Media Release — One of the most requested Marvel Select figures, the Marvel Select: Venom Action Figure, was released by Diamond Select Toys in February and became the month’s top-selling toy product to direct market retailers. Also in the top ten for Diamond Select Toys was the Star Trek: Nemesis – USS Enterprise NCC-1701-E Ship at #7.
DC Collectibles had five products in the top ten, including four figures from the Batman: Arkham City Series 4 action figure line, led by the Nightwing figure at #2.
Rounding out the top ten were products from Bowen Designs, Gentle Giant Studios, and Hasbro.
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||MARVEL SELECT VENOM AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|2||3||BATMAN ARKHAM CITY SER 4 NIGHTWING AF||DC COMICS|
|3||2||BATMAN ARKHAM CITY SER 4 BATMAN AF||DC COMICS|
|4||4||BATMAN ARKHAM CITY SER 4 TALIA AF||DC COMICS|
|5||5||BATMAN ARKHAM CITY SER 4 DEADSHOT AF||DC COMICS|
|6||6||DC COMICS THE NEW 52 GREEN ARROW ACTION FIGURE||DC COMICS|
|7||10||ST NEMESIS ENTERPRISE E SHIP||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|8||55||SCARLET WITCH STATUE||BOWEN DESIGNS|
|9||25||GENTLE GIANT DEADPOOL MINI-BUST||GENTLE GIANT STUDIOS|
|10||50||MARVEL UNIVERSE AF ASST 201301||HASBRO TOY GROUP|
|11||21||ST ALL GOOD THINGS ENTERPRISE D SHIP||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|12||22||ST TNG ENTERPRISE D SHIP||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|13||7||MARVEL SELECT DEADPOOL AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|14||8||MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS MOVIE HULK AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|15||81||CABLE CLASSIC STATUE||BOWEN DESIGNS|
|16||42||ST LANDING PARTY ROLEPLAY 3-PK||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|17||23||ST TOS TRICORDER||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|18||69||IRON MAN LEGENDS 6-IN AF ASST 201301||HASBRO TOY GROUP|
|19||9||SW 1/4 SCALE JAWA BANK||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|20||34||ALL NEW METALLIC SUPERMAN BY FRANK MILLER STATUE||DC COMICS|
|21||32||ST TOS COMMUNICATOR AND PHASER 2-PACK||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|22||20||ST TOS BLACK HANDLE PHASER||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|23||106||TMNT BASIC AF ASST||PLAYMATES|
|24||132||BATMAN SUPER ALLOY 1/6 SCALE FIG||PLAY IMAGINATIVE|
|25||39||BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE BY FRANK MILLER 2ND ED||DC COMICS|