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 September 14, 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.
26,545 0 10 1,449 4,240 4,791 16,055 8.70
2. New Mutants 98 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Deadpool (Wade Wilson) Gideon & Copycat (Vanessa Carlysle) as Domino. Rictor leaves the New Mutants.
21,687 1 13 4,090 5,987 3,797 7,799 9.16
3. Amazing Spider-Man 361 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Carnage (Cletus Kasady).
21,674 0 4 5,285 7,789 3,850 4,746 9.41
4. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars 8 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the alien symbiote that eventually becomes Venom.
19,128 4 23 5,142 4,957 2,985 6,017 9.20
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.
19,033 6 76 10,005 4,405 1,998 2,543 9.58
6. Wolverine Limited Series 1 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Wolverine comic. Yukio cameo on last page.
18,643 3 28 3,972 4,711 3,180 6,749 9.13
7. Uncanny X-Men 266 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Gambit. Mystique appearance.
17,139 0 15 3,445 4,947 3,062 5,670 9.22
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.
14,910 0 8 1,690 3,415 2,941 6,856 9.01
9. Incredible Hulk 181 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Wolverine. Wendigo appearance.
14,741 0 1 141 361 555 13,683 6.70
10. Amazing Spider-Man 129 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Punisher (Frank Castle) and the Jackal.
14,004 0 0 153 459 805 12,587 7.10
11. Wolverine 1 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                1st Wolverine as Patch. Back cover pin-up by John Byrne.
12,021 1 15 2,640 2,679 2,014 4,672 9.15
12. Star Wars 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Part 1 of "Star Wars: A New Hope" movie adaptation.
11,453 0 0 779 2,084 2,083 6,507 8.77
13. Venom: Lethal Protector 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st Venom in his own title. Spider-Man appearance. Red holo-grafx foil cover.
11,398 10 34 6,641 2,329 1,047 1,337 9.60
14. Ultimate Fallout 4 (2011, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Man (Miles Morales). Poly-bag removed.
10,983 0 0 2,982 3,120 1,789 3,092 9.40
15. New Mutants 87 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable, Stryfe & the Mutant Liberation Front.
10,824 0 5 2,184 2,878 1,940 3,817 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.
10,713 0 0 209 396 585 9,523 6.90
17. Spider-Man 1 Silver Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
10,059 30 140 6,802 1,501 595 991 9.67
18. Savage She-Hulk 1 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters). Origin of the Hulk retold.
9,560 0 3 2,393 2,737 1,472 2,955 9.19
19. Infinity Gauntlet 1 (1991, Marvel Comics) 8,617 0 0 2,601 2,440 1,289 2,287 9.36
20. Batman: The Killing Joke nn (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Joker cripples Barbara Gordon (Batgirl). Embossed cover.
8,314 14 52 3,734 2,266 1,128 1,120 9.55
21. Amazing Spider-Man 238 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Hobgoblin. Manufactured with "Tattooz" insert & sample.
7,992 0 2 593 1,539 1,357 4,501 8.80
22. X-Men 94 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                New X-Men begin. Sunfire leaves. 2nd appearance of Nightcrawler, Storm, Thunderbird & Colossus.
7,943 0 0 38 118 302 7,485 6.97
23. Incredible Hulk 340 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk vs. Wolverine. X-Men & Leader appearance.
7,764 0 3 1,069 2,081 1,530 3,081 9.10
24. X-Men 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Acolytes. Four different covers exist that form a single image.
7,674 0 11 4,823 1,346 560 934 9.60
25. Fantastic Four 48 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Silver Surfer and Galactus (cameo last page). Inhumans and Watcher appearance.
7,534 0 0 44 104 131 7,255 5.58
26. Amazing Spider-Man 194 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Cat (Felicia Hardy). Text illo of Black Cat by Dave Cockrum.
7,450 0 4 452 1,024 1,042 4,928 8.37
27. Eternals 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Eternals.
7,403 0 0 591 1,392 1,376 4,044 8.82
28. Amazing Spider-Man 298 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                1st Todd McFarlane Spider-Man. 1st appearance of Eddie Brock in cameo. Chance appearance.
7,150 0 3 919 1,792 1,447 2,989 9.10
29. Spider-Man 1 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
6,982 13 85 4,817 910 378 779 9.66
30. Batman Adventures 12 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Harley Quinn in comics (out of DC continuity).
6,938 0 0 996 1,546 1,197 3,199 8.92
31. Thor 337 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Beta Ray Bill. Nick Fury appearance.
6,824 0 3 1,333 1,887 1,297 2,304 9.22
32. Iron Man 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1 Origin of Iron Man retold.
6,821 0 2 37 91 192 6,499 6.43
33. Ms. Marvel 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st Carol Danvers as Ms. Marvel. Scorpion, J. Jonah Jameson & Mary Jane Watson appearance. Peter Parker cameo.
6,802 0 0 325 767 943 4,767 8.44
34. Amazing Spider-Man v2 #36 (2001, Marvel Comics)
                Amazing Spider-Man #477 9/11 World Trade Center story.
6,748 7 29 1,814 2,680 1,105 1,113 9.50
35. X-Men 4 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Omega Red (Arkady Rossovich).
6,709 0 1 3,364 1,687 716 941 9.54
36. Avengers Annual 10 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Rogue & Madelyn Pryor. Spider-Woman, X-Men, Carol Danvers & New Brotherhood of Evil Mutants appearance.
6,676 0 1 807 1,629 1,305 2,934 9.03
37. Web of Spider-Man 1 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Vulturions.
6,542 1 11 2,045 1,834 1,048 1,603 9.35
38. Omega Men 3 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Lobo.
6,492 0 0 2,332 1,844 965 1,351 9.45
39. Amazing Spider-Man 362 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Carnage, Venom & Human Torch appearance.
6,491 5 10 3,610 1,583 606 677 9.60
40. Amazing Spider-Man 121 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Gwen Stacy. Green Goblin appearance.
6,200 0 0 77 204 393 5,526 7.31
41. Amazing Spider-Man 4 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Cindy Moon becomes Silk. Black Cat & Morlun cameo.
6,196 1 12 4,770 814 331 268 9.71
42. Spider-Woman 1 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                New origin of Spider-Woman.
6,161 0 0 1,438 1,885 1,040 1,798 9.25
43. Nova 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Nova (Richard Rider). 1st appearance of Ginger Jaye.
6,138 0 0 516 1,216 1,195 3,211 8.84
44. Amazing Spider-Man 299 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Venom cameo. Chance appearance.
6,113 0 3 1,111 1,651 1,146 2,202 9.20
45. X-Factor 6 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur). Alliance of Evil (Tower, Frenzy, Stinger, Timeshadow) appearance.
6,056 0 2 1,115 1,630 1,100 2,209 9.16
46. Incredible Hulk 180 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Wolverine in cameo on last page. Wendigo appearance.
6,000 0 0 53 155 318 5,474 7.04
47. Amazing Spider-Man 316 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Black Cat appearance.
5,880 1 11 1,470 1,656 959 1,783 9.25
48. Spectacular Spider-Man 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Tarantula appearance.
5,880 0 0 743 1,464 1,175 2,498 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.
5,866 0 1 794 1,292 1,079 2,700 8.91
50. Wolverine Limited Series 2 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Yukio.
5,846 0 7 1,022 1,402 1,099 2,316 9.08
51. X-Men 101 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Phoenix. Black Tom Cassidy & Juggernaut appearance.
5,678 0 0 169 415 602 4,492 7.90
52. New Teen Titans 2 (1980, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Deathstroke the Terminator (Slade Wilson). 1st appearance of Trigon in cameo.
5,627 0 1 818 1,182 930 2,696 8.87
53. Edge of Spider-Verse 2 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Woman (Gwen Stacy).
5,530 0 5 3,030 1,477 521 497 9.61
54. Fantastic Four 52 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Panther (T'Challa). Inhumans appearance.
5,525 0 0 5 16 45 5,459 5.58
55. Batman 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 5,493 0 7 2,515 1,357 638 976 9.55
56. Venom 3 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #168 1st full appearance of Knull. Spider-Man (Miles Morales) appearance.
5,488 0 0 4,513 668 140 167 9.74
57. NYX 3 (2004, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of X-23 (Laura Kinney).
5,441 0 5 2,166 1,465 735 1,070 9.48
58. Iron Fist 14 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Sabretooth (Victor Creed).
5,427 0 0 204 523 669 4,031 8.10
59. Tales of the Teen Titans 44 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Dick Grayson becomes Nightwing. 1st appearance of Jericho. Origin of Deathstroke.
5,393 0 4 1,149 1,544 983 1,713 9.26
60. 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.
5,388 0 0 2 4 13 5,369 3.84
61. Amazing Spider-Man 50 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kingpin (Wilson Fisk). Origin of Spider-Man retold. Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon cameo.
5,374 0 0 7 16 55 5,296 5.83
62. Daredevil 168 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Elektra.
5,362 0 0 257 765 960 3,380 8.60
63. Silver Surfer 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the Silver Surfer. Tales of the Watcher begin. Origin of the Watchers.
