The Top 50 Best-Selling Comics And Graphic Novels In December 2016

stl027401Compiled by Diamond Comic Distributors from the comics they have supplied to comic stores, conventions and subscription boxes in North America, across 2016…

These are just the unit sales, which also include the free copies overshipped by Marvel on a number of titles. And at least one retailer exclusive cover for Justice League Vs Suicide Squad that the store didn't order

TOP 50 COMIC BOOKS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in December 2016

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 JUSTICE LEAGUE SUICIDE SQUAD #1 $3.99 OCT160147-M DC
2 IVX #1 $5.99 SEP160868-M MAR
3 DARK KNIGHT III MASTER RACE #7 $5.99 OCT160259-M DC
4 BATMAN #12 $2.99 OCT160173-M DC
5 BATMAN #13 $2.99 OCT160175-M DC
6 CIVIL WAR II #8 $4.99 SEP161000-M MAR
7 STAR WARS #26 $3.99 OCT160988-M MAR
8 STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #1 $4.99 OCT160975-M MAR
9 HULK #1 $3.99 OCT160788-M MAR
10 ALL STAR BATMAN #5 $4.99 OCT160160-M DC
11 WALKING DEAD #161 $2.99 OCT160648-M IMA
12 JUSTICE LEAGUE SUICIDE SQUAD #2 $3.99 OCT160150-M DC
13 INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #2 $3.99 OCT160862-M MAR
14 JUSTICE LEAGUE #10 $2.99 OCT160213-M DC
15 JUSTICE LEAGUE #11 $2.99 OCT160215-M DC
16 HAWKEYE #1 $3.99 OCT160797-M MAR
17 DETECTIVE COMICS #946 $2.99 OCT160187-M DC
18 DETECTIVE COMICS #947 $2.99 OCT160189-M DC
19 GAMORA #1 $3.99 OCT160837-M MAR
20 FLASH #12 $2.99 OCT160191-M DC
21 AVENGERS #2 $3.99 OCT160855-M MAR
22 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #22 CC $3.99 OCT160850-M MAR
23 GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #15 $3.99 OCT160817-M MAR
24 FLASH #13 $2.99 OCT160193-M DC
25 STAR WARS DOCTOR APHRA #2 $3.99 OCT160982-M MAR
26 SUPERMAN #12 $2.99 OCT160227-M DC
27 SUICIDE SQUAD #8 (JL SS) $2.99 OCT160153-M DC
28 SUPERMAN #13 $2.99 OCT160229-M DC
29 ROCKET RACCOON #1 NOW $3.99 OCT160824-M MAR
30 NOVA #1 NOW $3.99 OCT160811-M MAR
31 CLONE CONSPIRACY #3 $3.99 OCT160843-M MAR
32 WONDER WOMAN #12 $2.99 OCT160239-M DC
33 WONDER WOMAN #13 $2.99 OCT160241-M DC
34 MIGHTY CAPTAIN MARVEL #0 NOW $3.99 OCT160783-M MAR
35 STAR-LORD #1 $3.99 OCT160830-M MAR
36 UNWORTHY THOR #2 $3.99 OCT160874-M MAR
37 TRINITY #4 $2.99 OCT160237-M DC
38 HARLEY QUINN #9 $2.99 OCT160207-M DC
39 NIGHTWING #10 $2.99 OCT160219-M DC
40 TITANS #6 $2.99 OCT160235-M DC
41 HARLEY QUINN #10 $2.99 OCT160209-M DC
42 NIGHTWING #11 $2.99 OCT160221-M DC
43 CHAMPIONS #3 $3.99 OCT160868-M MAR
44 ACTION COMICS #969 $2.99 OCT160156-M DC
45 ACTION COMICS #970 $2.99 OCT160158-M DC
46 BLACK PANTHER WORLD OF WAKANDA #2 $3.99 OCT160916-M MAR
47 TEEN TITANS #3 $2.99 OCT160233-M DC
48 SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #12 $3.99 OCT160887 MAR
49 SAGA #41 (MR) $2.99 OCT160634 IMA
50 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS #2 $3.99 OCT160889-M MAR

TOP 50 GRAPHIC NOVELS & TRADE PAPERBACKS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in December 2016

