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Deadly Class, Supergirl And Saga Top The Advance Reorder Charts

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! Note […]


Top 100 Comics Of January 2015 – Star Wars #1 Sells 9 Times Batman #38

We know that Star Wars #1 sold over a million from Marvel Comics. Which means that Batman sold around 110,000… Amazing Spider-Man #3 and #4 also sold over 100,000 – but no other title did, not even Uncanny Avengers #1, even though it's first launch saw it top 300,000. Star Trek/Planet Of The Apes sold 35K, […]

The Most Pirated Movies Of 2013 Vs. The Top Grossing Movies Of 2013 (In The US)

though, of course, Torrent Freak aren't accounting for the bootleg discs for sale down by the school gates.My second observation would be that Man of Steel is conspicuous by its absence from the piracy charts Maybe it's that timing issue.Well, I'm glad the box office is so healthy (at this level at least) even while[...]


Jupiter's Legacy Slips From October To January, But Tops Advance Reorder Chart

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! Jupiter's […]

Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – The End Of Infinity

A collation of the top ten charts of a number of disparate stores, measuring sales on Wednesdays and Thursday, measuring the buying patterns of those who can’t wait till the weekend to buy their comics A indication of unstoppable desire...INFINITY #6 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #22 WALKING DEAD #117 ALL NEW X-MEN #19 SAGA #16 UNCANNY AVENGERS #14 NEW AVENGERS #12 DAMIAN[...]


Forever Evil Tops Advance Reorders, Image Grabs The Rest

Retailers have been caught on the back foot on the continual success of DC's big crossover event, Forever Evil, without suffering the sales dropoff that retailers seemed to expect, necessitating they increase orders rather dramatically. That's followed sharply by recent Image launches, Black Science and Pretty Deadly, though both are made returnable if retailers order […]

ComiXology All Over The World – Walk Like A (Dead) Man…

Timothy Carson reports;According to ComiXology sales this week taken from iOS in-app purchase charts, the 116th issue of The Walking Dead graphic novel continues to dominate the charts worldwide, remaining at number one for a second straight week throughout North America – the United States, Canada, and Mexico – and across Europe as well –[...]

Manifest Destiny Owns Advance Reorders This Week

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!The upcoming film and the price tag rockets the X-Men Days Of Future Past hardcover into the top of the charts Unity #2 is refundable[...]


Top 100 Comics And Graphic Novels For October 2013 – The UK Loves A Little Velvet

The stats for October 2013 through the Northern American direct market via Diamond Comic Distributors is out. So what have we learned? Walking Dead kills. Superior Spider-Man is getting more and more popular. Despite having identical selling out print runs of 57,000, Pretty Deadly outdid Velvet, which suggests that Velvet had a greater percentage of […]

ComiXology All Over The World – Forever Evil Knows How To Make An Entrance…

ComiXology All Over The World – Forever Evil Knows How To Make An Entrance…By Timothy CarsonAccording to iOS in-app purchase charts, the third issue of the Forever Evil series cut to the front of the line, triumphing over Saga #15 and Amazing X-Men in numerous countries; the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, and Japan[...]

Marketshare Per Comic For October 2013 – Marvel Takes The Lead

Recently I reported on Diamond's new policy to list how many titles each publisher has put out alongside their respective marketshare. And how I was happy to do the necessary dividing to compare them. So here is the marketshare per individual comic, or individual items (counting collections and magazines as well as single comics) PUBLISHER […]


Unity And Manifest Destiny Top Advance Reorder Charts

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! As […]

Bleeding Cool Bestseller List – Batman/Superman Beats The Big Boys

A collation of the top ten charts of a number of disparate stores, measuring sales on Wednesdays and Thursdays only, those who can’t wait till the weekend to buy their comics An indication of unstoppable desire….Batman/Superman manages to leap higher than a crossover, beating critical darlings like Superior Spider-Man, Battle Of The Atom, Infinity and[...]

ComiXology All Over The World – Forever Evil squares off against Saga #14…

Timothy Carson writes;The second issue of Forever Evil makes a solid debut on the North American charts, conquering the US, Canada, and Mexico, according to ComiXology sales last week taken from iOS in-app purchase charts Forever Evil’s grand entrance dethrones previously reigning champ, Saga #14 Evil also debuted at the summit in Australia and Japan.Across[...]