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Top 100 Graphic Novels: January 2017

DC Entertainment's Batman Volume 1 Tom King and Jason Fabok's Batman Volume 1: I Am Gotham from DC Entertainment, a collection of the first Batman story arc of DC Rebirth, was January's best-selling graphic novel.

DC Entertainment had five titles among the top ten, all from DC RebirthThe Flash Volume 1: Lightning Strikes Twice ranked #3, Superman Volume 1: Son of Superman ranked #4, Justice League Volume 1: The Extinction Machine ranked #6, and Green Arrow Volume 1: The Life and Death of Oliver Queen ranked #9.

Image Comics had four titles in the top ten — Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips' Kill or Be Killed Volume 1 ranked #2, Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga Volume 1 ranked #5, Vaughan and Cliff Chiang's Paper Girls Volume 1 ranked #7, and Jonathan Hickman and Tomm Coker's The Black Monday Murders Volume 1: All Hail God Mammon ranked #10.

Finally, Marjorie M. Liu and Mark Brooks' Star Wars: Han Solo from Marvel Comics ranked #8.

TOP 100 GRAPHIC NOVELS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in January 2017

QTY
RANK
DOLLAR
RANK
INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 8.54 OCT160291-M BATMAN TP VOL 01 I AM GOTHAM (REBIRTH) $16.99 DC
2 18 6.76 NOV160670-M KILL OR BE KILLED TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 IMA
3 5 5.51 OCT160292 FLASH TP VOL 01 LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE (REBIRTH) $17.99 DC
4 10 5.23 OCT160297 SUPERMAN TP VOL 01 SON OF SUPERMAN (REBIRTH) $16.99 DC
5 42 4.83 AUG120491 SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 IMA
6 13 4.77 OCT160295 JUSTICE LEAGUE TP VOL 01 THE EXTINCTION MACHINE (REBIRTH) $16.99 DC
7 45 4.40 JAN160645 PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 01 $9.99 IMA
8 15 4.36 SEP161136 STAR WARS HAN SOLO TP $16.99 MAR
9 17 4.19 OCT160293 GREEN ARROW TP VOL 01 LIFE & DEATH OF OLIVER QUEEN (REBIRTH) $16.99 DC
10 9 4.18 NOV160656-M BLACK MONDAY MURDERS TP VOL 01 ALL HAIL GOD MAMMON (MR) $19.99 IMA
11 36 4.13 FEB160628-M GODDAMNED TP VOL 01 THE FLOOD (MR) $9.99 IMA
12 29 4.08 NOV128157 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE $14.99 IMA
13 11 4.07 OCT161018 STAR WARS TP VOL 04 LAST FLIGHT OF THE HARBINGER $19.99 MAR
14 4 3.99 OCT160296 NIGHTWING TP VOL 01 BETTER THAN BATMAN (REBIRTH) $16.99 DC
15 6 3.69 OCT160290 AQUAMAN TP VOL 01 THE DROWNING (REBIRTH) $16.99 DC
16 20 3.66 OCT161008 BLACK PANTHER TP BOOK 02 NATION UNDER OUR FEET $15.99 MAR
17 22 3.54 MAY160731 SUNSTONE OGN VOL 05 (MR) $14.99 IMA
18 40 3.47 SEP160064 AVATAR LAST AIRBENDER TP VOL 14 NORTH SOUTH PART 2 $10.99 DAR
19 19 3.42 NOV160709-M CHEW TP VOL 12 (MR) $16.99 IMA
20 8 3.40 OCT160294 GREEN LANTERNS TP VOL 01 RAGE PLANET (REBIRTH) $16.99 DC
21 65 3.27 APR160803-M MONSTRESS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 IMA
