NEWS: Top Selling Irish Creators Through Diamond For February

Diamond Distribution have released their top 300 selling comics and graphic novels for February. On the graphic novel list first, it is Will Sliney who is February’s top selling Irish creator with his flashback contribution on the first arc of Pigs. There follows three Garth Ennis books with a double Boys and the immortal Preacher. Breandan McCarthy takes up the final spot on the list with his contribution to issue four of the Rocketeer Adventures which is collected here at #290.

The grid is divided by the books position on the list on the left and the estimated copies sold on the far right.

83

PIGS TP VOL 01 HELLO CRUEL WORLD   (MR)

$12.99

IMA

1,084

184

BOYS TP VOL 09 BIG RIDE (MR)

$24.99

DE

551

213

PREACHER TP VOL 01 GONE TOTEXASNEW EDITION (MR)

$17.99

DC

480

219

BOYS TP VOL 01 NAME OF THE GAME   (MR)

$16.99

DE

459

290

ROCKETEER ADVENTURES HC VOL 01

$24.99

IDW

351

Below is a breakdown of Irish talent on the monthly comic list.  Garth Ennis is the top selling Irish creator last month with The Boys #63 ast #122. Nick Roche’s cover art on Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye #2 gives him a spot on the list at #161. Declan Shalvey’s back up story on Avengers: Solo #5 gives him #175 on the list. A Stephen Thompson double with Hellraiser #10 & 11 give him #206 & #215. John McCrea and Garth Ennis are the final creators on the list with Dicks the new coloured edition first issue at #277.

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 #63 sold 12.94 copies per hundred sold of the #1 book of February, Justice League #6. The last two columns on the right are publisher and estimated number of copies sold.

122

12.94

BOYS #63 (MR)

$3.99

DE

16,629

161

9.09

TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN MEETS EYE   ONGOING #2

$3.99

IDW

11,671

175

8.18

AVENGERS SOLO #5

$3.99

MAR

10,509

206

6.29

HELLRAISER #10 (MR)

$3.99

BOO

8,076

215

5.98

HELLRAISER #11 (MR)

$3.99

BOO

7,676

277

3.97

DICKS COLOR ED #1 (MR)

$4.99

AVA

5,099

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