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Top 300 Comics for October

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Top 300 Comics for October

Never understimate the power of Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee. The duo rocketed DC straight to the top of the Diamond Comics Distributors Top 300 charts this month with “Batman #608,” their first issue together as they take over the monthly writing and artistic chores. Marvel held strong at the top taking 8 of the Top 10 spots leaving just enough room for Dreamwave Productions to come in at number three.

Below you’ll find charts that list Previews Initial Orders, Actual Orders, the Top 300 comics and Top 50 Graphic Novels/Trade Paperbacks for October, 2002.

August 2002 Previews Initial Orders

(for product shipping beginning October 2002)

Publisher Comics, Mgzns. &

Graphic Novels

dollar share

Comics, Mgzns. &

Graphic Novels

unit share

MARVEL COMICS 31.19% 38.38%
DC COMICS 27.48% 28.19%
IMAGE COMICS 7.38% 7.93%
DARK HORSE COMICS 5.87% 3.72%
CROSSGEN COMICS 4.65% 4.53%
DREAMWAVE 3.13% 3.70%
WIZARD ENTERTAINMENT 2.16% 1.49%
VIZ COMMUNICATIONS 1.99% 1.21%
TOKYOPOP 1.35% 0.55%
CHAOS! COMICS 0.86% 0.73%
FANTAGRAPHICS/EROS 0.76% 0.32%
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS 0.72% 0.93%
DYNAMIC FORCES 0.58% 0.10%
AVATAR PRESS 0.58% 0.43%
JAY COMPANY 0.57% 0.53%
ANTARCTIC PRESS 0.46% 0.30%
HARRIS COMICS 0.42% 0.38%
KENZER & COMPANY 0.40% 0.34%
IDEA & DESIGN WORKS 0.37% 0.30%
COMICSONE.COM 0.35% 0.10%
Other Non-Top 20 8.73% 5.84%

Actual Sales Based on All Orders and Reorders

for Products Invoiced in August 2002

Publisher Comics, Mgzns. &

Graphic Novels

dollar share

Comics, Mgzns. &

Graphic Novels

unit share

MARVEL COMICS 35.17% 47.50%
DC COMICS 27.87% 27.64%
IMAGE COMICS 5.48% 4.90%
DARK HORSE COMICS 4.84% 3.04%
CROSSGEN COMICS 3.29% 2.95%
TOKYOPOP 2.40% 0.86%
DREAMWAVE 2.32% 2.84%
WIZARD ENTERTAINMENT 2.31% 1.84%
VIZ COMMUNICATIONS 1.78% 1.08%
FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS 0.74% 0.12%
TWOMORROWS PUBLISHING 0.74% 0.26%
SLAVE LABOR GRAPHICS 0.66% 0.25%
AVATAR PRESS 0.65% 0.26%
BONGO COMICS 0.58% 0.93%
ANTARCTIC PRESS 0.56% 0.27%
DYNAMIC FORCES 0.47% 0.10%
HARRIS COMICS 0.47% 0.24%
ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS 0.47% 0.00%
ONI PRESS INC. 0.39% 0.40%
ABSTRACT STUDIOS 0.35% 0.26%
Other Non-Top 20 8.46% 4.26%

Each month we are asked what the different rankings on the Top 300 list mean in terms of sales for each book. While the publishers and Diamond keep the total number of copies distributed closely guarded, they do provide a guide by which you can compare the success of one book to another.

The quantity ranking is obvious, it’s the ranking of comics based on total issues printed. The Retail Rank is based on the price of a specific issue and the overall dollars it produced in sales (note this month “Batman #608” carries a $2.25 cover price and has a retail ranking of 3, whereas “Transformers War Within #1” has a cover price of $2.95 and has a retail ranking of 1). Finally, there’s that enigmatic Guide number. Diamond explained it to CBR News a couple of months back:

“The guide shows retailers roughly how many of a product is being ordered in comparison to the other products. The guide says that the average store orders 100 copies of Batman (a consistent seller) and then compares other titles to this.”

So, this month “Batman #608” sits at the top of the charts. “Spider-Man Peter Parker #49” has a guide number of 49.94. This means the average retailer ordered twice the number of “Batman #608” than they ordered of “Spider-Man Peter Parker #49.”

Top 300 Comics for October

Qty.

