Top-selling comic books and toys of February 2014

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It’s that time to reveal what comic book and comic book publisher is the most popular for the month of February 2014.

From the list provided by Diamond Comic Distributors, the month of February has been great for Batman, with DC’s Batman #28 reaching the number-one spot for the top comic books. If you haven’t been catching up with Batman, this issue has the caped crusader and partner Bluebird finding out that Catwoman, the new crime boss in Gotham City, is holding a prisoner. What’s so special about this particular prisoner? How about saving Gotham City.

Second place was Forever Evil #5, a crossover event that focuses on the DC villains. Third place was Wolverine #1 and fourth place was Superior Spider-Man #27.

As for what comic book publisher reigned for the month of February, that goes to Marvel Comics with a 34.10% Dollar Share and 37.36% Unit Share. DC follows in second place with 28.73% and 31.12%, respectively.

The top-selling toy is Ant Lucia’s 1940′s pin-up redesign of Batgirl for the DC Collectibles’ DC Comics Bombshells: Batgirl Statue.

Top Selling Comic Books

  1. BATMAN #28 $3.99 – DC
  2. FOREVER EVIL #5 $3.99 - DC
  3. WOLVERINE #1 $3.99 - MAR
  4. SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #27.NOW $3.99 - MAR
  5. JUSTICE LEAGUE #28 $3.99 - DC
  6. SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN #28 $3.99 - MAR
  7. FANTASTIC FOUR #1 $3.99 - MAR
  8. THE WALKING DEAD #121 (MR) $2.99 - IMA
  9. THE WALKING DEAD #122 (MR) $2.99 - IMA
  10. ALL NEW X-MEN #23 $3.99 - MAR

Top Publishers

  1. MARVEL COMICS 34.10% Dollar Share – 37.36% Unit Share
  2. DC COMICS 28.73% 31.12%
  3. IMAGE COMICS 7.85% 8.88%
  4. DARK HORSE COMICS 6.61% 5.59%
  5. IDW PUBLISHING 6.01% 5.00%
  6. DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT 3.51% 3.40%
  7. BOOM! STUDIOS 2.05% 1.94%
  8. EAGLEMOSS PUBLICATIONS 1.28% 0.27%
  9. ZENESCOPE ENTERTAINMENT 1.05% 0.99%
  10. VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT 1.02% 1.08%
  11. OTHER NON-TOP 10 7.78% 4.38%

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Top Selling Toys

  1. DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS: BATGIRL STATUE – DC
  2. DCV PLAY ARTS KAI: BATMAN “RED COSTUME” FIGURE - SQU
  3. BATMAN ARKHAM ORIGINS SERIES 2: DEATHSTROKE FIGURE - DC
  4. MARVEL SELECT: CLASSIC HAWKEYE FIGURE - DST
  5. BATMAN ARKHAM ORIGINS SERIES 2: KILLER CROC DELUXE FIGURE - DC
  6. THOR: SMASHING HAMMER STATUE - BOW
  7. ASTONISHING WOLVERINE STATUE - BOW
  8. BATMAN ARKHAM ORIGINS SERIES 2: FIREFLY FIGURE OCT- DC
  9. 9 BATMAN ARKHAM CITY PLAY ARTS KAI: THE JOKER FIGURE - SQU
  10. 10 DC COMICS ICONS: BATMAN 1/6-SCALE STATUE – DC

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John “Spartan” Nguyen

John “Spartan” Nguyen is the editor-in-chief at Nerd Reactor and is based in Orange County, CA. He is a graphic designer and illustrator.

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