Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday's Feed - January Comic Book Sales to a Mixed Start to 2017

Comic book sales for January 2017 were slightly up versus January last year and graphic novel sales were way down, so 2017 Direct Market comic books sales are starting slightly down in the dollar category and a little up in the unit category versus 2016.

According to sales figures released by Diamond Comic Distributors Friday morning, Marvel's U.S.Avengers #1 was the bestselling comic book of last month, outpacing the latest two issues of DC's Batman (#14-15) and Justice League/Power Rangers #1. The only non-Marvel-DC title to crack the top 10 was Image's The Walking Dead #162 in the 5th position. Otherwise DC dominated the Top 10 scoring six titles to Marvel's three to Image's one

TOP 10 COMIC BOOKS
RANK
DESCRIPTION
PRICE
VENDOR
1
U.S.AVENGERS #1
$3.99
MAR
2
BATMAN #14
$2.99
DC
3
BATMAN #15
$2.99
DC
4
JUSTICE LEAGUE/POWER RANGERS #1
$3.99
DC
5
THE WALKING DEAD #162 (MR)
$2.99
IMA
6
ALL-STAR BATMAN #6
$4.99
DC
7
JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD #3
$3.99
DC
8
MONSTERS UNLEASHED #1
$4.99
MAR
9
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #23
$3.99
MAR
10
JUSTICE LEAGUE #12
$2.99
DC

TOP 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS & TRADE PAPERBACKS
RANK
DESCRIPTION
PRICE
VENDOR
1
BATMAN VOLUME 1: I AM GOTHAM TP
$16.99
DC
2
KILL OR BE KILLED VOLUME 1 TP (MR)
$9.99
IMA
3
THE FLASH VOL. 1: LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE TP
$17.99
DC
4
SUPERMAN VOL. 1: SON OF SUPERMAN TP
$16.99
DC
5
SAGA VOLUME 1 TP (MR)
$9.99
IMA
6
JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 1: THE EXTINCTION MACHINE TP
$16.99
DC
7
PAPER GIRLS VOLUME 1 TP
$9.99
IMA
8
STAR WARS: HAN SOLO TP
$16.99
MAR
9
GREEN ARROW VOL. 1: THE LIFE & DEATH OF OLIVER QUEEN TP
$16.99
DC
10
THE BLACK MONDAY MURDERS VOLUME 1: ALL HAIL GOD MAMMON TP (MR)
$19.99
IMA