Top 500 Most Submitted Books in the CGC Census Data

Sorted by highest number of total submissions. Variants for the same issue have separate listings. This list was last updated October 12, 2021.
*Average Grade and individual counts for CGC 10.0 to CGC 9.4 include only Universal and Signature Series, excluding Restored and Qualified grades.
Top submission lists: All Publishers - Marvel - D.C. - Other
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1. Amazing Spider-Man 300 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st full appearance of Venom (Eddie Brock). Thing appearance. Last black costume.
26,859 0 10 1,460 4,270 4,822 16,297 8.69
2. Amazing Spider-Man 361 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Carnage (Cletus Kasady).
22,189 0 4 5,400 7,950 3,941 4,894 9.40
3. New Mutants 98 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Deadpool (Wade Wilson) Gideon & Copycat (Vanessa Carlysle) as Domino. Rictor leaves the New Mutants.
21,904 1 13 4,114 6,042 3,831 7,903 9.15
4. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars 8 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the alien symbiote that eventually becomes Venom.
19,384 4 23 5,177 5,012 3,031 6,137 9.19
5. Spawn 1 (1992, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Spawn (Al Simmons). Pitt pin-up by Dale Keown & Spawn pin-up by George Perez. Pull-out Spawn poster.
19,382 6 76 10,137 4,513 2,048 2,602 9.58
6. Wolverine Limited Series 1 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Wolverine comic. Yukio cameo on last page.
18,848 3 28 4,001 4,755 3,217 6,844 9.13
7. Uncanny X-Men 266 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Gambit. Mystique appearance.
17,282 0 15 3,470 4,980 3,084 5,733 9.21
8. Amazing Spider-Man 252 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Ties with Marvel Team-Up #141 for 1st appearance of the black costume. Amazing Fantasy #15 cover homage.
15,097 0 8 1,699 3,439 2,971 6,980 9.01
9. Incredible Hulk 181 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Wolverine. Wendigo appearance.
14,808 0 1 141 361 553 13,752 6.69
10. Amazing Spider-Man 129 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Punisher (Frank Castle) and the Jackal.
14,120 0 0 153 459 805 12,703 7.09
11. Wolverine 1 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                1st Wolverine as Patch. Back cover pin-up by John Byrne.
12,196 1 15 2,676 2,713 2,047 4,744 9.15
12. Venom: Lethal Protector 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st Venom in his own title. Spider-Man appearance. Red holo-grafx foil cover.
11,710 10 34 6,797 2,398 1,088 1,383 9.60
13. Star Wars 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Part 1 of "Star Wars: A New Hope" movie adaptation.
11,561 0 0 781 2,078 2,099 6,603 8.77
14. Ultimate Fallout 4 (2011, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Man (Miles Morales). Poly-bag removed.
11,261 0 0 3,015 3,203 1,838 3,205 9.39
15. New Mutants 87 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable, Stryfe & the Mutant Liberation Front.
10,910 0 5 2,196 2,895 1,957 3,857 9.22
16. Giant-Size X-Men 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new X-Men, Storm, Nightcrawler, Colossus & Thunderbird. 2nd full appearance of Wolverine.
10,794 0 0 211 395 583 9,605 6.89
17. Spider-Man 1 Silver Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
10,213 30 140 6,909 1,516 603 1,015 9.67
18. Savage She-Hulk 1 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters). Origin of the Hulk retold.
9,708 0 3 2,407 2,766 1,494 3,038 9.18
19. Infinity Gauntlet 1 (1991, Marvel Comics) 8,693 0 0 2,630 2,461 1,294 2,308 9.36
20. Batman: The Killing Joke nn (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Joker cripples Barbara Gordon (Batgirl). Embossed cover.
8,384 14 52 3,775 2,278 1,134 1,131 9.55
21. Amazing Spider-Man 238 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Hobgoblin. Manufactured with "Tattooz" insert & sample.
8,119 0 2 599 1,563 1,370 4,585 8.79
22. X-Men 94 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                New X-Men begin. Sunfire leaves. 2nd appearance of Nightcrawler, Storm, Thunderbird & Colossus.
8,035 0 0 38 118 302 7,577 6.97
23. X-Men 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Acolytes. Four different covers exist that form a single image.
7,952 0 11 4,972 1,407 582 980 9.60
24. Incredible Hulk 340 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk vs. Wolverine. X-Men & Leader appearance.
7,876 0 3 1,077 2,097 1,551 3,148 9.10
25. Fantastic Four 48 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Silver Surfer and Galactus (cameo last page). Inhumans and Watcher appearance.
7,643 0 0 44 106 131 7,362 5.56
26. Amazing Spider-Man 194 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Cat (Felicia Hardy). Text illo of Black Cat by Dave Cockrum.
7,547 0 4 457 1,027 1,055 5,004 8.35
27. Eternals 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Eternals.
7,515 0 0 595 1,400 1,395 4,125 8.82
28. Amazing Spider-Man 298 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                1st Todd McFarlane Spider-Man. 1st appearance of Eddie Brock in cameo. Chance appearance.
7,232 0 3 923 1,803 1,464 3,039 9.10
29. Spider-Man 1 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
7,089 13 85 4,888 929 383 791 9.66
30. Batman Adventures 12 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Harley Quinn in comics (out of DC continuity).
7,007 0 0 1,002 1,558 1,207 3,240 8.92
31. Thor 337 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Beta Ray Bill. Nick Fury appearance.
6,975 0 3 1,356 1,915 1,329 2,372 9.21
32. X-Men 4 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Omega Red (Arkady Rossovich).
6,905 0 1 3,435 1,731 744 994 9.54
33. Iron Man 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1 Origin of Iron Man retold.
6,892 0 2 38 91 192 6,569 6.42
34. Ms. Marvel 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st Carol Danvers as Ms. Marvel. Scorpion, J. Jonah Jameson & Mary Jane Watson appearance. Peter Parker cameo.
6,829 0 0 325 771 944 4,789 8.44
35. Avengers Annual 10 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Rogue & Madelyn Pryor. Spider-Woman, X-Men, Carol Danvers & New Brotherhood of Evil Mutants appearance.
6,789 0 1 813 1,651 1,324 3,000 9.02
36. Amazing Spider-Man v2 #36 (2001, Marvel Comics)
                Amazing Spider-Man #477 9/11 World Trade Center story.
6,780 7 29 1,821 2,689 1,113 1,121 9.50
37. Amazing Spider-Man 362 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Carnage, Venom & Human Torch appearance.
6,775 5 10 3,756 1,649 644 711 9.60
38. Web of Spider-Man 1 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Vulturions.
6,616 1 11 2,067 1,851 1,060 1,626 9.35
39. Omega Men 3 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Lobo.
6,560 0 0 2,352 1,857 984 1,367 9.45
40. Amazing Spider-Man 4 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Cindy Moon becomes Silk. Black Cat & Morlun cameo.
6,323 1 12 4,871 829 334 276 9.71
41. Spider-Woman 1 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                New origin of Spider-Woman.
6,272 0 0 1,473 1,915 1,053 1,831 9.25
42. Amazing Spider-Man 121 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Gwen Stacy. Green Goblin appearance.
6,262 0 0 78 206 394 5,584 7.31
43. Amazing Spider-Man 299 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Venom cameo. Chance appearance.
6,208 0 3 1,118 1,668 1,160 2,259 9.19
44. Nova 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Nova (Richard Rider). 1st appearance of Ginger Jaye.
6,194 0 0 525 1,218 1,200 3,251 8.83
45. X-Factor 6 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur). Alliance of Evil (Tower, Frenzy, Stinger, Timeshadow) appearance.
6,133 0 2 1,127 1,648 1,112 2,244 9.16
46. Incredible Hulk 180 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Wolverine in cameo on last page. Wendigo appearance.
6,099 0 0 53 155 317 5,574 7.02
47. Amazing Spider-Man 316 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Black Cat appearance.
6,036 1 11 1,500 1,687 987 1,850 9.25
48. Spectacular Spider-Man 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Tarantula appearance.
5,921 0 0 744 1,474 1,187 2,516 9.04
49. X-Men 141 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. Rachel (Phoenix II), Avalanche, Destiny, Pyro & alternate future X-Men. Mystique, Blob & Robert Kelly app.
5,919 0 1 798 1,305 1,093 2,722 8.91
50. Wolverine Limited Series 2 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Yukio.
5,897 0 7 1,026 1,411 1,103 2,350 9.08
51. X-Men 101 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Phoenix. Black Tom Cassidy & Juggernaut appearance.
5,745 0 0 171 420 608 4,546 7.89
52. New Teen Titans 2 (1980, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Deathstroke the Terminator (Slade Wilson). 1st appearance of Trigon in cameo.
5,670 0 1 824 1,185 938 2,722 8.87
53. Fantastic Four 52 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Panther (T'Challa). Inhumans appearance.
5,614 0 0 5 16 45 5,548 5.55
54. Edge of Spider-Verse 2 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Woman (Gwen Stacy).
5,610 0 5 3,059 1,509 528 509 9.61
55. Venom 3 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #168 1st full appearance of Knull. Spider-Man (Miles Morales) appearance.
5,526 0 0 4,540 673 142 171 9.74
56. Batman 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 5,495 0 7 2,516 1,359 638 975 9.55
57. NYX 3 (2004, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of X-23 (Laura Kinney).
5,488 0 5 2,182 1,477 741 1,083 9.48
58. Iron Fist 14 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Sabretooth (Victor Creed).
5,473 0 0 204 522 671 4,076 8.09
59. Amazing Spider-Man 50 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kingpin (Wilson Fisk). Origin of Spider-Man retold. Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon cameo.
5,472 0 0 7 16 55 5,394 5.81
60. Silver Surfer 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the Silver Surfer. Tales of the Watcher begin. Origin of the Watchers.
