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Diamond Announces Top 100 GNs & TPs Based on Actual Unit Sales for 2005

From the February 2006 Diamond Dialogue:

TOP 100 GRAPHIC NOVELS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in Calendar Year 2005

QTY
RANK
DOLLAR
RANK
ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 NOV040013 FRANK MILLER SIN CITY VOL 1 HARD GOODBYE 2ND TP (MR) $17.00 DAR
2 5 JUN050351 IDENTITY CRISIS HC DIRECT MARKET VERSION $24.99 DC
3 7 NOV040014 FRANK MILLER SIN CITY VOL 2 DAME TO KILL FOR 2ND TP (MR) $17.00 DAR
4 9 DEC040036 FRANK MILLER SIN CITY VOL 3 BIG FAT KILL 2ND TP (MR) $17.00 DAR
5 4 DEC040037 FRANK MILLER SIN CITY VOL 4 THAT YELLOW BASTARD 2ND TP (MR) $19.00 DAR
6 21 JAN050044 STAR WARS EPISODE III REVENGE OF THE SITH TP $12.95 DAR
7 22 MAY040267 BATMAN HUSH VOL 1 TP $12.95 DC
8 23 FEB058024 BATMAN HUSH VOL 2 TP $12.99 DC
9 31 JAN050082 FRANK MILLER SIN CITY VOL 5 FAMILY VALUES 2ND TP (MR) $12.00 DAR
10 48 FEB041347 WALKING DEAD VOL 1 DAYS GONE BYE TP (MR) $9.95 IMA
11 27 FEB051581 WALKING DEAD VOL 3 SAFETY BEHIND BARS TP (MR) $12.95 IMA
12 18 OCT041800 ASTONISHING X-MEN VOL 1 GIFTED TP $14.99 MAR
13 19 JAN050081 FRANK MILLER SIN CITY VOL 6 BOOZE BROADS BULLETS 2ND TP (MR) $15.00 DAR
14 32 JAN050285 SUPERMAN BATMAN VOL 1 PUBLIC ENEMIES TP $12.99 DC
15 12 FEB058406 WATCHMEN TP $19.99 DC
16 24 MAY050306 Y THE LAST MAN VOL 5 RING O/TRUTH TP (MR) $14.99 DC
17 34 AUG041586 WALKING DEAD VOL 2 MILES BEHIND US TP (MR) $12.95 IMA
18 6 JAN050083 FRANK MILLER SIN CITY VOL 7 HELL & BACK 2ND TP (MR) $28.00 DAR
19 28 NOV041837 AVENGERS DISASSEMBLED TP $15.99 MAR
20 15 JAN050276 BATMAN YEAR ONE DLX ED HC $19.99 DC
21 16 DEC040246 SUPERMAN BATMAN VOL 2 SUPERGIRL HC $19.95 DC
22 43 APR050419 WE 3 TP (MR) $12.99 DC
23 74 NOV040321 EX MACHINA VOL 1 FIRST HUNDRED DAYS TP (MR) $9.95 DC
24 8 JAN051878 X-MEN COMPLETE AGE O/APOCALYPSE EPIC BK 1 TP $29.99 MAR
25 36 JAN050373 FABLES VOL 5 MEAN SEASONS TP (MR) $14.99 DC
26 52 JAN051875 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL 12 SUPERSTARS TP $12.99 MAR
27 40 STAR06045 BATMAN DARK KNIGHT RETURNS TP $14.95 DC
28 128 DEC041807 ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL 10 CRY WOLF TP $8.99 MAR
29 415 FEB050361 VERTIGO FIRST TASTE TP (MR) $4.99 DC
30 42 SEP050257 OMAC PROJECT TP $14.99 DC
31 45 STAR06816 KINGDOM COME TP $14.95 DC
32 39 JUN052062 ULTIMATES 2 VOL 1 GODS & MONSTERS TP $15.99 MAR
33 62 JAN051876 ULTIMATE GALACTUS VOL 1 NIGHTMARE TP $12.99 MAR
34 14 MAR050475 TOP TEN FORTY NINERS HC $24.99 DC
35 64 STAR17386 Y THE LAST MAN VOL 1 UNMANNED TP $12.95 DC
36 50 JUN052064 ASTONISHING X-MEN VOL 2 DANGEROUS TP $14.99 MAR
37 71 SEP050317 Y THE LAST MAN VOL 6 GIRL O/GIRL TP (MR) $12.99 DC
38 30 APR051969 MARVEL 1602 TP $19.99 MAR
39 13 JAN052345 WIZARD BEST O/BASIC TRAINING DLX TP $29.99 WIZ
40 140 JUL050249 SHOWCASE PRESENTS SUPERMAN VOL 1 TP $9.99 DC
41 145 JUL050250 SHOWCASE PRESENTS GREEN LANTERN VOL 1 TP $9.99 DC
42 243 STAR18426 BATTLE O/T PLANETS VOL 1 TRIAL BY FIRE TP $7.99 IMA
43 78 SEP051681 WALKING DEAD VOL 4 HEARTS DESIRE TP (MR) $12.99 IMA
44 55 MAY051827 ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOL 13 HOBGOBLIN TP $15.99 MAR
45 90 FEB052416 TWISTED TOYFARE THEATRE VOL 5 TP $12.99 WIZ
46 35 APR058272 V FOR VENDETTA TP $19.99 DC
