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 April 06, 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.
24,770 0 10 1,376 4,035 4,559 14,790 8.72
2. New Mutants 98 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Deadpool (Wade Wilson) Gideon & Copycat (Vanessa Carlysle) as Domino. Rictor leaves the New Mutants.
20,540 1 13 3,935 5,689 3,572 7,330 9.16
3. Amazing Spider-Man 361 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Carnage (Cletus Kasady).
19,330 0 4 4,875 6,991 3,352 4,108 9.42
4. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars 8 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the alien symbiote that eventually becomes Venom.
17,664 4 23 4,844 4,653 2,736 5,404 9.22
5. Wolverine Limited Series 1 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Wolverine comic. Yukio cameo on last page.
17,629 3 28 3,806 4,486 2,998 6,308 9.14
6. 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.
17,189 6 76 9,220 3,924 1,764 2,199 9.59
7. Uncanny X-Men 266 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Gambit. Mystique appearance.
16,055 0 15 3,294 4,650 2,858 5,238 9.23
8. Incredible Hulk 181 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Wolverine. Wendigo appearance.
14,131 0 1 138 354 543 13,095 6.74
9. 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.
13,709 0 8 1,632 3,221 2,697 6,151 9.03
10. Amazing Spider-Man 129 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Punisher (Frank Castle) and the Jackal.
13,293 0 0 148 435 793 11,917 7.15
11. Wolverine 1 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                1st Wolverine as Patch. Back cover pin-up by John Byrne.
11,215 1 15 2,507 2,520 1,883 4,289 9.16
12. Star Wars 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Part 1 of "Star Wars: A New Hope" movie adaptation.
10,450 0 0 748 2,010 1,955 5,737 8.82
13. New Mutants 87 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable, Stryfe & the Mutant Liberation Front.
10,368 0 5 2,114 2,756 1,859 3,634 9.22
14. Giant-Size X-Men 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new X-Men, Storm, Nightcrawler, Colossus & Thunderbird. 2nd full appearance of Wolverine.
10,115 0 0 202 390 575 8,948 6.95
15. Venom: Lethal Protector 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st Venom in his own title. Spider-Man appearance. Red holo-grafx foil cover.
10,018 10 34 5,972 2,008 884 1,110 9.61
16. Ultimate Fallout 4 (2011, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Man (Miles Morales). Poly-bag removed.
9,506 0 0 2,736 2,647 1,500 2,623 9.41
17. Spider-Man 1 Silver Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
9,466 30 140 6,427 1,397 549 923 9.68
18. Savage She-Hulk 1 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters). Origin of the Hulk retold.
8,675 0 3 2,305 2,562 1,321 2,484 9.24
19. Infinity Gauntlet 1 (1991, Marvel Comics) 8,177 0 0 2,477 2,326 1,219 2,155 9.36
20. Batman: The Killing Joke nn (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Joker cripples Barbara Gordon (Batgirl). Embossed cover.
7,921 14 52 3,575 2,178 1,057 1,045 9.56
21. X-Men 94 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                New X-Men begin. Sunfire leaves. 2nd appearance of Nightcrawler, Storm, Thunderbird & Colossus.
7,494 0 0 37 118 293 7,046 7.00
22. Amazing Spider-Man 238 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Hobgoblin. Manufactured with "Tattooz" insert & sample.
7,371 0 2 557 1,460 1,283 4,069 8.82
23. Incredible Hulk 340 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk vs. Wolverine. X-Men & Leader appearance.
7,156 0 3 1,029 1,947 1,400 2,777 9.12
24. Fantastic Four 48 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Silver Surfer and Galactus (cameo last page). Inhumans and Watcher appearance.
7,037 0 0 44 103 130 6,760 5.66
25. Amazing Spider-Man 194 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Cat (Felicia Hardy). Text illo of Black Cat by Dave Cockrum.
6,945 0 4 429 983 996 4,533 8.41
26. X-Men 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Acolytes. Four different covers exist that form a single image.
6,858 0 11 4,330 1,172 489 856 9.60
27. Amazing Spider-Man 298 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                1st Todd McFarlane Spider-Man. 1st appearance of Eddie Brock in cameo. Chance appearance.
6,730 0 3 892 1,699 1,363 2,773 9.11
28. Eternals 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Eternals.
6,614 0 0 549 1,322 1,261 3,482 8.87
29. Ms. Marvel 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st Carol Danvers as Ms. Marvel. Scorpion, J. Jonah Jameson & Mary Jane Watson appearance. Peter Parker cameo.
6,566 0 0 321 751 918 4,576 8.46
30. Amazing Spider-Man v2 #36 (2001, Marvel Comics)
                Amazing Spider-Man #477 9/11 World Trade Center story.
6,554 7 29 1,753 2,630 1,063 1,072 9.51
31. Batman Adventures 12 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Harley Quinn in comics (out of DC continuity).
6,541 0 0 947 1,470 1,135 2,989 8.93
32. Spider-Man 1 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
6,498 13 85 4,486 845 348 721 9.66
33. Iron Man 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1 Origin of Iron Man retold.
6,487 0 2 36 91 191 6,167 6.46
34. Web of Spider-Man 1 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Vulturions.
6,188 1 11 1,948 1,751 990 1,487 9.36
35. Thor 337 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Beta Ray Bill. Nick Fury appearance.
6,173 0 3 1,280 1,734 1,143 2,013 9.24
36. Omega Men 3 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Lobo.
6,113 0 0 2,221 1,731 897 1,264 9.46
37. Avengers Annual 10 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Rogue & Madelyn Pryor. Spider-Woman, X-Men, Carol Danvers & New Brotherhood of Evil Mutants appearance.
5,973 0 1 757 1,517 1,166 2,532 9.05
38. Amazing Spider-Man 121 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Gwen Stacy. Green Goblin appearance.
5,949 0 0 74 202 384 5,289 7.34
39. X-Factor 6 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur). Alliance of Evil (Tower, Frenzy, Stinger, Timeshadow) appearance.
5,786 0 2 1,085 1,564 1,044 2,091 9.17
40. Nova 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Nova (Richard Rider). 1st appearance of Ginger Jaye.
5,752 0 0 482 1,178 1,138 2,954 8.87
41. Spectacular Spider-Man 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Tarantula appearance.
5,712 0 0 732 1,436 1,147 2,397 9.06
42. Spider-Woman 1 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                New origin of Spider-Woman.
5,691 0 0 1,395 1,779 960 1,557 9.29
43. Amazing Spider-Man 362 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Carnage, Venom & Human Torch appearance.
5,615 5 10 3,210 1,338 504 548 9.61
44. Amazing Spider-Man 299 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Venom cameo. Chance appearance.
5,606 0 3 1,054 1,541 1,049 1,959 9.22
45. X-Men 141 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. Rachel (Phoenix II), Avalanche, Destiny, Pyro & alternate future X-Men. Mystique, Blob & Robert Kelly app.
5,599 0 1 771 1,254 1,030 2,543 8.93
46. Wolverine Limited Series 2 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Yukio.
5,560 0 7 990 1,340 1,027 2,196 9.09
47. Incredible Hulk 180 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Wolverine in cameo on last page. Wendigo appearance.
5,496 0 0 49 148 303 4,996 7.10
48. New Teen Titans 2 (1980, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Deathstroke the Terminator (Slade Wilson). 1st appearance of Trigon in cameo.
5,405 0 1 802 1,140 887 2,575 8.88
49. Batman 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 5,397 0 7 2,478 1,329 621 962 9.55
50. Amazing Spider-Man 4 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Cindy Moon becomes Silk. Black Cat & Morlun cameo.
5,357 1 12 4,180 680 264 220 9.71
51. X-Men 101 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Phoenix. Black Tom Cassidy & Juggernaut appearance.
5,334 0 0 162 409 583 4,180 7.93
52. NYX 3 (2004, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of X-23 (Laura Kinney).
5,231 0 5 2,088 1,418 702 1,018 9.48
53. 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.
5,198 0 0 2 4 13 5,179 3.87
54. Tales of the Teen Titans 44 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Dick Grayson becomes Nightwing. 1st appearance of Jericho. Origin of Deathstroke.
5,156 0 4 1,125 1,489 928 1,610 9.26
55. Edge of Spider-Verse 2 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Woman (Gwen Stacy).
5,150 0 5 2,877 1,360 473 435 9.62
56. Iron Fist 14 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Sabretooth (Victor Creed).
5,145 0 0 197 514 656 3,778 8.14
57. X-Men 4 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Omega Red (Arkady Rossovich).
5,116 0 0 2,760 1,249 484 623 9.57
58. Fantastic Four 52 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Panther (T'Challa). Inhumans appearance.
5,098 0 0 5 16 45 5,032 5.65
59. Wolverine Limited Series 3 (1982, Marvel Comics) 5,098 0 8 865 1,269 872 2,084 9.04
60. Daredevil 168 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Elektra.
5,089 0 0 256 731 921 3,181 8.62
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.
5,031 0 0 7 16 54 4,954 5.88
62. Daredevil 1 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Daredevil (Matt Murdock). 1st appearance of Karen Page and Foggy Nelson.
