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Presenting March 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 10 MAGAZINES
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in March 2013

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INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 2 4.59 JAN131442-M WALKING DEAD MAGAZINE #3 PX ED $9.99 TIT
2 9 3.02 DEC120890 BLEEDING COOL MAGAZINE #3 $4.99 AVA
3 1 2.93 DEC121345 DC BATMAN AUTOMOBILIA FIG COLL MAG #3 2005 BATMAN BEGINS BAT $20.00 EAG
4 6 1.77 DEC121359 DR WHO MAGAZINE #457 $9.99 DIA
5 3 1.42 NOV121431 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #27 BATWOMAN WHITE ROOK $16.00 EAG
6 4 1.26 NOV121430 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #26 ALFRED PENNYWORTH WHITE $16.00 EAG
7 5 1.08 JAN121372 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #7 BATGIRL WHITE KNIGHT $16.00 EAG
8 14 1.05 JAN131451-M STAR WARS INSIDER #140 NEWSSTAND ED $7.99 TIT
9 7 1.00 JAN121373 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #8 RIDDLER BLACK BISHOP $16.00 EAG
10 8 0.97 OCT111320 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #3 ROBIN WHITE BISHOP $16.00 EAG

TOP 10 BOOKS
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in March 2013

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INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 3.10 SEP120055 LEGEND OF ZELDA HYRULE HISTORIA HC $34.99 DAR
2 2 0.97 JAN130486 ART OF TODD MCFARLANE DEVILS IN THE DETAILS TP $39.99 IMA
3 4 0.71 OCT120060 ART OF BIOSHOCK INFINITE HC $39.99 DAR
4 6 0.55 AUG121383 FRAZETTA SKETCHBOOK HC $39.95 VAN
5 5 0.45 JAN131293 ASSASSINS CREED ENCYCLOPEDIA HC 2ND ED $49.95 UBI
6 11 0.45 SEP121231 FRAZETTA SKETCHBOOK SC $24.95 VAN
7 18 0.45 NOV120068 VAMPIRE HUNTER D NOVEL VOL 19 MERCENARY ROAD (MR) $11.99 DAR
8 8 0.43 DEC121259 GROWLANSER ART WORKS SC $39.99 UDO
9 7 0.41 JAN131294 MIDORI FOO BOOK OF PICTURES SC $44.99 UDO
10 3 0.40 AUG121382 FRAZETTA SKETCHBOOK DLX SLIPCASED ED $69.95 VAN

TOP 10 TRADING CARDS
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in March 2013

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ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 JAN131467 GARBAGE PAIL KIDS SERIES 2 T/C BOX $45.50 TOP
2 3 DEC121407 ST TOS HEROES & VILLAINS T/C BOX $57.30 RIT
3 4 JAN131949 MARVEL COMICS 24PC PLAYING CARD ASST $54.60 AQU
4 2 DEC121691 AVENGERS MOVIE COULSON CAPT AMERICA T/C SET $30.00 EFX
5 5 DEC121403 TOPPS 2013 HERITAGE BASEBALL T/C BOX $56.36 TOP
6 6 AUG121552 CASTLE SEASON 1 & 2 T/C BOX $52.93 CRY
7 7 DEC128142 TOPPS WACKY PACKAGES SER 10 STICKER T/C BOX $45.48 TOP
8 8 JAN131462 TWILIGHT BREAKING DAWN PT2 T/C BOX $31.00 NEC
9 11 NOV121505 TOPPS 2012 SUPREME FOOTBALL T/C BOX $79.22 TOP
10 12 OCT121397 TOPPS 2013 BASEBALL SERIES 1 T/C BOX $49.50 TOP

TOP 10 APPAREL
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in March 2013

