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January 2023 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops

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


Of the three major distributors for comic books to comics shops — Diamond Comic Distributors, Penguin Random House, and Lunar DIstribution, the only sales reports currently released by any of those distributors are reorder charts from Diamond. They are seen below and added as they're released each week. Follow @Comichron on Facebook, Twitter, and Post.News to get the alert when new charts are added.

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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 December 5-11, 2022

• Top advance-reordered January-shipping comic book:
Gargoyles #2 Cover A Nakayama (Dynamite)

The second issue of the Gargoyles series from Dynamite led advance reorders for the first week of 2023, with offerings from Boom, Dark Horse, and Image taking up the next three slots.

No graphic novels made the list at all.

Note that Diamond only represents a portion of the comic book orders for Marvel and IDW, and does not offer DC comics.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherShipsSee more at
1Gargoyles #2 Cvr A Nakayama$3.99Dynamite                                01/18/23
2Something Is Killing The Children #28 Cvr A Dell Edera$3.99Boom                           01/11/23
3Star Wars High Republic Adventures #2$3.99Dark Horse01/11/23
4Unnatural Blue Blood #5 Cvr C Spawn Variant$3.99Image01/04/23
5Grim #7 Cvr A Flaviano$3.99Boom                           01/11/23
6Spawn #337 Cvr A Gay$2.99Image01/04/23
7Nita Hawes Nightmare Blog #11 Cvr C Spawn Var$3.99Image01/04/23
8House of Slaughter #11 Cvr A Manhanini$3.99Boom                           01/18/23
9Sins of Sinister #1 Artgerm Var$5.99Marvel01/25/23
10Gargoyles #2 Cvr U Foc Haeser Original$3.99Dynamite                                01/18/23
11Walking Dead Dlx #52 Cvr D Spawn Var 2nd Ptg$3.99Image01/04/23
12Sins of Sinister #1$5.99Marvel01/25/23
13Gargoyles #2 Cvr C Parrillo$3.99Dynamite                                01/18/23
14Something Is Killing The Children #28 Cvr B Gist$3.99Boom                           01/11/23
15Gargoyles #2 Cvr D Leirix$3.99Dynamite                                01/18/23
16Amazing Spider-Man #18$3.99Marvel01/25/23
17Gargoyles #2 Cvr B Conner$3.99Dynamite                                01/18/23
18Thor #30$3.99Marvel01/25/23
19All Against All #1 Cvr E Spawn Var 2nd Ptg$3.99Image01/04/23
20Amazing Spider-Man #19 Perissinotto Disney100 Var$3.99Marvel02/08/23
21Nocterra Special Val (One-Shot) Cvr H Spawn Var 2nd Ptg$3.99Image01/04/23
22Do A Powerbomb #7 Cvr C Spawn Var 2nd Ptg$3.99Image01/04/23
23Radiant Pink #1 Cvr D Spawn Var 2nd Ptg Mv$3.99Image01/04/23
24Hexware #1 Cvr D Spawn Var 2nd Ptg$3.99Image01/04/23
25Spawn #337 Cvr B Toledano$2.99Image01/04/23



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Advance reorders placed between December 12-18, 2022

• Top advance-reordered comic book:
Spawn: Unwanted Violence #1 (Del Mundo)

A Disney 100th anniversary variant for Amazing Spider-Man #19 was Marvel's top advance reordered title.

No graphic novels made the list.

