John Mayo

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The Mayo Report: Analyzing DC's October Dominance

Tue, November 8th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

Tue, November 8th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

Wed, October 12th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

Tue, October 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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, "Justice League" on Top

Wed, September 14th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

"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.

John Rood, Bob Wayne Discuss DC's New 52, Part 2

Thu, September 1st, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Concluding our conversation with DC Comics' John Rood and Bob Wayne, CBR News discusses the mixed results DC has experienced in holding prices at $2.99, their hopes for the future of print and digital and much more.

John Rood, Bob Wayne Discuss DC's New 52, Part 1

Wed, August 31st, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In the first of a 2-part exclusive interview, DC Comics' John Rood and Bob Wayne discuss the publisher's relaunch initiative, the future of Vertigo, "Flashpoint's" importance to the New 52 and much more.

Sales Estimates for July, 2011

Thu, August 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

Mon, August 1st, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

Wed, June 22nd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

Wed, June 15th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

Fri, May 20th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

Tue, May 17th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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 - "FF," "The Walking Dead"

Tue, April 19th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

Tue, April 12th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

Tue, March 15th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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

Wed, March 9th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

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.

The Mayo Report: January 2011

Fri, February 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Despite "Fantastic Four" #587 hitting six figures, January's sales slip across the board. John Mayo looks at the data, from price increases to non-shipping titles, in an effort to discern the origins of the drops.

Sales Estimates for January, 2011

Wed, February 9th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Inside you'll find the sales estimates for comics and trade paperbacks for January 2010 with Marvel's "Fantastic Four" #587 easily topping a weak month of monthly comic sales and "Jack of Fable" leading TPBs.

2010 Year End Sales Analysis

Thu, February 3rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

John Mayo breaks down direct market comic book and graphic novel sales trends for 2010, with "Avengers" #1 leading the pack of monthly comics and "The Walking Dead" vol. 1 easily topping the trade paperback charts.

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