22 25 2.92 OCT160305 HARLEY QUINN TP VOL 05 THE JOKERS LAST LAUGH $16.99 DC
23 30 2.83 OCT161016 WOLVERINE OLD MAN LOGAN TP VOL 03 LAST RONIN $15.99 MAR
24 23 2.73 SEP160035 NEIL GAIMANS FORBIDDEN BRIDES SLAVES DREAD DESIRE HC $17.99 DAR
25 52 2.57 NOV161974 ONE PUNCH MAN GN VOL 10 $9.99 VIZ
26 32 2.23 OCT161022 MIGHTY THOR TP VOL 01 THUNDER IN HER VEINS $19.99 MAR
27 46 2.07 OCT161009 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN WORLDWIDE TP VOL 04 $15.99 MAR
28 78 2.05 NOV160697 RENATO JONES ONE PERCENT TP SEASON 01 (MR) $9.99 IMA
29 24 2.00 SEP160346 HARLEY QUINN HC VOL 06 BLACK WHITE & RED ALL OVER $24.99 DC
30 115 1.90 JUL150554 DESCENDER TP VOL 01 TIN STARS (MR) $9.99 IMA
31 28 1.85 OCT160308 INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO COMPLETE COLL TP $24.99 DC
32 71 1.70 SEP160815 PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 02 $12.99 IMA
33 97 1.67 NOV160668-M HORIZON TP VOL 01 $9.99 IMA
34 74 1.67 OCT160313 TEEN TITANS GO TP VOL 03 MUMBO JUMBLE $12.99 DC
35 88 1.63 OCT160480 LOVE IS LOVE GN $9.99 IDW
36 47 1.62 JUL150827 STAR WARS DARTH VADER TP VOL 01 VADER $19.99 MAR
37 57 1.60 OCT160307 GRAYSON TP VOL 05 SPYRALS END $16.99 DC
38 39 1.57 OCT160323 HELLBLAZER TP VOL 15 HIGHWATER (MR) $24.99 DC
39 142 1.56 SEP140684 WICKED & DIVINE TP VOL 01 THE FAUST ACT (MR) $9.99 IMA
40 56 1.52 MAY160697 PROPHET TP VOL 05 EARTH WAR (MR) $17.99 IMA
41 33 1.49 JUL100692 WOLVERINE OLD MAN LOGAN TP $29.99 MAR
42 72 1.46 MAR160684 SAGA TP VOL 06 (MR) $14.99 IMA
43 153 1.45 JAN140558 SEX CRIMINALS TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 IMA
44 154 1.44 JUN130466 EAST OF WEST TP VOL 01 THE PROMISE $9.99 IMA
45 156 1.44 JAN160644 I HATE FAIRYLAND TP VOL 01 MADLY EVER AFTER (MR) $9.99 IMA
46 31 1.43 OCT160654 BEOWULF HC (MR) $29.99 IMA
47 35 1.42 OCT160306 GREEN LANTERN HAL JORDAN TP VOL 01 $29.99 DC
48 73 1.39 SEP160100 HARROW COUNTY TP VOL 04 FAMILY TREE $14.99 DAR
49 50 1.37 JUN160408 MARCH GN BOOK 03 $19.99 IDW
50 164 1.34 MAY150482 BITCH PLANET TP VOL 01 EXTRAORDINARY MACHINE (MR) $9.99 IMA
51 80 1.31 NOV160965 UNCANNY X-MEN SUPERIOR TP VOL 03 WAKING FROM DREAM $15.99 MAR
52 81 1.30 OCT161015 SCARLET WITCH TP VOL 02 WORLD OF WITCHCRAFT $15.99 MAR
53 84 1.29 JAN160676 MORNING GLORIES TP VOL 10 $14.99 IMA
54 69 1.29 NOV070226 BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL ED HC $17.99 DC
55 62 1.28 OCT160298 BATGIRL TP VOL 03 POINT BLANK $19.99 DC
56 55 1.27 NOV160426 MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC TP VOL 11 $19.99 IDW
57 169 1.26 MAR140535 BLACK SCIENCE TP VOL 01 HOW TO FALL FOREVER (MR) $9.99 IMA
58 34 1.24 JUL161058 WOLVERINE ORIGIN COMPLETE COLLECTION HC $34.99 MAR
59 26 1.23 NOV160982 PUNISHER MAX COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 05 (MR) $39.99 MAR
60 63 1.23 SEP160039 ALIENS DEFIANCE TP VOL 01 $19.99 DAR
60 60 1.23 SEP160101 HOUSE OF PENANCE TP $19.99 DAR
