ICv2 and Comichron have released their 2020 comic sales report. The biggest item is the book channel now has the biggest share of sales, not comic shops.
Brian Hibbs’ 2019 bookstore channel graphic novel sales show sales are up, thanks heavily to the two biggest publishers, Scholastic and Viz.
A look at graphic novels and trade paperbacks of interest coming out in July 2020, including a Superboy 75th anniversary hardcover.
I take a look at some ways of having superhero stories with minimal or no presence of the police.
A look at June 2020’s New York Times graphic novel and manga best sellers, including “Guts” by Raina Telgemeier topping the list again.
I take a look at graphic novels of interest coming out in June 2020, including a gay-friendly Aqualad graphic novel.
Raina Telgemeier’s “Guts” once again topped the May 2020 NY Times’ graphic novel best seller list. The second volume of “Check Please” is also listed.
Diamond plans to start distributing comics to local comic shops again on May 20, 2020. Will there be any lasting changes to the direct market from the pandemic?
DC Comics has announced plans to use two new direct market comic distributors, Lunar and UCS, breaking Diamond’s decades-long monopoly.
Bookshop.org is an online bookstore that primarily caters to independent bookstores, as an alternative to Amazon.