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Sales Estimates for November, 2012 -

Sales Estimates for November, 2012 - "All-New X-Men" Leads Marvel NOW! Sales Domination

November was a very good month for Marvel as the publisher's Marvel NOW! initiative had 8 of the top ten best-selling titles leading to overall sales domination while IDW's "My Little Pony" debuted at #15.

The Mayo Report: Marvel NOW! Tops Charts,

The Mayo Report: Marvel NOW! Tops Charts, "Walking Dead" Shambles Upwards

"Uncanny Avengers" #1 debuts with over 300K in sales, but can Marvel NOW! maintain a strong performance in the months ahead? John Mayo crunches the numbers on this and "The Walking Dead's" top 10 appearance.

The Mayo Report: DC Dominates September, but Marvel NOW! Arrives in October

The Mayo Report: DC Dominates September, but Marvel NOW! Arrives in October

John Mayo gives his monthly analysis of the industry sales numbers, looking at DC Comics' September sales victory and explaining the challenges Marvel faces as it rolls out its Marvel NOW! initiative.

The Mayo Report: Analyzing August, Predicting Marvel NOW!

The Mayo Report: Analyzing August, Predicting Marvel NOW!

John Mayo takes a look at August's numbers, predicts the sales bump for the Marvel NOW! relaunch and looks at "Before Watchmen" and the past year of DC's New 52.

Sales Estimates for August, 2012 -

Sales Estimates for August, 2012 - "Avengers Vs. X-Men" Tops The Charts

Marvel's "Avengers Vs. X-Men" reestablished its position at the top of the sales charts for July, while DC's "Batman: Earth One" performed well as the bestselling graphic novel of August.

The Mayo Report: Analyzing

The Mayo Report: Analyzing "The Walking Dead's" Chart-Topping Numbers (UPDATED)

John Mayo looks at the sales numbers for "The Walking Dead" #100, explaining the discrepancies between his estimates and Image's reported sales while looking at the title's potential future performance. UPDATED with more info from Image.

Sales Estimates for July, 2012 -

Sales Estimates for July, 2012 - "The Walking Dead" Tops the Chart

"The Walking Dead" easily took the number one sales slot for July, while DC Comics placed first in overall units and dollars, while "Batman: Earth One" was the best selling graphic novel.

The Mayo Report: Before Watchmen Launches Huge for DC

The Mayo Report: Before Watchmen Launches Huge for DC

John Mayo is back with analysis for the industry's June 2012 sales numbers, which saw DC Comics' Before Watchmen series' open big while AvX continues strong, though its companion titles lag behind.

Sales Estimates for June, 2012 - AvX, Before Watchmen Dominate Top 10

Sales Estimates for June, 2012 - AvX, Before Watchmen Dominate Top 10

Marvel's AvX remained at the top of the sales charts for June, while DC's "Batman" and "Justice League" were joined in the top ten by every Before Watchmen debut, all topping preorder numbers of 100,000.

The Mayo Report: Analyzing

The Mayo Report: Analyzing "AvX," "Batman" Sales For May

John Mayo goes in-depth with May's numbers, examining the halo-effect of "AvX" and "Night of the Owls," explaining why "Earth 2" sales numbers may climb even higher and looking at the "Walking Dead" sales phenomenon.

Sales Estimates for May 2012 -

Sales Estimates for May 2012 - "AvX," "Batman" Top The Charts

Marvel and DC continue to dominate the sales charts in May, with "AvX," "Batman" and related tie-ins and crossovers filling seven of the top ten slots while Johns and Lee's "Justice League" hardcover tops the trades.

The Mayo Report For April 2012:

The Mayo Report For April 2012: "Walking Dead" Rules The Trades Charts

Image Comics rises to the top of the trades list based on the strength of "The Walking Dead" while Marvel rides AvX to sales dominance even as DC's New 52 sales are leveling off nicely.

Sales Estimates for April, 2012 - AvX Nabs Top Spot

Sales Estimates for April, 2012 - AvX Nabs Top Spot

For the second month in a row, Marvel's AvX takes the top spot on the sales chart, AVX: VS debuts in the Top Ten and "Batman" overtakes "Justice League" as DC Comics' top seller.

The Mayo Report for March: AvX,

The Mayo Report for March: AvX, "Saga" Debut Strong

John Mayo looks at Marvel's AvX sales numbers, but reminds readers that there were other impressive debuts in March, specifically pointing to Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' new Image series, "Saga."

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Sales Estimates for March 2012 - "AvX" Rules the Charts

Marvel shoots back to the top of the sales charts in March with "AvX" owning the top two spots and "Avengers Assemble" landing at #5 with the remainder of the top ten spots filled by DC's big guns.

The Mayo Report:

The Mayo Report: "The Walking Dead" Shambles Up the Charts

John Mayo crunches the numbers for February 2012 comics sales, finding good news for DC's New 52 relaunch and "The Walking Dead" and discusses what domination of the top ten could mean for the rest of the industry.

Sales Estimates for February 2012 - DC Maintains Top Ten, Marvel Tops Overall Sales

Sales Estimates for February 2012 - DC Maintains Top Ten, Marvel Tops Overall Sales

Diamond has released its sales information for February, 2012, and John Mayo has crunched the numbers to find DC sweeping the Top Ten once again while Marvel leads in total dollars and sales

The Mayo Report: Checking In On DC's New 52

The Mayo Report: Checking In On DC's New 52

John Mayo drills down into DC Comics' sales numbers over the first five months of the New 52, analyzes Marvel's diminished sales and looks at the significance of DC sweeping the top ten spots.

Sales Estimates for January 2012 -

Sales Estimates for January 2012 - "Justice League" Remains on Top

Diamond has released its sales information for January, 2012, and John Mayo has crunched the numbers, with DC Comics continuing its domination of the charts led by a top ten sweep.

