June 1998 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops
Estimated Comics Preordered by North American Comics Shops
Based on Reports from Diamond Comic Distributors
The year-to-year drops were down to single digits by June, generating (premature) hopes for industry recovery.
Diamond did release dollar rankings for the Top 250 comics; these will be added at a later date.
Click to skip to the Top Graphic Novels for the month.
—John Jackson Miller
This list includes all items on Diamond's Top 300 charts, plus any post-#300 items from its Top Independent Publisher charts.
If you don't see a book, Diamond released no data for it.
Items marked (resolicited) were offered in an earlier month but never shipped; disregard any previously reported figure, as earlier orders were canceled when the books were resolicited.
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.
June 1998 Graphic Novel Sales to Comics Shops
Estimated Graphic Novels and Trade Paperbacks Preordered by North American Comics Shops Based on Reports from Diamond Comic Distributors
This list includes all items on Diamond's Top Graphic Novel charts. If you don't see a book, Diamond released no data for it.
The links lead to title details on Amazon (paid links). You can also find the books at your comics shop.
The X-Files: Fight the Future movie adaptation led the charts.
|Units||Dollars||Trade Paperback title||Price||Publisher||Est. units|
|1||3||X-Files Official Movie Adaptation||$5.95||Topps||20,025|
|2||4||Spider-Man Made Men (Resolictiation)||$5.99||Marvel||17,788|
|4||7||Witchblade Coll Ed #8||$6.95||Image||8,604|
|5||16||Danger Girl Tour Ed Alt Cvr #1||$6.95||Dynamic Forces||5,763|
|6||5||Essential Spider-Man Vol. 3||$12.99||Marvel||5,074|
|7||17||Batman Vs Predator III Blood Ties||$7.95||DC||4,139|
|8||21||DF Darkchylde Summer Preview #1||$6.95||Dynamic Forces||3,857|
|9||22||Uncle Scrooge #312||$6.95||Gladstone||3,802|
|11||9||Ranma 1/2 Vol. 11 Transformations||$15.95||Viz||3,431|
|12||6||Kabuki Circle of Blood||$17.95||Image||3,386|
|13||10||Books of Faerie||$14.95||DC||3,322|
|14||1||Batman Archives Vol. 4 HC||$49.95||DC||3,223|
|15||26||Walt Disneys Comics #627||$6.95||Gladstone||3,144|
|18||30||Uncle Scrooge Adventures In Color #47||$9.95||Gladstone||2,124|
|19||31||Uncle Scrooge Adventures In Color #48||$9.95||Gladstone||2,119|
|20||23||Click Vol. 3||$12.95||NBM||2,000|
|21||18||Incredible Hulk Beauty and The Beast||$16.99||Marvel||1,916|
|23||48||Vampirella Ascending Evil||$7.50||Harris||1,852|
|24||20||Starship Troopers||$14.95||Dark Horse||1,842|