Top 500 Most Submitted Books from D.C. Comics in the CGC Census Data

Sorted by highest number of total submissions. Variants for the same issue have separate listings. This list was last updated September 21, 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. Batman: The Killing Joke nn (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Joker cripples Barbara Gordon (Batgirl). Embossed cover.
8,322 14 52 3,737 2,268 1,128 1,123 9.55
2. Batman Adventures 12 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Harley Quinn in comics (out of DC continuity).
6,969 0 0 997 1,549 1,203 3,220 8.92
3. Omega Men 3 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Lobo.
6,508 0 0 2,339 1,847 967 1,355 9.45
4. New Teen Titans 2 (1980, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Deathstroke the Terminator (Slade Wilson). 1st appearance of Trigon in cameo.
5,638 0 1 821 1,181 931 2,704 8.87
5. Batman 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 5,495 0 7 2,516 1,358 638 976 9.55
6. Tales of the Teen Titans 44 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Dick Grayson becomes Nightwing. 1st appearance of Jericho. Origin of Deathstroke.
5,400 0 4 1,149 1,545 987 1,715 9.26
7. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Carrie Kelly.
4,590 0 1 843 1,632 901 1,213 9.36
8. Shazam 1 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr. and Mary Marvel since the Golden Age. Origin retold.
3,976 0 1 295 767 824 2,089 8.84
9. 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.
3,812 0 2 528 751 582 1,949 8.78
10. Watchmen 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Rorschach, Ozymandias, Dr. Manhattan, Silk Spectre & Nite Owl. "Death" of Comedian.
3,787 0 0 542 1,133 761 1,351 9.22
11. Superman: The Man of Steel 18 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Doomsday.
3,755 0 5 2,028 771 416 535 9.56
12. Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen 3 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Punchline (Alexis Kaye).
3,623 0 0 2,835 632 94 62 9.74
13. Batman: Vengeance of Bane Special 1 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Bane.
3,582 0 12 1,143 954 567 906 9.42
14. Batman 497 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Bane breaks Batman's back. Newsstand edition exists without black outer cover.
3,532 2 9 2,264 646 295 316 9.65
15. Sandman 1 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Morpheus. Wesley Dodds cameo.
3,459 0 0 973 1,092 553 841 9.39
16. Batman: Damned 1 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
3,318 373 872 1,722 224 78 49 9.82
17. Preacher 1 (1995, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st full appearance of Jesse Custer, Tulip, Cassidy & Saint of Killers.
2,975 0 0 782 805 515 873 9.33
18. Batman 232 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Ra's al Ghul. Origin of Batman and Robin retold. Talia cameo.
2,941 0 0 65 124 178 2,574 7.21
19. Batman 251 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance Classic cover.
2,894 0 0 26 91 155 2,622 7.06
20. Batman 404 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                "Year One" storyline begins.
2,855 0 1 833 843 479 699 9.37
21. Batman 608 (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance. Beginning of Hush storyline
2,795 0 3 1,538 646 226 382 9.62
22. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 4 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Batman vs. Superman. "Death" of Alfred.
2,791 0 0 730 979 504 578 9.44
23. Superman 75 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover.
2,788 0 0 1,453 711 212 412 9.60
24. House of Secrets 92 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Swamp Thing. Grey tone cover.
2,747 0 0 3 26 42 2,676 6.17
25. Saga of the Swamp Thing 37 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of John Constantine.
2,705 0 2 344 634 511 1,214 9.04
26. Teen Titans 12 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Batman Who Laughs.
2,688 0 0 707 1,042 546 393 9.51
27. Dark Nights: Death Metal LOTDK 1 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Tony Daniel cover. Origin & 1st app. of the Robin King.
2,540 0 0 2,335 132 42 31 9.77
28. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 2 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Carrie Kelly becomes Robin.
2,523 0 0 665 888 442 528 9.43
29. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 3 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Joker.
2,491 1 1 806 766 418 499 9.47
30. Batman 181 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Poison Ivy (Pamela Lillian Isley). Pin-up by Infantino and Anderson.
2,451 0 0 3 8 21 2,419 5.10
31. Batman 92 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Punchline appearance.
2,448 0 20 2,283 120 13 12 9.79
32. Batman: Harley Quinn nn (1999, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Harley Quinn in DC Universe continuity.
2,435 0 6 1,122 673 322 312 9.58
33. Detective Comics 359 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Batgirl (Barbara Gordon). Killer Moth appearance.
2,414 0 0 4 13 20 2,377 5.32
34. Batman 89 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Punchline in cameo (face not revealed).
2,400 0 2 1,994 272 74 58 9.75
35. Swamp Thing 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Swamp Thing. 1st appearance of Lt. Matt Cable, Alec and Linda Holland.
2,378 0 0 35 123 228 1,992 8.02
36. Green Lantern 76 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Green Lantern/Green Arrow stories begin.
2,370 0 0 2 24 51 2,293 6.64
37. Batman: Damned 1 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Black Label title.
2,314 310 654 1,105 123 66 56 9.82
38. Crisis on Infinite Earths 7 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Supergirl.
2,263 0 2 848 624 319 470 9.41
39. Wonder Woman 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st Modern app. of Themyscira, Gaea's Girdle, Hippolyte, Ares & The Olympian Gods. New origin. Wraparound cover.
2,179 0 0 894 656 273 356 9.49
40. New Teen Titans 1 (1980, D.C. Comics) 2,132 0 1 328 560 400 843 9.08
41. Crisis on Infinite Earths 1 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Blue Beetle & Detective Karp in D.C. Comics. Wraparound cover.
2,107 0 2 831 579 284 411 9.44
42. All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                2 different covers exist, both by Jim Lee.
2,098 0 0 1,555 287 101 155 9.72
43. New Gods 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Orion, Lightray, Metron, High-Father and Kalibak.
2,083 0 0 53 223 237 1,570 8.03
44. Detective Comics 880 (2011, D.C. Comics) 2,062 0 0 623 674 315 450 9.44
45. Batman 428 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Part 3 "A Death in the Family" story. "Death" of Robin II (Jason Todd). Superman appearance.
2,022 0 0 207 532 444 839 9.16
46. Forever People 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Darkseid. 1st appearance of Forever People. Superman and Jimmy Olsen appearance.
1,977 0 0 57 124 207 1,589 7.89
47. Superman 204 (2004, D.C. Comics) 1,884 8 65 1,238 313 98 162 9.68
48. Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen 134 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Darkseid in cameo on last page.
1,880 0 0 10 30 66 1,774 6.88
49. Harley Quinn 1 (2000, D.C. Comics)
                1st Harley Quinn in her own title. Joker & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,879 0 6 953 430 203 287 9.55
50. Batman 423 (1988, D.C. Comics) 1,857 0 0 222 491 387 757 9.12
51. All-Star Comics 58 (1976, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Power Girl (Kara Zor-L). 1st issue of title since 2-3/51
1,835 0 0 90 223 259 1,263 8.35
52. Batman Adventures: Mad Love nn (1994, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Harley Quinn out of D.C. continuity.
1,829 0 0 313 413 358 745 9.16
53. Sandman 8 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Death.
1,823 0 0 298 513 360 652 9.24
54. Batman 357 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Killer Croc (Waylon Jones) & Jason Todd. "Atari" insert included.
1,777 0 0 243 397 336 801 9.01
55. Batman 612 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Lois Lane & Krypto appearance. "Black & Bruised" coupon included.
1,744 0 4 955 408 135 242 9.61
56. Batman 608 Second Printing (2002, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance.
1,735 0 0 657 485 244 349 9.48
57. Batman 635 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                1st Jason Todd as Red Hood. Mister Freeze & Black Mask appearance.
1,725 0 0 742 481 224 278 9.53
58. The Joker 1 (1975, D.C. Comics)
                Two-Face appearance. Catwoman, Riddler & Penguin cover.
1,705 0 0 112 297 284 1,012 8.59
59. Batman 227 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Robin backup story. Hanging panels. Classic cover. Detective Comics #31 cover homage.
1,642 0 0 11 24 55 1,552 6.74
60. Batman 655 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Damian in cameo on last two pages of story. Joker appearance. Talia al Ghul cameo.
1,632 0 0 855 468 164 145 9.61
61. Superman 75 Poly-Bagged Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover. Poly-bag removed.
1,630 0 0 357 468 285 520 9.35
62. DC Comics Presents 47 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Masters of the Universe. 1st appearance of He-Man & Skeletor in comics.
1,629 0 1 259 363 282 724 8.95
63. The Boys 1 (2006, D.C./Wildstorm)
                1st appearance of Butcher, Terror, Hughie & A-Train.
1,603 0 0 704 434 233 232 9.55
64. 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).