5,448 0 0 10 42 105 5,291 6.01
61. Tales of the Teen Titans 44 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Dick Grayson becomes Nightwing. 1st appearance of Jericho. Origin of Deathstroke.
5,439 0 4 1,153 1,550 999 1,733 9.25
62. X-Men 1 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the X-Men (Professor X, Cyclops, Iceman, Angel, Beast and Marvel Girl) and Magneto.
5,405 0 0 2 4 13 5,386 3.82
63. Daredevil 168 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Elektra.
5,398 0 0 259 770 964 3,405 8.60
64. Wolverine Limited Series 3 (1982, Marvel Comics) 5,392 0 8 891 1,343 937 2,213 9.04
65. Moon Knight 1 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Part 1 of the origin of Moon Knight. 1st appearance of Raoul Bushman.
5,347 0 0 971 1,572 1,049 1,755 9.24
66. Daredevil 1 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Daredevil (Matt Murdock). 1st appearance of Karen Page and Foggy Nelson.
5,294 0 0 2 31 39 5,222 4.63
67. Amazing Spider-Man 122 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of the Green Goblin.
5,288 0 0 101 212 419 4,556 7.49
68. Daredevil 181 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Elektra. Bullseye & Kingpin appearance. Punisher cameo.
5,219 0 6 1,383 1,673 846 1,311 9.34
69. Wolverine Limited Series 4 (1982, Marvel Comics) 5,079 0 5 986 1,110 815 2,163 9.01
70. Amazing Spider-Man 363 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Carnage, Venom, Human Torch & Mister Fantastic appearance.
5,059 1 1 2,632 1,292 559 574 9.58
71. Uncanny X-Men 221 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mister Sinister (Nathaniel Essex). Marauders appearance.
4,994 0 3 1,573 1,336 757 1,325 9.32
72. Uncanny X-Men 142 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                "Deaths" of alternate future Wolverine, Storm & Colossus. Sentinels, Robert Kelly & Brotherhood of Evil Mutants app.
4,971 0 1 621 1,181 898 2,270 8.92
73. Rai 0 (1992, Valiant)
                1st full appearance of Bloodshot. Origin & 1st appearance of new Rai. Harbinger & Solar appearance.
4,943 1 6 2,452 1,349 565 570 9.60
74. Iron Man 55 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Thanos, Mentor, Drax the Destroyer (Arthur Douglas), Starfox, Kronos and the Blood Brothers.
4,850 0 0 82 163 279 4,326 7.13
75. Uncanny X-Men 282 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Bishop, Malcolm & Randall in cameo on last page. Direct Editions have 8 page ad insert.
4,831 0 0 1,399 1,510 855 1,067 9.41
76. Captain America 100 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st issue. Black Panther appearance. Story and numbering continued from Tales of Suspense #99
4,828 0 2 45 63 143 4,575 6.67
77. Conan the Barbarian 1 (1970, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Conan. 1st appearance of King Kull in cameo.
4,667 0 0 81 195 344 4,047 7.59
78. Avengers 1 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Avengers. Fantastic Four, Loki & Teen Brigade appearance.
4,652 0 0 0 5 12 4,635 3.91
79. X-Men 129 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kitty Pryde, the White Queen (Emma Frost) & Sebastian Shaw. Mastermind appearance.
4,638 0 0 359 908 902 2,469 8.80
80. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Carrie Kelly.
4,618 0 1 845 1,644 906 1,222 9.36
81. Amazing Spider-Man 101 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Morbius, the Living Vampire (Doctor Michael Morbius). Lizard appearance. Last 15? issue.
4,611 0 0 35 83 127 4,366 6.63
82. New Mutants 1 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Karma. 2nd appearance of the New Mutants.
4,606 2 4 1,660 1,220 602 1,118 9.35
83. Darth Vader 3 (2015, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Doctor Chelli Aphra, Triple Zero (0-0-0) & BT-1.
4,555 0 0 2,724 1,196 348 287 9.66
84. Saga 1 (2012, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Marko, Alana, Hazel, Prince Robot IV, Special Agent Gale, Vez, The Will & Lying Cat.
4,522 0 0 3,057 771 293 401 9.66
85. Avengers 57 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Silver Age Vision. Black Widow and Ultron appearance.
4,457 0 0 15 56 122 4,264 6.77
86. Black Panther 1 (1977, Marvel Comics) 4,411 0 0 241 702 752 2,716 8.69
87. Spawn 9 (1993, Image Comics)
                1st appearance Medieval Spawn & Angela. Angela poster by Jim Lee.
4,408 0 0 2,314 1,149 456 489 9.60
88. G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero 1 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Based on the Hasbro toy line.
4,395 0 3 769 1,042 804 1,777 9.08
89. Amazing Spider-Man 14 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Green Goblin (Norman Osborn). Enforcers appearance. 1st meeting of the Hulk and Spider-Man.
4,385 0 0 1 26 29 4,329 5.08
90. Avengers 4 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Sub-Mariner appearance.
4,373 0 0 5 24 39 4,305 4.98
91. Spider-Man 1 Gold Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance. Indicia states "Second Printing".
4,372 0 21 2,312 816 452 771 9.53
92. Fantastic Four 49 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Galactus. 2nd appearance of the Silver Surfer. 1st Silver Surfer and Galactus cover.
4,342 0 0 1 14 29 4,298 5.62
93. Amazing Spider-Man 1 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st app of J. Jonah Jameson & Chameleon. 1st Fantastic Four crossover. Origin of Spider-Man retold.
4,280 0 0 1 5 11 4,263 3.72
94. Outcast 1 (2014, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Kyle Barnes.
4,276 0 0 3,353 633 156 134 9.73
95. Marvel Spotlight 5 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze). 1st appearance of Roxanne Simpson.
4,259 0 0 4 40 90 4,125 6.63
96. X-Men 137 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Phoenix. Lilandra, Gladiator, Imperial Guard & Watcher appearance.
4,256 0 6 517 1,168 781 1,784 9.02
97. Amazing Spider-Man 365 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Spider-Man 2099. Gatefold Venom/Carnage poster by Mark Bagley. Hologram cover.
4,251 0 0 1,347 1,357 753 794 9.47
98. Amazing Spider-Man 700 (2013, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Peter Parker. Last issue.
4,195 0 0 2,651 727 314 503 9.61
99. Werewolf By Night 32 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Moon Knight (Marc Spector).
4,149 0 0 19 84 217 3,829 6.99
100. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars 1 (1984, Marvel Comics) 4,097 0 1 1,198 1,116 654 1,128 9.30
101. Sub-Mariner 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1 Origin of Sub-Mariner retold.
4,094 0 0 76 156 242 3,620 7.13
102. X-Force 2 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Deadpool. 1st app. of Weapon X (Garrison Kane). Juggernaut & Black Tom Cassidy app.
4,040 0 1 2,040 879 430 690 9.51
103. Silver Surfer 4 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                Thor and Loki appearance. Hulk, Thing and Hercules cameo. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
4,012 0 0 26 76 135 3,775 6.71
104. Shazam 1 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr. and Mary Marvel since the Golden Age. Origin retold.
3,989 0 1 295 768 825 2,100 8.84
105. X-Force 11 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of "real" Domino (Neena Thurman). Deadpool appearance.
3,979 0 0 2,319 856 346 458 9.58
106. Marvel Premiere 15 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Iron Fist. 1st appearance of Harold Meachum. "Death" of Wendell and Heather Rand.
3,970 0 0 79 239 348 3,304 7.86
107. Star Wars 42 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Part 4 of "The Empire Strikes Back" movie adaptation. Star Wars British cover gallery.
3,863 0 1 386 740 671 2,065 8.83
108. X-Men 1 Special Collectors Edition (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Acolytes. Magneto appearance. Double gatefold cover. No ads.
3,852 0 24 2,570 631 257 370 9.66
109. Transformers 1 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st comic appearance of the Autobots & the Decepticons.
3,845 0 3 557 956 710 1,619 9.02
110. DC Comics Presents 26 (1980, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of New Teen Titans in preview by Marv Wolfman & George Perez. 1st app. Raven, Cyborg & Starfire.
3,843 0 2 535 755 582 1,969 8.77
111. Amazing Spider-Man 301 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Silver Sable appearance.
3,829 0 0 212 1,080 909 1,628 9.07
112. Watchmen 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Rorschach, Ozymandias, Dr. Manhattan, Silk Spectre & Nite Owl. "Death" of Comedian.
3,804 0 0 544 1,137 765 1,358 9.22
113. Superman: The Man of Steel 18 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Doomsday.
3,782 0 5 2,036 779 422 540 9.56
114. Amazing Spider-Man 100 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                100th anniversary issue.
3,739 0 0 77 169 299 3,194 7.71
115. Incredible Hulk 102 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Continued from Tales to Astonish #101 Warriors Three, Enchantress and Odin appearance. Origin of Hulk retold.
3,728 0 0 27 96 144 3,461 7.10
116. Amazing Spider-Man 375 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                Holo-grafx cover. Story ties in with Venom: Lethal Protector #1 John Jameson & Chameleon backup stories.
3,725 0 1 1,903 923 405 493 9.57
117. Special Marvel Edition 15 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Shang-Chi, Fu Manchu & Sir Denis Nayland Smith. 1st app. & "death" of Dr. James Petrie.
3,667 0 0 112 257 340 2,958 7.82
118. Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen 3 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Punchline (Alexis Kaye).
3,665 0 0 2,872 637 94 62 9.74
119. Marvel Spotlight 32 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew). Nick Fury appearance.
3,656 0 0 212 606 558 2,280 8.58
120. Uncanny X-Men 244 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Jubilee (Jubilation Lee).
3,612 0 1 994 1,011 562 1,044 9.29
121. Batman: Vengeance of Bane Special 1 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Bane.
3,600 0 12 1,146 957 571 914 9.42
122. Batman 497 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Bane breaks Batman's back. Newsstand edition exists without black outer cover.
