418$1.50Marvel112,113
22X-Men: Rise of the Apocalypse3$1.95Marvel105,266
23Mystique & Sabretooth1$1.95Marvel102,851
24Excalibur104$1.95Marvel100,793
25Spectacular Spider-Man241$1.50Marvel99,661
26Sensational Spider-Man11$1.95Marvel97,569
27X.S.E.2$1.95Marvel96,662
28Witchblade10$2.50Top Cow92,391
29Lady Death: The Crucible1$3.50Chaos91,719
30Tales of the Witchblade1$2.95Top Cow87,245
31Incredible Hulk448$1.50Marvel86,843
32Green Lantern (Enhanced)81$3.95DC72,269
33Elektra2$1.95Marvel71,317
34Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire6$2.95Dark Horse70,988
35X-Files23$2.95Topps70,750
36Batman537$1.95DC70,014
37Darkchylde/Glory1$2.95Extreme68,852
38Supergirl4$1.95DC67,312
39WildC.A.T.S33$2.50Image66,276
40Darkchylde/Avengelyne1$2.99Maximum65,120
41Star Wars: Golden Age of the Sith1$2.95Dark Horse65,078
42Detective Comics704$1.95DC64,168
43Batman: The Long Halloween1$4.95DC63,230
44Venom: Tooth & Claw1$1.95Marvel63,132
45Superman118$1.95DC62,705
46Nightwing3$1.95DC56,677
47X-Files Season One4$3.95Topps56,236
48Journey into Mystery504$1.50Marvel55,408
49Crypt of Dawn1$2.95Sirius54,576
50Batman: Shadow of the Bat57$1.95DC53,960