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August 2007 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops

Estimated Comics Shipped to North American Comics Shops
Based on Reports from Diamond Comic Distributors

A five-week month compared to a five ship week month from the previous year, August 2007 still managed improvements in all categories except for the Top 100 Trade Paperbacks. The 300th place comic book had orders of 2,500 copies, which was a lot better than previous years where that figure had dropped close to 1,000 copies.

Overall, the comics Direct Market seemed poised for another strong year by August, up 10% after eight months.

Diamond, which had for a long time only included the dollar rankings for the Top 100 comics, restored the rankings for #101 through #300 to its electronic releases.

Read more in our original report from the month. You can also click to skip to the Top Graphic Novels for the month.

—John Jackson Miller

This list includes all items on Diamond's Top 300 chart. If you don't see a book, Diamond released no data for it.
Items marked with asterisks [*] had their reported orders reduced by 10% due to returnability.
Distributor charts are regional commodity reports, not measures of a work's total reach. Read our FAQ.
The links lead to current listings for each item on eBay. You can also find the books at your comics shop.

UnitsDollarsComic-book TitleIssuePricePublisherEst. units
11World War Hulk3$3.99Marvel151,513
23Justice League of America12$3.50DC131,412
32Dark Tower Gunslinger Born7$3.99Marvel124,601
44New Avengers33$2.99Marvel117,898
55Astonishing X-Men22$2.99Marvel117,313
77Amazing Spider-Man543$2.99Marvel106,478
88Incredible Hulk109$2.99Marvel104,315
912New Avengers Illuminati4$2.99Marvel88,108
1013Uncanny X-Men489$2.99Marvel88,062
1215Justice Society of America8$2.99DC87,600
1417Avengers Initiative5$2.99Marvel86,530
1922Captain America29$2.99Marvel83,775
2125World War Hulk X-Men3$2.99Marvel78,388
2226Green Lantern22$2.99DC77,911
2428Ultimate Spider-Man112$2.99Marvel76,518
2710Wolverine Origins16$3.99Marvel69,777
2811Teen Titans50$3.99DC69,615
2933World War Hulk Front Line3$2.99Marvel69,100
3034Fantastic Four548$2.99Marvel65,690
3137Fantastic Four549$2.99Marvel61,766
3223Batman Annual26$3.99DC60,673
3338Superman Batman39$2.99DC59,619
3441Ultimate X-Men85$2.99Marvel57,656
3529Halo Uprising1$3.99Marvel56,987
3643Action Comics855$2.99DC55,532
3745World War Hulk Gamma Corps2$2.99Marvel54,493
3836Booster Gold1$3.50DC53,685
4046New X-Men41$2.99Marvel52,946
4349Sensational Spider-Man40$2.99Marvel52,177
4450Brave & Bold6$2.99DC52,008
4551Black Adam Dark Age1$2.99DC51,784
4652Green Lantern Corps15$2.99DC51,569
4753Punisher War Journal10$2.99Marvel51,300
4854Wonder Woman12$2.99DC50,876
4955Detective Comics835$2.99DC50,476
5056Action Comics853$2.99DC49,691
5157Iron Man21$2.99Marvel49,545
525852 Aftermath: The Four Horsemen1$2.99DC48,929
5359Omega Flight5$2.99Marvel48,883
5435Dark Tower Gunslingers Guidebook0$3.99Marvel48,806
5560Ultimate Fantastic Four45$2.99Marvel48,775
