Top 100 Most-Ordered Comics and Graphic Novels For May 2019 – As Heroes In Crisis and The War Of The Realms Drop Out of the Top Ten

These are the 100 most-ordered comics and graphic novels in the North American direct market serviced by Diamond Comic Distributors in May 2019. We looked at top tens, marketshare and sales drops on Friday, here’s a slightly fuller picture. And while Immortal Hulk #17 did indeed outsell both Batman regular issues for the month, Immortal Hulk #18 did not. Had fewer variant covers. Still a remarkable acheivement for the series though, placing two issues in a crowded top twenty. Notably The War Of The Realms and Heroes In Crisis were both out of the top ten completely, as Walking Dead was also pushed almost out of the top thirty, with Uncanny, Action Comics, Star Wars and Flash, far better performers in previous months are now all out of the top thirty. And no one talk about Wolverine Infinity Watch… oh, no one is. Might be the problem.

Top 100 Most-Ordered Comics and Graphic Novels For May 2019 - As Heroes In Crisis and The War Of The Realms Drop Out of the Top Ten

And watch new printings of Umbrella Academy collections come rocketing back into the charts. Finally. Dark Horse dropped the ball there a little…

TOP 100 COMIC BOOKS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in May 2019

RANKDESCRIPTIONPRICEITEM CODEVENDOR
1DCEASED #1$3.99MAR190464-MDC COMICS
2DOOMSDAY CLOCK #10$4.99JAN190585-MDC COMICS
3BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #1 (MR)$5.99MAR190458-MDC COMICS
4SAVAGE AVENGERS #1$4.99MAR190757-MMARVEL COMICS
5BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #5$4.99MAR190495-MDC COMICS
6AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #21$3.99MAR190831-MMARVEL COMICS
7IMMORTAL HULK #17$3.99MAR190845-MMARVEL COMICS
8BATMAN #70$3.99MAR190487-MDC COMICS
9BATMAN #71$3.99MAR190489-MDC COMICS
10AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #22$3.99MAR190835-MMARVEL COMICS
11WAR OF REALMS #3$4.99MAR190765-MMARVEL COMICS
12HEROES IN CRISIS #9$3.99MAR190476-MDC COMICS
13IMMORTAL HULK #18$3.99MAR190847-MMARVEL COMICS
14WAR OF REALMS #4$4.99MAR190773-MMARVEL COMICS
15VENOM #14$3.99MAR190807-MMARVEL COMICS
16DETECTIVE COMICS #1003$3.99MAR190501-MDC COMICS
17WAR OF REALMS NEW AGENTS OF ATLAS #1$3.99MAR190793-MMARVEL COMICS
18DETECTIVE COMICS #1004$3.99MAR190503-MDC COMICS
19STAR WARS GALAXYS EDGE #1$3.99FEB190943-MMARVEL COMICS
20JUSTICE LEAGUE #23$3.99MAR190525-MDC COMICS
21JUSTICE LEAGUE #24$3.99MAR190527-MDC COMICS
22AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #20.HU$3.99MAR190830MARVEL COMICS
23SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN #2$3.99MAR190871-MMARVEL COMICS
24BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #1$3.99MAR190467-MDC COMICS
25FANTASTIC FOUR #10$3.99MAR190805-MMARVEL COMICS
26AVENGERS #19$3.99MAR190827-MMARVEL COMICS
27WALKING DEAD #191 (MR)$3.99MAR190255-MIMAGE COMICS
28SUPERMAN #11$3.99MAR190551-MDC COMICS
29THOR #13$3.99MAR190816-MMARVEL COMICS
30GREEN LANTERN #7$3.99MAR190517-MDC COMICS
31DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #2$4.99MAR190505DC COMICS
32GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #5$3.99MAR190884-MMARVEL COMICS
33UNCANNY X-MEN #18$3.99MAR190934MARVEL COMICS
34UNCANNY X-MEN #17$3.99MAR190933MARVEL COMICS
35ACTION COMICS #1011$3.99MAR190479-MDC COMICS
36FLASH #70$3.99MAR190510-MDC COMICS
37STAR WARS #66$3.99MAR190961-MMARVEL COMICS
38STAR WARS AOR BOBA FETT #1$3.99MAR190963-MMARVEL COMICS
39FLASH #71$3.99MAR190512-MDC COMICS
40STAR WARS ORIG MARVEL YRS #108$5.99MAR190859-MMARVEL COMICS
41THANOS #2$3.99MAR190892-MMARVEL COMICS
42BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES III #1$3.99MAR190456-MDC COMICS
43CATWOMAN #11$3.99MAR190498-MDC COMICS
44STAR WARS #65$3.99MAR190958-MMARVEL COMICS
45SPAWN #297$2.99MAR190248-MIMAGE COMICS
46SPIDER-MAN LIFE STORY #3$4.99MAR190875-MMARVEL COMICS
47NAOMI #5$3.99MAR190538DC COMICS
48CAPTAIN AMERICA #10$3.99FEB190843-MMARVEL COMICS
49STAR WARS AOR HAN SOLO #1$3.99MAR190967-MMARVEL COMICS
50SHAZAM #5$3.99FEB190532-MDC COMICS
51WONDER WOMAN #70$3.99MAR190556-MDC COMICS
52MILES MORALES SPIDER-MAN #6$3.99MAR190877-MMARVEL COMICS
53STAR WARS VADER DARK VISIONS #4$3.99MAR190988-MMARVEL COMICS
54STAR WARS AOR JABBA THE HUTT #1$3.99MAR190973-MMARVEL COMICS
55WONDER WOMAN #71$3.99MAR190558-MDC COMICS
56SUPERMAN LEVIATHAN RISING SPECIAL #1$9.99MAR190478DC COMICS
57DAREDEVIL #5$3.99MAR190896-MMARVEL COMICS
58CONAN THE BARBARIAN #6$3.99MAR190952-MMARVEL COMICS
59DAREDEVIL #6$3.99MAR190898-MMARVEL COMICS
60JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #11$3.99MAR190529-MDC COMICS
61MAJOR X #3$3.99MAR190931-MMARVEL COMICS
62COSMIC GHOST RIDER DESTROYS MARVEL HISTORY #3$3.99MAR190886-MMARVEL COMICS
63FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN #6$3.99MAR190869-MMARVEL COMICS
64HARLEY QUINN #61$3.99MAR190519-MDC COMICS
65YOUNG JUSTICE #5$3.99MAR190562-MDC COMICS
66STAR WARS AOR LANDO CALRISSIAN #1$3.99MAR190978-MMARVEL COMICS
67TONY STARK IRON MAN #11$3.99FEB190852-MMARVEL COMICS
68MAJOR X #4$3.99MAR190932MARVEL COMICS
69PUNISHER #11$3.99MAR190909-MMARVEL COMICS
70FALLEN WORLD #1$3.99MAR192061-MVALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
71DEAD MAN LOGAN #7$3.99MAR190941MARVEL COMICS
72DOCTOR STRANGE #14$3.99MAR190907-MMARVEL COMICS
73IMMORTAL HULK #2$3.99NOV188875-MMARVEL COMICS
