Star Wars #1 Most-Ordered Comic Of The Decade, Walking Dead Vol 1 Most-Ordered Graphic Novel, Top 100 From 2010 to 2019

Courtesy of Diamond Comic Distributors and Previewsworld, these are the top 100 comic books ordered through the direct market in North America, through Diamond. It is notable that Star Wars #1, Harley Quinn #1, Rocket Raccoon#1, Walking Dead #132, Bravest Warriors Tales #1, Orphan Black #1 and Big Trouble In Little China/Escape From New York #1 all included an order from Loot Crate that will have added anywhere from 300,000 to half a million copies to their respective totals. 68 of the top 100 were from Marvel, 24 from DC Comics, 5 from Image Comics, 2 from Boom, 1 from IDW. While for graphic novels, only 10 of the top 100 were from Marvel, 30 from DC Comics, 51 from Image Comics, 4 from Oni Press, 1 from Boom, 2 from Dark Horse and 2 from IDW.

Star Wars #1 Was the Most-Ordered Comic Of The Decade, Top 100 Comics and Graphic Novels 2010 to 2019

But either way, Star Wars #1 by Jason Aaron and John Cassaday was the best-selling comic through the North American direct market of the decade, and The Walking Dead Vol 1 by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore was the bestselling graphic novel. Here’s how it all breaks down.

TOP 100 COMIC BOOKS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced from January 2010 to December 2019

