Friday, July 10, 2020
Comics and Graphic Novel Sales Top $1.2 Billion in 2019
According to new estimate by ICv2 and Comichron Comics and graphic novel sales topped $1.2 billion in 2019, according to a new joint estima...
Friday, June 5, 2020
DC ends distribution relationship with Diamond: Historical notes and future prospects
by John Jackson Miller As announced to the general public in a report from Hollywood Reporter , DC has cut ties with Diamond C...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
The Circulating American Magazines Project: Best practices for use of its comics data
by John Jackson Miller Marvel's ABC Statement for the first half of 1962 Over the last two decades, Russ Maheras, Jonathan Hoyle ...
Thursday, April 30, 2020
25 years ago this week: The DC/Diamond distribution deal announced
by John Jackson Miller Described to the world in great detail by a leaked memo published by Eric Reynolds at Fantagraphics in The Com...
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
March 2020 comics sales online: Spider-Woman #1 orders top 142,000 copies
by John Jackson Miller Our March 2020 comics sales estimates are now online, giving us the clearest picture we've gotten yet of...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Comics orders in March 2020 down 15%; Spider-Woman #1 led market as shutdown began
by John Jackson Miller March saw the Coronavirus pandemic shutting down commerce across much of North America, and impacting the com...
Friday, April 17, 2020
DC stopgap distribution move during COVID-19 has echo in 1997 UPS strike
by John Jackson Miller With Diamond Comic Distributors ending shipments of new comics temporarily at the start of April due to the CO...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
A look at the market, 35 years ago: It's Secret Wars II versus Crisis
by John Jackson Miller March comics sales are out... from 35 years ago! March 1985 charts for Capital City Distribution are now on Com...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Hope and comics at 2 a.m.: The historical case for optimism
by John Jackson Miller A good friend in the comics industry wrote me just before 2 a.m. last night. Earlier that day, Diamond Comic...
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