5,031 0 0 2 29 40 4,960 4.69
63. Amazing Spider-Man 122 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of the Green Goblin.
5,023 0 0 97 211 397 4,318 7.53
64. Silver Surfer 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the Silver Surfer. Tales of the Watcher begin. Origin of the Watchers.
4,996 0 0 10 41 104 4,841 6.08
65. Daredevil 181 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Elektra. Bullseye & Kingpin appearance. Punisher cameo.
4,960 0 6 1,315 1,612 798 1,229 9.35
66. Amazing Spider-Man 316 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Black Cat appearance.
4,945 1 11 1,341 1,439 782 1,371 9.30
67. Venom 3 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #168 1st full appearance of Knull. Spider-Man (Miles Morales) appearance.
4,933 0 0 4,075 592 125 141 9.74
68. Rai 0 (1992, Valiant)
                1st full appearance of Bloodshot. Origin & 1st appearance of new Rai. Harbinger & Solar appearance.
4,809 1 6 2,400 1,309 545 548 9.60
69. Uncanny X-Men 142 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                "Deaths" of alternate future Wolverine, Storm & Colossus. Sentinels, Robert Kelly & Brotherhood of Evil Mutants app.
4,751 0 1 607 1,134 856 2,153 8.93
70. Wolverine Limited Series 4 (1982, Marvel Comics) 4,746 0 5 925 1,034 746 2,036 9.01
71. Iron Man 55 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Thanos, Mentor, Drax the Destroyer (Arthur Douglas), Starfox, Kronos and the Blood Brothers.
4,613 0 0 82 159 276 4,096 7.18
72. Captain America 100 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st issue. Black Panther appearance. Story and numbering continued from Tales of Suspense #99
4,560 0 2 45 61 140 4,312 6.71
73. Avengers 1 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Avengers. Fantastic Four, Loki & Teen Brigade appearance.
4,456 0 0 0 5 11 4,440 3.94
74. New Mutants 1 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Karma. 2nd appearance of the New Mutants.
4,360 2 4 1,607 1,153 565 1,029 9.36
75. Saga 1 (2012, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Marko, Alana, Hazel, Prince Robot IV, Special Agent Gale, Vez, The Will & Lying Cat.
4,358 0 0 2,970 731 276 381 9.66
76. Moon Knight 1 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Part 1 of the origin of Moon Knight. 1st appearance of Raoul Bushman.
4,354 0 0 893 1,335 806 1,320 9.28
77. Conan the Barbarian 1 (1970, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Conan. 1st appearance of King Kull in cameo.
4,352 0 0 79 189 334 3,750 7.64
78. Outcast 1 (2014, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Kyle Barnes.
4,272 0 0 3,350 633 156 133 9.73
79. Uncanny X-Men 221 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mister Sinister (Nathaniel Essex). Marauders appearance.
4,245 0 3 1,442 1,125 618 1,057 9.34
80. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Carrie Kelly.
4,237 0 1 782 1,509 828 1,117 9.37
81. Avengers 4 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Sub-Mariner appearance.
4,204 0 0 5 24 39 4,136 5.03
82. Amazing Spider-Man 363 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Carnage, Venom, Human Torch & Mister Fantastic appearance.
4,184 1 1 2,269 1,009 451 453 9.59
83. Amazing Spider-Man 1 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st app of J. Jonah Jameson & Chameleon. 1st Fantastic Four crossover. Origin of Spider-Man retold.
4,165 0 0 1 5 11 4,148 3.75
84. 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.
4,161 0 0 1 26 28 4,106 5.14
85. Amazing Spider-Man 101 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Morbius, the Living Vampire (Doctor Michael Morbius). Lizard appearance. Last 15? issue.
4,158 0 0 35 82 123 3,918 6.72
86. X-Men 129 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kitty Pryde, the White Queen (Emma Frost) & Sebastian Shaw. Mastermind appearance.
4,126 0 0 334 850 822 2,120 8.86
87. Black Panther 1 (1977, Marvel Comics) 4,120 0 0 239 682 719 2,480 8.73
88. Avengers 57 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Silver Age Vision. Black Widow and Ultron appearance.
4,108 0 0 15 55 121 3,917 6.84
89. X-Men 137 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Phoenix. Lilandra, Gladiator, Imperial Guard & Watcher appearance.
4,081 0 6 498 1,134 757 1,686 9.03
90. Amazing Spider-Man 700 (2013, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Peter Parker. Last issue.
4,077 0 0 2,592 695 307 483 9.62
91. Spider-Man 1 Gold Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance. Indicia states "Second Printing".
4,008 0 21 2,161 736 409 681 9.54
92. 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.
3,886 0 0 1,168 1,210 672 836 9.42
93. Marvel Spotlight 5 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze). 1st appearance of Roxanne Simpson.
3,882 0 0 4 38 88 3,752 6.71
94. Shazam 1 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr. and Mary Marvel since the Golden Age. Origin retold.
3,864 0 1 293 753 812 2,005 8.86
95. Spawn 9 (1993, Image Comics)
                1st appearance Medieval Spawn & Angela. Angela poster by Jim Lee.
3,813 0 0 2,080 954 367 412 9.61
96. Werewolf By Night 32 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Moon Knight (Marc Spector).
3,800 0 0 19 83 214 3,484 7.08
97. Fantastic Four 49 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Galactus. 2nd appearance of the Silver Surfer. 1st Silver Surfer and Galactus cover.
3,785 0 0 1 14 29 3,741 5.75
98. X-Force 2 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Deadpool. 1st app. of Weapon X (Garrison Kane). Juggernaut & Black Tom Cassidy app.
3,774 0 1 1,916 817 391 649 9.52
99. Sub-Mariner 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1 Origin of Sub-Mariner retold.
3,770 0 0 73 155 241 3,301 7.21
100. G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero 1 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Based on the Hasbro toy line.
3,746 0 3 714 928 676 1,425 9.12
101. Marvel Premiere 15 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Iron Fist. 1st appearance of Harold Meachum. "Death" of Wendell and Heather Rand.
3,737 0 0 75 235 346 3,081 7.90
102. Silver Surfer 4 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                Thor and Loki appearance. Hulk, Thing and Hercules cameo. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
3,678 0 0 26 74 133 3,445 6.81
103. X-Force 11 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of "real" Domino (Neena Thurman). Deadpool appearance.
3,677 0 0 2,142 800 319 416 9.59
104. Watchmen 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Rorschach, Ozymandias, Dr. Manhattan, Silk Spectre & Nite Owl. "Death" of Comedian.
3,639 0 0 539 1,104 731 1,265 9.24
105. 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.
3,627 0 2 517 722 556 1,830 8.81
106. Amazing Spider-Man 100 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                100th anniversary issue.
3,570 0 0 73 171 296 3,030 7.74
107. Superman: The Man of Steel 18 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Doomsday.
3,567 0 5 1,951 725 389 497 9.57
108. Incredible Hulk 102 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Continued from Tales to Astonish #101 Warriors Three, Enchantress and Odin appearance. Origin of Hulk retold.
3,540 0 0 27 96 144 3,273 7.14
109. X-Men 1 Special Collectors Edition (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Acolytes. Magneto appearance. Double gatefold cover. No ads.
3,473 0 24 2,315 552 235 347 9.66
110. Amazing Spider-Man 301 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Silver Sable appearance.
3,437 0 0 203 993 833 1,408 9.10
111. Amazing Fantasy 15 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Spider-Man (Peter Parker). 1st appearance of Uncle Ben & Aunt May.
3,431 0 0 0 4 6 3,421 3.43
112. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars 1 (1984, Marvel Comics) 3,394 0 1 1,065 928 517 883 9.32
113. Batman: Vengeance of Bane Special 1 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Bane.
3,376 0 12 1,091 903 528 842 9.42
114. Amazing Spider-Man 365 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Spider-Man 2099. Gatefold Venom/Carnage poster by Mark Bagley. Hologram cover.
3,371 0 0 1,089 1,073 601 608 9.48
115. Transformers 1 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st comic appearance of the Autobots & the Decepticons.
3,324 0 3 533 863 621 1,304 9.08
116. Ultimate Spider-Man 1 (2000, Marvel Comics)
                1st "Ultimate" title.
3,303 0 0 499 1,308 893 603 9.45
117. Walking Dead 1 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Rick Grimes, Shane Walsh, Morgan & Duane Jones.
3,298 0 25 1,076 935 575 687 9.45
118. Batman: Damned 1 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
3,295 373 865 1,708 223 77 49 9.82
119. Incredible Hulk 271 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st comic book appearance of Rocket Raccoon.
3,293 0 0 423 635 525 1,710 8.79
120. X-Factor 24 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Archangel. Origin of Apocalypse. Horsemen app. Caliban leaves X-Factor.
3,287 0 1 924 949 546 867 9.33
121. Wolverine 10 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Sabretooth appearance. Back cover pin-up by Kent Williams.
3,283 0 2 1,013 960 532 776 9.38
122. Marvel Spotlight 32 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew). Nick Fury appearance.
3,277 0 0 187 585 530 1,975 8.64
123. Darth Vader 3 (2015, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Doctor Chelli Aphra, Triple Zero (0-0-0) & BT-1.
