Most Popular Comic Books

This is a snapshot of the most actively sold comic books in the marketplace that have been graded by either CGC or CBCS. It's important to note that raw comic sales are not considered within this set. You can adjust the dates to analyze using the controls below. A few pre-configured examples include most popular golden age comics, most popular silver age comics, most popular bronze age comics, most popular modern age comics and recently released comics.

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1
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The New Mutants #98
First appearance of Deadpool; First appearance of Domino; First appearance of Gideon
2
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The Amazing Spider-Man #300
First full appearance of Venom; First issue inked by Todd McFarlane; Spider-Man's 25th anniversary issue
3
5
Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #8
First Spider-Man symbiote / black costume
4
13
Spawn #1
First appearance of Spawn; First appearance of Wanda Blake; First appearance of Malebolgia; First appearance of Sam and Twitch
5
-
The Uncanny X-Men #266
First appearance of Gambit
6
37
X-Factor #6
First appearance of Apocalypse
7
20
Ms. Marvel #1
First appearance of Ms. Marvel
8
27
The Incredible Hulk #340
Hulk vs. Wolverine; McFarlane art
9
10
Spider-Man #1 (Silver Edition)
 
10
165
Darth Vader #3
 
11
15
Harley Quinn #1
 
12
55
Deadpool #1
First self-titled series; First appearance of Slayback
13
5
The Amazing Spider-Man #129
First appearance of the Punisher; First appearance of Jackal
14
15
Marvel Premiere #15
First appearance of Iron Fist
15
148
X-Force #11
Sixth appearance of Deadpool; Second appearance of "real" Domino; First appearance of Weapon P.R.I.M.E.
16
2
Outcast #1
First appearance of Kyle Barnes; First appearance of Megan Holt; First appearance of Allison Barnes; First appearance of Amber Barnes; First appearance of Reverend Anderson
17
80
The Incredible Hulk #271
First appearance of Rocket Racoon
18
11
NYX #3
First appearance of X-23
19
387
The Amazing Spider-Man #22
 
20
14
Star Wars #1
First issue to comic series; Movie adaptation
21
-
The Walking Dead #108
First appearance of Ezekiel; First appearance of Shiva; First appearance of The Kingdom
22
37
Amazing Spider-man #4
First appearance of Silk (Cindy Moon); Cameo appearance of Morlun
23
225
Betty & Veronica #1
 
24
13
Wolverine #1
First solo comic book series; First cameo of Yukio; First appearance of Shingen Harada
25
16
The Incredible Hulk #181
First appearance of Wolverine
26
35
All Star Batman #1
 
27
158
Sub-Mariner #1
Second self-titled comics series; First issue to 1st S.A. comic series; First S.A. Namor origin story
28
6
Wolverine #1
First Wolverine on-going comic series; First appearance Cult of the Black Blade; First appearance of Muramasa; First Wolverine as Patch
29
12
Tales of the Teen Titans #44
First appearance of Dick Grayson as Nightwing; First appearance of Jericho; Origin of Deathstroke the Terminator
30
815
The Amazing Spider-man #1
 
31
40
Hero For Hire #1
First appearance of Luke Cage; Origin of Luke Cage; First appearance of Dr. Noah Burnstein; First appearance of Diamondback; First appearance of Billy Bob Rackham
32
1
Superman: The Man of Steel #18
First appearance of Doomsday
33
65
DC Comics Presents #26
First appearance of Cyborg; First appearance of Raven; First appearance of Starfire
34
112
All New Wolverine #1
 
35
10
The Amazing Spider-Man #194
First appearance of Black Cat
36
6
Fantastic Four #48
First appearance of Silver Surfer; First appearance of Galactus
37
14
The Savage She-Hulk #1
Origin of She-Hulk; First appearance of She-Hulk
38
379
The New Mutants #87 (2nd Printing)
 
39
178
The Silver Surfer #1
First appearance of Shalla-Bal; First appearance of Zenn-La; Origin revealed; First issue to self titled series
40
25
The Avengers #57
First appearance of The Vision
41
17
Batman: The Killing Joke #1
Joker cripples Barbara Gordon
42
549
The Amazing Spider-Man #17
 
43
42
Daredevil #1
First appearance of Daredevil (Matt Murdock); Origin of Daredevil; First appearance of Karen Page; First appearance of Foggy Nelson
44
122
Daredevil #181
Death Of Elektra
45
73
The Incredible Hulk #180
First cameo appearance of Wolverine
46
3220
Walking Dead #155
 