5,357 0 0 10 42 105 5,200 6.03
64. Wolverine Limited Series 3 (1982, Marvel Comics) 5,353 0 8 888 1,338 926 2,193 9.04
65. Daredevil 1 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Daredevil (Matt Murdock). 1st appearance of Karen Page and Foggy Nelson.
5,251 0 0 2 30 40 5,179 4.64
66. Amazing Spider-Man 122 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of the Green Goblin.
5,239 0 0 99 212 413 4,515 7.50
67. Daredevil 181 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Elektra. Bullseye & Kingpin appearance. Punisher cameo.
5,183 0 6 1,368 1,668 839 1,302 9.34
68. Moon Knight 1 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Part 1 of the origin of Moon Knight. 1st appearance of Raoul Bushman.
5,149 0 0 953 1,526 1,004 1,666 9.24
69. Wolverine Limited Series 4 (1982, Marvel Comics) 5,032 0 5 981 1,099 807 2,140 9.01
70. Uncanny X-Men 142 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                "Deaths" of alternate future Wolverine, Storm & Colossus. Sentinels, Robert Kelly & Brotherhood of Evil Mutants app.
4,943 0 1 620 1,177 891 2,254 8.92
71. Rai 0 (1992, Valiant)
                1st full appearance of Bloodshot. Origin & 1st appearance of new Rai. Harbinger & Solar appearance.
4,932 1 6 2,449 1,344 564 568 9.60
72. Amazing Spider-Man 363 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Carnage, Venom, Human Torch & Mister Fantastic appearance.
4,898 1 1 2,583 1,228 536 549 9.58
73. Uncanny X-Men 221 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mister Sinister (Nathaniel Essex). Marauders appearance.
4,879 0 3 1,556 1,301 741 1,278 9.33
74. Iron Man 55 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Thanos, Mentor, Drax the Destroyer (Arthur Douglas), Starfox, Kronos and the Blood Brothers.
4,811 0 0 82 164 280 4,285 7.14
75. Captain America 100 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st issue. Black Panther appearance. Story and numbering continued from Tales of Suspense #99
4,764 0 2 45 63 142 4,512 6.68
76. 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.
4,669 0 0 1,348 1,471 832 1,018 9.41
77. Avengers 1 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Avengers. Fantastic Four, Loki & Teen Brigade appearance.
4,623 0 0 0 5 11 4,607 3.92
78. Conan the Barbarian 1 (1970, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Conan. 1st appearance of King Kull in cameo.
4,605 0 0 81 194 342 3,988 7.60
79. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Carrie Kelly.
4,585 0 1 841 1,631 901 1,211 9.36
80. New Mutants 1 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Karma. 2nd appearance of the New Mutants.
4,579 2 4 1,656 1,217 598 1,102 9.36
81. X-Men 129 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kitty Pryde, the White Queen (Emma Frost) & Sebastian Shaw. Mastermind appearance.
4,566 0 0 356 900 896 2,414 8.81
82. Amazing Spider-Man 101 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Morbius, the Living Vampire (Doctor Michael Morbius). Lizard appearance. Last 15? issue.
4,524 0 0 35 83 127 4,279 6.65
83. Saga 1 (2012, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Marko, Alana, Hazel, Prince Robot IV, Special Agent Gale, Vez, The Will & Lying Cat.
4,509 0 0 3,054 767 290 398 9.66
84. Darth Vader 3 (2015, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Doctor Chelli Aphra, Triple Zero (0-0-0) & BT-1.
4,395 0 0 2,645 1,140 333 277 9.66
85. Avengers 57 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Silver Age Vision. Black Widow and Ultron appearance.
4,387 0 0 15 56 122 4,194 6.79
86. Black Panther 1 (1977, Marvel Comics) 4,369 0 0 241 697 748 2,683 8.70
87. 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.
4,343 0 0 1 26 29 4,287 5.09
88. Avengers 4 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Sub-Mariner appearance.
4,340 0 0 5 24 39 4,272 4.99
89. Spider-Man 1 Gold Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance. Indicia states "Second Printing".
4,319 0 21 2,281 809 448 760 9.53
90. Spawn 9 (1993, Image Comics)
                1st appearance Medieval Spawn & Angela. Angela poster by Jim Lee.
4,311 0 0 2,278 1,109 446 478 9.60
91. G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero 1 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Based on the Hasbro toy line.
4,276 0 3 758 1,028 783 1,704 9.09
92. Outcast 1 (2014, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Kyle Barnes.
4,276 0 0 3,353 633 156 134 9.73
93. Amazing Spider-Man 1 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st app of J. Jonah Jameson & Chameleon. 1st Fantastic Four crossover. Origin of Spider-Man retold.
4,262 0 0 1 5 11 4,245 3.73
94. X-Men 137 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Phoenix. Lilandra, Gladiator, Imperial Guard & Watcher appearance.
4,232 0 6 515 1,163 778 1,770 9.02
95. Fantastic Four 49 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Galactus. 2nd appearance of the Silver Surfer. 1st Silver Surfer and Galactus cover.
4,215 0 0 1 14 29 4,171 5.66
96. Marvel Spotlight 5 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze). 1st appearance of Roxanne Simpson.
4,199 0 0 4 40 89 4,066 6.64
97. Amazing Spider-Man 700 (2013, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Peter Parker. Last issue.
4,184 0 0 2,645 724 314 501 9.62
98. Amazing Spider-Man 365 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Spider-Man 2099. Gatefold Venom/Carnage poster by Mark Bagley. Hologram cover.
4,101 0 0 1,295 1,310 731 765 9.47
99. Werewolf By Night 32 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Moon Knight (Marc Spector).
4,100 0 0 19 85 217 3,779 7.01
100. Sub-Mariner 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1 Origin of Sub-Mariner retold.
4,019 0 0 75 157 243 3,544 7.15
101. X-Force 2 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Deadpool. 1st app. of Weapon X (Garrison Kane). Juggernaut & Black Tom Cassidy app.
3,995 0 1 2,020 871 424 679 9.51
102. Shazam 1 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr. and Mary Marvel since the Golden Age. Origin retold.
3,963 0 1 295 764 823 2,080 8.84
103. Silver Surfer 4 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                Thor and Loki appearance. Hulk, Thing and Hercules cameo. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
3,954 0 0 26 75 135 3,718 6.73
104. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars 1 (1984, Marvel Comics) 3,935 0 1 1,173 1,068 625 1,068 9.30
105. X-Force 11 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of "real" Domino (Neena Thurman). Deadpool appearance.
3,912 0 0 2,272 848 342 450 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.
3,905 0 0 79 239 348 3,239 7.87
107. 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.
3,809 0 2 528 749 581 1,949 8.78
108. Transformers 1 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st comic appearance of the Autobots & the Decepticons.
3,785 0 3 556 945 699 1,582 9.03
109. Watchmen 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Rorschach, Ozymandias, Dr. Manhattan, Silk Spectre & Nite Owl. "Death" of Comedian.
3,785 0 0 542 1,132 761 1,350 9.23
110. Amazing Spider-Man 301 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Silver Sable appearance.
3,778 0 0 212 1,068 900 1,598 9.07
111. Star Wars 42 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Part 4 of "The Empire Strikes Back" movie adaptation. Star Wars British cover gallery.
3,750 0 1 384 722 657 1,986 8.84
112. X-Men 1 Special Collectors Edition (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Acolytes. Magneto appearance. Double gatefold cover. No ads.
3,740 0 24 2,493 608 252 363 9.66
113. Superman: The Man of Steel 18 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Doomsday.
3,737 0 5 2,020 767 412 533 9.56
114. Amazing Spider-Man 100 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                100th anniversary issue.
3,695 0 0 77 170 300 3,148 7.72
115. Incredible Hulk 102 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Continued from Tales to Astonish #101 Warriors Three, Enchantress and Odin appearance. Origin of Hulk retold.
3,693 0 0 27 97 144 3,425 7.11
116. Amazing Spider-Man 375 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                Holo-grafx cover. Story ties in with Venom: Lethal Protector #1 John Jameson & Chameleon backup stories.
3,615 0 1 1,850 900 393 471 9.57
117. Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen 3 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Punchline (Alexis Kaye).
3,597 0 0 2,814 627 94 62 9.74
118. Marvel Spotlight 32 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew). Nick Fury appearance.
3,594 0 0 208 602 553 2,231 8.59
119. Batman: Vengeance of Bane Special 1 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Bane.
3,574 0 12 1,142 950 567 903 9.42
120. 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.
3,546 0 0 110 256 338 2,842 7.85
121. Uncanny X-Men 244 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Jubilee (Jubilation Lee).
3,537 0 1 980 999 549 1,008 9.30
122. Batman 497 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Bane breaks Batman's back. Newsstand edition exists without black outer cover.
3,528 2 9 2,261 645 295 316 9.65
123. Incredible Hulk 271 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st comic book appearance of Rocket Raccoon.
3,486 0 0 433 662 559 1,832 8.76
124. Amazing Fantasy 15 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Spider-Man (Peter Parker). 1st appearance of Uncle Ben & Aunt May.
