NEWS: Top Selling Irish Creators Through Diamond For January
Diamond Distribution has released their top 300 selling single issues and graphic novels for January. Although last month was a little lighter than previous months in terms of Irish representation there was still plenty to talk about on both lists.
Garth Ennis was the top selling Irish creator on the single issue list with his issue of The Boys #62 coming in at #114 on the list. He was closely followed by Nick Roche on the smart Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #1 coming in at #121. Stephen Thompson’s latest issue of Hellraiser from BOOM! Studios came in at #180. The last issue on the list this month was Declan Shalvey’s last issue of Northlanders which came in at #210.
|BOYS #62 (MR)|
|TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE ONGOING #1|
|HELLRAISER #9 (MR)|
|NORTHLANDERS #47 (MR)|
On the graphic novel list Garth Ennis is as usual hevily represented with 3 of the 5 Irish creator worked books on the list featuring two Preacher volumes and volume 9 of The Boys. Stephen Thompson makes the list at #82 with BOOM! Studios newest volume in their Hellraiser series. Finally, PJ Holden’s Fearless from Image Comics comes in at #240.
|PREACHER HC BOOK 06 (MR)|
|HELLRAISER TP VOL 02 (MR)|
|FEAR ITSELF THUNDERBOLTS PREM HC|
|PREACHER TP VOL 01 GONE TOTEXASNEW EDITION (MR)|
|BOYS TP VOL 09 BIG RIDE|
|FEARLESS TP VOL 01|
NOTE: The left column is the position on the list that the book came followed by how many copies were sold in relation to the #1 book that month. i.e. The Boys sold 12.80 copies per hundred sold of the #1 book of January, Justice League #5. The last two columns on the right are publisher and estimated number of copies sold.