74X-MEN GRAND DESIGN X-TINCTION #1$5.99MAR190928-MMARVEL COMICS
75DEADPOOL #12$3.99MAR190947MARVEL COMICS
76TEEN TITANS #30$3.99MAR190473-MDC COMICS
77BATGIRL #35$3.99MAR190485-MDC COMICS
78WAR OF REALMS SPIDER-MAN & LEAGUE OF REALMS #1$3.99MAR190786-MMARVEL COMICS
79CAPTAIN MARVEL #5$3.99MAR190888-MMARVEL COMICS
80SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #5$3.99MAR190948-MMARVEL COMICS
81WOLVERINE INFINITY WATCH #4$3.99MAR190942MARVEL COMICS
82STRANGER THINGS SIX #1 [*]$3.99MAR190270-MDARK HORSE COMICS
83WAR OF REALMS STRIKEFORCE WAR AVENGERS #1$4.99MAR190782-MMARVEL COMICS
84DEATHSTROKE #43$3.99MAR190471-MDC COMICS
85JUSTICE LEAGUE ODYSSEY #9$3.99MAR190531-MDC COMICS
86SPIDER-GWEN GHOST SPIDER #8$3.99MAR190879-MMARVEL COMICS
87AQUAMAN #48$3.99MAR190483-MDC COMICS
88STAR WARS GALAXYS EDGE #2$3.99MAR190982-MMARVEL COMICS
89NIGHTWING #60$3.99MAR190539-MDC COMICS
90SPIDER-MAN CITY AT WAR #3$3.99MAR190866-MMARVEL COMICS
91WAR OF REALMS UNCANNY X-MEN #2$3.99MAR190803-MMARVEL COMICS
92WAR OF REALMS STRIKEFORCE DARK ELF REALM #1$4.99MAR190780-MMARVEL COMICS
93WAR OF REALMS SPIDER-MAN & LEAGUE OF REALMS #2$3.99MAR190788-MMARVEL COMICS
94WAR OF REALMS STRIKEFORCE LAND OF GIANTS #1$4.99MAR190784-MMARVEL COMICS
95SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL #50$4.99MAR190882-MMARVEL COMICS
96SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #6$3.99MAR190881MARVEL COMICS
97GIANT MAN #1$3.99MAR190809-MMARVEL COMICS
98FIREFLY #6$3.99MAR191263-MBOOM! STUDIOS
99ASGARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #9 WR$3.99MAR190814-MMARVEL COMICS
100STAR WARS TIE FIGHTER #2$3.99MAR190984-MMARVEL COMICS

TOP 100 GRAPHIC NOVELS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in May 2019

RANKDESCRIPTIONPRICEITEM CODEVENDOR
1UNDER THE MOON A CATWOMAN TALE TP DC INK$16.99JAN190554DC COMICS
2UMBRELLA ACADEMY TP VOL 01 APOCALYPSE SUITE$17.99SEP108136DARK HORSE COMICS
3MIDDLEWEST TP BOOK 01 (MR)$9.99MAR190092-MIMAGE COMICS
4UMBRELLA ACADEMY TP VOL 02 DALLAS$17.99DEC098005DARK HORSE COMICS
5EAST OF WEST TP VOL 09$16.99FEB190059IMAGE COMICS
6DC SUPER HERO GIRLS SPACED OUT TP$9.99JAN190555DC COMICS
7IMMORTAL HULK TP VOL 03 HULK IN HELL$15.99FEB190998MARVEL COMICS
8LEGEND OF KORRA TP PART 01 RUINS OF EMPIRE$10.99JAN190482DARK HORSE COMICS
9RAT QUEENS TP VOL 06 INFERNAL PATH (MR)$16.99MAR190119IMAGE COMICS
10SAGA DLX ED HC VOL 03 (MR)$49.99MAR190127IMAGE COMICS
11AVATAR THE LAST AIRBENDER IMBALANCE PART TWO TP$10.99DEC180407DARK HORSE COMICS
12STRANGER THINGS TP VOL 01 OTHER SIDE$17.99JAN190427DARK HORSE COMICS
13MY HERO ACADEMIA GN VOL 18$9.99FEB192177VIZ MEDIA LLC
14JUSTICE LEAGUE TP VOL 02 GRAVEYARD OF GODS$19.99FEB190589DC COMICS
