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Diamond Announces Top Products Based on Initial Orders for November 2002
Nate Shelton
November 2002 Top Sellers
From the January 2003 Diamond Dialogue:

The following data is provided by Diamond in order to give its customers the most accurate information on the industry's top-selling products based on Initial Orders in the categories of Graphic Novels & Trade Paperbacks, Magazines, Books, Cards, Toys, Games, Videos, Apparel, Prints & Posters, Miscellaneous, and International.

(Please Note: This information can also be found in the Industry Analysis section of Diamond Dialogue's online edition, which is located in the News & Info section of Diamond Online's Retailer Services Area.)

November 2002 Top Sellers
(For Products Shipping Beginning in January 2003)

TOP 50 GRAPHIC NOVELS & TRADE PAPERBACKS


QtyRank
RetailRank
GUIDE
ItemNo
Description
Price
PUB
1
2
4.83
30 DAYS OF NIGHT TP (MR)
$17.99
IDE
2
5
4.51
ULTIMATE DAREDEVIL & ELEKTRA TP
$11.99
MAR
3
4
4.09
DAREDEVIL LEGENDS VOL 1 YELLOW TP
$14.99
MAR
4
6
4.06
DAREDEVIL MOVIE TP
$12.99
MAR
5
9
3.23
ROBOTECH MACROSS SAGA VOL 1 TP
$14.95
DC
6
24
3.01
LOVE HINA VOL 9 GN (Of 14)
$9.99
TKP
7
14
2.87
JLA THE GOLDEN PERFECT TP
$12.95
DC
8
17
2.78
HELLBLAZER HAUNTED TP (MR)
$12.95
DC
9
28
2.69
CHOBITS VOL 4 GN (Of 7)
$9.99
TKP
10
11
2.45
OH MY GODDESS HAND IN HAND TP
$17.95
DAR
11
22
2.43
UNCANNY X-MEN VOL I HOPE TP
$12.99
MAR
12
21
2.40
CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON GN #2
$13.95
ONE
13
23
2.39
LONE WOLF 2100 SHADOWS ON SAPLINGS TP
$12.95
DAR
14
13
2.37
BIRDS OF PREY OLD FRIENDS NEW ENEMIES TP
$17.95
DC
15
18
2.36
PUNISHER VOL 3 BUSINESS AS USUAL TP
$14.99
MAR
16
31
2.35
WOLVERINE LEGENDS VOL 1 WOLVERINE HULK TP
$9.99
MAR
17
32
2.29
ASTRO BOY VOL 12 TP
$9.95
DAR
18
16
2.27
RANMA 1/2 VOL 21 TP
$15.95
VIZ
19
7
2.21
CAPTAIN AMERICA VOL 1 NEW DEAL HC
$22.99
MAR
20
12
2.17
TRANSFORMERS GN LEGACY OF UNICRON
$19.95
TIT
21
1
2.08
AQUAMAN ARCHIVES VOL 1 HC
$49.95
DC
22
3
2.06
DAREDEVIL ELEKTRA LOVE & WAR HC (RES)
$29.99
MAR
23
40
2.04
FORGE #10
$7.95
CRO
24
43
1.95
EDGE #10
$7.95
CRO
25
25
1.92
FLASH ROGUES TP
$14.95
DC
26
26
1.82
GI JOE BATTLE FILES ULTIMATE SOURCE BOOK TP
$14.95
IMA
27
27
1.82
GREEN LANTERN EMERALD DAWN TP NEW ED
$14.95
DC
28
35
1.80
GTO VOL 10 GN (Of 25)
$9.99
TKP
29
36
1.79
GTO VOL 9 GN (Of 25)
$9.99
TKP
30
42
1.75
WHATS MICHAEL FAT CAT IN CITY TP
$8.95
DAR
31
19
1.70
WITCHING HOUR TP (MR)
$19.95
DC
32
20
1.68
BATTLE O/T PLANETS VOL 1 KEY COMICS TP
$19.99
DYN
33
38
1.67
CARDCAPTOR SAKURA MASTER O/T CLOW VOL 3 GN (Of 6)
$9.99
TKP
34
30
1.66
QUEEN & COUNTRY VOL 3 CRYSTAL BALL TP (MR)
$14.95
ONI
35
8
1.65
X-FORCE FAMOUS MUTANT & MORTAL HC
$29.99
MAR
36
41
1.57
MARMALADE BOY VOL 5 GN (Of 8)
$9.99
TKP
37
44
1.54
REAL BOUT HIGH SCHOOL VOL 5 GN
$9.99
TKP
38
45
1.53
WISH VOL 4 GN
$9.99
TKP
39
47
1.50
MARS VOL 9 GN (Of 15)
$9.99
TKP
40
48
1.49
LUPIN III VOL 2 GN
$9.99
TKP
41
34
1.41
WEASEL #6 (MR)
$12.95
FAN
42
51
1.39
CHANNEL ZERO JENNIE ONE GN
$9.95
AIT
43
37
1.37
COURIERS GN
$12.95
AIT
44
56
1.28
SHAOLIN SISTERS VOL 1 GN (Of 5) (RES)
$9.99
TKP
45
57
1.28
ONEGAI TEACHER GN #1
$9.95
ONE
46
67
1.27
GREAT COMIC BOOK HEROES SC
$8.95
FAN
47
59
1.24
INITIAL D VOL 6 GN (Of 20)
$9.99
TKP
48
61
1.22
DARKMINDS MACROPOLIS VOL 1 TP
$9.95
DRE
49
62
1.22
METABARONS VOL 4 TP IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
$9.95
HUM
50
15
1.21
POWERS VOL 4 SUPERGROUP HC (MR)
$29.95
IMA