Note that Diamond only represents a portion of the comic book orders for Marvel and IDW, and does not offer DC comics.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherShipsSee more at
1Spawn Unwanted Violence #1 Cvr A Del Mundo$4.99Image01/11/23
2Amazing Spider-Man #19 Perissinotto Disney100 Var$3.99Marvel02/08/23
3Spawn Unwanted Violence #1 Cvr B Del Mundo Virgin$4.99Image01/11/23
4Old Dog #3 Cvr D Spawn Var$3.99Image01/18/23
5Gunslinger Spawn #16 Cvr A Mack$2.99Image01/11/23
6Black Cloak #1 Cvr A Mcclaren$4.99Image01/11/23
7Dead Lucky #5 Cvr C Spawn Var$3.99Image01/11/23
8Miles Morales Spider-Man #1 2nd Ptg Bagley Var$4.99Marvel02/01/23
9Nemesis Reloaded #1 Cvr A Jimenez$3.99Image01/11/23
10Black Cloak #1 Cvr G 10 Copy Incv De Iulis$4.99Image01/11/23
11TMNT Best of Krang$5.99IDW02/08/23
12Time Before Time #19 Cvr C Spawn Var$3.99Image01/11/23
13I Hate Fairyland #3 Cvr A Young$3.99Image01/18/23
14Gun Honey Blood For Blood #1-4 Virgin Cosplay Pack$19.99Titan                            01/11/23
15Amazing Spider-Man #19$3.99Marvel02/08/23
16Kroma by De Felici #3 Cvr A De Felici$7.99Image01/18/23
17Bulls of Beacon Hill #1 Cvr A Macdonald$4.99Aftershock01/25/23
18Red Goblin #1$4.99Marvel02/08/23
19Bloodline Daughter of Blade #1 Stegman Var$3.99Marvel02/01/23
20Silver Surfer Ghost Light #1$4.99Marvel02/01/23
21Avengers #8 Facsimile Edition$3.99Marvel02/08/23
22Barbaric Hell To Pay #1 Cvr A Gooden$4.99Vault01/18/23
23Black Cloak #1 Cvr D Momoko$4.99Image01/11/23
24Little Monsters #9 Cvr A Nguyen$3.99Image01/11/23
25Star Wars Sana Starros #1$4.99Marvel02/01/23



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Advance reorders placed between December 19-25, 2022

• Top advance-reordered January-shipping comic book:
Ninja Funk #3 Cvr C Kirkham (Whatnot)
• Top advance-reordered softcover graphic novel:
Astro City Metrobook Vol. 3 (Image)
• Top advance-reordered hardcover graphic novel:
Michael Golden Marvel Stories Artist Ed. HC (IDW)

Several versions of issues of Ninja Funk from Whatnot made the advance reorder list for the week leading up to and including Christmas.

Note that Diamond only represents a portion of the comic book orders for Marvel and IDW, and does not offer DC comics.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherShipsSee more at
1Ninja Funk #3 Cvr C Kirkham$3.99Whatnot01/25/23
2Ninja Funk #2 Cvr G Unlock Bosslogic Var$3.99Whatnot01/25/23
3Nightwalkers #1 Cvr A Bocardo$3.99Source Point01/18/23
4Assassins Apprentice I #3$3.99Dark Horse02/08/23
5Sham Comics Pacemaker$4.00Source Point01/18/23
6Hallows Eve #1 Ross Timeless Green Goblin Virgin Var$3.99Marvel03/01/23
7Rogue and Gambit #1 Ross Timeless Mystique Virgin Var$3.99Marvel03/01/23
8Avengers #66 Ross Timeless Ultron Virgin Var$3.99Marvel03/01/23
9Scarlet Witch #3 Alex Ross Timeless Mephisto Virgin Var$3.99Marvel03/08/23
10Mary Jane and Black Cat #4 Alex Ross Timeless Vir Var$3.99Marvel03/08/23
11Quested #1 Cvr O Simon Hutt Ltd Var$9.99Whatnot01/11/23
12Zombicide Day One #1 Cvr A$3.99Source Point01/18/23
13Nightwalkers #1 Cvr B Bocardo$3.99Source Point01/18/23
14Michael Golden Marvel Stories Artist Ed HC$150.00IDW                          07/05/23
15Ninja Funk #3 Cvr A Mack$3.99Whatnot01/25/23
16Good Boy Vol. 3 #3 Cvr A Wallis$3.99Source Point01/18/23
17Zombicide Day One #1 Cvr B$3.99Source Point01/18/23
18Ninja Funk #3 Cvr B Riegel$3.99Whatnot01/25/23
19TMNT Last Ronin Lost Years #2 Cvr A Gallant (Res)$4.99IDW                          03/15/23
20Cimmerian Box Set Vol. 1 (Volumes 1-4)$90.00Ablaze                       05/03/23
21Traveling To Mars #3 Cvr A Meli$3.99Ablaze                       01/25/23
22Madman Library Ed HC Vol. 4$99.99Dark Horse04/05/23
23Astro City Metrobook TPB Vol. 3$34.99Image02/15/23
24Ninja Funk #3 Cvr D 25 Copy Incv Kirkham$3.99Whatnot01/25/23
25Star Wars Mandalorian #8$4.99Marvel02/15/23



