That's since '96 and I don't see one so I guess it's been a while.
The closest was a nine cent fantastic four in 2002.
With this issue, the so-called "World's Greatest Comic Magazine" becomes the "World's Cheapest" one. Yes, this is the fabled 9 cent issue, and Marvel put tongue in cheek to trumpet that fact. Though the low price will bring readers flocking, Marvel seems to have missed the boat.
X-Men #1, with its multiple covers and Jim Lee art sold pretty well.
Spawn #1 hit 1.7 million.
Superman #75 sold multiple millions, but also finally burst the comic-book bubble.
A number of other books from that era also enjoyed that level of sales. What you have to remember, though, is that at the time comics were perceived as an investment-worthy purchase. People bought them, put them in bags and stuffed them in boxes and never bothered to read them. Publishers knew this and were more than happy to feed the habit.
I always find it funny in the Golden Age it was normal for comics nobody remembers now to sell over a million even though the population was much smaller and entertainment was a new industry, but yeah, some stuff in the 90's sold over a million issues but they simultaneously killed, making sure that no comic will ever sell a million again
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