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DC Dominates February Top Ten, Marvel Leads in Overall Dollars/Units

Diamond Comic Distributors has released sales numbers for February 2012, with Marvel Comics ahead of the pack in both dollar and unit share. Although Marvel has both dollars and units locked up for February with a 35.92% and 38.61% share respectively, DC Comics swept the top ten single issues for the second month in a row with Geoff Johns and Jim Lee's "Justice League" #6 at the top. "Justice League" continues its incredible run as the top selling issue each month it's had a new installment since the premiere of the New 52 in August 2011. Bat-books once again comprised the bulk of the top ten issues sold with #6 issues of "Batman," "Detective Comics," "Batman: The Dark Knight" and "Batman And Robin" all breaking the top ten. Fan-favorite title "Aquaman" jumped to the ninth spot this month, trading places with "Batman and Robin."

Batman also dominated the top ten graphic novels and trade paperbacks, performing very well for DC with "Batman: Gates of Gotham" in the top spot and "Batman: Time and the Batman," "Batman: The Black Mirror" and "Batman vs. Bane" filling out the middle of the chart. Along with "American Vampire" Volume 3, DC's accounted for five of the top ten graphic novels sold, pushing trade paperbacks of "The Walking Dead" down to eighth and ninth. Marvel nabbed second and third with "Fantastic Four Season One" and "Uncanny X-Force" Volume 2. IDW cracked the top ten with the inaugural volume of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."

Overall, sales were up from January in both dollars and units across the board by 11.03% in dollars and 8.55% in units, while sales greatly increased from February 2011, showing a 20.11% increase in dollars and an 18.97% increase in units.

Check out the sales charts below and stay tuned to CBR News for more in-depth analysis of Diamond's February 2012 sales numbers.

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