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
The New Mutants #98
First appearance of Deadpool; First appearance of Domino; First appearance of Gideon
2
1
The Amazing Spider-Man #300
First full appearance of Venom; First issue inked by Todd McFarlane; Spider-Man's 25th anniversary issue
3
-
The Amazing Spider-Man #361
First appearance of Carnage (spawn of Venom)
4
5
The Uncanny X-Men #266
First appearance of Gambit
5
2
The Infinity Gauntlet #1
First issue to limited series
6
2
The New Mutants #87
First appearance of Cable
7
22
Star Wars #1
First issue to comic series; Movie adaptation
8
25
Wolverine #1
First solo comic book series; First cameo of Yukio; First appearance of Shingen Harada
9
1
Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #8
First Spider-Man symbiote / black costume
10
-
Ms. Marvel #1
First appearance of Ms. Marvel
11
2
Spawn #1
First appearance of Spawn; First appearance of Wanda Blake; First appearance of Malebolgia; First appearance of Sam and Twitch
12
6
Totally Awesome Hulk #22
1st appearance of Weapon H
13
1
The Amazing Spider-Man #252
First black Spider-Man suit in regular series
14
1
The Savage She-Hulk #1
Origin of She-Hulk; First appearance of She-Hulk
15
4
The Amazing Spider-Man #129
First appearance of the Punisher; First appearance of Jackal
16
10
Black Panther #1
First self titled Black Panther on-going series
17
3
The New Mutants #100
First cameo appearance of X-Force; First appearance of Shatterstar; Last New Mutants issue for Vol 1
18
3
X-Force #11
Sixth appearance of Deadpool; Second appearance of "real" Domino; First appearance of Weapon P.R.I.M.E.
19
3
Venom: Lethal Protector #1
First Venom titled series; First appearance of General Orwell Taylor; Rare error printing
20
6
The Incredible Hulk #181
First appearance of Wolverine
21
4
The Batman Adventures #12
First appearance of Harley Quinn in comic books
22
17
Nova #1
First appearance of Nova; Origin of Nova; First appearance of Rhomann Dey
23
4
Iron Man #55
First appearance of Thanos; First appearance of Drax the Destroyer; First appearance of Starfox; First appearance of Kronos; First appearance of Mentor
24
201
The Eternals #1
First appearance of The Eternals
25
20
Fantastic Four #52
First appearance of BlackPanther; First appearance Negative Zone
26
2
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
27
39
The Amazing Spider-Man #362
Second appearance of Carnage
28
6
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
29
4
The Amazing Spider-Man #238
First appearance of Hobgoblin (Ned Leeds)
30
7
Spider-Man #1 (Silver Edition)
 
31
17
The New Teen Titans #2
First appearance of Deathstroke The Terminator; First appearance and death of Ravager; First appearance H.I.V.E
32
21
Fantastic Four #48
First appearance of Silver Surfer; First appearance of Galactus
33
7
Ultimate Fallout #4
First appearance of Miles Morales
34
37
The Silver Surfer #1
First appearance of Shalla-Bal; First appearance of Zenn-La; Origin revealed; First issue to self titled series
35
15
Batman: The Killing Joke #1
Joker cripples Barbara Gordon
36
14
Shazam! #1
First Captain Marvel in DC Comics; First appearance since Golden Age; First Sivana Family in DC Comics
37
1
X-Factor #6
First appearance of Apocalypse
38
30
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
39
47
The Amazing Spider-Man #50
First appearance of the King Pin
40
5
The Incredible Hulk #180
First cameo appearance of Wolverine
41
9
Wolverine #1
First Wolverine on-going comic series; First appearance Cult of the Black Blade; First appearance of Muramasa; First Wolverine as Patch
42
16
Tales of the Teen Titans #44
First appearance of Dick Grayson as Nightwing; First appearance of Jericho; Origin of Deathstroke the Terminator
43
2
The Amazing Spider-Man #298
First issue penciled by Todd McFarlane; First cameo appearance of Eddie Brock; First cameo appearance of Venom
44
196
Saga #1
First issue of titled series; First appearance of Alana, Hazel, and Marko; First appearance of The Will; First appearance of Prince Robot IV
45
16
The Incredible Hulk #340
Hulk vs. Wolverine; McFarlane art
46
8
Iron Man #1
First issue of Iron Man titled series; Continued from Iron Man & Namor the Submariner One Shot; Origin retold
47
101
The New Mutants #26
First appearance of Legion
48
243
ROM #1
First appearance of Rom; First appearance of Spaceknights; First appearance of Dire Wraiths
49
27
Web of Spider-Man #1
First appearance of Vulturions; First issue to new titled series
50
22
The New Mutants #1
First issue of The New Mutants
51
5
X-Men #101
First appearance of Phoenix; Phoenix origin concludes
52
28
The Omega Men #3
First appearance of Lobo; First appearance of Bedlam
53
12
DC Comics Presents #26
First appearance of Cyborg; First appearance of Raven; First appearance of Starfire
54
17
Iron Fist #14
First appearance of Sabretooth
55
13
The Amazing Spider-Man #316
 
