Batman Beats Stalin (Just) In Advance Reorders

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Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! And courtesy of stats from Diamond Comic Distributors.

DC Comics' Batman #26 only just tipped The Death Of Stalin, the graphic novel being turned into a film by Armando Iannucci. But there were strong performances from Seven To Eternity, Deadpool Kills The Marvel Universe Again, X-Men Gold, Walking Dead, Star Wars and Go Go Power Rangers…

TOP 25 ADVANCE REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPs

PublicationPricePublisher
TRUE BELIEVERS AMAZING FANTASY STARRING SPIDER-MAN #1$1.00MARVEL COMICS
BATMAN #26$2.99DC COMICS
DEATH OF STALIN HC$24.99TITAN
SEVEN TO ETERNITY #7 CVR C IMAGE OF TOMORROW VAR$3.99IMAGE COMICS
BATMAN #26 VAR ED$2.99DC COMICS
TRUE BELIEVERS SPIDER-MAN #1$1.00MARVEL COMICS
DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE AGAIN #1$3.99MARVEL COMICS
X-MEN GOLD #7 SE$3.99MARVEL COMICS
WALKING DEAD #169 (MR)$2.99IMAGE COMICS
VENOM #150 SANDOVAL 2ND PTG VAR$5.99MARVEL COMICS
STAR WARS #33$3.99MARVEL COMICS
GO GO POWER RANGERS #1 (C: 1-0-0)$3.99BOOM ENTERTAINMENT
ALL NEW WOLVERINE #22$3.99MARVEL COMICS
BABYTEETH #2 (MR)$3.99AFTERSHOCK COMICS
WICKED & DIVINE #29 CVR C IMAGES OF TOMORROW VAR (MR)$3.99IMAGE COMICS
TRUE BELIEVERS SPIDER-MAN BRAND NEW DAY #1$1.00MARVEL COMICS
SACRED CREATURES #1 CVR A RAIMONDI (MR)$4.99IMAGE COMICS
STAR WARS DARTH MAUL #3 (OF 5) 2ND PTG ALBERQUERQUE VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
VENOM #6 2ND PTG SANDOVAL VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
RAT QUEENS #4 CVR C IMAGES OF TOMORROW VAR (MR)$3.99IMAGE COMICS
DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE AGAIN #1 WALSH VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
UNHOLY GRAIL #1 CVR A  COLAK$3.99AFTERSHOCK COMICS
X-MEN GOLD #2 2ND PTG SYAF VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
X-MEN GOLD #4 2ND PTG SYAF VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
X-MEN GOLD #3 2ND PTG SYAF VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS

 

TOP 25 REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPs

PublicationPricePublisher
SPIDER-MAN BY MICHELINIE AND LARSEN OMNIBUS HC$100.00MARVEL COMICS
SECRET EMPIRE #3 (OF 10)$3.99MARVEL COMICS
GOON LIBRARY HC VOL 05 (C: 0-1-2)$49.99DARK HORSE COMICS
SAGA TP VOL 07 (MR)$14.99IMAGE COMICS
SPIDER-MANS TANGLED WEB OMNIBUS HC WEEKS DM VAR ED$100.00MARVEL COMICS
MOEBIUS LIBRARY WORLD OF EDENA HC (C: 1-1-2)$49.99DARK HORSE COMICS
WONDER WOMAN TP VOL 01 THE LIES (REBIRTH)$16.99DC COMICS
LEGEND OF ZELDA LEGENDARY ED GN VOL 01 OCARINA TIME$17.99VIZ LLC
WOLVERINE OLD MAN LOGAN TP$29.99MARVEL COMICS
SABRINA CHILLING ADVENTURES TP VOL 01 (MR)$17.99ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN OMNIBUS HC VOL 03 MCKONE CVR$100.00MARVEL COMICS
LEGEND OF ZELDA LEGENDARY ED GN VOL 03 MAJORA MASK LINK PAST$17.99VIZ LLC
BLACK MONDAY MURDERS TP VOL 01 ALL HAIL GOD MAMMON (MR)$19.99IMAGE COMICS
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS TP VOL 01 FINALS CRISIS$9.99DC COMICS
WONDER WOMAN TP VOL 02 YEAR ONE (REBIRTH)$16.99DC COMICS
SAGA DLX ED HC VOL 02 (MR)$49.99IMAGE COMICS
BLACK HAMMER TP VOL 01 SECRET ORIGINS (C: 0-1-2)$14.99DARK HORSE COMICS
FLASH TP VOL 01 LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE (REBIRTH)$17.99DC COMICS
WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1$4.99DC COMICS
SNOTGIRL TP VOL 01 GREEN HAIR DONT CARE$9.99IMAGE COMICS
PROVIDENCE LTD HC ACT 02 (MR) (C: 0-1-2)$21.99AVATAR PRESS INC
LEGEND OF ZELDA LEGENDARY ED GN VOL 02 ORACLE SEASONS AGES$17.99VIZ LLC
RICK & MORTY TP VOL 01 (C: 1-0-0)$19.99ONI PRESS INC.
ARCHIE TP VOL 01$19.99ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
HARLEY QUINN & SUICIDE SQUAD AN ADULT COLORING BOOK TP$15.99DC COMICS

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