NEWS: Top Selling Irish Creators Through Diamond For May

Below is the list of comics released in May featuring Irish talent through Diamond Distribution in a month where the distributor said that it marked the highest month on record for them for comic sales since they started recording data in February 2003. Market research sugest that May was the top selling month for comics since summer 1995! Read into that what you will…

124

FURY MAX #1 (MR)

$3.99

MAR

20,620

130

FURY MAX #2 (MR)

$3.99

MAR

19,021

131

THUNDERBOLTS #174

$2.99

MAR

18,792

146

BOYS #66 (MR)

$3.99

DE

16,514

176

TRANSFORMERS MORE THAN   MEETS EYE #5

$3.99

IDW

11,602

300

ALABASTER WOLVES #2

$3.50

DAR

4,817

Leading the way is a double Garth Ennis effort with Fury MAX #1 & 2, the beginning of the ‘Cold War Greatest Hits’ storyline which combined to sell almost 40,000 copies. Following close behind is Thunderbolts #174 by Declan Shalvey which is the last Thunderbolts issue to feature the team before the renaming with #175. Ennis’ third appearance on the list with The Boys #66 as the series winds to a close outsold Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye with a cover by Nick Roche. Dark Horse Comics Alabaster Wolves comes in #300 written by Dublin’s Caithlin R. Kiernan.