David Carter examines DC Comics’ March sales numbers
David Carter dives in DC’s December 2016 sales!
David Carter examines DC’s, Vertigo’s, and Young Animal’s latest sales numbers
Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at DC’s sales figures.
The return of Justice League and Dark Knight III helped bolster DC Comics’ flagging sales in February, but will it be enough to sustain them in the long term?
Marvel continued its dominance of DC, although by a lesser margin than January, when DC’s dollars/units were literally half of Marvel’s. However Dark Knight III was back on the charts, helping DC raise its numbers and leading periodical sales. Marvel led DC 42.19% to 29.01% in dollars and 40.78% to $26.00 in units. Image Comics cruised […]
We’re talking comic book movies on this week’s Podcorn Podcast!
What does Rebirth mean for DC’s financial futures?
The numbers are in! And DKIII was a hit! According to ICv2, it sold 440,234 copies; I’ve seen the “half a million copies” number floating around, when you add in the deluxe edition I’m sure its up to that. Throw in the $5.99 price tag and you have a nice $2.637 million at retail added to booksellers coffers. (The actual number is less but you get the idea.) Marvel was no slouch either, with 384,969 copies of the $4.99 Star Wars: Vader Down #1 sold.
The DC empire struck back in November, with Dark Knight III issue #1 and the collected Sandman Overture leading periodicals and graphic novels sales respectively, according to November sales charts just released by Diamond. But it wasn’t enough to dislodge Marvel from the top spot in both dollars and units, despite the $5.99 price […]