RANKDESCRIPTIONPRICEITEM CODEVENDOR
1STAR WARS #1$4.99AUG158711-MMARVEL COMICS
2DETECTIVE COMICS #1000$9.99JAN190542-MDC COMICS
3AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 ANMN$5.99FEB140664-MMARVEL COMICS
4SECRET WARS #1$4.99FEB150657-MMARVEL COMICS
5ACTION COMICS #1000$7.99FEB180142-MDC COMICS
6BRAVEST WARRIORS TALES HOLO JOHN #1$4.99MAR151109BOOM! STUDIOS
7ORPHAN BLACK #1$3.99DEC140468IDW PUBLISHING
8DARK KNIGHT III MASTER RACE #1$5.99SEP150179-MDC COMICS
9AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #800$9.99MAR180831-MMARVEL COMICS
10STAR WARS VADER DOWN #1 VDWN$4.99SEP150827MARVEL COMICS
11BIG TROUBLE LITTLE CHINA ESCAPE NEW YORK #1$3.99AUG161297-MBOOM! STUDIOS
12BATMAN #50$4.99MAY180450-MDC COMICS
13CIVIL WAR II #1$5.99MAR160706-MMARVEL COMICS
14FANTASTIC FOUR #1$5.99JUN188072-MMARVEL COMICS
15HARLEY QUINN #1$2.99JUN160218-MDC COMICS
16WALKING DEAD #100$3.99MAY120469IMAGE COMICS
17WALKING DEAD #115 (MR)$2.99AUG138407-MIMAGE COMICS
18CHAMPIONS #1$4.99AUG168089-MMARVEL COMICS
19JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1$3.99DEC120237-MDC COMICS
20WALKING DEAD #132 (MR)$2.99AUG140566-MIMAGE COMICS
21BATMAN #1$2.99APR168195-MDC COMICS
22MARVEL LEGACY #1$5.99JUL170991-MMARVEL COMICS
23DARTH VADER #1$4.99AUG158716-MMARVEL COMICS
24UNCANNY AVENGERS #1 NOW$3.99AUG120550-MMARVEL COMICS
25ROCKET RACCOON #1$3.99JUL148182-MMARVEL COMICS
26AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1$5.99MAY180784-MMARVEL COMICS
27INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #1$3.99JUL150698-MMARVEL COMICS
28SPIDER-GWEN #1$3.99DEC140836-MMARVEL COMICS
29BLACK PANTHER #1$4.99FEB168863-MMARVEL COMICS
30DARK NIGHTS METAL #1$4.99NOV178094-MDC COMICS
31ALL STAR BATMAN #1$4.99JUN160203-MDC COMICS
32DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1$4.99JUN140590-MMARVEL COMICS
33AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #700$7.99OCT120626-MMARVEL COMICS
34DEADPOOL #1$4.99SEP150699-MMARVEL COMICS
35RETURN OF WOLVERINE #1$4.99AUG188395-MMARVEL COMICS
36SPAWN #300$7.99JUN190014-MIMAGE COMICS
37PRINCESS LEIA #1$3.99JAN150733-MMARVEL COMICS
38AVENGERS VS X-MEN #1$3.99JAN120629-MMARVEL COMICS
39X-MEN #1 DX$4.99AUG190845-MMARVEL COMICS
40AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1$5.99AUG150700-MMARVEL COMICS
41SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #1$4.99APR130107-MDC COMICS
42BLACK CAT #1$4.99APR190773-MMARVEL COMICS
43JUSTICE LEAGUE #1$3.99JUL110188-MDC COMICS
44BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #1$4.99OCT180464-MDC COMICS
45DCEASED #1$3.99MAR190464-MDC COMICS
46VENOM #1$4.99JUN188342-MMARVEL COMICS
47DC UNIVERSE REBIRTH #1$2.99APR160273-MDC COMICS
48BATMAN #1$2.99AUG118063-MDC COMICS
49AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #798$3.99FEB180832-MMARVEL COMICS
50ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #1$7.99JUN190761-MMARVEL COMICS
51SECRET WARS #2$4.99MAR150622-MMARVEL COMICS
52PETER PARKER SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #1$4.99APR170970-MMARVEL COMICS
53IVX #1$5.99SEP160868-MMARVEL COMICS
54SECRET WARS #3$3.99APR150692-MMARVEL COMICS
55SECRET WARS #4$3.99APR150697-MMARVEL COMICS
56BATMAN REBIRTH #1$2.99MAY168857-MDC COMICS
57GUARDIANS OF GALAXY #1$3.99JAN130647-MMARVEL COMICS
58JOURNEY STAR WARS FASE #1$3.99JUL150767-MMARVEL COMICS
59STAR WARS #2$3.99AUG158712-MMARVEL COMICS
60SECRET WARS #5$3.99MAY150642-MMARVEL COMICS
61STAR WARS #4$3.99DEC148489-MMARVEL COMICS
62SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1$3.99FEB138598-MMARVEL COMICS
63MARVEL COMICS #1000$9.99JUN190842MARVEL COMICS
64INFINITY #1$4.99JUL138068-MMARVEL COMICS
65ACTION COMICS #1$3.99JUL110201-MDC COMICS
66HOUSE OF X #1$5.99MAY190690-MMARVEL COMICS
67AMAZING SPIDER-MAN RENEW YOUR VOWS #1 SWA$3.99APR150750-MMARVEL COMICS
68SPIDER-GWEN #1$3.99AUG150805-MMARVEL COMICS
69SECRET WARS #6$3.99JUN150681-MMARVEL COMICS
70SUICIDE SQUAD #1$2.99JUN160231-MDC COMICS
71AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #799$3.99FEB180836-MMARVEL COMICS
72STAR WARS LANDO #1$3.99MAY150765-MMARVEL COMICS
73CIVIL WAR II #0$4.99MAR168949-MMARVEL COMICS
74JUSTICE LEAGUE #1$3.99APR180140-MDC COMICS
75AVENGERS #1 NOW$3.99SEP120526-MMARVEL COMICS
76AVENGERS VS X-MEN #2$3.99JAN128269-MMARVEL COMICS
77AVENGERS VS X-MEN #6$3.99APR120578-MMARVEL COMICS
78BATMAN #2$2.99AUG110186-MDC COMICS
79POWERS OF X #1$5.99MAY190703-MMARVEL COMICS
80CIVIL WAR II #3$4.99APR160862-MMARVEL COMICS
81JUSTICE LEAGUE #2$3.99AUG110160DC COMICS
82WAR OF REALMS #1$5.99JAN190870-MMARVEL COMICS
83AVENGERS VS X-MEN #5$3.99APR120572-MMARVEL COMICS
84DOOMSDAY CLOCK #2$4.99JUN188074-MDC COMICS
85ALL NEW X-MEN #1 NOW$3.99SEP120542-MMARVEL COMICS
86AVENGERS VS X-MEN #3$3.99JAN128271-MMARVEL COMICS
87X-MEN #1 NOW$3.99FEB130497-MMARVEL COMICS
88DARK NIGHTS METAL #6$4.99DEC170230-MDC COMICS
89SPAWN #301$4.99JUL190084-MIMAGE COMICS
90UNCANNY X-MEN #1$7.99SEP180791-MMARVEL COMICS
91AVENGERS VS X-MEN #4$3.99JAN128273-MMARVEL COMICS
92JUSTICE LEAGUE SUICIDE SQUAD #1$3.99OCT160147-MDC COMICS
93AGE OF ULTRON #1$3.99JAN130627-MMARVEL COMICS
94STAR WARS #3$3.99JAN150742-MMARVEL COMICS
95SECRET WARS #7$3.99JUL150723-MMARVEL COMICS
96UNCANNY X-MEN #1$3.99DEC120612-MMARVEL COMICS
97JUSTICE LEAGUE #1$2.99MAY160206-MDC COMICS
98AVENGERS VS X-MEN #7$3.99MAY120637-MMARVEL COMICS
99SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN #1$4.99FEB190822-MMARVEL COMICS
100STAR WARS POE DAMERON #1$4.99MAR168488-MMARVEL COMICS

