Articles By John Mayo
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Tue, November 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
With seven series performing particularly well in October, the direct market saw its biggest month of sales in over a decade.
Mon, November 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
Robert Kirkman's zombie epic lifts Image Comics' direct market share in October, while Marvel's new goddess of thunder launches big.
Tue, October 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
With DC Comics once again laying claim to September, John Mayo looks deeper into the numbers "Futures End" produced.
Mon, October 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
Marvel's farewell to Logan opened with over a quarter-million in sales, while DC's 3D covers once again ruled September overall.
Tue, September 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
Overall, August 2014 was a weak month of comic sales, with "Multiversity debuting under the 100K mark and a number of titles on the cancellation bubble.
Mon, September 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
After being displaced by "Rocket Raccoon" last month, DC's "Batman" climbed back into pole position with "Amazing Spider-Man" right behind.
Tue, August 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
"Grayson" opens strong, "Original Sin" numbering tricks muddy the sales waters, and how might the Loot Crate sales data affect comic shop orders?
Mon, August 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books
Marvel's furriest superstar muscled his way to the top of July's sales charts, with his teammate, "Legendary Star-Lord," also landing in the Top Ten.
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.