We know that DC placed eight comics in the top ten in November, lead by Doomsday Clock #1. Today, we have a rundown of the top 300 comics shipped in the direct market for the month.
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.
Diamond Comic Distributors has released the list of the top 300 comics sold in the direct market in August 2016. In a month when over 10 million comics arrived in comic shops and speciality stores, this list will most definitely be scrutinized by a number of online commenters.
Diamond Comic Distributors has released the complete list of top comics shipping in the direct market during February 2016. When it comes to Rebirth, All-New All-Different, and the latest gimmickery, looking to see what comics are doing well, can give you insight on which comics may see a “change” in the future.
Diamond Comic Distributors has released the complete list of the Top 300 Comics released in the direct market during April 2012. Marvel once again climbed to the top of the charts, but it is more interesting to see where the other companies placed in the Top Ten and beyond.
Diamond Comic Distributors has released the complete list of the Top 300 Comics released in the direct market in December 2011. As already mentioned, DC fell to the number two spot, even though it commanded the Top 10 Comics category. DC Comics has brushed off the fall from number one, as Diamond did lower the ranking of several DC books because they were eligible for returns. Take the jump for the complete, searchable, list of comics.
The Top 300 Comics for July 2011 list has been released by Diamond Comic Distributors. As we touched on last week, it was a pretty even split between Marvel and DC when it came to the Top 10, with each company posting five titles each. However, when it comes to total issues sold, Marvel did better with four titles in the top five. In fact, Marvel and DC dominated the sales charts in July, with the first non-big-two title coming from Image Comics with Walking Dead #87. That title placed 51st on the list, up one spot from June 2011.
It shouldn’t come as any surprise that Marvel once again took the top spot when it comes to the number of comics sold in the month of June 2011. The company publishes far more titles than anyone else, thus the market share race is always going to come out with the House of Ideas on top, and DC Comics coming in second. Where the battle really becomes interesting is when we examine the Top 10 comics from the month. Interestingly, it wasn’t Fear Itself or Flashpoint fighting for the top spot, but rather Ultimate (comics) Spider-Man #160 – the Death
Comic book sales were down once again in November, according to Diamond Comic Distributors. The direct market distributor noted sales dropped 6.34% compared to October 2010, with graphic novels slipping 9.30%. One potential reason for the dollar drop from last month could be the drop in the number of units sold, a difference of approximately 3.6%. However, when compared to November 2009, the monthly numbers look even worse, as comic sales dropped 10.2%. On the plus side, graphic novel sales grew almost 15% from a year ago, which may give some credence to DC pulling J. Michael Strazynski to work
With the return of the Heroic Age, Marvel sent the Avengers #1 to the top of the direct market charts for May 2010. And while Siege #4 took the second spot, Marvel only snagged four of the Top 10 comics for the month. DC made a decent showing with Batman: Return of Bruce Wayne #1 and #2, with issues of Brightest Day #1, and #2 making it into the top ten as well. At this point we should really stop talking about Marvel taking the Unit and Dollar share each month, because the sheer number of issues Marvel puts out