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Advance reorders placed between December 26, 2022-January 1, 2023

• Top advance-reordered January-shipping comic book:
Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr A Nakayama (Dynamite)
• Top advance-reordered softcover graphic novel:
Legends of Korra Ruins of Empire Omnibus TPB (Dark Horse)
• Top advance-reordered hardcover graphic novel:
Good Asian 1936 Dlx Ed HC (Image)

Disney's Darkwing Duck launch at Dynamite took the top advance reorder spot on the final chart of 2022.

Note that Diamond only represents a portion of the comic book orders for Marvel and IDW, and does not offer DC comics.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherShipsSee more at
1Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr A Nakayama$3.99Dynamite                                01/25/23
2Saga #61$3.99Image01/25/23
3Invincible #1 Facsimile Ed$3.99Image01/25/23
4MMPR TMNT Ii #1 2nd Ptg Grassetti$4.99Boom                           01/25/23
5Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr B Andolfo$3.99Dynamite                                01/25/23
6Invincible Undeluxe #1$3.99Image01/25/23
7Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr D Forstner$3.99Dynamite                                01/25/23
8Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr C Leirix$3.99Dynamite                                01/25/23
9Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr ZB Foc Bonus Haeser Original$3.99Dynamite                                01/25/23
10Inferno Girl Red Book One #1 Cvr A Durso & Monti$5.99Image01/25/23
11Legend of Korra Ruins of Empire Omnibus TPB$24.99Dark Horse04/12/23
12Good Asian 1936 Dlx Ed HC$39.99Image05/31/23
13Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr E Edgar$3.99Dynamite                                01/25/23
14MMPR TMNT Ii #2 Cvr A Mora$4.99Boom                           01/25/23
15Love Everlasting TPB Vol. 1$16.99Image02/08/23
16TMNT Ultimate Coll HC Vol. 7$49.99IDW                          03/01/23
17MMPR TMNT Ii #2 Cvr L Foc Reveal Var$4.99Boom                           01/25/23
18Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr ZJ 10 Copy FOC Incv Haeser Virgin$3.99Dynamite                                01/25/23
19Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr ZA FOC Staggs Original$3.99Dynamite                                01/25/23
20Creepshow #5 Cvr A Burnham & Lucas$3.99Image01/25/23
21Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr Ze Foc White Virgin Blank Authentix$3.99Dynamite                                01/25/23
22MMPR TMNT II #2 Cvr B Eastman & Williams II$4.99Boom                           01/25/23
23Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr ZF 7 Copy FOC Incv Haeser B&W$3.99Dynamite                                01/25/23
24Darkwing Duck #1 Cvr ZK 10 Copy FOC Incv Staggs Virgin$3.99Dynamite                                01/25/23
25Spawn Scorched #14 Cvr A Mack$2.99Image01/25/23


Advance reorder charts will be released weekly during the month. 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 December 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 January 2-8, 2023

• Top reordered comic book:
Book of Slaughter #1 Cvr A Mora (Boom)
• Top reordered softcover graphic novel:
Saga Vol. 10 (Image)
• Top reordered hardcover graphic novel:
Spawn Origins Deluxe Ed. HC Vol. 2 (Image)

The release of the new Spawn Origins deluxe hardcover spurred sales of earlier volumes.

