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 January 19, 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.
24,031 0 10 1,354 3,955 4,452 14,260 8.73
2. New Mutants 98 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Deadpool (Wade Wilson) Gideon & Copycat (Vanessa Carlysle) as Domino. Rictor leaves the New Mutants.
20,115 1 13 3,881 5,584 3,490 7,146 9.17
3. Amazing Spider-Man 361 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Carnage (Cletus Kasady).
18,461 0 4 4,683 6,702 3,185 3,887 9.42
4. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars 8 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the alien symbiote that eventually becomes Venom.
17,050 4 23 4,747 4,502 2,625 5,149 9.23
5. Wolverine Limited Series 1 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Wolverine comic. Yukio cameo on last page.
17,009 3 28 3,702 4,297 2,868 6,111 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.
16,490 6 74 8,842 3,770 1,693 2,105 9.59
7. Uncanny X-Men 266 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Gambit. Mystique appearance.
15,524 0 15 3,197 4,487 2,773 5,052 9.23
8. Incredible Hulk 181 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Wolverine. Wendigo appearance.
13,840 0 1 137 351 536 12,815 6.76
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.
13,274 0 8 1,613 3,131 2,606 5,916 9.04
10. Amazing Spider-Man 129 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Punisher (Frank Castle) and the Jackal.
12,992 0 0 147 430 790 11,625 7.17
11. Wolverine 1 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                1st Wolverine as Patch. Back cover pin-up by John Byrne.
10,913 1 15 2,441 2,450 1,820 4,186 9.15
12. New Mutants 87 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable, Stryfe & the Mutant Liberation Front.
10,197 0 5 2,089 2,713 1,833 3,557 9.23
13. Star Wars 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Part 1 of "Star Wars: A New Hope" movie adaptation.
10,078 0 0 742 1,973 1,902 5,461 8.83
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.
9,867 0 0 197 387 564 8,719 6.97
15. Venom: Lethal Protector 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st Venom in his own title. Spider-Man appearance. Red holo-grafx foil cover.
9,686 10 34 5,812 1,912 850 1,068 9.61
16. Spider-Man 1 Silver Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
9,291 30 140 6,326 1,363 537 895 9.68
17. Ultimate Fallout 4 (2011, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Man (Miles Morales). Poly-bag removed.
8,814 0 0 2,592 2,424 1,357 2,441 9.41
18. Savage She-Hulk 1 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of She-Hulk (Jennifer Walters). Origin of the Hulk retold.
8,289 0 3 2,266 2,442 1,257 2,321 9.26
19. Infinity Gauntlet 1 (1991, Marvel Comics) 8,075 0 0 2,454 2,289 1,201 2,131 9.36
20. Batman: The Killing Joke nn (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Joker cripples Barbara Gordon (Batgirl). Embossed cover.
7,713 14 52 3,492 2,111 1,027 1,017 9.56
21. X-Men 94 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                New X-Men begin. Sunfire leaves. 2nd appearance of Nightcrawler, Storm, Thunderbird & Colossus.
7,306 0 0 36 116 285 6,869 7.00
22. Amazing Spider-Man 238 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Hobgoblin. Manufactured with "Tattooz" insert & sample.
7,134 0 2 545 1,421 1,250 3,916 8.83
23. Incredible Hulk 340 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk vs. Wolverine. X-Men & Leader appearance.
6,939 0 3 1,012 1,894 1,360 2,670 9.13
24. Fantastic Four 48 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Silver Surfer and Galactus (cameo last page). Inhumans and Watcher appearance.
6,852 0 0 44 103 129 6,576 5.69
25. Amazing Spider-Man 194 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Cat (Felicia Hardy). Text illo of Black Cat by Dave Cockrum.
6,714 0 4 421 962 972 4,355 8.43
26. Amazing Spider-Man 298 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                1st Todd McFarlane Spider-Man. 1st appearance of Eddie Brock in cameo. Chance appearance.
6,528 0 3 874 1,654 1,326 2,671 9.12
27. Amazing Spider-Man v2 #36 (2001, Marvel Comics)
                Amazing Spider-Man #477 9/11 World Trade Center story.
6,481 7 29 1,733 2,599 1,056 1,057 9.51
28. X-Men 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Acolytes. Four different covers exist that form a single image.
6,463 0 11 4,102 1,096 451 803 9.60
29. Ms. Marvel 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st Carol Danvers as Ms. Marvel. Scorpion, J. Jonah Jameson & Mary Jane Watson appearance. Peter Parker cameo.
6,449 0 0 318 738 902 4,491 8.47
30. Batman Adventures 12 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Harley Quinn in comics (out of DC continuity).
6,377 0 0 931 1,449 1,099 2,898 8.94
31. Iron Man 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1 Origin of Iron Man retold.
6,339 0 2 36 91 188 6,022 6.48
32. Spider-Man 1 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
6,334 13 85 4,368 825 340 703 9.66
33. Eternals 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Eternals.
6,318 0 0 537 1,273 1,210 3,298 8.88
34. Web of Spider-Man 1 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Vulturions.
6,009 1 11 1,894 1,710 958 1,435 9.36
35. Omega Men 3 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Lobo.
5,935 0 0 2,161 1,677 869 1,228 9.46
36. Amazing Spider-Man 121 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Gwen Stacy. Green Goblin appearance.
5,833 0 0 74 200 381 5,178 7.35
37. Thor 337 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Beta Ray Bill. Nick Fury appearance.
5,825 0 3 1,224 1,633 1,071 1,894 9.25
38. Avengers Annual 10 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Rogue & Madelyn Pryor. Spider-Woman, X-Men, Carol Danvers & New Brotherhood of Evil Mutants appearance.
5,690 0 1 741 1,457 1,114 2,377 9.07
39. X-Factor 6 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur). Alliance of Evil (Tower, Frenzy, Stinger, Timeshadow) appearance.
5,654 0 2 1,071 1,512 1,020 2,049 9.17
40. Spectacular Spider-Man 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Tarantula appearance.
5,602 0 0 721 1,406 1,129 2,346 9.06
41. Nova 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Nova (Richard Rider). 1st appearance of Ginger Jaye.
5,554 0 0 473 1,155 1,098 2,828 8.89
42. Spider-Woman 1 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                New origin of Spider-Woman.
5,445 0 0 1,376 1,717 913 1,439 9.30
43. Wolverine Limited Series 2 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Yukio.
5,422 0 7 967 1,293 1,003 2,152 9.09
44. X-Men 141 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. Rachel (Phoenix II), Avalanche, Destiny, Pyro & alternate future X-Men. Mystique, Blob & Robert Kelly app.
5,415 0 1 738 1,221 1,001 2,454 8.92
45. Amazing Spider-Man 299 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Venom cameo. Chance appearance.
5,364 0 3 1,026 1,473 1,005 1,857 9.23
46. Amazing Spider-Man 362 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Carnage, Venom & Human Torch appearance.
5,347 5 10 3,071 1,271 476 514 9.62
47. Batman 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 5,326 0 7 2,447 1,303 617 952 9.55
48. New Teen Titans 2 (1980, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Deathstroke the Terminator (Slade Wilson). 1st appearance of Trigon in cameo.
5,303 0 1 792 1,123 869 2,518 8.88
49. Incredible Hulk 180 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Wolverine in cameo on last page. Wendigo appearance.
5,267 0 0 49 148 300 4,770 7.14
50. X-Men 101 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Phoenix. Black Tom Cassidy & Juggernaut appearance.
5,160 0 0 160 397 567 4,036 7.95
51. NYX 3 (2004, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of X-23 (Laura Kinney).
5,143 0 5 2,059 1,387 690 1,002 9.48
52. 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.
5,105 0 0 2 4 13 5,086 3.87
53. Tales of the Teen Titans 44 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Dick Grayson becomes Nightwing. 1st appearance of Jericho. Origin of Deathstroke.
5,057 0 4 1,115 1,462 905 1,571 9.26
54. Daredevil 168 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Elektra.
5,002 0 0 251 722 900 3,129 8.62
55. Iron Fist 14 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Sabretooth (Victor Creed).
5,001 0 0 195 502 643 3,661 8.16
56. Wolverine Limited Series 3 (1982, Marvel Comics) 4,964 0 8 847 1,232 849 2,028 9.04
57. Edge of Spider-Verse 2 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Woman (Gwen Stacy).
4,956 0 5 2,772 1,307 453 419 9.62
58. Amazing Spider-Man 4 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Cindy Moon becomes Silk. Black Cat & Morlun cameo.
4,941 1 12 3,871 619 241 197 9.72
59. Fantastic Four 52 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Panther (T'Challa). Inhumans appearance.
4,931 0 0 5 16 45 4,865 5.68
60. Daredevil 1 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Daredevil (Matt Murdock). 1st appearance of Karen Page and Foggy Nelson.
4,922 0 0 2 28 40 4,852 4.71
61. Amazing Spider-Man 122 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of the Green Goblin.
4,917 0 0 95 207 393 4,222 7.54
62. Amazing Spider-Man 50 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kingpin (Wilson Fisk). Origin of Spider-Man retold. Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon cameo.
