NEWS: Shalvey, Sliney & Mooney make Diamond's top 300 chart
The Diamond Distribution top 300 comics chart to speciality stores for May 2011 has shown that Thunderbolts #157, which featured Irish artist Declan Shalvey dropped in at number #64 with 25,063 orders. To put that in context, it outsordered the likes of Fables (#94) Punisher Max (#99) and more. That makes Dec Ireland’s top ordered creator for May.
Dec wasn’t the only Irish artist to make the sales chart in May either. Will Sliney’s work on Farscape out of BOOM! Studios also made the chart with an appearance of Farscape #19 in at #266 with orders of 4,012. It out ordered DC’s Green Lantern: Willworld #1 and Marvel Comics Super Heroes #14.
Stephen Mooney made it to #180 with Angel Yearbook one shot, IDW’s last Angel book before the license reverts back to Dark Horse with 8,111 orders.
For completion sake, Northern Ireland’s Garth Ennis had two spots at #96 with The Boys #54 (18,671 orders) and at #120 with Jennifer Blood #3 (13,052)