Like the death of a warrant canary, sometimes the most notable news stories stem from absence rather than presence. Such was the case last night when literary agent Charles Olsen tweeted out this doozy: Graphic novels can no longer be @nytimes bestsellers as of February 5th. No explanation for change, I think we deserve one. Please RT! […]
Publishers Weekly has an overview of bookstore sales in 2016, via Bookscan, and print sales edged up 3.3%, the third year of growth. The gains came from non-fiction, up 6.9% from 2015, with growth in the arts and crafts category (yes that’s adult coloring books), self help and religion. In adult fiction, sales were down […]
David Carter examine DC’s sales in November 2016!
Xavier Lancel examines Marvel’s November sales!
David Carter examines Image’s October sales!
by Xavier Lancel Welcome to a new analysis of the Marvel sales. Reminder: I’m French, that’s why I’m talking funny. Please address your complaints to my “sorry, no foie gras for Christmas” country. If last month was very quiet for Marvel, this one is literally bursting with new titles, events and…falls! A lot of Marvel […]
Are comics sales slipping or stagnating as we enter 2017? Some signs point to yes, as you can see from the November sales figures released earlier today. While the sales decline earlier in the year has been reversed to a net positive thanks to the Rebirth surge, as retailers Joe Field of Flying Colors tweeted earlier this week, there is a sense of worry out there.
David Carter examines DC’s, Vertigo’s, and Young Animal’s latest sales numbers
Xavier Lancel examines Marvel’s September 2016 sales!
David Carter examines Image Comics Sales for September 2016!