5662Action Comics854$2.99DC48,452
5763Black Panther30$2.99Marvel48,375
6066New Avengers Transformers2$2.99Marvel44,974
6167Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man23$2.99Marvel44,658
6239Silver Surfer Requiem4$3.99Marvel43,912
6342Countdown To Adventure1$3.99DC42,880
6468New Warriors3$2.99Marvel42,657
6632Last Fantastic Four Story0$4.99Marvel42,373
6744World War Hulk Gamma Files0$3.99Marvel41,580
6870Ghost Rider14$2.99Marvel41,118
6971Amazons Attack5$2.99DC40,318
7072The Order2$2.99Marvel40,272
7173Amazons Attack6$2.99DC39,633
7375Spider-Man Red Sonja1$2.99Marvel36,778
7476Outsiders Five of a Kind1$2.99DC36,562
7677Immortal Iron Fist8$2.99Marvel35,446
7778Outsiders Five of a Kind26$2.99DC35,085
7879Ms Marvel18$2.99Marvel34,815
7980Outsiders Five of a Kind3$2.99DC34,700
8081Outsiders Five of a Kind4$2.99DC34,123
8182Outsiders Five of a Kind5$2.99DC33,692
8283Annihilation Conquest Wraith2$2.99Marvel33,153
8384Green Arrow Year One3$2.99DC32,968
8485Annihilation Conquest Quasar2$2.99Marvel32,799
8586Boys9 (Res)$2.99Dynamic32,568
8687Annihilation Conquest Star Lord2$2.99Marvel31,999
8788Green Arrow Year One4$2.99DC31,883
8889Star Wars Legacy15$2.99Dark Horse31,537
8990Metal Men1$2.99DC30,452
9091Batman Confidential8$2.99DC30,075
9293Supergirl & Legion of Super Heroes33$2.99DC29,313
9440Batman Lobo Deadly Serious1$5.99DC29,059
9595Birds of Prey109$2.99DC28,266
9697Black Canary4$2.99DC28,159
9798Black Canary3$2.99DC28,059
9899New Excalibur22$2.99Marvel27,681
99100Cable Deadpool44$2.99Marvel25,942
100101She-Hulk 220$2.99Marvel25,580
103104Shanna She-Devil Survival of Fittest1$2.99Marvel25,334
104105Hellboy Darkness Calls5$2.99Dark Horse24,742
105107Conan43$2.99Dark Horse23,841
107109First Born1$2.99Image23,703
108110Mystic Arcana Scarlet Witch0$2.99Marvel23,480
109114Walking Dead40$2.99Image22,987
110116Walking Dead41$2.99Image22,679
111117Marvel Spotlight World War Hulk0$2.99Marvel22,533
112118Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic19$2.99Dark Horse22,394
114121Spider-Man One More Day Sketchbook0$2.99Marvel21,402
116123JLA Classified41$2.99DC21,132
118125Red Sonja25$2.99Dynamic20,763
120129Spider-Man Fantastic Four4$2.99Marvel20,517
121130X-Men First Class Vol. 23$2.99Marvel20,494
122131Star Wars Rebellion9$2.99Dark Horse20,347
123133JSA Classified29$2.99DC20,194
125113Mouse Guard Winter 11521$3.50Archaia19,655
127137Jack of Fables13$2.99DC19,185
128138Blue Beetle18$2.99DC19,139
129140Avengers Classic3$2.99Marvel18,816
130141Amazing Spider-Girl11$2.99Marvel18,724
131144Conan & Midnight God5$2.99Dark Horse18,031
132106Terror Inc1$3.99Marvel18,023
133146All New Atom14$2.99DC17,892
134147Super Villain Team Up Modoks 112$2.99Marvel17,354
135148BPRD Killing Ground1$2.99Dark Horse17,354
136134Ex Machina Masquerade Special0$3.50DC17,007
137115Mice Templar1$3.99Image16,992
138149Gen 1311$2.99DC16,954
139150Black Summer2$2.99Avatar16,515
140151Fantastic Five3$2.99Marvel16,292
141152Spawn Godslayer3$2.99Image16,230
142153Irredeemable Ant-Man11$2.99Marvel16,015