3,226 0 0 2,042 804 213 167 9.68
124. Uncanny X-Men 244 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Jubilee (Jubilation Lee).
3,218 0 1 916 913 497 891 9.32
125. Batman 497 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Bane breaks Batman's back. Newsstand edition exists without black outer cover.
3,187 2 9 2,065 582 248 281 9.65
126. Sandman 1 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Morpheus. Wesley Dodds cameo.
3,157 0 0 905 1,005 505 742 9.40
127. 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.
3,149 0 0 102 245 319 2,483 7.94
128. Tomb of Dracula 10 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Blade the Vampire Slayer.
3,132 0 1 49 118 214 2,750 7.38
129. Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen 3 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Punchline (Alexis Kaye).
3,108 0 0 2,480 523 65 40 9.75
130. Hero For Hire 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Luke Cage. 1st appearance of Diamondback (Willis Stryker).
3,075 0 0 14 50 94 2,917 7.03
131. Wolverine: The Origin 1 (2001, Marvel Comics) 3,047 5 36 1,225 1,202 285 294 9.63
132. New Mutants 100 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of X-Force. 1st full appearance of Shatterstar. Last issue.
3,027 0 1 1,330 860 355 481 9.53
133. X-Men 100 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Old X-Men vs. new X-Men.
3,007 0 0 93 255 387 2,272 8.19
134. Avengers 196 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st full appearance Taskmaster. Letter from Kurt Busiek.
2,995 0 0 259 446 458 1,832 8.55
135. Star Wars 42 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Part 4 of "The Empire Strikes Back" movie adaptation. Star Wars British cover gallery.
2,988 0 1 338 634 542 1,473 8.94
136. Amazing Spider-Man 375 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                Holo-grafx cover. Story ties in with Venom: Lethal Protector #1 John Jameson & Chameleon backup stories.
2,987 0 1 1,551 747 321 367 9.58
137. Fantastic Four 45 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Lockjaw & the Inhumans (Black Bolt, Crystal, Karnak & Triton). Sandman & Dragon Man appearance.
2,932 0 0 6 5 27 2,894 5.83
138. Ghost Rider 1 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Son of Satan (Daimon Hellstrom) in cameo. Story continued from Marvel Spotlight #11
2,925 0 0 37 98 231 2,559 7.64
139. X-Men 130 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Dazzler (Alison Blaire). Sebastian Shaw, Mastermind & Emma Frost appearance.
2,914 0 1 304 637 613 1,359 8.94
140. Preacher 1 (1995, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st full appearance of Jesse Custer, Tulip, Cassidy & Saint of Killers.
2,910 0 0 759 792 497 862 9.33
141. X-Men 121 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Alpha Flight. Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance. John Byrne cameo.
2,907 0 0 366 613 524 1,404 8.91
142. Punisher 1 (1987, Marvel Comics) 2,904 0 1 913 881 468 641 9.41
143. Deadpool 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Deadpool comic. The Circle Chase. Embossed cover.
2,878 1 7 1,416 774 311 369 9.59
144. Incredible Hulk 182 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Hammer and Anvil. 1st appearance and "death" of Crackajack Jackson. Wolverine cameo on 1st page.
2,850 0 0 52 122 216 2,460 7.60
145. Punisher Limited Series 1 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Jigsaw appearance.
2,846 0 0 475 754 599 1,018 9.18
146. Batman 232 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Ra's al Ghul. Origin of Batman and Robin retold. Talia cameo.
2,836 0 0 69 120 174 2,473 7.25
147. Daredevil 131 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the new Bullseye. 1st appearance of Jacob Conover.
2,823 0 0 87 248 382 2,106 8.27
148. Amazing Spider-Man 39 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Norman Osborn revealed as Green Goblin. 1st John Romita Spider-Man art in title.
2,805 0 0 8 32 58 2,707 6.38
149. Amazing Spider-Man 40 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the Green Goblin.
2,799 0 0 5 20 79 2,695 6.60
150. Amazing Spider-Man 41 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Rhino (Aleksei Sytsevich).
2,779 0 0 3 20 49 2,707 5.95
151. Iron Man and Sub-Mariner 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Pre-dates both Iron Man #1 and Sub-Mariner #1 Whiplash and Destiny appearance.
2,742 0 1 14 80 165 2,482 7.47
152. Batman 608 (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance.
2,736 0 3 1,512 628 220 373 9.62
153. Batman 251 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance. Classic cover.
2,733 0 0 26 89 149 2,469 7.12
154. Amazing Spider-Man 20 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Scorpion (MacDonald "Mac" Gargan). Peter Parker/Spider-Man pin-up.
2,704 0 0 7 13 31 2,653 5.80
155. Batman 404 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                "Year One" storyline begins.
2,693 0 1 786 793 456 657 9.37
156. X-Men Annual 14 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Fantastic Four & Ahab appearance. Gambit cameo (predates Uncanny X-Men #266). Pinups by Kevin Nowlan & Michael Golden.
2,678 0 6 815 646 392 819 9.27
157. Amazing Spider-Man 13 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Mysterio (Quentin Beck).
2,677 0 0 1 14 21 2,641 5.18
158. Fantastic Four 50 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Silver Surfer battles Galactus. Johnny Storm goes to college. 1st appearance of Wyatt Wingfoot.
2,676 0 0 3 8 20 2,645 6.03
159. Fantastic Four 67 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Him (Warlock) in cameo.
2,675 0 0 12 38 88 2,537 6.76
160. Marvel Team-Up 141 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Ties with Amazing Spider-Man #252 for first appearance of the black costume. Daredevil & Black Widow appearance.
2,664 0 0 420 684 502 1,058 9.11
161. Superman 75 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover.
2,660 0 0 1,421 649 200 390 9.61
162. Amazing Spider-Man 344 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of Cletus Kasady (Carnage). 1st full appearance of Cardiac (Elias Wirtham). Rhino & Eddie Brock app.
2,625 0 4 844 913 384 480 9.47
163. X-Men 134 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Phoenix becomes Dark Phoenix. Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Harry Leland & Mastermind) app.
2,621 0 2 275 595 494 1,255 8.87
164. Spider-Man 2099 1 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Origin Spider-Man 2099 (Miguel O'Hara). Red foil cover.
2,620 0 8 1,706 507 182 217 9.66
165. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 4 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Batman vs. Superman. "Death" of Alfred.
2,617 0 0 684 928 473 532 9.44
166. House of Secrets 92 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Swamp Thing. Grey tone cover.
2,613 0 0 3 24 42 2,544 6.21
167. Amazing Spider-Man 200 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Spider-Man retold.
2,578 0 2 406 864 533 773 9.20
168. Daredevil 158 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Frank Miller's run on Daredevil begins. Origin & "death" of Death-Stalker. Black Widow appearance.
2,555 0 0 207 391 450 1,507 8.70
169. Amazing Spider-Man 15 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kraven the Hunter. 2nd appearance of the Chameleon. 1st mention of Mary Jane Watson.
2,542 0 0 2 7 26 2,507 5.39
170. Amazing Spider-Man 6 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Lizard (Doctor Curtis Connors).
2,526 0 0 3 10 31 2,482 5.06
171. Fantastic Four 1 (1961, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Fantastic Four (Marvel's 1st super-hero team) & the Mole Man.
2,524 0 0 0 2 3 2,519 3.43
172. Harbinger 1 (1992, Valiant)
                1st appearance of Harbinger (Sting, Kris, Zephyr, Flamingo & Torque). Harbinger #0 mail-order coupon included.
2,510 0 0 478 639 515 878 9.29
173. Eternal Warrior 4 (1992, Valiant)
                1st appearance of Bloodshot in cameo on last page. 1st appearance of the Immortal Enemy.
2,502 0 0 1,557 579 194 172 9.66
174. Marvel Premiere 47 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Scott Lang becomes the new Ant-Man.
2,488 0 0 206 453 393 1,436 8.71
175. Saga of the Swamp Thing 37 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of John Constantine.
2,487 0 2 325 606 465 1,089 9.07
176. X-Men 12 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Professor X. Origin and 1st appearance of the Juggernaut (Cain Marko).
2,474 0 0 2 10 33 2,429 5.73
177. Teen Titans 12 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Batman Who Laughs.
2,464 0 0 679 968 477 340 9.52
178. Amazing Spider-Man 3 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius). Human Torch appearance.
2,462 0 0 2 9 9 2,442 4.55
179. Civil War 1 (2006, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of the New Warriors, Speedfreek, Coldheart & Cobalt Man. Wraparound cover.
2,459 11 46 1,937 244 85 136 9.72
180. Walking Dead 193 (2019, Image/Skybound)
                Last issue.
2,451 0 45 1,987 319 48 52 9.75
181. X-Men 95 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Thunderbird. 3rd appearance of the new X-Men. Count Nefaria & Ani-Men appearance.
2,448 0 0 90 202 272 1,884 7.97
182. Dark Nights: Death Metal LOTDK 1 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Tony Daniel cover. Origin & 1st app. of the Robin King.
2,446 0 0 2,254 126 38 28 9.77
183. Amazing Spider-Man 9 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Electro (Max Dillon).
2,430 0 0 2 9 23 2,396 5.28
184. X-Men 1 Sketch Cover (2010, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
2,425 2 0 1,453 593 200 177 9.65
185. Amazing Spider-Man 31 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Gwen Stacy, Harry Osborn and Professor Miles Warren.
