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LATEST MONTHLY REPORTS

September 2020 DC Comic Book Sales

Projections for DC Comics Ordered by North American Comics Shops

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August 2020 Comics Sales to Comics Shops

Projections for Comics Ordered by North American Comics Shops
from Diamond Comic Distributors and DC's Distributors

This data combines orders from all Direct Market distributors. Click to see only Diamond and DC's distributors.





August 2020 Comics Sales through Diamond

Projections for Comics Ordered by North American Comics Shops
from Diamond Comic Distributors

This data refers to sales by Diamond. Click to see those from DC's distributors and the Overall market.





August 2020 DC Comic Book Sales

Projections for DC Comics Ordered by North American Comics Shops

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July 2020 Comics Sales to Comics Shops

Projections for Comics Ordered by North American Comics Shops
from Diamond Comic Distributors and DC's Distributors

This data combines orders from all Direct Market distributors. Click to see only Diamond and DC's distributors.





June 2020 Comics Sales to Comics Shops

Projections for Comics Ordered by North American Comics Shops
from Diamond Comic Distributors and DC's Distributors

This data combines orders from all Direct Market distributors. Click to see only Diamond and DC's distributors.




May 2020 Comics Sales to Comics Shops

Projections for Comics Ordered by North American Comics Shops
from Diamond Comic Distributors and DC's Distributors

This data combines orders from all Direct Market distributors. Click to see only Diamond and DC's distributors.









DISTRIBUTOR SALES FIGURE QUICKLINKS

Below are links to the distributor sales figure pages for all the years from 1991 onward here on site, aggregating unit and dollar sales and depicting the top-selling comic book from each month. Links can be found to individual months on most of the annual pages; all of them can be found here. You can also find earlier years in our Postal Sales Record section — and aggregated data from individual years on our Yearly Sales master page. More coming soon!

 

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1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
2016 2017 2018 2019 2019




Top Comic Books of 2019

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




Top Comic Books of the 21st Century (so far!)

Based on Estimated Sales of Comic Books to North American Comics Shops
based on reports from Diamond Comic Distributors




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33 Years Ago: October 1987 Comic Book Sales

Estimated Comics Preorded by North American Comics Shops
from Diamond Comic Distributors



Crossovers dominated the fall of 1987, with "The Fall of the Mutants" taking place at Marvel while "Millennium" was underway at DC. Read more and see the charts!



31 Years Ago: October 1989 Comic Book Sales

Estimated Comics Preordered by North American Comics Shops
Based on Reports from Diamond Comic Distributors



The true top seller for October 1989 was really Legends of the Dark Knight #1, which went on sale on Oct. 10, but this was still in the era when DC's solicitations overlapped into the next month. Read more and see the charts!



23 Years Ago: October 1997 Comic Book Sales

Estimated Comics Preordered by North American Comics Shops
Based on Reports from Diamond Comic Distributors



The weekly Heroes Reborn: The Return helped October rebound from a sorry September. DC unleashed Tangent Comics, a middling-performing event. Read more and see the charts!



15 Years Ago: October 2005 Comic Book Sales

Estimated Comics Preordered by North American Comics Shops
Based on Reports from Diamond Comic Distributors



Helped by Infinite Crisis #1, DC managed a rare feat, leading Marvel in every single category calculated. Read more and see the charts!



10 Years Ago: October 2010 Comic Book Sales

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



The top-selling title was Marvel's Uncanny X-Force #1, in another month with no title topping 100,000 copies. Read more and see the charts!