Note that Diamond only handles a portion of Marvel and IDW's comic book orders, and does not carry DC products in North America.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherOn saleSee more at
1Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 2$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
2Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 1$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
3Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 5$99.99Image12/28/22
4Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 4$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
5Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 3$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
6Fantastic Four Full Circle$24.99Abrams                        08/31/22Find it on eBay
7TMNT The Last Ronin HC$29.99IDW                          06/29/22
8Dissolving Classroom Coll Ed HC$24.95Vertical10/26/22Find it on eBay
9Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 1$49.99Dark Horse02/27/19Find it on eBay
10Telling Stories Classic Comic Art of Frank Frazetta Dlx HC$49.95Bud's Art06/26/19Find it on eBay
11Book of Slaughter #1 Cvr A Mora$9.99Boom                           12/28/22
12Ducks HC$39.95Drawn & Quarterly09/14/22
13Saga TPB Vol. 10$16.99Image10/05/22
14Invincible Compendium TPB Vol. 1$64.99ImageBacklist
15Spawn Compendium TPB Vol. 4 (New Edition)$59.99Image12/14/22
16Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 1$9.99Viz                           01/08/20Find it on eBay
17Descender Dlx Ed HC Vol. 2$49.99Image11/27/19Find it on eBay
18Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 2$49.99Dark Horse06/26/19Find it on eBay
19Complete Crepax HC Vol. 1 Dracula Frankenstein (New Ptg) (Mr$85.00Fantagraphics12/28/22
20Naruto 3In1 TPB Vol. 1$14.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
21Love & Rockets First Fifty Classic 40Th Anv Box Set HC$400.00Fantagraphics11/23/22
22Spawn Compendium TPB Vol. 1 (New Edition)$59.99Image02/24/21
23My Sister Cat Vol. 1$13.99Seven Seas                BacklistFind it on eBay
24Uzumaki 3In1 Dlx Ed HC Junji Ito$27.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
25Something Is Killing Children TPB Vol. 1$14.99Boom                           06/10/20Find it on eBay



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Reorders placed between January 9-15, 2023

Top reordered softcover graphic novel:
Spawn Compendium TPB Vol. 3 (Image)
• Top reordered hardcover graphic novel:
Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 5 (Image)
• Top reordered box set:
One Piece Box Set Vol. 2 (Viz)

One Piece box sets and Spawn collected editions led the reorder chart during the second week of 2023.

Note that Diamond only handles a portion of Marvel and IDW's comic book orders, and does not carry DC products in North America.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherOn saleSee more at
1One Piece Box Set Vol. 2$185.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
2One Piece Box Set Vol. 3$185.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
3 Spawn Compendium TPB Vol. 3 $59.99Image08/10/22
4 Spawn Compendium TPB Vol. 2 $59.99Image12/15/21
5Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 5$99.99Image12/28/22
6 Spawn Compendium TPB Vol. 1 (New Edition) $59.99Image02/24/21
7Descender Dlx Ed HC Vol. 2$49.99Image11/27/19Find it on eBay
8TMNT The Last Ronin HC$29.99IDW                          06/29/22
9Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 1$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
10Solo Leveling Vol. 1$20.00Yen02/24/21Find it on eBay
11Bleach Box Set 1 Vols 1-21 (Curr Ptg)$174.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
12 Saga TPB Vol. 10 $16.99Image10/05/22
13 Walt Disneys Uncle Scrooge Diamond Jubilee Collection HC $100.00Fantagraphics11/30/22
14 Invincible Compendium TPB Vol. 1 $64.99ImageBacklist
15Ducks HC$39.95Drawn & Quarterly09/14/22
16Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 1$49.99Dark Horse02/27/19Find it on eBay
17Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 2$49.99Dark Horse06/26/19Find it on eBay
18Descender Dlx Ed HC Vol. 1$49.99Image12/13/17
19 Something Is Killing Children TPB Vol. 1 $14.99Boom                           06/10/20Find it on eBay
20Solo Leveling Vol. 5$20.00Yen09/21/22
21Complete Crepax HC Vol. 1 Dracula Frankenstein (New Ptg) (Mr$85.00Fantagraphics12/28/22
22Night Eaters Vol. 1 She Eats At Night Sgn Px Ed$24.99Abrams                        BacklistFind it on eBay
23Boys Omnibus TPBB Vol. 1$29.99Dynamite                                03/20/19Find it on eBay
24Uzumaki 3In1 Dlx Ed HC Junji Ito$27.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
25 Walking Dead Compendium TPB Vol. 1 $59.99ImageBacklist



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Reorders placed between January 16-22, 2023

• Top reordered January-shipping comic book:
Amazing Spider-Man #17 Pastrovicchio Disney100 Variant (Marvel)
• Top reordered softcover graphic novel:
Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 1 (Viz)
• Top reordered hardcover graphic novel:
Spawn Origins Deluxe Ed. HC Vol. 3 (Image)
• Top reordered box set:
One Piece Box Set Vol. 3 (Viz)

The Disney100 Avengers cover of Amazing Spider-Man #17 — a variant choice bound to confuse future generations of collectors on a number of levels — was the top reordered comic book at Diamond.

