Media Release — USAopoly’s Monopoly: The Walking Dead Survival Edition, a customized version of the venerable game with special rules to simulate the zombie apocalypse seen in Robert Kirkman’s best-selling comic, The Walking Dead, was October’s best-selling game product to comic book specialty retailers. At #2 was USAopoly’s Risk: The Walking Dead Survival Edition, with similarly modified gameplay mechanics.
Other publishers with products in the top ten include Hasbro, Konami Digital Entertainment, NECA/WizKids, and Wizards of the Coast.
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.
|1||1||WALKING DEAD COMIC ED PX MONOPOLY||USA|
|2||2||WALKING DEAD COMIC ED PX RISK||USA|
|4||6||MTG TCG THEROS BOOSTER DIS||WZK|
|5||7||MARVEL HEROCLIX THOR DARK WORLD MOVIE 24 CT GRAV FEED||NEC|
|6||10||STAR TREK TACTICS HEROCLIX SERIES III 12 CT DISPLAY||NEC|
|7||5||MTG TCG THEROS FAT PACK||WZK|
|8||4||MARVEL HEROCLIX THOR DARK WORLD MOVIE STARTER SET||NEC|
|9||23||PF BATTLES LEGENDS OF GOLARION 8CT BOOSTER BRICK (NET)||NEC|
|10||48||YU GI OH TCG LEGENDARY COLLECTION 4 CASE JOEYS WORLD (NET) (||KON|
|11||40||YU GI OH TCG JUDGMENT OF THE LIGHT DELUXE ED CASE (NET)||KON|
|12||35||MTG TCG THEROS INTRO DECK DIS||WZK|
|13||15||PATHFINDER ROLEPLAYING GAME BESTIARY 4||PAI|
|14||9||DC COMICS JUSTICE LEAGUE 1000 PIECE JIGSAW PUZZLE||AQU|
|15||11||ADVENTURE TIME EVERYTHING BURRITO GAME||BRI|
|16||36||MARVEL HEROCLIX WOLVERINE & X-MEN BOOSTER BRICK||NEC|
|17||46||MTG TCG THEROS EVENT DECK DIS||WZK|
|18||21||WALKING DEAD COMIC BOARD GAME||ALL|
|19||13||ADVENTURE TIME EPIC GASSY JAKE GAME||BRI|
|20||24||MY LITTLE PONY MONOPOLY||USA|
|21||51||MARVEL HEROCLIX FEAR ITSELF MONTH 5 OP KIT (NET)||NEC|
|22||12||BATMAN & ROBIN SLIM 1000 PIECE JIGSAW PUZZLE||AQU|
|23||17||STAR TREK TACTICS HEROCLIX SERIES III STARTER SET||NEC|
|24||30||TICKET TO RIDE||DAY|
|25||14||MARVEL HEROCLIX THOR DARK WORLD MOVIE MINI GAME (NET)||WZK|