Donny Cates Dominates Advance Reorders With Crossover, Venom, Thor

This must be Donny Cates Day… 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.

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Donny Cates Dominates Advance Reorders With Crossover, Venom and Thor

Donny Cates has the top six advance reorders to himself, courtesy of Crossover, Venom and Thor. Indeed, he had thirteen slots – over half – of the top twenty-five for these three titles with their various cover. This is Donny Cates' world, we just live in it.

TOP 25 ADVANCE REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPS

ProductPricePublisher
CROSSOVER #1 CVR A SHAW & STEWART$3.99IMAGE COMICS
CROSSOVER #1 CVR C SHAW$3.99IMAGE COMICS
CROSSOVER #1 CVR B STEGMAN & CUNNIFFE$3.99IMAGE COMICS
VENOM #25 5TH PTG BAGLEY VAR$5.99MARVEL COMICS
CROSSOVER #1 CVR E 10 COPY INCV JOHNSON$3.99IMAGE COMICS
THOR #9 LARROCA FORTNITE VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
WOLVERINE BLACK WHITE BLOOD #1 (OF 4)$4.99MARVEL COMICS
CROSSOVER #1 CVR D BLANK CVR$3.99IMAGE COMICS
VENOM #28 2ND PTG GEDEON VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #51.LR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
THOR #2 6TH PTG COIPEL VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
VENOM #26 4TH PTG COELLO VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
ORIGINS #1 (OF 6) CVR A REBELKA$3.99BOOM ENTERTAINMENT
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #1 2ND PTG (MR)$3.99IMAGE COMICS
MIGHTY MORPHIN #1 CVR A LEE (C: 1-0-0)$4.99BOOM ENTERTAINMENT
WOLVERINE BLACK WHITE BLOOD #1 (OF 4) GARNEY VAR$4.99MARVEL COMICS
THOR #9 FRISON VALKYRIE PHOENIX VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
X OF SWORDS CREATION #1 2ND PTG LARRAZ VAR$6.99MARVEL COMICS
CONAN BARBARIAN ORIG MARVEL YRS OMNIBUS HC VOL 05 KANE DM VA$125.00MARVEL COMICS
SHANG-CHI #1 (OF 5) 2ND PTG SU VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
X-FACTOR #4 2ND PTG SHAVRIN VAR XOS$4.99MARVEL COMICS
THOR #9$3.99MARVEL COMICS
CROSSOVER #1 CVR F 25 COPY INCV MOORE$3.99IMAGE COMICS
X-MEN #14 XOS$3.99MARVEL COMICS
MARAUDERS #14 XOS$3.99MARVEL COMICS

TOP 25 REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPS

ProductPricePublisher
BLACK HAMMER LIBRARY ED HC VOL 02 (C: 0-1-2)$49.99DARK HORSE COMICS
UMBRELLA ACADEMY LIBRARY EDITION HC VOL 03 HOTEL OBLIVION (C$39.99DARK HORSE COMICS
SPIDER-MAN BEN REILLY OMNIBUS HC VOL 02$125.00MARVEL COMICS
GOLDEN AGE MARVEL COMICS OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 SCHOMBURG DM VAR$150.00MARVEL COMICS
FANTASTIC FOUR OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 NEW PTG$100.00MARVEL COMICS
CONAN BARBARIAN ORIG MARVEL YRS OMNIBUS HC VOL 04 DM VAR$125.00MARVEL COMICS
ROYAL CITY HC VOL 01 COMPLETE COLLECTION (MR)$44.99IMAGE COMICS
ABSOLUTE SWAMP THING BY ALAN MOORE HC NEW ED VOL 01 (MR)$99.99DC COMICS
BOYS OMNIBUS TP VOL 01 (MR)$29.99DYNAMIC FORCES
NEW MUTANTS EPIC COLL TP DEMON BEAR SAGA DM VAR NEW PTG$39.99MARVEL COMICS
SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN TP VOL 01 (C: 0-1-2)$14.99BOOM ENTERTAINMENT
DITKO IS STRANGE KING-SIZE HC$100.00MARVEL COMICS
JOHNNY HOMICIDAL MANIAC SC NEW PTG$24.95SLAVE LABOR GRAPHICS
HARLEEN HC (MR)$29.99DC COMICS
UMBRELLA ACADEMY DLX LTD HC VOL 03 HOTEL OBLIVION (C: 0-1-2)$79.99DARK HORSE COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN STRACZYNSKI OMNIBUS HC VOL 02$125.00MARVEL COMICS
SPIDER-MAN GAUNTLET COMPLETE COLLECTION TP VOL 02$44.99MARVEL COMICS
BOYS OMNIBUS TP VOL 01 PHOTO CVR ED (MR)$29.99DYNAMITE
CONAN BARBARIAN ORIG MARVEL YRS OMNIBUS HC VOL 04$125.00MARVEL COMICS
HOUSE OF X POWERS OF X TP$44.99MARVEL COMICS
SUPERMAN EXILE AND OTHER STORIES OMNIBUS HC$125.00DC COMICS
PULP HC (MR)$16.99IMAGE COMICS
ATLAS AT WAR HC GN (RES) (C: 0-1-0)$65.00NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS
MARVEL CLASSICS COMICS OMNIBUS HC$150.00MARVEL COMICS
SPIDER-MAN DEADPOOL TP VOL 00 DONT CALL IT TEAM UP$34.99MARVEL COMICS

DC Comcis Top 10 Ordered Comics this week through UCS Comics Distributors

  1. BATMAN THREE JOKERS #1 (OF 3) CVR A JASON FABOK JOKER
  2. BATMAN #100 CVR A JORGE JIMENEZ WRAPAROUND (JOKER WAR)
  3. BATMAN #96 CVR A GUILLEM MARCH (JOKER WAR)
  4. DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL ROBIN KING #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A RILEY ROSSMO
  5. DARK NIGHTS DEATH METAL SPEED METAL #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A HOWARD PORTER
  6. BATMAN THREE JOKERS #2 (OF 3) CVR A JASON FABOK JOKER
  7. BATMAN #97 CVR A GUILLEM MARCH (JOKER WAR)
  8. BATMAN #95 CVR A JORGE JIMENEZ (JOKER WAR)
  9. BATMAN #98 CVR A DAVID FINCH (JOKER WAR)
  10. BATMAN #99 CVR A JORGE JIMENEZ (JOKER WAR)

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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