Top 50 Small Press Comics and Graphic Novels: March 2015

The Valiant Universe's top intelligence operative is on the hunt for the Shadow Seven in Matt Kindt, Clay Mann, and Butch Guice's Ninjak #1 from Valiant Entertainment, the best-selling small press comic book of March. In total, Valiant had three of the month's top ten small press comics.

Benitez Productions' Lady Mechanika #5 ranked #2 for the month, and Oni Press' Hellbreak #1 ranked #3.

Titan Comics had four titles among the top ten — Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #8 at #4, Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #9 at #5, Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #6 at #6, and Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #10 at #7.

Also among the top ten was Archie Comics; Sonic the Hedgehog #270 ranked #10 for the month.

VIZ Media's Yu-Gi-Oh 5Ds Volume 7 was March's best-selling small press graphic novel. In total, VIZ had two titles in the top ten.

Other publishers in the top ten include Archie Comics, Humanoids, Oni Press (with three titles, led by The Coldest City at #2), and Titan Comics (also with three titles, led by Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Volume 1: Revolutions of Terror at #3).

TOP 50 SMALL PRESS COMICS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in March 2015

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RANK
OVERALL
QTY
RANK
OVERALL
DOLLAR
RANK
INDEX ITEM
CODE
DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 97 116 33.24 JAN151636-M NINJAK #1 $3.99 VAL
2 142 85 20.70 JAN151086 LADY MECHANIKA #5 (MR) $4.99 BEN
3 153 362 19.20 JAN151526 HELLBREAK #1 (MR) $1.00 ONI
4 160 127 18.15 SEP141634-M DOCTOR WHO 10TH #8 $3.99 TTN
5 162 135 16.76 NOV141640-M DOCTOR WHO 11TH #9 $3.99 TTN
6 171 140 15.89 DEC141674-M DOCTOR WHO 12TH #6 $3.99 TTN
7 173 141 15.86 DEC141672-M DOCTOR WHO 11TH #10 $3.99 TTN
8 196 209 12.81 JAN151649-M DIVINITY #2 $3.99 VAL
9 210 194 12.00 JAN151658-M THE VALIANT #4 $3.99 VAL
10 224 210 10.64 DEC141077-M SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #270 $3.99 ARC
11 232 214 9.92 JAN151661-M X-O MANOWAR #34 $3.99 VAL
12 234 207 9.83 JAN151644-M IMPERIUM #2 [*] $3.99 VAL
13 246 226 9.15 DEC140997 RACHEL RISING #32 $3.99 ABS
14 250 288 9.08 JAN151096 SIMPSONS COMICS #219 $2.99 BON
