Comic Book Sales: March 2018

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Diamond released their comic book sales for the month of March 2018 where Marvel Comics comes out on top with DC Comics at a close second.

However, DC took five of the top ten led by Dark Knights: Metal #6 and Doomsday Clock #4.    

The top books for Marvel Comics included Amazing Spider-Man #797 and Weapon H #1.

Find the info and sales charts below.

Diamond Announces Top Products for March 2018

 

The Justice League battles Barbatos and defeats the threat of the Dark Multiverse in Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s Dark Nights: Metal #6, the finale of DC Entertainment’s best-selling event and March 2018’s best-selling comic book according to information provided by Diamond Comic Distributors, the world’s largest distributor of comics, graphic novels, and pop culture merchandise.

Marvel Comics was March’s top publisher with a 35.92% dollar share and a 38.38% unit share. DC Entertainment was second for the month with a 31.06% dollar share and a 35.10% unit share. Image Comics was third with a 10.98% dollar share and a 10.43% unit share. In fourth was IDW Publishing with a 3.96% dollar share and a 3.28% unit share, followed by BOOM! Studios with a 2.40% dollar share and a 2.13% unit share, Dark Horse Comics with a 2.38% dollar share and a 1.58% unit share, and Dynamite Entertainment with a 1.83% dollar share and a 1.61% unit share.

DC Entertainment had five titles among March’s top ten comics. In addition to Dark Nights: Metal #6, Geoff Johns and Gary Frank’s Doomsday Clock #4 ranked #2, Batman #42 ranked #5, Batman #43 ranked #8, and Sean Murphy’s Batman: White Knight #6 ranked #10. Marvel Comics had four titles in the top ten, led by Dan Slott, Stuart Immonen, and Wade Von Grawbadger’s Amazing Spider-Man #797, the first chapter of Slott’s final story on the title, at #3 for the month, followed by Weapon H #1 at #4, The Mighty Thor #705 at #6, and Infinity Countdown #1 at #7. Image Comics’ Oblivion Song by Kirkman and De Felici #1 ranked #9. Among the premier publishers and their top-selling books, BOOM! Studios’ Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25, kicking off the “Shattered Grid” storyline, ranked #70; Dark Horse Comics’ Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: My Ainsel #1 ranked #114; Dynamite Entertainment’s The Shadow/Batman #6, the final chapter of their coproduction with DC Entertainment, ranked #121; and the milestone G.I. Joe #250 from IDW Publishing ranked #149 for the month.

Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead Volume 29: Lines We Cross from Image Comics was March’s best-selling graphic novel, and one of Image Comics’ six titles in the top ten. Also charting for Image Comics: Realm Volume 1 ranked #5, Black Science Volume 7: Extinction is the Rule ranked #6, Kirkman’s Invincible Volume 25: The End of All Things Part 2 ranked #7, Port of Earth Volume 1 ranked #9, and Saga Volume 8 ranked #10. DC Entertainment had four titles in the top ten, led by Gabriel Hardman and Corinna Bechko’s Green Lantern: Earth One Volume 1 at #2, followed by The FlashVolume 5: Negative at #3, Super Sons Volume 2: Planet of the Capes at #4, and Ty Templeton and Rick Burchett’s Batman & Harley Quinn at #8.

Dark Horse Comics’ World of Warcraft Chronicle Volume 3, an art book based on the best-selling Blizzard Entertainment role-playing game, was March’s best-selling book.  Also in the top ten for Dark Horse Comics was the Overwatch Anthology Volume 1 at 9. Insight Editions’ DC Comics Variant Covers: The Complete Visual History, a hardcover artbook featuring a cover by Frank Cho, ranked #3 for the month.

Mezco’s One:12 Collection: Marvel Comics: X-Force Wolverine Action Figure, a PREVIEWS Exclusive, was March’s best-selling toy product. Another PREVIEWS Exclusive product from Mezco, the One:12 Collection: DC Comics: Stealth Deathstroke Action Figure, ranked #2. Diamond Select Toys had two products in the top ten: the Marvel Gallery: Thor Ragnarok: Thor PVC Figure, based on 2017’s Marvel Studios film, ranked #3, and the Marvel Select: Venom Action Figure ranked #5. Another PREVIEWS Exclusive, Funko’s POP! Saga: Bloody Lying Cat Vinyl Figure, a special release for Free Comic Book Day 2018, ranked #4. DC Collectibles had three products in the top ten: the DC Cover Girls: Harley Quinn by Joëlle Jones ranked #7, the DC Gallery: Superman vs. The Flash Racing Statue ranked #8, and the Batman Animated: The Joker Expressions Pack ranked #9.

NECA/WizKids’ Dungeons & Dragons: Icons of the Realm: Menagerie 3 Booster Brick, a collection of miniatures for the tabletop game, was March’s best-selling game product.  IDW Games had three products in the top ten: The Legend of Korra: Pro Bending Arena Game at #2, the Atari: Missile Command Game at #4, and The Legend of Korra: Pro Bending Arena: Amon’s Invasion Game at #5.

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