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 LOVE IS LOVE $9.99 OCT160480 IDW
2 BATMAN TP VOL 09 BLOOM $16.99 SEP160335 DC
3 DESCENDER TP VOL 03 SINGULARITIES $14.99 SEP160801 IMA
4 WOLVERINE OLD MAN LOGAN TP $29.99 JUL100692 MAR
5 I HATE FAIRYLAND TP VOL 02 FLUFF MY LIFE $14.99 OCT160683-M IMA
6 INVINCIBLE IRON MAN TP VOL 01 REBOOT $17.99 OCT161021 MAR
7 STAR WARS POE DAMERON TP VOL 01 BLACK SQUADRON $19.99 AUG160999 MAR
8 DOCTOR STRANGE TP VOL 01 WAY OF WEIRD $19.99 SEP161127 MAR
9 BATMAN HC VOL 10 EPILOGUE $22.99 AUG160317 DC
10 BLACK SCIENCE TP VOL 05 TRUE ATONEMENT (MR) $14.99 OCT160677 IMA
11 DARK KNIGHT RETURNS THE LAST CRUSADE DLX ED HC $17.99 AUG160319 DC
12 CAPTAIN AMERICA STEVE ROGERS TP VOL 01 HAIL HYDRA $19.99 SEP161125 MAR
13 MS MARVEL TP VOL 06 CIVIL WAR II $17.99 SEP161130 MAR
14 JUSTICE LEAGUE TP VOL 08 DARKSEID WAR PART 2 $16.99 SEP160347 DC
15 NIGHT OF LIVING DEADPOOL TP $16.99 MAR140768 MAR
16 LUMBERJANES TP VOL 05 $14.99 SEP161401 BOO
17 PUNISHER TP VOL 01 ON ROAD $17.99 SEP161126 MAR
18 SPIDER-GWEN TP VOL 02 WEAPON OF CHOICE $15.99 SEP161141 MAR
19 DEADPOOL WORLDS GREATEST TP VOL 05 CIVIL WAR II $17.99 SEP161132 MAR
20 FLASH BY MARK WAID TP BOOK 01 $24.99 SEP160343 DC
21 HAWKEYE TP VOL 01 MY LIFE AS WEAPON NOW $16.99 DEC120744 MAR
22 VENOM BY RICK REMENDER TP VOL 01 $16.99 JAN120754 MAR
23 HABITAT TP (MR) $9.99 AUG160697 IMA
24 PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 01 $9.99 JAN160645 IMA
25 BLOODSHOT REBORN TP VOL 01 COLORADO $9.99 JUL151693 VAL
26 INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR FOUR TP VOL 02 $14.99 SEP160344 DC
27 SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 AUG120491 IMA
28 GARTH ENNIS DAN DARE OMNIBUS TP VOL 01 UK ED $19.99 FEB098422 DE
29 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 01 MY OWN WORST ENEMY NOW $17.99 MAR130724 MAR
30 4001 AD TP $14.99 AUG162073 VAL
31 LEGENDS OF RED SONJA TP VOL 01 $19.99 JUN141129 DE
32 BEAUTY TP VOL 02 (MR) $14.99 OCT160671 IMA
33 ARCHIE TP VOL 02 $19.99 SEP161295 ARC
34 MANIFEST DESTINY TP VOL 04 SASQUATCH $14.99 OCT160692 IMA
35 BATMAN AND ROBIN ADVENTURES TP VOL 01 $19.99 SEP160338 DC
36 BIRTHRIGHT TP VOL 04 FAMILY HISTORY $12.99 OCT160673 IMA
37 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE $14.99 NOV128157 IMA
38 STEVEN UNIVERSE & CRYSTAL GEMS TP VOL 01 $14.99 AUG161334 BOO
39 LEGEND OF WONDER WOMAN HC $29.99 AUG160332 DC
40 MONSTRESS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 APR160803 IMA
41 INVADER ZIM TP VOL 03 $19.99 JUN168462 ONI
42 INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR FIVE HC VOL 01 $22.99 AUG160330 DC
43 SAGA TP VOL 06 (MR) $14.99 MAR160684 IMA
44 GEORGE RR MARTIN WILD CARDS HARD CALL HC (MR) $24.99 JUL100951 DE
45 STAR WARS FORCE AWAKENS ADAPTATION HC $24.99 AUG160995 MAR
46 TOKYO GHOUL GN VOL 10 (MR) $12.99 OCT162019 VIZ
47 MOON KNIGHT TP VOL 01 FROM DEAD $17.99 JUL140728 MAR
48 ONE WEEK IN THE LIBRARY GN (MR) $9.99 SEP160780 IMA
49 DAREDEVIL YELLOW TP $19.99 APR110721 MAR
50 DEATHSTROKE TP VOL 04 FAMILY BUSINESS $16.99 SEP160341 DC

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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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