1,557 0 0 387 461 301 408 9.40
65. Crisis on Infinite Earths 8 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Flash (Barry Allen).
1,497 0 0 496 399 226 376 9.38
66. Green Lantern 87 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of John Stewart. 2nd appearance of Guy Gardner (cameo). 1st Elliot S. Maggin story.
1,490 0 0 35 63 134 1,258 7.56
67. Justice League of America 1 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Despero. Letter from Roy Thomas.
1,452 0 0 0 2 2 1,448 3.95
68. Legends 3 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Suicide Squad. President Ronald Reagan appearance.
1,382 0 0 607 377 157 241 9.48
69. Booster Gold 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Booster Gold & Skeets. Blackguard appearance.
1,379 0 0 403 437 206 333 9.36
70. Suicide Squad 1 (1987, D.C. Comics) 1,365 0 0 210 334 246 575 9.12
71. Mister Miracle 1 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance Mr. Miracle and Oberon. "Death" of Thaddeus Brown.
1,357 0 0 17 84 142 1,114 7.98
72. Brave and the Bold 28 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Justice League of America, Starro & Snapper Carr.
1,349 0 0 0 1 1 1,347 3.78
73. Naomi 1 (2019, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Naomi McDuffie.
1,324 0 0 1,068 168 53 35 9.74
74. 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.
1,323 0 4 992 196 51 80 9.72
75. Batman 21 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Lenticular cover.
1,311 0 9 1,157 105 25 15 9.77
76. Batman 234 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of Two-Face. Robin backup story.
1,308 0 0 18 44 101 1,145 7.40
77. Batman 1 Variant Cover (2011, D.C. Comics) 1,301 0 1 759 277 122 142 9.64
78. Batman 429 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                "A Death in the Family" Part 4 of storyline. Superman appearance.
1,291 0 0 297 383 209 402 9.33
79. Batman 386 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Black Mask (Roman Sionis).
1,280 0 0 330 332 189 429 9.18
80. Batman 189 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Scarecrow (Jonathan Crane).
1,278 0 0 7 20 31 1,220 6.11
81. Justice League 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 1,242 0 2 685 275 112 168 9.61
82. Batman 92 Jimenez Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Punchline appearance.
1,234 0 0 1,134 72 22 6 9.78
83. Green Lantern 1 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Green Lantern retold. 1st appearance of the Guardians of the Universe.
1,230 0 0 0 1 2 1,227 4.48
84. Detective Comics 1 (2011, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance.
1,215 0 1 607 289 136 182 9.56
85. Batman 442 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Timothy Drake in Robin costume. Two-Face & Nightwing appearance.
1,212 0 0 571 358 131 152 9.55
86. Green Lantern v3 #48 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Kyle Rayner. Emerald Twilight Part 1
1,210 0 0 709 277 118 106 9.62
87. Firestorm 1 (1978, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Firestorm. Clark Kent cameo.
1,194 0 0 69 255 244 626 8.92
88. Hawkman 4 (1964, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Zatanna.
1,187 0 0 3 12 14 1,158 5.72
89. Showcase 22 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the Silver Age Green Lantern (Hal Jordan). 1st appearance Abin Sur & Carol Ferris.
1,184 0 0 0 0 1 1,183 3.58
90. Green Lantern 59 (1968, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Guy Gardner. Abin Sur appearance. Origin of Green Lantern retold.
1,174 0 0 6 17 43 1,108 6.84
91. Brave and the Bold 54 (1964, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Teen Titans (Robin, Kid Flash and Aqualad). Batman, Flash and Aquaman appearance.
1,163 0 0 1 10 29 1,123 6.17
92. Batman 200 (1968, D.C. Comics)
                Scarecrow appearance. Penguin, Killer Moth and Joker cameo.
1,162 0 0 16 36 90 1,020 7.48
93. Flash 123 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                1st GA Flash in SA. Origin of both. 1st mention of Earth II. 1st SA Shade, Thinker and Fiddler appearance.
1,160 0 0 0 1 7 1,152 4.67
94. Shadow 1 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC appearance of the Shadow, Shrevvy, Margo Lane and Harry Vincent.
1,159 0 0 152 226 210 571 8.95
95. Green Lantern 85 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                Speedy revealed as a junkie. Anti-drug story.
1,153 0 0 47 93 132 881 7.84
96. Batman Beyond 1 (1999, D.C. Comics)
                1st comic book appearance of Terry McGinnis.
1,142 0 0 346 337 156 303 9.32
97. Demon 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Demon (Etrigan) and Randu.
1,137 0 0 19 60 86 972 7.93
98. Batman 171 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Riddler. Batman TV pilot based on story.
1,134 0 0 0 4 7 1,123 5.49
99. Batman 609 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Tommy Elliot (Hush). Poison Ivy & Huntress appearance.
1,133 0 3 751 216 73 90 9.67
100. Batman 612 Second Printing (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Lois Lane & Krypto appearance. Sketch cover.
1,131 0 4 563 320 95 149 9.63
101. Flash 139 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Professor Zoom (Reverse-Flash).
1,128 0 0 0 5 5 1,118 4.87
102. Black Lightning 1 (1977, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Black Lightning (Jefferson Pierce). 1st app. of Peter Gambi & Tobias Whale.
1,126 0 0 85 213 222 606 8.84
103. Hellblazer 1 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                1st John Constantine in his own title. 1st appearance of Papa Midnite, Cedella, Mnemoth, Gary Lester & Chas Chandler.
1,117 0 0 199 287 207 424 9.19
104. Superman/Batman 1 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Two different covers exist.
1,116 0 0 403 412 163 138 9.58
105. Harley Quinn 1 (2014, D.C. Comics) 1,114 0 0 650 221 97 146 9.61
106. Batman 426 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                "A Death in the Family" Part 1 of storyline.
1,113 0 0 196 280 232 405 9.17
107. Detective Comics 400 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Man-Bat. 1st Robin and Batgirl team-up story. 400th anniversary issue.
1,098 0 0 9 25 56 1,008 7.19
108. Batgirl 23 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics) 1,084 0 0 908 132 27 17 9.75
109. Action Comics 252 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Supergirl (Kara Zor-El) and Metallo.
1,069 0 0 0 0 0 1,069 4.07
110. Harley Quinn 1 (2016, D.C. Comics) 1,060 0 0 948 70 20 22 9.76
111. Batman 405 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Part 2 of "Year One" storyline.
1,051 0 0 339 286 187 239 9.43
112. Dark Nights: The Batman Who Laughs 1 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of the Batman Who Laughs. Foil cover.
1,047 0 0 852 137 31 27 9.74
113. Kamandi, the Last Boy on Earth 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Kamandi. 1st appearance of Doctor Canus and Ben Boxer. Statue of Liberty cover.
1,046 0 0 49 156 189 652 8.67
114. Supergirl 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                JSA & Solomon Grundy appearance. Two different covers exist, one by Ian Churchill & one by Michael Turner.
1,044 2 5 744 148 62 83 9.69
115. Batman 427 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                "A Death in the Family" Part 2 of storyline.
1,012 0 0 141 251 189 431 9.08
116. Catwoman 51 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                Black Mask, Bruce Wayne, Slam Bradley & Alfred Pennyworth appearance. Smart Bomb reveals Slam is his father.
1,004 0 1 606 209 101 87 9.64
117. Batman 406 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Part 3 of "Year One" storyline.
1,000 0 0 422 270 154 154 9.49
118. Batman 244 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Ra's Al Ghul & Talia appearance. Robin backup story.
996 0 0 18 64 98 816 7.80
119. Gotham City Sirens 1 (2009, D.C. Comics)
                First appearance of Gotham City Sirens
995 0 0 513 253 115 114 9.59
120. Sandman 1 (1974, D.C. Comics)
                1st Bronze Age Sandman. Last Simon and Kirby collaboration.
994 0 1 134 212 185 462 8.93
121. Batman 655 Variant Cover (2006, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Damian in cameo on last two pages of story. Joker appearance. Talia al Ghul cameo.
981 0 0 382 367 140 92 9.59
122. Static 1 Collector's Edition (1993, D.C./Milestone)
                1st appearance of Static (Virgil Hawkins). Poly-bag removed.
980 0 0 433 222 121 204 9.48
123. All Star Batman 1 (2016, D.C. Comics) 975 5 83 818 45 10 14 9.79
124. Action Comics 1 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Reprints Superman story from Action Comics #1 Anniversary cover pin-ups.
971 0 3 382 237 127 222 9.40
125. Superman 199 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                1st Superman vs. Flash race. Justice League of America cameo.
967 0 0 0 6 13 948 5.89
126. Masters of the Universe 1 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                1st full comic devoted to "Masters of the Universe". Based on the Mattel action figures.
962 0 1 388 275 125 173 9.39
127. Superman 233 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                Clark Kent becomes a TV newscaster. All Kryptonite "destroyed". "World of Krypton" backup stories begin.