3,583 2 9 2,301 651 300 320 9.65
123. Amazing Spider-Man 55 (2021, Marvel Comics)
                Amazing Spider-Man #856
3,546 0 0 3,006 374 87 79 9.75
124. X-Factor 24 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Archangel. Origin of Apocalypse. Horsemen app. Caliban leaves X-Factor.
3,524 0 1 968 1,021 588 946 9.32
125. Incredible Hulk 271 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st comic book appearance of Rocket Raccoon.
3,515 0 0 435 663 562 1,855 8.76
126. Sandman 1 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Morpheus. Wesley Dodds cameo.
3,501 0 0 978 1,105 562 856 9.38
127. Spider-Man 2099 1 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Origin Spider-Man 2099 (Miguel O'Hara). Red foil cover.
3,499 0 8 2,228 689 269 305 9.65
128. Amazing Fantasy 15 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Spider-Man (Peter Parker). 1st appearance of Uncle Ben & Aunt May.
3,487 0 0 0 4 6 3,477 3.43
129. Wolverine 10 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Sabretooth appearance. Back cover pin-up by Kent Williams.
3,459 0 2 1,058 1,015 564 820 9.37
130. Tomb of Dracula 10 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Blade the Vampire Slayer.
3,447 0 1 50 125 221 3,050 7.28
131. Avengers 196 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st full appearance Taskmaster. Letter from Kurt Busiek.
3,384 0 0 269 479 498 2,138 8.50
132. Walking Dead 1 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Rick Grimes, Shane Walsh, Morgan & Duane Jones.
3,362 0 25 1,094 960 584 699 9.45
133. Ultimate Spider-Man 1 (2000, Marvel Comics)
                1st "Ultimate" title.
3,359 0 0 513 1,328 908 610 9.45
134. Batman: Damned 1 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
3,320 373 872 1,724 224 78 49 9.82
135. Hero For Hire 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Luke Cage. 1st appearance of Diamondback (Willis Stryker).
3,303 0 0 14 51 97 3,141 7.00
136. New Mutants 100 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of X-Force. 1st full appearance of Shatterstar. Last issue.
3,230 0 1 1,414 923 377 515 9.53
137. X-Men 100 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Old X-Men vs. new X-Men.
3,219 0 0 96 271 409 2,443 8.17
138. Ghost Rider 1 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Son of Satan (Daimon Hellstrom) in cameo. Story continued from Marvel Spotlight #11
3,208 0 0 46 110 240 2,812 7.58
139. X-Men Annual 14 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Fantastic Four & Ahab appearance. Gambit cameo (predates Uncanny X-Men #266). Pinups by Kevin Nowlan & Michael Golden.
3,204 0 6 933 764 475 1,026 9.25
140. Punisher 1 (1987, Marvel Comics) 3,169 0 1 971 966 516 715 9.39
141. X-Men 130 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Dazzler (Alison Blaire). Sebastian Shaw, Mastermind & Emma Frost appearance.
3,158 0 1 314 670 649 1,524 8.91
142. Deadpool 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Deadpool comic. The Circle Chase. Embossed cover.
3,148 1 7 1,539 848 346 407 9.58
143. X-Men 121 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Alpha Flight. Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance. John Byrne cameo.
3,141 0 0 388 643 569 1,541 8.88
144. Fantastic Four 45 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Lockjaw & the Inhumans (Black Bolt, Crystal, Karnak & Triton). Sandman & Dragon Man appearance.
3,112 0 0 6 5 27 3,074 5.79
145. Amazing Spider-Man 344 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of Cletus Kasady (Carnage). 1st full appearance of Cardiac (Elias Wirtham). Rhino & Eddie Brock app.
3,111 0 4 984 1,069 462 592 9.45
146. Amazing Spider-Man 41 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Rhino (Aleksei Sytsevich).
3,086 0 0 3 20 51 3,012 5.86
147. Incredible Hulk 182 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Hammer and Anvil. 1st appearance and "death" of Crackajack Jackson. Wolverine cameo on 1st page.
3,077 0 0 55 127 222 2,673 7.55
148. Marvel Team-Up 141 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Ties with Amazing Spider-Man #252 for first appearance of the black costume. Daredevil & Black Widow appearance.
3,072 0 0 461 757 584 1,270 9.09
149. Wolverine: The Origin 1 (2001, Marvel Comics) 3,061 5 36 1,230 1,204 287 299 9.63
150. Punisher Limited Series 1 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Jigsaw appearance.
3,049 0 0 490 807 643 1,109 9.17
151. Young Avengers 1 (2005, Marvel Comics)
                1st app.of the Young Avengers (Patriot, Iron Lad, Asgardian & Hulkling) & Kate Bishop. 1st Allan Heinberg comic work.
3,019 0 0 1,495 837 358 329 9.59
152. Amazing Spider-Man 39 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Norman Osborn revealed as Green Goblin. 1st John Romita Spider-Man art in title.
3,003 0 0 8 34 58 2,903 6.33
153. Daredevil 131 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the new Bullseye. 1st appearance of Jacob Conover.
2,993 0 0 89 255 397 2,252 8.21
154. Preacher 1 (1995, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st full appearance of Jesse Custer, Tulip, Cassidy & Saint of Killers.
2,979 0 0 782 806 516 875 9.33
155. Fantastic Four 50 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Silver Surfer battles Galactus. Johnny Storm goes to college. 1st appearance of Wyatt Wingfoot.
2,969 0 0 3 8 20 2,938 5.95
156. Iron Man and Sub-Mariner 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Pre-dates both Iron Man #1 and Sub-Mariner #1 Whiplash and Destiny appearance.
2,968 0 1 14 81 166 2,706 7.40
157. Batman 232 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Ra's al Ghul. Origin of Batman and Robin retold. Talia cameo.
2,956 0 0 65 127 179 2,585 7.21
158. Amazing Spider-Man 40 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the Green Goblin.
2,940 0 0 5 21 81 2,833 6.56
159. Batman 251 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance Classic cover.
2,919 0 0 26 91 156 2,646 7.05
160. Amazing Spider-Man 20 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Scorpion (MacDonald "Mac" Gargan). Peter Parker/Spider-Man pin-up.
2,911 0 0 7 13 31 2,860 5.73
161. Fantastic Four 67 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Him (Warlock) in cameo.
2,884 0 0 12 39 90 2,743 6.69
162. Batman 404 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                "Year One" storyline begins.
2,872 0 1 836 849 480 706 9.37
163. Amazing Spider-Man 13 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Mysterio (Quentin Beck).
2,854 0 0 1 14 21 2,818 5.10
164. Superman 75 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover.
2,838 0 0 1,465 724 233 416 9.60
165. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 4 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Batman vs. Superman. "Death" of Alfred.
2,818 0 0 740 989 507 582 9.44
166. Batman 608 (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance. Beginning of Hush storyline
2,805 0 3 1,546 646 227 383 9.62
167. Amazing Spider-Man 15 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kraven the Hunter. 2nd appearance of the Chameleon. 1st mention of Mary Jane Watson.
2,792 0 0 2 7 28 2,755 5.28
168. X-Men 12 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Professor X. Origin and 1st appearance of the Juggernaut (Cain Marko).
2,779 0 0 2 10 34 2,733 5.63
169. House of Secrets 92 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Swamp Thing. Grey tone cover.
2,758 0 0 3 26 42 2,687 6.15
170. X-Men 134 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Phoenix becomes Dark Phoenix. Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Harry Leland & Mastermind) app.
2,754 0 2 291 607 517 1,337 8.85
171. Saga of the Swamp Thing 37 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of John Constantine.
2,733 0 2 348 635 514 1,234 9.03
172. Thor 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Jane Foster becomes the new Thor.
2,730 0 0 2,113 415 95 107 9.72
173. Teen Titans 12 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Batman Who Laughs.
2,712 0 0 711 1,053 553 395 9.51
174. Spider-Man Unlimited 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of Shriek (Frances Barrison). Carnage & Doppelganger appearance. "Maximum Carnage" storyline begins.
2,680 0 2 1,541 598 245 294 9.61
175. Ultimate Fallout 4 Second Printing (2011, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Man (Miles Morales).
2,678 0 0 1,164 818 331 365 9.55
176. Amazing Spider-Man 6 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Lizard (Doctor Curtis Connors).
2,668 0 0 3 10 32 2,623 4.99
177. Daredevil 158 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Frank Miller's run on Daredevil begins. Origin & "death" of Death-Stalker. Black Widow appearance.
2,668 0 0 213 406 465 1,584 8.68
178. Amazing Spider-Man 31 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Gwen Stacy, Harry Osborn and Professor Miles Warren.
2,665 0 0 3 17 39 2,606 6.06
179. Marvel Premiere 47 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Scott Lang becomes the new Ant-Man.
2,662 0 0 216 471 411 1,564 8.67
180. Amazing Spider-Man 200 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Spider-Man retold.
2,637 0 2 412 875 547 801 9.19
181. War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas 1 (2019, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Luna Snow (Seol Hee), Wave (Pearl Pangan) Crescent (Dan Bi) & Io. 1st U.S. app. of Aero (Lei Ling).
2,634 0 0 2,311 230 47 46 9.76
182. Amazing Spider-Man 265 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Silver Sable. Black Fox appearance.
2,631 0 3 713 726 408 781 9.27
183. Captain America 117 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Falcon (Sam Wilson) and Redwing. Red Skull appearance. M.O.D.O.K. cameo.
2,597 0 0 10 35 95 2,457 6.74
184. Harbinger 1 (1992, Valiant)
                1st appearance of Harbinger (Sting, Kris, Zephyr, Flamingo & Torque). Harbinger #0 mail-order coupon included.
