Most Popular Modern 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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1
The Amazing Spider-Man #300
First full appearance of Venom; First issue inked by Todd McFarlane; Spider-Man's 25th anniversary issue
2
1
The New Mutants #98
First appearance of Deadpool; First appearance of Domino; First appearance of Gideon
3
2
The Amazing Spider-Man #361
First appearance of Carnage (spawn of Venom)
4
1
The New Mutants #87
First appearance of Cable
5
2
The Uncanny X-Men #266
First appearance of Gambit
6
2
Spawn #1
First appearance of Spawn; First appearance of Wanda Blake; First appearance of Malebolgia; First appearance of Sam and Twitch
7
10
The Batman Adventures #12
First appearance of Harley Quinn in comic books
8
10
Spider-Man #1 (Silver Edition)
 
9
1
The Infinity Gauntlet #1
First issue to limited series
10
1
The Amazing Spider-Man #298
First issue penciled by Todd McFarlane; First cameo appearance of Eddie Brock; First cameo appearance of Venom
11
1
Batman: The Killing Joke #1
Joker cripples Barbara Gordon
12
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Preacher #1
First full appearance of Jesse Custer; First full appearance of Tulip; First full appearance of Cassidy; First appearance of Saint of Killers
13
15
X-Force #11
Sixth appearance of Deadpool; Second appearance of "real" Domino; First appearance of Weapon P.R.I.M.E.
14
1
Wolverine #1
First Wolverine on-going comic series; First appearance Cult of the Black Blade; First appearance of Muramasa; First Wolverine as Patch
15
6
Redneck #1
 
16
3
NYX #3
First appearance of X-23
17
19
Spider-Man #1
First issue of titled series
18
3
Venom: Lethal Protector #1
First Venom titled series; First appearance of General Orwell Taylor; Rare error printing
19
14
The Incredible Hulk #340
Hulk vs. Wolverine; McFarlane art
20
3
Jean Grey #1 (JScottCampbell.com Edition D)
 
21
5
The Amazing Spider-Man #299
First appearance of Venom in costume
22
85
Alias #1
First appearance of Jessica Jones; First meeting with Luke Cage; First issue to comic series
23
10
X-Factor #6
First appearance of Apocalypse
24
36
The New Mutants #100
First cameo appearance of X-Force; First appearance of Shatterstar; Last New Mutants issue for Vol 1
25
-
Batman #21 (Lenticular 3D Variant)
 
26
4
The Amazing Spider-Man #316
 
27
17
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
28
22
Ultimate Fallout #4
First appearance of Miles Morales
29
9
The Amazing Spider-Man #362
Second appearance of Carnage
30
110
Edge of Spider-Verse #2
First appearance of (Gwen Stacy) Spider-woman
31
32
X-Force #2
Second appearance of Deadpool; First appearance of Kane; First appearance of Department K
32
10
Web of Spider-Man #1
First appearance of Vulturions; First issue to new titled series
33
121
Rick & Morty #1
 
34
66
Rai #0
First appearance of Bloodshot; First appearance of Rai II; Partial origin
35
N/A
Totally Awesome Hulk #22
 
36
20
The Uncanny X-Men #221
First appearance of Mister Sinister.
37
18
Spider-Man #1 (Gold Edition)
 
38
6
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
39
4
Superman: The Man of Steel #18
First appearance of Doomsday
40
6
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #1
First issue to comic story
41
10
X-Men Gold #1 (JScottCampbell.com Edition C)
 
42
1
The Amazing Spider-Man #265
First appearance of Silver Sable
43
N/A
Avengers #8 (JScottCampbell.com Edition D)
 
44
13
The Walking Dead #1
First appearance of Rick Grimes; First appearance of Shane Walsh; First appearance of Morgan Jones; First appearance of Duane Jones
45
9
God Country #1
 