960 0 0 3 15 67 875 7.14
128. Superman/Batman 8 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                Kara Zor-El appearance.
954 1 16 711 140 33 53 9.74
129. Batman: Sword of Azrael 1 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Azrael (Jean-Paul Valley Jr). Wraparound gatefold cover.
947 0 0 526 236 90 95 9.64
130. Strange Adventures 205 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Deadman (Boston Brand). 1st appearance of Vashnu, Tiny & Lorna.
945 0 0 0 2 15 928 6.29
131. Green Lantern 40 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                Golden Age Green Lantern crossover. 1st appearance of Krona. Crisis begins. Origin of the Guardians.
926 0 0 5 18 24 879 6.45
132. Watchmen 2 (1986, D.C. Comics) 924 0 0 327 325 125 147 9.48
133. All Star Batman 1 Jock Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics) 922 8 59 811 31 9 4 9.79
134. Dark Knight III: The Master Race 1 (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Manufactured with "Dark Knight Universe Presents: The Atom #1" mini comic glued to insert.
920 0 0 711 117 44 48 9.72
135. Dark Knight III: The Master Race 1 Sketch Edition (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Partial blank cover. Manufactured with "Dark Knight Universe Presents: The Atom #1" mini comic glued to insert.
915 0 0 697 120 42 56 9.72
136. Infinite Crisis 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                Return of Earth-2 Superman & Lois Lane, Superboy Prime & Alex Luthor. "Death" of Dr. Polaris, Human Bomb & Phantom Lady.
913 0 9 752 88 25 39 9.75
137. Batman: Three Jokers 1 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Embossed cover.
905 0 8 715 164 7 11 9.75
138. Marvel & DC Present Featuring X-Men & Teen Titans 1 (1982, D.C.-Marvel)
                Darkseid, Dark Phoenix & Deathstroke appearance. Wraparound cover.
902 0 0 235 250 138 279 9.31
139. Aquaman 1 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Quisp. Topo cameo.
893 0 0 0 4 7 882 5.34
140. Adventures of Superman 500 Collector's Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Steel (John Henry Irons) & Superboy (Kon-El). Eradicator appearance. Poly-bag removed.
885 0 0 254 199 138 294 9.32
141. Batman 407 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Part 4 of "Year One" storyline.
879 0 0 250 243 175 211 9.40
142. Batman 457 (1990, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Tim Drake as Robin. Scarecrow appearance.
877 0 0 325 281 105 166 9.46
143. Green Lantern v3 #50 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. Kyle Rayner as Green Lantern. "Death" of Kilowog, Sinestro & Oa. Glow-in-the-dark cover.
874 0 2 569 155 75 73 9.66
144. Detective Comics 27 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Oreo Cookies giveaway. Reprints 1st appearance of Batman from Detective Comics #27
868 0 1 523 214 75 55 9.66
145. 52 11 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                Week Eleven, July 19, 2006 1st full app. of Kate Kane as Batwoman. Monitor appearance.
867 0 0 566 202 57 42 9.68
146. Hawkman 1 (1964, D.C. Comics)
                1st Hawkman in his own title. Origin and 1st appearance of Chac.
865 0 0 1 6 15 843 5.88
147. Justice League 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Maxwell Lord (Black King).
863 0 1 394 250 94 124 9.53
148. Superman 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of new Metallo. Direct editions include "Man of Steel" contest form.
855 0 11 393 214 85 152 9.52
149. Dark Nights: Death Metal LOTDK 1 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Kaare Andrews cover. Origin & 1st app. of the Robin King.
847 0 0 749 59 26 13 9.76
150. Batman 92 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Punchline appearance.
846 0 0 813 21 6 6 9.78
151. Shazam 28 (1977, D.C. Comics)
                2nd appearance of Black Adam.
845 0 0 39 87 105 614 8.09
152. Batman 23.1 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Joker #1" 3-D lenticular cover.
844 2 48 735 36 11 12 9.78
153. Harley Quinn 1 Variant Cover (2014, D.C. Comics) 843 0 0 361 261 116 105 9.58
154. V for Vendetta 1 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Wraparound cover.
842 0 0 419 220 99 104 9.57
155. Superman's Girlfriend Lois Lane 70 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age Catwoman appearance. Batman, Robin and Penguin appearance.
839 0 0 1 12 19 807 6.22
156. Action Comics 1 Loot Crate Edition (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Reprints Action Comics #1 (6/38)
837 0 0 334 128 89 286 9.38
157. Superman: The Man of Steel 19 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Doomsday appearance.
834 0 0 537 150 72 75 9.61
158. Batman 368 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Jason Todd officially becomes the 2nd Robin.
829 0 0 319 227 118 165 9.46
159. Batman 436 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Robin (Dick Grayson) retold. 1st appearance of Tim Drake.
827 0 0 150 260 167 250 9.29
160. Superman Unchained 1 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                Manufactured with fold-out story pages glued to insert.
827 0 0 585 140 45 57 9.71
161. Green Lantern 86 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                Anti-drug story concludes.
817 0 0 40 80 109 588 8.10
162. Jonah Hex 1 (1977, D.C. Comics) 817 0 0 71 181 160 405 8.94
163. Teen Titans 12 Convention Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                NC Oak City Comic Con 2018 exclusive. 1st full appearance of The Batman Who Laughs. Foil cover.
815 5 39 718 42 7 4 9.79
164. Batman 500 Collector's Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Azrael as all-new Batman. Die-cut cover. Embossed foil logo. Two postcards included.
808 0 0 274 216 115 203 9.46
165. Suicide Squad 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 808 0 0 260 236 136 176 9.44
166. Batman 89 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Punchline in cameo (face not revealed).
806 0 0 733 47 13 13 9.77
167. Showcase 34 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Silver Age Atom (Ray Palmer). 1st appearance of Jean Loring.
792 0 0 0 0 3 789 4.91
168. Superman: The Man of Steel 17 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                Doomsday cameo on last page.
788 0 0 341 201 101 145 9.49
169. Dark Knight III: The Master Race 1 Miller Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Wraparound cover. Manufactured with "Dark Knight Universe Presents: The Atom #1" mini comic glued to insert.
784 0 3 683 48 25 25 9.75
170. Detective Comics 880 Foil Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                "Virgin" cover.
784 4 62 554 119 29 16 9.75
171. Wonder Woman 7 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Cheetah (Doctor Barbara Ann Minerva).
784 0 0 289 256 109 130 9.48
172. Green Lantern 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                Two different covers exist, one by Alex Ross & one by Carlos Pacheco.
779 0 2 596 105 33 43 9.73
173. Harley Quinn 1 Sienkiewicz Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics) 772 0 0 657 91 15 9 9.76
174. Aquaman 35 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Black Manta. Ocean Master appearance.
770 0 0 1 3 8 758 5.56
175. Flash 1 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                New Teen Titans & Vandal Savage appearance.
770 0 0 312 203 117 138 9.43
176. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns 1 Foil Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                "Virgin" cover.
766 0 13 513 165 48 27 9.71
177. Batman: Damned 2 (2019, D.C. Comics) 762 51 218 404 53 22 14 9.80
178. Batman 1 (2016, D.C. Comics) 761 0 0 568 123 43 27 9.72
179. Detective Comics 411 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Talia al Ghul.
758 0 0 4 9 28 717 7.21
180. Watchmen 3 (1986, D.C. Comics) 756 0 3 287 226 94 146 9.48
181. Batman 619 Variant Cover (2003, D.C. Comics)
                2 different variant double gatefold covers exist. Harvey Dent, Huntress, Catwoman, Superman & Riddler appearance.
752 0 1 378 218 81 74 9.63
182. Omac 1 (1974, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of OMAC. Atomic explosion panel.
751 0 0 166 198 117 270 9.12
183. Teen Titans 1 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                Batman, Aquaman, Flash and Wonder Woman cameo. Teen Titans join the Peace Corps.
748 0 0 4 8 15 721 6.43
184. Dark Nights: Death Metal 3 Federici Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics) 744 0 0 714 21 5 4 9.79
185. Brave and the Bold 34 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Silver Age Hawkman and Hawkgirl. 1st appearance of Mavis Trent and Byth.
742 0 0 0 0 6 736 5.27
186. Brave and the Bold 200 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                Last issue. 16 page preview featuring 1st appearance Batman & the Outsiders (Halo, Geoforce & Katana).
740 0 0 245 213 103 179 9.37
187. Batman 121 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Mr. Zero (later becomes Mr. Freeze). Full page ad for Flash #105
739 0 0 0 0 1 738 4.31
188. Watchmen 4 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Dr. Manhattan.
739 0 0 189 272 120 158 9.42
189. Flash 105 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age Flash in his own title. Numbering continued from Flash Comics. Origin and 1st app. of Mirror Master.
738 0 0 0 0 3 735 4.06
190. JLA/Avengers 1 (2003, D.C.-Marvel)
                Wraparound cover.
