Thursday, December 21, 2017

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

December 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
1Uncanny X-Men341$1.95Marvel190,955
2X-Men61$1.95Marvel187,537
3Wolverine110$1.95Marvel160,075
4Fantastic Four4$1.95Marvel153,255
5Spawn57$1.95Image153,051
6Curse of the Spawn4$1.95Image133,491
7Iron Man4$1.95Marvel133,364
8Spawn The Impaler3$2.95Image125,198
9Generation X24$1.95Marvel123,244
10Onslaught Epilogue$2.95Marvel122,804
11Avengers4$1.95Marvel118,622
12X-Man24$1.95Marvel117,830
13Captain America4$1.95Marvel117,733
14X-Force63$1.95Marvel113,173
15Gen1316$2.50Image111,548
16X-Factor131$1.95Marvel107,806
17Cable40$1.95Marvel106,340
18Magneto4$1.95Marvel93,705
19Amazing Spider-Man420$1.50Marvel92,153
20Excalibur106$1.95Marvel90,566
21Gen13 Bootleg2$2.50Image89,619
22DC/Marvel: All Access4$2.95DC88,851
23Incredible Hulk450$2.95Marvel84,239
24Deadpool2$1.95Marvel81,871
25Spider-Man77$1.95Marvel81,166
26Spectacular Spider-Man243$1.50Marvel75,468
27JLA2$1.95DC74,517
28X.S.E.4$1.95Marvel72,355
29Sensational Spider-Man13$1.95Marvel72,312
30Mystique & Sabretooth3$1.95Marvel71,468
31Tales of the Age of Apocalypse Oversized1$5.95Marvel70,570
32Ballistic/Wolverine$2.95Top Cow69,779
33Darkness2$2.50Top Cow69,499
34Domino2$1.95Marvel67,916
35X-Files25$2.95Topps66,062
36Batman539$1.95DC65,092
37Dawn5$2.95Sirius63,211
38Daredevil/Shi$2.95Marvel62,468
39Ghost Rider/Cyblade$2.95Marvel61,356
40Weapon Zero/Silver Surfer$2.95Top Cow60,497
41Elektra4$1.95Marvel60,475
42Supergirl6$1.95DC59,872
43Shi/Daredevil$2.95Crusade59,755
44Ghost Rider/Ballistic$2.95Marvel59,570
45Detective Comics706$1.95DC59,429
46Lady Death: The Crucible2$2.95Chaos59,338
47Logan: Shadow Society$5.95Marvel58,720
48Superman120$1.95DC58,127
49Catwoman/Vampirella: Furies$4.95DC56,448
50Gen13 Zine1$1.95Image56,389