Marvel was #1 again, but DC’s Justice League #1 and Dark Knight: Metal graphic novels led their categories in June sales charts just released by Diamond Comics. However, both units and dollars were down from May – which was buoyed by Spider-Man 800 and Action 1000 – and 2018 continues to lag about 3-4% in […]
Though the announcement to test-sell comics may come as a surprise to many, in some ways it does make sense as the company has had some past-experience when it comes to printed media. Up until 2004, bookseller Barnes & Noble had control of Gamestop, after which the latter became its own company.
Everything was coming up Action #1000 for DC in April, as it led Diamond’s just released sales charts, however sales in general weresharply up from March,
During last week’s ComicsPRO meeting in Portland, Boom! Studios was elevated to a Premier publisher with Diamond, comics’ biggest distributor. (Dynamite was also elevated.) It’s a huge deal for both companies, who join IDW, Dark Horse and Image in the front of Diamond’s massive 500+ page Previews catalog and get other perks from Diamond. (Marvel and […]
Announced today at ComicsPRO, Dynamite Entertainment will have Premier Publisher status at Diamond starting in April. They join Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image and IDW in the front of the catalog (the first two only in effigy) and will have various behind the scenes advantages as well. According to a press release, “the move recognizes […]
Here’s more of that 2018 industry change: DC secedes from Previews, and Diamond announces its own PULLBOX system.
Comings and goings at ReedPOP nad Diamond.
Diamond has just announced their 2017 Gem Award winners, which recognize publishers and products that achieved significant sales success. The winners are chosen by comic book specialty retailers. DC was the large publisher of the year and Aftershock the smaller (under 3% market share ) publisher of the year; DC books led the products with […]
Diamond has just released the year end sales charts for 2017 and it was a close one, but Marvel had the #1 periodical comic of the year with Legacy #1. DC came in second with Metal #1. DC and Marvel split the top 10 comics, but Marvel had another year at #1, beating DC by […]
DC won the month with Doomsday Clock, but it couldn’t cover up a 10% drop in comcis sales, Diamond reported today.