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Presenting August 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 August 2013

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RANK
DOLLAR
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INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 5 3.62 JUN131506-M WALKING DEAD MAGAZINE #5 NEWSSTAND ED (MR) $9.99 TIT
2 3 2.91 MAY131431 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #40 BATMAN WHITE KNIGHT $16.00 EAG
3 1 2.62 MAY131428 DC BATMAN AUTOMOBILIA FIG COLL MAG #14 BRAVE BOLD ANIMATED B $20.00 EAG
4 9 2.45 JUN131169 HEAVY METAL #264 (MR) $7.95 HEA
5 2 2.43 APR131385 DC BATMAN AUTOMOBILIA FIG COLL MAG #12 DETECTIVE #27 $20.00 EAG
6 4 2.32 APR131388 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #37 SUPERGIRL WHITE PAWN $16.00 EAG
7 6 2.22 MAY131430 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #39 DEADSHOT BLACK PAWN $16.00 EAG
8 10 1.88 MAY131419 BACK ISSUE #67 $8.95 TWO
9 7 1.70 MAR131447 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #35 GREEN LANTERN WHITE BISH $16.00 EAG
10 8 1.65 APR131389 DC SUPERHERO CHESS FIG COLL MAG #38 LEX LUTHOR BLACK KING $16.00 EAG

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

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RANK
DOLLAR
RANK
INDEX ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 3 0.88 SEP120055 LEGEND OF ZELDA HYRULE HISTORIA HC $34.99 DAR
2 1 0.79 APR130307 MARK SCHULTZ XENOZOIC TALES ARTIST ED HC $95.00 IDW
3 22 0.70 JUN131453 DC SUPER PETS CHARACTER ENCYCLOPEDIA YR TP $7.95 CAP
4 44 0.64 JUN131471 DC SUPER HEROES WONDER WOMAN YR TP TRIAL OF THE AMAZONS $4.95 CAP
5 14 0.62 APR131261 JOE KUBERT TRIBUTE TO THE CREATOR & MENTOR SC $17.95 TWO
6 6 0.58 MAR131313 HATSUNE MIKU GRAPHICS CHAR COLL SC VOL 01 $29.99 UDO
7 52 0.58 JUN131454 DC SUPER HEROES BATMAN YR TP ROBINS FIRST FLIGHT $4.95 CAP
8 8 0.53 APR131149-M OVERSTREET COMIC BK PG SC VOL 43 $29.95 GEM
9 57 0.52 JUN131455 DC SUPER HEROES BATMAN YR TP CATWOMANS CLASSROOM OF CLAWS $4.95 CAP
10 16 0.52 JUN130411 SAM KIETH SAMPLINGS & DABBLINGS SC $19.99 IDW

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

DOLLAR
RANK
QTY
RANK
ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 2 JUN131531 STAR WARS GALACTIC FILES 2 T/C BOX $89.40 TOP
2 3 JUN131532 GARBAGE PAIL KIDS 2013 CHROME T/C BOX $59.15 TOP
3 5 APR131477 TOPPS 2013 ALLEN & GINTER BASEBALL T/C BOX $77.85 TOP
4 4 MAY131504 TRUE BLOOD ARCHIVES T/C BOX $57.28 RIT
5 6 JUN131523 TOPPS 2013 FINEST FOOTBALL T/C BOX $85.95 TOP
6 8 APR131478 BOWMAN 2013 PLATINUM BASEBALL T/C BOX $82.10 TOP
7 7 JUN131520 TOPPS 2013 FOOTBALL T/C BOX $49.50 TOP
8 9 JUN131521 TOPPS 2013 FOOTBALL T/C JUMBO BOX $83.52 TOP
9 1 FEB100874 DF MILLAR & ROMITA JR KICK ASS T/C BOX $11.50 DYN
10 10 MAR131522 GAME OF THRONES SEASON TWO T/C BOX $57.30 RIT