47 37 STAR00204 SANDMAN VOL 1 PRELUDES & NOCTURNES TP $19.95 DC
48 167 MAY051826 ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL 11 MOST DANGEROUS GAME TP $9.99 MAR
49 68 DEC040227 BATMAN WAR GAMES ACT ONE TP $14.95 DC
50 94 JUL058029 SUPERMAN BATMAN VOL 2 SUPERGIRL TP $12.99 DC
51 69 OCT041803 WOLVERINE END TP $14.99 MAR
52 178 MAR053296 FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST VOL 1 TP $9.99 VIZ
53 179 NOV042911 FRUITS BASKET VOL 7 GN (Of 14) $9.99 TKP
54 98 STAR16479 ULTIMATES VOL 1 TP $12.99 MAR
55 41 STAR10157 BATMAN LONG HALLOWEEN TP $19.95 DC
56 191 SEP040116 SAMURAI EXECUTIONER VOL 3 TP (MR) $9.95 DAR
57 103 STAR19350 Y THE LAST MAN VOL 2 CYCLES TP (MR) $12.95 DC
58 384 NOV040051 STAR WARS CLONE WARS ADVS VOL 3 TP $6.95 DAR
59 58 APR052912 LIFE & TIMES O/SCROOGE MCDUCK TP $16.99 GEM
60 108 APR051952 ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR VOL 3 N-ZONE TP $12.99 MAR
61 310 DEC041799 RUNAWAYS VOL 3 GOOD DIE YOUNG DIGEST TP $7.99 MAR
62 75 MAY050289 100 BULLETS VOL 8 HARD WAY TP (MR) $14.99 DC
63 53 JAN050045 STAR WARS VISIONARIES TP $17.95 DAR
64 113 SEP050258 DAY O/VENGEANCE TP $12.99 DC
65 122 OCT050276 VILLAINS UNITED TP $12.99 DC
66 20 AUG058162 CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS TP $29.99 DC
67 223 SEP041575 TOKYO KNIGHTS GN $9.99 IMA
68 126 JAN040305 Y THE LAST MAN VOL 3 ONE SMALL STEP TP (MR) $12.95 DC
69 224 MAR050416 TEEN TITANS BEAST BOYS & GIRLS TP $9.99 DC
70 91 JAN050354 PLANETARY VOL 3 LEAVING 20TH CENTURY TP $14.99 DC
71 49 APR050325 SUPERMAN BATMAN VOL 3 ABSOLUTE POWER HC $19.99 DC
72 238 APR053111 FRUITS BASKET VOL 10 GN (Of 14) $9.99 TKP
73 67 FEB041625 ULTIMATES VOL 2 HOMELAND SECURITY TP $17.99 MAR
74 253 MAR053146 FRUITS BASKET VOL 9 GN (Of 14) $9.99 TKP
75 54 MAY051816 NEW AVENGERS VOL 1 BREAKOUT HC $19.99 MAR
76 104 APR050305 BATMAN WAR GAMES ACT TWO TP $14.99 DC
77 106 MAR050489 PREACHER VOL 1 GONE TO TEXAS TP NEW ED (MR) $14.99 DC
78 148 JUL050285 EX MACHINA VOL 2 TAG TP (MR) $12.99 DC
79 109 JAN050275 BATMAN CHRONICLES VOL 1 TP $14.99 DC
80 57 STAR07025 JOHNNY HOMICIDAL MANIAC DIRECTORS CUT SC $19.95 SLG
81 274 JAN052959 FRUITS BASKET VOL 8 GN (Of 14) $9.99 TKP
82 60 FEB050272 DC NEW FRONTIER VOL 2 TP $19.99 DC
83 38 OCT040045 GHOST I/T SHELL 2 VOL 1 MAN MACHINE INTERFACE TP (MR) $24.95 DAR
84 282 SEP050262 TEEN TITANS VOL 4 FUTURE I/NOW TP $9.99 DC
85 417 JAN053066 NARUTO VOL 6 TP $7.95 VIZ
86 121 OCT050317 FABLES VOL 6 HOMELANDS TP (MR) $14.99 DC
87 29 AUG051976 X-MEN COMPLETE AGE O/APOCALYPSE EPIC BK 2 TP $29.99 MAR
88 165 STAR19430 NO HONOR TP $12.99 IMA
89 295 OCT031332 BATTLE O/T PLANETS VOL 1 TRIAL BY FIRE DIGEST TP $9.99 IMA
90 66 APR058268 SANDMAN VOL 2 DOLLS HOUSE TP $19.99 DC
91 749 AUG050290 VERTIGO FIRST OFFENSES TP (MR) $4.99 DC
92 517 JUN050045 STAR WARS CLONE WARS ADVS VOL 4 TP $6.95 DAR
93 177 SEP052000 ULTIMATE X-MEN VOL 12 HARD LESSONS TP $12.99 MAR
94 309 MAY052971 FRUITS BASKET VOL 11 GN (Of 14) $9.99 TKP
95 314 MAY050292 DEAD BOY DETECTIVES DIGEST (MR) $9.99 DC
96 182 SEP052620 TWISTED TOYFARE THEATRE VOL 6 TP $12.99 WIZ
97 183 OCT050275 RANN THANAGAR WAR TP $12.99 DC
98 137 NOV041535 INVINCIBLE VOL 4 HEAD O/T CLASS TP $14.95 IMA
99 44 JAN050281 SUPERMAN FOR TOMORROW VOL 1 HC $24.99 DC
100 10 MAY050191 ABSOLUTE BATMAN HUSH OVERSIZED HC $49.99 DC

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