X-Men #1 The Guinness World Record Best Selling Comic Of All Time?

X-Men #1 The Guinness World Record Best Selling Comic Of All Time?

That's what Marvel are announcing. X-Men #1, selling around seven million dollars, back in the early nineties.Five covers. The comic advertisements sent to retailers asking "that Porsche you always wanted" And now a toilet.

But today at San Diego Comic Con, Marvel  received the Guinness World Record for the highest selling single comic book.

But I'm wondering. Can't Asterix volumes sell millions of copies?

In related news. Chris Claremont and artist Jim Lee then later appeared at the DC booth with Rob Liefeld…

X-Men #1 The Guinness World Record Best Selling Comic Of All Time?

I want to look at that award more carefully…

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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