TOP 10 MAGAZINES


QtyRank
RetailRank
GUIDE
ItemNo
Description
Price
PUB
1
1
47.99
WIZARD #137*
$4.99
WIZ
2
2
13.04
TOYFARE #67*
$4.99
WIZ
3
3
10.13
WIZARD EDGE 2003*
$4.99
WIZ
4
5
6.01
INQUEST GAMER #94*
$4.99
WIZ
5
4
5.21
HEAVY METAL SP SPRING 2003 (MR)
$5.99
HEA
6
8
3.75
LEES TOY REVIEW FEB 2003
$5.95
ACT
7
11
3.46
ANIMERICA FEB 2003 VOL 11 #2
$4.95
VIZ
8
9
2.96
BUFFY OFFICIAL MAGAZINE #6*
$6.99
TIT
9
10
2.91
TOMARTS AF DIGEST JAN 2003
$5.95
TOM
10
13
2.90
SCRYE #57
$5.50
KRA


TOP 10 BOOKS


QtyRank
RetailRank
GUIDE
ItemNo
Description
Price
PUB
1
11
0.96
GI JOE OFFICIAL HANDBOOK TP
$5.99
SCH
2
18
0.92
DBZ HOW TO DRAW ACTION TP
$4.99
SCH
3
7
0.75
CREATURES FEATURED VOL 3 FANTASTIC CREATIONS B WRIGHTSON
$9.95
CFD
4
3
0.72
SKIN TIGHT ART OF MARCUS GRAY TP (MR)
$14.95
SQP
5
1
0.69
ART OF CLYDE CALDWELL TP
$29.95
SQP
6
29
0.61
HOW TO DRAW DRAGONBALL TP
$4.99
SCH
7
21
0.60
STAR WARS NEW JEDI ORDER FORCE HERITIC 1 MMPB
$6.99
RAN
8
17
0.47
ROCKETS BLAST COMICOLLECTOR #4 TP
$9.95
MID
9
2
0.39
BIG FAT ONE
$39.95
LAS
10
5
0.37
SCIENCE OF SUPERHEROES HC
$24.95
JOH


