Following our post and video about the resurrection of Superman — and continuing the month-long commemoration of Action Comics #1000‘s publication tomorrow— we’ve published the complete U.S. Postal Service circulation filings for Action Comics, which ran in the title from 1960-89.
The forms confirm that very close to 100 million copies of Action were sold in that time, with a circulation peak in 1965. Action would go on to run the very last DC non-MAD postal statement in 1989, and would be the only title that year to do so.
Comichron founder John Jackson Miller has tracked the comics industry for more than 25 years, including a decade editing the industry’s retail trade magazine; he is the author of several guides to comics, as well as more than a hundred comic books for various franchises.
He is the author of novels including Star Wars: Kenobi, Star Wars: A New Dawn, Star Trek: Discovery – The Enterprise War, and his upcoming release, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – The High Country. Read more about them at his fiction site.
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