3,475 0 0 0 4 6 3,465 3.43
125. X-Factor 24 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Archangel. Origin of Apocalypse. Horsemen app. Caliban leaves X-Factor.
3,469 0 1 956 1,008 578 926 9.32
126. Sandman 1 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Morpheus. Wesley Dodds cameo.
3,446 0 0 969 1,090 551 836 9.39
127. Wolverine 10 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Sabretooth appearance. Back cover pin-up by Kent Williams.
3,441 0 2 1,055 1,012 559 813 9.37
128. Tomb of Dracula 10 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Blade the Vampire Slayer.
3,382 0 1 50 125 221 2,985 7.30
129. Amazing Spider-Man 55 (2021, Marvel Comics)
                Amazing Spider-Man #856
3,375 0 0 2,856 363 84 72 9.75
130. Spider-Man 2099 1 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Origin Spider-Man 2099 (Miguel O'Hara). Red foil cover.
3,371 0 8 2,159 661 254 289 9.65
131. Walking Dead 1 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Rick Grimes, Shane Walsh, Morgan & Duane Jones.
3,359 0 25 1,092 956 584 702 9.45
132. Avengers 196 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st full appearance Taskmaster. Letter from Kurt Busiek.
3,349 0 0 269 480 498 2,102 8.50
133. Ultimate Spider-Man 1 (2000, Marvel Comics)
                1st "Ultimate" title.
3,343 0 0 508 1,321 906 608 9.45
134. Batman: Damned 1 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
3,318 373 872 1,722 224 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).
3,246 0 0 14 51 97 3,084 7.01
136. New Mutants 100 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of X-Force. 1st full appearance of Shatterstar. Last issue.
3,189 0 1 1,394 914 374 506 9.53
137. X-Men 100 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Old X-Men vs. new X-Men.
3,183 0 0 96 267 405 2,415 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
3,142 0 0 46 110 239 2,747 7.60
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.
3,140 0 6 925 750 465 994 9.26
140. Punisher 1 (1987, Marvel Comics) 3,124 0 1 960 952 508 703 9.40
141. X-Men 130 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Dazzler (Alison Blaire). Sebastian Shaw, Mastermind & Emma Frost appearance.
3,118 0 1 312 664 644 1,497 8.92
142. X-Men 121 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Alpha Flight. Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance. John Byrne cameo.
3,110 0 0 382 644 563 1,521 8.88
143. Deadpool 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Deadpool comic. The Circle Chase. Embossed cover.
3,094 1 7 1,512 837 339 398 9.58
144. Fantastic Four 45 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Lockjaw & the Inhumans (Black Bolt, Crystal, Karnak & Triton). Sandman & Dragon Man appearance.
3,077 0 0 6 5 27 3,039 5.81
145. Wolverine: The Origin 1 (2001, Marvel Comics) 3,059 5 36 1,228 1,204 287 299 9.63
146. Amazing Spider-Man 344 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of Cletus Kasady (Carnage). 1st full appearance of Cardiac (Elias Wirtham). Rhino & Eddie Brock app.
3,042 0 4 972 1,051 449 566 9.46
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.
3,033 0 0 55 127 220 2,631 7.56
148. Punisher Limited Series 1 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Jigsaw appearance.
3,016 0 0 487 797 637 1,095 9.17
149. Amazing Spider-Man 41 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Rhino (Aleksei Sytsevich).
3,010 0 0 3 20 51 2,936 5.89
150. Marvel Team-Up 141 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Ties with Amazing Spider-Man #252 for first appearance of the black costume. Daredevil & Black Widow appearance.
3,005 0 0 455 754 567 1,229 9.10
151. Preacher 1 (1995, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st full appearance of Jesse Custer, Tulip, Cassidy & Saint of Killers.
2,974 0 0 782 804 515 873 9.33
152. Daredevil 131 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the new Bullseye. 1st appearance of Jacob Conover.
2,971 0 0 89 254 398 2,230 8.23
153. Amazing Spider-Man 39 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Norman Osborn revealed as Green Goblin. 1st John Romita Spider-Man art in title.
2,955 0 0 8 34 58 2,855 6.35
154. Batman 232 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Ra's al Ghul. Origin of Batman and Robin retold. Talia cameo.
2,928 0 0 65 124 178 2,561 7.22
155. Iron Man and Sub-Mariner 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Pre-dates both Iron Man #1 and Sub-Mariner #1 Whiplash and Destiny appearance.
2,906 0 1 14 80 165 2,646 7.41
156. Young Avengers 1 (2005, Marvel Comics)
                1st app.of the Young Avengers (Patriot, Iron Lad, Asgardian & Hulkling) & Kate Bishop. 1st Allan Heinberg comic work.
2,904 0 0 1,456 801 344 303 9.60
157. Amazing Spider-Man 40 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the Green Goblin.
2,898 0 0 5 20 80 2,793 6.58
158. Batman 251 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance Classic cover.
2,886 0 0 26 91 155 2,614 7.06
159. Fantastic Four 50 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Silver Surfer battles Galactus. Johnny Storm goes to college. 1st appearance of Wyatt Wingfoot.
2,886 0 0 3 8 20 2,855 5.98
160. Amazing Spider-Man 20 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Scorpion (MacDonald "Mac" Gargan). Peter Parker/Spider-Man pin-up.
2,865 0 0 7 13 31 2,814 5.75
161. Batman 404 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                "Year One" storyline begins.
2,853 0 1 832 842 479 699 9.37
162. Fantastic Four 67 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Him (Warlock) in cameo.
2,837 0 0 12 38 90 2,697 6.70
163. Amazing Spider-Man 13 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Mysterio (Quentin Beck).
2,812 0 0 1 14 21 2,776 5.12
164. Batman 608 (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance. Beginning of Hush storyline
2,794 0 3 1,538 645 226 382 9.62
165. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 4 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Batman vs. Superman. "Death" of Alfred.
2,790 0 0 730 979 504 577 9.44
166. Superman 75 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover.
2,784 0 0 1,451 710 212 411 9.60
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.
2,741 0 0 2 7 27 2,705 5.30
168. House of Secrets 92 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Swamp Thing. Grey tone cover.
2,739 0 0 3 26 42 2,668 6.17
169. X-Men 134 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Phoenix becomes Dark Phoenix. Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Harry Leland & Mastermind) app.
2,737 0 2 289 607 514 1,325 8.85
170. X-Men 12 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Professor X. Origin and 1st appearance of the Juggernaut (Cain Marko).
2,709 0 0 2 10 34 2,663 5.66
171. Saga of the Swamp Thing 37 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of John Constantine.
2,700 0 2 344 632 511 1,211 9.04
172. Teen Titans 12 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Batman Who Laughs.
2,686 0 0 707 1,040 546 393 9.51
173. Daredevil 158 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Frank Miller's run on Daredevil begins. Origin & "death" of Death-Stalker. Black Widow appearance.
2,661 0 0 212 404 465 1,580 8.68
174. Amazing Spider-Man 6 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Lizard (Doctor Curtis Connors).
2,649 0 0 3 10 32 2,604 5.01
175. Marvel Premiere 47 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Scott Lang becomes the new Ant-Man.
2,633 0 0 213 468 408 1,544 8.68
176. Amazing Spider-Man 200 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Spider-Man retold.
2,630 0 2 412 875 544 797 9.19
177. Thor 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Jane Foster becomes the new Thor.
2,627 0 0 2,034 402 88 103 9.72
178. Amazing Spider-Man 31 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Gwen Stacy, Harry Osborn and Professor Miles Warren.
2,600 0 0 3 17 39 2,541 6.08
179. Amazing Spider-Man 265 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Silver Sable. Black Fox appearance.
2,593 0 3 707 720 398 765 9.27
180. Fantastic Four 1 (1961, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Fantastic Four (Marvel's 1st super-hero team) & the Mole Man.
2,588 0 0 0 2 3 2,583 3.42
181. Harbinger 1 (1992, Valiant)
                1st appearance of Harbinger (Sting, Kris, Zephyr, Flamingo & Torque). Harbinger #0 mail-order coupon included.
2,584 0 0 490 651 533 910 9.29
182. X-Men 95 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Thunderbird. 3rd appearance of the new X-Men. Count Nefaria & Ani-Men appearance.
2,565 0 0 94 205 277 1,989 7.95
183. Spider-Man Unlimited 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of Shriek (Frances Barrison). Carnage & Doppelganger appearance. "Maximum Carnage" storyline begins.
2,561 0 2 1,483 564 233 279 9.61
184. Amazing Spider-Man 9 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Electro (Max Dillon).
2,555 0 0 2 10 23 2,520 5.24
185. Amazing Spider-Man 3 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius). Human Torch appearance.
2,554 0 0 2 9 9 2,534 4.52
186. Avengers 684 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk gains new powers and becomes "Immortal Hulk".
2,549 0 0 2,070 288 83 108 9.72
187. Dark Nights: Death Metal LOTDK 1 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Tony Daniel cover. Origin & 1st app. of the Robin King.