TOP 10 CARDS


RetailRank
QtyRank
ItemNo
Description
Price
PUB
1
1
TOPPS DAREDEVIL MOVIE T/C BOX (Net)
$53.00
TOP
2
16
UPPER DECK 2002/3 ULTIMATE COLL NBA T/C BOX (Net)
$300.00
UPP
3
5
UPPER DECK 2003 SWEET SPOT CLASSIC MLB T/C BOX (Net)
$87.75
UPP
4
3
TOPPS 2003 CHROME SER 1 MLB T/C BOX (Net)
$52.75
TOP
5
4
BENCHWARMER 2002 FINAL UPDATE SER T/C BOX (Net)
$45.00
BEN
6
7
TOPPS 2002 206 SER 3 MLB T/C BOX (Net)
$59.00
TOP
7
8
UPPER DECK 2002/3 SER 2 NBA T/C BOX (Net)
$52.50
UPP
8
22
TOPPS 2002/3 PRISTINE NBA T/C BOX (Net)
$112.00
TOP
9
21
FLEER 2003 FLAIR GREATS MLB T/C BOX (Net)
$106.50
FLE
10
19
UPPER DECK 2002/3 SP AUTHENTIC NHL T/C BOX (Net)
$87.50
UPP


TOP 10 TOYS


RetailRank
QtyRank
ItemNo
Description
Price
PUB
1
2
BOBA FETT MINI-BUST
$50.00
DAR
2
18
BATMOBILE REPLICA 1960S ED
$195.00
DC
3
4
GREEN HULK MINI-STATUE
$50.00
BOW
4
25
FANTASTIC FOUR BOOKENDS
$225.00
DST
5
8
MARVEL UNIVERSE DAREDEVIL BUST
$45.00
DST
6
9
SIMPSONS WORLD OF SPRINGFIELD 300TH EPISODE GIFT PK
$45.00
PLA
7
15
TRANSFORMERS DEVASTATOR BUST
$99.99
HHE
8
1
MARVEL SELECT ORIGIN WOLVERINE AF
$18.99
DST
9
27
BOTP SER 2 AF ASST
$131.88
DST
10
6
SUPER FRIENDS GREEN LANTERN & SINESTRO DLX FIG SET (Net)
$25.00
DC


TOP 10 GAMES


RetailRank
QtyRank
ItemNo
Description
Price
PUB
1
1
MAGE KNIGHT DUNGEONS PYRAMID BOOST PACK
$6.95
WZK
2
2
MAGE KNIGHT DUNGEONS PYRAMID START SET
$19.95
WZK
3
8
DRAGONBALL Z CCG BABIDI SAGA BOOST DISP
$118.44
PLO
4
10
ULTIMATE EQUIPMENT GUIDE V1 HC
$34.95
MON
5
6
STAR WARS RPG CORUSCANT & CORE WORLDS HC
$29.95
WTC
6
4
LEGENDS & LAIRS DUNGEONCRAFT HC
$24.95
FFP
7
83
WARHAMMER 40K CCG MALAGRIM BOOST DISP
$131.60
SAB
8
11
WEREWOLF PLAYERS GUIDE TO GAROU
$29.95
WHI
9
5
QUINTESSENTIAL PALADIN
$19.95
MON
10
12
EVERQUEST REALMS OF NORRATH
$23.95
WHI


TOP 10 VIDEOS


QtyRank
RetailRank
ItemNo
Description
Price
PUB
1
7
MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO DVD (Net)
$10.49
FOX
2
1
BTVS SEASON THREE 6 DISC DVD SET (Net)
$41.99
FOX
3
3
LUPIN THE 3RD VOL 1 WORLDS MOST WANTED DVD (Net)
$17.99
BAN
4
2
HELLSING VOL 4 ETERNAL DAMNATION DVD (Net)
$21.49
BAN
5
6
EXCEL SAGA VOL 4 DOING WHATEVER IT TAKES DVD (Net) (MR)
$17.99
ADV
6
8
DEVIL LADY VOL 1 AWAKENING DVD (Net) (MR)
$17.99
ADV
7
4
X TV SERIES VOL 3 THREE DVD (Net)
$21.49
BAN
8
11
REVOLUTIONARY GIRL UTENA IMPATIENCE & LONGING DVD (Net)
$17.99
CPM
9
9
VANDREAD SECOND STAGE VOL 3 REVELATIONS DVD (Net)
$21.49
BAN
10
10
EVENING W/KEVIN SMITH DVD (Net)
$20.99
COL


