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Avengers, Assemble!

One of comics' greatest legends, that of the Avengers, was reborn in the wake of Norman Osborn's siege of Asgard by the all-star creative team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist John Romita, Jr., giving Marvel Comics the best-selling comic book in 2010 with Avengers #1.

In total, Marvel Comics had five of the top ten best-selling comics for the year. Victor Gischler's X-Men #1, pitting the X-Men against a worldwide vampire threat, ranked #2. Siege #1, the first chapter of the company's winter crossover event that laid the groundwork for the Avengers relaunch, ranked #4. New Avengers #1, from Bendis and artist Stuart Immonen, ranked #6, and Siege #2 ranked #9.

DC Comics took the other five spots in the top ten comics for 2010, led by the final chapter of Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis' crossover epic, Blackest Night #8, at #3. Blackest Night #7 ranked #5. A biweekly series, Brightest Day, spun out of the events of Blackest Night, and the first two issues — issue #0 and #1 — ranked #7 and #8 for the year respectively. Finally, Grant Morrison revealed the fate of Batman after the events of Final Crisis in Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #1, which ranked #10 for the year.

Among other Premier Publishers, Dark Horse Comics' top-selling comic in 2010 was Buffy, the Vampire Slayer #32, based on Joss Whedon's fan-favorite vampire television series, which ranked #304 in sales for the year. IDW Publishing's True Blood #1, based on HBO's hit vampire series, ranked #299. Image Comics' top-selling coming in 2010 was Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead #75, an anniversary issue of the series that was adapted to television by The Shawshank Redemption director Frank Darabont.

TOP 100 COMIC BOOKS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in Calendar Year 2010

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DOLLAR
RANK
INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 276.79 MAR100516-M AVENGERS #1 $3.99 MAR
2 5 228.69 MAY100629-M X-MEN #1 $3.99 MAR
3 3 223.48 JAN100231-M BLACKEST NIGHT #8 $3.99 DC 
4 9 217.63 NOV090420-M SIEGE #1 $3.99 MAR
5 4 215.63 DEC090133-M BLACKEST NIGHT #7 $3.99 DC 
6 8 209.38 MAY108067-M NEW AVENGERS #1 $3.99 MAR
7 6 205.50 FEB100116-M BRIGHTEST DAY #0 $3.99 DC 
8 22 203.15 MAR100159-M BRIGHTEST DAY #1 $2.99 DC 
9 16 190.02 DEC098474-M SIEGE #2 $3.99 MAR
10 10 188.66 MAY108056-M BATMAN RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #1  $3.99 DC 
11 11 186.29 JAN100502-M SIEGE #3 $3.99 MAR
12 12 182.32 FEB100421-M SIEGE #4 $3.99 MAR
13 13 181.96 APR108169-M SECRET AVENGERS #1 $3.99 MAR
14 31 179.07 MAR100161-M BRIGHTEST DAY #2 $2.99 DC 
15 2 178.81 JUL108015-M BATMAN #700 $4.99 DC 
16 14 174.57 NOV090105-M GREEN LANTERN #50 $3.99 DC 
17 19 170.17 JUL100634-M WOLVERINE #1 $3.99 MAR
18 15 169.73 FEB100123-M FLASH #1 $3.99 DC 
19 39 168.37 APR100137-M BRIGHTEST DAY #3 $2.99 DC 
20 44 163.21 FEB100118-M GREEN LANTERN #53 $2.99 DC 
21 20 162.81 MAY108075-M AVENGERS #2 $3.99 MAR
22 17 162.16 APR108255-M BATMAN RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #2  $3.99 DC 
23 7 161.74 AUG100143-M BATMAN THE RETURN #1 $4.99 DC 
24 50 159.25 APR100139-M BRIGHTEST DAY #4 $2.99 DC 
25 52 159.03 JAN100234-M GREEN LANTERN #52 $2.99 DC 
26 24 158.19 AUG100525-M UNCANNY X-FORCE #1 $3.99 MAR
27 56 157.29 DEC090136-M GREEN LANTERN #51 $2.99 DC 
28 21 154.56 SEP100156-M BATMAN INCORPORATED #1 $3.99 DC 
29 60 153.37 MAY100109-M BRIGHTEST DAY #5 $2.99 DC 
30 62 152.70 MAY100111-M BRIGHTEST DAY #6 $2.99 DC 
31 23 152.07 APR100159-M BATMAN RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #3 $3.99 DC 
32 67 149.92 JUN100128-M BRIGHTEST DAY #7 $2.99 DC 
33 70 146.90 JUN100130-M BRIGHTEST DAY #8 $2.99 DC 
34 79 144.72 NOV090125-M BATMAN AND ROBIN #7 $2.99 DC 
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36 28 143.13 JUL108103-M AVENGERS #3 $3.99 MAR
37 25 142.75 MAY100131-M BATMAN RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #4 $3.99 DC 
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39 29 142.45 JUL108170-M AVENGERS #4 $3.99 MAR
40 26 142.39 SEP100159-M BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT #1 $3.99 DC 
41 35 142.34 SEP100579-M AVENGERS #7 $3.99 MAR
42 86 141.47 JAN100238-M BATMAN AND ROBIN #10 $2.99 DC 
43 85 140.94 JUL100110-M BRIGHTEST DAY #9 $2.99 DC 
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52 105 135.15 JUN100132-M GREEN LANTERN #57 $2.99 DC 
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57 116 131.29 AUG100113-M BRIGHTEST DAY #12 $2.99 DC 
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64 123 129.11 MAY100133-M BATMAN AND ROBIN #14 $2.99 DC 
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91 155 120.38 APR100621-M UNCANNY X-MEN #525 $2.99 MAR
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103 172 115.91 JUN100640-M KICK-ASS 2 #1 (MR) $2.99 MAR
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114 75 110.35 JUN108051-M AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #638 $3.99 MAR
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117 71 109.78 JUN100136-M GREEN LANTERN EMERALD WARRIORS #1 $3.99 DC 
118 78 109.56 JAN100613-M UNCANNY X-MEN #522 $3.99 MAR
119 80 109.47 AUG100563-M SECRET AVENGERS #6 $3.99 MAR
120 113 109.01 FEB108020-M ULTIMATE COMICS X #1 $3.99 MAR
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122 99 108.73 JUN100542-M AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #641 $3.99 MAR
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