46
73
Watchmen #1
First appearance of Rorschach; First appearance of Adrian Veidt; First appearance of Doctor Manhattan; First appearance of Daniel Dreiberg; First appearance of Edward Blake; First appearance of Hollis Mason; First appearance of Laurel Juspeczyk; Death of
47
18
The Amazing Spider-Man #363
Third appearance of Carnage
48
2
X-Men #4
First appearance of Omega Red
49
N/A
Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-man #1 (JScottCampbell.com Convention D Variant)
 
50
26
Batman: Vengeance Of Bane Special #1
First appearance of Bane
51
12
Deadpool #1
First self-titled series; First appearance of Slayback
52
28
The Punisher #1
First ongoing Punisher series; First issue of ongoing series
53
59
Batman #404
Part 1 to Year One story line
54
3
The New Mutants #26
First appearance of Legion
55
9
The Amazing Spider-Man #700
Death of Peter Parker; Last Issue
56
16
Batman #1
First issue in Volume 2 series; First cameo appearance of Harper Row; First appearance of Lincoln March
57
9
Amazing Spider-man #36
Black cover; aftermath of September 11th tragedy in New York
58
6
The Amazing Spider-Man #301
Key Todd McFarlane Cover
59
30
X-Factor #24
First appearance of Archangel; First origin of Apocalypse
60
17
Batman: Harley Quinn #1
First canonical appearance of Harley Quinn; More detailed origin of Harley Quinn (canonical)
61
45
Flash #21 (Lenticular Edition)
 
62
81
All New Wolverine #1
 
63
10
Amazing Spider-man #4
First appearance of Silk (Cindy Moon); Cameo appearance of Morlun
64
151
Spider-Man #13
Spider-man's black costume returns
65
6
X-Men: Blue #1 (JScottCampbell.com Edition C)
 
66
N/A
Astonishing X-Men #1 (JScottCampbell.com Edition D)
 
67
45
The Amazing Spider-Man #344
First cameo appearance of Cletus Kasady
68
63
Harbinger #1
First appearance of the Renegades; First Peter Stancheck; First appearance of Eggbreakers
69
55
Wonder Woman #1
Origin of Wonder Woman
70
25
Seven to Eternity #1
 
71
10
Spawn #THX (Thank You THX Retailer Appreciation Variant)
 
72
34
X-Men Gold #1 (JScottCampbell.com Edition A)
 
73
12
The Amazing Spider-Man #375
 
74
100
The Amazing Spider-Man #312
 
75
26
X-Men Gold #1
 
76
2
Supergirl Rebirth #1 (Variant Cover)
 
77
1642
Batman #24
 
78
10
The Amazing Spider-man #25 (Campbell Desaturated in Red Variant)
 
79
4
The Walking Dead #19
First appearance of Michonne; Death of Dexter
80
9
Deadpool #1
First appearance of T-Ray; First appearance of Blind Al; First appearance of Patch; Joe Kelly run starts
81
36
Eternal Warrior #4
First cameo appearance of Bloodshot
82
42
Darth Vader #3
 
83
17
Harley Quinn #1
 
84
78
Detective Comics #880
 
85
27
Sandman #1
First appearance of Morpheus (Master of Dreams)
86
32
X-Men #1 (Special Collectors Edition)
 
87
1803
Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-man #1 (KRS Comics Color Variant)
 
88
73
The Saga of Swamp Thing #37
First appearance of John Constantine
89
N/A
Avengers #8 (JScottCampbell.com Edition B)
 
90
6
Spawn #9
Neil Gaiman scripts; First appearance of Angela; First appearance of Cogliostro
91
13
The Walking Dead #100
First appearance of Negan; Death of Glenn
92
1367
Flash #22 (Lenticular Edition)
 
93
37
The Amazing Spider-Man #607
 
94
4911
Venom #151 (Mattina Mary Jane Variant)
 
95
54
X-Men Gold #1 (JScottCampbell.com Edition B)
 
96
N/A
Avengers #8 (JScottCampbell.com Edition A)
 
97
14
Venom #1 (McFarlane Sketch Variant)
 
98
41
Avenging Spider-Man #9
 
99
74
All-New Wolverine #1 (J Scott Campbell Variant)
 
100
N/A
Avengers #8 (JScottCampbell.com Edition C)
 

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