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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
In the wake of a February print performance that again took the top ten, DC Comics' John Rood and Bob Wayne share their digital rankings, discussing the strength of the "Beyond" line and the reality of market share.
DC sweeps the top ten comics sold with "Justice League" #6 in first place while Marvel edges ahead in dollar and unit share for the month of February. UPDATED: The full Top 100 have been released.
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.
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.
While Marvel edged out DC Comics in dollar share, DC took every spot on Diamond Comic Distributors' Top Ten Comics list for January 2012, with "Justice League" and the Bat-titles leading the way.
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.
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.
Marvel was the number one publisher for 2011, but DC Comics' "Justice League" and Image's "Walking Dead" topped the sales charts for comics and trades, respectively.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.