144155New Battlestar Galactica Season Zero1$2.99Dynamic15,568
145156Fantastic Five4$2.99Marvel15,545
146143Army of Darkness From Ashes1$3.50Dynamic15,491
147126Transformers Spotlight Optimus Prime0$3.99IDW15,422
148127Iron & The Maiden1$3.99Aspen15,407
149157Jonah Hex22$2.99DC15,361
150145G.I. Joe Americas Elite26$3.50Devil's Due15,353
151132Daredevil Battlin Jack Murdock3$3.99Marvel15,191
154139X-Men Bachalo 2nd Ptg Bachalo Var200$3.99Marvel14,283
155108Spider-Man Family4$4.99Marvel14,252
156161Aquaman Sword of Atlantis55$2.99DC14,206
158163Supernatural Origins4$2.99DC13,914
159112Green Lantern Sinestro Corps Special1$4.99DC13,837
160142Marvel Tarot0$3.99Marvel13,652
163120Civil War Chronicles2$4.99Marvel12,952
164166Kiss 4k3$2.99Image12,783
165122Savage Tales3$4.99Dynamic12,667
166160G.I. Joe Storm Shadow3$3.50Devil's Due12,344
169173Grifter Midnighter6$2.99DC11,767
170176Fathom Kiani3$2.99Aspen11,551
171179Stormwatch Phd10$2.99DC11,105
172180Green Lantern Corps14$2.99DC11,066
174429Clockwork Girl0$.25Arcana10,074
175172Terminator 2 Infinity2$3.50Dynamic10,058
176190Marvel Spotlight Halo0$2.99Marvel9,781
178192Green Lantern21$2.99DC9,381
179194Simpsons Comics133$2.99Bongo9,366
180195Grimm Fairy Tales Return To Wonderland2$2.99Zenescope9,327
182197Welcome To Tranquility9$2.99DC9,135
183227Justice League Unlimited36$2.25DC9,042
185169Star Trek Klingons Blood Will Tell4$3.99IDW8,965
187174Dark Tower Gunslinger Born3$3.99Marvel8,735
189175Witchblade Takeru Manga7$3.99Image8,712
190177Tank Girl Gifting3$3.99IDW8,573
191178Gene Simmons Dominatrix1$3.99IDW8,458
192231Teen Titans Go46$2.25DC8,427
194181Garth Ennis Chronicles of Wormwood6$3.99Avatar8,265
195183Dark Tower Gunslinger Born1$3.99Marvel8,250
196205American Virgin17$2.99DC8,204
197184Transformers Spotlight Target 20065$3.99IDW8,196
198185Dark Tower Gunslinger Born 3rd Ptg Lee Var2$3.99Marvel8,119
200207Aspen Splash 2007 Swimsuit Spectacular0$2.99Aspen7,903
201210Army @ Love6$2.99DC7,857
202189World War Hulk2$3.99Marvel7,773
203211American Virgin18$2.99DC7,726
204212Ripclaw Pilot Season1$2.99Image7,719
205242Legion of Super Heroes In The 31st Century5$2.25DC7,680
206214Hedge Knight 2 Sworn Sword3$2.99Marvel7,657
207215Friday The 13th Pamelas Tale2$2.99DC7,634
208246Batman Strikes36$2.25DC7,511
209250Sonic The Hedgehog178$2.25Archie7,311
210217Grimm Fairy Tales16$2.99Zenescope7,303
211203Dragonlance Chronicles Vol. 33$3.50Devil's Due7,211
212219Bart Simpson Comics37$2.99Bongo7,188
213220Marvel Adventures Hulk2$2.99Marvel7,142
214254Sonic The Hedgehog179$2.25Archie7,065
215193Spike Shadow Puppets3$3.99IDW7,026
216222Marvel Adventures Avengers15$2.99Marvel6,949
217224Marvel Illustrated Last of the Mohicans3$2.99Marvel6,895
219228Marvel Adventures Spider-Man30$2.99Marvel6,572
220202Fallen Angel19$3.99IDW6,426
221229Texas Chainsaw Massacre By Himself1$2.99DC6,380
222232Marvel Illustrated Last of the Mohicans4$2.99Marvel6,318
223218Hack Slash Series4$3.50Devil's Due6,149
224236Crossing Midnight10$2.99DC6,141
226238Usagi Yojimbo105$2.99Dark Horse5,972
