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From the March 2005 Diamond Dialogue:

Please Note: This article contains the Top 100 Comics chart only. The complete Top 300 Comics chart and additional information can be found in the Industry Analysis section of Diamond Dialogue's online edition, which is located in the News & Info section of Diamond Online's Retailer Services Area.

TOP 100 COMIC BOOKS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in January 2005

QTY
RANK
DOLLAR
RANK
INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 262.24 SEP048061/OCT041743 NEW AVENGERS #2* $2.25 MAR
2 2 193.38 NOV041765 ULTIMATES 2 #2 $2.99 MAR
3 3 185.00 NOV041759/DEC048012 X-MEN PHOENIX ENDSONG #1 (OF 5)* $2.99 MAR
4 7 154.56 OCT041720 ULTIMATE X-MEN #54 $2.25 MAR
5 8 149.15 NOV041767 ULTIMATE X-MEN #55 $2.25 MAR
6 9 149.09 NOV041810 UNCANNY X-MEN #454 $2.25 MAR
7 10 146.57 NOV041811 X-MEN #166 $2.25 MAR
8 11 143.25 NOV041768 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #71 $2.25 MAR
9 13 136.18 NOV041772 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #516 $2.25 MAR
10 14 136.16 NOV041786 WOLVERINE #24 $2.25 MAR
11 4 127.46 AUG041783 WOLVERINE THE END #6 (OF 6) $2.99 MAR
12 17 127.07 NOV041764 ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR #15 $2.25 MAR
13 6 116.56 NOV041762 X-23 #1 (OF 6) $2.99 MAR
14 18 112.49 NOV040288 TEEN TITANS #20 $2.50 DC
15 22 109.32 NOV040275 JLA #110 $2.25 DC
16 12 105.46 NOV041778 MARVEL KNIGHTS SPIDER-MAN #10 $2.99 MAR
17 5 103.13 NOV041815 X-MEN FANTASTIC FOUR #2 (OF 5) $3.50 MAR
18 15 102.72 NOV040277 JLA CLASSIFIED #3 $2.95 DC
19 25 100.00 NOV040237 BATMAN #636 $2.25 DC
20 16 96.14 NOV041763 X-23 #2 (OF 6) $2.99 MAR
21 19 90.92 OCT041744 CAPTAIN AMERICA #2 $2.99 MAR
22 35 84.89 OCT040286 FLASH #217 $2.25 DC
23 36 83.36 NOV041770 SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #23 $2.25 MAR
24 21 83.11 NOV041787 DAREDEVIL #69 $2.99 MAR
25 39 81.57 NOV041771 SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #24 $2.25 MAR
26 23 80.47 NOV041789 INCREDIBLE HULK #77 $2.99 MAR
27 24 79.03 NOV041799 FANTASTIC FOUR #522 $2.99 MAR
28 37 74.45 NOV040278 JSA #69 $2.50 DC
29 26 73.93 JUN041408 WANTED #6 (Of 6) (MR) $2.99 IMA
30 27 72.08 NOV040280 LEGION O/SUPER HEROES #2 $2.95 DC
31 49 71.07 NOV040270 FLASH #218 $2.25 DC
32 28 69.66 NOV040236 DETECTIVE COMICS #802 $2.95 DC
33 29 68.53 OCT041735 NEW X-MEN #8 $2.99 MAR
34 43 67.42 OCT040300 OUTSIDERS #19 $2.50 DC
35 30 67.10 NOV041825 THE PUNISHER #16 (MR) $2.99 MAR
36 31 67.05 NOV040017 CONAN #12 $2.99 DAR
37 44 66.95 NOV040252 ADVENTURES O/SUPERMAN #636 $2.50 DC
38 33 65.15 NOV041817 NEW X-MEN #9 $2.99 MAR
39 58 64.98 NOV040244 NIGHTWING #101 $2.25 DC
40 53 62.49 NOV040251 ACTION COMICS #823 $2.50 DC
41 61 61.56 NOV040245 NIGHTWING #102 $2.25 DC
42 38 61.49 AUG042635 ARMY O/DARKNESS ASHES 2 ASHES #4 (MR) $2.99 DYN
43 40 60.25 OCT042609 ARMY O/DARKNESS SHOP TIL YOU DROP DEAD #1 $2.99 DYN
44 41 60.25 AUG042474 SOULFIRE #3 $2.99 ASP
