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Presenting 2013's Top Sellers in the categories of Magazines, Videos, Books, Trading Cards, Apparel, Prints & Posters, and Collectible Items based on total unit sales to comic book specialty shops.

TOP 25 MAGAZINES
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in Year 2013

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1 19 5.61 JAN131442-M WALKING DEAD MAGAZINE #3  (MR) $9.99 TIT
2 189 5.13 AUG131089 BLEEDING COOL MAGAZINE #7 $1.99 (MR) $1.99 AVA
3 37 4.89 APR131436-M WALKING DEAD MAGAZINE #4  (MR) $9.99 TIT
4 38 4.88 JUN131506-M WALKING DEAD MAGAZINE #5  (MR) $9.99 TIT
5 95 4.80 APR130238 MAD PRESENTS SUPERMAN #1 $4.99 DC
6 2 4.69 NOV121429 DC BATMAN AUTOMOBILIA FIG COLL MAG #2 1966 BATMAN TV SERIES $20.00 EAG
7 3 4.48 NOV121428 DC BATMAN AUTOMOBILIA FIG COLL MAG #1 1989 BATMAN MOVIE $20.00 EAG
8 94 4.37 OCT120867 BLEEDING COOL MAGAZINE #2 (MR) $4.99 AVA
9 7 4.36 FEB131239 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #32 QUESTION & SUPERMAN 2 PK $16.00 EAG
10 4 3.81 FEB131238 DC BATMAN AUTOMOBILIA FIG COLL MAG #8 ANIMATED SERIES $20.00 EAG
11 5 3.79 DEC121345 DC BATMAN AUTOMOBILIA FIG COLL MAG #3 2005 BATMAN BEGINS BAT $20.00 EAG
12 17 3.58 MAR131446 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #34 WONDER WOMAN WHITE QUEEN $16.00 EAG
13 55 3.57 AUG131726-M WALKING DEAD MAGAZINE #6  (MR) $9.99 TIT
14 115 3.53 DEC120890 BLEEDING COOL MAGAZINE #3 (MR) $4.99 AVA
15 8 3.49 APR131384 DC BATMAN AUTOMOBILIA FIG COLL MAG #11 DARK KNIGHT MOVIE BAT $20.00 EAG
16 21 3.44 NOV121431 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #27 BATWOMAN WHITE ROOK $16.00 EAG
17 9 3.37 JAN131392 DC BATMAN AUTOMOBILIA FIG COLL MAG #6 DETECTIVE #156 $20.00 EAG
18 24 3.34 SEP121323 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #22 RED HOOD BLACK PAWN $16.00 EAG
19 25 3.33 MAY131431 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #40 BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT $16.00 EAG
20 10 3.28 FEB131237 DC BATMAN AUTOMOBILIA FIG COLL MAG #7 BATMAN #575 $20.00 EAG
21 27 3.25 DEC121343 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #28 BLACK BAT WHITE PAWN $16.00 EAG
22 28 3.25 MAR131447 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #35 GREEN LANTERN WHITE BISH $16.00 EAG
23 29 3.24 NOV121430 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #26 ALFRED PENNYWORTH WHITE $16.00 EAG
24 30 3.22 SEP121324 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #23 BATWING WHITE PAWN $16.00 EAG
25 11 3.19 JAN131391 DC BATMAN AUTOMOBILIA FIG COLL MAG #5 DETECTIVE #400 $20.00 EAG

