Dav Pilkey sold 2.7 million graphic novels in 2018 and other jaw dropping numbers from Brian Hibbs’ annual Bookscan analysis.
Comics and graphic novels bounced back from 2017’s sales slump to have their best year ever in 2018. That’s according to the annual report prepared by ICv2’s Milton Griepp and Comichron’s John Jackson Miller. Combined sales in all channels were $1.095 billion, up $80 million from 2017 and a tad up from 2016’s $1.085B. However the higher […]
All of DC’s hit books shipped, making for a big month overall.
The man who Laughs #3 was the top selling periodical in February according to Diamond’s just released statistics. Comics and GN sales overall were up 4.87% from this time last year, a welcome stat. Yet overall February was way down from January. And my fellow chart watcher John Jackson Miller notes that DC’s reduced line […]
A five week month shows up December’s weak sales.
Batman crushed it in December, but holiday sales were off by quite a bit.
§ Nice Art: It’s clearing the tabs Friday! I have a dozen things bookmarked from, well, weeks, and Chrome doesn’t like it when you keep tabs open. So we’re CLEARING THE TABS. One thing I has saved was this thread from All-Around Superstar Ngozi Ukazu where she imagines a…superhero? I…made up a superhero who is […]
The Direct Market system has been unchanged for more than 40 years. but it may be ending, for real this time.
Despite claims the comics industry is dying, sales were flat for the year.
New #1 issues for Uncanny X-men, The Green Lantern and Venom sold well, surprising no one.