Standing around with a few random indie bookseller types at MoCCA recently, one of them stated “Barnes & Noble will be gone in a year!” It’s a popular opinion but not a popular result – B&N may be the last of the big box bookchains, but when Borders went under it traumatized comics, manga and […]
Sometimes movies do sell comics.
First $0.99 Marvel sale books rule the chart, now $7.99 Action #1000 is on top. That’s what you call contrast.
Barnes & Noble has confirmed to publishers that they will be adding a standalone kids graphic novel section to their stores in the near future.
Not a whole lot of difference between the Big Two in the larger picture, but Marvel had a better month compared to the last few.
You take first issue orders with a grain of salt, but there were some nice debut numbers in March.
If they doubled their sales from March on A-list characters, things might start to look normal again.
You will not see Doomsday Clock and Metal on the same chart again.
Can one day of a $0.99 sale still make a book chart? Yes, it can.
Captain Marvel’s “Ms. Marvel Years” and a Wolverine Epic Collection scored big orders on sale (while Doomsday Clock and Saga both outperformed Metal for the “normal” releases). Sometimes the fifth week of the month is a strange one.