TOP 25 BOOKS
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in Year 2013

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INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 22.95 SEP120055 LEGEND OF ZELDA HYRULE HISTORIA HC $34.99 DAR
2 2 7.28 APR131149-M OVERSTREET COMIC BK PG SC VOL 43 $29.95 GEM
3 6 5.75 FEB131315 VADERS LITTLE PRINCESS HC $14.95 CHR
4 7 4.75 FEB121318 DARTH VADER AND SON HC $14.95 CHR
5 4 3.91 APR131150-M OVERSTREET COMIC BK PG HC VOL 43 $35.00 GEM
6 8 3.78 MAY131402 ADVENTURE TIME ENCYCLOPEDIA HC $19.95 ABR
7 18 3.54 JUN131516 STAR WARS JEDI ACADEMY YR HC $12.99 SCH
8 15 3.43 MAY131497 WILLIAM SHAKESPEARES STAR WARS HC $14.95 RAN
9 20 2.90 JUL131502 NEIL GAIMAN FORTUNATELY THE MILK HC $14.99 HAR
10 38 2.62 FEB131257 DOCTOR WHO LIGHT UP TARDIS & BOOK KIT $9.95 RUN
11 13 2.54 JUL131515 WALKING DEAD NOVEL HC VOL 03 FALL OF GOVERNOR $24.99 ST.
12 17 2.24 SEP120438 FRANK CHO WOMEN HC BOOK 02 (MR) $24.99 IMA
13 68 2.13 FEB131256 DOCTOR WHO DALEK COLLECTIBLE FIGURINE & BOOK KIT $9.95 RUN
14 33 2.05 MAR121340 WALKING DEAD NOVEL SC VOL 01 RISE OF GOVERNOR $14.99 ST.
15 5 1.97 JUN121469 FIREFLY A CELEBRATION ANNIVERSARY ED $49.95 RAN
16 12 1.96 OCT120060 ART OF BIOSHOCK INFINITE HC $39.99 DAR
17 10 1.82 JUL091221 MARVEL ENCYCLOPEDIA HC 70TH ANNIV ED $40.00 DK
18 53 1.70 APR131395 WALKING DEAD NOVEL SC VOL 02 ROAD TO WOODBURY $14.99 ST.
19 58 1.55 MAR120053 BLACKSAD SILENT HELL HC $19.99 DAR
20 37 1.54 DEC121360 DOCTOR WHO CHARACTER ENCYCLOPEDIA HC $16.99 DK
21 23 1.47 JUL121371 WALKING DEAD NOVEL HC VOL 02 ROAD TO WOODBURY $24.99 ST.
22 54 1.41 OCT121382 NEIL GAIMAN CHUS DAY HC $17.99 HAR
23 19 1.37 JAN130486 ART OF TODD MCFARLANE DEVILS IN THE DETAILS TP $39.99 IMA
24 50 1.31 MAR131455 DOCTOR WHO WHO OLOGY OFFICIAL MISCELLANY HC $19.99 RAN
25 26 1.23 MAR131301 FROM HELL COMPANION SC (MR) $29.95 TOP

TOP 25 TRADING CARDS
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in Year 2013

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1 1 FEB131332 WALKING DEAD COMIC BOOK SER 2 T/C BOX $52.93 CRY
2 2 JUN131525 BIG BANG THEORY SEASON 5 T/C BOX $52.93 CRY
3 15 JUN131531 STAR WARS GALACTIC FILES 2 T/C BOX $89.40 TOP
4 3 OCT121403 DC COMICS BATMAN THE LEGEND T/C BOX $52.93 CRY
5 4 AUG131738 DC WOMEN OF LEGEND T/C BOX $52.93 CRY
6 7 MAR131522 GAME OF THRONES SEASON TWO T/C BOX $57.30 RIT
7 18 JAN131465 MARVEL GREATEST BATTLES T/C BOX $82.50 RIT
8 10 SEP131570 WOMEN OF MARVEL SERIES 2 T/C BOX $57.30 RIT
9 9 JUL131541 MARS ATTACKS INVASION T/C BOX $54.39 TOP
10 5 JAN131467 GARBAGE PAIL KIDS SERIES 2 T/C BOX $45.50 TOP
11 6 OCT132318 MY LITTLE PONY MICRO FUN PACK DSP $46.64 IDW
12 14 DEC121407 ST TOS HEROES & VILLAINS T/C BOX $57.30 RIT
13 22 SEP131572 STAR WARS ILLUSTRATED T/C BOX $72.77 TOP
14 19 AUG132386 DC COMICS 24PC PLAYING CARD ASST $64.42 AQU
15 13 JAN131460 SUPERMAN THE LEGEND T/C BOX $52.93 CRY
16 16 JUL121446 BIG BANG THEORY SEASON 3 & 4 T/C BOX $52.93 CRY
17 20 JUN131532 GARBAGE PAIL KIDS 2013 CHROME T/C BOX $59.15 TOP
18 30 JAN131454 BOWMAN 2013 BASEBALL T/C JUMBO BOX $104.08 TOP
19 23 APR131479 ST TNG HEROES & VILLAINS T/C BOX $57.28 RIT
20 17 AUG131744 GARBAGE PAIL KIDS SERIES 3 T/C BOX $45.50 TOP
21 24 JAN131949 MARVEL COMICS 24PC PLAYING CARD ASST $54.60 AQU
22 25 JUL131520 TOPPS 2013 CHROME FOOTBALL T/C BOX $59.15 TOP
23 26 AUG131742 JAMES BOND 2013 AUTOGRAPHS & RELICS T/C BOX $57.28 RIT
24 27 MAY131498 BOWMAN 2013 CHROME BASEBALL T/C BOX $59.22 TOP
25 12 DEC121691 AVENGERS MOVIE COULSON CAPT AMERICA T/C SET $30.00 EFX

