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Diamond Announces Top 100 Comics Based on Initial Orders for October 2002
Nate Shelton

The following data is provided by Diamond in order to give its customers the most accurate information on the industry's top-selling comic books based on Initial Orders. (Please Note: While the Top 100 Comics chart is provided below, a complete listing of the Top 300 Comics 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
For Products Shipping Beginning in December 2002

QTY
RANK
DOLLAR
RANK
INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 112.31 OCT022009 ULTIMATE WAR #1 (Of 4) $2.25 MAR
2 2 106.03 OCT022010 ULTIMATE WAR #2 (Of 4) $2.25 MAR
3 3 100.00 OCT020739 BATMAN #610 $2.25 DC
4 4 93.05 OCT022013 ULTIMATES #9 (RES) $2.25 MAR
5 5 90.85 OCT022035 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #33 $2.25 MAR
6 7 87.88 OCT022015 NEW X-MEN #135 $2.25 MAR
7 9 85.79 OCT022036 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #48 $2.25 MAR
8 10 84.23 OCT022034 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN #32 $2.25 MAR
9 12 80.68 OCT022014 UNCANNY X-MEN #416 $2.25 MAR
10 13 80.33 OCT022012 ULTIMATE X-MEN #26 $2.25 MAR
11 6 67.07 OCT022520 TRANSFORMERS WAR WITHIN #3 $2.95 DRE
12 11 62.03 OCT022519 TRANSFORMERS ARMADA #6 $2.95 DRE
13 22 61.93 OCT022026 ULTIMATE DAREDEVIL & ELEKTRA #2 (Of 4) $2.25 MAR
14 24 60.65 OCT022027 ULTIMATE DAREDEVIL & ELEKTRA #3 (Of 4) $2.25 MAR
15 25 59.06 OCT022017 WOLVERINE #184 $2.25 MAR
16 14 57.08 OCT021734-5 MASTERS O/T UNIVERSE #2* $2.95 IMA
17 28 56.26 OCT020771 JLA #76 $2.25 DC
18 8 55.65 OCT022043 TRUTH #2 (Of 6) $3.50 MAR
19 16 52.47 OCT022031 CAPTAIN AMERICA #7 (RES) $2.99 MAR
20 17 52.33 OCT020803 THUNDERCATS #5 (Of 5) $2.95 DC
21 33 50.73 OCT022044 AVENGERS #61 $2.25 MAR
22 34 50.40 OCT022045 AVENGERS #62 $2.25 MAR
23 19 50.18 OCT021720 GI JOE #13 $2.95 IMA
24 18 49.62 OCT022030 DAREDEVIL #40 $2.99 MAR
25 29 49.12 OCT020767 GREEN ARROW #20 $2.50 DC
26 20 48.46 OCT020801 ROBOTECH #1 (Of 6) $2.95 DC
27 36 48.41 OCT022037 SPIDER-MAN PETER PARKER #51 $2.25 MAR
28 21 46.63 OCT022023 X-TREME X-MEN X-POSE #2 (Of 2) $2.99 MAR
29 15 46.45 OCT020806 LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN VOL II #5 (Of 6) $3.50 DC
30 39 45.89 OCT022046 FANTASTIC FOUR #64 $2.25 MAR
31 42 44.48 OCT022048 INCREDIBLE HULK #48 $2.25 MAR
32 35 43.76 OCT020800 ROBOTECH #0 $2.50 DC
33 27 43.23 OCT021721 GI JOE FRONTLINE #3 $2.95 IMA
34 40 41.23 OCT020762 AQUAMAN #1 $2.50 DC
35 30 39.77 OCT022032 PUNISHER #20 $2.99 MAR
36 43 37.70 OCT020772 JSA #43 $2.50 DC
37 41 37.35 OCT020736 DETECTIVE COMICS #777 $2.75 DC
38 44 35.71 OCT021768 SPAWN #129 $2.50 IMA
39 38 34.92 OCT021775 BATTLE O/T PLANETS #6 $2.99 IMA
40 49 34.61 OCT020769 GREEN LANTERN #157 $2.25 DC
41 50 33.63 OCT022021 EXILES #20 $2.25 MAR
42 31 33.26 OCT022018 X-MEN UNLIMITED #40 $3.50 MAR
43 55 32.81 OCT022016 X-STATIX #6 $2.25 MAR
44 57 32.25 OCT022047 THOR #57 $2.25 MAR