4,898 0 0 7 16 54 4,821 5.91
63. Daredevil 181 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Elektra. Bullseye & Kingpin appearance. Punisher cameo.
4,870 0 6 1,292 1,583 782 1,207 9.35
64. Silver Surfer 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the Silver Surfer. Tales of the Watcher begin. Origin of the Watchers.
4,844 0 0 10 40 104 4,690 6.12
65. X-Men 4 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Omega Red (Arkady Rossovich).
4,737 0 0 2,594 1,141 444 558 9.57
66. Rai 0 (1992, Valiant)
                1st full appearance of Bloodshot. Origin & 1st appearance of new Rai. Harbinger & Solar appearance.
4,724 1 6 2,349 1,290 539 539 9.60
67. Amazing Spider-Man 316 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Black Cat appearance.
4,638 1 11 1,298 1,347 722 1,259 9.31
68. Uncanny X-Men 142 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                "Deaths" of alternate future Wolverine, Storm & Colossus. Sentinels, Robert Kelly & Brotherhood of Evil Mutants app.
4,617 0 1 593 1,106 827 2,090 8.94
69. Wolverine Limited Series 4 (1982, Marvel Comics) 4,594 0 5 879 994 728 1,988 9.00
70. Iron Man 55 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Thanos, Mentor, Drax the Destroyer (Arthur Douglas), Starfox, Kronos and the Blood Brothers.
4,500 0 0 81 159 273 3,987 7.20
71. Captain America 100 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st issue. Black Panther appearance. Story and numbering continued from Tales of Suspense #99
4,452 0 2 45 61 141 4,203 6.73
72. Avengers 1 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Avengers. Fantastic Four, Loki & Teen Brigade appearance.
4,384 0 0 0 5 11 4,368 3.94
73. Outcast 1 (2014, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Kyle Barnes.
4,272 0 0 3,350 633 156 133 9.73
74. New Mutants 1 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Karma. 2nd appearance of the New Mutants.
4,255 2 4 1,565 1,131 551 1,002 9.37
75. Saga 1 (2012, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Marko, Alana, Hazel, Prince Robot IV, Special Agent Gale, Vez, The Will & Lying Cat.
4,250 0 0 2,895 708 272 375 9.66
76. Conan the Barbarian 1 (1970, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Conan. 1st appearance of King Kull in cameo.
4,237 0 0 79 189 333 3,636 7.66
77. Venom 3 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #168 1st full appearance of Knull. Spider-Man (Miles Morales) appearance.
4,219 0 0 3,522 483 94 120 9.74
78. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Carrie Kelly.
4,180 0 1 766 1,493 818 1,102 9.37
79. Avengers 4 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Sub-Mariner appearance.
4,146 0 0 5 24 39 4,078 5.04
80. Amazing Spider-Man 1 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st app of J. Jonah Jameson & Chameleon. 1st Fantastic Four crossover. Origin of Spider-Man retold.
4,111 0 0 1 5 11 4,094 3.75
81. 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.
4,072 0 0 1 26 28 4,017 5.17
82. Amazing Spider-Man 700 (2013, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Peter Parker. Last issue.
4,030 0 0 2,561 693 300 476 9.62
83. Black Panther 1 (1977, Marvel Comics) 3,988 0 0 236 671 702 2,379 8.74
84. Amazing Spider-Man 363 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Carnage, Venom, Human Torch & Mister Fantastic appearance.
3,978 1 1 2,162 951 430 433 9.59
85. Moon Knight 1 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Part 1 of the origin of Moon Knight. 1st appearance of Raoul Bushman.
3,976 0 0 831 1,227 744 1,174 9.29
86. X-Men 137 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Phoenix. Lilandra, Gladiator, Imperial Guard & Watcher appearance.
3,976 0 6 489 1,107 732 1,642 9.04
87. Uncanny X-Men 221 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mister Sinister (Nathaniel Essex). Marauders appearance.
3,962 0 3 1,349 1,059 574 977 9.35
88. Avengers 57 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Silver Age Vision. Black Widow and Ultron appearance.
3,942 0 0 15 55 117 3,755 6.87
89. Amazing Spider-Man 101 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Morbius, the Living Vampire (Doctor Michael Morbius). Lizard appearance. Last 15? issue.
3,930 0 0 35 80 122 3,693 6.78
90. X-Men 129 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kitty Pryde, the White Queen (Emma Frost) & Sebastian Shaw. Mastermind appearance.
3,922 0 0 323 818 794 1,987 8.88
91. Spider-Man 1 Gold Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance. Indicia states "Second Printing".
3,895 0 21 2,108 709 396 661 9.54
92. Shazam 1 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr. and Mary Marvel since the Golden Age. Origin retold.
3,802 0 1 293 741 801 1,966 8.86
93. Marvel Spotlight 5 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Ghost Rider (Johnny Blaze). 1st appearance of Roxanne Simpson.
3,739 0 0 3 36 86 3,614 6.75
94. 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.
3,714 0 0 1,135 1,158 624 797 9.43
95. X-Force 2 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Deadpool. 1st app. of Weapon X (Garrison Kane). Juggernaut & Black Tom Cassidy app.
3,706 0 1 1,872 802 389 642 9.52
96. Spawn 9 (1993, Image Comics)
                1st appearance Medieval Spawn & Angela. Angela poster by Jim Lee.
3,657 0 0 1,985 927 354 391 9.61
97. Werewolf By Night 32 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Moon Knight (Marc Spector).
3,649 0 0 19 83 212 3,335 7.12
98. Fantastic Four 49 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Galactus. 2nd appearance of the Silver Surfer. 1st Silver Surfer and Galactus cover.
3,627 0 0 1 14 29 3,583 5.80
99. Marvel Premiere 15 (1974, Marvel Comics) 3,627 0 0 74 231 341 2,981 7.92
100. Sub-Mariner 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Iron Man and Sub-Mariner #1 Origin of Sub-Mariner retold.
3,623 0 0 73 154 241 3,155 7.27
101. X-Force 11 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of "real" Domino (Neena Thurman). Deadpool appearance.
3,619 0 0 2,103 791 314 411 9.59
102. Silver Surfer 4 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                Thor and Loki appearance. Hulk, Thing and Hercules cameo. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
3,575 0 0 25 74 132 3,344 6.84
103. Watchmen 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Rorschach, Ozymandias, Dr. Manhattan, Silk Spectre & Nite Owl. "Death" of Comedian.
3,566 0 0 527 1,090 720 1,229 9.25
104. G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero 1 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Based on the Hasbro toy line.
3,553 0 3 698 895 632 1,325 9.14
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.
3,543 0 2 507 703 544 1,787 8.81
106. Amazing Spider-Man 100 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                100th anniversary issue.
3,505 0 0 73 170 296 2,966 7.75
107. Superman: The Man of Steel 18 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Doomsday.
3,496 0 5 1,918 709 379 485 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.
3,450 0 0 27 95 144 3,184 7.17
109. Amazing Fantasy 15 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Spider-Man (Peter Parker). 1st appearance of Uncle Ben & Aunt May.
3,397 0 0 0 4 6 3,387 3.43
110. X-Men 1 Special Collectors Edition (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Acolytes. Magneto appearance. Double gatefold cover. No ads.
3,361 0 24 2,245 538 225 329 9.66
111. Amazing Spider-Man 301 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Silver Sable appearance.
3,296 0 0 201 969 793 1,333 9.11
112. Ultimate Spider-Man 1 (2000, Marvel Comics)
                1st "Ultimate" title.
3,296 0 0 499 1,305 891 601 9.45
113. Walking Dead 1 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Rick Grimes, Shane Walsh, Morgan & Duane Jones.
3,267 0 25 1,068 925 572 677 9.45
114. Batman: Damned 1 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
3,255 373 857 1,685 216 77 47 9.82
115. Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars 1 (1984, Marvel Comics) 3,224 0 1 1,030 876 482 835 9.32
116. Wolverine 10 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Sabretooth appearance. Back cover pin-up by Kent Williams.
3,219 0 2 994 930 525 768 9.38
117. X-Factor 24 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Archangel. Origin of Apocalypse. Horsemen app. Caliban leaves X-Factor.
3,213 0 1 902 931 532 847 9.33
118. Batman: Vengeance of Bane Special 1 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Bane.
3,208 0 12 1,032 860 511 793 9.43
119. Incredible Hulk 271 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                1st comic book appearance of Rocket Raccoon.
3,203 0 0 415 622 510 1,656 8.79
120. Transformers 1 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st comic appearance of the Autobots & the Decepticons.
3,171 0 3 528 832 579 1,229 9.09
121. Marvel Spotlight 32 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Spider-Woman (Jessica Drew). Nick Fury appearance.
3,114 0 0 184 573 514 1,843 8.67
122. Amazing Spider-Man 365 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Spider-Man 2099. Gatefold Venom/Carnage poster by Mark Bagley. Hologram cover.
3,082 0 0 1,026 1,005 529 522 9.50
123. Uncanny X-Men 244 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Jubilee (Jubilation Lee).
3,076 0 1 880 868 477 850 9.32
124. Sandman 1 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Morpheus. Wesley Dodds cameo.
3,054 0 0 881 972 488 713 9.40
125. Wolverine: The Origin 1 (2001, Marvel Comics) 3,041 5 36 1,223 1,201 283 293 9.63
126. Batman 497 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Bane breaks Batman's back. Newsstand edition exists without black outer cover.
