The Top Fifty Toys And Top Fifty Games Sold In Comic Stores In 2012

Here’s a look at the charts for 2012 for toys and games sold in comic stores and distrubuted in North America by Diamond Comic Distributors and Alliance Games.

Naturally Marvel and DC superhero action figures to the toys list, with video game spin-off figures nudging their way in. For once, Walking Dead doesn’t get a look in until 25 on the chart. In games, Heroxlix dominates, specifically the Marvel and DC versions.

ANd for the top toy manufacturers? Diamond itself takes the top spot. Well, it is exclusive to itself…

TOP 50 TOYS

DOLLAR
RANK
QTY
RANK
DESCRIPTION
PRICE VENDOR
1 27 BATMAN ARKHAM CITY SER 2 $102.00 DC
2 14 WE CAN BE HEROES JUSTICE LEAGUE 7 PACK BOX SET $99.95 DC
3 1 MARVEL SELECT SPIDER-MAN AF $21.99 DST
4 3 JUSTICE LEAGUE BATMAN ACTION FIGURE $14.00 DC
5 117 MASS EFFECT 3 SERIES 2 AF ASST $135.00 BIG
6 129 STARCRAFT PREMIUM SER 2 MASTER CASE ASST $150.00 DC
7 4 MARVEL SELECT AMAZING SPIDER-MAN MOVIE AF $21.99 DST
8 5 BATMAN ARKHAM CITY SER 3 BATMAN AF $14.00 DC
9 35 BATMAN ARKHAM ASYLUM PLAY ARTS KAI HARLEY QUINN AF $59.99 SQU
10 46 JUSTICE LEAGUE DARKSEID DELUXE AF $89.95 DC
11 37 BATMAN ARKHAM ASYLUM PLAY ARTS KAI ARM BATMAN AF $59.99 SQU
12 6 MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS MOVIE HAWKEYE AF $21.99 DST
13 41 BATMAN ARKHAM ASYLUM PLAY ARTS KAI BATMAN AF $59.99 SQU
14 7 JUSTICE LEAGUE SUPERMAN ACTION FIGURE $22.95 DC
15 43 BATMAN ARKHAM ASYLUM PLAY ARTS KAI JOKER AF $59.99 SQU
16 151 WALKING DEAD TV SERIES 2 AF ASST $134.85 TMP
17 44 ARKHAM ASYLUM DELUXE TITAN JOKER AF $72.95 DC
18 177 TMNT RETRO COLLECTOR AF ASST $148.20 PLA
19 30 ARKHAM CITY KILLER CROC DLX AF $30.00 DC
20 214 THOR CLASSIC ACTION STATUE $275.00 BOW
21 8 MARVEL SELECT COLOSSUS AF $21.99 DST
22 169 MASS EFFECT 3 SERIES 1 AF ASST $135.00 BIG
23 9 MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS MOVIE IRON MAN MK VI AF $21.99 DST
24 152 MARVEL X TOKIDOKI FRENZIES 30PC BMB DS $178.50 TOK
25 179 WALKING DEAD TV SERIES 1 AF ASST $134.85 TMP
26 39 ARKHAM CITY MR FREEZE DLX AF $30.00 DC
27 10 JUSTICE LEAGUE FLASH ACTION FIGURE $14.00 DC
28 60 DC HARLEY QUINN BISHOUJO STATUE $59.99 KOT
29 82 DC COMICS COVER GIRLS HARLEY QUINN STATUE $99.95 DC
30 11 MARVEL SELECT GREEN GOBLIN AF $21.99 DST
31 176 MARVEL LEGENDS 6-IN AF ASST 201203 $183.92 HAS
32 13 JUSTICE LEAGUE WONDER WOMAN AF $22.95 DC
33 105 DARK KNIGHT RISES BATMAN 1/6 SCALE ICON STATUE $129.99 DC
34 12 BATMAN ARKHAM CITY SER 3 PENGUIN AF $14.00 DC
35 2 MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS MOVIE HULK AF $21.99 DST
36 15 BATMAN ARKHAM CITY SER 3 AZRAEL AF $14.00 DC
37 115 DARK KNIGHT RISES CATWOMAN 1/6 SCALE ICON STATUE $129.99 DC
38 386 DARK KNIGHT BATMAN HD MASTERPIECE AF $260.00 ENT
39 18 MARVEL SELECT AMAZING SPIDER-MAN MOVIE LIZARD AF $21.99 DST
40 54 KNIGHT RIDER 1/15 SCALE KITT $59.99 DST
41 203 BATMAN HUSH BATMAN RAH $199.99 MED
42 17 MARVEL SELECT INCREDIBLE HULK AF $21.99 DST
43 119 BATMAN ARTFX STATUE BLACK COSTUME VER $99.99 KOT
44 425 DARK KNIGHT JOKER HD MASTERPIECE AF $260.00 ENT
45 16 SW R2-D2 FIGURE BANK $19.99 DST
46 296 THOR MODERN MUSEUM STATUE $250.00 BOW
47 19 BATMAN ARKHAM CITY SER 3 RAS AL GHUL AF $14.00 DC
48 86 BATMAN BLACK & WHITE JOKER STATUE BRIAN BOLLAND $79.95 DC
49 271 SPIDER-MAN ACTION STATUE $200.00 BOW
50 21 JUSTICE LEAGUE AQUAMAN AF WAVE 3 $14.00 DC


TOP 50 GAMES
Based on Total Retail Dollar Sales of Products Invoiced in Calendar Year 2012

