Doctor Strange Historical Sales Numbers


Version 1.05. Last updated: 15 July 2011.

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Doctor Strange: From The Marvel Vault [2011 one-shot from the 90's by Stern/Vokes]

ISSUE SALES RANK SOURCE
#1 11,248 153rd ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, February 2011

The Mystic Hands of Doctor Strange [2010 retro one-shot by various]

ISSUE SALES RANK SOURCE
#1 10,148 171st ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, March 2010

Strange [2009-2010 miniseries by Waid]

ISSUE SALES RANK SOURCE
#1 23,362 89th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, November 2009
#2 18,005 119th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, December 2009
#3 15,729 120th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, January 2010
#4 14,393 113th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, February 2010

Doctor Strange: The Oath [2006-07 miniseries]

ISSUE SALES RANK SOURCE
#1 40,280 42nd ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, October 2006
#2 29,824 84th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, November 2006
#3 27,046 80th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, December 2006
#4 26,179 77th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, January 2007
#5 25,665 74th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, February 2007

X-Statix Presents: Dead Girl [2006 miniseries]

ISSUE SALES RANK SOURCE
#1 20,685 97th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, January 2006
#2 17,369 115th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, February 2006
#3 16,048 142nd ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, March 2006
#4 15,606 125th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, April 2006
#5 15,382 137th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, May 2006

Strange [2004-05 miniseries by Straczynski]

ISSUE SALES RANK SOURCE
#1 59,974 24th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, September 2004
#2 48,410 25th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, October 2004
#3 41,015 34th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, December 2004
#4 37,449 45th ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, February 2005
#5 36,970 53rd ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, April 2005
#6 35,842 53rd ICv2: Diamond US DM Singles Estimate, June 2005

Doctor Strange: The Flight of Bones [1999 miniseries]

ISSUE SALES RANK SOURCE
#1 47,700 44th CBGXtra: December 1998 Comic Book Estimated Preorders from Diamond Comic Distributors
#2 38,100 63rd CBGXtra: January 1999 Comic Book Estimated Preorders from Diamond Comic Distributors
#3 33,900 67th CBGXtra: February 1999 Comic Book Estimated Preorders from Diamond Comic Distributors
Michael Burns, rec.arts.comics.misc Usenet Post, "Top-selling comics for February 1999"
#4 32,900
32,500
78th CBGXtra: March 1999 Comic Book Estimated Preorders from Diamond Comic Distributors
Michael Burns, rec.arts.comics.misc Usenet Post, "Top 150 comics for March 1999"

Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme [1988-96]

ISSUE or
FILING DATE
SALES SOURCE
#19 65,800 Tom Brevoort's Marvel.com Weblog, 27 June 2007, internal Marvel DM sales documents for comics shipping June 1990
#20 61,700 Tom Brevoort's Marvel.com Weblog, 27 June 2007, internal Marvel DM sales documents for comics shipping June 1990
1 Oct 1992 109,514 Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme #51: Average Total Paid Circulation for the Preceding 12 Months as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership
1 Oct 1995 23,861 Doctor Strange, Sorcerer Supreme #85: Average Total Paid Circulation for the Preceding 12 Months as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership

Doctor Strange [1974-87]

ISSUE or
FILING DATE
SALES SOURCE
1 Oct 1980 105,427 Doctor Strange #46: Average Total Paid Circulation for the Preceding 12 Months as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership
1 Oct 1981 98,255 Doctor Strange #52: Average Total Paid Circulation for the Preceding 12 Months as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership
11 Oct 1982 119,651 Doctor Strange #59: Average Total Paid Circulation for the Preceding 12 Months as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership
#65 68,800 Tom Brevoort's Marvel.com Weblog, 29 May 2007, internal Marvel DM sales documents for comics shipping April 1984
#66 66,500 Tom Brevoort's Marvel.com Weblog, 29 May 2007, internal Marvel DM sales documents for comics shipping April 1984
28 Sept 1984 121,574 Doctor Strange #71: Average Total Paid Circulation for the Preceding 12 Months as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership

Strange Tales [1960's]

YEAR SALES SOURCE
1963 189,305 Comics Chronicles: Average Total Paid Circulation as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership
1964 215,090 Comics Chronicles: Average Total Paid Circulation as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership
1965 230,285 Comics Chronicles: Average Total Paid Circulation as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership
(Strange Tales #143: Average Total Paid Circulation as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership, Preceding 12 Months, Filing Date 1 October 1965)
1966 261,069 Comics Chronicles: Average Total Paid Circulation as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership
1967 241,561 Comics Chronicles: Average Total Paid Circulation as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership
1968 (ST/DS) 266,422 Comics Chronicles: Average Total Paid Circulation as Reported in Publisher's Statement of Ownership