Star Wars #1 Most-Ordered Comic Of The Decade, Top 100 Comics and Graphic Novels 2010 to 2019

TOP 100 GRAPHIC NOVELS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced from January 2010 to December 2019

RANKDESCRIPTIONPRICEITEM CODEVENDOR
1WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE$14.99NOV128157-MIMAGE COMICS
2SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR)$9.99AUG120491IMAGE COMICS
3BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE HC$17.99JUN190574-MDC COMICS
4WALKING DEAD TP VOL 02 MILES BEHIND US$14.99SEP088204-MIMAGE COMICS
5SAGA TP VOL 02 (MR)$14.99APR130443IMAGE COMICS
6WATCHMEN TP$24.99JUN190614-MDC COMICS
7CIVIL WAR TP$24.99JAN072436MARVEL COMICS
8SAGA TP VOL 03 (MR)$14.99JAN140556IMAGE COMICS
9WALKING DEAD TP VOL 03 SAFETY BEHIND BARS$14.99NOV082245-MIMAGE COMICS
10DARK KNIGHT RETURNS TP$19.99NOV150279-MDC COMICS
11BATMAN HUSH TP$29.99JUN190569-MDC COMICS
12INFINITY GAUNTLET TP$24.99JUL110745-MMARVEL COMICS
13SAGA TP VOL 04 (MR)$14.99OCT140644IMAGE COMICS
14BATMAN TP VOL 01 THE COURT OF OWLS (N52)$16.99DEC120323DC COMICS
15WALKING DEAD TP VOL 04 HEARTS DESIRE$14.99SEP088205-MIMAGE COMICS
16SANDMAN TP VOL 01 PRELUDES & NOCTURNES 30TH ANNIV ED$19.99JUL180774-MDC COMICS
17SAGA TP VOL 05 (MR)$14.99JUL150565IMAGE COMICS
18BATMAN THE LONG HALLOWEEN TP$24.99JUL110251-MDC COMICS
19WOLVERINE OLD MAN LOGAN TP$29.99JUL100692-MMARVEL COMICS
20WALKING DEAD TP VOL 05 BEST DEFENSE$14.99SEP088206-MIMAGE COMICS
21PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 01$9.99JAN160645IMAGE COMICS
22DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE TP$14.99AUG120709MARVEL COMICS
23WALKING DEAD TP VOL 11 FEAR THE HUNTERS (MR)$14.99OCT090390IMAGE COMICS
24BATMAN YEAR ONE DELUXE SC$14.99OCT060163DC COMICS
25MONSTRESS TP VOL 01 (MR)$9.99APR160803-MIMAGE COMICS
26SAGA TP VOL 06 (MR)$14.99MAR160684IMAGE COMICS
27WALKING DEAD TP VOL 12 LIFE AMONG THEM$14.99APR100438IMAGE COMICS
28WALKING DEAD TP VOL 06 SORROWFUL LIFE$14.99SEP088207-MIMAGE COMICS
29FABLES TP VOL 01 LEGENDS IN EXILE (MR)$12.99FEB120285-MDC COMICS
30WALKING DEAD TP VOL 17 SOMETHING TO FEAR (MR)$14.99SEP120449IMAGE COMICS
31WALKING DEAD TP VOL 13 TOO FAR GONE (MR)$14.99SEP100413IMAGE COMICS
32WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM TP VOL 01 (MR)$59.99MAR092419IMAGE COMICS
33WICKED & DIVINE TP VOL 01 THE FAUST ACT (MR)$9.99SEP140684-MIMAGE COMICS
34EAST OF WEST TP VOL 01 THE PROMISE$16.99APR178855IMAGE COMICS
35WALKING DEAD TP VOL 14 NO WAY OUT (MR)$14.99APR110444IMAGE COMICS
36WALKING DEAD TP VOL 09 HERE WE REMAIN (MR)$14.99NOV082242IMAGE COMICS
37V FOR VENDETTA TP (MR)$19.99SEP088030-MDC COMICS
38WALKING DEAD TP VOL 07 THE CALM BEFORE (NEW$16.99APR178856IMAGE COMICS
39WALKING DEAD TP VOL 15 WE FIND OURSELVES (MR)$14.99OCT110502IMAGE COMICS
40SUPERMAN RED SON TP$17.99JAN140353-MDC COMICS
41BATMAN TP VOL 02 THE CITY OF OWLS (N52)$16.99JUL130235DC COMICS
42SEX CRIMINALS TP VOL 01 (MR)$9.99JAN140558-MIMAGE COMICS
43WALKING DEAD TP VOL 10 WHAT WE BECOME$14.99JUN090332IMAGE COMICS
44WALKING DEAD TP VOL 08 MADE TO SUFFER$16.99APR178857-MIMAGE COMICS
45WALKING DEAD TP VOL 16 A LARGER WORLD (MR)$14.99APR120487IMAGE COMICS
46CHEW TP VOL 01 (MR)$9.99SEP090288IMAGE COMICS
47SAGA TP VOL 07 (MR)$14.99JAN170850IMAGE COMICS
48WALKING DEAD TP VOL 18 WHAT COMES AFTER$14.99APR130482IMAGE COMICS
49KINGDOM COME TP$19.99JAN190687-MDC COMICS
50SCOTT PILGRIM GN VOL 01 PRECIOUS LITTLE LIFE$11.99FEB108442-MONI PRESS INC.
