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June 2016 Sales Numbers

The June 2016 sales numbers from Diamond have been released and tabulated by ICv2 to include total numbers: Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual – June 2016. No comics publisher releases sales numbers, but Diamond does for the top 300 comics…

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Winter Show?

February 22nd was another episode of the Toronto Comic Book Show (TCBS) and I was thoroughly impressed. Everyone who set up and attended the show seem to be very satisfied. For me, it was an interesting study. The last batch of…

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January 2015 Burlington Toy Show

Welcome to my first  January 2015 toy collectible report wherein each show I do, I’ll give you a little run down of how my show went and even include actual sales.  Please understand any sand-boxing is just my opinion, based…

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Show Time

This winter has been a real boon for comic book collectors with three one day shows in a row. I wish I could have participated all three shows but I was busy with exams. However, I did manage to squeeze…

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Comic Culture April 10th 2013

Solid show this week sees hosts Walter Durajlija and Chris Owen duke it out with producer Marty Birthelmer on a number of topics including FCBD Halloween, February sales, Age Of Ultron and lots more including New This Week, Mail bag…

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November Comic Sales Data

Comic sales in November were off by 1.1% compared to November 2011 but when we take into account November 2011 had 5 Wednesday figure show comic sales were actually up. Year to date 2012 the market is up 14.63% over the…

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Comic Book Data for May 2012

Diamond Comic Distributors has release the May 2012 Direct Market figures, here’s how things break down. Marvel Comics was May’s leading publisher in both Retail Dollar and Unit Market Shares to specialty retailers with 35.32% and 38.64% respectively. DC Entertainment,…

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Comic Sales Data for 2011

So the 2011 yearly totals are in and I thought I’d pass along some data. Marvel was both the unit share winner for the year and the dollar value winner. I’ve included the top 10 publishers below. Publisher Fantagraphics finished…

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Lies, Facts & Stats

The news this week has all been about DC’s relaunch and books selling over 200,000 copies.  It all started with this announcement on the DC Comics Source blog: [quote]Earlier today, Diamond Comic Distributors, the world’s largest distributor of comics, graphic…

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