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Diamond comics announces the top-selling comics, graphic novels, and collectable toys for March 2022.

We Have Demons #1 - Original Greg Capullo Cover

Diamond Comics today released their top sellers for March 2022. Check out this month’s most popular comic books, graphic novels and collectable toys.

Top comic books for March 2022

A new story arc begins in James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera’s Something Is Killing the Children #21 from BOOM! Studios, the best-selling comic book of March 2022 through Diamond Comic Distributors, the world’s largest distributor of comics, graphic novels, and pop culture merchandise. In addition to the standard edition of BOOM!’s Something Is Killing the Children #21, the die-cut mask variant edition of issue #21 also charted in the top ten for the publisher at #5 for the month.

Image Comics placed seven titles in March’s top ten: Rory McConville and Carlo Barberi’s Spawn #327 (#2 for the month), Sean Lewis and Stephen Segovia’s Spawn: The Scorched #3 (#3), Fiona Staples and Brian K. Vaughan’s Saga #57 (#4), Little Monsters #1 (#6), Rogue Sun #1 (#8), Gunslinger Spawn #6 (#9), and Spawn #328 (#10).

Also in the top ten, Marvel Comics’ Strange #1 by Jed MacKay and Marcelo Ferreira ranked #7.

Among the premier publishers, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s supernatural series We Have Demons #1 from Dark Horse Comics was their top book for March at #13, and Dynamite Entertainment’s Draculina #2 by Christopher Priest and Michael Sta. Maria ranked #44 for the month.

Top graphic novels for March 2022

The Hero Initiative’s JLA/Avengers, a special reprint of the Marvel and DC crossover by Kurt Busiek and George Pérez to raise money for the charity in honor of Pérez, was March’s best-selling graphic novel through Diamond.

VIZ Media had two titles in March’s top ten, led by Kouhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia Volume 30 at #2.

Image Comics had four books in the top ten: Skottie Young and Jorge Corona’s The Me You Love in the Dark Volume 1 (#3), Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson’s Astro City MetroBook Volume 1 (#4), A Righteous Thirst for Vengeance Volume 1 (#6), and Radiant Black Volume 2 (#7).

Kentaro Miura’s Berserk Deluxe Volume 10, published by Dark Horse Comics, ranked #5 for the month. Also in the top ten, Avatar: The Last Airbender: North & South Omnibus ranked #10.

Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora’s Once & Future Volume 4, the modern Arthurian fantasy from BOOM! Studios, ranked #9.

From the other premier publishers, Marvel Comics’ top book, The Death of Doctor Strange, ranked #36, while Dynamite’s top book, Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files: Bigfoot, ranked #91.

Tops collectable toys for March 2022

Funko’s POP! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Dontallo (with Black & White Chase) Vinyl Figure, a PREVIEWS exclusive figure that features a cel-shaded design that mimics the original comics, was the best-selling toy product of March. Another PREVIEWS Exclusive figure from Funko in this Turtles series, the Raphael figure, ranked #4. Two other Funko products, also PREVIEWS Exclusives, placed in the top ten as well.

Another PREVIEWS Exclusive release, threezero’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Lord Drakkon 1/6-Scake Figure ranked #2.

Diamond Select Toys had three products in the top ten: the Marvel Gallery: Avengers Infinity War: Iron Spider-Man PVC Figure (#6), The Lord of the Rings Deluxe Figures Series 4 (#7), and the Marvel Select: The Immortal Hulk Figure (#10).

Also in the top ten were products from Beast Kingdom and NECA.

The Pokémon Trading Card Game: Sword & Shield—Fusion Strike Booster Packs from Pokémon USA were the best-selling game product of March through Diamond, and the Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign ranked #2. Other vendors in the top ten include Konami Digital Entertainment, NECA/WizKids, and Paizo Publishing.

TOP 10 COMIC BOOKS BY UNITS SOLD

RANKPRODUCT TITLEPRICEITEM CODEPUBLISHER
1SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #21$3.99JAN220737-MBOOM! STUDIOS                          
2SPAWN #327$2.99DEC210334-MIMAGE COMICS
3SPAWN: THE SCORCHED #3$2.99DEC210328-MIMAGE COMICS
4SAGA #57 (MR)$2.99JAN220296IMAGE COMICS
5SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN #21 DIE-CUT MASK VARIANT COVER$4.99JAN220738-MBOOM! STUDIOS                          
6LITTLE MONSTERS #1 (MR) [*]$3.99JAN220067-MIMAGE COMICS
7STRANGE #1$4.99DEC211133-MMARVEL COMICS
8ROGUE SUN #1 [*]$3.99DEC210054-MIMAGE COMICS
9GUNSLINGER SPAWN #6$2.99JAN220263-MIMAGE COMICS
10SPAWN #328$2.99JAN220301-MIMAGE COMICS