Rank

Retail

Rank

Guide Item # Title Price Pub.
1 3 100.00 AUG020206 BATMAN #608 $2.25 DC
2 5 90.95 AUG021531 ULTIMATES #9 $2.25 MAR
3 1 88.03 AUG022047 TRANSFORMERS WAR WITHIN #1 (Of 6) $2.95 DRE
4 7 86.76 AUG021497 NEW X-MEN #133 $2.25 MAR
5 8 86.68 AUG021511 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #46 $2.25 MAR
6 9 81.46 AUG021512 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #28 $2.25 MAR
7 10 81.33 AUG021513 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #29 $2.25 MAR
8 12 79.65 AUG021502 ULTIMATE X-MEN #23 $2.25 MAR
9 2 78.68 AUG021517 SPIDER-MAN BLACK CAT EVIL THAT MEN DO #5 (Of 5) $2.99 MAR
10 15 74.03 AUG021501 UNCANNY X-MEN #414 $2.25 MAR
11 4 72.32 AUG022046 TRANSFORMERS ARMADA #4 $2.95 DRE
12 11 61.36 AUG020279 THUNDERCATS #3 (Of 5) $2.95 DC
13 13 60.44 AUG021195 GI JOE FRONTLINE #1 $2.95 IMA
14 21 58.32 AUG021506 WOLVERINE #182 $2.25 MAR
15 6 56.68 AUG021518 SPIDER-MAN BLUE #6 (Of 6) $3.50 MAR
16 14 56.38 AUG021500 X-TREME X-MEN #19 $2.99 MAR
17 16 53.86 AUG021526 CAPTAIN AMERICA #6 (RES) $2.99 MAR
18 26 53.38 AUG020238 JLA #73 $2.25 DC
19 27 53.20 AUG020239 JLA #74 $2.25 DC
20 17 52.56 AUG021193 GI JOE #11 $2.95 IMA
21 30 49.94 AUG021520 SPIDER-MAN PETER PARKER #49 $2.25 MAR
22 28 47.69 AUG020233 GREEN ARROW #18 $2.50 DC
23 31 47.56 AUG021542 AVENGERS #59 $2.25 MAR
24 19 47.10 AUG021525 DAREDEVIL #38 $2.99 MAR
25 32 45.82 AUG021543 FANTASTIC FOUR #62 $2.25 MAR
26 20 44.77 AUG021233 BATTLE O/T PLANETS #4 $2.99 IMA
27 33 44.46 AUG021539 INCREDIBLE HULK #46 $2.25 MAR
28 18 42.75 AUG020281 LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN VOL II #4 (Of 6) $3.50 DC
29 25 40.27 AUG021527 PUNISHER #17 (RES) $2.99 MAR
30 29 39.15 AUG021528 PUNISHER #18 $2.99 MAR
31 36 37.01 AUG020244 JSA #41 $2.50 DC
32 22 36.68 AUG020203 DETECTIVE COMICS #775 (Note Price) $3.50 DC
33 43 36.48 AUG021504 WEAPON X #2 $2.25 MAR
34 38 35.08 AUG021216 SPAWN #127 $2.50 IMA
35 46 34.54 AUG021503 X-STATIX #4 $2.25 MAR
36 47 34.51 AUG020235 GREEN LANTERN #155 $2.25 DC
37 50 33.44 AUG021510 EXILES #18 $2.25 MAR
38 52 32.49 AUG021545 THOR #55 $2.25 MAR
39 35 31.46 AUG021499 MEKANIX #1 (Of 6) $2.99 MAR
40 23 31.34 AUG021505 WOLVERINE NETSUKE #2 (Of 4) $3.99 MAR
41 57 31.33 AUG021546 IRON MAN #60 $2.25 MAR
42 58 31.18 AUG020222 SUPERMAN #187 $2.25 DC
43 48 30.85 AUG020237 HAWKMAN #8 $2.50 DC
44 41 30.14 AUG020205 BATMAN GOTHAM KNIGHTS #34 $2.75 DC