738 2 19 568 76 23 50 9.73
191. Watchmen 12 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Rorschach.
735 0 1 358 191 86 99 9.55
192. Sandman 4 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Lucifer Morningstar. Demon appearance.
732 0 0 121 299 121 191 9.34
193. Detective Comics 1000 Ross Variant Cover A (2019, D.C. Comics)
                Alex Ross cover. 1st appearance of Arkham Knight in DC Universe continuity.
731 6 87 602 16 5 15 9.80
194. Flash 21 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Lenticular cover.
725 0 40 641 30 8 6 9.79
195. Batman 237 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                Based on a Bernie Wrightson idea with an assist from Harlan Ellison, genesis of story explained in O'Neil letter.
721 0 0 17 42 89 573 8.05
196. Batman 96 Jimenez Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Bao Pham (Clownhunter)
717 0 0 684 26 3 4 9.79
197. Swamp Thing 7 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                Batman appearance. 1st meeting of Swamp Thing and Batman.
713 0 0 38 146 139 390 8.79
198. Lobo 1 (1990, D.C. Comics)
                L.E.G.I.O.N. appearance.
706 0 1 371 167 81 86 9.58
199. Suicide Squad 1 (2016, D.C. Comics) 706 0 0 650 30 12 14 9.77
200. All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder 10 Recalled Edition (2008, D.C. Comics)
                Recalled due to improper editing of obscenities.
705 0 17 513 99 48 28 9.72
201. Batman 13 (2012, D.C. Comics)
                Joker & Harley Quinn appearance. Newsstand edition exists without die-cut outer cover.
705 0 0 427 121 67 90 9.61
202. Green Lantern 7 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Sinestro. 1st appearance of Terga.
702 0 0 0 2 5 695 5.15
203. Action Comics 1000 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Jurgens, Swan, Coipel, Albuquerque, Ordway, Mann, Garcia-Lopez & Cassaday art, Jim Lee cover & art
690 0 1 535 105 16 33 9.74
204. JSA: Classified 1 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                Two different covers exist, one by Amanda Conner & one by Adam Hughes.
687 0 1 428 141 56 61 9.65
205. Batman Adventures Annual 1 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                1st app of Roxanne "Roxy Rocket" Sutton. Harley Quinn appearance.
685 0 0 277 186 99 123 9.48
206. Showcase 30 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                1st Aquaman tryout issue. Origin of Aquaman.
682 0 0 0 0 4 678 5.08
207. Doomsday Clock 1 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Rorschach, the Marionette (Erika Manson) & the Mime (Marcos Maez).
678 0 0 669 5 4 0 9.80
208. Flash 197 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Zoom.
678 0 0 320 164 78 116 9.52
209. Batman 567 (1999, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Batgirl (Cassandra Cain).
676 0 0 209 224 113 130 9.47
210. Batman 614 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Joker, Harley Quinn & Catwoman appearance.
674 0 3 432 148 47 44 9.68
211. Fables 1 (2002, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                Two different covers exist, one by Alex Maleev & one by James Jean.
674 0 1 228 180 106 159 9.44
212. All-Star Superman 1 Variant Cover (2006, D.C. Comics) 673 0 0 289 251 83 50 9.62
213. Naomi 1 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Naomi McDuffie.
665 0 0 560 66 20 19 9.74
214. Swamp Thing 9 (1974, D.C. Comics) 664 0 0 97 189 133 245 9.20
215. New Teen Titans Annual 2 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Vigilante (Adrian Chase), Chesire, Scorcher, Slasher, Spear, Bazooka & Tanker.
660 0 0 274 152 95 139 9.41
216. Batman 366 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                1st Jason Todd in Robin costume. Joker appearance.
654 0 0 185 194 110 165 9.31
217. Suicide Squad 1 Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics) 654 0 0 595 42 8 9 9.77
218. Showcase 60 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Spectre (Jim Corrigan) and Azmodus. Origin of the Spectre in text.
651 0 0 5 19 24 603 7.10
219. Watchmen 5 (1987, D.C. Comics) 651 0 0 229 196 89 137 9.42
220. Batman 2 (2011, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of William Cobb as Talon.
648 0 2 365 124 58 99 9.61
221. Batman 22 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Lenticular cover.
648 0 5 588 30 10 15 9.77
222. Batman: Three Jokers 1 Variant Cover B (2020, D.C. Comics) 648 1 26 598 18 3 2 9.80
223. Ronin 1 (1983, D.C. Comics)
                Wraparound cover.
647 0 0 375 132 61 79 9.58
224. Detective Comics 474 (1977, D.C. Comics)
                Deadshot, Wonder Girl & Penguin appearance.
646 0 0 64 138 110 334 8.88
225. Harley Quinn 0 We Can Be Heroes Edition (2014, D.C. Comics)
                Add'tl art by Timm, Adlard, Hughes, Baltazar, Moore, Johnson, Keith, Cooke, Hardin & Roberts. Partial blank cover.
645 0 0 489 77 38 41 9.72
226. Superboy 9 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of King Shark.
645 0 0 406 118 51 70 9.60
227. Batman 656 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Damian. Talia al Ghul appearance.
642 0 0 351 182 65 44 9.64
228. Watchmen 6 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Rorschach.
640 0 0 196 220 81 143 9.45
229. Batman 400 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Introduction by Stephen King. Pin-ups by Bernie Wrightson, Mike Grell, Steve Rude & Michael Wm. Kaluta.
638 0 1 127 158 94 258 9.05
230. Wonder Woman 184 (2002, D.C. Comics)
                "Vintage" cover.
637 0 0 286 154 87 110 9.48
231. Catwoman 4 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics) 636 0 0 555 67 8 6 9.77
232. Batman 155 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                1st Silver Age appearance of the Penguin. Vicki Vale appearance.
634 0 0 0 2 5 627 5.73
233. Detective Comics 475 (1978, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance.
634 0 0 40 110 117 367 8.74
234. Green Arrow 1 (2001, D.C. Comics)
                1st DC Comics work by Kevin Smith. Superman & Batman appearance.
634 0 2 216 248 73 95 9.59
235. Identity Crisis 1 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Sue Dibny.
634 0 0 348 207 34 45 9.68
236. Watchmen 11 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Ozymandias.
628 0 0 229 191 86 122 9.47
237. Batman 96 (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Bao Pham (Clownhunter)
627 0 0 606 16 2 3 9.79
238. Detective Comics 23.2 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Harley Quinn #1" 3-D lenticular cover.
625 0 14 563 34 6 8 9.78
239. DC Super-Stars 17 (1977, D.C. Comics)
                Marriage of Earth II Batman & Catwoman. Origin of Green Arrow & Huntress.
619 0 0 42 99 95 383 8.53
240. Batman 613 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Tommy Elliot, Catwoman, Harley Quinn & Joker appearance.
618 0 4 452 96 30 36 9.69
241. Batman 666 (2007, D.C. Comics)
                1st Damian Wayne as Batman. 1st appearance of Professor Pyg (Lazlo Valentin).
615 0 0 307 171 76 61 9.59
242. DC Comics Presents 1 (1978, D.C. Comics)
                Superman team-ups begin. Flash. Professor Zoom cameo on last page.
614 0 0 162 140 116 196 9.24
243. Flash 175 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                2nd Superman vs. Flash race. Justice League of America appearance.
611 0 0 6 10 37 558 7.21
244. Flash 92 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Impulse (Bart Allen).
611 0 0 304 153 70 84 9.54
245. Batman: Damned 2 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 607 50 197 285 39 17 19 9.80
246. Detective Comics 476 (1978, D.C. Comics)
                Joker appearance.
606 0 0 54 138 123 291 8.90
247. Flash 22 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Lenticular cover.
604 0 31 537 24 6 6 9.79
248. Superboy 68 (1958, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Bizarro.
603 0 0 0 0 0 603 4.06
249. Superman Adventures 5 (1997, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Livewire in comics (out of DC continuity).
599 0 0 322 144 61 72 9.57
250. Catwoman 1 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics) 598 0 0 531 52 8 7 9.77
251. Deathstroke: The Terminator 1 (1991, D.C. Comics) 597 0 0 314 126 55 102 9.53
252. Batman 100 Jimenez Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics) 596 0 2 524 54 12 4 9.77
253. All Star Western 10 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Jonah Hex.
595 0 0 7 22 30 536 7.32
254. Watchmen 7 (1987, D.C. Comics) 594 0 0 215 177 80 122 9.46
255. Detective Comics 576 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Batman "Year Two" storyline.
593 0 1 271 161 73 87 9.54
256. New Teen Titans v2 #1 (1984, D.C. Comics) 592 0 0 308 138 68 78 9.55
257. Batman Who Laughs 1 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 590 0 1 497 64 10 18 9.76
258. Atom 1 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Plant Master and Maya. Letter from Dave Cockrum.
581 0 0 0 1 7 573 5.46
259. Batman: The Dark Knight 23.4 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Joker's Daughter #1" 3-D lenticular cover.
