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Venom and ‘Children’ top Diamond’s June comics sales charts

Diamond has released sales rankings for comics and graphic novels for the first time since last October.

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After something of a break, Diamond Comic Distributors just released their first sales ranking charts in quite some time, covering the month of June. This is the first time they’ve released charts since last October.

Of course, the charts are somewhat short without DC included…and will be further shrunk when Marvel leaves this coming October.

But it’s data! So let’s take a look!

Much as in the past, Venom was the #1 seller among periodical comics, coming out at #1 ahead of the much hyped Spawn’s Universe #1. However, Venom #35 was ALSO the 200th issue of the symbiote’s title, because numbers… and also the wrap-up of the wildly successful Donny Cates/Ryan Stegman run.

Boom’s Keanu-themed Brzrkr #3 came in at #7, while regular Spawn #319 came in at #10. Other non-Marvel top sellers:

IDW Publishing’s Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures #5, an all-ages comic set two centuries before the era of Luke Skywalker and the original Star Wars trilogy, was their top book at #66.

Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmietti, and Mortitat’s sword-and-sorcery adventure for Dynamite Entertainment, The Invincible Red Sonja #2, was the publisher’s top book at #91.

Dark Horse Comics’ Young Hellboy: The Hidden Land #4, the conclusion of the mini-series by Mike Mignola, Tom Sniegoski, and Craig Rousseau, ranked #106 for the month.

Over at the Graphic Novel charts, Vol. 3 of James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera’s Something is Killing the Children from BOOM! came in at #1, followed by five Marvel titles, Invincible (buoyed by the Amazon cartoon no doubt), Tynion’s Department of Truth Vol 1, and two from Viz, including the latest My Hero Academia.

Diamond also included charts for toys and games, but many other features of the Before Times charts were missing: publisher ranks, pie charts, comparative stats for previous months and years, charts ranking top sellers by dollars, and even a folder with cover image of the top sellers.

But best not to mourn the past but rather the celebrate the present: here are the charts. Analysis from other chart watchers to come. And Diamond also released the full charts, which we’ll be posting after some formatting.

TOP 10 COMIC BOOKS BY UNITS SOLD

RANK
PRODUCT TITLE
PRICE
ITEM CODE
PUBLISHER
1
VENOM #35
$9.99
FEB210492-M
MARVEL COMICS
2
SPAWN’S UNIVERSE #1  [*]
$5.99
APR210108-M
IMAGE COMICS
3
STAR WARS: WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS #1
$4.99
APR210945-M
MARVEL COMICS
4
DEMON DAYS: MARIKO #1
$4.99
APR210846-M
MARVEL COMICS
5
X-MEN #21
$3.99
APR210768-M
MARVEL COMICS
6
PLANET-SIZED X-MEN #1
$4.99
APR210742-M
MARVEL COMICS
7
BRZRKR #3 (MR) [*]
$3.99
OCT200952-M
BOOM! STUDIOS
8
STAR WARS: THE HIGH REPUBLIC #6
$3.99
APR210942-M
MARVEL COMICS
9
WOLVERINE #13
$3.99
APR210787-M
MARVEL COMICS
10
SPAWN #319
$2.99
APR210333-M
IMAGE COMICS

TOP 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS BY UNITS SOLD

RANK
PRODUCT TITLE
PRICE
ITEM CODE
PUBLISHER
1
SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN
VOLUME 3 TP
$14.99
FEB210874
BOOM! STUDIOS
2
KING IN BLACK TP
$24.99
APR210982
MARVEL COMICS
3
STAR WARS: DARTH VADER VOLUME 2: INTO THE FIRE TP
$17.99
MAR210704
MARVEL COMICS
4
INVINCIBLE VOL. 1: FAMILY MATTERS TP
$9.99
DEC209049
IMAGE COMICS
5
MY HERO ACADEMIA VOLUME 28 GN
$9.99
APR212104
VIZ MEDIA
6
MIGHTY MARVEL MASTERWORKS: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN: GREAT POWER… GN
$15.99
MAR210720-M
MARVEL COMICS
7
THOR VOLUME 2: PREY TP
$24.99
MAR210700
MARVEL COMICS
8
IMMORTAL HULK VOL. 9: THE WEAKEST ONE THERE IS TP
$15.99
MAR210705
MARVEL COMICS
9
DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH VOL. 1 TP (MR)
$9.99
DEC200103-M
IMAGE COMICS
10
JUJUTSU KAISEN VOLUME 10 GN
$9.99
APR212107
VIZ MEDIA

TOP 10 TOYS BY DOLLARS INVOICED

RANK
PRODUCT TITLE
PRICE
ITEM CODE
PUBLISHER
1
POP! MARVEL HEROES: IMMORTAL HULK
6-INCH VINYL FIGURE
$23.99
JUL209200
FUNKO
2
X-MEN LEGENDS 6-INCH FIGURES
$122.00
SEP208251
HASBRO TOY GROUP
3
POP! AVENGERS ENDGAME: I AM IRON MAN GLOW-IN-THE-DARK DELUXE FIGURE
$14.99
SEP198703
FUNKO
4
MARVEL PREMIER COLLECTION:
SILVER SURFER STATUE
$175.00
SEP201922
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS
5
STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN: THE CHILD IN CHAIR 1/2-SCALE STATUE
$225.00
AUG202092
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS
6
GODZILLA GALLERY: KING GHIDORAH (1991) DELUXE PVC FIGURE
$89.99
DEC202072
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS
7
MARVEL LEGENDS: M.O.D.O.K. 6-INCH DELUXE FIGURE
$114.30
OCT209166
HASBRO TOY GROUP
8
AVATAR GALLERY: KATARA PVC STATUE
$49.99
DEC202071
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS
9
THE IRON GIANT SELECT ACTION FIGURE
$29.99
DEC192335
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS
10
STAR WARS: AHSOKA TANO FORCE FX ELITE LIGHTSABER
$370.00
AUG208938
HASBRO TOY GROUP

TOP 10 GAMES BY DOLLARS INVOICED

RANK
PRODUCT TITLE
PRICE
ITEM CODE
PUBLISHER
1
MAGIC THE GATHERING TCG: STRIXHAVEN SCHOOL OF MAGES BOOSTER PACKS
$89.92
JAN218637
WIZARDS OF THE COAST
2
STARFINDER RPG: GALAXY EXPLORATION MANUAL HC
$39.99
MAR212545
PAIZO
3
PATHFINDER CORE RULEBOOK HC
$59.99
MAY193227
PAIZO
4
YU-GI-OH! TCG: LIGHTNING OVERDRIVE BOOSTER PACKS
$95.76
DEC208049
KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT
5
YU-GI-OH! TCG EGYPTIAN GOD DECKS
$79.92
JAN218691
KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT
6
NARUTO: NINJA ARENA DICE GAME
$45.00
JAN218178
GLOBAL GAMES DISTRIBUTION
7
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS RPG: VAN RICHTEN’S GUIDE TO RAVENLOFT HC
$49.95
JAN218692
WIZARDS OF THE COAST
8
PATHFINDER BESTIARY HC
$49.99
MAY193229
PAIZO
9
PATHFINDER CORE RULEBOOK
SPECIAL EDITION
$79.99
MAY193228
PAIZO
10
PATHFINDER: LOST OMENS ANCESTRY GUIDE HC
$34.99
DEC202932
PAIZO

 

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