2,420 0 0 3 17 38 2,362 6.15
186. Avengers 684 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk gains new powers and becomes "Immortal Hulk".
2,416 0 0 1,978 264 78 96 9.73
187. Amazing Spider-Man 4 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Sandman (William Baker). 1st appearance of Betty Brant.
2,415 0 0 0 3 9 2,403 4.55
188. Amazing Spider-Man 265 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Silver Sable. Black Fox appearance.
2,405 0 3 672 675 375 680 9.29
189. X-Men 135 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Senator Robert Kelly. Reed Richards, Thing, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange & Silver Surfer cameo.
2,393 0 1 391 610 445 946 9.05
190. John Byrne's Next Men 21 (1993, Dark Horse Comics)
                1st full color appearance of Hellboy. "Faith" storyline part 3 of 4
2,392 0 1 540 706 470 675 9.38
191. Amazing Spider-Man 5 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st Doctor Doom appearance outside Fantastic Four. Fantastic Four cameo.
2,372 0 0 1 10 15 2,346 4.82
192. Walking Dead 19 (2005, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Michonne Hawthorne. Zombie bondage cover. "Death" of Dexter. Andrew leaves.
2,372 0 1 819 655 375 522 9.44
193. X-Men 140 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Alpha Flight disbands. Wendigo appearance. Blob cameo on last page.
2,368 0 1 426 670 485 786 9.20
194. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 2 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Carrie Kelly becomes Robin.
2,365 0 0 617 851 412 485 9.43
195. Tales of Suspense 39 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Iron Man (Tony Stark).
2,362 0 0 1 4 21 2,336 4.29
196. X-Men 4 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Toad and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. 2nd appearance of Magneto.
2,343 0 0 2 9 27 2,305 5.13
197. Batman: Harley Quinn nn (1999, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Harley Quinn in DC Universe continuity.
2,322 0 6 1,078 644 303 291 9.58
198. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 3 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Joker.
2,320 1 1 756 719 387 456 9.47
199. Green Lantern 76 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Green Lantern/Green Arrow stories begin.
2,309 0 0 2 23 50 2,234 6.65
200. Batman 92 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Punchline appearance.
2,303 0 20 2,152 107 12 12 9.79
201. 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.
2,301 0 0 10 34 96 2,161 6.86
202. Batman: Damned 1 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
2,297 310 651 1,093 122 65 56 9.82
203. Spectacular Spider-Man 64 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Cloak & Dagger.
2,288 0 1 296 604 398 989 9.01
204. Totally Awesome Hulk 22 (2017, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Weapon H. Old Man Logan, Sabretooth, Domino, Warpath & Lady Deathstrike appearance.
2,286 0 1 1,943 222 59 61 9.74
205. Swamp Thing 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Swamp Thing. 1st appearance of Lt. Matt Cable, Alec and Linda Holland.
2,276 0 0 32 122 222 1,900 8.06
206. Batman 181 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Poison Ivy (Pamela Lillian Isley). Pin-up by Infantino and Anderson.
2,270 0 0 3 7 21 2,239 5.15
207. Detective Comics 359 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon). Killer Moth appearance.
2,269 0 0 4 13 18 2,234 5.35
208. Amazing Spider-Man 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Vulture (Adrian Toomes) and the Terrible Tinkerer (Phineas Mason).
2,264 0 0 1 4 7 2,252 4.31
209. Young Avengers 1 (2005, Marvel Comics)
                1st app.of the Young Avengers (Patriot, Iron Lad, Asgardian & Hulkling) & Kate Bishop. 1st Allan Heinberg comic work.
2,258 0 0 1,244 612 221 181 9.63
210. Doctor Strange 169 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st Doctor Strange in his own title. Origin of Doctor Strange retold.
2,256 0 0 43 82 106 2,025 7.20
211. Avenging Spider-Man 9 (2012, Marvel Comics)
                1st Carol Danvers as Captain Marvel, predates Captain Marvel #1 (9/12)
2,234 0 0 1,048 675 272 239 9.59
212. Doctor Strange 1 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Silver Dagger (Isaiah Curwen). Story continued from Marvel Premiere #14
2,227 0 0 142 252 383 1,450 8.60
213. Thor 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Jane Foster becomes the new Thor.
2,223 0 0 1,767 313 63 80 9.72
214. Amazing Spider-Man 28 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Molten Man (Mark Raxton). Peter Parker graduates high school.
2,222 0 0 0 7 16 2,199 5.96
215. X-Men 96 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Moira MacTaggert.
2,222 0 0 73 191 276 1,682 8.21
216. Amazing Spider-Man 239 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st Spider-Man vs. Hobgoblin battle. Madame Web appearance.
2,220 1 4 420 564 404 827 9.09
217. 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.
2,218 0 1 935 514 273 495 9.41
218. X-Men 120 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Alpha Flight in cameo. Sunfire, Mariko Yashida, Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance.
2,203 0 0 88 294 394 1,427 8.62
219. X-Men 136 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Lilandra appearance. President Jimmy Carter cameo.
2,203 0 0 354 559 405 885 9.03
220. Iron Fist 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Marvel Premiere #25 Iron Fist battles Iron Man.
2,181 0 0 34 232 303 1,612 8.22
221. Crisis on Infinite Earths 7 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Supergirl.
2,177 0 2 804 607 312 452 9.41
222. Micronauts 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Baron Karza & Bug.
2,171 0 0 586 723 359 503 9.34
223. Tomb of Dracula 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Dracula, Frank Drake and Clifton Graves.
2,165 0 0 59 146 214 1,746 7.91
224. Walking Dead 108 (2013, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Ezekiel & Shiva.
2,164 0 4 1,715 271 84 90 9.73
225. Amazing Spider-Man 328 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk & Sebastian Shaw appearance.
2,159 0 4 948 634 283 290 9.53
226. Amazing Spider-Man 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Humberto Ramos cover & art
2,156 0 0 1,583 319 103 151 9.70
227. Marvel Super-Heroes 13 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Carol Danvers. 2nd appearance of Captain Marvel. Letter from Dave Cockrum.
2,154 0 0 1 8 28 2,117 5.86
228. Amazing Spider-Man 19 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Human Torch, Sandman and Enforcers appearance. 1st appearance of MacDonald Gargan in cameo on last page.
2,134 0 1 12 45 61 2,015 6.48
229. Fantastic Four 46 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Black Bolt. Inhumans and Dragon Man appearance. 1st Black Bolt cover.
2,134 0 0 9 26 69 2,030 6.53
230. Avengers 55 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Crimson Cowl revealed as Ultron-5 (1st appearance). Whirlwind, Radioactive Man, Melter, Klaw & Black Knight appearance.
2,125 0 0 38 86 154 1,847 7.41
231. Captain America 25 Variant Edition (2007, Marvel Comics)
                Death of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Winter Soldier, Crossbones & Falcon appearance. Captain America #574
2,117 0 8 1,703 262 70 74 9.74
232. X-Men 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the X-Men. 1st appearance of the Vanisher (Telford Porter).
2,117 0 0 2 7 15 2,093 4.98
233. Spider-Gwen 1 (2015, Marvel Comics) 2,111 0 2 1,804 201 50 54 9.75
234. Thor 165 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Him (Warlock). Watcher appearance. Last 12? issue.
2,105 0 0 5 15 54 2,031 6.85
235. X-Men 14 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Sentinels.
2,103 0 0 1 24 53 2,025 6.42
236. Uncanny X-Men 213 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                Wolverine vs. Sabretooth. Psylocke joins the X-Men.
2,094 0 0 500 498 330 766 9.15
237. X-Men 139 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Kitty Pryde joins X-Men. Alpha Flight appearance. Wolverine dons new costume. 1st appearance of Heather Hudson.
2,087 0 0 248 515 428 896 9.05
238. Wonder Woman 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st Modern app. of Themyscira, Gaea's Girdle, Hippolyte, Ares & The Olympian Gods. New origin. Wraparound cover.
2,086 0 0 870 622 256 338 9.50
239. Batman 89 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Punchline in cameo (face not revealed).
2,081 0 2 1,760 211 59 49 9.75
240. All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                2 different covers exist, both by Jim Lee.
2,076 0 0 1,541 283 100 152 9.72
241. Spider-Man Unlimited 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of Shriek (Frances Barrison). Carnage & Doppelganger appearance. "Maximum Carnage" storyline begins.
2,075 0 2 1,242 434 177 220 9.62
242. Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Scorpio appearance.
2,063 0 1 58 132 232 1,640 7.83
243. Journey Into Mystery 83 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Thor (Doctor Don Blake).
2,059 0 0 0 1 11 2,047 3.99
244. Thor 5 (2020, Marvel Comics)
                Thor #731
2,057 0 0 1,767 181 68 41 9.75
245. Amazing Spider-Man 529 (2006, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of new Spider-Man costume.
2,055 0 3 1,323 461 129 139 9.66
246. Amazing Spider-Man 798 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                1st Norman Osborn as the Red Goblin.
