piechart.jpgDiamond Comic Distributors has sent Major Spoilers the breakdown of the top graphic novels and trade paperbacks sold in April 2008.

Once again, Marvel took the top spot with Secret Invasion: Infiltration, with DC close behind with recolored Batman: Killing Joke Special Edition Hard Cover Trade.

Take the jump for the complete list, and see where your favorite trade fell on the list.

TOP 100 GRAPHIC NOVELS/TRADE PAPERBACKS
QtyRank Index Description Price Ven
1 10.19 SECRET INVASION TP INFILTRATION $19.99 MAR
2 8.45 BATMAN KILLING JOKE SP ED HC $17.99 DC
3 8.14 HULK TP PLANET HULK $34.99 MAR
4 7.7 FACTS I/T CASE O/DEPARTURE O/MISS FINCH HC $13.95 DAR
5 7.23 THOR BY J MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI PREM HC VOL 01 $19.99 MAR
6 7.09 MARVEL ZOMBIES HC DEAD DAYS $29.99 MAR
7 6.3 BPRD TP VOL 08 KILLING GROUND $17.95 DAR
8 6.12 X-MEN HC MESSIAH COMPLEX $39.99 MAR
9 6.1 JSA HC VOL 02 THY KINGDOM COME PART 1 $19.99 DC
10 5.79 BUFFY VAMPIRE SLAYER OMNIBUS TP VOL 04 $24.95 DAR
11 5.54 ALIENS VS PREDATOR VOL 2 CIVILIZED BEASTS GN $6.95 DAR
12 5.53 KABUKI REFLECTIONS #10 (MR) $5.99 MAR
13 5.47 DAREDEVIL TP VOL 02 HELL TO PAY $15.99 MAR
14 5.4 FALLEN SON TP DEATH O/CAPTAIN AMERICA $13.99 MAR
15 4.92 WHAT IF TP CIVIL WAR $16.99 MAR
16 4.74 BATMAN GRENDEL TP $19.95 DAR
17 4.52 SHOWCASE PRESENTS LEGION O/SUPER HEROES TP VOL 02 $16.99 DC
18 4.38 WATCHMEN TP $19.99 DC
19 4.23 PATH O/ASSASSIN VOL 10 TP (MR) $9.95 DAR
20 4.23 SUPERMAN BATMAN HC VOL 06 TORMENT $19.99 DC
21 4.21 STAR WARS TALES O/T JEDI OMNIBUS TP VOL 02 $24.95 DAR
22 4.17 SERENITY TP $9.95 DAR
23 4.11 SHOWCASE PRESENTS SUPERMAN FAMILY TP VOL 02 $16.99 DC
24 4.11 BATMAN CHRONICLES TP VOL 05 $14.99 DC
25 4.09 X-MEN TP EMPEROR VULCAN $13.99 MAR
26 3.99 ESSENTIAL IRON MAN TP VOL 03 $16.99 MAR
27 3.85 SUPERNATURAL ORIGINS TP $14.99 DC
28 3.8 HELLBOY LIBRARY ED HC VOL 01 SEED O/DESTRUCTION & WAKE THE $49.95 DAR
29 3.76 PUNISHER PREM HC CIRCLE O/BLOOD* $19.99 MAR
30 3.61 DEADPOOL VS MARVEL UNIVERSE TP $24.99 MAR
31 3.55 FAKER TP (MR) $14.99 DC
32 3.52 NEW AVENGERS HC VOL 02* $29.99 MAR
33 3.5 SHOWCASE CHALLENGERS O/UNKNOWN TP VOL 02 $16.99 DC
34 3.49 BTVS SEASON 8 TP VOL 01 LONG WAY HOME $15.95 DAR
35 3.44 INVINCIBLE IRON MAN OMNIBUS HC VOL 01* $99.99 MAR
36 3.43 SUPERMAN 3 2 1 ACTION TP $14.99 DC
37 3.43 AMORY WARS TP 01 SECOND STAGE TURBINE BLADE (MR) $14.99 IMA
38 3.39 GREEN ARROW YEAR ONE HC $24.99 DC
39 3.37 SHAZAM GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD TP $24.99 DC
40 3.31 DEADPOOL CLASSIC TP VOL 1 $29.99 MAR
41 3.24 JOSS WHEDONS FRAY FUTURE SLAYER TP $19.95 DAR
42 3.21 SUPERGIRL & LEGION QUEST FOR COSMIC BOY $14.99 DC
43 3.17 WOLVERINE PREM HC DEATH O/WOLVERINE $19.99 MAR
44 3.14 STAR WARS EPISODE V EMPIRE STRIKES BACK PHOTO COMIC $9.95 DAR
45 3.13 AVENGERS TP KREE SKRULL WAR $24.99 MAR
46 3.02 BATMAN LOVERS & MADMEN HC $24.99 DC
47 2.93 JONAH HEX TP VOL 04 ONLY GOOD DIE YOUNG $12.99 DC
