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November 2021 Comics Sales Early Look

Comics and Graphic Novels Reordered by North American Comics Shops
Based on Reports from Diamond Comic Distributors

Due to a ransomware attack against Diamond in November, Diamond has not yet released its November sales charts. Due to a ransomware attack against Diamond in November, Diamond has not yet released its November sales charts, but we have generated a set based on its end of year rankings. It is available here. We'll be merging our DC projections with it here at a later date. Follow @Comichron on Twitter to get the alert when the report becomes available.

In the meantime, you can get a sense of what sales might be like from noting what products were most reordered by retailers. See the charts below for details.

November 2021 has four New Comic Book Days at Diamond and five at DC's distributor, Lunar. November 2020 had four for both Diamond and Lunar.


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Several weeks ago, retailers began placing advance reorders for items whose initial order deadlines had passed, but which had not yet released at the time the reorders were placed. These reorders, placed further out than regular reorders, tend to be more speculative in nature, as there is less certainty that stock will still be available. But they do give us the farthest-into-the-future look at potential sales. To see potential sales for this month, you generally want to look at the advance reorders placed from the month before.

Note that the listings mix hardcovers, softcovers, and comics together, and that they also rank items by dollars rather than units. Note, too, that advance reorder charts are ranked by retail dollars, so retailers' discounts have not yet been applied. There is no guarantee that these advance reorders will be filled. It's also likely that a lot of books in these lists won't synch up exactly with this month; reorders are placed all the time and reported weekly, while comics sales are reported monthly.



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Advance reorders placed between Oct. 4-10, 2021

• Top advance-reordered November-shipping comic book:
What's the Furthest Place From Here #1 Dlx Ed. 7-Inch Record 2nd Printing (Image)
• Top advance-reordered softcover graphic novel:
Venom Epic Collection: Lethal Protector (Publisher)
• Top advance-reordered hardcover graphic novel:
Once and Future Deluxe Ltd. Slipcase Ed. Book 1 (Boom)

The top release shipping in November was Newburn #1, from Chip Zdarsky. The reprint of the What's the Furthest Place from Here #1 record set took first.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherShipsSee more at
1 What's The Furthest Place From Here #1 Dlx Ed W Vinyl 2nd Ptg $14.99Image02/02/22
2Newburn #1 Cvr A Phillips$3.99Image11/03/21
3Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Necessary Evil Dlx Ed HC Pt 01$75.00Boom11/03/21
4Newburn #1 Cvr B Lotay$3.99Image11/03/21
5Knighted #1 Cvr A Texeira$3.99AWA11/03/21
6Heathens #1 Cvr A Kivela With Wordie$4.99Aftershock11/03/21
7Amazing Spider-Man #78.Bey$4.99Marvel PRH11/10/21
8Once & Future Dlx Ltd Slipcase Ed HC Book 01$79.99Boom11/17/21
9X-Men Hellfire Gala Red Carpet Collection HC Dm Var$75.00Marvel PRH11/17/21
10Department of Truth #1 Tynion IV Sgn Plus 1$64.99Dynamite11/03/21
11Me You Love In The Dark #4$3.99Image11/03/21
12X-Men Hellfire Gala Red Carpet Collection HC Larraz Cvr$75.00Marvel PRH11/17/21
13Moon Knight #5$3.99Marvel PRH11/10/21
14Venom Epic Collection TPB Lethal Protector$44.99Marvel PRH12/22/21
15Tmnt Best of April O Neil$5.99IDW11/03/21
16Proctor Valley Road TPB$19.99Boom11/03/21
17Knighted #1 Cvr B Deodato Jr$3.99AWA11/03/21
18Dark Ages #3$3.99Marvel PRH11/10/21
19Star Wars High Republic Adventures TPB$12.99IDW11/17/21
20Mirka Andolfo Sweet Paprika #3 2nd Ptg$3.99Image11/03/21
21Shadecraft TPB Vol. 1$16.99Image11/17/21
22Chilling Adventures In Sorcery One Shot Cvr A Ohta$3.99Archie11/03/21
23Home TPB$16.99Image11/17/21
24Phenom X #1 Cvr A Muniz$6.99Image11/10/21
25Chilling Adventures In Sorcery One Shot Cvr B Francavilla$3.99Archie11/03/21



