Spider-Gwen Dominates Advance Reorders, Beats Out Star Wars Titles

Spider-Gwen_1_Young_VariantGreetings 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 this week, Spider-Gwen takes the top, beating out Star Wars titles, with four covers in the chart, and three in the top five. The Wicked + The Divine does its surprise variant trick again, there are strong performances from Star Wars, Darth Vader, Batman, Sex Criminals and Mortal Kombat X, we have confirmation of the Sergio Aragonés Star Wars #2 cover, and evenb#1 makes it in at the end…

TOP 25 ADVANCE REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPs (RETAIL)

ProductPricePublisher
SPIDER-GWEN #1$3.99MAR
DARTH VADER #2$3.99MAR
STAR WARS #1 3RD PTG CASSADAY VAR (PP #1164)$4.99MAR
SPIDER-GWEN #1 YOUNG VAR$3.99MAR
SPIDER-GWEN #1 BLANK VAR$3.99MAR
WICKED & DIVINE #8 CVR B GRAHAM (MR)$3.50IMA
BATMAN #39$3.99DC
SEX CRIMINALS TP VOL 02 TWO WORLDS ONE COP (MR)$14.99IMA
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #15 SV$3.99MAR
MORTAL KOMBAT X #3 (MR)$3.99DC
STAR WARS #2 ARAGONES VAR$3.99MAR
UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #1 2ND PTG HENDERSON VAR (PP #1164)$3.99MAR
LADY KILLER #1 (2ND PTG)$3.50DAR
SUICIDERS #1 (MR)$3.99DC
FADE OUT TP VOL 01 (MR)$9.99IMA
SPIDER-GWEN #1 ANKA VAR$3.99MAR
UNCANNY AVENGERS #2$3.99MAR
THOR ANNUAL #1 GUILLROY VAR$4.99MAR
NEW AVENGERS #30 TRO$3.99MAR
THOR ANNUAL #1 SAUVAGE VAR$4.99MAR
HAWKEYE BY MATT FRACTION AND DAVID AJA OMNIBUS HC$99.99MAR
THOR ANNUAL #1$4.99MAR
ALL NEW X-MEN #38 BV$3.99MAR
CHEW TP VOL 09 CHICKEN TENDERS (MR)$14.99IMA
ORPHAN BLACK #1$3.99IDW

And for comic books already published….

ProductPricePublisher
SAGA TP VOL 04 (MR)$14.99IMA
GREEN LANTERN BY GEOFF JOHNS OMNIBUS HC VOL 01$125.00DC
CIVIL WAR TP$24.99MAR
WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE$14.99IMA
INFINITY GAUNTLET TP$24.99MAR
SAGA TP VOL 02 (MR)$14.99IMA
SAGA TP VOL 03 (MR)$14.99IMA
SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR)$9.99IMA
MS MARVEL TP VOL 01 NO NORMAL$15.99MAR
MARCH GN BOOK 02 (C: 0-0-2)$19.95IDW
THE INCAL HC NEW PTG (MR) (C: 0-0-1)$44.95HUM
BATMAN ETERNAL TP$39.99DC
WILL EISNER SPIRIT ARTIST ED HC VOL 02 (NET)$95.00IDW
STAR WARS MARVEL YRS OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 HILDEBRANDT DM VAR ED$125.00MAR
SAGA DLX ED HC VOL 01$49.99IMA
WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM TP VOL 01 (MR)$59.99IMA
BATMAN TP VOL 02 THE CITY OF OWLS (N52)$16.99DC
BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL ED HC$17.99DC
BATMAN HUSH COMPLETE TP$24.99DC
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #13 SV$3.99MAR
DEADPOOL KILLS MARVEL UNIVERSE TP$14.99MAR
WALKING DEAD TP VOL 22 A NEW BEGINNING (MR)$14.99IMA
BATMAN TP VOL 01 THE COURT OF OWLS (N52)$16.99DC
ORIGINAL SIN COMPANION HC$125.00MAR
BATMAN TP VOL 03 DEATH OF THE FAMILY (N52)$16.99DC

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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