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Diamond Announces Top Sales for May 2018

$9.99 Amazing Spider-Man #800 is #1 Comic for May Leads Marvel to an ~17% $-Share Win Over DC The unit sales total for the “Big Two” were very close in May, Marvel beat DC by less than 0.5% even though … Continue reading

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Diamond Announces Top Sales for January 2018

Marvel Beats DC by 0.5% on Dollar Sales DC Beats Marvel by 2.25% on Unit Sales The sales total for the “Big Two” were Once again very close in January. DC beat Marvel on unit sales by 2.25% even though … Continue reading

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Diamond Announces Top Sales for 2017

Marvel Legacy #1 Comic of 2017 – Marvel Top Publisher of 2017 DC Comics Finishes with 5 of the Top 10 Comics Image Dominates Graphic Novels Chart with 8 out of the Top 10 Titles Marvel finished as #1 Publisher … Continue reading

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Diamond Announces Top Sales for December 2017

DC Beats Marvel for 2nd Month in a Row…but it’s really close 2017 Overall Sales Down ~10% Compared to 2016… …but STILL 4th Largest Sales Year on Record The sales total for the “Big Two” were very close in December, … Continue reading

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Diamond Announces Top Sales for November 2017

DC Wins Unit Sales by ~5%! 6 of Top 10 are Batman, 2 more are Doomsday Clock #1 Once again, Batman sells.   DC has wrested the top slot from Marvel by about 5% and lost dollar sales by only about … Continue reading

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Diamond Announces Top Sales for October 2017

Batman Sells (we get it…) DC needs to figure out how to sell the rest of their line No big revelations this month.  Batman sells.  7 of the top 10 books are Batman (and yes, I count the “Metal” crossover … Continue reading

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Diamond Announces Top Sales for September 2017

Comics Sales Continue Year-to-Year Decline Retailers Continue to Buy Batman/Events/Gimmick Covers I look at the sales every month and for a while now it seems like it’s just “more of the same” every month.   September 2017 vs. 2016 sales dropped … Continue reading

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