15 255 232 8.81 JAN151013-M SONIC UNIVERSE #74 $3.99 ARC
16 258 230 8.79 DEC141074-M SONIC BOOM #5 $3.99 ARC
17 259 238 8.75 JAN151654-M IVAR TIMEWALKER #3 $3.99 VAL
18 270 249 8.21 JAN151005-M MEGA MAN #47 $3.99 ARC
19 273 257 8.13 JAN150989-M BLACK HOOD #2 (MR) $3.99 ARC
20 275 317 8.03 JAN151098 SPONGEBOB COMICS #42 $2.99 UNI
21 280 309 7.64 JAN151232 TAROT WITCH OF THE BLACK ROSE #91 (MR) $2.95 BRO
22 281 266 7.57 JAN151669-M UNITY #16 $3.99 VAL
23 291 351 6.98 JAN151095 BART SIMPSON COMICS #95 $2.99 BON
24 293 265 6.92 JAN151761-M GFT GRIMM FAIRY TALES #108 (MR) $3.99 ZEN
25 296 273 6.74 JAN151772-M GFT WONDERLAND #33 WELL DREAMS (MR) $3.99 ZEN
26 317 286 6.32 JAN151757-M GFT LITTLE MERMAID #2 (MR) $3.99 ZEN
27 325 316 6.09 JAN151667-M QUANTUM & WOODY MUST DIE #3 $3.99 VAL
28 333 327 5.84 JUL140860-M LOLA XOXO #6 $3.99 ASP
29 339 304 5.76 JAN151776-M GFT ROBYN HOOD ONGOING #8 $3.99 ZEN
30 341 307 5.71 JAN151093-M WE CAN NEVER GO HOME #1 (MR) $3.99 BLA
31 360 339 5.06 JAN151765-M GFT WHITE QUEEN #2 (MR) $3.99 ZEN
32 364 355 5.00 DEC141065-M ARCHIE #665 $3.99 ARC
33 368 344 4.87 JAN151785-M ZOMBIES VS CHEERLEADERS 2015 ST PATTYS DAY #1 (MR) $3.99 ZEN
34 369 347 4.86 JAN151782-M GFT TALES OF TERROR #9 (MR) $3.99 ZEN
35 370 293 4.84 JAN150951-M ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING #9 (MR) $4.99 ACT
36 372 364 4.76 JAN151535 BUNKER #10 (MR) $3.99 ONI
37 373 354 4.69 DEC141305 TUKI SAVE THE HUMANS #3 $3.99 CAR
38 377 359 4.55 DEC141827-M GFT REALM WAR #8 (MR) $3.99 ZEN
39 391 386 4.17 JAN151026-M FATHOM KIANI VOL 4 #2 $3.99 ASP
40 392 368 4.14 JAN151248 SQUARRIORS #2 (MR) $3.99 DEV
41 401 312 3.75 NOV141653-M 13 COINS #6 CVR A BISLEY WRAPAROUND (MR) $5.99 TTN
42 404 404 3.69 JAN151527-M HELLBREAK #1 20 COPY UNLOCK UNLTD FRISON INCV (MR) $3.99 ONI
43 406 405 3.68 JAN151524 SIXTH GUN DUST TO DUST #1 $3.99 ONI
44 411 409 3.54 NOV141559 SIXTH GUN #47 $3.99 ONI
45 414 337 3.38 DEC141561 KNIGHTS OF THE DINNER TABLE #218 $5.99 KEN
46 416 418 3.32 JAN151531 LIFE AFTER #8 (MR) $3.99 ONI
47 423 417 3.07 JAN150948 ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING #9 (MR) $3.99 ACT
48 427 426 2.94 DEC141597 PRINCESS UGG #8 $3.99 ONI
49 438 428 2.62 JAN151789 CHARMED SEASON 10 #6 A CVR SEIDMAN (MR) $3.99 ZEN
50 447 435 2.31 JAN151431 PUSSYCATS #0 (MR) $3.99 E-C