The Mayo Report: Analyzing 2011's Sales, Trends

The Mayo Report: Analyzing 2011's Sales, Trends

John Mayo gets into specific details about 2011's sales numbers, analyzing trends, measuring the impact of DC Comics' September relaunch and highlighting issues facing the direct market in 2012.

Top 1000 Comics, Trades of 2011

Top 1000 Comics, Trades of 2011

John Mayo returns with complete charts for the top 1000 selling comics and trades through Diamond Comics for 2011, with DC ruling the top ten but Marvel leading the overall market.

Sales Estimates for December, 2011 - Marvel Edges Into Top Spot

Sales Estimates for December, 2011 - Marvel Edges Into Top Spot

Marvel took lead in number of comics sold and total dollar amount in December, edging out DC Comics for the final month of 2011, though DC maintained its hold on the top of the charts with eight of the top ten titles.

The Mayo Report: Marvel, DC Comics' December Analysis

The Mayo Report: Marvel, DC Comics' December Analysis

John Mayo digs into at December's sales numbers, which saw Marvel edging out DC Comics in total units sold, while DC topped Marvel in the top 300 titles. As John explains, naming a "winner" is a matter of perspective.

The Mayo Report: DC Comics Remains Strong in November

The Mayo Report: DC Comics Remains Strong in November

John Mayo analyzes the Direct Market sales estimates for November, from DC's third month as the #1 publisher to Jonathan Hickman's "FF" and "Fantastic Four" performance and more.

Sales Estimates for November, 2011 - DC, Marvel Gap Closes

Sales Estimates for November, 2011 - DC, Marvel Gap Closes

DC Comics' "Justice League" remains on top of the sales chart while Marvel increases it's position over October in both units and dollars, significantly closing the gap between it and DC.

The Mayo Report: Analyzing DC's October Dominance

The Mayo Report: Analyzing DC's October Dominance

John Mayo returns to look at October's Direct Market sales estimates in depth, analyzing DC's second month of sales dominance and what it means for the publisher and the industry as a whole.

Sales Estimates for October, 2011 - 7 Titles Crack 100K

Sales Estimates for October, 2011 - 7 Titles Crack 100K

DC Comics' "Justice League" #2 led the way for seven titles to crack the 100K mark in October, helping DC take 56% of the month's total unit sales.

The Mayo Report: Analyzing DC Comics' September Sales

The Mayo Report: Analyzing DC Comics' September Sales

John Mayo crunches the numbers and analyzes what September's big relaunch means for DC Comics, comparing it to their last universe-wide reboot, One Year Later.

DC Comics Dominates September's Sales

DC Comics Dominates September's Sales

Batman and Frank Miller top the September sales charts as DC Comics dominates the Top 100 and Legendary Comics' "Holy Terror" takes the top spot in the trade paperback rankings.

Sales Estimates for August, 2011,

Sales Estimates for August, 2011, "Justice League" on Top

"Fear Itself" and "Spider-Island" continue to perform for Marvel while DC Comics took the top two sales positions in August with the final issue of "Flashpoint" and the debut of the New 52 with "Justice League" #1.

Sales Estimates for July, 2011

Sales Estimates for July, 2011

Marvel sees an influx of "Spider-Island" residents as "Amazing Spider-Man" #666 takes the title of Best Selling Comic in July with DC Comics' top performer, "Flashpoint" #3, landing at number four on the chart.

Sales Estimates for June, 2011

Sales Estimates for June, 2011

Death continues to be good for sales as "Death of Spider-Man drove "Ultimate Spider-Man" #160 to the top of the charts by a large margin, followed by "Fear Itself" #3 and "Flashpoint" #2.

The Mayo Report: May 2011

The Mayo Report: May 2011

John Mayo analyzes the May sales estimates, which saw numbers drop across the board despite Marvel and DC Comics' summer events being in full swing, and looks ahead to DC's September linewide relaunch.

Sales Estimates for May, 2011

Sales Estimates for May, 2011

The second issue of Marvel's summer event, "Fear Itself," topped May's direct market sales chart, with no titles cracking the 100K mark and DC Comics' "Flashpoint" #2 settling for a distant second place.

The Mayo Report: April, 2011

The Mayo Report: April, 2011

John Mayo takes an in-depth look at the Direct Market numbers for April, focusing in on the final issues of "Brightest Day," what it means for DC Comics moving forward, Marvel's CrossGen relaunch numbers and more.

Comics Sales Estimates for April, 2011

Comics Sales Estimates for April, 2011

Marvel's "Fear Itself" gets off to a strong start, topping the April sales charts with an estimated 148K copies while the latest volume of Vertigo's "Fables" easily dominates trade paperback sales.

Mayo Report: March 2011 -

Mayo Report: March 2011 - "FF," "The Walking Dead"

John Mayo crunches the numbers for March 2011, focusing on event marketing, traditional performances by "The Walking Dead" and "Fantastic Four," IDW's Godzilla cover gimmick and more.

Sales Estimates for March, 2011

Sales Estimates for March, 2011

Overall sales rose for a second month in row, though still lagging behind March, 2010. Marvel's "FF" #1 easily topped the monthly charts and the third collection of Vertigo's "The Unwritten" led trade paperback sales.

The Mayo Report: February, 2011

The Mayo Report: February, 2011

With February 2011 proving to be another weak month for overall comic book sales, John Mayo returns with his in-depth analysis, tracking trends and data for specific titles across the Top 300 sales chart.

Sales Estimates for February, 2011

Sales Estimates for February, 2011

Overall, February sales numbers rebounded from January's lows, but the highest charting title, "Green Lantern," still set a record low for the number one selling title since Diamond first began releasing their data.

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