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…

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

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

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