62 27 1.22 OCT161028 INCREDIBLE HULK EPIC COLLECTION TP FUTURE IMPERFECT $39.99 MAR
63 173 1.21 OCT140637 OUTCAST BY KIRKMAN & AZACETA TP VOL 01 (MR) $9.99 IMA
64 67 1.21 NOV161993 LEGEND OF ZELDA LEGENDARY ED GN VOL 02 ORACLE SEASONS AGES ( $17.99 VIZ
65 64 1.18 SEP160028 DEPT H HC VOL 01 PRESSURE $19.99 DAR
66 94 1.17 OCT160312 STARFIRE TP VOL 02 A MATTER OF TIME $14.99 DC
67 38 1.15 JUL161061 DEADPOOL WORLDS GREATEST HC VOL 01 $34.99 MAR
68 91 1.14 OCT161005 CAPTAIN AMERICA SAM WILSON TP VOL 03 CIVIL WAR II $15.99 MAR
69 12 1.11 JUL161065-M MMW INVINCIBLE IRON MAN HC VOL 10 $75.00 MAR
70 93 1.11 SEP160041 PROMETHEUS LIFE AND DEATH TP VOL 01 $14.99 DAR
71 86 1.09 OCT161011 A-FORCE TP VOL 02 RAGE AGAINST DYING OF LIGHT $17.99 MAR
72 99 1.09 APR130443 SAGA TP VOL 02 (MR) $14.99 IMA
73 70 1.09 SEP160092 ABE SAPIEN TP VOL 08 DESOLATE SHORE $19.99 DAR
74 75 1.08 OCT160302 GREEN ARROW TP VOL 07 HOMECOMING $19.99 DC
75 103 1.06 SEP088204 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 02 MILES BEHIND US (NEW PTG) $14.99 IMA
76 199 1.05 JAN140555 RAT QUEENS TP VOL 01 SASS & SORCERY (MR) $9.99 IMA
77 92 1.04 OCT160311 SUPERMAN BATMAN SAGA OF THE SUPER SONS TP NEW ED $16.99 DC
78 49 1.01 SEP160336 BATMAN DEATH AND THE MAIDENS DLX ED HC $29.99 DC
79 175 1.01 OCT160537 MY LITTLE PONY PRINCESS TWILIGHT SPARKLE TP $7.99 IDW
80 98 1.01 JUN160956 BLACK PANTHER TP BOOK 01 NATION UNDER OUR FEET $16.99 MAR
81 43 1.00 JUL161060 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN WORLDWIDE HC VOL 01 $34.99 MAR
82 106 1.00 JUN160722 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 26 CALL TO ARMS (MR) $14.99 IMA
83 108 0.98 OCT160327 UNFOLLOW TP VOL 02 GOD IS WATCHING (MR) $14.99 DC
84 109 0.97 NOV160724 THIEF OF THIEVES TP VOL 06 (MR) $14.99 IMA
85 2 0.96 SEP160482 JACK KIRBY FANTASTIC FOUR ARTIST ED HC (NET) $75.00 IDW
86 41 0.96 NOV160988 STAR WARS LEGENDS EPIC COLLECTION TP VOL 01 NEWSPAPER STRIPS $39.99 MAR
87 96 0.95 OCT161006 SPIDER-MAN 2099 TP VOL 05 CIVIL WAR II $17.99 MAR
88 87 0.95 FEB140265-M WATCHMEN TP NEW ED $19.99 DC
89 89 0.93 OCT160299 BATMAN ARKHAM MANBAT TP $19.99 DC
90 95 0.93 SEP160067 MAE TP VOL 01 $17.99 DAR
91 118 0.92 NOV160722 RED ONE HC VOL 02 UNDERCOVER (MR) $14.99 IMA
92 21 0.91 MAR092419 WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM TP VOL 01 (MR) $59.99 IMA
93 59 0.89 OCT160300 CATWOMAN TP VOL 06 FINAL JEOPARDY $29.99 DC
94 44 0.86 NOV160975 IRON MAN EPIC COLLECTION TP BY FORCE OF ARMS $39.99 MAR
95 129 0.85 JUL150565 SAGA TP VOL 05 (MR) $14.99 IMA
96 51 0.85 OCT161032 WOLVERINE TP WEAPON X UNBOUND $34.99 MAR
97 77 0.85 OCT160304 CHECKMATE BY GREG RUCKA TP VOL 01 $24.99 DC
98 53 0.83 OCT161030 WOLVERINE BY DANIEL WAY COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 01 $34.99 MAR
99 119 0.82 SEP160568 MICKEY MOUSE MYSTERIOUS MELODY HC $14.99 IDW
100 134 0.82 JAN140556 SAGA TP VOL 03 (MR) $14.99 IMA

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