The Top Comic-Related Products for July 2015!

7 Aug

Diamond Comic Distributors came out today with their monthly column of the top products in the world of comics.  And to no one’s surprise, the #1 comic book for July 2015 was….”Secret Wars” #4 by Marvel!

Secret Wars #4

If you got July’s Comic Block you received in your box a copy of the #2 comic of the month….“Star Wars: Lando” #1 by Marvel:

Star Wars: Lando #1

If Geek Fuel was your choice of subscriber box, you received the #3 comic of the month, and with a variant cover to boot:  “Civil War” #1 by Marvel:

Civil War #1

“Star Wars: Darth Vader” missed the Top 5, coming in at #6, leaving the main title to grab the 4th position with “Star Wars” #7 from Marvel:

Star Wars #7

Marvel takes the top 4 spots, but DC avoids the shut-out and lands “Batman” #42 in at #5:

Batman #42

Here’s the Top 10 in their entirety:

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 SECRET WARS #4 $3.99 APR150697-M MAR
2 STAR WARS: LANDO #1 $3.99 MAY150764-M MAR
3 CIVIL WAR #1 $4.99 MAY150682-M MAR
4 STAR WARS #7 $3.99 MAY150775-M MAR
5 BATMAN #42 $3.99 MAY150192-M DC
6 DARTH VADER #7 $3.99 APR150858-M MAR
7 ARCHIE #1 $3.99 APR151026-M ARC
8 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: RENEW YOUR VOWS #2 $3.99 APR150758-M MAR
9 AGE OF APOCALYPSE #1 $4.99 MAY150692-M MAR
10 GUARDIANS OF KNOWHERE #1 $3.99 APR150830-M MAR

Overall, Marvel had 38.43% share of the retail market, and DC 23.94%.  In unit market share, Marvel had a whopping 41.59% over DC’s 24.3%.

The #1 book in the Top Graphic Novels & Trade Paperback category was “Fables” Volume 22 by DC:

Fables Vol. 22 TP

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 FABLES VOLUME 22 TP (MR) $17.99 APR150316 DC
2 THE WICKED & THE DIVINE VOL. 2: FANDEMONIUM TP (MR) $14.99 APR150619 IMA
3 HAWKEYE VOLUME 4: RIO BRAVO TP $17.99 OCT140937 MAR
4 RED SONJA #1973 $7.99 MAY151220 DE
5 BATMAN: HARLEY QUINN TP $19.99 APR150289 DC
6 AUTUMNLANDS VOL. 1: TOOTH & CLAW TP (MR) $9.99 APR150573 IMA
7 DIVINITY TP $9.99 MAY151625 VAL
8 NEW SUICIDE SQUAD VOL. 1: PURE INSANITY TP $16.99 APR150302 DC
9 CIVIL WAR TP $24.99 JAN072436 MAR
10 BATMAN ETERNAL VOLUME 2 TP $39.99 APR150286 DC

The Top Book for the month was “The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide” #45 by Gemstone Publishing:

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 OVERSTREET COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE VOL. 45 SC $29.95 APR151518-M GEM
2 OVERSTREET COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE VOL. 45 HC $35.00 APR151519-M GEM
3 STAR WARS: JEDI ACADEMY VOL. 3: THE PHANTOM BULLY $12.99 MAY151809 SCH
4 STAR WARS LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK: A NEW HOPE $4.99 MAY151813 RAN
5 STAR WARS LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK $4.99 MAY151814 RAN
6 STAR WARS LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK: RETURN OF THE JEDI $4.99 MAY151815 RAN
7 WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S STAR WARS: THE CLONE ARMY ATTACKETH HC $14.95 MAY151808 RAN
8 STAR WARS LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK: REVENGE OF THE SITH $4.99 MAY151812 RAN
9 STAR WARS LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK: THE PHANTOM MENACE $4.99 MAY151810 RAN
10 STAR WARS LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK: ATTACK OF THE CLONES $4.99 MAY151811 RAN

Dollar Market Shares for July 2015

Unit Market Shares for July 2015

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