I know things look kind of bad, especially the one year comparisons to August 2016. But recall that that month had DC’s best first-month sales of the modern Diamond era (the data I have goes back to March 2003). August 2017 was really just back to typical overall sales figures for DC.
It seems August’s sales numbers are the month when people finally roused themselves from their busy deck chair arranging schedule and cried out in terror that there was a big hole in the USS Comics Sales. I guess it was the 25% drop from August 2016 that did it. My own take was more measured, […]
Don’t call it a comeback? Comics/gn sales were up 12% in dollars compared to July with new events finding an audience, it seems.Although Marvel won the month of August, DC had the top three periodicals with Dark Nights: Metal #1 the top book followed by two Tom King Batman outings. Various Secret Empire and Generations […]