3,029 2 9 1,982 546 232 258 9.66
127. Tomb of Dracula 10 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Blade the Vampire Slayer.
3,018 0 1 49 118 212 2,638 7.42
128. 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.
2,992 0 0 100 244 314 2,334 8.01
129. New Mutants 100 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of X-Force. 1st full appearance of Shatterstar. Last issue.
2,987 0 1 1,311 851 354 470 9.53
130. Hero For Hire 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Luke Cage. 1st appearance of Diamondback (Willis Stryker).
2,978 0 0 14 50 94 2,820 7.06
131. X-Men 100 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Old X-Men vs. new X-Men.
2,922 0 0 91 247 377 2,207 8.19
132. Preacher 1 (1995, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st full appearance of Jesse Custer, Tulip, Cassidy & Saint of Killers.
2,887 0 0 756 779 493 859 9.32
133. Avengers 196 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st full appearance Taskmaster. Letter from Kurt Busiek.
2,861 0 0 256 436 435 1,734 8.57
134. Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen 3 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Punchline (Alexis Kaye).
2,860 0 0 2,315 455 58 32 9.75
135. Fantastic Four 45 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Lockjaw & the Inhumans (Black Bolt, Crystal, Karnak & Triton). Sandman & Dragon Man appearance.
2,854 0 0 6 5 27 2,816 5.84
136. Deadpool 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Deadpool comic. The Circle Chase. Embossed cover.
2,818 1 7 1,388 760 304 358 9.59
137. Ghost Rider 1 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Son of Satan (Daimon Hellstrom) in cameo. Story continued from Marvel Spotlight #11
2,816 0 0 37 97 227 2,455 7.68
138. X-Men 130 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Dazzler (Alison Blaire). Sebastian Shaw, Mastermind & Emma Frost appearance.
2,801 0 1 299 609 595 1,297 8.95
139. X-Men 121 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Alpha Flight. Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance. John Byrne cameo.
2,799 0 0 356 597 504 1,342 8.92
140. Punisher 1 (1987, Marvel Comics) 2,797 0 1 878 858 445 615 9.41
141. Punisher Limited Series 1 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Jigsaw appearance.
2,778 0 0 471 738 579 990 9.19
142. Amazing Spider-Man 375 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                Holo-grafx cover. Story ties in with Venom: Lethal Protector #1 John Jameson & Chameleon backup stories.
2,777 0 1 1,448 683 293 352 9.57
143. Batman 232 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Ra's al Ghul. Origin of Batman and Robin retold. Talia cameo.
2,756 0 0 64 119 173 2,400 7.27
144. Daredevil 131 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the new Bullseye. 1st appearance of Jacob Conover.
2,754 0 0 87 246 375 2,046 8.29
145. Amazing Spider-Man 40 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of the Green Goblin.
2,743 0 0 5 20 79 2,639 6.61
146. Amazing Spider-Man 39 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Norman Osborn revealed as Green Goblin. 1st John Romita Spider-Man art in title.
2,734 0 0 7 33 58 2,636 6.40
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.
2,721 0 0 50 123 214 2,334 7.64
148. Batman 608 (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance.
2,714 0 3 1,501 621 218 371 9.62
149. Darth Vader 3 (2015, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Doctor Chelli Aphra, Triple Zero (0-0-0) & BT-1.
2,696 0 0 1,741 661 174 120 9.68
150. Amazing Spider-Man 41 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Rhino (Aleksei Sytsevich).
2,672 0 0 3 20 49 2,600 5.98
151. Iron Man and Sub-Mariner 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Pre-dates both Iron Man #1 and Sub-Mariner #1 Whiplash and Destiny appearance.
2,661 0 1 14 79 163 2,404 7.49
152. Batman 251 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance. Classic cover.
2,653 0 0 24 88 149 2,392 7.15
153. Star Wars 42 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Part 4 of "The Empire Strikes Back" movie adaptation. Star Wars British cover gallery.
2,652 0 1 319 570 494 1,268 8.99
154. Amazing Spider-Man 20 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Scorpion (MacDonald "Mac" Gargan). Peter Parker/Spider-Man pin-up.
2,637 0 0 7 13 31 2,586 5.83
155. Batman 404 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                "Year One" storyline begins.
2,621 0 1 764 769 445 642 9.37
156. Superman 75 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover.
2,621 0 0 1,409 637 193 382 9.61
157. Amazing Spider-Man 13 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Mysterio (Quentin Beck).
2,609 0 0 1 14 21 2,573 5.22
158. Fantastic Four 67 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Him (Warlock) in cameo.
2,599 0 0 12 38 88 2,461 6.78
159. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 4 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Batman vs. Superman. "Death" of Alfred.
2,594 0 0 677 923 469 525 9.44
160. Fantastic Four 50 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Silver Surfer battles Galactus. Johnny Storm goes to college. 1st appearance of Wyatt Wingfoot.
2,584 0 0 3 8 20 2,553 6.06
161. House of Secrets 92 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Swamp Thing. Grey tone cover.
2,573 0 0 3 24 42 2,504 6.22
162. X-Men 134 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Phoenix becomes Dark Phoenix. Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Harry Leland & Mastermind) app.
2,562 0 2 268 587 485 1,220 8.88
163. Amazing Spider-Man 200 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Spider-Man retold.
2,532 0 2 397 852 525 756 9.20
164. Marvel Team-Up 141 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                Ties with Amazing Spider-Man #252 for first appearance of the black costume. Daredevil & Black Widow appearance.
2,529 0 0 406 655 473 995 9.12
165. Amazing Spider-Man 344 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of Cletus Kasady (Carnage). 1st full appearance of Cardiac (Elias Wirtham). Rhino & Eddie Brock app.
2,523 0 4 814 876 368 461 9.47
166. Daredevil 158 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Frank Miller's run on Daredevil begins. Origin & "death" of Death-Stalker. Black Widow appearance.
2,516 0 0 206 390 440 1,480 8.70
167. Fantastic Four 1 (1961, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Fantastic Four (Marvel's 1st super-hero team) & the Mole Man.
2,487 0 0 0 2 3 2,482 3.44
168. X-Men Annual 14 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Fantastic Four & Ahab appearance. Gambit cameo (predates Uncanny X-Men #266). Pinups by Kevin Nowlan & Michael Golden.
2,484 0 6 753 593 368 764 9.27
169. Amazing Spider-Man 6 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Lizard (Doctor Curtis Connors).
2,479 0 0 3 10 31 2,435 5.07
170. Harbinger 1 (1992, Valiant)
                1st appearance of Harbinger (Sting, Kris, Zephyr, Flamingo & Torque). Harbinger #0 mail-order coupon included.
2,465 0 0 472 630 510 853 9.29
171. Eternal Warrior 4 (1992, Valiant)
                1st appearance of Bloodshot in cameo on last page. 1st appearance of the Immortal Enemy.
2,456 0 0 1,518 575 194 169 9.66
172. Amazing Spider-Man 15 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kraven the Hunter. 2nd appearance of the Chameleon. 1st mention of Mary Jane Watson.
2,452 0 0 2 7 26 2,417 5.43
173. Civil War 1 (2006, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of the New Warriors, Speedfreek, Coldheart & Cobalt Man. Wraparound cover.
2,450 11 46 1,934 239 85 135 9.72
174. Walking Dead 193 (2019, Image/Skybound)
                Last issue.
2,433 0 45 1,973 317 47 51 9.75
175. Marvel Premiere 47 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Scott Lang becomes the new Ant-Man.
2,425 0 0 204 445 389 1,387 8.72
176. X-Men 1 Sketch Cover (2010, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
2,421 2 0 1,450 593 200 176 9.65
177. Amazing Spider-Man 3 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Doctor Octopus (Otto Octavius). Human Torch appearance.
2,408 0 0 2 9 9 2,388 4.56
178. X-Men 95 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Thunderbird. 3rd appearance of the new X-Men. Count Nefaria & Ani-Men appearance.
2,390 0 0 88 201 263 1,838 7.97
179. Saga of the Swamp Thing 37 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of John Constantine.
2,376 0 2 317 584 443 1,030 9.08
180. Spider-Man 2099 1 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Origin Spider-Man 2099 (Miguel O'Hara). Red foil cover.
2,370 0 8 1,537 456 164 205 9.66
181. Amazing Spider-Man 9 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Electro (Max Dillon).
2,365 0 0 2 9 21 2,333 5.30
182. X-Men 12 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Professor X. Origin and 1st appearance of the Juggernaut (Cain Marko).
2,365 0 0 2 10 33 2,320 5.79
183. Walking Dead 19 (2005, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Michonne Hawthorne. Zombie bondage cover. "Death" of Dexter. Andrew leaves.
2,360 0 1 817 651 374 517 9.44
184. Amazing Spider-Man 4 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Sandman (William Baker). 1st appearance of Betty Brant.