2,053 0 6 1,937 69 21 20 9.78
247. Deadpool 1 (1997, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of T-Ray & Blind Al. Sasquatch, Zoe Culloden & Noah DuBois appearance. Wraparound cover.
2,045 0 0 553 575 355 562 9.34
248. Hulk 1 (2008, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Red Hulk. Iron Man, Doc Samson, She-Hulk & Winter Guard appearance.
2,042 0 3 1,080 543 212 204 9.61
249. New Teen Titans 1 (1980, D.C. Comics) 2,042 0 1 322 538 385 796 9.08
250. Alias 1 (2001, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Jessica Jones. 1st MAX title. Luke Cage appearance.
2,030 0 1 884 577 279 289 9.54
251. Crisis on Infinite Earths 1 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Blue Beetle & Detective Karp in D.C. Comics. Wraparound cover.
2,030 0 2 794 554 281 399 9.44
252. Amazing Spider-Man 17 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Green Goblin. Human Torch appearance.
2,028 0 0 7 14 23 1,984 5.84
253. The Marvels Project 1 Sketch Cover (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover. 70th anniversary "frame" cover.
2,028 0 1 1,683 224 52 68 9.74
254. Amazing Spider-Man 10 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Big Man (Fred Foswell) and the Enforcers (Montana, Ox and Fancy Dan).
2,015 0 0 9 20 38 1,948 5.83
255. Captain America 25 (2007, Marvel Comics)
                Death of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Winter Soldier, Crossbones & Falcon appearance. Captain America #574
2,003 0 4 1,634 218 64 83 9.73
256. Silver Surfer 3 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mephisto. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
1,994 0 0 7 40 77 1,870 6.92
257. X-Men 138 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Cyclops leaves the X-Men. Funeral of Jean Grey.
1,988 0 4 415 519 378 672 9.16
258. New Gods 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Orion, Lightray, Metron, High-Father and Kalibak.
1,984 0 0 53 221 233 1,477 8.08
259. Amazing Spider-Man 16 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Daredevil crossover. 2nd appearance of the Ringmaster and the Circus of Crime.
1,976 0 0 7 17 48 1,904 6.01
260. Amazing Spider-Man Annual 21 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                Peter Parker weds Mary Jane Watson. Spider-Man & Peter Parker covers exist.
1,967 0 1 675 578 228 485 9.35
261. Alpha Flight 1 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Puck & Marrina. Origin of Alpha Flight.
1,964 0 2 880 533 206 343 9.45
262. Thanos 13 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of the Cosmic Ghost Rider. Marvel Value Stamp #36 "Storm"
1,963 0 0 857 708 222 176 9.59
263. 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.
1,962 0 0 10 72 159 1,721 7.67
264. Darkhawk 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Darkhawk (Chris Powell). Hobgoblin appearance.
1,951 0 0 723 680 273 275 9.53
265. Amazing Spider-Man 135 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Punisher. Origin of the Tarantula.
1,941 0 1 31 130 211 1,568 8.07
266. Detective Comics 880 (2011, D.C. Comics) 1,933 0 0 594 627 286 426 9.45
267. Rom 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Rom. 1st appearance of Brandy Clark & the Dire Wraiths.
1,932 0 0 390 607 409 526 9.30
268. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 (1985, Mirage Studios)
                Pin-up by Matt Howarth. Wraparound cover.
1,932 0 0 227 464 350 891 9.07
269. Amazing Spider-Man 33 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Dr. Curt Connors appearance.
1,931 0 0 43 122 144 1,622 7.39
270. Venom 3 Third Printing (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #168 1st full appearance of Knull. Spider-Man (Miles Morales) appearance.
1,911 0 0 1,577 216 61 57 9.74
271. X-Men 109 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Weapon Alpha (James Hudson, later becomes Guardian).
1,911 0 0 136 333 349 1,093 8.67
272. Astonishing Tales 25 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Deathlok (Luther Manning) and Major Ryker. 1st George Perez work (last 2 pages).
1,899 0 1 88 246 297 1,267 8.49
273. Strange Tales 110 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Doctor Strange, Ancient One, Nightmare and Wong. 1st Paste-Pot Pete and Wizard team-up.
1,898 0 0 0 6 14 1,878 4.78
274. Thief of Thieves 1 (2012, Image Comics) 1,898 0 0 891 638 206 163 9.62
275. Avengers 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Space Phantom. Hulk leaves the Avengers.
1,896 0 0 5 13 25 1,853 5.52
276. Inhumans 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Blastaar appearance.
1,893 0 0 303 449 306 835 8.89
277. Amazing Spider-Man 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Living Brain. Fantastic Four appearance in backup story.
1,891 0 0 6 15 32 1,838 5.61
278. Uncanny X-Men 248 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                1st Jim Lee art on Uncanny X-Men. Longshot leaves the X-Men.
1,887 0 2 401 488 348 648 9.23
279. X-Men 133 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Harry Leland, Donald Pierce & Mastermind) appearance.
1,880 0 0 269 506 362 743 9.09
280. Batman 428 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Part 3 "A Death in the Family" story. "Death" of Robin II (Jason Todd). Superman appearance.
1,871 0 0 197 486 412 776 9.17
281. Uncanny X-Men 268 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Captain America & Black Widow appearance.
1,871 0 2 478 505 346 540 9.32
282. Forever People 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Darkseid. 1st appearance of Forever People. Superman and Jimmy Olsen appearance.
1,869 0 0 56 120 203 1,490 7.95
283. Amazing Spider-Man 18 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Ned Leeds. Fantastic Four and Sandman appearance. Daredevil and Avengers cameo.
1,866 0 0 6 18 31 1,811 5.99
284. Amazing Spider-Man 59 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st Mary Jane Watson cover. Kingpin cameo on last page.
1,862 0 0 42 83 153 1,584 7.71
285. X-Force 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Wraparound cover. Poly-bag removed. Direct Editions exist with "Positive" and "Negative" UPC codes.
1,860 0 0 341 376 259 884 9.15
286. Captain Marvel 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Marvel Super-Heroes #13 Kree Sentry appearance.
1,853 0 0 26 51 134 1,642 7.28
287. Incredible Hulk 1 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Incredible Hulk. 1st appearance of Rick Jones, Betty Ross and General Ross.
1,849 0 0 0 0 1 1,848 3.65
288. Tales of Suspense 57 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Hawkeye (Clint Barton). Black Widow appearance.
1,839 0 0 4 12 21 1,802 5.53
289. Uncanny X-Men 211 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Marauders.
1,834 0 6 753 450 264 361 9.41
290. X-Factor 1 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of X-Factor. 1st appearance of Cameron Hodge & Rusty.
1,833 0 1 762 467 201 402 9.41
291. 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.
1,832 0 0 6 27 59 1,740 6.86
292. Superman 204 (2004, D.C. Comics) 1,831 8 65 1,204 301 96 157 9.68
293. Walking Dead 27 (2006, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of the Governor, Martinez & the town of Woodbury. Pin-up on back cover by Cliff Rathburn.
1,827 0 6 693 545 268 315 9.51
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.
1,825 0 0 5 5 9 1,806 4.97
295. Harley Quinn 1 (2000, D.C. Comics)
                1st Harley Quinn in her own title. Joker & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,821 0 6 924 410 201 280 9.55
296. X-Men 125 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mutant X (Proteus). Mastermind appearance. Magneto cameo.
1,814 0 0 321 448 357 688 9.11
297. Ms. Marvel 18 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Mystique. Avengers (Wasp, Yellowjacket, Vision, Scarlet Witch & Wonder Man) appearance.
1,812 0 0 153 322 300 1,037 8.72
298. Amazing Spider-Man 4 Ramos Variant Cover (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Cindy Moon becomes Silk. Black Cat & Morlun cameo.
1,811 0 2 1,522 163 68 56 9.73
299. Amazing Spider-Man 7 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Vulture.
1,810 0 0 2 12 19 1,777 5.29
300. Fantastic Four 5 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Dr. Doom. Full page ad for Incredible Hulk #1 Letter from Roy Thomas.
1,800 0 0 0 3 13 1,784 4.23
301. Eternals 2 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Ajak & the Celestials.
1,799 0 0 187 436 361 815 9.02
302. Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 134 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Darkseid in cameo on last page.
1,777 0 0 10 27 62 1,678 6.92
303. Iron Man 128 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Alcoholism storyline ends.
1,775 0 0 178 343 275 979 8.73
304. 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.
1,774 0 0 6 11 48 1,709 6.43
305. X-Men 3 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Blob (Frederick J. Dukes).
1,767 0 0 6 8 23 1,730 5.47
306. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 4 (1985, Mirage Studios)
                Pin-up by Jason Sklaver. Wraparound cover.
1,763 0 0 221 361 381 800 9.00
307. Batman Adventures: Mad Love nn (1994, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Harley Quinn out of D.C. continuity.
1,755 0 0 302 404 344 705 9.17
308. Godzilla 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Nick Fury, Dum Dum Dugan & Jimmy Woo appearance. Godzilla pin-ups by Dave Cockrum.
1,754 0 1 463 515 303 472 9.24
309. Amazing Spider-Man 312 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Green Goblin battles Hobgoblin.
1,746 0 8 738 511 213 276 9.50
310. Marvel Super-Heroes 12 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Captain Marvel (Mar-Vell). 1st appearance of Yon-Rogg and Una.