227297Thor Coipel Sketch Dcd Sdcc Var Ed1$1.50Marvel5,918
228239Marvel Adventures Iron Man4$2.99Marvel5,910
22920930 Days of Night Eben & Stella4$3.99IDW5,887
230240Nicolas Cages Voodoo Child2$2.99Virgin5,864
231226Dynamo 56$3.50Image5,818
233187Forgotten Realms Halflings Gem Semeiks Cvr A1$5.50Devil's Due5,779
234244Fantastic Four & Power Pack2$2.99Marvel5,749
237248Marvel Illustrated Treasure Island3$2.99Marvel5,533
238249Marvel Illustrated Man In The Iron Mask2$2.99Marvel5,526
239251Warhammer 40k Damnation Crusade0$2.99Boom5,487
240230Chucky3$3.50Devil's Due5,441
241252Amory Wars3$2.99Image5,433
242234Emily Strange Vol. 2 Death Issue1$3.50Dark Horse5,333
243253Buffy the Vampire Slayer5$2.99Dark Horse5,318
244221World War Hulk1$3.99Marvel5,264
245223Tales From The Crypt2$3.95NBM5,248
246201Vampirella Quarterly Summer 20070$4.95Harris5,225
247256Bad Planet2$2.99Image5,195
249257Warhammer Forge of War3$2.99Boom5,164
250271Sonic X23$2.25Archie5,141
251213Red Star Sword of Lies2$4.50Archie5,125
252283World War Hulk Finch Sketch Toronto Con Var3$2.00Marvel5,002
253243Bomb Queen IV1$3.50Image4,933
254208Shonen Jump Sep 0757$4.99Viz4,717
255233Fall of Cthulhu5$3.99Boom4,717
256261George A Romero Notld Hunger0$2.99Avatar4,687
257262Killing Girl1$2.99Image4,648
258291Anita Blake Vampire Hunter First Death Dcd Sdcc Sketch Var1 (Net)$2.00Marvel4,648
259277Scooby Doo123$2.25DC4,641
260263Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four27$2.99Marvel4,641
261264Ninja Scroll12$2.99DC4,602
262255Bomb Queen III4$3.50Image4,533
263168Uncle Scrooge369$7.99Gemstone4,525
264216Knights of Dinner Table130$4.99Kenzer4,487
265170Uncle Scrooge368$7.99Gemstone4,448
266266Rex Mundi7$2.99Dark Horse4,217
267259Oz Wonderland Chronicles2$3.50Buymetoys4,148
268182Walt Disneys Comics & Stories684$7.99Gemstone4,125
269186Walt Disneys Comics & Stories683$7.99Gemstone4,048
272278Gamekeeper John Cassaday Cover4$2.99Virgin3,486
273279Ramayan 3392 AD Reloaded1$2.99Virgin3,478
274268Ray Harryhausen Presents Wrath of Titans2$3.50Bluewater3,463
277284Blade of the Immortal128$2.99Dark Horse3,340
278288Black Summer1$2.99Avatar3,325
279267Scarface Devil In Disguise2$3.99IDW3,155
280289Sadhu Silent Ones1$2.99Virgin3,155
281295Red Prophet Tales of Alvin Maker10$2.99Marvel3,047
282296Gold Digger88$2.99Antarctic3,017
283270Okko Cycle of Water4$3.95Archaia2,978
284298Snakewoman Vol. 2 Tale of Snake Charmer2$2.99Virgin2,947
285260Starkweather Immortal0$4.95Archaia2,863
286292Tales of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles37$3.25Mirage2,855
287285Phantom Cvr A18$3.50Moonstone2,847
288287Legend of Isis1$3.50Bluewater2,840
289302India Authentic Uma4$2.99Virgin2,786
290273Dee Sniders Strangeland Seven Sins1$3.99Fantagraphics2,778
291322Looney Tunes153$2.25DC2,755
293303Green Arrow Year One2$2.99DC2,740
294304Incredible Hulk108$2.99Marvel2,678
295276Fourth Horseman1$3.99Fantagraphics2,647
296293Ray Harryhausen Presents 20 Million Miles More2$3.50Bluewater2,640
298332Betty & Veronica229$2.25Archie2,555
299290Betty & Veronica Double Digest154$3.69Archie2,547


