Diamond has released its year -end figures for 2007, and as soon as we figure out the HTML, we’ll be putting up more of them. In the meantime here’s how to publishers shook out — it was Marvel’s year all the way as it widened its lead in both unit and dollar share over DC.

CAPTAIN AMERICA #25 was the top selling periodical of the year and CIVIL WAR was the best selling graphic novel.

Publisher

Dollar Share

Unit Share





MARVEL COMICS

40.25%

44.72%

DC COMICS

31.92%

34.71%

DARK HORSE COMICS

5.61%

4.48%

IMAGE COMICS

3.82%

3.41%

IDW PUBLISHING

2.08%

1.69%

VIZ MEDIA

1.84%

0.93%

TOKYOPOP

1.76%

0.75%

DYNAMIC FORCES

1.56%

1.87%

WIZARD ENTERTAINMENT

1.27%

0.90%

DEVILS DUE PUBLISHING INC

0.77%

0.68%

AVATAR PRESS INC

0.59%

0.52%

RANDOM HOUSE

0.52%

0.18%

EAGLEMOSS PUBLICATIONS LTD

0.46%

0.15%

GEMSTONE PUBLISHING-MARYLAND

0.45%

0.14%

FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS

0.38%

0.14%

DIGITAL MANGA DISTRIBUTION

0.36%

0.12%

ARCHIE COMIC PUBLICATIONS

0.30%

0.47%

A. D. VISION

0.29%

0.11%

VIRGIN COMICS LLC

0.25%

0.29%

ONI PRESS INC.

0.23%

0.15%

OTHER NON TOP 20

5.29%

3.58%









1 COMMENT

  1. Seeing numbers like this always leads me to a similar conclusion about the stock market. Namely, that high prices do not always guarantee quality of product.

  2. I have a book a trilogy which has 2 parts per story have spent 10 years writing and 47 yrs living this one please this is a one and only with well you look please cotact I will need some guidance in this process thanks ….. Cree

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