Media Release — Spider-Man’s iconic villain the Green Goblin mounted his rocket sled and took a pumpkin bomb in hand for Diamond Select Toys’ Marvel Select: Green Goblin Action Figure, the best-selling Toy product sold to comics specialty retailers in February. Diamond Select Toys also had the number two Toy product in February with the Marvel Select: Colossus Action Figure, based on the fan-favorite X-Men character.
Also with two products in the top ten in February was Kotobukiya with two of their Bishoujo-styled comic book statues; the DC Bishoujo: Poison Ivy Statue ranked #3 and the Marvel Bishoujo: Mystique Statue ranked #4.
Bowen Designs had two statues in the top ten as well; the Wolverine: Old Man Logan Statue, based on the best-selling Mark Millar and Steve McNiven storyline, ranked #7 for the month, and the Giant Man Statue, based on the Avengers stalwart, ranked #9.
Finishing off the month, Kenner and Mattel each had one product in the top ten.
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.
|QTY RANK||RETAIL RANK||ITEM||VENDOR|
|1||1||MARVEL SELECT GREEN GOBLIN AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|2||2||MARVEL SELECT COLOSSUS AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|3||5||DC POISON IVY BISHOUJO STATUE||KOTO INC.|
|4||4||MARVEL MYSTIQUE BISHOUJO STATUE||KOTO INC.|
|5||34||CATWOMAN 1/4 SCALE MUSEUM QUALITY STATUE||DC COMICS|
|6||21||DC HEROES WAVE 20 NEKRON AF SET||MATTEL TOYS|
|7||29||WOLVERINE OLD MAN LOGAN STATUE||BOWEN DESIGNS|
|8||6||BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE BY SERGIO ARAGONES||DC COMICS|
|9||53||GIANT MAN STATUE||BOWEN DESIGNS|
|10||31||MARVEL UNIVERSE 6-IN AF ASST 201201||KENNER/HASBRO TOY GROUP|
|11||17||SW C-3PO & R2-D2 ARTFX+ STATUE 2PK||KOTO INC.|
|12||18||HEROES OF THE DCU SER 2 SWAMP THING BUST||DC COMICS|
|13||3||MARVEL SELECT ANTI-VENOM AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|14||22||MARVEL VS CAPCOM MINIMATES SERIES 2 ASST||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|15||11||FFXIII-2 PLAY ARTS KAI LIGHTNING AF||SQUARE ENIX INC|
|16||32||HOT WHEELS ELITE 1/18 GHOSTBUSTERS ECTO-1||MATTEL TOYS|
|17||46||MARVEL UNIVERSE 6-IN AF ASST 201202||KENNER/HASBRO TOY GROUP|
|18||24||MARVEL MINIMATES BEST OF ASST||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|19||43||MARVEL UNIVERSE AF ASST 201109||KENNER/HASBRO TOY GROUP|
|20||67||GRIMM FAIRY TALES SNOW WHITE STATUE||CS MOORE STUDIO|
|21||76||ADAM HUGHES INSPIRED VAMPIRELLA STATUE||DYNAMIC FORCES|
|22||81||MARVEL X TOKIDOKI FRENZIES 30PC BMB DS||TOKIDOKI LLC|
|23||49||MARVEL CAPTAIN AMERICA NEON SIGN||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|24||95||CYCLOPS RETRO STATUE||BOWEN DESIGNS|
|25||27||AME COMI WONDER WOMAN AS STAR SAPPHIRE FIGURE||DC COMICS|