The Batman Who Laughs Tops Advance Reorders

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.

The Batman Who Laughs Tops Advance Reorders

And it's Scott Snyder and Jock's The Batman Who Laughs which takes the two top spots – but retailers have also decided that maybe more people might want to stick around for Infinity Wars than they thought and bumping the price on Fantastic Four #5 by two bucks might actually increase demand…

TOP 25 ADVANCE REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPS

PublicationPricePublisher
BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #1 (OF 6) VAR ED$4.99DC COMICS
BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #1 (OF 6)$4.99DC COMICS
INFINITY WARS #6 (OF 6) BROOKS VAR$5.99MARVEL COMICS
FANTASTIC FOUR #5$7.99MARVEL COMICS
CATWOMAN #6 VAR ED$3.99DC COMICS
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #1 SG$3.99MARVEL COMICS
X-FORCE #1$4.99MARVEL COMICS
FANTASTIC FOUR #5 BROOKS VAR$7.99MARVEL COMICS
BATMAN ANNUAL #3$4.99DC COMICS
BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #1 (OF 6) BLANK VAR ED$4.99DC COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #12$3.99MARVEL COMICS
MAGIC ORDER #5 (OF 6) CVR C LARSEN (MR)$3.99IMAGE COMICS
UNCANNY X-MEN #6$3.99MARVEL COMICS
STAR WARS DARTH VADER #25$4.99MARVEL COMICS
UNCANNY X-MEN #6 JSC CONAN VS MARVEL VAR$3.99MARVEL COMICS
MAGIC ORDER #5 (OF 6) CVR D BENGAL (MR)$3.99IMAGE COMICS
UNCANNY X-MEN #7$3.99MARVEL COMICS
DEAD MAN LOGAN #2 (OF 12)$3.99MARVEL COMICS
INFINITY WARS FALLEN GUARDIAN #1$4.99MARVEL COMICS
MURDER FALCON #3 CVR B HEAVY METAL VAR$3.99IMAGE COMICS
DEFENDERS BEST DEFENSE #1 MARVEL RISING DOLL HOMAGE VAR$4.99MARVEL COMICS
SPIDER-GEDDON #5 (OF 5) IN HYUK LEE CONNECTING VAR$4.99MARVEL COMICS
CAPTAIN AMERICA #6$3.99MARVEL COMICS
SUICIDE SQUAD #49 VAR ED$3.99DC COMICS
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #6 VAR ED$3.99DC COMICS

TOP 25 REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPS

DESCRIPTIONSRPPublisher
X-MEN MUTANT MASSACRE OMNIBUS HC$100.00MARVEL COMICS
ABSOLUTE TRANSMETROPOLITAN HC VOL 03 (MR)$125.00DC COMICS
BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT TP$19.99DC COMICS
GREEN LANTERN #1$4.99DC COMICS
SABRINA CHILLING ADVENTURES TP VOL 01 (MR)$17.99ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS
DARK NIGHTS METAL DARK KNIGHTS RISING HC$29.99DC COMICS
CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS COMPANION DLX HC VOL 01$75.00DC COMICS
MARVEL KNIGHTS BY JOE QUESADA OMNIBUS HC$100.00MARVEL COMICS
SAGA TP VOL 09 (MR)$14.99IMAGE COMICS
BATMAN THE LONG HALLOWEEN TP$24.99DC COMICS
UNCANNY X-MEN #1$7.99MARVEL COMICS
WALKING DEAD #185 CVR A ADLARD & STEWART (MR)$3.99IMAGE COMICS
UMBRELLA ACADEMY TP VOL 01 APOCALYPSE SUITE$17.99DARK HORSE COMICS
ICE CREAM MAN TP VOL 01 RAINBOW SPRINKLES$16.99IMAGE COMICS
INFINITY GAUNTLET TP$24.99MARVEL COMICS
MARVELS AVENGERS INFINITY WAR HC ART OF MOVIE SLIPCASE$50.00MARVEL COMICS
KLAUS HC NEW ADVENTURES OF SANTA CLAUS (C: 0-1-2)$24.99BOOM ENTERTAINMENT
PAPER GIRLS TP VOL 01$9.99IMAGE COMICS
INFINITY WARS #5 (OF 6)$4.99MARVEL COMICS
BATMAN #58$3.99DC COMICS
DARK NIGHTS METAL DELUXE ED HC$29.99DC COMICS
JUSTICE LEAGUE #11 (DROWNED EARTH)$3.99DC COMICS
X-MEN GRAND DESIGN SECOND GENESIS TP$29.99MARVEL COMICS
VENOM TP LETHAL PROTECTOR NEW PTG$16.99MARVEL COMICS
GREEN LANTERN #1 VAR ED$4.99DC COMICS

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