Spawn #300 Dominates Advance Reorders – Even Though Retailers Still Don’t Know What’s On The Cover

Spawn #300 hit Final Order Cut-Off last weekend, and there were plenty of covers for retailers to up their orders on. And they did. Even though they din;t know what the main cover looked like. Why? Because, Todd McFarlane hadn’t finished drawing it yet. Here he is below, this week, still inking the cover…

Spawn #300 Dominates Advance Reorders - Even Though Retailers Still Don't Know What's On The Cover

So at least we get to see his knee. But Spawn #300 dominated with just a little input from House Of X, Powers Of X, DCeased: Die Another Day, Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy, Something Is Killing The Children. But mostly Spawn.

Greetings 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! And courtesy of stats from Diamond Comic Distributors.

TOP 25 ADVANCE REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPS

Publication Price Publisher
SPAWN #300 CVR M CAMPBELL VIRGIN $7.99 IMAGE COMICS
HOUSE OF X #4 (OF 6) $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
SPAWN #300 CVR Q BLANK SKETCH CVR $7.99 IMAGE COMICS
SPAWN #300 CVR N CAMPBELL B&W $7.99 IMAGE COMICS
SPAWN #300 CVR O OPENA VIRGIN $7.99 IMAGE COMICS
SPAWN #300 CVR P OPENA B&W $7.99 IMAGE COMICS
DCEASED A GOOD DAY TO DIE #1 ANDREWS VAR ED $4.99 DC COMICS
SPAWN #300 CVR J PARODY VAR MCFARLANE $7.99 IMAGE COMICS
HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) 3RD PTG SHALVEY VAR $5.99 MARVEL COMICS
POWERS OF X #1 (OF 6) 3RD PTG SHALVEY VAR $5.99 MARVEL COMICS
SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN #1 FOC FRISON VAR $3.99 BOOM ENTERTAINMENT
HARLEY QUINN & POISON IVY #1 (OF 6) POISON IVY CARD STOCK VA $4.99 DC COMICS
HARLEY QUINN & POISON IVY #1 (OF 6) HARLEY CARD STOCK VAR ED $4.99 DC COMICS
SPAWN #300 CVR G CAMPBELL $7.99 IMAGE COMICS
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE SYMBIOTE SPIDER-MAN #1 AC $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
SPAWN #300 CVR A MCFARLANE $7.99 IMAGE COMICS
SPAWN #300 CVR K 25 COPY INCV CAPULLO & MCFARLANE VIRGIN $7.99 IMAGE COMICS
SOMETHING IS KILLING CHILDREN #1 CVR A DELL EDERA $3.99 BOOM ENTERTAINMENT
LEGION OF SUPER HEROES MILLENNIUM #1 (OF 2) $4.99 DC COMICS
SPAWN #300 CVR H OPENA $7.99 IMAGE COMICS
HOUSE OF X #4 (OF 6) MOLINA CONNECTING VAR $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #7 2ND PTG SIQUEIRA VAR $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
SPAWN #300 CVR I ALEXANDER $7.99 IMAGE COMICS
HOUSE OF X #4 (OF 6) HUDDLESTON VAR $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
DOOMSDAY CLOCK #11 (OF 12) VAR ED $4.99 DC COMICS

TOP 25 REORDER COMICS/GRAPHIC NOVELS/TPS

Publication Price Publisher
BOYS OMNIBUS TP VOL 01 (MR) $29.99 DYNAMIC FORCES
POWERS OF X #1 (OF 6) $5.99 MARVEL COMICS
BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #2 (OF 3) $5.99 DC COMICS
BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT TP $19.99 DC COMICS
HOUSE OF X #1 (OF 6) 2ND PTG LARRAZ VAR $5.99 MARVEL COMICS
HOUSE OF X #2 (OF 6) $4.99 MARVEL COMICS
SECRET WARS TP $34.99 MARVEL COMICS
ABSOLUTE CARNAGE #1 (OF 5) AC $7.99 MARVEL COMICS
BOYS OMNIBUS TP VOL 02 (MR) $29.99 DYNAMIC FORCES
CONAN THE BARBARIAN ORIGINAL MARVEL YEARS OMNIBUS HC VOL 02 $125.00 MARVEL COMICS
MARVELS MONSTER-SIZED HC $75.00 MARVEL COMICS
BERSERK DELUXE EDITION HC VOL 01 (MR) (C: 1-1-2) $49.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
BOYS OMNIBUS TP VOL 01 PHOTO CVR ED (MR) $29.99 DYNAMIC FORCES
AUTHORITY OMNIBUS HC $99.99 DC COMICS
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS TP VOL 04 PAST TIMES AT SUPER HERO HIGH $9.99 DC COMICS
EC ARCHIVES CRIME SUSPENSTORIES HC VOL 04 (C: 0-1-2) $59.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #1 (OF 3) 2ND PTG (MR) $5.99 DC COMICS
BATMAN HUSH COMPLETE TP $24.99 DC COMICS
HELLBOY OMNIBUS TP VOL 01 SEED OF DESTRUCTION (C: 0-1-2) $24.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN OMNIBUS HC VOL 01 NEW PTG $100.00 MARVEL COMICS
UMBRELLA ACADEMY TP VOL 01 APOCALYPSE SUITE $17.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
BATMAN LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #2 (OF 3) VAR ED $5.99 DC COMICS
BERSERK DELUXE EDITION HC VOL 02 (MR) (C: 1-1-2) $49.99 DARK HORSE COMICS
JOKER TP BLACK LABEL $14.99 DC COMICS
MISTER MIRACLE TP (RES) (MR) $24.99 DC COMICS

 

About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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