Media Release — Cosmic adventures await gamers with WizKids/NECA’s latest Marvel HeroClix expansion, Marvel HeroClix: Galactic Guardians, the best-selling game to comics specialty retailers in March 2013. In total, WizKids/NECA had three titles in the top ten for the month.
Other publishers in the top ten include IDW Publishing (the Locke & Key Card Game, Immediate Media (two titles, led by Doctor Who Monster Invasion TCG at #3), Kenner/Hasbro (Risk Legacy ranked #2), Konami Digital Entertainment (Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG: Ra Yellow Mega Pack Boosters at #7), and Wizards of the Coast (two titles, led by the Magic the Gathering TCG: Dark Ascension Booster Packs at #8).
Data for Diamond’s sales charts – which include the monthly market shares and all top product charts – are compiled by Diamond Comic Distributors from a universe of over 3,500 accounts, comprised of comic book specialty shops and other merchant stores and buyers. The shops are primarily located in North America, with a percentage of sales also to international stores and buyers located throughout the world. The account base includes not only brick-and-mortar comic book specialty shops, but also Internet stores, chain stores, and other specialty stores.
Unit and dollars sales are calculated based upon orders invoiced and shipped to Diamond accounts during any given month, which comprises initial pre-orders, advance reorders, and reorders, minus any copies that are received back from a title marked as returnable.
|DOLLAR RANK||QTY RANK||GAME||VENDOR|
|1||3||MARVEL HEROCLIX GALACTIC GUARDIANS 24 CT PRIMER DS||NEC|
|3||9||DOCTOR WHO MONSTER INVASION TCG BOOSTER DS||IMM|
|4||7||HUNGER GAMES COLL FIG SINGLE BOOSTER 24 CT GRAV FEED DS||NEC|
|5||13||DOCTOR WHO MONSTER INVASION EXTREME TCG BOOSTER DS||IMM|
|6||4||HUNGER GAMES DISTRICT 12 STRATEGY GAME||NEC|
|7||22||YU GI OH TCG RA YELLOW MEGA PACK BOOSTER DIS||KON|
|8||28||MTG TCG DARK ASCENSION BOOSTER DIS||WIZ|
|9||5||LOCKE & KEY CARD GAME||IDE|
|10||34||MTG TCG DARK ASCENSION EVENT DECK DIS||WIZ|
|11||6||MUNCHKIN 8 HALF HORSE WILL TRAVEL||PSI|
|12||8||MARVEL HEROCLIX INFINITY GAUNTLET MONTH 3 OP KIT||NEC|
|13||32||MARVEL HEROCLIX INCREDIBLE HULK BOOSTER BRICK||NEC|
|14||30||YU GI OH TCG ORDER OF CHAOS SE BOX DIS||KON|
|15||42||MTG TCG VENSER VS KOTH DUEL DECK DIS||WIZ|
|16||47||MTG TCG INNISTRAD BOOSTER DIS||WIZ|
|17||2||HUNGER GAMES JABBERJAY CARD GAME||NEC|
|18||48||MTG TCG 2012 CORE SET BOOSTER DIS||WIZ|
|19||25||D&D LORDS OF WATERDEEP BOARD GAME||WIZ|
|20||24||TICKET TO RIDE||ALL|
|21||11||HUNGER GAMES TRAINING DAYS STRATEGY GAME||NEC|
|22||21||THE WALKING DEAD TV BOARD GAME||CRY|
|23||29||WIZ-WAR BOARD GAME||FAN|
|24||15||MARVEL HEROCLIX INFINITY GAUNTLET MONTH 4 OP KIT||NEC|
|25||75||MARVEL SLINGERS BLISTER PACK ASST||THE|