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The first printing of DC Comics' not-a-reboot debuts big, "Civil War II" starts off with a bang, and "The Punisher" cracks the 100k mark.
Marvel led the month, but DC Comics had the #1 selling issue, while Image's "The Wicked + The Divine" was the best-selling graphic novel.
Image Comics' zombie drama shambled back to the top of the charts, while Marvel and Star Wars dominated the rest of the Top Ten
"Vader Down" #1 landed with over 380K in sales, while every other Top Ten series sold over 100K in November 2015.
Frank Miller's Batman tale pushed Marvel's "Vader Down" #1 to the number two spot on the best-selling comics list.
"Star Wars" and "Spider-Man" aided a strong Marvel month as "Bitch Planet" proved a collected hit.
Marvel maintained its top position even while Image and DC reclaimed some top ten spots, but monthly sales were weaker as a whole.
BOOM! Studios' latest "Bravest Warriors" mini debuted strong at #2, while DC Comics' "Convergence" finished outside of the top ten.
DC's crossover event opened to massive numbers, while Marvel's "Star Wars" line continues to impress on April 2015's sales charts.
Aside from a lone issue of "Batman," Diamond's top ten in April consisted solely of "Convergence" and "Star Wars" titles.
The Force was with Marvel in January, as "Star Wars" #1 sold about nine times as many copies as the next bestselling title.
According to Diamond Comics, Marvel's return to a galaxy far, far away helped the publisher take a large portion of the direct market's January sales.
Marvel's relaunches and events ruled the Top Ten single issues in 2014, while Image controlled the graphic novel sales chart.
"All-New Captain America" and "Spider-Verse" debut strong, leading Marvel to take 8 of the top 10 sales slots in the Direct Market.
DC Comics Bob Wayne and John Cunningham discuss the surprises held in the May sales numbers for print and digital, "Animal Man's" hit status, the grand scheme of digital comics and Zero Month planning.
DC execs Bob Wayne & John Cunningham discuss April sales charts, New 52 demographics and anniversary plans, summer events, & digital firsts informed by our exclusive sales rankings.
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.
After an October where DC Comics conquered market share in units and dollars, the publisher's sales executives discuss long term plans, preparing for the book market and why beating Marvel doesn't matter.