NEWS: Ireland's Top Selling Creators Through Diamond For December

Comics distributor Diamond has released their top 300 selling graphic novel and comics list for December 2011. On the graphic novel list Brendan McCarthy was the top selling creator with his contribution to the Rocketeer Adventres first collected edition at #27. Outside that Garth Ennis dominated the rest of the entries with no fewer than five sopts on the list. The final Irish creator to make the list is Will Sliney whose latest Farscape collected edition comes in at #175.
See below this chart for the top selling Irish creators on the single issue list.
Graphic Novel List December 2011

27

1.45

ROCKETEER ADVENTURES HC VOL 01

$24.99

IDW

      1,944

60

0.96

HITMAN TP VOL 05 TOMMYS HEROES

$29.99

DC

      1,285

140

0.45

GARTH ENNIS COMPLETE BATTLEFIELDS TP VOL 01 (MR)

$24.99

DE

         608

144

0.45

BOYS TP VOL 09 BIG RIDE

$24.99

DE

         596

175

0.37

FARSCAPE TP VOL 06 COMPULSIONS

$12.99

BOO

         495

183

0.35

PREACHER TP VOL 01 GONE TOTEXASNEW EDITION (MR)

$17.99

DC

         464

273

0.22

BOYS TP VOL 01 NAME OF THE GAME (MR)

$16.99

DE

         290

Single Issue List December 2011
In a month where Justice League #4 sold over 140,000 copies it was the standard bearer for the month. The top selling comic with an Irish creator last moth was Declan Shalvey on Thunderbolts #167. He was followed by Garth Ennis in #124, 148, 164 & #188 with books from Avatar and three from Dynamite. Nick Roche got on the list with the Death of Optimus Prime one shot from IDW in #156. Stephen Thompson’s continuing great work on Hellraiser with issue #8 got #186 on the list and Will Sliney’s work on the flashback scenes in Pigs #4 earned him a place at #287.
The chart reads as the comics position on the list in the first column. Market share compared to Justice League #4 is in the second column. i.e For every hundred books sold of JL #4 Thunderbolts sold 15.82. The final columns on the right are publisher and estimated copies sold through Diamond.

97

15.82

THUNDERBOLTS #167

$2.99

MAR

    21,167

124

12.73

BOYS #61 (MR)

$3.99

DE

    17,024

148

10.23

BOYS BUTCHER BAKER CANDLESTICKMAKER #6 (MR)

$3.99

DE

    13,684

156

9.69

TRANSFORMERS DEATH OF OPTIMUS PRIME (ONE SHOT)

$3.99

IDW

    12,961

164

8.61

GARTH ENNIS JENNIFER BLOOD #7 (MR)

$3.99

DE

    11,522

186

6.77

HELLRAISER #8 (MR)

$3.99

BOO

      9,059

188

6.60

STITCHED #2 (MR)

$3.99

AVA

      8,829

287

2.68

PIGS #4 (MR)

$2.99

IMA

      3,587