45 61 29.88 AUG020225 ACTION COMICS #796 $2.25 DC
46 63 28.97 AUG021522 SPIDER-MAN LEGEND O/T SPIDER CLAN #1 (Of 3) $2.25 MAR
47 53 28.92 AUG020208 BATGIRL #33 $2.50 DC
48 39 28.72 AUG021544 PARADISE X #6 (Of 13) $2.99 MAR
49 65 28.61 AUG020223 ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #609 $2.25 DC
50 66 28.22 AUG021537 CAPTAIN MARVEL #2 $2.25 MAR
51 67 28.01 AUG020224 SUPERMAN MAN OF STEEL #131 $2.25 DC
52 42 27.56 AUG021223 TOMB RAIDER #25 $2.99 IMA
53 70 27.54 AUG021507 AGENT X #4 $2.25 MAR
54 71 27.47 AUG020220 NIGHTWING #74 $2.25 DC
55 44 26.66 AUG021224 WITCHBLADE #60 $2.99 IMA
56 45 26.59 AUG021832 YOUNGBLOOD BLOODSPORT #1 $2.99 ACO
57 76 25.92 AUG020232 FLASH #191 $2.25 DC
58 49 25.24 AUG021529 ELEKTRA #15 $2.99 MAR
59 78 25.13 AUG021538 ULTIMATE ADVENTURES #2 $2.25 MAR
60 51 24.66 AUG021493 ALIAS #15 (MR) $2.99 MAR
61 24 24.64 AUG020234 GREEN ARROW SECRET FILES #1 $4.95 DC
62 34 24.29 AUG020016 GHOST IN THE SHELL 2 MAN MACHINE INTERFACE #1 (MR) $3.99 DAR
63 81 24.21 AUG021547 THUNDERBOLTS #73 $2.25 MAR
64 73 24.19 AUG020204 BATMAN LEGENDS O/T DARK KNIGHT #160 $2.50 DC
65 55 24.16 AUG020270 GLOBAL FREQUENCY #1 (Of 12) $2.95 DC
66 82 24.12 AUG021536 MARVILLE #2 $2.25 MAR
67 54 23.87 AUG021494 SHANG CHI MASTER OF KUNG FU #2 (Of 4) (MR) $2.99 MAR
68 74 23.86 AUG020216 BIRDS OF PREY #48 $2.50 DC
69 56 23.72 AUG021540 KILLRAVEN #1 (Of 6) $2.99 MAR
70 84 23.67 AUG021508 SOLDIER X #4 $2.25 MAR
71 75 23.46 AUG020217 CATWOMAN #12 $2.50 DC
72 62 22.69 AUG021208 MICRONAUTS #3 $2.95 IMA
73 59 22.60 AUG020039 STAR WARS INFINITIES EMPIRE STRIKES BACK #4 (Of 4) $2.99 DAR
74 60 22.59 AUG021521 SPIDER-MAN TANGLED WEB #19 $2.99 MAR
75 93 22.03 AUG021524 SPIDER-GIRL #52 $2.25 MAR
76 64 22.01 AUG020290 FILTH #5 (Of 13) (MR) $2.95 DC
77 95 21.88 AUG021519 SPIDER-MAN GET KRAVEN #5 (Of 7) $2.25 MAR
78 96 21.71 AUG020221 ROBIN #107 $2.25 DC
79 83 21.42 AUG020247 LEGION #13 $2.50 DC
80 101 21.11 AUG021532 CALL OF DUTY BROTHERHOOD #5 (Of 6) $2.25 MAR
81 69 21.10 AUG021950 SOJOURN #16 $2.95 CRO
82 40 21.08 AUG020256 YOUNG JUSTICE #50 (Note Price) $3.95 DC
83 68 20.87 AUG020040 STAR WARS EMPIRE #2 $2.99 DAR
84 103 20.66 AUG020253 WONDER WOMAN #186 $2.25 DC
85 72 20.65 AUG020268 GEN 13 #2 $2.95 DC
86 87 19.16 AUG020252 TITANS #46 $2.75 DC
87 113 19.16 AUG021534 CALL OF DUTY PRECINCT #4 (Of 5) $2.25 MAR
88 102 18.99 AUG020226 SUPERGIRL #75 $2.50 DC
89 77 18.96 AUG021552 AVENGERS ICONS VISION #3 (Of 4) $2.99 MAR