45 42 59.32 NOV041794 PULSE #7 $2.99 MAR
46 60 56.41 NOV040238 BATMAN GOTHAM KNIGHTS #61 $2.50 DC
47 70 56.03 NOV040248 ROBIN #134 $2.25 DC
48 32 55.89 NOV041790 AVENGERS EARTHS MIGHTIEST HEROES #5 (OF 8) $3.50 MAR
49 62 55.38 NOV040271 GREEN ARROW #46 $2.50 DC
50 46 54.91 NOV040302 SPACE GHOST #3 (OF 6) $2.95 DC
51 45 54.80 NOV041823 EXILES #58 $2.99 MAR
52 34 54.59 NOV041791 AVENGERS EARTHS MIGHTIEST HEROES #6 (OF 8) $3.50 MAR
53 47 54.11 NOV041797 NEW THUNDERBOLTS #4 $2.99 MAR
54 48 53.97 OCT041553 DARKNESS SUPERMAN #1 (Of 2) $2.99 IMA
55 50 53.38 NOV041788 STORMBREAKER SAGA O/BETA RAY BILL #1 (OF 6) $2.99 MAR
56 51 53.37 NOV041781 MARVEL KNIGHTS 4 #14 $2.99 MAR
57 65 53.24 NOV040281 JUSTICE LEAGUE ELITE #7 (OF 12) $2.50 DC
58 52 52.99 NOV040323 PLANETARY #22 $2.95 DC
59 54 52.22 NOV041769 SPIDER MAN HUMAN TORCH #1 (OF 5) $2.99 MAR
60 55 51.73 NOV041801 FANTASTIC FOUR FOES #1 (OF 6) $2.99 MAR
61 56 50.90 OCT048044/NOV041761 ARANA HEART O/T SPIDER #1* $2.99 MAR
62 71 50.24 NOV040262 BIRDS O/PREY #78 $2.50 DC
63 57 50.21 NOV041826 POWERS #8 (MR) $2.95 MAR
64 72 49.85 NOV040249 BATGIRL #60 $2.50 DC
65 74 48.96 NOV041548 SPAWN #142 $2.50 IMA
66 85 46.42 NOV041795 MARVEL TEAM-UP #4 $2.25 MAR
67 78 45.80 NOV040239 BATMAN LEGENDS O/T DARK KNIGHT #187 $2.50 DC
68 64 45.37 NOV040358 WE 3 #3 (OF 3) (MR) $2.95 DC
69 63 45.10 NOV041816 NIGHTCRAWLER #5 $2.99 MAR
70 67 44.60 NOV040316 MAJESTIC #1 $2.95 DC
71 66 44.08 NOV041822 CABLE DEADPOOL #11 $2.99 MAR
72 68 43.91 NOV040362 Y THE LAST MAN #30 (MR) $2.95 DC
73 91 43.68 NOV040292 WONDER WOMAN #212 $2.25 DC
74 20 42.48 NOV040255 SUPERMAN STRENGTH #1 (OF 3) $5.95 DC
75 69 42.41 NOV041814 ROGUE #7 $2.99 MAR
76 87 41.56 NOV040350 FABLES #33 (MR) $2.50 DC
77 88 41.21 NOV040240 CATWOMAN #39 $2.50 DC
78 75 40.13 NOV041820 GAMBIT #6 $2.99 MAR
79 76 39.63 NOV041802 SHE HULK #11 $2.99 MAR
80 77 38.54 NOV041779 BLACK WIDOW #5 (OF 6) $2.99 MAR
81 79 37.94 NOV041784 DISTRICT X #9 $2.99 MAR
82 80 37.06 NOV041819 MYSTIQUE #23 $2.99 MAR
83 81 36.66 NOV041796 CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE FALCON #11 $2.99 MAR
84 82 36.33 NOV041785 MADROX #5 (OF 5) $2.99 MAR
85 83 36.32 NOV041780 BULLSEYE GREATEST HITS #5 (OF 5) $2.99 MAR
86 84 35.79 NOV040318 AUTHORITY REVOLUTION #4 (OF 12) (MR) $2.95 DC
87 73 35.56 NOV040276 JSA STRANGE ADVENTURES #6 (OF 6) $3.50 DC
88 59 35.54 NOV041804 OFF HANDBK MARVEL UNIVERSE WOMEN O/MARVEL 2005 $3.99 MAR
89 86 35.30 DEC042518 GI JOE #39 $2.95 DEV
90 95 34.91 NOV040269 HAWKMAN #36 $2.50 DC
91 96 34.75 NOV040257 AQUAMAN #26 $2.50 DC
92 89 34.12 NOV041773 SPIDER-GIRL #82 $2.99 MAR
93 98 34.10 NOV040267 FIRESTORM #9 $2.50 DC
94 90 33.70 NOV041800 NEW INVADERS #6 $2.99 MAR
95 92 31.51 NOV041775 SPIDER-MAN INDIA #3 (OF 4) $2.99 MAR
96 93 31.24 NOV041774 SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED #7 $2.99 MAR
97 94 31.21 NOV041818 ALPHA FLIGHT #11 $2.99 MAR
98 107 30.65 NOV040259 DOOM PATROL #8 $2.50 DC
99 97 29.15 NOV040265 DEADSHOT #2 (OF 5) $2.95 DC
100 99 28.81 NOV040266 BREACH #1 $2.95 DC