1,746 0 0 20 43 104 1,579 7.18
311. Ultimate Spider-Man 2 (2000, Marvel Comics)
                2 different covers exist.
1,745 0 1 813 563 216 152 9.62
312. Daredevil 7 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Daredevil battles Sub-Mariner. Daredevil dons new red costume. Daredevil and Sub-Mariner pin-up.
1,744 0 0 0 3 10 1,731 5.97
313. Eternals 3 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Sersi.
1,743 0 0 270 401 323 749 9.08
314. Amazing Spider-Man 64 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Vulture appearance.
1,742 0 0 74 178 221 1,269 8.27
315. Uncanny X-Men 143 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Kitty Pryde solo story. N'Garai appearance. Christmas cover.
1,740 0 3 401 504 347 485 9.29
316. Avengers 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kang the Conqueror.
1,738 0 0 4 14 27 1,693 5.81
317. Captain America 109 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Captain America retold. Nick Fury appearance.
1,738 0 0 45 133 176 1,384 8.02
318. Spider-Man 1 Platinum Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
1,732 0 0 178 395 351 808 9.17
319. Uncanny X-Men 283 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Bishop, Malcolm & Randall.
1,732 1 3 886 499 190 153 9.61
320. Incredible Hulk 377 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Doc Samson & Ringmaster appearance. Direct Sales have "Tiger Electronics" insert included.
1,731 0 0 497 560 295 379 9.42
321. Amazing Spider-Man 583 Variant Edition (2009, Marvel Comics)
                President Barack Obama cover & back-up story.
1,728 0 0 1,158 358 120 92 9.69
322. All-Star Comics 58 (1976, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Power Girl (Kara Zor-L). 1st issue of title since 2-3/51
1,726 0 0 88 217 248 1,173 8.38
323. Iron Man 282 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of War Machine. Nick Fury appearance.
1,721 0 2 676 491 226 326 9.44
324. Spider-Man 13 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Morbius appearance. Spider-Man #1 (8/90) cover homage.
1,721 0 2 930 393 169 227 9.54
325. 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).
1,697 0 0 1,545 110 23 19 9.77
326. Venom: Lethal Protector 4 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Scream (Donna Diego). Spider-Man appearance.
1,696 0 1 1,169 309 99 118 9.67
327. Wolverine: The Origin 2 (2001, Marvel Comics) 1,692 1 10 1,085 344 80 172 9.71
328. Batman 612 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Lois Lane & Krypto appearance. "Black & Bruised" coupon included.
1,691 0 4 923 396 132 236 9.61
329. Marvel Feature 1 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st app. of the Defenders. "Death" of Yandroth. Baron Mordo appears in Doctor Strange backup story.
1,686 0 0 13 52 125 1,496 7.59
330. Amazing Spider-Man 607 (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Black Cat & Diablo appearance. Ana Kravinov cameo on last page.
1,677 0 0 688 474 218 297 9.52
331. Walking Dead 100 (2012, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Negan & "Lucille". "Death" of Glenn.
1,674 2 9 1,158 300 104 101 9.69
332. New Mutants Annual 2 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st U.S. appearance of Psylocke (Elizabeth Braddock). Captain Britain, Mojo & Spiral appearance.
1,673 0 0 218 360 306 789 9.01
333. X-O Manowar 1 (1992, Valiant)
                Origin & 1st app. of X-O Manowar (Aric Dacia). 1st appearance of Ken Clarkson & Lydia (Spider Alien).
1,673 0 0 829 442 167 235 9.49
334. Captain America Annual 8 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Overrider (Richard Rennselaer) & T.E.S.S.-One. Wolverine appearance.
1,670 0 2 327 455 296 590 9.14
335. X-Men 108 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                John Byrne issues begin. Starjammers appearance. Corsair revealed as the father of Cyclops & Havok.
1,670 0 0 156 296 289 929 8.76
336. Batman 608 Second Printing (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,668 0 0 628 474 233 333 9.49
337. 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.
1,667 0 0 11 30 73 1,553 6.98
338. Ultimate Fallout 4 Second Printing (2011, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Man (Miles Morales).
1,663 0 0 746 531 206 180 9.58
339. Batman 357 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Killer Croc (Waylon Jones) & Jason Todd. "Atari" insert included.
1,662 0 0 235 376 316 735 9.03
340. Uncanny X-Men 201 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable as baby Nathan. Starjammers & Binary appearance. Storm becomes team leader.
1,661 0 0 510 453 261 437 9.33
341. Marvel Spotlight 28 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Moon Knight story.
1,653 0 0 76 239 281 1,057 8.58
342. Spawn 2 (1992, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of the Violator. Spawn pin-up by Rick Leonardi.
1,648 0 1 834 387 180 246 9.56
343. Amazing Spider-Man 23 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of the Green Goblin. Spider-Man pin-up. Letter from Jim Shooter.
1,646 0 0 1 8 16 1,621 6.43
344. Venom 9 (2019, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #174 1st full appearance of Dylan Brock.
1,634 0 0 1,016 433 108 77 9.68
345. Amazing Spider-Man 62 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Medusa appearance.
1,633 0 0 69 108 198 1,258 8.01
346. Paper Girls 1 (2015, Image Comics)
                1st app. of Erin Tieng, Karina "KJ", MacKenzie "Mac" Coyle & Tiffany Quilkin. Wraparound cover.
1,633 0 0 1,415 156 34 28 9.76
347. Amazing Spider-Man 12 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of Doctor Octopus. Letter from Dave Cockrum.
1,613 0 0 4 8 26 1,575 5.78
348. X-Men 99 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Black Tom Cassidy. Sentinels appearance.
1,611 0 0 40 170 259 1,142 8.37
349. Silver Surfer 2 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Brotherhood of Badoon. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
1,610 0 0 19 61 112 1,418 7.51
350. Star Wars 68 (1983, Marvel Comics) 1,605 0 0 137 377 326 765 8.95
351. Amazing Spider-Man 315 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Hydro-Man appearance.
1,602 0 0 631 463 226 282 9.46
352. Amazing Spider-Man 97 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Drug story not approved by the Comics Code Authority. Green Goblin appearance.
1,601 0 0 42 120 207 1,232 8.14
353. Walking Dead 100 Chromium Edition (2012, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Negan & "Lucille". "Death" of Glenn. Wraparound cover.
1,597 0 5 1,290 224 40 38 9.75
354. The Joker 1 (1975, D.C. Comics)
                Two-Face appearance. Catwoman, Riddler & Penguin cover.
1,596 0 0 105 295 270 926 8.63
355. X-Men 10 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of Ka-Zar (Kevin Plunder), Zabu the Sabertooth and the Savage Land.
1,592 0 0 3 18 31 1,540 6.43
356. Amazing Spider-Man 45 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of the Lizard.
1,591 0 0 19 73 116 1,383 7.63
357. X-Men 119 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Moses Magnum, Sunfire, Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance.
1,587 0 1 232 397 351 606 9.12
358. Uncanny X-Men 212 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Wolverine vs. Sabretooth.
1,583 0 1 328 403 296 555 9.16
359. Sandman 8 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Death.
1,582 0 0 281 464 309 528 9.28
360. Batman 635 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                1st Jason Todd as Red Hood. Mister Freeze & Black Mask appearance.
1,574 0 0 691 427 206 250 9.53
361. East of West 1 (2013, Image Comics) 1,571 0 4 1,473 58 13 23 9.78
362. X-Men 50 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Polaris. Mesmero appearance. Origin of the Beast. New X-Men logo.
1,565 0 0 21 64 118 1,362 7.73
363. Fantastic Four 12 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st meeting of the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk. Rick Jones and Thunderbolt Ross appearance.
1,559 0 0 0 6 16 1,537 4.84
364. Amazing Spider-Man 136 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st Harry Osborn as the new Green Goblin.
1,555 0 0 77 192 253 1,033 8.47
365. 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).
1,553 0 0 4 11 19 1,519 6.44
366. Batman 227 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Robin backup story. Hanging panels. Classic cover. Detective Comics #31 cover homage.
1,552 0 0 11 23 55 1,463 6.77
367. Avengers 1 Sketch Cover (2010, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
1,550 0 3 878 404 126 139 9.64
368. G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero 21 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Storm Shadow. Silent issue.
1,546 0 1 125 371 257 792 8.78
369. Star Wars 2 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Part 2 of "Star Wars: A New Hope" movie adaptation.
1,545 0 0 133 359 295 758 8.93
370. Superman 75 Poly-Bagged Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover. Poly-bag removed.
1,545 0 0 337 447 272 489 9.35
371. Star Wars 1 (2015, Marvel Comics) 1,543 0 0 1,191 212 83 57 9.72
372. Incredible Hulk 449 (1997, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Thunderbolts (Citizen V, Meteorite, Techno, MACH-1, Songbird & Atlas).
1,539 0 0 491 471 270 307 9.44
373. X-Men 132 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Jason Wynegarde revealed as Mastermind. Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Harry Leland & Mastermind) app.
1,538 0 0 172 423 300 643 9.08
374. Ultimate Spider-Man 1 Variant Cover (2000, Marvel Comics)
                1st "Ultimate" title.