90 79 18.80 AUG021509 X-MEN ICONS CHAMBER #3 (Of 4) $2.99 MAR
91 115 18.63 AUG021535 CALL OF DUTY WAGON #3 (Of 4) $2.25 MAR
92 85 17.93 AUG021946 RUSE #12 $2.95 CRO
93 88 17.83 AUG021947 RUSE #13 $2.95 CRO
94 109 17.70 AUG020219 HARLEY QUINN #25 $2.50 DC
95 86 17.67 AUG020038 STAR WARS REPUBLIC #47 $2.99 DAR
96 111 17.54 AUG020287 FABLES #6 (MR) $2.50 DC
97 89 17.37 AUG021205 LIBERTY MEADOWS #28 $2.95 IMA
98 114 17.18 AUG021548 BLACK PANTHER #50 $2.50 MAR
99 90 17.12 AUG021232 TOMB RAIDER JOURNEYS #7 (Of 12) $2.99 IMA
100 94 16.77 AUG020269 OUT THERE #14 $2.95 DC
101 97 16.43 AUG021952 WAY O/T RAT #6 $2.95 CRO
102 98 16.36 AUG020283 TOM STRONGS TERRIFIC TALES #5 $2.95 DC
103 99 16.16 AUG021942 PATH #7 $2.95 CRO
104 100 16.13 AUG021943 PATH #8 $2.95 CRO
105 110 15.98 AUG020291 HELLBLAZER #177 (RES) (MR) $2.75 DC
106 104 15.70 AUG020277 STORMWATCH TEAM ACHILLES #4 (MR) $2.95 DC
107 125 15.68 AUG020218 GOTHAM GIRLS #3 (Of 5) $2.25 DC
108 80 15.65 AUG020282 PROMETHEA #23 (Note Price) $3.50 DC
109 105 15.62 AUG020278 WILDCATS VERSION 3.0 #3 (MR) $2.95 DC
110 107 15.23 AUG021496 APACHE SKIES #4 (Of 4) (MR) $2.99 MAR
111 108 15.03 AUG021495 HOOD #6 (Of 6) (MR) $2.99 MAR
112 37 15.00 AUG020236 GREEN LANTERN EVILS MIGHT #3 (Of 3) $5.95 DC
113 92 14.44 AUG020028-9 BTVS #50 HELLMOUTH TO MOUTH (4 Of 4) (Note Price)* $3.50 DAR
114 119 14.13 AUG020251 SPECTRE #22 $2.75 DC
115 116 13.89 AUG021948 SCION #29 $2.95 CRO
116 117 13.68 AUG021530 ELEKTRA GLIMPSE & ECHO #4 (Of 4) $2.99 MAR
117 131 13.67 AUG020230 DOOM PATROL #13 $2.50 DC
118 118 13.32 AUG021551 B-SIDES #2 (Of 3) $2.99 MAR
119 124 13.22 AUG020248 POWER COMPANY #9 $2.75 DC
120 146 13.19 AUG020245 JUSTICE LEAGUE ADVENTURES #12 $2.25 DC
121 140 13.09 AUG021915 SIMPSONS COMICS #75 $2.50 BON
122 106 13.02 AUG020030-1 BTVS TALES O/T SLAYERS BROKEN B0TTLE OF DJINN* $3.50 DAR
123 120 12.84 AUG020299 Y THE LAST MAN #4 (MR) $2.95 DC
124 121 12.60 AUG021945 ROUTE 666 #5 $2.95 CRO
125 122 12.47 AUG021940 NEGATION LAWBRINGER #1 $2.95 CRO
126 123 12.43 AUG020207 AZRAEL AGENT O/T BAT #95 $2.95 DC
127 143 12.36 AUG020293 LUCIFER #31 (MR) $2.50 DC
128 126 11.92 AUG021191-2 ATHENA INC #4* $2.95 IMA
129 127 11.87 AUG020261 21 DOWN #2 $2.95 DC
130 128 11.86 AUG021932 CRUX #19 $2.95 CRO
131 129 11.77 AUG021939 NEGATION #11 $2.95 CRO
132 130 11.64 AUG021938 MYSTIC #29 $2.95 CRO
133 132 11.50 AUG021949 SIGIL #29 $2.95 CRO
