December 2015 comics sales estimates online: Secret Wars #8 leads with 170k copies ordered

The final sales report for December is now out from Diamond Comic Distributors, and the sales estimates have been calculated here at Comichron. Click to see the sales estimates for comics ordered in December 2015. We’ve already covered the end-of-year bottom line numbers in our preliminary 2015 post, but now we get to see some … Read more

Comichron’s Top 300 Bestselling Comics of the 21st Century: Star Wars #1 is #1, huge 44 titles from 2015 make list

With all sales from the year included, Marvel’s relaunched Star Wars #1 from January rocketed to the top spot in Comichron’s chart of the top-selling comic books of the 21st Century (thus far). The chart incorporates Comichron’s estimates of 2015 sales based on information released this week by Diamond Comic Distributors, as well as our … Read more

Comics shops order $579 million in comics, GNs in 2015, up 7%; Star Wars, Saga lead Top 10s

The comics market’s growth accelerated in 2015, with a strong finish to the year helping to negate a weaker third quarter, according to Comichron’s analysis of end-of-year data released by Diamond Comic Distributors. Comics retailers ordered more than $579 million in comic books, graphic novels, and magazines from Diamond in 2015, beating last year’s total … Read more