2,539 0 0 2,334 132 42 31 9.77
188. Eternal Warrior 4 (1992, Valiant)
                1st appearance of Bloodshot in cameo on last page. 1st appearance of the Immortal Enemy.
2,535 0 0 1,573 589 198 175 9.66
189. Amazing Spider-Man 4 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Sandman (William Baker). 1st appearance of Betty Brant.
2,531 0 0 0 3 9 2,519 4.51
190. Ultimate Fallout 4 Second Printing (2011, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Man (Miles Morales).
2,529 0 0 1,085 788 313 343 9.55
191. 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.
2,524 0 0 10 34 94 2,386 6.77
192. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 2 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Carrie Kelly becomes Robin.
2,523 0 0 664 889 442 528 9.43
193. X-Men 4 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Toad and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. 2nd appearance of Magneto.
2,520 0 0 2 9 27 2,482 5.05
194. X-Men 135 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Senator Robert Kelly. Reed Richards, Thing, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange & Silver Surfer cameo.
2,506 0 1 413 629 464 999 9.04
195. Amazing Spider-Man 5 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st Doctor Doom appearance outside Fantastic Four. Fantastic Four cameo.
2,495 0 0 1 10 15 2,469 4.77
196. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 3 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Joker.
2,490 1 1 806 766 417 499 9.47
197. TMNT: The Last Ronin 1 (2020, IDW Publishing)
                Addt'l art by Ben Bishop.
2,482 5 211 1,980 203 38 45 9.77
198. John Byrne's Next Men 21 (1993, Dark Horse Comics)
                1st full color appearance of Hellboy. "Faith" storyline part 3 of 4
2,480 0 1 554 730 489 706 9.38
199. Walking Dead 193 (2019, Image/Skybound)
                Last issue.
2,479 0 45 2,008 324 48 54 9.75
200. 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).
2,476 0 0 2,171 215 45 45 9.76
201. Civil War 1 (2006, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of the New Warriors, Speedfreek, Coldheart & Cobalt Man. Wraparound cover.
2,475 11 46 1,946 247 86 139 9.72
202. X-Men 140 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Alpha Flight disbands. Wendigo appearance. Blob cameo on last page.
2,457 0 1 435 697 502 822 9.19
203. Tales of Suspense 39 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Iron Man (Tony Stark).
2,439 0 0 1 5 20 2,413 4.26
204. X-Men 1 Sketch Cover (2010, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
2,438 2 0 1,461 597 201 177 9.66
205. Batman: Harley Quinn nn (1999, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Harley Quinn in DC Universe continuity.
2,433 0 6 1,121 673 321 312 9.58
206. Batman 181 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Poison Ivy (Pamela Lillian Isley). Pin-up by Infantino and Anderson.
2,431 0 0 3 8 21 2,399 5.11
207. Micronauts 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Baron Karza & Bug.
2,418 0 0 634 791 399 594 9.32
208. Batman 92 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Punchline appearance.
2,408 0 20 2,248 115 13 12 9.79
209. Walking Dead 19 (2005, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Michonne Hawthorne. Zombie bondage cover. "Death" of Dexter. Andrew leaves.
2,407 0 1 825 664 380 537 9.44
210. Spectacular Spider-Man 64 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Cloak & Dagger.
2,401 0 1 306 628 418 1,048 9.00
211. Batman 89 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Punchline in cameo (face not revealed).
2,397 0 2 1,991 272 74 58 9.75
212. Detective Comics 359 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon). Killer Moth appearance.
2,394 0 0 4 13 20 2,357 5.33
213. Doctor Strange 169 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st Doctor Strange in his own title. Origin of Doctor Strange retold.
2,374 0 0 44 81 110 2,139 7.16
214. Amazing Spider-Man 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Vulture (Adrian Toomes) and the Terrible Tinkerer (Phineas Mason).
2,372 0 0 1 4 7 2,360 4.26
215. X-Men 120 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Alpha Flight in cameo. Sunfire, Mariko Yashida, Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance.
2,366 0 0 93 309 419 1,545 8.59
216. Green Lantern 76 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Green Lantern/Green Arrow stories begin.
2,365 0 0 2 24 51 2,288 6.64
217. Swamp Thing 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Swamp Thing. 1st appearance of Lt. Matt Cable, Alec and Linda Holland.
2,364 0 0 35 123 227 1,979 8.03
218. Darkhawk 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Darkhawk (Chris Powell). Hobgoblin appearance.
2,363 0 0 809 821 358 375 9.50
219. Avenging Spider-Man 9 (2012, Marvel Comics)
                1st Carol Danvers as Captain Marvel, predates Captain Marvel #1 (9/12)
2,347 0 0 1,096 712 289 250 9.59
220. Spider-Gwen 1 (2015, Marvel Comics) 2,341 0 2 2,005 217 54 63 9.75
221. X-Men 96 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Moira MacTaggert.
2,324 0 0 77 195 288 1,764 8.20
222. Amazing Spider-Man 239 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st Spider-Man vs. Hobgoblin battle. Madame Web appearance.
2,323 1 4 433 594 420 871 9.08
223. Silver Surfer 3 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mephisto. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
2,322 0 0 8 40 79 2,195 6.76
224. Department of Truth 1 (2020, Image Comics) 2,317 0 0 2,097 149 46 25 9.77
225. X-Men 136 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Lilandra appearance. President Jimmy Carter cameo.
2,317 0 0 371 584 421 941 9.02
226. Batman: Damned 1 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
2,314 310 654 1,105 123 66 56 9.82
227. Doctor Strange 1 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Silver Dagger (Isaiah Curwen). Story continued from Marvel Premiere #14
2,314 0 0 142 255 394 1,523 8.58
228. Totally Awesome Hulk 22 (2017, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Weapon H. Old Man Logan, Sabretooth, Domino, Warpath & Lady Deathstrike appearance.
2,306 0 1 1,958 225 60 62 9.74
229. Thor 5 (2020, Marvel Comics)
                Thor #731
2,304 0 0 1,957 209 82 56 9.75
230. Tomb of Dracula 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Dracula, Frank Drake and Clifton Graves.
2,301 0 0 60 149 219 1,873 7.88
231. Amazing Spider-Man 28 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Molten Man (Mark Raxton). Peter Parker graduates high school.
2,299 0 0 0 8 15 2,276 5.93
232. 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.
2,293 0 1 959 533 287 513 9.40
233. X-Men 14 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Sentinels.
2,293 0 0 1 24 53 2,215 6.35
234. Hulk 1 (2008, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Red Hulk. Iron Man, Doc Samson, She-Hulk & Winter Guard appearance.
2,292 0 3 1,153 622 256 258 9.59
235. Iron Fist 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Marvel Premiere #25 Iron Fist battles Iron Man.
2,288 0 0 35 237 312 1,704 8.20
236. Uncanny X-Men 213 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                Wolverine vs. Sabretooth. Psylocke joins the X-Men.
2,288 0 0 535 555 367 831 9.15
237. Amazing Spider-Man 328 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk & Sebastian Shaw appearance.
2,286 0 4 986 677 303 316 9.52
238. Amazing Spider-Man 55 Second Printing (2021, Marvel Comics)
                Amazing Spider-Man #856
2,280 0 0 2,014 214 30 22 9.77
239. Amazing Spider-Man 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Humberto Ramos cover & art
2,265 0 0 1,656 333 112 164 9.69
240. Crisis on Infinite Earths 7 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Supergirl.
2,260 0 2 846 624 319 469 9.41
241. Thor 165 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Him (Warlock). Watcher appearance. Last 12? issue.
2,255 0 0 5 14 56 2,180 6.81
242. Marvel Super-Heroes 13 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Carol Danvers. 2nd appearance of Captain Marvel. Letter from Dave Cockrum.
2,232 0 0 1 8 29 2,194 5.86
243. Fantastic Four 46 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Black Bolt. Inhumans and Dragon Man appearance.
2,231 0 0 9 26 70 2,126 6.50
244. X-Men 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the X-Men. 1st appearance of the Vanisher (Telford Porter).
2,221 0 0 2 7 16 2,196 4.92
245. Amazing Spider-Man 19 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Human Torch, Sandman and Enforcers appearance. 1st appearance of MacDonald Gargan in cameo on last page.
2,198 0 1 12 44 61 2,080 6.44
246. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 (1985, Mirage Studios)
                Pin-up by Matt Howarth. Wraparound cover.
2,198 0 0 268 528 391 1,011 9.07
247. Avengers 55 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Crimson Cowl revealed as Ultron-5 (1st appearance). Whirlwind, Radioactive Man, Melter, Klaw & Black Knight appearance.
2,193 0 0 42 90 156 1,905 7.40
248. Alpha Flight 1 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Puck & Marrina. Origin of Alpha Flight.
2,190 0 2 940 606 241 401 9.43
249. X-Men 139 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Kitty Pryde joins X-Men. Alpha Flight appearance. Wolverine dons new costume. 1st appearance of Heather Hudson.
2,189 0 0 262 536 446 945 9.04
250. Wonder Woman 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st Modern app. of Themyscira, Gaea's Girdle, Hippolyte, Ares & The Olympian Gods. New origin. Wraparound cover.
