Thor And Venom Continue To Dominate 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.

Thor And Venom Continue To Top Advance Reorders
Thor #5 second printing cover.

It's all about Thor and Venom right now as retailers up their numbers. There's also a strong uptick in numbers for the new Chip Zdarsky/Ramon K Perez series Stillwater from Image Comics.

TOP 25 REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPS

Publication Price Publisher
THOR #6 2ND PTG KLEIN VAR $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
VENOM #28 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
VENOM #28 STEGMAN VAR $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
THOR #7 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
THOR #7 KLEIN VAR $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
X-MEN #12 EMP XOSP $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
IRON MAN #1 ALEX ROSS IRON MAN TIMELESS VAR $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
STILLWATER BY ZDARSKY & PEREZ #1 (MR) $3.99 IMAGE COMICS
IMMORTAL HULK #37 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
GIANT SIZE X-MEN STORM #1 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
SEVEN SECRETS #2 CVR B NGUYEN VAR $3.99 BOOM ENTERTAINMENT
EXCALIBUR #12 XOSP $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
STAR WARS DARTH VADER #5 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN SINS OF NORMAN OSBORN #1 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN #8 (2ND PTG) $3.99 BOOM ENTERTAINMENT
GIANT SIZE X-MEN STORM #1 ALEX ROSS STORM TIMELESS VAR $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
IMMORTAL HULK #37 ALEX ROSS HULK TIMELESS VAR $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
CAPTAIN AMERICA #23 ALEX ROSS CAPTAIN AMERICA TIMELESS VAR $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
CAPTAIN MARVEL #19 2ND PTG SMITH VAR EMP $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN SINS OF NORMAN OSBORN #1 CASANOVAS VAR $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
IRON MAN #1 $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
GIANT SIZE X-MEN STORM #1 BARTEL VAR $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
POWER RANGERS DRAKKON NEW DAWN #1 (2ND PTG) (C: 1-0-0) $4.99 BOOM ENTERTAINMENT
MONSTRESS TP VOL 05 (MR) $16.99 IMAGE COMICS
IMMORTAL HULK #37 GURIHIRU HEROES AT HOME VAR $3.99 MARVEL COMICS

TOP 25 ADVANCE REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPS

Publication Price Publisher
CONAN BARBARIAN ORIG MARVEL YRS OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 DM VAR $125.00 MARVEL COMICS
PULP HC (MR) $16.99 IMAGE COMICS
BOYS OMNIBUS TP VOL 01 (MR) $29.99 DYNAMIC FORCES
UNCANNY X-FORCE BY REMENDER OMNIBUS HC NEW PTG $100.00 MARVEL COMICS
UNCANNY X-MEN OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 NEW PTG $100.00 MARVEL COMICS
VENOMNIBUS HC VOL 01 $100.00 MARVEL COMICS
UMBRELLA ACADEMY TP VOL 02 DALLAS $17.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
OLD GUARD TP BOOK 01 OPENING FIRE (MR) $16.99 IMAGE COMICS
DCEASED HC $29.99 DC COMICS
FIRE POWER BY KIRKMAN & SAMNEE TP VOL 01 PRELUDE $9.99 IMAGE COMICS
UMBRELLA ACADEMY TP VOL 03 HOTEL OBLIVION (C: 0-1-2) $19.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
CONAN BARBARIAN ORIG MARVEL YRS OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 $125.00 MARVEL COMICS
VENOM #27 $3.99 MARVEL COMICS
ORIGINAL SIN TP $34.99 MARVEL COMICS
DAREDEVIL SHADOWLAND OMNIBUS HC $125.00 MARVEL COMICS
WALKING DEAD ALIEN HC (MR) $19.99 IMAGE COMICS
WORLD OF CYBERPUNK 2077 HC DLX ED (C: 0-1-2) $99.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
TOMIE COMPLETE DLX ED HC JUNJI ITO (MR) (C: 1-0-0) $34.99 VIZ LLC
SAGA DLX ED HC VOL 03 (MR) $49.99 IMAGE COMICS
ADVENTURE ZONE GN VOL 03 PETALS TO METAL (C: 1-1-0) $19.99 ST. MARTINS PRESS
CRUEL SUMMER HC (MR) $34.99 IMAGE COMICS
DAVE COCKRUM X-MEN ARTIFACT ED HC (NET) (C: 0-1-2) $75.00 IDW PUBLISHING
HOUSE OF X POWERS OF X HC $60.00 MARVEL COMICS
CRITICAL ROLE TP VOL 01 VOX MACHINA ORIGINS (C: 0-1-2) $19.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
BATMAN THE LONG HALLOWEEN TP $29.99 DC COMICS

And the DC Best-Sellers through UCS…

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

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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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