DOLLAR
RANK
QTY
RANK
DESCRIPTION
PRICE VENDOR
1 2 MARVEL HEROCLIX GALACTIC GUARDIANS BOOSTER BRICK $73.92 NEC
2 1 RISK LEGACY $59.99 HAS
3 3 MARVEL HEROCLIX CHAOS WAR BOOSTER BRICK $63.31 NEC
4 5 DC HEROCLIX BATMAN BOOSTER BRICK $66.48 NEC
5 8 DC HEROCLIX BATMAN STREETS OF GOTHAM 36 CT DISPLAY $53.71 NEC
6 10 MARVEL HEROCLIX INCREDIBLE HULK BOOSTER BRICK $119.90 NEC
7 39 MTG TCG 2013 CORE SET BOOSTER DIS $143.64 WIZ
8 43 MTG TCG RETURN TO RAVNICA BOOSTER DIS $143.64 WIZ
9 44 MTG TCG AVACYN RESTORED BOOSTER DIS $143.64 WIZ
10 29 MARVEL HEROCLIX AVENGERS MOVIE 36 FIG BOOSTER DS $57.31 NEC
11 6 FCBD 2012 MARVEL HEROCLIX AVENGERS MOVIE PROMO FIG 20CT (NET $17.00 NEC
12 7 WALKING DEAD TV BOARD GAME $39.99 CRY
13 53 MTG TCG DARK ASCENSION BOOSTER DIS $143.64 WIZ
14 22 DC HEROCLIX JUSTICE LEAGUE 24 CT DISPLAY $37.88 NEC
15 25 MARVEL HEROCLIX 10TH ANNIVERSARY 24 CT DISPLAY $37.88 NEC
16 26 DC HEROCLIX 10TH ANNIVERSARY 24 CT DISPLAY $37.88 NEC
17 27 DC HEROCLIX DARK KNIGHT RISES 24 CT DISPLAY $37.88 NEC
18 31 MARVEL HEROCLIX CHAOS WAR 24 CT PRIMER DS $37.88 NEC
19 32 DC HEROCLIX BATMAN 24 CT PRIMER DS $37.88 NEC
20 23 MTG TCG AVACYN RESTORED FAT PACK $39.99 WIZ
21 9 DR WHO ACTION BOARD GAME $24.99 DIA
22 24 DOCTOR WHO 50TH ANNIVERSARY ED MONOPOLY $24.00 USA
23 42 MARVEL HEROCLIX GALACTIC GUARDIANS 24 CT PRIMER DS $37.88 NEC
24 4 MARVEL HEROCLIX CAPT AMERICA BOOSTER PACK $11.99 NEC
25 91 MTG TCG INNISTRAD BOOSTER DIS $143.64 WIZ
26 52 DOCTOR WHO MONSTER INVASION TCG BOOSTER DS $78.96 IMM
27 50 HOBBIT HEROCLIX 24 FIG COUNTER DISPLAY $37.88 NEC
28 38 TICKET TO RIDE $50.00 DAY
29 16 DC HEROCLIX DARK KNIGHT RISES STARTER SET $13.20 NEC
30 18 MARVEL HEROCLIX AVENGERS MOVIE STARTER SET $24.99 NEC
31 33 WALKING DEAD COMIC BOARD GAME $39.99 ALL
32 66 DOCTOR WHO MONSTER INVASION EXTREME TCG BOOSTER DS (C: 1-1-4 $78.96 IMM
33 63 ASSASSINS CREED HEROCLIX BROTHERHOOD 24 CT GRAV FEED DS (NET $37.88 NEC
34 93 DC HEROCLIX NO MANS LAND MONTH 1 OP KIT $66.00 NEC
35 135 MTG TCG 2013 CORE SET INTRO DECK DIS $149.90 WIZ
36 58 STAR TREK TACTICS HEROCLIX 12 CT DISPLAY $31.62 NEC
37 46 MTG TCG RETURN TO RAVNICA FAT PACK $39.99 WIZ
38 12 DC HEROCLIX BATMAN STREETS OF GOTHAM FAST FORCES 6PK ( $8.98 NEC
39 47 MTG TCG DARK ASCENSION FAT PACK $39.99 WIZ
40 35 COMIC-CON MOVIE IV: FANS HOPE DVD HEROCLIX COMBO PACK $18.00 NEC
41 14 DC HEROCLIX JUSTICE LEAGUE FAST FORCES 6 PACK $8.98 NEC
42 61 STAR TREK CATAN BOARD GAME $55.00 ALL
43 76 WALKING DEAD PLUG-N-PLAY TV GAME $33.25 JAK
44 51 DC HEROCLIX BATMAN OP KIT $25.20 NEC
45 15 DC HEROCLIX BATMAN FAST FORCES 6 PACK $8.98 NEC
46 45 WONDERLAND BOARD GAME $39.99 ZEN
47 17 MARVEL HEROCLIX GSX UNCANNY X-MEN FAST FORCES 6 PACK ( $8.98 NEC
48 56 MARVEL HEROCLIX GALACTIC GUARDIANS OP KIT $25.00 NEC
49 34 LOCKE & KEY CARD GAME (RES) $30.00 IDW
50 67 SMALL WORLD $50.00 DAY

 

TOP MANUFACTURERS OF 2012

  DOLLARS UNITS
DIAMOND SELECT TOYS 26.63% 51.97%
DC COLLECTIBLES 23.76% 20.19%
KOTOBUKIYA 6.41% 3.25%
BOWEN DESIGNS 5.66% 0.95%
SQUARE ENIX 5.28% 3.42%
HASBRO TOY GROUP 4.63% 1.19%
UNDERGROUND TOYS 2.13% 2.18%
MCFARLANE’ TOYS 2.10% 0.51%
BIG FISH TOYS. 1.60% 1.16%
BLUEFIN 1.41% 0.89%
OTHER MANUFACTURERS 20.38% 14.30%
It's Comic Con week! Comics, Film, TV, and much more... Check out complete coverage on the Bleeding Cool San Diego Comic Con Hub.