September 2007 Comic Book Sales data now online

by John Jackson Miller



The September numbers for Diamond’s sales of comic books to comic book stores in North America are up, and the market continues toward a strong year with positive third-quarter results across all categories.

TOP 300 UNIT SALES6.69 million copies, up 1% from same month last year
3Q: 22.03 million copies, up 3% over 3Q 2006
2007 YTD: 64.15 million copies, up 5% from 2006 YTD

TOP 300 DOLLAR SALES
$21.5 million, up 5% from last same month last year
3Q: $70.14 million copies, up 6% over 3Q 2006
2007 YTD: $202.72 million, up 9% from 2006 YTD

TOP 100 TRADE PAPERBACKS
$4.49 million, up 22% from last same month last year
3Q: $13.49 million, up 4% over 3Q 2006
2007 YTD: $41.43 million, up 19% from 2006 YTD

COMBINED TOP 300 COMICS & TOP 100 TRADES

$25.99 million, up 8% from same month last year
3Q: $83.63 million copies, up 6% over 3Q 2006
2007 YTD: $244.15 million, up 10% from 2006 YTD

OVERALL DIAMOND SALES
(including all comics, TPBs, and magazines)
$32.68 million, up 6% from same month last year ($35.38 million with UK)
3Q: $108.68 million copies, up 9% over 3Q 2006
2007 YTD: $318.79 million, up 9% from 2006 YTD

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