580 1 17 517 22 9 14 9.78
260. Preacher 2 (1995, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Arseface. Saint of Killers appearance.
578 0 0 147 168 96 167 9.35
261. Dark Knight Strikes Again 1 (2001, D.C. Comics)
                1st app. of Carrie Kelly as Catgirl. Sequel to "The Dark Knight Returns". Two different covers exist.
574 2 39 367 99 29 38 9.73
262. Mister Miracle 4 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Big Barda. Letter from Mark Gruenwald.
574 0 0 6 29 46 493 7.84
263. Batman Who Laughs 1 (2019, D.C. Comics) 573 0 0 533 25 3 12 9.78
264. Batman Beyond Special Origin Issue nn (1999, D.C. Comics)
                1st comic book appearance of Terry McGinnis. Promotional.
571 0 1 251 135 74 110 9.47
265. Watchmen 8 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the original Nite Owl (Hollis Mason).
567 0 0 131 204 93 139 9.39
266. Justice League of America 9 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of the Justice League of America.
566 0 0 1 5 21 539 6.14
267. Batman 92 Jimenez Sketch Cover (2020, D.C. Comics) 564 0 0 512 33 9 10 9.77
268. Catwoman 1 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                Bane appearance. Embossed cover.
564 1 4 315 139 34 71 9.62
269. Superman/Batman 1 Retailer Incentive Edition (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Diamond/Alliance Retailer Summit promotional issue.
562 0 0 128 163 116 155 9.39
270. Superman 204 Retailer Incentive Edition (2004, D.C. Comics)
                Diamond Retailer Summit promotional. Sketch cover.
557 0 0 243 189 67 58 9.60
271. Detective Comics 20 We Can Be Heroes Edition (2013, D.C. Comics)
                Partial blank cover
555 0 0 404 84 32 35 9.68
272. Flash 110 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Kid Flash (Wally West) and the Weather Wizard (Mark Mardon).
553 0 0 0 0 0 553 4.89
273. Superman/Batman 8 Second Printing (2004, D.C. Comics)
                Kara Zor-El appearance. Sketch cover.
551 0 4 400 89 21 37 9.72
274. Watchmen 9 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Silk Spectre.
551 0 0 134 168 104 145 9.38
275. Detective Comics 575 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Batman "Year Two" storyline begins.
550 0 0 194 173 66 117 9.43
276. Nightwing 1 (1996, D.C. Comics) 549 0 1 147 157 94 150 9.39
277. Catwoman 80th Anniversary 100-Pg Super Spectacular 1 Comic Mint Edition (2020, D.C. Comics) 542 0 2 523 13 2 2 9.79
278. Batman: Shadow of the Bat 1 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Jeremiah Arkham & Victor Zsasz.
540 0 0 261 125 65 89 9.54
279. Justice League of America 2 (1961, D.C. Comics) 539 0 0 0 5 2 532 5.32
280. Green Lantern 89 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Last issue until 8-9/76 Full page ad by Murphy Anderson announcing move to back of Flash.
538 0 0 33 71 101 333 8.56
281. Batgirl 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 534 0 0 190 166 81 97 9.52
282. Green Lantern: Rebirth 1 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                JLA appearance.
533 0 0 332 90 43 68 9.65
283. Justice League of America 21 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                Re-Intro JSA in JLA title. 1st Silver Age appearance of Hourman, Doctor Fate, Icicle and Wizard.
533 0 0 2 0 14 517 5.93
284. Showcase 4 (1956, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Silver Age Flash (Barry Allen). 1st appearance of Iris West.
532 0 0 0 1 2 529 3.85
285. All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder 1 Retailer Incentive Edition (2005, D.C. Comics)
                Sketch cover.
531 0 1 207 166 83 74 9.55
286. Doomsday Clock 1 Lenticular Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Rorschach, the Marionette (Erika Manson) & the Mime (Marcos Maez).
529 0 20 432 39 15 23 9.75
287. Showcase 55 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                1st solo GA Green Lantern in Silver Age. 1st SA appearance of Solomon Grundy. Origin of Hourman and Dr. Fate in text.
529 0 0 2 7 13 507 6.72
288. Harley Quinn 0 (2014, D.C. Comics)
                Add'tl art by Timm, Adlard, Hughes, Baltazar, Moore, Johnson, Keith, Cooke, Hardin & Roberts.
528 0 1 336 95 42 54 9.67
289. Action Comics 242 (1958, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Brainiac. 1st appearance of the shrunken city of Kandor.
527 0 0 0 0 0 527 3.54
290. Aquaman 29 (1966, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Ocean Master (Orm, Aquaman's half-brother).
527 0 0 4 9 16 498 6.39
291. Infinite Crisis 5 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                Two different covers exist, one by George Perez & one by Jim Lee. 1st appearance of the new Blue Beetle.
527 0 0 295 131 55 46 9.61
292. Batman 1 Sketch Cover (2011, D.C. Comics) 525 0 0 315 104 50 56 9.62
293. Supergirl 1 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Zatanna backup stories begin. Letter from David Michelinie.
525 0 0 28 54 94 349 8.44
294. Watchmen 10 (1987, D.C. Comics) 525 0 0 177 150 81 117 9.44
295. Detective Comics 583 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Scarface & the Ventriloquist (Arnold Wesker).
523 0 0 156 177 86 104 9.42
296. Batman 40 Variant Cover (2015, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Batman & Joker. "Movie Poster" variant cover. "The Mask" cover homage.
522 0 0 407 66 31 18 9.73
297. Batman Adventures 1 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                Based on the animated television series. Penguin & Joker appearance.
521 0 0 200 145 82 94 9.47
298. Superman/Batman 10 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                Wonder Woman & Kara Zor-El appearance.
521 0 5 386 73 23 34 9.73
299. Action Comics 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 520 0 0 364 87 32 37 9.67
300. Batman 50 Lee Sketch Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Sale, Pope, Gerads, Mann, Templeton, Jones, Finch, Capullo & Weeks art Jim Lee cover & art
519 0 0 347 101 45 26 9.68
301. Crisis on Infinite Earths 12 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Wally West becomes the new Flash. "Death" of the original Dove.
517 0 0 244 137 63 73 9.51
302. Flash 137 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                Golden Age Flash appearance. 1st Silver Age appearance Vandal Savage. 2nd Silver Age appearance of JSA.
517 0 0 0 6 7 504 6.40
303. Superman 75 Poly-Bagged Platinum Edition (1993, D.C. Comics)
                The "Death" of Superman. Gatefold back cover. Silver foil logo.
517 0 0 145 130 92 150 9.40
304. Legends 1 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Amanda Waller. 6 page "MASK" insert.
514 0 0 204 136 71 103 9.43
305. Saga of the Swamp Thing 20 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                Alan Moore's run on Swamp Thing begins.
512 0 1 165 154 80 112 9.41
306. Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen 3 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Punchline (Alexis Kaye).
511 0 0 389 93 22 7 9.73
307. 100 Bullets 1 (1999, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Agent Graves & Dizzy Cordova.
510 0 1 202 129 76 102 9.47
308. Teen Titans 1 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Batman & Flash appearance. 2 different covers exist, 1 by Mike McKone & 1 by Michael Turner.
509 0 1 272 137 45 54 9.66
309. I, Zombie 1 (2010, D.C./Vertigo Comics) 506 0 0 260 125 57 64 9.58
310. Dark Knight III: The Master Race 1 Lee Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Manufactured with "Dark Knight Universe Presents: The Atom #1" mini comic glued to insert.
504 0 0 359 85 35 25 9.70
311. New Gods 7 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Steppenwolf. Origin of Mister Miracle and Orion.
504 0 0 8 22 44 430 8.02
312. DC Universe: Rebirth 1 (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Wraparound cover.
503 0 0 383 64 20 36 9.69
313. Tales of the New Teen Titans 1 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of Cyborg.
503 0 2 220 103 62 116 9.38
314. Detective Comics 577 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Batman "Year Two" storyline.
502 0 0 179 161 68 94 9.46
315. Batgirl 12 (2010, D.C. Comics) 501 0 0 211 152 63 75 9.52
316. Batman 24 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Batman proposes to Catwoman.
501 0 0 311 107 46 37 9.66
317. Batman 222 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                Beatles take-off. Letter from Mike W. Barr.
500 0 0 4 13 22 461 7.22
318. My Greatest Adventure 80 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Doom Patrol (Doctor Niles Caulder, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl and Silver Age Robotman).
500 0 0 0 3 2 495 5.50
319. Brave and the Bold 30 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                3rd appearance Justice League of America 1st appearance of Amazo the Android and Professor Ivo. Mirror Master cameo.
