Marvel Legacy #1 is the best-selling comic book published in 2017. That's based on unit sales to comic shops, according to Diamond Comic Distributors.
Jason Aaron wrote Marvel Legacy #1. The issue featured art by Esad Ribic and several other top Marvel artists. The issue shipped with a wraparound cover by Joe Quesada.
Marvel also claimed the top publisher spot based on dollar and unit market shares. Marvel claimed 36.36 percent dollar and 38.3 percent unit share.
Marvel also had five of the top ten selling issues of the year: Marvel Legacy #1, Peter Parker: Spectacular Spider-Man #1, Secret Empire #0, Secret Empire #1, and Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey #1.
DC Entertainment was the comics market's number two publisher in 2017. DC had a 30.07 percent dollar and a 33.93 unit share. DC's top comic of the years was Dark Nights: Metal #1. The event issue comes from Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, and Jonathan Glapion. It was the second bestselling comic of the year. DC had five titles in the top ten comics
Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga dominated the top ten graphic novels chart. This helped make Image Comics the number three publisher of the year. Image earned a 9.8 percent dollar and a 10.12 percent unit share.
IDW Publishing was 2017's fourth largest publisher. The publisher built
Dark Horse Comics was the fifth-ranked publisher in 2017 with a 3.12 percent dollar share. Dark Horse’s top comic book for the year was Neil Gaiman's American Gods: Shadows #1 at #292.