2,178 0 0 893 656 273 356 9.49
251. Walking Dead 108 (2013, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Ezekiel & Shiva.
2,174 0 4 1,722 273 84 91 9.73
252. Star Wars 68 (1983, Marvel Comics) 2,158 0 0 150 433 435 1,140 8.80
253. Star Wars: The High Republic 1 (2021, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Keeve Trennis, Sskeer, Loden Greatstorm, Stellan Gios & Vernestra Rwoh.
2,139 0 0 1,950 131 27 31 9.77
254. 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
255. Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Scorpio appearance.
2,132 0 1 58 134 232 1,707 7.79
256. New Teen Titans 1 (1980, D.C. Comics) 2,131 0 1 328 560 399 843 9.07
257. Alias 1 (2001, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Jessica Jones. 1st MAX title. Luke Cage appearance.
2,126 0 1 923 611 293 298 9.54
258. Amazing Spider-Man 529 (2006, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of new Spider-Man costume.
2,120 0 3 1,352 479 141 145 9.66
259. Journey Into Mystery 83 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Thor (Doctor Don Blake).
2,112 0 0 0 1 11 2,100 3.97
260. Amazing Spider-Man 798 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                1st Norman Osborn as the Red Goblin.
2,110 0 6 1,990 73 21 20 9.78
261. Deadpool 1 (1997, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of T-Ray & Blind Al. Sasquatch, Zoe Culloden & Noah DuBois appearance. Wraparound cover.
2,110 0 0 564 594 368 584 9.34
262. Crisis on Infinite Earths 1 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Blue Beetle & Detective Karp in D.C. Comics. Wraparound cover.
2,107 0 2 831 579 284 411 9.44
263. Amazing Spider-Man 17 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Green Goblin. Human Torch appearance.
2,103 0 0 7 14 23 2,059 5.81
264. 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
265. Rom 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Rom. 1st appearance of Brandy Clark & the Dire Wraiths.
2,093 0 0 427 656 429 581 9.28
266. Amazing Spider-Man Annual 21 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                Peter Parker weds Mary Jane Watson. Spider-Man & Peter Parker covers exist.
2,089 0 1 709 610 252 517 9.35
267. Amazing Spider-Man 10 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Big Man (Fred Foswell) and the Enforcers (Montana, Ox and Fancy Dan).
2,085 0 0 9 20 38 2,018 5.79
268. X-Force 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Wraparound cover. Poly-bag removed. Direct Editions exist with "Positive" and "Negative" UPC codes.
2,081 0 0 441 403 282 955 9.15
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.
2,078 0 0 10 75 165 1,828 7.64
270. New Gods 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Orion, Lightray, Metron, High-Father and Kalibak.
2,075 0 0 53 224 236 1,562 8.04
271. Thanos 13 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of the Cosmic Ghost Rider. Marvel Value Stamp #36 "Storm"
2,066 0 0 903 739 231 193 9.59
272. Amazing Spider-Man 16 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Daredevil crossover. 2nd appearance of the Ringmaster and His Circus of Crime.
2,064 0 0 7 17 48 1,992 5.96
273. X-Men 138 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Cyclops leaves the X-Men. Funeral of Jean Grey.
2,058 0 4 427 533 391 703 9.17
274. Detective Comics 880 (2011, D.C. Comics) 2,057 0 0 622 671 314 450 9.44
275. Venom 3 Third Printing (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #168 1st full appearance of Knull. Spider-Man (Miles Morales) appearance.
2,056 0 0 1,694 233 66 63 9.73
276. Star Wars 2 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Part 2 of "Star Wars: A New Hope" movie adaptation.
2,055 0 0 142 414 391 1,108 8.85
277. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 4 (1985, Mirage Studios)
                Pin-up by Jason Sklaver. Wraparound cover.
2,054 0 0 252 428 431 943 8.99
278. Amazing Spider-Man 135 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Punisher. Origin of the Tarantula.
2,053 0 1 32 130 217 1,673 8.03
279. X-Men 109 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Weapon Alpha (James Hudson, later becomes Guardian).
2,041 0 0 139 344 371 1,187 8.64
280. The Marvels Project 1 Sketch Cover (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover. 70th anniversary "frame" cover.
2,032 0 1 1,686 225 52 68 9.74
281. Amazing Spider-Man 33 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Dr. Curt Connors appearance.
2,027 0 0 44 123 148 1,712 7.34
282. Eternals 2 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Ajak & the Celestials.
2,023 0 0 197 472 400 954 8.97
283. Uncanny X-Men 268 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Captain America & Black Widow appearance.
2,021 0 2 517 542 383 577 9.31
284. Captain America 25 (2007, Marvel Comics)
                Death of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Winter Soldier, Crossbones & Falcon appearance. Captain America #574
2,018 0 4 1,643 219 64 88 9.73
285. Batman 428 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Part 3 "A Death in the Family" story. "Death" of Robin II (Jason Todd). Superman appearance.
2,017 0 0 207 532 439 839 9.16
286. Astonishing Tales 25 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Deathlok (Luther Manning) and Major Ryker. 1st George Perez work (last 2 pages).
2,002 0 1 90 252 306 1,353 8.46
287. X-Men 133 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Harry Leland, Donald Pierce & Mastermind) appearance.
2,000 0 0 279 530 392 799 9.07
288. Uncanny X-Men 211 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Marauders.
1,991 0 6 832 493 280 380 9.42
289. Uncanny X-Men 283 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Bishop, Malcolm & Randall.
1,991 1 3 984 590 221 192 9.60
290. Spider-Man 13 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Morbius appearance. Spider-Man #1 (8/90) cover homage.
1,985 0 2 1,029 484 195 275 9.52
291. Venom: Lethal Protector 4 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Scream (Donna Diego). Spider-Man appearance.
1,983 0 1 1,362 369 120 131 9.67
292. 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.
1,982 0 0 5 5 9 1,963 4.88
293. Strange Tales 110 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Doctor Strange, Ancient One, Nightmare and Wong. 1st Paste-Pot Pete and Wizard team-up.
1,982 0 0 0 6 14 1,962 4.74
294. Avengers 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Space Phantom. Hulk leaves the Avengers.
1,980 0 0 5 13 25 1,937 5.47
295. Paper Girls 1 (2015, Image Comics)
                1st app. of Erin Tieng, Karina "KJ", MacKenzie "Mac" Coyle & Tiffany Quilkin. Wraparound cover.
1,977 0 0 1,707 193 43 34 9.76
296. Forever People 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Darkseid. 1st appearance of Forever People. Superman and Jimmy Olsen appearance.
1,968 0 0 57 124 206 1,581 7.90
297. Amazing Spider-Man 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Living Brain. Fantastic Four appearance in backup story.
1,963 0 0 6 15 32 1,910 5.56
298. Inhumans 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Blastaar appearance.
1,958 0 0 304 452 325 877 8.87
299. Amazing Spider-Man 18 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Ned Leeds. Fantastic Four and Sandman appearance. Daredevil and Avengers cameo.
1,957 0 0 6 18 31 1,902 5.96
300. Tales of Suspense 57 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Hawkeye (Clint Barton). Black Widow appearance.
1,953 0 0 4 13 20 1,916 5.49
301. Uncanny X-Men 248 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                1st Jim Lee art on Uncanny X-Men. Longshot leaves the X-Men.
1,953 0 2 422 507 355 667 9.23
302. Amazing Spider-Man 59 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st Mary Jane Watson cover. Kingpin cameo on last page.
1,949 0 0 44 85 156 1,664 7.68
303. Avengers 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kang the Conqueror.
1,948 0 0 4 14 28 1,902 5.69
304. Captain Marvel 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Marvel Super-Heroes #13 Kree Sentry appearance.
1,948 0 0 26 50 135 1,737 7.24
305. Eternals 3 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Sersi.
1,945 0 0 297 430 356 862 9.04
306. X-Factor 1 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of X-Factor. 1st appearance of Cameron Hodge & Rusty.
1,943 0 1 798 496 218 430 9.41
307. 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.
1,940 0 0 6 28 58 1,848 6.82
308. Godzilla 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Nick Fury, Dum Dum Dugan & Jimmy Woo appearance. Godzilla pin-ups by Dave Cockrum.
1,936 0 1 491 554 347 543 9.21
309. Amazing Spider-Man 4 Ramos Variant Cover (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Cindy Moon becomes Silk. Black Cat & Morlun cameo.
1,934 0 2 1,620 179 74 59 9.73
310. Iron Man 282 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of War Machine. Nick Fury appearance.
1,922 0 2 731 549 257 383 9.43
311. Ms. Marvel 18 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Mystique. Avengers (Wasp, Yellowjacket, Vision, Scarlet Witch & Wonder Man) appearance.
1,922 0 0 157 334 312 1,119 8.68
312. Venom 9 (2019, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #174 1st full appearance of Dylan Brock.
1,909 0 0 1,176 511 127 95 9.68
313. Thief of Thieves 1 (2012, Image Comics) 1,900 0 0 891 640 206 163 9.62
314. X-Men 125 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mutant X (Proteus). Mastermind appearance. Magneto cameo.