TOP 50 SMALL PRESS GRAPHIC NOVELS
Based on Total Unit Sales of Products Invoiced in March 2015

QTY
RANK
OVERALL
QTY
RANK
OVERALL
DOLLAR
RANK
INDEX ITEM
CODE
DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 24 78 3.11 JAN151695 YU GI OH 5DS GN VOL 07 $9.99 VIZ
2 59 211 2.18 JAN121214 COLDEST CITY HC $19.99 ONI
3 60 35 2.17 SEP141636 DOCTOR WHO 10TH HC VOL 01 REVOLUTIONS TERROR $19.99 TTN
4 63 125 2.09 JAN151694 NARUTO GN VOL 69 $9.99 VIZ
5 64 43 2.07 SEP141640 DOCTOR WHO 11TH HC VOL 01 AFTER LIFE $19.99 TTN
6 102 90 1.43 NOV141566 LETTER 44 TP VOL 02 $19.99 ONI
7 123 141 1.20 DEC141678 MOORCOCK ELRIC HC VOL 02 STORMBRINGER $14.99 TTN
8 124 193 1.18 NOV140977 SONIC SAGA TP VOL 07 DARK MIRROR $11.99 ARC
9 126 45 1.17 DEC141550 FINAL INCAL HC (MR) $34.95 HUM
10 127 89 1.16 NOV141567 COURTNEY CRUMRIN SPEC ED HC VOL 07 $24.99 ONI
11 129 149 1.15 DEC141304 BONE COLOR ED HC VOL 01 TRIBUTE EDITION $14.99 SCH
12 148 159 1.06 NOV140924 ZOMBIE TRAMP ONGOING TP VOL 01 (MR) $14.99 ACT
13 153 188 1.02 JAN151752 SWORD ART ONLINE FAIRY DANCE GN VOL 03 $13.00 HAC
14 163 278 0.97 JAN151733 CLAYMORE GN VOL 26 $9.99 VIZ
15 166 350 0.94 DEC141069 ARCHIE GIANT COMICS PARTY TP $7.99 ARC
16 181 172 0.82 JAN151724 MASTER KEATON GN VOL 02 $19.99 VIZ
17 185 255 0.81 JAN151725 RESIDENT EVIL MARHAWA DESIRE GN VOL 03 (MR) $12.99 VIZ
18 191 247 0.78 JAN151751 SOUL EATER TP VOL 25 (MR) $13.00 HAC
19 199 284 0.75 MAR121101 ATTACK ON TITAN GN VOL 01 $10.99 RAN
20 203 260 0.72 JAN151744 DEVIL IS PART TIMER GN VOL 01 $13.00 HAC
21 204 368 0.72 JAN151736 NISEKOI FALSE LOVE GN VOL 08 $9.99 VIZ
22 206 372 0.71 FEB151696 ONE PIECE GN VOL 74 $9.99 VIZ
23 208 343 0.70 JAN151575 SHAME GN VOL 03 REDEMPTION (MR) $9.99 REN
23 208 97 0.70 JAN151631 SUPER STREET FIGHTER HC VOL 02 HYPER FIGHTING $34.95 UDO
25 214 494 0.67 DEC141676 DRAGONS RIDERS OF BERK GN VOL 04 THE STOWAWAY $6.99 RAN
26 221 742 0.66 JAN151563 POKEMON XY GN VOL 02 $4.99 VIZ
27 223 290 0.66 JAN151791 GFT TALES FROM OZ TP VOL 02 $12.99 ZEN
28 230 124 0.63 JAN151488 METABARONS GENESIS CASTAKA HC (MR) $29.95 HUM
29 237 201 0.61 JAN151595 MODESTY BLAISE TP VOL 26 KILLING DISTANCE $19.95 RAN
30 238 223 0.61 NOV141569 PART TIME PRINCESSES GN $19.99 ONI
30 238 308 0.61 DEC141654 GIRLS UND PANZER LITTLE ARMY GN VOL 02 $12.99 STM
32 240 312 0.61 JAN151396 ROLLER GIRL YA GN $12.99 PUT
33 247 403 0.60 DEC141001 GRONK A MONSTERS STORY GN VOL 01 $9.99 ACT
34 249 314 0.59 DEC141658 SERVAMP GN VOL 01 $12.99 STM
35 251 447 0.59 JAN151696 SERAPH OF END VAMPIRE REIGN GN VOL 04 $9.99 VIZ
36 259 377 0.58 JAN151497 GENSHIKEN SECOND SEASON GN VOL 06 $10.99 RAN
37 267 383 0.57 JAN151501 UQ HOLDER GN VOL 04 $10.99 RAN
38 277 183 0.55 JAN151487 BOUNCER BLACK HEARTS HC (MR) $24.95 HUM
39 279 340 0.55 JAN151674 KNIGHTS OF SIDONIA GN VOL 13 $12.95 RAN
40 285 473 0.54 JAN151564 POKEMON ADVENTURES GN VOL 27 $9.99 VIZ
41 289 178 0.53 APR140949 BRYAN LEE O MALLEY SECONDS GN $25.00 RAN
42 290 239 0.53 NOV141668 SCARLET LETTER MANGA CLASSICS GN $19.99 UDO
43 294 84 0.52 OCT141605 PRE CODE CLASSIC WEIRD TALES OF FUTURE HC VOL 01 $47.99 DIA
44 296 499 0.51 FEB151418 WALT DISNEY DONALD DUCK GN VOL 02 SHERIFF BULLET VALLEY $9.99 FAN
45 297 359 0.51 DEC141659 STRIKE WITCHES ONE WINGED WITCHES GN VOL 02 (MR) $12.99 STM
46 300 195 0.51 OCT141672 KATAMARI HC VOL 01 $24.99 UDO
46 300 504 0.51 JAN151678 REQUIEM OF THE ROSE KING GN VOL 01 $9.99 VIZ
48 303 342 0.50 JAN151753 TRIAGE X GN VOL 09 (MR) $14.00 HAC
49 305 522 0.50 JAN151713 RIN-NE GN VOL 17 $9.99 VIZ
50 308 413 0.49 NOV148159 BIG HERO 6 MANGA GN VOL 01 $12.00 HAC

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