Batman #1 tops September, DC beats Marvel in market share

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s relaunch tops the chart, Action Comics follows in second.

DC beat Marvel in September thanks to its New 52 initiative, taking 17 of the Top 20 places in the Diamond retailer charts. While exact numbers aren’t yet available, the Top 10 reads as follows:

1: Batman #1

2. Action Comics #1

3. Green Lantern #1

4. The Flash #1

5. Superman #1

6. Detective Comics #1

7. Batman: The Dark Knight #1

8. Fear Itself #6

9. Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1

10. Batman and Robin #1

DC also took the unit market share with 43.04%, beating Marvel’s 37.88%. Enjoying the New 52? Let us know which books are your favourites – we’ll have a feature on the relaunch in a coming issue of SciFiNow.

Source: ICV2