1,893 0 0 332 460 372 729 9.09
315. Incredible Hulk 1 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Incredible Hulk. 1st appearance of Rick Jones, Betty Ross and General Ross.
1,890 0 0 0 0 1 1,889 3.63
316. Amazing Spider-Man 7 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Vulture.
1,885 0 0 2 12 19 1,852 5.27
317. Fantastic Four 5 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Dr. Doom. Full page ad for Incredible Hulk #1 Letter from Roy Thomas.
1,885 0 0 0 3 13 1,869 4.18
318. Marvel Spotlight 28 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Moon Knight story.
1,881 0 0 79 259 300 1,243 8.51
319. Strange Academy 1 (2020, Marvel Comics)
                1st app of Emily Bright, Doyle Dormammu, Shaylee Moonpeddle, Calvin Morse, Dessy, German, Guslaug, Zoe, Alvi, Iric & Toth.
1,881 0 0 1,372 343 86 80 9.70
320. Harley Quinn 1 (2000, D.C. Comics)
                1st Harley Quinn in her own title. Joker & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,879 0 6 953 430 203 287 9.55
321. X-Men 3 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Blob (Frederick J. Dukes).
1,879 0 0 6 8 23 1,842 5.42
322. Superman 204 (2004, D.C. Comics) 1,878 8 65 1,234 312 98 161 9.68
323. Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 134 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Darkseid in cameo on last page.
1,873 0 0 10 30 66 1,767 6.89
324. Iron Man 128 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Alcoholism storyline ends.
1,872 0 0 185 351 292 1,044 8.71
325. Walking Dead 27 (2006, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of the Governor, Martinez & the town of Woodbury. Pin-up on back cover by Cliff Rathburn.
1,853 0 6 704 549 273 321 9.51
326. Batman 423 (1988, D.C. Comics) 1,846 0 0 220 488 384 754 9.11
327. 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.
1,840 0 0 6 11 47 1,776 6.40
328. Incredible Hulk 377 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Doc Samson & Ringmaster appearance. Direct Sales have "Tiger Electronics" insert included.
1,840 0 0 518 592 316 414 9.41
329. Daredevil 7 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Daredevil battles Sub-Mariner. Daredevil dons new red costume. Daredevil and Sub-Mariner pin-up.
1,838 0 0 0 4 10 1,824 5.93
330. All-Star Comics 58 (1976, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Power Girl (Kara Zor-L). 1st issue of title since 2-3/51
1,833 0 0 90 223 258 1,262 8.35
331. Batman Adventures: Mad Love nn (1994, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Harley Quinn out of D.C. continuity.
1,827 0 0 313 413 357 744 9.16
332. Marvel Super-Heroes 12 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Captain Marvel (Mar-Vell). 1st appearance of Yon-Rogg and Una.
1,826 0 0 20 43 106 1,657 7.16
333. Captain America 109 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Captain America retold. Nick Fury appearance.
1,815 0 0 45 133 179 1,458 7.98
334. Amazing Spider-Man 312 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Green Goblin battles Hobgoblin.
1,813 0 8 762 530 221 292 9.50
335. Sandman 8 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Death.
1,813 0 0 297 511 357 648 9.25
336. Something is Killing the Children 1 (2019, Boom! Studios)
                1st appearance of Erica Slaughter.
1,811 0 0 1,427 269 68 47 9.74
337. Spawn 2 (1992, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of the Violator. Spawn pin-up by Rick Leonardi.
1,810 0 1 909 425 198 277 9.55
338. Incredible Hulk 449 (1997, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Thunderbolts (Citizen V, Meteorite, Techno, MACH-1, Songbird & Atlas).
1,802 0 0 534 548 317 403 9.41
339. New Mutants Annual 2 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st U.S. appearance of Psylocke (Elizabeth Braddock). Captain Britain, Mojo & Spiral appearance.
1,801 0 0 227 386 334 854 9.00
340. Uncanny X-Men 143 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Kitty Pryde solo story. N'Garai appearance. Christmas cover.
1,797 0 3 408 526 357 503 9.29
341. Amazing Spider-Man 64 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Vulture appearance.
1,796 0 0 74 180 225 1,317 8.25
342. Spider-Man 1 Platinum Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
1,788 0 0 180 399 366 843 9.16
343. 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.
1,783 0 0 1,030 551 108 94 9.66
344. Amazing Spider-Man 607 (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Black Cat & Diablo appearance. Ana Kravinov cameo on last page.
1,779 0 0 725 511 226 317 9.52
345. Batman 357 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Killer Croc (Waylon Jones) & Jason Todd. "Atari" insert included.
1,775 0 0 243 396 335 801 9.01
346. G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero 21 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Storm Shadow. Silent issue.
1,771 0 1 128 403 285 954 8.70
347. Captain America Annual 8 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Overrider (Richard Rennselaer) & T.E.S.S.-One. Wolverine appearance.
1,762 0 2 344 476 312 628 9.14
348. Marvel Feature 1 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st app. of the Defenders. "Death" of Yandroth. Baron Mordo appears in Doctor Strange backup story.
1,762 0 0 14 52 127 1,569 7.55
349. Amazing Spider-Man 315 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Hydro-Man appearance.
1,752 0 0 663 501 259 329 9.43
350. Something is Killing the Children 1 Eighth Printing (2021, Boom! Studios)
                1st appearance of Erica Slaughter. "Surprise" variant cover.
1,751 0 0 1,707 26 8 10 9.79
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.
1,750 0 0 12 31 74 1,633 6.93
352. Amazing Spider-Man 583 Variant Edition (2009, Marvel Comics)
                President Barack Obama cover & back-up story.
1,750 0 0 1,166 366 124 94 9.69
353. Ultimate Spider-Man 2 (2000, Marvel Comics)
                2 different covers exist.
1,748 0 1 816 563 216 152 9.62
354. X-O Manowar 1 (1992, Valiant)
                Origin & 1st app. of X-O Manowar (Aric Dacia). 1st appearance of Ken Clarkson & Lydia (Spider Alien).
1,745 0 0 853 463 177 252 9.47
355. Batman 612 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Lois Lane & Krypto appearance. "Black & Bruised" coupon included.
1,743 0 4 955 407 135 242 9.61
356. Uncanny X-Men 201 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable as baby Nathan. Starjammers & Binary appearance. Storm becomes team leader.
1,734 0 0 527 471 272 464 9.33
357. Invincible Iron Man 9 (2016, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Riri Williams.
1,733 0 0 855 528 162 188 9.59
358. Batman 608 Second Printing (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,732 0 0 655 484 244 349 9.48
359. X-Men 108 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                John Byrne issues begin. Starjammers appearance. Corsair revealed as the father of Cyclops & Havok.
1,725 0 0 159 306 301 959 8.76
360. Batman 635 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                1st Jason Todd as Red Hood. Mister Freeze & Black Mask appearance.
1,721 0 0 739 481 223 278 9.53
361. Amazing Spider-Man 23 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of the Green Goblin. Spider-Man pin-up. Letter from Jim Shooter.
1,709 0 0 1 8 16 1,684 6.39
362. The Joker 1 (1975, D.C. Comics)
                Two-Face appearance. Catwoman, Riddler & Penguin cover.
1,703 0 0 112 297 283 1,011 8.59
363. Amazing Spider-Man 62 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Medusa appearance.
1,702 0 0 69 109 199 1,325 7.99
364. Wolverine: The Origin 2 (2001, Marvel Comics) 1,700 1 10 1,090 345 80 174 9.71
365. 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.
1,698 0 0 1,224 255 111 108 9.68
366. Silver Surfer 2 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Brotherhood of Badoon. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
1,698 0 0 20 61 115 1,502 7.49
367. Uncanny X-Men 212 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Wolverine vs. Sabretooth.
1,697 0 1 339 437 318 602 9.15
368. X-Men 10 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of Ka-Zar (Kevin Plunder), Zabu the Sabertooth and the Savage Land.
1,695 0 0 3 18 31 1,643 6.38
369. X-Men 99 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Black Tom Cassidy. Sentinels appearance.
1,692 0 0 45 176 269 1,202 8.36
370. Walking Dead 100 (2012, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Negan & "Lucille". "Death" of Glenn.
1,691 2 9 1,170 302 105 103 9.69
371. Amazing Spider-Man 12 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of Doctor Octopus. Letter from Dave Cockrum.
1,678 0 0 4 8 26 1,640 5.76
372. X-Men 50 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Polaris. Mesmero appearance. Origin of the Beast. New X-Men logo.
1,675 0 0 23 67 120 1,465 7.69
373. All-New Marvel Now! Point One 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Salvador Larroca cover. 1st full appearance of the new Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan).
1,663 0 0 326 648 356 333 9.46
374. Fantastic Four Annual 6 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Birth of Franklin Richards. 1st appearance of Annihilus.
1,660 0 0 7 20 30 1,603 6.44
375. Amazing Spider-Man 97 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Drug story not approved by the Comics Code Authority. Green Goblin appearance.
