Articles By John Mayo
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Wed, July 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
In June, DC Comics' "Harley Quinn" sales exploded, while Marvel's "Original Sin" event exhibited signs of weakness.
Tue, July 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
A number of DC Comics title saw strong increases in June, while "Walking Dead," "Amazing Spider-Man" showed their staying power.
Tue, June 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
John Mayo returns with a look at DC Comics quietly holding the line at $2.99 - for the most pert - and the rise of "Walking Dead" into a Top Ten title.
Mon, June 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
Marvel topped May's direct market sales, thanks to "Original Sin" and Spider-Man, Batman remains strong at DC and "Walking Dead" saw a sales boost.
Tue, May 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
The latest edition of "Amazing Spider-Man" debuted to sales over 530K, and "Deadpool's" nuptials increased reader interest.
Mon, May 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
"Amazing Spider-Man" debuted to record numbers while Batman locked in half the top ten slots and Image dominates graphic novel sales in April 2014.
Mon, May 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
In a special MAYO REPORT, John takes a look at Marvel's increasingly common tactic of relaunching series to boost sales numbers.
Wed, April 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
DC Comics' recent delays indicate that April may be particularly weak for the publisher even as Marvel looks ahead to an "Amazing Spider-Man" #1's sales boost.
Tue, April 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
Snyder and Capullo's "Batman" remained the #1 comic in March, the only title to top 100K, while "Superior Spider-Man" remained Marvel's best seller.
Wed, March 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
Marvel's January relaunches open soft while "Walking Dead" remains steady, helping the title move into the Top Ten.
Tue, March 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
"Batman" tops February's sales, "Wolverine" and "Fantastic Four" debut in top 10 while "Walking Dead" takes #8, 9 slots.
Wed, February 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
DC Comics' Batman sales were a bright spot in an otherwise lackluster January, which finds a number of New 52 titles walking the cancellation line.
Tue, February 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
"Batman" was the only title to top 100K in sales for January, with no other title reaching 90K while "Saga" TPB sales remain strong.
Fri, January 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
2013 was a year of gimmick covers, big events and, of course, "The Walking Dead." John Mayo parses the big points in his year-end analysis.
"Walking Dead" #115, "Justice League of America" #1 Nearly Tie for Best-Selling Single Issue of 2013
Tue, January 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
"Walking Dead" #115 and "Justice League of America" #1 led the way in 2013, each selling over 326K, while Marvel took 498 of the top 1000 slots.
Thu, January 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
John Mayo looks at December's sales numbers, including the effectiveness of Marvel's .1 numbering in appealing to casual readers.
Wed, January 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
Marvel grew its lead over DC in December, taking control of over 35% of the direct market while IDW and Image remained strong.
Thu, December 19th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
John Mayo looks at November 2013 sales data, wondering if event sales are slowing down and comparing Marvel NOW! with the New 52.
Tue, December 17th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
Marvel and DC split the Top Ten sales positions in November, though both companies' total dollar share dropped to under 30%.
Wed, November 13th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
John Mayo looks at "The Walking Dead's" October domination, the return of the Joker's Daughter one-shot for a second month and "Battle of the Atom."