2,594 0 0 492 651 534 917 9.29
185. Fantastic Four 1 (1961, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Fantastic Four (Marvel's 1st super-hero team) & the Mole Man.
2,593 0 0 0 2 3 2,588 3.41
186. Amazing Spider-Man 9 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Electro (Max Dillon).
2,591 0 0 2 10 23 2,556 5.23
187. Amazing Spider-Man 3 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius). Human Torch appearance.
2,580 0 0 2 9 9 2,560 4.50
188. X-Men 95 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Thunderbird. 3rd appearance of the new X-Men. Count Nefaria & Ani-Men appearance.
2,580 0 0 95 206 277 2,002 7.95
189. Avengers 684 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk gains new powers and becomes "Immortal Hulk".
2,569 0 0 2,085 291 84 109 9.72
190. TMNT: The Last Ronin 1 (2020, IDW Publishing)
                Addt'l art by Ben Bishop.
2,565 5 226 2,034 209 42 49 9.77
191. Amazing Spider-Man 4 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Sandman (William Baker). 1st appearance of Betty Brant.
2,563 0 0 0 3 9 2,551 4.50
192. X-Men 4 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Toad and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. 2nd appearance of Magneto.
2,563 0 0 2 9 27 2,525 5.03
193. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 2 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Carrie Kelly becomes Robin.
2,549 0 0 673 901 442 533 9.43
194. Dark Nights: Death Metal LOTDK 1 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Tony Daniel cover. Origin & 1st app. of the Robin King.
2,547 0 0 2,341 133 42 31 9.77
195. Eternal Warrior 4 (1992, Valiant)
                1st appearance of Bloodshot in cameo on last page. 1st appearance of the Immortal Enemy.
2,538 0 0 1,575 588 198 177 9.66
196. X-Men 135 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Senator Robert Kelly. Reed Richards, Thing, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange & Silver Surfer cameo.
2,526 0 1 416 632 465 1,012 9.04
197. Amazing Spider-Man 5 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st Doctor Doom appearance outside Fantastic Four. Fantastic Four cameo.
2,513 0 0 1 10 15 2,487 4.76
198. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 3 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Joker.
2,508 1 1 810 777 419 500 9.47
199. John Byrne's Next Men 21 (1993, Dark Horse Comics)
                1st full color appearance of Hellboy. "Faith" storyline part 3 of 4
2,495 0 1 557 735 492 710 9.38
200. Batman 181 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Poison Ivy (Pamela Lillian Isley). Pin-up by Infantino and Anderson.
2,486 0 0 3 8 21 2,454 5.09
201. Walking Dead 193 (2019, Image/Skybound)
                Last issue.
2,481 0 45 2,010 324 48 54 9.75
202. Civil War 1 (2006, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of the New Warriors, Speedfreek, Coldheart & Cobalt Man. Wraparound cover.
2,478 11 46 1,949 247 86 139 9.72
203. X-Men 140 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Alpha Flight disbands. Wendigo appearance. Blob cameo on last page.
2,469 0 1 437 698 503 830 9.19
204. Batman 92 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Punchline appearance.
2,465 0 20 2,299 121 13 12 9.79
205. Micronauts 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Baron Karza & Bug.
2,453 0 0 639 800 403 611 9.31
206. Detective Comics 359 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon). Killer Moth appearance.
2,449 0 0 4 13 20 2,412 5.31
207. Tales of Suspense 39 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Iron Man (Tony Stark).
2,448 0 0 1 5 20 2,422 4.26
208. Department of Truth 1 (2020, Image Comics) 2,445 0 0 2,206 162 50 27 9.77
209. Batman: Harley Quinn nn (1999, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Harley Quinn in DC Universe continuity.
2,442 0 6 1,125 676 322 313 9.58
210. X-Men 1 Sketch Cover (2010, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
2,439 2 0 1,462 597 201 177 9.66
211. Amazing Spider-Man 55 Second Printing (2021, Marvel Comics)
                Amazing Spider-Man #856
2,438 0 0 2,156 225 33 24 9.77
212. Batman 89 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Punchline in cameo (face not revealed).
2,425 0 2 2,011 277 76 59 9.75
213. Darkhawk 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Darkhawk (Chris Powell). Hobgoblin appearance.
2,420 0 0 825 840 369 386 9.50
214. Walking Dead 19 (2005, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Michonne Hawthorne. Zombie bondage cover. "Death" of Dexter. Andrew leaves.
2,416 0 1 827 668 378 542 9.43
215. Spectacular Spider-Man 64 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Cloak & Dagger.
2,413 0 1 309 630 420 1,053 9.00
216. Spider-Gwen 1 (2015, Marvel Comics) 2,411 0 2 2,064 222 57 66 9.75
217. Doctor Strange 169 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st Doctor Strange in his own title. Origin of Doctor Strange retold.
2,408 0 0 44 81 111 2,172 7.14
218. X-Men 120 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Alpha Flight in cameo. Sunfire, Mariko Yashida, Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance.
2,408 0 0 93 312 425 1,578 8.59
219. Silver Surfer 3 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mephisto. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
2,403 0 0 8 41 81 2,273 6.72
220. Swamp Thing 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Swamp Thing. 1st appearance of Lt. Matt Cable, Alec and Linda Holland.
2,400 0 0 35 122 228 2,015 8.02
221. Amazing Spider-Man 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Vulture (Adrian Toomes) and the Terrible Tinkerer (Phineas Mason).
2,385 0 0 1 4 7 2,373 4.25
222. Green Lantern 76 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Green Lantern/Green Arrow stories begin.
2,377 0 0 2 24 51 2,300 6.64
223. Avenging Spider-Man 9 (2012, Marvel Comics)
                1st Carol Danvers as Captain Marvel, predates Captain Marvel #1 (9/12)
2,361 0 0 1,101 718 291 251 9.59
224. Hulk 1 (2008, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Red Hulk. Iron Man, Doc Samson, She-Hulk & Winter Guard appearance.
2,350 0 3 1,176 640 261 270 9.58
225. X-Men 14 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Sentinels.
2,348 0 0 1 24 53 2,270 6.32
226. Doctor Strange 1 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Silver Dagger (Isaiah Curwen). Story continued from Marvel Premiere #14
2,340 0 0 143 255 396 1,546 8.57
227. Amazing Spider-Man 239 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st Spider-Man vs. Hobgoblin battle. Madame Web appearance.
2,339 1 4 437 595 423 879 9.08
228. Tomb of Dracula 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Dracula, Frank Drake and Clifton Graves.
2,339 0 0 60 148 220 1,911 7.85
229. X-Men 96 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Moira MacTaggert.
2,336 0 0 77 196 289 1,774 8.19
230. Thor 5 (2020, Marvel Comics)
                Thor #731
2,332 0 0 1,980 213 83 56 9.75
231. X-Men 136 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Lilandra appearance. President Jimmy Carter cameo.
2,330 0 0 373 587 424 946 9.02
232. Uncanny X-Men 213 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                Wolverine vs. Sabretooth. Psylocke joins the X-Men.
2,328 0 0 548 562 372 846 9.15
233. Amazing Spider-Man 328 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk & Sebastian Shaw appearance.
2,317 0 4 1,004 682 306 321 9.52
234. Batman: Damned 1 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
2,317 310 654 1,107 124 66 56 9.82
235. Amazing Spider-Man 28 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Molten Man (Mark Raxton). Peter Parker graduates high school.
2,314 0 0 0 8 15 2,291 5.92
236. Totally Awesome Hulk 22 (2017, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Weapon H. Old Man Logan, Sabretooth, Domino, Warpath & Lady Deathstrike appearance.
2,310 0 1 1,961 226 60 62 9.74
237. Iron Fist 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Marvel Premiere #25 Iron Fist battles Iron Man.
2,307 0 0 36 237 312 1,722 8.19
238. X-Factor 5 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of Apocalypse in cameo on last page. 1st app. of Stinger & Timeshadow. Tower, Frenzy, Artie & Rusty appearance.
2,307 0 1 965 536 289 516 9.41
239. Thor 165 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Him (Warlock). Watcher appearance. Last 12? issue.
2,292 0 0 5 15 55 2,217 6.80
240. Amazing Spider-Man 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Humberto Ramos cover & art
2,291 0 0 1,674 338 113 166 9.69
241. Crisis on Infinite Earths 7 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Supergirl.
2,277 0 2 855 628 320 472 9.41
242. Fantastic Four 46 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Black Bolt. Inhumans and Dragon Man appearance.
2,269 0 0 9 26 70 2,164 6.49
243. Star Wars: The High Republic 1 (2021, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Keeve Trennis, Sskeer, Loden Greatstorm, Stellan Gios & Vernestra Rwoh.
2,267 0 0 2,071 133 28 35 9.77
244. Alpha Flight 1 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Puck & Marrina. Origin of Alpha Flight.
2,263 0 2 959 628 256 418 9.43
245. X-Men 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the X-Men. 1st appearance of the Vanisher (Telford Porter).
2,259 0 0 2 7 16 2,234 4.90
246. Marvel Super-Heroes 13 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Carol Danvers. 2nd appearance of Captain Marvel. Letter from Dave Cockrum.
2,251 0 0 1 8 29 2,213 5.85
247. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 (1985, Mirage Studios)
                Pin-up by Matt Howarth. Wraparound cover.
2,227 0 0 274 538 393 1,022 9.07
248. Star Wars 68 (1983, Marvel Comics) 2,220 0 0 153 440 440 1,187 8.79
249. Amazing Spider-Man 19 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Human Torch, Sandman and Enforcers appearance. 1st appearance of MacDonald Gargan in cameo on last page.
2,219 0 1 12 44 61 2,101 6.43
250. X-Men 139 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Kitty Pryde joins X-Men. Alpha Flight appearance. Wolverine dons new costume. 1st appearance of Heather Hudson.
