Category Archives: Comics Sales

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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Diamond Announces Top Sales for August 2017

Marvel Wins “Battle of the $4.99 Events” for August DC Takes Top 3 with Batman DC took the top 3 slots with Dark Nights: Metal #1 (a $4.99 book kicking off their Metal event) and Batman #28 and 29 (both … Continue reading

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Diamond Announces Top Sales for July 2017

Marvel Continues to Dominate the Shrinking Comics Market Marvel beat DC yet again… by ~10% on dollars and ~8% on unit share… but to do that, Marvel churned out 133 items to DC’s 108, over 20% more items.  The overall … Continue reading

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Diamond Announces Top Sales for June 2017

Not a Lot of Change Marvel #1, DC #2, Image #3 Nothing jumped out at me as a big surprise for June.  The specific numbers moved around a bit, but Marvel is still beating DC in dollars and units by … Continue reading

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Diamond Announces Top Sales for May 2017

Marvel/DC Hold 2/3rds of Direct Market with DC Back in Solid 2nd Place Marvel Fans Seem Willing to Pay $4.99 or More for Comics Marvel fans are cracking open their wallets to pay $4.99 or $5.99 for the top comics … Continue reading

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Diamond Announces Top Sales for April 2017

Event & Batman on Top…Nothing New! X-Men Back on Top?  Will it Last? Is Digital Behind the Drop in Print Sales? It should be no surprise to people who follow sales numbers that the top 10 once again confirm the … Continue reading

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Diamond Announces Top Sales for March 2017

High Price Tags Don’t Deter Comic Shops DC Wins Unit Share, Marvel Wins on $$ Spent Spider-Man #25, with a hefty $9.99 price tag, was the #1 comic sold to comic shops in March.  The high price did not seem … Continue reading

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