1,535 0 0 409 594 272 260 9.51
375. Defenders 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Sub-Mariner, Hulk and Doctor Strange begin. 1st appearance of Necrodamus.
1,531 0 0 16 61 152 1,302 7.78
376. X-Men 97 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Return of Havok & Polaris. 1st appearance of Lilandra (face is not shown). Eric the Red appearance.
1,529 0 0 46 162 215 1,106 8.22
377. Uncanny X-Men 150 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Magneto appearance.
1,526 0 3 690 377 186 270 9.45
378. Tales of Suspense 52 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff). Crimson Dynamo appearance.
1,523 0 0 0 4 10 1,509 5.29
379. Fantastic Four 112 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Classic Hulk vs. Thing battle issue. J. Jonah Jameson cameo.
1,516 0 0 9 39 70 1,398 7.47
380. Walking Dead 2 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Lori & Carl Grimes & Glenn. "Heaven's War" preview.
1,516 0 0 243 391 344 538 9.28
381. Amazing Spider-Man 98 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Drug story not approved by the Comics Code Authority. Green Goblin appearance.
1,513 0 0 54 132 194 1,133 8.19
382. Batman 423 (1988, D.C. Comics) 1,508 0 0 195 415 320 578 9.15
383. Daredevil 2 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Daredevil and Electro. Fantastic Four appearance.
1,506 0 0 2 12 26 1,466 5.71
384. X-Men 9 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st meeting of X-Men and Avengers. 1st appearance of Lucifer. Marvel Girl pin-up.
1,500 0 0 3 19 30 1,448 6.18
385. X-Men 131 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Dazzler. Emma Frost appearance.
1,497 0 0 77 235 288 897 8.67
386. 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).
1,494 0 0 379 446 283 386 9.41
387. 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
388. Silver Surfer v3 #44 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Infinity Gauntlet. Thanos & Drax app. Direct Editions include "Tiger Electronics" insert.
1,486 0 0 335 391 273 487 9.23
389. Batman 655 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Damian in cameo on last two pages of story. Joker appearance. Talia al Ghul cameo.
1,485 0 0 789 424 144 128 9.62
390. Wolverine 2 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Back cover pin-up by Bill Sienkiewicz. Silver Samurai & Jessica Drew appearance.
1,482 2 2 692 371 189 226 9.50
391. Amazing Spider-Man 11 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Doctor Octopus. 1st appearance and "death" of Bennett Brant.
1,477 0 0 0 7 9 1,461 5.29
392. Walking Dead 192 (2019, Image/Skybound)
                "Death" of Rick Grimes.
1,476 0 0 1,349 93 14 20 9.77
393. DC Comics Presents 47 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Masters of the Universe. 1st appearance of He-Man & Skeletor in comics.
1,475 0 1 249 340 258 627 9.01
394. Journey Into Mystery 112 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Classic Thor vs. Hulk battle issue. Origin of Loki. Avengers and Sub-Mariner appearance.
1,475 0 0 3 13 38 1,421 6.27
395. Daredevil 183 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Punisher appearance.
1,471 0 0 429 471 242 329 9.42
396. Fantastic Four 4 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Sub-Mariner (Namor McKenzie). Mister Fantastic pin-up.
1,471 0 0 0 6 14 1,451 4.61
397. Fantastic Four Annual 6 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Birth of Franklin Richards. 1st appearance of Annihilus.
1,471 0 0 7 20 28 1,416 6.51
398. Uncanny X-Men 281 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Trevor Fitzroy. New X-Men team. Wraparound cover.
1,469 1 12 884 314 112 146 9.63
399. Amazing Spider-Man 47 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Kraven appearance. Green Goblin cameo in flashback.
1,467 0 0 19 62 118 1,268 7.72
400. Witchblade 1 (1995, Image/Top Cow)
                Sara Pezzini acquires Witchblade. Wraparound cover.
1,466 0 0 438 485 240 303 9.51
401. Crisis on Infinite Earths 8 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Flash (Barry Allen).
1,462 0 0 484 393 221 364 9.38
402. Amazing Spider-Man 27 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Green Goblin appearance. Patch revealed as Frederick Foswell. "Death" of the Crime-Master.
1,453 0 0 3 14 27 1,409 6.68
403. Amazing Spider-Man 38 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                2nd cameo appearance of Mary Jane Watson (face still not shown). Last Steve Ditko issue.
1,453 0 0 8 22 65 1,358 7.14
404. 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.
1,451 0 0 1,065 212 92 82 9.70
405. X-Men 118 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mariko Yashida. Misty Knight, Colleen Wing & Sunfire appearance. Moses Magnum cameo.
1,448 0 1 188 350 269 640 8.98
406. Strange Tales 180 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Gamora.
1,444 0 0 54 182 215 993 8.40
407. X-Men 104 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Magneto appearance. 1st appearance of Starjammers in cameo. X-Men #1 (9/63) cover homage.
1,444 0 0 85 221 271 867 8.65
408. X-Men 127 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Proteus appearance.
1,442 0 1 285 401 281 474 9.19
409. Uncanny X-Men 164 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Carol Danvers becomes Binary. Brood appearance.
1,441 0 2 406 387 201 445 9.26
410. Amazing Spider-Man 648 Sketch Edition (2011, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover. Fantastic Four, Avengers, Sinister Six, Kingpin & Hobgoblin (Roderick Kingsley) appearance
1,436 0 0 425 738 132 141 9.59
411. Amazing Spider-Man 26 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Patch and the Crime-Master (Nick Lewis). Green Goblin appearance.
1,427 0 0 5 22 27 1,373 6.57
412. 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.
1,422 0 0 12 23 69 1,318 7.16
413. New Mutants 26 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Legion. Multiple Man appearance.
1,420 0 0 481 415 208 316 9.38
414. Machine Man 1 (1978, Marvel Comics) 1,419 0 3 541 394 190 291 9.42
415. Star Wars 107 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Last issue. Admiral Ackbar, Nien Nunb, Lumiya, Knife, Dani & Fenn Shysa appearance.
1,415 0 1 123 273 266 752 8.82
416. Justice League of America 1 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Despero. Letter from Roy Thomas.
1,414 0 0 0 2 2 1,410 3.98
417. Incredible Hulk Annual 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Inhumans appearance. Classic cover.
1,411 0 0 24 60 91 1,236 7.24
418. The Boys 1 (2006, D.C./Wildstorm)
                1st appearance of Butcher, Terror, Hughie & A-Train.
1,409 0 0 632 387 197 193 9.57
419. Green Lantern 87 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of John Stewart. 2nd appearance of Guy Gardner (cameo). 1st Elliot S. Maggin story.
1,407 0 0 35 63 132 1,177 7.60
420. X-Men 105 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Firelord, Lilandra, Misty Knight & Eric the Red appearance. Chris Claremont & Dave Cockrum cameo.
1,407 0 0 117 276 280 734 8.83
421. Amazing Spider-Man 51 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Kingpin.
1,402 0 0 3 20 57 1,322 7.04
422. Amazing Spider-Man 317 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Thing appearance.
1,398 0 0 301 486 251 360 9.32
423. Wolverine 8 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk appearance. Back cover pin-up by Rob Liefeld.
1,393 0 1 550 341 173 328 9.40
424. X-Men 98 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Jack Kirby & Stan Lee cameo in 2 panels. Sentinels appearance.
1,391 0 0 37 106 192 1,056 8.15
425. Amazing Spider-Man 212 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Hydro-Man (Morrie Bench).
1,386 0 1 417 354 219 395 9.26
426. Amazing Spider-Man 37 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Norman Osborn and the Robot-Master (Mendel Stromm). Robot cover.
1,385 0 0 4 25 43 1,313 7.03
427. X-Men 126 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Proteus & Mastermind appearance.
1,385 0 0 212 316 255 602 9.01
428. Wolverine: The Origin 3 (2002, Marvel Comics) 1,376 5 31 933 262 51 94 9.72
429. New Mutants 87 Second Printing (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable, Stryfe & the Mutant Liberation Front.
1,374 0 0 608 378 146 242 9.48
430. Avengers 11 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Early Spider-Man appearance. Kang appearance and pin-up.
1,373 0 0 3 28 46 1,296 6.52
431. Amazing Spider-Man 119 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk appearance.
1,370 0 0 70 149 204 947 8.45
432. 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.
1,368 0 0 206 363 299 500 9.20
433. X-Men 117 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Shadow King (Amahl Farouk). Origin of Professor Xavier. Lilandra & Misty Knight appearance.
1,368 0 0 173 294 259 642 8.92
434. Marvel Graphic Novel 4 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of The New Mutants (Cannonball, Psyche, Sunspot & Wolfsbane).
1,367 0 0 316 253 192 606 8.98
435. Legends 3 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Suicide Squad. President Ronald Reagan appearance.
1,360 0 0 598 373 155 234 9.49
436. 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).
1,357 0 0 1,234 95 15 13 9.77
437. 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.
1,351 0 0 341 275 238 497 9.18
438. Immortal Hulk 1 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Incredible Hulk #718 Incredible Hulk #105 cover homage.
