Key Comic Books By Age (Bronze, Copper, Modern)

February 15, 2017

Key Comic Books By Age

Presented below are the top 10 most submitted comics of the bronze, copper, and modern ages. At the bottom of each list you can continue to the top 200 by age. CGC census data is as of year-end 2016.

Key Bronze Age Comic Books

Rank CGC Count Issue Date Publisher
1. 11,050 Wolverine Limited Series #1 9/82 Marvel Comics
2. 8,909 Incredible Hulk #181 11/74 Marvel Comics
3. 7,771 Amazing Spider-Man #129 2/74 Marvel Comics
4. 6,163 Giant-Size X-Men #1 Summer 1975 Marvel Comics
5. 5,921 Star Wars #1
CGC variant confirmed Rare CGC-recognized cover price variant is confirmed to exist
7/77 Marvel Comics
6. 4,916 X-Men #94 8/75 Marvel Comics
7. 4,033 Spectacular Spider-Man #1 12/76 Marvel Comics
8. 3,944 Amazing Spider-Man #238
CGC variant confirmed Rare CGC-recognized newsstand cover price variant is confirmed to exist
3/83 Marvel Comics
9. 3,747 Amazing Spider-Man #121 6/73 Marvel Comics
10. 3,645 Wolverine Limited Series #2
CGC variant confirmed Rare CGC-recognized newsstand cover price variant is confirmed to exist
10/82 Marvel Comics

#11-200: Key Bronze Age Comics (1970-1983)

Key Copper Age Comic Books

Rank CGC Count Issue Date Publisher
1. 12,690 Amazing Spider-Man #300 5/88 Marvel Comics
2. 11,846 New Mutants #98
CGC variant confirmed Rare CGC-recognized newsstand cover price variant is confirmed to exist
2/91 Marvel Comics
3. 8,834 Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars #8
CGC variant confirmed Rare CGC-recognized newsstand cover price variant is confirmed to exist
12/84 Marvel Comics
4. 8,475 Uncanny X-Men #266 8/90 Marvel Comics
5. 7,346 Amazing Spider-Man #252
CGC variant confirmed Rare CGC-recognized newsstand cover price variant is confirmed to exist
5/84 Marvel Comics
6. 7,108 Wolverine #1 11/88 Marvel Comics
7. 5,199 Spider-Man 1 Silver Edition 8/90 Marvel Comics
8. 5,043 New Mutants #87 3/90 Marvel Comics
9. 4,142 Batman: The Killing Joke #nn 1988 D.C. Comics
10. 3,997 Amazing Spider-Man #298 3/88 Marvel Comics

#11-200: Key Copper Age Comics (1984-1991)

Key Modern Age Comic Books

Rank CGC Count Issue Date Publisher
1. 5,855 Amazing Spider-Man #361
CGC variant confirmed Rare CGC-recognized newsstand cover price variant is confirmed to exist
4/92 Marvel Comics
2. 5,599 Spawn #1 5/92 Image Comics
3. 4,963 Amazing Spider-Man v2 #36 12/01 Marvel Comics
4. 4,080 Outcast #1 6/14 Image/Skybound
5. 3,022 Amazing Spider-Man #700 2/13 Marvel Comics
6. 3,010 Batman Adventures #12 9/93 D.C. Comics
7. 2,900 Wolverine: The Origin #1 11/01 Marvel Comics
8. 2,739 NYX #3 2/04 Marvel Comics
9. 2,617 Walking Dead #1 10/03 Image Comics
10. 2,555 Saga #1 3/12 Image Comics

#11-200: Key Modern Age Comics (1992-onward)

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