Articles By John Mayo
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Wed, October 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Tue, October 9th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Marvel's penultimate "AvX" chapter took the number one position, but DC Comics' zero month issues dominated the rest of September's Top ten slots, leading the publisher to overall sales dominance for the month.
Wed, September 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Tue, September 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Wed, August 8th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Tue, August 7th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
"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.
Mon, July 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Thu, July 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Wed, June 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Tue, June 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Wed, May 9th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Tue, May 8th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Wed, April 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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."
Tue, April 10th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Wed, March 14th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Tue, March 13th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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
Thu, February 9th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Tue, February 7th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.
Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
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.