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Diamond has just announced their 2017 Gem Award winners, which recognize publishers and products that achieved significant sales success. The winners are chosen by comic book specialty retailers. DC was the large publisher of the year and Aftershock the smaller (under 3% market share ) publisher of the year; DC books led the products with […]
Diamond has just released the year end sales charts for 2017 and it was a close one, but Marvel had the #1 periodical comic of the year with Legacy #1. DC came in second with Metal #1. DC and Marvel split the top 10 comics, but Marvel had another year at #1, beating DC by […]
DC won the month with Doomsday Clock, but it couldn’t cover up a 10% drop in comcis sales, Diamond reported today.
We already alerted you to the 12 Gold Sponsor comics for 2018’s Free Comic Books Day and here’s the full line up of 38 additional Silver level books. The line-up includes such titles as Adventure Time, Berlin, Infinity Watch/Spider-Man, Nintendo’s Arms, Star Wars Adventures, and more. “It’s a great time to be a comics fan, and […]
Batman crushed it in Diamond’s just released sales charts for November, taking 6 of the top 10 slots in periodical sales. Doomsday Clock had another two, and Star Wars and Captain America from Marvel rounded things out. No time for analysis today but check out John Jackson Miller’s Comichron for more insights. […]
While 2017 is still looking to be a down year, for comics sales, statistics for October sales just released by Diamond Comics distributors show that sales stabilized a bit. Graphic novels even showed a 2% increase over the same month last year, which was a huge month as John Jackson Miller notes. Marvel shipped […]
Big time comics events including Marvel Legacy #1 and Dark Nights Metal continued to lead periodical comics sales charts for September, according to the numbers released by Diamond this week. Legacy was the #1 book, with estimated sales of 298,000 copies according to Comichron, making it the #1 book of the year thus far. Venomverse […]
In an interesting pairing, Dynamite has announced Ales Kot will be writing their next 007 mini-series. Kot burst onto the scene a few years back and got a fair amount of critical acclaim for his Zero, an ambitious espionage comic that got increasingly experimental throughout it’s run. James Bond: The Body will launch in January will concern […]
§ Some pretty big news out of Diamond: Diamond Book Distributors has reorganized, with Josh Hayes, the new EVP in charge. Kuo-Yu Liang, who founded this division of Diamond, has been upped to Vice President of International Sales and Business Development. ICv2 got the scoop: Hayes will run day-today operations at Diamond Book, working with client publishers […]