51RAT QUEENS TP VOL 01 SASS & SORCERY (MR)$9.99JAN140555IMAGE COMICS
52BATMAN EARTH ONE HC VOL 01$22.99MAR120234DC COMICS
53FLASHPOINT TP$16.99OCT138324-MDC COMICS
54PREACHER TP BOOK 01 (MR)$19.99MAR130303DC COMICS
55BLACKEST NIGHT TP$19.99APR110192DC COMICS
56MS MARVEL TP VOL 01 NO NORMAL$15.99JUN140725MARVEL COMICS
57SUPERMAN EARTH ONE HC VOL 01$22.99JUL168350-MDC COMICS
58BATMAN TP VOL 03 DEATH OF THE FAMILY (N52)$16.99FEB140248DC COMICS
59WALKING DEAD TP VOL 19 MARCH TO WAR$14.99SEP130566IMAGE COMICS
60WALKING DEAD TP VOL 20 ALL OUT WAR PT 01 (MR)$14.99JAN140559IMAGE COMICS
61HAWKEYE TP VOL 01 MY LIFE AS WEAPON NOW$16.99DEC120744MARVEL COMICS
62STAR WARS DARTH VADER TP VOL 01 VADER$19.99JUL150827MARVEL COMICS
63DEADPOOL TP VOL 01 DEAD PRESIDENTS NOW$15.99MAR130727MARVEL COMICS
64SANDMAN TP VOL 02 THE DOLLS HOUSE 30TH ANNIV ED (MR)$19.99AUG180642-MDC COMICS
65JUSTICE LEAGUE TP VOL 01 ORIGIN (N52)$16.99OCT120252DC COMICS
66SAGA TP VOL 08 (MR)$14.99OCT170715IMAGE COMICS
67RICK & MORTY TP VOL 01$19.99JUL151482-MONI PRESS INC.
68DEADLY CLASS TP VOL 01 REAGAN YOUTH (MR)$9.99MAY140626-MIMAGE COMICS
69LOCKE & KEY TP VOL 01 WELCOME TO LOVECRAFT$19.99JUN090991IDW PUBLISHING
70STAR WARS TP VOL 01 SKYWALKER STRIKES$19.99MAY150811MARVEL COMICS
71DESCENDER TP VOL 01 TIN STARS (MR)$9.99JUL150554-MIMAGE COMICS
72UMBRELLA ACADEMY TP VOL 01 APOCALYPSE SUITE$17.99SEP108136-MDARK HORSE COMICS
73WALKING DEAD TP VOL 21 ALL OUT WAR PT 02 (MR)$14.99MAY140652IMAGE COMICS
74BLACK SCIENCE TP VOL 01 HOW TO FALL FOREVER (MR)$9.99MAR140535IMAGE COMICS
75WALKING DEAD HC VOL 01 (MR)$34.99JUL108203-MIMAGE COMICS
76JOKER HC$19.99JUL080124DC COMICS
77WALKING DEAD TP VOL 22 A NEW BEGINNING (MR)$14.99SEP140657IMAGE COMICS
78BATMAN HC VOL 01 THE COURT OF OWLS (N52)$24.99JAN120300DC COMICS
79FLASH TP VOL 01 MOVE FORWARD (N52)$16.99MAY130224DC COMICS
80SCOTT PILGRIM GN VOL 06 FINEST HOUR$11.99MAY101089ONI PRESS INC.
81MARCH GN BOOK 01$14.95JUN131298IDW PUBLISHING
82SUICIDE SQUAD TP VOL 01 KICKED IN THE TEETH (N52)$14.99APR120250DC COMICS
83PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 02$12.99SEP160815IMAGE COMICS
84ADVENTURE TIME TP VOL 01$14.99SEP120922BOOM! STUDIOS
85WALKING DEAD TP VOL 23 WHISPERS INTO SCREAMS$14.99FEB150545IMAGE COMICS
86FABLES TP VOL 02 ANIMAL FARM$14.99DEC138056-MDC COMICS
87SERENITY HC VOL 03 SHEPHERDS TALE$14.99JUL100030DARK HORSE COMICS
88SCOTT PILGRIM GN VOL 02 VS THE WORLD$11.99FEB108443-MONI PRESS INC.
89BATMAN DARK VICTORY TP$24.99NOV130237-MDC COMICS
90SANDMAN TP VOL 03 DREAM COUNTRY 30TH ANNIV ED (MR)$19.99SEP180601-MDC COMICS
91CHEW TP VOL 02 INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR (MR)$12.99FEB100354IMAGE COMICS
92WYTCHES TP VOL 01 (MR)$9.99MAR150524-MIMAGE COMICS
93DEADPOOL CLASSIC TP VOL 01$29.99FEB082311MARVEL COMICS
94Y THE LAST MAN TP VOL 01 UNMANNED$14.99DEC108152-MDC COMICS
95SAGA TP VOL 09 (MR)$14.99JUL180297IMAGE COMICS
96WALKING DEAD TP VOL 25 NO TURNING BACK (MR)$14.99DEC150677IMAGE COMICS
97TRANSMETROPOLITAN TP VOL 01 BACK ON THE STREET (MR)$14.99DEC080220DC COMICS
98WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM TP VOL 02 (MR)$59.99AUG120496IMAGE COMICS
99LOW TP VOL 01 THE DELIRIUM OF HOPE (MR)$9.99DEC140670-MIMAGE COMICS
100WALKING DEAD TP VOL 24 LIFE AND DEATH (MR)$14.99JUN150590IMAGE COMICS

 

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

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