TOP 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS BY UNITS SOLD

RANKPRODUCT TITLEPRICEITEM CODEPUBLISHER
1JLA/AVENGERS TP HERO INITIATIVE EDITION$29.99JAN228074THE HERO INITIATIVE
2MY HERO ACADEMIA VOLUME 30 GN$9.99JAN221787VIZ MEDIA LLC
3THE ME YOU LOVE IN THE DARK
VOLUME 1 TP (MR)
$16.99DEC210158IMAGE COMICS
4ASTRO CITY METROBOOK VOLUME 1 TP$29.99DEC210124IMAGE COMICS
5BERSERK DELUXE EDITION VOLUME 10 HC$49.99NOV210327DARK HORSE COMICS
6A RIGHTEOUS THIRST FOR VENGEANCE VOLUME 1 TP (MR)$9.99JAN220159IMAGE COMICS
7RADIANT BLACK VOLUME 2 TP$16.99JAN220204IMAGE COMICS
8ONCE & FUTURE VOLUME 4 TP$16.99NOV210760BOOM! STUDIOS                          
9JUJUTSU KAISEN VOLUME 3 GN$9.99FEB202196VIZ MEDIA LLC                          
10AVATAR THE LAST AIRBENDER: NORTH & SOUTH OMNIBUS TP$24.99OCT210258DARK HORSE COMICS


TOP 10 TOYS BY DOLLARS INVOICED

RANKPRODUCT TITLEPRICEITEM CODEPUBLISHER
1POP! TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: DONATELLO (WITH BLACK & WHITE CHASE) VINYL FIGURE$13.99MAR218990FUNKO
2MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: LORD DRAKKON 1/6-SCALE FIGURE$96.49JUN218916THREEZERO
3POP! IRON MAN 2: IRON MAN MK. IV WITH GANTRY GLOW-IN-THE-DARK DELUXE VINYL FIGURE$29.99DEC209218FUNKO
4POP! TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: RAPHAEL (WITH BLACK & WHITE CHASE) VINYL FIGURE$13.99MAR218993FUNKO
5POP! THE SIMPSONS: ALIEN MR. BURNS VINYL FIGURE$14.99JAN218320FUNKO
6MARVEL GALLERY: AVENGERS INFINITY WAR: IRON SPIDER-MAN PVC FIGURE$49.99JUN182325DIAMOND SELECT TOYS
7THE LORD OF THE RINGS DELUXE FIGURES SERIES 4$179.94JUN212274DIAMOND SELECT TOYS
8HALLOWEEN 2: MICHAEL MYERS & DR. LOOMIS 7-INCH FIGURE 2-PACK$75.99JUL218394NECA
9DUCK TALES DAH-040: DARKWING DUCK DYNAMIC 8-CTION HEROES FIGURE$69.00FEB218295BEAST KINGDOM CO
10MARVEL SELECT: THE IMMORTAL HULK FIGURE$29.99SEP201919DIAMOND SELECT TOYS

TOP 10 GAMES BY DOLLARS INVOICED

RANKPRODUCT TITLEPRICEITEM CODEPUBLISHER
1POKEMON TCG: SWORD & SHIELD—FUSION STRIKE BOOSTERS$90.00DEC219273POKEMON USA
2POKEMON TCG: SWORD & SHIELD—CHILLING REIGN BOOSTERS$90.00DEC219272POKEMON USA
3VAULT OF MAGIC (D&D 5E) HC$49.99MAY218691PAIZO PUBLISHING
4YU GI OH HIDDEN ARSENAL CHAPTER ONE DIS$119.92APR218762KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT
5D&D ICONS OF THE REALMS; VAN RICTEN’S GUIDE TO RAVENLOFT BOOSTERS$159.92AUG218253NECA
6D&D ICONS OF THE REALMS: BEYOND WITCHLIGHT MINIATURES BOOSTERS$159.92MAY218572NECA
7PATHFINDER: LOST OMENS: MONSTERS OF MYTH HC$34.99OCT212857PAIZO PUBLISHING
8TOME OF BEASTS 2 HC$49.99SEP202470PAIZO PUBLISHING
9DEEP MAGIC (D&D 5E) HC$49.99JUL202620PAIZO PUBLISHING
10PATHFINDER CORE RULEBOOK HC$59.99MAY193227PAIZO PUBLISHING


How does Diamond calculate the charts? It all starts at the comic book shop.

Data for Diamond’s sales charts are compiled by Diamond Comic Distributors from sales made to thousands of comic book specialty shops located in North America and around the world.  Additional sales made to online merchants and other specialty retailers may be included as well.

Ranking is calculated based upon orders for comic books, graphic novels, toys and games invoiced and shipped to Diamond customers during any given month, which comprises pre-orders, advance reorders, and reorders, minus any products that are received back from a title marked as returnable. Please note that products marked with an asterisk (*) have had their reported quantities reduced due to retailer returnability, and thus may rank lower on the charts than their actual sales would reflect.

Variant edition comic books and graphic novels at the same price point count as a single SKU. Variant edition comic books, lenticular covers, digital combo packs, and graphic novels at different price points count as separate SKUs for each edition.