August 2007 Graphic Novel Sales to Comics Shops

Estimated Graphic Novels and Trade Paperbacks Shipped to North American Comics Shops Based on Reports from Diamond Comic Distributors

This list includes all items on Diamond's Top 100 chart. If you don't see a book, Diamond released no data for it.

The links lead to details about each title on Amazon. You can also find the books at your comics shop.

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UnitsDollarsTrade Paperback titlePricePublisherEst. units
17100 Bullets Vol. 11 Once Upon A Crime$12.99DC7,711
21Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 17 Clone Saga$24.99Marvel7,688
319Fruits Basket Vol. 17$9.99Tokyopop6,664
48New Avengers Vol. 5 Civil War$14.99Marvel6,541
56Batman Batman & Son HC$24.99DC4,641
615Showcase Presents Wonder Woman Vol. 1$16.99DC4,610
739Ultimate Spider Man 100 Project$10.00Upper Deck4,540
821X-23 Target$15.99Marvel3,832
916New Avengers Vol. 6 Premiere HC$19.99Marvel3,817
103Hulk Planet Hulk HC$39.99Marvel3,794
119Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus Vol. 2$24.95Dark Horse3,755
1252Fullmetal Alchemist Vol. 14$9.99Viz3,694
1422Showcase Presents Adam Strange Vol. 1$16.99DC3,578
1555Scalped Vol. 1 Indian Country$9.99DC3,502
1612Civil War$24.99Marvel3,463
1733Superman Chronicles Vol. 3$14.99DC3,325
1834Iron Man Director of Shield$14.99Marvel3,240
1927Batman Secrets of Batcave$17.99DC3,148
2011Alan Moore Comp Wildcats$29.99DC3,071
2124Green Lantern Wanted Hal Jordan HC$19.99DC3,017
2225Newuniversal Vol. 1 Everything Went White Prem HC$19.99Marvel2,932
2360Negima Vol. 15$10.95Random House2,932
2426Star Wars 30th Anniv Coll Vol. 7 HC Darklighter$19.95Dark Horse2,847
2548Ghost Rider Vol. 2 Life & Death of Johnny Blaze$13.99Marvel2,832
2683Naruto Vol. 15$7.95Viz2,832
2736Essential Daredevil Vol. 4$16.99Marvel2,817
2869Loveless Vol. 6$9.99Tokyopop2,770
2937Cable Deadpool Vol. 7 Separation Anxiety$17.99Marvel2,655
3047DC Top Cow Crossover Classics$14.99DC2,647
3166Tsubasa Vol. 14 Gn$10.95Random House2,647
3230Flash Greatest Stories Ever Told$19.99DC2,632
3332Wolverine Origins Vol. 3 Swift & Terrible Prem HC$19.99Marvel2,547
3435Forgotten Realms Vol. 5 Streams Silver$18.99Devil's Due2,524
3542Birds of Prey Blood & Circuits$17.99DC2,493
3653X-Factor Vol. 2 Life & Death Matters$14.99Marvel2,455
3723Predator Omnibus Vol. 1$24.95Dark Horse2,432
3813X-Men Supernovas HC$34.99Marvel2,432
3979Good As Lily$9.99DC2,416
4080Neon Genesis Evangelion Angelic Days Vol. 6$9.99ADV2,416
4181Battle Vixens Vol. 12$9.99Tokyopop2,393
4240Complete Bite Club$19.99DC2,263
4349Essential Dazzler Vol. 1$16.99Marvel2,263
4414Invincible Vol. 3 Ultimate Coll HC$34.99Image2,255
4545Manhunter Vol. 3 Origins$17.99DC2,247
4628Ultimate X-Men Ultimate Coll Vol. 2$24.99Marvel2,239