2,210 0 0 265 539 453 953 9.04
251. Avengers 55 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Crimson Cowl revealed as Ultron-5 (1st appearance). Whirlwind, Radioactive Man, Melter, Klaw & Black Knight appearance.
2,207 0 0 43 90 154 1,920 7.40
252. Wonder Woman 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st Modern app. of Themyscira, Gaea's Girdle, Hippolyte, Ares & The Olympian Gods. New origin. Wraparound cover.
2,186 0 0 895 656 277 358 9.49
253. Walking Dead 108 (2013, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Ezekiel & Shiva.
2,174 0 4 1,722 273 84 91 9.73
254. Amazing Spider-Man 798 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                1st Norman Osborn as the Red Goblin.
2,161 0 6 2,040 73 21 21 9.78
255. Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Scorpio appearance.
2,147 0 1 58 134 232 1,722 7.79
256. New Teen Titans 1 (1980, D.C. Comics) 2,141 0 1 329 561 402 848 9.07
257. Alias 1 (2001, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Jessica Jones. 1st MAX title. Luke Cage appearance.
2,137 0 1 926 614 294 302 9.54
258. Captain America 25 Variant Edition (2007, Marvel Comics)
                Death of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Winter Soldier, Crossbones & Falcon appearance. Captain America #574
2,133 0 8 1,712 266 70 77 9.73
259. Star Wars 2 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Part 2 of "Star Wars: A New Hope" movie adaptation.
2,131 0 0 142 421 405 1,163 8.84
260. Amazing Spider-Man 17 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Green Goblin. Human Torch appearance.
2,130 0 0 7 14 23 2,086 5.79
261. Crisis on Infinite Earths 1 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Blue Beetle & Detective Karp in D.C. Comics. Wraparound cover.
2,126 0 2 838 583 288 415 9.45
262. Amazing Spider-Man 529 (2006, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of new Spider-Man costume.
2,125 0 3 1,352 480 144 146 9.66
263. Journey Into Mystery 83 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Thor (Doctor Don Blake).
2,125 0 0 0 1 11 2,113 3.96
264. Deadpool 1 (1997, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of T-Ray & Blind Al. Sasquatch, Zoe Culloden & Noah DuBois appearance. Wraparound cover.
2,124 0 0 567 600 370 587 9.34
265. Amazing Spider-Man Annual 21 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                Peter Parker weds Mary Jane Watson. Spider-Man & Peter Parker covers exist.
2,123 0 1 721 618 257 526 9.35
266. X-Force 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Wraparound cover. Poly-bag removed. Direct Editions exist with "Positive" and "Negative" UPC codes.
2,122 0 0 448 420 286 968 9.15
267. Rom 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Rom. 1st appearance of Brandy Clark & the Dire Wraiths.
2,114 0 0 428 665 437 584 9.28
268. Uncanny X-Men 283 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Bishop, Malcolm & Randall.
2,110 1 3 1,051 624 229 202 9.60
269. Marvel Premiere 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Him as Adam Warlock. 1st app. of the Soul Gem. Hulk, Thor and Fantastic Four appearance in flashback.
2,109 0 0 12 74 164 1,859 7.62
270. Amazing Spider-Man 10 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Big Man (Fred Foswell) and the Enforcers (Montana, Ox and Fancy Dan).
2,104 0 0 9 21 38 2,036 5.79
271. Amazing Spider-Man 16 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Daredevil crossover. 2nd appearance of the Ringmaster and His Circus of Crime.
2,099 0 0 7 17 48 2,027 5.94
272. New Gods 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Orion, Lightray, Metron, High-Father and Kalibak.
2,099 0 0 53 224 241 1,581 8.03
273. All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                2 different covers exist, both by Jim Lee.
2,098 0 0 1,555 287 101 155 9.72
274. Amazing Spider-Man 135 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Punisher. Origin of the Tarantula.
2,096 0 1 32 131 222 1,710 8.02
275. Thanos 13 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of the Cosmic Ghost Rider. Marvel Value Stamp #36 "Storm"
2,086 0 0 909 745 231 201 9.59
276. Paper Girls 1 (2015, Image Comics)
                1st app. of Erin Tieng, Karina "KJ", MacKenzie "Mac" Coyle & Tiffany Quilkin. Wraparound cover.
2,085 0 0 1,808 197 45 35 9.76
277. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 4 (1985, Mirage Studios)
                Pin-up by Jason Sklaver. Wraparound cover.
2,082 0 0 260 433 437 952 8.99
278. Detective Comics 880 (2011, D.C. Comics) 2,073 0 0 626 675 317 455 9.44
279. X-Men 138 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Cyclops leaves the X-Men. Funeral of Jean Grey.
2,071 0 4 428 538 392 709 9.17
280. Venom 3 Third Printing (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #168 1st full appearance of Knull. Spider-Man (Miles Morales) appearance.
2,070 0 0 1,703 235 68 64 9.73
281. X-Men 109 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Weapon Alpha (James Hudson, later becomes Guardian).
2,064 0 0 139 344 373 1,208 8.62
282. Eternals 2 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Ajak & the Celestials.
2,063 0 0 205 474 406 978 8.96
283. Venom: Lethal Protector 4 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Scream (Donna Diego). Spider-Man appearance.
2,057 0 1 1,406 386 123 141 9.67
284. Batman 428 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Part 3 "A Death in the Family" story. "Death" of Robin II (Jason Todd). Superman appearance.
2,055 0 0 213 539 450 853 9.16
285. Amazing Spider-Man 33 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Dr. Curt Connors appearance.
2,051 0 0 44 123 148 1,736 7.32
286. Uncanny X-Men 268 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Captain America & Black Widow appearance.
2,051 0 2 521 545 392 591 9.31
287. Avengers 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kang the Conqueror.
2,035 0 0 4 14 28 1,989 5.64
288. Spider-Man 13 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Morbius appearance. Spider-Man #1 (8/90) cover homage.
2,033 0 2 1,043 497 201 290 9.51
289. The Marvels Project 1 Sketch Cover (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover. 70th anniversary "frame" cover.
2,033 0 1 1,687 225 52 68 9.74
290. X-Men 133 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Harry Leland, Donald Pierce & Mastermind) appearance.
2,030 0 0 282 538 397 813 9.07
291. Astonishing Tales 25 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Deathlok (Luther Manning) and Major Ryker. 1st George Perez work (last 2 pages).
2,028 0 1 91 253 304 1,379 8.46
292. Captain America 25 (2007, Marvel Comics)
                Death of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Winter Soldier, Crossbones & Falcon appearance. Captain America #574
2,026 0 4 1,646 221 66 89 9.73
293. Uncanny X-Men 211 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Marauders.
2,021 0 6 840 498 287 390 9.42
294. Amazing Spider-Man Annual 1 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of The Sinister Six. Thor, Giant-Man, Wasp, Dr. Strange and Fantastic Four cameo. 15 pin-ups.
2,014 0 0 5 5 9 1,995 4.85
295. Avengers 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Space Phantom. Hulk leaves the Avengers.
2,011 0 0 5 13 25 1,968 5.45
296. Strange Tales 110 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Doctor Strange, Ancient One, Nightmare and Wong. 1st Paste-Pot Pete and Wizard team-up.
2,000 0 0 0 6 14 1,980 4.74
297. Forever People 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Darkseid. 1st appearance of Forever People. Superman and Jimmy Olsen appearance.
1,989 0 0 58 124 206 1,601 7.89
298. Amazing Spider-Man 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Living Brain. Fantastic Four appearance in backup story.
1,987 0 0 6 16 32 1,933 5.56
299. Amazing Spider-Man 18 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Ned Leeds. Fantastic Four and Sandman appearance. Daredevil and Avengers cameo.
1,985 0 0 6 18 30 1,931 5.95
300. Tales of Suspense 57 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Hawkeye (Clint Barton). Black Widow appearance.
1,984 0 0 4 13 20 1,947 5.48
301. Eternals 3 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Sersi.
1,978 0 0 308 433 359 878 9.04
302. X-Factor 1 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of X-Factor. 1st appearance of Cameron Hodge & Rusty.
1,976 0 1 809 504 224 438 9.40
303. Amazing Spider-Man 46 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Shocker (Herman Schultz). Peter Parker moves into an apartment with Harry Osborn.
1,973 0 0 7 28 57 1,881 6.80
304. Captain Marvel 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Marvel Super-Heroes #13 Kree Sentry appearance.
1,967 0 0 26 50 135 1,756 7.22
305. Amazing Spider-Man 59 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st Mary Jane Watson cover. Kingpin cameo on last page.
1,966 0 0 44 85 156 1,681 7.67
306. Godzilla 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Nick Fury, Dum Dum Dugan & Jimmy Woo appearance. Godzilla pin-ups by Dave Cockrum.
1,965 0 1 497 557 350 560 9.21
307. Inhumans 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Blastaar appearance.
1,963 0 0 304 454 326 879 8.88
308. Iron Man 282 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of War Machine. Nick Fury appearance.
1,960 0 2 742 560 265 391 9.44
309. Uncanny X-Men 248 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                1st Jim Lee art on Uncanny X-Men. Longshot leaves the X-Men.
1,959 0 2 424 509 355 669 9.23
310. Amazing Spider-Man 4 Ramos Variant Cover (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Cindy Moon becomes Silk. Black Cat & Morlun cameo.
1,952 0 2 1,637 179 74 60 9.73
311. Something is Killing the Children 1 Eighth Printing (2021, Boom! Studios)
                1st appearance of Erica Slaughter. "Surprise" variant cover.
1,952 0 0 1,898 33 9 12 9.79
312. Strange Academy 1 (2020, Marvel Comics)
                1st app of Emily Bright, Doyle Dormammu, Shaylee Moonpeddle, Calvin Morse, Dessy, German, Guslaug, Zoe, Alvi, Iric & Toth.