48 2.84 JENNY FINN TP DOOM MESSIAH $14.99 BOO
49 2.82 CIVIL WAR TP $24.99 MAR
50 2.77 STAR WARS EPISODE VI RETURN O/JEDI PHOTO COMIC TP $9.95 DAR
51 2.68 JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLTD TIES THAT BIND TP $12.99 DC
52 2.68 COMPLETE PEANUTS HC VOL 09 1967-1968 $28.95 FAN
53 2.67 MMW CAPTAIN MARVEL HC VOL 03* $54.99 MAR
54 2.64 CONAN HC VOL 05 ROGUES IN THE HOUSE $24.95 DAR
55 2.6 FANTASTIC FOUR TP BEGINNING O/END $12.99 MAR
56 2.59 UN-MEN TP VOL 01 GET YOUR FREAK ON (MR) $9.99 DC
57 2.55 WANTED GN (NEW PTG) $19.99 IMA
58 2.51 X-O MANOWAR BIRTH HC $24.95 VAL
59 2.51 VAMPIRE KNIGHT TP VOL 04 $8.99 VIZ
60 2.48 INU YASHA TP VOL 33 $8.95 VIZ
61 2.47 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE $9.99 IMA
62 2.45 X-MEN FIRST CLASS TP MUTANT MAYHEM $15.99 MAR
63 2.32 OFF HB MARVEL UNIV A TO Z PREM HC VOL 02 $24.99 MAR
64 2.3 BOYS TP VOL 02 GET SOME (MR) $19.99 DE
65 2.27 GOD SAVE THE QUEEN SC (MR) $12.99 DC
66 2.26 SIMPSONS COMICS TP DOLLARS TO DONUTS $14.95 BON
67 2.26 BOYS TP VOL 01 (MR) $16.99 DE
68 2.25 NEW MUTANTS CLASSIC TP VOL 03 $24.99 MAR
69 2.24 SONIC HEDGEHOG SELECT TP VOL 01 $11.95 ARC
70 2.21 POKEMON DIAMOND & PEARL ADV GN VOL 01 $7.99 VIZ
71 2.15 OH MY GODDESS RTL TP VOL 08 $10.95 DAR
72 2.14 WITCHBLADE TAKERU MANGA TP VOL 01 $19.99 IMA
73 2.13 ZOMBIES VS ROBOTS VS AMAZONS HC $19.99 IDW
74 2.12 QUEEN & COUNTRY DEFINITIVE EDITION TP VOL 02 $19.95 ONI
75 2.1 MYSTERY IN SPACE TP VOL 02 $17.99 DC
76 2.08 PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL PREM HC VOL 03 HUNTER HUNTED $19.99 MAR
77 2.05 Y LAST MAN TP VOL 02 CYCLES (MR) $12.99 DC
78 2.01 TALES O/T FEAR AGENT TP $14.95 DAR
79 2 BLACK PANTHER TP LITTLE GREEN MEN $10.99 MAR
80 2 ADAM STRANGE ARCHIVES HC VOL 03 $49.99 DC
81 1.97 GREEN LANTERN HC VOL 01 SINESTRO CORPS WAR $24.99 DC
82 1.9 WILDSTORM ARMAGEDDON TP $17.99 DC
83 1.85 Y LAST MAN TP VOL 03 ONE SMALL STEP (MR) $12.99 DC
84 1.85 STORMWATCH PHD TP VOL 02 $17.99 DC
85 1.83 FABLES TP VOL 01 LEGENDS IN EXILE $9.99 DC
86 1.8 MARVEL ADVS AVENGERS TP VOL 05 DIGEST $7.99 MAR
87 1.8 WALKING DEAD TP VOL 02 TP MILES BEHIND US (MR) $12.99 IMA
88 1.78 MARVEL ADVS SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 09 FOES DIGEST $7.99 MAR
89 1.77 COMPLETE GREEN LAMA FEATURING ART O/MAC RABOY HC $49.95 DAR
90 1.76 STREET FIGHTER III MANGA TP VOL 02 RYU FINAL $12.95 UDO
91 1.75 Y LAST MAN TP VOL 04 SAFEWORD (MR) $12.99 DC
92 1.75 MARVEL ADVS HULK TP DEFENDERS VOL 02 DIGEST $7.99 MAR
93 1.75 BATMAN DARK KNIGHT RETURNS TP $14.99 DC
94 1.73 LIVING WITH THE DEAD TP $9.95 DAR
95 1.72 HOLMES GN (MR) $12.95 AIT
96 1.71 ULTIMATES 2 TP VOL 02 GRAND THEFT AMERICA $19.99 MAR
97 1.69 HOWARD THE DUCK TP MEDIA DUCKLING $11.99 MAR
98 1.68 TEAM ZERO TP $17.99 DC
99 1.68 SERENITY HC THOSE LEFT BEHIND $19.95 DAR
100 1.68 HELLGATE LONDON GN VOL 01 (Of 3) $10.99 TKPR

Tomorrow, the Top 50 Manga titles.

via Diamond Comic Distributors

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