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Steam Forged Games’ Dark Souls Card Game Tops Diamond Comic Distributors’ Top Game for April

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced the top products for comics, graphic novels, toys, and games for April.

Steam Forged Games‘ Dark Souls Card Game, based on the best-selling video game, was April’s best-selling game product. Steam Forged Games also found success with the Dark Souls Board Game which came in at #4.

IDW Games had two products in the top ten: the Dragonball Z: Perfect Cell Game ranked #4 and The X-Files: Conspiracy Theory Game ranked #7. Also of note, Dynamite Entertainment‘s Vampirella Tarot Cards Set ranked #8.

The top roleplaying game product was Starfinder: Pact World from Paizo Publishing which came in at #9.

Check out the top ten list below. You can see all of April top products here.

TOP 10 GAMES BY DOLLARS INVOICED

RANK

DESCRIPTION

ITEM CODE

VENDOR

1

DARK SOULS CARD GAME NOV178550 STE

2

STRANGER THINGS MONOPOLY NOV178199 HAS

3

DARK SOULS BOARD GAME OCT178117 STE

4

DRAGON BALL Z: PERFECT CELL GAME FEB180490 IDW

5

RICK AND MORTY MUNCHKIN JAN182866 USA

6

STRANGER THINGS: OUIJA GAME NOV178196 HAS

7

THE X-FILES: CONSPIRACY THEORY GAME FEB180491 IDW

8

VAMPIRELLA TAROT CARDS SET AUG171626 DE

9

STARFINDER RPG: PACT WORLDS HC JAN182863 PAI

10

STRANGER THINGS: SCREEN TEST GAME NOV178198 HAS

Pathfinder Vol.2: Of Tooth And Claw TP First Look

Pathfinder Vol.2: Of Tooth And Claw TP

writer: Jim Zub
artist: Ivan Anaya, Sean Izaakse, Kevin Stokes, Jake Bilbao
cover: Carlos Lopez
FC | 216 pages | $19.99 | Teen +

COLLECTS ISSUES 7-12 + BONUS MATERIAL

When Valeros and his companions are tasked with tracking down a mysterious beast scarring the locals of Sandpoint, they find far more than they bargained for! A seemingly simple monster hunt becomes a twisted tale of danger and betrayal as the Cult of Lamashtu exacts its revenge on our iconic heroes.

With an action-packed story written by Jim Zub (Samurai Jack, Skullkickers) and lavish artwork by newcomers Sean Izaakse and Ivan Anaya, this second volume continues the thrilling adventures of the Pathfinder heroes in the richly envisioned fantasy world of Golarion. Bonus materials include over thirty-pages of encounters and world detail for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones #1 Preview

Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones #1

writers: Crystal Frasier (main), Erik Mona (backup)
artist: Tom Garcia (main), Diego Galindo (backup)
covers: Diego Galindo (A), Jonathan Lau (B), Marco Santucci (C), Jen Vaughn (D)
Diego Galindo (RI-B/W), Jonathan Lau (RI-B/W), Marco Santucci (RI-B/W)
FC | 40 pages | $4.99 | Teen +

As the Pathfinder plunge into the history and mysteries below Kaer Maga—the no-holds-barred ‘City of Strangers’—Valeros plunges far deeper into the great beyond, defending his immortal soul in the courts of the dead! From Pathfinder author Crystal Frasier comes this scintillating tale of life, death, and what lingers when we’re gone.

Bonus: Starfinder backup story! Thousands of years in Pathfinder’s future, the Starfinder Society spreads adventure across the solar system!

Vampirella Tarot Cards Set from Dynamite Entertainment Tops Diamond’s Games in January

Diamond Comic Distributors has released their top products for January 2018. Dynamite Entertainment‘s Vampirella Tarot Cards Set topped the list.

Wizards of the Coast had three entries on the list with Magic: The Gathering, while WizKids saw success with two slots for their Dice Masters. Hasbro‘s Dropmix Music Game System came in at number 10.

Also of note is Fantasy Flight‘s “Fantasy Flight Games Starter” a starter set of games for shops to quickly stock up on the publisher’s games. It could signal numerous comic shops branching out into gaming.

While mainly a comic distributor, the company also does sell games. Below are the top ten items. For the full breakdown of comics, games, and toys, check out our sister site Graphic Policy.

RANK DESCRIPTION ITEM CODE VENDOR
1 VAMPIRELLA TAROT CARDS SET AUG171626 DE
2 RICK AND MORTY MONOPOLY DEC172927 USA
3 MAGIC THE GATHERING TCG: HOUR OF DEVASTATION BOOSTER PACKS APR173295 WIZ
4 MARVEL DICE MASTERS: MIGHTY THOR 90 GRAVITY FEED PACKS JUN173411 NEC
5 MAGIC THE GATHERING TCG: IXALAN BOOSTER PACKS JUN173398 WIZ
6 DC DICE MASTERS: BATMAN GRAVITY FEED PACKS SEP168742 NEC
7 TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: SHADOWS OF THE PAST BOARD GAME APR160482 IDW
8 FANTASY FLIGHT GAMES STARTER OCT178573 ASM
9 MAGIC THE GATHERING TCG: HOUR OF DEVASTATION BUNDLE PACK APR173296 WIZ
10 DROPMIX MUSIC GAMING SYSTEM JUL178809 HAS

Red Sonja: Hyrkania’s Legacy Arrives this April

Board game and swords and sorcery fans rejoice: the “She-Devil with a Sword” will transport players inside the world of Red Sonja this April! Dynamite Entertainment and Lynnvander Studios have announced that Red Sonja: Hyrkania’s Legacy, their highly anticipated board game, is available for pre-order. This new co-operative game retails for $39.99 and features stunning artwork from Dynamite’s comic book series written by industry icons Gail Simone and Marguerite Bennett, among others.

