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Krul managed to become the worst comic book ever written before it even ended. Its worth noting that much of these sales were because the issue was published with four different covers, essentially. Watchmen is either at or near the top of every single best of comics list. Draw your own comics 150 pages of fun and unique templates a large 8. But weve done the best we could with the 10 best selling comics that we have data on, from marvel.
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These are the 10 best dc comics stories ever, according to you, the readers. Finally, we have my pick for what is objectively the single best comic book ever printed. Before the wellreceived 2014 bryan singer film were the comic issues from 1981. Bleach is considered to be one of the most famous shonen titles ever, and it. We will say that the golden age begins in 1938 and ends in 1956, when the. Written by jack kirby and joe simon, it features the first ever appearance of captain america. Top 10 selling comics in november 2018 variantnewssource. The phantom, created by lee falk in 1936, has sold over 150 million copies worldwide. Comic book diehards have differing and strong opinions on which are the best. The books are listed according to the highest sales estimate as reported in reliable, independent sources. Now, with the help of our expert panel, weve curated a list.
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Before marvel became the major player it is today, dc comics superman would. Best, ag, hp, qt, uz marvel comics collected editions. Top 100 most valuable comic books of the golden age 19381956 the 100 most valuable comic books from each age. Superman is the bestselling american comic book series, having sold the most periodical floppy comic issues. What is the top selling comic book issue of all times. And in a year so far light on new releases, perhaps it should come. This page will deal with the most valuable of all, golden age comic books. Select rating give between friends 15 give between friends 25 give between friends 35 give between friends 45 give between friends 55. Deep within the far reaches of space, the dogs of war have found aric of dacia. Full of aptly and hilariously named characters such as the jersey. Diamond comics distribution has just released the iots list of the top selling comics of 2019, with the top 10 comics, graphic novels and publishers. Ranking the best book length comics ever created is a lot like picking out the greatest grains of sand on the beach. The result was four months of alternatereality comic books, complete with the coolest take on nightcrawler ever, and other fan favorites like a logan missing a. Watchmen was a graphic novel published by dc comics in 1986 and 1987.
With over 210 million sales, captain america is one of the best selling comic books of all time. It is the best selling graphic novel in comic book history and spun off a major motion picture. Comichron has not yet attempted a definitive list of the bestselling comics of all. Cold comfort farm, by stella gibbons published in 1932 in satirical response to romantic rural literature popular at the time, stella gibbons cold comfort farm is a rollicking read about flora poste, a broke 19yearold metropolitan orphan who decides to impose herself upon her remote farming relatives, the starkadders. One piece is the bestselling comic by a single author and the bestselling manga of all time, having sold the most collected comic book volumes. Dcs crisis on infinite earths isnt the first comic book event, but it sure feels like it. Along the way, the company has produced some of the best comic books ever, with many of them receiving high praise from time magazine and the. Aided by five slightly different variant covers, spiderman was the highest selling comic book of alltime for about a year. The top selling comic book issue of the last 10 years was the obama inauguration day issue. Diamond released a list of the top 100 bestselling comics of the 2010s. This page provides lists of best selling comic book series to date.
Perhaps the hottest collectible comic book in recent years has been the first appearance of the incredible hulk in this 1962 comic book by stan lee and jack kirby. Top 10 best selling comic books of the modern era zapkapow. Best selling refers to the estimated number of copies sold of each book, rather than the number of books printed or currently owned. The best selling comics of 2019 includes batman, xmen. What follows is a list of the top popular comic books you could read, and a good place to start. Not only does watchmen top a number of best of comic book and graphic novel lists, but this alan moore story actually graced time magazines list of the best novels of all time. Diamond reveals 100 bestselling comics of the past decade cbr. This event was shocking because it was predicated on ending all of the xtitles. Bestselling american comic books of all time in the u.
Top 60 most valuable comic books from the modern age. Whether youre into comic books as a form of investment or you simply enjoy reading. Valentines chunky liftaflap board book holly berrybyrd. This is one of the best selling comic books of all time. Yet another asian creation, one piece has sold over 345 million copies, making it one of the best selling comic books of all time.
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