TOP 25 APPAREL
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in Year 2013

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1 1 FEB094925 BTTF MARTY HAT REPLICA $24.99 DST
2 3 JUN128314 ADVENTURE TIME DLX FINN HAT $9.95 ZOO
3 4 JUN128243 DOCTOR WHO TARDIS LAPLANDER $21.99 ELO
4 2 JAN120131 GAME OF THRONES PIN HAND OF KING $12.99 DAR
5 33 JUN111732 AVENGERS CAPTAIN AMERICA MOVIE ADULT SHIELD $44.00 DIS
6 361 OCT121883 DOCTOR WHO TARDIS HOODED BATHROBE $75.99 PIN
7 8 OCT091284 DEADPOOL ICON BLK T/S XL $16.99 MAD
8 10 DEC121413 WALKING DEAD WELCOME TO WOODBURY PX HEATHER T/S XL $17.99 CHA
9 521 OCT121965 STAR WARS JEDI HOODED COTTON BATHROBE $75.99 PIN
10 7 MAY130497 SAGA LYING CAT T/S BLACK MENS LG $19.99 IMA
11 15 DEC121412 WALKING DEAD WELCOME TO WOODBURY PX HEATHER T/S LG $17.99 CHA
12 9 MAY130498 SAGA LYING CAT T/S BLACK MENS XL $19.99 IMA
13 26 JUN131824 ADVENTURE TIME DLX FIONNA HAT $9.95 ZOO
14 49 MAY121538 CAPTAIN AMERICA TEE CAPS NAVY T/S LG $26.99 MAD
15 6 JAN131624 DOCTOR WHO 4TH DOCTOR SCARF OVER KNEE WMNS SOCKS $15.00 PAC
16 20 JAN131551 JOKER HARLEY QUINN III T/S LG $18.95 GRA
17 58 MAY121539 CAPTAIN AMERICA TEE CAPS NAVY T/S XL $26.99 MAD
18 19 AUG121734 DEADPOOL WOVEN BIGGIE KNIT CAP $18.99 NEW
19 16 OCT091282 DEADPOOL ICON BLK T/S MED $16.99 MAD
20 21 JAN131552 JOKER HARLEY QUINN III T/S XL $18.95 GRA
21 522 OCT121872 SUPERMAN SYMBOL COTTON BATHROBE $65.99 PIN
22 23 MAY131630 BOMBSHELL HARLEY QUINN T/S LG $18.95 GRA
23 14 MAY130496 SAGA LYING CAT T/S BLACK MENS MED $19.99 IMA
24 24 MAY131629 BOMBSHELL HARLEY QUINN T/S MED $18.95 GRA
25 25 MAY131631 BOMBSHELL HARLEY QUINN T/S XL $18.95 GRA