134 133 11.48 AUG022051 LIMBO CITY #2 $2.95 DRE
135 134 11.31 AUG021934 FIRST #24 $2.95 CRO
136 135 11.29 AUG022050 FATE O/T BLADE #3 (MR) $2.95 DRE
137 136 11.21 AUG021936 MERIDIAN #28 $2.95 CRO
138 137 11.19 AUG021937 MERIDIAN #29 $2.95 CRO
139 139 11.15 AUG022049 ARKANIUM #2 $2.95 DRE
140 152 11.14 AUG021196 HELLSPAWN #18 $2.50 IMA
141 141 10.91 AUG021213 SAVAGE DRAGON #104 $2.95 IMA
142 145 10.85 AUG020288 HUNTER AGE OF MAGIC #16 (MR) $2.75 DC
143 142 10.72 AUG021767 STRANGERS IN PARADISE VOL III #54 $2.95 ABS
144 162 10.46 AUG020211 BATMAN GOTHAM ADVENTURES #55 $2.25 DC
145 144 10.29 AUG021963 LADY DEATH HALLOWEEN SPECIAL #1 $2.99 CHA
146 149 10.29 AUG020285 CODENAME KNOCKOUT #18 (MR) $2.75 DC
147 91 10.26 AUG020022 GRENDEL RED WHITE & BLACK #2 (Of 4) (MR) $4.99 DAR
148 148 9.73 AUG020271 POINT BLANK #3 (Of 5) (MR) $2.95 DC
149 150 9.58 AUG020264 AUTOMATIC KAFKA #4 (MR) $2.95 DC
150 151 9.52 AUG020265 BLACK SUN #2 (MR) $2.95 DC
151 138 9.40 AUG022197 MAGE KNIGHT STOLEN DESTINY #1 (Of 5) $3.50 IDW
152 153 9.34 AUG020273 RESISTANCE #2 $2.95 DC
153 155 9.17 AUG021209-10 NOBLE CAUSES FAMILY SECRETS #1 (Of 4)* $2.95 IMA
154 154 9.14 AUG021817 VAMPI #24 REG ED $2.99 HAR
155 164 9.11 AUG020289 FIGHT FOR TOMORROW #2 (Of 6) (MR) $2.50 DC
156 157 8.98 AUG022171 VAMPIRELLA #14 REG ED $2.99 HAR
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158 166 8.94 AUG021916 RADIOACTIVE MAN #106 $2.50 BON
159 159 8.76 AUG021227 WITCHBLADE #1/2 $2.99 IMA
160 160 8.66 AUG021968 PURGATORI TRICK OR TREAT #1 $2.99 CHA
161 178 8.16 AUG020259 POWERPUFF GIRLS #31 $2.25 DC
162 171 8.09 AUG020294 MIDNIGHT MASS #7 (Of 8) (MR) $2.50 DC
163 177 7.66 AUG020246 LAB RATS #7 $2.50 DC
164 112 7.30 AUG020284 100% #5 (Of 5) (MR) $5.95 DC
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166 168 7.23 AUG021918 3 LITTLE KITTENS #2 (Of 3) $2.95 BRO
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253 263 1.78 AUG022274 MUTANT TEXAS TALES OF SHERIFF IDA RED #4 (Of 4) $2.95 ONI
254 249 1.73 AUG022290 GENUS #56 (A) $3.50 RAD
255 250 1.70 AUG021886-9 ZAK RAVEN ESQ #1* $3.50 AVA
256 268 1.67 AUG021809 JOHNNY THE HOMICIDAL MANIAC #1 (STAR14546) $2.95 SLA
257 275 1.63 AUG021810 JOHNNY THE HOMICIDAL MANIAC #2 (STAR15066) $2.95 SLA
258 273 1.61 AUG021931 JACK THE LANTERN #0 (Of 5) (MR) $2.99 CAS
259 256 1.60 AUG022394 NEON GENESIS EVANGELION PART 7 COLL ED #6 (Of 6) $3.50 VIZ
