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"AvX" Edges Out the New 52 In August

Marvel's "Avengers Vs. X-Men" issues lead sales in August, while DC continues a strong market presence with "Batman," "Justice League" and "Before Watchmen."

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 Dark Knight" Sales Effect, Vertigo's Future & Digital Rankings

DC Comics' Bob Wayne and John Cunningham discuss July sales as "Before Watchmen" to "Batman: Earth One" perform strongly alongside "The Walking Dead's" major performance. Plus, an exclusive look at DC's top 20 digital titles.

DC Edges Marvel In Overall July Sales,

DC Edges Marvel In Overall July Sales, "Walking Dead" #100 Best Selling Comic

DC Comics pulled ahead of Marvel in overall sales for July, but Image Comics' "The Walking Dead" #100 topped the monthly sales charts even as AvX continues to perform and DC ranked 6 of the top 10 best sellers.

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.

"Before Watchmen" Launches Big In June While "AvX" Stands Tall

Marvel's "AvX" remains a huge seller in June for the publisher while continuing controversy around "Before Watchmen" doesn't hurt the minis' first issue sales with all four landing in the top ten.

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.

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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."

Sales Estimates for March 2012 -

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.

EXCLUSIVE: DC Execs On Sales In Digital, Print & New 52 Wave Two

EXCLUSIVE: DC Execs On Sales In Digital, Print & New 52 Wave Two

DC Comics Bob Wayne and John Cunningham stop by to unpack the digital and print sales ranking from March with an eye towards the future, revealing which titles are on the rise, how collections will fare come May and more.

Marvel Leads Sales in March on Strength of

Marvel Leads Sales in March on Strength of "AvX"

Marvel lands three titles in March's Top Ten, taking the lead in units and dollars as well based on the strength of "Avengers Vs. X-Men" while DC's "Justice League" remains strong despite a lack of Jim Lee on art.

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

EXCLUSIVE: Rood & Wayne Reveal DC's February Digital Rankings

EXCLUSIVE: Rood & Wayne Reveal DC's February Digital Rankings

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 Dominates February Top Ten, Marvel Leads in Overall Dollars/Units

DC Dominates February Top Ten, Marvel Leads in Overall Dollars/Units

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.

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.

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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.

DC Sweeps Top Ten Comics Sold in January

DC Sweeps Top Ten Comics Sold in January

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.

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.

Diamond Releases 2011's Top 500 Comics, Trades

Diamond Releases 2011's Top 500 Comics, Trades

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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