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ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 FEB094925 BTTF MARTY HAT REPLICA $24.99 DST
2 7 JAN131551 JOKER HARLEY QUINN III T/S LG $18.95 GRA
3 8 JAN131552 JOKER HARLEY QUINN III T/S XL $18.95 GRA
4 4 DEC121412 WALKING DEAD WELCOME TO WOODBURY PX HEATHER T/S LG $17.99 CHA
5 10 JAN131550 JOKER HARLEY QUINN III T/S MED $18.95 GRA
6 5 DEC121413 WALKING DEAD WELCOME TO WOODBURY PX HEATHER T/S XL $17.99 CHA
7 2 JAN131621 DOCTOR WHO DOCTOR & TARDIS PRINT WMNS SOCKS $12.00 PAC
8 3 JAN131620 DOCTOR WHO DOCTOR & TARDIS PRINT MENS SOCKS $12.00 PAC
9 6 JAN131625 DOCTOR WHO TARDIS RUFFLE OVER KNEE WMNS SOCKS $15.00 PAC
10 14 DEC121411 WALKING DEAD WELCOME TO WOODBURY PX HEATHER T/S MED $17.99 CHA

TOP 10 POSTERS
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in March 2013

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ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 NOV122023 WALKING DEAD SEASON 3 JAILHOUSE POSTER $7.99 SCO
2 4 JAN130793 MARVEL NOW X-MEN POSTER $8.99 MAR
3 2 DEC121872 WALKING DEAD ZOMBIE BLACK LIGHT POSTER $11.99 SCO
4 5 JAN130792 X-TERMINATION BY LARROCA POSTER $8.99 MAR
5 6 AUG128337 AVENGERS VS X-MEN BY YOUNG POSTER (PP #1044) $8.99 MAR
6 3 DEC120902 JIM BALENT LOVE & BEAUTY PORTFOLIO $39.99 BRO
7 8 JUN128220 DEADPOOL BY GEOFF DARROW POSTER NOW $8.99 MAR
8 9 MAY120479 WALKING DEAD #100 POSTER (MR) $9.99 IMA
9 10 OCT120556 WALKING DEAD NO WAY OUT POSTER (MR) $9.99 IMA
10 12 DEC120764 MARVEL NOW MARCH WOLVERINE #1 POSTER NOW $8.99 MAR

TOP 10 COLLECTIBLES
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in March 2013

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ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 28 FEB131809 POP DOMO + DC COMICS MYSTERIO MINIS 24PC DISP $167.76 FUN
2 10 AUG121094 WATCHMEN TOASTER $35.00 DYN
3 34 NOV121931 ADVENTURE TIME 100PC BUTTON ASST $61.75 HOT
4 48 JAN131935 DOCTOR WHO 120 PC BUTTON ASSORTMENT $78.00 CUL
5 2 NOV121981 DOCTOR DOOM BUST BANK $14.99 MON
6 83 JAN131899 BIG BANG THEORY 144 PIECE BUTTON ASSORTMENT $84.24 ATA
7 6 FEB121688 ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE SURVIVAL KIT IN A SARDINE CAN $14.99 SAR
8 5 OCT121567 SW HAN IN CARBONITE BOTTLE OPENER $18.00 DIA
9 12 NOV121950 BATMAN CERAMIC AND TRAVEL MUG COMBO SET $21.99 ICU
10 134 JAN131900 BIG BANG THEORY 46 PC MAGNET ASST $93.87 ATA

TOP 10 VIDEOS
Based on Total Sales of Products Invoiced in March 2013

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ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 34 FEB131940 STREET SHARKS COMP SER DVD $7.00 MIL
2 3 FEB131946 BLEACH UNCUT DVD VOL 16 $28.00 WAR
3 22 FEB131984 JEDI JUNKIES DVD $12.00 NEW
4 10 FEB131983 DOCTOR WHO REIGN OF TERROR DVD $18.00 WAR
5 1 OCT122049 QUEENS BLADE COMP SER 1 & 2 DVD $43.50 ALL
6 2 FEB131968 VAMPIRE PRINCESS MIYU TV COMP COLL DVD $36.00 SEC
7 5 FEB131954 FATE/STAY NIGHT TV COMP COLL DVD $30.00 SEC
8 6 DEC122005 HOBBIT AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY BD + DVD $29.00 WAR
9 39 FEB131938 BATMAN MYSTERY OF THE BATWOMAN BD $9.00 WAR
10 8 FEB131942 AMAGAMI SS+ COMP COLL DVD $30.00 SEC

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How does Diamond calculate the charts? It all starts at the comic book shop.

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.