2,354 0 0 0 3 9 2,342 4.58
185. Avengers 684 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk gains new powers and becomes "Immortal Hulk".
2,354 0 0 1,935 252 75 92 9.73
186. John Byrne's Next Men 21 (1993, Dark Horse Comics)
                1st full color appearance of Hellboy. "Faith" storyline part 3 of 4
2,344 0 1 529 690 464 660 9.38
187. Tales of Suspense 39 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Iron Man (Tony Stark).
2,340 0 0 1 4 21 2,314 4.30
188. Teen Titans 12 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Batman Who Laughs.
2,340 0 0 672 918 437 313 9.53
189. Amazing Spider-Man 31 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Gwen Stacy, Harry Osborn and Professor Miles Warren.
2,337 0 0 3 17 38 2,279 6.18
190. X-Men 135 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Senator Robert Kelly. Reed Richards, Thing, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange & Silver Surfer cameo.
2,336 0 1 386 598 428 923 9.06
191. Amazing Spider-Man 5 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st Doctor Doom appearance outside Fantastic Four. Fantastic Four cameo.
2,328 0 0 1 10 15 2,302 4.83
192. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 2 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Carrie Kelly becomes Robin.
2,326 0 0 602 845 405 474 9.43
193. Amazing Spider-Man 265 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Silver Sable. Black Fox appearance.
2,325 0 3 660 655 359 648 9.30
194. X-Men 140 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Alpha Flight disbands. Wendigo appearance. Blob cameo on last page.
2,299 0 1 401 643 475 779 9.18
195. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 3 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Joker.
2,283 1 1 743 709 379 450 9.47
196. Batman: Damned 1 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
2,280 310 646 1,082 121 65 56 9.82
197. Green Lantern 76 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Green Lantern/Green Arrow stories begin.
2,277 0 0 2 23 49 2,203 6.66
198. Totally Awesome Hulk 22 (2017, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Weapon H. Old Man Logan, Sabretooth, Domino, Warpath & Lady Deathstrike appearance.
2,274 0 1 1,932 221 59 61 9.74
199. X-Men 4 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Quicksilver, Scarlet Witch, Toad and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants. 2nd appearance of Magneto.
2,273 0 0 2 9 27 2,235 5.17
200. Batman: Harley Quinn nn (1999, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Harley Quinn in DC Universe continuity.
2,268 0 6 1,049 630 295 288 9.58
201. Batman 92 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Punchline appearance.
2,242 0 20 2,098 103 11 10 9.79
202. Amazing Spider-Man 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Vulture (Adrian Toomes) and the Terrible Tinkerer (Phineas Mason).
2,226 0 0 1 4 7 2,214 4.32
203. Spectacular Spider-Man 64 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Cloak & Dagger.
2,226 0 1 291 583 386 965 9.01
204. Swamp Thing 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Swamp Thing. 1st appearance of Lt. Matt Cable, Alec and Linda Holland.
2,223 0 0 32 120 221 1,850 8.08
205. 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.
2,211 0 0 10 31 96 2,074 6.89
206. Doctor Strange 169 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st Doctor Strange in his own title. Origin of Doctor Strange retold.
2,192 0 0 43 82 106 1,961 7.25
207. Detective Comics 359 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon). Killer Moth appearance.
2,191 0 0 4 13 18 2,156 5.38
208. Avenging Spider-Man 9 (2012, Marvel Comics)
                1st Carol Danvers as Captain Marvel, predates Captain Marvel #1 (9/12)
2,184 0 0 1,026 661 267 230 9.59
209. Batman 181 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Poison Ivy (Pamela Lillian Isley). Pin-up by Infantino and Anderson.
2,184 0 0 3 7 21 2,153 5.20
210. 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.
2,182 0 1 928 501 265 487 9.41
211. Amazing Spider-Man 239 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st Spider-Man vs. Hobgoblin battle. Madame Web appearance.
2,170 1 4 412 553 395 805 9.10
212. Amazing Spider-Man 28 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Molten Man (Mark Raxton). Peter Parker graduates high school.
2,170 0 0 0 7 16 2,147 5.99
213. Doctor Strange 1 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Silver Dagger (Isaiah Curwen). Story continued from Marvel Premiere #14
2,170 0 0 141 249 376 1,404 8.60
214. X-Men 96 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Moira MacTaggert.
2,167 0 0 71 190 268 1,638 8.21
215. Walking Dead 108 (2013, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Ezekiel & Shiva.
2,156 0 4 1,710 269 84 89 9.73
216. X-Men 136 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Lilandra appearance. President Jimmy Carter cameo.
2,155 0 0 347 547 396 865 9.03
217. Crisis on Infinite Earths 7 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Supergirl.
2,140 0 2 785 597 309 447 9.41
218. Captain America 25 Variant Edition (2007, Marvel Comics)
                Death of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Winter Soldier, Crossbones & Falcon appearance. Captain America #574
2,116 0 8 1,703 261 70 74 9.74
219. Iron Fist 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Marvel Premiere #25 Iron Fist battles Iron Man.
2,116 0 0 34 232 298 1,552 8.23
220. X-Men 120 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Alpha Flight in cameo. Sunfire, Mariko Yashida, Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance.
2,100 0 0 86 283 383 1,348 8.63
221. Amazing Spider-Man 328 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk & Sebastian Shaw appearance.
2,098 0 4 929 610 273 282 9.53
222. Marvel Super-Heroes 13 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Carol Danvers. 2nd appearance of Captain Marvel. Letter from Dave Cockrum.
2,096 0 0 1 8 27 2,060 5.87
223. Avengers 55 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Crimson Cowl revealed as Ultron-5 (1st appearance). Whirlwind, Radioactive Man, Melter, Klaw & Black Knight appearance.
2,089 0 0 38 85 151 1,815 7.42
224. Tomb of Dracula 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Dracula, Frank Drake and Clifton Graves.
2,088 0 0 58 144 213 1,673 7.94
225. Amazing Spider-Man 19 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Human Torch, Sandman and Enforcers appearance. 1st appearance of MacDonald Gargan in cameo on last page.
2,086 0 1 12 45 61 1,967 6.51
226. Thor 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Jane Foster becomes the new Thor.
2,081 0 0 1,659 290 60 72 9.73
227. Amazing Spider-Man 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Humberto Ramos cover & art
2,079 0 0 1,552 290 97 140 9.70
228. Micronauts 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Baron Karza & Bug.
2,079 0 0 569 685 343 482 9.35
229. All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                2 different covers exist, both by Jim Lee.
2,075 0 0 1,540 283 100 152 9.72
230. X-Men 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the X-Men. 1st appearance of the Vanisher (Telford Porter).
2,066 0 0 2 7 15 2,042 5.01
231. Fantastic Four 46 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Black Bolt. Inhumans and Dragon Man appearance. 1st Black Bolt cover.
2,057 0 0 9 26 69 1,953 6.56
232. Dark Nights: Death Metal LOTDK 1 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Tony Daniel cover. Origin & 1st app. of the Robin King.
2,050 0 0 1,920 87 26 17 9.78
233. Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Scorpio appearance.
2,039 0 1 58 131 233 1,616 7.84
234. Thor 165 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Him (Warlock). Watcher appearance. Last 12? issue.
2,038 0 0 5 15 53 1,965 6.88
235. Amazing Spider-Man 798 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                1st Norman Osborn as the Red Goblin.
2,036 0 6 1,920 69 21 20 9.78
236. X-Men 139 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Kitty Pryde joins X-Men. Alpha Flight appearance. Wolverine dons new costume. 1st appearance of Heather Hudson.
2,035 0 0 226 509 423 877 9.05
237. Journey Into Mystery 83 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Thor (Doctor Don Blake).
2,027 0 0 0 1 11 2,015 3.99
238. The Marvels Project 1 Sketch Cover (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover. 70th anniversary "frame" cover.
2,026 0 1 1,681 224 52 68 9.74
239. Amazing Spider-Man 529 (2006, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of new Spider-Man costume.
2,024 0 3 1,307 455 123 136 9.67
240. Deadpool 1 (1997, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of T-Ray & Blind Al. Sasquatch, Zoe Culloden & Noah DuBois appearance. Wraparound cover.
2,023 0 0 548 566 352 557 9.34
241. Wonder Woman 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st Modern app. of Themyscira, Gaea's Girdle, Hippolyte, Ares & The Olympian Gods. New origin. Wraparound cover.
2,021 0 0 843 599 251 328 9.50
242. X-Men 14 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Sentinels.
2,021 0 0 1 24 53 1,943 6.46
243. Young Avengers 1 (2005, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Young Avengers. 1st professional comic work by Allan Heinberg.
1,999 0 0 1,144 524 186 145 9.65
244. Alias 1 (2001, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Jessica Jones. 1st MAX title. Luke Cage appearance.
1,998 0 1 870 567 277 283 9.54
245. Captain America 25 (2007, Marvel Comics)
                Death of Captain America (Steve Rogers). Winter Soldier, Crossbones & Falcon appearance. Captain America #574
1,996 0 4 1,631 214 64 83 9.73
246. Uncanny X-Men 213 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                Wolverine vs. Sabretooth. Psylocke joins the X-Men.
1,994 0 0 466 469 311 748 9.14
247. Crisis on Infinite Earths 1 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Blue Beetle & Detective Karp in D.C. Comics. Wraparound cover.