1,654 0 0 42 120 208 1,284 8.12
376. Amazing Spider-Man 45 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of the Lizard.
1,652 0 0 21 74 116 1,441 7.60
377. Something is Killing the Children 1 Local Comic Shop Day Edition (2020, Boom! Studios)
                1st appearance of Erica Slaughter. Foil cover.
1,648 0 4 1,437 139 43 25 9.76
378. Star Wars: The High Republic 1 Hans Variant Cover (2021, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Keeve Trennis, Sskeer, Loden Greatstorm, Stellan Gios & Vernestra Rwoh.
1,642 0 0 1,532 86 12 12 9.78
379. Fantastic Four 12 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st meeting of the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk. Rick Jones and Thunderbolt Ross appearance.
1,638 0 0 0 6 16 1,616 4.77
380. 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).
1,634 0 0 4 11 20 1,599 6.42
381. Batman 227 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Robin backup story. Hanging panels. Classic cover. Detective Comics #31 cover homage.
1,632 0 0 11 24 55 1,542 6.75
382. Wolverine 8 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk appearance. Back cover pin-up by Rob Liefeld.
1,632 0 1 626 405 221 379 9.40
383. Superman 75 Poly-Bagged Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover. Poly-bag removed.
1,630 0 0 357 468 285 520 9.35
384. X-Men 119 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Moses Magnum, Sunfire, Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance.
1,628 0 1 240 407 357 623 9.12
385. Tales of Suspense 52 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff). Crimson Dynamo appearance.
1,627 0 0 0 4 10 1,613 5.24
386. Batman 655 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Damian in cameo on last two pages of story. Joker appearance. Talia al Ghul cameo.
1,624 0 0 851 466 163 144 9.61
387. DC Comics Presents 47 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Masters of the Universe. 1st appearance of He-Man & Skeletor in comics.
1,624 0 1 259 363 280 721 8.95
388. Amazing Spider-Man 136 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st Harry Osborn as the new Green Goblin.
1,622 0 0 79 196 257 1,090 8.47
389. Silver Surfer v3 #44 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Infinity Gauntlet. Thanos & Drax app. Direct Editions include "Tiger Electronics" insert.
1,614 0 0 349 428 304 533 9.22
390. X-Men 9 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st meeting of X-Men and Avengers. 1st appearance of Lucifer. Marvel Girl pin-up.
1,611 0 0 3 19 31 1,558 6.13
391. Walking Dead 100 Chromium Edition (2012, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Negan & "Lucille". "Death" of Glenn. Wraparound cover.
1,608 0 5 1,298 227 40 38 9.75
392. X-Men 132 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Jason Wynegarde revealed as Mastermind. Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Harry Leland & Mastermind) app.
1,608 0 0 177 434 317 680 9.06
393. Ultimate Fallout 4 Pichelli Variant/Second Printi (2011, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Man (Miles Morales).
1,607 0 0 665 480 240 222 9.53
394. Defenders 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Sub-Mariner, Hulk and Doctor Strange begin. 1st appearance of Necrodamus.
1,606 0 0 17 60 153 1,376 7.75
395. The Boys 1 (2006, D.C./Wildstorm)
                1st appearance of Butcher, Terror, Hughie & A-Train.
1,599 0 0 705 433 232 229 9.55
396. Daredevil 2 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Daredevil and Electro. Fantastic Four appearance.
1,595 0 0 2 12 26 1,555 5.66
397. X-Men 97 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Return of Havok & Polaris. 1st appearance of Lilandra (face is not shown). Eric the Red appearance.
1,590 0 0 49 163 221 1,157 8.21
398. X-Men 131 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Dazzler. Emma Frost appearance.
1,587 0 0 79 241 304 963 8.65
399. Star Wars 1 (2015, Marvel Comics) 1,585 0 0 1,214 221 88 62 9.71
400. Amazing Spider-Man 360 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Carnage in cameo. Cardiac appearance.
1,584 0 1 494 470 295 324 9.43
401. Uncanny X-Men 281 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Trevor Fitzroy. New X-Men team. Wraparound cover.
1,583 1 12 939 344 125 162 9.62
402. East of West 1 (2013, Image Comics) 1,579 0 4 1,480 59 13 23 9.78
403. Fantastic Four 112 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Classic Hulk vs. Thing battle issue. J. Jonah Jameson cameo.
1,575 0 0 9 39 71 1,456 7.44
404. Uncanny X-Men 150 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Magneto appearance.
1,572 0 3 703 385 197 284 9.44
405. Wolverine 2 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Back cover pin-up by Bill Sienkiewicz. Silver Samurai & Jessica Drew appearance.
1,571 2 2 738 399 192 238 9.50
406. Something is Killing the Children 1 Unlocked Retailer Edition (2019, Boom! Studios)
                1st appearance of Erica Slaughter. "Virgin" cover.
1,563 0 0 1,274 199 46 44 9.74
407. Amazing Spider-Man 98 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Drug story not approved by the Comics Code Authority. Green Goblin appearance.
1,558 0 0 55 135 196 1,172 8.18
408. Amazing Spider-Man 11 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Doctor Octopus. 1st appearance and "death" of Bennett Brant.
1,557 0 0 0 7 9 1,541 5.26
409. Avengers 48 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Dane Whitman becomes the new Black Knight. Magneto and Toad appearance.
1,556 0 0 14 39 83 1,420 7.08
410. 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).
1,556 0 0 387 460 301 408 9.40
411. Avengers 1 Sketch Cover (2010, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
1,554 0 3 879 407 125 140 9.64
412. Walking Dead 2 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Lori & Carl Grimes & Glenn. "Heaven's War" preview.
1,547 0 0 247 394 353 553 9.28
413. Ultimate Spider-Man 1 Variant Cover (2000, Marvel Comics)
                1st "Ultimate" title.
1,545 0 0 413 598 275 259 9.51
414. X-Men 104 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Magneto appearance. 1st appearance of Starjammers in cameo. X-Men #1 (9/63) cover homage.
1,544 0 0 88 231 291 934 8.64
415. Fantastic Four 4 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Sub-Mariner (Namor McKenzie). Mister Fantastic pin-up.
1,542 0 0 0 6 14 1,522 4.56
416. Amazing Spider-Man 317 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Thing appearance.
1,540 0 0 317 530 285 408 9.31
417. Uncanny X-Men 164 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Carol Danvers becomes Binary. Brood appearance.
1,540 0 2 422 412 218 486 9.24
418. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1 Third Printing (1985, Mirage Studios)
                Origin & 1st app. of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Splinter & Shredder. Wraparound cover.
1,539 0 0 72 168 178 1,121 8.12
419. Strange Tales 180 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Gamora.
1,535 0 0 55 188 229 1,063 8.38
420. Journey Into Mystery 112 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Classic Thor vs. Hulk battle issue. Origin of Loki. Avengers and Sub-Mariner appearance.
1,533 0 0 3 14 38 1,478 6.24
421. Daredevil 183 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Punisher appearance.
1,527 0 0 442 490 247 348 9.41
422. 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.
1,522 0 0 226 404 322 570 9.18
423. Raphael 1 (1985, Mirage Studios)
                1st Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles spin-off. 1st appearance of Casey Jones.
1,521 0 0 63 144 191 1,123 8.43
424. 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.
1,519 0 0 12 23 70 1,414 7.10
425. Amazing Spider-Man 47 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Kraven appearance. Green Goblin cameo in flashback.
1,515 0 0 19 63 120 1,313 7.68
426. Marvel Comics Presents 72 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Wraparound cover. Origin of Wolverine. Weapon X, Shanna, Daredevil & Red Wolf stories. Jackson Guice back cover art.
1,515 0 0 625 470 209 211 9.55
427. Machine Man 1 (1978, Marvel Comics) 1,513 0 3 564 419 207 320 9.40
428. New Mutants 26 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Legion. Multiple Man appearance.
1,506 0 0 519 435 223 329 9.39
429. Amazing Spider-Man 38 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                2nd cameo appearance of Mary Jane Watson (face still not shown). Last Steve Ditko issue.
1,505 0 0 8 23 66 1,408 7.11
430. Amazing Spider-Man 27 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Green Goblin appearance. Patch revealed as Frederick Foswell. "Death" of the Crime-Master.
1,504 0 0 3 14 27 1,460 6.65
431. Amazing Spider-Man 210 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Madame Web.
1,502 0 0 177 348 282 695 8.90
432. Incredible Hulk Annual 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Inhumans appearance. Classic cover.
1,502 0 0 27 61 92 1,322 7.18
433. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures 1 (1988, Archie Publications)
                1st comic book appearance of Krang, Bebop & Rocksteady.
1,500 0 0 349 395 236 520 9.13
434. Witchblade 1 (1995, Image/Top Cow)
                Sara Pezzini acquires Witchblade. Wraparound cover.
1,500 0 0 450 492 247 311 9.51
435. X-Men 118 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mariko Yashida. Misty Knight, Colleen Wing & Sunfire appearance. Moses Magnum cameo.
1,498 0 1 193 360 277 667 8.97
436. Star Wars 107 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Last issue. Admiral Ackbar, Nien Nunb, Lumiya, Knife, Dani & Fenn Shysa appearance.