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Advance reorders placed between Oct. 11-17, 2021

• Top advance-reordered November-shipping comic book:
House of Slaughter #1 2nt Ptg Cvr B Mercado Foil (Boom)
• Top advance-reordered softcover graphic novel:
Dark Souls Complete Collection (Titan)
• Top advance-reordered hardcover graphic novel:
Animosity Omnibus HC (Aftershock)

Just one Marvel PRH item in the list this week, in 25th place.

This week had the first Local Comic Shop Day (LCSD) issues of the year showing up on the list.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherShipsSee more at
1House of Slaughter #1 2nd Ptg Cvr B Mercado Foil$4.99Boom11/17/21
2 LCSD 2021 House of Slaughter #1 2nd Ptg Cardstock Var $3.99Boom11/24/21
3House of Slaughter #1 2nd Ptg Cvr A Mercado$3.99Boom11/17/21
4Phenom X #1 Cvr B Mcfarlane$6.99Image11/10/21
5 LCSD 2021 Magic Master of Metal #1 Cardstock Gorham Var $8.99Boom11/24/21
6Phenom X #1 Cvr A Muniz$6.99Image11/10/21
7White #5$3.99Black Mask11/10/21
8 LCSD 2021 Regarding Matter of Oswalds Body #1 Var $3.99Boom11/24/21
9Regarding Matter of Oswalds Body #1 Cvr A Luca$3.99Boom11/10/21
10Regarding Matter of Oswalds Body #1 Cvr C Foc Reveal$3.99Boom11/10/21
11Radiant Black #10 Blacklight Ed$9.99Image11/24/21
12Vampirella #25 Cvr Zc Foc Bonus Tmnt Homage Haeser$3.99Dynamite11/10/21
13Nyx #1 Cvr O Foc Bonus Tmnt Homage Haeser$3.99Dynamite11/10/21
14Vampirella #25 Cvr Zb Foc Bonus Fleecs & Forstner$3.99Dynamite11/10/21
15My Date With Monsters #1 Cvr A Andy Macdonald$4.99Aftershock11/10/21
16House of Slaughter #1 2nd Ptg Cvr C 10 Copy Incv Var$3.99Boom11/17/21
17Animosity Omnibus HC$125.00Aftershock11/10/21
18Phenom X #1 Cvr C 10 Copy Incv Muniz B&W$6.99Image11/10/21
19Geiger TPB Vol. 1$9.99Image11/24/21
20White #4 2nd Ptg$3.99Black Mask11/03/21
21Chicken Devil #2$4.99Aftershock11/10/21
22Righteous Thirst For Vengeance #2$3.99Image11/10/21
23Star Wars High Republic Adv Monster Temple Peak #4$4.99IDW11/10/21
24Dark Souls Complete Coll TPB$34.99Titan11/10/21
25Thor #19 Asrar Var$3.99Marvel PRH11/17/21



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Advance reorders placed between October 18-24, 2021

• Top advance-reordered November-shipping comic book:
Radio Apocalypse #1 Cvr A Rk (Vault)
• Top advance-reordered hardcover graphic novel:
Once and Future Deluxe Slipcase Ed. HC Book 1 (Boom)

Vault had the top advance-reordered comic book with the resolicited Radio Apocalypse #1.