1,347 0 0 729 425 107 86 9.64
439. Amazing Spider-Man 30 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Cat Burglar.
1,346 0 0 9 21 52 1,264 7.02
440. Captain America 110 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Madame Hydra (later becomes Viper). Hulk appearance.
1,344 0 0 44 77 152 1,071 7.98
441. Avengers 48 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Dane Whitman becomes the new Black Knight. Magneto and Toad appearance.
1,343 0 0 14 39 77 1,213 7.22
442. Iron Man 2 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Drexel Cord. Letter from Bob Gale.
1,341 0 2 34 70 106 1,129 7.63
443. X-Men 102 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Juggernaut, Black Tom Cassidy & Misty Knight appearance. Origin of Storm.
1,336 0 0 87 185 261 803 8.61
444. Invincible Iron Man 9 (2016, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Riri Williams.
1,332 0 0 679 412 109 132 9.60
445. 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.
1,331 0 0 3 19 39 1,270 6.84
446. Daredevil 184 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Punisher appearance.
1,329 0 10 455 402 190 272 9.43
447. X-Men 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Unus the Untouchable (Angelo Unuscione). Mastermind appearance. Beast pin-up.
1,328 0 0 3 16 38 1,271 6.17
448. Amazing Spider-Man 360 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Carnage in cameo. Cardiac appearance.
1,323 0 1 430 391 238 263 9.45
449. Walking Dead 3 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Allen, Donna, Billy, Ben, Jim, Dale, Carol, Sophia, Amy & Andrea.
1,320 0 0 307 444 267 302 9.44
450. Brave and the Bold 28 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Justice League of America, Starro & Snapper Carr.
1,318 0 0 0 1 1 1,316 3.80
451. Bloodshot 1 (1993, Valiant)
                Chromium cover. Bloodshot poster by Barry Windsor-Smith included.
1,315 0 1 711 339 122 142 9.62
452. Ultimate Spider-Man 1/2 (2002, Marvel-Wizard Pub.)
                Danny Rand appearance. Wizard mail-away exclusive.
1,314 0 0 718 436 71 89 9.67
453. Batman 0 We Can Be Heroes Edition (2012, D.C. Comics)
                Back-up story by James Tynion IV with art by Andy Clarke. Partial blank cover.
1,312 0 4 984 194 50 80 9.72
454. Avengers 3 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Hulk and Sub-Mariner team-up. Fantastic Four, X-Men and Spider-Man cameo.
1,309 0 0 0 9 16 1,284 5.61
455. Death of Wolverine 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Holofoil cover.
1,308 0 0 1,024 188 47 49 9.74
456. Devil Dinosaur 1 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Devil Dinosaur & Moon-Boy.
1,308 0 1 312 451 213 331 9.35
457. All-New Marvel Now! Point One 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Salvador Larroca cover. 1st full appearance of the new Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan).
1,303 0 0 279 512 265 247 9.47
458. Batman 21 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Lenticular cover.
1,298 0 9 1,145 104 25 15 9.77
459. Suicide Squad 1 (1987, D.C. Comics) 1,296 0 0 203 327 228 538 9.13
460. Conan the Barbarian 24 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Red Sonja. Last Barry Windsor-Smith issue.
1,295 0 0 88 203 223 781 8.65
461. Walking Dead 127 (2014, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Magna, Luke, Kelly, Connie, Yumiko, Annie, Siddiq & Bernie. "Outcast" preview by Kirkman & Azaceta.
1,293 0 0 1,169 88 22 14 9.77
462. Amazing Spider-Man 210 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Madame Web.
1,290 0 0 164 317 255 554 8.99
463. Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America 3 Sketch Edition (2007, Marvel Comics)
                Captain America. Partial blank cover.
1,289 0 2 678 321 132 156 9.61
464. Strange Tales 135 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Tony Stark & Baron Mordo appearance.
1,289 0 0 4 9 37 1,239 6.65
465. Batman 1 Variant Cover (2011, D.C. Comics) 1,287 0 1 751 273 120 142 9.64
466. Strange Academy 1 (2020, Marvel Comics)
                1st app of Emily Bright, Doyle Dormammu, Shaylee Moonpeddle, Calvin Morse, Dessy, German, Guslaug, Zoe, Alvi, Iric & Toth.
1,286 0 0 995 207 46 38 9.72
467. Booster Gold 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Booster Gold & Skeets. Blackguard appearance.
1,285 0 0 384 408 184 309 9.38
468. Infinity War 1 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Gatefold wraparound cover.
1,285 0 0 964 164 66 91 9.67
469. X-Men 128 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Proteus appearance.
1,285 0 0 193 318 273 501 9.11
470. Amazing Spider-Man 66 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Mysterio appearance. Green Goblin cameo. Letter from Cary Burkett.
1,283 0 0 37 70 125 1,051 7.85
471. Amazing Spider-Man 36 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Looter (Norton G. Fester).
1,281 0 0 5 23 50 1,203 7.15
472. X-Men 107 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Starjammers (Corsair, Raza, Ch'od & Hepzibah). Mister Fantastic & Thing cameo.
1,281 0 0 44 187 229 821 8.60
473. Red Sonja 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Based on Robert E. Howard's Red Sonja.
1,273 0 0 249 365 242 417 9.26
474. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1 Third Printing (1985, Mirage Studios)
                Origin & 1st app. of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Shredder & Splinter. Wraparound cover.
1,272 0 0 67 147 146 912 8.16
475. Amazing Spider-Man 29 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Scorpion.
1,270 0 0 7 27 52 1,184 6.66
476. Marvel Spotlight 2 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Werewolf by Night (Jack Russell).
1,270 0 0 0 22 78 1,170 7.42
477. X-Men 13 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Juggernaut. Human Torch appearance. Matt Murdock cameo.
1,270 0 0 4 7 28 1,231 6.42
478. Civil War 3 Variant Cover (2006, Marvel Comics)
                Iron Man vs. Captain America. 1st appearance of Ragnarok as "Thor".
1,268 0 5 830 261 83 89 9.68
479. NYX 4 (2004, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Tatiana. X-23 appearance.
1,267 0 0 384 383 187 313 9.43
480. Amazing Spider-Man 21 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Human Torch and Beetle appearance. Spider-Man pin-up.
1,265 0 0 6 19 43 1,197 6.58
481. X-Men 6 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Sub-Mariner appearance. Cyclops pin-up.
1,265 0 0 4 16 29 1,216 6.11
482. Daredevil 4 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Purple Man (Zebediah Killgrave).
1,264 0 0 4 13 32 1,215 6.05
483. Tales of Suspense 59 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Iron Man/Captain America double feature begins. 1st solo Captain America story since the 1950s. Black Knight app.
1,264 0 0 16 20 39 1,189 6.51
484. Fantastic Four 2 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Skrulls. 2nd appearance of the Fantastic Four. Thing pin-up.
1,263 0 0 1 2 8 1,252 4.30
485. Fantastic Four 55 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Thing vs. Silver Surfer. Lockjaw cameo.
1,263 0 1 5 18 52 1,187 7.12
486. Amazing Spider-Man 606 (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Black Cat, Diablo & Madame Web appearance.
1,262 0 0 564 385 151 162 9.57
487. Invaders 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Giant-Size Invaders #1
1,260 0 0 158 275 240 587 8.96
488. What If? 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Brief origin of Spider-Man & the Fantastic Four.
1,260 0 0 159 301 219 581 8.93
489. Mister Miracle 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance Mr. Miracle and Oberon. "Death" of Thaddeus Brown.
1,257 0 0 17 82 136 1,022 8.04
490. Amazing Spider-Man 22 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Princess Python. Ringmaster and the Circus of Crime appearance.
1,256 0 0 4 13 39 1,200 6.69
491. Ghost Rider v2 #1 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance Dan Ketch as Ghost Rider. 1st appearance of Deathwatch. Kingpin appearance.
1,256 0 0 330 419 206 301 9.41
492. Amazing Spider-Man 67 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Randy Robertson. Mysterio appearance.
1,255 0 0 13 40 135 1,067 7.83
493. Amazing Spider-Man 601 (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Jessica Jones appearance & New Avengers cameo in backup story.
1,254 0 1 391 348 236 278 9.45
494. Battlestar Galactica 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Adaptation of the first episode of the television series, part 1 of 3
1,253 0 1 468 359 150 275 9.37
495. Journey Into Mystery 85 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of Thor. 1st appearance of Loki, Heimdall, Asgard and Odin (cameo).
1,251 0 0 0 4 6 1,241 4.64
496. Ultimate Spider-Man 79 Wizard World Chicago Edition (2005, Marvel Comics)
                Hammerhead & Moon Knight appearance. Wizard World Chicago 2005 exclusive. Sketch cover.
1,251 7 32 1,148 26 17 21 9.78
497. Fantastic Four 72 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Silver Surfer and Watcher appearance.
1,248 0 0 5 32 72 1,139 7.43
498. Infinity Gauntlet 2 (1991, Marvel Comics) 1,246 0 0 510 295 163 278 9.44
499. Ultimate Spider-Man 5 (2001, Marvel Comics) 1,246 0 0 304 539 237 166 9.52
500. 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.
1,246 0 0 476 306 206 258 9.48

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