For a comic book that everybody wasn’t going to buy or read Superior Spider-man did pretty good in January going to the top of the charts. I have a feeling even the haters would pick up a copy just to see what was happening with Doc Oc Peter Parker.
‘Superior Spider-Man’ #1 tops January chart
Superior Spider-Man #1 was the top selling comic of January 2013.
DC Comics also performed strongly in a month where sales were up by over 20% on January 2012, according to Diamond’s sales charts.
Batman #16 and Justice League #16 took second and third places ahead of the debut issues of Marvel NOW! titles New Avengers, Savage Wolverine and Uncanny X-Force.
Marvel Comics was the top selling publisher with 34.82% dollar and 40.23% unit share compared to DC’s 31.61% and 35.41%.
Image Comics was the third top selling publisher.
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Peter Parker spent a lifetime living up to the responsibilities his powers foisted upon him but his Amazing story finally ended dramatically in the historic Spider-Man #700.
The new Amazing Spider-Man has arrived and he is better in every single way. Smarter, stronger…Superior.
Superior Spider-man #1 (Superior Spider-man)