Sunday, March 11, 2018

Weekend Headlines - Comic Book Sale Numbers

The February 2018 Market Share, Comparative Sales Data, New Titles Shipped and Top 10 Comic Books Units and Dollars and Top 10 Graphic Novels Units and Dollars charts follow below.

TOP COMIC BOOK PUBLISHERS
RETAIL MARKET SHARE
PUBLISHER
SHARE
MARVEL COMICS
34.86%
DC ENTERTAINMENT
31.79%
IMAGE COMICS
10.49%
IDW PUBLISHING
3.58%
DARK HORSE COMICS
2.85%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
2.40%
BOOM! STUDIOS
2.37%
VIZ MEDIA
1.19%
TITAN COMICS
1.01%
ONI PRESS INC.
0.94%
OTHER NON-TOP 10
8.54%

UNIT MARKET SHARE
PUBLISHER
SHARE
MARVEL COMICS
36.94%
DC ENTERTAINMENT
36.61%
IMAGE COMICS
10.82%
IDW PUBLISHING
2.63%
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
2.29%
BOOM! STUDIOS
2.12%
DARK HORSE COMICS
1.68%
TITAN COMICS
0.67%
VALIANT ENTERTAINMENT LLC
0.64%
ONI PRESS INC.
0.53%
OTHER NON-TOP 10
5.06%

COMPARATIVE SALES STATISTICS

DOLLARS
UNITS
FEBRUARY 2018 VS. JANUARY 2018
COMICS
-3.40%
-6.02%
GRAPHIC NOVELS
-14.54%
-16.60%
TOTAL COMICS/GN
-6.72%
-6.83%
TOYS
-10.48%
-13.65%
FEBRUARY 2018 VS. FEBRUARY 2017
COMICS
-3.01%
-19.67%
GRAPHIC NOVELS
-18.53%
-14.13%
TOTAL COMICS/GN
-7.81%
-19.31%
TOYS
-10.28%
-1.44%
YEAR-TO-DATE 2018 VS. YEAR-TO-DATE 2017
COMICS
-3.67%
-15.61%
GRAPHIC NOVELS
-7.77%
-4.17%
TOTAL COMICS/GN
-4.88%
-14.86%
TOYS
5.11%
7.96%
NEW TITLES SHIPPED
PUBLISHER
COMICS SHIPPED
GRAPHIC NOVELS SHIPPED
MAGAZINES SHIPPED
TOTAL SHIPPED
DC ENTERTAINMENT
88
33
1
122
MARVEL COMICS
81
31
0
112
IMAGE COMICS
70
12
0
82
IDW PUBLISHING
31
19
1
51
BOOM! STUDIOS
25
13
0
38
DARK HORSE COMICS
16
13
0
29
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT
20
6
0
26
TITAN COMICS
12
11
1
24
VIZ MEDIA
0
20
0
20
ONI PRESS
3
5
0
8
OTHER NON-TOP 10
103
155
23
281
TOTAL
449
318
26
793