Sales Charts: Champions lead Marvel back to the top in October

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Diamond has just released the sales rankings for October, and Boom’s Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York #1 was the best selling periodcal, thanks to inclusion in this month’s Loot Crate. Marvel’s Champions #1, which sold some 400,000 copies was the #2 title and a reprint of the original Tony Isabella/Don Heck/Bob Layton Champions […]

Sales Charts: September was okay but has Marvel Now!’s crop rotation leeched the soil?

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It’s that time of the month where comics sales pundits analyze monthly sales. ICv2 has it’s industry standard sales estimates, and praise for how DC turned the ship around with Rebirth. Comic sales in September demonstrate just how dramatic the “Rebirth” impact on DC Comics sales has been.  A year ago, in September 2015, there […]

Image Comics Month-to Month Sales August 2016: Summer Clothes

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by Dave Carter Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at Image Comics’s sales figures. Please refer to July 2015’s column for a preamble and explanation as to why sales standards for Image books are likely to be different than those for DC or Marvel. Image shipped 52 comics in August, compared […]

Sales Charts: DC leads Marvel for the third month in a row in September

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September sales figures released by Diamond Comics distributors show DC holding on to its lead in both dollars and units, down a bit from August but still 13 points over Marvel in units, up from 12 last month. Month to month comparisons from August are down, but August was a five week month compared to September’s normal […]