499 0 0 0 0 1 498 4.85
320. Detective Comics 1000 (2019, D.C. Comics)
                Jim Lee cover & art. 1st appearance of Arkham Knight in DC Universe continuity.
498 1 38 404 27 13 15 9.76
321. Justice League 12 (2012, D.C. Comics) 496 0 2 327 78 33 56 9.64
322. Detective Comics 871 (2011, D.C. Comics)
                Backup story by Scott Snyder with art by Francesco Francavilla.
495 0 0 271 116 40 68 9.57
323. Brave and the Bold 29 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                2nd appearance of Justice League of America and Snapper Carr. 1st appearance of Xotar. Robot cover.
493 0 0 0 0 1 492 4.42
324. Green Lantern v3 #1 (1990, D.C. Comics)
                Batman, Blue Beetle, Fire & Ice appearance.
493 0 0 306 101 43 43 9.62
325. Showcase 73 (1968, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Creeper (Jack Ryder).
493 0 0 1 10 41 441 7.64
326. Superman 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 493 0 0 314 96 34 49 9.64
327. All Star Batman 1 Sketch Edition (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
491 0 1 367 67 28 28 9.72
328. Batman 40 (2015, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Batman & Joker.
491 0 0 363 81 22 25 9.71
329. Adventure Comics 247 (1958, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes, Lightning Boy (Lad), Saturn Girl and Cosmic Boy.
485 0 0 0 1 1 483 3.84
330. Batman 2 Variant Cover (2011, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of William Cobb as Talon.
485 0 1 265 127 52 40 9.66
331. Avengers/JLA 4 (2004, D.C.-Marvel)
                Wraparound cover.
482 41 46 326 37 19 13 9.77
332. Batman 139 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the original Bat-Girl (Betty Kane). Batwoman appearance. 1st Blue Bowman (formerly Signalman).
481 0 0 0 0 4 477 4.80
333. Power Girl 27 (2011, D.C. Comics)
                Last issue.
481 0 0 171 135 78 97 9.50
334. Batman: Rebirth 1 (2016, D.C. Comics) 480 0 0 254 151 48 27 9.66
335. Batman: The Cult 1 (1988, D.C. Comics)
                Embossed cover.
480 8 22 347 75 16 12 9.74
336. Batman 1 Convention Edition (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Silver foil cover.
476 0 0 217 173 47 39 9.63
337. Batman 21 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Duke Thomas. Embossed cover.
476 0 5 401 40 20 10 9.75
338. Fury of Firestorm 1 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Black Bison (John Ravenhair).
475 0 0 190 110 50 125 9.31
339. Batman 615 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Batman reveals identity to Catwoman. Nightwing, Riddler & Joker appearance.
473 0 0 286 107 33 47 9.64
340. Detective Comics 578 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Batman "Year Two" storyline.
472 0 4 166 137 73 92 9.47
341. Teen Titans 1 Fourth Printing (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Superman, Batman & Flash appearance. Sketch cover.
471 0 0 322 68 17 64 9.72
342. Swamp Thing 2 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Dr. Anton Arcane. 1st appearance of Patchwork Man in cameo on last page.
470 0 0 14 70 92 294 8.63
343. Batman: Last Knight on Earth 1 (2019, D.C. Comics) 468 7 32 390 27 8 4 9.79
344. Detective Comics 850 (2009, D.C. Comics) 464 0 0 260 127 36 41 9.62
345. Batman: The Long Halloween 1 (1996, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman appearance.
463 0 0 225 140 41 57 9.57
346. Harley Quinn 57 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 462 0 1 423 27 6 5 9.77
347. Birds of Prey 8 (1999, D.C. Comics)
                Nightwing appearance.
459 0 0 116 133 76 134 9.38
348. Action Comics 1 Variant Cover (2011, D.C. Comics) 458 0 2 276 95 39 46 9.65
349. Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight 1 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                One of four different outer cover color variations. Poster included.
455 0 0 193 113 41 108 9.55
350. Batman Incorporated 8 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Robin (Damian Wayne).
454 1 6 331 73 22 21 9.71
351. Batman 610 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Killer Croc, Tommy Elliot & Catwoman appearance.
453 0 1 282 101 38 31 9.67
352. Superman 205 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                2 different covers exist, 1 by Jim Lee & 1 by Michael Turner.
453 1 8 278 76 38 52 9.66
353. Wonder Woman 1 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                Cheetah, Doctor Psycho, Giganta & Nemesis appearance.
453 0 4 357 50 17 25 9.72
354. Batman 1 Aspen Comics Edition (2016, D.C. Comics) 452 0 0 304 111 26 11 9.71
355. Harley Quinn: Futures End 1 (2014, D.C. Comics)
                3-D lenticular cover.
452 1 19 401 19 5 7 9.78
356. Kingdom Come 1 (1996, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Magog. Wraparound cover.
451 0 2 199 140 50 60 9.59
357. Crisis on Infinite Earths 6 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Anti-Monitor.
449 0 0 217 113 54 65 9.53
358. Batman: The Red Death 1 (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Foil cover.
448 0 0 345 75 16 12 9.73
359. Harley Quinn 59 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 448 0 0 419 20 4 5 9.78
360. Supergirl and the Legion of Super-Heroes 23 Variant Cover (2006, D.C. Comics) 448 0 1 234 116 47 50 9.61
361. Batman and Robin 1 (2009, D.C. Comics) 447 0 6 349 40 21 31 9.71
362. Showcase 75 (1968, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Hawk and Dove (Hank and Don Hall).
447 0 0 3 27 46 371 7.81
363. Batman: Official Motion Picture Adaptation nn Prestige Format (1989, D.C. Comics) 445 0 4 309 74 24 34 9.66
364. Harley Quinn 1 Aspen Comics Edition (2016, D.C. Comics) 445 0 0 291 107 28 19 9.69
365. Supergirl 12 Variant Cover (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Fatal Five (Emerald Empress, Indigo, Solomon Grundy, Magog & Selena) app.
444 0 0 391 39 8 6 9.77
366. Justice League 16 We Can Be Heroes Edition (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Shazam!" back-up story by Geoff Johns with art by Gary Frank. Partial blank cover.
443 0 0 296 68 47 32 9.68
367. Batman Adventures 28 (1995, D.C. Comics)
                Joker & Harley Quinn appearance.
442 0 0 174 118 75 75 9.48
368. Showcase 37 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Metal Men and Doctor Will Magnus.
438 0 0 0 0 1 437 5.32
369. Superman 423 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Last issue. Becomes "Adventures of Superman" with next issue.
438 0 0 153 130 63 92 9.41
370. Green Lantern 16 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Silver Age Star Sapphire. Abin Sur backup story.
432 0 0 0 5 7 420 6.04
371. Superman 74 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                Justice League America & Doomsday appearance.
432 0 0 263 85 42 42 9.59
372. Batman 1 Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics) 430 0 0 333 66 14 17 9.73
373. Metal Men 1 (1963, D.C. Comics) 430 0 0 1 9 10 410 6.37
374. Swamp Thing 3 (1973, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Patchwork Man. 1st appearance of Abigail Arcane.
428 0 0 22 76 93 237 8.78
375. Batman/Superman 1 (2013, D.C. Comics) 427 0 2 326 48 25 26 9.71
376. Aquaman 11 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Mera. Quisp appearance.
425 0 0 0 0 1 424 4.89
377. Batman: White Knight 3 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Marian Drews becomes the Neo Joker.
424 0 0 369 35 9 11 9.76
378. Crisis on Infinite Earths 2 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the Anti-Monitor in cameo.
423 0 0 213 109 34 67 9.53
379. Action Comics 1 Safeguard Promotional (1976, D.C. Comics)
                Reprints 1st appearance of Superman from Action Comics #1
422 0 0 210 129 37 46 9.61
380. All-Star Superman 1 (2006, D.C. Comics) 420 0 2 289 80 21 28 9.70
381. Crisis on Infinite Earths 4 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of the Monitor.
420 0 1 222 115 47 35 9.62
382. Justice League of America 3 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Kanjar Ro, Kromm, Hyathis and Sayyar. Full page ads for Brave and the Bold #34 and Showcase #30
420 0 0 0 0 3 417 5.14
383. All-Star Comics 69 (1977, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Earth-Two Huntress (Helena Wayne).
419 0 0 47 106 75 191 8.95
384. Action Comics 1000 Sketch Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Jurgens, Swan, Coipel, Albuquerque, Lee, Ordway, Mann, Garcia-Lopez & Cassaday art. Partial blank cover.
417 0 5 307 43 22 40 9.71
385. Swamp Thing 50 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Deadman, Dr. Fate, Spectre & Demon appearance. Anniversary issue.