1,976 0 2 767 539 273 395 9.44
248. Amazing Spider-Man 17 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Green Goblin. Human Torch appearance.
1,974 0 0 7 14 23 1,930 5.87
249. Amazing Spider-Man 10 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Big Man (Fred Foswell) and the Enforcers (Montana, Ox and Fancy Dan).
1,971 0 0 9 20 38 1,904 5.87
250. Spider-Gwen 1 (2015, Marvel Comics) 1,971 0 2 1,694 180 47 48 9.76
251. Spider-Man Unlimited 1 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of Shriek (Frances Barrison). Carnage & Doppelganger appearance. "Maximum Carnage" storyline begins.
1,964 0 2 1,170 413 169 210 9.62
252. New Teen Titans 1 (1980, D.C. Comics) 1,960 0 1 317 510 361 771 9.08
253. X-Men 138 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Cyclops leaves the X-Men. Funeral of Jean Grey.
1,934 0 4 384 512 373 661 9.15
254. Hulk 1 (2008, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Red Hulk. Iron Man, Doc Samson, She-Hulk & Winter Guard appearance.
1,931 0 3 1,037 508 195 188 9.61
255. New Gods 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Orion, Lightray, Metron, High-Father and Kalibak.
1,916 0 0 52 219 229 1,416 8.12
256. Amazing Spider-Man 16 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Daredevil crossover. 2nd appearance of the Ringmaster and the Circus of Crime.
1,912 0 0 7 17 48 1,840 6.05
257. Amazing Spider-Man Annual 21 (1987, Marvel Comics)
                Peter Parker weds Mary Jane Watson. Spider-Man & Peter Parker covers exist.
1,908 0 1 656 559 224 468 9.36
258. Batman 89 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Punchline in cameo (face not revealed).
1,895 0 2 1,613 188 51 41 9.75
259. Thief of Thieves 1 (2012, Image Comics) 1,892 0 0 889 637 203 163 9.62
260. Amazing Spider-Man 33 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Dr. Curt Connors appearance.
1,887 0 0 43 119 144 1,581 7.41
261. 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.
1,883 0 0 10 71 157 1,645 7.69
262. Amazing Spider-Man 135 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Punisher. Origin of the Tarantula.
1,876 0 1 31 129 207 1,508 8.09
263. Detective Comics 880 (2011, D.C. Comics) 1,873 0 0 578 609 275 411 9.45
264. Thanos 13 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                1st app. of the Cosmic Ghost Rider. Marvel Value Stamp #36 "Storm"
1,869 0 0 825 669 210 165 9.59
265. Alpha Flight 1 (1983, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Puck & Marrina. Origin of Alpha Flight.
1,866 0 2 841 503 197 323 9.45
266. Amazing Spider-Man 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Living Brain. Fantastic Four appearance in backup story.
1,861 0 0 6 15 32 1,808 5.63
267. Strange Tales 110 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Doctor Strange, Ancient One, Nightmare and Wong. 1st Paste-Pot Pete and Wizard team-up.
1,861 0 0 0 6 14 1,841 4.81
268. Silver Surfer 3 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mephisto. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
1,860 0 0 7 39 75 1,739 7.00
269. Avengers 2 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Space Phantom. Hulk leaves the Avengers.
1,859 0 0 5 12 26 1,816 5.54
270. Rom 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Rom. 1st appearance of Brandy Clark & the Dire Wraiths.
1,853 0 0 377 578 390 508 9.30
271. Uncanny X-Men 248 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                1st Jim Lee art on Uncanny X-Men. Longshot leaves the X-Men.
1,853 0 2 399 476 338 638 9.23
272. X-Men 109 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Weapon Alpha (James Hudson, later becomes Guardian).
1,834 0 0 133 320 340 1,041 8.68
273. Inhumans 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Blastaar appearance.
1,828 0 0 292 430 295 811 8.89
274. Astonishing Tales 25 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Deathlok (Luther Manning) and Major Ryker. 1st George Perez work (last 2 pages).
1,827 0 1 88 240 290 1,208 8.51
275. Incredible Hulk 1 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Incredible Hulk. 1st appearance of Rick Jones, Betty Ross and General Ross.
1,824 0 0 0 0 1 1,823 3.66
276. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 (1985, Mirage Studios)
                Pin-up by Matt Howarth. Wraparound cover.
1,823 0 0 208 435 330 850 9.06
277. Walking Dead 27 (2006, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of the Governor, Martinez & the town of Woodbury. Pin-up on back cover by Cliff Rathburn.
1,822 0 6 693 540 268 315 9.51
278. X-Men 133 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Harry Leland, Donald Pierce & Mastermind) appearance.
1,822 0 0 264 494 346 718 9.09
279. Amazing Spider-Man 59 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st Mary Jane Watson cover. Kingpin cameo on last page.
1,820 0 0 42 81 152 1,545 7.74
280. Superman 204 (2004, D.C. Comics) 1,816 8 66 1,197 294 96 155 9.68
281. Uncanny X-Men 268 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Captain America & Black Widow appearance.
1,811 0 2 470 487 336 516 9.33
282. Amazing Spider-Man 18 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Ned Leeds. Fantastic Four and Sandman appearance. Daredevil and Avengers cameo.
1,809 0 0 5 19 31 1,754 6.04
283. Captain Marvel 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Marvel Super-Heroes #13 Kree Sentry appearance.
1,807 0 0 26 51 134 1,596 7.30
284. Forever People 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Darkseid. 1st appearance of Forever People. Superman and Jimmy Olsen appearance.
1,805 0 0 56 119 201 1,429 7.99
285. Harley Quinn 1 (2000, D.C. Comics)
                1st Harley Quinn in her own title. Joker & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,796 0 6 910 404 199 277 9.55
286. Batman 428 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Part 3 "A Death in the Family" story. "Death" of Robin II (Jason Todd). Superman appearance.
1,795 0 0 190 467 395 743 9.17
287. Amazing Spider-Man 7 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Vulture.
1,780 0 0 2 12 19 1,747 5.32
288. Thor 5 (2020, Marvel Comics)
                Thor #731
1,778 0 0 1,535 152 54 37 9.75
289. Tales of Suspense 57 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Hawkeye (Clint Barton). Black Widow appearance.
1,774 0 0 4 12 21 1,737 5.58
290. Darkhawk 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Darkhawk (Chris Powell). Hobgoblin appearance.
1,773 0 0 674 614 243 242 9.54
291. Uncanny X-Men 211 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Marauders.
1,773 0 6 725 428 257 357 9.41
292. 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.
1,770 0 0 6 26 59 1,679 6.90
293. X-Factor 1 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of X-Factor. 1st appearance of Cameron Hodge & Rusty.
1,770 0 1 741 447 190 391 9.41
294. X-Men 125 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mutant X (Proteus). Mastermind appearance. Magneto cameo.
1,765 0 0 316 436 343 670 9.11
295. Fantastic Four 5 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Dr. Doom. Full page ad for Incredible Hulk #1 Letter from Roy Thomas.
1,761 0 0 0 3 13 1,745 4.26
296. 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.
1,759 0 0 5 5 9 1,740 5.05
297. Ms. Marvel 18 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Mystique. Avengers (Wasp, Yellowjacket, Vision, Scarlet Witch & Wonder Man) appearance.
1,756 0 0 151 315 299 991 8.74
298. Amazing Spider-Man 4 Ramos Variant Cover (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Cindy Moon becomes Silk. Black Cat & Morlun cameo.
1,751 0 2 1,473 156 67 53 9.73
299. X-Force 1 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Wraparound cover. Poly-bag removed. Direct Editions exist with "Positive" and "Negative" UPC codes.
1,750 0 0 321 357 239 833 9.14
300. Eternals 2 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Ajak & the Celestials.
1,744 0 0 183 432 349 780 9.04
301. Ultimate Spider-Man 2 (2000, Marvel Comics)
                2 different covers exist.
1,741 0 1 811 561 216 152 9.62
302. Iron Man 128 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Alcoholism storyline ends.
1,734 0 0 178 336 272 948 8.74
303. 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.
1,732 0 0 6 11 48 1,667 6.46
304. X-Men 3 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Blob (Frederick J. Dukes).
1,723 0 0 6 8 23 1,686 5.51
305. Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 134 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Darkseid in cameo on last page.
1,721 0 0 10 27 62 1,622 6.94
306. Amazing Spider-Man 312 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Green Goblin battles Hobgoblin.
1,719 0 8 730 499 210 272 9.50
307. Batman Adventures: Mad Love nn (1994, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Harley Quinn out of D.C. continuity.
1,717 0 0 295 397 334 691 9.17
308. Spider-Man 1 Platinum Edition (1990, Marvel Comics)
                Lizard appearance.
1,717 0 0 176 393 350 798 9.17
309. Amazing Spider-Man 64 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Vulture appearance.
1,710 0 0 74 178 219 1,239 8.29
310. Amazing Spider-Man 583 Variant Edition (2009, Marvel Comics)
                President Barack Obama cover & back-up story.
