We did it! We hit a billion! It’s been a slow and steady climb, and took a lot of hard work from the whole team, as chronicled by both ICv2’s Milton Griepp and Comichron’s John Jackson Miller, but we made it.
Well here’s a bit of a shocker: digital comics sales were down about 10% to $90 million in 2015, according to industry analysis site ICv2: North American digital comic sales declined roughly 10% to $90 million in 2015, down from $100 million in 2014, according to an analysis by ICv2. This is the first sales […]
by John Jackson Miller (Reprinted with permission from Comichron.) Eleven comic books sold more than a hundred thousand copies to comics retailers in North America and two topped a quarter million, according to Comichron’s analysis of data released by Diamond Comic Distributors. Those two copies — Marvel’s Civil War II #1and DC’s […]
Diamond just released their June sales figures with quarter-to-quarter comparisons as well as the regular month to month. June 2016 was up an insane amount over May, but June, brief as it is, was a five week month as compared to May’s four. Year to year comparisons are also skewed as June 2015 was a four […]
According to publisher promotional materials, Ghosts, the new graphic novel by Raina Telgemeier will have a 500,000 copy first printing. I believe this is the biggest first printing ever for a pure graphic novel. (not counting Wimpy Kid this time.) In other words, Raina rules! We finally have a legit home grown best selling cartoonist […]