1,945 0 0 1,411 359 89 86 9.69
313. Ms. Marvel 18 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Mystique. Avengers (Wasp, Yellowjacket, Vision, Scarlet Witch & Wonder Man) appearance.
1,943 0 0 157 335 313 1,138 8.68
314. Venom 9 (2019, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #174 1st full appearance of Dylan Brock.
1,940 0 0 1,197 516 130 97 9.68
315. Marvel Spotlight 28 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Moon Knight story.
1,917 0 0 79 259 304 1,275 8.49
316. X-Men 125 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mutant X (Proteus). Mastermind appearance. Magneto cameo.
1,911 0 0 334 460 373 744 9.09
317. Amazing Spider-Man 7 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Vulture.
1,909 0 0 2 12 19 1,876 5.26
318. X-Men 3 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Blob (Frederick J. Dukes).
1,909 0 0 6 8 24 1,871 5.41
319. Superman 204 (2004, D.C. Comics) 1,905 8 65 1,251 317 100 164 9.68
320. Fantastic Four 5 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Dr. Doom. Full page ad for Incredible Hulk #1 Letter from Roy Thomas.
1,902 0 0 0 3 13 1,886 4.18
321. Batman 423 (1988, D.C. Comics) 1,900 0 0 227 500 390 783 9.11
322. Thief of Thieves 1 (2012, Image Comics) 1,900 0 0 891 640 206 163 9.62
323. Incredible Hulk 1 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Incredible Hulk. 1st appearance of Rick Jones, Betty Ross and General Ross.
1,889 0 0 0 0 1 1,888 3.62
324. Harley Quinn 1 (2000, D.C. Comics)
                1st Harley Quinn in her own title. Joker & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,885 0 6 955 432 204 288 9.55
325. Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 134 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Darkseid in cameo on last page.
1,885 0 0 10 31 66 1,778 6.88
326. Iron Man 128 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Alcoholism storyline ends.
1,884 0 0 185 352 294 1,053 8.71
327. Something is Killing the Children 1 (2019, Boom! Studios)
                1st appearance of Erica Slaughter.
1,879 0 0 1,473 283 73 50 9.73
328. Daredevil 7 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Daredevil battles Sub-Mariner. Daredevil dons new red costume. Daredevil and Sub-Mariner pin-up.
1,865 0 0 0 4 11 1,850 5.92
329. Incredible Hulk 449 (1997, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Thunderbolts (Citizen V, Meteorite, Techno, MACH-1, Songbird & Atlas).
1,865 0 0 546 572 328 419 9.41
330. Kanan - The Last Padawan 1 (2015, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of Kanan Jarrus, Ezra Bridger, Chopper (C1-10P), Hera Syndulla, Sabine Wren & Garazeb "Zeb" Orrelios in comics.
1,864 0 0 1,054 581 119 110 9.65
331. Amazing Spider-Man 25 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st cameo appearance of Mary Jane Watson (face not shown). 1st app. of Professor Spencer Smythe and the Spider-Slayer.
1,863 0 0 6 11 47 1,799 6.38
332. Incredible Hulk 377 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Doc Samson & Ringmaster appearance. Direct Sales have "Tiger Electronics" insert included.
1,860 0 0 522 598 320 420 9.41
333. Spawn 2 (1992, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of the Violator. Spawn pin-up by Rick Leonardi.
1,860 0 1 928 444 205 282 9.55
334. Walking Dead 27 (2006, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of the Governor, Martinez & the town of Woodbury. Pin-up on back cover by Cliff Rathburn.
1,859 0 6 710 548 274 321 9.51
335. Sandman 8 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Death.
1,856 0 0 300 524 367 665 9.24
336. All-Star Comics 58 (1976, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Power Girl (Kara Zor-L). 1st issue of title since 2-3/51
1,851 0 0 90 223 260 1,278 8.33
337. Marvel Super-Heroes 12 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Captain Marvel (Mar-Vell). 1st appearance of Yon-Rogg and Una.
1,848 0 0 20 43 106 1,679 7.14
338. Batman Adventures: Mad Love nn (1994, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Harley Quinn out of D.C. continuity.
1,835 0 0 314 415 359 747 9.16
339. Amazing Spider-Man 312 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Green Goblin battles Hobgoblin.
1,834 0 8 776 535 221 294 9.50
340. Captain America 109 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Captain America retold. Nick Fury appearance.
1,832 0 0 45 132 177 1,478 7.97
341. New Mutants Annual 2 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st U.S. appearance of Psylocke (Elizabeth Braddock). Captain Britain, Mojo & Spiral appearance.
1,830 0 0 230 391 342 867 9.00
342. G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero 21 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Storm Shadow. Silent issue.
1,810 0 1 130 405 291 983 8.69
343. Amazing Spider-Man 64 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Vulture appearance.
1,805 0 0 74 180 225 1,326 8.25
344. Uncanny X-Men 143 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Kitty Pryde solo story. N'Garai appearance. Christmas cover.
1,804 0 3 408 527 359 507 9.28
345. Amazing Spider-Man 607 (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Black Cat & Diablo appearance. Ana Kravinov cameo on last page.
1,795 0 0 732 514 228 321 9.52
346. Spider-Man 1 Platinum Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
1,794 0 0 181 400 368 845 9.16
347. Amazing Spider-Man 315 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Hydro-Man appearance.
1,793 0 0 668 514 263 348 9.42
348. Batman 357 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Killer Croc (Waylon Jones) & Jason Todd. "Atari" insert included.
1,792 0 0 243 399 339 811 9.00
349. Something is Killing the Children 1 Local Comic Shop Day Edition (2020, Boom! Studios)
                1st appearance of Erica Slaughter. Foil cover.
1,792 0 4 1,563 151 46 28 9.76
350. Invincible Iron Man 9 (2016, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Riri Williams.
1,788 0 0 875 552 169 192 9.59
351. Amazing Spider-Man 42 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Mary Jane Watson's face revealed for the 1st time in cameo on last page. 2nd appearance of the Rhino.
1,785 0 0 12 32 75 1,666 6.93
352. Marvel Feature 1 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st app. of the Defenders. "Death" of Yandroth. Baron Mordo appears in Doctor Strange backup story.
1,785 0 0 14 51 126 1,594 7.54
353. Captain America Annual 8 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Overrider (Richard Rennselaer) & T.E.S.S.-One. Wolverine appearance.
1,782 0 2 347 477 319 637 9.14
354. Amazing Spider-Man 583 Variant Edition (2009, Marvel Comics)
                President Barack Obama cover & back-up story.
1,760 0 0 1,169 369 126 96 9.69
355. X-O Manowar 1 (1992, Valiant)
                Origin & 1st app. of X-O Manowar (Aric Dacia). 1st appearance of Ken Clarkson & Lydia (Spider Alien).
1,756 0 0 855 464 178 259 9.47
356. Batman 612 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Lois Lane & Krypto appearance. "Black & Bruised" coupon included.
1,751 0 4 961 408 135 243 9.61
357. Ultimate Spider-Man 2 (2000, Marvel Comics)
                2 different covers exist.
1,749 0 1 817 563 216 152 9.62
358. Batman 635 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                1st Jason Todd as Red Hood. Mister Freeze & Black Mask appearance.
1,747 0 0 747 487 228 285 9.53
359. Batman 608 Second Printing (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,745 0 0 660 487 247 351 9.48
360. Uncanny X-Men 201 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable as baby Nathan. Starjammers & Binary appearance. Storm becomes team leader.
1,740 0 0 532 472 272 464 9.33
361. X-Men 108 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                John Byrne issues begin. Starjammers appearance. Corsair revealed as the father of Cyclops & Havok.
1,740 0 0 161 308 304 967 8.76
362. Invincible Iron Man 7 (2016, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Tomoe. 1st appearance of Riri Williams in cameo on last page. Spider-Man & War Machine appearance.
1,730 0 0 1,239 268 113 110 9.68
363. Star Wars: The High Republic 1 Hans Variant Cover (2021, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Keeve Trennis, Sskeer, Loden Greatstorm, Stellan Gios & Vernestra Rwoh.
1,728 0 0 1,608 91 17 12 9.78
364. X-Men 10 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of Ka-Zar (Kevin Plunder), Zabu the Sabertooth and the Savage Land.
1,728 0 0 3 18 31 1,676 6.35
365. Fantastic Four Annual 6 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Birth of Franklin Richards. 1st appearance of Annihilus.
1,727 0 0 7 20 30 1,670 6.42
366. Amazing Spider-Man 23 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of the Green Goblin. Spider-Man pin-up. Letter from Jim Shooter.
1,722 0 0 1 8 16 1,697 6.38
367. Amazing Spider-Man 62 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Medusa appearance.
1,719 0 0 69 109 199 1,342 7.98
368. The Joker 1 (1975, D.C. Comics)
                Two-Face appearance. Catwoman, Riddler & Penguin cover.
1,719 0 0 112 298 285 1,024 8.59
369. X-Men 50 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Polaris. Mesmero appearance. Origin of the Beast. New X-Men logo.
1,719 0 0 23 67 121 1,508 7.66
370. Silver Surfer 2 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Brotherhood of Badoon. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
1,716 0 0 20 61 115 1,520 7.48
371. Uncanny X-Men 212 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Wolverine vs. Sabretooth.
1,711 0 1 340 439 322 609 9.15
372. All-New Marvel Now! Point One 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Salvador Larroca cover. 1st full appearance of the new Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan).
1,706 0 0 327 661 375 343 9.46
373. Amazing Spider-Man 12 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of Doctor Octopus. Letter from Dave Cockrum.
