According to Diamond Comic Distributors, Siege #1 took the top spot for comics sold to the direct market in January 2010.  Marvel also took the top publisher spot during the month capturing 42.56% of the Unit Market Share, and 38.77% of the Dollar Share.

Take the jump for the Top 10 Comics for January.

RANKDESCRIPTIONPRICEVENDOR
1Siege #1$3.99Marvel
2Green Lantern #50#3.99DC
3Batman and Robin #7$2.99DC
4Captain America: Reborn #6$3.99Marvel
5New Avengers #61$3.99Marvel
6Amazing Spider-Man #617$3.99Marvel
7Green Lantern Corps #44$2.99DC
8Dark Avengers #13$3.99Marvel
9Blackest Night: The Flash #2$2.99DC
10Uncanny X-Men #520$2.99Marvel

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Stephen Schleicher

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3 Comments

  1. Greg A
    February 5, 2010 at 9:24 am — Reply

    Interesting. Of the top ten:

    6 are $3.99/4 are $2.99

    Three tie-in to Blackest Night.
    Four tie-in to the Dark Reigh/Seige storyline.

    Three mini-series (although I guess you can call Dark Avengers and New Avengers minis since they are ending).

    I’m encouraged that relatively standalone titles like Batman & Robin, Amazing Spider-Man and Uncanny X-Men ending up as high as they did. Batman & Robin excluded, I don’t think there is anything significant about those issues.

  2. eric
    February 5, 2010 at 9:46 am — Reply

    I guess a dollar more in price makes a difference, but it makes a dollar more out of my pocket too.

  3. Shadow
    February 5, 2010 at 10:12 am — Reply

    Makes sense that Siege took the top spot last month, considering Blackest Night #7 is due out this month. Feb will go back to normal with Blackest Night #7 taking the top spot.

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