47
173
The Uncanny X-Men #282
First appearance of Bishop
48
373
The Amazing Spider-Man #37
First appearance of Norman Osbourne
49
29
The Amazing Spider-Man #252
First black Spider-Man suit in regular series
50
787
Fantastic Four #50
 
51
292
Batman #43
First appearance of Mr. Bloom
52
14
X-Men #94
First new team in title series; Second appearance of Colossus; Second appearance of Nightcrawler; Second appearance of Storm; Second appearance of Thunderbird; Third appearance of Wolverine
53
7
The Amazing Spider-Man #298
First issue penciled by Todd McFarlane; First cameo appearance of Eddie Brock; First cameo appearance of Venom
54
193
Fantastic Four #67
First brief appearance of HIM
55
210
X-Men #137
Death of Phoenix
56
33
Dc Universe Rebirth #1
 
57
39
Dc Universe Rebirth #1 (Midnight Release Variant Cover)
 
58
27
The New Teen Titans #2
First appearance of Deathstroke The Terminator; First appearance and death of Ravager; First appearance H.I.V.E
59
64
Iron Fist #14
First appearance of Sabretooth
60
44
Spider-Man #1
First issue of titled series
61
237
All-New Wolverine #1 (J Scott Campbell Variant)
 
62
931
Iron Man #282
First appearance of War Machine
63
47
The Omega Men #3
First appearance of Lobo; First appearance of Bedlam
64
109
The Amazing Spider-Man #20
First appearance of Scorpion
65
2140
Dark Knight Iii Master Race #1 (Lee Variant Cover)
 
66
95
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #1
First issue to comic story
67
2597
Civil War Ii X-men #1
 
68
53
Giant-Size X-Men #1
First appearance of Colossus; First appearance of Storm; First appearance of Nightcrawler; First appearance of Thunderbird; First appearance of new X-Men; Second appearance of Wolverine; First Wolverine in X-Men team
69
856
The Sandman #1
 
70
153
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #4
Batman vs Superman
71
67
The Amazing Spider-Man #361
First appearance of Carnage (spawn of Venom)
72
105
All Star Batman #1 (Romita Variant Cover)
 
73
320
The Punisher #1
First ongoing Punisher series; First issue of ongoing series
74
6591
The Amazing Spider-Man #360
First cameo appearance of Carnage
75
53
Supergirl Rebirth #1 (Variant Cover)
 
76
767
Green Lantern #48
First appearance of Kyle Rayner
77
107
Batman Rebirth #1
 
78
477
The Walking Dead #150 (Cover D Tony Moore)
 
79
4194
Iron Man #2
Second issue of Iron Man titled series; First appearance of Demolisher; Death of Demolisher; First appearance of Janice Cord
80
415
Red Sonja #1
First self titled series
81
45
The Amazing Spider-Man #299
First appearance of Venom in costume
82
136
Batman #232
First appearance of Rha's al Ghul
83
787
Fantastic Four #66
Origin of HIM begins
84
152
The New Mutants #100
First cameo appearance of X-Force; First appearance of Shatterstar; Last New Mutants issue for Vol 1
85
51
X-Men #141
Intro into Days of Future Past story; First new Brotherhood of Evil Mutants; First appearance of Rachel (Phoenix II); Death of Franklin Richards
86
2
Strange Tales #179
 
87
1837
Walking Dead #153
 
88
541
Spider-man Deadpool #1
 
89
98
The Amazing Spider-Man #41
First appearance of The Rhino!
90
26
The Amazing Spider-Man #700
Death of Peter Parker; Last Issue
91
1272
Tales of Suspense #52
First appearance of Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff); First appearance of Boris Turgenov; Death of Anton Vanko; Death of Boris Turgenov
92
45
Marvel Super-Heroes #13
Second appearance of Captain Marvel; First appearance of Carol Danvers
93
18
The Amazing Spider-Man #122
Death of the Green Goblin / Norman Osbourne
94
223
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #3
 
95
206
Sandman #4
 
96
N/A
Star Wars #49
 
97
60
The Uncanny X-Men #221
First appearance of Mister Sinister.
98
N/A
X-Men #85
 
99
254
Sandman #1
First appearance of Morpheus (Master of Dreams)
100
90
The Batman Adventures #12
First appearance of Harley Quinn in comic books

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