Media Release -- With his shield at the ready, Captain America leaps into action for Bowen Designs' Captain America Action Statue, the best-selling toy product to comic book specialty retailers in October. Also from Bowen Designs in the top ten was the PREVIEWS exclusive Classic Wasp Statue at #8.
Kotobukiya's The Dark Knight Returns: Batman Vs. The Joker ArtFX Statue ranked #2 for the month.
Diamond Select Toys had two products in the top ten — The Walking Dead Minimates Series 1 at #3 and the Back to the Future: Time Machine Mark I Car at #6.
Square Enix's Mass Effect 3 Play Arts ~Kai~: Kai Garrus Vakarian Action Figure ranked #4.
DC Collectibles had three products in the top ten — the Batman: Black & White: Batman Beyond Statue ranked #5, The Dark Knight Returns: Superman Vs. Batman Statue ranked #7, and Batman: Arkham Asylum: Deluxe Titan Joker Action Figure ranked #9.
Rounding out the top ten, Big Chief Studios' Doctor Who: Eleventh Doctor 1/6-Scale Figure ranked #10 for the month.
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, which comprises initial pre-orders, advance reorders, and reorders, minus any copies that are received back from a title marked as returnable.
|1||56||CAPTAIN AMERICA ACTION STATUE||BOWEN DESIGNS|
|2||29||DARK KNIGHT RETURNS BATMAN VS JOKER ARTFX STATUE||KOTO INC.|
|3||23||WALKING DEAD MINIMATES SER 1 ASST||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|4||15||MASS EFFECT 3 PLAY ARTS KAI GARRUS VAKARIAN||SQUARE ENIX INC|
|5||17||BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE BATMAN BEYOND STATUE||DC COMICS|
|6||9||BTTF TIME MACHINE MARK I CAR||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|7||69||DARK KNIGHT RETURNS SUPERMAN VS BATMAN STATUE||DC COMICS|
|8||62||CLASSIC WASP PX STATUE||BOWEN DESIGNS|
|9||19||ARKHAM ASYLUM DELUXE TITAN JOKER AF||DC COMICS|
|10||63||DOCTOR WHO 11TH DOCTOR 1/6 SCALE FIG||BIG CHIEF STUDIOS LTD.|
|11||24||MASS EFFECT 3 PLAY ARTS KAI COMMANDER SHEPARD||SQUARE ENIX INC|
|12||1||JUSTICE LEAGUE BATMAN ACTION FIGURE||DC COMICS|
|13||82||TASKMASTER STATUE||BOWEN DESIGNS|
|14||3||UNIVERSAL MONSTERS WAVE 3 RETRO AF ASST||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|15||119||GENTLE GIANT DEADPOOL STATUE||GENTLE GIANT STUDIOS|
|16||27||MASS EFFECT 3 PLAY ARTS KAI ASHLEY WILLIAMS||SQUARE ENIX INC|
|17||5||UNIVERSAL MONSTERS SELECT METALUNA MUTANT AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|18||4||UNIVERSAL MONSTERS SELECT PHANTOM O/T OPERA AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|19||6||MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS MOVIE HULK AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|20||28||DC COMICS SUPER HEROES SUPERMAN BUST||DC COMICS|
|21||55||MAD MONSTER PARTY AF ASST||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|22||7||MARVEL SELECT AVENGERS MOVIE IRON MAN MK VI AF||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|23||60||UNIVERSAL MONSTERS SERIES 3 RETRO CLOTH AF ASST||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|24||35||MUNSTERS BLACK & WHITE FIGURE SET||DIAMOND SELECT TOYS LLC|
|25||33||AME COMI HARLEY QUINN V2 PVC FIGURE||DC COMICS|