472Amazing Fantasy Omnibus Vol. 1 HC$75.00Marvel2,186
485Marvel Masterworks Captain Marvel Vol. 2 HC$54.99Marvel2,147
4938Girl Genius Vol. 6$21.95Studio Foglio2,116
5058Strangers In Paradise Vol. 19 Ever After$15.95Abstract2,109
514Marvel Masterworks Golden Age Sub Mariner Vol. 2 HC$59.99Marvel2,093
5244Catwoman Its Only A Movie$19.99DC2,039
5371Walking Dead Vol. 6 Sorrowful Life$12.99Image1,993
5429Complete Peanuts Vol. 8 1965-1966 HC $28.95Fantagraphics1,909
55103Surreal Adventures of Edgar Allan Poo$9.99Image1,870
5610Will Eisners Spirit Archives Vol. 22 HC$49.99DC1,862
5754Anita Blake Vampire Hunter Guilty Pleasures Vol. 1 HC$19.99Marvel1,808
5841Thor Visionaries Walt Simonson Vol. 4$24.99Marvel1,808
59107Chibi Vampire Vol. 5$9.99Tokyopop1,801
6078Heroes For Hire Vol. 2 Ahead of Curve$13.99Marvel1,778
61113Star Wars Episode I Phantom Menace Photo Comic$9.95Dark Horse1,724
6231Paradise X Vol. 2$29.99Marvel1,716
63116Peace Maker Vol. 1$9.99Tokyopop1,701
6477Hedge Knight$14.99Marvel1,670
6559Ultimates 2 Vol. 2 Grand Theft America$19.99Marvel1,670
66118Battle Club Vol. 5$9.99Tokyopop1,662
67106Thunderbolts Presents Zemo Born Better$10.99Marvel1,647
6861Tangent Comics Vol. 1$19.99DC1,608
6956Wisdom Rudiments of Wisdom$21.99Marvel1,578
70125Walking Dead Vol. 1 Days Gone Bye$9.99Image1,562
7162Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess Stardust$19.99DC1,539
7297Street Fighter Alpha Vol. 2$12.95Udon1,516
7373Chance In Hell HC$16.95Fantagraphics1,516
746552 Vol. 2$19.99DC1,516
7550Avengers Earths Mightiest Heroes 2 HC$24.99Marvel1,508
76132Fables Vol. 1 Legends In Exile$9.99DC1,485
77207Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four Vol. 6 Digest$6.99Marvel1,478
7843Akira Club HC$29.95Dark Horse1,454
79101Street Fighter Sakura Ganbaru$12.95Udon1,447
8068Marvel Zombies 5th Ptg Mary Jane HC$19.99Marvel1,447
8194Whiteout Vol. 1 Definitive Ed$13.95Oni1,439
82138Gunslinger Girl Vol. 5$9.99ADV1,424
8375Fables Vol. 9 Sons of Empire$17.99DC1,401
847630 Days of Night Movie Ptg$17.99IDW1,401
85108Walking Dead Vol. 2 Miles Behind Us$12.99Image1,385
8657Women of Marvel Vol. 2$24.99Marvel1,362
87234Warren Ellis Crecy Gn$6.99Avatar1,347
8818E.C. Archives Two-Fisted Tales Vol. 2 HC$49.95Gemstone1,339
8920Complete Terry & The Pirates Vol. 1 1934-1936 HC$49.99IDW1,324
90115Y Last Man Vol. 1 Unmanned$12.99DC1,308
9170Zombies Vs Robots HC$19.99IDW1,301
92156Initial D Vol. 27$9.99Tokyopop1,293
93157Tenjho Tenge Vol. 15$9.99DC1,285
94119Old Boy Vol. 7$12.95Dark Horse1,277
9574Ninja Scroll$19.99DC1,262
96100Y Last Man Vol. 9 Motherland$14.99DC1,262
97253Hulk & Power Pack Pack Smash Digest$6.99Marvel1,239
98223Spider-Girl Presents Buzz & Darkdevil Digest$7.99Marvel1,239
9963Looking Glass Wars Hatter M Px HC$24.99Desperado1,231
100105Style School Vol. 1 $14.95Dark Horse1,231