Top 10 Comics & Graphic Novels For 2013: Walking Dead, Justice League Take Top Spots

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Diamond released their top ten comic books and graphic novels for 2013 where we see The Walking Dead and Justice League take the top spots.

We also see Guardians of the Galaxy listed, which had 30 variant covers. If you or I were writing it – it would have sold the same!

Marvel also takes the top spot overall for dollar and retailer share.

TOP 10 COMIC BOOKS

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 THE WALKING DEAD #115 (MR) $2.99 AUG130518-M IMA
2 JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1 $3.99 DEC120237-M DC
3 SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #1 $4.99 APR130107-M DC
4 GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1 $3.99 JAN130642-M MAR
5 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1 $3.99 FEB138598-M MAR
6 INFINITY #1 $4.99 JUL138068-M MAR
7 X-MEN #1 $3.99 FEB130497-M MAR
8 AGE OF ULTRON #1 $3.99 JAN130627-M MAR
9 UNCANNY X-MEN #1 $3.99 DEC120608-M MAR
10 SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #2 $3.99 MAY130128-M DC

TOP 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS AND TRADE PAPERBACKS

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 SAGA VOLUME 1 TP (MR) $9.99 AUG120491 IMA
2 THE WALKING DEAD VOLUME 1: DAYS GONE BYE TP $14.99 NOV128157 IMA
3 SAGA VOLUME 2 TP (MR) $14.99 APR130443 IMA
4 THE WALKING DEAD VOLUME 18: WHAT COMES AFTER TP $14.99 APR130482 IMA
5 THE WALKING DEAD VOLUME 2: MILES BEHIND US TP $14.99 SEP088204 IMA
6 THE WALKING DEAD VOLUME 19: MARCH TO WAR TP $14.99 SEP130566 IMA
7 HAWKEYE VOLUME 1: MY LIFE AS WEAPON TP $16.99 DEC120744 MAR
8 BATMAN VOLUME 1: THE COURT OF OWLS TP $16.99 DEC120323 DC
9 BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL EDITION HC $17.99 NOV070226 DC
10 THE WALKING DEAD VOLUME 3: SAFETY BEHIND BARS TP $14.99 NOV082245 IMA
PUBLISHER DOLLAR
SHARE
MARVEL COMICS 33.50%
DC COMICS 30.33%
IMAGE COMICS 8.00%
IDW PUBLISHING 6.47%
DARK HORSE COMICS 5.17%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 2.72%
BOOM! STUDIOS 1.99%
EAGLEMOSS PUBLICATIONS 1.25%
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT 0.98%
AVATAR PRESS 0.89%
OTHER NON-TOP 10 8.70%
 
PUBLISHER UNIT
SHARE
MARVEL COMICS 36.97%
DC COMICS 33.35%
IMAGE COMICS 8.49%
IDW PUBLISHING 5.10%
DARK HORSE COMICS 4.50%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 2.59%
BOOM! STUDIOS 1.92%
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT 1.06%
ZENESCOPE ENTERTAINMENT INC 0.76%
AVATAR PRESS 0.74%
OTHER NON-TOP 10 4.52%

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