415 0 0 121 126 67 101 9.38
386. Batman 3 (2012, D.C. Comics) 414 0 5 267 67 33 42 9.65
387. Green Lantern 20 (2013, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Jessica Cruz in one-panel cameo (face not revealed). Last Geoff Johns issue. Wraparound cover
413 0 1 328 46 20 18 9.73
388. The Joker 1 State of Comics Edition (2021, D.C. Comics)
                Batman #251 cover homage. "Vintage" cover.
413 0 0 406 7 0 0 9.80
389. Superman/Batman 9 (2004, D.C. Comics)
                Kara Zor-El, Krypto, Artemis & Wonder Woman appearance.
412 2 2 336 42 16 14 9.76
390. Teen Titans 20 (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Crush, Djinn & Roundhouse.
411 0 0 352 50 5 4 9.76
391. Batman 43 (2015, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Mr. Bloom.
410 0 0 350 39 10 11 9.74
392. Justice League 50 (2016, D.C. Comics) 409 0 0 280 55 36 38 9.67
393. Man of Steel 1 Special Collector's Edition (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Silver logo.
409 0 1 195 101 63 49 9.51
394. New Suicide Squad 1 (2014, D.C. Comics) 408 0 0 145 124 71 68 9.50
395. Wonder Woman 51 (2018, D.C. Comics) 408 0 0 345 53 4 6 9.76
396. Justice League 3 Logo Variant (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Booster Gold cameo on last page.
406 0 0 69 107 85 145 9.18
397. Action Comics 684 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                Doomsday appearance.
405 0 0 233 67 43 62 9.54
398. Green Lantern v3 #49 (1994, D.C. Comics)
                Emerald Twilight Part 2 Sinestro appearance.
405 0 0 230 79 43 53 9.57
399. Flash 1 (2011, D.C. Comics) 404 0 0 282 67 24 31 9.69
400. Justice League of America 1 Variant Cover (2006, D.C. Comics)
                New JLA members selected.
404 0 0 266 87 29 22 9.69
401. Huntress 1 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of the new Huntress (Helena Bertinelli).
400 0 0 117 118 73 92 9.36
402. Justice League 1 We Can Be Heroes Edition (2011, D.C. Comics)
                San Diego Comic-Con 2012 exclusive. Partial blank cover.
400 0 0 271 81 24 24 9.70
403. Supergirl 1 Second Printing (2005, D.C. Comics)
                JSA & Solomon Grundy appearance. Sketch cover.
400 0 4 313 49 12 22 9.73
404. Action Comics 869 Recalled Edition (2008, D.C. Comics)
                Recalled due to beer label on cover. Braniac & Supergirl appearance.
398 0 1 263 89 30 15 9.69
405. Brave and the Bold 60 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the new Wonder Girl (Donna Troy), who joins the Teen Titans. Batman, Wonder Woman and Flash cameo.
397 0 0 0 1 5 391 6.11
406. Spectre 1 (1967, D.C. Comics)
                Captain Skull appearance.
397 0 0 0 2 20 375 7.26
407. Green Lantern 201 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                Cover reads "Green Lantern Corps." 1st appearance of Kilowog.
396 0 0 141 127 51 77 9.43
408. Preacher 13 (1996, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Herr Starr, Sarah Featherstone & Hoover. "Hunters" part 1
396 0 0 183 115 51 47 9.57
409. Batman 90 (2020, D.C. Comics) 395 0 4 360 23 4 4 9.78
410. Batman 50 Sketch Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Sale, Pope, Gerads, Mann, Templeton, Jones, Finch, Lee, Capullo & Weeks art Partial blank cover.
394 0 0 332 39 10 13 9.76
411. Harley Quinn 1 Legacy Edition Edition (2016, D.C. Comics) 394 0 0 315 58 13 8 9.74
412. Batman: Three Jokers 2 Variant Cover B (2020, D.C. Comics) 392 1 18 361 7 3 2 9.79
413. Batman 608 Foil Edition (2019, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Killer Croc & Poison Ivy appearance. "Virgin" cover.
390 0 18 315 38 12 7 9.76
414. Superman 4 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Bloodsport (Robert DuBois).
390 0 0 165 122 45 58 9.48
415. Avengers/JLA 2 (2003, D.C.-Marvel)
                Wraparound cover.
389 17 56 270 21 13 12 9.78
416. Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. 0 (1999, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Star Spangled Kid II (Courtney Whitmore). 1st professional work of Geoff Johns.
388 0 0 138 98 70 82 9.41
417. Batman: Three Jokers 1 Variant Cover A (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Embossed cover.
387 0 4 326 29 9 19 9.73
418. Detective Comics 608 (1989, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Anarky.
387 0 0 177 123 40 47 9.54
419. Power Girl 1 (2009, D.C. Comics)
                2 different covers exist, 1 by Adam Hughes & 1 by Amanda Conner.
387 0 0 223 87 41 36 9.63
420. Doom Patrol 99 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Beast Boy (Garfield Logan, later becomes the Changeling).
386 0 0 1 8 5 372 6.08
421. Teen Titans 12 Variant Cover (2017, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of the Batman Who Laughs.
386 0 0 132 154 60 40 9.58
422. Batgirl Adventures 1 (1998, D.C. Comics)
                Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy appearance.
383 0 0 130 107 47 99 9.39
423. Batman 0 (2012, D.C. Comics)
                Back-up story by James Tynion IV with art by Andy Clarke.
383 0 4 261 63 30 25 9.68
424. Harley Quinn 1 Bulletproof Comics Pink Editio (2016, D.C. Comics) 383 0 0 241 89 28 25 9.68
425. Batman 638 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                Red Hood revealed as Jason Todd. Black Mask, Mister Freeze, Nightwing & Joker appearance.
382 0 0 263 68 31 20 9.68
426. Crisis on Infinite Earths 10 (1986, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Starman (Prince Gavyn).
382 0 0 212 95 34 41 9.59
427. Flash 106 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                Part 1 of Grodd trilogy. Origin and 1st apppearance of Gorilla Grodd and Pied Piper.
382 0 0 0 0 1 381 4.41
428. Superman: The Wedding Album 1 Collector's Edition (1996, D.C. Comics)
                Clark Kent marries Lois Lane. Embossed cover.
382 1 1 243 66 26 45 9.67
429. Adventures of Superman 497 (1992, D.C. Comics)
                Justice League America & Doomsday appearance. 2nd issue of the "death" of Superman arc
381 0 1 251 66 31 32 9.66
430. Beware the Creeper 1 (1968, D.C. Comics) 380 0 0 7 35 56 282 8.27
431. Brave and the Bold 57 (1965, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of Metamorpho. 1st appearance of Sapphire Stagg, Simon Stagg and Java.
379 0 0 3 8 16 352 6.91
432. Harley Quinn 7 Lucia Variant Cover (2014, D.C. Comics)
                "DC Bombshells" variant cover.
379 0 0 238 83 34 24 9.67
433. Wonder Woman 9 (1987, D.C. Comics)
                Origin of the new Cheetah.
379 0 0 106 120 65 88 9.38
434. Swamp Thing 10 (1974, D.C. Comics)
                Last Bernie Wrightson issue.
378 0 0 52 99 77 150 9.18
435. Detective Comics 405 (1970, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of the League of Assassins. Batgirl backup story.
377 0 0 6 16 26 329 7.82
436. JLA/Avengers 3 (2003, D.C.-Marvel)
                Wraparound cover.
376 24 47 265 21 11 8 9.78
437. Crisis on Infinite Earths 11 (1986, D.C. Comics) 374 0 1 202 100 35 36 9.59
438. Justice League 31 (2014, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Jessica Cruz.
373 0 0 243 77 30 23 9.67
439. Justice League of America 7 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                Kathy (Batwoman) Kane & Lois Lane cameo. Last 10? issue. Full page ad for Showcase #34
373 0 0 0 2 5 366 6.05
440. Superman/Batman 8 Aspen Comics Edition C (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Reprints Superman/Batman #8 (5/04) San Diego Comic-Con 2017 exclusive. "Virgin" cover.
373 1 8 333 22 6 3 9.78
441. Harley Quinn 75 Celebrity Authentics Edition (2020, D.C. Comics)
                Margot Robbie photo cover.
371 0 0 370 1 0 0 9.80
442. JLA 1 (1997, D.C. Comics) 371 0 2 133 104 61 71 9.47
443. Mister Miracle 2 (1971, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Granny Goodness.
370 0 0 6 39 63 262 8.12
444. Showcase 23 (1959, D.C. Comics)
                2nd appearance of the Silver Age Green Lantern. Nuclear explosion cover and splash page.
369 0 0 0 0 1 368 4.59
445. Batman 50 Lee Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Sale, Pope, Gerads, Mann, Templeton, Jones, Finch, Capullo & Weeks art Jim Lee cover & art
368 0 0 242 71 30 25 9.69
446. DC Comics Presents 87 (1985, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Superboy-Prime.
367 0 0 102 104 64 97 9.34
447. Punchline 1 Jimenez Variant Cover (2021, D.C. Comics) 367 0 0 343 18 5 1 9.78
448. Detective Comics 1000 Sketch Edition (2019, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Arkham Knight in DC Universe continuity. Partial blank cover.