1,702 0 0 4 8 27 1,663 5.74
374. Wolverine: The Origin 2 (2001, Marvel Comics) 1,701 1 10 1,091 345 80 174 9.71
375. X-Men 99 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Black Tom Cassidy. Sentinels appearance.
1,701 0 0 46 177 270 1,208 8.36
376. Walking Dead 100 (2012, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Negan & "Lucille". "Death" of Glenn.
1,697 2 9 1,176 302 105 103 9.69
377. Wolverine 8 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk appearance. Back cover pin-up by Rob Liefeld.
1,688 0 1 650 422 226 389 9.40
378. Marvel Comics Presents 72 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Wraparound cover. Origin of Wolverine. Weapon X, Shanna, Daredevil & Red Wolf stories. Jackson Guice back cover art.
1,687 0 0 658 544 241 244 9.54
379. Amazing Spider-Man 97 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Drug story not approved by the Comics Code Authority. Green Goblin appearance.
1,672 0 0 42 120 208 1,302 8.11
380. Amazing Spider-Man 45 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of the Lizard.
1,665 0 0 21 74 117 1,453 7.60
381. Amazing Spider-Man 360 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Carnage in cameo. Cardiac appearance.
1,659 0 1 513 484 315 346 9.43
382. Batman 227 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Robin backup story. Hanging panels. Classic cover. Detective Comics #31 cover homage.
1,656 0 0 11 24 55 1,566 6.74
383. DC Comics Presents 47 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Masters of the Universe. 1st appearance of He-Man & Skeletor in comics.
1,655 0 1 260 366 286 742 8.94
384. Fantastic Four 12 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st meeting of the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk. Rick Jones and Thunderbolt Ross appearance.
1,652 0 0 0 6 16 1,630 4.76
385. Tales of Suspense 52 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff). Crimson Dynamo appearance.
1,652 0 0 0 4 10 1,638 5.22
386. Marvel Super-Heroes 18 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st app. of the Guardians of the Galaxy (Major Vance Astro, Yondu Udonta, Charlie-27 and Martinex T'Naga).
1,649 0 0 4 11 20 1,614 6.41
387. X-Men 119 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Moses Magnum, Sunfire, Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance.
1,646 0 1 242 411 359 633 9.12
388. Batman 655 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Damian in cameo on last two pages of story. Joker appearance. Talia al Ghul cameo.
1,645 0 0 862 470 165 148 9.61
389. Superman 75 Poly-Bagged Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover. Poly-bag removed.
1,645 0 0 359 470 286 530 9.35
390. Ultimate Fallout 4 Pichelli Variant/Second Printi (2011, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Man (Miles Morales).
1,642 0 0 674 491 241 236 9.53
391. Amazing Spider-Man 136 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st Harry Osborn as the new Green Goblin.
1,640 0 0 80 198 257 1,105 8.46
392. Avengers 48 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Dane Whitman becomes the new Black Knight. Magneto and Toad appearance.
1,637 0 0 14 41 83 1,499 7.02
393. X-Men 9 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st meeting of X-Men and Avengers. 1st appearance of Lucifer. Marvel Girl pin-up.
1,636 0 0 3 19 31 1,583 6.11
394. Silver Surfer v3 #44 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Infinity Gauntlet. Thanos & Drax app. Direct Editions include "Tiger Electronics" insert.
1,628 0 0 351 430 307 540 9.21
395. Defenders 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Sub-Mariner, Hulk and Doctor Strange begin. 1st appearance of Necrodamus.
1,625 0 0 17 60 153 1,395 7.74
396. Something is Killing the Children 1 Unlocked Retailer Edition (2019, Boom! Studios)
                1st appearance of Erica Slaughter. "Virgin" cover.
1,621 0 0 1,322 204 47 48 9.74
397. X-Men 132 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Jason Wynegarde revealed as Mastermind. Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Harry Leland & Mastermind) app.
1,620 0 0 177 439 320 684 9.06
398. Uncanny X-Men 281 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Trevor Fitzroy. New X-Men team. Wraparound cover.
1,617 1 12 958 354 126 166 9.62
399. The Boys 1 (2006, D.C./Wildstorm)
                1st appearance of Butcher, Terror, Hughie & A-Train.
1,616 0 0 706 441 235 234 9.55
400. Daredevil 2 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Daredevil and Electro. Fantastic Four appearance.
1,612 0 0 3 12 26 1,571 5.66
401. Walking Dead 100 Chromium Edition (2012, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Negan & "Lucille". "Death" of Glenn. Wraparound cover.
1,610 0 5 1,299 228 40 38 9.75
402. Fantastic Four 112 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Classic Hulk vs. Thing battle issue. J. Jonah Jameson cameo.
1,602 0 0 9 39 71 1,483 7.43
403. X-Men 131 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Dazzler. Emma Frost appearance.
1,599 0 0 79 241 305 974 8.65
404. X-Men 97 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Return of Havok & Polaris. 1st appearance of Lilandra (face is not shown). Eric the Red appearance.
1,599 0 0 50 162 221 1,166 8.21
405. Amazing Spider-Man 11 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Doctor Octopus. 1st appearance and "death" of Bennett Brant.
1,590 0 0 0 7 9 1,574 5.25
406. Star Wars 1 (2015, Marvel Comics) 1,590 0 0 1,216 224 88 62 9.71
407. East of West 1 (2013, Image Comics) 1,583 0 4 1,484 59 13 23 9.78
408. Uncanny X-Men 150 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Magneto appearance.
1,581 0 3 707 387 197 287 9.44
409. Wolverine 2 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Back cover pin-up by Bill Sienkiewicz. Silver Samurai & Jessica Drew appearance.
1,576 2 2 741 401 192 238 9.50
410. Uncanny X-Men 164 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Carol Danvers becomes Binary. Brood appearance.
1,572 0 2 430 420 220 500 9.24
411. Amazing Spider-Man 98 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Drug story not approved by the Comics Code Authority. Green Goblin appearance.
1,571 0 0 55 135 198 1,183 8.18
412. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1 Third Printing (1985, Mirage Studios)
                Origin & 1st app. of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Splinter & Shredder. Wraparound cover.
1,568 0 0 73 171 183 1,141 8.13
413. Raphael 1 (1985, Mirage Studios)
                1st Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles spin-off. 1st appearance of Casey Jones.
1,567 0 0 66 147 198 1,156 8.43
414. Y: The Last Man 1 (2002, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Yorick & Hero Brown, Ampersand, Agent 355, Dr. Allison Mann, Beth DeVille & Colonel Tse'Elon (Alter).
1,563 0 0 389 462 301 411 9.40
415. Amazing Spider-Man 317 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Thing appearance.
1,561 0 0 320 538 287 416 9.31
416. X-Men 104 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Magneto appearance. 1st appearance of Starjammers in cameo. X-Men #1 (9/63) cover homage.
1,559 0 0 89 234 292 944 8.64
417. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures 1 (1988, Archie Publications)
                1st comic book appearance of Krang, Bebop & Rocksteady.
1,558 0 0 352 403 250 553 9.13
418. Walking Dead 2 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Lori & Carl Grimes & Glenn. "Heaven's War" preview.
1,556 0 0 250 396 354 556 9.28
419. Avengers 1 Sketch Cover (2010, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
1,554 0 3 879 407 125 140 9.64
420. Ultimate Spider-Man 1 Variant Cover (2000, Marvel Comics)
                1st "Ultimate" title.
1,552 0 0 415 601 276 260 9.51
421. Fantastic Four 4 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Sub-Mariner (Namor McKenzie). Mister Fantastic pin-up.
1,551 0 0 0 6 14 1,531 4.54
422. Amazing Spider-Man Annual 16 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the new Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau). Avengers & Thing appearance.
1,550 0 0 263 378 292 617 9.05
423. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (1984, Mirage Studios)
                First appearance of April O'Neil & the Mousers. Pin-up by Laird & Foster. Wraparound cover. Wraparound cover.
1,549 0 0 230 411 330 578 9.19
424. Journey Into Mystery 112 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Classic Thor vs. Hulk battle issue. Origin of Loki. Avengers and Sub-Mariner appearance.
1,547 0 0 3 14 38 1,492 6.24
425. Amazing Spider-Man 210 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Madame Web.
1,545 0 0 178 358 289 720 8.89
426. Daredevil 183 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Punisher appearance.
1,542 0 0 450 492 250 350 9.41
427. Amazing Spider-Man 43 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Mary Jane Watson. Origin of the Rhino. Colonel Jameson, Matt Murdock and Dr. Curt Connors cameo.
1,541 0 0 12 24 71 1,434 7.09
428. Strange Tales 180 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Gamora.
1,541 0 0 55 187 230 1,069 8.38
429. Amazing Spider-Man 47 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Kraven appearance. Green Goblin cameo in flashback.
1,531 0 0 19 63 121 1,328 7.67
430. Predator 1 (1989, Dark Horse Comics)
                1st appearance of Predator in comics.
1,527 0 0 313 440 332 442 9.33
431. Incredible Hulk Annual 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Inhumans appearance. Classic cover.
1,525 0 0 27 63 92 1,343 7.15
432. Machine Man 1 (1978, Marvel Comics) 1,525 0 3 564 422 209 327 9.40
433. Amazing Spider-Man 27 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Green Goblin appearance. Patch revealed as Frederick Foswell. "Death" of the Crime-Master.
1,520 0 0 3 14 27 1,476 6.64
434. Green Lantern 87 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of John Stewart. 2nd appearance of Guy Gardner (cameo). 1st Elliot S. Maggin story.
1,520 0 0 35 65 134 1,286 7.53
435. Ghost Rider v2 #1 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance Dan Ketch as Ghost Rider. 1st appearance of Deathwatch. Kingpin appearance.
1,517 0 0 403 510 241 363 9.40
436. New Mutants 26 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Legion. Multiple Man appearance.
1,517 0 0 524 437 226 330 9.39
437. Amazing Spider-Man 38 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                2nd cameo appearance of Mary Jane Watson (face still not shown). Last Steve Ditko issue.