TOP 10 APPAREL


RetailRank
QtyRank
ItemNo
Description
Price
PUB
1
2
JLA IV T/S XL
$17.95
GRA
2
5
BPRD BASEBALL HAT
$17.99
DAR
3
1
JOHNNY THE HOMICIDAL MANIAC T/S XL (Net) (O/A)
$12.00
SLA
4
3
JOHNNY THE HOMICIDAL MANIAC T/S LG (Net) (O/A)
$12.00
SLA
5
8
JLA IV T/S LG
$17.95
GRA
6
9
SUPERMAN SYMBOL III T/S XL
$17.95
GRA
7
4
SPIDER-MAN FM SCAN RADIO DIGITAL WATCH
$12.95
ACC
8
11
TRANSFORMERS AUTOBOT INSIDE LOGO T/S XL
$17.95
CNG
9
13
TRANSFORMERS DECEPTICON INSIDE LOGO T/S XL
$17.95
CNG
10
14
INVADER ZIM RED T/S LG
$18.95
BAL


TOP 10 PRINTS & POSTERS


RetailRank
QtyRank
ItemNo
Description
Price
PUB
1
1
INCREDIBLE HULK MIKE DEODATO JR POSTER
$5.95
MAR
2
2
TRANSFORMERS ARMADA BATTLE SCENE POSTER
$5.95
DRE
3
3
TRANSFORMERS ARMADA #3 CVR POSTER
$5.95
DRE
4
9
SPIDERMAN PRISMATIC POSTER
$9.95
GRE
5
4
FANTASTIC FOUR TEAM POSTER - CLAUDIO CASTELLINI
$5.99
DST
6
27
BERNIE WRIGHTSON FRANKENSTEIN S/N PRINT
$35.00
CFD
7
5
ELEKTRA GREG HORN POSTER
$5.95
MAR
8
6
SOJOURN POSTER #1
$5.95
CRO
9
7
GI JOE COBRA SYMBOL POSTER
$6.95
DEV
10
8
GI JOE COBRA COMMANDER & STORM SHADOW POSTER
$6.95
DEV


TOP 10 MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS


RetailRank
QtyRank
ItemNo
Description
Price
PUB
1
32
SUPERMAN VS FLASH BY ALEX ROSS COLL PLATE
$59.95
DC
2
75
JAY & SILENT BOB COLD CAST BOOKENDS
$129.00
GRA
3
17
TRANSFORMERS OPTIMUS PRIME HEAD KNOCKER
$10.99
NEC
4
18
TRANSFORMERS MEGATRON HEAD KNOCKER
$10.99
NEC
5
27
SIMPSONS DASHBOARD HULA DANCING HOMER
$12.99
GIC
6
33
LOTR BALROG LTD ED VOTIVE HOLDER
$13.99
NEC
7
79
BTVS BUFFY LTD ED COLL PLATE
$45.00
DIA
8
30
LIVING DEAD DOLLS POSEY HEAD KNOCKER
$10.99
NEC
9
31
LIVING DEAD DOLLS EGGZORCIST HEAD KNOCKER
$10.99
NEC
10
35
GREMLINS STRIPE OVERSIZED HEAD KNOCKER
$13.99
NEC


TOP 10 INTERNATIONAL


RetailRank
QtyRank
ItemNo
Description
Price
PUB
1
1
FIVE STAR STORIES ENG LANG MANGA #7
$9.98
TPR
2
2
FIVE STAR STORIES ENG LANG MANGA #8
$9.98
TPR
3
7
HTDM HOW TO DRAW ANIME & GAME CHARACTERS VOL 1 (STAR15842)
$19.99
GSH
4
34
CLAMP ART WORKS SOUTH SIDE SC
$48.99
TOH
5
33
CLAMP ART WORKS NORTH SIDE SC
$39.99
TOH
6
16
HTDM ANIME & GAME CHARACTERS VOL 4 ENG ED (O/A)
$19.99
GSH
7
17
HTDM ANIME & GAME CHARACTERS VOL 2 ENGLISH ED (STAR13474)
$19.99
GSH
8
18
HTDM ANIME & GAME CHARACTERS VOL 3 ENG ED (STAR14203)
$19.99
GSH
9
37
DDD VOL 10 (MR)
$39.99
TOH
10
5
HOBBY JAPAN APR 2003
$12.99
TOH