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

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QTY
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ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 1 FEB094925 BTTF MARTY HAT REPLICA $24.99 DST
2 2 MAY130497 SAGA LYING CAT T/S BLACK MENS LG $19.99 IMA
3 3 MAY130498 SAGA LYING CAT T/S BLACK MENS XL $19.99 IMA
4 4 MAY130496 SAGA LYING CAT T/S BLACK MENS MED $19.99 IMA
5 7 JUN131824 ADVENTURE TIME DLX FIONNA HAT $13.50 ZOO
6 8 JUN128314 ADVENTURE TIME DLX FINN HAT $13.50 ZOO
7 5 JAN130139 GAME OF THRONES PIN SHIELD LANNISTER $14.99 DAR
8 6 MAY130501 SAGA LYING CAT T/S BLACK WOMENS MED $19.99 IMA
9 10 MAY130499 SAGA LYING CAT T/S BLACK MENS XXL $22.99 IMA
10 9 MAY130502 SAGA LYING CAT T/S BLACK WOMENS LG $19.99 IMA

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

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DOLLAR
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ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 3 JUN130700 X-MEN BATTLE OF ATOM BY ARTHUR ADAMS POSTER $8.99 MAR
2 14 OCT072197 ULTIMATES 3 VILLAINS B & W PANORAMA POSTER $15.99 MAR
3 16 OCT072196 ULTIMATES 3 VILLAINS PANORAMA POSTER $15.99 MAR
4 4 MAY091718 AMAZING FANTASY #15 WALL POSTER $16.95 ASG
5 5 JUN132296 FANTASTIC FOUR #50 WALL POSTER $16.95 ASG
6 19 MAY120784 ULTIMATE COMICS ULTIMATES BY KOMARCK POSTER $8.99 MAR
7 6 JUL122091 AVENGERS #1 WALL POSTER $16.95 ASG
8 10 MAY130750 SUPERIOR CARNAGE POSTER $8.99 MAR
9 8 JUN132298 THOR #151 WALL POSTER $16.95 ASG
10 9 JUN132297 NICK FURY AGENT OF SHIELD #1 WALL POSTER $16.95 ASG

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

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RANK
QTY
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ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 95 JUL132256 WALKING DEAD MYSTERIO MINIS 24PC DISP $191.76 FUN
2 1 JUL128242 BATMAN NEW 52 PX BUST BANK $14.99 MON
3 2 JUL128243 SUPERMAN NEW 52 PX BUST BANK $14.99 MON
4 3 JUL128244 WONDER WOMAN NEW 52 PX BUST BANK $14.99 MON
5 52 NOV128147 MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO MUSIC BOX $79.99 BEN
6 13 JAN131641 SW R2-D2 TALKING MONEY BANK $21.99 DST
7 6 AUG128040 SPIDER-MAN PX BUST BANK $14.99 MON
8 14 JAN131637 SW DARTH VADER TALKING MONEY BANK $21.99 DST
9 7 JAN131639 SW LIGHT SABER BOTTLE OPENER $14.99 DST
10 5 JAN138165 POP WALKING DEAD THE GOVERNOR PX VINYL FIG BLOODY VER $11.99 FUN

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

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DOLLAR
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ITEM CODE DESCRIPTION PRICE VENDOR
1 3 JUL132326 YOUNG JUSTICE GAME OF ILLUSIONS DVD $13.00 WAR
2 25 FEB138497 ROBOT CHICKEN DC COMICS SPECIAL DVD $10.00 WAR
3 16 FEB138496 ROBOT CHICKEN DC COMICS SPECIAL BD $14.00 WAR
4 20 JUL132325 SUPER FRIENDS A DANGEROUS FATE DVD $13.00 WAR
5 22 JUN132419 BERSERK THE GOLDEN AGE DVD ARC II $14.00 WAR
6 1 JUN132420 BLEACH UNCUT DVD SET 17 $28.00 WAR
7 4 JUL132327 BLACK LAGOON ROBERTAS BLOOD TRAIL BD + DVD $24.00 FUN
8 5 JUN132468 DOCTOR WHO THE MIND OF EVIL DVD $25.00 WAR
9 13 JUN132418 BERSERK THE GOLDEN AGE BD ARC II $19.00 WAR
10 21 JUL132355 IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR COMP OVA SER DVD $18.00 RIG

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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.