Diamond just released its February sales charts, and the year-to-year comparisons were awful – although perhaps not to be taken seriously, see below. But even from January, sales dipped about 6% for combined graphic novel and periodical sales. Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1 was the #1 periodical, while Saga Vol. 8 held up its […]
§ Nice art: Well actually Why Art?, a new book from the great Eleanor Davis coming out from Fantagraphics next year: What is “Art”? It’s widely accepted that art serves an important function in society. But the concept falls under such an absurdly large umbrella and can manifest in so many different ways. Art can […]
This winter, all your wildest dreams are coming true, when Funko releases a line of Saga Pop! vinyl figures, coming from Skybound. Saga is the award-winning SF comic by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples that’s sat atop the bestseller lists since it launched in 2012. Staples’ character designs for the cast of aliens, […]
Exclusives. Getting a hand on them can be some of the most exciting (and most infuriating) parts of conventions. New York Comic Con is definitely not lacking in exclusive merchandise. I winnowed the exhaustive list of exclusives merch at the show to the 10 coolest exclusives you’ll find inside the walls of the Javits Center […]
The March sales numbers from Diamond have several headline worthy metrics: DC surpassed Marvel in units – but not dollars – for the first time in a non-relaunch period.
David Carter dives into January 2017’s Image Comics Sales!
CORRECTION: Diamond MAy still release the charts! The misunderstanding was all Miller’s but the status of the charts is still unknown. His calculations stand for now however. Miller has updated all his year-end charts using provisional information: As such, Comichron’s provisional rankings and market shares, which we’ve based on the previous twelve months’ estimates, now […]
by David Carter Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at Image Comics’s sales figures. Please refer to the July 2015 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 47 comics in December, […]
David Carter examines Image’s October sales!
David Carter examines Image Comics Sales for September 2016!