Red Sonja: Hyrkania’s Legacy allows players to participate as one of their favorite Red Sonja comic book characters, ranging from the Barbarian Osin to the famous Red Sonja herself! These heroes will champion all that is the Hyborian good in 90 minutes, as four to six players travel across the realm of Hyrkania and face dangerous warriors, mythical beasts, and the walking souls that haunt the lands.

This game will challenge you and excite you-everything you need is provided at the gaming table, just bring your friends, your love of Red Sonja, and your thirst for adventure! Fans of Red Sonja and board games are encouraged to reserve theirs with their local comic book retailers today.

Vampirella Tarot Cards

Vampirella Tarot Cards

artists: Frank Frazetta, José Gonzalez, Esteban Maroto, Paul Gulacy, Enrich, Sanjulian, and more!

FC | 78 Cards | 4.75” x 2.75” | $19.99 | Teen +

Dynamite Entertainment celebrates the vibrant history of the one and only Vampirella with a functioning Tarot Card Deck that captures the timeless images of the 1969 Vampirella Magazine art in a unique and enjoyable collectible. Created in 1969 by horror icon Forrest J. Ackerman, Vampirella has thrived for nearly 50 years delivering classic tales of terror in comics, graphic novels, and magazines. These cover images helped to define the horror comic genre with master illustrators like Frank Frazetta, Sanjulian, Bill Hughes, Jose Gonzalez, Enrich, Esteban Maroto, and Paul Gulacy along with a host of other legendary contributing artists.

This first game offering from Dynamite Entertainment is a fun and exciting way to immerse yourself in the world of Vampirella. This set of 78 Vampirella Tarot cards illustrates the major and minor arcana and comes in a deluxe illustrated box with instructions for divining the future. The cards are built in a beautiful art deco style that embraces the vintage look and feel of the classic Vampirella Magazine covers.

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Warlord of Mars Preview

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Warlord of Mars

writer: Roberto Castro | artist: Erik Mona
cover: Roberto Castro
FC | 24 pages | $19.99 | Teen+

“Rebels Without a Planet!” A battle against a vicious red dragon maroons John Carter and the Martian Tars Tarkas in a dangerous jungle filled with monsters and the greatest soldiers of three worlds… including the Warlord of Mars’ old adversary from the Civil War!

NOTE: Limited quantities. Allocations may occur.

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Lord of the Jungle Preview

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Lord of the Jungle

writer: Roberto Castro | artist: Christopher Paul Carey
cover: Giovanni Valletta
FC | 24 pages | $19.99 | Teen+

“Forest of Nightmares!” Tarzan clashes head-on with the original feral heroes of mythology: the demigods Romulus and Remus! The Lord of the Jungle must then brave the deadly wilds of the Worldscape to free his friends from slavery!

NOTE: Limited quantities. Allocations may occur.

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Red Sonja Preview

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Red Sonja

writer: Roberto Castro | artist: Erik Mona
cover: Tom Mandrake, Moritat, Matt Gaudio
FC | 24 pages | $19.99 | Teen+

“Dungeon Queen of Mars!” The unrivaled warrior Red Sonja must work with Cave Girl and King Rex to escape a dungeon with a religious icon of Issus, Goddess of Death and Life Eternal, to use as a bargaining chip in the grim political war of the Worldscape!

NOTE: Limited quantities. Allocations may occur.

Pathfinder (and Starfinder) Gets a New Comic Series with Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones

Dynamite Entertainment and Paizo Publishing have announced their latest Pathfinder adventure, Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones! Crystal Frasier, best known for her work as writer, developer, and graphic designer on the Pathfinder line of roleplaying games, has been tapped to serve as writer, and will be joined by artist Tom Garcia for the upcoming March 2018 release.

As the Pathfinders plunge into the history and mysteries below Kaer Maga-the no-holds-barred ‘City of Strangers’-Valeros plunges far deeper into the great beyond, defending his immortal soul in the courts of the dead! From Pathfinder author Crystal Frasier comes this scintillating tale of life, death, and what lingers when we’re gone.

The debut issue of Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones features a wide selection of cover variants, providing fans and retailers with the freedom of choice! Four art covers feature the talents of Marco Santucci, Diego Galindo, Jonathan Lau, and Jen Vaughn, respectively. Limited variant editions in “Black & White” and “Virgin Art” formats are also available as retailer incentives for comic shops that support the launch issue by achieving stocking thresholds.

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