366 0 3 259 49 22 33 9.69
449. Forever Evil 1 3-D Variant Cover (2013, D.C. Comics)
                "Death" of Monocle. 3-D lenticular cover. Double gatefold centerfold.
366 0 6 305 34 12 9 9.76
450. 1st Issue Special 8 (1975, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Warlord. Story continued in Warlord #1
365 0 1 16 91 83 174 8.88
451. Green Lantern 2 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Introduction of Qward Universe. Thomas Kalmaku learns Green Lantern's identity.
365 0 0 0 1 2 362 5.01
452. Legion of Super-Heroes 6 (2020, D.C. Comics) 365 0 0 339 20 4 2 9.78
453. Superman 123 (1958, D.C. Comics)
                Supergirl tryout. Superman returns to Krypton.
365 0 0 0 0 0 365 4.10
454. Firestorm 3 (1978, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Killer Frost (Doctor Crystal Frost).
362 0 0 84 98 47 133 9.16
455. Infinite Crisis 3 (2006, D.C. Comics)
                Alexander Luthor revealed as Secret Society Lex Luthor. Atlantis destroyed, Paradise Island goes into hiding.
360 0 0 246 74 17 23 9.69
456. Weird War Tales 1 (1971, D.C. Comics) 360 0 0 4 15 33 308 7.99
457. DC Comics Presents 49 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Captain Marvel. Black Adam appearance.
359 0 0 96 89 63 111 9.19
458. Flash 117 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st appearance of Captain Boomerang (Digger Harkness). Only S.A. app. of Winky, Blinky & Noddy.
359 0 0 0 2 5 352 5.70
459. Showcase 24 (1960, D.C. Comics)
                3rd appearance of the Silver Age Green Lantern.
359 0 0 0 0 0 359 4.99
460. Wonder Woman 199 (1972, D.C. Comics)
                Jonny Double appearance. Bondage cover. Grey tone cover.
359 0 0 23 48 66 222 8.68
461. Batgirl 25 Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics) 358 0 0 317 35 3 3 9.77
462. Batman 617 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Catwoman, Robin, Huntress & Scarecrow appearance.
358 0 0 234 70 23 31 9.68
463. Justice League of America 22 (1963, D.C. Comics)
                Story continued from JLA #21 Justice Society of America crossover. Wizard, Icicle & Fiddler appearance.
358 0 0 0 1 7 350 6.44
464. All Star Batman & Robin, the Boy Wonder 2 (2005, D.C. Comics)
                2 different covers exist, one by Jim Lee & one by Frank Miller.
357 0 0 289 35 17 16 9.72
465. Batman Beyond 37 (2019, D.C. Comics) 357 0 0 247 84 18 8 9.71
466. Super Friends 1 (1976, D.C. Comics)
                Based on television show. 1st appearance Wendy, Marvin & Wonder Dog. Poison Ivy, Penguin, Toy Man & Cheetah appearance.
356 0 0 58 102 59 137 9.09
467. Teen Titans 20 Jimenez Variant Cover (2018, D.C. Comics)
                1st full appearance of Crush, Djinn & Roundhouse. "Design" variant cover.
356 0 0 264 68 13 11 9.72
468. Flash 129 (1962, D.C. Comics)
                2nd Golden Age Flash crossover. 1st SA appearance JSA in flashback. Captain Cold and Trickster appearance.
355 0 0 3 7 17 328 6.82
469. Harley Quinn 58 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 355 0 0 334 15 1 5 9.78
470. Joker: Year of the Villain 1 Scorpion Comics Edition C (2019, D.C. Comics)
                Convention exclusive.
355 0 2 330 14 5 4 9.78
471. Action Comics 1000 Jim Lee Tour Edition (2018, D.C. Comics)
                Jurgens, Swan, Coipel, Albuquerque, Ordway, Mann, Garcia-Lopez & Cassaday art, Jim Lee cover & art
354 0 1 248 67 15 23 9.70
472. Batman 611 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Tommy Elliot, Green Lantern, Icicle, Catwoman, Talia, Poison Ivy, Lois Lane & Superman appearance.
354 0 2 240 82 15 15 9.71
473. Batman: Three Jokers 3 Variant Cover B (2020, D.C. Comics) 354 0 3 313 34 0 4 9.77
474. Detective Comics 1000 JeeHyung Lee Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics)
                JeeHyung Lee cover. 1st appearance of Arkham Knight in DC Universe continuity.
354 5 55 274 14 0 6 9.80
475. Scalped 1 (2007, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                1st appearance of Dashiell Bad Horse.
354 0 0 98 93 74 89 9.37
476. Wonder Woman 72 (1993, D.C. Comics) 354 0 0 55 86 74 139 9.16
477. Catwoman 15 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 353 0 0 315 27 6 5 9.77
478. Wonder Woman 36 Sketch Edition (2015, D.C. Comics)
                Partial blank cover.
353 0 0 263 52 17 21 9.72
479. Wonder Woman 50 Convention Photo Edition (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Gal Gadot photo cover.
351 0 0 247 60 22 22 9.67
480. Batman: Damned 3 (2019, D.C. Comics) 350 20 82 205 29 6 8 9.79
481. Scooby-Doo Team-Up 12 (2015, D.C. Comics)
                Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Batgirl & Catwoman appearance.
350 0 0 264 58 21 7 9.73
482. Detective Comics 298 (1961, D.C. Comics)
                Origin and 1st appearance of the Silver Age Clayface (Matt Hagen). Aquaman backup story.
349 0 0 0 1 1 347 5.46
483. Sandman 2 (1989, D.C./Vertigo Comics)
                Cain, Abel, Cynthia, Mildred & Mordred appearance.
349 0 0 46 104 80 119 9.26
484. Wonder Woman 26 Convention Edition (2017, D.C. Comics)
                Gal Gadot photo foil cover.
349 0 0 158 129 46 16 9.64
485. Batman 618 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Clayface, Catwoman & Robin appearance.
348 0 1 209 82 30 26 9.64
486. Batman 616 (2003, D.C. Comics)
                Talia, Ra's Al Ghul, Lex Luthor, Catwoman & Lady Shiva appearance. Direct Sales edition has "Navy" insert.
347 0 1 243 55 23 25 9.68
487. Daring New Adventures of Supergirl 1 (1982, D.C. Comics)
                Origin retold. 16 page Masters of the Universe preview.
347 0 0 173 80 36 58 9.44
488. Harley Quinn 1 Aspen Comics Sketch Edition (2016, D.C. Comics) 347 0 0 279 46 17 5 9.74
489. Action Comics 9 (2012, D.C. Comics)
                Origin & 1st full appearance of Calvin Ellis (Superman of Earth-23).
346 0 0 170 90 36 50 9.55
490. Swamp Thing 8 (1974, D.C. Comics) 346 0 0 34 81 74 157 9.02
491. Adventures of Superman 500 (1993, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Steel (John Henry Irons) & Superboy (Kon-El). Eradicator appearance.
345 0 2 160 79 52 52 9.48
492. Batman 1 Aspen Comics Sketch Edition (2016, D.C. Comics)
                Sketch cover.
344 0 0 252 66 15 11 9.72
493. Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight 1 Variant Cover (2019, D.C. Comics) 344 0 0 298 37 6 3 9.76
494. Batman 96 Variant Cover (2020, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Bao Pham (Clownhunter)
343 0 0 328 8 5 2 9.78
495. DC Universe: Rebirth 1 Reis Variant Cover (2016, D.C. Comics)
                "Midnight Release" variant. Wraparound cover.
343 0 0 257 63 10 13 9.72
496. Justice League 40 (2015, D.C. Comics)
                1st appearance of Grail in cameo on last page.
343 0 0 244 56 20 23 9.70
497. Saga of the Swamp Thing 21 (1984, D.C. Comics)
                New origin of Swamp Thing. Floronic Man appearance.
343 0 0 69 97 69 108 9.30
498. Mister Miracle 1 (2017, D.C. Comics) 342 0 0 241 67 16 18 9.70
499. Detective Comics 1000 Artgerm Collectibles Golden Ag (2019, D.C. Comics)
                Stanley "Artgerm" Lau cover. 1st appearance of Arkham Knight in DC Universe continuity.
341 0 12 266 41 6 16 9.71
500. Green Lantern 77 (1970, D.C. Comics) 341 0 0 7 25 54 255 8.25

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"CGC Census Analysis" is provided by Greg Holland (©2003-2021).
Data is sourced from the public CGC census (© Certified Guaranty Company, LLC.)
Used with permission of CGC since 2003. Data is from July 01, 2001 to September 21, 2021.
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