Diamond Comics Market Share
DC Entertainment’s Doomsday Clock #1 by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank was the top selling comic in November 2017, and that should be great news for the publisher, right?
You have seen the Top 300 single issues list for October 2017, but how did the trade paperback market do? Diamond Comic Distributors sent Major Spoilers the breakdown of the top 300 trade paperbacks sold in the direct market in October 2017.
Diamond Comic Distributors has released the initial market share information for comics that shipped in October 2017. While Marvel shipped the most comics, DC brought seven titles to the top ten.
It’s time once again to see how well your favorite comics did in the month of September. It should come as no surprise that Marvel Legacy #1 took the top spot, DC had seven comics in the top ten.
It was another hard month for the direct comic book market in September. According to the most recent report from Diamond Comic Distributors, overall single issues slumped 6.07% compared to August 2017, while graphic novel sales dropped 13.14%.
Even though Dark Nights: Metal #1 sold 250,000 copies to the direct market, overall comic sales were down quite a bit in August 2017. Take the jump for a breakdown of the top 300 comics sold in the direct market last month.
Dark Nights: Metal #1 sold enough copies in August 2017 for it to claim the number one spot in direct comic sales.
May saw the highly controversial release of Secret Empire #1 from Marvel. Even though many were upset with the direction the creators took Steve Rogers, sales of the issue were enough to send Marvel to the top of the direct market charts for the month.