15INFINITY GAUNTLET TP$24.99JUL110745MARVEL COMICS
16AMAZING SPIDER-MAN OMNIBUS HC VOL 04$125.00NOV181004-MMARVEL COMICS
17SIX DAYS INCREDIBLE STORY OF D DAYS LOST CHAPTER HC$24.99FEB190468DC COMICS
18KINGDOM COME TP$19.99JAN190687-MDC COMICS
19BLACKBIRD TP VOL 01$16.99FEB190053IMAGE COMICS
20SPIDER-GWEN GHOST-SPIDER TP VOL 01 SPIDER-GEDDON$15.99FEB190992MARVEL COMICS
21LEAGUE OF LEGENDS ASHE TP WARMOTHER$15.99FEB190854MARVEL COMICS
22ONE PUNCH MAN GN VOL 16$9.99MAR192172VIZ MEDIA LLC
23AMAZING SPIDER-MAN BY NICK SPENCER TP VOL 03$15.99FEB190997MARVEL COMICS
24SPAWN ORIGINS TP VOL 01 (NEW PTG)$9.99MAR190064IMAGE COMICS
25BITTER ROOT TP VOL 01 FAMILY BUSINESS$16.99MAR190071-MIMAGE COMICS
26DRAGON BALL SUPER GN VOL 05$9.99MAR192171VIZ MEDIA LLC
27SMASHED JUNJI ITO STORY COLLECTION HC (MR)$22.99FEB192164VIZ MEDIA LLC
28BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT HC$29.99JAN198939DC COMICS
29SPIDER-MAN NOIR COMPLETE COLLECTION TP$24.99MAR191005MARVEL COMICS
30BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER TP VOL 01$14.99MAR191266BOOM! STUDIOS
31STAR WARS AGE OF REPUBLIC TP VILLAINS$17.99FEB190985MARVEL COMICS
32LADY MECHANIKA TP VOL 05 LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCI$11.99MAR191527BENITEZ PRODUCTIONS
33MISTER MIRACLE HC (MR)$34.99JAN198940DC COMICS
34STAR WARS AGE OF REPUBLIC TP HEROES$17.99FEB190986MARVEL COMICS
35IMMORTAL HULK TP VOL 01 OR IS HE BOTH$15.99AUG181082MARVEL COMICS
36MY HERO ACADEMIA VIGILANTES GN VOL 04$9.99FEB192176VIZ MEDIA LLC
37FANTASTIC FOUR TP VOL 02 MR AND MRS GRIMM$15.99FEB190999MARVEL COMICS
37MAN WITHOUT FEAR TP DEATH OF DAREDEVIL$15.99FEB190991MARVEL COMICS
39QUANTUM AGE TP FROM WORLD OF BLACK HAMMER VOL 01$19.99JAN190414DARK HORSE COMICS
40PEARL TP VOL 01 (MR)$16.99FEB190570DC COMICS
41COVER TP VOL 01 (MR)$16.99FEB190568DC COMICS
42BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT TP$19.99JUL180733DC COMICS
43JUSTICE LEAGUE ODYSSEY TP VOL 01 THE GHOST SECTOR$16.99FEB190588DC COMICS
44STAR WARS HAN SOLO IMPERIAL CADET TP$17.99JAN191096MARVEL COMICS
45RONIN BY FRANK MILLER TP BLACK LABEL$19.99FEB190574DC COMICS
46WONDER WOMAN & JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK WITCHING HOUR HC$24.99FEB190620DC COMICS
47DOCTOR STRANGE BY MARK WAID TP VOL 02 REMITTANCE$17.99FEB190996MARVEL COMICS
48PUNISHER TP VOL 02 WAR IN BAGALIA$17.99FEB190994MARVEL COMICS
49ALIENS TP DUST TO DUST$17.99JUL180487DARK HORSE COMICS
50SPAWN KILLS EVERYONE COMP COLL TP VOL 01$16.99MAR190062IMAGE COMICS
51AMAZING SPIDER-MAN STRACZYNSKI OMNIBUS HC VOL 01$125.00NOV181006MARVEL COMICS
52MONSTRESS TP VOL 01 (MR)$9.99APR160803-MIMAGE COMICS
53RICK AND MORTY PRESENTS TP VOL 01$19.99JAN192012ONI PRESS INC.
