Death Of Wolverine Dominates Advance Reorders For Comic Book Retailers

Posted by July 16, 2014 Comment

Death of Wolverine -- exclusive EW.com imageGreetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire!

Thirteen of the top twenty-five – and all of the top eight titles receiving advance reorders this week – are Death Of Wolverine, the four part series shipping from September all in the same month and likely to domnate the charts then. A number of tiered variant covers probably helped, as did increased discounts of retailers upped their orders.

Marvel also get reorders for the return of Superior Spider-Man and upcoming issue of Rocket Raccoon, with Spread‘s #2 and #1 second print breaking through the Marvel madness, with Grayson #2 making it in at the end…

PublisherPricePublisher
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 (OF 4)$4.99MAR
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4 (OF 4)$4.99MAR
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3 (OF 4)$4.99MAR
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 (OF 4)$4.99MAR
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 (OF 4) MCNIVEN CANADA VAR$4.99MAR
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4 (OF 4) MCNIVEN CANADA VAR$4.99MAR
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3 (OF 4) MCNIVEN CANADA VAR$4.99MAR
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 (OF 4) MCNIVEN CANADA VAR$4.99MAR
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #32$4.99MAR
ROCKET RACCOON #2$3.99MAR
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #32 YOUNG INTERLOCKING A VAR$4.99MAR
SPREAD #1 2ND PTG (MR)$3.50IMA
SPREAD #2 (MR)$3.50IMA
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 (OF 4) YOUNG VAR$4.99MAR
ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #14 2ND PTG$3.99DC
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #1 (OF 4) DEADPOOL MEMORIAL VAR$4.99MAR
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #4 (OF 4) VAR (PP #1131)$4.99MAR
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #2 (OF 4) YU VAR$4.99MAR
DEATH OF WOLVERINE #3 (OF 4) VAR (PP #1131)$4.99MAR
KICK-ASS 3 PREM HC$29.99MAR
INFINITY TP$49.99MAR
GRAYSON #2$2.99DC
STAR TREK CITY O/T EDGE OF FOREVER #1 (OF 5) 2ND PTG (PP #11$3.99IDW
LEGENDARY STAR LORD #2$3.99MAR
ORIGINAL SIN #3.1 2ND PTG JONES VAR$3.99MAR

And for books that have already been published, it’s all about Thanos!

TOP 25 REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPs (RETAIL)
ProductPricePublisher
INFINITY GAUNTLET OMNIBUS HC PEREZ CVR$125.00MAR
SAGA TP VOL 03 (MR)$14.99IMA
ABSOLUTE BATMAN & ROBIN THE BOY WONDER HC$99.99DC
INFINITY GAUNTLET OMNIBUS HC DM STARLIN VAR ED$125.00MAR
ROCKET RACCOON #1 ANMN$3.99MAR
GUARDIANS OF GALAXY TP VOL 01 COSMIC AVENGERS$19.99MAR
SAGA TP VOL 01 (MR)$9.99IMA
SAGA TP VOL 02 (MR)$14.99IMA
ROBOCOP VS TERMINATOR GALLERY SERIES HC (C: 0-1-2)$125.00DAR
FRANK MILLERS BIG DAMN SIN CITY HC (C: 0-1-2)$100.00DAR
WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM TP VOL 01 (MR)$59.99IMA
SUPERMAN #32$3.99DC
DAREDEVIL BY MARK WAID HC VOL 03$39.99MAR
BATMAN SUPERMAN #12 BOMBSHELLS VAR ED$3.99DC
BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL ED HC$17.99DC
BATMAN TP VOL 01 THE COURT OF OWLS (N52)$16.99DC
RAT QUEENS TP VOL 01 SASS & SORCERY (MR)$9.99IMA
WALKING DEAD TP VOL 01 DAYS GONE BYE$14.99IMA
ORIGINAL SIN #5 (OF 8)$3.99MAR
SEX CRIMINALS TP VOL 01 (MR)$9.99IMA
DEADPOOL BY DANIEL WAY COMPLETE COLL TP VOL 01$34.99MAR
BATMAN TP VOL 03 DEATH OF THE FAMILY (N52)$16.99DC
BATMAN ETERNAL #13$2.99DC
BATMAN TP VOL 02 THE CITY OF OWLS (N52)$16.99DC
SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN TP VOL 03 NO ESCAPE$17.99MAR
(Last Updated July 16, 2014 11:21 am )