Dynamite Ranks as Top Non-Premiere Comic Book Company in 2010!


From the press release:



Dynamite Entertainment had an amazing 2010 and we wanted to thank our many fans for making this possible.  Of the non-premiere comic book publishers, Dynamite placed 19 of the top 20 comic books in 2010.  And of the top 200, we placed 89!

The Green Hornet from Dynamite Entertainment and fan-favorite filmmaker Kevin Smith had the best-selling Non-Premiere Comic Book in 2010 with Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #1, and also issues #2 through 5 placed in the top ten!  In addition, Grendel creator Matt Wagner put his own spin on Green Hornet’s early days for Dynamite, and Green Hornet: Year One #1 ranked #9 for the year.

Including the seven Green Hornet books, Dynamite Entertainment took nine of the top ten spots on the Non-Premier Comic Book Sales Chart for 2010. Also placing in the top ten for the publisher were Warlord of Mars #1, based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic pulp adventure placed #2 on the chart; and Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s The Boys #38 ranked #10.

Diamond Comic Distributors has sold over 32,000 copies of Vampirella #1.  The first issue has now sold out of all versions except the Tim Sale cover reorder version.

Dynamite has garnered many nominations for the 2010 Gem Awards. Thanks to your support 2010 was a banner year for our company.  We want to encourage everyone to VOTE DYNAMITE!

The ballot for the 2010 Gem Awards is available exclusively at the Diamond Tools page of Diamond Online’s Retailer Services Area through Friday, February 4.

The 2010 categories that contain Dynamite nominees include:

2010 Comic Book Publisher of the Year - Under 4%

• Dynamite Entertainment

2010 Comic Book of the Year - Under $3.00

• Warlord of Mars #1

2010 Comic Book of the Year - Over $3.00

• Kevin Smith’s The Green Hornet #1

2010 Licensed Comic of the Year

• Kevin Smith’s The Green Hornet #1

2010 Licensed Trade Paperback or Hardcover of the Year

• Kevin Smith’s The Green Hornet TP Vol. 1: Sins of the Father

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DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT, the publishing division of DYNAMIC FORCES, INC., was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, Green Hornet, Vampirella, Warlord of Mars, Project Superpowers, Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time and more!

In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and best selling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Michael Avon Oeming, Mel Rubi, Marc Guggenheim, Stephen Sadowski, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner and a host of up and coming new talent!

DYNAMITE is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles - including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger’s PROJECT SUPERPOWERS - have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. In 2005 Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%). The company has also been nominated for several industry awards, including the prestigious Eisner Award.

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