TOP 25 POSTERS
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in Year 2013

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1 4 MAY130750 SUPERIOR CARNAGE POSTER $8.99 MAR
2 5 SEP130820 SPIDER-MAN VS VENOM BY CAMPBELL POSTER $8.99 MAR
3 8 MAY138368 AVENGERS VS X-MEN BY YOUNG POSTER NEW PTG $8.99 MAR
4 65 NOV100680 IRON MAN BY MARKO DJURDJEVIC OVERSIZED POSTER $34.99 MAR
5 9 MAR130753 STORM BY MANARA POSTER $8.99 MAR
6 14 AUG132377 JOKER ARKHAM ASYLUM 24X36 POSTER $5.99 TRE
7 10 OCT130778 AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #700.3 BY PIERFEDERICI POSTER $8.99 MAR
8 11 APR130747 SAVAGE WOLVERINE SPIDER-MAN BY MADUREIRA POSTER $8.99 MAR
9 13 AUG130903 CAPTAIN AMERICA LIVING LEGEND BY GRANOV POSTER $8.99 MAR
10 12 MAR130752 SHANNA BY MANARA POSTER $8.99 MAR
11 143 APR110743 X-MEN FIRST TO LAST BY PACO MEDINA OVERSIZED POSTER $34.99 MAR
12 20 MAR130755 WOLVERINE BY DELLOTTO POSTER $8.99 MAR
13 33 OCT120713 SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN POSTER $8.99 MAR
14 23 AUG130905 MARVEL NOW WHAT BY YOUNG POSTER $8.99 MAR
15 21 AUG132378 MAN OF STEEL HEAT VISION 22X34 POSTER $5.99 TRE
16 17 MAY130749 PSYLOCKE BY MANARA POSTER $8.99 MAR
17 3 JUL130300 MY LITTLE PONY PORTFOLIO $19.99 IDW
18 182 JAN100693 SIEGE BY JOE QUESADA OVERSIZED POSTER $34.99 MAR
19 259 JUL110768 ULTIMATE COMICS X-MEN BY PACO MEDINA POSTER $8.99 MAR
20 47 DEC120762 GUARDIANS OF GALAXY NOW POSTER NOW $8.99 MAR
21 30 NOV120799 SAVAGE WOLVERINE POSTER $8.99 MAR
22 32 AUG132379 INJUSTICE GRID 22X34 POSTER $5.99 TRE
23 206 OCT110745 AVENGERS X-SANCTION BY ED MCGUINNESS POSTER $8.99 MAR
24 41 DEC120764 MARVEL NOW MARCH WOLVERINE #1 POSTER NOW $8.99 MAR
25 36 SEP132214 JOKER COVER 22X36 POSTER $5.99 TRE

TOP 25 COLLECTIBLES
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in Year 2013

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1 1 APR091585 ST USS ENTERPRISE BOTTLE OPENER $19.99 BRO
2 5 SEP128333 POP WALKING DEAD MICHONNE & GID PET ZOMBIES PX 3 PK $26.99 FUN
3 6 OCT121567 SW HAN IN CARBONITE BOTTLE OPENER $18.00 DST
4 414 JUL132256 WALKING DEAD MYSTERIO MINIS 24PC DISP $191.76 FUN
5 4 FEB131542 SW R2-D2 BOTTLE OPENER $18.00 DST
6 2 JUL121877 SW DEATH STAR SILICONE TRAY $9.99 KOT
7 8 MAY121675 SW DEATH STAR BOTTLE OPENER $18.00 DST
8 39 JUN132248 IRON MAN 3 MARK 42 ADULT HELMET $32.00 DIS
9 434 FEB131809 POP DOMO + DC COMICS MYSTERIO MINIS 24PC DISP $167.76 FUN
10 3 JAN131903 POP HEROES BATMAN PX VINYL FIG NEW 52 VER $10.99 FUN
11 512 JUL138163 HORROR MYSTERY MINIS 24PC BMB DISP $191.76 FUN
12 11 APR131737 WALKING DEAD ONE-EYED ZOMBIE BOTTLE OPENER $18.00 DST
13 469 MAR132167 DISNEY PIXAR MYSTERIO MINIS BB 24PC DISP $167.76 FUN
14 18 APR131409 DOCTOR WHO DIARY 2014 PX ED $18.99 MAL
15 7 JAN131904 POP HEROES SUPERMAN PX VINYL FIG NEW 52 VER $10.99 FUN
16 13 JUL128242 BATMAN NEW 52 PX BUST BANK $14.99 MON
17 37 FEB131889 ST TNG COMMUNICATOR BADGE REPLICA $19.95 QUA
18 20 AUG130420 J SCOTT CAMPBELL FAIRY TALE FANTASIES 2014 CALENDAR $19.99 IDW
19 9 JAN131905 POP HEROES WONDER WOMAN PX VINYL FIG NEW 52 VER $10.99 FUN
20 10 JAN131950 POP MARVEL DEADPOOL VINYL FIG $10.99 FUN
21 12 JAN138165 POP WALKING DEAD THE GOVERNOR PX VINYL FIG BLOODY VER $11.99 FUN
22 41 AUG122048 DOCTOR WHO TARDIS & DALEK SALT & PEPPER SET $17.99 PHI
23 22 AUG121885 SW HAN SOLO IN CARBONITE DX SILICONE TRAY $14.99 KOT
24 46 JAN131641 SW R2-D2 TALKING MONEY BANK $21.99 DST
25 26 MAR131914 MARVEL GALACTUS BOTTLE OPENER $18.00 DST