1,709 0 0 1,146 354 118 91 9.69
311. Uncanny X-Men 143 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Kitty Pryde solo story. N'Garai appearance. Christmas cover.
1,704 0 3 384 499 340 478 9.28
312. Captain America 109 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                Origin of Captain America retold. Nick Fury appearance.
1,703 0 0 44 134 174 1,351 8.03
313. Incredible Hulk 377 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Doc Samson & Ringmaster appearance. Direct Sales have "Tiger Electronics" insert included.
1,694 0 0 491 547 290 366 9.43
314. Godzilla 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Nick Fury, Dum Dum Dugan & Jimmy Woo appearance. Godzilla pin-ups by Dave Cockrum.
1,693 0 1 454 493 290 455 9.24
315. Marvel Super-Heroes 12 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Captain Marvel (Mar-Vell). 1st appearance of Yon-Rogg and Una.
1,693 0 0 20 43 103 1,527 7.21
316. Daredevil 7 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Daredevil battles Sub-Mariner. Daredevil dons new red costume. Daredevil and Sub-Mariner pin-up.
1,691 0 0 0 3 10 1,678 5.99
317. All-Star Comics 58 (1976, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Power Girl (Kara Zor-L). 1st issue of title since 2-3/51
1,687 0 0 88 215 246 1,138 8.40
318. Uncanny X-Men 283 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Bishop, Malcolm & Randall.
1,687 1 4 866 480 185 151 9.61
319. Wolverine: The Origin 2 (2001, Marvel Comics) 1,684 1 10 1,082 340 80 171 9.71
320. Eternals 3 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Sersi.
1,678 0 0 261 387 315 715 9.09
321. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 4 (1985, Mirage Studios)
                Pin-up by Jason Sklaver. Wraparound cover.
1,666 0 0 202 348 363 753 9.00
322. Walking Dead 100 (2012, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Negan & "Lucille". "Death" of Glenn.
1,663 2 9 1,150 297 104 101 9.69
323. Batman 612 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Lois Lane & Krypto appearance. "Black & Bruised" coupon included.
1,662 0 4 912 384 129 233 9.61
324. Iron Man 282 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of War Machine. Nick Fury appearance.
1,653 0 2 659 465 216 311 9.45
325. Marvel Feature 1 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st app. of the Defenders. "Death" of Yandroth. Baron Mordo appears in Doctor Strange backup story.
1,648 0 0 13 51 124 1,460 7.61
326. Spider-Man 13 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                Spider-Man #1 (8/90) cover homage. Morbius appearance.
1,646 0 2 895 371 159 219 9.54
327. X-Men 108 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                John Byrne issues begin. Starjammers appearance. Corsair revealed as the father of Cyclops & Havok.
1,639 0 0 156 290 286 907 8.77
328. Batman 608 Second Printing (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,638 0 0 616 466 228 328 9.49
329. X-O Manowar 1 (1992, Valiant)
                Origin & 1st app. of X-O Manowar (Aric Dacia). 1st appearance of Ken Clarkson & Lydia (Spider Alien).
1,637 0 0 816 432 163 226 9.50
330. Amazing Spider-Man 607 (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Black Cat & Diablo appearance. Ana Kravinov cameo on last page.
1,633 0 0 673 459 213 288 9.52
331. Uncanny X-Men 201 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable as baby Nathan. Starjammers & Binary appearance. Storm becomes team leader.
1,627 0 0 501 442 258 426 9.33
332. 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.
1,623 0 0 11 30 72 1,510 7.00
333. Avengers 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Kang the Conqueror.
1,614 0 0 4 14 27 1,569 5.91
334. Amazing Spider-Man 23 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of the Green Goblin. Spider-Man pin-up. Letter from Jim Shooter.
1,613 0 0 1 8 16 1,588 6.45
335. New Mutants Annual 2 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st U.S. appearance of Psylocke (Elizabeth Braddock). Captain Britain, Mojo & Spiral appearance.
1,611 0 0 212 344 289 766 9.00
336. Venom 3 Third Printing (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #168 1st full appearance of Knull. Spider-Man (Miles Morales) appearance.
1,611 0 0 1,349 171 49 42 9.74
337. Captain America Annual 8 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Overrider (Richard Rennselaer) & T.E.S.S.-One. Wolverine appearance.
1,604 0 2 313 446 287 556 9.16
338. Batman 357 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Killer Croc (Waylon Jones) & Jason Todd. "Atari" insert included.
1,598 0 0 229 363 302 704 9.04
339. Amazing Spider-Man 62 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Medusa appearance.
1,596 0 0 69 107 198 1,222 8.04
340. Venom: Lethal Protector 4 (1993, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Scream (Donna Diego). Spider-Man appearance.
1,592 0 1 1,097 287 93 114 9.67
341. Walking Dead 100 Chromium Edition (2012, Image/Skybound)
                1st appearance of Negan & "Lucille". "Death" of Glenn. Wraparound cover.
1,589 0 5 1,286 221 39 38 9.75
342. Amazing Spider-Man 12 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of Doctor Octopus. Letter from Dave Cockrum.
1,579 0 0 4 8 26 1,541 5.81
343. Silver Surfer 2 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Brotherhood of Badoon. Tales of the Watcher backup story.
1,577 0 0 18 61 111 1,387 7.52
344. X-Men 99 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Black Tom Cassidy. Sentinels appearance.
1,575 0 0 40 166 253 1,116 8.38
345. Marvel Spotlight 28 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st solo Moon Knight story.
1,571 0 0 76 234 270 991 8.62
346. Amazing Spider-Man 97 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Drug story not approved by the Comics Code Authority. Green Goblin appearance.
1,569 0 0 42 120 206 1,201 8.15
347. Amazing Spider-Man 45 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of the Lizard.
1,564 0 0 19 73 115 1,357 7.65
348. Paper Girls 1 (2015, Image Comics)
                1st app. of Erin Tieng, Karina "KJ", MacKenzie "Mac" Coyle & Tiffany Quilkin. Wraparound cover.
1,562 0 0 1,354 151 30 27 9.76
349. X-Men 119 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Moses Magnum, Sunfire, Misty Knight & Colleen Wing appearance.
1,559 0 1 228 387 347 596 9.11
350. Spawn 2 (1992, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of the Violator. Spawn pin-up by Rick Leonardi.
1,556 0 1 781 374 169 231 9.56
351. The Joker 1 (1975, D.C. Comics)
                Two-Face appearance. Catwoman, Riddler & Penguin cover.
1,554 0 0 104 292 261 897 8.64
352. East of West 1 (2013, Image Comics) 1,553 0 4 1,455 58 13 23 9.78
353. Amazing Spider-Man 315 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Hydro-Man appearance.
1,552 0 0 622 449 213 268 9.46
354. 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).
1,547 0 0 1,417 95 20 15 9.77
355. Avengers 1 Sketch Cover (2010, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
1,543 0 3 873 402 127 138 9.64
356. X-Men 10 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of Ka-Zar (Kevin Plunder), Zabu the Sabertooth and the Savage Land.
1,539 0 0 3 18 31 1,487 6.47
357. Fantastic Four 12 (1963, Marvel Comics)
                1st meeting of the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk. Rick Jones and Thunderbolt Ross appearance.
1,532 0 0 0 6 16 1,510 4.86
358. Uncanny X-Men 212 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Wolverine vs. Sabretooth.
1,528 0 1 319 388 286 534 9.17
359. Ultimate Spider-Man 1 Variant Cover (2000, Marvel Comics)
                1st "Ultimate" title.
1,527 0 0 405 593 271 258 9.51
360. Sandman 8 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Death.
1,521 0 0 276 443 294 508 9.28
361. X-Men 50 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Polaris. Mesmero appearance. Origin of the Beast. New X-Men logo.
1,521 0 0 20 64 117 1,320 7.75
362. Star Wars 1 (2015, Marvel Comics) 1,520 0 0 1,175 206 82 57 9.72
363. Amazing Spider-Man 136 (1974, Marvel Comics)
                1st Harry Osborn as the new Green Goblin.
1,518 0 0 77 190 248 1,003 8.48
364. 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).
1,513 0 0 4 11 19 1,479 6.47
365. Superman 75 Poly-Bagged Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover. Poly-bag removed.
1,509 0 0 329 436 267 477 9.35
366. Uncanny X-Men 150 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Magneto appearance.
1,505 0 3 687 365 185 265 9.45
367. Walking Dead 2 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Lori & Carl Grimes & Glenn. "Heaven's War" preview.
1,503 0 0 242 388 344 529 9.28
368. X-Men 132 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                Jason Wynegarde revealed as Mastermind. Hellfire Club (Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Harry Leland & Mastermind) app.
1,503 0 0 167 414 294 628 9.08
369. Batman 635 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                1st Jason Todd as Red Hood. Mister Freeze & Black Mask appearance.
1,500 0 0 657 416 191 236 9.54
370. Batman 227 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Robin backup story. Hanging panels. Classic cover. Detective Comics #31 cover homage.
1,499 0 0 11 22 54 1,412 6.80
371. X-Men 97 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Return of Havok & Polaris. 1st appearance of Lilandra (face is not shown). Eric the Red appearance.