No softcover graphic novels made the list.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherShipsSee more at
1Once & Future Dlx Ltd Slipcase Ed HC Book 1$79.99Boom11/17/21
2Radio Apocalypse #1 Cvr A Rk (Res)$3.99Vault11/17/21
3 LCSD 2021 Walking Dead Dlx #27 Cvr G Adlard Foil Var (Net) $4.99Image11/24/21
4Once & Future Dlx Ed HC Book 01$59.99Boom11/17/21
5Gun Honey #2 2nd Ptg Lim Metallic Ink$3.99Titan 11/17/21
6Radio Apocalypse #1 Cvr B Ms (Res)$3.99Vault11/17/21
7Lcsd 2021 Venom #2 Jonboy Meyers Var$3.99Marvel PRH11/24/21
8Gun Honey #3 Anacleto Virgin Foc Var$3.99Titan 11/17/21
9Lcsd 2021 Metallica 30Th Anniversary$3.99Acme11/24/21
10Army of Darkness 1979 #3 Cvr L Foc Bonus Tmnt Homage Haeser$3.99Dynamite11/17/21
11Spawn Scorched #1 Cvr D Mcfarlane$5.99Image12/15/21
12Something Is Killing The Children Slaughter Pack (Bundle) #1$39.99Boom01/26/22
13Star Wars High Republic Adventures #10 Cvr A Tolibao $3.99IDW11/17/21
14Gun Honey #3 Cvr A Anacleto$3.99Titan 11/17/21
15Purgatori #2 Cvr J Foc Bonus Tmnt Homage Haeser$3.99Dynamite11/17/21
16Radio Apocalypse #1 Cvr C Daniel 1:5 Var$3.99Vault11/17/21
17Primordial #3 Cvr C Shimizu$3.99Image11/17/21
18Primordial #3 Cvr A Sorrentino$3.99Image11/17/21
19Star Wars Crimson Reign #1$4.99Marvel PRH12/01/21
20Venom #2$3.99Marvel PRH11/24/21
21King Spawn #4 Cvr A Alexander$2.99Image11/17/21
22Devils Reign #1$5.99Marvel PRH12/01/21
23Amazing Spider-Man #80.Bey$4.99Marvel PRH12/01/21
24Spawn Scorched #1 Cvr B Booth$5.99Image12/15/21
25Spawn Scorched #1 Cvr F Silvestri$5.99Image12/15/21



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Advance reorders placed between October 25-31, 2021

• Top advance-reordered November-shipping comic book:
Radio Apocalypse #1 Deluxe Foil Full Art Variant (Vault)
• Top advance-reordered softcover graphic novel:
Spawn Compendium TPB Vol. 2 (Image)
• Top advance-reordered hardcover graphic novel:
Deadly Class Deluxe HC 2 New Edition (Image)

A week after Radio Apocalypse #1 was the top advance reordered comic book, its Local Comic Shop Day version led advance reorders.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherShipsSee more at
1LCSD 2021 Radio Apocalypse #1 Dlx Foil Full Art Var$9.99Vault11/24/21
2Spawn Compendium TPB Vol. 2$59.99Image12/08/21
3LCSD 2021 Chuck D Presents Apocalypse 91 #0$19.99Z211/24/21
4House of Slaughter #2 Cvr A Shehan$3.99Boom11/24/21
5LCSD 2021 Joy Operations #1$3.99Dark Horse11/24/21
6LCSD 2021 Friday #1 (Net)$3.99Image11/24/21
7Snow Angels TPB Vol. 1$19.99Dark Horse02/09/22
8Deadly Class Dlx HC 02 New Edition$49.99Image03/09/22
9Deadly Class Dlx HC 01 New Edition$49.99Image03/09/22
10Good Boy #1 Cvr A Bradshaw$3.99Source Point11/24/21
11Grrl Scouts Stone Ghost #1 Cvr A Mahfood$3.99Image11/24/21
12Gunslinger Spawn #2 Cvr A Barends$2.99Image11/24/21
13Deadly Class Dlx HC Vol. 3$49.99Image03/09/22
14Ms Marvel Beyond Limit #1$3.99Marvel PRH12/08/21
15Avatar Last Airbender North & South Omnibus TPB (C: 1-1-2)$24.99Dark Horse02/23/22
16Decorum HC$39.99Image12/29/21
17Taarna (2020) Last Taarakian TPB$29.99Heavy Metal11/24/21
18Invincible Red Sonja #6 Cvr N Foc Bonus Tmnt Homage Haeser$3.99Dynamite11/24/21
19Mirka Andolfo Sweet Paprika #5 Cvr E Andolfo$4.99Image11/24/21
20LCSD 2021 Grrl Scouts Stone Ghost #1 Cvr C (Net)$3.99Image11/24/21
21House of Slaughter #2 Cvr B Dell Edera$3.99Boom11/24/21
22Dave Stevens Rocketeer Artists Ed HC (Net) $150.00IDW04/27/22
23Barbarella #5 Cvr M Foc Bonus Tmnt Homage Haeser$3.99Dynamite11/24/21
24Good Boy #1 Cvr B Francavilla$3.99Source Point11/24/21
25Department of Truth #14 Cvr A Simmonds$3.99Image12/01/21



