A look at March 2017’s comic sales, led on the comics side by “Amazing Spider-Man” #25 and on the trade paperback side by volume 7 of “Saga.”
Are Marvel comic diversity attempts the reason to blame for its slumping sales? Or is it, well, actual more logical reasons? (One guess which.)
“Star Wars: Darth Maul” #1 is the top selling comic for February 2017. Meanwhile, “Seven to Eternity” is the top trade paperback/graphic novel.
Brian Hibbs has released his annual analysis of 2016’s bookstore comics sales, which shows the popularity of Raina Telgemeier.
Squirrel Girl and her “U.S.Avengers” teammates topped comic sales for January 2017, according to the latest Diamond figures.
The New York Times has dropped its manga and graphic novel best seller lists, which has left a lot of comics publishers and creators disappointed.
Several crossovers dominated single-issue comic sales for December. Meanwhile, “Love is Love” topped graphic novel/TPB charts.
Comic sales seem to be back to normal, as “Batman” and Marvel are the top single-issue comic and publisher respectively for November 2016.
A look at the top comic sales for October 2016, including “The Walking Dead,” Marvel’s “Champions,” and Rene Telgemeier’s “Ghost.”
DC continues its dominance of the comic shop market in September 2016, thanks to its latest reboot, plus perennial best-seller “Batman.” Elsewhere, John Lewis’ “March” graphic novels continue to do well.