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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The Amazing Spider-Man #300
First full appearance of Venom; First issue inked by Todd McFarlane; Spider-Man's 25th anniversary issue
2
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The New Mutants #98
First appearance of Deadpool; First appearance of Domino; First appearance of Gideon
3
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The Amazing Spider-Man #361
First appearance of Carnage (spawn of Venom)
4
2
Spawn #1
First appearance of Spawn; First appearance of Wanda Blake; First appearance of Malebolgia; First appearance of Sam and Twitch
5
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The New Mutants #87
First appearance of Cable
6
2
The Uncanny X-Men #266
First appearance of Gambit
7
3
Totally Awesome Hulk #22
1st appearance of Weapon H
8
6
The Infinity Gauntlet #1
First issue to limited series
9
3
Venom: Lethal Protector #1
First Venom titled series; First appearance of General Orwell Taylor; Rare error printing
10
3
The Batman Adventures #12
First appearance of Harley Quinn in comic books
11
2
Batman: The Killing Joke #1
Joker cripples Barbara Gordon
12
6
NYX #3
First appearance of X-23
13
8
Wolverine #1
First Wolverine on-going comic series; First appearance Cult of the Black Blade; First appearance of Muramasa; First Wolverine as Patch
14
2
The Incredible Hulk #340
Hulk vs. Wolverine; McFarlane art
15
22
Ultimate Fallout #4
First appearance of Miles Morales
16
15
X-Factor #6
First appearance of Apocalypse
17
9
X-Force #11
Sixth appearance of Deadpool; Second appearance of "real" Domino; First appearance of Weapon P.R.I.M.E.
18
17
Spider-Man #1
First issue of titled series
19
11
The Amazing Spider-Man #298
First issue penciled by Todd McFarlane; First cameo appearance of Eddie Brock; First cameo appearance of Venom
20
13
Web of Spider-Man #1
First appearance of Vulturions; First issue to new titled series
21
61
The Walking Dead #108
First appearance of Ezekiel; First appearance of Shiva; First appearance of The Kingdom
22
11
Spider-Man #1 (Silver Edition)
 
23
62
Deadpool #1
First self-titled series; First appearance of Slayback
24
7
Edge of Spider-Verse #2
First appearance of (Gwen Stacy) Spider-woman
25
13
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
26
124
Supergirl #12 (Variant Cover)
 
27
8
The Amazing Spider-Man #362
Second appearance of Carnage
28
13
Preacher #1
First full appearance of Jesse Custer; First full appearance of Tulip; First full appearance of Cassidy; First appearance of Saint of Killers
29
14
Superman: The Man of Steel #18
First appearance of Doomsday
30
23
The Walking Dead #1
First appearance of Rick Grimes; First appearance of Shane Walsh; First appearance of Morgan Jones; First appearance of Duane Jones
31
236
The Walking Dead #171 (Lorenzo De Felici Variant)
 
32
10
The New Mutants #100
First cameo appearance of X-Force; First appearance of Shatterstar; Last New Mutants issue for Vol 1
33
65
Spawn #9
Neil Gaiman scripts; First appearance of Angela; First appearance of Cogliostro
34
29
The Amazing Spider-Man #363
Third appearance of Carnage
35
10
X-Force #2
Second appearance of Deadpool; First appearance of Kane; First appearance of Department K
36
23
The Amazing Spider-Man #299
First appearance of Venom in costume
37
10
The Amazing Spider-Man #316
 
38
14
Rai #0
First appearance of Bloodshot; First appearance of Rai II; Partial origin
39
72
The Walking Dead #19
First appearance of Michonne; Death of Dexter
40
11
Batman #1
First issue in Volume 2 series; First cameo appearance of Harper Row; First appearance of Lincoln March
41
12
The Uncanny X-Men #221
First appearance of Mister Sinister.
42
4
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
43
14
The Amazing Spider-Man #265
First appearance of Silver Sable
44
59
The Punisher #1
First Punisher in solo title
45
144
The Uncanny X-Men #282
First appearance of Bishop
46
125
Eternal Warrior #4
First cameo appearance of Bloodshot
47
24
Amazing Spider-man #36
Black cover; aftermath of September 11th tragedy in New York
48
28
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
49
10
Spider-Man #1 (Gold Edition)
 
