Comics and manga have been a part of pop culture for decades, and some of them have become the best-selling comic book series in history. This article provides a list of the 10 best-selling comics and manga with their estimated sales. Ichigo Kurosaki, the protagonist of the Bleach manga, has more than 120 million volumes of Tankobon in circulation worldwide. The manga has also received the Shogakukan Manga Award in 1994 in the shonen category.
Garfield, which began as comic strips in a newspaper, has more than 170 million copies sold worldwide. The Adventures of Tintin is a French comic book series with more than 300 million copies distributed since its release. Beano is the oldest British comic book series, with characters such as Dennis the Menace, Minnie the Minx and Bash Street Kids. Captain America was designed as a patriotic supersoldier during World War II, and it became a 1944 movie starring Dick Purcell.
Golgo 13 is a Japanese comic book series that follows a hired killer with creepy mystery. The Phantom is an American comic book series that follows The Phantom as he fights crime in the fictional African country of Bangalia. Demon Slayer is one of the newest comics released, but it has already made it to the list of the best comics in terms of sales. Amar Chitra Katha is India's best-selling comic book series, started by Anant Pai to teach Indian students about their cultural heritage.
In Slam Dunk, a Japanese comic book series, Hanamichi Sakuragi discovers what's really good at basketball. Asterix or The Adventures of Asterix is a French comic book series that follows a village of Gauls as they resist Roman occupation in the 50s BC.