Media Release — Bowen Designs’ Spider-Man Action Statue, sculpted by Randy Bowen, was the best-selling toy product to comic book specialty retailers in July. Also in the top ten from Bowen Designs was the Juggernaut Statue, sculpted by Phil Ramirez, at #2.
Kotobukiya had three pieces in the top ten in July, led by the Marvel: Storm Bishoujo Statue at #3. The Classic Avengers: Iron Man Fine Art Statue ranked #8, followed by the Star Wars: Yoda “The Empire Strike Back” ArtFX Statue at #10.
DC Collectibles had two items in the top ten — the Justice League Wave 1: Green Lantern Action Figure at #4 and the Justice League Wave 2: Aquaman Action Figure at #9.
Also with two items in the top ten was Diamond Select Toys; the Marvel Select: Avengers Movie: Hawkeye Action Figure ranked #5 and the Marvel Select: Juggernaut Action Figure ranked #6.
Rounding out the top ten was Playmates with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turles Retro Collector Action Figures at #7.
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.
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|2||32||JUGGERNAUT STATUE||BOWEN DESIGNS|
|3||14||MARVEL STORM BISHOUJO STATUE||KOTO INC.|
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|7||55||TMNT RETRO COLLECTOR AF ASST||PLAYMATES|
|8||51||IRON MAN CLASSIC AVENGERS FINE ART STATUE||KOTO INC.|
|9||6||JUSTICE LEAGUE AQUAMAN AF WAVE 2||DC COMICS|
|10||29||SW YODA ARTFX STATUE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK VER||KOTO INC.|
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|12||7||MARVEL SELECT ABOMINATION AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|13||74||SHANNA STATUE||BOWEN DESIGNS|
|14||26||DARK KNIGHT RISES BATMAN 1/12 SCALE STATUE||DC COMICS|
|15||8||MARVEL SELECT THING AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|16||40||FIREFLY LITTLE DAMN HEROES SERENITY MAQUETTE||QUANTUM MECHANIX INC|
|17||9||MARVEL SELECT BROWN WOLVERINE AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|18||85||SW ESB DARTH VADER STATUE||GENTLE GIANT STUDIOS|
|19||5||SW CLONE TROOPER BUST BANK||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|20||28||DARK KNIGHT RISES CATWOMAN 1/12 SCALE STATUE||DC COMICS|
|21||10||MARVEL SELECT SPIDER-MAN AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|22||104||BTTF FLUX CAPACITOR UNLIMITED EDITION||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|23||11||MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS MOVIE IRON MAN MK VI AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|24||15||JUST US LEAGUE SER 1 AQUAMAN AF||DC COMICS|
|25||12||STAR WARS COMMANDER CODY BUST BANK||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|