56
4
Werewolf by Night #32
First appearance of Moon Knight; Origin of Moon Knight
57
8
X-Force #2
Second appearance of Deadpool; First appearance of Kane; First appearance of Department K
58
5
Thor #337
First appearance of Beta Ray Bill
59
8
Daredevil #168
First appearance of Elektra; Origin of Elektra; Frank Miller begins to script
60
5
The Amazing Spider-Man #121
Death of Gwen Stacy
61
6
Fantastic Four #67
First brief appearance of HIM
62
31
NYX #3
First appearance of X-23
63
16
Spider-Woman #1
New complete origin and mask added
64
10
The Avengers #1
First appearance of the Avengers; Origin of The Avengers
65
4
Marvel Premiere #15
First appearance of Iron Fist
66
47
The Amazing Spider-Man #194
First appearance of Black Cat
67
15
Fantastic Four #45
First appearance of Inhumans; Medusa revealed as Crystal's sister
68
90
The Spectacular Spider-Man #64
First appearance of Cloak and Dagger; Origin of Cloak and Dagger revealed
69
30
The Avengers #55
First appearance of Ultron
70
268
X-Men: Red #1 (Unknown Comics Edition)
 
71
26
Deadpool #1
First self-titled series; First appearance of Slayback
72
142
The Amazing Spider-Man #101
First appearance of Morbius The Living Vampire
73
134
X-Men #100
Old team vs. New team; Beginning of Phoenix origin
74
29
Marvel Super-Heroes #13
Second appearance of Captain Marvel; First appearance of Carol Danvers
75
282
X-Men #4
First appearance of Omega Red
76
61
Batman #251
 
77
47
Spider-Man #1
First issue of titled series
78
218
Star Wars #42
Part 4 to Empire Strikes Back movie adaptation; First appearance of Boba Fett in comics; First full appearance of Yoda in comics;
79
86
Moon Knight #1
First self-titled & on-going series; Origin of Moon Knight; First appearance of Bushman; First appearance of Konshu
80
50
Edge of Spider-Verse #2
First appearance of (Gwen Stacy) Spider-woman
81
88
Superman: The Man of Steel #18
First appearance of Doomsday
82
298
Thanos #13
 
83
40
The New Mutants #87 (2nd Printing)
 
84
12
The Incredible Hulk #271
First appearance of Rocket Racoon
85
85
Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #1
First issue in titled series
86
81
The Amazing Spider-Man #375
 
87
149
The Amazing Spider-Man #31
First appearance of Gwen Stacy & Harry Osbourne
88
55
Conan the Barbarian #1
First comic book appearance and origin of Conan; Cameo appearance of Kull
89
25
The Uncanny X-Men #221
First appearance of Mister Sinister.
90
269
X-Factor #1
First appearance of Cameron Hodge
91
113
Doctor Strange #1
First issue to 2nd series; First appearance Agamotto's Dimension; First appearance of Agamotto
92
28
Dark Nights: Batman Who Laughs #1
 
93
8
The Avengers #4
Revival of Captain America; First silver age appearance of Captain America; First silver age appearance of Bucky
94
22
X-Men #1
First Appearance of Cyclops; First Appearance of Beast, First Appearance of Angel; First Appearance of Marvel Girl; First Appearance of Iceman; First Appearance of Magneto; First Appearance of Professor X; First X-Men comic issue
95
444
Y: The Last Man #1
 
96
182
X-Men #129
First appearance of Kitty Pryde; First appearance of Emma Frost; First appearance of Sebastian Shaw;First appearance of the Hellfire Club; Dark Phoenix Saga begins
97
10
Captain America #100
First issue to silver age titled series; Death of Franz Gruber
98
192
Avenging Spider-Man #9
 
99
18
The Amazing Spider-Man #122
Death of the Green Goblin / Norman Osbourne
100
145
The Forever People #1
First appearance of Forever People; Superman crossover; Kirby Cover art beginning; First appearance of Darkseid; Darkseid story line begins

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