Most Popular Bronze Age 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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6
Star Wars #1
First issue to comic series; Movie adaptation
2
1
Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #8
First Spider-Man symbiote / black costume
3
-
The Amazing Spider-Man #129
First appearance of the Punisher; First appearance of Jackal
4
1
Wolverine #1
First solo comic book series; First cameo of Yukio; First appearance of Shingen Harada
5
3
The Incredible Hulk #181
First appearance of Wolverine
6
2
The Amazing Spider-Man #252
First black Spider-Man suit in regular series
7
2
The New Teen Titans #2
First appearance of Deathstroke The Terminator; First appearance and death of Ravager; First appearance H.I.V.E
8
2
The Savage She-Hulk #1
Origin of She-Hulk; First appearance of She-Hulk
9
5
The Omega Men #3
First appearance of Lobo; First appearance of Bedlam
10
1
Ms. Marvel #1
First appearance of Ms. Marvel
11
5
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
12
5
Tales of the Teen Titans #44
First appearance of Dick Grayson as Nightwing; First appearance of Jericho; Origin of Deathstroke the Terminator
13
10
Black Panther #1
First self titled Black Panther on-going series
14
5
The Amazing Spider-Man #238
First appearance of Hobgoblin (Ned Leeds)
15
3
DC Comics Presents #26
First appearance of Cyborg; First appearance of Raven; First appearance of Starfire
16
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
17
7
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
18
10
The Amazing Spider-Man #194
First appearance of Black Cat
19
10
X-Men #101
First appearance of Phoenix; Phoenix origin concludes
20
1
The Amazing Spider-Man #121
Death of Gwen Stacy
21
6
Nova #1
First appearance of Nova; Origin of Nova; First appearance of Rhomann Dey
22
6
The Amazing Spider-Man #101
First appearance of Morbius The Living Vampire
23
8
The New Mutants #1
First issue of The New Mutants
24
4
Shazam! #1
First Captain Marvel in DC Comics; First appearance since Golden Age; First Sivana Family in DC Comics
25
5
Marvel Premiere #15
First appearance of Iron Fist
26
13
The Incredible Hulk #180
First cameo appearance of Wolverine
27
5
Iron Fist #14
First appearance of Sabretooth
28
14
Thor #337
First appearance of Beta Ray Bill
29
11
Daredevil #168
First appearance of Elektra; Origin of Elektra; Frank Miller begins to script
30
8
Conan the Barbarian #1
First comic book appearance and origin of Conan; Cameo appearance of Kull
31
5
The Amazing Spider-Man #122
Death of the Green Goblin / Norman Osbourne
32
1
Werewolf by Night #32
First appearance of Moon Knight; Origin of Moon Knight
33
11
Spider-Woman #1
New complete origin and mask added
34
39
Daredevil #181
Death Of Elektra
35
3
Avengers Annual #10
First appearance of Rogue; First appearance of Madeline Pryor
36
85
Moon Knight #1
First self-titled & on-going series; Origin of Moon Knight; First appearance of Bushman; First appearance of Konshu
37
2
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
38
17
DC Comics Presents #47
 
39
14
The Spectacular Spider-Man #1
First issue to titled series; First appearance of Edward Lansky
40
1
Wolverine #2
First full appearance of Yukio
41
17
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
42
29
Tomb of Dracula #10
First appearance of Blade the Vampire Slayer
43
13
Marvel Spotlight #32
First appearance of Spider-Woman; Origin of Spider-Woman
44
7
X-Men #137
Death of Phoenix
45
2
The Incredible Hulk #271
First appearance of Rocket Racoon
46
30
The Uncanny X-Men #142
Days of Future Past story concludes; Deaths of all future X-Men
47
14
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
48
17
The Spectacular Spider-Man #64
First appearance of Cloak and Dagger; Origin of Cloak and Dagger revealed
49
15
Marvel Spotlight #5
First appearance of Ghost Rider; First appearance Johnny Blaze; First appearance Zarathos; First appearance Crash Simpson; First appearance Roxanne Simpson
50
46
Marvel Premiere #1
Origin of Adam Warlock; First appearance as Warlock
51
67
ROM #1
First appearance of Rom; First appearance of Spaceknights; First appearance of Dire Wraiths
52
54
Marvel Super-Heroes Secret Wars #1
First issue in titled series
53
46
Marvel Team-Up #141
 