1,516 0 0 8 23 65 1,420 7.10
438. Thor: God of Thunder 2 (2013, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Gorr the God Butcher & All-Black (the Necrosword).
1,514 0 0 893 351 112 158 9.61
439. X-Men 5 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Jim Lee & Scott Williams cover. 1st app. of Maverick (Christoph Nord). Omega Red appearance.
1,514 0 0 869 349 131 165 9.60
440. Devil Dinosaur 1 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Devil Dinosaur & Moon-Boy.
1,511 0 1 349 505 247 409 9.32
441. X-Men 127 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Proteus appearance.
1,510 0 1 298 419 292 500 9.18
442. Immortal Hulk 1 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Incredible Hulk #718 Incredible Hulk #105 cover homage.
1,508 0 0 823 470 115 100 9.64
443. Crisis on Infinite Earths 8 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Flash (Barry Allen).
1,507 0 0 501 402 226 378 9.38
444. X-Men 118 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mariko Yashida. Misty Knight, Colleen Wing & Sunfire appearance. Moses Magnum cameo.
1,507 0 1 193 360 279 674 8.96
445. Witchblade 1 (1995, Image/Top Cow)
                Sara Pezzini acquires Witchblade. Wraparound cover.
1,504 0 0 451 494 247 312 9.51
446. Star Wars 107 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Last issue. Admiral Ackbar, Nien Nunb, Lumiya, Knife, Dani & Fenn Shysa appearance.
1,503 0 1 124 290 278 810 8.81
447. Amazing Spider-Man 51 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Kingpin.
1,500 0 0 3 23 59 1,415 7.00
448. Amazing Spider-Man 212 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Hydro-Man (Morrie Bench).
1,497 0 1 437 376 237 446 9.23
449. Amazing Spider-Man 37 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Norman Osborn and the Robot-Master (Mendel Stromm). Robot cover.
1,497 0 0 4 25 42 1,426 6.93
450. Amazing Spider-Man 26 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Patch and the Crime-Master (Nick Lewis). Green Goblin appearance.
1,493 0 0 5 22 27 1,439 6.51
451. Captain America 25 Wizard World Los Angeles Editi (2007, Marvel Comics)
                Captain America #574. "Death" of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Wizard World Los Angeles 2007 exclusive.
1,493 0 1 1,283 123 45 41 9.76
452. Walking Dead 192 (2019, Image/Skybound)
                "Death" of Rick Grimes.
1,492 0 0 1,365 93 14 20 9.77
453. New Mutants 87 Second Printing (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable, Stryfe & the Mutant Liberation Front.
1,482 0 0 646 405 164 267 9.47
454. Marvel Super-Heroes v2 #8 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Winter Special. 1st app of Squirrel Girl X-Men, Iron Man & Namor stories. 5 pages of pin-ups by Jim Starlin.
1,473 0 0 372 304 257 540 9.17
455. X-Men 105 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Firelord, Lilandra, Misty Knight & Eric the Red appearance. Chris Claremont & Dave Cockrum cameo.
1,473 0 0 120 282 293 778 8.79
456. Venom 26 (2020, Marvel Comics)
                1st distributed app. of Virus (intended as 2nd app. but distributed before FCBD 2020 due to COVID-19 shipping delay).
1,468 0 0 1,332 102 17 17 9.77
457. Avengers 11 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Early Spider-Man appearance. Kang appearance and pin-up.
1,466 0 0 3 28 46 1,389 6.43
458. X-Men 98 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Jack Kirby & Stan Lee cameo in 2 panels. Sentinels appearance.
1,464 0 0 39 112 196 1,117 8.13
459. Justice League of America 1 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Despero. Letter from Roy Thomas.
1,456 0 0 0 2 2 1,452 3.95
460. X-Men 126 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Proteus & Mastermind appearance.
1,455 0 0 217 334 268 636 8.99
461. Amazing Spider-Man 119 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk appearance.
1,442 0 0 71 154 208 1,009 8.42
462. Amazing Spider-Man 361 Second Printing (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Carnage (Cletus Kasady). Silver metallic ink cover.
1,442 0 0 478 420 214 330 9.40
463. Amazing Spider-Man 648 Sketch Edition (2011, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover. Fantastic Four, Avengers, Sinister Six, Kingpin & Hobgoblin (Roderick Kingsley) appearance
1,440 0 0 427 739 132 142 9.59
464. X-Men 117 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Shadow King (Amahl Farouk). Origin of Professor Xavier. Lilandra & Misty Knight appearance.
1,435 0 0 177 316 270 672 8.91
465. Conan the Barbarian 24 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Red Sonja. Last Barry Windsor-Smith issue.
1,430 0 0 89 214 234 893 8.59
466. Fantastic Four 53 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Klaw (Ulysses Klaw). 2nd appearance of the Black Panther. Origin of the Black Panther and Klaw.
1,423 0 0 3 19 39 1,362 6.75
467. Marvel Graphic Novel 4 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of The New Mutants (Cannonball, Psyche, Sunspot & Wolfsbane).
1,423 0 0 333 261 197 632 8.97
468. X-Men 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Unus the Untouchable (Angelo Unuscione). Mastermind appearance. Beast pin-up.
1,423 0 0 3 17 39 1,364 6.11
469. X-Men 102 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Juggernaut, Black Tom Cassidy & Misty Knight appearance. Origin of Storm.
1,421 0 0 91 194 274 862 8.59
470. X-Men 107 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Starjammers (Corsair, Raza, Ch'od & Hepzibah). Mister Fantastic & Thing cameo.
1,419 0 0 49 203 242 925 8.57
471. Captain America 110 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Madame Hydra (later becomes Viper). Hulk appearance.
1,415 0 0 46 79 155 1,135 7.94
472. Daredevil 184 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Punisher appearance.
1,415 0 10 469 433 207 296 9.42
473. Marvel Spotlight 2 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Werewolf by Night (Jack Russell).
1,415 0 0 1 23 77 1,314 7.31
474. What If? 10 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st Jane Foster as Thor (out of Marvel Comics continuity). Journey Into Mystery #83 cover homage.
1,408 0 0 143 250 217 798 8.60
475. Amazing Spider-Man 30 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Cat Burglar.
1,406 0 0 9 21 53 1,323 6.99
476. Thor 338 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Beta Ray Bill. Nick Fury appearance. Thor #126 cover homage.
1,406 0 0 511 431 178 286 9.44
477. Battlestar Galactica 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Adaptation of the first episode of the television series, part 1 of 3
1,398 0 1 511 389 168 329 9.34
478. Bloodshot 1 (1993, Valiant)
                Chromium cover. Bloodshot poster by Barry Windsor-Smith included.
1,392 0 1 746 356 130 159 9.60
479. Booster Gold 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Booster Gold & Skeets. Blackguard appearance.
1,390 0 0 405 440 209 336 9.36
480. X-Men 13 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Juggernaut. Human Torch appearance. Matt Murdock cameo.
1,387 0 0 4 7 29 1,347 6.33
481. Avengers 3 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Hulk and Sub-Mariner team-up. Fantastic Four, X-Men and Spider-Man cameo.
1,385 0 0 0 9 16 1,360 5.56
482. Iron Man 2 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Drexel Cord. Letter from Bob Gale.
1,383 0 2 34 70 107 1,170 7.61
483. Legends 3 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Suicide Squad. President Ronald Reagan appearance.
1,383 0 0 607 377 157 242 9.48
484. Uncanny X-Men 256 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                1st new Psylocke. Mandarin appearance.
1,381 0 0 485 381 175 340 9.38
485. Wolverine: The Origin 3 (2002, Marvel Comics) 1,380 5 31 934 263 52 95 9.72
486. Red Sonja 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Based on Robert E. Howard's Red Sonja.
1,379 0 0 257 388 256 478 9.22
487. Mister Miracle 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance Mr. Miracle and Oberon. "Death" of Thaddeus Brown.
1,375 0 0 17 85 142 1,131 7.97
488. Suicide Squad 1 (1987, D.C. Comics) 1,375 0 0 210 337 250 578 9.12
489. X-Men 6 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Sub-Mariner appearance. Cyclops pin-up.
1,373 0 0 4 17 29 1,323 6.04
490. Strange Tales 135 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Tony Stark & Baron Mordo appearance.
1,370 0 0 4 9 38 1,319 6.57
491. Journey Into Mystery 85 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of Thor. 1st appearance of Loki, Heimdall, Asgard and Odin (cameo).
1,366 0 0 0 4 6 1,356 4.55
492. Fantastic Four 55 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Thing vs. Silver Surfer. Lockjaw cameo.
1,358 0 1 5 19 52 1,281 7.02
493. Infinity War 1 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Gatefold wraparound cover.
1,354 0 0 1,012 176 71 95 9.68
494. Fantastic Four 72 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Silver Surfer and Watcher appearance.
1,352 0 0 5 32 74 1,241 7.38
495. Amazing Spider-Man 606 (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Black Cat, Diablo & Madame Web appearance.
1,351 0 0 605 402 165 179 9.56
496. Amazing Spider-Man 66 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Mysterio appearance. Green Goblin cameo. Letter from Cary Burkett.
1,350 0 0 41 69 130 1,110 7.82
497. Brave and the Bold 28 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Justice League of America, Starro & Snapper Carr.
1,350 0 0 0 1 1 1,348 3.78
498. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars 7 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Woman (Julia Carpenter).
1,350 0 1 510 413 177 249 9.43
499. Walking Dead 3 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Allen, Donna, Billy, Ben, Jim, Dale, Carol, Sophia, Amy & Andrea.
1,348 0 0 310 451 273 314 9.44
500. Amazing Spider-Man 36 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Looter (Norton G. Fester).
1,347 0 0 5 23 52 1,267 7.10

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