1,495 0 0 46 154 210 1,085 8.23
372. 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
373. Defenders 1 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Sub-Mariner, Hulk and Doctor Strange begin. 1st appearance of Necrodamus.
1,491 0 0 16 60 150 1,265 7.81
374. Amazing Spider-Man 98 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Drug story not approved by the Comics Code Authority. Green Goblin appearance.
1,484 0 0 53 131 193 1,107 8.19
375. Tales of Suspense 52 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Black Widow (Natasha Romanoff). Crimson Dynamo appearance.
1,478 0 0 0 4 10 1,464 5.32
376. Fantastic Four 112 (1971, Marvel Comics)
                Classic Hulk vs. Thing battle issue. J. Jonah Jameson cameo.
1,476 0 0 9 39 70 1,358 7.49
377. Daredevil 2 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Daredevil and Electro. Fantastic Four appearance.
1,471 0 0 2 11 27 1,431 5.75
378. Walking Dead 192 (2019, Image/Skybound)
                "Death" of Rick Grimes.
1,465 0 0 1,340 93 14 18 9.77
379. Ultimate Fallout 4 Second Printing (2011, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Spider-Man (Miles Morales).
1,464 0 0 658 472 183 151 9.59
380. G.I. Joe, A Real American Hero 21 (1984, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Storm Shadow. Silent issue.
1,460 0 1 123 361 250 725 8.82
381. Wolverine 2 (1988, Marvel Comics)
                Back cover pin-up by Bill Sienkiewicz. Silver Samurai & Jessica Drew appearance.
1,459 2 2 684 363 186 222 9.50
382. Incredible Hulk 449 (1997, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Thunderbolts (Citizen V, Meteorite, Techno, MACH-1, Songbird & Atlas).
1,456 0 0 468 448 259 281 9.45
383. X-Men 9 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st meeting of X-Men and Avengers. 1st appearance of Lucifer. Marvel Girl pin-up.
1,453 0 0 3 18 30 1,402 6.22
384. X-Men 131 (1980, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Dazzler. Emma Frost appearance.
1,452 0 0 72 228 284 868 8.68
385. 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).
1,451 0 0 374 432 271 374 9.41
386. Witchblade 1 (1995, Image/Top Cow)
                Sara Pezzini acquires Witchblade. Wraparound cover.
1,449 0 0 431 480 238 300 9.51
387. Daredevil 183 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Punisher appearance.
1,446 0 0 426 463 237 320 9.42
388. Silver Surfer v3 #44 (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Infinity Gauntlet. Thanos & Drax app. Direct Editions include "Tiger Electronics" insert.
1,444 0 0 329 384 266 465 9.23
389. Amazing Spider-Man 11 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of Doctor Octopus. 1st appearance and "death" of Bennett Brant.
1,442 0 0 0 7 9 1,426 5.32
390. Crisis on Infinite Earths 8 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Flash (Barry Allen).
1,442 0 0 479 384 220 359 9.38
391. Fantastic Four 4 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Sub-Mariner (Namor McKenzie). Mister Fantastic pin-up.
1,442 0 0 0 6 14 1,422 4.63
392. Amazing Spider-Man 47 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                Kraven appearance. Green Goblin cameo in flashback.
1,436 0 0 19 62 117 1,238 7.75
393. Amazing Spider-Man 648 Sketch Edition (2011, Marvel Comics)
                Partial blank cover. Fantastic Four, Avengers, Sinister Six, Kingpin & Hobgoblin (Roderick Kingsley) appearance
1,434 0 0 423 738 132 141 9.59
394. Amazing Spider-Man 38 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                2nd cameo appearance of Mary Jane Watson (face still not shown). Last Steve Ditko issue.
1,433 0 0 8 22 65 1,338 7.15
395. Journey Into Mystery 112 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Classic Thor vs. Hulk battle issue. Origin of Loki. Avengers and Sub-Mariner appearance.
1,432 0 0 3 13 38 1,378 6.31
396. Uncanny X-Men 281 (1991, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Trevor Fitzroy. New X-Men team. Wraparound cover.
1,429 1 12 860 302 109 145 9.63
397. Batman 655 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Damian in cameo on last two pages of story. Joker appearance. Talia al Ghul cameo.
1,428 0 0 762 405 141 120 9.62
398. X-Men 118 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Mariko Yashida. Misty Knight, Colleen Wing & Sunfire appearance. Moses Magnum cameo.
1,420 0 1 185 341 264 629 8.98
399. Amazing Spider-Man 27 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Green Goblin appearance. Patch revealed as Frederick Foswell. "Death" of the Crime-Master.
1,419 0 0 3 13 27 1,376 6.69
400. Strange Tales 180 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Gamora.
1,410 0 0 53 180 208 969 8.41
401. X-Men 127 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Proteus appearance.
1,409 0 1 277 390 273 468 9.18
402. Star Wars 2 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Part 2 of "Star Wars: A New Hope" movie adaptation.
1,406 0 0 133 341 257 675 8.95
403. Amazing Spider-Man 26 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Patch and the Crime-Master (Nick Lewis). Green Goblin appearance.
1,404 0 0 5 22 27 1,350 6.59
404. Star Wars 68 (1983, Marvel Comics) 1,404 0 0 129 347 284 644 8.99
405. DC Comics Presents 47 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Masters of the Universe. 1st appearance of He-Man & Skeletor in comics.
1,395 0 1 245 323 240 586 9.02
406. Batman 423 (1988, D.C. Comics) 1,394 0 0 191 390 302 511 9.17
407. Justice League of America 1 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Despero. Letter from Roy Thomas.
1,392 0 0 0 2 2 1,388 3.99
408. Machine Man 1 (1978, Marvel Comics) 1,392 0 3 536 386 188 279 9.42
409. Uncanny X-Men 164 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Carol Danvers becomes Binary. Brood appearance.
1,392 0 2 394 374 190 432 9.26
410. Venom 9 (2019, Marvel Comics)
                Venom #174 1st full appearance of Dylan Brock.
1,388 0 0 872 366 85 65 9.69
411. X-Men 104 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Magneto appearance. 1st appearance of Starjammers in cameo. X-Men #1 (9/63) cover homage.
1,388 0 0 85 217 263 823 8.67
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.
1,381 0 0 12 23 67 1,279 7.18
413. X-Men 105 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Firelord, Lilandra, Misty Knight & Eric the Red appearance. Chris Claremont & Dave Cockrum cameo.
1,379 0 0 114 270 276 719 8.83
414. Wolverine: The Origin 3 (2002, Marvel Comics) 1,370 5 31 932 259 49 94 9.72
415. Amazing Spider-Man 51 (1967, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Kingpin.
1,365 0 0 3 20 57 1,285 7.06
416. X-Men 126 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Proteus & Mastermind appearance.
1,365 0 0 208 313 250 594 9.01
417. Incredible Hulk Annual 1 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Inhumans appearance. Classic cover.
1,362 0 0 24 58 92 1,188 7.27
418. Star Wars 107 (1986, Marvel Comics)
                Last issue. Admiral Ackbar, Nien Nunb, Lumiya, Knife, Dani & Fenn Shysa appearance.
1,361 0 1 121 261 259 719 8.83
419. Fantastic Four Annual 6 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Birth of Franklin Richards. 1st appearance of Annihilus.
1,359 0 0 7 20 28 1,304 6.58
420. Green Lantern 87 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of John Stewart. 2nd appearance of Guy Gardner (cameo). 1st Elliot S. Maggin story.
1,355 0 0 35 62 129 1,129 7.64
421. New Mutants 26 (1985, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Legion. Multiple Man appearance.
1,355 0 0 457 390 204 304 9.38
422. Amazing Spider-Man 317 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Venom & Thing appearance.
1,354 0 0 294 464 244 352 9.32
423. X-Men 98 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Jack Kirby & Stan Lee cameo in 2 panels. Sentinels appearance.
1,354 0 0 37 101 190 1,026 8.16
424. Legends 3 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Suicide Squad. President Ronald Reagan appearance.
1,352 0 0 597 370 155 230 9.49
425. New Mutants 87 Second Printing (1990, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Cable, Stryfe & the Mutant Liberation Front.
1,350 0 0 597 374 143 236 9.48
426. Amazing Spider-Man 212 (1981, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Hydro-Man (Morrie Bench).
1,348 0 1 407 342 215 383 9.26
427. Amazing Spider-Man 37 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Norman Osborn and the Robot-Master (Mendel Stromm). Robot cover.
1,343 0 0 3 26 43 1,271 7.07
428. X-Men 117 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Shadow King (Amahl Farouk). Origin of Professor Xavier. Lilandra & Misty Knight appearance.
1,338 0 0 170 283 254 631 8.91
429. Amazing Spider-Man 119 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk appearance.
1,336 0 0 70 148 201 917 8.47
430. Avengers 11 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Early Spider-Man appearance. Kang appearance and pin-up.
1,334 0 0 3 27 45 1,259 6.55
431. Marvel Graphic Novel 4 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of The New Mutants (Cannonball, Psyche, Sunspot & Wolfsbane).
1,329 0 0 308 243 188 590 8.97
432. Captain America 110 (1969, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Madame Hydra (later becomes Viper). Hulk appearance.