54
54
G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero #1
Printed on Baxter paper; Based on Hasbro toy
55
10
Batman #251
 
56
10
The Amazing Spider-Man #100
100th anniversary issue
57
84
Transformers #1
First issue in series
58
-
Batman #232
First appearance of Rha's al Ghul
59
8
All-Star Comics #58
First appearance of Power Girl
60
24
The Inhumans #1
First self titled comic series
61
40
Wolverine #4
Death of Shingen Harada; Death of Noburu-Hideki
62
98
Black Lightning #1
First appearance of Black Lightning
63
1
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #134
First appearance of Darkseid
64
13
House of Secrets #92
First appearance of Swamp Thing by Berni Wrightson; Swamp Thing cover; Swamp Thing story; Classic cover
65
11
Marvel Premiere #47
First appearance new Ant-Man (Scott Lang); Second appearance of Scott Lang; Origin of new Ant-Man
66
31
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;
67
10
Daredevil #131
Origin of Bullseye; First appearance of Bullseye
68
83
Red Sonja #1
First self titled series
69
12
Batman #227
Classic Cover; Detective Comics #31 cover swipe; Hanging panels
70
5
Wolverine #3
Death of Asano Kimura
71
49
Green Lantern #87
Second appearance of Guy Gardner; First appearance of John Stewart
72
15
X-Men #100
Old team vs. New team; Beginning of Phoenix origin
73
23
Green Lantern #76
First Silver Age Marvel comic; Green Arrow and Green Lantern begins in series
74
8
Iron Fist #1
First issue to titled series; First appearance of Steel Serpent
75
15
Tomb of Dracula #1
First appearance of Dracula; First appearance of Frank Drake; Neal Adams cover art
76
6
X-Men #135
 
77
25
Ghost Rider #1
First issue to self-titled series; Cameo appearance of Son of Satan; Third appearance of Witch Woman
78
30
Marvel Feature #1
First appearance of the Defenders
79
32
The New Mutants #18
First appearance of Warlock
80
18
The Incredible Hulk #182
First appearance of Wolverine
81
28
The Avengers #196
 
82
4
X-Men #121
First full appearance of Alpha Flight
83
49
X-Men #138
 
84
8
X-Men #95
Death of Thunderbird; Third appearance of Storm; Third appearance of Nightcrawler; Third appearance of Colossus; Fourth appearance of Wolverine
85
178
Firestorm #1
Origin of Firestorm; First appearance of Firestorm
86
8
Daredevil #158
 
87
13
The Forever People #1
First appearance of Forever People; Superman crossover; Kirby Cover art beginning; First appearance of Darkseid; Darkseid story line begins
88
22
The Eternals #1
First appearance of The Eternals
89
10
X-Men #140
 
90
36
Howard the Duck #1
Brunner cover art; Spider-Man cross over
91
19
The Amazing Spider-Man #135
Second appearance of Punisher
92
73
X-Men #120
First cameo appearance of Alpha Flight
93
4
Star Wars #68
Re-intro Boba Fett
94
45
X-Men #130
First appearance of Dazzler
95
7
The Avengers #83
Introduction of The Liberators
96
13
Marvel Graphic Novel #4
First appearance of New Mutants team; First appearance of Cannonball; First appearance of Wolfsbane; First appearance of Sunspot; First appearance of Psyche
97
12
The New Teen Titans #1
First official New Teen Titans; Cyborg, Raven & Starfire joins; First appearance of Grant Wilson; First issue to titled series
98
30
Swamp Thing #1
First issue of titled series; Wrightson cover art begins; Origin of Swamp Thing
99
31
Star Wars #49
 
100
20
The New Gods #7
 

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