TOP 25 VIDEOS
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in Year 2013

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1 1 FEB130607 AVENGERS ASSEMBLED BD SET $140.00 MAR
2 154 DEC121979 GODZILLA VS BIOLLANTE DVD $5.00 VPD
3 5 MAR138161 DCU JUSTICE LEAGUE FLASHPOINT PARADOX BD + DVD $18.00 WAR
4 17 MAR138162 DCU JUSTICE LEAGUE FLASHPOINT PARADOX DVD $14.00 WAR
5 8 DEC128350 DCU SUPERMAN UNBOUND BD + DVD $18.00 WAR
6 10 OCT128229 DCU BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS BD + DVD PT 2 $19.00 WAR
7 29 DEC128351 DCU SUPERMAN UNBOUND DVD $14.00 WAR
8 104 FEB138497 ROBOT CHICKEN DC COMICS SPECIAL DVD $10.00 WAR
9 110 JUN132413 MARVEL KNIGHTS WOLVERINE ORIGIN DVD $10.00 GAI
10 46 OCT128230 DCU BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS DVD PT 2 $14.00 WAR
11 12 SEP132486 AKIRA BD + DVD $21.00 FUN
12 145 MAR132270 MARVEL KNIGHTS INHUMANS DVD $10.00 GAI
13 128 JAN132026 ADVENTURE TIME FIONNA AND CAKE DVD $10.00 WAR
14 321 OCT132431 HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD DRIFTERS OT DEAD BD $6.00 SEC
15 254 APR130985 BUNKER DVD & SICK N TWISTED #1 COMBO PACK (MR) $12.95 MED
16 116 JUL132324 MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS DVD $11.00 GAI
17 20 MAY138409 DCU BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS BD + DVD DLX $22.00 WAR
18 480 OCT132432 HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD DRIFTERS OT DEAD DVD $4.00 SEC
19 167 AUG132512 MARVEL KNIGHTS ULTIMATE WOLVERINE VS HULK DVD $10.00 GAI
20 16 JUL132327 BLACK LAGOON ROBERTAS BLOOD TRAIL BD + DVD $24.00 FUN
21 4 AUG132536 SPACE PIRATE CAPTAIN HARLOCK COMP TV SER DVD $37.00 WEA
22 36 APR132242 ADVENTURE TIME COMP SECOND SEASON DVD $19.00 WAR
23 85 JUL132357 ROBOTECH BEYOND THE NEW GENERATION DVD $14.00 VPD
24 18 JAN132054 TRIGUN COMP SER DVD BOX SET $26.00 FUN
25 109 JUL132326 YOUNG JUSTICE GAME OF ILLUSIONS DVD $13.00 WAR

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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, minus any copies that are distributed free of cost.

About the Diamond Sales Index: The Sales Index of selected monthly Best Seller Charts is presented as a comparative tool for retailers and publishers. It presents Diamond’s monthly sales for individual titles in relation to Diamond’s total sales for the issue of DC Comics' monthly Batman comic book. (Batman is used as the control title — with a value of 100 — because sales of Batman remain relatively stable.) This allows for easy comparison to other titles and helps retailers gauge their orders for all other titles. This formula is only a guide, other factors may impact a titles' ability to sell in certain locations and clientele.

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