CovrPrice.com Top Ten Selling Comics for Week of 10/5/18

Covrprice.com launched recently and has quickly become a go to spot for watching eBay trends on comics. They scour thousands of sales to cultivate data to spotlight the hottest selling comics. Here is this week’s Top Ten Comics:


#1
Batman Damned #1
7 Day Trend: +137%
Weekly Units Sold: 803
Sales Average Raw: $40.49
Sales Average Graded: $201.00 (CGC 9.8)

Reason: Seeing a slight decline in cost, but still going strong.

#2
Batman Damned #1 Jim Lee Variant
7 Day Trend: +523%
Weekly Units Sold: 421
Sales Average Raw: $67.00
Sales Average Graded:  $198.00 (CGC 9.8)

Reason: Jim Lee Variant of hot release.  

3
Dr. Aphra #24 Galactic Images Variant
7 Day Trend: +275%
Weekly Units Sold: 421
Sales Average Raw: $13.30
Sales Average Graded:  NA (CGC 9.8)

Reason: Boba Fett.  

#4
Ms Marvel #1
7 Day Trend: +101%
Weekly Units Sold: 44
Sales Average Raw: $163
Sales Average Graded: $240 (CGC 9.0)

Reason: Captain Marvel Key


#5
Justice League #8 Variant Cover
7 Day Trend: +131%
Weekly Units Sold: 44
Sales Average Raw: $10.38
Sales Average Graded: NA (CGC 9.8)


#6
X-Men Legacy #252
7 Day Trend: +272%
Weekly Units Sold: 44
Sales Average Raw: $9.62
Sales Average Graded: NA (CGC 9.8)

: First Miss Sinister

#7
Rags #1
7 Day Trend: +102%
Weekly Units Sold: 18
Sales Average Raw: $38.53
Sales Average Graded: NA

Reason: Hard to find small press book

#8
Venom First Host #5 Garron Variant
7 Day Trend: +146%
Weekly Units Sold: 29
Sales Average Raw: $7.06
Sales Average Graded: $60.00 (CGC 9.8)

Reason: Venom Variant. Awesome.

#9
X-Men Legacy #214
7 Day Trend: +238%
Weekly Units Sold: 17
Sales Average Raw: $3.17
Sales Average Graded: NA (CGC 9.8)

Reason:Professor X psychically battles Mr. Sinister who is trying to take over his mind

#10
Batman Damned #1  (Uncorrected Proof Advance Reader Edition)
7 Day Trend: +247%
Weekly Units Sold: 17
Sales Average Raw: $188.00
Sales Average Graded: NA

Reason: Retailer Preview edition of hot book

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23 Responses to CovrPrice.com Top Ten Selling Comics for Week of 10/5/18

  1. AL says:

    A couple errors in the lists reasons.

    For the Rags you have the sales information for Rags #1 regular cover. Your reason however is for the Rags #1 virgin variant. The virgin had only 200 printed and the average sale price for that comic is significantly higher than 38$

    The reason for X-Men Legacy 214 getting a sales boost is because the comic features the 1st app of Ms. Sinister and she is rumoured to appear in the next X-Men movie.

    😉

  2. Alana says:

    Xmen Legacy should say 1st Miss Sinister

  3. AL says:

    Yeah a couple errors in the reasons list.

    1 – X-Men Legacy has shown spikes in ales due to it being the 1st Miss Sinister and she was rumoured to appear in the next X-Men movie.

    2 – The RAGS listed in the regular A cover with an average sale of 39$ when the reason provided is for the Virgin variant for whitch 200 copies were made only and is selling for significantly more than 39$ on average.

    😉

  4. Alana says:

    Apparently Marvel is selling off 100s of different books incentive variants 1:10-1:100 from the past couple years at cover to retailers. Stuff like this will make you second guess ever buying a incentive variant for more than cover.

    • OC_Guy says:

      If true it doesn’t surprise me. Marvel comics has been poorly run for well over a decade.

    • agentpoyo says:

      If I get a Marvel variant at cover my own rule now is sell immediately. Never hold for too long.

      • OC_Guy says:

        Very true… One of the few variants I have gotten over the past few years that I will hold long term is first Dr. Aphra. There are a handful more, but I think that one is going to be pretty big someday.

    • Uncle Willie says:

      There was actually about 500 different various ratio variants offered initially .. at half off cover ..

      This should come as no surprise .. what do you think the Publishers do with the variants that are left over .. ?? Trash them .. ?? Of course not ..

  5. OC_Guy says:

    Nothing to do with the list above and no idea if Anthony is writing this up soon (sorry if you are) but a new meaty rumor of a Dark Avengers script being complete and ready for potential production are starting to surface by more than one source. Dark Avengers #1 2009 first appearance of the group plus first Iron Patriot. Issue #1 plus variants of #1 are selling fast right now. Just saying.

    • Salty says:

      The articles usually come out after the authors hit ebay and local long boxes first.

      • OC_Guy says:

        If the authors are smart that’s what they are doing ;)….Still some cheap-ish copies on Amazon. I always say Amazon is a crap shoot, but sometimes everything works out.

    • D-Rog says:

      Hmm…that would explain why even when these articles first come out everything is gone.

      • Anthony says:

        Who is writing the article in question on Dark Avengers. I do hit my local honey hole for copies but my posts can be up for weeks and I can still find copies.

    • AL says:

      Another reason why I really feel phase 4 of MCU will the secrer invasion.

      The Dark Avengers was a by product of said invasion on the comics.

      Secret Invasion variant sets anyone?

      • OC_Guy says:

        A good guess for sure. If you find them cheap, worth a pick up or two.

      • Alana says:

        It will be the follow up to Avengers infinity wars what’s left of the team will be Hawkeye, War Machine doubt they use Norman Osborn since they already did Rhodes as Iron Patriot InThe Ironman movie. I’m sure everyone already has Dark Avengers #1 2009 wrote it up a long time ago and you should already have from the Ironman flick.

      • OC_Guy says:

        Who knows how Marvel Cinematic will do it. Do they use current surviving members or do they bring in some new blood? Do they bring in Osborn as a new Tony Stark type only to be a Skrull down the line? Will be fun guessing “if” they do indeed go the way of secret invasion. I think most people already have Dark Avengers #1, but most probably didn’t get the variants. They were still as low as $5 for the Midtown version yesterday. Amazon had a bunch. I picked up a couple and hope others on here got to them before they sold out or the prices got raised.

      • OC_Guy says:

        Hopefully, this mean Sentry will be given a look.. complicated character, but very intriguing.

    • A. King says:

      I’ve got the whole run of Dark Avengers, PC only I really liked the story line .

      • Alana says:

        I found a whole run for $15 + free shipping another 1-8 + first Sentry books for $12 + free shipping.

      • JayClue says:

        @ Alana. With those cheap prices and free shipping to Hawaii, those sellers are paying to give you those books.

  6. A. King says:

    Rags #1 still on the list.

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