1,323 0 0 44 76 150 1,053 7.99
433. Amazing Spider-Man 30 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Cat Burglar.
1,322 0 0 9 20 52 1,241 7.03
434. Iron Man 2 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                "Death" of Drexel Cord. Letter from Bob Gale.
1,314 0 2 34 70 105 1,103 7.65
435. 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
436. Walking Dead 3 (2003, Image Comics)
                1st appearance of Allen, Donna, Billy, Ben, Jim, Dale, Carol, Sophia, Amy & Andrea.
1,312 0 0 306 441 265 300 9.45
437. 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.
1,311 0 4 984 194 50 79 9.72
438. 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.
1,310 0 0 967 189 82 72 9.70
439. Daredevil 184 (1982, Marvel Comics)
                Punisher appearance.
1,304 0 10 449 390 188 267 9.43
440. Death of Wolverine 1 (2014, Marvel Comics)
                Holofoil cover.
1,304 0 0 1,023 186 46 49 9.74
441. 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.
1,303 0 0 332 264 225 482 9.18
442. Brave and the Bold 28 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Justice League of America, Starro & Snapper Carr.
1,301 0 0 0 1 1 1,299 3.82
443. The Boys 1 (2006, D.C./Wildstorm)
                1st appearance of Butcher, Terror, Hughie & A-Train.
1,299 0 0 588 361 176 174 9.57
444. X-Men 102 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                Juggernaut, Black Tom Cassidy & Misty Knight appearance. Origin of Storm.
1,297 0 0 86 183 253 775 8.61
445. Wolverine 8 (1989, Marvel Comics)
                Hulk appearance. Back cover pin-up by Rob Liefeld.
1,296 0 1 517 313 162 303 9.40
446. 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
447. X-Men 8 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Unus the Untouchable (Angelo Unuscione). Mastermind appearance. Beast pin-up.
1,293 0 0 3 16 38 1,236 6.19
448. 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.
1,292 0 0 199 344 282 467 9.20
449. Batman 21 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Lenticular cover.
1,291 0 9 1,141 101 25 15 9.77
450. Bloodshot 1 (1993, Valiant)
                Chromium cover. Bloodshot poster by Barry Windsor-Smith included.
1,289 0 1 697 336 118 137 9.62
451. 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
452. 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).
1,280 0 0 1,169 87 13 11 9.77
453. Immortal Hulk 1 (2018, Marvel Comics)
                Incredible Hulk #718 Incredible Hulk #105 cover homage.
1,279 0 0 681 411 105 82 9.64
454. Avengers 3 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                1st Hulk and Sub-Mariner team-up. Fantastic Four, X-Men and Spider-Man cameo.
1,277 0 0 0 9 16 1,252 5.64
455. Batman 1 Variant Cover (2011, D.C. Comics) 1,275 0 1 742 272 119 141 9.64
456. 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.
1,273 0 0 3 19 39 1,212 6.89
457. Suicide Squad 1 (1987, D.C. Comics) 1,269 0 0 202 319 221 527 9.13
458. X-Men 128 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Proteus appearance.
1,266 0 0 190 313 266 497 9.11
459. Amazing Spider-Man 360 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Carnage in cameo. Cardiac appearance.
1,265 0 1 416 376 224 248 9.46
460. Civil War 3 Variant Cover (2006, Marvel Comics)
                Iron Man vs. Captain America. 1st appearance of Ragnarok as "Thor."
1,264 0 5 827 261 82 89 9.68
461. Infinity War 1 (1992, Marvel Comics)
                Gatefold wraparound cover.
1,257 0 0 938 164 65 90 9.67
462. Strange Tales 135 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Tony Stark & Baron Mordo appearance.
1,257 0 0 4 9 37 1,207 6.69
463. Amazing Spider-Man 36 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Looter (Norton G. Fester).
1,256 0 0 5 23 50 1,178 7.17
464. NYX 4 (2004, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Tatiana. X-23 appearance.
1,256 0 0 383 381 184 308 9.43
465. 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
466. Devil Dinosaur 1 (1978, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Devil Dinosaur & Moon-Boy.
1,250 0 1 309 426 205 309 9.35
467. Amazing Spider-Man 29 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Scorpion.
1,245 0 0 7 27 52 1,159 6.69
468. Ultimate Spider-Man 5 (2001, Marvel Comics) 1,245 0 0 304 538 237 166 9.52
469. 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.
1,243 0 0 16 20 39 1,168 6.53
470. Amazing Spider-Man 66 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Mysterio appearance. Green Goblin cameo. Letter from Cary Burkett.
1,241 0 0 37 68 123 1,013 7.86
471. Amazing Spider-Man 21 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Human Torch and Beetle appearance. Spider-Man pin-up.
1,240 0 0 6 19 43 1,172 6.61
472. Fantastic Four 55 (1966, Marvel Comics)
                Thing vs. Silver Surfer. Lockjaw cameo.
1,239 0 1 5 18 52 1,163 7.13
473. Avengers 48 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Dane Whitman becomes the new Black Knight. Magneto and Toad appearance.
1,237 0 0 14 39 77 1,107 7.29
474. Invaders 1 (1975, Marvel Comics)
                Story continued from Giant-Size Invaders #1
1,237 0 0 157 270 236 574 8.96
475. Booster Gold 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Booster Gold & Skeets. Blackguard appearance.
1,235 0 0 374 391 178 292 9.38
476. Conan the Barbarian 24 (1973, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of Red Sonja. Last Barry Windsor-Smith issue.
1,234 0 0 86 201 221 726 8.70
477. Fantastic Four 2 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of the Skrulls. 2nd appearance of the Fantastic Four. Thing pin-up.
1,234 0 0 1 2 8 1,223 4.33
478. Amazing Spider-Man 67 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Randy Robertson. Mysterio appearance.
1,232 0 0 13 40 135 1,044 7.86
479. Daredevil 4 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Purple Man (Zebediah Killgrave).
1,232 0 0 4 13 31 1,184 6.07
480. Solar, Man of the Atom 10 (1992, Valiant)
                16 page Solar insert by Jim Shooter, Barry Windsor-Smith & Bob Layton. Black embossed cover.
1,232 0 0 158 476 298 300 9.42
481. Amazing Spider-Man 22 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Princess Python. Ringmaster and the Circus of Crime appearance.
1,230 0 0 4 13 39 1,174 6.72
482. Amazing Spider-Man 606 (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Black Cat, Diablo & Madame Web appearance.
1,228 0 0 551 371 149 157 9.57
483. Justice League 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 1,227 0 2 682 270 110 163 9.61
484. Red Sonja 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Based on Robert E. Howard's Red Sonja.
1,226 0 0 244 355 232 395 9.27
485. X-Men 107 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Starjammers (Corsair, Raza, Ch'od & Hepzibah). Mister Fantastic & Thing cameo.
1,225 0 0 43 185 218 779 8.60
486. Amazing Spider-Man 601 (2009, Marvel Comics)
                Jessica Jones appearance & New Avengers cameo in backup story.
1,224 0 1 386 339 228 270 9.45
487. X-Men 13 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Juggernaut. Human Torch appearance. Matt Murdock cameo.
1,224 0 0 4 7 28 1,185 6.46
488. Infinity Gauntlet 2 (1991, Marvel Comics) 1,222 0 0 498 289 159 276 9.43
489. Marvel Spotlight 2 (1972, Marvel Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Werewolf by Night (Jack Russell).
1,222 0 0 0 24 76 1,122 7.45
490. X-Men 6 (1964, Marvel Comics)
                Sub-Mariner appearance. Cyclops pin-up.
1,222 0 0 4 15 29 1,174 6.13
491. Infinity Gauntlet 4 (1991, Marvel Comics) 1,220 0 1 546 238 116 319 9.39
492. 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.
1,218 0 0 469 299 197 253 9.48
493. Journey Into Mystery 85 (1962, Marvel Comics)
                3rd appearance of Thor. 1st appearance of Loki, Heimdall, Asgard and Odin (cameo).
1,217 0 0 0 4 6 1,207 4.68
494. X-Men 124 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Colossus becomes Proletarian. Arcade, Miss Locke & Colleen Wing appearance.
1,217 0 1 201 282 216 517 9.03
495. Amazing Spider-Man 24 (1965, Marvel Comics)
                Mysterio appearance.
1,216 0 0 1 12 30 1,173 6.71
496. Superior Spider-Man 1 (2013, Marvel Comics) 1,216 0 0 875 233 38 70 9.70
497. Battlestar Galactica 1 (1979, Marvel Comics)
                Adaptation of the first episode of the television series, part 1 of 3
1,215 0 1 460 345 143 266 9.37
498. What If? 1 (1977, Marvel Comics)
                Brief origin of Spider-Man & the Fantastic Four.
1,211 0 0 148 291 215 557 8.93
499. Fantastic Four 72 (1968, Marvel Comics)
                Silver Surfer and Watcher appearance.
1,210 0 0 5 32 71 1,102 7.46
500. Howard the Duck 1 (1976, Marvel Comics)
                1st appearance of Beverly Switzler. Spider-Man appearance. J. Jonah Jameson cameo.
1,210 0 0 86 247 232 645 8.86

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