54SHEETS GN$12.99JUN181858LION FORGE
55OUTER DARKNESS TP VOL 01 (MR)$16.99MAR190097IMAGE COMICS
56IMMORTAL HULK TP VOL 02 GREEN DOOR$15.99NOV181036MARVEL COMICS
57BATGIRL TP VOL 05 ART OF THE CRIME$16.99FEB190559DC COMICS
57X-FORCE TP VOL 01 SINS OF PAST$15.99MAR191020MARVEL COMICS
59THOR BY JASON AARON COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 01$39.99FEB191005MARVEL COMICS
60AMAZING SPIDER-MAN EPIC COLLECTION TP ASSASSIN NATION$39.99FEB191008MARVEL COMICS
61BLACK PANTHER KILLMONGER TP BY ANY MEANS$15.99FEB190990MARVEL COMICS
62MAD ABOUT THE TRUMP ERA TP$12.99FEB190596DC COMICS
63MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS TP VOL 08 SG$16.99JAN191379BOOM! STUDIOS
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65FLASH BY MARK WAID TP BOOK 06$29.99FEB190572DC COMICS
66SCOOBY APOCALYPSE TP VOL 05$16.99FEB190601DC COMICS
67GREEN LANTERNS TP VOL 09 EVILS MIGHT$19.99FEB190577DC COMICS
67LIFE IS STRANGE TP$16.99JAN192112TITAN COMICS
69RAVEN DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS TP VOL 02$16.99FEB190599DC COMICS
70WATCHMEN TP$19.99FEB140265-MDC COMICS
71SHAZAM THE WORLDS MIGHTIEST MORTAL HC VOL 01$49.99FEB190605DC COMICS
72SUICIDE SQUAD TP VOL 08 THE FINAL MISSION$19.99FEB190610DC COMICS
73SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR)$9.99AUG120491IMAGE COMICS
74SAGA TP VOL 09 (MR)$14.99JUL180297IMAGE COMICS
75ONE PIECE GN VOL 90$9.99MAR192173VIZ MEDIA LLC
76GOON BUNCH OF OLD CRAP TP VOL 01$29.99MAR191386ALBATROSS FUNNYBOOKS
77GODZILLA AFTERSHOCK HC GN$24.99FEB191840LEGENDARY COMICS
78SANDMAN TP VOL 08 WORLDS END 30TH ANNIV ED (MR)$19.99FEB190603DC COMICS
79JOJOS BIZARRE ADV 4 DIAMOND IS UNBREAKABLE HC VOL 01$19.99MAR192169VIZ MEDIA LLC
80REDLANDS TP VOL 02 (MR)$16.99MAR190125IMAGE COMICS
81SILVER SURFER EPIC COLLECTION TP INNER DEMONS$39.99FEB191007MARVEL COMICS
82TOKYO GHOUL RE GN VOL 10$12.99FEB192172VIZ MEDIA LLC
83FANTASTIC FOUR TP BEHOLD GALACTUS$24.99FEB191010MARVEL COMICS
84BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL ED HC$17.99NOV070226DC COMICS
85GENDER QUEER MEMOIR GN$17.99MAR191862LION FORGE
86DREAM DADDY DAD DATING COMIC BOOK TP$19.99JAN192024ONI PRESS INC.
87CHAMPIONS GN TP WE STILL NEED HEROES$12.99FEB191011MARVEL COMICS
88SWAMP THING PROTECTOR OF THE GREEN DC ESSENTIAL ED TP$24.99FEB190615DC COMICS
89WRONG EARTH TP VOL 01$19.99MAR191384AHOY COMICS
90GOD OF WAR TP$17.99JAN190446DARK HORSE COMICS
91LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT MICHAEL GOLDEN HC$29.99FEB190592DC COMICS
92DARK NIGHTS METAL TP$19.99OCT180569DC COMICS
93PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 01$9.99JAN160645IMAGE COMICS
94SPIDER-MAN TP SINISTER SIX$19.99FEB191001MARVEL COMICS
95BLOODBORNE TP VOL 02 HEALING THIRST (MR)$16.99NOV181988TITAN COMICS
95DISNEY MANGA NIGHTMARE CHRISTMAS ZEROS JOURNEY TP VOL 02$15.99JAN192255TOKYOPOP
97TEEN TITANS BY GEOFF JOHNS TP BOOK 03$29.99FEB190617DC COMICS
98MMW INVINCIBLE IRON MAN HC VOL 12$75.00NOV181012-MMARVEL COMICS
98USAGI YOJIMBO SAGA TP VOL 08$24.99JAN190473DARK HORSE COMICS
100SPIDER-MAN VS MYSTERIO TP$39.99MAR191003MARVEL COMICS

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Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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