50
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Venomverse #1 (Convention Virgin Edition)
 
51
21
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #1
First issue to comic story
52
24
Redneck #1
 
53
19
Wonder Woman #1
Origin of Wonder Woman
54
43
The New Mutants #26
First appearance of Legion
55
5
The Amazing Spider-Man #700
Death of Peter Parker; Last Issue
56
8
X-Factor #24
First appearance of Archangel; First origin of Apocalypse
57
13
Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-man #1 (KRS Comics Color Variant)
 
58
18
Batman: Vengeance Of Bane Special #1
First appearance of Bane
59
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Radioactive Spider-Gwen #24 (JScottCampbell.com Edition D)
 
60
5
The Amazing Spider-Man #344
First cameo appearance of Cletus Kasady
61
17
All New Wolverine #1
 
62
29
X-Men #1 (Special Collectors Edition)
 
63
123
The Walking Dead #27
First appearance of the Governor; First appearance of Martinez; First appearance of Bruce; First appearance of Gabriel
64
23
Alias #1
First appearance of Jessica Jones; First meeting with Luke Cage; First issue to comic series
65
17
The Punisher #1
First ongoing Punisher series; First issue of ongoing series
66
8
Spider-Man #13
Spider-man's black costume returns
67
52
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #2
 
68
7
Batman: Harley Quinn #1
First canonical appearance of Harley Quinn; More detailed origin of Harley Quinn (canonical)
69
11
The Amazing Spider-Man #301
Key Todd McFarlane Cover
70
61
The Walking Dead #100
First appearance of Negan; Death of Glenn
71
16
Batman #635
 
72
57
The Uncanny X-Men #244
First appearance of Jubilee
73
8
The Amazing Spider-Man #375
 
74
79
Batman #655
First appearance of Damian Wayne in shadows
75
52
Jean Grey #1 (JScottCampbell.com Edition D)
 
76
8
Harbinger #1
First appearance of the Renegades; First Peter Stancheck; First appearance of Eggbreakers
77
50
NYX #4
 
78
N/A
Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #11 (JScottCampbell.com Edition D)
 
79
58
Sandman #1
First appearance of Morpheus (Master of Dreams)
80
1447
Walking Dead #171
 
81
45
Batman #21 (Lenticular 3D Variant)
 
82
119
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns #4
Batman vs Superman
83
21
Darth Vader #3
 
84
4
Batman #24
 
85
6
Silver Surfer #44
 
86
N/A
Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #11 (JScottCampbell.com Edition A)
 
87
10
The Amazing Spider-Man #607
 
88
14
The New Mutants Annual #2
First US appearance of Psylocke
89
44
X-Men #4
First appearance of Omega Red
90
66
Runaways #1
 
91
35
Batman #404
Part 1 to Year One story line
92
51
Star Wars #1
First issue in series
93
46
The Saga of Swamp Thing #37
First appearance of John Constantine
94
147
The Walking Dead #3
First appearance of Allen; First appearance of Amy; First appearance of Andrea; First appearance of Carol; First appearance of Sophia; First appearance of Dale; First appearance of Donna; First appearance of Billy; First appearance of Jim & Ben
95
14
X-Men Annual #14
First cameo appearance of Gambit
96
64
Avengers #8 (JScottCampbell.com Edition D)
 
97
21
Flash #22 (Lenticular Edition)
 
98
4457
Radioactive Spider-Gwen #24 (JScottCampbell.com Edition C)
 
99
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Solar, Man of the Atom #10
First appearance of Geoff McHenry; First appearance of Eternal Warrior; First appearance of Buck McHenry
100
400
Infinity War #1
 

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