45 61 31.56 OCT022022 WEAPON X #4 $2.25 MAR
46 62 31.52 OCT020755 SUPERMAN #189 $2.25 DC
47 63 30.61 OCT022050 IRON MAN #62 $2.25 MAR
48 65 30.48 OCT022051 IRON MAN #63 $2.25 MAR
49 48 30.17 OCT020738 BATMAN GOTHAM KNIGHTS #36 $2.75 DC
50 67 29.81 OCT020758 ACTION COMICS #798 $2.25 DC
51 45 29.56 OCT020742 BATGIRL YEAR ONE #1 (Of 9) $2.95 DC
52 70 29.32 OCT020757 ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #611 $2.25 DC
53 56 29.15 OCT020770 HAWKMAN #10 $2.50 DC
54 59 28.87 OCT020741 BATGIRL #35 $2.50 DC
55 72 28.86 OCT020756 SUPERMAN MAN OF STEEL #133 $2.25 DC
56 47 28.47 OCT022054 PARADISE X #8 (Of 13) $2.99 MAR
57 76 27.97 OCT022019 AGENT X #6 $2.25 MAR
58 78 27.82 OCT022042 CAPTAIN MARVEL #4 $2.25 MAR
59 79 27.51 OCT020751 NIGHTWING #76 $2.25 DC
60 37 26.48 OCT022024 WOLVERINE NETSUKE #4 (Of 4) $3.99 MAR
61 26 26.10 OCT020790 AUTHORITY SCORCHED EARTH (MR) $4.95 DC
62 83 25.76 OCT020765 FLASH #193 $2.25 DC
63 75 25.48 OCT020746 BIRDS OF PREY #50 $2.50 DC
64 86 25.29 OCT020735 BATMAN FAMILY #7 MR FUN (Of 8) $2.25 DC
65 51 25.28 OCT022028 ELEKTRA #18 $2.99 MAR
66 54 25.27 OCT020734 BATMAN FAMILY #8 BLACKOUT (Of 8) $2.95 DC
67 52 25.26 OCT022029 ELEKTRA #19 $2.99 MAR
68 87 25.16 OCT022038 SPIDER-MAN LEGEND O/T SPIDER CLAN #3 (Of 5) $2.25 MAR
69 88 25.15 OCT020733 BATMAN FAMILY #6 TECHNICIAN (Of 8) $2.25 DC
70 53 25.11 OCT022033 ALIAS #17 (MR) $2.99 MAR
71 91 25.01 OCT022011 ULTIMATE ADVENTURES #4 $2.25 MAR
72 46 24.89 OCT022053 THUNDERBOLTS #75 (Note Price) $3.50 MAR
73 80 24.63 OCT020737 BATMAN LEGENDS O/T DARK KNIGHT #162 $2.50 DC
74 82 24.48 OCT020749 GOTHAM CENTRAL #1 $2.50 DC
75 60 24.33 OCT021761 POWERS #27 (MR) $2.95 IMA
76 23 22.99 OCT020744 BATMAN/ALIENS II #1 (Of 3) $5.95 DC
77 66 22.85 OCT021755-6 MICRONAUTS #4* $2.95 IMA
78 89 22.61 OCT020747 CATWOMAN #14 $2.50 DC
79 90 22.53 OCT020750 GOTHAM CENTRAL #2 $2.50 DC
80 68 22.38 OCT022025 MEKANIX #3 (Of 6) $2.99 MAR
81 103 22.29 OCT022040 SPIDER-GIRL #54 $2.25 MAR
82 69 22.17 OCT021773 TOMB RAIDER #26 $2.99 IMA
83 106 22.09 OCT020753 ROBIN #109 $2.25 DC
84 71 21.90 OCT020036 STAR WARS EMPIRE #4 $2.99 DAR
85 93 21.90 OCT020774 LEGION #15 $2.50 DC
86 73 21.39 OCT022055 SHANG CHI MASTER OF KUNG FU #4 (Of 6) (MR) $2.99 MAR
87 74 21.35 OCT022039 SPIDER-MAN TANGLED WEB #21 $2.99 MAR
88 77 21.28 OCT022438 SOJOURN #18 $2.95 CRO
89 110 21.22 OCT022020 SOLDIER X #6 $2.25 MAR
90 85 20.80 OCT020781 YOUNG JUSTICE #52 $2.75 DC
91 81 20.78 OCT020820 FILTH #7 (Of 13) (MR) $2.95 DC
92 102 20.31 OCT020816 FABLES #8 (MR) $2.50 DC
93 64 19.63 OCT020032 GHOST IN THE SHELL 2 MAN MACHINE INTERFACE #3 (MR) $3.50 DAR
94 84 19.53 OCT020794 GLOBAL FREQUENCY #3 (Of 12) $2.95 DC
95 96 19.50 OCT020777 TITANS #48 $2.75 DC
96 32 19.08 OCT020038-9 STAR WARS TALES #14* $5.99 DAR
97 92 18.78 OCT022052 MARVEL DOUBLE SHOT #2 (Of 4) $2.99 MAR
98 113 18.56 OCT020754 SUPERGIRL #77 $2.50 DC
99 94 18.27 OCT020037 STAR WARS REPUBLIC #49 $2.99 DAR
100 95 18.24 OCT020810 TOM STRONG #19 $2.95 DC