260 281 1.57 AUG021802 HALO & SPROCKET #3 $2.95 SLA
261 284 1.52 AUG021807 CHARM SCHOOL #6 (MR) $2.95 SLA
262 216 1.49 AUG021823 LUFTWAFFE 1946 #2 $5.95 ANT
263 286 1.47 AUG022039 SNAPDRAGONS #2 $2.99 DOR
264 277 1.46 AUG022396 PROJECT ARMS PART 1 #2 $3.25 VIZ
265 265 1.45 AUG022140 MENAGE A TROIS #1 (A) $3.50 ERO
266 289 1.45 AUG021827 KILLBOX PRIMER #1 $2.99 ANT
267 207 1.42 AUG022075 DFE GI JOE FRONTLINE ALT CVR #1 $6.99 DYN
268 257 1.42 AUG021865 ENNIS & MCCREAS DICKS 2 #2 OFFENSIVE CVR (Of 4) (MR) $3.95 AVA
269 307 1.42 AUG021766 POP GUN WAR #5 $2.50 ABS
270 292 1.41 AUG022400 SILENT MOBIUS PART 11 BLOOD #4 (Of 5) $2.95 VIZ
271 234 1.39 AUG022196 A G SUPER EROTIC ANTHOLOGY #5 (A) $4.99 ICA
272 293 1.39 AUG022285 ZENDRA VOL 2 #4 IN BLIND DAYS (Of 6) $2.95 PEN
273 274 1.38 AUG021890-1 ATLAS #2* $3.50 AVA
274 279 1.35 AUG021896 TIGRESS HIDDEN LANDS #1 $3.50 AMR
275 300 1.32 AUG022287 FURRLOUGH #118 $2.99 RAD
276 245 1.27 AUG022405 VAGABOND #12 (MR) $4.95 VIZ
277 288 1.25 AUG021787 I DREAM OF JEANNIE TRICKS OR TREATS ANNUAL #1 $3.50 AIR
278 247 1.24 AUG021804 LIKEWISE #1 (MR) $4.95 SLA
279 346 1.23 AUG021867 JUNGLE FANTASY PREVIEW (MR) $1.99 AVA
280 290 1.20 AUG022138 BLOWJOB #4 (A) $3.50 ERO
281 252 1.18 AUG022300 FURRY NINJA HIGH SCHOOL #2 (Of 2) $4.99 SHA
282 323 1.16 AUG021762 ARSENIC LULLABIES OCT 2002 #3 $2.65 ASI
283 308 1.15 AUG021831 WARRIOR NUN AREALA #11 $2.99 ANT
284 310 1.14 AUG021813 SQUEE #3 (STAR14223) $2.95 SLA
285 312 1.13 AUG022283 DECOY #4 STORM O/T CENTURY (Of 4) $2.95 PEN
286 311 1.12 AUG021533 CALL OF DUTY BROTHERHOOD #1 MIGHTY MARVEL MUST HAVES (Of 6) $2.99 MAR
287 314 1.11 AUG022213 HEARTCORE #1 (A) $2.95 STU
288 316 1.10 AUG021897 TIGRESS TALES #5 $2.95 AMR
289 317 1.09 AUG021908 PATRICK THE WOLF BOY ANOTHER HALLOWEEN SP $2.95 BLI
290 304 1.09 AUG022137 ELIZABETH BATHORY #1 (A) $3.50 ERO
291 319 1.07 AUG022214 OGENKI CLINIC VOL 9 #7 (A) $2.95 STU
292 324 1.04 AUG021812 LENORE #9 (STAR14989) $2.95 SLA
293 296 1.03 AUG021871 WARREN ELLIS STRANGE KILLINGS BODY ORCHARD #4 WRPRND CVR $3.95 AVA
294 248 1.03 AUG022411 ZOIDS #9 $5.95 VIZ
295 325 1.01 AUG022207 VAMPIRE YUI VOL 5 #2 $2.95 STU
296 327 1.00 AUG021780 SANDWALK ADVENTURES #5 $2.95 ACT
297 329 1.00 AUG022308 EMPTY ZONE CONVERSATIONS W/DEAD #3 (Of 5) $2.95 SIR
298 309 0.97 AUG022291 GREEN GINGER #1 (A) $3.50 RAD
299 315 0.93 AUG021905 WARHAMMER MONTHLY #60 $3.50 GAM
300 335 0.92 AUG021800 BIPOLAR #3 $2.95 ALT