Note that Diamond only handles a portion of Marvel and IDW's comic book orders, and does not carry DC products in North America.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherOn saleSee more at
1Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 3$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
2Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 1$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
3Seven To Eternity HC$59.99Image09/14/22Find it on eBay
4Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 2$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
5Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 4$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
6One Piece Box Set Vol. 3$185.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
7One Piece Box Set Vol. 2$185.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
8Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 5$99.99Image12/28/22
9Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 1$9.99Viz                           01/08/20Find it on eBay
10TMNT The Last Ronin HC$29.99IDW                          06/29/22
11Demon Slayer Complete Box Set$199.99Viz11/10/21Find it on eBay
12Goodnight Punpun Vol. 1 Inio Asano$24.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
13Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 12$49.99Dark Horse11/09/22Find it on eBay
14Invincible Compendium TPB Vol. 1$64.99ImageBacklist
15Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 1$49.99Dark Horse02/27/19Find it on eBay
16Amazing Spider-Man #17 Pastrovicchio Disney100 Var$3.99Marvel01/11/23
17Ghost In The Shell Fully Compiled Ed HC$54.99Kodansha                         01/11/23
18Something Is Killing Children TPB Vol. 1$14.99Boom                           06/10/20Find it on eBay
19Saga TPB Vol. 10$16.99Image10/05/22
20Too Dead To Die TPB$19.99Image12/14/22
21Bleach Box Set 1 Vols 1-21 (Curr Ptg)$174.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
22Spawn Compendium TPB Vol. 1 (New Edition)$59.99Image02/24/21
23Uzumaki 3In1 Dlx Ed HC Junji Ito$27.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
24Spawn Compendium TPB Vol. 4 (New Edition)$59.99Image12/14/22
25Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 2$49.99Dark Horse06/26/19Find it on eBay



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Reorders placed between January 23-29, 2023

• Top reordered softcover graphic novel:
Invincible Compendium TPB Vol. 1 (Image)
• Top reordered hardcover graphic novel:
Spawn Origins Deluxe Ed. HC Vol. 1 (Image)

No comic books made the list during the last full week of January.

Note that Diamond only handles a portion of Marvel and IDW's comic book orders, and does not carry DC products in North America.

Item and Diamond Catalog LinkPricePublisherOn saleSee more at
1Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 1$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
2Descender Dlx Ed HC Vol. 2$49.99Image11/27/19Find it on eBay
3Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 2$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
4Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 4$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
5Spawn Origins Dlx Ed HC Vol. 3$100.00ImageBacklistFind it on eBay
6Michael Moorcock Elric HC Box Set$79.99Titan11/23/22
7TMNT The Last Ronin HC$29.99IDW                          06/29/22
8Descender Dlx Ed HC Vol. 1$49.99Image12/13/17
9Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 1$49.99Dark Horse02/27/19Find it on eBay
10Invincible Compendium TPB Vol. 1$64.99ImageBacklist
11Seven To Eternity HC$59.99Image09/14/22Find it on eBay
12Invincible Compendium HC Vol. 1$99.99Image01/25/23
13Something Is Killing Children TPB Vol. 1$14.99Boom                           06/10/20Find it on eBay
14Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 1$9.99Viz                           01/08/20Find it on eBay
15Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 2$49.99Dark Horse06/26/19Find it on eBay
16Saga TPB Vol. 10$16.99Image10/05/22
17Ducks HC$39.95Drawn & Quarterly09/14/22
18Spawn Compendium TPB Vol. 1 (New Edition)$59.99Image02/24/21
19Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 8$49.99Dark Horse08/25/21Find it on eBay
20Invincible Compendium TPB Vol. 2$64.99ImageBacklist
21Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 3$49.99Dark Horse10/23/19Find it on eBay
22Berserk Deluxe Edition HC Vol. 12$49.99Dark Horse11/09/22Find it on eBay
23Uzumaki 3In1 Dlx Ed HC Junji Ito$27.99Viz                           BacklistFind it on eBay
24Critical Role Mighty Nein Origins Nott The Brave HC$17.99Dark HorseBacklistFind it on eBay
25Daredevil TPB Born Again$19.99MarvelBacklistFind it on eBay


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.