Department Of Truth, Spawn, Ice Cream Man Top Advance Reorders

This week, Bleeding Cool has been telling you about retailers raising order numbers on The Department of Truth, Ice Cream Man and Spawn. But it also looks like Strange Academy has been a similar benefactor of a new comic book retailer confidence out there right now. Amazing Spider-Man too…

Department Of Truth, Spawn, Ice Cream Man Top Advance Reorders
Department Of Truth covers.

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.

TOP 25 ADVANCE REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPS

DESCRIPTION SRP VENDOR
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 CVR A SIMMONDS (MR) $3.99 IMAGE COMICS
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 CVR B FRISON (MR) $3.99 IMAGE COMICS
SPAWN #310 CVR B MCFARLANE (RES) $2.99 IMAGE COMICS
STRANGE ACADEMY #1 4TH PTG VAR $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
SPAWN #310 CVR A MATTINA (RES) $2.99 IMAGE COMICS
ICE CREAM MAN #20 3RD PTG (MR) $3.99 IMAGE COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #49 BROOKS VAR $9.99 MARVEL COMICS
STRANGE ACADEMY #3 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #49 TIMM VAR $9.99 MARVEL COMICS
SPAWN #310 CVR C BARENDS (RES) $2.99 IMAGE COMICS
X-FACTOR #4 XOS $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 ROMITA DM VAR NEW PTG $125.00 MARVEL COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #49 JS CAMPBELL VAR $9.99 MARVEL COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #49 INHYUK LEE VAR $9.99 MARVEL COMICS
X OF SWORDS HANDBOOK #1 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 10 COPY INCV SHALVEY (MR) $3.99 IMAGE COMICS
GIANT SIZE X-MEN TRIBUTE WEIN COCKRUM #1 $5.99 MARVEL COMICS
IMMORTAL HULK THRESHING PLACE #1 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
STRANGE ACADEMY #3 ADAMS CHARACTER SPOTLIGHT VAR $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
X-FACTOR #4 ALEX ROSS ANGEL TIMELESS VAR XOS $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
GIANT SIZE X-MEN TRIBUTE WEIN COCKRUM #1 MOORE VAR $5.99 MARVEL COMICS
STRANGE ACADEMY #3 ALEX ROSS DOCTOR STRANGE TIMELESS VAR $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #49 $9.99 MARVEL COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #49 YOUNG VAR $9.99 MARVEL COMICS

TOP 25 REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPS

DESCRIPTION SRP VENDOR
WOLVERINE OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 NEW PTG $100.00 MARVEL COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN STRACZYNSKI OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 $125.00 MARVEL COMICS
BLACK WIDOW STRIKES OMNIBUS HC $100.00 MARVEL COMICS
BERSERK DELUXE EDITION HC VOL 01 (MR) (C: 1-1-2) $49.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
OLD GUARD TP BOOK 01 OPENING FIRE (MR) $16.99 IMAGE COMICS
STERANKO IS REVOLUTIONARY KING-SIZE HC $125.00 MARVEL COMICS
BERSERK DELUXE EDITION HC VOL 05 (MR) (C: 0-1-2) $49.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
BLACK WIDOW STRIKES OMNIBUS HC DM VAR $100.00 MARVEL COMICS
THOR HEROES RETURN OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 $125.00 MARVEL COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #47 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
UMBRELLA ACADEMY TP VOL 03 HOTEL OBLIVION (C: 0-1-2) $19.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
PULP HC (MR) $16.99 IMAGE COMICS
EAST OF WEST THE APOCALYPSE YEAR TWO HC $49.99 IMAGE COMICS
CRUEL SUMMER HC (MR) $34.99 IMAGE COMICS
CRITICAL ROLE TP VOL 01 VOX MACHINA ORIGINS (C: 0-1-2) $19.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
AVENGERS BY HICKMAN COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 01 $34.99 MARVEL COMICS
DOOMSDAY CLOCK HC PART 02 WITH SLIPCASE $24.99 DC COMICS
SPAWN ORIGINS TP VOL 02 $14.99 IMAGE COMICS
MY HERO ACADEMIA GN VOL 01 (C: 1-0-1) $9.99 VIZ LLC
CLOAK AND DAGGER OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 DM VAR $100.00 MARVEL COMICS
X-MEN EPIC COLLECTION TP PROTEUS $39.99 MARVEL COMICS
MONSTRESS TP VOL 02 (MR) $16.99 IMAGE COMICS
MARCH GN BOOK 01 $14.95 IDW – TOP SHELF
MAESTRO #1 (OF 5) $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
HOUSE OF X POWERS OF X TP $44.99 MARVEL COMICS

And courtesy of UCS Comic Distributors, the most popular comics being ordered from DC. And it is ALL Batman.

  1. BATMAN THREE JOKERS #1 (OF 3) CVR A
  2. BATMAN #96 CVR A GUILLEM MARCH (JOKER WAR)
  3. BATMAN #97 CVR A GUILLEM MARCH (JOKER WAR)
  4. DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL SPEED METAL #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A HOWARD PORTER
  5. BATMAN THREE JOKERS #2 (OF 3) CVR A JASON FABOK JOKER
  6. BATMAN #95 CVR A JORGE JIMENEZ (JOKER WAR)
  7. BATMAN #98 CVR A DAVID FINCH (JOKER WAR)
  8. BATMAN #99 CVR A JORGE JIMENEZ (JOKER WAR)
  9. BATMAN #94 CVR A TONY DANIEL
  10. DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHTS #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A TONY S DANIEL

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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