Advance reorder charts will be posted here as soon as they are released. Stay tuned!

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Reorders, by contrast, are orders for items that had already been released at the time of the order. In other words, these are the comics customers have been asking for, generally speaking; while deep discounts November also put titles on these lists, the charts are ranked by invoiced dollars, which is what retailers actually paid.


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Reorders placed between Nov. 23-29, 2021

• Top reordered comic book:
Avengers #50 (Marvel)

November saw no reorder charts at all released by Diamond for the first three weeks of the month due to a ransomware attack that brought down many of its data systems and resulted in the delayed release of many of its titles. When charts resumed at the end of the month, no advance reorder chart was released, just the below table of reorders — although except for one comic book, every issue actually came out in December, outside what was presumably the reporting period. Further, it was all comics, with no graphic novels, which is highly unusual for reorder lists.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherOn saleSee more at
1Avengers #50       $9.99Marvel12/01/21Find it on eBay
2Department of Truth #14 Cvr A Simmonds $3.99Image12/01/21
3Spawn #324 Cvr A Aguillo$2.99Image12/01/21
4Star Wars High Republic Adventures #11 Cvr A Tolibao$3.99IDW12/01/21
5Amazing Spider-Man #80$3.99Marvel12/01/21
6Venom #2           $3.99Marvel12/01/21Find it on eBay
7King of Spies #1 Cvr A Scalera $4.99Image12/01/21
8Me You Love In The Dark #5  $3.99Image12/01/21
9Daredevil #36      $4.99Marvel12/01/21Find it on eBay
10Magic Master of Metal #1 Cvr A Yoon $8.99Boom12/01/21Find it on eBay
11X-Men Trial of Magneto #4  $3.99Marvel12/01/21
12X-Men #5           $3.99Marvel11/24/21Find it on eBay
13Star Wars Darth Vader #18 Wobh $3.99Marvel12/01/21
14Once & Future #22 Cvr A Mora $3.99Boom12/01/21
15Death of Doctor Strange Spider Man #1 $4.99Marvel12/01/21
16Spawn #324 Cvr B Barberi$2.99Image12/01/21
17Maniac of New York Bronx Burning #1 Cvr A Mutti$4.99Aftershock12/01/21Find it on eBay
18Fire Power by Kirkman & Samnee #18 $3.99Image12/01/21
19Fantastic Four #38 $3.99Marvel12/01/21
20Animal Castle #1 Cvr A Felix Delep Main Cvr $3.99Ablaze12/01/21Find it on eBay
21Dune House Atreides #12 Cvr A Cagle$4.99Boom12/01/21
22Tmnt Ongoing #123 Cvr A Nishijima$3.99IDW12/01/21
23Star Wars Bounty Hunters #18 Wobh$3.99Marvel12/01/21
24Magic Order 2 #2 Cvr A Immonen  $3.99Image12/01/21
25Firefly #34 Cvr A Bengal $3.99Boom12/01/21


Reorder charts will be released weekly during the month. Stay tuned!

The true top sellers for the month will replace this page once they are released by Diamond.