Top 50 Graphic Novels/Trade Paperbacks for October

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1 3 11.50 AUG020035 LONE WOLF & CUB VOL 27 BATTLES EVE (MR) $9.95 DAR
2 15 10.57 AUG021244 VAMPIRES CHRISTMAS GN $5.95 IMA
3 5 6.95 AUG021566 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL 4 TP $14.99 MAR
4 28 6.14 AUG021218 TELLOS SONS & MOONS (RES) $5.95 IMA
5 22 6.13 AUG020017 REVEAL TP VOL 1 $6.95 DAR
6 1 5.67 AUG020210 DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN HC $29.95 DC
7 7 5.35 AUG020262 AUTHORITY TRANSFER OF POWER TP $17.95 DC
8 10 4.63 AUG021567 ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL 3 WORLD TOUR TP (O/A) $17.99 MAR
9 14 4.38 AUG020297 TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL 7 SPIDERS THRASH TP (MR) $14.95 DC
10 37 4.19 AUG021862 ALAN MOORE MAGIC WORDS VOL 1 SC (MR) $6.95 AVA
11 6 4.09 AUG020295 SANDMAN PRESENTS FURIES HC $24.95 DC
12 11 4.06 AUG020266 DANGER GIRL ULTIMATE COLL TP $19.95 DC
13 16 3.43 AUG020240 JLA A LEAGUE OF ONE SC $14.95 DC
14 23 3.26 AUG020242 JLA VOL 9 TERRA INCOGNITA TP $12.95 DC
15 12 3.00 AUG020209 BATMAN DARK KNIGHT RETURNS HC NEW ED $24.95 DC
16 34 3.00 AUG020036 ASTRO BOY VOL 9 TP $9.95 DAR
17 8 2.98 AUG020041 CLASSIC STAR WARS LONG TIME AGO VOL 3 TP $29.95 DAR
18 9 2.88 AUG021555 INCREDIBLE HULK VOL 1 HC $29.99 MAR
19 27 2.87 AUG020042 STAR WARS JANGO FETT OPEN SEASONS TP $12.95 DAR
20 39 2.85 AUG022346 LOVE HINA VOL 7 GN $9.99 TKP
21 19 2.82 AUG021951 SOJOURN VOL 2 DRAGONS TALE TP $15.95 CRO
22 18 2.74 AUG020034 OH MY GODDESS QUEEN SAYOKO TP $16.95 DAR
23 26 2.67 AUG022329 TANK GIRL VOL 3 GN (MR) $14.95 TIT
24 35 2.47 AUG021935 FORGE #7 $11.95 CRO
25 38 2.41 AUG021933 EDGE #7 $11.95 CRO
26 41 2.38 AUG021838 ARCHIES CLASSIC CHRISTMAS STORIES VOL 1 $10.95 ARC
27 13 2.37 AUG021554 DAREDEVIL ELEKTRA LOVE & WAR HC $29.99 MAR
28 2 2.37 AUG020212 BATMAN DYNAMIC DUO ARCHIVES VOL 1 HC $49.95 DC
29 63 2.36 AUG020024 DEAD TO RIGHTS GN $5.95 DAR
30 24 2.25 AUG021563 INFINITY ABYSS TP $17.99 MAR
31 25 2.23 AUG020215 BIRDS OF PREY TP NEW ED $17.95 DC
32 21 2.16 AUG021944 PATH VOL 1 CRISIS OF FAITH TP $19.95 CRO
33 20 2.16 AUG021553 CAGE HC $19.99 MAR
34 4 2.10 AUG020250 SHAZAM ARCHIVES VOL 3 HC $49.95 DC
35 30 2.06 AUG022381 BLOOD LAST VAMPIRE 2002 GN (MR) $15.95 VIZ
36 36 1.95 AUG020274 RESIDENT EVIL CODE VERONICA VOL 3 (MR) $14.95 DC
37 33 1.89 AUG022383 FUSHIGI YUGI VOL 7 CASTAWAY TP $15.95 VIZ
38 64 1.76 AUG021231 TOMB RAIDER WITCHBLADE TROUBLE SEEKERS TP $7.95 IMA
39 45 1.75 AUG022408 DRAGONBALL Z VOL 10 TP $12.95 VIZ
40 55 1.72 AUG022341 GTO VOL 7 GN $9.99 TKP
41 32 1.70 AUG020275 STAR TREK TNG FORGIVENESS SC $17.95 DC
42 29 1.69 AUG021941 NEGATION VOL 1 BOHICA TP $19.95 CRO
43 17 1.68 AUG021561 AVENGERS KANG DYNASTY TP $29.99 MAR
44 47 1.61 AUG021564 MARVEL MANGAVERSE VOL 2 TP $12.99 MAR
45 60 1.60 AUG022347 MARMALADE BOY VOL 4 GN $9.99 TKP
46 48 1.57 AUG020020 GROO DEATH & TAXES TP $12.95 DAR
47 101 1.52 AUG022244 VAMPIRE THE MASQUERADE GN CALEBROS (MR) $5.95 MNS
48 46 1.48 AUG020227 SUPERMAN BATMAN WORLDS FINEST TP NEW ED $14.95 DC
49 31 1.40 AUG020025 AL WILLIAMSON HIDDEN LANDS TP $22.95 DAR
50 65 1.40 AUG022335 ANGELIC LAYER VOL 3 GN $9.99 TKP

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