1,496 0 1 123 289 278 805 8.81
437. X-Men 127 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Proteus appearance.
1,496 0 1 298 412 292 493 9.18
438. Crisis on Infinite Earths 8 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Flash (Barry Allen).
1,495 0 0 494 399 226 376 9.38
439. Amazing Spider-Man Annual 16 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the new Captain Marvel (Monica Rambeau). Avengers & Thing appearance.
1,494 0 0 255 372 282 585 9.06
440. 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
441. Immortal Hulk 1 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Incredible Hulk #718 Incredible Hulk #105 cover homage.
1,493 0 0 815 465 114 99 9.64
442. Walking Dead 192 (2019, Image/Skybound)
                "Death" of Rick Grimes.
1,491 0 0 1,364 93 14 20 9.77
443. Devil Dinosaur 1 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Devil Dinosaur & Moon-Boy.
1,486 0 1 345 496 244 400 9.32
444. Green Lantern 87 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of John Stewart. 2nd appearance of Guy Gardner (cameo). 1st Elliot S. Maggin story.
1,482 0 0 35 63 134 1,250 7.56
445. Amazing Spider-Man 212 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Hydro-Man (Morrie Bench).
1,477 0 1 433 370 234 439 9.24
446. Amazing Spider-Man 26 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Patch and the Crime-Master (Nick Lewis). Green Goblin appearance.
1,477 0 0 5 22 27 1,423 6.52
447. Amazing Spider-Man 51 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Kingpin.
1,474 0 0 3 22 59 1,390 7.01
448. X-Men 105 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Firelord, Lilandra, Misty Knight & Eric the Red appearance. Chris Claremont & Dave Cockrum cameo.
1,468 0 0 120 282 293 773 8.80
449. 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).
1,465 0 0 1,329 102 17 17 9.77
450. Predator 1 (1989, Dark Horse Comics)
                1st appearance of Predator in comics.
1,462 0 0 301 425 315 421 9.32
451. 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.
1,461 0 0 367 301 255 538 9.17
452. Amazing Spider-Man 37 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Norman Osborn and the Robot-Master (Mendel Stromm). Robot cover.
1,460 0 0 4 25 42 1,389 6.97
453. Ghost Rider v2 #1 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance Dan Ketch as Ghost Rider. 1st appearance of Deathwatch. Kingpin appearance.
1,455 0 0 382 490 233 350 9.40
454. New Mutants 87 Second Printing (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable, Stryfe & the Mutant Liberation Front.
1,455 0 0 634 400 160 261 9.47
455. Avengers 11 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Early Spider-Man appearance. Kang appearance and pin-up.
1,452 0 0 3 28 46 1,375 6.45
456. X-Men 98 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Jack Kirby & Stan Lee cameo in 2 panels. Sentinels appearance.
1,452 0 0 39 112 197 1,104 8.14
457. Justice League of America 1 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Despero. Letter from Roy Thomas.
1,448 0 0 0 2 2 1,444 3.96
458. X-Men 5 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Jim Lee & Scott Williams cover. 1st app. of Maverick (Christoph Nord). Omega Red appearance.
1,444 0 0 838 333 121 152 9.61
459. 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
460. Thor: God of Thunder 2 (2013, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Gorr the God Butcher & All-Black (the Necrosword).
1,436 0 0 853 326 110 147 9.62
461. X-Men 126 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Proteus & Mastermind appearance.
1,433 0 0 215 323 267 628 8.99
462. Amazing Spider-Man 119 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk appearance.
1,427 0 0 70 153 208 996 8.42
463. X-Men 117 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Shadow King (Amahl Farouk). Origin of Professor Xavier. Lilandra & Misty Knight appearance.
1,420 0 0 177 310 269 664 8.91
464. Marvel Graphic Novel 4 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of The New Mutants (Cannonball, Psyche, Sunspot & Wolfsbane).
1,413 0 0 330 258 196 629 8.97
465. X-Men 102 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Juggernaut, Black Tom Cassidy & Misty Knight appearance. Origin of Storm.
1,412 0 0 90 193 273 856 8.60
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.
1,408 0 0 3 19 39 1,347 6.77
467. Daredevil 184 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Punisher appearance.
1,407 0 10 468 428 206 295 9.41
468. X-Men 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Unus the Untouchable (Angelo Unuscione). Mastermind appearance. Beast pin-up.
1,401 0 0 3 17 39 1,342 6.12
469. Conan the Barbarian 24 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Red Sonja. Last Barry Windsor-Smith issue.
1,400 0 0 88 209 234 869 8.61
470. X-Men 107 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Starjammers (Corsair, Raza, Ch'od & Hepzibah). Mister Fantastic & Thing cameo.
1,400 0 0 49 200 239 912 8.57
471. Captain America 110 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Madame Hydra (later becomes Viper). Hulk appearance.
1,397 0 0 46 78 154 1,119 7.95
472. Amazing Spider-Man 30 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Cat Burglar.
1,386 0 0 9 20 53 1,304 6.99
473. Amazing Spider-Man 361 Second Printing (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Carnage (Cletus Kasady). Silver metallic ink cover.
1,382 0 0 463 402 206 311 9.40
474. Legends 3 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Suicide Squad. President Ronald Reagan appearance.
1,381 0 0 607 377 157 240 9.49
475. Bloodshot 1 (1993, Valiant)
                Chromium cover. Bloodshot poster by Barry Windsor-Smith included.
1,380 0 1 738 354 129 158 9.60
476. Wolverine: The Origin 3 (2002, Marvel Comics) 1,379 5 31 933 263 52 95 9.72
477. What If? 10 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st Jane Foster as Thor (out of Marvel Comics continuity). Journey Into Mystery #83 cover homage.
1,378 0 0 142 247 214 775 8.61
478. Iron Man 2 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Drexel Cord. Letter from Bob Gale.
1,377 0 2 34 70 107 1,164 7.61
479. Booster Gold 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Booster Gold & Skeets. Blackguard appearance.
1,373 0 0 401 436 205 331 9.37
480. Marvel Spotlight 2 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Werewolf by Night (Jack Russell).
1,372 0 0 1 23 77 1,271 7.33
481. Avengers 3 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Hulk and Sub-Mariner team-up. Fantastic Four, X-Men and Spider-Man cameo.
1,371 0 0 0 9 16 1,346 5.58
482. Thor 338 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Beta Ray Bill. Nick Fury appearance. Thor #126 cover homage.
1,364 0 0 500 415 172 277 9.45
483. Red Sonja 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Based on Robert E. Howard's Red Sonja.
1,363 0 0 257 384 257 465 9.23
484. Suicide Squad 1 (1987, D.C. Comics) 1,361 0 0 209 334 246 572 9.12
485. Strange Tales 135 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Tony Stark & Baron Mordo appearance.
1,359 0 0 4 9 37 1,309 6.57
486. Uncanny X-Men 256 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                1st new Psylocke. Mandarin appearance.
1,356 0 0 477 374 172 333 9.38
487. X-Men 6 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Sub-Mariner appearance. Cyclops pin-up.
1,356 0 0 4 17 29 1,306 6.06
488. Battlestar Galactica 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Adaptation of the first episode of the television series, part 1 of 3
1,355 0 1 493 380 163 318 9.34
489. X-Men 13 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Juggernaut. Human Torch appearance. Matt Murdock cameo.
1,355 0 0 4 7 29 1,315 6.36
490. Journey Into Mystery 85 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of Thor. 1st appearance of Loki, Heimdall, Asgard and Odin (cameo).
1,349 0 0 0 4 6 1,339 4.57
491. Mister Miracle 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance Mr. Miracle and Oberon. "Death" of Thaddeus Brown.
1,346 0 0 17 84 142 1,103 7.99
492. Brave and the Bold 28 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Justice League of America, Starro & Snapper Carr.
1,345 0 0 0 1 1 1,343 3.79
493. Walking Dead 3 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Allen, Donna, Billy, Ben, Jim, Dale, Carol, Sophia, Amy & Andrea.
1,343 0 0 310 450 272 311 9.44
494. Amazing Spider-Man 606 (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Black Cat, Diablo & Madame Web appearance.
1,340 0 0 599 402 164 175 9.56
495. Infinity War 1 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Gatefold wraparound cover.
1,338 0 0 999 173 71 95 9.67
496. Daredevil 4 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Purple Man (Zebediah Killgrave).
1,336 0 0 4 13 32 1,287 5.99
497. Fantastic Four 55 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Thing vs. Silver Surfer. Lockjaw cameo.
1,334 0 1 5 19 52 1,257 7.04
498. Venom: Lethal Protector 1 Gold Edition (1993, Marvel Comics)
                Gold holo-grafx foil cover. Venom pin-up by Mark Bagley & Al Milgrom on back cover.
1,333 0 0 494 330 220 289 9.47
499. Amazing Spider-Man 36 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Looter (Norton G. Fester).
1,332 0 0 5 23 52 1,252 7.11
500. Amazing Spider-Man 66 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Mysterio appearance. Green Goblin cameo. Letter from Cary Burkett.
1,331 0 0 41 69 129 1,092 7.82

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