BUY! THE NUMBER$ – COMICS SALES OCT 2017

Diamond’s Top Comics & Graphic Novels for October 2017

Diamond Distribution released the sales figures for comic books and graphic novels sold during the month of October 2017.

DC Entertainment occupied seven of the ten spots in the Top 10 Comics list, with Marvel Comics claiming the other three. Image Comics claimed top honors with The Walking Dead: Here’s Negan hardcover, as well as five other spots in the Top 10 Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks list.

TOP 10 COMIC BOOKS

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 DARK NIGHTS: METAL #3 $3.99 DC
2 THE MIGHTY THOR #700 $5.99 MAR
3 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #789 $3.99 MAR
4 BATMAN #32 $2.99 DC
5 BATMAN #33 $2.99 DC
6 THE DESPICABLE DEADPOOL #287 $3.99 MAR
7 BATMAN: THE DROWNED #1 $3.99 DC
8 BATMAN: THE DAWNBREAKER #1 $3.99 DC
9 BATMAN: THE MERCILESS #1 $3.99 DC
10 BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT #1 $3.99 DC

TOP 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS & TRADE PAPERBACKS

RANK DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 THE WALKING DEAD: HERE’S NEGAN HC (MR) $19.99 IMA
2 BATMAN/THE FLASH: THE BUTTON DELUXE EDITION HC $19.99 DC
3 SEVEN TO ETERNITY VOLUME 2 TP (MR) $16.99 IMA
4 RAT QUEENS VOLUME 4: HIGH FANTASIES TP (MR) $14.99 IMA
5 SUPER SONS VOLUME 1: WHEN I GROW UP TP $12.99 DC
6 I HATE FAIRYLAND VOLUME 3: GOOD GIRL TP (MR) $16.99 IMA
7 REDNECK TP VOL 01 DEEP IN THE HEART (MR) $16.99 IMA
8 STAR WARS: THE SCREAMING CITADEL TP $17.99 MAR
9 BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS VOLUME 3: LEAGUE TP $19.99 DC
10 LOW VOL. 4: OUTER ASPECTS OF INNER ATTITUDES TP (MR) $16.99 IMA

21.05% less individual comic book issues and 8.02 less graphic novels and/or trade paperbacks were shipped in the month of October 2017.

Comics Shipped October 2017

Graphic Novels Shipped October 2017

In comparison to October 2016, comics sales were down 15.74%, while graphic novel sales were up 2.37% for the month. The year-to-date comparison to 2016 shows that sales are down 10.12% with 8.27% less total comic book and graphic novel/trade paperbacks being shipped.

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